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The Sirdar, Maj-Gen. Gatacre, Lieut R. Brooke, 7th Hussars, Capt. Watson, K.R.R, A.D.C, 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/1

Scope and Contents

163 x 113 mm. A view showing the group at the start of the campaign. Exact location unknown. The Sirdar, General Kitchener, faced the camera. The other figures have their backs to the viewer. Major General Sir William F. Gatacre was in command of the British Brigade on the Nile. Lieutenant (later Colonel) Ronald George Brooke was Gatacre's orderly during the Atbara and Khartoum campaigns. Captain (later Lieut. Colonel) James Kiero Watson was one of Kitchener's ADCs. He served in the same position in the Boer War and was later (1905-14) 1st ADC to the Khedive.


  • 1898

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Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

Existence and Location of Copies

CN 122.



Finding aid date

2003-06-09 12:14:33+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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