Tyne and Wear HER(5524): Holystone, Searchlight Battery

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    "Searchlight Battery - brick accomodation hut still stands. During WW2 many of the Tyneside searchlights were manned by the 225th Anti Aircraft Artillery (Searchlight Batallion) USA. Their headquarters was at Debdon Gardens in Newcastle (HER 5559). Many of the searchlight sites were used as low security POW camps after the American troops left...."
  • Owner

    SiteLines
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Link: http://www.twsitelines.info/SMR/5524
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 5 years, 10 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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