Brigadier-General Granville de Laune Ryrie, Commanding Officer (CO) of the 2nd Light Horse ...

Unit 2nd Australian Light Horse Brigade
Place Middle East: Ottoman Empire, Palestine
Accession Number P01778.006
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film copy negative
Maker Unknown
Place made Ottoman Empire: Palestine
Date made 1917
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Brigadier-General Granville de Laune Ryrie, Commanding Officer (CO) of the 2nd Light Horse Brigade, scaling a date palm at an oasis, in quest of the dates near the top of the tree. Ryrie was then aged 52. Holding the reins of a horse, another Light Horseman looks on in the background.