ROYAL CANADIAN ARTILLERY IN HADLEIGH
Hadleigh Camp 1942
The photograph here shows Fox Troop, 11th Battery 2nd Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery January 1942, Hadleigh Camp. Also a British Legion blazer badge, Canadian Branch.
Can anyone confirm the location of the barracks or any other information on this Canadian Regiment at Hadleigh?
Information from Ian Newby
As a result of the first publication of this article in 2018. the following information was received from Major Ian Davidson Newby CD, SSM, Canadian Army (retired), Aldergrove, British Columbia) who is in contact with the Royal Canadian Artillery regarding their Heavy Anti-Aircraft site located on the Salvation Army Grounds during WW2.
In 1953 Mr. Sedman had become a Canadian Immigration Officer and offered to sponsor their family to move to Canada. At that time they had moved to 82 St Benet’s Road in Prittlewell, where Ian attended St Mary’s school and was a Wolf Cub in the 1st Prittlewell Pack.