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Middle East Commands - June 1944


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

Command HQ Units

 
Command HQ Location/Address Notes
HQ Mediterranean Allied Air Forces Caserta  
HQ Mediterranean Allied Air Forces (Algiers) Algiers  
HQ Mediterranean Allied Tactical Air Force Caserta  
HQ Mediterranean Allied Coastal Air Force Algiers  
AHQ Malta Valetta  
HQ Desert Air Force Vasto  
HQ Mediterranean Allied Strategical Air Force Bari  

 

Mediterranean Allied Air Forces - Caserta

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
HQ Mediterranean Allied Air Forces (Algiers) Algiers (N W Africa)  
No 13 RAF Postal HQ Algiers (N W Africa)  
Provost and Security Unit HQ (N Africa) Algiers (N W Africa)  
No 322 Wing Alto (Corsica)  
No 108 Repair and Salvage Unit Alto (Corsica)  
No 154 Sqn Alto (Corsica) Spitfire
No 232 Sqn Alto (Corsica) Spitfire
No 242 Sqn Alto (Corsica) Spitfire
No 243 Sqn Alto (Corsica) Spitfire
HQ Mediterranean Allied Strategical Air Force Bari (Italy)  
Advance HQ South African Air Force Bari (Italy)  
HQ Desert Air Force - Detachment Bastia (Corsica)  
No 223 Sqn Biferno (Italy) Baltimore
No 3 (SAAF) Wing Biferno (Italy)  
No 12 (SAAF) Sqn Biferno (Italy) Marauder
No 21 (SAAF) Sqn Biferno (Italy) Baltimore
No 109 Repair and Salvage Unit Biferno (Italy)  
No 13 Sqn Biferno (Italy) Baltimore
No 55 Sqn Biferno (Italy) Baltimore
No 4 Anti-Malarial Control Unit Biferno (Italy)  
No 232 Wing - Advanced HQ Campo Marino (Italy)  
No 31 Air Stores Park Campo Marino (Italy)  
No 121 Maintenance Unit (17 Air Ammunition Park) Campo Marino (Italy)  
No 304 Mobile Signals Servicing Unit Campo Marino (Italy)  
No 10 MT Light Repair Unit Cancello (Italy)  
No 135 Air Stores Park Capua/Casino Road (Italy)  
No 36 Air Stores Park Capua/Casino Road (Italy)  
No 135 Air Stores Park - 'A' Detachment Casamozza Area (Corsica)  
No 121 (AAP) Maintenance Unit (18 Air Ammunition Park) Casalbordino (Italy)  
'S' Force Caserta (Italy)  
No 232 Wing Celone (Italy)  
No 114 Sqn Celone (Italy) Boston
No 121 (AAP) Maintenance Unit Chicuti (Italy)  
No 121 (AAP) Maintenance Unit (15 Air Ammunition Park) Chicuti (Italy)  
No 311 Supply & Transport Column Chicuti (Italy)  
No 25 RAF Mobile Field Hospital Corsica  
No 239 Wing Cutella (Italy)  
No 112 Sqn Cutella (Italy) Kittyhawk
No 5 Sqn SAAF Cutella (Italy) Kittyhawk
No 450 Sqn RAAF Cutella (Italy) Kittyhawk
No 3 Sqn RAAF Cutella (Italy) Kittyhawk
No 250 Sqn Cutella (Italy) Kittyhawk
No 260 Sqn Cutella (Italy) Kittyhawk
No 2857 AA Sqn RAF Regiment Cutella (Italy)  
No 53 Repair and Salvage Unit Cutella (Italy)  
No 2 Light Warning Unit HQ Fratta Maggiore, nr Naples  
No 304 Mobile Signals Servicing Unit Fratta Maggiore, nr Naples  
No 40 Air Stores Park Air Freight Detachment Foggia (Italy)  
No 30 RAF Mobile Field Hospital Foggia (Italy)  
No 324 Wing Lago (Italy)  
No 43 Sqn Lago (Italy) Spitfire
No 72 Sqn Lago (Italy) Spitfire
No 93 Sqn Lago (Italy) Spitfire
No 111 Sqn Lago (Italy) Spitfire
No 225 Sqn Lago (Italy) Spitfire
No 113 Repair and Salvage Unit Lago (Italy)  
No 1 Anti-Malarial Control Unit Lago (Italy)  
No 2 Repair and Salvage Unit Madna (Italy)  
No 51 Repair and Salvage Unit Madna (Italy)  
No 4 Field Hygiene Unit Madna (Italy)  
No 232 Wing - Detachment Marcianise (Italy)  
No 18 Sqn Marcianise (Italy) Boston
No 600 Sqn Marcianise (Italy) Beaufighter
No 40 (SAAF) Sqn Marcianise (Italy) Spitfire
No 657 Sqn Marzano (Italy) Auster
No 121 Maintenance Unit (16 Air Ammunition Park) Montenero (Italy)  
No 310 Supply & Transport Column Montenero (Italy)  
Provost and Security Unit HQ (Italy) Naples (Italy)  
No 651 AOP Sqn Paglieta (Italy) Auster
No 1 MORU Penna Point (Italy)  
No 306 Mobile Signals Servicing Unit Penna Point (Italy)  
No 40 Air Stores Park Petacciato (Italy)  
No 90 Wireless Observer Unit Pomigliano (Italy)  
No 600 Sqn (Air Echelon) Pomigliano (Italy) Beaufighter
No 237 Sqn (Air Echelon) Poretta Spitfire
No 238 Sqn (Air Echelon) Poretta Spitfire
No 451 Sqn RAAF Poretta Spitfire
RCAF (Italy) HQ Portici (Naples)  
No 655 AOP Sqn Presenzano (Italy) Auster
No 654 AOP Sqn Santa Maria (Italy) Auster
No 336 PR Wing San Severo (Italy)  
No 49 Wireless Unit Scerni (Italy)  
No 21 RAF Mobile Field Hospital Serra Capriolo (Italy)  
No 7 (South African) Wing Trigno (Italy)  
No 285 Wing Trigno (Italy)  
No 1 (SAAF) Sqn Trigno (Italy) Spitfire
No 2 (SAAF) Sqn Trigno (Italy) Spitfire
No 4 (SAAF) Sqn Trigno (Italy) Spitfire
No 2862 AA Sqn RAF Regiment Trigno (Italy)  
No 11 Anti-Malarial Control Unit Trigno (Italy)  
No 208 Sqn Trigno (Italy) Spitfire
Desert Air Force Communication Flt Trigno (Italy)  
No 7 (SAAF) Sqn  (Air Echelon) Trigno (Italy) Spitfire
No 59 Repair and Salvage Unit - Detachment Trigno (Italy)  
No 241 Sqn Trigno (Italy) Spitfire
RAF Movements Control Tunis (N W Africa)  
HQ Desert Air Force Vasto (Italy)  
No 3 (ME) MT Light Repair Unit Vasto (Italy)  
No 1 (Middle East) Field Hygiene Unit Vasto (Italy)  
No 12 Meteorological Forecast Unit Vasto (Italy)  
No 38 Personnel Transit Centre Vasto (Italy)  
No 59 Repair and Salvage Unit Venafron (Italy)  
No 1319 Wing, RAF Regiment Venafron (Italy)  
No 417 Sqn RCAF Venafron (Italy) Spitfire
No 244 Wing Venafron (Italy)  
No 92 Sqn Venafron (Italy) Spitfire
No 145 Sqn Venafron (Italy) Spitfire
No 601 Sqn Venafron (Italy) Spitfire
Desert Air Force Communication Flt - Detachment Volturno (Italy)  
No 50 Mobile Signals Unit c/o Main 8th Army (Italy)  
No 2856 AA Sqn RAF Regiment c/o Main 8th Army (Italy)  
No 127 Mobile Meteorological Unit c/o 10th Corps, 5th Army (Italy)  
No 125 Mobile Meteorological Unit c/o 5th Corps HQ (Italy)  
No 7 AASC c/o 5th Corps HQ (Italy)  
No 9 AASC c/o 5th Corps HQ (Italy)  
No 126 Mobile Meteorological Unit c/o 13th Corps HQ  

AME Stations

267, 329, 332, 374, 871, 873, 877, 886, 887, 6003, 6004, 6008, 6037, 6038, 6039, 6040, 6041, 6042, 6043, 6044, 6045, 6060, 6061, 8015, 8028, 8033, 8035, 14027, 15051 & 15052

Mediterranean Allied Tactical Air Forces - Caserta

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 5 Beach Unit HQ Ajaccio (Corsica)  
No 110 RAF Beach Section Brindisi (Italy)  
MATAF Communication Flight Capo Dichno (Italy)  
HQ Mediterranean Allied Tactical Air Forces Caserta (Italy)  
No 109 RAF Beach Section Naples (Italy)  
No 111 RAF Beach Section Naples (Italy)  
No 15 S & T Column San Spirito (Italy)  
No 15 Wireless Unit Vasto (Italy)  
AME Station
14025

Mediterranean Allied Coastal Air Forces - Algiers

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 254 Air Sea Rescue Unit Ajaccio (Corsica)  
No 70 Embarkation Unit Ajaccio (Corsica)  
No 12 Anti-Malarial Control Unit Ajaccio (Corsica)  
No 328 Wing Alghero (Sardinia)  
No 23 Sqn Alghero (Sardinia) Mosquito
No 111 Repair and Salvage Unit Alghero (Sardinia)  
No 39 Sqn Alghero (Sardinia) Beanfighter
No 272 Sqn Alghero (Sardinia) Beaufighter
No 14 Sqn Alghero (Sardinia) Marauder
No 284 Sqn Alghero (Sardinia) Warwick/Walrus
No 2869 AA Sqn RAF Regiment Alghero (Sardinia)  
No 1 Light Warning Unit HQ Algiers (N W Africa)  
No 251 ASR Unit Algiers (N W Africa)  
No 210 Group Algiers (N W Africa)  
No 982 Sqn - Detachment Algiers (N W Africa) Mk VI Balloons,
No 1 Radar Servicing Station Alma Marine (Italy)  
No 977 Sqn - 'A' Flight Bagnoli (Italy) Mk VI Balloons
No 977 Sqn - 'B' Flight Baia (Italy) Mk VI Balloons
No 2 Radar Servicing Station Bari (Italy)  
No 1 RAF Base Area Bastia (Corsica)  
No 982 Sqn - Detachment Bastia (Corsica) Mk VI Balloons,
No 2 GR Operations Room Bastia (Corsica)  
No 7 Radar Servicing Station Bastia (Corsica)  
No 2866 AA Sqn RAF Regiment Bastia (Corsica)  
Fire Fighting School Bastia (Corsica)  
RAF Station Blida    
No 16 Supply & Transport Column - Detachment RAF Blida (N W Africa)  
No 1578 (Calibration) Flt RAF Blida (N W Africa)  
No 727 Sqn FAA RAF Blida (N W Africa) Defiant TT
No 36 Sqn RAF Blida (N W Africa) Wellington
MACAF Communication Flt RAF Blida (N W Africa)  
RAF Station Bone    
No 252 Air Sea Rescue Unit RAF Bone (N W Africa)  
No 458 Sqn RAAF RAF Bone (N W Africa) Wellington
No 981 Sqn - Detachment RAF Bone (N W Africa) Mk VI Balloons
No 5 Radar Servicing Station RAF Bone (N W Africa)  
HQ Mediterranean Allied Coastal Air Forces Algiers (N W Africa)  
No 9 Italian RAF Labour Company RAF Bone (N W Africa)  
No 153 Sqn - Detachment RAF Bone (N W Africa) Beaufighter
No 74 Embarkation Unit Cagliari (Sardinia)  
No 2861 AA Sqn RAF Regiment Calvi (Corsica)  
No 293 Sqn - Detachment Capo Dichino (Italy) Warwick/Walrus
No 33 Air Stores Park - Detachment Corte (Corsica)  
No 293 Sqn - Detachment Cutella (Corsica) Warwick/Walrus
No 14 Sqn - Detachment Ghisonaccia (Corsica) Marauder
No 111 Repair and Salvage Unit - Detachment Ghisonaccia (Corsica)  
No 4 GR Operations Room Ghisonaccia (Corsica)  
Defence Flight Gibraltar (Admin control - MACAF, Operational Control - AHQ Gibraltar)  
No 500 Sqn - Detachment Gibraltar (Admin control - MACAF, Operational Control - AHQ Gibraltar) Ventura
No 14 Sqn - Detachment Grottaglie (Italy) Marauder
No 982 Sqn Guyotville (N W Africa) Mk VI Balloons
No 337 Wing La Senia (N W Africa)  
No 500 Sqn La Senia (N W Africa) Ventura
No 256 Sqn La Senia (N W Africa) Mosquito
No 982 Sqn - Detachment Madalena (Sardinia) Mk VI Balloons
MACAF Communication Flt - Detachment Maison Blanche (N W Africa)  
Radar Conversion School Maison Blanche (N W Africa)  
No 983 Sqn - Detachment Marsa (Malta) Mk VI Balloons
No 977 Sqn Naples (Italy) Mk VI Balloons
No 6 Radar Servicing Station Naples (Italy)  
No 982 Sqn - Detachment Oran (N W Africa) Mk VI Balloons
No 293 Sqn Pomigliano (Italy) Warwick/Walrus
No 983 Sqn Porto Vecchio (Corsica) Mk VI Balloons
No 153 Sqn Reghaia (N W Africa) Beaufighter
No 338 Wing Reghaia (N W Africa)  
No 3 Italian RAF Labour Company Reghaia (N W Africa)  
No 33 Air Stores Park Sassari (Sardinia)  
No 4 Radar Servicing Station Sassari (Sardinia)  
No 287 Wing Sidi Amor (N W Africa)  
No 7 Italian RAF Labour Company Sidi Amor (N W Africa)  
No 1 Hydrogen Supply Unit Taranto  
No 981 Sqn Tindja (Bizerta) Mk VI Balloons
No 5 GR Operations Room (Mobile) 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, 6005, 6006, 6007, 6008, 6010, 8001, 8002, 8003, 8004, 8005, 8006, 8009, 8011, 8018, 8020, 11000, 11001, 11002, 14019, 14020, 14021, 16004, 23001 & 23002

AHQ Malta - Valetta

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 986 Sqn Augusta (Sicily) Mk VI Balloons
No 3 GR Operations Room Borizzo (Sicily)  
No 335 Wing Catania (Sicily)  
No 75 Embarkation Unit Catania (Sicily)  
No 118 Maintenance Unit Catania (Sicily)  
No 3 Radar Servicing Station Catania (Sicily)  
No 87 Sqn Catania (Sicily) Spitfire
No 108 Sqn - Detachment Catania (Sicily) Beaufighter
No 30 Refuelling and Re-arming Party Crotone (Italy)  
RAF Station Hal Far Malta  
AHQ Malta Communication Flight RAF Hal Far  
No 283 Sqn RAF Hal Far Warwick/Walrus
No 143 Maintenance Unit Hamrun (Malta)  
Inter-Command W/T Station RAF Kalafrana (Malta)  
No 108 Sqn RAF Luqa Beaufighter
AMES Admin Section RAF Luqa  
No 204 Air Sea Rescue Unit Malta  
AMES Holding Unit Malta  
Base Personnel Office - Detachment Malta  
No 137 Maintenance Unit Malta  
No 52 Embarkation Unit Malta  
No 204 Air Sea Rescue Unit - Detachment Naples (Italy)  
No 75 Embarkation Unit - Detachment Palermo (Sicily)  
No 2868 AA Sqn RAF Regiment Palermo (Sicily)  
No 185 Sqn Palermo (Sicily) Spitfire
Bombing Survey Unit Portici (Italy)  
No 303 Mobile Signals Servicing Unit Sassari (Sardinia)  
No 75 Embarkation Unit - Detachment Syracuse (Sicily)  
No 728 Sqn FAA RAF Takali (Malta) Fulmar/Defiant
AMES Admin Section RAF Takali (Malta)  
Italia Hotel Resthouse Taormina (Italy)  
No 248 Wing Valetta (Malta)  
No 8 Sector Operations Room Valetta (Malta)  
Inter-Command W/T Station Valetta (Malta)  

AME Stations

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

 

Mediterranean Photographic Reconnaissance Wing - San Severo

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 2 Mobile Field Photo Unit Pomigliano (Italy)  
No 682 Sqn - Detachment Pomigliano (Italy) Spitfire
No 60 (SAAF) Sqn San Severo (Italy) Mosquito
No 682 Sqn San Severo (Italy) Spitfire
No 683 Sqn San Severo (Italy) Mosquito
No 3 Mobile Field Photo Unit Vasto (Italy)  
No 683 Sqn - Detachment Vasto (Italy) Mosquito

 

No 205 Group - Foggia

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 330 Wing Amendola (Italy)  
No 142 Sqn Amendola (Italy) Wellington III
No 150 Sqn Amendola (Italy) Wellington III
No 2825 Sqn RAF Regiment Amendola (Italy)  
No 240 Wing (Advanced) Celone (Italy)  
No 614 Sqn Celone (Italy) Halifax
No 178 Sqn Celone (Italy) Liberator
No 2858 AA Sqn RAF Regiment Celone (Italy)  
No 37 Air Stores Park Cerignola (Italy)  
No 236 Wing Foggia (Italy)  
No 40 Sqn Foggia (Italy) Wellington
No 104 Sqn Foggia (Italy) Wellington
No 2744 Sqn RAF Regiment Foggia (Italy)  
No 61 Repair and Salvage Unit - Detachment Foggia (Italy)  
No 4 Supply & Transport Column Foggia (Italy)  
No 1321 RAF Regiment Wing Foggia (Italy)  
No 57 Repair and Salvage Unit Palata (Italy)  
No 61 Repair and Salvage Unit San Severo (Italy)  
No 231 Wing Tortorella (Italy)  
No 37 Sqn Tortorella (Italy) Wellington
No 70 Sqn Tortorella (Italy) Wellington
No 2905 AA Sqn RAF Regiment - Detachment Tortorella (Italy)  
No 205 Group Communication Flt Tortorella (Italy)  
No 2825 Sqn RAF Regiment - Detachment Tortorella (Italy)  
AME Stations

7611, 7621 & 7622

 

No 214 Group - Bari

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 15 Field Unit Alexandria (Egypyt)  
No 14 Field Unit Algiers (N W Africa)  
No 7 Section, No 5136 Bomb Disposal Sqn Alghero (Sardinia)  
No 3201 Servicing Commando Alto (Corsica)  
No 141 Maintenance Unit ('B' Air Ammunition Park) Bari (Italy)  
No 117 Maintenance Unit Bari (Italy)  
No 6 Supply & Transport Column Bari (Italy)  
No 67 Embarkation Unit Bari (Italy)  
No 5136 Bomb Disposal Sqn Bari (Italy)  
No 6233 Bomb Disposal Flight Bari (Italy)  
No 11 Signals Centre Bari (Italy)  
No 2 RAF Film Production Unit - Rear Detachment Bari (Italy)  
Air Forces Sub-Commission - Allied Control Commission Bari (Italy)  
No 67 Embarkation Unit - Detachment Barletta (Italy)  
No 14 Heavy Mobile W/T Units Bitonto (Italy)  
No 624 Sqn Blida (N W Africa) Halifax/Liberator
No 5 Section, No 5136 Bomb Disposal Sqn Borgo (Italy)  
No 6230 Bomb Disposal Flight - 'A' Detachment Borizzo (Italy)  
No 110 Maintenance Unit Brindisi (Italy)  
No 159 Maintenance Unit Brindisi (Italy)  
No 67 Embarkation Unit - Detachment Brindisi (Italy)  
No 334 Wing Brindisi (Italy)  
No 1586 (Polish) Flight Brindisi (Italy) Halifax/Liberator
No 148 Sqn Brindisi (Italy) Halifax/Liberator
No 2863 AA Sqn RAF Regiment Caserta (Italy)  
No 105 Mobile Signals Unit Caserta (Italy)  
No 567 'A' Mobile Signals Unit Caserta (Italy)  
No 141 Maintenance Unit Caserta (Italy)  
No 113 Maintenance Unit - Detachment Castellammare (Italy)  
No 6230 Bomb Disposal Flight Capo Dichino (Italy)  
MEDME Communication Sqn Capo Dichino (Italy)  
No 117 Maintenance Unit - Detachment Catania (Sicily)  
No 124 Maintenance Unit (2 Sub Air Ammunition Park) Cerignola (Italy)  
No 276 Wing Conversano (Italy)  
No 2 Field Unit Conversano (Italy)  
No 5 Field Unit Conversano (Italy)  
No 9 Field Unit Conversano (Italy)  
No 10 Field Unit Conversano (Italy)  
No 1 Field Unit Corsica  
No 110 Maintenance Unit - Detachment Foggia (Italy)  
No 6231 Bomb Disposal Flight Foggia (Italy)  
No 124 Maintenance Unit (1 Sub Air Ammunition Park) Foggia (Italy)  
Base Salvage Unit - Advance Section Foggia (Italy)  
No 114 Maintenance Unit Foggia/Lucera Road (Italy) MT Servicing Unit
No 2 Mobile Parachute Servicing Unit Gioia (Italy)  
No 8 Section, No 5136 Bomb Disposal Sqn Grottaglie (Italy)  
No 1 Section, No 5136 Bomb Disposal Sqn Lago (Italy)  
No 2859 Sqn RAF Regiment Lago (Italy)  
MEDME Communication Unit - Rear Detachment Maison Blanche (N W Africa)  
No 4 Field Unit Malta  
No 6 Section, No 5136 Bomb Disposal Sqn Malta  
No 2 Section, No 5136 Bomb Disposal Sqn Marcianise (Italy)  
No 2771 Sqn RAF Regiment Marzano (Italy)  
No 2788 Sqn RAF Regiment Marzano (Italy)  
No 3 Base Personnel Office Naples (Italy)  
No 214 Group Advance HQ Naples (Italy)  
No 113 Maintenance Unit Naples (Italy)  
No 114 Maintenance Unit Naples (Italy)  
No 3 RAF Base Area Naples (Italy)  
No 61 Embarkation Unit Naples (Italy)  
No 9 Supply & Transport Column Naples (Italy)  
Base Personnel Office Naples (Italy)  
No 3 (Middle East) Field Hygiene Unit Naples (Italy)  
No 10 Heavy Mobile W/T Unit Naples (Italy)  
No 2 RAF Film Production Unit Naples (Italy)  
No 5 Concealment and Decoy Unit Naples (Italy)  
No 251 Wing Naples (Italy)  
No 12 Signals Centre Naples (Italy)  
No 2 Oxygen Production Centre Naples (Italy)  
No 4 Section, No 5136 Bomb Disposal Sqn Reghaia (N W Africa)  
No 124 Maintenance Unit (3 Sub Air Ammunition Park) Rignano (Italy)  
No 11 Field Unit Penna Point (Italy)  
No 1320 RAF Regiment Wing Portici (Italy)  
No 2860 AA Sqn RAF Regiment San Giovanni (Italy)  
No 13 Heavy Mobile W/T Unit Santa Maria (Italy)  
No 124 Maintenance Unit San Severo (Italy)  
No 2 RAF Base Area San Spirito (Italy)  
No 4 RAF Rest Camp San Spirito (Italy)  
No 8 Supply & Transport Column Saviano (Italy)  
No 2 RAF Rest Camp Sorrento (Italy)  
No 67 Embarkation Unit - Detachment Taranto (Italy)  
No 141 Maintenance Unit - ('A' Air Ammunition Park) Taranto (Italy)  
No 6232 Bomb Disposal Flight - Detachment Termoli (Italy)  
No 12 Field Unit Tomino (Corsica)  
No 1 RAF General Hospital Torro-del-Greco (Italy)  
No 2 Section, No 5136 Bomb Disposal Sqn Trigno (Italy) Also shown at Marcianise
No 214 Group Rear HQ Tripoli (N W Africa)  
No 6232 Bomb Disposal Flight Vasto (Italy)  
No 3 Field Unit Villa Novi (Italy)  
No 2721 Sqn RAF Regiment c/o 5th Army (Italy)  

 

No 218 Group - Algiers

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
Air Publication and Forms Store Algiers (N W Africa)  
No 60 Embarkation Unit Algiers (N W Africa)  
Base Accounts Office Algiers (N W Africa)  
Base Censorship Office Algiers (N W Africa)  
Base Personnel Office Algiers (N W Africa)  
Public Relations (Overseas) Unit Algiers (N W Africa)  
No 6 Heavy Automatic W/T Units Algiers (N W Africa)  
No 59 Embarkation Unit Bizerta (N W Africa)  
No 156 Maintenance Unit Blida (N W Africa)
No 72 Embarkation Unit Bone (N W Africa)  
Marine Craft Base Bone (N W Africa)  
No 145 Maintenance Unit Casablanca (N W Africa)  
No 64 Embarkation Unit Casablanca (N W Africa)  
No 1 Air Crew Pool Fort de L'Eau (N W Africa)  
No 1 Base Personnel Depot Fort de L'Eau (N W Africa)  
No 1 MT Base Depot Guyotville (N W Africa)  
RAF Convalescent Depot Guyotville (N W Africa)  
No 4 Italian RAF Labour Company Hussein Dey (N W Africa)  
No 5 Italian RAF Labour Company Hussein Dey (N W Africa)  
No 351 Maintenance Unit Hussein Dey (N W Africa)  
No 31 RAF Mobile Field Hospital Italy  
No 3 RAF Rest Camp Jeanbart (N W Africa)  
No 4 Base Signals Unit Maison Blanche (N W Africa)  
No 144 Maintenance Unit Maison Blanche (N W Africa)  
French Technical Liaison Unit Maison Blanche (N W Africa)  
RAF HQ Maison Blanche Maison Blanche (N W Africa)  
No 2 Italian RAF Labour Company Maison Blanche (N W Africa)  
No 1 Oxygen Production Centre Maison Blanche (N W Africa)  
No 10 Signals Centre Maison Carree (N W Africa)  
No 2 RAF General Hospital Maison Carree (N W Africa)  
No 6 Italian RAF Labour Company Maison Carree (N W Africa)  
No 163 Maintenance Unit Oujda (N W Africa)
No 2 Air Crew reception Centre Rabat Sale (N W Africa)  
No 19 Supply & Transport Column Rivet (Algiers)  
No 155 Maintenance Unit Setif (N W Africa)
No 162 Maintenance Unit Setif (N W Africa)
No 1 Italian RAF Labour Company Setif (N W Africa)  
No 167 Maintenance Unit Sidi Achmed (N W Africa)
No 146 Maintenance Unit Sidi Tabet (N W Africa)
No 146 Maintenance Unit (101 Air Ammunition Park) Sidi Tabet (N W Africa)
No 20 Supply & Transport Column St Germain (N W Africa)  
No 8 Italian RAF Labour Company Tunis (N W Africa)  
No 164 Maintenance Unit Tunis (N W Africa)
No 12 MT Repair Unit Tunis (N W Africa)  
No 59 Embarkation Unit - Detachment Tunis (N W Africa)  
No 9 Signals Centre Tunis (N W Africa)  
Tunis RAF Base Area Tunis (N W Africa)  
No 146 Maintenance Unit (102 Air Ammunition Park) Moving N Africa
AME Stations

15076

No 242 Group - Taranto

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 253 Air Sea Rescue Unit Bari (Italy)  
No 975 Sqn Bari (Italy) Mk VI Balloons
No 975 Sqn - Detachment Barletta (Italy) Mk VI Balloons
No 253 Sqn (Air Echelon) Borgo (Corsica) Spitfire
No 608 Sqn - Detachment Borizzo (Italy) Baltimore
No 985 Sqn Brindisi (Italy) Mk VI Balloons
No 1435 Sqn Brindisi (Italy) Spitfire
No 2867 AA Sqn RAF Regiment Capo Dichino (Italy)  
No 110 Repair and Salvage Unit - Detachment Foggia Main (Italy)  
No 73 Sqn Foggia Main (Italy) Spitfire
No 136 Air Stores Park Foggia Main (Italy)  
No 323 Wing Foggia Main (Italy)  
No 255 Sqn Foggia Main (Italy) Beaufighter
No 253 Sqn Foggia Main (Italy) Spitfire
No 286 Wing Grottaglie (Italy)  
No 249 Sqn Grottaglie (Italy) Spitfire
No 110 Repair and Salvage Unit Grottaglie (Italy)  
No 6 Sqn Grottaglie (Italy) Hurricane
No 255 Sqn - Detachment Grottaglie (Italy) Beaufighter
No 221 Sqn Grottaglie (Italy) Wellington
No 2865 AA Sqn RAF Regiment Grottaglie (Italy)  
No 325 Wing Monte Corvino (Italy)  
No 608 Sqn Monte Corvino (Italy) Baltimore
No 1 GR Operations Room Naples (Italy)  
No 242 Group Communication Flt San Vito (Italy)  
No 985 Sqn - Detachment Taranto (Italy) Mark VI Balloons
No 16 Supply & Transport Column Taranto (Italy)  
No 2864 AA Sqn RAF Regiment Taranto (Italy)  

AME Stations

214, 274, 890, 899, 6011, 6109, 8010, 8012, 8016, 8032, 8038, 8041, 8044 & 14028

 

Air Formation Signals

Unit Location/Address Notes
HQ, No 1 Air Formation Signals Portici (Italy)  
No 1 Company, No 1 Air Formation Signals Torro-del-Greco (Italy)  
No 2 Company, No 1 Air Formation Signals Olmata (Italy)  
No 3 Company, No 1 Air Formation Signals Torro-del-Greco (Italy)  
HQ, No 2 Air Formation Signals Naples (Italy)  
No 1 Company, No 2 Air Formation Signals Naples (Italy)  
No 2 Company, No 2 Air Formation Signals Taranto (Italy)  
No 3 Company, No 2 Air Formation Signals Brindisi (Italy)  
No 4 Company, No 2 Air Formation Signals Malta  
HQ, No 4 Air Formation Signals Vasto (Italy)  
No 1 Sqn, No 4 Air Formation Signals Canne (Italy)  
No 2 Sqn, No 4 Air Formation Signals Vasto (Italy)  
No 3 Sqn, No 4 Air Formation Signals St Angelo (Italy)  
No 4 Sqn, No 4 Air Formation Signals Caserta (Italy)  
HQ, No 6 Air Formation Signals Carthage (N W Africa)  
No 1 Company, No 6 Air Formation Signals Caserta (Italy)  
No 2 Company, No 6 Air Formation Signals Carthage (N W Africa)  
No 3 Company, No 6 Air Formation Signals Algiers (N W Africa)  
HQ, No 7 Air Formation Signals Adelphia (Italy)  
No 1 Company, No 7 Air Formation Signals Bari (Italy)  
No 2 Company, No 7 Air Formation Signals Manfredonia (Italy)  
No 3 Company, No 7 Air Formation Signals Foggia (Italy)  
No 4 Company, No 7 Air Formation Signals Foggia (Italy)  
HQ, No 8 Air Formation Signals Taranto (Italy)  
No 1 Company, No 8 Air Formation Signals Taranto (Italy)  
No 2 Company, No 8 Air Formation Signals Taranto (Italy)  
No 3 Company, No 8 Air Formation Signals Taranto (Italy)  
No 4 Company, No 8 Air Formation Signals Taranto (Italy)  
HQ, No 10 Air Formation Signals Algiers (N W Africa)  
No 1 Company, No 10 Air Formation Signals Oran (N W Africa)  
No 2 Company, No 10 Air Formation Signals Algiers (N W Africa)  
No 3 Company, No 10 Air Formation Signals Morris (Bone) (N W Africa)  
No 4 Company, No 10 Air Formation Signals Tunis (N W Africa)  

 

Middle East Command - HQ RAF Middle East, Cairo

 
Unit Location Notes
2 Sections, No 2 Armoured Car Company Amriya (Egypt)  
Meteorological Forecast Unit Asmara (Eritrea)  
2 Sections, No 2 Armoured Car Company Ballah (Egypt)  
No 352 (Yugoslav) Sqn Benina (Egypt)  
Administrative HQ, SAAF Cairo (Egypt)  
District HQ, RCAF Cairo (Egypt)  
RAAF Liaison Office Cairo (Egypt)  
RNZAF Liaison Office Cairo (Egypt)  
Directorate of Air Force Welfare Cairo (Egypt)  
Base Personnel Office Cairo (Egypt)  
The Lady Rosalind Tedder RAF Club Cairo (Egypt)  
Hurricane House Cairo (Egypt)  
Wellington House Cairo (Egypt)  
Unit Signals (HQ RAFME) Cairo (Egypt)  
HQ No 2 Armoured Car Company Cairo (Egypt)  
No 4 Army Post Office Detachment Cairo (Egypt)  
No 1567 (Meteorological) Flt El Genina (Egypt)  
Meteorological Forecast Unit El Genina (Egypt)  
No 331 Meteorological Field Unit Ein Shemer (Palestine)  
Care & Maintenance Unit Geraif West (Sudan)  
RAF Station Khartoum Sudan  
No 283 Wing RAF Khartoum  
No 283 Wing Communication Flight RAF Khartoum  
No 1412 (Meteorological) Flt RAF Khartoum Gladiator
Meteorological Forecast Unit RAF Khartoum  
No 139 Maintenance Unit RAF Khartoum  
Meteorological Forecast Unit Wadi Seidna (Sudan)  
No 321 Meteorological Field Unit c/o 1st Survey Regiment  
No 323 Meteorological Field Unit c/o 1st Survey Regiment  

 

Middle East Command - AHQ Eastern Mediterranean, Alexandria

 
Unit Location Notes
No 46 Sqn - Detachment RAF Abu Sueir (Egypt) Beaufighter (Fighter)
HQ No 219 Group Alexandria (Egypt)  
No 971 Sqn Alexandria (Egypt) Mark VI
No 207 ASR Marine Craft Unit Alexandria (Egypt)  
Marine Craft Unit Alexandria (Egypt)  
No 11 Meteorological Forecast Unit Alexandria (Egypt)  
No 124 Meteorological Field Unit Alexandria (Egypt)  
Marine Craft Section of Sea Rescue Organisation Alexandria (Egypt)  
Regional Flying Control (Egypt) c/o No 219 Group Alexandria (Egypt)  
No 13 Sector Operations Room Alexandria (Egypt)  
No 58 Refuelling and Re-arming Party - Detachment Amriya South (Egypt)  
No 1 (ME) Rest Centre Appollonia (Libya)  
No 2917 Sqn RAF Regiment Appollonia (Libya)  
No 2923 Sqn RAF Regiment Appollonia (Libya)  
No 2926 Sqn RAF Regiment Appollonia (Libya)  
No 2927 Sqn RAF Regiment Appollonia (Libya)  
No 2914 AA Sqn RAF Regiment Appollonia (Libya)  
No 25 Sector Operations Room Athalassa (Cyprus)  
Regional Flying Control (Cyprus) c/o No 25 SOR Athalassa (Cyprus)  
FAF 'Ardennes' Sqn - Detachment RAF Beirut (Syria) Hurricane
No 26 AACU - Detachment RAF Beirut (Syria)  
RAF Station Benina Libya  
No 212 Group RAF Benina (Libya)  
No 1563 Meteorological Flight RAF Benina (Libya)  
Yugoslav Holding Unit RAF Benina (Libya)  
Regional Flying Control (Cyrenaica) c/o No 212 Group RAF Benina (Libya)  
No 2 (ME) Fuel Transport Company Benghazi (Libya) Also shown at Tripoli (Syria)
No 2 Shore Servicing Unit Benghazi (Libya)  
No 122 Maintenance Unit (AAP) Benghazi (Libya)  
No 11 S & T Column Benghazi (Libya)  
No 25 Embarkation Unit Benghazi (Libya)  
No 4 RAF Hospital Benghazi (Libya)  
No 25 Personnel Transit Centre Benghazi (Libya)  
No 2 Bomber Group Maintenance Company Benghazi (Libya)  
No 4 Works Area Benghazi (Libya) Also shown under No 206 Group
No 335 (Hellenic) Sqn Bersis (Egypt) Spitfire
RAF Station Berka Libya  
No 136 Maintenance Unit (AAD) RAF Berka (Libya)  
No 227 Sqn RAF Berka (Libya) Beaufighter (Coastal)
No 294 Sqn - Detachment RAF Berka (Libya) Warwick/Walrus
No 454 Sqn RAAF RAF Berka (Libya) Baltimore
No 16 (SAAF) Sqn RAF Berka (Libya) Beaufighter
No 224 Mobile Signals Unit RAF Berka (Libya)  
No 344 Mobile Signals Unit RAF Berka (Libya)  
No 509 Mobile Signals Unit RAF Berka (Libya)  
No 726 Mobile Signals Unit RAF Berka (Libya)  
No 16 Meteorological Forecast Unit RAF Berka (Libya)  
No 15 Sector Operations Room/Filter Room Bu Amud  
No 94 Sqn Bu Amud Spitfire
No 41 (SAAF) Sqn Bu Amud Spitfire
No 1564 Meteorological Flight RAF Castel Benito (Libya)  
No 14 Meteorological Forecast Unit RAF Castel Benito (Libya)  
No 16 Sector Operations Room Cyrene (Cyrenaica)  
No 54 Refuelling and Re-arming Party - Detachment Derna  
No 15 Meteorological Forecast Unit Djerba Island (Gulf of Gabes)  
No 17 Sector Operations Room Driana  
RAF Station Edcu/Edku    
No 46 Sqn RAF Edcu Beaufighter (Fighter)
No 294 Sqn RAF Edcu Warwick/Walrus
No 41 (SAAF) Sqn RAF Edcu Spitfire
No 58 Refuelling and Re-arming Party RAF Edcu  
No 603 Sqn - Detachment RAF Edcu Beaufighter
No 162 Sqn RAF Edcu Wellington/Baltimore/Mosquito
No 136 Maintenance Unit - Detachment RAF El Adem (Libya)  
No 7 S & T Column RAF El Adem (Libya)  
No 46 Sqn - Detachment RAF El Adem (Libya) Beaufighter (Fighter)
No 26 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Unit RAF El Adem (Libya)  
No 26 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Unit El Firdan (Egypt)  
RAF Station Gambut    
No 603 Sqn RAF Gambut (Libya) Beaufighter
No 55 Repair and Salvage Unit RAF Gambut (Libya)  
No 219 Mobile Signals Unit RAF Gambut (Libya)  
No 336 Mobile Signals Unit RAF Gambut (Libya)  
No 501 Mobile Signals Unit RAF Gambut (Libya)  
No 722 Mobile Signals Unit RAF Gambut (Libya)  
No 122 Maintenance Unit - Detachment RAF Gambut (Libya)  
No 24 (SAAF) Sqn RAF Gambut (Libya) Marauder, on loan from MAAF
No 294 Sqn - Detachment RAF Gambut (Libya) Warwick/Walrus
No 162 Sqn - Detachment RAF Gambut (Libya) Wellington/Baltimore/Mosquito
No 213 Sqn Gamil (Egypt) Spitfire
No 209 Group (Rear HQ) RAF Haifa (Palestine)  
No 973 Sqn RAF Haifa (Palestine) Mk VI Balloon
No 24 Sector Operations Room RAF Haifa (Palestine)  
Fighter Controllers Training School RAF Heliopolis (Egypt)  
No 260 (Balloon) Wing RAF Ismailia (Egypt)  
No 12 Filter Room RAF Ismailia (Egypt)  
Middle East Filter Training School RAF Ismailia (Egypt)  
No 13 (Hellenic) Sqn (Air Party) Kasfareet (Egypt) Baltimore
No 294 Sqn - Detachment Lakatamia (Cyprus) Warwick/Walrus
No 213 Sqn - Detachment Lakatamia (Cyprus) Spitfire
RAF Station Matruh West Egypt  
No 252 Sqn RAF Matruh West Beaufighter (Coastal)
No 15 (SAAF) Sqn RAF Matruh West Baltimore
No 294 Sqn - Detachment RAF Matruh West Warwick/Walrus
No 55 Repair and Salvage Unit - Detachment RAF Matruh West  
No 26 AACU - Detachment Mariut (Egypt)  
AHQ Eastern Mediterranean Communication Flight Mariut (Egypt)  
RAF Station Mersa Matruh Egypt  
No 29 Sector Operations Room RAF Mersa Matruh  
No 52 Refuelling and Re-arming Party RAF Mersa Matruh  
No 336 (Hellenic) Sqn RAF Mersa Matruh Spitfire
No 58 Repair and Salvage Unit - Detachment RAF Mersa Matruh  
No 14 Meteorological Forecast Unit - Detachment Misurata  
Care & Maintenance Party Misurata  
No 123 Mobile Meteorological Unit Nalut  
No 12 Sector Operations Room Port Fuad (Egypt)  
No 3 Shore Servicing Section Port Said (Egypt)  
No 26 AACU - Detachment Ramat David (Palestine)  
No 294 Sqn - Detachment Ramat David (Palestine) Warwick/Walrus
No 46 Sqn - Detachment Ramat David (Palestine) Beaufighter
No 459 Sqn RAAF Ramat David (Palestine) Hudson
No 3 (SAAF) Sqn Savoia (Italy) Spitfire
FAF 'Ardennes' Sqn RAF St Jean (Palestine) Hurricane
No 294 Sqn - Detachment RAF St Jean (Palestine) Warwick/Walrus
No 209 Group (Rear HQ) RAF St Jean (Palestine)  
No 213 Sqn - Detachment RAF St Jean (Palestine) Spitfire
No 122 Maintenance Unit - Detachment Tobruk (Libya)  
No 971 Sqn - Detachment Tobruk (Libya) Mark VI Balloons
No 226 Mobile Signals Unit Tocra  
No 615 Mobile Signals Unit Tocra  
No 46 Sqn - Detachment Tocra Beaufighter (Fighter)
No 122 Maintenance Unit - Detachment Tripoli (Libya)  
No 1 Bomber Group Maintenance Company Tripoli (Libya)  
No 2 (ME) Fuel Transport Company Tripoli (Libya) Also shown at Benghazi (Libya)
No 53 Embarkation Unit Tripoli (Libya)  
No 973 Sqn - Detachment Tripoli (Syria) Mk VI Balloons
No 2 (ME) Fuel Transport Company - Detachment Wadi Ysara (Syria)  
AME Stations under the administrative control of AHQ Eastern Mediterranean

205, 218, 220, 221, 236, 237, 249, 253, 255, 257, 259, 263, 266, 278, 280, 282, 287, 337, 401, 402, 403, 405, 505, 508, 516, 523, 531, 532, 533, 540, 577, 578, 579, 581, 582, 826, 832, 833, 842, 845, 846, 5012, 5020, 5021, 5030, 5104, 8017, 8019, 8503 & 23003

AHQ Levant - Jerusalem

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 142 Maintenance Unit Acre (Palestine)  
No 160 Maintenance Unit Aqir (Palestine)  
No 2 Section o No 1 Royal Hellenic Air Force Technical Unit Aqui (Palestine)  
No 3 Section o No 1 Royal Hellenic Air Force Technical Unit Aqir (Palestine)  
No 5 Section o No 1 Royal Hellenic Air Force Technical Unit Aqir (Palestine)  
No 6 Section o No 1 Royal Hellenic Air Force Technical Unit Aqir (Palestine)  
No 25 Meteorological Forecast Unit Aqir (Palestine)  
No 3 Anti-Malarial Control Unit Aleppo (Syria)  
RAF Admin Unit Aleppo (Syria)  
No 2902 Field Sqn RAF Regiment Ataga  
No 2908 Field Sqn RAF Regiment Ataga  
No 2924 Field Sqn RAF Regiment Ataga  
No 1 (ME) Fuel Transport Company Athlet  
RAF Station Beirut Palestine  
No 21 Meteorological Forecast Unit RAF Beirut (Palestine)  
No 49 Embarkation Unit RAF Beirut (Palestine)  
No 211 Mobile Meteorological Unit RAF Beirut (Palestine)  
No 2907 AA Sqn RAF Regiment Beit Daris  
No 2932 AA Sqn RAF Regiment Beit Daris  
No 2933 AA Sqn RAF Regiment Beit Daris  
RN Air Station (HMS Grebe) Dekhelia (Egypt) Administered by FOLEM
No 27 Meteorological Forecast Unit Ein Shemer (Palestine)  
No 43 Embarkation Unit Famagusta (Cyprus)  
RN Aircraft Repair Yard (HMS Phoenix) Fayid (Egypt) Administered by FOLEM
RAF Station Gaza Palestine  
No 2912 AA Sqn RAF Regiment RAF Gaza (Palestine)  
No 2915 AA Sqn RAF Regiment RAF Gaza (Palestine)  
No 2922 Sqn RAF Regiment RAF Gaza (Palestine)  
No 2930 AA Sqn RAF Regiment RAF Gaza (Palestine)  
No 2931 AA Sqn RAF Regiment RAF Gaza (Palestine)  
Royal Hellenic Air Force Depot RAF Gaza (Palestine)  
No 123 Maintenance Unit RAF Gaza (Palestine)  
No 129 Maintenance Unit RAF Gaza (Palestine)  
No 28 Personnel Transit Centre RAF Gaza (Palestine)  
No 2935 Sqn RAF Regiment - Detachment RAF Gaza (Palestine)  
No 5 (Middle East) Field Hygiene Unit RAF Gaza (Palestine)  
RAF Station Hadera    
Officer Cadet Training Unit, RAF Regiment RAF Hadera (Palestine)  
No 2900 AA Sqn RAF Regiment RAF Hadeira (Palestine)  
No 2913 AA Sqn RAF Regiment RAF Hadera (Palestine)  
No 2916 AA Sqn RAF Regiment RAF Hadeira (Palestine)  
No 2935 Sqn RAF Regiment RAF Hadeira (Palestine)  
No 34 Embarkation Unit RAF Haifa (Palestine)  
HQ No 4 Battalion (Levies) RAF Haifa (Palestine)  
No 2 (ME) Meteorological Unit Jerusalem (Palestine)  
No 2 (Middle East) Field Hygiene Unit Jerusalem (Palestine)  
No 13 Anti-Malarial Control Unit Jerusalem (Palestine)  
RAF Station Lydda Palestine  
Levant Communication Flt RAF Lydda (Palestine)  
No 1413 (Meteorological) Flt RAF Lydda (Palestine)  
No 2909 Sqn RAF Regiment Masmiya  
No 2910 Sqn RAF Regiment Masmiya  
No 2918 AA Sqn RAF Regiment Masmiya  
No 2920 Sqn RAF Regiment Masmiya  
No 2921 Sqn RAF Regiment Masmiya  
HQ, No 7 Battalion (RAF Levies) Nicosia (Cyprus)  
No 56 Refuelling and Re-arming Party Nicosia (Cyprus)  
No 259 Wing Nicosia (Cyprus)  
No 1565 (Meteorological) Flt Nicosia (Cyprus)  
No 22 Meteorological Forecast Unit Nicosia (Cyprus)  
No 166 Maintenance Unit Nicosia (Cyprus)  
No 26 Meteorological Forecast Unit Qastina (Palestine)  
No 5 Anti-Malarial Control Unit Qastina (Palestine)  
RAF Station Ramat David    
No 7 Anti-Malarial Control Unit RAF Ramat David (Palestine)  
RAF Station Ramleh Palestine  
No 6 Engine Repair Section RAF Ramleh (Palestine)  
Telecommunications Centre (Levant) RAF Ramleh (Palestine)  
Regional Flying Control Centre (Levant) c/o TME Levant RAF Ramleh (Palestine)  
No 120 Maintenance Unit Ras El Ain  
No 10 Supply & Transport Column Ras el Ain  
No 53 Mobile Signals Unit Soul el Charb (near Beirut) (Palestine)  
No 10 RAF Convalescent Depot Tel Aviv (Palestine)  
No 5 (Middle East) MT Repair Unit Tel Litwinsky (Syria)  
No 3 RAF Hospital Tel Litwinsky (Syria)  
No 24 RAF Mobile Field Hospital Tel Litwinsky (Syria)  

AHQ Iraq and Persia

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
Combined Intelligence Centre RAF Baghdad (Iraq)  
RAF Station Bahrein    
RAF Station Basrah    
No 31 Meteorological Forecast Unit RAF Basrah (Saudi Arabia)  
No 42 Embarkation Unit RAF Basrah (Saudi Arabia)  
No 6 Anti-Malarial Control Unit RAF Basrah (Saudi Arabia)  
Marine Craft Section RAF Basrah (Saudi Arabia)  
No 27 Personnel Transit Centre RAF Basrah (Saudi Arabia)  
RAF Station Habbaniya Iraq  
Iraq and Persia Communication Flt RAF Habbaniya (Iraq)  
No 725 Mobile Signals Unit RAF Habbaniya (Iraq)  
No 1415 (Meteorological) Flt RAF Habbaniya (Iraq)  
No 3 (ME) Meteorological Unit RAF Habbaniya (Iraq)  
Supplies Depot RAF Habbaniya (Iraq)  
No 134 Maintenance Unit RAF Habbaniya (Iraq)  
Base Personnel Office (Iraq Detachment) RAF Habbaniya (Iraq)  
No 6 RAF General Hospital RAF Habbaniya (Iraq)  
No 26 Personnel Transit Centre RAF Habbaniya (Iraq)  
RAF Levies HQ RAF Habbaniya (Iraq)  
HQ, No 1 (Depot) Battalion, RAF Levies RAF Habbaniya (Iraq)  
No 23 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Unit RAF Habbaniya (Iraq)  
No 3 Transport Aircraft Repair Unit RAF Habbaniya (Iraq)  
Regional Flying Control  (Iraq & Persia) c/o AHQ Iraq & Persia RAF Habbaniya (Iraq)  
Marine Craft Section RAF Habbaniya (Iraq)  
HQ, No 6 (Persian Gulf) Battalion, Levies RAF Bahrein (Saudi Arabia)  
HQ, No 2 Battalion, RAF Levies RAF Habbaniya (Iraq)  
HQ, No 3 Battalion (RAF Levies) Khanigin  
HQ, No 5 Battalion (RAF Levies) Margil (Persia)  
No 1 Armoured Car Company Mosul (Iraq)  
RAF Station Shaibah Iraq  
No 115 Maintenance Unit RAF Shaibah (Iraq)  
No 119 Maintenance Unit RAF Shaibah (Iraq)  
RAF Station Teheran Iran  
No 33 Meteorological Forecast Unit RAF Teheran (Iran)  
No 138 Maintenance Unit RAF Teheran (Iran)  
RAF Rest Camp RAF Teheran (Iran)  
No 127 Maintenance Unit Zubair  

AHQ East Africa - Nairobi

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 262 Sqn Congella (Durban) Catalina
RAF Station Dar-es-Salaam    
No 259 Sqn RAF Dar-es-Salaam Catalina
Marine Craft Unit RAF Dar-es-Salaam  
No 258 Wing Diego Suarez (Madagascar)  
No 265 Sqn Diego Suarez (Madagascar) Catalina
No 1568 Meteorological Flight Diego Suarez (Madagascar)  
Marine Craft Unit Diego Suarez (Madagascar)  
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  
Anti-Locust Flight (Middle East) RAF Eastleigh  
No 165 Maintenance Unit Gilgil  
No 15 Embarkation Unit Kilindini  
No 209 Sqn Kipevu (Mombasa) Catalina
Marine Craft School (East Africa) Kipevu (Mombasa)  
RAF Station Kisumu    
No 41 Personnel Transit Centre RAF Kisumu  
Flying Boat Repair Base RAF Kisumu  
RAF Unit Lindi  
RN Air Station Mackinnon Road  
RAF Station Mauritius    
Marine Craft Unit RAF Mauritius  
RAF Unit Mogadishu  
SS Manela Mombasa  
No 219 ASR Unit Mombasa  
RN Air Repair Yard (HMS Korongo) Nairobi  
No 2 Anti-Malarial Control Unit Nairobi  
No 10 Anti-Malarial Control Unit Nairobi  
RAF Unit Pamanzi (Mayotte Island)  
Marine Craft Unit Pamanzi (Mayotte Island)  
No 1569 Meteorological Flight Plaisance (Mauritius)  
RAF Station Port Reitz    
No 246 Wing RAF Port Reitz  
RN Air Station Port Reitz  
Marine Craft Unit RAF Port Reitz  
RAF Station Seychelles    
Marine Craft Unit RAF Seychelles  
No 105 Maintenance Unit Thika  
RAF Unit Tullear  
Marine Craft Unit Tullear  

 

HQ British Forces, Aden - Steamer Point

 

Unit Location/Address Notes
Meteorological Forecast Unit Aden  
Telecommunications Centre (Aden) Aden  
RAF Unit Alula (Gulf of Aden)  
RAF Unit Bandar Cassim (Somaliland)  
RAF Unit Berbera (British Somaliland)  
Marine Craft Section Hedjuff (Aden)  
No 1566 (Meteorological) Flt Hiswa (Aden) Gladiator
Armoured Car Section Hiswa (Aden)  
RAF Station Khormaksar Aden  
No 8 Sqn RAF Khormaksar Blenheim
Catalina Flt RAF Khormaksar Catalina
No 131 Maintenance Unit RAF Khormaksar  
No 621 Sqn RAF Khormaksar Wellington
HQ BF Aden Communication Flt RAF Khormaksar  
RAF Station Masira Saudi Arabia  
No 244 Sqn RAF Masira  
No 214 ASR Unit RAF Masira  
HQ, No 6 (Persian Gulf) Battalion (RAF Levies) Masirah (Saudi Arabia)  
RAF Station Ras el Hadd Saudi Arabia  
RAF Unit Riyan (Saudi Arabia)  
RAF Unit Salalah (Saudi Arabia)  
RAF Unit Scuisciban (Somaliland)  
Aden Protectorate Levies HQ Sheikh Othman (Aden)  
Equipment and Supply Section Steamer Point (Aden)  
No 50 Embarkation Unit Steamer Point (Aden)  
No 7 RAF Hospital Steamer Point (Aden)  
RAF Unit Socotra (Gulf of Aden)  

No 203 Group - Heliopolis

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Station Abu Sueir Egypt  
No 73 OTU RAF Abu Sueir  
RAF Station Amman Palestine  
No 3 (ME) Training School RAF Amman  
RAF Station Aqir Palestine  
No 76 OTU RAF Aqir  
RAF Station Ballah Egypt  
RAF (Middle East) Central Gunnery School RAF Ballah  
No 51 Air Gunner Initial Training School RAF Ballah  
No 13 Air Gunnery School RAF Ballah  
RAF Station Ein Shemer Palestine  
No 78 OTU RAF Ein Shemer  
RAF Station Gianaclis Egypt  
No 75 (GR) OTU RAF Gianaclis  
Code and Cypher School RAF Heliopolis (Egypt)  
No 5 (Middle East) Aircrew Reception Centre RAF Heliopolis (Egypt)  
Middle East Signals School RAF Helwan (Egypt)  
RAF Station Ismailia Egypt  
RAF Physical Training School RAF Ismailia  
No 71 OTU RAF Ismailia  
No 7 (Middle East) Field Hygiene Unit RAF Ismailia  
No 1 (ME) Air Crew Reception Centre Jerusalem (Palestine)  
No 1675 Heavy Conversion Unit RAF Lydda (Palestine)  
RAF Station Nicosia Cyprus  
No 79 OTU RAF Nicosia  
RAF Station Petah Tiqva Palestine  
No 74 OTU RAF Peta Tiqva  
RAF Station Qastina Plestine  
No 77 OTU RAF Qastina  
WAAF Depot RAF Ramleh (Palestine)  
RAF Station Shallufa Egypt  
Middle East Armament School RAF Shallufa  
No 5 (Middle East) Training School RAF Shallufa  
No 11 Flying Instructors Training School RAF Shallufa  
No 14 Mobile Servicing Unit (Torpedo) RAF Shallufa  
RAF Station Shandur Egypt  
No 70 OTU RAF Shandur  
Marine Craft Unit Suez (Egypt)  

No 206 Group - Heliopolis

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 5 RAF General Hospital Abassia (Egypt)  
No 3 (RAF) Section Signals Experimental and Research Group Abassia (Egypt)  
RAF Station Aboukir Egypt  
No 103 Maintenance Unit RAF Aboukir  
No 7 Engine Repair Section RAF Aboukir  
No 8 Engine Repair Section RAF Aboukir  
No 24 Personnel Transit Centre RAF Aboukir  
No 4610 Airfield Construction Flight RAF Aboukir  
No 63 Repair and Salvage Unit RAF Aboukir  
No 126 Maintenance Unit Abu Sultan (Egypt)  
No 128 Maintenance Unit Abu Sultan (Egypt)  
No 9 Anti- Malarial Control Unit RAF Abu Sueir  
No 18 Embarkation Unit Alexandria (Egypt)  
Marine Craft Repair Section Alexandria (Egypt)  
No 1 (Middle East) MT Repair Unit Alexandria (Egypt)  
No 52 RAF MT Company - Detachment Alexandria (Egypt)  
Tomahawk House Alexandria (Egypt)  
Blenheim House Alexandria (Egypt)  
Beaufighter House Alexandria (Egypt)  
No 51 RAF MT Company Almaza (Egypt)  
No 52 RAF MT Company Almaza (Egypt)  
No 22 Personnel Transit Camp Almaza (Egypt)  
No 1 (ME) Meteorological Unit Almaza (Egypt)  
SAAF Base Depot Almaza (Egypt)  
No 2 British Airways  Repair Unit Almaza (Egypt)  
School of Hygiene Almaza (Egypt)  
No 13 (Hellenic) Sqn (Ground Party) Almaza (Egypt) Baltimore
No 102 Maintenance Unit Amriya (Egypt)  
Balloon and Oxygen Centre Baalwa (Egypt)  
'Z'  Hydrogen Plant Baalwa (Egypt)  
No 4607 Airfield Construction Flight Bahrein  
No 4 Works Area Benghazi (Libya) Also shown under AHQ EM
No 4602 Airfield Construction Flight Benghazi (Libya)  
No 4609 Airfield Construction Flt Benghazi (Libya)  
No 5053 Airfield Construction Sqn Benghazi (Libya)  
No 5153 M & E Sqn Benghazi (Libya)  
Base Salvage Unit - Detachment Bersis (Egypt)  
No 109 Maintenance Unit Boulac (Egypt)  
No 1 Engine Repair Section Boulac (Egypt)  
No 4 Engine Repair Section Boulac (Egypt)  
Base Salvage Unit - Detachment Bu Amud (Libya)  
No 7 (Middle East) MT Repair Unit Cairo (Egypt)  
Air Publications Unit Cairo (Egypt)  
No 5451 Airfield Construction Wing Cairo (Egypt)  
No 5051 Airfield Construction Sqn Cairo (Egypt)  
No 1 Works Area Cairo (Egypt)  
No 17 Meteorological Forecast Unit Cairo West (Egypt)  
Base Salvage Unit - Detachment Castel Benito (Libya)  
Middle East Pigeon Service (RAF Component) Digli (Egypt)  
No 4601 Airfield Construction Flight El Adem (Libya)  
No 5577 Artisan Flight El Adem (Libya)  
No 8 Anti Malarial Control Unit RAF Edcu  
No 4613 Airfield Construction Flight El Daba  
No 108 Maintenance Unit El Firdan  
No 6 (Middle East) Field Hygiene Unit El Firdan  
RAF Station El Gedida Libya  
Master Provision Office El Gedida  
Base Accounts Office El Gedida  
No 2 W/T Transmitting Station El Hagg  
No 135 Maintenance Unit Gebel Hamzi (Egypt)  
No 2 (SAAF) Wing Gebel Hamzi (Egypt)  
No 31 (SAAF) Sqn Gebel Hamzi (Egypt) Liberator
No 34 (SAAF) Sqn Gebel Hamzi (Egypt) Liberator
No 55 Embarkation Unit Fanara (Palestine)  
No 5153 M & E Sqn - Detachment Habbaniya (Iraq)  
RAF Station Heliopolis Egypt  
No 1 Tyre Reclamation and Retreading Unit ME RAF Heliopolis  
Air Supply and Development Centre RAF Heliopolis  
Command Medical Board RAF Heliopolis  
Standing Committee for Adjustment RAF Heliopolis  
No 122 Mobile Meteorological Unit RAF Heliopolis  
Middle East Interpretation Unit RAF Heliopolis  
RAF Holding Section RAF Heliopolis  
No 168 Maintenance Unit RAF Heliopolis  
Polish Air Force Boys Training RAF Heliopolis  
Middle East Communication Sqn RAF Heliopolis Fairchild
RAF Station Helwan    
No 3 MT Base Depot RAF Helwan  
No 3 Signals Depot RAF Helwan  
No 132 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  
No 4 Section, No 1 Royal Hellenic Air Force Technical Unit RAF Helwan  
RAF School of Catering (ME) RAF Helwan  
No 104 Mobile Signals Unit RAF Helwan  
No 501 B Group HQ Signals Section RAF Helwan  
No 2 Transport Aircraft Repair Unit Kabrit (Egypt)  
RAF Component (CTC) Kabrit Point (Egypt)  
No 107 Maintenance Unit Kasfareet (Egypt)  
No 9 Engine Repair Section Kasfareet (Egypt)  
No 4605 Airfield Construction Flight Kasfareet (Egypt)  
No 4615 Airfield Construction Flight Kasfareet (Egypt)  
No 5576 Artisan Flight Kasfareet (Egypt)  
No 21 Personnel Transit Centre Kasfareet (Egypt)  
No 37 Brick (RAF Component) Kasfareet (Egypt)  
No 318 (Polish) Sqn (Ground Party) Kasfareet (Egypt) Hurricane
No 5500 (Polish) Mobile Signals Unit Kasfareet (Egypt)  
No 106 Maintenance Unit Khanka (Egypt)  
Telecommunications Centre (TME) Kafr El Farouk (Egypt)  
No 9 Heavy Mobile W/T Unit Kafr El Farouk (Egypt) Also shown in Aden
No 1, 3 & 4 General W/T Fitting Parties Kafr El Farouk (Egypt)  
Inter Services Cypher Production Unit Kafr El Farouk (Egypt)  
Signals Production Unit Kafr El Farouk (Egypt)  
No 140 Maintenance Unit Khataba (Egypt)  
No 680 Sqn - Detachment Lakatamia (Cyprus) Mosquito
No 5 Engine Repair Section Mansourah  
No 1 (Middle East) MT Repair Unit - Detachment Mariut (Egypt)  
No 101 Maintenance Unit Masara  
No 680 Sqn Matariya (Egypt) Mosquito
No 20 Embarkation Unit Port Said (Egypt)  
No 52 RAF MT Company - Detachment Port Said (Egypt)  
Marine Craft Unit Port Said (Egypt)  
No 19 Embarkation Unit Port Tewfik (Sinai)  
No 4603 Airfield Construction Flight Quadima  
No 4608 Airfield Construction Flight Quadima  
No 4617 Airfield Construction Flight Quadima  
No 4611 Airfield Construction Flight RAF Ramleh (Palestine)  
No 4612 Airfield Construction Flight RAF Shallufa (Egypt)  
No 5 Supply & Transport Column Suez Road/Kilo 110 (Egypt)  
No 5053 Airfield Construction Sqn - Detachment Tobruk (Libya)  
No 4604 Airfield Construction Flight Tobruk (Libya)  
No 4606 Airfield Construction Flight Tobruk (Libya)  
No 4616 Airfield Construction Flight Tobruk (Libya)  
No 680 Sqn - Detachment Tocra Mosquito
No 111 Maintenance Unit Tura (Egypt)  
No 2 Engine Repair Section Tura (Egypt)  
No 3 Engine Repair Section Tura (Egypt)  
No 1 Radio Installation and Maintenance Unit Tura (Egypt)  
No 4614 Airfield Construction Flight Tura (Egypt)  
No 112 Maintenance Unit Wadi Ysara (Syria)  
No 38 Sqn c/o 157 Army Transit Camp Wellington
No 39 Personnel Transit Centre c/o 157 Army Transit Camp  

No 216 Group

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 284 Transport Wing Algiers (Tripoli)  
No 23 Staging Post Asmara (Eritrea)  
No 35 Air Despatch and Reception Unit Bahrein  
No 43 Staging Post Bahrein  
Regional Flying Control (Persian Gulf) c/o No 43 Staging Post Bahrein Administered by HQ BF Aden
No 4 Aircraft Delivery Unit - Detachment Bari (Italy)  
No 25 Air Despatch and Reception Unit Bari (Italy)  
No 267 Sqn Bari (Italy) Dakota
No 28 (SAAF) Sqn - Detachment Bari (Italy) Dakota
No 1 (ME) Check and Conversion Unit Bilbeis (Egypt)  
No 71 Staging Post Biskra (Algeria)  
Air Booking Centre Cairo (Egypt)  
RAF Station Cairo West Egypt  
No 216 Sqn RAF Cairo West Dakota, detachment in India
No 21 Air Despatch and Reception Unit RAF Cairo West  
No 10 Staging Post RAF Cairo West  
No 44 (SAAF) Sqn RAF Cairo West Dakota
No 24 Air Despatch and Reception Unit Capo Dichino (Italy)  
RAF Station Castel Benito Libya  
No 28 (SAAF) Sqn RAF Castel Benito Anson/Dakota
No 22 Air Despatch and Reception Unit RAF Castel Benito  
No 17 Staging Post RAF Castel Benito  
Regional Flying Control (Tripolitania) c/o No 17 Staging Post RAF Castel Benito Administered by No 212 Group
RAF Station Catania Sicily  
No 23 Air Despatch and Reception Unit Catania (Sicily)  
No 62 Staging Post Catania (Sicily)  
No 30 Staging Post Catania (Sicily)  
No 4 Aircraft Delivery Unit Catania (Sicily)  
No 12 Staging Post El Adem (Libya)  
No 76 Staging Post El Aouina (N W Africa)  
No 24 Staging Post El Fasher (Sudan)  
No 25 Staging Post El Genina (Sudan)  
No 26 Air Despatch and Reception Unit Foggia (Italy)  
No 2 Air Delivery Unit (Middle East) Gebel Hamzi (Egypt)  
No 73 Staging Post Gibraltar  
No 151 Transport Wing RAF Habbaniya  
No 33 Air Despatch and Reception Unit RAF Habbaniya  
No 40 Staging Post RAF Habbaniya  
No 216 Group (Rear) RAF Heliopolis  
No 1 Air Delivery Unit (ME) RAF Heliopolis  
No 20 Air Despatch and Reception Unit RAF Heliopolis  
No 282 Transport Wing RAF Heliopolis Administrative Control - No 206 Group
ME Communication Sqn RAF Heliopolis Fairchild
No 41 Staging Post H3  
No 29 Staging Post Juba (Sudan)  
No 15 Staging Post Luxor (Upper Egypt)  
RAF Station Luqa Malta  
No 31 Air Despatch and Reception Unit Luqa (Malta)  
No 64 Staging Post Luqa (Malta)  
No 32 Air Despatch and Reception Unit Lydda (Palestine)  
No 29 Air Despatch and Reception Unit Maison Blanche (Tunisia)  
No 72 Staging Post Maison Blanche (Tunisia)  
No 28 Staging Post Malakal (Sudan)  
No 16 Staging Post Marble Arch (Libya)  
No 33 Staging Post Masira  
No 11 Staging Post Mersa Matruh  
No 216 Group Advanced HQ Naples (Italy)  
No 249 Transport Wing Naples (Italy)  
No 30 Air Despatch and Reception Unit Naples (Italy)  
No 28 (SAAF) Sqn - Detachment Oujda (Tunisia) Anson/Dakota
No 3 Air Delivery Unit (ME) Oujda (Tunisia)  
No 75 Staging Post Oujda (Tunisia)  
No 61 Staging Post Pomigliano (Italy)  
No 63 Staging Post Pomigliano (Italy)  
No 24 Air Despatch and Reception Unit Pomigliano (Italy)  
No 70 Staging Post - Detachment Port Lyautey (Tunisia)  
RAF Station Rabat Sale N W Africa  
No 28 Air Despatch and Reception Unit Rabat Sale (N W Africa)  
No 28 (SAAF) Sqn - Detachment Rabat Sale (N W Africa) Dakota
No 70 Staging Post Rabat Sale (N W Africa)  
No 70 Staging Post - Detachment Ras el Ma (Tunisia)  
No 14 Staging Post Ramat David (Palestine)  
No 3 Air Delivery Unit (Middle East) - Detachment Setif  
No 4 Air Delivery Unit (Middle East) - Detachment Setif  
No 34 Air Despatch and Reception Unit Shaibah (Iraq)  
No 42 Staging Post Shaibah (Iraq)  
No 44 Staging Post Sharjah (Saudi Arabia)  
RAF Movements Control Shellal (Egypt)  
No 26 Air Despatch and Reception Unit - Detachment Trigno (Italy)  
No 4 Air Delivery Unit (Middle East) Tripoli (N W Africa)  
No 22 Staging Post Wadi Halfa (Sudan)  
RAF Movements Detachment Wadi Halfa (Sudan)  
RAF Station Wadi Saidna Sudan  
No 115 Transport Wing RAF Wadi Saidna  
No 2 (ME) Ferry Control RAF Wadi Saidna  
No 20 Staging Post RAF Wadi Seidna  

 

Air Formation Signals (MEC)

Unit Location/Address Notes
HQ, No 3 Air Formation Signals Heliopolis (Egypt)  
No 1 Company, No 3 Air Formation Signals Mersa Matruh (Egypt)  
No 2 Company, No 3 Air Formation Signals Alexandria (Egypt)  
No 3 Company, No 3 Air Formation Signals Ismailia (Egypt)  
No 4 Company, No 3 Air Formation Signals Cairo (Egypt)  
HQ, No 5 Air Formation Signals Jerusalem (Palestine)  
No 1 Company, No 5 Air Formation Signals Haifa (Palestine)  
No 2 Company, No 5 Air Formation Signals Nicosia (Cyprus)  
No 3 Company, No 5 Air Formation Signals Beirut (Palestine)  
HQ, No 9 Air Formation Signals Benina (Egypt)  
No 1 Company, No 9 Air Formation Signals Bu Amud (Egypt)  
No 2 Company, No 9 Air Formation Signals Benghazi (Libya)  
'A' HQ Air Formation Signals Habbaniya (Iraq)  

Source - June 1944 SD161

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