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A grave of an unknown British soldier in Kantara cemetery, 1917

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

El Qantara, known by the Allies as Kantara was a supply depot on the Suez Canal in Egypt. It marked the start of the desert railway and had a hospital centre and distribution warehouse to support units taking part in the Sinai and Palestine campaigns.

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

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 2002-05-1-145


National Army Museum, Out of Copyright


National Army Museum, Study collection

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