'Summary of the Hejaz revolt'

IOR/L/MIL/17/16/13

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The record is made up of 16 folios. It was created in 1918. 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 report was prepared by the General Staff, War Office, 31 Aug 1918. It is a summary of the Hejaz revolt from outbreak in June 1916 to December 1918. Includes account of the attack on the Hejaz railway by Arab forces and T H Lawrence.

Appendices on King Hussein; Ibn Saud; Ibn Rashid; the Jemal Pashas; Maurice's report; enemy political activity; Zionist movement; Turkish interposition between main British and Arab forces; Kuwait blockade; attitude of the northern Arabian tribes towards the Hejaz revolt; Fakhri Pasha at Medina; enemy casualties and Turkish troops.

Extent and format
16 folios
Arrangement

Pages 1-9 are narrative of events, pages 11-21 are appendices.

Physical characteristics

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.Pagination: The booklet also contains an original printed pagination sequence.

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English in Latin script
Type
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Original held at
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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Unrestricted

Archive reference
IOR/L/MIL/17/16/13
Former external reference(s)
6144 19WO

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Date(s)
1918 (CE, Gregorian)
Subjects
First World War (1914-1918)
Places
Hejaz
People & organisations
War Office

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