Field Marshal Allenby
Person Male Born 23/4/1861 Died 14/5/1936
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 led the Egyptian Expeditionary Force in the conqueat of Palestine and Syria. Created Viscount Allenby of of Megiddo and Felixstowe in 1919. Died at his home, 24 Wetherby Gardens, Kensington.