Iraqi revolt against the British
The Iraqi revolt against the British, also known as the 1920 Iraqi Revolt or Great Iraqi Revolution, started in Baghdad in the summer of 1920 with mass demonstrations by Iraqis, including protests by ...
George Stuart Henderson
Captain George Stuart Henderson VC DSO & Bar MC (5 December 1893 – 24 July 1920) was a Scottish recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the ...
Alleged British use of chemical weapons in Mesopotamia in 1920
It has been alleged that the British used chemical weapons in Mesopotamia in 1920, during the Iraqi revolt (Ath Thawra al Iraqiyya al Kubra), in the period of the British Mandate. The use of tear gas,...
Alleged British use of chemical weapons in Mesopotamia in 1920 - Wikipedia
Edward Williams (British Army officer)
Brigadier Edward Stephen Bruce Williams CBE (2 November 1892 – 20 January 1977) was a distinguished British Army officer whose career spanned 35 years. He also an English cricketer. Williams w...
Edward Williams (British Army officer) - Wikipedia
Aylmer Haldane
General Sir James Aylmer Lowthorpe Haldane GCMG, KCB, DSO (17 November 1862 – 19 April 1950) was a senior British Army officer with a long and distinguished career.
Born to physician Daniel Ruther...
Aylmer Haldane - Wikipedia
Percy Cox
Major-General Sir Percy Zachariah Cox, GCMG, GCIE, KCSI (20 November 1864 – 20 February 1937) was a British Indian Army officer and colonial administrator in the Middle East. In the late 19th century...
RAF Iraq Command
Iraq Command was the RAF commanded inter-service command in charge of British forces in Iraq in the 1920s and early 1930s, during the period of the British Mandate of Mesopotamia. It continued as Brit...
RAF Iraq Command - Wikipedia
Hugh Wrigley
Brigadier Hugh Wrigley CBE, MC, ED (1 December 1891 – 3 June 1980) was a senior officer of the Australian Army who served in World War I and World War II. He also served with the Indian Army between 1...
Arnold Wilson
Sir Arnold Talbot Wilson KCIE CSI CMG DSO (18 July 1884 – 31 May 1940) was the British civil commissioner in Baghdad in 1918-1920. Wilson became publicly known for his role as the colonial administrat...
Arnold Wilson - Wikipedia
Iraqi revolt against the British
The Iraqi revolt against the British, also known as the 1920 Iraqi Revolt or Great Iraqi Revolution, started in Baghdad in the summer of 1920 with mass demonstrations by Iraqis, including protests by ...
Arthur Edward Barstow
Major-General Arthur Edward "Bustling Bill" Barstow CIE MC (1888–1942) was an officer in the British Indian Army and commanded the Indian 9th Infantry Division during the Battle of Malaya. He was kil...
Mehdi Al-Khalissi
Sheikh Mahdi Al-Khalissi (died 1925) was a prominent religious leader in Iraq during the British occupation of the early 20th century. At the time he was the Supreme Marja (Shia scholar and spiritual ...
Iraq Levies
The Iraq Levies (also known as the Assyrian Levies as they would eventually become dominated by ethnic Assyrians) was the first Iraqi military force established by the British in British controlled Ir...