Australia Light Horse Heliopolis WW1 Card Major Waters Melbourne 1915
WW1 postcard of Cairo headed On Active Service signed E.A. Waters, Major 4th L.H.B. Posted home to Mers E Waters & Sons in Melbourne cancelled with both the HELIOPOLIS 13.10.15 datestamp and the 4th L.H. BDE Field P.O. 13 AU 15 datestamp, no censor cachets.
Marked in red ‘Recd 16.9.15
Major Edward Needham Waters embarked to the Middle East with the 4th Australian Light Horse, with his unit between May and June 1915 heading for the war in the Middle East. On arrival in Egypt the 4th Light Horse undertook further training at Heliopolis, before the regiment was broken up into other Australian regiments.
Major Waters (born 1873) returned as a Colonel to Australia after 4 years and died in 1936.
Condition as shown - some minor edge faults
ID Aus 21386