A group of soldiers constructing a building that was to be part of a stadium at Mena camp, 10 miles from Cairo.  Like many others erected around the camps in Egypt, the building consists of panels ...
ID numberC00252
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white - Glass original half plate negative
MakerUnknown
Place madeEgypt: North Egypt, Mena
Date madec 1914-1915
DescriptionA group of soldiers constructing a building that was to be part of a stadium at Mena camp, 10 miles from Cairo. Like many others erected around the camps in Egypt, the building consists of panels woven from reeds or similar plant material, supported by a wooden framework. The AIF came to Mena for training before embarking for the Gallipoli peninsula.