Lines of the 9th & 10th Battalion at Mena Camp looking towards the Pyramids

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During the First World War many Australian units took kangaroos and other Australian animals with them to Egypt. The soldier in the foreground is playing with a kangaroo, the regimental mascot. Some of these animals were given to the Cairo Zoological Gardens when the units went to Gallipoli. This souvenir quality poster of photographic image C02588, taken in December 1914, measures 755 x 595 mm, including a white border, caption, and printed Memorial logo. Please note: This image is available in a variety of other formats. Please contact the eSales unit for details.

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