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Barracks at the Sweet Water Canal in Suez, Egypt, 1952

Pen, ink and pastel drawing by Corppral Albany Wiseman, The Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regimen, 1952.

Drawn by the artist during his National Service, this work depicts two soldiers sitting outside a hut by Sweetwater Canal. Overseas accommodation for national servicemen varied. The camps in the Suez Canal Zone were poor, but those in Germany were generally of a higher standard.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 2003-03-597-1


National Army Museum Copyright


National Army Museum, Study collection

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