Dardanelles campaign (1915-1916)
Found in 675 Collections and/or Records:
Minute from Rear-Admiral Sir Douglas Brownrigg, Chief Naval Censor, to WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty, on censorship of press telegrams from the Dardanelles, annotated by WSC, stating that he was stronly opposed to the transmission of "misleading messages" by wireless, asking that the Censor's decision be upheld.
Letter from Edward Marsh, Admiralty to Eric Drummond (later Lord Perth), Foreign Office, on censorship of press telegrams from the Dardanelles [carbon].
Letter from James Allen, New Zealand High Commissioner, London, to WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty, on special press correspondents in the Dardanelles.
Letter from WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty to Arthur Balfour, on the atack on the Dardanelles, particularly the question of the water supply to the Turkish garrison at Gallipoli [handwritten copy].
Comments by WSC on letters from Admiral of the Fleet Lord Fisher on naval operations in the Dardanelles[typescript with handwritten annotations].
Letter from Lord Lytton, Knebworth House to Edward Marsh, Admiralty, asking about the date of the next despatch to the Dardanelles, as he wished to contact General Henderson about a possible job on his staff.
Letter from Vice-Admiral John de Robeck (HMS Queen Elizabeth, Dardanelles) to WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty, report on the Gallipoli landings, the work of the British submarines and aircraft, praising the co-operation between the two services.
Letter from Captain Neston Diggle, Royal Naval Hospital, Bighi, Malta, to WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty, account of landing at Fort Sidd-el-Bahr, in the Dardanelles, at which he was wounded and 50% of is men killed.
Telegram from WSC to Vice Admiral John de Robeck, Naval C. in C., Dardanelles, on naval and troop movements [handwritten copy, initialled by WSC].
Telegram from WSC to John S Churchill, on Lord Fisher's resignation as 1st Sea Lord, largely on Dardanelles questions, and his own departure from the Admiralty, stating that ther two friends (Vice Admiral John de Robeck and Gen Sir Ian Hamilton) would be supported and should not be disheartened [handwritten copy].
Telegram from WSC to John S Churchill, on his departure from the Admiralty, reporting that he had accepted post of Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, with a seat in the Cabinet and War Council, enabling him to "watch over the Dardanelles....Although I am down the policy goes on and will be well supported" [handwritten copy, initialled by WSC].
Letter from WSC to Arthur Balfour, his successor as First Lord of the Admiralty, stating that he was leaving him with one task of great difficulty, the protection of the Dardanelles Fleet against submarine attack, also wishing hin success in his new appointment [handwritten copy, signed by WSC].
Minute from WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty to the Prime Minister, Lord Kitchener, War Office and Sir Edward Grey, Foreign Office, enclosing details of concentration for attack on the Dardanelles [handwritten, initialled by WSC].
Minute from WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty, to the Director of Transports, Admiralty, Graeme Thomson, on arrangements for transport of the Royal Naval Division to the Dardanelles [typescript, annotated "Secret, please return" and initialled by WSC].
Telegram from WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty, to Vice-Admirla Sackville Carden, on naval operation to force the Dardanelles without military assistance, diving details of the troops which were on their way to the area, under the command of General Birdwood.
Telegram from Admiral Sir Henry Jackson Admiralty to Vice-Admiral Sackvile Carden, on the employment of military forces in the Dardanelles.
Telegram from Lt-Gen Sir John Maxwell to Vice-Admiral Sackvile Carden, on the employment of military forces in the Dardanelles.
Telegram from Sir Edward Grey, Foreign Office to Sir Francis Elliot, British Minister, Athens, on the need for Greece to give naval as well as military aid in the Dardanelles [draft by WSC, sent by him to Asquith, who forwarded it to Grey, initialled by WSC].
Minute by WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty on the appointment of Gen Sir Ian Hamilton to command the Land Forces in the Dardanelles.
Telegram from WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty to Vice-Admiral Sackville Carden, Dardanelles, stating that "operations should be pressed forward methodically and resolutely, by night and day, the unavoidable losses being accepted".
Telegram from Vice-Admiral Sackville Carden to Admiralty, on naval operations in the Dardanelles.
Minute from Admiral Sir Henry Jackon to Vice-Admiral Henry Oliver, Chief of Staff, Admiralty, on Vice-Admiral Sackville Carden's report of 10 Mar from the Dardanelles.
Minute from Lord Kitchener, War Office, to WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty, advising no large scale operations in the Dardanelles until the 29th Division had arrived and was ready to take part in what was likely to prove a difficult undertaking involving severe fighting [initialled by WSC and Kitchener].
Minute from WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty, to Admiral Sir Arthur Wilson, on the strategic position if Russia was in possession of the Dardanelles after the War. Stating that it was certain that the submarine would dominate all narrow waters and render them impassible for heavy ships and commerce, unless ships were built which were immune to submarine attack because of bulges and biulkheads [typescript copy].