Debate about Solar Topees and or Pith also welcome, but for the purposes of this thread, either will do..
A Corker or two on Ken's thread here:
WD Number Query (and excellent vehicle photographs).
Some from IWM Collections:
Imperial War Museum Collections Online Database
Senior officers inspecting a Carden-Loyd Mk.VI machine gun carrier at a barracks somewhere in India.
Scenes with a marching column on the North West Frontier of India: Crossley (India pattern) armoured cars and crews parked-up during the march. All crewmen are wearing Royal Tank Corps issue overalls.
Crossley armoured cars did not prove popular with their crews who found them underpowered and underbraked due to the weight of the armoured body. Brakes were fitted to the rear wheels only which made handling these cars on the mountainous roads of the North-West Frontier of India a tricky business.
Scenes with a marching column on the North West Frontier of India: Crossley (India pattern) armoured car and crew parked-up during the march.
Rolls-Royce armoured car 'Cerberus' of a Royal Air Force Armoured Car Company in the Iraqi desert.
From one tasteful chap's Flickr set:
This one has a pipe-smoker too. Perfect:
Rolls Royce Armoured Car | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
The future Mr Shaw:
T E Lawrence in a Rolls Royce | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
Smart as Carrots:
Rolls Royce | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
Get the kids involved early:
Wedding Bells | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
Not sure where this one's from, but I feel it truly exemplifies the superior fighting spirit of any unit that deploys the tropical headgear: