'HQF', 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 W Northcote, L Garratt, E A George, A V Wright, S Hardy, C Crossland, H Beaumont and H E Colvin; middle row: Lance Corporal A Howard, Corporal E W Wall, Sergeant S M Whorlow, Captain R F 'Bobbie' Gale, Major Hugh M Matthews, Captain Phil W Pearson, Corporal A G Brook, Lance Corporal E A A Kenney; front row: Troopers E Fatherley, F Turner, J McCracken, H Dillman, J Newboult, and D O'Keefe.
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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