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No 1 MT Storage and 'D' Maintenance Unit


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

This Maintenance Unit was formed by July 1938 from No 1 MT Storage Unit at Wembley

July 1938

Location Command/Group
Palace of Industry, Wembley No 24 (Training) Group
No 1 MT Storage Sub-Unit

Alliance Factory, Western Avenue, Park Royal, London

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Equipment Branch
Flt Lt Athol G Stratford-Tuke

22 Aug 1935

 
Maj (Ret) L Arnott   DSO
Civil Assistant and Accountant
Mr F  P Hench

 

Source - Air Force List July 1938

January 1939

Location Command/Group
Palace of Industry, Wembley Maintenance Command
No 1 MT Storage Sub-Unit

Alliance Factory, Western Avenue, Park Royal, London

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Equipment Branch
Sqn Ldr P J Mote 11 Mar 1939 Officer Commanding
Fg Off W G Banfield 24 Oct 1938  
Fg Off A W Edwards 17 Oct 1938  
Maj (Ret) L Arnott   DSO
Civil Assistant and Accountant
Mr F  P Hench

Source - Air Force List January 1939

It was transferred to the control of No 40 Group on 6 March 1939

April 1939

Location Command/Group
Palace of Industry, Wembley Maintenance Command/No 40 (Maintenance) Group
No 1 MT Storage Sub-Unit

Alliance Factory, Western Avenue, Park Royal, London

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Equipment Branch
Sqn Ldr P J Mote 11 Mar 1939 Officer Commanding
Fg Off W G Banfield 24 Oct 1938  
Fg Off A W Edwards 17 Oct 1938  
Maj (Ret) L Arnott   DSO
Civil Assistant and Accountant
Mr H M Lewington

Source - Confidential Air Force List April 1939

May 1939

Location Command/Group
Palace of Industry, Wembley Maintenance Command/No 40 (Maintenance) Group
No 1 MT Storage Sub-Unit

Alliance Factory, Western Avenue, Park Royal, London

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Equipment Branch
Sqn Ldr H J Young 20 Mar1939 Officer Commanding, MBE
Fg Off W G Banfield 24 Oct 1938  
Fg Off A W Edwards 17 Oct 1938  
Plt Off G A Hine 27 Mar 1939  
Maj (Ret) L Arnott   DSO
Civil Assistant and Accountant
Mr H M Lewington

Source - Confidential Air Force List May 1939

It was redesignated 'D' Sub-unit under the control of 'B' MU on 1 July 1939and was absorbed into 'A' MU  on 1 April 1941.

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