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'E' Maintenance Unit


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

This Maintenance Unit was formed on 11 February 1938 as a Clothing and Barrack Equipment Depot at Alexandra South Dock in Newport within No 24 Group.

July 1938

Location Command/Group
Alexandra South Dock, Newport Training Command/No 24 (Training) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Equipment Branch
Act Flt Lt William MacI King  1 Apr 1938 Officer Commanding; later AVM

Source - Air Force List July 1938

January 1939

Location Command/Group
Alexandra South Dock, Newport Maintenance Command

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Equipment Branch
Act Flt Lt William MacI King  1 Apr 1938 Officer Commanding; later AVM
Fg Off T Thomas 17 Oct 1938  

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
Alexandra South Dock, Newport Maintenance Command/No 40 (Maintenance) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Equipment Branch
Act Flt Lt William MacI King  1 Apr 1938 Officer Commanding; later AVM
Fg Off T Thomas 17 Oct 1938  

Source - Confidential Air Force List April 1939

May 1939

Location Command/Group
Alexandra South Dock, Newport Maintenance Command/No 40 (Maintenance) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Equipment Branch
Flt Lt G J Gaynor 20 Mar 1939 Officer Commanding
Fg Off T Thomas 17 Oct 1938  

Source - Confidential Air Force List May 1939

It was transferred to No 55 Wing on 1 August 1942 and redesignated No 214 MU on 1 December 1943.

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