'Report from General Sir J E Nixon, K C B, Commanding I E F 'D', on the action at Bushire, 9th September 1915'

IOR/L/MIL/17/15/99

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The record is made up of 1 file (7 folios). It was created in 1915. It was written in English. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers.

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This confidential memorandum, compiled by the General Staff, India, and printed at the Government Central Branch Press at Simla, 1915, concerns the action on 9 September 1915, in which a strong body of Tangistani raiders was ousted from Bushire. The memorandum contains a covering letter (folio 2) from General Sir John Eccles Nixon, commanding the Indian Expeditionary Force 'D', to the Chief of the General Staff, Army Head Quarters, India, dated 12 September 1915, and encloses two reports by Brigadier-General H T Brooking (folios 3v-5), dated 10 September 1915. The first contains details of those killed, died of wounds, and wounded; the second report contains details of those deserving special notice. A second covering letter (folio 2v), also dated 12 September 1915, encloses a 'Roll of Indian officers and men recommended for the awards therein for gallantry and devotion to duty'. The report also includes a map on folio 6 entitled 'Rough Sketch of Action, 9th September'.

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Foliation: The foliation sequence commences at the front cover, and terminates at the inside back cover; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of each folio. The volume also contains an original printed pagination sequence.

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English in Latin script
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British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers
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IOR/L/MIL/17/15/99
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Case 12637 Serial No. 23

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1915 (CE, Gregorian)

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