Black and white photographs covering a number of the First World War campaigns in Africa including: German South West Africa - General Botha and staff; German defensive positions; railway mounted guns and armoured train; armoured cars; horse drawn transport; army motorcyclists; captured German military equipment; mobile X-Ray equipment and ambulance train; railway construction; bridge building over the Orange river at Upington; mobile searchlight; naval guns on wheeled carriages manufactured at the Salt River Railway Works and water boring machinery. Southern Rhodesia - Mission Station of the White Fathers at Chilonga; first car to arrive at Kasama on 16 June 1916; convoy of cars at Kashitu; military camps; military roads; pontoon being launched on the Chambeshi river; Southern Rhodesia Volunteers training, including the field gun section; troops on field exercise; mounted troops on parade, and scenes in camp. Cameroon - Naval 12-pounder gun and crew; officers of the 2nd Battalion Nigerian Regiment entraining at Nloke; group photograph of officers and NCOs of the 1st Battalion, Nigeria Regiment; war damage to a colonial house at Edea; the fort at Mbo; German steamers scuttled at the mouth of the Cameroon river; the cruiser HMS CHALLENGER and French armoured cruiser POTHUAU; military posts and blockhouses; Busa settlement; Susa railway station; German fort at Dachang; Lieutenant-General Sir Charles Macpherson Dobell at Edea station; demolition of buildings at Nkongsamba; view of Duala from the sea; troops at Jabassi and captured German civilians under guard. East Africa - battlefield at Kasoa; defences at Karonga and group photographs of men of the 1st Battalion, King's African Rifles, the Nyasaland Volunteer Reserve and local police who defended Karonga. The collection also includes a number of photographs taken in Bermuda showing the 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment leaving for deployment to France in 1914; departure of the 38th (Ottawa) Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force for France in 1916; machine gun teams of the Bermuda Volunteer Rifle Corps (2nd Overseas Contingent) training with Vickers guns and the officer command the contingent with his two sons on the day of the unit's departure for Britain in 1916.
Loose black and white photographic prints of various sizes, the majority with handwritten annotations on the reverse.