16 DLI SIGNALLERS, DAMASCUS, JUNE 1944
16 DLI Signallers, Damascus

Yes, you have no bananas--but we have! Men of the Signal Platoon and a plentiful supply of fruit, in Damascus, June 1944. Ernie Scriven and Jack Foy are standing, left and right and (possibly) Hall and L/Cpl J Howe are kneeling. Called up directly to the 16th DLI in July 1940 (Army Number 4466045), Londoner Ernie Scriven was another long-serving member of the Battalion. Photograph courtesy Ernie Scriven. Identifications by Ernie Scriven and Alex ‘Jock’ Grey.

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