6 July 1917 - Battle of Aqaba - This was fought for the Jordanian port of Aqaba. The attacking forces of the Arab Revolt, led by Auda ibu Tayi and T. Lawrence (Thomas Edward - "Lawrence of Arabia"), were victorious over the Turkish defenders.
Thomas Edward Lawrence, CB, DSO August 1888 – 19 May Archaeologist, writer and British Army officer renowned for his liaison role during the Sinai and Palestine Campaign and the Arab Revolt against Ottoman Turkish rule of
"Lawrence of Arabia": British soldier, adventurer and author Thomas Edward Lawrence the “Uncrowned King Of The Arabs” on the Governors Balcony in Jerusalem, He joined the Arab revolt against the Ottoman Empire during World War I. (Photo by Hulton Archive)