Gertrude Bell

Gertrude Bell

Traveller, archaeologist, writer and diplomat, Gertrude Margaret Lowthian Bell, CBE, explored, mapped, and became highly influential to British imperial policy-making due to her knowledge and cont...

Person, Exploring, History, Politics & Administration, Iraq, Israel/Palestine, Middle East, Syria

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John Alexander Christie, VC

John Alexander Christie, VC

Soldier. He fought at Gallipoli, and then at Fejja in Palestine. After his position had been captured, he took a supply of bombs and went alone along the communication trench, and attacked the enem...

Person, Middle East, Turkey

War served, WW1
2 memorials
T. E. Lawrence

T. E. Lawrence

Intelligence officer and author. Born at Woodlands, Tremadoc, Caernarvonshire. He joined the archaeological team of Sir Flinders Petrie at Carchemish on the Euphrates, where he first met the Bedoui...

Person, Armed Forces, Literature, Seriously Famous, Middle East, Wales

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Edgar Kinghorn Myles, VC

Edgar Kinghorn Myles, VC

Soldier. Born Edgar Kinghorn Myles. He was deployed with the 8th (Service) Battalion, Welsh Regiment. On 9th April 1916 at Sanna-i-Yat, Mesopotamia, he went out several times alone in front of Brit...

Person, Armed Forces, Middle East

War served, WW1
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