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Balloon Command - July 1945


Command HQ - Old Church Lane, Stanmore, Middlesex

From 15 June 1945 all Units in this Command came under the administrative and operational control of HQ Fighter Command

 
Location/Address Unit Notes
Cardington, Bedfordshire RAF Station Cardington Station in TTC
RAF Cardington Balloon Development Establishment
RAF Cardington Polish Balloon Unit
RAF Cardington Balloon Training Unit
RAF Stanmore Middlesex  
RAF Stanmore HQ The Balloon Wing Being disbanded
RAF Stanmore Balloon Repair Unit Being disbanded
Dover Meteorological Balloon  
Fairlop  159 Balloon Wing and Rear Party  
Fairlop No 965 Sqn Being disbanded
Fairlop No 967 Sqn Being disbanded
Fairlop No 970 Sqn Being disbanded
Fairlop No 998 Sqn Being disbanded
Great Sampford No 951 Sqn Being disbanded
Great Sampford No 974 Sqn Being disbanded
Great Sampford No 976 Sqn Being disbanded
Great Sampford No 991 Sqn Being disbanded
Great Sampford No 992 Sqn Being disbanded
Great Sampford No 996 Sqn Being disbanded
Great Sampford No 997 Sqn Being disbanded
Great Sampford No 999 Sqn Being disbanded
Great Sampford 'M' Balloon Unit Being disbanded
Petersham AA School Calibration Balloon  
Plymouth Meteorological Balloon  
Port Patrick Meteorological Balloon  
Portsmouth Meteorological Balloon  
Ringway Paratroop Training Balloons  
Staines Meteorological Balloon  
Ynys-Las Meteorological Balloon  

Source - SD161 (58th Edition) - July 1945

County names used are those in use at the time

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