The Indian Contingent marching past a saluting base on Empire Day, Cairo, 1943

W H J Sale

The Indian Contingent marching past a saluting base on Empire Day, Cairo, 1943
3 2 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 24cm

The Indian Contingent marching past a saluting base on Empire Day, Cairo, 1943.

Photograph by Major W H J Sale, 3rd/4th County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters), World War Two, North Africa, 1943.

The first Empire Day took place on 24 May 1902. It remained an essential part of the calendar for more than 50 years and was an opportunity to demonstrate pride in being part of the British Empire.

From an album containing 45 photographs compiled by Major W H J Sale, MC, 3rd/4th County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters), 1938-1945.

Image Details

Negative No.
 
99662
Accession No.
 
NAM. 1984-07-15-17

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