Egyptian Canal Zone visit

First published in Letters

I ORGANISE return visits back to the Egyptian Canal Zone where I served in the 1950s along with thousands of other personnel.

Many of our service personnel died and are buried in the cemeteries that we visit: Ismailia, Fayid, Moascar, tel-el-kebir.

I will take photos of any friends or loved ones graves if any reader would like me too.

Also if anyone would like to join us on our next group I still have a few places left and will send full details to those who served in the zone or have friends or relatives buried out there who may be interested in joining our group visit in November.

We will be visiting Cairo and staying at a hotel in Ismailia overlooking Lake Timsa and visiting other places in the Canal Zone from November 5 to 14.

I am limited to 25 places on this reunion visit due to the fact it is still a Military Restricted area – spouses are welcome. This will be our last visit to the Egyptian Canal Zone due to age and health reasons.

Alf Avison

Middle East Land Forces Association




PE11 9NS

Telephone: 07814832441


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