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'18 pounder battery in action at Battle of Shaik Saad on right bank', 7 January 1916

Photograph, World War One, Mesopotamia (1914-1918), 1916.

Shaik Saad, located on the River Tigris, was captured in January 1916 during the ill-fated attempt to relieve the besieged British-Indian force at Kut. It later served as a camp for General Maude's force as it trained and organised for a new offensive against the Turks in late 1916.

From a collection of 265 photographs compiled by Major W Leith-Ross, Indian Army Staff, 1915-1917.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1983-12-72-13


National Army Museum, Out of Copyright


National Army Museum, Study collection

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