|Address||Brentwood, Essex CM13 3RZ, UK|
|Location type||Troop Camp|
|Site Ownership and Access Information||Today the location is a public park.|
|Contact details||Check Thorndon Country Park website for park opening hours.|
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Troops camped in Marshalling Area S were part of follow up force ‘L’ which landed on the British beaches in Normandy in the days after D-Day. Among the units camped in these camps in the county of Essex before D-Day were the 51st (Highland) Division, who began landing in Normandy on D+1 (7 June 1944). Units in Marshalling Area S embarked through ports in the Thames Estuary, such as Tilbury.