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Japanese school children greeting Major-General Barnardiston and British contingent, December 1914

Photograph, World War One, Far East (1914-1918), 1914.

Barnardiston commanded the British troops sent to assist the Japanese in capturing Germany's naval base at Tsingtao (Qingdao) in China. The port fell to the Allies on 7 November 1914. The following month Barnardiston and several other officers visited Japan where they were received a warm welcome from the population.

From an album of photographs compiled by Brig N W Barnardiston, commanding British troops in North China, 1914.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1969-06-31-66


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National Army Museum, Study collection

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