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RR Autograph Auctions Edmund Allenby British soldier and administrator

RR Autograph Auctions Edmund Allenby

British soldier and administrator (1861–1936) most famous for his role during World War I, in which he led the Egyptian Expeditionary Force in the conquest of Palestine and Syria in 1917 and 1918. AQS, signed “Allenby F. M.,” on an off-white 10 x 7 sheet. Allenby writes, in full: “When the nations of our Empire drew the sword, it was not in anger but in defence of Right. Today the Empire stands in greater unity, still inspired by the Faith which brought Victory in War and which will lead to the lasting Triumph of Peace.” In fine condition, with some scattered light foxing. RRAuction COA.

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Posted by on September 6, 2012 in Edmund Allenby

 

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