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Transporting camels on a train


Camels loaded on a train for transport on the Sinai railway to the Imperial Camel Corps Brigade in Palestine, 1917. The letters 'HK' can be clearly seen on one of the camels nearest the camera. This may mean that the camels in this wagon are being sent to the Hong Kong and Singapore Mountain Battery - the camel-mounted artillery unit attached to the Imperial Camel Corps Brigade.


Image courtesy National Army Museum Te Mata Toa
Accession Number: 1990.108
Permission of the National Army Museum Te Mata Toa must be obtained before any reuse of this image.

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