ID number F00129
Title Mena Camp Egypt, 1915
Collection Film
Object type Newsreel
Maker Pathe Gazette (Maker)
Places made
  • Egypt: North Egypt, Giza
  • Egypt: North Egypt, Mena
Date made 1915
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Measurement 12 min 42 sec
Note Open


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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