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No 11 Maintenance Unit


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

This was formed on 20 Mar 1938 by redesignating No 11 Equipment Depot at Chilmark

July 1938

Location Command/Group
Chilmark, Salisbury Training Command/No 24 (Training) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Equipment Branch
Wg Cdr A W Smith 12 Apr 1937 Officer Commanding,
Sqn Ldr S R L Poole 16 May 1938
Flt Lt C S Whellock  3 Jan 1938  
Flt Lt L F Oldridge  9 Aug 1937  
Act Flt Lt C F Harrington  4 Jan 1938  
Act Flt Lt Edwin J Smith  1 Apr 1937 later A/Cdre
Civil Assistant and Accountant
Mr F A Smith

Source - Air Force List July 1938

It was transferred to Maintenance Command on 1 August 1938.

January 1939

Location Command/Group
Chilmark, Salisbury Maintenance Command

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Equipment Branch
Wg Cdr A W Smith 12 Apr 1937 Officer Commanding,
Sqn Ldr S R L Poole 16 May 1938
Act Flt Lt C F Harrington  4 Jan 1938  
Act Flt Lt Edwin J Smith  1 Apr 1937 later A/Cdre
Civil Assistant and Accountant
Mr F A Smith
Assistant Inspector, AID
Mr G W Borley

Source - Air Force List January 1939

April 1939

Location Command/Group
Chilmark, Salisbury Maintenance Command

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Equipment Branch
Wg Cdr T S James 28 Dec 1938 Officer Commanding,
Sqn Ldr S R L Poole 16 May 1938
Flt Lt C F Harrington  4 Jan 1938  
Fg Off D H M Graham 15 Jan 1939  
Assistant Inspector, AID
Mr G W Borley

Source - Confidential Air Force List April 1939

May 1939

Location Command/Group
Chilmark, Salisbury Maintenance Command

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Equipment Branch
Wg Cdr T S James 28 Dec 1938 Officer Commanding,
Sqn Ldr S R L Poole 16 May 1938
Flt Lt C F Harrington  4 Jan 1938  
Fg Off D H M Graham 15 Jan 1939  
Assistant Inspector, AID
Mr G W Borley

Source - Confidential Air Force List May 1939

It was transferred to No 42 Group on 19 June 1939 and was disbanded on 27 January 1995.

Sub sites: -

Location Dates
Charlton Horethorne 13 Apr 1945 - 22 Jun 1948
Dinton, Long Newnton by Oct 1939 - xx xxx xxxx

31 Jul 1945 - 15 Jan 1950

Elm Park Quarry, Gastard, Hawthorn, Wiltshire 6 Mar 1942 - 18 Aug 1943
Groveley Woods (Reserve Ammo Depot) xx xxx xxxx - 9 Jul 1942 (to USAAF)

xx xxx xxxx - 15 Jan 1950

Ridge Quarry, Corsham 1 Jan 1950 - 31 Jul 1954

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