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Other Overseas Commands - July 1937


RAF Mediterranean

Units directly administered by RAF Mediterranean HQ

 
Unit Location
RAF Station Kalafrana Kalafrana, Malta
No 202 (Flying Boat) Sqn RAF Kalafrana
No 3 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Unit RAF Kalafrana
Inter-Command W/T Station RAF Kalafrana
Station HQ Hal Far Hal Far, Malta
Station Flt RAF 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

Catapult Units: -

  1. No 701 (Catapult) Flt (1st Battle Sqn - Mediterranean)
  2. No 705 (Catapult) Flt (Battle Cruiser Sqn - Mediterranean)
  3. No 711 (Catapult) Flt (1st Cruiser Sqn - Mediterranean)
  4. No 713 (Catapult) Flt (3rd Cruiser Sqn - Mediterranean)

British Forces in Aden

Units directly administered by Command HQ

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

Aden Protectorate Levies

 
Unit Location
HQ RAF Khormaksar
2 Dismounted Companies RAF Khormaksar
1 Machine Gun Troop Sheikh Othman

Military Forces in Aden

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

RAF Far East

Units directly administered by Command HQ

 
Unit Location
RAF Station Seletar Seletar, Singapore
No 36 (Torpedo Bomber) Sqn RAF Seletar
No 100 (Torpedo Bomber) Sqn RAF Seletar
No 205 (Flying Boat) Sqn RAF Seletar
No 230 (Flying Boat) Sqn RAF Seletar
Straits Settlement Volunteer Air Force RAF Seletar
RAF Station Kai Tak Kai Tak, Hong Kong
Inter-Command W/T Station RAF Seletar
RAF Units in the Fleet Air Arm administered by the Far East Command
RAF Units for HMS Eagle: -
  1. No 813 (Fleet Spotter Reconnaissance) Sqn
  2. No 824 (Fleet Spotter Reconnaissance) Sqn

Catapult Units: -

  1. No 714 (Catapult) Flt (4th Cruiser Sqn - East Indies)
  2. No 715 (Catapult) Sqn (5th Cruiser Sqn - China)
  3. No 720 (Catapult) Flt (New Zealand Division)

Source - July 1937 Air Force List

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