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Transport Command - December 1944


[Command HQ | No 44 Group | No 45 Group | No 46 Group | No 216 Group | No 229 Group | No 110 Wing | No 114 Wing | No 116 Wing]

Command HQ - RAF Harrow, Middlesex

No 44 (Transport) Group

HQ - Eastern Avenue, Barnwood, Gloucester

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Station Bramcote    
No 105 OTU RAF Bramcote Wellington
No 1513 (BAT) Flt RAF Bramcote  
No 5132 (Bomb Disposal) Sqn RAF Bramcote  
No 6211 (Bomb Disposal) Flt RAF Bramcote 5132 Sqn
RAF Station Nuneaton   Satellite (Bramcote)
RAF Station Bitteswell    
RAF Station Crosby-on-Eden    
No 109 OTU RAF Crosby-on-Eden  
RAF Station Longtown   Satellite (Crosby-on-Eden)
RAF Station Doncaster C & M Party  
RAF Station Dundonald    
No 516 (Combined Ops) Sqn RAF Dundonald Various
RAF Station Filton Filton, nr Bristol, Gloucestershire  
No 2 Aircraft Preparation Unit RAF Filton Various
Centaurus Test Flt RAF Filton  
RAF Station Llandow    
No 3 Aircraft Preparation Unit RAF Llandow Various
Transport Command Central Night Vision Training School RAF Llandow  
RAF Station Melton Mowbrey    
No 12 Ferry Unit RAF Pershore Various
RAF Station Nutts Corner   Airport
No 1332 HCU RAF Nutts Corner  
Units in European Wing ATC RAF Nutts Corner  
RAF Station Pershore    
No 1 Ferry Unit RAF Pershore  
RAF Station Portreath   Station in Fighter Command
No 1 Overseas Air Despatch Unit Portreath  
RAF Station Prestwick Prestwick Aerodrome, Ayr, Ayrshire Airport
Transatlantic Aircraft Control RAF Prestwick
No 1527 (BAT) Flt RAF Prestwick
Liberator Course RAF Prestwick Controlled by Technical Training Command
Units in European Wing ATC RAF Prestwick  
RAF Station St Mawgan   Airport
No 2 Overseas Air Despatch Unit RAF St Mawgan  
Traffic Control School RAF St Mawgan  
Units in European Wing ATC RAF St Mawgan  
RAF Station Talbenny    
No 11 Ferry Unit RAF Talbenny  
No 3 Overseas Air Despatch Unit RAF Talbenny  
RAF Station Valley   Airport
No 1528 (BAT) Flt RAF Valley  
Units in European Wing ATC RAF Valley  
RAF Station Wymeswold    
No 108 OTU RAF Wymeswold Dakota
RAF Station Castle Donington   Satellite (Wymeswold)

No 45 (Transport) Group

HQ - Dorval, Quebec, Canada

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Station Dorval Dorval, Quebec  
HQ, No 112 (North Atlantic) Wing RAF Dorval  
No 2 Ferry Crew Pool RAF Dorval  
No 6 Ferry Unit RAF Dorval  
RAF Station Nassau Nassau, Bahamas  
HQ, No 113 (South Atlantic) Wing RAF Nassau  
No 7 Aircraft Preparation Unit RAF Nassau  
RAF Station Reykjavik Reykjavik, Iceland Station in Coastal Command
No 86 Staging Post RAF Reykjavik  
No 88 Terminal Staging Post RAF Reykjavik  
No 7 Ferry Unit RAF Reykjavik  

 

No 46 (Transport) Group

HQ - Harrow, Middlesex

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
Belgium    
HQ, No 111 Wing Belgium  
No 19 Staging Post Belgium  
No 104 Staging Post Belgium  
No 105 Staging Post Belgium  
RAF Station Blakehill Farm    
No 233 Sqn RAF Blakehill Farm Dakota
No 4233 Servicing Echelon RAF Blakehill Farm  
No 437 (RCAF) Sqn RAF Blakehill Farm Dakota
No 4437 Servicing Echelon RAF Blakehill Farm  
No 123 Staging Post RAF Blakehill Farm  
RAF Station Broadwell    
No 512 Sqn RAF Broadwell Dakota
No 4512 Servicing Echelon RAF Broadwell  
No 575 Sqn RAF Broadwell Dakota
No 4575 Servicing Echelon RAF Broadwell  
RAF Station Down Ampney    
No 48 Sqn RAF Down Ampney Dakota
No 4048 Servicing Echelon RAF Down Ampney  
No 271 Sqn RAF Down Ampney Dakota
No 4271 Servicing Echelon RAF Down Ampney  
No 120 Staging Post RAF Down Ampney  
No 122 Staging Post RAF Down Ampney  
RAF Station Hendon   Station in No 116 Wing
HQ, No 107 Wing RAF Hendon  
RAF Station Leicester East    
No 107 OTU RAF Leicester East Dakota
RAF Station Llandow   Station administered by No 44 Group
No 93 Forward Staging Post RAF Llandow  
No 94 Forward Staging Post RAF Llandow  
Netherlands    
No 18 Staging Post Netherlands  
RAF Station Netheravon   Station in Fighter Command
Air Transport Tactical Development Unit RAF Netheravon Operationally controlled by SHAEF through No 38 Group
RAF School of Air Transport RAF Netheravon  
Normandy    
No 92 Staging Post Normandy  
RAF Station Northolt   Station in Fighter Command
No 1697 (ADLS) Flt RAF Northolt
No 1322 (ADLS) Flt RAF Northolt
Paris (Le Bourget)    
No 121 Staging Post Paris (Le Bourget)  
RAF Station Pershore   Station in No 44 Group
No 15 Air Transportable Signals Unit RAF Pershore  
RAF Station Uxbridge   Station in TTC
Continental Aircraft Control RAF Uxbridge  
No 46 Group also controlled the following mobile units: -
5337 Mobile Signals Unit 5348 Mobile Signals Unit 5359 Mobile Signals Unit
5338 Mobile Signals Unit 5349 Mobile Signals Unit 5360 Mobile Signals Unit
5339 Mobile Signals Unit 5350 Mobile Signals Unit 5361 Mobile Signals Unit
5340 Mobile Signals Unit 5351 Mobile Signals Unit 5362 Mobile Signals Unit
5341 Mobile Signals Unit 5352 Mobile Signals Unit 5363 Mobile Signals Unit
5342 Mobile Signals Unit 5253 Mobile Signals Unit 5364 Mobile Signals Unit
5343 Mobile Signals Unit 5354 Mobile Signals Unit 5365 Mobile Signals Unit
5344 Mobile Signals Unit 5355 Mobile Signals Unit 5366 Mobile Signals Unit
5345 Mobile Signals Unit 5356 Mobile Signals Unit 5367 Mobile Signals Unit
5346 Mobile Signals Unit 5357 Mobile Signals Unit 5368 Mobile Signals Unit
5347 Mobile Signals Unit 5358 Mobile Signals Unit  

 

No 216 (Transport) Group

HQ - Caserta

Rear HQ - RAF Heliopolis, Egypt

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Station Algiers    
RAF Station Bari    
RAF Station Castel Benito    
RAF Station Cairo West    
RAF Station Habbaniya    
RAF Station Oujda    
RAF Station Rabat Sale    
RAF Station Wadi Saidna    
HQ, No 115 Wing Khartoum  
HQ, No 151 Transport Wing RAF Habbaniya  
HQ, No 249 Transport Wing Portici  
HQ, No 282 Transport Wing RAF Cairo West  
HQ, No 284 Transport Wing RAF Algiers  
No 216 Sqn Cairo West Dakota
No 216 Sqn (Detachment) Pomigliano Dakota
No 267 Sqn Bari Dakota
No 28 (South African) Sqn Maison Blache Dakota
No 28 (South African) Sqn (Detachment) Bari Dakota
No 28 (South African) Sqn (Detachment) Oujda Dakota
No 44 (South African) Sqn Cairo West Dakota
No 216 Group Communication Flt Heliopolis  
No 1330 Conversion Unit Bilbeis  
No 2 Ferry Unit Gebel Hamzi  
No 3 Ferry Unit Oujda  
No 3 Ferry Unit (Detachment) Setif  
No 4 Ferry Unit Catania, Iesi  
No 4 Ferry Unit (Detachment) Capo Dichino  
No 4 Ferry Unit (Detachment) Setif  
No 5 Ferry Unit Heliopolis  
Air Booking Centre Algiers  
Air Booking Centre Cairo  
RAF Movements Detachment Shellal  
RAF Movements Detachment Wadi Halfa  
Regional Flying Control, Persian Gulf Bahrein c/o 43 Staging Post
Regional Flying Control (Tripolitania) Castel Benito c/o 17 Staging Post, administered by No 212 Group
No 18 Meteorological Forecast Unit El Adem  
No 34 Meteorological Forecast Unit Bahrein  
No 3 Yellow Fever Control Unit Cairo West  
No 4 Yellow Fever Control Unit Cairo West  
No 5 Yellow Fever Control Unit Luxor  
No 6 Yellow Fever Control Unit Luxor  
No 9 Yellow Fever Control Unit El Geneina  
No 10 Yellow Fever Control Unit Khartoum  
No 11 Yellow Fever Control Unit El Fasher  
No 12 Yellow Fever Control Unit El Fasher  
No 78 Yellow Fever Control Unit Khartoum  
No 1 Staging Post Heliopolis  
No 10 Staging Post Cairo West  
No 11 Staging Post Mersa Matruh  
No 12 Staging Post El Adem  
No 14 Staging Post Ramat David  
No 14 Staging Post (Detachment) Wilhelma  
No 15 Staging Post Luxor  
No 16 Staging Post Marble Arch (Lybia)  
No 17 Staging Post Castel Benito  
No 20 Staging Post Khartoum  
No 22 Staging Post Wadi Halfa  
No 23 Staging Post Asmara  
No 24 Staging Post El Fasher  
No 25 Staging Post El Geneina  
No 28 Staging Post Malakal  
No 29 Staging Post Juba  
No 30 Staging Post Sheikh Othman  
No 33 Staging Post Masira  
No 40 Staging Post Habbaniya  
No 41 Staging Post H3 (Palestine)  
No 42 Staging Post Shaibah  
No 43 Staging Post Bahrein  
No 44 Staging Post Sharjah  
No 61 Staging Post Falconara  
No 61 Staging Post (Detachment) Ancona  
No 61 Staging Post (Detachment) Capo Dichino  
No 61 Staging Post (Detachment) Rome  
No 62 Staging Post Catania  
No 62 Staging Post (Detachment) Bari  
No 63 Staging Post Elmas  
No 63 Staging Post (Detachment) Alghero  
No 63 Staging Post (Detachment) Ajaccio  
No 63 Staging Post (Detachment) Biskra  
No 63 Staging Post (Detachment) Bovinco  
No 64 Staging Post Luqa  
No 65 Staging Post Pomigliano  
No 65 Staging Post (Detachment) Littorio  
No 70 Staging Post Rabat Sale  
No 70 Staging Post (Detachment) Port Lyautey  
No 70 Staging Post (Detachment) Ras el Ma  
No 71 Staging Post (Detachment) Borgo  
No 72 Staging Post Maison Blanche  
No 73 Staging Post Gibraltar  
No 75 Staging Post Oujda  
No 76 Staging Post El Aouina  
No 103 Staging Post Istres  
No 124 Staging Post Haifa  
No 125 Staging Post Bucharest  

There were also units under the control of this this Group but operating in West Africa, which are shown under AHQ West Africa

No 229 (Transport) Group

HQ - RAF Delhi, India

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Station Delhi
HQ, No 177 Wing RAF Delhi

There are more units still to be added to this Group

No 110 Wing

HQ - Croydon Airport

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
Croydon Airport
No 147 Sqn Croydon Airport Warwick/Dakota
RAF Station Holmsley South Station in No 116 Wing
No 167 Sqn RAF Holmsley South Warwick

No 114 Wing

HQ - Accra, West Africa

 
Unit Location/Address Notes

There are units still to be added to this Wing

No 116 Wing

HQ - RAF Hendon

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Station Hendon Airport
No 24 Sqn RAF Hendon
Metropolitan Communication Sqn RAF Hendon
RAF Intelligence School RAF Hendon
RAF School of Discussion Method RAF Hendon
No 6224 (Bomb Disposal) Flt RAF Hendon 5134 Sqn
RAF Station Holmsley South See No 110 Wing
No 6213 (Bomb Disposal) Flt RAF Holmsley South 5135 Sqn
RAF Station Kemble
Transport Aircraft Modification Section RAF Kemble
RAF Station Lyneham Airport
No 511 Sqn RAF Lyneham
No 246 Sqn RAF Lyneham
No 525 Sqn RAF Lyneham
RAF Station Prestwick Airport, station in No 44 Group
No 1680 (Transport) Flt RAF Prestwick
RAF Station Stoney Cross
No 232 Sqn RAF Stoney Cross Wellington
No 242 Sqn RAF Stoney Cross Wellington

Source - SD161 (51st Edition) - December 1944

County names used are those in use at the time

[Command HQ | No 44 Group | No 45 Group | No 46 Group | No 216 Group | No 229 Group | No 110 Wing | No 114 Wing | No 116 Wing]

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