3rd Battalion, The Parachute Regiment, boarding HMS 'Triumph' at Portsmouth bound for Cyprus, 4 June 1951
Photograph, Egypt, 1951.
The battalion was sent to Cyprus during the Anglo-Iranian oil crisis. After a short stint on the island it was then flown into Egypt in December for a tour of duty in the Suez Canal Zone.
From collection of 27 photographs collected by Pte David Hunt, 3rd Bn Parachute Regiment.
NAM Accession Number
National Army Museum, Out of Copyright
National Army Museum, Study Collection