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Commendation by Sir Percy Sykes of Captain Newton Williams to his employers, Imperial Bank of Persia, 16 December 1918

Brigadier Sykes raised the South Persia Rifles, a unit in which Williams served in 1916-1918. This commendation mentions his 'excellent work' with the force, which included the award of a Military Cross during the Siege of Abadeh in June-July 1918.

From papers relating to the service of Captain Newton Middleton Williams, MC, Gloucestershire Regiment, attached South Persia Rifles, during World War One (1914-1918).

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 2005-09-32-6


National Army Museum, London


National Army Museum, Study collection

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