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Map showing military movements and battle sites in the Palestine campaign of 1917-18
The severity of the shrapnel wounds this New Zealand Mounted Rifles horse received meant it had to be put down.
Lieutenant-Colonel John Findlay watches shells drop amongst the horses of the Canterbury Mounted Rifles Regiment during the Palestine Campaign.
Troopers of the New Zealand Mounted Rifles water their horses during a dust storm at Beersheba, Palestine, November 1917.
The Anzac Mounted Division on the charge in Palestine, 1917.
Several thousand of the New Zealand forces’ horses remained in the Middle East when the New Zealand Division sailed to France. These horses served with the New Zealand Mounted Rifles Brigade in the Sinai and Palestine campaigns
This map locates the 61 cemeteries in the Mediterranean, Gallipoli and the Middle East in which there are graves or memorials for members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force.
Ottoman light artillery in action at Harcira in Palestine, 1917.
Map showing the area of operations during the Sinai (1916-17) and Palestine (1917-18) campaigns
A German Rumpler C.I. reconnaissance biplane arrives in Jerusalem, 1917.
A column of Ottoman cavalry move along a road near Jerusalem, April 1917.
The Lewis Gun was an American-designed light automatic machine gun used by the New Zealand Mounted Rifles Brigade in Sinai and Palestine, 1916-17.
The French designed Hotchkiss M1909 light machine gun was used by the New Zealand Mounted Rifles Brigade from March 1917 through to the end of the First World War.
German made version of the Ottoman War Medal, often mistakenly referred to as the 'Gallipoli Star' by Anzac and British troops.
British infantry on the march, Palestine.
Arab soldiers of T.E. Lawrence's force enter Damascus, Syria, October 1918.
Lieutenant-General 'Harry' Chauvel, commander of the Desert Mounted Corps, rides through Damascus, escorted by a squadron of the 2nd Australian Light Horse Regiment, October 1918.
A party led by the Mayor of Jerusalem attempts to deliver a letter of surrender to two British soldiers, December 1917.
Indian cavalry of the Jodhpore and Mysore Lancers, 16th (Imperial Service) Cavalry Brigade passing through Haifa follow the city's capture from Ottoman forces, September 1918.
Sentries of the 3/3rd Gurkha Rifles in a front-line trench in Palestine.