Gass, William Dudgeon (Corporal, b.? - d.1962)

Place Middle East: Ottoman Empire, Palestine, Gaza
Accession Number PR00089
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 item
Object type Book
Maker Gass, William Dudgeon
Date made 1917
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Segment of part of the Koran found in the mosque at Gaza following the British shelling on 7 November 1917. Annotation to the item suggests that the mosque was used as an ammunition dump by Turkish forces.