Risaldar of Indian Mule Transport Company attached 6 Division
|Title||Risaldar of Indian Mule Transport Company attached 6 Division|
|Maker||Dargie, William (Artist)|
|Place made||French Mandate for Syria and Lebanon: Lebanon, Beirut Tripoli Area, Baalbek|
|Date made||27 December 1941|
|Medium||brown conte crayons heightened with white over pencil on paper|
|Measurement||overall: 50.2 x 37.6 cm|
Portrait depicting a Risaldar of the Indian Mule Corps that was attached to the Australian 6th Division in Syria. In Persian, Risaldar means the commander of a risala (mounted troop), and is a mid-level rank in cavalry and armoured units of the Indian Army. Risaldars generally command squadrons and their rank is equivalent to a Major.