Turkish prisoners of war being escorted by French Algerian soldiers, 1917
Photograph, World War One, Middle East (1914-1918), Palestine, 1917.
These men were probably captured at the Battle of Rafa on 9 January 1917. This engagement saw the Allies drive the Ottomans out of Sinai.
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