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Troops of the ANZAC Mounted Division and their horses, swimming., 1917

Reference Number: PA1-q-605-11-5

Troops of the ANZAC Mounted Division and their horses, swimming in the sea at Marakeb, Palestine. Photographed by an unknown photographer in September 1917.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Great Britain. Army. Australian and New Zealand Mounted Division, Marakeb, War horses, World War, 1914-1918 - Military personnel, New Zealand, Beaches - Palestine and Swimming - Palestine.

Part of:
The Egyptian and Palestine Campaigns of 1916-1918. From El Arish to Jerusalem, Reference Number PA1-q-605 (38 digitised items)
Powles family :Photographs, Reference Number PAColl-5268 (146 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print, 10 x 4.4 cms. Single photograph

Historical Notes: Marakeb is a location somewhere near Gaza or Khan Yunis, near or on the coast. New Zealand troops of the ANZAC Mounted Division spent a month there from 18 August to 18 September 1917.

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."

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