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Ammunition Depots

Dates Depot Remarks
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. Central Ammunition Depot Bramley .
1917 England: Bramley .
. Jan 1918: First consignment of ammunition arrives .
. 1922: Royal Army Ordnance Corps School of Ammunition is established .
. 1974: School of Ammunition moves to Kineton .
. 1 Sep 87: British Army leaves the ammunition depot, which is taken over by the US Army. .
. Feb 87: US Army leave .
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. Central Ammunition Depot Buckingham .
Early 1950's England: Buckingham. Formed by renaming 31 ASD .
. By spring 1958: Closed .
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. Central Ammunition Depot Corsham .
1938 England: Corsham 1, 2 & 3 Sub Depots
. Jul 1962: 2 Sub Depot at Eastlays closed .
. ??: 3 Sub Depot at Monkton Farleigh closed .
. 1963: 1 (Tunnel) Sub Depot closed .
. ??: Basil Hill Barracks handed over to the Army School of Preliminary Education .
. 1964: Closed .
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. Central Ammunition Depot Kineton .
c1945- England: Kineton .
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. Central Ammunition Depot Longtown .
c1945- England: Longtown .
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. Central Ammunition Depot Nesscliff .
c1945- England: Nesscliff .
. Oct 1959: Closed .
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. Central Ammunition Depot Warsop .
Early 1950's England: 24 ASD renamed CAD Warsop
. 1954: Closed .
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. Command Ammunition Depot Kenya .
c1945 Kenya: Gilgil .
. Base Ammunition Depot Kenya .
Early 1950's Kenya: Gilgil .
. By Mid 1952: Reduced to a Central Ammunition Depot .
. 13 Jul 1957: Depot disbanded and handed over to EALFO .
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. HQ 3 Base Ammunition Depot .
1947 Germany: Pinewood Camp, Liebenau: Sub depots at Wulfen (154 ASD), Bracht (254 ASD), Walsrode (354 ASD), Boostedt (854 ASD)
. 1949: 854 Ammunition Sub Depot Closed Sub depots at Wulfen (154 ASD), Bracht (254 ASD), Walsrode (354 ASD)
. Dec 51: Renamed 35 Ammunition Group Sub depots became independent
Early 1952 Germany: Marlborough Barracks, Bracht: Took over from 254 ASD which was disbanded: Renamed 3 Base Ammunition Depot again .
. 1965: Renamed 3 Base Ammunition & Petroleum Depot: When the RAOC took over responsability for POL [Petroleum, Oils & Lubricants] from the RASC 4 Patroleum Depot at Nienburg, and 6 Patroleum Depot at Arsbeck, along with Dilborn & Ratingen Packed POL sub-depots came under its command
. Apr 79: Reverted back to 3 Base Ammunition Depot on the opening of the new build 4 Petroleum Depot at Warendorf .
. 1992: Closed .
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. 5 Base Ammunition Depot .
Early 1952 Belgium: Camp D, Tielen: Began forming and was complete by Jun 52. Formed: Sub-units BAD Tielen, BAD Lichtaart and BAD Kasterlee
. 1960: Disbanded .
. 1970: Closed .
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. 9 Base Ammunition Depot .
1945 Egypt: Abu Sultan, Canal Zone .
. 15 Dec 1955: Closed .
1955.12.20 Staff arrived Liverpool on the night of December 20th on the "Lancashire" .
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. 10 Base Ammunition Depot .
1956 England: Bramley Formed
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. 21 Ammunition Sub-Depot .
?? England: HQ at Walcot Hall .
. Nov 1950: Closed .
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. 24 Ammunition Sub-Depot .
Early 1950's England: Clumber Park, The Dukeries and Sherwood Forest Covered an area of approximately 100 square miles
. Early 1950's: Renamed CAD Warsop .
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. 31 Ammunition Sub-Depot .
Early 1950's England: .
. Early 1950's: Renamed CAD Buckingham .
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. 32 Ammunition Sub-Depot .
?? England: HQ near Loughborough .
. c1951: Closed .
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. 154 Ammunition Sub Depot .
1946 Germany: Wulfen: (capacity of 12,000 tons) Sub unit of 3 BAD
. 1951: Renamed 154 Forward Ammunition Depot .
. Dec 51: 3 BAD renamed 35 Ammunition Group Sub depot became independent
. 5 Apr 93: Became part of 12 Supply Regiment RLC .
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. 254 Ammunition Sub Depot .
c1947 Germany: Bracht (capacity of 11,000 tons) Part 3 BAD
. Dec 51: 3 BAD renamed 35 Ammunition Group Sub depot became independent
. Early 52: Disbanded: Bracht became the HQ & Main Depot of 3 BAD .
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. 305 Ammunition Depot .
1959.06.01 Kenya: Gilgil Formed
. 22 Sep 1964: Closed and stocks transferred to new Kenya Army depot, Gatharaini. .
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. 354 Ammunition Sub Depot ????? .
1946 Germany: Walsrode: Part 3 BAD
. Dec 51: 3 BAD renamed 35 Ammunition Group Sub depot became independent
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. 443 Base Ammunition Depot .
1945 Singapore: Kranji .
. Summer 1969: Closed .
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. 454 Forward Ammunition Depot .
1946 Germany: Liebenau (capacity of 68,000 tons) Part 3 BAD
. Formed after 3 BAD moved to Bracht?? .
. Mid 1953: Disbanded .
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. 567 Advanced Ammo Depot .
c1947 Palestine  .
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. 654 Ammunition Sub Depot .
1946 Germany: Walsrode: (capacity of 11,000 tons) Part 3 BAD
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. 854 Ammunition Sub Depot .
1946 Germany: Boostedt: (capacity of 6,000 tons) Part 3 BAD
. Closed 1949 .
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. Ammunition Sub Depot Cyprus .
1940 Cyprus: Amiandos, 45 miles from Nicosia Part of 511 AOD
1955 Cyprus: Latakamia (ex RAF airfield) .
. 1956: Renamed 301 Ammunition Depot .
cSep 59 Cyprus: Ormedia Village, 3 miles from Dhekelia .
. Jan 1961: Became part of Ordnance Depot Cyprus .
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. Ammunition Sub Depot Northern Ireland .
pre 1945- Northern Ireland: Ballykinler .
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. Ammunition Sub Depot Aden .
1964.08 Aden: Opened .
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