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Balloon Command - June 1944


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

Command HQ - Old Church Lane, Stanmore, Middlesex

Units administered directly by Balloon Command HQ

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Station Cardington Cardington, Bedfordshire  
Balloon Development Establishment RAF Cardington
Balloon Command Signals Unit RAF Cardington

No 30 Group

HQ - Chessington, Nr Surbiton, Surrey

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 1 Balloon Centre Kidbrooke, London SE3  
No 901 Sqn Kidbrooke No 1 Balloon Centre
No 902/3 Sqn Brixton No 1 Balloon Centre
No 909/10 Sqn East Ham No 1 Balloon Centre
No 952 Sqn Sheerness No 1 Balloon Centre
No 960 Sqn Canterbury No 1 Balloon Centre
No 961 Sqn Dover No 1 Balloon Centre
No 3 Balloon Centre Stanmore Park, Middlesex  
No 904/5 Sqn Clapham No 3 Balloon Centre
No 906 Sqn Kensington No 3 Balloon Centre
No 907/8 Sqn Harringay No 3 Balloon Centre
No 911/13/15 Sqn Chelmsford No 3 Balloon Centre
No 928 Sqn Felixstowe No 3 Balloon Centre
No 951 Sqn Norwich No 3 Balloon Centre
No 954 Sqn Cobham No 3 Balloon Centre
No 956 Sqn Colnbrook No 3 Balloon Centre
No 969 Sqn Great Yarmouth No 3 Balloon Centre
No 12 Balloon Centre Titchfield, Fareham, Hampshire  
No 924/30 Sqn Southampton No 12 Balloon Centre
No 932/33 Sqn Portsmouth No 12 Balloon Centre
No 998 Sqn Brighton No 12 Balloon Centre
No 22 Balloon Centre RAF Biggin Hill  
No 23 Balloon Centre RAF Gravesend  
'M' Balloon Unit Walmer  

No 32 Group

HQ - Claverton Manor, Claverton, Nr Bath, Somerset

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 6 Balloon Centre Wythall, Birmingham, South.  
No 991 Sqn   No 6 Balloon Centre
No 11 Balloon Centre Pucklechurch, Bristol  
No 912 Sqn Gloucester No 11 Balloon Centre
No 927935 Sqn Bristol No 11 Balloon Centre
No 955 Sqn Weston-super-Mare No 11 Balloon Centre
No 957 Sqn Yeovil No 11 Balloon Centre
No 958 Sqn Swansea No 11 Balloon Centre
No 966 Sqn Newport No 11 Balloon Centre
No 997 Sqn Weymouth No 11 Balloon Centre
No 13 Balloon Centre Collaton Cross, Yealmpton, Plymouth, Devon.  
No 934 Sqn Plymouth No 13 Balloon Centre
No 959 Sqn Falmouth No 13 Balloon Centre
No 964 Sqn Plymouth No 13 Balloon Centre
No 999 Sqn Paignton No 13 Balloon Centre
No 953 Sqn Cardiff  

No 33 Group

HQ - Parkhead House, Abbey Lane, Sheffield 11

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 15 Balloon Centre Long Benton, Forest Hall, Newcastle-upon-Tyne.  
No 929 Sqn South Queensferry
No 936/7 Sqn Newcastle upon Tyne No 15 Balloon Centre
No 938 Sqn Stockton-on-Tees No 15 Balloon Centre
No 939/41 Sqn Sunderland No 15 Balloon Centre
No 942/3 Sqn Sutton-on-Hull Administered directly by Group HQ
No 950 Sqn Kirkwall Administered directly by Group HQ
No 1 Balloon Repair Unit Bowlee Administered directly by Group HQ

Source - June 1944 Confidential Air Force List

County names used are those in use at the time

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

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

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