British soldiers smoking outside their dugout at Tel-El Jemmi, Palestine, October 1917
Photograph, World War One, Middle East (1914-1918), Palestine, 1917.
The image caption states: 'British soldiers off-duty at a camp at Tel-el-Jemmi, Palestine, Oct 1917'.
Tel-el-Jemmi was a hill that overlooked the line between Gaza and Beersheba, it formed part of the British defence lines during the Stalemate in Southern Palestine between April and October 1917.
From a collection of photographs taken by Corporal Joseph Egerton, Shropshire Yeomanry in Sinai and Palestine.
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National Army Museum, Out of Copyright
National Army Museum, Study collection