Manuscript loose leaf diary, relating to his journey from Cairo to the Sudan [14 July-12 August 1917].
Diary of Edwin Sarsfield-Hall in Egypt
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Administrative / Biographical History
Edwin Geoffrey Sarsfield-Hall, born 1886, was a barrister, educated at Clifton College, Dublin University and Cambridge University. He served in the Sudan Political Service from 1908. As Lieutenant-Colonel he served in the Egyptian Army in 1916, and on temporary duty with the Egyptian Expeditionary Force in Egypt/Palestine in 1917. He was awarded the Order of the Nile.
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Egypt/Palestine catalogue (hard copy) http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/liddle/index.htm
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Further papers are held in the Sudan Archive at Durham University Library.