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Other Overseas Commands - January 1939


RAF Mediterranean

Units directly administered by RAF Mediterranean HQ

 
Unit Location Officer Commanding
RAF Station Kalafrana Kalafrana, Malta Wg Cdr O W Bentley
No 202 (General Reconnaissance) Sqn RAF Kalafrana Sqn Ldr E A Blake
Inter-Command W/T Station RAF Kalafrana  
Station HQ Hal Far Hal Far, Malta Wg Cdr J S T Fall
Station Flt RAF Hal Far Flt Lt I J McGhie
No 3 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Unit RAF Hal Far ?
Meteorological Station Valetta  

British Forces in Aden

Units directly administered by Command HQ

 
Unit Location Officer Commanding
No 8 (Bomber) Sqn RAF Khormaksar Wg Cdr J F T Barrett
Armoured Car Section RAF Steamer Point Fg Off R N J White
RAF Equipment and Supply Depot RAF Steamer Point Sqn Ldr A H Allan
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
HQ, British Army Troops, Aden  
9th (Heavy) Battery, Royal Artillery  
Anti-Aircraft Section, Royal Artillery  
20th (Fortress) Company, Royal Engineers  

RAF Far East

 
Unit Location Officer Commanding
RAF Station Seletar Seletar, Singapore Gp Capt C R Cox
No 36 (Torpedo Bomber) Sqn RAF Seletar Sqn Ldr H F Chester
No 100 (Torpedo Bomber) Sqn RAF Seletar Sqn Ldr G F Simond
No 205 (General Reconnaissance) Sqn RAF Seletar Gp Capt P E Maitland
No 230 (General Reconnaissance) Sqn RAF Seletar Gp Capt W H Dunn
Straits Settlement Volunteer Air Force RAF Seletar Sqn Ldr J N Jefferson
Inter-Command W/T Station RAF Seletar  
No 4 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Unit RAF Seletar Sqn Ldr T S Horry
Aircraft Depot RAF Seletar Vacant
RAF Station Kai Tak Kai Tak, Hong Kong Gp Capt A H Peck
Station Flt RAF Kai Tak Flt Lt C A Watt

Fleet Air Arm of the Royal Air Force units administered by RAF Far East HQ

 
Unit Location Officer Commanding
No 813 (Fleet Spotter Reconnaissance) Sqn HMS Eagle Sqn Ldr C R V Pugh (Lt Cdr RN)
No 824 (Fleet Spotter Reconnaissance) Sqn HMS Eagle Sqn Ldr R G Forbes
No 714 (Catapult) Flt 4th Cruiser Sqn East Indies Sqn Ldr P W Humphreys (Lt RN)
No 715 (Catapult) Sqn 5th Cruiser Sqn China Sqn Ldr H H Caddy (Lt Cdr RN)

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

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