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Imperial Camel Corps

Formed in 1916. At its height there were 4,150 men and 4,800 camels. 3 of the 4 battalions were disbanded in mid-1918. The 2nd Battalion was disbanded in May 1919.

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Imperial Camel Corps

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Imperial Camel Corps

The sculptor was also a member of the corps. Unveiled by Chetwode. For anothe...

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David Benjamin

David Benjamin

The excellent MDFCTA gives: "Between 1917 and 1918 Mr. Frank. D. Benjamin, the executor of the late Louis David Benjamin of 16 Dawson Place, London, W.2, arranged the erection of 4 troughs in memor...

Person, Animals, Australia

1 memorial
Alice Drakoules

Alice Drakoules

Campaigner for animal welfare. Alice Marie Drakoules (née Lambe) was born c.1850 near Brussels to English parents.  1876 married William Lewis, the managing director of the Union Assurance Company...

Person, Animals, Belgium

1 memorial
Virginia McKenna

Virginia McKenna

Actor and wild-life campaigner.  Born Marylebone.  Briefly married to actor Denholm Elliott, then to actor Bill Travers 1957 until his death in 1994.  Played Violette Szabo, in the 1958 film 'Carve...

Person, Animals, Cinema, Theatre

1 memorial
Gizmo

Gizmo

Local personality and Shihtzu. We are not certain that the Gizmo in our picture is the Golden Heart Gizmo since, despite what his plaque says, 'Gizmo' seems to be a common name for Shihtzus. Are we...

Animal, Animals

1 memorial
Mother Goose

Mother Goose

The interment register at St Olaves Hart Street records Mother Goose being buried on 14 September 1586. This is extremely strange so we did some digging.  The story of a goose laying golden eggs ca...

Fiction, Animals, Fictional

1 memorial