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No 21 Maintenance Unit


[Jan 1939 | Apr 1939 | May 1939]

This was formed on 1 June 1938 within No 24 Group at Fauld as an Explosives Storage unit, later rename Ammunition Storage Depot.

January 1939

Location Command/Group
Fauld, Tutbury, Burton-on-Trent, Shropshire Maintenance Command

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Equipment Branch
Sqn Ldr C S Whellock  1 Jun 1938 Officer Commanding,
Flt Lt R B Horstmann 26 Sep 1938  
Flt Lt E G Moore  1 Jun 1938  

Source - Air Force List January 1939

April 1939

Location Command/Group
Fauld, Tutbury, Burton-on-Trent, Shropshire Maintenance Command

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Equipment Branch
Sqn Ldr C S Whellock  1 Jun 1938 Officer Commanding,
Sqn Ldr M E O'B Atkinson 23 Jan 1939
Flt Lt R B Horstmann 26 Sep 1938  
Flt Lt E G Moore  1 Jun 1938  

Source - Confidential Air Force List April 1939

May 1939

Location Command/Group
Fauld, Tutbury, Burton-on-Trent, Shropshire Maintenance Command

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Equipment Branch
Sqn Ldr C S Whellock  1 Jun 1938 Officer Commanding,
Sqn Ldr M E O'B Atkinson 23 Jan 1939
Flt Lt R B Horstmann 26 Sep 1938  
Flt Lt E G Moore  1 Jun 1938  

Source - Confidential Air Force List May 1939

It was transferred to No 42 Group on 19 June 1939.

It was renamed an Ammunition Supply Depot on 1 December 1963 and disbanded on 14 June 1966

Sub sites: -

Location Dates
Abbots Bromley 14 May 1945 - 31 Mar 1949
Bagots Wood Aug 1942 - at least Dec 1950
Fulham Oct 1939 - xx xxx xxxx
Grange 7 Oct 1939 - xx xxx xxxx
Hanbury xx xxx xxxx - 27 Nov 1944*
Linley 15 Oct 1942 - xx xxx xxxx
Loughborough (No 32 ASD) Sep 1944 - xx xxx xxxx
Pulham 7 Oct 1939 - Jul 1940
Tatenhill 23 Dec 1933 - 27 Nov 1954

*This sub-site disappeared as the result of an underground explosion.

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