03/07/2021 - Fred Williams
A number of taxi ride videos through JHQ Rheindahlen taken in June 2012 have been combined and edited to include background music from a local Radio Station, captions, photos and picture-in-picture video.
If you want a nostalgic 40 minute taxi ride through much of JHQ then you must watch the video, "JHQ Rheindahlen, Taxi ride...
17/06/2021 - Fred Williams
A number of drone flight videos of JHQ Rheindahlen taken after the closure have been combined and edited to include background music, captions, photos and picture-in-picture video.
If you want a nostalgic 30 minute flight over much of JHQ then you must watch the video, "JHQ Rheindahlen, Drone Flight over JHQ", in the Videos section!
20/01/2021 - Fred Williams
A full account of the construction of the new British Army of the Rhine Headquarters (BAOR), Rheindahlen, Germany, 1952-1954 has been added to the website with the kind permission of:
N E Montagu, MA CEng MIMechE FInstRE, Editor of the RE Journal, The Institution or Royal Engineers.
To read the full document click "New Headquarters in Germany"
08/01/2021 - Fred Williams
After RAF Wegberg Hospital had been returned to the Federal Republic of Germany in 2010, the main area of JHQ was officially handed over to the Federal Republic of Germany on December 13, 2013 after it had been completely vacated. Following the closure of JHQ many talks took place between many parties with many different...
09/11/2020 - Fred Williams
Even though we departed almost three years ago, I still cherish you immensely, JHQ.
Your regular appearances in my thoughts make me feel as though somehow you are trying to call out to me, and it’s because of this I long to see you again.
I have thoroughly wasted my time trying to explain you to my...
Welcome to a my website documenting the history of JHQ Rheindahlen, Germany, for ex-military personnel, ex-civil servants and ex-pupils and staff of the former BFES schools located there.
The website is intended to be a “documentary” about JHQ, its past and its present and is not a “Social Media” Facebook-style website as there are already lots of Facebook Groups covering this area.
I can be contacted at the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Registration is now possible! Registering will allow you access to some new interactive features on the website as they become available in the coming months.