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Dardanelles campaign (1915-1916)

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 675 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), [Mar] 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/67/63
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Draft Admiralty telegram ordering cruisers in Egypt to reach the Dardanelles the night before the decisive attack [typescript copy].

Dates: [Mar] 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 28 Mar 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/67/64
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Telegram from Admiralty to C. in C., East Indies, ordering him to send ships to the Dardanelles to support landings [typescript copy].

Dates: 28 Mar 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 27 Apr 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/67/73
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Telegram from Admiralty, to Robinson, Finance, Cairo, asking how many of the 20,000 troops in Egypt could be moved to the Dardanelles immediately [typescript copy].

Dates: 27 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 27 Apr 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/67/74
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Telegram from Admiralty, to Robinson, Finance, Cairo, on movement of 20,00 troops from Egypt to the Dardanelles [typescript copy].

Dates: 27 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 27 Apr 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/67/75
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Telegram from Robinson, Finance, Cairo, to Admiralty, on movement of 20,00 troops from Egypt to the Dardanelles [typescript copy].

Dates: 27 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 29 Apr 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/67/78
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Telegram from Admiralty to Vice-Admiral John De Robeck, Dardanelles, orders to send cruisers "Euryalus" and "Bacchante" to help with the defence of the Suez Canal [typescript copy].

Dates: 29 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 30 Apr 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/67/82
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Telegram from Vice-Admiral John De Robeck, Dardanelles, to Admiralty, reporting that ships could not be spared for the defence of the Suez Canal [typescript copy].

Dates: 30 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 30 Apr 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/67/83
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Telegram from Admiralty to Vice-Admiral John De Robeck, Dardanelles, reporting that the French were sending three ships to assist with the defence of the Suez Canal [typescript copy].

Dates: 30 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 17 Jan 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/68/7
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Telegram from Senior Naval Officer, Gibraltar to Admiralty, reporting that repairs to HMS "Inflexible" would be completed by 19 Jan, askig if she should proceed directly to the Dardanelles [typescript copy].

Dates: 17 Jan 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 17 Jan 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/68/8
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Telegram from Admiralty to Senior Naval Officer, Gibraltar confirming that HMS "Inflexible" sould proceed directly to the Dardanelles on completion of repairs [typescript copy].

Dates: 17 Jan 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Mar 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/54/76-78
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Minute by WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty on the appointment of Gen Sir Ian Hamilton to command the Land Forces in the Dardanelles.

Dates: 13 Mar 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Mar 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/54/79-80
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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".

Dates: 13 Mar 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Mar 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/54/81
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Telegram from Vice-Admiral Sackville Carden to Admiralty, on naval operations in the Dardanelles.

Dates: 13 Mar 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Mar 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/54/82-84
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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.

Dates: 13 Mar 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Mar 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/54/85
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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].

Dates: 13 Mar 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Mar 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/54/86
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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].

Dates: 13 Mar 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), [Mar] 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/54/108-109
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Telegram from WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty to Vice Admiral John De Robeck, o intelligence reports on movements of arms, ammunition and German artillerymen through Rumania [Romania] to the Dardanelles [carbon].

Dates: [Mar] 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), [Mar] 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/54/110-112
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Admiralty minute on naval operations in the Dardanelles on 3-5 Mar [carbon].

Dates: [Mar] 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), [Mar] 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/54/113-115
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Admiralty minute on naval operations in the Dardanelles on 6-7 Mar [carbon].

Dates: [Mar] 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), [Mar] 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/54/117-119
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Admiralty minute on naval operations in the Dardanelles on 6-7 Mar [carbon].

Dates: [Mar] 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), [Mar] 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/54/120-122
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Admiralty minute on attack on the four principal forts guarding the Dardanelles [carbon].

Dates: [Mar] 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), [Apr] 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/54/123-132
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Admiralty and War Office statement on progress of operations in the Dardanelles from 25-29 Apr, particularly account of Gallipoli landings [carbon].

Dates: [Apr] 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 23 Mar 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/55/35-39
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Telegram from WSC, First Lord of the Amiralty to Rear-Admiral John de Robeck, Naval C. in C,. Dardanelles, on his suggestion to abandon the original plan for the naval forcing of the Dardanelles, and to use the whole military force available, whish would not be available until 14 Apr [handwritten draft, not sent - Lord Fisher (1st Sea Lord) had threatened to resign if the telegram was sent. WSC modified it and the redrafted version (CHAR 13/65) was sent on 24 Mar.].

Dates: 23 Mar 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), [Mar] 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/55/40-42
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Minute from the Director of Transports, Admiralty, to WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty, on transport of troops to the Dardanelles, reporting that one Division was delayed by 24 hours by War Office action and half a Division was delayed a further 24 hours by labour difficulties [typescript copy].

Dates: [Mar] 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 01 May 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/55/44
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Admiralty minute on artillery in the Dardanelles, typescript, initialled by WSC and Lord Fisher.

Dates: 01 May 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open