WW2 relics at Stainton Grove Military Camp, Barnard Castle, DL12 8UJ, UK

People who were here - Eddie Connelly

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I was just reading your article in the  Teesdale Mercury and would like to add the following regiment serving at Stainton Camp.  It was 24 Airportable Brigade HQ & Signal Squadron.  

 

My father was with the signals at Stainton Camp from 1970 to 1972. Our married quarter was in Stainton Grove.  It is not there now as it was a substandard accommodation and was demolished after the unit left in 1972.  

 

I served with the army from 1970 to 1986 and settled in Barney.  The married quarters in Barney were used as an overflow from Catterick after 1972 

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The Radio Technicians from the signal squadron at Stainton Camp.

Also there was a detachment from 223 Fdamb (V) based at Stainton Grove (I joined them after leaving the regular army) from 1986 to 1996 when it was disbanded.  There are still many people from that unit still living in Barnard Castle

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The Memories of Stainton Grove Military Camp Project was one of a number of community-led projects along and nearby the route of the proposed South West Durham Heritage Corridor. 

 

The South West Durham Heritage Corridor will be a multi-user route along the former Bishop Auckland to Barnard Castle railway line. 

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The Memories of Stainton Grove Military Camp Project is being led by Stainton Grove Community Association and coordinated by Groundwork West Durham and Darlington. It is funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund through the 'Your Heritage' grant programme.

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