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No 3 Maintenance Unit


[Jul 1938 | Jan 1939 | Apr 1939 | May 1939]

This was formed on 9 April 1938 by redesignating No 3 Equipment Depot at Milton near Didcot in Berkshire

July 1938

Location Command/Group
Milton, Berkshire Training Command/No 24 (Training) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Equipment Branch
Gp Capt Ephraim W Havers  1 May 1934 Officer Commanding; later AVM
Wg Cdr W C Green  3 Aug 1936 MC
Sqn Ldr D W Dean  9 Sep 1936  
Flt Lt P Alderson 25 Oct 1937  
Flt Lt C H Baker 30 Sep 1937 MBE
Fg Off C Darke  1 Apr 1937  
Fg Off J W Lamb  1 Apr 1937  
Fg Off F P Gee 13 Dec 1937  
Fg Off W G Banfield 21 Apr 1938  
-
Fg Off (Ret) E W T Crouch   Engineer Duties
Commissioned Engineer Officer
Fg Off R Herrick  3 Jun 1937 Engineer Duties
Civil Assistant and Accountant, Grade I
Mr H Horne   MBE
Civil Assistant and Accountant, Grade II
Mr P F Mellon   Acting
Inspectors, AID
Mr W J I Casewell   AMIEE
Mr B H Hogsdon   Assistant

Source - Air Force List July 1938

It was transferred to Maintenance Command on 1 August 1938.

January 1939

Location Command/Group
Milton, Berkshire Maintenance Command

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Equipment Branch
Wg Cdr W C Green  3 Aug 1936 Acting Officer Commanding, MC
Sqn Ldr D W Dean  9 Sep 1936  
Flt Lt T J Denton  2 Jun 1938 RNZAF
Flt Lt C H Baker 30 Sep 1937 MBE
Fg Off C Darke  1 Apr 1937  
Fg Off F P Gee 13 Dec 1937  
Fg Off G Rhys 13 Dec 1937  
Plt Off J H Nancarrow 31 Oct 1938  
-
Flt Lt R Bassett   RAFO
Fg Off (Ret) E W T Crouch   Engineer Duties
Commissioned Engineer Officer
Fg Off R Herrick  3 Jun 1937 Engineer Duties
Civil Assistant and Accountant, Grade I
Mr H Horne   MBE
Civil Assistant and Accountant, Grade II
Mr P F Mellon   Acting
Inspectors, AID
Mr W J I Casewell   AMIEE
Mr B H Hogsdon   Assistant

Source - Air Force List January 1939

It was transferred to No 40 Group on 6 March 1939

April 1939

Location Command/Group
Milton, Berkshire Maintenance Command/No 40 (Maintenance) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Equipment Branch
Gp Capt B W M Williams  6 Feb 1939 Officer Commanding
Wg Cdr W C Green  3 Aug 1936 MC
Sqn Ldr D W Dean  9 Sep 1936  
Sqn Ldr T J Denton  2 Jun 1938 RNZAF
Flt Lt C H Baker 30 Sep 1937 MBE
Fg Off C Darke  1 Apr 1937  
Fg Off F P Gee 13 Dec 1937  
Plt Off H C Spackman 31 Oct 1938  
APO J A Hunter 31 Oct 1938  
-
Flt Lt R Bassett   RAFO
Fg Off (Ret) E W T Crouch   Engineer Duties
Commissioned Engineer Officer
Fg Off R Herrick  3 Jun 1937 Engineer Duties
Civil Assistant and Accountant, Grade I
Mr H Horne   MBE
Civil Assistant and Accountant, Grade II
Mr P F Mellon   Acting
Inspectors, AID
Mr W J I Casewell   AMIEE
Mr B H Hogsdon   Assistant

Source - Confidential Air Force List April 1939

May 1939

Location Command/Group
Milton, Berkshire Maintenance Command/No 40 (Maintenance) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Equipment Branch
Gp Capt B W M Williams  6 Feb 1939 Officer Commanding
Wg Cdr W C Green  3 Aug 1936 MC
Wg Cdr D W Dean  9 Sep 1936  
Sqn Ldr T J Denton  2 Jun 1938 RNZAF
Flt Lt C H Baker 30 Sep 1937 MBE
Fg Off C Darke  1 Apr 1937  
Fg Off F P Gee 13 Dec 1937  
Plt Off H C Spackman 31 Oct 1938  
APO J A Hunter 31 Oct 1938  
APO H J Brass 27 Mar 1939  
-
Flt Lt R Bassett   RAFO
Fg Off (Ret) E W T Crouch   Engineer Duties
Commissioned Engineer Officer
Fg Off R Herrick  3 Jun 1937 Engineer Duties
Civil Assistant and Accountant, Grade I
Mr H Horne   MBE
Civil Assistant and Accountant, Grade II
Mr P F Mellon   Acting
Inspectors, AID
Mr W J I Casewell   AMIEE
Mr B H Hogsdon   Assistant

Source - Confidential Air Force List May 1939

It was transferred to No 57 Wing on 28 August 1944 and was disbanded on 31 December1959 into the Central Ordnance Depot.

Sub sites: -

Location Dates
Akeman Street xx xxx xxxx - Jan 1947
Bicester by May 1947 - 20 May 1958
Chessington 15 Apr 1943 - 1 Aug 1945
Chilbolton by 18 Oct 1945 - 11 Jun 1948
Chipping Norton 29 Oct 1945 - 3 Oct 1953
Croughton 17 Jul 1946 - 1 Jul 1951
Gravesend 17 Feb 1945 - 1 May 1946
Grove 1 Apr 1955 - 31 Dec 1958
Hermitage, Berks (The Pinewood Brick & Tile Works) xx Nov 1941 - xx xxx xxxx
Kidlington 31 Jul 1948 - 1 Apr 1955
Kingston Bagpuize  8 Dec 1944 - 15 Jun 1954
Membury xx xx xxxx - 31 Mar 1955
Ruislip (West) 1 May 1947 - 30 Jun 1959
Sawbridgeworth 1 Dec 1944 - 1 May 1947
Shellingford by May 1947 - 30 Jun 1948
Stanmore Park Oct 1946 - 1 Nov 1949
Titchfield 15 Apr - 2 Jul 1945

31 Dec 1946 - 1 Feb 1947

Weston-on-the-Green 1 Oct 1945 - 31 Dec 1957
Woodcote 31 Oct 1947 - 1 Nov 1949

xx xxx xxxx - 31 May 1959

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