Soldiers from the 1st Manchester Regiment halt for dinner during a march, 1916
Photograph, World War One, Mesopotamia (1914-1918), 1916.
The 1st Battalion landed at Basra on 8 January 1916 with the 3rd (Lahore) Division. It remained in Mesopotamia until March 1918 when it transferred to Egypt and Palestine.
From collection of 265 photographs compiled by Major W Leith-Ross, Indian Army Staff, 1915-1917.
NAM Accession Number
National Army Museum, Out of Copyright
National Army Museum, Study collection