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PostSubject: Preston Bks   Preston Bks Icon_minitime14/3/2007, 22:04

The depot at Recklinghausen was the Vehicle Depot called Preston Bks.
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PostSubject: Re: Preston Bks   Preston Bks Icon_minitime12/5/2007, 16:53

plant-pilot wrote:
The depot at Recklinghausen was the Vehicle Depot called Preston Bks.

The singlies lived at Wulfen, Muna Barracks
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PostSubject: More   Preston Bks Icon_minitime30/9/2007, 11:49

Got any more info on this please guys?
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PostSubject: Re: Preston Bks   Preston Bks Icon_minitime11/8/2008, 18:11

Forward Vehicle Depot Recklinghausen (also known as Preston Barracks) was opened in 1961 in a disused railway coach repair yard. The depot’s purpose was to ‘store vehicles in the forward area for some spearhead units that might have to be deployed at short notice’. By 1969 its role was to store fit ‘B’ vehicles, pre-stocked unit equipment (PUE) and war maintenance reserve (WMR) stocks.

FVD Recklinghausen is quoted as supporting Operation Granby – the first Gulf War.

The Depot closed on 30 March 1991
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