|Place||Africa: Egypt, North Egypt, Mena|
|Object type||Colour - Digital file TIFF|
|Place made||Egypt: North Egypt, Mena|
|Date made||January 1915|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Outdoor portrait of 564 Private (Pte) Henry Joseph Howarth, 1st Battalion, seated on a camel in ...
Outdoor portrait of 564 Private (Pte) Henry Joseph Howarth, 1st Battalion, seated on a camel in front of the Sphinx and Great Pyramid of Giza. Pte Howarth, a railway engineer from Marrickville, NSW, enlisted on 22 August 1914 and was killed in action at Gallipoli on 19 May 1915. His brother, Alfred (Alf) Howarth enlisted in the same unit three days before Henry. They trained together at Mena Camp in Egypt and sent similar postcards home to their friend Victor Sleep. Sergeant Alfred Howarth survived Gallipoli to be killed at Pozieres, France, on 22-25 July 1916. See P10513.001.