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Archive of General Sir Archibald Hunter GCB GCVO DSO TD LLD
at the King's Own Royal Regiment Museum, Lancaster.
Appointment of Hunter as Second Commandant Frontier Force
Accession Number: KO2686/011
The Rank of ‘Kaimakam’ in the Egyptian Army was equal to that of Lieutenant Colonel in the British Army. The rank of ‘Kaimakam’ received the honorary title of ‘Bey’
Ranks in the Egyptian Army
These ranks were of Turkish origin dating from the time when Egypt was part of the Ottoman Empire.
The ranks of ‘Miralai’ and ‘Kaimakam’ received the honorary title of ‘Bey’ and ‘Ferik’ and ‘Lewa’ of ‘Pasha’.
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