Caledon Camp, Caledon, Co. Tyrone

Caledon Camp was home to British, American, and Belgian soldiers at various stages of World War Two. The Belgian soldiers arrived for training in 1945.

Caledon Camp

Caledon

Co. Tyrone

United Kingdom

Throughout the course of the Second World War, many troops had passed through Caledon. While officers had headquarters at Caledon Castle or Alexander House, ordinary soldiers camped in Nissen huts.

Belgian soldiers of 5th (Merckem) Infantry Brigade had a base at Caledon Camp, Caledon, Co. Tyrone as they underwent training in Northern Ireland. At the camp, they built a French horn motif of white stones on the ground.

References

Caledon WW2

Categories

Co. Tyrone

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