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Offline kyn

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Re: Whitehall Battery, Grain
« Reply #8 on: April 05, 2010, 14:34:45 »
All I know is what I have written, which has come off the back of the photo.

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« Reply #7 on: April 05, 2010, 13:54:14 »
Hello Kyn. I like the photo. Is this Whitehall Farm Battery or Whitehall Battery? It looks like a coast defence gun rather than AA. The gun emplacements I remember near the farm were set back from the coast and looked like AA gun mounts.

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« Reply #6 on: April 05, 2010, 10:35:01 »
Whitehall Farm Battery showing a 6" gun

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« Reply #5 on: April 05, 2010, 07:54:49 »
Hi David. Where does ref: 327958 put Whitehall Farm Battery? When I lived at Whitehall Farm, Grain (ref: 885773) in the early 1950s there was a military camp just NW of the farm which had AA gun emplacements. Is this a different Whitehall Farm Battery from the one you mentioned?

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« Reply #4 on: February 10, 2010, 10:13:08 »
Whitehall farm AA Battery ref 327958
6 AA Division HAA Site - 20 Sept 1942 - Thames and Medway (south)
4 x 4.5inch AA
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« Reply #3 on: February 10, 2010, 10:06:20 »

Whitehall Farm Battery ref 889771  2 x 6-inch MKVII/II pre-war removed 18.9.41
According to my lists the 6-inch guns were removed from Whitehall Battery  to be mounted in Grain Fort.
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« Reply #2 on: February 10, 2010, 06:05:58 »
Hi Kyn. Enjoyed the plans. I remember two gun emplacements at the end of High St, immediately west of the beach and approx 300m NW of Grain Fort. I suspect these are the ones identified as Whitehall Battery. The guns near Whitehall Farm, approx 500m WNW of this location were almost certainly AA guns.

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