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PostSubject: Krefeld Barracks - names   25/8/2008, 13:25

Has anyone ever heard of Milne Barracks in Krefeld?

A reference found gives a year of 1952.

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PostSubject: RE:- Milne Barracks   19/1/2009, 00:34

No takers??

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PostSubject: Re: Krefeld Barracks - names   20/1/2009, 17:56

Paul wrote:
Has anyone ever heard of Milne Barracks in Krefeld?

A reference found gives a year of 1952.

Paul.

Hi Paul
Possibly the Wiltshire Regiment barracks as there is a google ref to a Lt General Milne who gave a mention in dispatches to the Bandmaster of that regiment in late 40s
From my distant 70s memory there was the remains of a barracks on the way to Bradbury Barracks in Krefeld hopefully a former 16 Sig Regt member can help
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PostSubject: Re: Krefeld Barracks - names   13/9/2009, 09:00

There was definitely a Milne Barracks in the area in the early 1950s.

The RMPs could have been stationed there but I am not sure of that.
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PostSubject: Milne Barracks   29/9/2009, 10:12

coley wrote:
There was definitely a Milne Barracks in the area in the early 1950s.

The RMPs could have been stationed there but I am not sure of that.

That could be one for "Redcap" to have a look at.

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PostSubject: Re: Krefeld Barracks - names   6/1/2010, 10:34

hallo
ich suche leute vom 16. sig. regiment krefeld
von 1969-1975
ich war immer in gaststätte ,, ellen ,, dieselstr. krefeld
habe auch dort gekellnert.

gruss henry
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PostSubject: More information required   5/2/2010, 14:16

Unfortunately, I have been unable to place where Milne Barracks may have been at the present time. But more questions have arisen.

In conection with a heap of photographs I put on the main site with regard to 606 MCTG, the same person has sent me some more photographs, yet to be uploaded.

He raises the point that there was a Barracks complex that 606 moved from, in Krefeld, to Bradbury Barracks in 1968. He is relatively sure that they were at Werner-Voss Strasse 23. Part of the messgae sent is shown below.

As to the barracks Werner-Voss-Strasse 23 I found out (new Krefeld town plan and Google Earth) the whole area has been rebuilt since my last time in Krefeld, 1970.

But no doubt, the barracks lay at the corner of Werner-Voss-Strasse / Emil-Schaefer-Strasse, as shown on the map below. The street "Am Badezentrum" didn't exist at my time, it was part of Werner-Voss-Strasse then.
One wall ran along the Werner-Voss-Strasse, another along Emil-Schaefer-Strasse (my remembrance on this last name is rather vage, though). Where the walls met, the Main Gate opened to Werner-Voss-Strasse. But I have no remembrance of a single building on the map, they are all new to me.


He also says that Emil-Schaefer Strasse led to a Barracks that contained MCLG personnel.

But, there is another area on Werner-Voss Strasse that look as though it could have been a Barracks complex. On Google Earth, it is to the north of the location mentioned above, and is bounded on the west by Werner-Voss Strasse and to the north by the Europaring.

Do any of our Krefeld experts have any ideas please?

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PostSubject: Re: Krefeld Barracks - names   1/5/2012, 18:43

Let me add some further information which I found while studying the estate papers of my father. His sister had been employed at milne barracks in 1963 as clerc. She died already in 1996.

I found the original permanent pass to permit the entrance ( BAOR Form 360 ) issued at the 22. April 1963 and valid till 31.12.1963 by a Major RASC , Camp commandant Milne Barracks. I include the image of that passport with his signature. Beside that document I found no papers regarding her working over there.

Sorry that I have no information regarding the location of the barracks at that time as I left Krefeld after my Abitur in 1964.

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PostSubject: Re: Krefeld Barracks - names   23/4/2017, 17:42


Krefeld
Bradbury Barracks (GB, 2002)
Haynes Barracks (GB, 1989)
Linn Barracks (GB, 1991)
Sendeanlage Horstdyk (GB, 1993)
Schießstand Hülser Bruch (GB, 1997)

source: http://dictionnaire.sensagent.leparisien.fr/Liste%20der%20geschlossenen%20ausl%C3%A4ndischen%20Milit%C3%A4rbasen%20in%20Deutschland/de-de

see also

http://www.ace-high-journal.eu/krefeld---haynes-barracks.html

http://www.ace-high-journal.eu/krefeld---bradbury-barracks.html

http://www.ace-high-journal.eu/krefeld---richtfunk.html




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PostSubject: Re: Krefeld Barracks - names   13/7/2017, 13:26

Milne Barracks Krefeld may be found, last weekend visited Krefeld as I had found a grid reference for “Alt Kaserne” Krefeld during my research, discovered a former barracks to the north-east of Bradbury Barracks, the entrance is on Weyerhofstrasse and extends to Prinzenbergerstrasse

Aug 45 – 7th Battalion Royal Tank Regiment RAC of 31st Armoured Brigade the term Battalion dropped Oct 45
Jan 46 – to 53rd (Welsh) Infantry Divisional Troops to 4th Armoured Brigade in Detmold May 46

May 46 – 4th Battalion King’s Shropshire Light Infantry of 159th Infantry Brigade from Kleve
Jun 46 – to 157th Infantry Brigade to Seydlitz Kaserne later Epsom Barracks Iserlohn Jul 46

Jul 46 – 1st Battalion Cheshire Regiment (Machine Gun) to Kray Kaserne later Meeanee Barracks Essen Aug 46

Aug 46 – 27/28 Battery of 7th Medium Regiment redesignated in Feb 47
Feb 47 – 98 Battery of 32nd Medium Regiment RA – to UK Mar 48

Mar 48 – 2nd Battalion Wiltshire Regiment of 4th Infantry Brigade Group*

*to be confirmed however a very early post to this thread
Possibly the Wiltshire Regiment barracks as there is a google ref to a Lt General Milne who gave a mention in dispatches to the Bandmaster of that regiment in late 40s

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PostSubject: Re: Krefeld Barracks - names   14/7/2017, 09:30

Good hunting, Steve!
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PostSubject: Re: Krefeld Barracks - names   14/7/2017, 20:08

Early Post WW2  (base map German stock with some allied over prints)  Map of Krefeld at 1:25,000 scale for any one who wants to orientate himself:



 http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/singleitem/collection/GermanyMaps/id/1499/rec/1​

a 1937 Stadtplan for Krefeld is here:

http://www.landkartenarchiv.de/shellstadtkarte.php?q=shell_31_krefeld_uerdingen_1937
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PostSubject: Re: Krefeld Barracks - names   16/7/2017, 16:19

Could be of interest, gives the location for Milne Barracks/Hagneskaserne, Krefeld.

http://www.gerline.de/tabelle-kasernen.php
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PostSubject: Re: Krefeld Barracks - names   17/7/2017, 11:54

Many thanks Shelldrake an excellent source of information
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