THE CAMPAIGN IN GERMAN EAST AFRICA DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR

Catalogue number
  • Q 45735
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Photographs
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Production date
1915
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  • object name: Amateur photograph
  • object category: Photography
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photographs

© J Granville Squiers (IWM Q 45735).

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A patrol of the East African Mounted Rifles at Bissel, 1915. At the beginning of the war, nearly 3000 European volunteers came forward to join the King's African Rifles. A volunteer reserve was eventually set up and the Mounted Rifles were formed.

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