Edmund Allenby

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Birthday
23, 1861
Birthplace
Nottinghamshire, England
Death Date
May 14, 1936 (75)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
23, 1861
Birthplace
Nottinghamshire, England
Death Date
May 14, 1936 (75)

About

British Army Field Marshal who led England's Egyptian Expeditionary Force during World War I. He had earlier fought in the Second Boer War.

Before Fame

In 1882, stationed in South Africa, he began his military career as a British Army lieutenant.

Trivia

From 1919 until 1925, he held the office of High Commissioner for Egypt and the Sudan.

Family Life

He was born in Nottinghamshire, England. He married Adelaide Chapman in 1897.

Associated With

During World War I, he gave orders to famous British soldier T.E. Lawrence ("Lawrence of Arabia").