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Bamber Bridge

Military site : non-airfield

Adams Hall was part of the huge Replacement Control Depot network for processing troops newly arrived in England from ports such as Liverpool, prior to their being assigned a unit and had a similar function to the camps at Stone, Staffordshire.

Adams Hall refers to the building at the entrance to the barracks - precise location unknown. The base was on Mounsey Road.

Black GI units were based here.

Service

People

  • Lynn Adams

    Military | Private
    Adams was Dishonourably Discharged from the USAAF and sentenced to 3 years hard labour on 18 August 1943 for riotous behavior, resisting arrest and assaulting members of the 234th Military Police Company at Bamber Bridge, Lancashire on 24 June 1943.

  • William Crossland

    Military | Private
    Crossland was accused of riotous behavior, resisting arrest and assaulting members of the 234th Military Police Company at Bamber Bridge, Lancashire on 24 June 1943.

  • Eugene Nunn

    Military | Private
    Nunn was Dishonourably Discharged from the USAAF and sentenced to 3 years hard labour on 18 August 1943 for riotous behavior, resisting arrest and assaulting members of the 234th Military Police Company at Bamber Bridge, Lancashire on 24 June 1943.

  • William Ogletree

    Military | Private
    Ogletree was Dishonourably Discharged from the USAAF and sentenced to 3 years hard labour on 18 August 1943 for riotous behavior, resisting arrest and assaulting members of the 234th Military Police Company at Bamber Bridge, Lancashire on 24 June 1943.

  • James Wise

    Military | Private
    Wise was Dishonourably Discharged from the USAAF and sentenced to 2.5 years hard labour on 18 August 1943 for riotous behavior, resisting arrest and assaulting members of the 234th Military Police Company at Bamber Bridge, Lancashire on 24 June 1943.

Revisions

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

Barry Anderson, Army Air Forces Stations (Alabama, 1985) / Roger Freeman, The Mighty Eighth War Manual (London, 1991).
http://www.airfieldinformationexchange.org/community/showthread.php?6252...
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ww2peopleswar/stories/85/a3677385.shtml
http://www.bjmjr/ww2/uk_83144.htm
http://www.uclan.ac.uk/about_us/case_studies/sollis_marks_70th_anniversa...

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