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Heavy Anti Aircraft Battery Tunbridge Wells Tw2

Hob Uid: 1473628
Location :
Tunbridge Wells
Grid Ref : TQ5480041200
Summary : Site of a Second World War heavy anti aircraft battery at Windmill Farm. It was armed with four 3.7-inch mobile guns with GL Mark II radar in 1942, when it was manned by 227 Battery of the 71st Royal Artillery Regiment.
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Source Number : 1
Source : Twentieth century fortifications in England, volume 1. Anti-aircraft artillery : England's air defence gunsites, 1914-46
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Second World War
Display Date : Second World War
Monument End Date : 1945
Monument Start Date : 1939
Monument Type : Heavy Anti Aircraft Battery
Evidence : Documentary Evidence

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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : TQ 54 SW 117
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