General Edmund Henry Hynman Allenby
|Birth date:||23 April 1861|
|Birth place:||United Kingdom: England, Nottinghamshire, Brackenhurst|
|Death date:||14 May 1936|
|Death place:||United Kingdom: England, Greater London, London|
|Conflict:||First World War, 1914-1918|
|Unit:||No. 1 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps|
Interviews with veterans of the 1st Light Horse Regiment. The veterans in order of appearance are Mr Albert William Cornish, Mr Alexander Lynne Fraser, Mr Reginald John Knodler and Mr Percy William Davis. Mr Cornish speaks of his experiences in the desert and the battles of Romani and Birelabd. He...
A patriotic montage from various sources. Includes scenes from Ashmead Barlett's footage taken at Gallipoli including several scenes not included in F00069 With the Dardanelles Expedition: heroes of Gallipoli. (see F08484). Re-enactments of Gallipoli landing at Tamarama Bay, Sydney, taken from the...
Letters relating to the First World War service of Lieutenant Colonel Leslie Cecil Maygar, 8th Light Horse Regiment. This file consists of letters written by Maygar as well as letters of condolence written by others after his death. His initial letter describes the evacuation at Gallipoli and his...
Letters relating to the First World War service of Major Wilfred Evans, Australian Army Medical Corps. In this series of letters from 1918, Evans details his service in Palestine and his eventual demobilisation towards the end of 1918. Evans describes the fighting at Jerusalem (1917), Megiddo and...
|Date of birth||1861-04-23|
|Date and unit at appointment (Officers)||1882||Inniskilling Dragoons.|
|Other||1884 - 1888||Served in South Africa.|
|Other||1899 - 1901||Served in the Boer War.|
|Other||1914||Put in charge of the Cavalry Division of the British Expeditionary Force.|
|Date promoted||1919||Created a Field Marshal and ennobled.|
|Other||1919 - 1925||Served as High Commissioner to Egypt.|
|Date of death||1936-05-14|