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British cavalry at Nery, 1 September 1914

Photograph, World War One, Western Front (1914-1918) 1914.

The Battle of Nery was an engagement fought by mounted elements of the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) during the Retreat from Mons. Surprised by a German cavalry division, 1st Cavalry Brigade and 'L Battery', Royal Horse Artillery, fought off the enemy until relieved by British infantry reinforcements.

One of three photographs relating to the Battle of Nery, 1914.

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NAM. 2006-09-31-2


National Army Museum, Out of Copyright


National Army Museum, Study collection

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