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Potographs - Turkish Prisoners

From the Collection of 4th/19th Prince of Wales's Light Horse Regiment Unit History Room Simpson Barracks Macleod Victoria

Description
A set of nine black & white photographs depicting mainly activities of Turkish prisoners. 1. Ten prisoners sitting in a circle preparing vegetables. On the back - "Preparing the daily stew". 2. A group of about 70 prisoners in ranks of four with hundreds more in the background. On the back "Led or fed up". 3. Three sets of 44 gallon drums set up for cooking with a line of 25 prisoners behind. On the back "One of the camp kitchens, prisoners, staff and interpreter". 4. An open plane with long lines of prisoners . On the back "Prisoners from Jenin to Lejjun". 5. A group of about 80 prisoners by a stream. On the back " The first batch of prisoners in Damascus district near Sasa". 6. Lines of graves decorated with rocks. On the back "Turkish Graveyard". 7. Another scene of the camp kitchen with a large gathering of prisoners and Light Horsemen. On the back "The stew issue". 8. A large gathering of prisoners, mainly sitting on the ground. On the back "Acres of prisoners at Tulkeram". 9. Graves of Turkish POW's who died of sickness Oct 18
Size
235 x 330 mm
Object Registration
1312
Keywords
photos, turkish pow, ww1
When Made
c. 1918
Inscriptions & Markings
See description
Last updated
24 Aug 2014 at 8:50AM