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Other Overseas Commands - July 1920

Independent Units

Unit Location Officer Commanding
Aeronautical Commission of Control (Austria) Room 664, Air Ministry Wg Cdr J N Fletcher
Aeronautical Mission of Control (Germany) Berlin A/Cdre E A D Masterman,
Aeronautical Mission of Control (Bulgaria) Room 662, Air Ministry Gp Capt A M Longmore,

RAF Rhine

Unit Location Officer Commanding
No 12 Sqn Heumar Sqn Ldr R E Saul
Stores and Repair Unit Eil  

Indian Group

Unit Location Officer Commanding
Directly under the control of Group HQ
RAF School Bangalore  
  1. No 1 Sqn
  2. No 3 Sqn
  1. Bangalore
  2. Bangalore
Aircraft Depot Lahore Wg Cdr C G S Gould
  1. Port Depot
  2. Detachment
  1. Bombay
  2. Karachi
Aircraft Factory Lahore  
Meteorological Station (Forming) Banna Abbas  
Meteorological Station (Forming) Karachi  
No 1 (Indian) Wing
Advanced HQ Manzai  
No 5 Sqn Quetta Sqn Ldr Paul C Maltby DSO, AFC; later AVM
No 20 Sqn Bannu  
No 27 Sqn Risalpur  
No 60 Sqn Risalpur Sqn Ldr John C Quinnell DFC; later A/Cdre
No 2 (Indian) Wing
No 28 Sqn Ambala Sqn Ldr R J F Barton OBE
No 31 Sqn Risalpur Sqn Ldr A L Neale MC

Mediterranean Group

Unit Location Officer Commanding
No 267 Sqn (1 Flight) Malta Sqn Ldr Edward Osmond CBE
No 202 Sqn (1 Flight) Alexandria Sqn Ldr W G Sitwell DSO
Care & Maintenance Party (Refuelling base) Port Said  
Disposal Depot, Malta Malta  
Meteorological Station, Malta Malta Flt Lt T Agius
Aircraft Carriers    
  1. HMS Pegasus
  2. HMS Ark Royal

Overseas units in the course of disbandment and amalgamation

Unit Location Officer Commanding
HQ, South Russia   Sqn Ldr J O Archer OBE
Disposal Depot, Malta Malta Flt Lt W F Bryant
RAF Liaison HQ Constantinople Flt Lt H M Seton-Karr
No 1 African Survey Khartoum  
No 2 African Survey Nairobi Flt Lt E C Emmett
No 3 African Survey Pretoria Flt Lt C Court-Treatt
RAF Depot Arques  
Stores and Repair Unit Eil  
RAF Maintenance Party, Marquise Marquise Flt Lt W A Winter

Source - July 1920 Air Force List

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