Cyprus - 42 Regiment

1. 42 Regiment Return To UK Brochure Courtesy May 2. 1958 Queens Birthday Parade Zyyi Courtesy May 3. Ambulance Ambushed by EOKA with Driver - Price 5. Capt HMS Leverton Inspects Quarter Guard at Zyyi
6. EOKA Sign Courtesy May 7. Exchange of trophies with HMS Leverton May 1957 1 Courtesy Smith 8. Exchange of trophies with HMS Leverton May 1957 2 Courtesy Smith 9. Exchange of trophies with HMS Leverton May 1957 2
10. Exchange of trophies with HMS Leverton May 1957 3 11. Exchange of trophies with HMS Leverton May 1957 4 12. Exchange of trophies with HMS Leverton May 1957 5 13. Funeral of Spr DV Sheppard 1956
14. General's Visit Farewell with RSM J Ironside Courtesy Price 15. General's Visit General's Inspection with CO Sgt James and LCpl Price Courtesy Price 16. General's Visit Honour Guard with Sgt James Courtesy Price 17. General's Visit Technical Work 1 Courtesy Price
18. General's Visit Technical Work 2 Courtesy Price 20. Handover Parade Lt Col Irwin 21. Jeep in which Pete Zadek was blown up in 1953 Courtesy Clark 24. LCpl Price with Universal Stereo doing Photo Interpretation Zyyi Courtesy Price
25. Leaving Zyyi Sep 1963 Crabtree greased and waterproofed with Sgt ACA Smith Courtesy Smith 26. Leaving Zyyi Sep 1963 greasing presses Sgt Roy Richardson, Sgt Arnold Smith, Pete Bevis, front Mick Adams Courtesy Smith 27. Leaving Zyyi Sep 1963 Low loaders awaiting presses Courtesy Smith 33. PR Photo Spr Dave Jones adjusts the suckers on a big Crabtree press at Zyyi 1963
29. Outdoor pay parade Courtesy Mike Gowlett 31. Packing pontoons at Zyyi 1963Courtesy Smith 32. Packing pontoons at Zyyi Pete Bevis left John Redford facing Courtesy Smith 34. Regimental Parade
35. Road Survey 1958 Champ team L Cpl Alan Roberts Cyprus - Lanham 37. Road Survey 1958 LR Team 1 Cyprus - Lanham 38. Road Survey 1958 LR Team 2 Cyprus - Lanham 39. Road Survey 1958 LR team 3 Cyprus Courtesy Lanham
4. Bevis and Churchill Citation 19. Grivas Courtesy Price 22. Last National Serviceman 28. Leaving Zyyi Sep 1963 machine preservation Roy Richardson and Pete Bevis Courtesy Smith
36. Road Survey 1958 Driver & snake Cyprus Courtesy Lanham 40. Search Leaflet Courtesy Price 46. Wanted Men Cover Courtesy Price 42. Sir Hugh Foote Visit 2
43. Sir Hugh Foote Visit 3 44. Sir Hugh Foote Visiting 32 Litho Sqn 45. VIP Inspects Zyyi Quarter Guard 47. Zyyi 22 Sqn Tent Lines and Ablutions looking south east Courtesy Price
41. Sir Hugh Foote Visit 1 48. Zyyi 22 Sqn Tent Lines Cpl's Club on right Courtesy Price 49. Zyyi Commer Bus Courtesy Graham 50. Zyyi Gym Games Room and Courtesy Price
51. Zyyi Quarter Guard with Dick Pollard and Col Irwin 52. Zyyi Ritz Poster Courtesy Price 53. Zyyi Ritz thro Courtesy Price

54. Presentation Zyyi 61 to 63

Powerpoint

 
55. Zyyi Village in 1960 Courtesy Bill Horlock 56. Zyyi Village in October 2005 from the same viewpoint.
Bill Horlock's significant other half and Grand-daughter in centre view.
57. Colin Lake 1960/63 58. Drunken person is Rab Martin Courtesy Colin Lake 1960/63
59. Colin Lake 1960/63 60. Under the tree; me cowboy hat with bandaged toe and Ginge Cornes, back right with Squash Martin in front (no shirt) Courtesy Colin Lake 1960/63 61. Colin Lake 1960/63 62. Colin Lake 1960/63
63. Colin Lake 1960/63

64. Litho Drawing Office 1960.

This building was still standing when Bill Horlock circumnavigated the camp in October 2005

An Armed guard would not allow him to photograph it. Courtesy Bill Horlock

65. 42 Svy on the Ranges 1960.

Location unsure, Polymedia or Dhekelia. Courtesy Bill Horlock

66. Akrotiri Salt Flats.

Jack Pugh, ? and Les Dale one of our many essential National Servicemen
stride across the salt flats near Akrotiri  RAF Station. Courtesy Bill Horlockck

67. Troodos Skiing 1960.

To those unfamiliar with Cyprus Troodos  served as a respite from the heat during the summer and for winter sports during the winter. Courtesy Bill Horlock

68. Tug of War. A tug of war at Governors Beach 1960.
The captain is believed to be Sgt Prosser. Courtesy Bill Horlock

69. Broadcaastin Station
Near East Arab Broadcasting Station Cyprus March 1957
42 Survey Engineer Regiment RE furnished the  guard duty here.
The lookout tower and searchlight can be seen on the roof.
A man can be seen on the left hand mast.
The photograph is taken from the guardroom the roof of which is visible at the top right

 

70. Cyprus 1955-56 Zyyi Sgts Mess

Courtesy Des Davey