Description:The body, on the seashore at Alexandria, is wrapped in a burial cloth and tended by Indian soldiers. One soldier takes a bucket and pours seawater over the body. According to the caption the body was burnt, but this is not seen.
Newsreel item on the funeral service of an Indian soldier who has died of wounds, Alexandria, summer 1915.
Keywords:EFG1914 / World War I / Indian Army / casualties, Indian dead [disposal] / religion, Hinduism - military, Indian / 31/3(621) / Egypt & Alexandria area