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This event is part of the [[Actions in Egypt 1914-15]] in the [[First World War]]
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|partof=[[:Category:Actions in Egypt 1914-15|Actions in Egypt 1914-15]]
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|date= 3 February 1915
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|location=Serapeum, Egypt
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|presidency= not in British India
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|co-ordinates=[http://maps.google.co.uk/maps?ll=30.4723,32.3156&z=13&t=h&hl=en 30.4723°N 32.3156°E]   
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|result=Turks defeated
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|territory=
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|combatant1=British and Indians
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|combatant2=Turks
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|commander1=Maj-Gen Sir John Maxwell
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|commander2=Djemal Pasha
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|casualties2=1,500 killed
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This event was part of the [[Actions in Egypt 1914-15]] in the [[First World War]]
  
 
== Synopsis ==
 
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== External links ==
 
== External links ==
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Suez_Offensive First Suez Offensive] Wikipedia
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Suez_Offensive First Suez Offensive] Wikipedia<br>
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[http://www.1914-1918.net/suez.htm Turkish attack on the Suez Canal] www.1914-1918.net
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[[Category:Battles|Serapeum, Action at]]
 
[[Category:Battles|Serapeum, Action at]]
 
[[Category:Actions in Egypt 1914-15|Serapeum, Action at]]
 
[[Category:Actions in Egypt 1914-15|Serapeum, Action at]]
 
[[Category:First World War|Serapeum, Action at]]
 
[[Category:First World War|Serapeum, Action at]]

Latest revision as of 14:03, 14 June 2010

Action at Serapeum
Part of Actions in Egypt 1914-15
Date: 3 February 1915
Location: Serapeum, Egypt
Presidency: not in British India
Co-ordinates: 30.4723°N 32.3156°E
Result: Turks defeated
Combatants
British and Indians Turks
Commanders
Maj-Gen Sir John Maxwell Djemal Pasha
Strength
Casualties
1,500 killed

This event was part of the Actions in Egypt 1914-15 in the First World War

Synopsis

The Turks attempted to take over the Suez Canal with 20,000 men of the 4th Turkish Army under Djemal Pasha. They were opposed at Serapeum by British Indian forces and decisively defeated.

British Indian Forces

External links

First Suez Offensive Wikipedia
Turkish attack on the Suez Canal www.1914-1918.net