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Kentish Gun Belt Diver Battery A29

Hob Uid: 1474475
Location :
Kent
Maidstone
Wormshill
Grid Ref : TQ8730056000
Summary : Site of a Second World War Diver Battery in the Kentish Gun Belt at Wormshill. It was armed with eight mobile 3.7-inch guns, and manned by 424 Battery of 138 Regiment of the 40th Anti Aircraft Brigade. It was initially equipped with Predictor AA No.10 and No.3 Mark V radar, and was manned by 57 Brigade in July 1944.
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Source Number : 1
Source : Twentieth century fortifications in England, volume 4. Operation Diver : England's defence against the flying-bomb, June 1944-March 1945
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Second World War
Display Date : Second World War
Monument End Date : 1944
Monument Start Date : 1944
Monument Type : Diver Battery, Searchlight Battery
Evidence : Documentary Evidence

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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : TQ 85 NE 49
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