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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

No 30 Group

HQ - Chessington, Nr Surbiton, Surrey

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 22 Balloon Centre RAF Biggin Hill (South Camp) Station in ADGB
No 23 Balloon Centre RAF Gravesend Station in ADGB
No 1 Balloon Centre Kidbrooke, London SE3  
No 901 Sqn (London) No 1 Balloon Centre  
No 902/3 Sqn (London) No 1 Balloon Centre  
No 909/10 Sqn (London) No 1 Balloon Centre  
No 960 Sqn (Canterbury) No 1 Balloon Centre  
No 961 Sqn (Dover) No 1 Balloon Centre  
No 952 Sqn (Sheerness) No 1 Balloon Centre  
'M' Balloon Unit No 1 Balloon Centre  
No 12 Balloon Centre Titchfield, Fareham, Hampshire  
No 932/33 Sqn (Portsmouth) No 12 Balloon Centre  
No 924/30 Sqn (Southampton) No 12 Balloon Centre Includes No 119 'P' Flight
No 988 Sqn (Newhaven & Shoreham) No 12 Balloon Centre Includes Nos 114 & 115 'P' Flights
No 3 Balloon Centre Stanmore Park, Middlesex  
No 904/5 Sqn (London) No 3 Balloon Centre  
No 906 Sqn (London) No 3 Balloon Centre  
No 907/8 Sqn (London) No 3 Balloon Centre  
No 911/913/915 Sqn (Chelmsford) No 3 Balloon Centre  
No 928 Sqn (Harwich) No 3 Balloon Centre  
No 956 Sqn (Langley) No 3 Balloon Centre  
No 969 Sqn (Lowestoft & Great Yarmouth) No 3 Balloon Centre  
No 951 Sqn (Norwich) No 3 Balloon Centre  
No 954 Sqn (Weybridge) No 3 Balloon Centre  

No 32 Group

HQ - Claverton Manor, Claverton, Nr Bath, Somerset

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 6 Balloon Centre Wythall, Birmingham, South.  
No 11 Balloon Centre Pucklechurch, Bristol  
No 927/935  Sqn (Bristol & Filton) No 11 Balloon Centre  
No 912 Sqn (Brockworth) No 11 Balloon Centre  
No 953 Sqn (Cardiff & Barry) No 11 Balloon Centre Temporary
No 966 Sqn (Newport) No 11 Balloon Centre Temporary
No 958 Sqn (Swansea & Port Talbot) No 11 Balloon Centre Temporary
No 955 Sqn (Weston-super-Mare) No 11 Balloon Centre  
No 997 'P' Sqn (Weymouth) No 11 Balloon Centre Includes Nos 111, 112 & 113 'P' Flights
No 957 Sqn (Yeovil) No 11 Balloon Centre  
No 13 Balloon Centre Collaton Cross, Yealmpton, Plymouth, Devon.  
No 959 Sqn (Falmouth) No 13 Balloon Centre Includes No 118 'P' Flight
No 999 'P' Sqn No 13 Balloon Centre Includes Nos 116 & 117 'P' Flights
No 934 Sqn (Plymouth & Dartmouth) No 13 Balloon Centre  
No 964 Sqn (Plymouth) No 13 Balloon Centre  

No 33 Group

HQ - Parkhead House, Abbey Lane, Sheffield 11

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 950 Sqn Lyness, Orkneys Administered directly by Group HQ
RAF Station Bowlee Manchester  
No 10 Balloon Centre RAF Bowlee Care and Maintenance
No 916/923 Sqn RAF Bowlee Non-Operational
No 925/926 Sqn RAF Bowlee Non-Operational
No 949 Sqn RAF Bowlee Non-Operational
No 1 Balloon Repair Unit RAF Bowlee  
No 15 Balloon Centre Long Benton, Forest Hall, Newcastle-upon-Tyne.  
No 938 Sqn (Billingham) No 15 Balloon Centre  
No 929 Sqn (Forth) No 15 Balloon Centre  
No 945/947 Sqn (Glasgow) No 15 Balloon Centre Non-Operational
No 936/937 Sqn (Newcastle) No 15 Balloon Centre  
No 939/941 Sqn (Sunderland) No 15 Balloon Centre  
RAF Station Sutton-on-Hull Sutton-on-Hull, Kingston upon Hull, East Yorkshire  
No 942/943 Sqn RAF Sutton-on-Hull  

Source - June 1944 SD161

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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