Group of 21 mounted soldiers in front of Sphinx
Group of 21 mounted soldiers, possibly cavalry wearing slouch hats, so possibly ANZACs. They are posed in front of the Giza sphinx with the pyramid of Khufu visible at left and that of Khephren to the right. An Egyptian guide, wearing white, is visible at bottom left.
Charles Harry Norman Ashlin born November 01, 1892 in Rio Grande, Brazil, and died August 30, 1974 in Cheshire, UK.Military service 1: October 1914, enlisted. Possibly into East Riding Yeomanry.Military service 2: Between 1915 - 1916, Imperial Camel Corps, Near East. Lt OC No.10 Company Imperial Camel Corps.Wounded at Bir-el-Bayud, near Romani, August 1916.Military service 3: Between 1916 - 1917, at Armentieres, wounded, mentioned in despatches.Military service 4: 1918, RFC, rank of Flight Commander.Military service 5: Between 1940 - 1944, RCAF: Wing Commander, mentioned in despatches.For further details see: Inchbald, G. 2005. With the Imperial Camel Corps in the Great War. Driffield: Leonaur Ltd.