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Event 

Title:
Grenadier Day 2020
When:
Sun 12 Jul 2020
Where:
Lille Barracks - Aldershot
Category:
Of Military Interest

Description

Grenadier Day will be held at Lille Barracks, Aldershot today.  Members and their guests should make their own way to the venue; if they are attending

Venue

Map
Venue:
Lille Barracks
Street:
Artillery Road
Postcode:
GU11 2NQ
City:
Aldershot
County:
Hampshire
Country:
UK

Description

Named after the Duke of Marlborough's victory at the siege an capture of Lille in October 1708.

The original brick barracks were designed to replace the old wooden hutted encampment of the 1850s, following the Barracks Act of 1890. Lille Barracks was built to house three batteries of artillery.

Demolished in 1958. The site is now occupied by re-built Lille Barracks, although the Victorian Officers' Mess still remains.