Appendix C: Place Names UK


                                                                  LocationMap Ref.
BawdsleyNorman Best stationed here 02.10.39 to 30.10.39.  RDF Research Station,SuffolkNB Service Record348 401
BournemouthDorsetNB Diary088 916
D-2Marshalling Area D2 was the area around Poole  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 to Normandy.  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 offshoot of several camps just north of Weymouth/Portland, Dorset (known as Area D1).****NB Article965 935
HawkingeNorman Best stationed here 30.10.39 to 26.11.39.  RAF Air Base, KentNB Service Record210 395
Lychett MinsterArea D2 – Pre D-Day.  Marshalling Area, DorsetNB Article960 932

Norman Best stationed here 26.11.39 to 26.12.39.  RAF Air Base, AME Dover and AME North Foreland, Kent

NB Service Record333 666
Middle  WallopNorman Best stationed here 26.12.40 to 17.02.41.  RAF Air Base, Hampshire                          NB Service Record303 395
Oxenden, Nr Leighton Buzzard60 Group Headquarters, BucksNB Article918 250
PooleDorsetNB Diary013 910
PortlandEmbarkation Point for 21 BDS, DorsetNB Article695 743
PortsmouthEmbarkation Point of Second BDS, number 24, HampshireNB Article650 985
SopleyNorman Best stationed here 17.02.41 to 30.04.4.  AME Factory, Hampshire

NB Diary

NB Service Record

163 977
Swanton MorleyRAF Air Base NorfolkEH Article005 185
YatesburyRDF Training School, WiltshireEH Article065 705

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

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