The name is unclear, but may be 'Mr Mason', and presumably refers to the man on the horse at the centre of the photograph. He wears a New Zealand forces 'lemon squeezer' hat.

Photograph from an album compiled by Sister Selina Lily (Lil) Mackenzie, documenting life as an Australian nurse during World War I. Lil nursed at the 1st Australian General Hospital (AGH) from October 1915 to January 1917. The 1st AGH was located in the Heliopolis Palace Hotel on the north-eastern edge of Cairo.

Description of Content

Row of men in long, loose carments and headdresses. to their right are a women (likely in nurse's uniform) with hat and long veil, and a main in uniform with hat. A man on a horse is partly visible to the right of th eimage, with sandbags visible beneath horse. He wears a New Zealand uniform 'lemon squeezer' hat.

Physical Description

Black and white photograph on paper in a blue, cloth-bound album.

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