The term Dump was used to define the place where war materiel of every kind was stacked or stored as a depôt to be drawn upon as and when required. They were usually out in the open and when near the front, usually located at cross-roads, road-sides and rail-heads. They were also located at base camps.
References / notes
- Edward Fraser and John Gibbons (1925). Soldier and Sailor Words and Phrases. Routledge, London p.85.
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