Herbert, Edward Sidney
Introduction
Edward Sidney HERBERT
Arrangement

Catalogue
1. Official Papers
2. Personal Papers
3. Photographic Material
4. Museum Objects
5. Newspaper Cuttings
Reference code: GB-0033-SAD
Title: Herbert, Edward Sidney
Dates of creation: 1892-1923
Extent: 0.5 box
Held by: Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections
Created by: material relating to service in the Sudan
Language: English

Edward Sidney HERBERT

(1866-1936)

British Army Career
1887 Commissioned in the Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
1892-1896 Adjutant 1st Battalion
1894-1906 Captain
1906-1914 Major
1914-1918 Lieutenant Colonel
1918 Colonel
1920 Retired from British Army as Brigadier-General

Egyptian Army Career
1898 Commissioned in the Egyptian Army (Bimbashi, 11th Sudanese)
1898 Battles of Atbara and Omdurman and Fashoda Crisis
1899 Battle of Um Dibaykarat (Assistant Adjutant-General)
1900-1902 Officer Commanding the 9th Sudanese (Kaimakam)
1902- ? Assistant Adjutant-General for Recruiting
? - 1913 Officer Commanding Cairo District (Miralai)
1913-1917 Officer Commanding Cairo District (Lewa)
1914-1917 War Service including Egypt and with the 42nd Division in Gallipoli (Assistant Adjutant and Quarter-Master General)
1917-1923 Commandant Cairo District
1923 Retired from the Egyptian Army


Arrangement

1. Official Papers
2. Personal Papers
3. Photographic Material
4. Museum Objects
5. Newspaper Cuttings

Catalogue
1. Official Papers
SAD.864/3/1-38; 864/4/1-36
1899-1923
Papers concerning E.S. Herbert's decorations, the extensions to his contract, and his appointment to the post of Senior Military Officer in Cairo in 1917 (864/4/12-13) (photocopies of originals)
SAD.864/3/1-6
1899
Imperial Order of the Medjidieh (4th Class)
SAD.864/3/7-13
1900
Imperial Order of the Osmanieh (4th Class)
SAD.864/3/23-26
1908
Imperial Order of the Medjidieh (3rd Class)
SAD.864/4/1-8
1916
Order of the Nile (2nd Class)
SAD.864/4/9-10, 18
1917
C.M.G.
SAD.864/4/14-17
1919
Mentions in Despatches, 1916-1919
SAD.864/4/19-20
1919
C.B.E.
SAD.864/4/21, 27
1920
Order of the Star of Rumania (2nd Class)
2. Personal Papers
SAD.864/5/16-17
n.d.
Miscellaneous genealogical papers concerning Herbert's family
3. Photographic Material
SAD.856/3/1-8
[c1899]
Photographs of the 11th Sudanese, including Herbert and colleagues
Copies made from originals still in the possession of Herbert's family
SAD.856/3/1
Herbert
SAD.856/3/2-3
Herbert and friends drinking
SAD.856/3/4
Herbert and colleagues
SAD.856/3/5
1899 Mar 3
Sir Herbert William Jackson at Omdurman
SAD.856/3/6-8
Group photographs of the 11th Sudanese
4. Museum Objects
D//S 11
[c1898]
French flag found at Fashoda
5. Newspaper Cuttings
SAD.864/5/1-15
1892-1923
Photocopies of cuttings from various newspapers:
SAD.864/5/1
14 Jun 1892
Article in The Morning Post concerning a Queen's Levée attended by Herbert
SAD.864/5/2-5
Articles in The London Gazette (30 Sep 1898) and The Irish Times concerning the Battle of Omdurman and including the names of those mentioned in Despatches, including Herbert
SAD.864/5/6-13
16 Jan 1915
The Sphinx
SAD.864/5/14-15
Cutting from an unspecified Egyptian paper concerning Herbert's farewell tea party