Digitised Image

Horses killed in the battle of Katia, August 1916

Reference Number: PA1-o-812-09-2

A lone rider in the desert on which lie bodies of horses killed during the battle of Katia. Photographed by an unknown photographer between the 6th and 12th of August 1916.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Great Britain. Army. Australian and New Zealand Mounted Division, Quatia, Egypt, World War, 1914-1918 - Campaigns - Egypt, Horses - Egypt and Dead animals.

Part of:
Album World War 1914-1918, Middle East, Reference Number PA1-o-812 (1 digitised items)
Powles family :Photographs, Reference Number PAColl-5268 (146 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print, 8 x 6 cms. Single photograph

Historical Notes: The advance on Katia began on the 5th of August 1916 as part of the campaign to drive the Turkish army out of Egypt. It resulted in the Turkish withdrawl to El Arish which was about 4 1/2 kms from the Egyptian/Palestine boarder.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Citation: Any publication or exhibition must be accompanied by the credit "The Powles Family Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library."

Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - beneath image: Dead horses after the battle of Katia

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