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Abyssinian Campaign 1868

In 1868 the King's Own was part of the expedition to Abyssinia (now Ethiopia)
to release European prisoners held hostage by Emperor Theodore of Abyssinia.

bulletShipping in Annesley Bay
bulletDetailed images of Shipping in Annesley Bay
bulletStores at Zoulla Camp
bulletDevil's Staircase at Sooroo
bulletPanoramic view of Senafe
bulletGoon-Goona Naval Brigade and Waterfall
bulletFocada Camp and Church
bulletAddigerat Tower, Church and Camp
bulletAdabaga Tower
bulletAntalo Church and Village
bulletValley of Meshek
bulletAlagi Amba
bulletBolago Mountain and Camp
bulletAshangi Lake and Village
bulletRiver near Dildee
bulletTacazzee River
bulletDjedda River
bulletClimb from the Djedda River
bulletBashelo River
bulletMagdala and Theodore's House
bulletKokit-Bur Gate, Magdala
bullet4th Foot at Kokit-Bur Gate, Magdala
bulletMagdala, Treasury and Mint
bulletChurch at Magdala
bulletOfficer Groups
bulletThe Released Prisoners
bulletAbyssinians
bullet4th Foot in Abyssinia
bulletRoyal Artillery
bulletBelooch Regiment
bulletRoyal Engineers
bulletFunerals and Graves
bulletReturn to Dover, June 1868
bulletAbyssinia Glass Jug

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