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Middle East Commands - December 1944


[MAAF | MATAF | MACAF | Balkan Air Force | AHQ Malta | AHQ Greece | No 202 Group | No 205 Group | No 214 Group | No 218 Group]

[Middle East Command | HQ RAF Middle East | AHQ Egypt | AHQ Eastern Mediterranean | AHQ East Africa | AHQ Levant | AHQ Iraq & Persia | HQBF Aden | No 203 Group | No 206 Group | No 209 Group | No 212 Group | No 216 Group | Air Formation Signals]

Mediterranean Allied Air Forces

Command HQ - Caserta

HQ (Algiers) - Algiers

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
HQ Desert Air Force (Advanced) Cattolica  
HQ Desert Air Force (Rear) Fano  
RCAF HQ (Italy) Portici  
No 3 (South African) Wing Iesi Light Bomber
No 7 (South African) Wing Rimini Fighter
No 8 (South African) Wing Fano Fighter
No 232 Light Bomber Wing Ancona  
No 232 Light Bomber Wing (Detachment) Perugia  
No 239 Fighter Wing Iesi  
No 244 Fighter Wing Fano  
No 253 Light Bomber Wing Falconara  
No 285 Strategic Recce Wing Rimini  
No 324 Fighter Wing Florence  
No 1319 RAF Regiment Wing Falconara  
No 1320 RAF Regiment Wing Fano  
No 13 Sqn Ancona Boston
No 13 Sqn (Detachment) Perugia Boston
No 18 Sqn Falconara Boston
No 43 Sqn Florence Spitfire
No 55 Sqn Ancona Boston
No 55 Sqn (Detachment) Perugia Boston
No 72 Sqn Florence Spitfire
No 92 Sqn Fano Spitfire
No 93 Sqn Florence Spitfire
No 111 Sqn Florence Spitfire
No 112 Sqn Iesi Mustang
No 114 Sqn Ancona Boston
No 114 Sqn (Detachment) Perugia Boston
No 145 Sqn Fano Spitfire
No 185 Sqn Fano Spitfire
No 208 Sqn Florence Spitfire
No 225 Sqn Florence Spitfire
No 225 Sqn (Detachment) Pomigliano Spitfire
No 241 Sqn Rimini Spitfire
No 250 Sqn Iesi Kittyhawk
No 260 Sqn Iesi Mustang
No 318 (Polish) Sqn Rimini Spitfire
No 325 (RHAF) Sqn Canne Spitfire
No 336 (RHAF) Sqn Canne Spitfire
No 417 RCAF Sqn Fano Spitfire
No 454 RAAF Sqn Iesi Kittyhawk
No 454 RAAF Sqn Falconara Baltimore
No 500 Sqn Perugia Baltimore
No 600 Sqn Falconara Beaufighter
No 601 Sqn Fano Spitfire
No 654 AOP Sqn Cattolica Auster
No 651 AOP Sqn Savignano Auster
No 655 AOP Sqn Florence Auster
No 657 AOP Sqn Savignano Auster
No 3 RAAF Sqn Iesi Kittyhawk
No 1 (South African) Sqn Rimini Spitfire
No 2 (South African) Sqn Rimini Spitfire
No 3 (South African) Sqn Fano Spitfire
No 4 (South African) Sqn Rimini Spitfire
No 5 (South African) Sqn Iesi Mustang
No 7 (South African) Sqn Rimini Spitfire
No 11 (South African) Sqn Perugia Kittyhawk
No 12 (South African) Sqn Iesi Marauder
No 15 (South African) Sqn Falconara Baltimore
No 21 (South African) Sqn Iesi Marauder
No 24 (South African) Sqn Iesi Marauder
No 30 (South African) Sqn Iesi Marauder
No 40 (South African) Sqn Rimini Spitfire
FAF Ardennes Sqn Italy Hurricane
No 2721 Sqn, RAF Regiment Montevecchio Field Sqn
No 2744 Sqn, RAF Regiment Monteriggioni Field Sqn
No 2771 Sqn, RAF Regiment Loreto Field Sqn
No 2788 Sqn, RAF Regiment Italy Field Sqn
No 2864 Sqn, RAF Regiment Iesi Rifle Sqn
No 2866 Sqn, RAF Regiment Fano Rifle Sqn
No 1 Anti-Malarial Control Unit Falconara  
No 4 Anti-Malarial Control Unit Pescara  
No 11 Anti-Malarial Control Unit Rimini  
Desert Air  Force Communication Flt Rimini  
Desert Air  Force Communication Flt (Detachment) Cassandra  
MEDME Communication Sqn Marcianise  
MEDME Communication Sqn (Rear Detachment) Maison Blanche  
No 121 Maintenance Unit San Andea  
No 121 Maintenance Unit (27 AAP) Casa Lappi  
No 121 Maintenance Unit (28 AAP) Tagoleta  
No 121 Maintenance Unit (29 AAP) San Andea  
No 126 Maintenance Unit Pescaro Aircraft Acceptance Park
No 126 Maintenance Unit (1 AAP) Sinello  
No 126 Maintenance Unit (3 AAP) Macerata  
No 126 Maintenance Unit (4 AAP) Rimini  
No 1 Light Warning HQ Pescaro
No 2 Light Warning HQ Fano
No 21 Mobile Field Hospital Florence  
No 22 Mobile Field Hospital Iesi  
No 25 Mobile Field Hospital Rimini  
No 2 RAF Base Censorship Unit Algiers  
No 9 Air Formation Postal Unit c/o Army Base, Naples  
No 13 RAF Postal HQ Algiers  
No 14 RAF Postal HQ Malta  
No 16 RAF Postal HQ Naples  
Provost and Security Unit HQ (N Africa) Algiers  
Provost and Security Unit HQ (Italy) Naples  
No 1 French Liaison Holding Unit Algiers  
No 10 RAF Censorship Unit Rabat Sale  
No 3 (South African) Supply and Transport Column Tagoleta  
No 15 Supply and Transport Column Florence  
No 310 Supply and Transport Column Cattolica  
No 311 Supply and Transport Column Iesi  
No 3 MT Light Repair Unit Senigallia  
No 3 MT Light Repair Unit (Detachment) Cecina  
No 3 MT Light Repair Unit (Detachment) Foiano  
No 12 Meteorological Unit Cattolica  
No 125 Mobile Meteorological Unit c/o HQ 5th Corps  
No 126 Mobile Meteorological Unit c/o HQ 13th Corps  
No 127 Mobile Meteorological Unit c/o HQ 10th Corps  
No 1 Field Hygiene Unit Falconara  
No 3 Field Hygiene Unit Fano  
No 4 Field Hygiene Unit Cassandra  
No 59 Embarkation Unit Leghorn  
No 92 Embarkation Unit Ancona  
No 38 Personnel Transit Centre Ancona  
No 38 Personnel Transit Centre (Detachment) Iesi  
No 31 Air Stores Park Borghetto  
No 31 Air Stores Park (Detachment) Perugia  
No 36 Air Stores Park Rimini  
No 36 Air Stores Park (Air Freight Detachment) Falconara  
No 36 Air Stores Park (Detachment) Florence  
No 40 Air Stores Park Mondolfo  
No 40 Air Stores Park (Detachment) Arezzo  
No 40 Air Stores Park (No 1 Air Freight Detachment) Rimini  
No 40 Air Stores Park (No 2 Air Freight Detachment) Falconara  
No 7 AASC Siena  
No 9 AASC Siena  
No 2 Mobile Field Photographic Section Florence  
No 3 Mobile Field Photographic Section Rimini  
No 1 MORU 'A' Fano  
No 1 MORU 'B' Fano  
No 10 HA W/T Station Florence  
No 23 Light Mobile (Automatic) W/T Unit Location unknown  
No 49 Wireless Unit Monsummano  
No 50 Wireless Unit c/o HQ 8th Army  
No 90 Wireless Unit Florence  
No 305 Mobile Signals Servicing Unit Ancona  
No 306 Mobile Signals Servicing Unit Riccione  
No 5500 Polish Signals Unit Riccione  
No 232 AMES    
No 239 AMES    
No 267 AMES    
No 374 AMES    
No 873 AMES    
No 886 AMES    
No 887 AMES    
No 6004 AMES    
No 6016 AMES    
No 6041 AMES    
No 6042 AMES    
No 6043 AMES    
No 6044 AMES    
No 6605 AMES    
No 6060 AMES    
No 6061 AMES    
No 6071 AMES    
No 6073 AMES    
No 6074 AMES    
No 6075 AMES    
No 6076 AMES    
No 8028 AMES    
No 8033 AMES    
No 8036 AMES    
No 14025 AMES    
No 14027 AMES    
No 15052 AMES    
No 15057 AMES    

No 205 Group (MASAF)

HQ - Foggia, Italy

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 240 (Heavy Bomber) Wing Amendola  
No 178 Sqn Amendola Liberator
No 614 Sqn Amendola Liberator
No 231 (Medium Bomber) Wing Tortorello  
No 37 Sqn Tortorello Wellington
No 70 Sqn Tortorello Wellington
No 236 (Medium Bomber) Wing Foggia  
No 40 Sqn Foggia Wellington
No 104 Sqn Foggia Wellington
No 2 (South African) (Heavy Bomber) Wing Celona
No 31 (South African) Sqn   Liberator
No 34 (South African) Sqn   Liberator
No 205 Group Communication Flt Foggia  
No 57 Repair and Salvage Unit Foggia  
No 57 Repair and Salvage Unit (Detachment) Amendola  
No 57 Repair and Salvage Unit (Detachment) Celone  
No 61 Repair and Salvage Unit Foggia  
No 61 Repair and Salvage Unit (Detachment) Regina  
No 1 Bomber Group Maintenance Company Foggia  
No 11 Rest and Leave Camp Rodi/SanMoniao  
No 7611 AMES    
No 7621 AMES    
No 7622 AMES    
No 7623 AMES    

No 214 Group

HQ - Naples

Rear HQ - Bari

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 276 Wing (Detachment) Jesi-Ancona  
No 336 (PR/Recce) Wing San Savero  
No 682 Sqn San Savero Spitfire
No 683 Sqn San Savero Mosquito
No 60 (South African) Sqn San Savero Mosquito
No 680 Sqn 'A' Flt San Savero Spitfire
No 663 (Polish) Sqn Eboli Auster
No 682 Sqn (Detachment) Dijon Spitfire
No 682 Sqn (Detachment) Florence/Peretola Spitfire
No 683 Sqn (Detachment) Rimini Mosquito
No 110 Maintenance Unit Brindisi  
No 110 Maintenance Unit (Detachment) Foggia  
No 110 Maintenance Unit (Detachment) Isle of Vis  
No 110 Maintenance Unit (Detachment) Ortona  
No 113 Maintenance Unit Capo Dichino Repair Depot
No 113 Maintenance Unit (Detachment) Castellamare  
No 114 Maintenance Unit (MT Servicing Unit) Foggia/Lacera Rd  
No 114 Maintenance Unit Naples  
No 124 Maintenance Unit Ancona  
No 124 Maintenance Unit (Detachment) Bianchi  
No 124 Maintenance Unit (Detachment) St Vito  
No 124 Maintenance Unit (1 AAP) Foggia  
No 124 Maintenance Unit (5 AAP) Caserta  
No 141 Maintenance Unit (AAP) Tressanti  
No 141 Maintenance Unit ('B' AAP) Bari  
No 159 Maintenance Unit Capo Dichino Repair Depot
No 159 Maintenance Unit 'B' Detachment Castiglione Repair Depot
No 159 Maintenance Unit 'C' Detachment Jesi Repair Depot
No 353 Maintenance Unit Foggia  
No 360 Maintenance Unit San Severo  
No 357 Maintenance Unit Jesi Aircraft Supply Unit
No 375 Maintenance Unit Cancello  
No 135 Air Stores Park Naples and Foggia/Lacera Rd  
No 5136 Bomb Disposal Sqn Naples  
No 5136/1 Airfield Bomb Disposal Section Florence/Peretola  
No 5136/2 Airfield Bomb Disposal Section Jesi  
No 5136/3 Airfield Bomb Disposal Section Fano  
No 5136/4 Airfield Bomb Disposal Section Leghorn  
No 5136/5 Airfield Bomb Disposal Section Naples  
No 5136/6 Airfield Bomb Disposal Section Malta  
No 5136/7 Airfield Bomb Disposal Section Alghero  
No 5136/8 Airfield Bomb Disposal Section Grottaglie  
No 6230 Bomb Disposal Flt Jesi  
No 6230 Bomb Disposal Flt 'B' Detachment Dacina?  
No 6230 Bomb Disposal Flt (Detachment) Rimini  
No 6231 Bomb Disposal Flt Foggia  
No 6232 Bomb Disposal Flt Biferno  
No 6232 Bomb Disposal Flt (Detachment) Rimini  
No 6233 Bomb Disposal Flt c/o 17 Coy RE  
No 6 RAF Base Censorship Unit Naples  
No 7 RAF Base Censorship Unit Naples  
No 9 Supply & Transport Column Naples  
No 10 Supply & Transport Column Bitteto  
Base Personnel Office Naples  
Bombing Survey Unit Naples  
No 2 Film Production Unit Rome  
No 2 Mobile Parachute Servicing Unit Rome  
No 28 Repair Unit (Parachute) Monopoli  
No 1 Hydrogen Supply and Balloon Repair Unit Taranto  
No 2 Anti-Gas School Foggia  
No 2 Oxygen Production Centre Naples  
No 2 Oxygen Production Centre 'A' Detachment Taranto  
No 4 MT Base Depot Foggia, Poigliano and Vesuvius
No 54 MT Company Cancello  
No 54 MT Company 'A' Section Bari  
No 54 MT Company 'B' Section Saviona  
No 13 MT Light Repair Unit Foggia  
No 14 MT Light Repair Unit Jesi  
Advanced HQ South African Air Force Bari  
RAF School of Cookery Portici  
No 61 Embarkation Unit Naples  
No 61 Embarkation Unit 'A' Detachment Torre Annunziata  
No 67 Embarkation Unit Bari  
No 67 Embarkation Unit (Detachment) Barletta  
No 67 Embarkation Unit (Detachment) Barletta  
No 67 Embarkation Unit (Detachment) Barletta  
No 67 Embarkation Unit (Detachment) Taranto  
No 13 HA W/T Station Osimo  
No 14 HA W/T Station Bitonto  
No 15 HA W/T Station Secondigliano  
No 276 Signals Wing Conversano  
No 276 Signals Wing (Detachment) Dacina?  
No 12 Signals Centre Capo Dichino  
No 14 Signals Centre Rome  
No 1 Field Signals Unit Tura
No 2 Field Signals Unit Conversano
No 3 Field Signals Unit Castellana  
No 4 Field Signals Unit Bitonto  
No 9 Field Signals Unit Fano  
No 10 Field Signals Unit Monte Senario  
No 11 Field Signals Unit Montenero  
No 12 Field Signals Unit Tura  
No 567A Mobile Signals Unit Jesi  
No 105 Mobile Signals Unit Isle of Vis  
No 2 Base Recovery Unit Capanelle  
No 2 Tyre Reclamation Repair Unit (Detachment) Castellamare  
MAAF Fire Fighting School Castellamare  
No 10 Italian MAAF Company Foggia  
The Law Section c/o AFHQ  

No 218 Group

HQ - Algiers

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Station Blida
RAF Station Maison Blanche  
No 117 Maintenance Unit Elmas Aircraft Storage Unit
No 144 Maintenance Unit Maison Blanche Repair Depot
No 145 Maintenance Unit Casablanca
No 145 Maintenance Unit (Detachment) Rabat Sale
No 146 Maintenance Unit Crescia Aircraft  Acceptance Park
No 155 Maintenance Unit Setif Repair Depot
No 156 Maintenance Unit RAF Blida T E Repairs
No 162 Maintenance Unit RAF Blida Aircraft Storage Unit
No 351 Maintenance Unit Hussein Dey Group Depot
No 727 Sqn FAA RAF Blida Admin and Operational Control - FAA, Fulmar/Defiant
No 1 Base Personnel Depot Fort De L'Eau  
No 1 French Technical Liaison Unit Boufarik  
No 2 French Technical Liaison Unit RAF Blida  
Marine Craft Base Bone  
No 1 MT Depot Guyotville  
No 12 MT Repair Unit Tunis  
No 16 MT Light Repair Unit Casamozza  
No 53 MT Company Rivet  
No 4608 Airfield Construction Flt Rabat Sale  
No 1 Oxygen Production Centre Maison Blache  
RAF Convalescent Depot Guyotville  
No 2 RAF General Hospital Maison Care  
No 2 Aircrew Reception Unit Rabat Sale  
Air Publications and Forms Unit Algiers  
Base Personnel Office Algiers  
No 1 Base Personnel Depot Fort de L'Eau  
No 4 Base Signals Unit Maison Blanche  
No 40 Personnel Transit Centre (Detachment) Salon-de-Provence  
No 3 RAF Rest and Leave Camp Ain Taya  
No 16 RAF Rest and Leave Camp Morocco  
Public Relations (Overseas) Unit Algiers  
Public Relations (Overseas) Unit (Detachment) Rome  
Provision Office (North Africa) Algiers  
No 10 Signals Centre Algiers  
No 6 HA W/T Station Algiers  
No 2 Tyre Reclamation Repair Unit Algiers  
No 40 Embarkation Unit Elmas  
No 60 Embarkation Unit Algiers  
No 60 Embarkation Unit (Detachment) Oran  
No 64 Embarkation Unit Casablanca  
No 72 Embarkation Unit Bone  

Mediterranean Allied Tactical Air Forces (MAAF)

Command HQ - Siena

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
MATAF Communication Flt Pian del Lago  
Base Personnel Officer MATAF Ital  
No 15 Wireless Unit Pescara  

 

Balkan Air Force

Command HQ - Bari

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Station Isle of Vis Isle of Vis  
No 254 Light Bomber Wing Biferno  
No 281 Fighter Wing Canne  
No 283 Fighter Wing Biferno  
No 1328 RAF Regiment Wing Bari  
No 324 (Special Duties) Wing Brindisi  
No 6 Sqn Canne Hurricane
No 6 Sqn (Detachment) Araxos Hurricane
No 32 Sqn Hassani Spitfire
No 32 Sqn (Detachment) Araxos Spitfire
No 38 Sqn Location unknown Wellington
No 39 Sqn Biferno Marauder
No 73 Sqn Canne Spitfire
No 94 Sqn Hassani Spitfire
No 108 Sqn Hassani Beaufighter
No 108 Sqn (Detachment) Araxos Beaufighter
No 148 Sqn Brindisi Halifax - Special Duties
No 213 Sqn Biferno Mustang
No 221 Sqn Hassani Wellington
No 249 Sqn Biferno Spitfire
No 249 Sqn (Detachment) Brindisi Mustang
No 253 Sqn Canne Spitfire
No 253 Sqn (Detachment) Brindisi Spitfire
No 301 (Polish) Sqn Brindisi Halifax/Liberator - Special Duties
No 351 (Yugoslav) Sqn Canne Spitfire
No 351 (Yugoslav) Sqn (Detachment) Isle of Vis Spitfire
No 352 (Yugoslav) Sqn Canne Hurricane
No 13 (Hellenic) Sqn Biferno Baltimore
No 16 (South African) Sqn Biferno Beaufighter
No 19 (South African) Sqn Biferno Beaufighter
No 25 (South African) Sqn Biferno Marauder
No 2825 Sqn RAF Regiment Isle of Vis Field Sqn
No 2908 Sqn RAF Regiment Araxos Field Sqn
No 2908 Sqn RAF Regiment (Detachment) Corinth Field Sqn
No 2908 Sqn RAF Regiment (Detachment) Patras Field Sqn
No 2914 Sqn RAF Regiment Canne AA Sqn
No 2914 Sqn RAF Regiment (Detachment) Araxos AA Sqn
No 2923 Sqn RAF Regiment Acquavivi d'Fonti AA Sqn
No 2926 Sqn RAF Regiment Acquavivi d'Fonti AA Sqn
No 1 Parachute Company, RAF Levies Monopoli  
Balkan Air Force Communication Flt Bari  
No 123 Maintenance Unit Campomarino  
No 123 Maintenance Unit (Detachment) Brindisi  
No 136 Air Stores Park Lebba  
No 373 Air Stores Park Location unknown  
No 35 Meteorological Forecast Unit Location unknown  
No 372 Repair and Salvage Unit Location unknown  
No 4 Supply & Transport Column SanSpirito  
No 1 Anti-Malarial Control Unit Biferno  
No 12 Anti-Malarial Control Unit Naples  
No 30 RAF Mobile Field Hospital Fano  
Fighter Liaison Section (IAF) Lecce  
No 96 Embarkation Unit Pireus  
No 5 Forward Fighter Control Unit Location unknown  
No 6007 AMES    
No 6009 AMES    
No 6010 AMES    
No 6037 AMES    
No 6072 AMES    
No 8000 AMES    

Mediterranean Allied Coastal Air Forces (MAAF)

Command HQ - Caserta

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 210 Group Algiers  
RAF Station Bone Bone  
No 286 Fighter Wing Grottaglie  
No 287 Fighter Wing Falconara  
No 323 Fighter Wing Foggia  
No 338 Fighter Wing Leghorn  
No 340 Fighter Wing Aix-en-Provence  
No 256 Sqn Foggia Mosquito
No 272 Sqn Foggia Beaufighter
No 284 ASR Sqn Bone Warwick/Walrus
No 284 ASR Sqn (Detachment) El Aounia Warwick/Walrus
No 284 ASR Sqn (Detachment) Elmas Warwick/Walrus
No 293 ASR Sqn Pomigliano Warwick/Walrus
No 293 ASR Sqn (Detachment) Borgo Warwick/Walrus
No 293 ASR Sqn (Detachment) Pisa Warwick/Walrus
No 293 ASR Sqn (Detachment) Foggia Warwick/Walrus
No 293 ASR Sqn (Detachment) Ramatuelle Warwick/Walrus
No 293 ASR Sqn (Detachment) Rimini Warwick/Walrus
No 451 Sqn RAAF (Air Party) Foggia Spitfire
No 451 Sqn RAAF (Ground Party) Gragnano Spitfire
No 458 Sqn RAAF Foggia Wellington
No 458 Sqn RAAF (Detachment) Falconara Wellington
No 975 (Balloon) Sqn Bari Mk VI Balloon
No 1435 Sqn Grottaglie/Isle of Vis Spitfire
No 1435 Sqn (Detachment) Foggia Spitfire
No 17 (South African) Sqn Bone Ventura
No 17 (South African) Sqn (Detachment) Tarquinia Ventura
No 22 (South African) Sqn Gibraltar Ventura, Admin Control - MACAF, Op Control - AHQ Gibraltar
No 27 (South African) Sqn Le Senia Ventura
No 27 (South African) Sqn (Detachment) Reghala Ventura
No 23 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Unit Pomigliano  
RAF Regiment Reinforcement Depot Pomigliano  
MCAF Communication Flt Pomigliano  
No 3 Forward Fighter Control Unit Isle of Vis  
No 4 (General Reconnaissance) Operations Room Taranto  
No 33 Air Stores Park Sassari, Tarquinia  
No 33 Air Stores Park (Detachment) Corte  
No 251 Air Sea Rescue Unit Bone  
No 252 Air Sea Rescue Unit Ischia  
No 253 Air Sea Rescue Unit Manfredonia  
No 253 Air Sea Rescue Unit (Detachment) Ancona  
No 254 Air Sea Rescue Unit St Tropez  
No 300 Air Sea Rescue Control Unit Trapani  
No 301 Air Sea Rescue Control Unit Bastia  
No 302 Air Sea Rescue Control Unit St Tropez  
No 111 Repair and Salvage Unit (Detachment) Ajaccio  
No 111 Repair and Salvage Unit  Tarquinia  
No 70 Embarkation Unit Ajaccio  
No 70 Embarkation Unit (Detachment) Bastia  
No 74 Embarkation Unit Cagliari  
Radar Conversion School Maison Blache  
No 2 Radar Servicing Section Bari  
No 3 Radar Servicing Section Naples  
No 4 Radar Admin Servicing Section Sassari  
No 5 Radar Admin Servicing Section San Bernedetto del Tronto  
No 6 Radar Servicing Section San Vincenzo  
No 7 Radar Admin Servicing Section Naples  
No 9 Radar Servicing Section Hyeres  
Mk X AI Conversion Flt Pomigliano  
No 303 Mobile Signals Servicing Unit Corte  
No 1 Shore Servicing Unit Marseille  
No 1 RAF General Hospital Torre-del-Greco  
No 31 Mobile Field Hospital Bari  
Command Medical Board Naples  
No 1 RAF Base Area Naples  
No 2 RAF Base Area Rome  
No 2 RAF Base Area (Advanced) Florence  
No 4 RAF Base Area Marseilles  
No 3 Base Personnel Depot Naples  
No 4 Parachute Training School Gioia  
No 5 Beach Unit HQ Naples  
Transit Camp Taranto  
No 53 Personnel Transit Centre Santa Maria  
No 2 Rest and Leave Camp Sorrento  
No 15 Rest and Leave Camp Sorrento  
No 20 Rest and Leave Camp Santa Maria  
Air Forces Sub-Commission Allied Control Commission Bari  

AME Stations

No 214 AMES No 256 AMES No 329 AMES
No 330 AMES No 331 AMES No 372 AMES
No 388 AMES No 397 AMES No 871 AMES
No 895 AMES No 896 AMES No 897 AMES
No 899 AMES No 6005 AMES No 6006 AMES
No 6008 AMES No 6011 AMES No 6038 AMES
No 6062 AMES No 6109 AMES No 8003 AMES
No 8005 AMES No 8009 AMES No 8010 AMES
No 8015 AMES No 8016 AMES No 8020 AMES
No 8031 AMES No 8032 AMES No 8041 AMES
No 8043 AMES No 8044 AMES No 14019 AMES
No 14020 AMES No 14021 AMES No 14023 AMES
No 14024 AMES No 14028 AMES No 14034 AMES
No 14035 AMES No 14036 AMES No 15051 AMES
No 23001 AMES No 23002 AMES  

 

AHQ Malta (MACAF)

Command HQ - Valetta, Malta

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Station Hal Far    
RAF Station Luqa    
No 335 (Fighter) Wing Catania  
No 728 Sqn FAA Takali Under Admin and operational control of FAA
No 283 Sqn RAF Hal Far Warwick/Walrus
No 283 Sqn (Detachment) Castel Benito Warwick/Walrus
No 283 Sqn (Detachment) Grottaglie Warwick/Walrus
No 986 Sqn Leghorn Mk VI Balloon
No 986 Sqn (Shore Servicing Detachment) Algiers Mk VI Balloon
No 986 Sqn (Shore Servicing Detachment) Oran Mk VI Balloon
AHQ Malta Communication Flt RAF Hal Far  
No 137 Maintenance Unit Malta Repair Depot
No 143 Maintenance Unit Hamrun Equipment Depot
No 204 Air Sea Rescue Unit Malta  
No 75 Embarkation Unit Catania  
No 75 Embarkation Unit (Detachment) Syracuse  
No 2 Officers Advanced Training School RAF Hal Far  
Inter-Command W/T Station Kalafrana  
Inter-Command W/T Station Valetta  
No 8 Radar Servicing Section Malta  
Base Personnel Office (Detachment) Malta  
No 52 Embarkation Unit Malta  
No 8 RAF Base Censorship Unit Malta  
No 9 RAF Base Censorship Unit Naples  
MACAF Communications Flt Pomigliano  
No 17 RAF Rest and Leave Camp Taormina  

AME Stations

No 233 AMES No 42 AMES No 501 AMES
No 502 AMES No 841 AMES No 8023 AMES

No 202 Group

HQ - Guiseppe Vesuvio

Rear HQ - Marsailles

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 125 Maintenance Unit Brouc-Bel-Air  
No 125 Maintenance Unit (No 2 AAP) Borgo Area  
No 125 Maintenance Unit (No 3 AAP) Rocquebrune  
No 125 Maintenance Unit (No 4 & 5 AAP) Brouc-Bel-Air  
No 125 Maintenance Unit (No 6 AAP) Lyons
No 237 Sqn Falconara  
No 63 Repair and Salvage Unit Gragnano  
No 108 Repair and Salvage Unit Miramus  
No 304 Mobile Signals Servicing Unit Gragnano  
No 3201 Servicing Commando Unit Italy  
No 5 Beach Unit HQ Italy  
No 135 Air Stores Park La Jasse
No 10 MT Light Repair Unit Marignane  
No 90 Embarkation Unit Marsailles  
No 109 RAF Beach Section St Raphael  
No 110 RAF Beach Section St Maxime  
No 111 RAF Beach Section St Tropez  
No 4020 AMES    
No 8035 AMES    

AHQ Greece (MAAF)

Command HQ - Athens

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
AHQ Greece (Rear) Bari  
No 337 Fighter Wing Hassani  
No 1321 RAF Regiment Wing Greece  
No 2902 Sqn RAF Regiment Altamura Field Sqn
No 2924 Sqn RAF Regiment Greece Field Sqn
No 6019 AMES    
No 8038 AMES    
No 8072 AMES

 

Middle East Command (MAAF)

Command HQ - Cairo

 

HQ RAF Middle East (Middle East Command)

Command HQ - Cairo

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
Admin HQ SAAF Cairo  
District HQ RCAF Cairo  
RAAF Liaison Office Cairo  
RNZAF Liaison Office Cairo  
Base Personnel Office Cairo  
No 1 Aeronautical Inspection Services Unit Cairo  
Unit Signals (HQ RAF ME) Cairo  
No 6 RAF Postal HQ (Middle East Forces) Cairo  
Command Welfare Office Cairo  
RAF Station Khartoum  
Khartoum Communication Flt Khartoum  
No 1412 (Meteorological) Flt Khartoum  
No 1567 (Meteorological) Flt El Genina  
No 139 Maintenance Unit Khartoum  
Meteorological Forecast Unit Kahartoum  
Meteorological Forecast Unit Kahartoum Airfield  
Meteorological Forecast Unit Asmara  
Meteorological Forecast Unit El Genina  
British Radar Control Ankara (Turkey)  
No 29 Radar Detachment Yesikov (Turkey)  
No 336 AMES    
No 635 AMES    
No 843 AMES    
No 847 AMES    
No 8029 AMES    

 

AHQ Egypt (Middle East Command)

Command HQ - Cairo

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Station El Gedida  
No 680 PR Sqn Matariya Mosquito
No 680 PR Sqn (Detachment) San Severo Mosquito
No 680 PR Sqn (Detachment) Tocra Mosquito
No 5051 Airfield Construction Wing Cairo  
No 5051 Airfield Construction Sqn Heliopolis  
No 5051 Airfield Construction Sqn (Detachment) Bahrein  
No 5053 Airfield Construction Sqn Benghazi  
No 5053 Airfield Construction Sqn (Detachment) Castel Benito  
No 5153 Mechanical and Electrical Sqn Benghazi  
No 5153 Mechanical and Electrical Sqn (Detachment) Habbaniya  
No 4601 Airfield Construction Flt Benghazi  
No 4602 Airfield Construction Flt Benghazi  
No 4603 Airfield Construction Flt Bahrein  
No 4604 Airfield Construction Flt Castel Benito  
No 4605 Airfield Construction Flt Kasfareet  
No 4606 Airfield Construction Flt Tobruk  
No 4607 Airfield Construction Flt Bahrein  
No 4609 Airfield Construction Flt Marble Arch  
No 4610 Airfield Construction Flt Aboukir  
No 4611 Airfield Construction Flt Ramleh  
No 4612 Airfield Construction Flt Bahrein  
No 4613 Airfield Construction Flt Cyrene  
No 4614 Airfield Construction Flt Bahrein  
No 4615 Airfield Construction Flt Quadina  
No 4616 Airfield Construction Flt Tobruk  
No 4617 Airfield Construction Flt Benghazi  
No 5577 Artisan Flt El Adem  
SAAF Base Depot Almaza  
No 5 RAF Hospital Abbassia  
No 11 Convalescent Depot Alexandria  
No 8 Anti-Malarial Control Unit Edcu  
School of Hygiene Almaza  
No 6 (ME) Field Hygiene Unit El Firdan  
No 7 (ME) Field Hygiene Unit Ismailia  
No 2 Aircrew Officers' School Almaza  
No 3 RAF Section Signals Experimental and Research Group Abbassia  
No 21 Personnel Transit Centre Kasfareet  
No 22 Personnel Transit Centre Almaza  
No 24 Personnel Transit Centre Aboukir  
No 39 Personnel Transit Centre Shallufa  
Master Provision Office El Gedida  
Base Accounts Office El Gedida  
No 21 Supply and Transport Column Aboukir  
No 2 Radar Detachment Almaza  
No 17 Radar Detachment Almaza  
Tomahawk House Alexandria  
Blenheim House Alexandria  
Wellington House Cairo  
Hurricane House Cairo  
The Lady Rosalind Tedder Club Cairo  
No 18 Embarkation Unit Alexandria  
No 19 Embarkation Unit Port Tewfik  
No 20 Embarkation Unit Port Said  
No 1 Works Area Cairo  
Air Publications Unit Cairo  
Middle East Interpretation Unit Heliopolis  
Standing Committee of Adjustment Heliopolis  
No 2 RAF Instructors' School (EVT) Heliopolis  
RAF School of Catering (ME) Helwan  
RAF Holding Section Cairo  
No 3 Signals Depot Helwan  
Telecommunications Centre ME Kaffr el Farouk  
No 9 H M W/T Unit Kaffr el Farouk  
Signals Production Unit Kaffr el Farouk  
Inter Service Cypher Production Unit Kaffr el Farouk  
No 2 W/T Transmitting Station El Hagg  
No 104 Mobile Signals Unit Helwan  
POW Guard Company (RAF) Mariut  

No 203 (Maintenance) Group

HQ - Heliopolis

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Station Abu Suier    
RAF Station Aqir    
RAF Station Ballah    
RAF Station Ein Shemer    
RAF Station Fayid    
RAF Station Gianaclis    
RAF Station Ismailia    
RAF Station Nicosia    
RAF Station Peta Tiqva    
RAF Station Qastina    
RAF Station Shallufa    
RAF Station Shandur    
RAF Staff College (ME) Haifa  
Marine Craft Unit Suez  
No 2 General Service Training School Amman  
No 13 Air Gunnery School RAF Ballah  
No 51 Air Gunners Initial Training School RAF Ballah  
No 5 (Middle East) Training School RAF Shallufa  
No 11 Flying Instructors School RAF Shallufa  
Staff Navigators School (ME) RAF Gianaclis  
Middle East Armament School RAF Shallufa  
Middle East Signals School RAF Helwan  
No 16 Radio School Beit Daris  
RAF (Middle East) Central Gunnery School RAF Ballah
RAF Regiment Instructors School RAF Ismailia
RAF Physical Training School RAF Ismailia  
No 1 (Middle East) Aircrew Reception Centre Jerusalem
No 5 (Middle East) Aircrew Reception Centre RAF Heliopolis
No 1675 Heavy Conversion Unit RAF Abu Sueir  
No 14 Mobile Servicing Unit (Torpedo) RAF Shallufa  
No 70 OTU RAF Shandur  
No 71 OTU RAF Ismailia  
No 73 OTU RAF Fayid  
No 74 OTU RAF Peta Tiqva  
No 75 OTU RAF Gianaclis  
No 76 OTU RAF Aqir  
No 77 OTU RAF Qastina  
No 78 OTU RAF Ein Shemer  
No 79 OTU RAF Nicosia  
No 10 Meteorological Forecast Unit RAF Shandur  
No 19 Meteorological Forecast Unit RAF Gianaclis  
No 20 Meteorological Forecast Unit RAF Abu Sueir  

 

No 206 Group

HQ - RAF Heliopolis

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Station Aboukir    
RAF Station Heliopolis    
RAF Station Helwan    
Middle East Flying Control School RAF Heliopolis  
Middle East Communication Sqn RAF Heliopolis Fairchild
No 101 Maintenance Unit Masara  
No 102 Maintenance Unit Amriya  
No 103 Maintenance Unit RAF Aboukir  
No 106 Maintenance Unit Khanka  
No 107 Maintenance Unit Kasfareet  
No 108 Maintenance Unit El Firdan  
No 109 Maintenance Unit Boulac  
No 111 Maintenance Unit Tura  
No 112 Maintenance Unit Wadi Yearn  
No 128 Maintenance Unit Abu Sultan  
No 132 Maintenance Unit RAF Helwan  
No 135 Maintenance Unit Gebel Hamzi  
No 168 Maintenance Unit RAF Heliopolis Aircraft Repair Section
No 3 MT Base Depot RAF Helwan  
No 1 Engine Repair Section Boulac  
No 2 Engine Repair Section Tura  
No 3 Engine Repair Section Tura  
No 4 Engine Repair Section Boulac  
No 5 Engine Repair Section Mansourah  
No 7 Engine Repair Section RAF Aboukir  
No 8 Engine Repair Section RAF Aboukir  
No 9 Engine Repair Section Kasfareet  
Marine Craft Unit Port Said  
Marine Craft Repair Section Alexandria  
No 1 (ME) Meteorological Unit Almaza  
No 17 Meteorological Forecast Unit Cairo West  
No 122 Meteorological Field Unit RAF Heliopolis  
No 5 Supply & Transport Column Suez Road (Kilo 110)  
Polish Air Force Boys' Training School RAF Heliopolis  
Command Medical Board RAF Heliopolis  
Air Supply and Development Centre RAF Heliopolis  
Balloon and Oxygen Centre Baalwa  
'Z' Hydrogen Plant Baalwa  
No 2 British Airways  Repair Unit Almaza  
No 2 Transport Aircraft  Repair Unit Kabrit  
No 1 RHAF Technical Unit RAF Heliopolis  
No 1 (Middle East) MT Repair Unit Alexandria  
No 1 (Middle East) MT Repair Unit (Detachment) Mariut  
No 7 (Middle East) MT Repair Unit Cairo  
No 51 RAF MT Company Almaza  
No 51 RAF MT Company (Detachment) Alexandria
No 51 RAF MT Company (Detachment) Ismailia
No 51 RAF MT Company (Detachment) Port Said
No 51 RAF MT Company (Detachment) Suez Road (Kilo 110)
No 1 Tyre Reclamation and Retreading Unit (ME) RAF Heliopolis
No 1 ME General W/T Fitting Party Kasfareet
No 3 ME General W/T Fitting Party RAF Aboukir
No 4 ME General W/T Fitting Party RAF Heliopolis
No 1 Radio Installation and Maintenance Unit Tura
No 5576 Artisan Flt Kasfareet

 

No 216 (Transport) Group

HQ - RAF Heliopolis, Egypt

This group was controlled by HQ Transport Command, for units allocated click here.

 

AHQ Eastern Mediterranean (Middle East Command)

Command HQ - Alexandria

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 209 Group St Jean  
No 212 Group Benina  
No 260 Balloon Wing Ismailia  
RAF Station Benina    
RAF Station Berka    
RAF Station Edcu    
RAF Station Gambut    
RAF Station Tocra    
RAF Station Mersa Matruh    
No 252 Sqn RAF Gambut Beaufighter
No 294 ASR Sqn Edcu Wellington/Walrus
No 294 ASR Sqn (Detachment) Berka Wellington/Walrus
No 294 ASR Sqn (Detachment) Gambut Wellington/Walrus
No 294 ASR Sqn (Detachment) Mersa Matruh Wellington/Walrus
No 294 ASR Sqn (Detachment) Nicosia Wellington/Walrus
No 294 ASR Sqn (Detachment) St Jean Wellington/Walrus
No 459 Sqn RAAF Berka Baltimore
No 603 Sqn RAF Gambut Beaufighter
No 973 Sqn Haifa Mk VI Balloon
No 9 (South African) Sqn Gamil Spitfire
No 9 (South African) Sqn (Detachment) Edcu Spitfire
No 9 (South African) Sqn (Detachment) Lakatamia Spitfire
No 10 (South African) Sqn Savoia Spitfire
No 10 (South African) Sqn (Detachment) Edcu Spitfire
No 10 (South African) Sqn (Detachment) St Jean Spitfire
No 41 (South African) Sqn St Jean Spitfire
AHQ Eastern Mediterranean Communication Flt Mariut  
No 1563 (Meteorological) Flt Benina  
No 1564 (Meteorological) Flt Castel Benito  
No 12 Sector Operations Room Port Faud  
No 12 Sector (Filter) Room Ismailia  
No 13 Sector Operations Room Alexandria  
No 15 Sector Operations/Filter Room Bu Amud  
No 16 Sector Operations Room Cyrene  
No 24 Sector Operations Room Haifa  
Regional Flying Control (Egypt) Alexandria c/o No 13 SOR
Regional Flying Control (Cyrenica) Benina c/o No 212 Group
No 122 Maintenance Unit Benghazi  
No 122 Maintenance Unit (Detachment) Tobruk  
No 122 Maintenance Unit (Detachment) Tripoli  
No 136 Maintenance Unit Berka  
No 136 Maintenance Unit (Detachment) El Adem  
No 207 Air Sea Rescue Unit Alexandria  
Marine Craft Unit Alexandria  
No 11 Meteorological Forecast Unit Alexandria  
No 14 Meteorological Forecast Unit Castel Benito  
No 14 Meteorological Forecast Unit (Detachment) Misurata  
No 15 Meteorological Forecast Unit Djerba Island  
No 16 Meteorological Forecast Unit Berka Main  
No 123 Meteorological Field Unit Nalut  
No 124 Meteorological Field Unit Mex  
No 25 Personnel Transit Centre Benghazi  
No 52 Refuelling and Re-arming Party Mersa Matruh  
No 54 Refuelling and Re-arming Party Derna  
No 26 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Unit El Firdan  
No 26 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Unit (Detachment) Mariut  
No 26 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Unit (Detachment) St John  
No 2 Bomber Group Maintenance Company Benghazi  
No 2 ME Fuel Transport Company Benghazi  
No 2 ME Fuel Transport Company (Detachment) Tripoli  
No 2 ME Fuel Transport Company (Detachment) Wadi Ysara  
No 15 Field Signals Unit (MEF) Dhkheila  
No 236 Mobile Signals Unit (MEF) Tocra  
No 615 Mobile Signals Unit (MEF) Tocra  
No 731 Mobile Signals Unit (MEF) Tocra  
No 13 Rest and Transit Camp Apollonia  
No 4 Works Area Benghazi  
No 2 Shore Servicing Station Alexandria  
No 3 Shore Servicing Station Port Said  
No 25 Embarkation Unit Benghazi  
No 53 Embarkation Unit Tripoli  
RN Air Station 'HMS Grebe' Dekheila Administered by FOLEM
RN Aircraft Repair yard 'HMS Phoenix' Fayid Administered by FOLEM
AME Stations
No 205 AMES No 218 AMES No 220 AMES
No 221 AMES No 253 AMES No 255 AMES
No 259 AMES No 278 AMES No 282 AMES
No 401 AMES No 404 AMES No 407 AMES
No 505 AMES No 523 AMES No 531 AMES
No 540 AMES No 582 AMES No 826 AMES
No 833 AMES No 5012 AMES No 5020 AMES
No 5104 AMES No 8017 AMES No 9503 AMES
  No 23003 AMES  

No 209 Group

HQ - St Jean

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
Units included in AHQ Eastern Mediterranean    

No 212 Group

HQ - Benina

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
Units included in AHQ Eastern Mediterranean    

 

AHQ East Africa (Middle East Command)

Command HQ - Nairobi

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 246 (General Reconnaissance) Wing Port Reitz  
No 258 (General Reconnaissance) Wing Diego Suarez  
RAF Station Dar-es-Salaam    
RAF Station Eastleigh    
RAF Station Kisumu    
RAF Station Mauritius    
RAF Station Port Reitz    
RAF Station Seychelles    
No 209 Sqn Kipevu Catalina
No 259 Sqn RAF Dar-es-Salaam Catalina
No 262 (South African) Sqn Congella Catalina, under complete control of Union of South Africa
No 262 (South African) Sqn (Detachment) St Lucia Catalina, under complete control of Union of South Africa
No 265 Sqn Diego Suarez  
East Africa Communication Flt RAF Eastleigh  
No 25 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Unit RAF Eastleigh  
Anti-Locust Flt RAF Eastleigh  
No 1414 (Meteorological) Flt RAF Eastleigh  
No 1568 (Meteorological) Flt Diego Suarez  
No 1569 (Meteorological) Flt Plaisance (Mauritius)  
No 105 Maintenance Unit Thika
No 105 Maintenance Unit (Detachment) Gilgil  
No 133 Maintenance Unit RAF Eastleigh  
RAF Unit Lindi  
RAF Unit Tubora  
RAF Unit Tullear  
RAF Unit Pamanzi  
RAF Unit Mogadishu  
No 219 Air Sea Rescue Unit Mombassa  
Marine Craft Section Dar-es-Salaam  
Marine Craft Section Pananzl  
Marine Craft Section Diego Suarez  
Marine Craft Section Port Reitz  
Marine Craft Section Tullear  
Marine Craft Section Seychelles  
Marine Craft Section Mauritius  
No 2 Marine Craft Training Unit Kipevu  
No 41 Personnel Transit Centre Kisumu  
No 2 Anti-Malarial Control Unit Nairobi  
No 10 Anti-Malarial Control Unit Nairobi  
Flying Boat Repair Base Kisumu  
No 15 Embarkation Unit Kilindini  
No 9 RAF Postal HQ (East Africa) Nairobi  
RN Air Station Mackinnon Road  
RN Air Station Port Reitz  
RN Air Station Port Reitz  
RN Air Station Voi  
RN Air Repair Yard 'HMS Korango' Nairobi  

AHQ Levant (Middle East Command)

Command HQ - Jerusalem

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Station Aleppo    
RAF Station Amman    
RAF Station Beirut    
RAF Station Gaza    
RAF Station Lydda    
RAF Station Ramat David    
RAF Station Ramleh    
No 259 Admin Wing Atblassa  
Royal Hellenic Air Force Depot Gaza  
No 1 RHAF Training Section Gaza  
HQ No 4 Battalion, RAF Levies Haifa  
HQ No 6 (Persian Gulf) Battalion, RAF Levies Ramleh  
Levant Communication Flt Lydda  
No 1413 (Meteorological) Flt Lydda  
No 1565 (Meteorological) Flt Lakatamia  
No 104 Maintenance Unit Muqeibila  
No 120 Maintenance Unit Ras el Ain  
No 129 Maintenance Unit Gaza  
No 142 Maintenance Unit Acre  
No 160 Maintenance Unit Aqir Aircraft Repair Unit
No 166 Maintenance Unit Nicosia  
No 6 Engine Repair Section RAF Ramleh  
No 2 Meteorological Forecast Unit Jerusalem  
No 21 Meteorological Forecast Unit Beirut  
No 22 Meteorological Forecast Unit Nicosia  
No 25 Meteorological Forecast Unit Aqir  
No 26 Meteorological Forecast Unit Qastina  
No 27 Meteorological Forecast Unit Ein Shemer  
No 41 Meteorological Forecast Unit Beirut  
No 211 Meteorological Field Unit Beirut  
No 401 Meteorological Field Unit Beirut  
No 402 Meteorological Field Unit Haifa  
No 403 Meteorological Field Unit St Jean  
Regional Flying Control (Cyprus) Atblassa c/o No 259 Wing
Regional Flying Control (Levant) Ramleh c/o T M E Levant
Telecommunication Centre Ramleh  
WAAF Depot Ramleh  
No 3 (ME) Training School Amman  
No 3 Officer Cadets Training Unit Amman  
No 3 Anti-Malarial Control Unit Jerusalem  
No 3 Anti-Malarial Control Unit Qastina  
No 7 Anti-Malarial Control Unit Ramat David  
No 9 Anti-Malarial Control Unit Aleppo  
No 13 Anti-Malarial Control Unit Ramat David  
No 10 RAF Convalescent Depot Tel Aviv  
No 2 (Middle East) Field Hygiene Unit Ein Shemer  
No 5 (Middle East) Field Hygiene Unit Ein Shemer  
No 3 RAF Hospital Tel Litwinsky  
HQ & 1 Section of No 2 Armoured Car Company, Ramleh  
3 Sections of No 2 Armoured Car Company El Bassa  
No 1 (ME) Fuel Transport Company Athlet  
No 5 (Middle East) MT Repair Unit Tel Litwinsky  
No 34 Embarkation Unit Haifa  
No 43 Embarkation Unit Beirut  
No 49 Embarkation Unit Farmagusta  
SS Manella Haifa  

AHQ Iraq and Persia (Middle East Command)

Command HQ - Habbaniya

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Station Bahrein    
RAF Station Basrah    
RAF Station Habbaniya    
RAF Station Shaibah    
RAF Station Teheran    
Iraq and Persia Communication Flt RAF Habbaniya  
No 1415 (Meteorological) Flt RAF Habbaniya  
No 115 Maintenance Unit RAF Shaibah  
No 119 Maintenance Unit RAF Shaibah  
No 127 Maintenance Unit Zubair  
No 134 Maintenance Unit RAF Habbaniya  
No 138 Maintenance Unit RAF Teheran  
No 3 Transport Aircraft Repair Unit RAF Habbaniya  
No 1 Aircraft Erection Unit RAF Shaibah  
No 2 Aircraft Erection Unit RAF Shaibah  
RAF Unit Jask  
Supplies Depot RAF Habbaniya  
Marine Craft Section Basrah  
Regional Flying Control Centre (Iraq and Persia) RAF Habbaniya c/o AHQ Iraq and Persia
No 3 Meteorological Forecast Unit RAF Habbaniya  
No 31 Meteorological Forecast Unit RAF Shaibah  
No 33 Meteorological Forecast Unit RAF Teheran  
No 6 Anti-Malarial Control Unit RAF Bahrein  
No 6 RAF General Hospital RAF Habbaniya  
No 1 Armoured Car Company Mosul  
No 7 RAF Postal HQ RAF Habbaniya  
Base Personnel Office (Iraq Detachment) RAF Habbaniya  
Combined Intelligence Centre Baghdad  
Iraq Levies HQ RAF Habbaniya  
No 1 Battalion, Iraq Levies RAF Habbaniya  
No 3 Battalion, Iraq Levies Karind  
No 5 Battalion, Iraq Levies Margil  
No 42 Embarkation Unit RAF Basrah  

HQ British Forces, Aden (Middle East Command)

Command HQ - Steamer Point

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Station Khormaksar    
RAF Station Masira    
RAF Station Ras el Hadd    
No 8 Sqn RAF Khormaksar Wellington
No 8 Sqn (Detachment) Riyan Wellington
No 8 Sqn (Detachment) Salalah Wellington
No 244 Sqn RAF Masira Wellington
No 621 Sqn RAF Khormaksar Wellington
No 621 Sqn (Detachment) Banda Kassim Wellington
No 621 Sqn (Detachment) Scuisiban Wellington
No 621 Sqn (Detachment) Socotra Wellington
Aden Communication Flt RAF Khormaksar  
No 1566 (Meteorological) Flt Hiswa  
No 131 Maintenance Unit RAF Khormaksar  
RAF Unit Scuisiban  
RAF Unit Alula  
RAF Unit Riyan  
RAF Unit Salalah  
RAF Unit Bandar Kassim  
RAF Unit Socotra  
RAF Unit Berbera  
No 206 Air Sea Rescue Unit Aden  
No 214 Air Sea Rescue Unit Masira  
No 215 Air Sea Rescue Unit Bandar Reisut  
No 216 Air Sea Rescue Unit Bandar Kassim  
No 220 Air Sea Rescue Unit Hordio  
Marine Craft Unit Hedjuff  
Meteorological Forecast Unit Aden (Steamer Point?)  
No 7 RAF Hospital Steamer Point  
Aden Protectorate Levies HQ Sheikh O'thman  
Armoured Car Section Hiswa  
Equipment and Supply Section Steamer Point  
Telecommunication Centre (Aden) Aden (Steamer Point?)  
No 50 Embarkation Unit Steamer Point  
No 11 RAF Postal HQ (British Forces, Aden) Steamer Point  

 

Air Formation Signals

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
HQ, No 3 Air Formation Signals RAF Heliopolis  
HQ, No 5 Air Formation Signals Jerusalem  
No 1 Coy, No 3 Air Formation Signals Mersa Matruh  
No 2 Coy, No 3 Air Formation Signals Alexandria  
No 3 Coy, No 3 Air Formation Signals Ismailia  
No 4 Coy, No 3 Air Formation Signals Heliopolis  
No 1 Coy, No 5 Air Formation Signals Haifa  
No 2 Coy, No 5 Air Formation Signals Ramleh  
'A' HQ, Air Formation Signals Habbaniya  
'T' Coy, Air Formation Signals Neirab (Syria)  

Source - SD161 (51st Issue) - December 1944

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