British soldiers making dugouts in the desert, 1916 (c)
Photograph, World War One, Middle East (1914-1918), Libya, 1916 (c).
This image was taken by Corporal Joseph Egerton who was stationed in Egypt and Palestine. Armed with his camera, he took numerous photographs of Palestinian scenes and the local people.
From a collection of photographs taken by Corporal Joseph Egerton, Shropshire Yeomanry in Sinai and Palestine.
NAM Accession Number
National Army Museum, Out of Copyright
National Army Museum, Study collection