Action at Serapeum

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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
British and Indians Turks
Maj-Gen Sir John Maxwell Djemal Pasha
1,500 killed

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


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