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Balloon Command - December 1941


[Command HQ | No 30 Group | No 32 Group | No 33 Group | No 34 Group | Misc]

Command HQ - Old Church Lane, Stanmore, Middlesex

Units controlled directly by Command HQ

 
Station Squadron Equipment
RAF Station Cardington Balloon Development Establishment Controlled by Director of Armament Development
  No 1 Balloon Training Unit 75 Balloons

No 30 Group

HQ - Hook, Surrey

 
Station Squadron Equipment
Hook HQ No 30 Group  

Weybridge

No 954 Sqn  
Chigwell - No 4 Balloon Centre No 907 Sqn  
  No 908/909 Sqn  
  No 910 Sqn  

Harwich

No 928 Sqn  
Kidbrooke - No 1 Balloon Centre No 901 Sqn  
  No 902 Sqn  
  No 903/904 Sqn  
Dover No 961 Sqn  
Manston No 1 'M' Balloon Unit  
Sheerness and Convoy No 952 Sqn  
Stanmore - No 3 Balloon Centre No 905 Sqn  
  No 906 Sqn  

Langley

No 956 Sqn  
Titchfield - No 12 Balloon Centre No 924 Sqn  
  No 930 Sqn  
Portsmouth No 932 Sqn  
Portsmouth No 933 Sqn  

No 32 Group

HQ - Bath (Temporarily at Romsey, Hampshire)

 
Station Squadron Equipment
Bristol - No 11 Balloon Centre No 951 Sqn  
Avonmouth No 927 Sqn  
Brockworth No 912 Sqn  
Filton No 935 Sqn  
Weston-super-Mare No 955 Sqn  
Yeovil No 957 Sqn  
Cardiff - No 14 Balloon Centre No 953 Sqn  
Barry No 969 Sqn  
Newport No 966 Sqn  

Pembroke

No 962 Sqn  
Port Talbot No 965 Sqn  
Swansea No 958 Sqn  
Plymouth - No 13 Balloon Centre No 934 Sqn  
  No 964 Sqn  

Falmouth

No 959 Sqn  

No 33 Group

HQ - Sheffield

 
Station Squadron Equipment
Hull - No 17 Balloon Centre No 942/943 Sqn  
  No 944 Sqn  
Liverpool - No 8 Balloon Centre No 919 Sqn  
  No 921 Sqn  

Barrow

No 970 Sqn  
Manchester - No 10 Balloon Centre No 925 Sqn  
  No 926 Sqn  
  No 931 Sqn  

Accrington

No 963 Sqn  
Sheffield - No 16 Balloon Centre No 939 Sqn  
  No 940 Sqn  

Derby

No 918 Sqn  
Sutton Coldfield - No 5 Balloon Centre No 911 Sqn  
  No 913 Sqn  
Warrington - No 9 Balloon Centre No 922 Sqn  
  No 923 Sqn  

Crewe

No 949 Sqn  
Wythall - No 6 Balloon Centre No 914 Sqn  
  No 915 Sqn  
Coventry No 916 Sqn  
Coventry No 917 Sqn  

No 34 Group

HQ - Tor House, Corstorphine Road, Edinburgh

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
Belfast No 968 Sqn  
Forth No 929 Sqn  
Forth and Methil No 948 Sqn  
Glasgow - No 18 Balloon Centre No 945 Sqn  
  No 946 Sqn  
  No 947 Sqn  

Ardeer

No 967 Sqn  
Londonderry No 920 Sqn  
Lyness No 950 Sqn  
Newcastle-upon-Tyne - No 15 Balloon Centre No 936 Sqn  
  No 937 Sqn  

Billingham

No 938 Sqn  

Miscellaneous Units

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
Mobile Naval Balloon Defence Organisation No 990 Sqn Attached to the Admiralty

Source - December 1941 SD161

County names used are those in use at the time

[Command HQ | No 30 Group | No 32 Group | No 33 Group | No 34 Group | Misc]

This page was last updated on 09/06/17 using FrontPage 2003

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