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Mediterranean Air Command - April 1943


[MAC | North West Africa | AHQ Malta | Cyrenaica/Libya/Tunisia | Middle East Command | Egypt | Levant - Palestine | Levant - Syria | Levant - Cyprus | AHQ Iraq & Persia | HQBF Aden | No 203 Group | AHQ East Africa | USAAF Units]

Mediterranean Air Command

Command HQ - Algiers

 
Command HQ Location/Address Notes
HQ North West African Air Forces Maison Carree  
HQ North West African Tactical Air Forces Aine Beida  
HQ North West African Coastal Air Forces Algiers  
HQ North West African Strategical Air Forces Constantine  
HQ North West African Air Service Command Algiers  
HQ North West African Training Command    

RAF Units in North West Africa

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 60 Embarkation Unit Algiers  
Public Relations Unit Algiers  
No 15 S & T Column Algiers Also shown at Le Kroub
No 225 ASR Unit Algiers  
Area Combined HQ Algiers  
No 896 AMES Algiers  
No 8012 AMES Algiers  
No 283 Sqn Algiers Walrus
No 392 AMES Alma Marine  
No 381 Wireless Unit Aine Braham  
No 326 Wing Aine Beida  
No 132 Air Stores Park Aine Beida  
No 109 Repair and Salvage Unit Aine Beida  
No 134 Air Stores Park Aine Regarda  
No 893 AMES Ain Taya (Algiers)  
No 500 Sqn Blida Hudson
No 107 Repair and Salvage Unit Blida  
No 134 Air Stores Park - Detachment Blida  
No 608 Sqn Blida Hudson
No 142 Sqn Blida Wellington III
No 150 Sqn Blida Wellington III
No 3201 Servicing Commando Blida  
No 328 Wing? Blida  
No 813 Sqn FAA Blida Swordfish
No 4354 AA Flight, RAF Regiment Blida  
No 4355 AA Flight, RAF Regiment Blida  
No 2788 Sqn, RAF Regiment Bone  
No 59 Embarkation Unit Bone  
No 985 Sqn Bone Mk VI Balloons
No 8005 AMES Bone  
No 223 ASR Unit Bone  
No 4342 AA Flight, RAF Regiment Bone  
Mobile Parachute Servicing Unit Boufarik  
No 2771 Sqn, RAF Regiment Canrobert  
No 13 Sqn Canrobert Blenheim V
No 18 Sqn Canrobert Blenheim V
No 4090 AA Flight, RAF Regiment Canrobert  
No 114 Sqn Canrobert Blenheim V
No 4341 AA Flight, RAF Regiment Canrobert  
No 4348 AA Flight, RAF Regiment Canrobert  
No 8009 AMES Cap Serrat  
No 8010 AMES Cap Serrat  
No 1 Force HQ's Signals Section Constantine  
No 2 Force HQ's Signals Section Constantine  
No 72 Sqn Constantine Spitfire
No 4349 AA Flight, RAF Regiment Constantine  
No 4350 AA Flight, RAF Regiment Constantine  
Air Crew Rest Centre Constantine  
No 602 AMES Constantine  
No 6000 AMES Constantine  
No 6001 AMES Constantine  
No 6002 AMES Constantine  
No 6008 AMES Constantine  
No 6005 AMES Constantine  
No 6006 AMES Constantine  
No 6007 AMES Constantine  
No 6009 AMES Constantine  
No 6010 AMES Constantine  
No 6011 AMES Constantine  
No 8002 AMES Cap Cavallo (Djidjelli)  
No 895 AMES Cap Takouch  
No 892 AMES Djidjelli  
No 226 AMES Djidjelli  
No 108 Repair and Salvage Unit Duvivier  
No 3202 Servicing Commando Duvivier  
No 380 Wireless Unit El Achoir  
No 1 ALG Signals Section El Achoir  
No 110 Repair and Salvage Unit Ghardimaou  
No 3203 Servicing Commando Ghardimaou  
No 351 Maintenance Unit Hussein Dey  
No 372 AMES Jemappes  
No 253 Sqn Jemappes Hurricane
No 4344 AA Flight, RAF Regiment Jemappes  
No 897 AMES La Galle  
No 388 AMES La Galle  
No 381 AMES Lac ces Oiseaux (Bone)  
No 2 ALG Signals Section Le Kroub  
No 654 AOP Sqn Le Kroub Auster
No 15 S & T Column Le Kroub Also shown at Algiers
Base Area HQ Le Ruisseau  
Base Personnel Office Le Ruisseau  
Base Accounts Office Le Ruisseau  
No 323 Wing Maison Blanche  
No 43 Sqn Maison Blanche Hurricane
No 131 Air Stores Park Maison Blanche  
No 87 Wireless Unit Maison Blanche  
No 682 Sqn Maison Blanche PR Spitfire
No 106 Repair and Salvage Unit Maison Blanche  
No 301 Mobile SS Unit Maison Blanche  
No 32 Sqn Maison Blanche Hurricane
No 153 Sqn Maison Blanche Beaufighter
No 4356 AA Flight, RAF Regiment Maison Blanche  
No 4357 AA Flight, RAF Regiment Maison Blanche  
No 4358 AA Flight, RAF Regiment Maison Blanche  
No 4360 AA Flight, RAF Regiment Maison Blanche  
HQ North West African Air Forces Maison Carree (Algiers)  
No 11 Heavy Mobile W/T Units Maison Carree (Algiers)  
No 4359 AA Flight, RAF Regiment Maison Carree (Algiers)  
No 133 Air Stores Park Medjez  
No 136 Air Stores Park Mesloug Also shown at Setif
No 894 AMES Morris (Bone)  
No 614 Sqn Oulmene Blenheim V
No 61 Embarkation Unit Philipville  
No 304 Mobile SS Unit Philipville  
No 389 AMES Philipville  
No 8003 AMES Philipville  
No 224 ASR Unit Philipville  
No 4343 AA Flight, RAF Regiment Philipville  
No 387 AMES Port Gheydon  
No 8011 AMES Port Gheydon  
No 88 Wireless Unit Souk el Arba  
No 303 Mobile SS Unit Souk el Arba  
No 2744 Sqn, RAF Regiment Souk el Arba  
No 898 AMES Souk el Arba  
No 325 Wing Setif  
No 255 Sqn Setif Beaufighter
No 302 Mobile SS Unit Setif  
No 136 Air Stores Park Setif Also shown at Mesloug
No 111 Repair and Salvage Unit Setif  
No 2721 Sqn, RAF Regiment Setif  
No 4092 AA Flight, RAF Regiment Setif  
No 4351 AA Flight, RAF Regiment Setif  
No 4352 AA Flight, RAF Regiment Setif  
No 4353 AA Flight, RAF Regiment Setif  
No 600 Sqn Setif Beaufighter
No 242 Group Souk El Khemis  
No 4088 AA Flight, RAF Regiment Souk El Khemis  
No 4091 AA Flight, RAF Regiment Souk El Khemis  
No 4339 AA Flight, RAF Regiment Souk El Khemis  
No 4340 AA Flight, RAF Regiment Souk El Khemis  
No 4346 AA Flight, RAF Regiment Souk El Khemis  
No 4347 AA Flight, RAF Regiment Souk El Khemis  
No 2825 Sqn, RAF Regiment Souk El Khemis  
No 225 Sqn Souk El Khemis  
No 241 Sqn Souk El Khemis Hurricane Bombers
No 111 Sqn Souk El Khemis Spitfire
No 243 Sqn Souk El Khemis Spitfire
No 93 Sqn Souk El Khemis Spitfire
No 152 Sqn Souk El Khemis Spitfire
No 8006 AMES Tigzirt Sur Mer (Delly)  
No 322 Wing Tingley  
No 81 Sqn Tingley Spitfire
No 154 Sqn Tingley Spitfire
No 232 Sqn Tingley Spitfire
No 242 Sqn Tingley Spitfire
No 87 Sqn Tahir Hurricane
No 4345 AA Flight, RAF Regiment Tahir  
No 251 ASR Unit Transit Camp (Algiers)  
No 252 ASR Unit Transit Camp (Algiers)  
At Gibraltar (On Detachment)
Meteorological Flight North Front Hudson
No 179 Sqn North Front Wellington
No 233 Sqn North Front Hudson
No 48 Sqn North Front Hudson
No 202 Sqn Gibraltar Catalina
No 210 Sqn Gibraltar Catalina
Attached to Twelfth Air Force, USAAF
No 285 AMES    
No 286 AMES    
No 890 AMES    
No 899 AMES    
No 675 AMES    
No 8000 AMES    
No 8001 AMES    
No 6003 AMES    
No 6004 AMES    

Malta

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 504 AMES Dingli  
No 242 AMES Dingli  
No 241 AMES Ghar Lapsi  
No 143 Maintenance Unit Hanrun  
RAF Station Hal Far    
Communication Flt RAF Hal Far  
No 185 Sqn RAF Hal Far Spitfire
RAF Station Kalafrana    
Inter-Command W/T Station RAF Kalafrana  
No 52 Embarkation Unit RAF Kalafrana  
No 314 AMES Kaura  
RAF Station Krendi    
No 249 Sqn RAF Krendi Spitfire
No 229 Sqn RAF Krendi Spitfire
RAF Station Luqa    
No 69 Sqn RAF Luqa Baltimore/Wellington ASV
No 108 Sqn - Detachment RAF Luqa Beaufighter (Fighter)
No 39 Sqn RAF Luqa Beaufort
No 23 Sqn RAF Luqa Mosquito, on detachment from UK
No 458 Sqn RAAF RAF Luqa Wellington
No 221 Sqn RAF Luqa Wellington, also shown at Shallufa
No 1435 Sqn RAF Luqa Spitfire
No 126 Sqn RAF Luqa Spitfire
Admin Section RAF Luqa  
No 502 AMES Maddalena  
RAF Station Safi    
No 10 Field Unit Siggiewi  
RAF Station Takali    
No 272 Sqn RAF Takali Beaufighter (Coastal)
Admin Section RAF Takali  
No 501 AMES Ta Silch  
Maintenance Wing (Malta) Tal Handak  
AHQ Malta Valetta  
Base Accounts Office Valetta  
Base Personnel Office Valetta  
Meteorological Station Valetta  
No 8 Sector Operations Room Valetta  
No 983 Sqn Valetta  
No 248 (Naval Co-operation) Wing Valetta  
No 841 AMES Wardia  
RAF Observer Corps Malta  
No 611 AMES Gozo  
No 521 AMES Gozo  
No 5051 Works Sqn Malta  
No 5576 Works Construction Flight Malta  
No 4603, 4605, 4607, 4608, 4610, 4611, 4612, 4614 & 4615 Works Flights Malta  

 

Western Desert (Cyrenaica and Libya)

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 886 AMES Appolonia  
No 1 (ME) Rest Centre Appolonia  
No 221 AMES Appolonia  
No 1 Company, No 8 Air Formation Signals Battisti  
No 3 Company, No 8 Air Formation Signals Battisti  
No 205 Group, Rear HQ Bir El Gardabia (Misurata)  
No 231 Wing Bir El Gardabia (Misurata)  
No 236 Wing Bir El Gardabia (Misurata)  
No 37 Sqn Bir El Gardabia (Misurata) Wellington
No 70 Sqn Bir El Gardabia (Misurata) Wellington
No 40 Sqn Bir El Gardabia (Misurata) Wellington
No 104 Sqn Bir El Gardabia (Misurata) Wellington
No 462 Sqn RAAF Bir El Gardabia (Misurata) Halifax
No 205 Group Communication Flight Bir El Gardabia (Misurata)  
No 13 Meteorological Forecast Unit Bir El Gardabia (Misurata)  
No 61 Repair and Salvage Unit Bir El Gardabia (Misurata)  
No 4 S & T Column Bir El Gardabia (Misurata)  
No 13 Wireless Unit* Ben Garden (Tunisia)  
No 1 Bomber Group Maintenance Com* Ben Garden (Tunisia)  
No 889 AMES Ben Garden (Tunisia)  
No 40 Air Stores Park* Ben Garden (Tunisia)  
No 15 Sector Operations Room Bu Amud  
No 845 AMES Bu Amud  
No 5 Signals Centre Bu Amud  
No 17 Wireless Unit Bu Amud  
No 80 Sqn Bu Amud Hurricane
No 36 Wireless Unit Bu Amud  
No 215 AMES Benghazi  
No 515 AMES Benghazi  
No 832 AMES Benghazi  
No 22 Medical Receiving Station Benghazi  
No 977 Sqn Benghazi Mk VI Balloon
No 25 Embarkation Unit Benghazi  
No 6 Signals Centre Benghazi  
No 213 ASR Unit Benghazi  
No 610 AMES Benghazi  
No 1 Field Unit Benghazi  
No 122 Maintenance Unit (AAP) Benghazi  
No 247 Wing Berka  
No 32 Air Stores Park Berka  
No 54 Repair and Salvage Unit Berka  
No 136 Maintenance Unit (AAD) Berka  
No 16 Decoy and Deception Section Berka  
No 38 Sqn Berka Wellington
No 47 Sqn - Detachment Berka Beaufort
No 33 Sqn Bersis Hurricane
No 89 Sqn Bersis Beaufighter (Fighter)
RAF Station Benina    
No 37 Air Stores Park RAF Benina Also shown at Misurata
No 6 Heavy Mobile W/T Unit RAF Benina  
No 535 AMES RAF Benina  
No 1563 Meteorological Flight RAF Benina  
No 25 Personnel Transit Centre RAF Benina  
No 5 Field Unit RAF Benina  
No 212 Group RAF Benina  
No 18 Decoy and Deception Section RAF Benina Also shown c/o No 231 Wing
No 23 Meteorological Forecast Unit RAF Benina Also shown at Ramleh
No 16 Wireless Unit RAF Benina  
No 7 Sqn SAAF RAF Benina Hurricane IID
RAF Station Castel Benito*    
No 285 Wing Castel Benito  
No 5 Heavy Mobile W/T Unit Castel Benito  
No 2 Bomber Group Maintenance Com* Castel Benito  
Communication Unit, Western Desert - Advanced Section* Castel Benito  
Air Transport Centre* Castel Benito  
Staging Post 60 Castel Benito  
No 1 Australian Air Ambulance Unit* Castel Benito  
No 53 Refuelling and Re-arming Party* Castel Benito  
No 680 Sqn - Detachment* Castel Benito Spitfire (PR)
No 60 (SAAF) Sqn* Castel Benito Baltimore/Mosquito
No 40 (SAAF) Sqn* Castel Benito Hurricane
No 52 Refuelling and Re-arming Party* Castel Benito  
No 417 Sqn RCAF* Castel Benito Hurricane
No 4 Heavy Mobile W/T Unit Castel Benito  
No 89 Sqn - Detachment Castel Benito Beaufighter (Fighter)
No 10 Heavy Mobile W/T Unit Castel Benito  
No 51 Refuelling & Re-arming Party Castel Benito  
No 205 Group - Advanced HQ Castel Benito  
No 6 Ferry Control Castel Benito  
No 41 (SAAF) Sqn Castel Benito Hurricane, also shown at Port Reitz
No 1437 (Strategic Reconnaissance) Flight Castel Verdi Baltimore
No 278 AMES Derna  
No 607 AMES Derna  
No 43 Wireless Unit c/o 21 PTC Driana  
No 14 Wireless Unit Driana  
No 17 Sector Operations Room Driana  
No 58 Repair and Salvage Unit Darragh  
No 522 AMES Darragh  
No 239 Wing* El Assa  
No 3 Sqn RAAF* El Assa Kittyhawk
No 450 Sqn RAAF* El Assa Kittyhawk
No 112 Sqn* El Assa Kittyhawk
No 250 Sqn* El Assa Kittyhawk
No 260 Sqn* El Assa Kittyhawk
No 73 Sqn* El Assa Hurricane
No 25 Medical Receiving Station El Assa  
RAF Station El Adem    
No 2 Company, No 8 Air Formation Signals RAF El Adem  
Staging Post RAF El Adem  
No 7 S & T Column RAF El Adem  
No 178 Sqn Ghemines Halifax
No 59 Repair and Salvage Unit* Hamraiat Also shown at Sertan
No 244 Wing* Hazbub  
No 92 Sqn* Hazbub Spitfire
No 145 Sqn* Hazbub Spitfire
No 601 Sqn* Hazbub Spitfire
No 1 (SAAF) Sqn* Hazbub Spitfire
No 216 Group - Detachment Marble Arch  
No 117 (Transport) Sqn - Detachment Marble Arch Hudson
No 216 Sqn - Detachment Marble Arch Bombay
No 267 Sqn - Detachment Marble Arch Hudson
Staging Post Marble Arch  
No 249 Wing Marble Arch  
No 16 Sector Operations Room Martuba  
No 94 Sqn Martuba Hurricane
No 274 Sqn Martuba Hurricane
No 252 Sqn Magrum Beaufighter (Coastal)
No 213 Sqn Misurata Hurricane
No 232 Wing Misurata  
No 3 Repair and Salvage Unit Misurata  
No 294 AMES Misurata  
No 888 AMES Misurata  
No 1 Sector Operations Room Misurata  
No 47 Sqn Misurata Beaufort
No 247 Wing - Detachment Misurata  
No 37 Air Stores Park Misurata Also shown at Benina
No 54 Refuelling & Re-arming Party Misurata  
No 41 Wireless Unit c/o 21 PTC Misurata  
No 55 Sqn Misurata Baltimore
No 223 Sqn Misurata Baltimore
No 211 Group* Medinine (Tunisia)  
Advanced Salvage Unit - Advanced Section* Medinine (Tunisia)  
No 274 AMES Medinine (Tunisia)  
No 510 AMES Medinine (Tunisia)  
No 15 Wireless Unit* Medinine (Tunisia)  
No 21 Medical Receiving Station Medinine (Tunisia)  
AHQ Western Desert (Advanced & Rear HQs) Neffatia  
No 7 (South African) Wing Neffatia  
No 2 (SAAF) Sqn Neffatia Kittyhawk
No 4 (SAAF) Sqn Neffatia Kittyhawk
No 5 (SAAF) Sqn Neffatia Tomahawk
No 3 (SAAF) Wing* Sertan  
No 12 (SAAF) Sqn* Sertan Boston III
No 24 (SAAF) Sqn* Sertan Boston III
No 21 (SAAF) Sqn* Sertan Baltimore
No 51 Repair and Salvage Unit* Sertan Also shown at Solluch
No 53 Repair and Salvage Unit* Sertan  
No 59 Repair and Salvage Unit* Sertan Also shown at Hamraiat
No 51 Repair and Salvage Unit* Solluch Also shown at Sertan
No 252 AMES Sorman  
No 6 Sqn Sorman Hurricane IID
No 2 Repair and Salvage Unit Sorman  
No 282 AMES Telmita  
No 2 (ME) MT Light Repair Unit - Detachment Tamet  
No 977 Sqn, 'C' Flight Tobruk Mk VI Balloon
No 212 ASR Unit Tobruk  
No 220 AMES Tobruk  
No 526 AMES Tobruk  
No 122 Maintenance Unit - Detachment Tobruk  
No 629 AMES Tahag  
No 2 Sector Operations Room Tripoli  
No 124 Maintenance Unit (AAP)* Tripoli  
No 5 S & T Column* Tripoli  
No 6 S & T Column* Tripoli  
No 10 S & T Column* Tripoli  
No 11 S & T Column* Tripoli  
No 53 Embarkation Unit Tripoli  
No 121 Maintenance Unit (AAP) Tripoli  
No 976 Sqn Tripoli Mk VI Balloon
(ME) MT Light Repair Unit* Tamet  
No 1564 Meteorological Flight Tripoli  
No 210 Group Tripoli  
Communication Unit, Western Desert* Tripoli  
No 12 Meteorological Forecast Unit Tripoli  
No 33 Air Stores Park* Tripoli  
No 113 Maintenance Unit Tripoli  
No 30 Wireless Unit Tripoli Also shown at Beirut
No 24 Medical Receiving Station Tripoli  
No 295 AMES Tripoli  
No 846 AMES Tripoli  
No 880 AMES Tripoli Also shown at El Daba
No 881 AMES Tripoli  
No 114 Maintenance Unit Zavia  
No 31 Air Stores Park Zliten  
Advanced Salvage Unit - Detachment Zuara  
No 1 Decoy & Deception Section* c/o Advance AHQ Western Desert  
No 2 Decoy & Deception Section* c/o Advance AHQ Western Desert  
No 7 Decoy & Deception Section* c/o Advance AHQ Western Desert  
No 216 AMES* c/o Advance AHQ Western Desert  
HQ No 4 Air Formation Signals* c/o Advance AHQ Western Desert  
No 2 Sqn, No 4 Air Formation Signals* c/o Advance AHQ Western Desert  
RAF Signals Section, No 2 AASC c/o Advance AHQ Western Desert  
RAF Signals Section, No 5 AASC c/o Advance AHQ Western Desert  
No 1 Armoured Car Company (3 Sections) c/o 211 Group  
No 606 AMES c/o 211 Group  
No 608 AMES c/o 211 Group  
No 4 Field Unit c/o 211 Group  
No 2 Armoured Car Company c/o 211 Group  
No 123 Mobile Meteorological Unit c/o 30th Corp, 8th Army  
No 101 Mobile Meteorological Unit c/o 4th Survey Regiment, 8th Army  
No 122 Mobile Meteorological Unit c/o 13th Corps, 8th Army  
No 124 Mobile Meteorological Unit c/o 10th Corps, 8th Army  
No 1 Sqn, No 4 Air Formation Signals c/o Rear HQ Western Desert  
No 214 AMES c/o Rear HQ Western Desert  
No 18 Decoy and Deception Section c/o No 231 Wing Also shown at RAF Benina

*Under the operational control of HQ North West African Tactical Air Forces through AHQ Western Desert

Middle East Command - Egypt

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF General Hospital (Egypt) Abassia  
No 3 RAF Section, Signals Experimental and Research Group Abassia  
RAF Station Aboukir    
No 103 Maintenance Unit RAF Aboukir  
No 205 AMES RAF Aboukir  
No 4609 (Works) Flt RAF Aboukir  
No 24 Personnel Transit Camp RAF Aboukir  
No 508 AMES RAF Aboukir  
RAF Station Abu Sueir    
No 73 Operational Training Unit RAF Abu Sueir  
Salvage Equipment Section RAF Abu Sueir  
No 3 Decoy and Deception Section RAF Abu Sueir  
No 4 Decoy and Deception Section RAF Abu Sueir  
No 4605 Works Flight RAF Abu Sueir Also shown in Malta
No 128 Maintenance Unit RAF Abu Sultan  
No 209 ASR Unit Abu Zenima  
No 9 Field Unit Agami  
HQ No 201 (Naval Co-operation) Group Alexandria  
No 18 Embarkation Unit Alexandria  
Marine Craft Unit Alexandria  
No 971 Sqn Alexandria Mark VI
No 581 AMES Alexandria  
HQ No 219 Group Alexandria  
No 11 Meteorological Forecast Unit Alexandria  
No 1 (ME) MT Repair Section Alexandria  
No 2 Company, No 3 Air Formation Signals Alexandria  
Carrier Pigeon Service Unit Alexandria  
Tomahawk House Alexandria  
Blenheim House Alexandria  
No 210 ASR Unit Alexandria  
Marine Craft Section, ASR Organisation Alexandria  
No 604 AMES Ali Awad  
Aviation Meteorological Services Almaza  
No 51 MT Company Almaza  
No 22 Personnel Transit Camp Almaza  
AMES Reserve Pool Detachment Almaza  
School of Hygiene Almaza  
SAAF Base Depot Almaza  
No 1411 (Meteorological) Flt Almaza Gladiator
No 52 MT Company Almaza  
No 6 'J' Section Almaza  
No 336 (Hellenic) Sqn c/o 22 PTC Almaza  
Care & Maintenance Party RAF Station Amriya (LG29)  
Balloon and Oxygen Centre Baalwa  
No 1 (Middle East) Training School Ballah  
No 253 AMES Baltim  
No 117 (Transport) Sqn Bilbeis Hudson
No 162 Sqn Bilbeis Wellington/Blenheim
No 259 AMES Bir El Abd  
No 1 Engine Repair Section Boulac  
No 4 Engine Repair Section Boulac  
No 1 Middle East Signals Centre Burg el Arab  
HQ RAF Middle East Cairo  
Base Personnel Office Cairo  
AHQ Air Defences, Eastern Mediterranean Cairo  
HQ No 3 Air Formation Signals Cairo  
No 4 Company, No 3 Air Formation Signals Cairo  
No 4 Air Formation Postal Unit Cairo  
Film Production Unit Cairo  
Air Publications Unit Cairo  
No 1 Aircraft Delivery Unit (ME) Cairo  
Hurricane House Cairo  
Wellington House Cairo  
No 5451 Works Wing Cairo  
No 7 (ME) MT Repair Section Cairo  
Directorate of Air Force Welfare Cairo  
No 1 ME Ferry Control Cairo West  
Staging Post Cairo West  
British Airways Reception Flight Cairo West  
No 216 Sqn Cairo West Bombay/Hudson
No 267 Sqn Cairo West Hudson
No 6 Ferry Control Cairo West Also shown at Castel Benito
No 3 Anti Amaryl Unit Cairo West  
No 4 Anti Amaryl Unit Cairo West  
No 204 AMES Damietta  
No 842 AMES Damietta  
No 605 AMES Damietta  
No 2 Field Unit Dekheila  
RNAS Dekheila Dekheila  
No 242 Wing - Detachment Deversoir  
RAF Station Edcu/Edku    
No 272 Sqn - Detachment RAF Edcu Beaufighter (Coastal)
No 46 Sqn RAF Edcu Beaufighter (Coastal)
No 603 Sqn RAF Edcu Beaufighter (Coastal)
No 451 Sqn RAAF RAF Edcu Hurricane
No 227 Sqn RAF Edcu Beaufighter (Coastal)
No 112 Maintenance Unit El Agrud  
No 239 AMES El Arish  
No 540 AMES El Arish  
No 24 Wireless Unit El Arish  
No 257 AMES El Daba  
No 1 Wireless Unit El Daba  
No 880 AMES El Daba Also shown at Tripoli
No 5 (ME) Aircraft Repair Unit (Sub-Section) El Firdan  
No 26 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Unit El Firdan  
No 975 Sqn El Firdan Mk VI Balloon
No 55 Embarkation Unit Fanara  
HQ No 5 (ME) Aircraft Repair Unit Fayid  
No 7 Engine Repair Section Fayid  
No 63 Repair and Salvage Unit Fayid  
No 3 Sqn, No 4 Air Formation Signals Guarscia  
HQ, No 8 Air Formation Signals Guarscia  
No 232 AMES Gebel Hamzi  
No 109 Maintenance Unit Gebel Hamzi  
No 1 Aircraft Replacement Pool Gebel Hamzi  
No 2 Aircraft Delivery Unit (ME) Gebel Hamzi  
No 974 Sqn Geneifa Mk VI Balloons
No 75 (GR) OTU Gianaclis  
No 36 Air Stores Park Gianaclis  
No 55 Repair and Salvage Unit Gianaclis  
No 39 Sqn - Detachment Gianaclis Beaufort
No 14 Sqn Gambut Marauder
No 9 S & T Column Gambut  
No 235 Wing Gambut  
No 459 Sqn RAAF Gambut Hudson III
No 2 Mobile Servicing Unit (Torpedo) Gambut  
No 58 Refuelling and Re-arming Party Gambut  
Staging Post Hamata  
RAF Station Heliopolis    
HQ No 206 Group RAF Heliopolis  
HQ No 216 (Transport & Ferry) Group RAF Heliopolis  
Command Medical Board RAF Heliopolis  
Code and Cypher School RAF Heliopolis  
British Airways Repair Section RAF Heliopolis  
No 22 Sector Operations Room RAF Heliopolis  
Middle East Interpretation Unit RAF Heliopolis  
No 173 Sqn RAF Heliopolis Various
No 5 Company, No 3 Air Formation Signals RAF Heliopolis  
Fighter Controllers Training School RAF Heliopolis  
No 17 Decoy and Deception Section RAF Heliopolis  
Mobile Wellington Repair Unit (WA) RAF Heliopolis  
No 4616 (Works) Flight RAF Heliopolis  
No 1 Anti Amaryl Unit RAF Heliopolis  
No 2 Anti Amaryl Unit RAF Heliopolis  
HQ W/T Transmitting Station Helmieh  
RAF Station Helwan    
No 23 Personnel Transit Camp RAF Helwan  
Base Salvage Section RAF Helwan  
MT Base Pool RAF Helwan  
Component Repair Section RAF Helwan  
No 1 (ME) Aircraft Repair Unit RAF Helwan  
No 2 (ME) Aircraft Repair Unit RAF Helwan  
No 1 Hellenic Air Force Technical Unit RAF Helwan  
RAF Camouflage Development Section RAF Helwan  
School of Cookery RAF Helwan  
Middle East Signals School RAF Helwan  
Nos 18, 20 & 21 D and D Sections RAF Helwan  
Polish Flight c/o No 23 PTC RAF Helwan  
AMES Reserve Pool, with the following in the pool: -

233, 240, 267, 283, 402, 403, 404, 406, 407, 527, 528, 531, 532, 533, 534, 536, 537, 541, 886, 8503, 565, 580, 5011, 5012, 622, 623, 624, & 625

RAF Helwan  
No 34 Wireless Unit c/o No 23 PTC RAF Helwan  
No 32 Wireless Unit c/o No 23 PTC RAF Helwan  
No 38 Wireless Unit c/o No 23 PTC RAF Helwan  
No 401 AMES Ikingi-Mariut  
RAF Station Ismailia    
No 242 Wing RAF Ismailia  
No 260 (Balloon) Wing RAF Ismailia  
Inter-Command W/T Station RAF Ismailia  
No 1 General Reconnaissance Unit RAF Ismailia Wellington
No 4604 (Works) Flight RAF Ismailia  
No 3 (ME) Aircraft Repair Unit RAF Ismailia  
Middle East Filter Training School RAF Ismailia  
No 405 AMES RAF Ismailia  
No 4 (Middle East) Training School Kabrit  
RAF Signals Component Kabrit  
HQ Middle East Signals Centre Kafr El Farouk  
Telecommunications Centre Kafr El Farouk  
No 9 Heavy Mobile W/T Unit Kafr El Farouk  
No 1, 3, 4, 5 & 6 General W/T Fitting Parties Kafr El Farouk  
Signals Production Unit Kafr El Farouk  
Inter Services Cypher Production Unit Kafr El Farouk  
No 107 Maintenance Unit Kasfareet  
No 509 AMES Kasfareet  
No 21 Personnel Transit Centre Kasfareet  
No 1 (ME) Aircrew Reception Centre c/o 21 PTC Kasfareet  
No 4606 (Works) Flight Kasfareet  
No 106 Maintenance Unit Khanka  
Master Provision Office Khanka  
No 140 Maintenance Unit Khataba  
No 3 Middle East Signals Section Khataba  
No 13 (Hellenic) Sqn LG 7 (Sidi Haneish) Blenheim
No 42 Wireless Unit LG 8 (Mersa Matruh Area)  
Sea Rescue Flt LG 39 (Burg el Arab Area)  
No 238 Wing LG 91 (Amriya Area)  
No 454 Sqn RAAF LG 91 (Amriya Area) Blenheim V
No 52 Sqn LG 91 (Amriya Area) Blenheim V
No 237 Sqn LG 106 (El Daba) Hurricane
No 134 Sqn LG 121 (Sidi Barrani) Blenheim
No 1 Aircraft Replacement Pool - Detachment LG 209 (Suez Road)  
No 458 Sqn RAAF LG 211 (Shallufa Area) Wellington ASV/TB
No 135 Maintenance Unit LG 213 (Suez Area)  
No 5 (ME) Aircraft Repair Unit (Sub-Section) LG 216 (Shallufa Area)  
No 108 Maintenance Unit LG 222 (Fayoum Road Area)  
No 5 Decoy & Deception Section LG 222 (Fayoum Road Area)  
No 6 Decoy & Deception Section LG 222 (Fayoum Road Area)  
No 203 Sqn LG 227 (Gianaclis Area) Blenheim IV
Staging Post Luxor  
No 5 Anti Amaryl Unit Luxor  
No 5 Anti Amaryl Unit Luxor  
No 5 Engine Repair Section Mansourah  
No 15 (South African) Sqn Mariut Blenheim V
No 201 Group Communication Flight Mariut  
No 831 AMES Mariut  
No 26 AACU - Detachment Mariut  
No 101 Maintenance Unit Masara  
No 132 Maintenance Unit Matariya  
No 680 Sqn Matariya Spitfire (PR)
No 2 Middle East Signals Centre Matariya  
No 603 AMES Mex  
RAF Station Mersa Matruh    
No 235 Wing - Detachment RAF Mersa Matruh  
No 58 Repair and Salvage Unit - Detachment RAF Mersa Matruh  
No 260 AMES RAF Mersa Matruh  
No 873 AMES RAF Mersa Matruh  
No 29 Sector Operations Room RAF Mersa Matruh  
No 1 Company, No 3 Air Formation Signals RAF Mersa Matruh  
No 4 Signals Centre RAF Mersa Matruh  
No 211 ASR Unit RAF Mersa Matruh  
No 335 (Hellenic) Sqn RAF Mersa Matruh Hurricane
No 20 Embarkation Unit Port Said  
No 12 Sector Operations Room Port Said  
No 219 AMES Port Said  
Marine Repair Base Port Said  
Carrier Pigeon Service Unit Port Said  
Baltimore House Port Said  
No 238 Sqn Port Said Hurricane
No 519 AMES Port Said  
No 19 Embarkation Unit Port Twefik  
No 4601 Works Flight Qadima  
No 141 Maintenance Unit Qena  
No 33 Wireless Unit Sidi Bishir  
No 27 Wireless Unit Sidi Bishir  
RAF Station Shallufa    
No 5 (Middle East) Training School RAF Shallufa  
Carrier Pigeon Service Unit RAF Shallufa  
No 1 Mobile Service Unit (Torpedo) RAF Shallufa  
No 3 Mobile Service Unit (Torpedo) RAF Shallufa  
No 221 Sqn - Detachment RAF Shallufa Wellington VIII
No 245 Wing RAF Shallufa  
RAF Station Shandur    
No 21 Sector Operations Room RAF Shandur  
Special Liberator Flight RAF Shandur Liberator
No 505 AMES Sidi Barakat  
No 276 AMES Sidi Barrani  
No 13 Sector Operations Room Smouha  
RAF Movements Control Shellal  
No 523 AMES Suez  
Marine Craft Unit Suez  
No 276 Signals Wing Suez Road  
No 626 AMES Tahag  
No 627 AMES Tahag  
No 628 AMES Tahag  
No 261 AMES Tel el Kebir  
No 826 AMES Tel el Kebir  
No 111 Maintenance Unit Tura  
RI and MU Tura  
RAF Tyre Retreading Unit Tura  
No 2 Engine Repair Section Tura  
No 3 Engine Repair Section Tura  
Engine Test Section c/o No 111 MU Tura  
No 4 Hellenic Air Force Technical Unit Tura  
No 4602 (Works) Flight Tura  
No 1 Mobile Sanitary Unit Tura  
No 262 AMES Wadi Gindali  
No 251 AMES Wadi Natrun  
No 1 Works Unit Zamalek  
No 5053 Works Sqn Zamalek  
No 1 Flying Control Station c/o HQ Air Defences, Eastern Mediterranean  

Levant - Palestine

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 833 AMES Acre  
No 142 Maintenance Unit Acre  
Aircraft Reception Party Amman  
No 3 (Middle East) Training School Amman  
Fire Fighting School Amman  
Officer Cadet Training Unit (RAF Regiment) Amman  
RAF Station Aqir    
Carrier Pigeon Service Unit RAF Aqir  
Staging Post RAF Aqir  
No 9 Decoy & Deception Section RAF Aqir  
No 11 Decoy & Deception Section RAF Aqir  
No 2 Hellenic Air Force Technical Unit RAF Aqir  
No 1 Repair and Salvage Unit RAF Aqir  
No 74 Operational Training Unit RAF Aqir  
No 120 Maintenance Unit Beit Oved  
No 34 Air Stores Park Beit Oved  
RAF Station Gaza    
Royal Hellenic Air Force RAF Gaza  
No 18 Sector Operations Room RAF Gaza  
No 129 Maintenance Unit RAF Gaza  
No 28 Personnel Transit Centre Hadeira  
RAF Regiment Pool Hadeira  
RAF Station Haifa    
No 209 Group - Detachment RAF Haifa  
No 233 Wing RAF Haifa  
No 972 Sqn RAF Haifa Mk VI Balloon
No 236 AMES RAF Haifa  
No 582 AMES RAF Haifa  
No 34 Embarkation Unit RAF Haifa  
No 49 Wireless Unit RAF Haifa  
No 24 Sector Operations Room RAF Haifa  
No 8 Decoy & Deception Section RAF Haifa  
Levant Detachment of No 26 AACU RAF Haifa  
No 208 ASR Unit RAF Haifa  
RAF Station H4    
AHQ Levant Jerusalem  
Meteorological Section Jerusalem  
HQ No 5 Air Formation Signals Jerusalem  
No 2 (ME) Mobile Sanitary Unit Jerusalem  
RAF Station Lydda    
Communication Flt RAF Lydda  
Carrier Pigeon Unit RAF Lydda  
No 1413 (Meteorological) Flt RAF Lydda Gladiator
Carrier Pigeon Unit Ramat David  
No 127 Sqn Ramat David Hurricane
No 4 (ME) Aircraft Repair Unit - Detachment Ramat David  
RAF Station Ramleh    
No 5 MT Repair Section RAF Ramleh  
No 1 Company, No 5 Air Formation Signals RAF Ramleh  
No 6 Engine Repair Section RAF Ramleh  
HQ No 9 Air Formation Signals and No 2 Company RAF Ramleh  
No 4613 (Works) Flight RAF Ramleh  
No 209 Group RAF Ramleh  
No 3 Hellenic Air Force Technical Unit RAF Ramleh  
No 5 Hellenic Air Force Technical Unit RAF Ramleh  
No 29 Wireless Unit c/o 28 PTC RAF Ramleh  
No 23 Meteorological Forecast Unit RAF Ramleh Also shown at RAF Benina
No 8 S & T Column Rehoveth  
Carrier Pigeon Unit St Jean  
No 249 AMES Tel Aviv  
No 10 Airmen's Convalescent Depot Tel Aviv  
Air Report Centre Tel Aviv  
No 263 AMES Yibna  
No 1 Company, No 9 Air Formation Signals Yibna  
No 3 Anti-Malarial Control Unit c/o AHQ Levant  

Levant - Syria

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 28 Wireless Unit Aleppo  
No 6 Field Unit Aleppo  
No 1434 (PSU) Flight Aleppo Blenheim
RAF Unit (Admin) Aleppo  
No 213 Group (Nucleus) Beirut  
No 241 Wing Beirut  
No 287 AMES Beirut  
No 49 Embarkation Unit Beirut  
No 23 Sector Operations Room Beirut  
No 973 (Balloon) Sqn Beirut Mk VI Balloons
No 35 Wireless Unit Beirut  
No 211 Mobile Meteorological Unit Beirut  
No 3 Company, No 5 Air Formation Signals Beirut  
No 31 Wireless Unit Beirut  
No 516 AMES Beirut  
No 30 Wireless Unit Beirut Also shown at Tripoli
No 21 Meteorological Forecast Unit Beirut  
No 123 Maintenance Unit Baalbeck  
No 1 Anti-Malarial Control Unit Kliete  
No 973 (Balloon) Sqn - Detachment Tripoli Mk VI Balloons
No 34 Air Stores Park - 1 Section Quocier  
RN Aircraft Repair Unit Rayak  

Levant - Cyprus

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 25 Sector Operations Room Athalassa  
No 43 Embarkation Unit Famagusta  
No 579 AMES Kyrenia  
No 577 AMES Larnaca  
No 255 AMES Limassol  
No 218 AMES Morphou  
HQ No 259 Wing Nicosia  
No 2 Company, No 5 Air Formation Signals Nicosia  
No 56 Refuelling and Re-arming Party Nicosia  
No 123 Maintenance Unit - Detachment Nicosia  
No 10 Decoy & Deception Section Nicosia  
No 22 Meteorological Forecast Unit Nicosia  
No 1565 Meteorological Flight Nicosia  
No 237 AMES Paphos  
No 578 AMES Paphos  
No 25A Fighter Sector Operations Room Paphos  
No 207 ASR Unit Paphos  

Iraq (& Persia)

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Station Abadan    
No 275 (Balloon) Wing RAF Abadan  
No 19 Sector Operations Room RAF Abadan  
No 980 Sqn RAF Abadan Mk VI Balloons
No 5152 (Mechanical & Electrical) Sqn RAF Abadan  
No 14 Decoy & Deception Section RAF Abadan  
No 21 (ME) Smoke Screen Unit RAF Abadan  
No 123 Sqn RAF Abadan Hurricane
No 15 Decoy & Deception Section RAF Abadan  
No 982 Sqn RAF Abadan Mk VI Balloons
Meteorological Station RAF Abadan  
No 5 Anti-Malarial Control Unit RAF Abadan  
No 280 AMES Amara  
No 134 Maintenance Unit Ahwaz
No 1 Armoured Car Company, 1 Section Ainzala  
No 208 Sqn Aqsu Hurricane
Combined Intelligence Centre Baghdad  
Advance AHQ Iraq and Persia Baghdad  
RAF Station Basrah    
No 215 Group RAF Basrah  
Marine Craft Section RAF Basrah  
No 42 Embarkation Unit RAF Basrah  
Meteorological Station RAF Basrah  
No 118 Maintenance Unit RAF Basrah  
No 3 Company, No 6 Air Formation Signals RAF Basrah  
No 981 Sqn RAF Basrah Mk VI Balloons
No 6 Anti-Malarial Control Unit RAF Basrah  
No 601 AMES Disful  
No 621 AMES Disful  
No 525 AMES Fao  
RAF Station H3    
RAF Station Habbaniya    
Rear AHQ Iraq & Persia RAF Habbaniya  
No 26 Personnel Transit Camp RAF Habbaniya  
Communication Flt RAF Habbaniya Various
HQ No 1 Armoured Car Company and 1 Section RAF Habbaniya  
Supplies Depot RAF Habbaniya  
RAF General Hospital (Iraq) RAF Habbaniya  
Meteorological Station RAF Habbaniya  
HQ & No 1 Company, No 6 Air Formation Signals RAF Habbaniya  
HQ Iraq Levies RAF Habbaniya  
No 56 Repair and Salvage Unit RAF Habbaniya  
No 35 Air Stores Park RAF Habbaniya  
No 3 Sector Operations Room RAF Habbaniya  
No 1415 Meteorological Flight RAF Habbaniya  
No 4 Anti-Malarial Control Unit RAF Habbaniya  
No 137 Maintenance Unit (Advanced Aircraft Depot) RAF Habbaniya  
No 4 Ferry Control; controlling Staging Posts at: -
  • Habbaniya
  • Shaibah
  • Sharjah
  • Bahrein
RAF Habbaniya

 

 

 

 
No 1 Emergency W/T Party RAF Habbaniya  
No 2 Emergency W/T Party RAF Habbaniya  
No 4 (ME) MT Repair Section RAF Habbaniya  
No 126 Maintenance Unit (Air Ammunition Park) Hamadan  
No 277 AMES Khorrowabad  
No 240 Sqn - Detachment Jiwani Catalina
No 125 Maintenance Unit (Air Ammunition Park) K1  
No 2 Company, No 6 Air Formation Signals Kirkuk  
No 217 Group Kirkuk  
No 331 Mobile Meteorological Unit Kermanshah  
No 266 AMES Kut-Abdullah  
No 887 AMES Kut-Abdullah  
No 244 Sqn - Detachment Masira Blenheim, 1 Flight
W/T Station Masira  
RAF Station Mosul    
Meteorological Station RAF Mosul  
No 3 (ME) MT Light Repair Unit RAF Mosul  
No 244 Sqn - Detachment Ras El Hadd Blenheim
W/T Station Ras El Hadd  
No 110 Maintenance Unit Sadaira  
RAF Station Shaibah    
Base Personnel Office (Iraq Detachment) RAF Shaibah  
No 264 AMES RAF Shaibah  
No 119 Maintenance Unit RAF Shaibah  
No 115 Maintenance Unit RAF Shaibah  
No 27 Personnel Transit Centre RAF Shaibah  
No 20 Sector Operations Room RAF Shaibah  
No 13 Decoy and Deception Section RAF Shaibah  
No 218 Group RAF Shaibah  
No 244 Sqn Sharjah Blenheim
No 256 AMES Tal Al Jabarah  
No 503 AMES Tanuma  
No 847 AMES Tanuma  
W/T Station Teheran  
Meteorological Station Teheran  
No 138 Maintenance Unit Teheran  
RAF Rest Camp Teheran  
AHQ Deeforce (Nucleus) Teheran  
No 74 Sqn Teheran Hurricane
No 1438 (Strategic Reconnaissance) Flight Teheran Blenheim
No 3 Field Unit Teheran  
No 9 Sector Operations Room Teheran  
No 127 Maintenance Unit Zubair  

Aden

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
Marine Section Hedjuff  
No 304 AMES Hiswa  
RAF Station Khormaksar    
No 8 Sqn RAF Khormaksar Blenheim
No 131 Maintenance Unit RAF Khormaksar  
Communication Flt RAF Khormaksar Beechcraft
No 1566 Meteorological Flight RAF Khormaksar  
No 3 Sqn SAAF RAF Khormaksar Hurricane
No 17 (SAAF) Sqn Little Aden  
Armoured Car Section Liftle  
No 506 AMES Ras Marshag  
RAF Station Sheikh Othman    
Casualty Clearing Station RAF Sheikh Othman  
No 3 Middle East Ferry Control; controlling Staging Posts at: -
  • Masira
  • Salaia
  • Sheikh Othman
RAF Sheikh Othman

 

 

 
Aden Protectorate Levies HQ RAF Sheikh Othman  
HQ British Forces, Aden Steamer Point  
Equipment & Supply Section Steamer Point  
RAF Hospital (Aden) Steamer Point  
No 50 Embarkation Unit Steamer Point  
Telecommunication Centre Aden  

 

No 203 Group - Sudan and Eritrea

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Station Asmara    
No 2 British Airways Repair Unit RAF Asmara  
No 16 Anti Amaryl Unit RAF Asmara  
No 71 Operational Training Unit Carthago  
No 1412 (Meteorological) Flt - Detachment Carthago  
No 104 Maintenance Unit Geraif West  
Care & Maintenance Party Gordon's Tree  
RAF Station Khartoum    
HQ No 203 Group RAF Khartoum  
No 1412 (Meteorological) Flt RAF Khartoum  
No 139 Maintenance Unit RAF Khartoum  
No 15 Anti Amaryl Unit RAF Khartoum  
Communication Flight RAF Khartoum  
No 48 Embarkation Unit Massawa  
No 23 Embarkation Unit Port Sudan  
No 117 Maintenance Unit Port Sudan  
Care & Maintenance Party Summit  
RAF Movements Detachment RAF Wadi Halfa  
No 14 Anti Amaryl Unit RAF Wadi Halfa  
RAF Station Wadi Saidna    
No 2 (ME) Ferry Control; controlling Staging Posts at: -
  • Asmara
  • Atbara
  • El Fasher
  • El Genina
  • El Obeid
  • Juba
  • Malakal
  • Wadi Halfa
  • Wadi Saidna
RAF Wadi Saidna

 

 

 

 

 

 
No 7 Anti Amaryl Unit RAF Wadi Saidna  
No 8 Anti Amaryl Unit RAF Wadi Saidna  
No 9 Anti Amaryl Unit El Geneina  
No 10 Anti Amaryl Unit El Geneina  
No 11 Anti Amaryl Unit El Fasher  
No 12 Anti Amaryl Unit El Fasher  
No 13 Anti Amaryl Unit El Obeid  

East Africa, Abyssinia, Somaliland and Madagascar

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Station Dar-es-Salaam    
No 34 Flight SAAF RAF Dar-es-Salaam Anson
No 230 Sqn RAF Dar-es-Salaam Sunderland
No 41 (SAAF) Sqn 'A' Flight Diredawa Gladiator
W/T Station Durban  
RAF Station Eastleigh    
No 133 Maintenance Unit RAF Eastleigh  
Communication Flight RAF Eastleigh  
No 1414 (Meteorological) Flt RAF Eastleigh Gladiator
Carrier Pigeon Unit RAF Eastleigh  
No 6 (ME) MT Pool RAF Eastleigh  
Base Accounts Office Eldoret  
RAF Station Gilgil    
No 6 (ME) Ammunition Depot Kajiado  
No 209 Sqn Kapivu (Mombasa) Catalina
No 259 Sqn Kapivu (Mombasa) Catalina
No 35 Flight SAAF Kilifi Blenheim V
No 16 (SAAF) Sqn Kilifi Blenheim V
No 5002 AMES Kilifi  
No 15 Embarkation Unit Kilindini  
Marine Craft Unit Kilindini  
RAF Station Kisumu    
Marine Craft Unit - Detachment RAF Kisumu  
No 209 Sqn - Detachment RAF Kisumu Catalina
Flying Boat Repair Base RAF Kisumu  
Signals Station Lindi  
RN Air Station Mackinnon Road    
RAF Station Mogadishu    
Carrier Pigeon Service Unit RAF Mogadishu  
Carrier Pigeon Service Unit Mombasa  
AHQ East Africa Nairobi  
No 2 Anti-Malarial Control Unit Nairobi  
SAAF Reception Depot Nairobi  
RN Air Station Nairobi  
No 17 Anti Amaryl Unit Nairobi  
No 18 Anti Amaryl Unit Nairobi  
No 19 Anti Amaryl Unit Nairobi  
No 20 Anti Amaryl Unit Nairobi  
No 70 Operational Training Unit Nakuru  
No 72 Operational Training Unit Nanyuki  
No 3 Flying Control Station Nanyuki  
No 303 AMES Nayali  
No 545 AMES Nayali  
No 844 AMES Nayali  
RAF Station Port Reitz    
RN Air Section RAF Port Reitz  
Signals Section RAF Port Reitz  
No 246 Wing RAF Port Reitz  
Communications Flight - Detachment RAF Port Reitz  
No 5 Sector Operations Room RAF Port Reitz  
No 41 (SAAF) Sqn RAF Port Reitz Hurricane, also shown at Castel Benito
RN Air Station Tanga  
No 105 Maintenance Unit Thika  
No 209 Sqn - Detachment Pamanxi (Mayotte Island) Catalina
No 1433 Flight Arrachart (Madagascar) Lysander
No 258 Wing Diego Suarez (Madagascar)  
AHQ East Africa - Detachment Mauritius  

 

USAAF Operational Units

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
HQ 9th US Air Force Cairo  
HQ 9th US Air Force - Advanced HQ Tripoli  
HQ 9th US Fighter Command Cairo  
IX Bomber Command Western Desert  
376th Bombardment Group (Heavy) Solluch B-24D
512th Sqn Solluch  
513th Sqn Solluch  
514th Sqn Solluch  
515th Sqn Solluch  
98th Bombardment Group (Heavy) LG 140 B-24D
343rd Sqn Lete  
344th Sqn Lete  
345th Sqn Benina  
415th Sqn Benina  
12th Bombardment Group (Medium) Castel Benito B-25C/B-25D
81st Sqn Castel Benito  
82nd Sqn Castel Benito  
83rd Sqn Castel Benito  
434th Sqn Castel Benito  
79th Fighter Group Castel Benito P-40, Detachment at Darragh
85th Sqn Castel Benito  
86th Sqn Castel Benito Detachment at Darragh
87th Sqn Castel Benito Detachment at Darragh
57th Fighter Group Zaura P-40F/P-40K
64th Sqn Zaura  
65th Sqn Zaura  
66th Sqn Zaura  
324th Fighter Group Kabrit P-40F/P-40K
314th Sqn Kabrit  
316th Sqn Kabrit  
9th Fighter Command Detachment Kabrit  
316th Troop Carrier Group Marble Arch  
36th Troop Carrier Sqn Fayid C-47/C-53
37th Troop Carrier Sqn Fayid C-47/C-53
44th Troop Carrier Sqn Ismailia  
45th Troop Carrier Sqn Marble Arch DC3

Units not yet operational: -

Nos 5, 6, 7, 8 & 9 RSUs

Nos 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 & 10 ASPs

No 5577 Works Construction Flight

No 12 S & T Column

No 3 Mobile Photographic Photo Section

No 262 Sqn

No 265 Sqn

Units reduced to cadre or 'Number Only' basis: -

 
No 214 Group (Cadre) Kirkuk  
No 237 Wing (Number basis) Teheran  
No 240 Wing    
No 243 Wing    
No 263 Wing    
No 283 Wing (Cadre) RAF Asmara  
No 284 Wing    
No 108 Sqn (Cadre)   To re-equip with Beaufighters
No 147 Sqn    
No 148 Sqn   Liberator
No 163 Sqn (Cadre)    
No 2 (Yugo-Slav) Sqn    
No 1436 (Barrage Balloon) Flt (Nucleus) Steamer Point  
No 2 Air Stores Park (Cadre) RAF Aboukir  
No 1439 (Strategic Reconnaissance) Flight    
No 4 Sector Operations Room    
No 2 Air Stores Park    
No 38 Air Stores Park    
No 42 Air Stores Park    
No 4 (ME) Aircraft Repair Unit (Number basis) RAF Aqir  
No 55 Refuelling & Re-arming Party RAF El Adem  
No 57 Refuelling & Re-arming Party    
No 59 Refuelling & Re-arming Party    
No 60 Refuelling & Re-arming Party    
No 4 Repair and Salvage Unit (Cadre) RAF Aboukir  
No 52 Repair and Salvage Unit (Cadre) RAF Khartoum  
No 2 (ME) Training School    
No 1 Technical School (American Aircraft) RAF Ismailia  
Naval Co-operation Ground Training Centre Alexandria  

Source - April 1943 SD161

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