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** ''Hard Lying'' [https://archive.org/details/HardLying  Archive.org version] , mirror from Digital Library of India. Full title ''“Hard Lying”: Eastern Mediterranean, 1914-1919'' by Captain L B Weldon 1925. The author was a British Army Intelligence Officer , initially OC  of a British Ship  (HMS Anne previously Aenne Rickmers) carrying a French, later British seaplane squadron used for reconnaissance flights, and subsequently  HMY Managem 1917-1919, involved with the supply of agents, money, weapons, etc to the Syrian coast.
 
** ''Hard Lying'' [https://archive.org/details/HardLying  Archive.org version] , mirror from Digital Library of India. Full title ''“Hard Lying”: Eastern Mediterranean, 1914-1919'' by Captain L B Weldon 1925. The author was a British Army Intelligence Officer , initially OC  of a British Ship  (HMS Anne previously Aenne Rickmers) carrying a French, later British seaplane squadron used for reconnaissance flights, and subsequently  HMY Managem 1917-1919, involved with the supply of agents, money, weapons, etc to the Syrian coast.
 
**[https://archive.org/details/insideshows01stangoog ''In the Side Shows''] by Captain Wedgewood Benn 1919 Archive.org. Some editions have the title ''In the Side Shows: Observations by a Flier on Five Fronts''. The author was a Member of Parliament and joined the Middlesex Yeomanry, with whom he served at Gallipoli. He subsequently became military observer attached to the Royal Naval Air Service, East Indies and Egypt Seaplane Squadron.
 
**[https://archive.org/details/insideshows01stangoog ''In the Side Shows''] by Captain Wedgewood Benn 1919 Archive.org. Some editions have the title ''In the Side Shows: Observations by a Flier on Five Fronts''. The author was a Member of Parliament and joined the Middlesex Yeomanry, with whom he served at Gallipoli. He subsequently became military observer attached to the Royal Naval Air Service, East Indies and Egypt Seaplane Squadron.
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**[https://archive.org/details/in.ernet.dli.2015.279222 ''Secret Despatches From Arabia by T E Lawrence''] Published by permission of the Foreign Office. Archive.org. Originally issued at Cairo 1916-1918.
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*: ''Revolt In The Desert'' by T E Lawrence 1927.  [https://archive.org/details/in.ernet.dli.2015.103291 Archive.org version], mirror from Digital Library of India. Other files are available
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*:[http://www.armyupress.army.mil/Books/CSI-Press-Publications/World-War-I/#World-War-I ''The Evolution of a Revolt''] by T. E. Lawrence (Late Lieut.-Colonel General Staff, E.E.F.) first published 1939, CSI reprint. Link to a pdf download (scroll down) [US] Army University Press.
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*:[https://archive.org/details/in.ernet.dli.2015.261625 ''With Lawrence in Arabia''] by Lowell Thomas, with photographs by  H A Chase and the author. 1924 Archive.org
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*:[https://archive.org/details/T.E.Lawrence  ''T. E. Lawrence: In Arabia and After''] by Liddell Hart 1934 Archive.org
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*:For other online books relating to to T E Lawrence, including his letters, see the page [[T E Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia)]].
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**[https://archive.org/details/in.ernet.dli.2015.77401/page/n5/mode/2up ''Shifting Sands''] by  Major N N E Bray  (Norman Napier Evelyn) 1934 Archive.org. Includes a chapter about Lawrence. Bray was originally with the 18th Bengal Lancers.<ref>[https://books.google.com.au/books?id=WXFGDwAAQBAJ&lpg=PA23&ots=oMqUy46uiO&dq=Norman%20Napier%20Evelyn%20Bray&pg=PA23 Page 23] ''Behind the Lawrence Legend: The Forgotten Few Who Shaped the Arab Revolt'' by Philip Walker 2018 Google Books.</ref>  Initially during WW1 Bray was working under Sir Mark Sykes, and for the Arab Bureau. C October 1917 he returned to France and his regiment. Subsequently he became the Hakim (Governor) of Kerbela, as a part of the British Administration of A. T Wilson in Mesopotamia.
 
**[https://archive.org/details/arabbureaubritis0000west ''The Arab Bureau : British policy in the Middle East, 1916-1920''] by Bruce Westrate 1992. Archive.org Books to Borrow/Lending Library.  
 
**[https://archive.org/details/arabbureaubritis0000west ''The Arab Bureau : British policy in the Middle East, 1916-1920''] by Bruce Westrate 1992. Archive.org Books to Borrow/Lending Library.  
 
*[https://archive.org/details/desertmountedcor00pres  ''The Desert Mounted Corps : An Account of the Cavalry Operations in Palestine and Syria, 1917-1918''] by Lieut –Colonel RMP Preston 1921 Archive.org
 
*[https://archive.org/details/desertmountedcor00pres  ''The Desert Mounted Corps : An Account of the Cavalry Operations in Palestine and Syria, 1917-1918''] by Lieut –Colonel RMP Preston 1921 Archive.org
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*[https://archive.org/details/diaryofyeomanrym00teicrich ''The Diary of a Yeomanry M.O. : Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine and Italy''] by Captain O Teichman RAMC (T F) 1921 Archive.org
 
*[https://archive.org/details/diaryofyeomanrym00teicrich ''The Diary of a Yeomanry M.O. : Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine and Italy''] by Captain O Teichman RAMC (T F) 1921 Archive.org
 
*[https://archive.org/details/farewelltohorses0000hoyt/page/n3/mode/2up ''Farewell to the Horses : Diary of a British Tommy 1915-1919''] [Cady Cyril Hoyte] edited by Robert Elverstone 2014. Archive.org Books to Borrow/Lending Library. Hoyte joined the Machine Gun Corps of the Warwickshire Yeomanry 28 June 1915, and arrived in Egypt December 1915, remaining in Palestine until mid 1918. [http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army/regiments-and-corps/the-british-yeomanry-regiments-of-1914-1918/warwickshire-yeomanry/ Warwickshire Yeomanry] (longlongtrail.co.uk) which became part of Imperial Mounted Division/Australian Mounted Division.
 
*[https://archive.org/details/farewelltohorses0000hoyt/page/n3/mode/2up ''Farewell to the Horses : Diary of a British Tommy 1915-1919''] [Cady Cyril Hoyte] edited by Robert Elverstone 2014. Archive.org Books to Borrow/Lending Library. Hoyte joined the Machine Gun Corps of the Warwickshire Yeomanry 28 June 1915, and arrived in Egypt December 1915, remaining in Palestine until mid 1918. [http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army/regiments-and-corps/the-british-yeomanry-regiments-of-1914-1918/warwickshire-yeomanry/ Warwickshire Yeomanry] (longlongtrail.co.uk) which became part of Imperial Mounted Division/Australian Mounted Division.
 
 
*Digitised Manuscripts from the India Office Records, British Library. (Also see [http://www.europeana-collections-1914-1918.eu/tag/india-office-records europeana-collections-1914-1918.eu].)
 
*Digitised Manuscripts from the India Office Records, British Library. (Also see [http://www.europeana-collections-1914-1918.eu/tag/india-office-records europeana-collections-1914-1918.eu].)
 
**IOR/L/PS/11/129 P 4640/1917 [http://www.bl.uk/manuscripts/FullDisplay.aspx?ref=IOR/L/PS/11/129 The Turkish campaigns in Mesopotamia, Palestine and Hedjaz] 1917.
 
**IOR/L/PS/11/129 P 4640/1917 [http://www.bl.uk/manuscripts/FullDisplay.aspx?ref=IOR/L/PS/11/129 The Turkish campaigns in Mesopotamia, Palestine and Hedjaz] 1917.
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*[https://archive.org/details/ArnoldLeeseOutOfStep ''Out of Step: Events in the Two Lives of an Anti-Jewish Camel-Doctor''] by Arnold Spencer Leese.  Archive.org. Born 1878, he was a veterinary surgeon who had researched camel diseases.  During WW1 he worked for a time purchasing camels for the Army.  In the late 1920s  Leese became a British Fascist anti Jewish politician. His camel books include
 
*[https://archive.org/details/ArnoldLeeseOutOfStep ''Out of Step: Events in the Two Lives of an Anti-Jewish Camel-Doctor''] by Arnold Spencer Leese.  Archive.org. Born 1878, he was a veterinary surgeon who had researched camel diseases.  During WW1 he worked for a time purchasing camels for the Army.  In the late 1920s  Leese became a British Fascist anti Jewish politician. His camel books include
 
**[http://krishikosh.egranth.ac.in/handle/1/22454'' "Tips" on camels for veterinary surgeons on active service''] by A.S. Leese  1918. Pdf download, KrishiKosh: Indian Agricultural Research Institute.
 
**[http://krishikosh.egranth.ac.in/handle/1/22454'' "Tips" on camels for veterinary surgeons on active service''] by A.S. Leese  1918. Pdf download, KrishiKosh: Indian Agricultural Research Institute.
*[https://archive.org/details/in.ernet.dli.2015.279222 ''Secret Despatches From Arabia by T E Lawrence''] Published by permission of the Foreign Office. Archive.org. Originally issued at Cairo 1916-1918.
 
: ''Revolt In The Desert'' by T E Lawrence 1927.  [https://archive.org/details/in.ernet.dli.2015.103291 Archive.org version], mirror from Digital Library of India. Other files are available
 
:[http://www.armyupress.army.mil/Books/CSI-Press-Publications/World-War-I/#World-War-I ''The Evolution of a Revolt''] by T. E. Lawrence (Late Lieut.-Colonel General Staff, E.E.F.) first published 1939, CSI reprint. Link to a pdf download (scroll down) [US] Army University Press.
 
:[https://archive.org/details/in.ernet.dli.2015.261625 ''With Lawrence in Arabia''] by Lowell Thomas, with photographs by  H A Chase and the author. 1924 Archive.org
 
:[https://archive.org/details/T.E.Lawrence  ''T. E. Lawrence: In Arabia and After''] by Liddell Hart 1934 Archive.org
 
:For other online books relating to to T E Lawrence, including his letters, see the page [[T E Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia)]].
 
 
*[https://archive.org/details/memoirsofsirrona001290mbp ''The Memoirs Of Sir Ronald Storrs''] 1937 Archive.org. The author worked in Egypt in from 1904, initially in the Egyptian Civil Service, subsequently as Oriental Secretary (British Foreign Office)
 
*[https://archive.org/details/memoirsofsirrona001290mbp ''The Memoirs Of Sir Ronald Storrs''] 1937 Archive.org. The author worked in Egypt in from 1904, initially in the Egyptian Civil Service, subsequently as Oriental Secretary (British Foreign Office)
 
**[https://archive.org/stream/memoirsofsirrona001290mbp#page/n319/mode/2up Palestine from December 1917] page 287. The author was in Palestine in December 1917, and subsequently was appointed Military Governor of Jerusalem
 
**[https://archive.org/stream/memoirsofsirrona001290mbp#page/n319/mode/2up Palestine from December 1917] page 287. The author was in Palestine in December 1917, and subsequently was appointed Military Governor of Jerusalem

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Also see

Regimental and Corps Histories

  • History of the Royal Regiment of Artillery : the Forgotten Fronts and the Home Base 1914-18 by Sir Martin Farndale 1988. Available at the British Library UIN: BLL01008145796
  • A History of the Transport Services of the Egyptian Expeditionary Force 1916-1917-1918 by Brevet Lieut.-Col. G.E. Badcock 1925. UIN: BLL01016303068 . Also available HathiTrust Digital Library for those with University access, but c 2021 should generally be available to those in North America etc.

External links

Photographs online

Maps online

Historical books online

  • History of the Great War: Military Operations, Egypt & Palestine: From the Outbreak of War with Germany to June 1917 by Lieut-General Sir George MacMunn and Captain Cyril Falls HMSO 1928. Volume 2 June 1917 to the End of the War: Part 1 by Cyril B Falls 1930 From June 1917 to the End of the War Part II by Cyril Falls 1930 . Archive.org versions, mirrors from Digital Library of India: Vol. 1, Vol. 2:1, Vol. 2:2.
Online maps, either from the above volumes, or from an additional volume are available through the National Library of Australia's Search, using title: Military Operations, Egypt & Palestine/Add limits: Map and Online. From the results select Maps, and Online. Sixteen maps have been noted.
Page 238 Khaki and Gown : an Autobiography by Field-Marshal Lord Birdwood 1941. Archive.org Books to Borrow/Lending Library. Late November 1914 Birdwood was appointed Corps Commander Australian and New Zealand contingent in Egypt.
Allenby, a Study in Greatness; the Biography of Field-Marshal Viscount Allenby of Megiddo and Felixstowe, G.C.B., G.C.M.G. by General Sir Archibald Wavell, Commander-in-Chief, Middle East. 1940 Archive.org.
Allenby In Egypt, being Volume II of Allenby: a Study in Greatness, first published 1943. The years from 1920. Version 1; Version 2-page 8 noted to be incorrect, but photographs may be marginally better. Archive.org, both mirrors from Digital Library of India.
How Jerusalem was Won : being the Record of Allenby's Campaign in Palestine by W T Massey, 1920 Archive.org
Allenby's Final Triumph by W T Massey 1920 Archive.org
Nile to Aleppo, with the Light-Horse in the Middle-East by Hector Dinning, Captain, Australian Army. 1920 Archive.org
A vision of the possible; what the R.A.M.C. might become; an account of some of the medical work in Egypt together with a constructive criticism of the R.A.M.C by James W Barrett, Temporary Lieut-Col RAMC 1919 Archive.org
The War Work of the Y.M.C.A. in Egypt by James W. Barrett, Temporary Lieut-Col RAMC 1919 Hathi Trust Digital Library
The online JRAMC extracts are easier to read, but missing three parts. Gallipoli Chapters 5-9, the remaining chapters are in respect of Egypt and Palestine. Chapters 1-3, missing May 1936, 6-7, 8-9, 10-11, 12, 13, 14-15, 16, 17, 18-19, 20, missing April 1937, 22, 23, 24, 25-26, 27, 28, 29, missing Dec 1937.
Part 12 includes details of the types of camel cacolets [litters] used to transport the wounded.
"The Tale of the Tara" page 253 True Stories of the Great War, Volume II. Editor in Chief Francis Trevelyan Miller 1917. Archive.org

References

  1. PassTHE knowledge by Akhi Soufyan
  2. michaeldr. Royal Engineers soldier abandoned in Gallipoli Great War Forum 29 June 2017. Retrieved 12 December 2018.
  3. Page 23 Behind the Lawrence Legend: The Forgotten Few Who Shaped the Arab Revolt by Philip Walker 2018 Google Books.
  4. "We Will Remember Them All" William Regan (68) Field Artillery Brigade. November 05, 2018. orientalvagabonds.com
  5. Turner Donovan December 2019, Item 110.


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