Who? When? Where? 3 RTR

Discussion in 'RAC & RTR' started by Crock, Dec 15, 2018.

  1. Crock

    Crock Active Member

    Hi all,

    Long shot i know but thought id post a pic to see if anyone recognises either any faces or where and when it might have been taken.

    My grandad is Harry House ( 2nd from left ) and served with the 3rd RTR from 1940-45.

    It obviously looks hot so guessing its 1941-43 sort of time.


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  2. SDP

    SDP Incurable Cometoholic Patron

    Alexandria? Educated guess on the basis of the architecture in the background.
  3. Owen

    Owen -- --- -.. MOD

    I give up, been looking at loads of old postcards & such-like.
    The architecture looks Venetian* but the tower looks like an Egyptian minaret.
    Gold star to anyone who can ID it.

    * Yes I know it can't be Venice in 41-43. :)
  4. Crock

    Crock Active Member

    Lol Owen I’ve been doing similar going through war time pics on the web of all the obvious places but can’t find it
  5. Guy Hudson

    Guy Hudson Looker-upper

    It might be worth checking 3 RTR war diaries to see if there are any references to rest camps. It could have been taken after the Tunisian Campaign?
  6. 4jonboy

    4jonboy Daughter of a 56 Recce

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  7. Crock

    Crock Active Member

    Thanks for the link 4jonboy some great photos there.. no clues tho unfortunately

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