SERVING in the SUEZ CANAL ZONE of EGYPT until 1956

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Album of Photos taken in the Suez Canal Zone.  Page 2

The names of people who supplied the photos are now being included under the photos.  Photos with the initials C.D. underneath are my own,
those without a name means I have probably mislaid or lost the record of who supplied it. - Sorry about that folks!


A Jeep in trouble.
photo suppied by Tony Tolan.

Back-end sunk in.
photo suppied by Tony Tolan.

Front-end sunk in.
photo suppied by Tony Tolan.



Mount Shubra. (The Flea.)
photo supplied by Dave Wallace.

On the top of Mt Shubra.
photo supplied by Gerry Moreton.

Was someone trying for a Great Escape?
photo supplied by Chris Spikins.


R.N. Aircraft Carrier on the Canal.
photo supplied by Dick Woolley.

U.S. Airforce 'Globemaster' at RAF Fayid.
photo supplied by Dick Woolley.


Young lads going out on the 'Empire Trooper'

And at the transit camp at Port Fouad.

Lasses from the WRAC.
photo supplied by Evelyn Norton.



Believed to be members of 1st Inv. Div. RASC.
photo supplied by Evelyn Norton.

He looks cheesed off.

How's yer arm mate?
photo supplied by Chris Spikins.


One of the Link Roads joining the Canal Road.
photo supplied by John Grant.


Water Bowser in use at RAF Abyad.
photo supplied by John Grant. 

 Daimler Scout Cars under Camouflage.


Bike Race on the Canal Road.  Was it the Abyad Wheelers?
photo supplied by John Grant.

Cooling off at the Blue Lagoon, Lake Timsah.

Egyptian taxi nearly fully loaded.
photo supplied by John Grant.


Having fun on the Ataka Mountain range.
photo supplied by Eddie Fidler.

The mosque at RAF Abyad.
photo supplied by Ian Foster.

Married Quarters at El Kirsh.
photo supplied by Anne Ammundsen.


Gun position near to Moascar Garrison.
photo taken from a newspaper around that time.


Part of Fanara village.
photo supplied by Chris Spikins.


Instrument and Electrical Sections Christmas party, RAF Fayid.1954

Billet BB3 Christmas Party, RAF Ismailia. 1955.
photo supplied by Dick Woolley.



Christmas Party at RAF Deversoir.
photo supplied by Gerry Moreton.

Another party somewhere else in the Zone.
photo supplied by Geoff Wright.
 
A lonely Christmas at El Ballah.
photo supplied by Al Webb.

 
Billet Christmas Party at RAF Fayid.  1954.
photo supplied by Peter Sludden.

Party in the mess of HMS 'Bermuda'.
photo supplied by Stan Jones.

 
HMS 'Bermuda' tied up in Port Said harbour. 1953.
photo supplied by Stan Jones. 

The Troopship 'Dunera'.
photo supplied by numerous Vets.

 
The 'Empire Halladale'.
photo supplied by numerous Vets.

The 'Empire Trooper'.
photo supplied by numerous Vets.

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More photos on the  'Now and Then'  page and on the  'That Palm Tree'  page.

My thanks to the Suez Veterans who supplied the photos to produce this Photo Album.
© Charlie Delta. October 2004.
Page revised: © May 2009.