Fouracres, Charles Edward
Introduction
Charles Edward FOURACRES
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Catalogue
1. Memoirs
Reference code: GB-0033-SAD
Title: Fouracres, Charles Edward
Dates of creation: 1986
Extent: 2 files
Held by: Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections
Created by: material relating to service in the Sudan
Language: English

Charles Edward FOURACRES

(1897-1988)

1915-1917 Royal Field Artillery, France
1918Cypher Officer, War Office
1918-1919 G.H.Q. British Troops Palestine
1919-1921 Cairo Mounted British Military Police
1921 Intelligence Corps, G.H.Q. Cairo
1922-1924 Sudan Service: Audit Inspector
1924-1927 Assistant Private Secretary to the Governor-General
1927-1929 Deputy Assistant Director of Intelligence
1929-1939 Assistant Controller of Public Security Intelligence
1939-1949 Assistant Sudan Agent, Cairo
1953-1956 Information and Press Officer, British Consulate, Amman, Jordan
1956-1958 Information and Press Officer, British Consulate, Benghazi, Libya


Arrangement

1. Memoirs

Catalogue
1. Memoirs
SAD.815/15/1-52; 815/16/1-47
1986
Memoirs by C.E. Fouracres of his life. Subjects covered include his early life and schooling (815/15/7-9); experiences of the First World War (815/15/10-18); postings within the British Army in London, Palestine and Cairo (815/15/19-24); application to join the Sudan Political Service (815/15/23,25); first job as an Audit Inspector touring Kordofan and Upper Nile Province (815/15/25-28); big game hunting whilst touring (815/15/29-38); experiences during the 1924 Mutiny (815/15/39-42); period as Assistant Private Secretary to the Governor-General (815/15/43-50); big game hunting in the Red Sea Hills (815/15/51-52); period in the Intelligence Department, dealing with subversion by religious movements and Italian espionage (815/16/1-10); period as Sudan Agent in Cairo (815/16/11-12); travel through Africa (815/16/13-15); period at the British Consulate in Jordan (815/16/16-17); period at the British Consulate in Libya (815/16/18- 19); retirement in Cannes (815/16/20-24); Appendices:
SAD.815/16/25-38
Copies of references and acknowledgements for Fouracre's from George Bredin, Sir Angus Gillan, Sir Harold MacMichael, and others
SAD.815/16/39-45
Genealogical notes, including copies of photographs of Fouracre's and family