Air Defence Great Britain
Gun Defended Areas (including maps of Heavy Anti-Aircraft sites)
Originally formed in 1925 as an RAF Command, Air Defence Great Britain consisted of Fighter Command and Royal Artillery/Royal Engineer anti-aircraft units. It was abolished in 1936 with responsibilites shared between Fighter Command and Anti-Aircraft Command. At first the Anti-Aircraft Divisions came under HQ Anti-Aircraft Command.
In Nov 40 the 3 Anti-Aircraft Corps were introduced.
Finally in Oct 42 the Corps and Divisions were replaced by 7 Anti-Aircraft Groups.
HQ Anti-Aircraft Command (This badge was adopted by all Anti-Aircraft formations in 1943)
1 Anti-Aircraft Corps
HQ Uxbridge, Middlesex
|1 AA Division||5 AA Division||6 AA Division||8 AA Division||9 AA Division|
2 Anti-Aircraft Corps
HQ Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
|2 AA Division||4 AA Division||10 AA Division||11 AA Division|
|East Midlands &
North East Anglia
3 Anti-Aircraft Corps
HQ Edinburgh, Scotland
|3 AA Division||7 AA Division||12 AA Division||OSDEF|
|South West Scotland
& Northern Ireland
|Orkney & Shetland