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Other Overseas Commands - July 1936


RAF Mediterranean

 
Unit Location
RAF Base Malta Calafrana
  1. No 202 (Flying Boat) Sqn
Station HQ Hal Far
  1. Station Flt, Hal Far
Meteorological Station Valetta
RAF Units in the Fleet Air Arm administered by the Mediterranean Command
RAF Units for HMS Glorious: -
  1. No 802 (Fleet Fighter) Sqn
  2. No 812 (Fleet Torpedo Bomber) Sqn
  3. No 823 (Fleet Spotter Reconnaissance) Sqn
  4. No 825 (Fleet Spotter Reconnaissance) Sqn

RAF Units for Capital Ships and Cruisers: -

  1. No 445 (Fleet Spotter Reconnaissance) Flt
  2. No 447 (Fleet Spotter Reconnaissance) Flt (1st Battle Sqn and 1st Cruiser Sqn)

Aden Command

 
Unit Location
No 8 (Bomber) Sqn Khormaksar
Armoured Car Section Steamer Point
RAF Stores and Supply Depot Steamer Point
RAF Hospital Aden

Aden Protectorate Levies

HQ Khormaksar
1 Dismounted Company Khormaksar
1 Machine Gun Troop Khormaksar

Military Forces in Aden

9th (Heavy) Battery, Royal Artillery 20th (Fortress) Company, Royal Engineers
Anti-Aircraft Section, Royal Artillery  

Far East Command

 
Unit Location
Station HQ Singapore
No 36 (Torpedo Bomber) Sqn Singapore
No 100 (Torpedo Bomber) Sqn Singapore
No 205 (Flying Boat) Sqn Singapore
Straits Settlement Volunteer Air Force Singapore
Station HQ Kai Tak
RAF Units in the Fleet Air Arm administered by the Far East Command
RAF Units for HMS Hermes: -
  1. No 803 (Fleet Fighter) Sqn
  2. No 824 (Fleet Spotter Reconnaissance) Sqn

RAF Units for Capital Ships and Cruisers: -

  1. No 403 (Fleet Fighter) Flt (5th Cruiser Sqn, China)
  2. No 406 (Fleet Fighter) Flt (4th Cruiser Sqn, East Indies)

Source - July 1936 Air Force List

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