Risaldar of Indian Mule Transport Company attached 6 Division

Place Middle East: Syria
Accession Number ART22015
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 50.2 x 37.6 cm
Object type Work on paper
Physical description brown conte crayons heightened with white over pencil on paper
Maker Dargie, William
Place made French Mandate for Syria and Lebanon: Lebanon, Beirut Tripoli Area, Baalbek
Date made 27 December 1941
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


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.