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Sir Ralph Abercromby

Sir Ralph Abercromby

Soldier and politician. Born Clackmannanshire, Scotland. Lieutenant-general in the army. Served in the Napoleonic Wars. Died following a hit at a battle, a victory, near Alexandria.

Person, Armed Forces, Politics & Administration, Egypt, Scotland

1 memorial

Battle of Abukir

Battle of Abukir

Part of the Napoleonic Wars.  The British fought the French at Abu Qir in Egypt and achieved a tactical victory.  Britain wanted to land troops on the beach and the French would prefer they stayed ...

Event, Armed Forces, War Memorial other, Egypt

1 memorial

Mahommed Ali, viceroy of Egypt

Mahommed Ali, viceroy of Egypt

Viceroy of Egypt in 1819.  Born in what is now Macedonia.  Regarded as the founder of modern Egypt.  Died Alexandria.  

Person, Benefactor, Politics & Administration, Egypt

1 memorial

Field Marshal Allenby

Field Marshal Allenby

Army officer. Born Edmund Henry Hynman Allenby at Brackenhurst Hall, near Southwell, Nottinghamshire. He fought in the second Boer war and in World War I his command captured Vimy Ridge. Later he l...

Person, Armed Forces, Africa, Egypt, France

2 memorials

Evelyn Baring, 1st Earl of Cromer

Evelyn Baring, 1st Earl of Cromer

Colonial administrator for Egypt. Grandson of the bank founder Sir Francis. Recipient of the telegrams sent by General Gordon during the siege of Khartoum, 20 or 30 every day. Died London. No, ther...

Person, Commerce, Politics & Administration, Egypt

1 memorial

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