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No 6 Balloon Centre - Personnel and locations


[Apr 1939 | May 1939]

This was formed on 13 March 1939 at 54 Alcester Road, Moseley Birmingham 13 to house Nos 914 and 917 Squadrons.

April 1939

Location Command/Group
  No 30 (Balloon Barrage) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr

William C C Gell

Officer Commanding, DSO, MC, TD, DL, AAF; later  AVM (Col, TA)

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

Location Command/Group
  No 30 (Balloon Barrage) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr

William C C Gell

Officer Commanding, DSO, MC, TD, DL, AAF; later  AVM (Col, TA)

Source - May 1939 Confidential Air Force List

It moved to  37 Thorpe Street, Hurst Street, Birmingham on 1 June 1939 and then to Wythall on 8 June.

[Jul 1938 | Jan 1939 | Apr 1939 | May 1939]

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