Appendix C: Place Names UK

Appendix D

 

Place Names Reference – England

Name

                                                                  Location Map Ref.
Bawdsley Norman Best   stationed here 02.10.39 to 30.10.39 RDF Research Station,Suffolk NB Service   Record 348 401
Bournemouth Dorset NB Diary 088 916
D-2 Marshalling Area D2   was the area aroundPoole  Harbour. We have a   series of maps showing many of the marshalling areas. Area D2 seems unusual,   in that most areas are full of camps where the troops were waiting before   going toNormandy.   In Area D2 there is only one camp, north of Lytchett Minster and apparently   within/adjacent to the grounds of South Lytchett Manor. Administratively,   this camp seems to have been considered as an off-shoot of several camps just   north of Weymouth/Portland,Dorset(known as   Area D1).**** NB Article 965 935
Hawkinge Norman Best   stationed here 30.10.39 to 26.11.39    RAF Air Base,Kent NB Service   Record 210 395
Lychett   Minster Area D2 – Pre D-Day   Marshalling Area,Dorset NB Article 960 932
Manston Norman Best   stationed here 26.11.39 to 26.12.39

RAF Air Base, AMEDoverand AME NorthForeland,Kent

NB Service   Record 333 666
Middle   Wallop Norman Best   stationed here 26.12.40 to 17.02.41 RAF Air Base, Hampshire                                                                                                               303   395 NB Service   Record 303 395
Oxenden,   Nr Leighton Buzzard 60 Group   Headquarters, Bucks NB Article 918 250
Poole Dorset NB Diary 013 910
Portland Embarkation Point   for 21 BDS, Dorset NB Article 695 743
Portsmouth Embarkation Point   of Second BDS, number 24, Hampshire                                                                                                                                       650   985 NB Article 650 985
Sopley Norman Best   stationed here 17.02.41 to 30.04.4, AME Factory, Hampshire NB Diary

NB Service   Record

163 977
Swanton   Morley RAF Air Base Norfolk EH Article 005 185
Yatesbury RDFTraining     School, Wiltshire EH Article 065 705

Map Co-ordinates from Ordnance Survey Landranger Series 1:50,000 Scale

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