Copy negative created from material lent to the museum. Images depict the service of Captain Conrad Price with the 2nd Battalion, Norfolk Regiment in Mesopotamia during the First World War. These photographs mainly cover operations by the battalion as part of 37th Brigade Group, III Indian Corps, in the Jebel Hamrin hills between December 1917 and May 1918. There are also photographs of bivouac camps, 'Jock' the mascot dog of the 2nd Norfolks, the battalion's football team and a boxing match at Baghdad. Also covered are Turkish and Arab prisoners, a Spad S.VII aircraft of either No.30 or No.63 Squadron at Baquba airfield, the Maude Hotel and YMCA both fronting the River Tigris in Baghdad.
Military conflict took place during every year of the 20th Century. There were only short periods of time that the world was free of war. The total number of deaths caused by war during the 20th Century has been estimated at 187 million and is probably higher.