Gurkhas at Neuve Chapelle, 1915
Photograph, World War One, Western Front (1914-1918), 1915.
Gurkha soldiers of the Meerut Division armed with fixed bayonets and kukri knifes push on through recently captured German positions during the Battle of Neuve Chapelle in March 1915. Over 100,000 Gurkhas fought in the First World War. As well as Neuve Chapelle, Gurkha battalions served at Loos, Givenchy and Ypres on the Western Front, and in Mesopotamia, Persia, Palestine and Gallipoli against the Turks.
From a collection of 101 stereoscopic photographs entitled 'The Great War'.
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National Army Museum, Out of Copyright
National Army Museum, Study collection
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