Alf Avison of Middle East Land Forces Association, Spalding, Lincolnshire tells of return trip to the Suez conflict zone

First published in Letters

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

I know that many service people who live in your circulation area were stationed there during the trouble times of the 1950s.

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

I will take photos of any friends’ or loved ones’ graves if any of your readers would like me to (complimentary).

Also if any of your readers would like to join us on our next group from May 16-24, I still have a few places left.

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

I am limited to 30 places on this reunion visit due to the fact it is still a military restricted area, though spouses are welcome.

ALF AVISON, Middle East Land Forces Association, Spalding, Lincolnshire.

* Anyone interested can email andrew.doyle@herefordtimes.

com in order for their details to be passed on.

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