National Archive documents on the Balad al-Shaykh massacre / myth

National Archive file WO 275/67

File WO 275/67

British report on Balad al-Shaykh from National Archive file WO 275/67. Detailing report with fourteen Arab casualties from ‘authentic source’

National Archive file CO 537/3855

The initial CID report listing the names of the five dead (bottom first page) and naming the wounded (top second page)

Then, the following day, an update.

Then, a final update on the 3rd Jan. Item no 6. With two more fatalities, and the names of all four since the initial report. Thus bringing the precise total to nine.