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Aldermaston Court

Military site : non-airfield

The house had been bought from the Keyser family by Associated Electrical Industries (AEI) and requisitioned from them by the British government after the outbreak of the war. It became the headquarters of 19 Tactical Air Command (formerly known as 19 Air Support Command until April 1944).

The house was returned to AEI after the war.

Detailed history

Country house constructed in 1636 and partly rebuilt between 1848-51. Additions were carried out in 1894. In 1943-1945 Aldermaston Court served as the headquarters for the United States Army Aircorge 9th (later renumbered 29th) Air Command.

English Heritage's record description

Not yet known

Service

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
03 September 2019 12:32:54 Emily Changes to history
Sources

Historic England, National Monument record SU 56 SE 25

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:02:16 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Barry Anderson, Army Air Forces Stations (Alabama, 1985)

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