Camel Corps photo album grouping.
Grouping of photo albums and an original cap badge for the Imperial Camel Corps. Two photo albums containing a mixture of Camel Corps and family photos, approx. 40 showing Camel Corps service including shots of the badge being worn. Comes with an original cast brass, two-lugged cap badge. Badge is toned overall with both lugs intact, but one twisted.
The Imperial Camel Corps was a brigade-sized military formation which fought for the Allies in the Sinai and Palestine Campaign in World War I. Its personnel were infantry mounted on camels for movement across desert.The Corps was founded in January, 1916. In May, 1918 it was reduced in strength to a single battalion. The Corps was formally disbanded in May, 1919.
Scarce record of a short lived unit.