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Air Battalion of the Corps of Royal Engineers

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1909 August. The Balloon Factory was separated from the Balloon School.

1911 April 1st. The Balloon School was renamed as the Air Battalion of the Corps of Royal Engineers.

The full list of officers on its formation was -

No.1 Company

No.2 Company

See Also


Sources of Information

  • The History of Early British Aeronautics by P. W. L. Broke-Smith
  • From Balloon to Boxkite by Malcolm Hall