Austin, Lieutenant Colonel S.T.
Lieutenant Colonel S.T. AUSTIN

1. Memoirs
Reference code: GB-0033-SAD
Title: Austin, Lieutenant Colonel S.T.
Dates of creation: 1916-1963
Extent: 1 file
Held by: Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections
Created by: material relating to service in the Sudan
Language: English

Lieutenant Colonel S.T. AUSTIN

1914-1916 Lieutenant with the Royal Berkshire Yeomanry in Egypt
1916-1921 Bimbashi in the Egyptian Army
1916 Commanding the 14th Sudanese Battalion at Omdurman
1916-1917 Commanding the 14th Sudanese Battalion at Wau
1917-1918 Commanding a detachment of the 14th Sudanese Battalion at Kafia Kingi
1919-1921 Commanding the 4th Company Camel Corps at Bara
1921 Returned to England


1. Memoirs

1. Memoirs
Letters and recollections by Austin concerning his service in the Sudan:
1916 Jul 27-Aug 15
Transcript of Austin's letters home written whilst travelling by steamer from Omdurman to Wau with the 14th Sudanese Battalion, including descriptions of the river transport, scenery, stores and supplies, and game hunting for meat
Austin's recollections of his experiences as an Egyptian Army officer: transfer to Omdurman (863/4/8-9); the journey to Wau (863/4/9); the journey to Kafia Kinji and his period as magistrate there, including his measures against the slave trade and smallpox (863/4/9-12); his period in Bara in the Camel Corps (863/4/13)