One of 139 photographs in an album from World War I likely to have been taken by Captain Edward Albert McKenna. The photographs include the 7th Battalion training in Mena Camp, Egypt, and sight-seeing.

Image depicting the company in formation in front of a low platform where Sir George Reid is standing to review the troops, leading the cheers for King George V. Sir George Reid reviewed Mena Camp on 30 Dec 1914.

Description of Content

What appears to be a parade of servicemen in the background. To the right of the parade there is a group of men on horseback. In the middle of the photograph there are at least six people on a platform with a flag that appears to have a union jack. The people on the platform are doffing their hats. In the foreground are more servicemen, a man in civilian clothing and two women, all facing away from the camera.

Physical Description

Black and white silver gelatin photographic print.

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