Mena Camp Egypt, 1915

Accession Number F00129
Collection type Film
Title Mena Camp Egypt, 1915
Measurement 12 min 42 sec
Object types Newsreel
Maker Pathe Gazette
Place made Egypt: North Egypt, Giza, Egypt: North Egypt, Mena
Date made 07 June 2017
Copyright Copyright expired - public domain

Shows the Australian troop encampment at Mena near Cairo in the early months of 1915. The film illustrates various branches of the army training and relaxing. There are some excellent scenes of light horse and artillery training. The film is made up of eleven shorts from Pathe Animated Gazette newsreel.