Beavers Lane Camp
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Beavers Lane Camp, Hounslow, London is a former camp of the British army. It was until 1983 the home of 10 Signals Regiment. The regiment then moved to Wiltshire and the site is now an industrial estate.
In the spring of 1942 the 70th Bn. The Middlesex Regt. DCO who were stationed in Hounslow Cavalry Barracks (a few hundred yards up on the other side of Beaver Lane) moved into Beaver Lane Camp and remained there until August 1943.
Soon after the 70th moved into Beaver Camp in 1942, a small party of Americans visited the camp.The first American troops had recently arrived in Northern Ireland and this party were an advance party to find accommodation for them and other American troops who would soon be arriving in England. The Officer in charge of the American visitors became a rather well known name - his name was Eisenhower.
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