|Place||Middle East: Mesopotamia|
First World War, 1914-1918
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Baqubah (Baquba), Mesopotamia (Iraq) . 1918. Unidentified Australian members of No. 2 Station, ...
Baqubah (Baquba), Mesopotamia (Iraq) . 1918. Unidentified Australian members of No. 2 Station, 1st Wireless Signal Squadron, Mesopotamian Expeditionary Force, around a table on which are a number of beer and wine bottles. The original caption describes the occasion as `Eleven o'clock refreshments'. The wagon acted as a general communications control station for the Force during 1918 and January 1919, connected to Squadron Headquarters (SHQ) by an old Turkish landline. (Donor E. Keast Burke)