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Field Marshal Allenby

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Field Marshal Allenby

Person  Male  Born 23/4/1861  Died 14/5/1936

Categories: Armed Forces

Countries: Africa, Egypt, France

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.

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