|Object type||Black & white - Glass original half plate negative|
|Place made||Egypt: Cairo|
|Date made||March 1915|
First World War, 1914-1918
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Group portrait of three 1st Battalion officers standing in front of an enormous tree at the Cairo ...
Group portrait of three 1st Battalion officers standing in front of an enormous tree at the Cairo Zoological Gardens. Identified left to right: Lieutenant (Lt) Roy Kershaw; Lieutenant William Sydney Duchesne, who was killed in action on 25 April 1915; Lieutenant Alfred John Shout. Later rising to the rank of Captain and winning the Military Cross, Shout died at sea on 11 August 1915 of wounds sustained at Lone Pine on 9 August; he was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross.