Discussion in 'Prewar' started by soren1941, May 5, 2011.
CWGC :: Casualty Details
Is this the original spelling or an error?
Old name for the Sudan.
War Memorials: Soudan Campaign, 1898 - Birmingham City Council
Desert Warfare: Being the Chronicle of the Eastern Soudan Campaign 1884: Amazon.co.uk: Bennet Burleigh: Books
Sirdar and Khalifa or, The Re-conquest of the Soudan, 1898: Amazon.co.uk: Bennet Burleigh: Books
Soudan is the French spelling, which I believe was also the English spelling once upon a time.
Even a WW1 hospital ship called Soudan.
British hospital ship HMHS SOUDAN.
More pics here.
Roll of Honour - Ships - HMHS Soudan
As a similar example, the country now called Romania in English, and before that Rumania, was referred to as Roumania in the early 20th century.
Separate names with a comma.