SERVING in the SUEZ CANAL ZONE of EGYPT until 1956

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Album of Photos taken in the Suez Canal Zone.  Page 15

  
Roy Davies (Kabrit)
Canal Zone speedway champion 1949.
photo supplied by Roy Davies.
 
Kabrit speedway team.
photo supplied by Roy Davies.
 
Outside the NAAFI, Kabrit.
photo supplied by Roy Davies.


The Armoury at RAF Fayid.
photo supplied by Geoff Cooper.


And one of the staff by the gate.
photo supplied by Geoff Cooper.

A 'Hermes' at RAF Fayid.
photo supplied by Geoff Cooper.


Pitsay who was a civilian typist at
RAF Abyad. With boy friend.
photo supplied by Norman Brown.


Entrance to Tent B14, RAF Abyad.
photo supplied by Norman Brown.

Some of the East African Pioneer Corps at
Abu Sultan.



Outside the stores, Signal Centre, Fayid.
photo supplied by Eddie Fidler.

A cool drink in Fayid Village.
photo supplied by Eddie Fidler.


Old Dodge truck at RAF Fayid.


The Tank Landing Craft 'Snowdon Smith'.
photo supplied by Denis Aston.

   
And a tank that got bogged down in some marshland in the Gebel Ataka area.
photos supplied by Denis Aston.


HQ 148 Field Bakery working south of Suez.
photo supplied by Denis Aston.

Bakers at work at the ovens.
photo supplied by Denis Aston.

Sharing a loaf with some young locals.
photo supplied by Denis Aston.


A 'Lister' genny providing power for the bakery.
photo supplied by Denis Aston.

Christmas 1952, HQ 148 Field Bakery, Fayid.
photo supplied by Denis Aston.

Shopping in Fayid open market.
photo supplied by Denis Aston.


On the way to St Cathrines Monastery.
photo supplied by Wilf Orman.

A truck had an accident, luckily only one injury.
photo supplied by Wilf Orman.


The aircraft which took the injured chap to hospital.
photo supplied by Wilf Orman.


A temporary camp in the Fanara area.
photo supplied by Wilf Orman.

The mosque on RAF Abyad camp.
photo supplied by Ian Foster.

Someones guard dog outside the tent.


Another Kilometre marker.
photo supplied by John Wreglesworth.

East African troops working at Fanara Wharf.
photo supplied by John Wreglesworth.

"What do you think this is? A holiday camp?"
photo supplied by John Wreglesworth.


Barber and shoe maker, Kasfareet Village.
photo supplied by John Wreglesworth.

Inside one of the billets at RAF Kasfareet.
photo supplied by John Wreglesworth.

On the firing range. RAF Kasfareet.
photo supplied by John Wreglesworth.


Ready for Guard Duty, RAF Kasfareet.
photo supplied by John Wreglesworth.

A bit of a party, Boxing Day 1954.  RAF Kasfareet.
photo supplied by John Wreglesworth.

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Also 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. April 2007.
Page revised:
© May 2009.