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EAW000055 ENGLAND (1946). The King George V Dock and the Royal Albert Dock, Beckton, 1946

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Details

Title [EAW000055] The King George V Dock and the Royal Albert Dock, Beckton, 1946
Reference EAW000055
Date 31-March-1946
Link
Place name BECKTON
Parish
District
Country ENGLAND
Easting / Northing 543345, 180184
Longitude / Latitude 0.065495517544629, 51.501906073732
National Grid Reference TQ433802

Pins

? 2ndWW structure.

redmist
Tuesday 30th of June 2020 08:15:54 PM
This, and the adjacent ring bank to the left, possibly represent the location of a 2ndWW searchlight.

redmist
Tuesday 30th of June 2020 07:49:59 PM
West Ham greyhound stadium. In June 1944 it was marshalling area T4 for troops assembling for the D-Day landings. On the 4/5th June the 69th Field Regt Royal Artillery (49th West Riding Division, the Polar Bears) were located here preparing their vehicles, carrying out stage B.I waterproofing in preparation for the move to the Embarkation Area in the docks.

redmist
Monday 29th of June 2020 07:02:44 PM
Two rows of 2ndWW distinctive mound and ditch anti-aircraft landing ditches.

redmist
Sunday 28th of June 2020 09:59:16 AM
Location of the 2ndWW gun pits for the HAA Gun Battery at Beckton, designation ZE16/- (GDA London). Surrounded on two sides by the admin/accommodation buildings.

redmist
Saturday 27th of June 2020 09:50:30 PM