Mena Camp Egypt, 1915

Accession Number F00129
Collection type Film
Measurement 11 min 16 sec
Object type Newsreel
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Maker Pathe Gazette
Place made Egypt: North Egypt, Giza, Egypt: North Egypt, Mena
Date made 1915
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the 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.

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