Photo marked as “loading at St. Teresa ” showing troops waiting on beach with landing ships and craft run up to the shore. The location is near the town of San Teresa on the northern coast of Sicily at the straits of Messina. The loading is prior to the move to Italy to land near Reggio di Calabria on 3 September 1943. The 48th Highlanders were camped near San Teresa in preparation for the crossing after the battles across Sicily had been completed. The date is 1 or 2 September 1943.