1 INNISKILLINGS depart Egypt

Thursday, 25 September, 1952

The 1st Battalion The Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers embarked in HMT New Australia and departed Egypt on 25 September, bound for England. After disembarking they arrived in Castle Barracks, Dover on 3 October 1952. After the Battalion returned from a long leave in January 1953, it was deployed on flood relief at Southwold and Sea Palling near Norwich, Norfolk, from February to March. The next operational deployment in October 1953 would be to Kenya where a State of Emergency had been declared in October 1952.