'H.Q.F', 3rd County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters), North Africa, 1943
Photograph compiled by Major Wilfred Herbert James Sale, MC, 3rd/4th County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters), 1943.
Group photograph taken at Cowley Camp, Mena, with names listed as: rear rank: Troopers B Lee, S Hopton, F Ford, S Ristow, E Keegan, Y Maxwell, W O'Brien, R Hunter, H Harrison and J Gorman; middle row: Troopers I Greig, Lance Corporal R Davies, Captain O F J B Woods, Major J G Caunce (Military Cross), Captain J L Aitken (Military Cross), Sergeant E Simnett and Lance Corporal H Jones; front row: Troopers F Ithell, W Willets, D Macrae, D Hay, C Poole and J Naughton.
In early 1943, the 3rd County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters) was moved to Cowley Camp at Mena near Cairo where the unit was re-equipped and personnel undertook training in preparation for the invasion of Sicily.
From a photograph album containing 84 photographs compiled by Major W H J Sale, MC, 3rd/4th County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters).
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