Album: H - 1922 - Zakho - Iraq
Date taken: 11 01/11/22
Photographer: Gertrude Bell / Major J.M. Wilson / General Haldane
Location: Zakho - Iraq
Modern location: Zakho - Iraq
Description: Levies 1922 [British levied troops on hillside. ?The Levies are Imperial forces. 350 Assyrians....now guarding our furthest outpost....Khaki clad, the meagrest of shorts revealing the finest pairs of mountaineers legs, broad hatted, the brims cocked up with a white or a scarlet feather, they looked for all the world like large sized Gurkhas.?]
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