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During the war the area between Eastcote Road and Lime Grove was known as HMS Pembroke and supported operations at Bletchley Park (encryption and code-breaking). After the war Pembroke's role was as GCHQ until the move to Cheltenham.
Eastcote House was the wartime Food Control Office for the British government.
Exact location unknown.
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- Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
- Nationality: American
- Unit: IX Air Force Troop Carrier Command Headquarters (IX Air Force Troop Carrier Command)
- Service Numbers: AO-308992
- Highest Rank: Colonel
- Role/Job: A-3 planning officer for 9th Troop Carrier Command
- Military/Civilian/Mascot: Civilian
- Nationality: British
An inquiry to the Ruislip, Northwood and Eastcote Local History Society led me to two articles in their journal for 1999, available online at: http://btckstorage.blob.core.windows.net/site8867/Journals/Pre2001/Sear….
Correlated with Google Earth satelite and street views. (Camera: 516 m 51 degrees 34' 59" N o degrees 24' 07" W)
Barry Anderson, Army Air Forces Stations (Alabama, 1985) / http://www.eastcotera.co.uk/eastcote/local-history