Bishop's Waltham, Hampshire

Hampshire's Headquarters from at least May 1943 until stand down was 1 Brook Street, Bishop's Waltham, near Southampton.

From 27th September 1944 Auxiliary Units were being wound down and the Country was split into 4 Regions. Region 3 was covered by 1 Brook Street but was recorded as not quite ready to be active on that date. It is first used 2nd October 1944 and closed down 3rd December 1944.

Brook Street controlled Region 3 which consisted of Dorset, Hampshire, Sussex, Essex and Kent.

The phone number was Bishop's Waltham 51

 

Property Purpose
Auxiliary Units County Headquarters
Address
1 Brook Street,
Bishop's Waltham
Southampton
SO32 1AX
Personnel
Role Name Posted from Until
Intelligence Officer Captain Edward Buxton Clive 20 Oct 1940 03 Dec 1944
Location

50.954497, -1.21314

Pictures
Image
Caption & credit
Region 3 HQ (from James Ripley)
Image
Caption & credit
Region 3 HQ (from James Ripley)
Image
Caption & credit
1 Brook Street. Region 3 HQ (from James Ripley)
References

The National Archives WO199/3265 & WO199/3389