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.
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Photographer: Dugald MacDonald Robertson
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'An Imperial Camel Corps four-man 'Group'', URL: http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/media/photo/group-new-zealand-mounted-rifles-troopers, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 2-Sep-2014