|Bickleigh, South Hams|
Elements of the Manoeuvre Support Group from 42 Commando Royal Marines, based at Bickleigh Barracks Plymouth, conducting live firing of the Light Forces Anti-Tank Guided Weapon Javelin
|Type||Royal Marines Base|
|Owner||Ministry of Defence|
|Built for||War Office|
|Built by||A French & Co|
The barracks were built by A French & Co and completed in early 1940 during the Second World War. In 1950 the Commando School Royal Marines which had been formed at Achnacarry during the war and which had moved to Gibraltar Barracks at Towyn after the war, relocated to the barracks. The Commando School moved to Lympstone in February 1960. The barracks became the home of 42 Commando in 1971.
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