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Lt Col

Number of posts : 377
Localisation : Between Hannover and Herford, off all main routes
Cap Badge : Not even a reservist now - have been Pborn3
Places Served : Oswestry 1965, Paderborn to 1971, NE Dist, Munsterlager from 1974, Sennelager (1976 to 2012)
Registration date : 2016-12-16

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PostSubject: Goslar   Goslar Icon_minitime30/5/2017, 00:44

A German document (translated) that covers Goslar before and after May 1945.
Mainly for Air Force buffs but some Information for the Army.|en&u=http%3A//
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LE Maj

Number of posts : 904
Age : 72
Localisation : near Cuxhaven
Cap Badge : Royal Signals + Royal Engineers
Places Served : Verden-Aller + Willich + Iserlohn + Hameln
Registration date : 2010-02-14

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PostSubject: Re: Goslar   Goslar Icon_minitime30/5/2017, 20:38

Thanks Pborn4

Just a great pity the BAOR Locations page for Goslar cannot be changed to show the first British regiment into the airfield and who gave the name that was accepted by HQ BAOR

Apr 47 – 1st Battalion Manchester Regiment moved in from requisitioned accommodation in the town
Jun 47 – A Company moved in from nearby Braunlager
Jun 47 – B Company moved in from nearby Bad Sachsa
Jun 47 – C Company moved in from requisitioned accommodation in the town (arrived from the UK Feb 47)
Apr 47 – HQ Company moved in from requisitioned accommodation in the town
20 Dec 47 – Regiment departed for the UK

19 Jun 45 – 163 Field Ambulance – 30 Field Hygiene Section – 44 Field Surgical Unit – 528 Mobile Dental Unit are recorded as the first British Troops in

Source 30 Corps District documentation from Kew and regimental history available on line

BTW there were still PW and DP in situ when the regiment moved in

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