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Imperial Camel Corps Memorial

The Imperial Camel Corps Brigade (ICCB) was a camel-mounted infantry brigade that the British Empire raised in December 1916 during the First World War for service in the Middle East
Cecil Brown
A.B. Burton (Thames Ditton)

London /  Imperial Camel Corps Memorial   London /  Imperial Camel Corps Memorial


Small statue of a man riding a camel. On the sides of the base two bronze reliefs depicting:
  1. two soldiers running.
  2. two officers.

    London - Imperial Camel Corps Memorial
    London - Imperial Camel Corps Memorial

scenes from the campaigns, and two plaques list the names of all 346 men who died while serving with the corps in Egypt, Sinai and Palestine between 1916 to 1918: 191 from Australia on the east plaque, and 106 from the UK, 41 from New Zealand, and 9 from India on the west plaque.


to the glorious and immortal
memory of the officers nco's and men
of the imperial camel corps · british
australian new zealand indian
who fell in action of died of wounds
and disease in egypt, sinai and palestine


Cecil Browne 1920
A.B. Burton | Founder Thames Ditton


Unveiled 22 July 1921. The sculptor was himself a member of the Corps.

Memorial - list of names

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