Photographs of Turkish Arabian coastal forts by Thomas Woolf

Scope and Content

2 mounted photographs, taken during the bombardment and surrender of Turkish coastal forts (ca. 1915-1918).

Administrative / Biographical History

Thomas A. Woolf, Captain RN, served in the RN (Royal Navy) as Lieutenant Commander (Staff Paymaster) on board HMS Fox in the Red Sea and Eastern Mediterranean, ca. 1915-1918. He was involved in the bombardment of Turkish forts along the Arabian coast, under the command of General Allenby.

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Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by Captain D.C. Woolf (nephew) in 1980. See Research Correspondence File.


In English.

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Africa (Sudan and Somaliland) catalogue

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