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Bomber Command - December 1944


[No 1 Group | No 3 Group | No 4 Group | No 5 Group | No 6 Group | No 8 Group | No 26 Group | No 91 Group | No 92 Group | No 93 Group | No 100 Group]

Command HQ - High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Units administered directly by Command HQ

Unit Location/Address Notes
IX Troop Carrier Command Substitution Unit Cottesmore, Oakham, Rutland Affiliated to HQ, No 5 Group for discipline purposes
RAF Barkston Heath C & M Party Temporarily occupied by the USAAF
RAF Cottesmore C & M Party Temporarily occupied by the USAAF
RAF Folkingham C & M Party Temporarily occupied by the USAAF
RAF North Witham C & M Party Temporarily occupied by the USAAF
RAF Saltby C & M Party Temporarily occupied by the USAAF
RAF Spanhoe C & M Party Temporarily occupied by the USAAF
1st Bombardment Division Substitution Unit Brampton Grange, Huntingdon Affiliated to HQ, No 92 Group for discipline purposes
2nd Bombardment Division Substitution Unit Ketteringham Hall, Norfolk. Affiliated to HQ, No 3 Group for discipline purposes
3rd Bombardment Division Substitution Unit Elvedon Hall, Thetford, Norfolk Affiliated to HQ, No 3 Group for discipline purposes
Bomber Command Communication Flt RAF Halton Station in TTC
RAF Fersfield C & M Party Temporarily occupied by the USAAF
No 2841 Sqn RAF Regiment Southdown  

No 1 (Bomber) Group

HQ - Bawtry Hall, Bawtry, Doncaster, West Yorkshire

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 12 Base Binbrook, Lincolnshire  
Base HQ RAF Binbrook  
No 460 Sqn RAAF RAF Binbrook Lancaster I/III
RAF Station Grimsby    
No 100 Sqn RAF Grimsby Lancaster I/III
No 2722 Sqn, RAF Regiment RAF Grimsby AA Sqn
RAF Station Kelstern    
No 625 Sqn RAF Kelstern  
No 13 Base Elsham, Brigg, Lincolnshire  
Base HQ RAF Elsham Wold  
No 103 Sqn RAF Elsham Wold Lancaster I/III
No 2835 Sqn, RAF Regiment RAF Elsham Wold AA Sqn
RAF Station Kirmington    
No 166 Sqn RAF Kirmington Lancaster I/III
RAF Station North Killingholme    
No 550 Sqn RAF North Killingholme Lancaster I/III
RAF Station Hemswell Hemswell, Lincolnshire  
No 1 Lancaster Finishing School RAF Hemswell Lancaster I/III
Satellite RAF Ingham  
Satellite RAF Sturgate  
No 1481 (Bomber) Gunnery Flt RAF Ingham Hurricane
No 1687 (Bomber) Defence Training Flt RAF Ingham Spitfire/Hurricane
Night Bomber Tactical School RAF Sturgate  
No 1 Air Crew School RAF Sturgate due to be transferred to No 7 Group
No 14 Base Ludford Magna  
Base HQ RAF Ludford Magna  
No 101 Sqn RAF Ludford Magna Lancaster I/III
RAF Station Faldingworth    
No 300 (Polish) Sqn RAF Faldingworth Lancaster I/III
RAF Station Wickenby    
No 12 Sqn RAF Wickenby Lancaster I/III
No 626 Sqn RAF Wickenby Lancaster I/III
No 15 Base Scampton  
Base HQ RAF Scampton  
No 153 Sqn RAF Scampton Lancaster I/III
RAF Station Dunholme Lodge    
No 170 Sqn RAF Dunholme Lodge Lancaster I/III
No 2799 LAA Sqn, RAF Regiment RAF Dunholme Lodge  
RAF Station Fiskerton    
No 150 Sqn RAF Fiskerton Lancaster I/III
No 576 Sqn RAF Fiskerton Lancaster I/III

No 3 Group

HQ - Exning, nr Newmarket, Cambridgeshire

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 31 Base Stradishall, Suffolk  
Base HQ RAF Stradishall  
No 186 Sqn RAF Stradishall Lancaster I/III
RAF Station Chedburgh    
No 218 Sqn RAF Chedburgh Lancaster I/III
No 9218 Servicing Echelon RAF Chedburgh  
RAF Station Gosfield   on C & M
RAF Station Matching   on C & M
RAF Station Shepherds Grove   on C & M
RAF Station Wratting Common    
No 195 Sqn RAF Wratting Common Lancaster I/III
RAF Station Tempsford    
No 138 Sqn RAF Tempsford Special Duties unit, Stirling IV
No 9138 Servicing Echelon RAF Tempsford  
No 161 Sqn RAF Tempsford Special Duties unit, Hudson I/III, Stirling IV
No 9161 Servicing Echelon RAF Tempsford  
No 32 Base Mildenhall, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk  
Base HQ RAF Mildenhall  
No 15 Sqn RAF Mildenhall Lancaster I/III
No 622 Sqn RAF Mildenhall Lancaster I/III
RAF Station Newmarket    
No 1688 (Bomber) Defence Training Flt RAF Newmarket Spitfire/Hurricane
No 3 Group Communication Flt RAF Newmarket Various types operated.
Bombing Development Unit RAF Newmarket Operationally controlled by Bomber Command HQ
RAF Station Tuddenham    
No 90 Sqn RAF Tuddenham Lancaster I/III
No 33 Base Waterbeach, Cambridgeshire  
Base HQ RAF Waterbeach  
No 514 Sqn RAF Waterbeach Lancaster I/III
No 5133 (Bomb Disposal) Sqn RAF Waterbeach  
No 6216 (Bomb Disposal) Flt RAF Waterbeach 5133 Sqn
No 6217 (Bomb Disposal) Flt RAF Waterbeach 5133 Sqn
RAF Station Mepal    
No 75 Sqn RAF Mepal Lancaster I/III
RAF Station Witchford    
No 115 Sqn RAF Witchford Lancaster I/III
RAF Station Woodbridge    
Emergency Runway RAF Woodbridge  
Bomb Ballistic Unit RAF Woodbridge A Ministry of Aircraft Production unit, Halifax/Mosquito
No 2818 LAA Sqn, RAF Regiment RAF Woodbridge A
Controlled directly by Group HQ: -  
RAF Station Feltwell Feltwell, Thetford, Norfolk  
No 3 Lancaster Finishing School RAF Feltwell Lancaster I/III
No 2807 LAA Sqn, RAF Regiment RAF Feltwell  
No 6219 (Bomb Disposal) Flt RAF Feltwell 5133 Sqn
Satellite RAF Methwold  
No 149 Sqn Methwold Lancaster I/III
No 9149 Servicing Echelon Methwold  

No 4 Group

HQ - RAF York

Unit Location/Address Notes
No 42 Base Pocklington, East Yorkshire  
Base HQ RAF Pocklington  
No 102 Sqn RAF Pocklington Halifax III
RAF Station Elvington    
No 346 (Free French) Sqn RAF Elvington Halifax III
No 347 (Free French) Sqn RAF Elvington Halifax III
RAF Station Full Sutton    
No 77 Sqn RAF Full Sutton Halifax III
No 43 Base Driffield, East Yorkshire  
Base HQ RAF Driffield  
No 462 Sqn RAAF RAF Driffield Halifax III
No 466 Sqn RAAF RAF Driffield Halifax II/III
RAF Station Leconfield Leconfield, Beverley, East Yorkshire  
No 640 Sqn RAF Leconfield Halifax III
No 2893 LAA Sqn, RAF Regiment RAF Leconfield  
RAF Station Lissett Lissett, Bridlington, East Yorkshire  
No 158 Sqn RAF Lissett Halifax III
No 44 Base Holme-on-Spalding Moor, East Yorkshire  
Base HQ RAF Holme  
No 76 Sqn RAF Holme  
No 1689 (Bomber) Defence Training Flt RAF Holme Spitfire
RAF Station Breighton    
No 78 Sqn RAF Breighton  
RAF Station Melbourne    
No 10 Sqn RAF Melbourne  
No 4 Group Communication Flt RAF Melbourne Various types
Controlled directly by Group HQ: -  
RAF Station Snaith Snaith  
No 51 Sqn RAF Snaith Halifax III
No 9051 Servicing Echelon RAF Snaith  
No 5131 (Bomb Disposal) Sqn RAF Snaith  
No 6204 (Bomb Disposal) Flt (Main) RAF Snaith 5131 Sqn
No 2955 LAA Sqn, RAF Regiment RAF Smaith  
Satellite RAF Burn  
No 578 Sqn RAF Burn Halifax III
No 9578 Servicing Echelon RAF Burn  
No 2890 LAA Sqn, RAF Regiment RAF Burn  
RAF Station Carnaby Carnaby, Bridlington, East Yorkshire  
Emergency Runway RAF Carnaby Emergency Diversion Airfield

No 5 Group

HQ - Morton Hall, Swinderby, Lincolnshire

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 53 Base Waddington, nr Lincoln, Lincolnshire  
Station HQ RAF Waddington
No 463 Sqn RAAF RAF Waddington Lancaster I/III
No 467 Sqn RAAF RAF Waddington Lancaster I/III
RAF Station Bardney    
No 9 Sqn RAF Bardney Lancaster I/III
RAF Station Skellingthorpe    
No 50 Sqn RAF Skellingthorpe Lancaster I/III
No 61 Sqn RAF Skellingthorpe Lancaster I/III
No 54 Base Coningsby, Lincolnshire  
Station HQ RAF Coningsby  
No 97 Sqn RAF Coningsby Lancaster I/III
No 83 Sqn RAF Coningsby Lancaster I/III
RAF Station Woodhall Spa    
No 617 Sqn RAF Woodhall Spa Lancaster I/III
No 627 Sqn RAF Woodhall Spa Mosquito IV/XX
RAF Station Metheringham    
No 106 Sqn RAF Metheringham Lancaster I/III
No 1690 (Bomber) Defence Training Flt RAF Metheringham Spitfire
No 2763 LAA Sqn, RAF Regiment RAF Metheringham  
No 55 Base East Kirkby, Lincolnshire  
Base HQ RAF East Kirkby  
No 57 Sqn RAF East Kirkby Lancaster I/III
No 630 Sqn RAF East Kirkby Lancaster I/III
RAF Station Strubby    
No 619 Sqn RAF Strubby Lancaster I/III
No 2735 LAA Sqn, RAF Regiment RAF Strubby  
RAF Station Spilsby    
No 207 Sqn RAF Spilsby Lancaster I/III
No 44 Sqn RAF Spilsby Lancaster I/III
No 56 Base Syerston, Newark, Nottinghamshire.  
Base HQ RAF Syerston  
No 5 Lancaster Finishing School RAF Syerston Lancaster I/III
RAF Station Balderton    
No 227 Sqn RAF Balderton Lancaster I/III
No 5 Air Crew School RAF Balderton  
RAF Station Fulbeck    
No 49 Sqn RAF Fulbeck Lancaster I/III
No 189 Sqn RAF Fulbeck Lancaster I/III
Controlled directly by Group HQ: -  
No 5 Group Communications Flt RAF Winthorpe RAF Winthorpe is a No 7 Group station

No 6 (RCAF) Group

HQ - Allerton Park, Knaresborough, West Yorkshire

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 62 Base Linton-on-Ouse, York, North Yorkshire  
Base HQ RAF Linton-on-Ouse  
No 408 Sqn RCAF RAF Linton-on-Ouse Halifax III
No 426 Sqn RCAF RAF Linton-on-Ouse Halifax III
RAF Station East Moor    
No 432 Sqn RCAF RAF East Moor Halifax III
No 415 Sqn RCAF RAF East Moor Halifax III
RAF Station Tholthorpe    
No 420 Sqn RCAF RAF Tholthorpe Halifax III
No 425 Sqn RCAF RAF Tholthorpe Halifax III
No 63 Base Leeming, Leeming Bar, Northallerton, North Yorkshire  
Base HQ RAF Leeming  
No 427 Sqn RCAF RAF Leeming Halifax III
No 429 Sqn RCAF RAF Leeming Halifax III
RAF Station Skipton-on-Swale    
No 424 Sqn RCAF RAF Skipton-on-Swale Halifax III
No 433 Sqn RCAF RAF Skipton-on-Swale Halifax III
No 64 Base Middle St George, Yarm, Co. Durham  
Base HQ RAF Middleton St George  
No 419 Sqn RCAF RAF Middleton St George Lancaster X
No 428 Sqn RCAF RAF Middleton St George Lancaster X
RAF Station Croft    
No 431 Sqn RCAF RAF Croft Halifax III
No 434 Sqn RCAF RAF Croft Halifax III/Lancaster X
Controlled directly by Group HQ: -
No 6 Group Communications Flt RAF Dalton RAF Dalton is a 7 Group Station

No 7 Group

HQ - St Vincents, Grantham, Lincolnshire

 
No 71 Base Lindholme, Doncaster, West Yorkshire  
Base HQ RAF Lindholme  
No 1656 (Heavy) Conversion Unit RAF Lindholme Halifax II/V, Lancaster I/III
RAF Station Blyton    
No 1662 (Heavy) Conversion Unit RAF Blyton Halifax II/V, Lancaster I/III
RAF Station Sandtoft    
No 1667 (Heavy) Conversion Unit RAF Sandtoft Halifax II/V, Lancaster I/III
No 72 Base Bottesford  
Base HQ RAF Bottesford  
No 1668 (Heavy) Conversion Unit RAF Bottesford Lancaster I/II/III
RAF Station Langer    
No 1669 (Heavy) Conversion Unit RAF Langer Halifax II/V
RAF Station Saltby    
No 1657 (Heavy) Conversion Unit RAF Saltby This unit was planned to have moved here but the airfield was not ready and the unit actually disbanded
No 73 Base North Luffenham, Rutland  
Base HQ RAF North Luffenham  
No 1653 (Heavy) Conversion Unit RAF North Luffenham Lancaster I/III
RAF Station Woolfax Lodge    
No 1651 (Heavy) Conversion Unit RAF Woolfax Lodge Lancaster I/III
RAF Station Cottesmore    
Glider Erection Unit RAF Cottesmore  
No 74 Base Marston Moor, Marston, York, West Yorkshire  
Base HQ RAF Marston Moor  
No 1652 (Heavy) Conversion Unit RAF Marston Moor Halifax III
RAF Station Acaster Malbis Acaster Malbis, York, West Yorkshire  
No 4 Air Crew School RAF Acaster Malbis  
RAF Station Riccall    
No 1658 (Heavy) Conversion Unit RAF Riccall Halifax III
RAF Station Rufforth    
No 1663 (Heavy) Conversion Unit RAF Rufforth Halifax III
No 75 Base Swinderby, Lincoln, Lincolnshire  
Base HQ RAF Swinderby  
No 1660 (Heavy) Conversion Unit RAF Swinderby Stirling
RAF Station Wigsley    
No 1654 (Heavy) Conversion Unit RAF Wigsley Stirling
RAF Station Winthorpe    
No 1661 (Heavy) Conversion Unit RAF Winthorpe Stirling
No 76 Base Topcliffe, Thirsk, North Yorkshire  
Base HQ RAF Topcliffe  
No 1659 (Heavy) Conversion Unit RAF Topcliffe Halifax III
RAF Station Dalton    
No 1695 (Bomber) Defence Training Flt RAF Dalton Spitfire/Hurricane
No 6 Air Crew School RAF Dalton
RAF Station Dishforth    
No 1664 (Heavy) Conversion Unit RAF Dishforth Halifax V, Lancaster I/III/X
RAF Station Wombleton    
No 1666 (Heavy) Conversion Unit RAF Wombleton Halifax III
RAF Gamston    
No 3 Air Crew School RAF Gamston  
Wellington Disposal Centre RAF Gamston Wellington

No 8 Group

HQ - Castle Hill House, Huntingdon, Huntingdonshire

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Station Bourn    
No 105 Sqn RAF Bourn Mosquito IX/XVI
No 9105 Servicing Echelon RAF Bourn  
No 9 Instructors School (EVT) RAF Bourn  
No 1696 (Bomber) Defence Training Flt RAF Bourn Spitfire/Hurricane
RAF Station Downham Market    
No 608 Sqn RAF Downham Market Mosquito IV/XX
No 9608 Servicing Echelon RAF Downham Market  
No 635 Sqn RAF Downham Market Lancaster I/III
No 9635 Servicing Echelon RAF Downham Market  
RAF Station Graveley    
No 35 Sqn RAF Graveley Lancaster I/III
No 9035 Servicing Echelon RAF Graveley  
No 692 Sqn RAF Graveley  
No 9692 Servicing Echelon RAF Graveley  
No  2776 LAA Sqn, RAF Regiment RAF Graveley  
RAF Station Gransden Lodge    
No 405 Sqn RCAF RAF Gransden Lodge Lancaster I/III
No 9405 Servicing Echelon RAF Gransden Lodge  
No  2784 LAA Sqn, RAF Regiment RAF Gransdon Lodge  
RAF Station Little Staughton    
No 582 Sqn RAF Little Staughton Lancaster I/III
No 9582 Servicing Echelon RAF Little Staughton  
No 109 Sqn RAF Little Staughton Mosquito IX/XVI
No 9109 Servicing Echelon RAF Little Staughton  
No 2731 LAA Sqn, RAF Regiment RAF Little Staughton  
RAF Station Marham    
RAF Station Oakington Oakington, Cambridgeshire  
No 7 Sqn RAF Oakington Lancaster I/III
No 9007 Servicing Echelon RAF Oakington  
No 571 Sqn RAF Oakington Mosquito IX/XVI
No 9571 Servicing Echelon RAF Oakington  
RAF Station Upwood    
No 139 Sqn RAF Upwood Mosquito IV/XX
No 9139 Servicing Echelon RAF Upwood  
No 156 Sqn RAF Upwood Lancaster I/III
No 9156 Servicing Echelon RAF Upwood  
Mosquito Major Servicing Section RAF Upwood  
RAF Station Warboys    
Pathfinder Navigation Training Unit RAF Warboys Lancaster I/III
No 1655 Mosquito Training Flt RAF Warboys Mosquito/Oxford
RAF Station Wyton St Ives, Huntingdonshire  
No 128 Sqn RAF Warboys Mosquito IX/XVI
No 9128 Servicing Echelon RAF Warboys  
No 8 Group Communication Flt RAF Wyton Various
No 1409 Flt RAF Wyton Mosquito IX/XVI
Lancaster Major Servicing Unit RAF Wyton  
No  2844 LAA Sqn, RAF Regiment RAF Wyton  
No 1696 (Bomber) Defence Training Flt (Detachment) RAF Ipswich Spitfire/Hurricane.  RAF Ipswich is in ADGB

No 26 (Signals) Group

HQ - Langley Hall, Slough, Buckinghamshire

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Station Baginton Coventry  
No 2 Storage Unit RAF Baginton  
RAF Station Blackbrook    
North-West Signals Centre controlling: - RAF Blackbrook  
W/T Station Aston Hill  
LRCR D/F Station Ballywattick  
LRCR D/F Station Butser  
LRCR D/F Station Dyce  
LRCR D/F Station Old Boston  
LRCR D/F Station St Eval  
LRCR D/F Station Sungerdi (Iceland)  
RAF Station Box Box, Wiltshire  
South West Signals Centre RAF Box  
RAF Station Canterbury Canterbury, Kent  
No 363 Wireless Unit controlling: - RAF Canterbury  
HD Unit Acton  
HD Sub-Unit Bradwell  
HD Unit Capel  
HD Unit Eastbourne  
HD Unit Gorleston  
HD Unit Higher Swannerton  
HD Sub-Unit Hopton  
HD Unit Kinnaber, Montrose  
HD Unit Laurencekirk  
HD Unit Lewes  
HD Unit Milsted  
HD Unit Scarborough  
HD Unit Scarborough 'B'  
HD Sub-Unit Sheringham  
HD Unit Upton Grey  
HD Sub-Unit Wrotham  
RAF Station Cheadle    
No 361 Wireless Unit controlling: - RAF Cheadle  
No 10 D/F Station Bradwell, Yarmouth  
W/T Station Dunstable  
No 9 D/F Station Highbridge  
No 1 D/F Station Kinnaber  
No 4 D/F Station Lydford  
No 8 D/F Station Marston Montgomery  
No 2 D/F Station Mere, Branston  
No 1 Alternative Station Oakhill, Tean  
HF/DF Station Pailton  
No 7 D/F Station Pendeen  
No 5 D/F Station Stranraer  
No 3 D/F Station Sutton Valence  
No 6 D/F Station Wick  
RAF Station Chicksands    
No 361 Wireless Unit controlling: - RAF Chicksands  
W/T Station Capel, Kent  
W/T Station RAF Chicksands  
D/F Station Land's End  
D/F Station Montrose  
D/F Station Sutton Valence  
W/T Station Weyhill  
RAF Station Church Green    
No 362 Wireless Unit administering: - RAF Church Green  
No 2 TOB Eastcote  
W/T Station Greatworth  
W/T Station Stoke Hammond  
RAF Station Chigwell administering: -    
W/T Field Exercise Camp Putteridge Bury  
W/T Field Exercise Camp White Waltham  
RAF Station Dover    
Radio Communication Unit RAF Dover  
No 2 Section, RCU Willingdon Hall  
RAF Station Fazakerley    
No 2 Signals Depot controlling: - RAF Fazakerley  
No 8 Consolidated Emergency Fitting Party RAF Fazakerley  
No 6 Consolidated Emergency Fitting Party Glasgow  
No 7 Consolidated Emergency Fitting Party Darlington  
No 9 Consolidated Emergency Fitting Party Inverness  
RAF Station Great Witcombe    
No 81 Signals Wing administering: RAF Great Witcombe  
W/T Station Birdlip  
W/T Station Bodmin  
No 2 Western Area Signals Office Gloucester  
W/T Station Hartlebury  
No 5 Western Area Signals Office Stonehouse  
W/T Station Winstone  
No 1 Western Area Signals Office Worcester  
RAF Station Hendon Hall    
RAF Despatch Rider Letter Service RAF Hendon Hall  
RAF Station Hinton-in-the-Hedges    
RVSU RAF Hinton-in-the-Hedges  
RAF Station Honiley   No units listed and Baginton shown as a satellite
RAF Station Leighton Buzzard administering Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire  
RAF Central Teleprinter Exchange RAF Leighton Buzzard  
Landline Telegraphic Fitting Party RAF Leighton Buzzard  
RAF Inter-Command W/T Station RAF Leighton Buzzard  
No 2850 LAA Sqn, RAF Regiment RAF Leighton Buzzard  
W/T Station Cardington  
W/T Station Chicksands 'B'  
W/T Station Dagnall  
W/T Station Greenford  
RAF Station Newbold Revel   C & M Party
RAF Station West Drayton    
No 1 Signals Depot controlling: - West Drayton, Middlesex  
No 2 Consolidated Emergency Fitting Party RAF Ingham  
No 3 Consolidated Emergency Fitting Party RAF Grantham  
No 4 Consolidated Emergency Fitting Party Great Witcombe  
No 5 Consolidated Emergency Fitting Party Faygate  
No1 Consolidated Emergency Fitting Party RAF West Drayton  
Inter-Service Ionesphere Prediction Bureau Great Baddow  
Workshops Central Installation Section Minerva Road, NW10  
PWD Staines  
Air Ministry Book Production and Distribution Centre RAF Hendon Station in Transport Command

No 91 (Bomber OTU) Group

HQ - Abingdon, Berkshire

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Station Abingdon Abingdon, Berkshire  
No 10 OTU RAF Abingdon Wellington III/X
No 91 Group Communication Flt RAF Abingdon Various
No 2740 LAA Sqn, RAF Regiment RAF Abingon  
Satellite Stanton Harcourt  
RAF Station Finningley Finningley, Doncaster, Yorkshire  
No 18 OTU RAF Finningley Wellington I/III
No 2898 LAA Sqn, RAF Regiment RAF Finningley  
Satellite Worksop  
RAF Station Honeybourne Honeybourne, Worcestershire  
No 24 OTU RAF Honeybourne Wellington I/III
Satellite Long Marston  
RAF Station Kinloss Kinloss, Forres, Morayshire  
No 19 OTU RAF Kinloss Wellington III/X
RAF Station Lossiemouth Lossiemouth, Morayshire  
No 20 OTU RAF Lossiemouth Wellington III/X
Satellite Elgin  
RAF Station Moreton in Marsh London Road, Moreton in Marsh, Gloucestershire  
No 21 OTU RAF Moreton in Marsh, Wellington III/X
Satellite Enstone  
RAF Station Wellesbourne Mountford Wellesbourne Mountford, Warwickshire  
No 22 OTU RAF Wellesbourne Mountford Wellington III/X
Satellite Gaydon  
Satellite Stratford  

All OTUs also operated Ansons as well as the operational types shown above.

No 92 (Bomber OTU) Group

HQ - Winslow Hall, Winslow, Buckinghamshire

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Station Bruntingthorpe    
No 29 OTU RAF Bruntingthorpe Wellington III/X
Bombing Analysis School Bitteswell  
RAF Station Chipping Warden    
No 12 OTU RAF Chipping Warden Wellington III/X
Satellite Edgehill  
RAF Station Desborough    
 No 84 OTU RAF Desborough Wellington III/X
RAF Station Husbands Bosworth Husbands Bosworth  
No 85 OTU   Wellington III/X
RAF Station Market Harborough    
No 14 OTU RAF Market Harborough Wellington III/X
RAF Station Silverstone    
No 17 OTU RAF Silverstone Wellington III/X
Satellite Turweston  
RAF Station Upper Heyford Upper Heyford, Oxfordshire  
No 16 OTU RAF Upper Heyford Wellington III/X
Satellite Barford St John  
RAF Station Westcott    
No 11 OTU RAF Westcott Wellington X
Engine Control Demonstration Unit RAF Westcott Wellington III
Satellite Oakley  
RAF Station Wing Wing, Leighton Buzzard, Buckinghamshire  
No 26 OTU RAF Wing Wellington III/X/Hurricane
No 92 Group Communications Flt RAF Wing Various
Satellite Little Horwood  

All OTUs also operated Ansons as well as the operational types shown above.

No 93 (Bomber OTU) Group

HQ - Egginton Hall, Egginton, Nr Derby

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Station Hixon    
No 30 OTU RAF Hixon Wellington III/X
RAF Station Lichfield Lichfield, Staffordshire  
No 27 OTU RAF Lichfield Wellington III/X
No 93 Group Communication Flt RAF Lichfield Various
Satellite Church Broughton  
RAF Station Ossington    
No 82 OTU RAF Ossington Wellington III/X/Hurricane
Satellite Gamston  
RAF Station Peplow    
No 83 OTU RAF Peplow Wellington III/X

All OTUs also operated Ansons as well as the operational types shown above.

No 100 (Bomber) Group

HQ - Bylaugh Hall, East Dereham, Norfolk

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Station Foulsham    
No 192 Sqn RAF Foulsham Halifax III, Wellington X, Mosquito IV, Anson, Tiger Moth
No 9192 Servicing Echelon RAF Foulsham  
(Bomber Support) Development Unit RAF Foulsham Various
RAF Station Great Massingham   No units listed
No 169 Sqn RAF Great Massingham Mosquito VI
No 9169 Servicing Echelon RAF Great Massingham  
No 1694 (Bomber) Defence Training Flt RAF Great Massingham Spitfire
No 1692 (Bomber Support) Training Unit RAF Great Massingham Anson/Mosquito
RAF Station Little Snoring    
No 23 Sqn RAF Little Snoring Mosquito VI
No 9023 Servicing Echelon RAF  Little Snoring  
No 515 Sqn RAF Little Snoring Mosquito VI
No 9515 Servicing Echelon RAF  Little Snoring  
No 2756 Sqn RAF Regiment RAF Little Snoring  
RAF Station North Creake    
No 199 Sqn RAF North Creake Stirling
No 9199 Servicing Echelon RAF North Creake  
No 171 Sqn RAF Little Snoring Halifax III
No 9171 Servicing Echelon RAF  Little Snoring  
RAF Station Oulton    
No 214 Sqn RAF Oulton Fortress II
No 9214 Servicing Echelon RAF Oulton  
No 223 Sqn RAF Oulton Fortress II
No 9223 Servicing Echelon RAF Oulton Liberator
No 1699 Training Flt RAF Oulton Fortress/Liberator
RAF Station Radlett    
No 80 (Signals) Wing RAF Radlett See below for W/T stations controlled by No 80 Wing
RAF Station Swannington    
No 85 Sqn RAF Swannington Mosquito XXX
No 9085 Servicing Echelon RAF Swannington  
No 157 Sqn RAF Swannington Mosquito XIX
No 9157 Servicing Echelon RAF Swannington  
RAF Station West Raynham    
Servicing Section RAF West Raynham  
No 141 Sqn RAF West Raynham Mosquito VI
No 9141 Servicing Echelon RAF West Raynham  
No 239 Sqn RAF West Raynham Mosquito VI
No 9239 Servicing Echelon RAF West Raynham  
No 100 Group Communications Flt RAF Swanton Morley Various.  Swanton Morley is in AEAF

Location of W/T Stations controlled by HQ No 80 Wing: -

 

Alcester Elstree Mimbridge
Aldington Epsom Mintlaw
Alexandra Palace Eye Mow Cop
Alton Flimwell Mundesley
Ashmansworth Frodsham Oakley
Ayton Hagley Oldstairs
Beach Farm Harpenden Parkstone
Beacon Hill Helston Parliament Hill
Braintree Henfield Reston
Brentwood Hexham Ringwood
Bretton Highbridge Rogate
Bricket Wood High Flatts St Albans Head
Brighton Hindhead Scarborough
Butser Holland Haven Sizewell
Butser Hill Honiton Southbourne
Caistor Hounslow South Elkington
Capel Hurst Green Stockbridge
Cleadon Ide Hill Swains Lane
Clent Hill Kenilworth Templecombe
Coalville Kingistbury Head Trenent
Cottesmore Kington Magna Trevose Head
Diss Lantern House Ventnor
Ditchling Ledbury Walmer
Dover Hill Legbourne West Hougham
Dunwich Littlestone on Sea West Kingsdown
Durleston Head Little Waltham Windlesham
Ecchinswell Longside Worth Matrvers
Edingthorpe Marske  
Elsted Millington  

Source - SD161 (51st Edition) - December 1944

County names used are those in use at the time

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