Force Orders by Brigadier-General Sir Percy Sykes, commanding troops South Persia, 20 August 1918
This Special Order of the Day brings to notice the conduct of several British and Indian officers and Indian sepoys in South Persia. This includes Captain Newton Williams, who was brought to notice following his conduct at the defence of Abadeh in June-July 1918. The latter engagement saw local tribesmen attack the British post in alliance with mutineers from the South Persia Rifles.
From papers relating to the service of Captain Newton Middleton Williams, MC, Gloucestershire Regiment, attached South Persia Rifles, during World War One (1914-1918).
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