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Units of British Troops who served in the Suez Canal Zone during the early 1950s

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british army flag
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Royal Navy
Women’s Royal Naval Service
Royal Marines - Commandos – Special Boat Service
Royal Fleet Auxiliary
Merchant Navy

1st Royal Dragoons
5th Dragoon Guards
11th Hussars
16th/5th The Queen’s Royal Lancers

Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Army Air Corps
Army Catering Corps
Army Physical Training Corps
Auxiliary Territorial Service
Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment
Border Regiment
Cheshire Regiment
Coldstream Guards
Durham Light Infantry
East Lancashire Regiment
East Surry Regiment
General Head Quarters
General Service Corps
Gloucestershire Regiment
Green Howards
Grenadier Guards
Highland Light Infantry
Intelligence Corps
Irish Guards
King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
King’s Royal Rifle Corps
Lancashire Fusiliers
Loyal Regiment (North Lancashire)
Middlesex Regiment
Military Provost Staff Corps
Northamptonshire Regiment
North Staffordshire  Regiment


Ox and Bucks Light Infantry
Parachute Regiment
Queen Alexandra’s Royal Army Nursing Corps
Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service
Queen’s Bays (2nd Dragoon Guards)
Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders
Royal Army Chaplain’s Department
Royal Army Dental Corps
Royal Army Education Corps
Royal Army Medical Corps
Royal Army Ordnance Corps
Royal Army Pay Corps
Royal Military Police

Sherwood Foresters
South Lancashire Regiment
South Staffordshire Regiment
South Wales Borderers
The Life Guards
The Buffs (Royal East Kent Regiment)
Welsh Guards
West Yorkshire Regiment
Women’s Royal Army Corps
York and Lancaster Regiment

Royal Air Force
Royal Air Force Police
Royal Air Force Auxiliary Police
Royal Air Force Regiment
Princess Mary's Royal Air Force Nursing Service

Women’s Auxiliary Air Force.
Women’s Royal Air Force.
East African Army Service Corps
East African Pioneer Corps
Rhodesian African Rifles
Commonwealth Army Units from
Mauritius and The Seychelles
Various Civilian Support Organisation

These Units are also listed on an information plaque on the Suez Veteran's Memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum.


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