Actions against the Senussi
|Actions against the Senussi|
|Part of Actions in Egypt 1914-15|
|Date:||25 December 1915 and 23 January 1916|
|Location:||Gebel Medwa, Egypt|
|Presidency:||not in British India|
|Co-ordinates:||approx 31.236°N 27.142°E|
|British and Indians||Senussi tribesmen|
In the winter of 1915-16 the Senussi, with Geman and Turkish money and arms , invaded Egyptian soil; the garrison at Sollum was surrounded and forced to surrender. Engagements were fought at Gebel Medwa in December 1915 and January 1916 which ended the Senussi opposition.
British Indian Forces
- Senussi Campaign Wikipedia
Historical books online
- The Senussi Campaign by Lieut.-Colonel W. S. Austin, D.S.O. , pages 42-62, Chapter III, The War Effort Of New Zealand A Popular History of (a) Minor Campaigns in which New Zealanders took part… published 1923. New Zealand Electronic Text Collection Victoria University of Wellington Library.