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British soldiers burying Turkish dead near Beersheba, November 1917

Photograph, World War One, Middle East (1914-1918), Palestine, 1917.

General Edmund Allenby's Egyptian Expeditionary Force attacked at Beersheba on 31 October 1917. The town was captured after a set-piece assault by the infantry of the 60th and 74th Divisions and a daring charge by the 4th Australian Light Horse Brigade.

From a collection of photographs taken by Corporal Joseph Egerton, Shropshire Yeomanry in Sinai and Palestine.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 2002-05-1-2

Copyright/Ownership

National Army Museum, London

Location

National Army Museum, Study collection

Object URL

https://collection.nam.ac.uk/detail.php?acc=2002-05-1-2