EAW000051 ENGLAND (1946). The King George V Dock and the Royal Albert Dock, Beckton, 1946

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Details

Title [EAW000051] The King George V Dock and the Royal Albert Dock, Beckton, 1946
Reference EAW000051
Date 31-March-1946
Link
Place name BECKTON
Parish
District
Country ENGLAND
Easting / Northing 543346, 180343
Longitude / Latitude 0.065574542002202, 51.503334698106
National Grid Reference TQ433803

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
Saturday 4th of July 2020 11:48:25 PM
Location of a 2ndWW small surface blast shelter associated with the adjacent barrage balloon operating site.

redmist
Tuesday 30th of June 2020 08:09:17 PM
Location of a 2ndWW barrage balloon operating site.

redmist
Tuesday 30th of June 2020 08:08:39 PM
This, and the adjacent ring bank to the left, possibly represent the possible location of a 2ndWW searchlight.

redmist
Tuesday 30th of June 2020 07:44:18 PM
Location of the gun pits for the 2ndWW HAA Gun Battery at Beckton, designation ZE16/- (GDA London). The admin/accommodation buildings are strung out in a line below the pits.

redmist
Saturday 27th of June 2020 09:43:41 PM
WW2 Anti-Aircraft Landing Deterrent Ditch and Mound

Sparky
Tuesday 31st of October 2017 11:49:46 PM
WW2 Mystery Structure

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Tuesday 31st of October 2017 11:47:46 PM