|"Col. Coventry driving into Jerusalem from railroad station" 1916|
The soldiers greeting him at the railroad station wore the kabalak helmets and kaffiyehs of the Turkish army.
|"Col. Coventry and officers approaching the Jaffa Gate."|
|Troops marching toward Jaffa Gate at the same spot where the|
officers were riding in carriages. They appear to be British.
The following is a report from the British General Headquarters, Egyptian Expeditionary Force, 1st June, 1916:
|British POWs and Turkish soldiers marching toward the Old |
City. The building on the left of the picture is the St. John's
Eye Hospital, today the Mt. Zion Hotel
The British soldiers, led by Lt. Col. Coventry, were taken by rail by the Turks to Jerusalem. Their fate afterwards is not known.