British Soldiers in a wadi in Libya, October 1916
Photograph, World War One, Middle East (1914-1918), Libya, 1916.
Wadi is an Arabic word for valley or dry riverbed, they were used as defences during the Senussi, and Sinai and Palestine campaigns.
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