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Army Camps / Barracks Northants 10 Jul 2011 20:26 #1

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Arthingworth (AAF number n/a) WWII US Army 2085th QM Truck Company (Aviation)

Barnwell WWII AMWD Repair Depot

Boughton Park (AAF-596) (G-15) WWII US Army, 26th Signal Construction Squadron, General Stores & Medical Depot G-15 WWII US Army 1541st QM Truck Battalion (Aviation) Later PoW Camp. Incorrectly described in a number of sources as Goghton Park; often confused with Boughton Camp, Notts

Braybrooke (AAF-521) Ex RAF – WWII US Army 2107th Ordnance Battalion Aviation

Thrapston (AAF-584)
WWII US Army 6th Medical Supply Platoon 46th Medical Supply Platoon

Brigstock Volunteer/TF Camp

Finden Hall, Wellingborough WWII Free French Camp & General De Gaulle's HQ

Lilford Hall, Barnwell WWII US 303rd Station Hospital

Northampton Racecourse (Talavera Camp) WWII No.2 Infantry Training Camp

Northampton (AAF number n/a) WWII US Army Detachment 'E', 985th Military Police Company (Aviation), 1st Bomb Division, 8th Air Force

Northampton WWII No.1 ATS Training Centre

Oundle, Lilford Hospital WWII US Army, 16th Station Hospital (150 beds), 21st, 43rd & 45th Hospital Train

Rushden (AAF number n/a) WWII US Army Detachment 'G', 985th Military Police Company Aviation & 1st Bomb Division, Ordnance Depot, 25th Ordnance Bomb Disposal Squadron

Thrapston (AAF-584) WWII US Army 6th Medical Supply Platoon, 46th Medical Supply Platoon

Walcot Hall, Barnack (AAF-372) WWII US Army, 67th Fighter Control Wing / Squadron (In Cambs, but on Lincs / Northants border)

Weedon Army School of Equitation, Intermediate Ammunition Depot

Wellingborough (AAF-580) WWII US Army 985th Military Police Company (Aviation), 1st Bomb Division

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Army Camps / Barracks Northants 11 Jul 2011 00:20 #2

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Arthingworth
(AAF number n/a)
WWII US Army 2085th Quartermaster Truck Company (Aviation)
Barnwell WWII AMWD Repair Depot
Boughton Park
(AAF-596)
Pre-WWII Northamptonshire Yeomanry annual camp.
WWII US Ar
my
26th Signal Construction Squadron
1541st QM Truck Battalion (Aviation),

ETO Quartermaster Bakery Training Center
, sub-site of Quartermaster Depot Q-101 Kettering (See below).
Later PoW Camp
No.259 .
Incorrectly described in a number of sources as Goghton Park; often confused with Boughton Camp, Notts and Boughton Hall, Northampton.
Braybrooke
(AAF-521)

Administrative and accommodation sites located at junction of Braybrooke Road and Arthingworth Road, Desborough.
WWII US Army Ordnance Depot (Ex-RAF)
2107th Ordnance Battalion (Aviation)
1906th Ordnance Ammunition Company (Aviation)
2222nd Ordnance Truck Company (Aviation)


Brigstock Volunteer/TF/ATS Camp.
Finedon Hall,
Finedon
WWII Free French Camp & General De Gaulle's HQ.
Finedon
Various locations
WWII US Army Quartermaster Depot Q-102 (Wellingborough) additional locations.
Kettering
Various locations in and around the town.
(Some US Army entries include those at Boughton Park.
)
WWII US Army Quartermaster Depot Q-101

1 September 1943
529th Quartermaster Service Battalion HQ, HQ and Medical Detachments
529th Quartermaster Service Battalion, Company A, 1 Platoon (at Boughton Park)
529th Quartermaster Service Battalion, Company B
615th Quartermaster Bakery Battalion, Company A

October 1943
3014th Quartermaster Bakery Company (Mobile)

December 1943
155th Quartermaster Bakery Company
260th Quartermaster Service Battalion, Company A
260th Quartermaster Service Battalion, Company B
519th Quartermaster Truck Regiment, 2 Battalion
519th Quartermaster Truck Regiment, Company F
519th Quartermaster Truck Regiment, Company G
519th Quartermaster Truck Regiment, Company H
529th Quartermaster Service Battalion, Company B
532nd Quartermaster Salvage Repair Company

March 1944
561st Quartermaster Battalion HQ, HQ and Medical Detachments
3987th Quartermaster Truck Company
4130th Quartermaster Service Company

June 1944
17th Special Services Company, 3rd Platoon
103rd Quartermaster Battalion (Mobile) TC, HQ & HQ Detachment
1514th Quartermaster Battalion (Mobile) (Aviation)
1946th Quartermaster Truck Company (Aviation)
1962nd Ordnance Depot Company
2034th Quartermaster Truck Company (Aviation)
2055th Quartermaster Truck Company (Aviation)
2057th Quartermaster Truck Company (Aviation)
3188th Quartermaster Service Company
3986th Quartermaster Truck Company
3987th Quartermaster Truck Company
3988th Quartermaster Truck Company
4130th Quartermaster Service Company

August 1944
269th Quartermaster Bakery Company
270th Quartermaster Bakery Company
271st Quartermaster Bakery Company
416th Quartermaster Bakery Company
3002nd Quartermaster Bakery Company
4355th Quartermaster Bakery Company (Mobile)
4357th Quartermaster Bakery Company (Mobile)
4359th Quartermaster Bakery Company (Mobile)
4363rd Quartermaster Bakery Company (Mobile)
3188th Quartermaster Service Company
668th Quartermaster Truck Company

December 1944
4369th Quartermaster Bakery Company
4371st Quartermaster Bakery Company
4373rd Quartermaster Bakery Company
Knuston Hall WWII Army Transport Depot (British and Canadian)
Lilford Hall,
Near Barnwell
WWII US Army Hospital
303rd Station Hospital
,
16th Station Hospital,
21st, 43rd & 45th Hospital Trains.
Northampton Racecourse (Talavera Camp) WWII No.2 Infantry Training Camp,
No.1 ATS Training Centre,
No.3 Military Dispersal Unit
Northampton
(AAF number n/a)
WWII US Army
Detachment 'E', 985th Military Police Company (Aviation), 1st Bomb Division, 8th Air Force
Rushden
(AAF number n/a)
WWII US Army
Detachment 'G', 985th Military Police Company (Aviation),1st Bomb Division
25th Ordnance Bomb Disposal Squadron
Thrapston
(AAF-584)

Ideal Clothiers Factory, Oundle Road
WWII US Army Medical Supply Depot
6th Medical Supply Platoon (Aviation)
46th Medical Supply Platoon (Aviation)
Walcot Hall, Barnack (AAF-372) WWII US Army, HQ 67th Fighter Wing, 8th Air Force.
(In Cambs, but on Lincs / Northants border)
Weedon Army School of Equitation
Intermediate Ammunition Depot
99 Ordnance Sub Depot
Wellingborough
(AAF-580)

Various sites around town, including the present Weavers School, plus locations in Finedon.
WWII US Army Quartermaster Depot Q-102

Opened as Quartermaster Depot Q-102 in August/September 1942, VIII Air Force Service Command, attached to 1st Bomb Division, 8th Air Force.
1934th Quartermaster Truck Company (Aviation) activated on site 13/9/42.
Army Post Office No.634 (APO 634) established at Wellingborough 15/9/42.
13th (Photo Recce) Squadron arrived 1/12/42, departed for AAF-234 (RAF Mount Farm) 16/2/43.
985th MP Company (Aviation), Detachment H on site 31/5/44.
Closed 1945.

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Army Camps / Barracks Northants 17 Dec 2011 02:30 #3

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A couple of small updates to the list tonight.

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British Movietone footage of members of the 529th Quartermaster Service Battalion in Kettering, October 1943: LINK

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