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EAW008724 ENGLAND (1947). The Royal Albert Dock and the King George V Dock, North Woolwich, 1947

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Details

Title [EAW008724] The Royal Albert Dock and the King George V Dock, North Woolwich, 1947
Reference EAW008724
Date 8-August-1947
Link
Place name NORTH WOOLWICH
Parish
District
Country ENGLAND
Easting / Northing 543580, 180411
Longitude / Latitude 0.06897173705666, 51.503886381982
National Grid Reference TQ436804

Pins

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 08:08:51 PM
Just about visible in this photo, are the location of 2ndWW anti-aircraft landing mounds and ditches.

redmist
Monday 29th of June 2020 08:08:14 PM
Location of a 2ndWW barrage balloon operating site.

redmist
Monday 29th of June 2020 08:05:32 PM
Location of a 2ndWW small surface blast shelter, associated with the adjacent barrage balloon site.

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Monday 29th of June 2020 08:04:58 PM