Allenby of Megiddo and Felixstowe, Edmund Henry Hynman Allenby, First Viscount (1861–1936), a British general in World War I. He captured Jerusalem and ended Turkish rule in Palestine. Allenby entered the army in 1882 and served in the Boer War, 1899–1902. He became major general in 1909. In World War I he commanded a cavalry division at Mons and the Third Army at the Aisne and Arras. He went to Palestine in 1917. In his victory at Megiddo, 1918, he made extensive use of cavalry; he is called the last great cavalry commander. Allenby was made a field marshal and raised to the peerage in 1919. He was high commissioner to Egypt, 1919–25.
Beatty of the North Sea and of Brooksby, David Beatty, First Earl (1871-1936), a British naval officer.
Lawrence, T. E. (Thomas Edward) (1888-1935), a British soldier and writer known as "Lawrence of Arabia." The Seven Pillars of Wisdom is his account of his adventures and ideas as leader of the Arabs in their successful revolt against Turkey in World War I.