An Imperial Camel Corps four-man 'Group'

A four-man 'Group' of New Zealand cameliers in Palestine, 1917.  The four-man group was the smallest tactical sub-unit in the organisation of the Imperial Camel Corps.  Seven of these groups (later expanded to eight in 1916) made up a camelier rifle section and in turn four rifle sections (plus a machine gun section) made up a camel company.  The four men of a Camel Corps group were expected to live, work and fight together as a close-knit team. 


Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: PAColl-6222-01
Photographer: Dugald MacDonald Robertson
Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Matauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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