T. E. Lawrence

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T. E. Lawrence
With Lawrence in Arabia.jpg
Lawrence in 1919
Birth name Thomas Edward Lawrence
Elk-name Lawrence o Arabie, El Aurens
Born 16 August 1888 (1888-08-16)
Tremadog, Caernarfonshire, Wales, Unitit Kinrick
Dee'd 19 May 1935 (1935-05-20) (aged 46)
Bovington Camp, Dorset, Ingland, Unitit Kinrick
Buried at St Nicholas, Moreton, Dorset
Allegiance Unitit Kinrick Unitit Kinrick
Arab Revolt Kinrick o Hejaz
Service/branch Flag of the British Army.svg Breetish Airmy
Air Force Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg Ryal Air Force
Years o service 1914–18
Rank Colonel an Aircraftman

First Warld War

Awairds Companion o the Order o the Bath[1]
Distinguished Service Order[2]
Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur[3]
Croix de guerre (France)[4]

Thomas Edward Lawrence CB DSO (16 August 1888[5] – 19 Mey 1935) wis a Breetish airchaeologist, militar officer, an diplomat.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "No. 30222". The London Gazette (Supplement). 7 August 1917. p. 8103. 
  2. "No. 30681". The London Gazette (Supplement). 10 Mey 1918. p. 5694. 
  3. "No. 29600". The London Gazette. 30 Mey 1916. p. 5321. 
  4. "No. 30638". The London Gazette (Supplement). 16 Aprile 1918. p. 4716.  - p4715 has "Decorations and Medals presented by THE PRESIDENT OF THE FRENCH REPUBLIC."
  5. His offeecial birth record leets 15 August 1888 as birth date, accordin tae his faither's statement (no time o birth). However, his mither statit that he wis born in the early oors o 16 August an, accordin tae extant documents, it wis on this date that his birthday wis celebratit.