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442754
  • Title
    Walter John Warneford papers concerning World War I, 1914-1915
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 7500
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1914-1915
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    442754
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : 2014
  • Physical Description
    0.02 metres of textual material (1 folder) - typescript, manuscript
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Walter Warneford, a soldier of Randwick, New South Wales was born in Liverpool, England in 1888 and enlisted in the AIF at the age of 31, 26 Sept. 1914. He embarked from Sydney on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria, 20 Oct. 1914 and served at Gallipoli with the 1st Light Horse Regiment, transferring to General Birdwood's staff May 1915 and then to the 53rd Battalion, 1916. He returned to Australia on the Ascanius, 28 Dec. 1916
  • Scope and Content
    1. Operation Order No. 1 by Lieut. Col. W. W. Russell Watson relating to the Australian Naval & Military Expedition to New Guinea, 10 September 1914.
    2. Original note taken at the time of Bimbashi Kemal Bey's visit to Anzac on 21 May 1915 to arrange the Armistice.
    3. Copy of a Proclamation to the Anglo-French Expeditionary Forces dropped from a Turkish biplane on 25 June 1915.
    4. Copy of a general letter from General William Birdwood to his troops in the event of a big Turkish attack, 1915.
    5. Allied propaganda notices in Turkish with English translations, 1915
    6. Various Orders, some issued by General Sir Ian Hamilton, 1915
    7. Arrangements designed to meet the probable conditions under which the ANZAC Headquarters will work, 1915.
    8. List of trench stores found to be of value in the Turkish operations necessary to meet the needs of a Brigade, 1915
    9. Documents relating to Signallers, 1915
    10. Army Corps chart showing organisation of Staff Duties in the Field.
    11. Miscellaneous papers: Notification of Italy joining the Allied Forces, 27 May 1915; Service programme, Intelligence note
    12. Two sketch maps of the Gallipoli coast made by Walter Warneford at 9.40 am on 25 April 1915. On the reverse of one are two printed maps: 'Panorama of No. 1 Section ANZAC Position Gallipoli Peninsula' and 'Sketch of Coast Line Gallipoli Peninsula April 12th 1915'.
  • Language
  • Source
    Acquired from W. J. Warneford, February 1920
  • Access Conditions

    This material is held offsite and can take up to four days to retrieve.
  • Copying Conditions
    Copyright status:: In copyright
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales and Courtesy copyright holder
  • General note

    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I papers
    Digital order no:Album ID : 1077199
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