Castle Camp, Pickering

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Reference WMO265418

Address:

Whitby Road

jct Hatcase Lane

Pickering

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Stone of remembrance
Materials:
  • Metal Metal (any)
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
  • Post-1945 War or Conflict
About the memorial: Stone of remembrance commemorating units who trained at this army camp between 1940 and 1965. Dedicated since 2009.
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This plaque marks the original entrance /into the Castle Camp Pickering and is here to/commemorate all the thousands of people who served/trained and worked here between 1940 and 1966./Many stayed behind to become our friends and part of the town./Also to remember the brave men and women from here,/who died while serving their country in WW2 and/also others during training on the North Yorkshire Moors./They made the supreme sacrifice by giving their lives for their country. Some of the regiments who were stationed here/During WW2/Northumberland Fusiliers (Mounted)/Pioneer Corps (Who built the camp)/Yorkshire Regiment (Bradford Territorials)/Kings Royal Rifles/10th Mounted Polish Rifles ("The Black Brigade")/No 2 Squadron, 2nd (Armoure Reconnaissance) Battalion/Welsh Guards/Sherwood Foresters/6th Battalion Green Howards/York and Lancaster//After the War/Srwadron Ochr Sitabu, Polish 2nd Corps/Det. Guards Training Battalion/Grenadier Guards/Coldstream Guards/Scots Guards/Irish Guards/Welsh Guards//Later Years/Territorial Army/Army Cadet Force

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