"Halt in the Desert"


This beautiful centrepiece originates from the 70th Foot, a forebear regiment of The East Surrey Regiment. It depicts an Arab on horseback with his native retainer loading a crouched camel. Titled "A Halt in the Desert" it was originally made as prize for the Goodwood Cup Race and was presented to the Regiment by Brigadier GRP Roupell VC CB DL.

This item is currently on display in the 1st Battalion.