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Dardanelles campaign (1915-1916)

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 671 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), 11 Mar 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/48/67-68
Scope and Contents Telegram from Grand Duke Nicholas [Russian Minister of War] to WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty, on the actions of the Russian Black Sea Fleet against a Turkish port, and the Fleet's readiness to work with the Allies at the Dardanelles; includes covering note. [Typescript copy. See CHAR 13/48/77 for covering letter].
Dates: 11 Mar 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 11 Mar 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/48/74-75
Scope and Contents Letter from Frederick Butler [Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for the Colonies] to James Masterton-Smith [Private Secretary to WSC], on the concerns of the Australian Government at the detention of Australian transports for special service at the Dardanelles.
Dates: 11 Mar 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 11 Mar 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/48/76
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty] to the Prime Minister [Herbert Asquith] on the importance of General Sir Ian Hamilton [Commander, Mediterranean Expeditionary Force] getting to Lemnos [Greece] at the earliest possible moment, as naval operations [at the Dardanelles] might depend on military assistance at any time. [Hand-written copy].
Dates: 11 Mar 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 11 Mar 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/48/77
Scope and Contents Letter from Field Marshal 1st Lord Kitchener, Secretary of State for War, to WSC, sending on a copy of a telegram from the Grand Duke Nicholas [Russian War Minister] on the Dardanelles [see CHAR 13/48/67-68], and stating that he wished that the Russian Army would "play up a bit", as they seemed to do nothing but complain about the number of Germans in front of them.
Dates: 11 Mar 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 12 Mar 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/48/78-79
Scope and Contents Telegram from WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty to Grand Duke Nicholas [Russian Minister of War], on the progress of naval operations in the Dardanelles. WSC also expresses satisfaction that the Russian Fleet would be watching the mouth of the Bosphorus to prevent the escape of Turkish and German ships, and would be ready to attack Turkish forts. [Hand-written copy, initialled by WSC; typescript copy at CHAR 13/48/87. Includes covering note from Edward Marsh [Private Secretary to WSC] to the...
Dates: 12 Mar 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 12 Mar 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/48/80
Scope and Contents Letter from Field Marshal 1st Lord Kitchener, Secretary of State for War, to WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty], reporting that General Sir Ian Hamilton [Commander, Mediterranean Expeditionary Force] would not be able to leave for the Dardanelles, until they had "studied the situation with which he may be confronted".
Dates: 12 Mar 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Mar 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/48/87
Scope and Contents Telegram from WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty to Grand Duke Nicholas [Russian Minister of War], on the progress of naval operations in the Dardanelles. WSC also expresses satisfaction that the Russian Fleet would be watching the mouth of the Bosphorus to prevent the escape of Turkish and German ships, and would be ready to attack Turkish forts. [Typescript copy of CHAR 13/48/78-79].
Dates: 13 Mar 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 14 Mar 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/49/4-5
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty] to Field Marshal 1st Lord Kitchener [Secretary of State for War], forwarding a letter [not present] from Vice Admiral Sackville Carden [Commander of naval operations at the Dardanelles], on the transport of troops from Egypt to the Dardanelles. [Hand-written copy, with typed transcript].
Dates: 14 Mar 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 14 Mar 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/49/9
Scope and Contents Telegram from WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty to Grand Duke Nicholas [Russian Minister of War] on arrangements proposed for the Russian Fleet in the Dardanelles and Bosphorus, the shortage of Allied destroyers and small craft and the need for assistance from the Greek Fleet. [Hand-written copy].
Dates: 14 Mar 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Mar 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/49/10
Scope and Contents Telegram from Field Marshal 1st Lord Kitchener [Secretary of State for War] to WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty, advising that no large scale operations should be attempted in the Dardanelles until the 29th Division had arrived. [Typescript copy].
Dates: 13 Mar 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 21 Mar 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/49/47
Scope and Contents Telegram from WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty to the Grand Duke Nicholas [Russian Minister of War], reporting on the Allied naval attack on the Dardanelles on 18 March, particularly the establishment of fire predominance over the fortresses, and the loss of three battleships to drifting mines, resulting in the attack being broken off until the mines could be dealt with. [Hand-written copy].
Dates: 21 Mar 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 25 Mar 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/49/63
Scope and Contents Letter from Field Marshal 1st Lord Kitchener, Secretary of State for War, to WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty], on the Dardanelles, explaining that the land operations were being prepared, and asking the Navy to carry on attacking the forts, so that the Turks would use up their ammunition.
Dates: 25 Mar 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 02 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/50/9-10
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 02 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 03 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/50/15
Scope and Contents Letter from Edward Marsh, Admiralty to Eric Drummond (later Lord Perth), Foreign Office, on censorship of press telegrams from the Dardanelles [carbon].
Dates: 03 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 08 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/50/35
Scope and Contents Letter from James Allen, New Zealand High Commissioner, London, to WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty, on special press correspondents in the Dardanelles.
Dates: 08 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 08 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/50/44
Scope and Contents 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].
Dates: 08 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/51/7-9
Scope and Contents Comments by WSC on letters from Admiral of the Fleet Lord Fisher on naval operations in the Dardanelles[typescript with handwritten annotations].
Dates: 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 16 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/51/10
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 16 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 28 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/51/93-94
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 28 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 12 May 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/52/46-47
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 12 May 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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"With Channel Cruiser Squadron", 1914 - 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WMYS 7/11/1
Scope and Contents Written from Cowley House in Uxbridge, Admiralty House in Devonport, H.M.S. Charybdis, H.M.S. Euryalus and H.M.S. Diana.
Subjects include German plans regarding territory, Italy's possible neutrality, Wemyss' own hopes for an end to the use of submarines, mines and military air ships in warfare, Wemyss' view of Sir Winston Churchill's abilities, the Dardanelles campaign, the repulsion of the Germans from Warsaw by the Russians and Wemyss' difficulty in feeling glad at German losses.
Dates: 1914 - 1915
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.

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