One of 139 photographs in an album from World War I likely to have been taken by Captain Edward Albert McKenna. The photographs include the 7th Battalion training in Mena Camp, Egypt, and sight-seeing.

Image depicting the 7th Battalion returning to Mena Camp after a parade. Mena Camp was one of three training camps in Egypt that were used by the A.I.F. and the N.Z.E.F. The 7th Battalion was involved in the Gallipoli landing before being sent to the Western Front.

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Large group of servicemen marching in formation across the photograph. In front of these men, with his back to the camera, stands a single serviceman. In the foreground are what appears to be two beds whilst in the backgound, behind the group of men is a structure of some kind and at least half a dozen figures riding camels. The camels are travelling in the opposite direction to the men.

Physical Description

Black and white silver gelatin photographic print.

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