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Edmund Allenby, 1st Viscoont Allenby

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The Viscount Allenby
Field Marshal Viscoont Allenby
Elk-nameBluidy Bull
Born23 Apryle 1861(1861-04-23)
Brackenhurst, Nottinghamshire, Ingland
Dee'd14 Mey 1936(1936-05-14) (aged 75)
Lunnon, Ingland
Allegiance United Kingdom
Service/branch Breetish Airmy
Years o service1880–1925
RankField Marshal
Commands held
Battles/warsSeicont Boer War
First Warld War
Battle o Mons
Retreat frae Mons
Battle o Beersheba
Battle o Hareira an Sheria
Battle o Mughar Ridge
Battle o Jerusalem
First Transjordan attack on Amman
Seicont Transjordan attack on Shunet Nimrin an Es Salt
Battle o Megiddo
Capture o Damascus
Pursuit tae Haritan
AwairdsKnicht Grand Cross o the Order o the Bath
Knicht Grand Cross o the Order o St Michael an St George
Knicht Grand Cross o the Ryal Victorian Order
Ither wirkHeich Commissioner for Egyp an the Sudan (1919–25)

Field Marshal Edmund Henry Hynman Allenby, 1st Viscount Allenby GCB, GCMG, GCVO (23 Aprile 1861 – 14 Mey 1936) wis an Inglis soldier an Breetish Imperial Govrenor. He focht in the Seicont Boer War an an aa in Warld War I, in which he led the Breetish Empire's Egyptian Expeditionary Force (EEF) during the Sinai an Palestine Campaign in the conquest o Palestine capturin Beersheba, Jaffa, an Jerusalem frae October tae December 1917.