Troops of the South Staffordshire Regiment with batons and riot shields at the time of student rioting in Nicosia, 29 January 1956
Photograph, Cyprus (1954-1959), 1956.
The South Staffordshire deployed to Cyprus between 1955 and 1957 to assist British attempts to defeat a Greek-Cypriot revolt in favour of union with mainland Greece.
From a collection of 342 photographs of the post-war British Army 1943-1983.
NAM Accession Number
National Army Museum, London
National Army Museum, Study collection