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EAW022358 ENGLAND (1949). The Royal Albert and King George V Docks and environs, North Woolwich, from the east, 1949

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Details

Title [EAW022358] The Royal Albert and King George V Docks and environs, North Woolwich, from the east, 1949
Reference EAW022358
Date 19-April-1949
Link
Place name NORTH WOOLWICH
Parish
District
Country ENGLAND
Easting / Northing 543642, 180388
Longitude / Latitude 0.069855154959534, 51.503663932613
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
Tuesday 30th of June 2020 07:27:25 PM
? Possibly the site of a 2ndWW searchlight?

redmist
Tuesday 30th of June 2020 10:12:06 AM
Location of the gun pits for the 2ndWW HAA Gun Battery at Beckton, designation ZE16/- (GDA London). The admin/accommodation buildings can be seen strung around them.

redmist
Tuesday 30th of June 2020 10:10:21 AM
Location of a system of 2ndWW anti-aircraft landing mounds and ditches.

redmist
Tuesday 30th of June 2020 10:07:49 AM
Location of a 2ndWW small surface blast shelter associated with the adjacent barrage balloon site.

redmist
Tuesday 30th of June 2020 10:06:23 AM
Location of a 2ndWW barrage balloon operating site.

redmist
Tuesday 30th of June 2020 10:04:49 AM