Latitude 50°51'41"N Longitude 00°59'48"W

   

ACQUISITION

Not Known.

 

OPENED

 Oct 1943 on books of 'DAEDALUS'

 

COMMISSIONED

03 Feb 1944 as DAEDALUS III

 

PAID OFF

01 Feb 1947

 

CLOSED

 01 Feb 1947

 

COMMANDING OFFICER

Commander H. B. Peate, DSC 11 Dec 44
Commander S. Stevenson (act) (emgy) 28 Feb 45

   

FUNCTION

Accommodation and Depot for RN barracks, Lee-on-Solent.

Demobilisation depot after  V-E Day.

 

ADDRESS

R.N. Aircraft Establishment
Bedhampton,

Havant,
Hampshire

 

LOCALITY

 Not known 

 

LANDMARKS

 Not known 

 

ROAD AND RAIL ACCESS

Southern Railway Station at Havant and not to Bedhampton Halt.
 

 

Not known

 

 

ACCOMMODATION

Capacity:

Officers:

19

Chiefs, P.O.s and ratings:

Unknown.

W.R.N.S. Officers:

3

W.R.N.S.  Chiefs, P.O.s and ratings;

Unknown.

 

 

 

PAGE UNDER CONSTRUCTION

 

After the camp closed it was used as a Displaced Persons camp for the peoples of the Baltic states who escaped to the west at the end of the war. Also part of the Camp was converted into class rooms for Stockheath Primary School.

 


 

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Additional sources:

 

Admiralty Fleet Orders:

767/44 Bedhampton Camp - Address for correspondence {Announces name to be Daedalus III}

5425/45 R.N. Camp, Bedhampton - Routeing of Correspondence. {Also announces name to be Daedalus III}

437/47 R.N. Camp Bedhampton - Closing down.

 

 

 

 

 

 


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