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WW1 Base Depots on the Western Front.

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Le Treport Miscellaneous depots and camps
No 3 General Hospital (opened Dec 1914).
No 16 General Hospital (opened Feb 1915).
No 2 Canadian General Hospital (opened Feb 1915).
No 3 Convalescent Depot (opened June 1915).
No 16 General Hospital (Isolation Division) (opened Dec 1915).
No 7 Canadian Hospital (opened 1916).
No 47 British General Hospital (opened 1916).
No 10 BRC Hospital
VAD Camp (opened May 1917)
RE Workshops & Stores (Mar 1915).
Horse Rest Camp (EU) (opened Mar 1917).
Horse Rest Camp (MERS) (opened 1917).
Tanks Camp (opened Sep 1917)
POW Camp (Pont et Marais) (opened 1917).
Army Ordnance Camp (Mers) (opened Oct 1917).
Rifle Range (opened 1918).
Chinese Labour Camp (Mers) (opened Jan 1918).
Chinese Labour Camp (Criel) (opened Jan 1918).
PoW Compound, Isolation Hospital (opened 1918).
PoW Compound (Le Treport) (opened 1918).
No 2 E F Canteens
No 2 YMCA Recreation Huts
No 1 YMCA Cinema
No 1 Canadian RCS Recreation Hut
No 1 Salvation Army Hut
No 1 BRCS Recreation Hut
No 1 Church Army Hut
No 1 RC Church Hut
No 4 Base Supply Depot (MT)
Bakery
Ammunition Wharf

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DIEPPE Depots - July 1916

DIEPPE Depots - July 1916

 

No3. BASE REMOUNT DEPOT

6 Remount Squadrons & HQ unit.

 

 

Dieppe Miscellaneous depots and camps

3 Base Remount Depot - Janval camp (opened 13 Jan 1915) and Hautot Camp (opened 14 Jan 1915).
No 9 Veterinary Hospital (opened 27 Dec 1914).
Deippe Bakery (opened 30 August 1916).
Base Supply Depot (opened 18 Dec 1914).
Motor Transport Depot (opened 30 Nov 1916).
Shangahi Camp (opened 30 April 1917).
Port Construction Camp (opened 30 May 1917).
Marine Camp (opened 4 June 1917).
Taku Camp (20 July 1917).
Laundry Camp (opened 16 Oct 1916).
Pekin Camp (opened 30 Aug 1916).
RE Stores & Workshops (opened 30 Sep 1917).
Landing Wharf (opened 23 Nov 1915).
Incinerator (opened 30 Nov 1918).
No15 Ordnance Depot (opened 30 June 1917).
Ordnance general stores (opened 1 Oct 1916).
Lower Camp (opened 30 Jun 1917).
Chinese Camp (opened 20 Dec 1916).
Disciplinary battalion camp (opened 20 Dec 1916).
Upper White Camp (opened 20 Dec 1916)
QMAAC Camp (opened 6 Sep 1917).
HQ LoC (opened 18 July 1918) - including men's camp, QMAAC Camp, 43Aux Petrol Company detachment.
Infantry Base Details Camp (opened 25 May 1915).
No 6 Military Prison (opened 4 Feb 1917).
AA Camp (opened 30 Mar 1917).
Bakery Camp (opened 30 Dec 1916) - including men's camp, QMAAC Camp
POW Camp (opened 2 Dec 1917).
No 5 Stationary Hosupital (opened 10 May 1915).
No 1 Native Labour General Hospital (opened 31 Dec 1916).
Demobilization Camp (Martin Eglise)
No 2 Reinforcement Training Camp (opened 31 Aug 1918).

 

Information below as per @Terry_Reeves

No 4 Base Supply Depot Dieppe

Unit

Date of Arrival

From

Remarks

No 2 Depot Unit of Supply

21.21.14

Rouen

On opening of Depot

No 14

21.12.14

Rouen

On opening of Depot

No 129

13.10.15

Havre

For duty

No 133

23.05.16

Marseilles

For duty

No 148

10.3.16

Havre

For duty

No 154

17.07.18

Havre

For duty

No 187

12.05.16

Rouen

For duty

No 227

12.05.16

Rouen

For duty

 

 

 

 

No 26 Field Bakery

16.6.16

Havre

Nucleus new bakery

No 39 Field Bakery

16.05.16

Rouen

Nucleus new bakery

No 43 Field Bakery

08.07.16

Rouen

For duty

No 52 Field Bakery

13.07.16

Havre

For duty

No 27 Field Bakery

23.07.16

Rouen

For Duty

No 33 Field Bakery

26.07.16

Havre

For Duty

No 34 Field Bakery

21.08.16

Boulogne

For Duty

No 16 Field Bakery

04.09.16

Rouen

For Duty

 

 

 

 

A Sect 7 Labour Coy

21.12.14

Le Mans via Rouen

Orig detachment  of 11 Labour Coy. To Dieppe on opening of Depot

B Sect 7 Labour Coy

23.03.15

Rouen

Formerly No 2 Sect, 1 Labour Coy

D Sect 7 Labour Coy

05.05.15

Havre

Formerly No 4 Sect of 3 Labour Coy

C Sect 7 Labour Coy

17.06.15

Calais

Formerly  No 1 Sect of 13 Labour Coy

E Sect 21 Labour Coy

13.7.16

Havre

RE Section

Half E Sect  7 Lab Coy

08.11.15

Abbeville

Half Sect on command at Abbeville. Formerly No 2 Sect 19 Labour Bn

D Sect 20 Labour Coy

26.05.16

Abancourt

RE Section

E Sect 27 Labour Coy

29.7.16

Rouen

 

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CALAIS Depots - July 1916

CALAIS Depots - July 1916

 

No5. BASE REMOUNT DEPOT

 

 

Information below as per @Terry_Reeves

British Army Locations Calais and Surrounding Area.

 

 

1. Fort Nieulay - Remount Depot.

 

2.  Peuplingues

 

No 4 Veterinary Hospital , No  5 Remount Depot, Australian Veterinary Hospital. Chinese camp, Women’s Auxiliary  Army Corps camp

 

3. Vendroux Depot

 

Started in May 1917, this was a substantial  ordnance, supply personnel  and stores depot located between the Guines and St Omer Canals. It also housed reception camps for Prisoner of War Works and Labour Companies. In addition camps were also constructed for Chinese labour, Signal, guard and military police as well as headquarters and office buildings.  To provide for the welfare of some 9 to 10 thousand troops located there, bath houses, sports grounds , huts for various religious denominations, YMCA and YWCS, cinema,  post and post office buildings were constructed. A Church of England was created by the padre from an old barn

 

4. Fontinettes

 

An entraining station for troops, it also had offices and camps for for the various departments dealing with railway transport and management.   This district also housed a petrol depot consisting of four sub-depots, camps for four Chinese labour companies (Pont de Leu, Pont a Trois, Digue Romaines)  and at Le Baraques there was the Reserve Vehicle Park.

 

5. Valdelievre

 

Army Service Corps camp, Army Ordnance Corps camp, Chinese camp, Prisoner of War camp.

 

6. Beaumarais

 

HQ Camp, Nos 1,2 and 3 Leave Camps. Officers Leave camp. Garrison Battalion camp. General Base Depot. WAAC Camp, Horse transport Camp, Transportation Troops Base Depot, Medical Camp, Field Punishment compound, 4 x prisoner of War camps, Ordnance camp, Segregation Camp, Training School.

 

7.  Les Attaques

 

7 x Prisoner of War Camps, Royal Engineers Camp (1st Base Park Company  and detachment of Royal Engineers Special Brigade responsible for the central cylinder (chemical warfare) store . This was located between the railway line and canal.   No 5 Military Prison

 

8. Wissant

 

Vehicle Park and Motor Transport School of Instruction

 

9  Coulogne

 

Battalion Camp, Prisoner of War Camps, Labour Group Headquarters, Field Punishment Compound, various anti-aircraft stations and searchlights. Special Factory Section.

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ROUEN Depots - July 1916

ROUEN Depots - July 1916

 

No1. BASE MECHANICAL TRANSPORT DEPOT

Mechanical Transport Details

 

No2. BASE MECHANICAL TRANSPORT DEPOT

Mechanical Transport Details

 

BASE PAY UNIT

ARMY PAY CORPS

 

No1. BASE REMOUNT DEPOT

5 Remount Squadrons & HQ unit.

3 Sections of Indian Base Remount Depot from Marseilles (Aug 1916)

 

No.4 GENERAL BASE DEPOT

All Regular Royal Engineers of :-

Field Companies

Army Troops Companies

Tunnelling Companies

Special Companies

Base Park Companies

Advanced Park Companies

Advanced Parks

Pontoon Parks

Land Drainage Companies

Field Squadrons

Labour Bns

Entrenching battalions( R. E.  Personnel)

Inland Water Transport Corps

Pigeon Service

Special Brigades

Field Survey Companies

(& if no special instructions have been received,  Postal Section and Railway Companies )


Special Reserve Royal Engineers :-

1st Royal Anglesey Siege Company

2nd Royal Anglesey Siege Company

1st Royal Monmouth Siege Company

4th Royal Monmouth Siege Company

2nd Royal Monmouth Railway Company

3rd Royal Monmouth Railway Company

3rd Royal Anglesey Railway Company

 

No.5 GENERAL BASE DEPOT

Regular & Special reserve Cavalry and RAMC

Military Mounted Police

Military Foot Police

Yeomanry Territorial Force

 

No.2 INFANTRY BASE DEPOT

Devonshire Regiment.

Duke of Cornwall's L.I.

South African Regiment.


No.3 INFANTRY BASE DEPOT

Hampshire   Regiment

Dorsetshire Regiment

Wiltshire Regiment

Somerset Light Infantry

 

No.4 INFANTRY BASE DEPOT

Cheshire Regiment.

Shropshire Light Infantry

Monmouth  Regiment

 

No.5 INFANTRY BASE DEPOT

Royal Welsh Fusiliers.

South Wales Borderers

 

No.6 INFANTRY BASE DEPOT.  

Welsh Regiment.

South Lancashire Regiment .

 

No.29 INFANTRY BASE DEPOT

Royal Warwickshire Regiment .

1st & 2nd Northern Coys. NCC

1st, 2nd & 3rd Eastern Coys. NCC

1st Southern Coy. NCC

1st Western Coy. NCC

1st Scottish Coy. NCC

Newfoundland Regiment

Army Cyclist Corps.

 

No.46 INFANTRY BASE DEPOT.              

Worcestershire  Regiment.

Royal Berkshire Regiment.

 

No.55 INFANTRY BASE DEPOT

Cheshire Regiment.

Shropshire Light Infantry

Monmouth  Regiment

Gloucestershire Regiment

Oxford & Buckinghamshire L.I.

Bucks Bns.

 

No. 1 TERRITORIAL BASE DEPOT

General Base Depot for 61st & 48th Divisions, and Reinforce­ments for T.F. R.A.M.C.units with Regular Divisions.

 

No. 2 TERRITORIAL BASE DEPOT

General Base Depot for 55th and 46th Divisions and Reinforcements of :-

1/1st Lowland Field Company

1st East Anglian Field Company

1st Cheshire Field Company

1/1st East Riding Field Company

1/1st Durham Field Company

1/2nd  Durham  Field Company

1/3rd Durham Field Company

1/1st Renfrew Field Company

1/1st Home Counties Field Company

1/2nd Home Counties Field Company

1/1st London Field Company

1/1st West Riding Field Company.

2/2nd West Riding Field Company

1/3rd Kent Field Company

1/2nd London Field Company

1st Aberdeen Army Troops Company

1/3rd  Cornwall Army Troops Company .

1/2nd Cornwall Army Troops Company

1st Glamorgan Army Troops Company

1/2nd Glamorgan Army Troops Company

Sussex Army Troops Company

Dundee Army  Troops Company

Devon Army Troops Company

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ETAPLES Depots - July 1916

ETAPLES Depots - July 1916

 

AUSTRALIAN BASE DEPOT

All Australians

 

NEW ZEALAND BASE DEPOT

All New Zealand Personnel

 

ROYAL MARINE BASE DEPOT

Royal Marine Artillery

 

ROYAL NAVAL DIVISION BASE DEPOT

Royal Naval Division.

 

No . 9 INFANTRY BASE DEPOT

Lincolnshire Regiment.

South Staffordshire Regiment

 

No.12 INFANTRY BASE DEPOT

Leicestershire Regiment

North Staffordshire Regiment

 

No.14 INFANTRY BASE DEPOT

Notts & Derby Regiment

 

No.15 INFANTRY BASE DEPOT

Suffolk Regiment

Essex Regiment

Cambridgeshire Regiment

 

No.16 INFANTRY BASE DEPOT

2nd Bn Royal Irish Regiment.

6th      

1st Bn. Royal Munster Fusiliers

2nd

8th       .

9th

2nd Bn. Leinster Regiment.

7th

1st Bn Royal Dublin Fusiliers

2nd

8th

9th

6th Bn. Connaught Rangers

7th Bn Royal Irish Rifles

7th Bn Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers

8th 

7th Bn Royal Irish Fusiliers

8th

 

No.17 INFANTRY BASE DEPOT

Norfolk Regiment

Bedfordshire Regiment

Northamptonshire Regiment

Hertfordshire Regiment

 

No.18 INFANTRY BASE DEPOT

Royal Highlanders

Gordon Highlanders

Seaforth Highlanders

 

No.19 INFANTRY BASE DEPOT

Argyll !Sutherland Highlanders

Cameron Highlanders

 

No.20 INFANTRY BASE DEPOT

Royal Scots

Scottish Rifles

Royal Scots Fusiliers

 

No.21 INFANTRY BASE DEPOT

K.O.Scottish Borderers

Highland Light Infantry

 

No.23 INFANTRY BASE DEPOT

Royal Lancaster Regiment

Lancashire Fusiliers

 

No.24 INFANTRY BASE DEPOT

Liverpool Regiment

 

No.25 INFANTRY BASE DEPOT

Border Regiment.

Loyal.North Lancs. Regiment

 

No.30 INFANTRY BASE DEPOT

East Lancashire Regiment 

Manchester Regiment 

 

No.31 INFANTRY BASE DEPOT

1st Northumberland Fusiliers

10th

11th

12th

13th

14th

16th

17th

18th

20th

21st

22nd

23rd

24th

25th

26th

27th

 

No.32 INFANTRY BASE DEPOT

1/4th Northumberland Fusiliers

1/5th

1/6th

1/7th

8th

9th

19th

2nd Bn. K.O. Yorkshire Light Infatry

1/4th

1/5th

6th

7th

8th

9th

10th

12th

 

No.33 INFANTRY BASE DEPOT

West Yorkshire Regiment

 

No.34 INFANTRY BASE DEPOT

West Riding Regiment

York & Lancs Regiment

 

No.35 INFANTRY BASE DEPOT

Durham Light Infantry

 

No.37 INFANTRY BASE DEPOT

Yorkshire Regiment

East Yorkshire Regiment

 

No.38 INFANTRY BASE DEPOT

Royal West Surrey Regiment

East Surrey Regiment

East Kent Regiment

 

No.39 INFANTRY BASE DEPOT

Royal Fusiliers

 

No.40 INFANTRY BASE DEPOT

Royal Sussex Regiment

Royal West Kent Regiment

 

No.41 INFANTRY BASE DEPOT

Middlesex Regiment

 

No.51 INFANTRY BASE DEPOT

General Base Depot for 50th and 51st Divisions

 

MACHINE GUN CORPS BASE DEPOT

Machine Gun Corps

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Havre Base Depots - July 1916

Havre Base Depots - July 1916
 

BASE HORSE TRANSPORT DEPOT

Regular and Territorial Horse Transport and Supply personnel

Transport and Supply Personnel


HAVRE DEPOT

Army  Ordnance  Corps

Army Veterinary Corps

 

R.G.A. BASE DEPOT

Royal Garrison Artillery.

 

R.H.& F.A. BASE DEPOT

Royal Horse and Field Artillery

 

CANADIAN BASE DEPOT

All Canadians

 

GUARDS BASE DEPOT.

Grenadier Guards

Coldstream Guards

Scots Guards .

Irish Guards.

Welsh Guards.

 

No.1 INFANTRY BASE DEPOT

Kings Royal Rifle Corps

 

No.7 INFANTRY BASE DEPOT

1/1st London Regiment.

1/2nd     

1/3rd             

1/4th     

1/5th               

2/13th    

2/l4th             

2/l5th             

2/16th            

2/17th            

2/18th    

2/19th            

2/20th             

2/21st   

2/22nd          

2/23rd     

2/24th  

1st H.A.C.

 

No.8 INFANTRY BASE DEPOT.

1/9th London Regiment.

1/12th                

1/13th               

1/l4th               

1/15th     

1/6th      

1/7th                 

1/8th                 

1/15th     

1/17th    

1/18th     

1/19th     

1/20th             

1/21st     

1/22nd             

1/23rd     

1/24th              

1/28th    

 

No.36 INFANTRY BASE DEPOT

1st Bn.Royal Irish Rifles.

2nd

9th

8th

10th

11th

12th

13th   

14th 

15th

16th

1st Bn.Royal Inniskilling Fus.

2nd

9th

11th

10th

1st Bn.Royal Irish Fusiliers.

9th

 

No .47 INFANTRY BASE DEPOT

Rifle Brigade

 

No.48 BASE DEPOT

General Base Depot for 47th and 56th Divisions

1/1st Edinburgh Field Company .

 

No. 49 BASE DEPOT

General Base Depot for 49th and 60th Division.

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