Schools & Training Establishments

Training units

Schools

School of Artillery, Larkhill, Wiltshire
Royal Artillery School of Survey, Catterick, Yorkshire
School of Super Heavy Artillery, Catterick, Yorkshire
School of Anti-Aircraft Artillery, Manorbier, Pembrokeshire
School of Coast Artillery, Plymouth, Devonshire

 

Officer Cadet Training

121 Officer Cadet Training Regiment, Aldershot, Hampshire
122 Officer Cadet Training Regiment, Larkhill, Wiltshire
123 Officer Cadet Training Regiment, Catterick, Yorkshire
124 Officer Cadet Training Regiment (AA), Llandrindod, Powys
125 Officer Cadet Training Regiment, Ilkley, Yorkshire
133 Officer Cadet Training Regiment (AA), Shrivenham, Oxfordshire

 

Field Training

2 Field Training Regiment, Deepcut, Surrey
3 Field Training Regiment, Brockhurst, Hampshire
4 Field Training Regiment, Bulford, Wiltshire
5 Field Training Regiment, Dover, Kent
6 Field Training Regiment, Longniddry, East Lothian
9 Field Training Regiment, Harrogate, Yorkshire
12 Field Training Regiment, Bordon, Hampshire
16 Field Training Regiment, Exeter, Devonshire

 

Medium & Heavy Training

21 Medium & Heavy Training Regiment, Larkhill, Wiltshire
22 Medium & Heavy Training Regiment, Shoeburyness, Essex
23 Medium & Heavy Training Regiment, Devonport, Devonshire
24 Medium & Heavy Training Regiment, Blackdown, Sussex
25 Medium & Heavy Training Regiment, Marske, Yorkshire

 

Signals Training

34 Signal Training Regiment, Dover, Kent
35 Signal Training Regiment, Rhyl, Clwyd
36 Signal Training Regiment, Colchester, Essex
37 Signal Training Regiment, Scarborough, Yorkshire
38 Signal Training Regiment, Edinburgh, Midlothian
39 Signal Training Regiment, Wakefield, Yorkshire

 

Survey Training

41 Survey Training Regiment, Brighton, Sussex

 

Anti-Aircraft Training

 

Divisional Schools

1 Anti-Aircraft Divisional School, Bushy Heath,Hertfordshire
2 Anti-Aircraft Divisional School, Bulwell, Nottinghamshire
3 Anti-Aircraft Divisional School, Dundee, East Scotland
4 Anti-Aircraft Divisional School, Liverpool, Merseyside
5 Anti-Aircraft Divisional School, Truro, Cornwall
7 Anti-Aircraft Divisional School, Sedgefield, County Durham

Training Regiments

2 Anti-Aircraft Training Regiment, Deepcut, Surrey
7 Anti-Aircraft Training Regiment, Oswestry, Shropshire
10 Anti-Aircraft Training Regiment, Arbroath, Angus
11 Anti-Aircraft Training Regiment, Rhyl, Clwyd
24 Anti-Aircraft Training Regiment, Blackdown, Sussex
52 Anti-Aircraft Training Regiment, Bishop Aukland, County Durham
53 Anti-Aircraft Training Regiment, Arbroath, Angus
205 Anti-Aircraft Training Regiment, Arborfield, Berkshire
206 Anti-Aircraft Training Regiment, Arborfield, Berkshire
207 Anti-Aircraft Training Regiment, Devizes, Wiltshire
208 Anti-Aircraft Training Regiment, Yeovil, Somerset
209 Anti-Aircraft Training Regiment, Blandford, Dorsetshire
210 Anti-Aircraft Training Regiment, Oswestry, Shropshire
211 Anti-Aircraft Training Regiment, Oswestry, Shropshire
212 Anti-Aircraft Training Regiment, Chester, Cheshire
213 Anti-Aircraft Training Regiment, Carlisle, Cumbria
228 Anti-Aircraft Training Regiment, Blackpool, Lancashire

Searchlight Training Regiments

216 Searchlight Training Regiment, Abergele, Clwyd
217 Searchlight Training Regiment, Hereford, Herefordshire
220 Searchlight Training Regiment, Yeovil, Somerset
222 Searchlight Training Regiment, Taunton, Somerset
230 Searchlight Training Regiment, Blandford, Dorsetshire
232 Searchlight Training Regiment, Devizes, Wiltshire
234 Searchlight Training Regiment, Carlisle, Cumbria
235 Searchlight Training Regiment, Ayr, Ayrshire
236 Searchlight Training Regiment, Shrewsbury, Shropshire
237 Searchlight Training Regiment, Holywood, County Down

 

Coast Training

 

Coast Artillery Training Centre, Plymouth, Devon 1939 Unit badge
School of Coast Artillery, Shoeburyness, Essex
School of Coast Artillery, Llandudno, Conwy
1939
1942
Unit badge
Coast Artillery Practice Camp, Devonport, Devon 1940-45 Unit badge
69 Coast Training Regiment, Devonport, Devon 1940-45  
70 Coast Training Regiment, Plymouth, Devon
Converted from 2 Heavy Regiment
1940-45  
71 Coast Training Regiment, Plymouth, Devon 1940-45  
72 Coast Training Regiment, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight 1940-42  
73 Coast Training Regiment, Pembroke Dock, Pembrokeshire 1941-42  

 

Specialist Schools

School of Artillery 1920 Larkhill, Wiltshire
Anti-Tank Wing 1941-42  
Air Wing 1941-50  
Equipment Wing 1941-61  
Gunnery Wing 1942  
Tactics Wing 1942  
Survey Wing 1942-45  
Radar Wing 1944-46  
Observation Wing 1945-52  
School of Anti Aircraft Artillery 1939 Manorbier, Pembrokeshire
Wireless Wing 1939 Watchet, Somerset
Trials 1939 Swindon, Wiltshire
Searchlight Wing 1939 Shrivenham, Oxfordshire
The AA Command School of Instruction   Petersham, Surrey
School of Coast Artillery 1940 Shoeburyness, Essex
School of Coast Artillery 1942 Llandudno, Conwy
The School of Mechanical Traction 1940 Rhyl, Conwy
School of Survey 1940-42 Catterick, Yorkshire

The three Anti-Aircraft Corps and twelve Anti-Aircraft Divisions each had a school of Recognition, Wireless and Dive Bombing. There was also one in Orkney. The Anti-Aircraft Depot was at Woolwich, London.