The following American forces were based in the Co. Antrim town between 1942 and 1944. If you have more information on exact bases, please get in touch.
|Start Date||End Date||Unit|
|1942||Engineer Supply Depot|
|12th May 1942||7th January 1943||397th Engineer Depot Company|
|2nd March 1942||5th August 1942||467th Engineer Maintenance Company|
|16th April 1944||29th April 1944||229th Chemical Base Depot Company|
Royal Engineers training near Ballyclare, Co. Antrim
On 28th October 1942, 82nd Chemical Warfare Company, 6th Chemical Warfare Group, Royal Engineers conducted a weapon firing demonstration. Photographs from the Imperial War Museum give the location as near Ballyclare, Co. Antrim. Item "H 24994" gives a more precise location of Shillanavogy Road, which is north of Glenwherry, Co. Antrim.