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General Sir Archibald Murray and his staff at Sheikh Zawand, 1917

Photograph, World War One, Egypt and Palestine (1914-1918), 1917.

Pictured are General Sir Archibald Murray, commander of the Egyptian Expeditionary Force (EEF), Major General Sir Arthur Lynden-Bell, chief of staff to Murray, and General Harry Chauvel, commander of the ANZAC Mounted Division.

The picture was probably taken when the EEF's Desert Column was encamped at Sheikh Zuweid in early 1917 prior to the First Battle of Gaza in March of that year.

From album of 516 photographs; first of three photograph albums compiled by Brig John Gilbert Browne, 1916-1919; associated with 14th (King's) Hussars, Mediterranean Expeditionary Force and Egyptian Expeditionary Force.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1990-11-13-1-11


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National Army Museum, Study collection

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