Historical information

The 13th Australian Light Horse Regiment often referred to itself as the 'Devil's Own' because of its number 13. The regiment had an unofficial hat and collar badge cast featuring a dancing devil. The Prince of Wales (later Edward VIII) visited many Australian units on the Western Front and the Middle East.

Significance

Rare photograph of the Prince of Wales in an informal setting with members of the 13th Light Horse in France 1917.

Physical description

Framed black and white photograph of two officers standing in front of a group of Australian soldiers and several villagers. Cream painted light wooden frame.

Inscriptions & markings

Prince of Wales with members of the 13th Devil's Own, France 1917.