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The Imperial Camel Corps Monument, London




Description

A monument dedicated to a most unusual British brigade formed in Egypt in 1916 which fought in the Palestine Campaign and was only disbanded in 1919. The 4 battalions comprised troops from Britain, Australia and New Zealand and included artillery from Hong Kong and India.

The monument is of a soldier on camel-back and has the inscriptions of the names of those who died on plaques on all 4 sides.

Location

Victoria Embankment gardens, London, England. July 2006

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