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'Report from General Sir J. E. Nixon, K.C.B., Commanding I.E.F. "D." on the Operations at Dilwar 10th-16th August 1915' [‎front] (1/36)

The record is made up of 1 file (18 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 Documents collected in a private capacity. .

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This confidential report is published by the General Staff, India, and consists of a letter from General Sir John Eccles Nixon, Commanding Indian Expeditionary Force D, to the Chief of the General Staff, Army Headquarters, India, and encloses a report by Major C E H Wintle, 96th Berar Infantry, on the operations at Dilwar between 10 and 16 August 1915.

The report includes a 'List of Appendices' (folio 5) which includes:

  • A: Operation Order No. 1 by officer Commanding Troops [Lieutenant-Colonel H P Lane], Bushire;
  • 1: Operation Order No. 1 by Officer Commanding, Dilwar Field Force;
  • 2: Report on operations by Senior Naval Officer [D St. A Wake], Persian Gulf The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. ;
  • 3: Operation Order No. 2 by Officer Commanding, Dilwar Field Force;
  • 4: Operation Order No. 3 by Officer Commanding, Dilwar Field Force;
  • 5: Operation Order No. 4 by Officer Commanding, Dilwar Field Force;
  • 6: Operation Order No. 5 by Officer Commanding, Dilwar Field Force;
  • 7: Copy of message referred to in paragraph 16 of Report;
  • 8: Operation Order No. 6 by Officer Commanding, Dilwar Field Force;
  • 9: Operation Order No. 7 by Officer Commanding, Dilwar Field Force;
  • 10: Operation Order No. 8 by Officer Commanding, Dilwar Field Force;
  • 11: List of casulaties;
  • 12: Statement of those noted for good work in the field;
  • 13: Statement of ammunition expended;
  • 14: Map of the operation.
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1 file (18 folios)
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Foliation: The foliation sequence is circled in pencil, in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. of each folio. It begins on the front cover, on number 1, and ends on the inside of the back cover, on number 18.

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'Report from General Sir J. E. Nixon, K.C.B., Commanding I.E.F. "D." on the Operations at Dilwar 10th-16th August 1915' [‎front] (1/36), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/MIL/17/15/98, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023557860.0x000002> [accessed 17 June 2024]

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