Birmingham

 

The Coventry GDA is also shown as the later numbering is with Birmingham and falls in the same map area. The Coventry sites are shown as RED. The Coventry GDA also has its own page.

 

Birmingham GDA map

Key

Heavy Anti-Aircraft Site HAA symbol large Airfield airfield symbol

 

Site No. Early Site No. Late Site Name OS Grid Reference
A   Coven Heath SJ 903 044
  H1 Coven Heath SJ 902 053
B H50 Bushberry Hill SJ 923 031
C H18 Merry Hill SO 877 971
D H51 The Elms SJ 876 013
E   Wednesfield SO 949 996
  H52 Wednesfield SJ 966 000
F H3 Stoke Cross SP 012 945
G H17 Turners Hill SO 970 891
H H53 Mons Hill SO 933 926
I H6 Park Hall SP 159 904
K H4 Perry Park SP 066 924
L H10 Erdington SP 118 913
M H55 Sheldon SP 147 848
N H56 Castle Bromwich SP 127 894
O H9 Olton Hall SP 152 825
P H7 Oaklands SP 126 852
Q 57 Swainhurst Park SP 091 814
R   Edgbaston SP 058 843
R H12 Kingswood Farm SP 072 781
S H58 Welsh House Farm SP 018 811
T H59 Langley Hall Farm SP 124 810
U H60 The Uplands SP 036 913
  H2   SJ 964 078
  H5   SP 106 989
  H11 Nuthurst SP 130 719
  H13 Rubery SO 988 786
  H14   Unknown
  H15   Unknown
  H16   SO 895 878
  H19   Unknown
  H20   Unknown
  H49 Upper Penn SO 897 945
  H54 Warmley Ash SP 429 929
  H61 Castle Bromwich SP 155 915
  H62 Glebe Farm SP 138 883
  H63 Wylde Green SP 125 935
  H64 Short Heath SP 104 930
  H65 Shard End Farm SP 152 884

 

Gun Strengths

Battle of Britain & the Blitz

Date 3.7 inch mobile 3.7 inch static 4.5 inch 3 inch
May 40 11 4 16 0
Jun 40 11 24 16 0
Jul 40 24 29 16 0
Aug 40 24 31 16 0
Sep-Nov 40 16 32 16 0
Dec 40 47 32 16 0
Jan 41 48 32 16 4
Feb 41 48 32 16 0
Mar-May 41 16 32 16 0

Overlord & Diver

Dates 3.7 inch static 4.5 inch 3.7 inch MkVI
Mar – Jun 44 48 24 0
Jul 44 36 24 0
Aug 44 14 24 0
Jan 45 4 24 0
May 45 0 1 31

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45