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HQ No 207 Group Personnel, locations and units


This Group was formed on 15 December1941 from AHQ East Africa in Nairobi as No 207 (General Purpose) Group.

July 1942

Location Command Controlled
  Middle East Command
  • Station Maintenance Flight - Alomata

  • SHQ RAF Dar-es-Salaam

    • Marine Craft Unit

  • SHQ RAF Eastleigh

    • No 133 Maintenance Unit

  • Pilot and Air-crew Pool - Gilgil

  • Marine Craft Section - Lindi

  • No 1432 (Barrage Balloon) Flight -

  • SHQ RAF Mombasa

    • HQ No 246 Wing

    • Marine Craft Unit

    • No 15 Embarkation Unit

  • Communication Flight - Nairobi

  • No 1414 (Meteorological) Flight - Nairobi

  • No 72 Operational Training Unit - Nanyuki

  • No 70 Operational Training Unit - Nakuru

  • SHQ RAF Port Reitz

  • No 205 Maintenance Unit - Thika

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Act A/Cdre William Sowrey 15 Dec 1941 Air Officer Commanding, CBE, DFC, AFC
Staffs of the Services
Engineer
Wg Cdr R H Donkin 26 Jan 1942 OBE

Source - July 1942 Confidential Air Force List

It reverted to the title AHQ East Africa on 16 November 1942

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