|Object type||Black & white - Glass original half plate negative|
|Place made||Egypt: North Egypt, Mena|
|Date made||December 1914|
First World War, 1914-1918
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Lines of the Australian 9th and 10th Battalions at Mena Camp, looking towards the Pyramids. The ...
Lines of the Australian 9th and 10th Battalions at Mena Camp, looking towards the Pyramids. The soldier in the foreground is playing with a kangaroo, the regimental mascot. Many Australian units brought kangaroos and other Australian animals with them to Egypt, and some were given to the Cairo Zoological Gardens when the units went to Gallipoli.