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A Company Medical Orderly, northern Kenya, 1956 (c)

Photograph by Lieutenant Roger Perkins, 4th (Uganda) Battalion King's African Rifles, 1956.

A Medical Orderly of the 4th (Uganda) Battalion, The King's African Rifles, attends to a Kenyan villager. During the 1950s the battalion took part in operations against the Mau Mau rebels. Providing medical treatment was one way of winning 'hearts and minds' and gaining useful intelligence.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1991-03-14-39

Copyright/Ownership

National Army Museum Copyright

Location

National Army Museum, Study collection

Object URL

https://collection.nam.ac.uk/detail.php?acc=1991-03-14-39

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