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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

NAM. 1999-06-88-1


National Army Museum, Out of Copyright


National Army Museum, Study Collection

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