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British, Colonial, and Dominion Armies
With thanks to David A. Ryan, Graham Watson, and Robert Michel
Headquarters, Chatam Area, Eastern Command
3 September 1939
Chatam Area
Headquarters: Chatam
Encompassing the boundary from (all inclusive) Foulness Point (Essex) by a line to Shellnes (Kent) - thence a line drawn south-west to Ladydance - thence along road to Waitling -Street thence Waitling Street to road Faversham, Leaveland, Challock Lees, Charing, Lenham, Harrietsham, Elsfield, Hollingbourne thence Pilgrims Way via Detling, Burham, Snodland thence via Pilgrims Road to Tosley Towers - thence along road Wrotham-Gravesend to Northumberland Bottom thence Waitling Street to Southern Railway brigde at Springhead thence northward along stream to River Thamse, along south bank of River Thames to Grays Thurrock Station (Essex) thence along main road to Stanfordle-Hope thence north side of railway via South Benfleet to Southend Borough boundary thence a line drawn north-east to Lower Edward's Hall thence road Eastwood to Harp House thence a line drawn south-east to Southchurch Lawn thence a line due north to River Roach, along south bank of River Roach and south bank of River Crouch to Foulness Point.
AREA COMMANDER MG  R.P. Pakenham-Walsh,
also Commandant, School of Military Engineering
    Dep. Asst. Adjt. & Qr.-Mr.-Gen. MAJ  E.B. Thornhill
    Passive Air Defence Officer LTC  E.H.J. Nicolls
    Retired Officer MAJ  R.H. Griffiths
At Outstations:
        Garrison Adjutant CPT  N.W. Finlinson
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