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Balloon Command - January 1945


Command HQ - Old Church Lane, Stanmore, Middlesex

All units administered directly by Balloon Command HQ

 
Location/Address Unit Notes
Birmingham (Wythall) No 6 Balloon Centre  
No 6 Balloon Centre 'P' Balloon Units of No 85 Group (not overseas) non-operational
No 6 Balloon Centre No 61 Repair Unit (MT)  
No 6 Balloon Centre No 1 Balloon Repair Unit  
Bristol (Pucklechurch) No 11 Balloon Centre  
No 11 Balloon Centre No 63 Repair Unit (MT)  
No 11 Balloon Centre (Aberdovey) Meteorological Balloon  
No 11 Balloon Centre (Zeals) No 925/926 Sqn being disbanded
Cardington, Bedfordshire RAF Station Cardington  
RAF Cardington Balloon Development Establishment Direct access to MAP
RAF Cardington Polish Balloon Unit
RAF Cardington Hydrogen Factory
RAF Cardington No 60 Repair Unit (MT)  
Chessington, Surrey No 1 Balloon Centre  
No 1 Balloon Centre HQ, No 33 (Barrage Balloon) Group  
No 1 Balloon Centre No 65 Repair Unit (MT)  
No 1 Balloon Centre No 66 Repair Unit (MT)  
No 1 Balloon Centre (Kidbrooke) No 2 Balloon Repair Unit  
Fairlop No 24 Balloon Centre  
Titchfield (satellite of 24 BC) No 953 Sqn non-operational
Great Sampford (satellite of 24 BC) No 945/947 Sqn non-operational
Marden Park and Norbryght (satellites of 24 BC) No 970 Sqn non-operational
Southend (satellite of 24 BC) No 958 Sqn non-operational
Southend (satellite of 24 BC) No 951 Sqn non-operational
Plymouth (Collaton Cross, Yealmpton) No 13 Balloon Centre  
Plymouth (satellite of 13 BC) Meteorological Balloon  
Port Patrick Meteorological Balloon  
Portsmouth (Titchfield) No 12 Balloon Centre  
No 12 Balloon Centre No 3 Balloon Repair Unit  
No 12 Balloon Centre No 62 Repair Unit (MT)  
Portsmouth Meteorological Balloon  
RAF Stanmore No 3 Balloon Centre  
No 3 Balloon Centre No 64 Repair Unit (MT)  
Dover (satellite of 3 BC) Meteorological Balloon  
Holyhead (satellite of 3 BC) Naval Meteorological Balloon  
London (satellite of 3 BC) No 901/905 Sqn non-operational
London (satellite of 3 BC) No 906/910 Sqn non-operational
Ringway (satellite of 3 BC) Parachute Jumping Balloon Detachment  
Richmond, Surrey (satellite of 3 BC) AA Calibration School Balloon  
Yarmouth (satellite of 3 BC) Admiralty Battle Practice Balloons  

Source - SD161 (52nd Edition) - January 1945

County names used are those in use at the time

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

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