SERVING in the SUEZ CANAL ZONE of EGYPT until 1956

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Album of Photos taken in the Suez Canal Zone.  Page 4

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!


 
Going on guard at El Ballah.
photo suplied by Ted Knell.
 
El Ballah tent lines.
photo suplied by Ted Knell.
 
Kit laid out for inspection.
photo suplied by Ted Knell.


Inside one of the tents.
photo suplied by Ted Knell.
            
View toward the Canal from El Ballah camp.
photo supplied by Ted Knell

Another view towards the Canal from El Ballah camp.
photo supplied by Al Webb.

 
Preparing a Jeep for an air-drop.
photo supplied by Rob Jones.
 
Loading the Jeep onto the aircraft.
photo supplied by Rob Jones.
 
The result when the parachute failed to open.
photo supplied by Rob Jones. 


Let me out!!
photo supplied by Derek Belsey.

Just waiting - for demob.
photo supplied by Derek Belsey.
 
REME Station Workshops contingent, led by Capt. Latimer,
at the King's Birthday Parade, Fayid 1951.

photo supplied by Derek Belsey.


Ooops !!
photo supplied by Ian Rinn.

R.E.M.E. to the rescue.
photo supplied by Ian Rinn.

Guarding the Radio truck.
photo supplied by Geoff Wright.

     On a scheme near Shandur.
photo supplied by Ian Rinn.
    A brew-up in the desert  -
photo supplied by Rob Jones. 

- and some well earned grub.
photo supplied by Rob Jones.








The six photos above were taken during the clearing of the village near to Numbers 3 & 4 Filtration Plants, just outside Suez.
They were supplied by John Sullivan of 50 Field Squadron R.E. who helped carry out the operation.



Camel Corps at Bir Odieb.
photo supplied by Dick Woolley.

Again at Bir Odieb.
photo supplied by Dick Woolley.

Being taken for a ride at Fayid.
photo supplied by Eric Todd.



The RAF Camp at Bir Odieb.
(On the Gulf of Suez.)
photos supplied by Dick Woolley.



Across the Sweet Water canal from RAF Ismailia.
C.D.


In Ismailia town by the Sweet Water.
C.D.

The Sweet Water Canal just north of Ismailia.


The troopship 'Empire Fowey'.
photo supplied by numerous Vets..


And the 'Empire Orwell'.
photo supplied by numerous Vets..

Links to other pages of the Suez Canal Zone Photo Album: Click on the page number.
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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.