Small statue of a man riding a camel. On the sides of the base two bronze reliefs depicting:
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.
- two soldiers running.
- two officers.
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.
War memorial - list of names
We have photos of the list(s) of fallen on this memorial. Contact us if you want to see these lists. (contact form)
- Major Cecil Hew Brown (Ayr 1868 - near Keysoe 1926),
Scottish sculptor and member of the Imperial Camel Corps
Sources & Information
Location (N 51°30'30" - W 0°7'17")
Item Code: gblo099; Photograph: 5 August 2014
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