Autograph Letter, 2 Pages , 12 Lines. 178 X 133 Mm. , Signed Allenby
. From 24 Wetherby Gardens, S.W. 5, not dated, just 9th March to unknown correspondent (My dear ??? ) He mentions a stay in Patagonia, got some good salmon, This letter must be dated some time from 1928 onwards when Allenby lived in Wetherby Gardens, having relinquished the grace-and-favour residence of Deal Castle in Kent.
¶ Field Marshal Edmund Henry Hynman Allenby, 1st Viscount Allenby, GCB, GCMG, GCVO (1861 - 1936), English soldier and British Imperial Governor. He fought in the Second Boer War and also in the First World War, in which he led the British Empire's Egyptian Expeditionary Force (EEF) during the Sinai and Palestine Campaign against the Ottoman Empire in the conquest of Palestine during which he commanded T. E. Lawrence ("Lawrence of Arabia").
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