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New South Wales Soudan contingent, 1885.

Rex Clark

New South Wales Soudan contingent, 1885.

by Rex Clark

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Published by Military Historical Society of Australia, A.C.T. Branch in [Canberra] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sudan
    • Subjects:
    • New South Wales. Army. Soudan Contingent.,
    • Sudan -- History -- 1862-1899.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesSoudan contingent 1885, N.S.W.
      ContributionsMilitary Historical Society of Australia. A.C.T. Branch.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT108.3 .C55 1972
      The Physical Object
      Pagination51 p.
      Number of Pages51
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5235983M
      ISBN 100909859043
      LC Control Number75306653
      OCLC/WorldCa2507164

      Australian involvement in the Sudan War Sudan Campaigns – Book notes. Working files toward the monograph M J Saunders, Britain, the Australian colonies, and the Sudan campaigns of –85 (Armidale, ) Numerous photographs regarding the New South Wales contingent to the Sudan and the Sudan campaigns themselves. In March a man New South Wales military contingent was despatched to the war in the Sudan. For the first time in Australia’s history one of its colonies had raised, equipped, and funded a force of soldiers to fight in a war overseas to uphold imperial rule and Christian values. Marching through the streets to embark from Sydney’s Circular Quay on board the SS Iberia .

      Premier of South Australia – John Colton (until 16 June), then John Downer; Premier of Tasmania – Adye Douglas; Premier of Victoria – James Service; Events. 3 March – The New South Wales Contingent, consisting of an infantry battalion and an artillery battalion, leaves Sydney to fight in the Sudan s: s, s, s, s, s. History When the Egyptians were expelled from the Soudan (now commonly spelt Sudan) by a national uprising in , Major General Charles George Gordon, Governor of Soudan, went to settle the crisis. Khartoum was beseiged and Gordon killed in January There was public resentment throughout the British world and New South Wales sent a force of infantry .

      Places of Pride is the National Register of War Memorials. Click to read more about this war memorial. If these were recently presented and as I suspect they are of the Sudan contingent members then the photograph dates after 13th February when the medals were presented. at am Allan Cole says: As there are infantry officers of the New South Wales Infantry (according to Australian Military Uniforms ) I think my.


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New South Wales Soudan contingent, 1885 by Rex Clark Download PDF EPUB FB2

The books But little glory: the New South Wales contingent to the SudanSoldiers New South Wales Soudan contingent the Queen, The Australian contingent: a history of the patriotic movement and New South Wales Sudan contingent, contain New South Wales Soudan contingent of all contingent personnel.

There are a number of books written about the Contingent's historical Author: Grant Hamston. Home; All editions; This edition;English, Book, Illustrated edition: New South Wales Soudan contingent, / prepared by Major Rex Clark.

Clark, Rex, Sudan (New South Wales Contingent) March-June In the early s the British-backed Egyptian regime in the Sudan was threatened by an indigenous rebellion under the leadership of Muhammed Ahmed, known to his followers as the Mahdi. In the Egyptian government, with British acquiescence, sent an army south to crush the revolt.

Description. Title: New South Wales Sudan Contingent Some Biographical and Personal Details (with statistics) Author: Grebert, Rick Condition: Very Good Edition: 1st Edition Publication Date: ISBN: Cover: Soft Cover without Dust Jacket – pages Comments: The New South Wales Contingent to the Sudan, Detailed biographical study on.

New South Wales Soudan contingent, / prepared by Major Rex Clark Military Historical Society of Australia, A.C.T. Branch [Canberra] Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.

On 3 March approximately volunteers from New South Wales, under the command of Col. Richardson, embarked in the troopships Australasian and Iberia for the war in the Sudan. Australia's first expeditionary force had been assembled very quickly after news was received of the death of General Gordon at Khartoum, and the British.

The New South Wales Soudan (Sudan) Contingent of pose for a group portrait in front of Mitchell Library prior to participating in the Peace Day march alongside returned soldiers from the First World War. Sudan, Frank Hutchinson and Francis Meyers, Australian contingent: a history of the patriotic movement in New South Wales and an account of the despatch of troops to the assistance of the Imperial forces in the Soudan (Sydney: Government Printer, ).

THE NSW CONTINGENT TO THE SUDAN In Februarynews was received in Sydney of the death of General Charles Gordon at Khartoum during the Dervish revolt. The following day, the Colony of New South Wales offered. On Ma a New South Wales contingent arrived in Sudan, the first time Australian troops fought in an imperial war.

The NSW contingent consisted of an infantry battalion and an artillery battery, totalling men. They left Sydney on March 3. Plaque 1: Soudan Contingent. The New South Wales Contingent for the Soudan War (consisting of some men and horses) embarked on the troopships 'Australasian' and 'Iberia' at the wharves on the North East side of the Circular Quay on March 3 The contingent returned to Sydney in the troopship 'Arab' on June 23 But Little Glory: the New South Wales Contingent to the Sudan, Military Historical Society of Australia, Canberra ACT, Military Historical Society of Australia, Canberra ACT, Sutton, Ralph Sutton.

Two plaques commemorate the involvement of volunteers from the Colony of New South Wales in the Sudan War. The original plaque was unveiled in with an additional plaque unveiled in to commemorate the centenary of the departure of the NSW Contingent for the Sudan. In the early s. Get this from a library.

But little glory: the New South Wales contingent to the Sudan, [Peter Stanley; Military Historical Society of Australia.;]. The New South Wales Contingent served in Sudan with British forces as part of the Suakin Expedition in Consisting of an infantry battalion, an artillery battery, and a small field ambulance detachment, it departed from Sydney on 3 March Arriving at Suakin on 29 March it ultimately saw little action, being involved in a minor action at Tamai on 3 April, and Part of: Suakin Expedition.

In Marchthe New South Wales Contingent departed from Sydney to participate in a British colonial conflict in Sudan, the first time that Australian soldiers had been sent to fight overseas.

The contingent comprised soldiers. Hostilities had ended before the Australians arrived and the Contingent returned in May After a voyage of some 26 days the NSW Soudan contingent anchored at Suakin, Sudan's Red Sea port, on 29 March and were attached to a brigade composed of Scots, Grenadiers and Coldstream Guards and marched on Tamai on April 2nd.

Australia New South Wales Sydney Return of Troops from Soudan (AD) Mint: not recorded Other Details: Medal issued to commemorate the return of Australian troops from the Sudan. The Australian contingent in the Soudan sailed for home on 17 Maya mere 50 days after they had arrived.

Australian casualties were few, and those who died fell to disease rather than. [SHINE, Thomas]: The History of the Soudan Expedition. An Historical Record of the Events relating to the Levy, Despatch, and Return of the New South Wales Contingent, raised for Service in Egypt.

March-June, Sydney, Printed by W.M. Maclardy, Quarto,[1] (colophon) pages. Later period-style half calf and marbled boards; with the spine decorated.

New South Wales Sudan Contingent Some biographical and personal details [with statistics]. by GREBERT, RICK ; Compiler. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. SYDNEY, NSW, Infantrymen of the NSW contingent to the Sudan, after their return to Australia.

They are wearing khaki uniform issued for active service, and are equipped with Martini-Henry rifles. Identified are: Private J.A. Moutray (far left back row); sitting centre row.The grandson of Maria Lock, a full blooded aboriginal woman of the Darug people and wife to English convict Robert Lock, Jerome became the First and only aboriginal man to enlist in the NSW military forces.

DuringJerome joined the ranks of 5/5.Australia New South Wales Sydney Departure of the Troops for Soudan (AD) Mint: not recorded Other Details: Medal commemorating the departure of troops for the Soudan.

It was made to help raise money for a Patriotic Fund. The Soudan campaign marked the first time that soldiers in the pay of a self-governing Australian colony fought in an imperial war.