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Middle East Commands - February 1944


[MAAF | MATAF | MACAF | MPRW | AHQ Malta | No 218 Group | No 214 Group | No 205 Group | No 242 Group | Air Formation Signals | RAF Middle East | Air Defences Eastern Mediterranean | Levant | AHQ Iraq & Persia | AHQ East Africa | HQBF Aden| No 201 Group | No 203 Group | No 206 Group | No 216 Group]

Mediterranean Allied Air Forces

 
Command HQ Location/Address Notes
HQ Mediterranean Allied Air Forces - Rear Algiers  
HQ Mediterranean Allied Air Forces Command Post La Marsa  
HQ Mediterranean Allied Air Forces La Marsa  
HQ Mediterranean Allied Tactical Air Forces San Spirito  
HQ Mediterranean Allied Coastal Air Forces Algiers  
HQ Mediterranean Training Command US APO 535  
AHQ Malta Valetta  
HQ Desert Air Force San Severo  

 

Units under the direct command of HQ, Mediterranean Allied Air Forces

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
HQ Mediterranean Allied Air Forces - Rear Algiers  
No 68 Brick RAF Component Algiers  
No 69 Brick RAF Component Algiers  
No 13 RAF Postal HQ Algiers  
Public Relations (Overseas) Unit Algiers  
No 1 Base Personnel Office Algiers  
Base Accounts Office Algiers  
Base Censorship Office Algiers  
Radar Conversion School Algiers  
No 22 Field Unit Ajaccio  
No 25 Field Unit Apricena  
HQ Mediterranean Strategical Air Forces Bari  
No 657 Sqn Bone Auster
No 1 General Hospital Carthage  
No 2863 AA Sqn RAF Regiment Caserta (Italy)  
No 5 W/T Fitting Parties Caserta (Italy)  
No 6 W/T Fitting Parties Caserta (Italy)  
No 329 Signals Wing El Achour  
No 1 Base Personnel Depot Fort de L'Eau  
No 1 Air Crew Pool Fort de L'Eau  
500 Sqn - Detachment Fort de L'Eau Hudson
RAF Convalescent Depot Guyotville  
No 4 RAF Rest Camp Hamman Plage  
HQ Mediterranean Allied Air Forces Command Post La Marsa  
Mediterranean Allied Air Forces - Advanced HQ La Marsa  
MAAF Communications Unit - Detachment La Marsa  
No 2861 AA Sqn RAF Regiment La Marsa  
No 24 Field Unit La Marsa  
No 11 Heavy Mobile W/T Units La Marsa  
RAF Police HQ La Marsa  
No 336 PR Wing La Marsa  
MAAF Communications Unit Maison Blanche  
No 2 General Hospital Maison Carree (Algiers)  
No 10 Signals Centre Maison Carree (Algiers)  
No 1 RAF Base Area Maison Carree (Algiers)  
Fire Fighting School Maison Carree (Algiers)  
No 23 Field Unit Naples  
No 3 RAF Base Area Naples  
No 2860 AA Sqn RAF Regiment Naples  
No 3 Base Personnel Office Naples  
No 567 Mobile Signals Unit Naples  
No 22 Type 'M' Station Naples  
No 12 Heavy Mobile W/T Units Naples  
No 13 Heavy Mobile W/T Units Naples  
No 2 Air Crew Reception Centre Rabat Sale  
No 2 RAF Rest Camp Sorrento (Italy)  
No 3 RAF Rest Camp Surcouf  
No 21 Field Unit Tomino (Corsica)  
No 31 RAF Mobile Field Hospital Tunis  
No 2 RAF Base Area Tunis  
No 2 Base Personnel Depot Tunis  
Concealment and Decoy Unit Tunis  
'A' Decoy Lighting Set Tunis  
'B' Decoy Lighting Set Tunis  
'C' Decoy Lighting Set Tunis  
'D' Decoy Lighting Set Tunis  
No 9 Signals Centre Tunis  
AME Station
15075

Mediterranean Allied Tactical Air Forces (MAAF)

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 3226 Servicing Commando Asa (Italy)  
No 239 Wing Signals Section Bari  
No 9 ALG Signals Section Bari  
MATAF Communication Flight Bari  
No 1 Australian Air Ambulance Unit Bari  
No 3232 Servicing Commando Bari  
No 121 Maintenance Unit (11 Air Ammunition Park) Bari  
No 40 Air Stores Park - Air Freight Detachment Bari  
No 82 Brick (RAF) Component Brindisi  
No 244 Wing Canne (Italy)  
No 145 Sqn Canne (Italy) Spitfire
No 417 Sqn RCAF Canne (Italy) Spitfire
No 92 Sqn Canne (Italy) Spitfire
No 601 Sqn Canne (Italy) Spitfire
No 4 ALG Signals Section Canne (Italy)  
No 2855 AA Sqn RAF Regiment Canne (Italy)  
No 2858 AA Sqn RAF Regiment Canne (Italy)  
No 324 Wing Capo Dichino (Italy)  
No 43 Sqn Capo Dichino (Italy) Spitfire
No 93 Sqn Capo Dichino (Italy) Spitfire
No 72 Sqn Capo Dichino (Italy) Spitfire
No 225 Sqn Detachment Capo Dichino (Italy) Spitfire
No 2859 Sqn RAF Regiment Capo Dichino (Italy)  
No 113 Repair and Salvage Unit Capo Dichino (Italy)  
No 548 'K' Mobile Signals Unit Castel-del-Monte  
No 225 Sqn Detachment Celone Spitfire
No 232 Wing Celone  
No 114 Sqn Celone Boston
No 223 Sqn Celone Baltimore
No 18 Sqn Celone Boston
No 55 Sqn Celone Baltimore
No 51 Repair and Salvage Unit Celone  
No 40 (SAAF) Sqn Celone Spitfire
No 3231 Servicing Commando Celone  
No 285 Wing Celone  
No 121 (AAP) Maintenance Unit (13 Air Ammunition Park) Cerignola (Italy)  
No 310 Supply & Transport Column Cerignola (Italy)  
No 311 Supply & Transport Column Cerignola (Italy)  
No 121 (AAP) Maintenance Unit (15 Air Ammunition Park) Chicuti  
No 2857 AA Sqn RAF Regiment Cupello  
No 2862 AA Sqn RAF Regiment Cupello  
No 30 RAF Mobile Field Hospital Foggia  
Desert Air Force Communication Flt Foggia  
No 40 Air Stores Park (Main Air Freight) - Detachment Foggia  
No 53 Repair and Salvage Unit Foggia  
No 311 Mobile Signals Unit Foggia  
No 420 Mobile Signals Unit Foggia  
No 502 Mobile Signals Unit Foggia  
No 3 (Middle East) Field Hygiene Unit Foggia  
No 40 Air Stores Park Foggia  
No 10 ALG Signals Section Foggia  
No 11 ALG Signals Section Foggia  
No 12 ALG Signals Section Foggia  
No 21 RAF Mobile Field Surgical Section Foggia  
No 1 Australian Air Ambulance Unit - Detachment Fochville (Tunis)  
No 2904 Sqn, RAF Regiment Termoli Area  
No 3202 Servicing Commando Gioia Also shown at Tusciana
No 2 Repair and Salvage Unit Gioia  
No 244 Wing Signals Section Gioia  
No 655 Sqn Italy Auster
No 9 S & T Column Italy  
No 9 AASC La Marsa  
No 3204 Servicing Commando Lecce (Italy)  
No 3230 Servicing Commando Lecce (Italy)  
No 562K Mobile Signals Unit Lecce (Italy)  
No 12 Meteorological Forecast Unit Lucera  
No 4 Anti-Malarial Control Unit Lucera  
No 100 Mobile Signals Unit Lucera  
No 200 Mobile Signals Unit Lucera  
No 204 Mobile Signals Unit Lucera  
No 300 Mobile Signals Unit Lucera  
No 301 Mobile Signals Unit Lucera  
No 303 Mobile Signals Unit Lucera  
No 304 Mobile Signals Unit Lucera  
No 315 Mobile Signals Unit Lucera  
No 400 Mobile Signals Unit Lucera  
No 401 Mobile Signals Unit Lucera  
No 402 Mobile Signals Unit Lucera  
No 409 Mobile Signals Unit Lucera  
No 500 Mobile Signals Unit Lucera  
No 509D Mobile Signals Unit Lucera  
No 568B Mobile Signals Unit Lucera  
No 561K Mobile Signals Unit Lucera  
No 522H Mobile Signals Unit Lucera  
No 527J Mobile Signals Unit Lucera  
No 528J Mobile Signals Unit Lucera  
No 1 Anti-Malarial Control Unit Lucera  
No 11 Anti-Malarial Control Unit Lucera  
No 1 Field Force  HQ Signals Section Lucera  
No 2 Field Force  HQ Signals Section Lucera  
No 7 Field Force  HQ Signals Section Lucera  
No 38 Personnel Transit Centre Lucera  
No 135 Air Stores Park Lucera  
No 3 (ME) MT Light Repair Unit Lucera  
No 239 Wing Mileni (Italy)  
No 3 Sqn RAAF Mileni (Italy) Kittyhawk
No 5 Sqn SAAF Mileni (Italy) Kittyhawk
No 112 Sqn Mileni (Italy) Kittyhawk
No 250 Sqn Mileni (Italy) Kittyhawk
No 260 Sqn Mileni (Italy) Kittyhawk
No 450 Sqn RAAF Mileni (Italy) Kittyhawk
No 600 Sqn - Detachment Monte Corvino Beaufighter (AI)
No 5 ALG Signals Section Monte Corvino  
No 3201 Servicing Commando Monte Corvino  
No 121 Maintenance Unit (16 Air Ammunition Park) Montenero  
No 81 Brick (RAF) Component Naples  
No 83 Brick (RAF) Component Naples  
No 135 Air Stores Park - Detachment Naples  
No 2 Light Warning Unit HQ Naples  
No 7 AASC Naples  
No 304 Mobile Signals Servicing Unit Naples  
No 31 Air Stores Park Ordana (Italy)  
No 7 (South African) Wing Palata (Italy)  
No 1 (SAAF) Sqn Palata (Italy) Spitfire
No 2 (SAAF) Sqn Palata (Italy) Spitfire
No 4 (SAAF) Sqn Palata (Italy) Spitfire
No 2906 Sqn RAF Regiment Paglieta  
No 306 Mobile Signals Servicing Unit Penna Point  
No 1 MORU Penna Point  
No 135 Maintenance Unit - Air Freight Detachment Pomigliano (Italy)  
No 111 Sqn Pomigliano (Italy) Spitfire
No 547K Mobile Signals Unit Rossa Point (Italy)  
No 49 Wireless Unit Scerni  
No 1 (Middle East) Field Hygiene Unit San Severo  
No 2 ALG Signals Section San Severo  
No 121 Maintenance Unit (14 Air Ammunition Park) San Severo  
HQ Desert Air Force San Severo  
HQ Mediterranean Allied Tactical Air Forces San Spirito  
No 15 S & T Column San Spirito  
No 59 Repair and Salvage Unit Serra Capriolo  
No 21 RAF Mobile Field Hospital Serra Capriolo  
HQ Mediterranean Tactical Bomber Force Segizia (Italy)  
No 121 Maintenance Unit (6 Air Ammunition Park) Taranto  
No 90 Wireless Observer Unit Tavernanova  
No 3 (SAAF) Wing Tortorella (Italy)  
No 12 (SAAF) Sqn Tortorella (Italy) Boston III
No 24 (SAAF) Sqn Tortorella (Italy) Boston III
No 21 (SAAF) Sqn Tortorella (Italy) Baltimore
No 109 Repair and Salvage Unit Tortorella (Italy)  
No 600 Sqn - Detachment Tortorella (Italy) Beaufighhter
No 25 RAF Mobile Field Hospital Torro-del-Greco  
No 3203 Servicing Commando Tusciana  
No 2856 AA Sqn RAF Regiment Trigno  
No 2925 Sqn, RAF Regiment Trigno  
No 15 Wireless Unit Vasto  
No 101 Mobile Meteorological Unit c/o 8th Army  
No 651 AOP Sqn c/o 8th Army Auster
No 50 Mobile Signals Unit c/o 8th Army  
No 125 Mobile Meteorological Unit c/o 5th Corps HQ  
No 126 Mobile Meteorological Unit c/o 13th Corps HQ  
No 127 Mobile Meteorological Unit c/o 10th Corps, 5th Army  
No 654 AOP Sqn c/o 10th Corps, 5th Army Auster
AME Stations

267, 329, 332, 374, 628, 629, 871, 873, 886, 887, 6003, 6004, 6008, 6011, 6037, 6038, 6039, 6040, 6041, 6042, 6043, 6044, 6045, 6060, 6061, 8015, 8028, 8033, 8035, 8042, 15051 & 15052

Mediterranean Allied Coastal Air Forces (MAAF)

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 33 Air Stores Park Ajaccio (Corsica)  
No 4 Radar Servicing Station Ajaccio (Corsica)  
No 283 Sqn - Detachment Ajaccio (Corsica) Walrus
No 254 Air Sea Rescue Unit Ajaccio  
HQ Mediterranean Allied Coastal Air Forces Algiers  
No 982 Sqn Algiers Mk VI Balloons, also shown at Oran
No 1 Light Warning Unit HQ Algiers  
No 23 Sqn Alghero Mosquito
No 210 Group Alma Marine (Italy)  
No 1 Radar Servicing Station Alma Marine (Italy)  
No 2 Radar Servicing Station Bari (Italy)  
No 982 Sqn - Detachment Bastia Mk VI Balloons,
No 2 GR Operations Room Bastia  
No 223 ASR Unit Bizerta  
No 225 ASR Unit Bizerta  
RAF Station Blida    
No 5 Regional Flying Control Centre RAF Blida  
No 1578 (Calibration) Flt RAF Blida  
No 512 Sqn - Detachment RAF Blida Dakota
No 727 Sqn FAA RAF Blida Defiant TT
No 36 Sqn RAF Blida Wellington
No 4 Mobile Servicing Unit (Torpedo) RAF Blida  
No 1 ASR Unit RAF Blida  
No 293 Sqn - Detachment RAF Blida Walrus
RAF Station Bone    
No 153 Sqn Detachment RAF Bone Beaufighter
No 252 Air Sea Rescue Unit RAF Bone  
No 458 Sqn RAAF RAF Bone Wellington
No 981 Sqn RAF Bone Mk VI Balloons
No 5 Radar Servicing Station RAF Bone  
No 293 Sqn RAF Bone Walrus
No 251 ASR Unit Cagliara North (Sardinia)  
No 7 'J' Section Corsica  
No 2866 AA Sqn RAF Regiment Corsica  
No 21 Type 'M' Station Corsica  
No 111 Repair and Salvage Unit Corsica  
No 332 Wing Djidjelli  
Bone Fighter Sector Duzerville  
No 323 Wing Foggia  
No 328 Wing Ghisonaccia (Corsica)  
No 14 Sqn Ghisonaccia (Corsica) Marauder
No 33 Air Stores Park - Detachment Ghisonaccia (Corsica)  
No 2 Regional Flying Control Centre Ghisonaccia (Corsica)  
No 3 Regional Flying Control Centre Grottaglie  
No 14 Sqn - Detachment Grottaglie Marauder
No 126 Sqn Grottaglie Spitfire
No 982 Sqn - Detachment Grottaglie Mk VI Balloons
MACAF Communication Flt Maison Blanche  
No 6 Regional Flying Control Centre Malta  
No 253 Sqn - Detachment Monte Corvino Beaufighter
No 608 Sqn Monte Corvino Hudson
HQ MACAF Command Post Naples  
No 977 Sqn Naples Mk VI Balloons
No 6 Radar Servicing Station Naples  
No 224 ASR Unit Naples  
No 982 Sqn Oran Mk VI Balloons, also shown at Algiers
No 337 Wing Oran  
No 283 Sqn Palermo Walrus
No 241 Sqn Philippeville Hurricane
No 3 GR Operations Room Pomigliano  
No 1 Regional Flying Control Centre Pomigliano  
No 153 Sqn Reghaia Beaufighter
No 338 Wing Reghaia  
Mark VIII Conversion Flight Reghaia  
No 39 Sqn Reghaia Beaufighter
No 32 Sqn Reghaia Spitfire
No 2869 AA Sqn RAF Regiment Sassari (Sardinia)  
No 111 Repair and Salvage Unit - Detachment Sardinia  
No 287 Wing Sidi Amor  
No 4 Regional Flying Control Centre Sidi Amor  
No 13 Sqn Sidi Amor Ventura
No 219 Sqn Sidi Amor Beaufighter
No 293 Sqn - Detachment Sidi Amor Walrus
RAF Station Tafaraoui    
No 500 Sqn RAF Tafaraoui Hudson
No 16 Supply & Transport Column Taranto  
No 2864 AA Sqn RAF Regiment Taranto  
No 1 Hydrogen Supply Unit Taranto  
No 981 Sqn Tindja (Bizerta) Mk VI Balloons
No 4 GR Operations Room Location (unknown)  
No 5 GR Operations Room Location (unknown)  
AME Stations

216, 226, 256, 275, 285, 286, 294, 295, 330, 372, 381, 387, 388, 389, 392, 880, 881, 889, 892, 893, 894, 895, 898, 899, 6005, 6006, 6007, 6010, 8001, 8002, 8003, 8004, 8005, 8006, 8009, 8011, 8016, 8018, 8020, 8038, 8041, 8044, 11000, 11001, 11002  & 16004

AHQ Malta

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 325 Wing Borizzo (Sicily)  
No 52 Sqn Borizzo (Sicily) Baltimore
No 614 Sqn Borizzo (Sicily) Blenheim V
No 335 Wing Catania  
No 272 Sqn Catania Beaufighter
No 52 Personnel Transit Centre Catania  
No 118 Maintenance Unit Catania  
No 4603 Airfield Construction Flight Curmi  
No 4612 Airfield Construction Flight Curmi  
No 4 Field Unit - Detachment Dingli  
No 5 Field Unit Dingli  
RAF Station Hal Far    
No 185 Sqn RAF Hal Far Spitfire
No 229 Sqn RAF Hal Far Spitfire
No 5051 Airfield Construction Unit RAF Hal Far  
No 143 Maintenance Unit Hanrun  
HQ Air Sea Rescue RAF Kalafrana  
Inter-Command W/T Station RAF Kalafrana  
RAF Station Luqa    
No 69 Sqn RAF Luqa Baltimore
No 108 Sqn RAF Luqa Beaufighter
No 221 Sqn RAF Luqa Wellington
No 256 Sqn RAF Luqa Mosquito
No 69 Refuelling and Re-arming Party RAF Luqa  
No 2934 Field Sqn RAF Regiment RAF Luqa  
AMES Admin Section RAF Luqa  
No 204 Air Sea Rescue Unit Malta  
No 205 Air Sea Rescue Unit Malta  
AMES Holding Unit Malta  
No 4 (Middle East) Field Hygiene Unit Malta  
No 137 Maintenance Unit Malta  
No 983 Sqn Marsa (Malta) Mk VI Balloons
No 303 Mobile Signals Servicing Unit Messina  
No 3 Radar Servicing Station Palermo  
No 2868 AA Sqn RAF Regiment Palermo  
Bombing Survey Unit Palermo  
No 87 Sqn Palermo Hurricane
No 335 Wing Satellite San Severo  
No 986 Sqn Sicily Mk VI Balloons
Inter-Command W/T Station Siggiewi (Malta)  
No 23 Sqn - Detachment Sigonella Mosquito
RAF Station Takali    
No 728 Sqn FAA RAF Takali Fulmar/Defiant
AHQ Communication Flt RAF Takali  
AMES Admin Section RAF Takali  
Italia Hotel Resthouse Taormina (Italy)  
AHQ Malta Valetta  
No 248 Wing Valetta  
No 8 Sector Operations Room Valetta  
Inter-Command W/T Station Valetta  
AME Stations

233, 241, 242, 283, 314, 331, 501, 502, 504, 521, 841, 844, 896, 897, 6009, 6062, 8000, 8012, 8023, 8031 & 8043

 

Mediterranean Photographic Reconnaissance Wing

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 3 Mobile Field Photo Unit Foggia  
No 2 Mobile Field Photo Unit Pomigliano  
HQ Mediterranean Photographic Reconnaissance Wing San Severo  
No 60 (SAAF) Sqn San Severo  
No 682 Sqn San Severo  
No 683 Sqn San Severo  

 

No 218 Group

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
HQ, No 218 Group Algiers  
Air Publication and Forms Store Algiers  
No 60 Embarkation Unit Algiers  
No 67 Embarkation Unit Bari  
No 2 Mobile Parachute Servicing Unit Bari  
No 67 Embarkation Unit - Detachment Barletta  
No 59 Embarkation Unit - Detachment Bizerta  
No 156 Maintenance Unit Blida
No 72 Embarkation Unit Bone  
Marine Craft Repair Unit - Detachment Bone  
No 67 Embarkation Unit - Detachment Brindisi  
No 145 Maintenance Unit Casablanca  
No 64 Embarkation Unit Casablanca  
No 75 Embarkation Unit Catania  
No 351 Maintenance Unit Hussein Dey  
No 10 MT Light Repair Unit Lebardo (Tunis)  
No 20 Supply & Transport Column Lebardo (Tunis)  
RAF HQ Maison Blanche  
No 4 Base Signals Unit Maison Blanche  
No 144 Maintenance Unit Maison Blanche  
Marine Craft Repair Unit Maison Blanche  
French Technical Liaison Unit Maison Blanche  
No 163 Maintenance Unit Oujda
No 61 Embarkation Unit Naples  
No 74 Embarkation Unit Philipville  
Marine Craft Repair Unit - Detachment Palermo  
No 19 Supply & Transport Column Rivet (Algiers)  
MT Base Depot Rivet (Algiers)  
No 155 Maintenance Unit Setif
No 162 Maintenance Unit Setif
No 2870 AA Sqn, RAF Regiment Setif  
Advanced Flying Unit Setif  
No 1 Mobile Parachute Servicing Unit Sicily  
No 167 Maintenance Unit Sidi Achmed
No 146 Maintenance Unit Sidi Tabet
No 146 Maintenance Unit (101 Air Ammunition Park) Sidi Tabet
No 146 Maintenance Unit (102 Air Ammunition Park) Syracuse
No 67 Embarkation Unit - Detachment Taranto  
No 164 Maintenance Unit Tunis
No 12 MT Repair Unit Tunis  
No 59 Embarkation Unit Tunis  
No 3 Mobile Parachute Servicing Unit Tunis  

No 214 Group

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 117 Maintenance Unit Bari  
No 214 Group Advanced HQ Bari  
No 6 Supply & Transport Column Bari  
No 11 Signals Centre Bari  
Bomb Disposal Unit Bari  
No 114 Maintenance Unit - Detachment Brindisi  
No 113 Maintenance Unit - Detachment Brindisi  
No 141 Maintenance Unit Caserta  
No 105 Mobile Signals Unit Caserta  
No 117 Maintenance Unit - Detachment Catania  
No 159 Maintenance Unit Gioia  
No 159 Maintenance Unit - Rear Detachment Mellaha  
No 114 Maintenance Unit Naples Area  
No 113 Maintenance Unit Naples Area  
No 141 Maintenance Unit - Detachment Taranto  
No 214 Group Rear HQ Tripoli  
No 113 Maintenance Unit - Rear Detachment Tripoli  
No 141 Maintenance Unit - Rear Detachment Tripoli  
No 114 Maintenance Unit - Rear Detachment Tripoli  
No 8 Supply & Transport Column Tripoli  

No 205 Group

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 205 Group Signals Section Ariana  
No 205 Group Bari  
No 2721 Sqn RAF Regiment Cerignola  
No 2744 Sqn RAF Regiment Cerignola  
No 2771 Sqn RAF Regiment Cerignola  
No 2788 Sqn RAF Regiment Cerignola  
No 2825 Sqn RAF Regiment Cerignola  
No 2905 Sqn RAF Regiment Cerignola  
RAF Regiment Wing Cerignola  
No 231 Wing Djedeida North  
No 37 Sqn Djedeida North Wellington
No 70 Sqn Djedeida North Wellington
No 57 Repair and Salvage Unit Djedeida North  
No 205 Group Communication Flt El Ouina  
No 124 Maintenance Unit Italy  
No 61 Repair and Salvage Unit Italy  
No 51 Refuelling & Re-arming Party Kairouan  
No 236 Wing Oudna 1  
No 40 Sqn Oudna 1 Wellington
No 104 Sqn Oudna 1 Wellington
No 330 Wing Oudna 2  
No 142 Sqn Oudna 2 Wellington III
No 150 Sqn Oudna 2 Wellington III
No 37 Air Stores Park Tunis  
No 124 Maintenance Unit (38 Air Ammunition Park) Tunis  
No 4 Supply & Transport Column Tunis  

No 242 Group

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 253 Air Sea Rescue Unit Bari (Italy)  
No 975 Sqn Bari (Italy) Mk VI Balloons
No 2 Film Production Unit Bari (Italy)  
No 14 Heavy Mobile W/T Units Bari (Italy)  
No 975 Sqn - Detachment Barletta (Italy) Mk VI Balloons
No 16 Supply & Transport Column - Detachment RAF Blida  
No 255 Sqn - Detachment Borizzo (Sicily) Beaufighter
No 985 Sqn Brindisi Mk VI Balloons
No 284 Sqn Brindisi Walrus
No 249 Sqn Brindisi Spitfire
No 1435 Sqn Brindisi Spitfire
No 253 Sqn Capo Dichino Beaufighter
No 2867 AA Sqn RAF Regiment Capo Dichino  
No 972 Sqn Cerignola (Italy) Mk VI Balloons
No 110 Maintenance Unit Foggia Main  
No 73 Sqn Foggia Main Spitfire
No 136 Air Stores Park Foggia Main  
No 286 Wing Grottaglie  
No 608 Sqn - Detachment Grottaglie Hudson
No 255 Sqn Grottaglie Beaufighter
No 110 Repair and Salvage Unit Grottaglie  
No 5 Mobile Servicing Unit (Torpedo) Grottaglie  
No 242 Group Communication Flt Grottaglie  
No 975 Sqn - Detachment Manfredonia Mk VI Balloons
No 284 Sqn  - Detachment Naples Walrus
No 286 Wing Satellite Oran  
No 242 Group Taranto  
No 985 Sqn - Detachment Taranto Mark VI Balloons
No 2865 AA Sqn RAF Regiment Taranto  
No 30 Refuelling and Re-arming Party Taranto  
AME Stations

214, 274, 890, 899, 6109, 8010, 8032, 8044, 14027 & 14028

 

Air Formation Signals (MAAF)

Unit Location/Address Notes
HQ, No 1 Air Formation Signals Casamassima  
No 1 Company, No 1 Air Formation Signals Secondigiliano  
No 2 Company, No 1 Air Formation Signals Foggia  
No 3 Company, No 1 Air Formation Signals Sabine  
No 4 Company, No 1 Air Formation Signals Trioia  
HQ, No 2 Air Formation Signals Naples  
No 1 Company, No 2 Air Formation Signals Naples  
No 2 Company, No 2 Air Formation Signals Taranto  
No 3 Company, No 2 Air Formation Signals Foggia  
No 4 Company, No 2 Air Formation Signals Malta  
HQ, No 4 Air Formation Signals Lucera  
No 1 Company, No 4 Air Formation Signals Lucera  
No 2 Company, No 4 Air Formation Signals Vasto  
No 3 Company, No 4 Air Formation Signals Lucera  
No 4 Company, No 4 Air Formation Signals San Spirito  
HQ, No 6 Air Formation Signals Carthage  
No 1 Company, No 6 Air Formation Signals Italy  
No 2 Company, No 6 Air Formation Signals Carthage  
No 3 Company, No 6 Air Formation Signals Algiers  
HQ, No 7 Air Formation Signals Adelphia  
No 1 Company, No 7 Air Formation Signals Valenzano  
No 2 Company, No 7 Air Formation Signals Francavilla  
No 3 Company, No 7 Air Formation Signals Troia  
No 4 Company, No 7 Air Formation Signals Caserta  
HQ, No 10 Air Formation Signals Algiers  
No 1 Company, No 10 Air Formation Signals Bizerta  
No 2 Company, No 10 Air Formation Signals Algiers  
No 3 Company, No 10 Air Formation Signals Morris (Bone)  

Unit on a Number basis only: -

Unit Location/Address Notes
No 326 Wing    
No 131 Air Stores Park    
No 132 Air Stores Park    
No 133 Air Stores Park    
No 134 Air Stores Park    
No 106 Repair and Salvage Unit    
No 107 Repair and Salvage Unit    
No 1 Forward Salvage Unit    
No 11 Forward Salvage Unit    
No 31 Refuelling and Re-arming Party    
No 1 Shore Servicing Unit    
No 13 Meteorological Forecast Unit    
No 1 Embarkation Unit    
No 2 Embarkation Unit    
No 73 Embarkation Unit    
No 1 ALG Signals Section    
No 3 ALG Signals Section    
No 3 Field Force HQ Signals Section    
No 88 Wireless Observer Unit    
No 89 Wireless Observer Unit    
No 301 Mobile Signals Servicing Unit    
No 302 Mobile Signals Servicing Unit    
No 15 Wireless Unit    
No 87 Wireless Unit    
No 103 Mobile Signals Unit    
No 208 Mobile Signals Unit    
No 211 Mobile Signals Unit    
No 212 Mobile Signals Unit    
No 324 Mobile Signals Unit    
No 326 Mobile Signals Unit    
No 416 Mobile Signals Unit    
No 417 Mobile Signals Unit    
No 503 Mobile Signals Unit    
No 603 Mobile Signals Unit    
No 604 Mobile Signals Unit    
No 612 Mobile Signals Unit    
No 613 Mobile Signals Unit    
No 614 Mobile Signals Unit    
No 711 Mobile Signals Unit    
No 714 Mobile Signals Unit    
No 715 Mobile Signals Unit    
No 728 Mobile Signals Unit    
No 729 Mobile Signals Unit    
No 730 Mobile Signals Unit    
No 252 AMES    
No 510 AMES    
No 522 AMES    
No 602 AMES    
No 621 AMES    
No 622 AMES    
No 623 AMES    
No 624 AMES    
No 630 AMES    
No 631 AMES    
No 675 AMES    
No 6000 AMES    
No 6001 AMES    
No 6002 AMES    
No 31 Forward Fighter Control    
No 1437 Flight    
No 31 Brick (RAF) Components    
No 32 Brick (RAF) Components    
No 33 Brick (RAF) Components    
No 34 Brick (RAF) Components    
No 35 Brick (RAF) Components    
No 275 Wing    
No 1 Sector Operations Room    
No 2 Sector Operations Room    
No 1 Port Balloon Detachment    
No 2 Port Balloon Detachment    
'K' Port Balloon Unit    
'L' Port Balloon Unit    
A 'K' Balloon Unit    
B 'K' Balloon Unit    
C 'K' Balloon Unit    
D 'K' Balloon Unit    
E 'K' Balloon Unit    
F 'K' Balloon Unit    
G 'K' Balloon Unit    
No 2 Beach Balloon Unit    
No 4 Beach Balloon Unit    
No 138 Air Stores Park    
No 52 Embarkation Unit    
No 14 Wireless Unit    
No 101 Mobile Aircraft Repair Unit    
     

 

Middle East Command - HQ RAF Middle East

 
Unit Location Notes
Meteorological Forecast Unit Asmara  
HQ RAF Middle East Cairo  
No 4 Air Force Postal Unit Cairo  
Administrative HQ, SAAF Cairo  
District HQ, RCAF Cairo  
RAAF Liaison Office Cairo  
RNZAF Liaison Office Cairo  
No 217 Group Cairo  
Directorate of Air Force Welfare Cairo  
Base Personnel Office Cairo  
No 17 Meteorological Forecast Unit Cairo West  
RAF Station Castel Benito    
No 123 Mobile Meteorological Unit RAF Castel Benito  
No 14 Meteorological Forecast Unit RAF Castel Benito  
No 2923 Sqn RAF Regiment RAF Castel Benito  
No 124 Mobile Meteorological Unit Dekheila  
Base Accounts Office El Gedida  
Care & Maintenance Unit Geraif West  
No 2920 AA Sqn RAF Regiment Hadera  
No 122 Mobile Meteorological Unit Heliopolis  
RAF Station Khartoum    
No 283 Wing RAF Khartoum  
No 1412 (Meteorological) Flt RAF Khartoum Gladiator
Communication Flt RAF Khartoum  
Meteorological Forecast Unit RAF Khartoum  
No 39 Personnel Transit Centre Mellaha  
No 2921 Sqn RAF Regiment Mellaha  
No 14 Meteorological Forecast Unit - Detachment Misurata  
No 3 (SAAF) Sqn Savoia Hurricane
No 2931 AA Sqn RAF Regiment Sorman  
No 233 Wing Tripoli (Levant)  
No 3 RAF Hospital Tripoli (Levant)  
No 2922 Sqn RAF Regiment Tripoli (Levant)  
No 1 Bomber Group Maintenance Company Tripoli (Levant)  
No 2 Bomber Group Maintenance Company Tripoli (Levant)  
No 8 (ME) Signals Centre Tripoli (Levant)  
No 53 Embarkation Unit Tripoli (Levant)  
No 24 RAF Mobile Field Hospital Tripoli (Levant)  
No 976 Sqn Tripoli (Levant) Mk VI Balloon
No 1564 Meteorological Flight Tripoli (Levant)  
No 321 Mobile Meteorological Unit c/o 1st Survey Regiment  
No 323 Mobile Meteorological Unit c/o 1st Survey Regiment  
No 331 Mobile Meteorological Unit c/o 3rd Corps, 10th Army  

Middle East Command - HQ Air Defences Eastern Mediterranean

 
Unit Location Notes
RAF General Hospital (Egypt) Abassia  
No 3 RAF Section, Signals Experimental and Research Group Abassia  
RAF Station Aboukir    
No 4609 (Works) Flt RAF Aboukir  
No 2928 Sqn RAF Regiment RAF Aboukir  
No 46 Sqn - Detachment RAF Abu Sueir Beaufighter (Fighter)
No 9 Anti- Malarial Control Unit c/o No 73 OTU RAF Abu Sueir  
No 242 Sqn Affise (Aleppo Area) Spitfire
HQ No 219 Group Alexandria  
No 971 Sqn Alexandria Mark VI
No 18 Embarkation Unit Alexandria  
Tomahawk House Alexandria  
Blenheim House Alexandria  
No 2901 AA Sqn RAF Regiment Aleppo  
No 2902 AA Sqn RAF Regiment Aleppo  
No 2903 AA Sqn RAF Regiment Aleppo  
No 2907 AA Sqn RAF Regiment Aleppo  
No 2908 AA Sqn RAF Regiment Aleppo  
No 2918 AA Sqn RAF Regiment Aleppo  
No 2924 AA Sqn RAF Regiment Aleppo  
No 55 Refuelling and Re-arming Party - Detachment Aleppo  
No 1 (ME) Meteorological Unit Almaza  
No 18 Sector Operations Room Almaza  
No 21 Sector Operations Room Almaza  
No 22 Sector Operations Room Almaza  
SAAF Base Depot Almaza  
No 2 British Airways  Repair Unit Almaza  
No 7 (Middle East) Field Hygiene Unit Almaza  
No 22 Personnel Transit Camp Almaza  
School of Hygiene Almaza  
No 2 Armoured Car Company Amman  
No 2927 Sqn RAF Regiment Appolonia  
No 1 (ME) Rest Centre Appolonia  
No 25 Sector Operations Room Athalassa  
No 232 Sqn Bab el Haonce (Aleppo Area) Spitfire
RAF Station Benina    
No 212 Group RAF Benina  
No 1563 Meteorological Flight RAF Benina  
No 2926 Sqn RAF Regiment RAF Benina  
No 6 (ME) Signals Centre RAF Benina  
No 2 Shore Servicing Unit Benghazi  
No 122 Maintenance Unit (AAP) Benghazi  
No 11 S & T Column Benghazi  
No 2 (ME) Fuel Transport Company Benghazi  
No 25 Embarkation Unit Benghazi  
No 4 RAF Hospital Benghazi  
No 25 Personnel Transit Centre Benghazi  
No 136 Maintenance Unit (AAD) Berka  
No 54 Repair and Salvage Unit Berka  
No 2919 Sqn RAF Regiment Berka  
No 33 Sqn Bersis Hurricane
No 2914 Sqn RAF Regiment Bersis  
No 41 (SAAF) Sqn Bu Amud Hurricane
No 15 Sector Operations Room/Filter Room Bu Amud  
No 2 (ME) Fuel Transport Company - Detachment Bu Amud  
AHQ Air Defences, Eastern Mediterranean Cairo  
No 5451 Airfield Construction Wing Cairo  
RAF Holding Section Cairo  
Hurricane House Cairo  
Wellington House Cairo  
No 16 Sector Operations Room Cyrene  
No 10 Heavy Mobile W/T Unit Derna  
Middle East Pigeon Service (RAF Component) Digla  
No 17 Sector Operations Room Driana  
RAF Station Edcu/Edku    
No 46 Sqn RAF Edcu Beaufighter (Fighter)
No 74 Sqn RAF Edcu Hurricane
No 274 Sqn RAF Edcu Hurricane
No 8 Anti- Malarial Control Unit RAF Edcu  
No 94 Sqn RAF El Adem Hurricane
No 7 S & T Column RAF El Adem  
No 2913 Sqn RAF Regiment El Agrud  
No 4604 Airfield Construction Flight El Agrud  
No 4613 Airfield Construction Flight El Agrud  
No 16 Meteorological Forecast Unit RAF El Adem Also shown at Benghazi in 216 Group
No 136 Maintenance Unit - Detachment RAF El Adem  
No 235 Wing - Detachment RAF El Adem  
No 112 Maintenance Unit El Agrud  
No 1 Fuel Transport Company - Detachment El Agrud  
No 451 Sqn RAAF El Daba Hurricane
No 980 Sqn El Firdan Mk VI Balloon
No 26 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Unit El Firdan  
No 6 (Middle East) Field Hygiene Unit El Firdan  
RAF Station El Gedida    
No 6 Sqn Fayid Hurricane
No 238 Sqn Gamil Hurricane
No 7 (SAAF) Sqn Gamil Hurricane
No 2912 Sqn RAF Regiment Gamil  
No 4608 Airfield Construction Flight Gaza  
No 4614 Airfield Construction Flight Gaza  
No 974 Sqn Geneifa Mk VI Balloons
No 2909 AA Sqn RAF Regiment RAF Hadeira  
No 2910 Sqn RAF Regiment RAF Hadeira  
No 2916 Sqn RAF Regiment RAF Hadeira  
No 26 AACU - Detachment Haifa  
Fighter Controllers Training School RAF Heliopolis  
No 33 Sector Operations Room RAF Heliopolis  
No 24 Meteorological Forecast Unit RAF Heliopolis  
Middle East Interpretation Unit RAF Heliopolis  
No 2900 Sqn RAF Regiment RAF Heliopolis  
HQ W/T Transmitting Station Helmieh  
No 104 Mobile Signals Unit RAF Helwan  
No 310 Mobile Signals Servicing Unit RAF Helwan  
No 260 (Balloon) Wing RAF Ismailia  
Filter Room (Ismailia) RAF Ismailia  
Middle East Filter Training School RAF Ismailia  
No 80 Sqn Kabrit Spitfire
No 13 Sqn Kabrit Blenheim V
No 36 Brick (RAF Component) Kabrit  
No 108 Repair and Salvage Unit Kabrit  
RAF Signals Component (CTC) Kabrit Point  
Telecommunications Centre (TME) Kafr El Farouk  
No 9 Heavy Mobile W/T Unit Kafr El Farouk Also shown in Aden
HQ Middle East Signals Centre Kafr El Farouk  
No 1, 3 & 4 General W/T Fitting Parties Kafr El Farouk  
Signals Production Unit Kafr El Farouk  
Inter Services Cypher Production Unit Kafr El Farouk  
Bretagne (Free French) Sqn Kasfareet Spitfire
No 55 Refuelling and Re-arming Party Kasfareet  
No 36 Air Stores Park Kasfareet  
No 4606 Airfield Construction Flight Kasfareet  
No 21 Personnel Transit Centre Kasfareet  
No 4615 Airfield Construction Flight Kasfareet  
No 5576 Artisan Flight Kasfareet  
No 2930 Sqn RAF Regiment Khanka Also shown at Khataba
No 2932 Sqn RAF Regiment Khataba Also shown at Khanka
No 335 (Hellenic) Sqn LG 8 (Matruh) Hurricane
No 336 (Hellenic) Sqn LG 121 (Sidi Barrani) Hurricane
No 58 Repair and Salvage Unit LG 207 (Abu Sueir Area)  
No 680 Sqn Matariya Spitfire (PR)
No 26 AACU - Detachment Mariut  
RAF Station Mersa Matruh    
No 29 Sector Operations Room RAF Mersa Matruh  
No 2911 Sqn RAF Regiment RAF Mersa Matruh  
No 154 Sqn Minnik (Aleppo Area) Spitfire
No 31 Wireless Unit Moascar  
No 32 Wireless Unit Moascar  
No 44 Wireless Unit Moascar  
No 213 Sqn - Detachment Nicosia Hurricane
No 680 Sqn - Detachment Nicosia Spitfire (PR)
No 243 Sqn Nerab (Aleppo Area) Spitfire
No 213 Sqn Paphos Hurricane
No 12 Sector Operations Room Port Fuad  
Baltimore House Port Said  
No 20 Embarkation Unit Port Said  
No 19 Embarkation Unit Port Tewfik  
No 66 Embarkation Unit Port Tewfik  
No 99 Embarkation Unit Port Tewfik  
No 4617 Airfield Construction Flight Qadima  
No 4610 Airfield Construction Flight RAF Ramleh  
No 4611 Airfield Construction Flight RAF Ramleh  
No 4605 Airfield Construction Flight Ras El Ain  
No 4607 Airfield Construction Flight Ras El Ain  
No 58 Repair and Salvage Unit - Detachment Ras el Tin  
No 20 Type 'M' W/T Station Regina  
No 2917 Sqn RAF Regiment Savoia  
No 5577 Artisan Flight RAF Shallufa  
No 624 Sqn - Detachment Sidi Amor Special duties unit, Halifax/Ventura
No 13 Sector Operations Room Smouha  
No 46 Sqn - Detachment St Jean Beaufighter (Fighter)
No 240 Wing Terria  
No 178 Sqn Terria Halifax/Liberator II
No 462 Sqn RAAF Terria Halifax II
No 4601 Airfield Construction Flight Tobruk  
No 4616 Airfield Construction Flight Tobruk  
No 334 Wing Tocra  
No 148 Sqn Tocra Halifax
No 680 Sqn - Detachment Tocra Spitfire (PR)
No 624 Sqn Tocra Halifax, Special duties unit
No 226 Mobile Signals Unit Tocra  
No 615 Mobile Signals Unit Tocra  
No 713 Mobile Signals Unit Tocra  
No 122 Maintenance Unit - Detachment Tripoli  
No 2915 Sqn RAF Regiment Tura  
No 4602 Airfield Construction Flight Tura  
No 5053 Airfield Construction Sqn Zamalek  
AME Stations under the administrative control of HQ Air Defences, Eastern Mediterranean

205, 215, 219, 220, 221, 232, 239, 251, 253, 257, 259, 260, 261, 276, 278, 280, 282, 397, 401, 402, 403, 405, 505, 508, 523, 526, 531, 532, 533, 540, 541, 581, 601, 606, 625, 626, 627, 826, 832, 842, 845, 846, 5011, 5012, 5020, 5030, 5104, 8017, 8019  & 8503

AHQ Levant

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 142 Maintenance Unit Acre  
No 160 Maintenance Unit Aqir  
No 2 Section o No 1 Royal Hellenic Air Force Technical Unit Aqir  
No 3 Section o No 1 Royal Hellenic Air Force Technical Unit Aqir  
No 5 Section o No 1 Royal Hellenic Air Force Technical Unit Aqir  
No 6 Section o No 1 Royal Hellenic Air Force Technical Unit Aqir  
AHQ Levant Advanced HQ Aleppo  
No 22 RAF Mobile Field Hospital Aleppo  
No 322 Wing Aleppo  
No 501 B group HQ Signals Section Aleppo  
No 104 Maintenance Unit Aleppo  
No 40 Personnel Transit Centre Aleppo  
RAF Admin Unit Aleppo  
No 211 Mobile Meteorological Unit Aleppo  
No 1 Repair and Salvage Unit - Detachment Aleppo  
No 12 S & T Column Aleppo  
No 3 Anti-Malarial Control Unit Aleppo  
No 2933 Sqn RAF Regiment Aleppo  
No 28 Wireless Unit Alexandria Road (Kilo 42)  
Officer Cadet Training Unit, RAF Regiment Amman  
No 1 (ME) Fuel Transport Company Athlet  
RAF Station Beirut    
No 127 Sqn - Detachment RAF Beirut Hurricane
No 973 Sqn - Detachment RAF Beirut Mk VI Balloon
No 21 Meteorological Forecast Unit RAF Beirut  
No 49 Embarkation Unit RAF Beirut  
HQ, No 7 Battalion (RAF Levies) Cyprus  
RN Air Station (HMS Grebe) Dekheila  
No 237 Sqn Edcu Hurricane
No 1 (ME) Fuel Transport Company - Detachment El Agrud  
No 208 Sqn El Bassa Hurricane
No 900 Mobile Signals Unit El Bassa  
No 43 Embarkation Unit Famagusta  
RN Aircraft Repair Yard (HMS Phoenix) Fayid  
RAF Station Gaza    
Royal Hellenic Air Force Depot RAF Gaza  
No 123 Maintenance Unit RAF Gaza  
No 129 Maintenance Unit RAF Gaza  
No 28 Personnel Transit Centre RAF Gaza  
RAF Station Hadeira    
No 2935 Sqn RAF Regiment RAF Hadeira  
RAF Station Haifa    
No 209 Group RAF Haifa  
No 34 Embarkation Unit RAF Haifa  
No 24 Sector Operations Room RAF Haifa  
No 973 Sqn RAF Haifa Mk VI Balloon
AHQ Levant Jerusalem  
No 2 (ME) Meteorological Forecast Unit Jerusalem  
No 2 (Middle East) Field Hygiene Unit Jerusalem  
No 37 Brick (RAF Component) Kabrit  
No 12 Anti-Malarial Control Unit Kliete  
RAF Station Lydda    
Levant Communication Flt RAF Lydda  
No 1413 (Meteorological) Flt RAF Lydda Gladiator
No 7 Anti-Malarial Control Unit RAF Lydda  
No 5 (Middle East) Field Hygiene Unit RAF Lydda  
No 318 (Polish) Sqn LG 207  
No 5500 (Polish) Mobile Signals Unit LG 207  
No 52 Mobile Signals Unit Mena  
No 1 Repair and Salvage Unit Muqeibila  
No 259 Wing Nicosia  
No 56 Refuelling and Re-arming Party Nicosia  
No 1565 (Meteorological) Flt Nicosia Hurricane
No 22 Meteorological Forecast Unit Nicosia  
No 166 Maintenance Unit Nicosia  
No 127 Sqn - Detachment Paphos Hurricane
RAF Station Ramat David    
RAF Station Ramleh    
No 5 (Middle East) MT Repair Unit RAF Ramleh  
No 6 Engine Repair Section RAF Ramleh  
Telecommunications Centre RAF Ramleh  
WAAF Depot RAF Ramleh  
HQ No 4 Battalion (Levies) RAF Ramleh  
No 34 Air Stores Park Ras El Ain  
No 120 Maintenance Unit Ras El Ain  
No 10 Supply & Transport Column Ras el Ain  
No 12 Supply & Transport Column - Detachment Ras el Ain  
No 53 Mobile Signals Unit Soul el Charb (near Beirut)  
No 127 Sqn St Jean Hurricane
No 973 Sqn - Detachment Tripoli (Levant)  
No 10 RAF Convalescent Depot Tel Aviv  
AME Stations under AHQ Levant

218, 236, 237, 249, 255, 263, 264, 266, 287, 515, 516, 577, 578, 579, 582, 635, 636, 637, 638, 833, 843, 847, 5021, 6018, 8029, 8030, 8036 & 8037

AHQ Iraq and Persia

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Station Abadan    
No 5152 Works Sqn RAF Abadan  
Combined Intelligence Centre RAF Baghdad  
RAF Station Bahrein    
HQ, No 6 (Persian Gulf) Battalion, Levies RAF Habbaniya  
RAF Station Basrah    
No 31 Meteorological Forecast Unit RAF Basrah  
No 42 Embarkation Unit RAF Basrah  
No 6 Anti-Malarial Control Unit RAF Basrah  
Marine Craft Section RAF Basrah  
No 5 Anti-Malarial Control Unit Beirut  
RAF Station Habbaniya    
AHQ, Iraq & Persia RAF Habbaniya  
Iraq and Persia Communication Flt RAF Habbaniya  
No 725 Mobile Signals Unit RAF Habbaniya  
No 1415 (Meteorological) Flt RAF Habbaniya  
No 3 Meteorological Forecast Unit RAF Habbaniya  
Supplies Depot RAF Habbaniya  
No 134 Maintenance Unit RAF Habbaniya  
No 5153 Works Sqn RAF Habbaniya  
Base Personnel Office (Iraq Detachment) RAF Habbaniya  
No 6 RAF General Hospital RAF Habbaniya  
No 26 Personnel Transit Centre RAF Habbaniya  
RAF Levies HQ RAF Habbaniya  
HQ, No 1 Depot, RAF Levies RAF Habbaniya  
HQ, No 2 Depot, RAF Levies RAF Habbaniya  
No 2929 Sqn RAF Regiment RAF Habbaniya  
Anti-Locust Flight (Persia) Jask  
No 240 Sqn - Detachment Jiwani India Command
HQ, No 5 Battalion (RAF Levies) Margil  
RAF Station Masira    
No 224 Sqn - Detachment RAF Masira Blenheim
No 125 Maintenance Unit RAF Masira Also shown at Gebel Hamsi
ASR Service - Detachment RAF Masira  
'B' Flight, No 2929 Sqn RAF Regiment RAF Masira  
HQ, No 2 Battalion (RAF Levies) Mosul  
No 1 Armoured Car Company and 2 Sections Mosul  
RAF Station Ras el Hadd    
'C' Flight, No 2929 Sqn RAF Regiment RAF Ras el Hadd  
ASR Service RAF Ras el Hadd  
RAF Station Shaibah    
No 115 Maintenance Unit RAF Shaibah  
No 119 Maintenance Unit RAF Shaibah  
No 27 Personnel Transit Centre RAF Shaibah  
Aircraft Erection Unit (Iraq & Persia) RAF Shaibah  
RAF Station Sharjah    
No 224 Sqn RAF Sharjah Blenheim
'A' Flight, No 2929 Sqn RAF Regiment RAF Sharjah  
RAF Station Teheran    
No 33 Meteorological Forecast Unit RAF Teheran  
No 138 Maintenance Unit RAF Teheran  
RAF Rest Camp RAF Teheran  
'D' Flight, No 2929 Sqn RAF Regiment RAF Teheran  
'E' Flight, No 2929 Sqn RAF Regiment RAF Teheran  
No 127 Maintenance Unit Zubair  

AHQ East Africa

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
Advanced Operations Section, AHQ East Africa Cape Town  
No 262 Sqn Congella (Durban) Catalina
RAF Station Dar-es-Salaam    
No 230 Sqn RAF Dar-es-Salaam Sunderland
No 259 Sqn RAF Dar-es-Salaam Catalina
No 10 Anti-Malarial Control Unit RAF Dar-es-Salaam  
No 258 Wing Diego Suarez (Madagascar)  
No 265 Sqn Diego Suarez (Madagascar) Catalina
W/T Station Durban  
RAF Station Eastleigh    
East Africa Communication Flt RAF Eastleigh  
No 1414 (Meteorological) Flt RAF Eastleigh  
No 133 Maintenance Unit RAF Eastleigh  
No 25 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Unit RAF Eastleigh  
No 165 Maintenance Unit Gilgil  
No 15 Embarkation Unit Kilindini  
Marine Craft Unit Kilindini  
No 209 Sqn Kipevu (Mombasa) Catalina
RAF Station Kisumu    
No 41 Personnel Transit Centre RAF Kisumu  
Flying Boat Repair Base RAF Kisumu  
Marine Craft Unit - Detachment RAF Kisumu  
RAF Unit Lindi  
Marine Craft Unit Lindi  
RN Air Station Mackinnon Road  
RAF Station Mauritius    
RAF Station Mogadishu    
SS Manela Mombassa  
AHQ East Africa Nairobi  
RN Air Repair Yard (HMS Korengo) Nairobi  
RAF Unit Pamanzi (Mayotte Island)  
RAF Station Port Reitz    
No 246 Wing RAF Port Reitz  
RN Air Station Port Reitz  
No 2 Anti-Malarial Control Unit RAF Port Reitz  
RAF Unit Pamanzi  
RAF Station Seychelles    
RN Air Station Tanga  
No 105 Maintenance Unit Thika  
RAF Unit Tullear  

HQ British Forces, Aden

 

Unit Location/Address Notes
No 621 Sqn Aden Wellington
Meteorological Forecast Unit Aden  
Telecommunications Centre Aden  
Marine Craft Unit Aden  
RAF Unit Alula  
RAF Unit Bandar Cassim  
RAF Unit Berbera  
Marine Craft Section Hedjuff  
RAF Station Khormaksar    
No 8 Sqn RAF Khormaksar Blenheim
Catalina Flt RAF Khormaksar Catalina
Aden Communication Flt RAF Khormaksar  
No 1566 (Meteorological) Flt RAF Khormaksar Gladiator
No 131 Maintenance Unit RAF Khormaksar  
Armoured Car Section Litle Aden  
RAF Unit Riyan  
RAF Unit Salalah  
RAF Unit Scuisciban  
Aden Protectorate Levies HQ Sheikh Othman  
HQ British Forces in Aden Steamer Point  
Equipment and Supply Section Steamer Point  
No 50 Embarkation Unit Steamer Point  
No 7 RAF Hospital Steamer Point  
RAF Unit Socotra  

No 201 Group

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 201 Group Alexandria  
Marine Craft Unit Alexandria  
Marine Craft Section of ASR organisation Alexandria  
No 11 Meteorological Forecast Unit Alexandria  
No 210 ASR Unit Alexandria  
No 237 Wing Amriya South  
No 252 Sqn - Detachment Amriya South Beaufighter (Coastal)
No 213 ASR Unit Benghazi  
No 247 Wing Berka  
No 38 Sqn Berka Wellington
No 227 Sqn Berka Beaufighter (Coastal)
No 294 Sqn - Detachment Berka Walrus
No 454 Sqn RAAF Berka Baltimore
No 16 (SAAF) Sqn - Detachment Berka Beaufort
No 224 Mobile Signals Unit Berka  
No 344 Mobile Signals Unit Berka  
No 509 Mobile Signals Unit Berka  
No 726 Mobile Signals Unit Berka  
No 235 Wing Gambut  
No 47 Sqn Gambut Beaufighter
No 603 Sqn Gambut Beaufighter
No 459 Sqn RAAF Gambut Hudson
No 13 (Hellenic) Sqn Gambut Blenheim V
No 52 Refuelling and Re-arming Party Gambut  
No 55 Repair and Salvage Unit - Detachment Gambut  
No 219 Mobile Signals Unit Gambut  
No 306 Mobile Signals Unit Gambut  
No 501 Mobile Signals Unit Gambut  
No 722 Mobile Signals Unit Gambut  
No 2 Mobile Servicing Unit (Torpedo) Gambut  
No 208 ASR Unit RAF Haifa  
No 1 General Reconnaissance Unit Ismailia  
No 58 Refuelling and Re-arming Party Lakatamia  
No 15 (SAAF) Sqn LG 7 Baltimore
No 245 Wing - Detachment LG 91  
No 162 Sqn LG 91 Wellington/Blenheim
No 55 Repair and Salvage Unit LG 91  
Communication Flight Mariut  
No 235 Wing - Detachment Matruh West  
No 211 ASR Unit Mersa Matruh  
No 207 Air Sea Rescue Unit Paphos  
No 245 Wing St Jean  
No 16 (SAAF) Sqn St Jean Beaufort
No 207 Mobile Signals Unit St Jean  
No 306 Mobile Signals Unit St Jean  
No 505 Mobile Signals Unit St Jean  
No 703 Mobile Signals Unit St Jean  
No 212 ASR Unit Tobruk  
No 209 ASR Unit Tripoli (Levant)  

No 203 Group

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Station Abu Sueir    
No 73 OTU RAF Abu Sueir  
RAF Station Amman    
No 3 (ME) Training School RAF Amman  
RAF Station Aqir    
No 76 OTU RAF Aqir  
No 25 Meteorological Forecast Unit RAF Aqir  
RAF Station Ballah    
RAF (Middle East) Central Gunnery School RAF Ballah  
No 51 Air Gunner Initial Training School RAF Ballah  
No 13 Air Gunnery School RAF Ballah  
No 1 Mobile Service Unit (Torpedo) Berka  
RAF Station Ein Shemer    
No 78 OTU RAF Ein Shemer  
RAF Station Gianaclis    
No 75 (GR) OTU RAF Gianaclis  
HQ No 203 Group RAF Heliopolis  
Code and Cypher School RAF Heliopolis  
No 5 (Middle East) Aircrew Reception Centre RAF Heliopolis  
Middle East Signals School RAF Helwan  
RAF Station Ismailia    
RAF Physical Training School RAF Ismailia  
No 71 OTU RAF Ismailia  
No 1 (ME) Air Crew Reception Centre Jerusalem  
No 1675 Heavy Conversion Unit RAF Lydda  
RAF Station Petah Tiqva    
No 74 OTU RAF Peta Tiqva  
RAF Station Qastina    
No 77 OTU RAF Qastina  
RAF Station Shallufa    
Middle East Armament School RAF Shallufa  
No 5 (Middle East) Training School RAF Shallufa  
Flying Instructors Training School RAF Shallufa  
No 3 Mobile Service Unit (Torpedo) RAF Shallufa  
No 14 Mobile Servicing Unit (Torpedo) RAF Shallufa  
RAF Station Shandur    
No 21 Sector Operations Room RAF Shandur  
No 70 OTU RAF Shandur  
Marine Craft Unit Suez  

No 206 Group

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Station Aboukir    
No 103 Maintenance Unit RAF Aboukir  
No 8 Engine Repair Section RAF Aboukir  
No 24 Personnel Transit Centre RAF Aboukir  
No 126 Maintenance Unit Abu Sultan  
No 128 Maintenance Unit Abu Sultan  
RAF School of Cookery Abu Sultan  
Marine Craft Repair Section Alexandria  
No 1 (Middle East) MT Repair Unit Alexandria  
No 52 RAF MT Company - Detachment Alexandria  
No 51 RAF MT Company Almaza  
No 52 RAF MT Company Almaza  
No 102 Maintenance Unit Amriya  
Balloon and Oxygen Centre Baalwa  
'Z'  Hydrogen Plant Baalwa  
Base Salvage Unit - Detachment Bersis  
No 109 Maintenance Unit Boulac  
No 1 Engine Repair Section Boulac  
No 4 Engine Repair Section Boulac  
Base Salvage Unit - Detachment Bu Amud  
No 7 (Middle East) MT Repair Unit Cairo  
Air Publications Unit Cairo  
No 112 Maintenance Unit El Agrud  
No 108 Maintenance Unit El Firdan  
No 161 Maintenance Unit - Detachment El Firdan  
Master Provision Office El Gedida  
No 55 Embarkation Unit Fanara  
No 161 Maintenance Unit Fayid  
No 7 Engine Repair Section Fayid  
No 63 Repair and Salvage Unit Fayid  
No 135 Maintenance Unit Gebel Hamsi Also shown at RAF Masira
No 3225 Servicing Commando Gebel Hamsi  
RAF Station Heliopolis    
HQ No 206 Group RAF Heliopolis  
No 1 British Airways  Repair Unit RAF Heliopolis  
RAF Tyre Reclamation Retreading Unit HQ RAF Heliopolis  
Engine Test Section RAF Heliopolis  
Air Supply Development Centre RAF Heliopolis  
Command Medical Board RAF Heliopolis  
Standing Committee for Adjustment RAF Heliopolis  
RAF Station Helwan    
No 4 Field Force  HQ Signals Section RAF Helwan  
No 5 Field Force  HQ Signals Section RAF Helwan  
No 6 Field Force  HQ Signals Section RAF Helwan  
No 3 MT Base Depot RAF Helwan  
No 3 Signals Depot RAF Helwan  
No 132 Maintenance Unit RAF Helwan  
No 157 Maintenance Unit RAF Helwan  
No 158 Maintenance Unit RAF Helwan  
Base Salvage Unit RAF Helwan  
No 1 Royal Hellenic Air Force Technical Unit RAF Helwan  
No 1 Section, No 1 Royal Hellenic Air Force Technical Unit RAF Helwan  
RAF School of Cookery RAF Helwan  
No 107 Maintenance Unit Kasfareet  
No 9 Engine Repair Section Kasfareet  
No 106 Maintenance Unit Khanka  
No 140 Maintenance Unit Khataba  
No 5 Engine Repair Section Mansourah  
No 101 Maintenance Unit Masara  
No 52 RAF MT Company - Detachment Port Said  
Marine Craft Unit Port Said  
No 5 Supply & Transport Column Suez Road  
No 111 Maintenance Unit Tura  
No 2 Engine Repair Section Tura  
No 3 Engine Repair Section Tura  
No 1 Radio Installation and Maintenance Unit Tura  

No 216 Group

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 284 Wing Algiers  
No 216 Group Advanced HQ Bari  
No 25 Air Despatch and Reception Unit Bari  
No 267 Sqn Bari Anson/Dakota
No 28 (SAAF) Sqn - Detachment Bari Anson/Dakota
No 16 Meteorological Forecast Unit Benghazi Also shown at RAF El Adem in AD EMed
No 15 Meteorological Forecast Unit Berka Main  
No 1 (ME) Check and Conversion Unit Bilbeis  
No 282 Wing Cairo  
Air Booking Centre Cairo  
RAF Station Cairo West    
No 216 Sqn RAF Cairo West Anson/Dakota
No 1 Ferry Control RAF Cairo West  
No 21 Air Despatch and Reception Unit RAF Cairo West  
No 28 (SAAF) Sqn Castel Benito Anson
No 22 Air Despatch and Reception Unit Castel Benito  
No 23 Air Despatch and Reception Unit Catania  
Meteorological Forecast Unit El Genina  
No 1567 (Meteorological) Flt El Genina  
No 26 Air Despatch and Reception Unit Foggia  
No 2 Air Despatch Unit (Middle East) Gebel Hamzi  
No 4 Ferry Control RAF Habbaniya  
No 216 Group RAF Heliopolis  
No 173 Sqn RAF Heliopolis Fairchild
No 1 Air Delivery Unit (ME) RAF Heliopolis  
No 20 Air Despatch and Reception Unit RAF Heliopolis  
No 29 Air Despatch and Reception Unit Maison Blanche  
No 249 Wing Naples  
No 24 Air Despatch and Reception Unit Naples  
No 21 Air Despatch and Reception Centre Nicosia  
No 28 (SAAF) Sqn - Detachment Oujda Anson/Dakota
No 1 Air Delivery Unit (ME) Oujda  
No 7 (ME) Ferry Control - Detachment Port Lyautey  
No 7 (ME) Ferry Control Rabat Sale  
No 28 Air Despatch and Reception Unit Rabat Sale  
No 3 (ME) Ferry Control Sheik Othman  
RAF Movements Detachment Shellal  
No 17 (SAAF) Sqn St Jean Ventura
No 4 Air Delivery Unit (Middle East) Catania  
RAF Movements Detachment Wadi Halfa  
RAF Station Wadi Saidna    
No 2 (ME) Ferry Control RAF Wadi Saidna  
Meteorological Forecast Unit RAF Wadi Saidna  
Under No 1 (Middle East) Ferry Control    
No 10 Staging Post Cairo West  
No 11 Staging Post Mersa Matruh  
No 12 Staging Post El Adem  
No 14 Staging Post Lydda  
No 15 Staging Post Luxor  
No 16 Staging Post Marble Arch  
No 17 Staging Post Castel Benito  
Under No 2 (Middle East) Ferry Control    
No 20 Staging Post Wadi Saidna  
No 21 Staging Post Atbara  
No 22 Staging Post Wadi Halfa  
No 23 Staging Post Asmara  
No 24 Staging Post El Fasher  
No 25 Staging Post El Genina  
No 26 Staging Post El Obeid  
No 28 Staging Post Malakal  
No 29 Staging Post Juba  
Under No 3 (Middle East) Ferry Control    
No 30 Staging Post Sheikh Othman  
No 33 Staging Post Masira  
Under No 4 (Middle East) Ferry Control    
No 40 Staging Post Habbaniya  
No 41 Staging Post H3  
No 42 Staging Post Shaibah  
No 43 Staging Post Bahrein  
No 44 Staging Post Sharjah  
Under No 7 (Middle East) Ferry Control    
No 61 Staging Post El Ouina  
No 62 Staging Post Catania  
No 63 Staging Post Pomigliano  
No 70 Staging Post - Detachment Ras el Ma  
No 70 Staging Post Rabat Sale  
No 71 Staging Post Oujga  
No 72 Staging Post Maison Blanche  

 

Air Formation Signals (MEC)

Unit Location/Address Notes
HQ, No 3 Air Formation Signals Heliopolis  
No 1 Company, No 3 Air Formation Signals Mersa Matruh  
No 2 Company, No 3 Air Formation Signals Alexandria  
No 3 Company, No 3 Air Formation Signals Ismailia  
No 4 Company, No 3 Air Formation Signals Cairo  
HQ, No 5 Air Formation Signals Jerusalem  
No 1 Company, No 5 Air Formation Signals Haifa  
No 2 Company, No 5 Air Formation Signals Nicosia  
No 3 Company, No 5 Air Formation Signals Beirut  
HQ, No 8 Air Formation Signals Kabrit  
No 1 Company, No 8 Air Formation Signals Aleppo  
No 2 Company, No 8 Air Formation Signals Aleppo  
No 3 Company, No 8 Air Formation Signals Kabrit  
No 4 Company, No 8 Air Formation Signals Kabrit  
HQ, No 9 Air Formation Signals Benina  
No 1 Company, No 9 Air Formation Signals Bu Amud  
No 2 Company, No 9 Air Formation Signals Benghazi  
No 3 Company, No 9 Air Formation Signals Tripoli (Levant)  
'A' Air Formation Signals Company Baghdad  

Units reduced to 'Number only' basis: -

 
No 213 Group
No 215 Group
No 238 Wing
No 241 Wing
No 243 Wing
No 263 Wing
No 147 Sqn
No 163 Sqn
No 2 (Yugo-Slav) Sqn
No 1433 Strategic Reconnaissance Flight
No 1434 Flight
No 1436 Balloon Flight
No 1438 Strategic Reconnaissance Flight
No 1411 Meteorological Flight
No 2 Air Stores Park
No 35 Air Stores Park
No 38 Air Stores Park
No 42 Air Stores Park
No 57 Refuelling and Re-arming Party
No 59 Refuelling and Re-arming Party
No 60 Refuelling and Re-arming Party
No 4 Repair and Salvage Unit
No 52 Repair and Salvage Unit
No 56 Repair and Salvage Unit
No 118 Maintenance Unit
No 137 Maintenance Unit
No 23 Embarkation Unit
No 48 Embarkation Unit
No 4 MT Repair Unit
No 6 Field Unit
No 8 Field Unit
No 23 Personnel Transit Centre
No 5 Beach Balloon Detachment
No 6 Beach Balloon Detachment
No 3 Sector Operations Room
No 4 Sector Operations Room
No 19 Sector Operations Room
No 20 Sector Operations Room
No 23 Sector Operations Room
No 25A Sector Operations Room
No 2 (ME) Training School
No 1 Middle East Signal Centre
No 2 Middle East Signal Centre
No 3 Middle East Signal Centre
No 4 Middle East Signal Centre
No 5 Middle East Signal Centre
No 36 ALG Signals Section
No 1 Anti-Malarial Unit
No 11 Anti-Malarial Unit
No 4 Field Hygiene Unit
No 100 Mobile Signals Unit
No 101 Mobile Signals Unit
No 102 Mobile Signals Unit
No 106 Mobile Signals Unit
No 202 Mobile Signals Unit
No 204 Mobile Signals Unit
No 223 Mobile Signals Unit
No 300 Mobile Signals Unit
No 305 Mobile Signals Unit
No 341 Mobile Signals Unit
No 342 Mobile Signals Unit
No 343 Mobile Signals Unit
No 400 Mobile Signals Unit
No 402 Mobile Signals Unit
No 404 Mobile Signals Unit
No 411 Mobile Signals Unit
No 500 Mobile Signals Unit
No 504 Mobile Signals Unit
No 507 Mobile Signals Unit
No 508 Mobile Signals Unit
No 611 Mobile Signals Unit
No 700 Mobile Signals Unit
No 701 Mobile Signals Unit
No 702 Mobile Signals Unit
No 709 Mobile Signals Unit
No 716 Mobile Signals Unit
No 725 Mobile Signals Unit
No 204 AMES
No 262 AMES
No 519 AMES
No 527 AMES
No 535 AMES
No 607 AMES
No 610 AMES
No 831 AMES
No 888 AMES
No 5049 AMES
No 5105 AMES
No 1 Wireless Unit
No 13 Wireless Unit
No 17 Wireless Unit
No 34 Wireless Unit
No 38 Wireless Unit
No 41 Wireless Unit
No 42 Wireless Unit
No 44 Wireless Unit

Source - February 1944 SD161

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