Let’s go camping!

candia 1898 barracks and shipsCandia (Iraklion) 1898.

British troops arrived in Candia in April 1897 but it wasn’t until the following year that huts were supplied for them…the delay was because the contract had to be put out to tender. Until the huts arrived, the men  lived under canvas  – although the officers naturally had permanent quarters.

Candia english barracks 1907By 1907 permanent quarters had been provided.

 

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