Four British Soldiers on camels in front of the Great Sphinx

Four soldiers, presumably from the 1st Glamorgan (265) [Welsh Howitzer Brigade]

The image shows four British soldiers atop camels in front of the Great Sphinx, Giza. The Pyramid of Khufu is in the background. The image can be found on the National Museum of Wales' website ( with the description "Gunner Billy Blyth (second from left) of the 1st Glamorgan (265) [Welsh Howitzer Brigade] in the Sahara."The Image on the museum website is also stored with the following metadata:Item Number: DF006267People/Organisations: Billy Blyth; 1st Glamorgan Battery (265) [Welsh Howitzer Brigade]Date: 1916Place: Sahara; Egypt

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Gunner Billy Bryth served in the 1st Glamorgan (265) [Welsh Howitzer Brigade]. He is known to have served in Egypt during 1916. The 1st Glamorgan Artillery Volunteers was formed originally as a volunteer territorial force on the 10th Decemer 1859 in Swansea. During the First World War they were renamed the 1st Welsh (Howitzer) Brigade Royal Field Artillery and served in the UK, France, Egypt and Palestine. In 1919 they were renumbered to the 265th Brigade Royal Field Artillery (TF).

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