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Indian troops lined up to receive inoculations, 1916 (c)

Photograph, World War One, Mesopotamia, 1916 (c).

The high temperatures in Mesopotamia, alongside poor medical facilities, flies, mosquitoes and vermin led to appalling levels of sickness and death through disease. Despite the best efforts of medical staff thousands of soldiers died, especially in the early part of the campaign.

From an album of 59 photographs.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1986-06-68-14

Copyright/Ownership

National Army Museum, London

Location

National Army Museum, Study collection

Object URL

https://collection.nam.ac.uk/detail.php?acc=1986-06-68-14

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