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Egginton

Military site : non-airfield

Home to a Quartermaster unit. There was a rail junction nearby (one line is now dismantled).

Exact location unknown - probably to the north of Egginton Road which runs west out of Hilton.

Detailed history

1943 inspection report records that 564 was 'popularly known as Hilton' and that 'this camp was located within a large warehousing and supply station'. The Officers conducting the inspection also referred to their journey as 'going to Sudbury'.

English Heritage's record description

Not yet known

Service

People

  • (unknown) Ganoe

    Military | Colonel

  • (unknown) Grubb

    Military | Colonel | Wing Commander
    Wing Commander, 8th Air Force Combat Support Wing. Colonel Grubb conducted an inspection tour of 8th AF Combat Support Wing Installations commencing 1st Nov. 1943. At Col. Grubb's request he was accompanied by Colonel Ganoe. They were also...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
26 March 2015 22:29:13 Redmist Changes to known as and history
Sources

Nov 1943 report on Inspection of Supply Command Installations of 8th AF, made by Wing Co., Colonel Grubb.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:02:16 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Barry Anderson, Army Air Forces Stations (Alabama, 1985) / http://www.francisfrith.com/egginton/

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