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Monday, 15 March 2010
AIF, MEF, EEF & DMC, The Indian Subcontinent, Ceylon Planters Rifle Corps, Outline
Topic: AIF - DMC - Indian

AIF, MEF, EEF & DMC

The Indian Subcontinent

Ceylon Planters Rifle Corps, Outline

Hat Badge of the Ceylon Planters Rifle Corps

Unitas Salus Nostra - Unity, Our Salvation

South Africa, 1902

 

Ceylon Planters Rifle Corps

In 1900 the Ceylon Planters Rifle Corps was established with headquarters in Kandy; the officers and other ranks were made up of Europeans, who were tea and rubber planters in the central highlands of Ceylon. It’s first Commanding Officer was Colonel R.N. Farquharson, a retired Naval Captain. The regiment was a volunteer regiment mobilized under internal emergencies or for deployments overseas.

The regiment's first deployment was in 1902 when a detachment was sent to South Africa arriving just before hostilities ended, not having experienced combat in the Second Boer War. The overall conduct of Ceylon troops received accolades from General Kitchener, Chief of Staff to Lord Roberts in South Africa, who affirmed, “The Ceylon Contingent did very good work in South Africa I only wish we had more of them.”

In the First World War the regiment sent a force of 8 officers and 229 other ranks commanded by Major J. Hall Brown. The unit sailed for Egypt on October 1914, and was deployed in defence of the Suez Canal. After which the unit was transferred to the Australia New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) and was in 1915 dispatched to Anzac Cove (‘Z’ Beach) on the Gallipoli Peninsula. The CPRC also performed operational duties as guards to ANZAC headquarter staff, including the General Officer Commanding ANZAC, Lieutenant General William Birdwood, who remarked, “I have an excellent guard of Ceylon Planters who are such a nice lot of fellows.” According to its onetime Commanding Officer (CO), Colonel T.Y. Wright (1904-1912), the CPRC had sustained overall losses of 80 killed and 99 wounded in the First World War.

 

 

Further Reading:

The Battle of Anzac Cove, Gallipoli, 25 April 1915

AIF, MEF, EEF & DMC, The Indian Subcontinent

AIF, MEF and the EEF

Desert Mounted Corps (DMC)

Battles where Australians fought, 1899-1920

 


Citation: AIF, MEF, EEF & DMC, The Indian Subcontinent, Ceylon Planters Rifle Corps, Outline

Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EADT
Updated: Monday, 5 July 2010 9:29 PM EADT
Sunday, 14 March 2010
Australian Wireless Squadron, AIF, Contents
Topic: AIF - Wireless Sqn

Wls Sig Sqn, AIF

Australian Wireless Squadron, AIF

Contents

 

Wireless Squadron canvass drop sheet painted with the emblem

[Burke, K., ed., With horse and morse in Mesopotamia: the story of Anzacs in Asia, p. 23.]

 

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Australian Wireless Squadron, AIF, Embarkation Roll

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Special Reinforcement Pakeha Group

Special Reinforcement Port Darwin Group

Special Reinforcement Malta Group

 

Personnel

Australian Wireless Squadron, AIF,  Francis Patrick O'Dea

 

 

Unit history

Burke, K., ed., With horse and morse in Mesopotamia: the story of Anzacs in Asia, Sydney, 1927.

 

Roll of Honour

Australian Wireless Squadron, AIF, Roll of Honour

Lest we forget

 

Further Reading:

Australian Wireless Squadron

Australian Wireless Squadron, AIF, Roll of Honour

Light Horse Signal Service, AIF

Light Horse Signal Service, AIF, Roll of Honour

Battles where Australians fought, 1899-1920

 


Citation: Australian Wireless Squadron, AIF, Contents

Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EADT
Updated: Friday, 19 March 2010 10:46 PM EADT
The Battle of Anzac Cove, Gallipoli, 25 April 1915, 3rd Infantry Battalion War Diary
Topic: BatzG - Anzac

The Battle of Anzac Cove

Gallipoli, 25 April 1915

3rd Infantry Battalion War Diary 

 

War Diary account of the 3rd Infantry Battalion , AIF.

 

The following is a transcription of the War Diary of the 3rd Infantry Battalion , AIF, of their role in the landings at Anzac on 25 April 1915.

 

24 April 1915

Sailing orders having been received and all arrangements for early departure. We left Lemnos at 6.15 am and sailed for nearly 5 hours coming to an anchorage at 10.55 am, where we remained until next morning.

 
25 April 1915

We left anchorage at 12.30 am and sailed for Peninsula of Gallipoli arriving there shortly after 4 am. In the face of a heavy fire the Division landed, the enemy being strongly entrenched on a steep headland. The Battalion commenced disembarkation at 5.30 am and the Battalion was ashore by 8.30 am. Shortly after landing the Battalion, with other Battalions, took the second ridge occupied and entrenched by the enemy. The taking of the trenches was difficult but eventually we succeeded. But at times, we were sorely pressed on the right flank. All night we occupied the trenches in the face of the foe. During the day, the Adjutant, Captain Burns, was killed, also Captain Leer. The wounded officers were Captain JW Bean, AAMC, wounded in execution of his duty (attending a wounded man under a very heavy fire). Lieutenants Carter and Cadell, both the latter receiving slight wounds. The Adjutant was at his post and Captain Leer was leading his men on when struck down. The wounded in other ranks amounted to 90, the missing was impossible to calculate and 20 men were killed.

Lieutenant OG Howell Price was appointed Acting Adjutant in lieu of Captain Burns deceased.

Altogether the day's battle was in favour of the Allies, (ie Division).


26 April 1915

The Battle again raged fiercely, the enemy making repeated attempts to regain the trenches, but the men hung on bravely - again showed their superiority of fire and discipline. Great trouble was caused by the enemy shelling our trenches but eventually the Navy succeeded in keeping their guns quiet. Towards evening the fight gained renewed vigour and a vigorous attack was made on the enemy and operations during the night were very much quieter. Lieutenant Evans (Machine Gun Section) in rescuing a wounded man from the firing line in the morning was shot dead. Mr Evans showed conspicuous bravery in saving this wounded man. Lieutenants MacFarlane, Cadell and Major ET Brown were wounded. The Division maintained its stand already made. During the day 30 men were wounded and 10 killed, one man died as a result of wounds (Sergeant Cavill) from wounded received the previous day. Reported to Brigade Headquarters deaths of Officers. The Turks appeared to be increasing in strength very rapidly. The feature of the battle was the great accuracy of the enemy's artillery.

 

Further Reading:

The Battle of Anzac Cove, Gallipoli, 25 April 1915

The Battle of Anzac Cove, Gallipoli, 25 April 1915, 3rd Infantry Battalion, Roll of Honour 

The Battle of Anzac Cove, Gallipoli, 25 April 1915, 1st Infantry Brigade, Roll of Honour

The Battle of Anzac Cove, Gallipoli, 25 April 1915, AIF, Roll of Honour 

Battles where Australians fought, 1899-1920

 


Citation: The Battle of Anzac Cove, Gallipoli, 25 April 1915, 3rd Infantry Battalion War Diary

Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EADT
Updated: Tuesday, 6 April 2010 11:14 PM EADT
New South Wales Army Medical Corps, Contents
Topic: BW - NSW - AAMC

NSWAMC

New South Wales Army Medical Corps

Contents

 

 

Items

Outline

Outline

Nominal Roll

Nominal Roll 

 

Roll of Honour

New South Wales Army Medical Corps, Roll of Honour 

Lest We Forget

 

Further Reading:

New South Wales Army Medical Corps

New South Wales Army Medical Corps, Roll of Honour

Boer War, 1899 - 1902

Battles where Australians fought, 1899-1920

 


Citation: New South Wales Army Medical Corps, Contents

Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EADT
Updated: Monday, 14 March 2011 8:58 AM EADT
Saturday, 13 March 2010
The Battle of Anzac Cove, Gallipoli, 25 April 1915, 3rd Infantry Battalion, Roll of Honour
Topic: BatzG - Anzac

The Battle of Anzac Cove

Gallipoli, 25 April 1915

Roll of Honour

3rd Infantry Battalion, AIF

 

Poppies on the Roll of Honour, Australian War Memorial, Canberra

 

The Roll of Honour contains the names of all the men from the 3rd Infantry Battalion known to have served and lost their lives during the Battle of Anzac, 25 April 1915.

 

Roll of Honour

 

Wallace Hector BRANDER, 3rd Infantry Battalion.

Ronald BURNS, 3rd Infantry Battalion.

 

Arthur James CARNELL, 3rd Infantry Battalion.

Maurice Frederick CARR, 3rd Infantry Battalion.

Walter William CAVILL, 3rd Infantry Battalion.

Donald Walter COOKE, 3rd Infantry Battalion.

Rodger COX, 3rd Infantry Battalion.

 

Herbert Henry EREKSON, 3rd Infantry Battalion.

 

Arthur HALLAM, 3rd Infantry Battalion.

John Joseph HICKEY, 3rd Infantry Battalion.

Michael John HOGAN, 3rd Infantry Battalion.

 

Charles Edward LEER, 3rd Infantry Battalion.

William Frederick LOGAN, 3rd Infantry Battalion.

 

Donald Neil MACGREGOR, 3rd Infantry Battalion.

 

Frank PRUTTON, 3rd Infantry Battalion.

Arthur Sydney PUTT, 3rd Infantry Battalion.

 

Norman ROBERTS, 3rd Infantry Battalion.

 

Frederick SHARP, 3rd Infantry Battalion.

 

Thomas Clark WILSON, 3rd Infantry Battalion.

 

Lest We Forget

 

Further Reading:

The Battle of Anzac Cove, Gallipoli, 25 April 1915

The Battle of Anzac Cove, Gallipoli, 25 April 1915, 1st Infantry Brigade, Roll of Honour

The Battle of Anzac Cove, Gallipoli, 25 April 1915, AIF, Roll of Honour 

Battles where Australians fought, 1899-1920

 


Citation: The Battle of Anzac Cove, Gallipoli, 25 April 1915, 3rd Infantry Battalion, Roll of Honour

Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EAST
Updated: Tuesday, 6 April 2010 9:20 AM EADT

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