Harwich
Harwich

The Battalion moved to Dovercourt Camp in Harwich in July 1961. Owing to the deployment to British Guyana, the stay in Harwich would be fairly short for the majority of the Battalion. Very little history remains in the system with regard to...

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Berlin
Berlin

The Battalion were stationed in Berlin during 1960 and 1961. This was the twilight years of national service and before the Berlin Wall. Hopefully we shall be having the pleasure of a few memories from this wonderful City. It will also be...

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Depot the Queen’s Division
Depot the Queen’s Division

The Depot at Basingborne was a far cry from the various Depots that preceded it and vastly different from Blenheim Camp. As a former RAF Station owning a bicycle was a considered an advantage and although not very ‘soldier like’ gave...

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Depot the East Anglian Regiment
Depot the East Anglian Regiment

Blenheim Camp (West Lines) 1939 Blenheim Camp, as it was known to most of us who completed our training during the 1960’s, was situated in Out Risbygate Street , also known as Newmarket Road, on what was then the outskirts of Bury St...

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