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British, Colonial, and Dominion Armies
With thanks to David A. Ryan, Graham Watson, and Robert Michel
Headquarters, Home Counties Area, Eastern Command
3 September 1939
Home Counties Area
Headquarters: Woolwich
Comprising Woolwich, (exclusive of Territorial Troops in the London Area) and the counties of Kent (less from Shellness a line drawn south-west to Ladydane - thence along road to Watling Street, thence Hollingbourne, thence Pilgrims Way via Detling, Burham, Snodland - thence via Pilgrims Road toTrosley Towers - thence along road Wrotham-Graveston to Northumberland Bottom - thence Waitling Street to Southern Railway brigde at Springhead - thence northward along stream to River Thames, along south bank of River Thames to lighthouse on Swanscombe Marshes - in the Chatham Area and the 4th Division stations of Dover, Shorncliffe, Hythe and Lydd), Sussex, Surrey (less the eastern boundaries of the parishes of Chobham, Horsell and Working through Working), including the portions of Stoke-next-Guildford, St. Nicholas, Artington, to the west of the railway.
    Dep. Asst. Adjt. & Qr.-Mr.-Gen. MAJ  G.W. Auten
    Passive Air Defence Officer MAJ  D.A. Ansted
    Retired Officer MAJ  G. MacDonald
At Outstations:
        Garrison Commander BG  Hon. T.P.P. Butler
        Garrision Adjutant CPT  R.A. Collins
        Asst. Dirs. of Medical Services COL   J.R. Hill
COL   J.J. Roche
        Dep. Asst. Dir. of Pathology MAJ  F. McKibbin
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