Marshalling Area camp X5, Scurlage, Gower

AddressReynoldston, Swansea SA3 1BA, UK
Location typeTroop Camp
Site Ownership and Access InformationThe area is now residential and farmland, with public roads running through it. Please respect the privacy of the current residents.
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This was one of several camps in Marshalling Area X. Troops camped in this area in South Wales were part of follow up Force ‘B’ which landed on the American beaches in Normandy in the days after D-Day. Among the units camped in South Wales before D-Day were the US 2nd Infantry Division, who began landing on Omaha Beach on D+1 (7 June 1944). Units in Marshalling Area X embarked through ports in the Swansea area.

Camp X5 was a tented camp, with a capacity of 2,000 men.

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