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Air Forces in India - November 1939


AHQ - New Delhi

 
Unit Location
Aircraft Depot RAF Karachi
Air Force Station Risalpur Risalpur, India
No 27 (Bomber) Sqn (less 4 aircraft at Bombay) RAF Risalpur
Air Force Station Ambala Ambala, India
No 60 (Bomber) Sqn (less 2 aircraft at Calcutta and 2 aircraft at Madras) AFS Ambala
No 5 (Army Co-operation) Sqn (1 Flight) Fort Sandeman
HQ No 1 (Indian ) Group RAF Peshawar
No 20 (Army Co-operation) Sqn (less 1 Flight at Miranshah) RAF Peshawar
RAF Station Kohat RAF Kohat
No 28 (Army Co-operation) Sqn RAF Kohat
RAF Station Lahore RAF Lahore
No 31 (Army Co-operation) Sqn RAF Lahore
Central Wireless Station RAF Lahore

*To be known as RAF Detachment and established as such

In addition the following are included in the Command's establishment:

 
Unit Note
HQ Air Forces in India renamed 'AHQ India' Establishment India No 1
RAF Hill Depot Establishment India No 11
Chowkidars, Khassadars and Levy Sowars for the Air Firing and Bombing ranges in India Establishment India No 12
No 1 Sqn, Indian Air Force Establishment India No 13
Indian Air Force Reserve Pool Establishment India No 14
British Instructional Staff for the IAF Apprentices Establishment India No 15

Source - SD161 (1st Issue), November 1939

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