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Document - 'Special Order of the Day', General Headquarters, Egyptian Expeditionary Force, 8 Aug 1916 Document Reg. No: HT 9370

Summary:
Document titled 'Special Order of the Day' from the General Headquarters, Egyptian Expeditionary Force, dated 8 August 1916. The document lists telegrams conveying the good news and congratulations of success in the battle of Romani.

The Battle of Romani (3-5 August 1916) was fought near the Egyptian town of Romani. The battle, fought by the British Empire, Ottoman and German forces, marked the end of the Defence of the Suez Canal campaign.
Description:
Document titled 'SPECIAL ORDER OF THE DAY' from the General Headquarters, Egyptian Expeditionary Force, dated 8 August, 1916. Lists five telegrams published for information concerning success in the battle of Romani. The telegrams are from "His Majesty the King", "His Highness the Sultan", "The Chief of the Imperial General Staff", "His Excellency the Sirdar of the Egyptian Army" and "His Excellency Sirry Pasha, Minister of War and of Public Works". The telegrams are addressed "To General Sir Archibald Murray, Ismailia".
Acquisition Information:
Donation (Probable) from John Hamilton
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 20.2 cm (Width), 33.0 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: telegraphy, wars conflicts, world war i 1914-1918, battles, 1919
Themes this item is part of: Information & Communication Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Service
Tertiary Classification: official records
Inscriptions: Title: 'SPECIAL ORDER OF THE DAY'

Address and date: 'GENERAL HEADQUARTERS, / EGYPTIAN EXPEDITIONARY FORCE, / 8th August, 1916'.

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Place & Date Issued: Egypt, 8 Aug 1916

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