Chlorinating water at a desert reservoir, 1916 (c)
Photograph, World War One, Mesopotamia (1914-1918), 1916 (c).
A clean water supply was vital for the troops operating in Mesopotamia (now Iraq). Here Major Dras of the Indian Medical Service and a colleague treat drinking water in a desert reservoir at Sannaiyat.
From album of 103 official photographs compiled by Colonel A H McCleverty, 2nd Queen Victoria's Own Rajput Light Infantry.
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