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
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
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
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
Nina Isabel Baird was born on 20 March 1882 in Torquay, Devon, the sixth of the seven children of Sir Alexander Baird of Urie, 1st Baronet, 2nd of Ury, GBE (1849-1920) and his wife the Hon. Annette...
War dead, War Memorial WW1, Egypt
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Died: 3/8/1906, 115 years ago
Person, Lord Mayor, Philanthropy, Politics & Administration
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