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Other Overseas Commands/Units - January 1945


[AHQ West Africa | Schools in Canada | Units in the USA | Schools in Southern Rhodesia]

Air Headquarters, West Africa

HQ - Freetown

 
Location Unit Notes
Abidjan (Ivory Coast) No 490 Sqn RNZAF (Advanced Base) Sunderland
Abidjan (Ivory Coast) No 204 Sqn (Advanced Base) Sunderland
Abidjan (Ivory Coast) No 270 Sqn (Advanced Base) Sunderland
Apapa (Nigeria) Station HQ  
Apapa (Nigeria) No 270 Sqn Sunderland
Bathurst (Gambia) Station HQ  
Bathurst (Gambia) No 44 Embarkation Unit  
Bathurst (Gambia) No 95 Sqn Sunderland
Bathurst (Gambia) No 202 Air Sea Rescue Unit  
Dakar (Senegal) No 343 (French Naval) Sqn Sunderland
Dakar (Senegal) No 344 (French Naval) Sqn Wellington
Fishlake (Liberia) No 490 Sqn RNZAF (Advanced Base) Sunderland
Fishlake (Liberia) No 204 Sqn (Advanced Base) Sunderland
Fishlake (Liberia) No 270 Sqn (Advanced Base) Sunderland
Freetown (Sierra Leone) No 26 Embarkation Unit  
Freetown (Sierra Leone) W/T Station  
Freetown (Sierra Leone) Base Personnel Office  
Freetown (Sierra Leone) No 36 Personnel Transit Centre  
Freetown (Sierra Leone) No 201 Air Sea Rescue Unit  
Ikeja (Nigeria) No 1561 (Meteorological) Flt  
Ikeja (Nigeria) No 26 (South African) Sqn (Advanced Base) Wellington
Jui (Sierra Leone) Station HQ  
Jui (Sierra Leone) No 490 Sqn RNZAF Sunderland
Jui (Sierra Leone) No 5151 Mechanical and Electrical Sqn  
Jui (Sierra Leone) No 204 Sqn Sunderland
Kossoh (Sierra Leone) No 176 Maintenance Unit Equipment Holding Unit
Lagos (Nigeria) No 38 Embarkation Unit  
Lagos (Nigeria) No 298 Wing  
Libreville (French Equatorial Africa) No 270 Sqn (Advanced Base) Sunderland
Maiduguri (Nigeria) No 1560 (Meteorological) Flt  
Oshodi (Nigeria) RAF Detachment  
Point Noire (French Equatorial Africa) No 270 Sqn (Advanced Base) Sunderland
Point Noire (French Equatorial Africa) No 26 (South African) Sqn (Advanced Base) Wellington
Port Etienne (Gambia) No 95 Sqn (Advanced Base) Sunderland
Port Etienne (Gambia) No 343 (French Naval) Sqn (Advanced Base) Sunderland
Port Etienne (Gambia) No 344 (French Naval) Sqn (Advanced Base) Wellington
Robertsfield (Liberia) No 26 (South African) Sqn (Advanced Base) Wellington
Takoradi (Gold Coast) Station HQ  
Takoradi (Gold Coast) No 26 (South African) Sqn Wellington
Takoradi (Gold Coast) No 116 Maintenance Unit Aircraft Acceptance Unit
Takoradi (Gold Coast) No 33 Embarkation Unit  
Takoradi (Gold Coast) Communication Flt  
Takoradi (Gold Coast) RAF Hospital  
Takoradi (Gold Coast) Central Accounts Office  
Takoradi (Gold Coast) No 178 Maintenance Unit Equipment Holding Unit
Takoradi (Gold Coast) No 26 (SAAF) Sqn  
Takoradi (Gold Coast) No 249 Air Sea Rescue Unit  
Waterloo (Sierra Leone) Station HQ (Nucleus)  
Waterloo (Sierra Leone) No 1562 (Meteorological) Flt  
Waterloo (Sierra Leone) Communication Flt  
Yumdum (Gambia) Station HQ  
Yumdum (Gambia) No 295 Wing  
Units under the control of No 216 Group, administered and operated by HQ Transport Command
Accra No 144 Wing  
Accra No 1314 (Transport) Flt  
Accra No 55 Staging Post  
Apapa No 50 Staging Post (Detachment)  
Dakar No 55 Staging Post (Detachment)  
Ikeja No 50 Staging Post  
Libreville No 50 Staging Post (Detachment)  
Kano No 52 Staging Post  
Maiduguri No 53 Staging Post  
Point Noire No 50 Staging Post  
Port Etienne No 55 Staging Post (Detachment)  
Robertsfield No 55 Staging Post (Detachment)  
Takoradi (Gold Coast) No 55 Staging Post (Detachment)  
Waterloo No 55 Staging Post (Detachment)  
Yumdum No 55 Staging Post (Detachment)  

RAF Schools in Canada

Administered by the RCAF

 
School Location Notes
No 31 Air Navigation School Port Albert, Ontario Formerly No 1 S of AN, St Athan
No 31 RAF Personnel Depot Moncton, New Brunswick  

Units administered by RAF Delegation, Washington

 
Unit Location Notes
No 111 Operational training Unit Nassau, Bahamas Liberator/Mitchell
No 250 Air Sea Rescue Unit Nassau, Bahamas  
No 56 Embarkation Unit New York  
No 65 Embarkation Unit Miami  
No 97 Embarkation Unit San Francisco  

RAF Units in Southern Rhodesia

Administered by the Rhodesian Air Training Group

 
School Location Notes
Initial Training Wing Hillside, Bulawayo  
No 29 Elementary Navigation and Air Gunners  School Moffat, Gwelo  
No 26 Elementary Flying Training School Guinea Fowl, Gwelo  
No 27 Elementary Flying Training School Induna, Bulawayo  
No 28 Elementary Flying Training School Mount Hampden, nr Salisbury  
No 20 Service Flying Training School Cranborne, Salisbury  
No 21 Service Flying Training School Kumalo, Bulawayo  
No 22 Service Flying Training School Thornhill, Bulawayo  
No 23 Service Flying Training School Heany, Bulawayo  
No 24 Bombing Gunnery and Navigation School Moffat, Gwelo  
Central Flying School, Rhodesia Norton, nr Salisbury  
No 31 Aircraft Repair Depot Cranborne, Salisbury  
No 32 Aircraft Repair Depot Heany, Bulawayo  
Central Maintenance Unit Bulawayo  

Source - SD161 (52st Edition) - January 1945

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