SERVING in the SUEZ CANAL ZONE of EGYPT until 1956


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Album of Photos taken in the Suez Canal Zone.  Page 19


Is this what we were suposed to be doing - guarding the Canal?
photo supplied by Tim Jenkins.


"Let me out !"
photo supplied by David Pimborough.

A few of the WRAF girls at RAF Abu Sueir.
(Betty Bragg 2nd from right, June Durkin sitting.)
photo supplied by John Beach.


Offices Mess Bus, Abu Sueir
photo supplied by John King.


On a scheme somewhere in the Zone.
photo supplied by Bill Hedges.

Come on lads, push.
photo supplied by Bill Hedges.

It can get cold at nights in the desert.
photo supplied by Bill Hedges.


Coronation Parade. RAF Kasfareet.
photo supplied by Ron Meredith.

Coronation Parade. RAF Kasfareet.
photo supplied by Ron Meredith.


And the Coldstream Guards rehearsing at RAF Kasfareet.
photo supplied by Mike Favell.

3 Infantry Workshop R.E.M.E.on parade at Fanara.
photo supplied by Jim Wilberforce.


Air Traffic Control, RAF Deversoir.
photo supplied by Gerry Moreton.

Old NAAFI wagon at RAF Kabrit.
photo supplied by Len Townend.


The cinema RAF Kabrit.
photo supplied by Len Townend.


107 MU, RAF Kasfareet.
photo supplied by DougTownsend.

Entrance to Sea View Holiday Camp. Port Fouad.
photo supplied by Doug Townsend.

Visiting Kabrit Point with two old cars.
photo supplied by Doug Townsend.


CABS bus and driver.
photo suplied by Roy Bushell.


Outside Cpls Mess, 73 Coy RASC. Fanara.
photo suplied by Roy Bushell.

Les Hilsden, bandleader and pianist.
El Ballah 1943.
photo supplied by Tom Barnett.


'A' Flight 208 Squadron. RAF Fayid.
photo suplied by Wilf Garside.

On duty with 208 Squadron. RAF Fayid.
photo suplied by Wilf Garside.

Les Hilsden and his RAF band.
El Ballah 1944.
photo supplied by Tom Barnett.


By the Sweet-Water canal - again.
photo suplied by Norman Brodie.

Another part of the Sweet-Water canal.
photo suplied by David Pimborough.

St. Katherine's Monastery.
photo suplied by Ron Meredith.


MT Office. RAF Abu Sultan.
photo supplied by John Thomas.


MT Yard. RAF Abu Sultan.
photo supplied by John Thomas.

Fire Station. RAF Abu Sultan.
photo supplied by John Thomas.


Bomb Disposal. RAF Abu Sultan.
(During the early 1950s they blew up over
100 tons of bombs a day.)
photo supplied by John Thomas.
 
Tent lines and NAAFI. RAF Abu Sultan.
photo supplied by John Thomas.


John's bed space.
photo supplied by John Thomas.

 
Booze-up in the NAAFI.
photo supplied by John Thomas.

On their way to Christmas Dinner, 1954.
photo supplied by John Thomas.


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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. May 2009.