Ballymena, Co. Antrim

Ballymena is a town in Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland. During World War Two, several units of United States Army troops had bases in the town and surrounds.


Co. Antrim

United Kingdom

American Forces

The following American forces were based in the Co. Antrim town between 1943 and 1944. If you have more information on exact bases, please get in touch.

Start DateEnd DateUnits
194214th Ordnance Company (Medium Maintenance) (VCorps).
1943Headquarters, 34th Infantry Division.
19th November 194312th March 1944Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 307th Quartermaster Sterilization Battalion.
23rd November 1943Quartermaster Depot Q-111BA
7th December 194310th March 1944577th Army Postal Unit.
22nd December 194325th May 194468th Station Hospital (250 Beds).
3rd April 19442nd June 1944285th Military Police Company (Post, Camp or Station).
12th April 19448th May 194454th Finance Disbursing Section.

Places of Interest

The following places will be of interest to anyone wishing to explore more of the town's World War Two heritage.

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