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Repair and Salvage Units, Repair Depots, Servicing Units, etc


This section gives brief histories of a variety of units concerned with repair, salvage and servicing.

No 1 Advanced Repair Section

This was formed in on 28 August 1939 at Fuka and disbanded on in December 1939.

No 1 (Northwest African) Advanced Repair Section

This was formed in on 21 March 1943 at Souk el Khamis.  under the control of Mediterranean Air Command to at least 1 June 1943, after which its fate is unknown.

No 6 Advanced Repair Section

This was formed in on 27 April 1919 at Nivelles and disbanded on 7 May 1919 into No 2 Detached Landing & Salvage Party.

No 7 Advanced Repair Section

This was formed in on 27 March 1919 at Marchiennes, moving to Seclin by 27 April, where it disbanded on 30 April 1919 into No 1 Detached Landing & Salvage Party.

No 8 Advanced Repair Section

This was formed in on by June 1919 at Duren and disbanded on 30 April 1919 into Advanced No 1 ASD at Merheim.

No 10 Advanced Repair Section

This was formed in on 27 March 1919 at Carvin and disbanded on 11 June 1919 into No 1 Detached Landing & Salvage Party.

Advanced Salvage Unit

This was formed in on 01 July 1942 at LG91 Amriya South and by 9 February 1943 was at Castel Benito.  By 9 March it was at Ben Gardane and by 9 April was in the Goubrine area with a detachment at Gebes.  It final move was to Sabratha on 3 June, where, it disbanded on in July 1943.

No 1 Airborne Salvage Section

This was formed in on 23 March 1944 at Dum Dum under the control of No 228 Group, moving to Barrackpore before the end of the month and it was redesignated No 85 RSU on 20 January 1945.

Aircraft Recovery and Transportation Flight

This was formed in 1990 at St Athan and was absorbed into the Joint Aircraft Recovery and Transportation Squadron on an unknown date.

Joint Aircraft Recovery and Transportation Squadron

This was formed in on an unknown date and is currently based at Boscombe Down.

No 1 (Southern) Aircraft Repair Depot

This was formed on 12 October 1917 at Farnborough from the Southern Aircraft Repair Depot, moving to Shrewsbury on 28 June 1919, where it disbanded on 30 April 1920.

No 2 (Northern) Aircraft Repair Depot

This was formed on 12 October 1917 at Coal Aston, near Sheffield from the Northern Aircraft Repair Depot, coming under No 16 Group on 12 June 1919 and disbanded on 31 October 1919.

No 3 (Western) Aircraft Repair Depot

This was formed on 12 October 1917 at Yate from the Western Aircraft Repair Depot, being transferred from No 11 to No 7 Group on 16 September 1918 and disbanded on 30 April 1920.

No 4 (Central) Aircraft Repair Depot

This was formed on 12 October 1917 at Chelsea from the Chelsea Repair Depot later being retitled No 4 (Chelsea) ARD and disbanded on 15 October 1919.

No 5 (Eastern) Aircraft Repair Depot

This was formed on 15 February 1918 at Henlow and was redesignated Inland Area Aircraft Depot on 16 March 1920.

No 6 (Scottish) Aircraft Repair Depot

This was formed on 31 May 1919 at Renfrew and disbanded on 29 September 1919.

No 7 (North Western) Aircraft Repair Depot

This was formed on 8 May 1918 at Shrewsbury and disbanded on 14 October 1918.

No 8 (Irish) Aircraft Repair Depot

This was formed on by December 1918 at Baldonnell but was probably never completed and possibly disbanded on 1 May 1919.

No 9 Aircraft Repair Depot

This was formed as No 9 (Reading) ARD on 12 February 1918 at Coley Park, Reading moving to Angel Road, Upper Edmonton, London on 8 April as No 9 (Edmonton) ARD, where it disbanded on in September 1919.

No 31 Aircraft Repair Depot

This was formed on 1 August 1941 at Cranborne, Southern Rhodesia but its fate is unknown.

No 32 Aircraft Repair Depot

This was formed on 1 August 1941 at Heany, Southern Rhodesia  its fate is unknown.

Aircraft Repair Depot

This was formed  from the Fleet Aircraft Acceptance Depot on 15 September 1919 at Donibristle and was redesignated Coastal Area Aircraft Depot on 16 March 1920.

Aircraft Repair Depot

This was formed on 20 August 1941 at Helwan in Middle East Command and disbanded in May 1942.

No 405 Aircraft Repair Flight

This was formed on in September 1943 at Croydon but its fate is unknown.

No 1 Aircraft Repair Park

This was formed on 8 June 1918 at Marquise as part of No 1 AD and  it disbanded in May 1919.

No 1 Aircraft Repair Park, AFC

This was formed on 15 January 1918 at Ternhill within No 1 Training Wing, AFC, moving to Minchinhampton in December and then to Leighterton in January 1919, where it disbanded on in June 1919.

No 2 Aircraft Repair Park

This was formed on in April 1918 at Bahot and disbanded on in November 1918.

No 1 (Middle East) Aircraft Repair Unit

This was formed on 15 May 1942 at Helwan from the American Aircraft Repair Depot and was redesignated No 157 MU on 11 May 1943.

No 2 (Middle East) Aircraft Repair Unit

This was formed on 15 May 1942 at Helwan from the Hurricane Repair Section and was redesignated No 158 MU on 11 May 1943.

No 3 (Middle East) Aircraft Repair Unit

This was formed on 15 May 1942 at Ismailia from the Kittyhawk Repair Unit, moving to Mellaha on 20 April 1943, where it and was redesignated No 159 MU on 11 May 1943.

No 4 (Middle East) Aircraft Repair Unit

This was formed on 15 May 1942 at Burg el Arab from the Maryland Repair Unit, moving to Aqir on 6 July and ten to Aboukir on 13 February 1943, where and was redesignated No 160 MU on a number plate basis on 11 May 1943.

No 5 (Middle East) Aircraft Repair Unit

This was formed on 30 August 1942 at Fayid and was redesignated No 161 MU on 11 May 1943.

No 1 (North Africa) Aircraft Repair Unit

This was formed on 28 March 1943 at Setif from No 111 RSU and was redesignated No 7 (North African) ARU on 10 May 1943.

No 2 (North Africa) Aircraft Repair Unit

This was formed on 28 March 1943 at Blida from No 107 RSU and was redesignated No 6 (North African) ARU on 10 May 1943.

No 6 (North Africa) Aircraft Repair Unit

This was formed on 10 May 1943 at Blida from No 2 (North African) ARU and was redesignated No 156 MU on 22 May 1943.

No 7 (North Africa) Aircraft Repair Unit

This was formed on 10 May 1943 at Setif from No 1 (North African) ARU and was redesignated No 155 MU on 22 May 1943.

Air Ministry Servicing Development Unit

This was formed on 1 January 1947 at Wattisham, moving to Wittering on 15 April 1950, where it was replaced by the Central Servicing Development Unit on 1 June 1950.

American Aircraft Repair Unit/Section/Depot

This was formed on 22 November 1941 at Helwan and was redesignated No 1 (Middle East) Aircraft Repair Unit on 15 May 1942.

No 1 Base Recovery Unit

This was formed from the Base Salvage Unit on 20 June 1944 at Helwan and disbanded on 21 July 1944.

No 2 Base Recovery Unit

This was formed on around February 1944 at Helwan , sailing to Italy from Port Said on 11 March, arriving at Taranto on 16 March then proceeding to Bari, arriving on 27 March.  On 3 April it moved to Foggia, then to Campannelle on 12 July and finally Pesaro on 28 December, where it disbanded on 28 February 1946.

No 3 Base Recovery Unit

This was formed on in 1944 at an unknown location and by 2 December was at Ypres.  It then moved to Waesmunster on 31 January 1945, Osdorf, near Hamburg on 12 October and finally Uetersen on 8 December, where it was redesignated No 1 Base Repair and Salvage Unit on 15 April 1947.

No 1 Base Repair and Salvage Depot

This was formed from No 151 Repair Unit (Aircraft) on 14 December 1947 at Luneburg and disbanded on 30 June 1949.

No 1 Base Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed on 15 April 1947 at Uetersen and disbanded into No 151 Repair Unit (Aircraft) on 1 October 1947.

Base Salvage Depot

This was formed on 11 February 1942 at Helwan and was redesignated Base Salvage Unit on 1 June 1944.

Base Salvage Unit

This was formed on 1 June 1944 at Helwan and was redesignated No 1 Base Recovery Unit on 20 June 1944.

Bomber Command Detachment

This was formed on 1 July 1966 under the control of No 3 Group at Gaydon.  It was transferred to No 1 Group on 1 May 1967 and was redesignated Strike Command Detachment on 30 April 1968.

British Airways Repair Unit

This was formed on 22 November 1941 at Heliopolis and was redesignated No 168 MU on 1 March 1944.

No 2 British Airways Repair Unit                              

This was formed in May 1943 at Almaza and was transferred to the control of BOAC on 1 March 1944.

Central Servicing Development Unit/Establishment

This was formed on 1 June 1950 at Wittering in No 3 Group to replace the AMSDU.  It moved to Winthorpe on 2 February 1953 and No 43 Group and on 1 January 1958 to Swanton Morley, now in No 61 Group.  In 1995 it moved to Wyton, after which  its fate is unknown.

No 3 Crashed Aircraft Transit

This was formed in 1944 at Arras Racecourse and disbanded on 9 December 1944.

No 1 Detached Landing and Salvage Party

This was formed on 27 April 1919 at Tourmignies, in the 91st Wing by amalgamating No 1 Emergency Landing Party (Tourmignies) and No 7 Advanced Salvage Section (Seclin), it disbanded in September 1919.

No 2 Detached Landing and Salvage Party

This was formed on 7 May 1919 at Nivelles, in the 91st Wing by amalgamating No 3 Emergency Landing Party (Franc Waret) and No 6 Advanced Salvage Section (Nivelles) it disbanded in September 1919.

No 3 Detached Landing and Salvage Party

This was formed on 11 June 1919 at Ans, in the 91st Wing by amalgamating No 2 Emergency Landing Party (Ans) and No 10 Advanced Salvage Section (Carvin) it disbanded in September 1919.

No 4 Detached Landing and Salvage Party

This was formed on 30 May 1919 at Forst, in the 91st Wing by amalgamating Nos 4 & 5 Emergency Landing Parties (Forst and Sart respectively).  It was transferred from 2nd Brigade to No 1 ASD on 10 September 1919  and disbanded in late 1919.

Engine Repair Depot

This was formed on in April 1920 at Abbassia moving to Aboukir after June, where it merged into the RAF Depot, Middle East on 7 January 1925.

No 1 Fighter Command Servicing Unit

This was formed on 19 February 1945 at Manston in No 11 Group, moving to Biggin Hill in June.  Further moves followed to Weston Zoyland in November, Chilbolton in December, Dunsfold on 2 January 1946, Boxted on 18 February, Turnhouse in March and finally to Acklington on 24 April, where it disbanded on 1 May 1946.

No 2 Fighter Command Servicing Unit

This was formed on 19 February 1945 at Manston in No 11 Group, moving to Biggin Hill in June and then to Fairwood Common in November, where it disbanded on 1 May 1946.

No 3 Fighter Command Servicing Unit

This was formed on 19 February 1945 at Manston in No 11 Group, moving to Weston Zoyland in November, Bradwell Bay in December and finally to Northolt on 25 January 1946, where it disbanded on 1 May 1946.

No 4 Fighter Command Servicing Unit

This was formed on 19 February 1945 at Manston in No 11 Group, moving to Dyce on 10 May and then to Andover in July, where it disbanded on 1 May 1946.

No 5 Fighter Command Servicing Unit

This was formed on 19 February 1945 at Bradwell Bay in No 11 Group,  but disbanded on 14 September 1945.

No 5 Fighter Command Servicing Unit

It reformed on 14 September 1945 at Molesworth from No 12 FCSU and disbanded on 1 May 1946.

No 6 Fighter Command Servicing Unit

This was formed on 19 February 1945 at Hawkinge in No 11 Group, moving to Warmwell on 25 February 1946 and then to Middle Wallop on 29 March 1946, where it disbanded on 1 May 1946.

No 7 Fighter Command Servicing Unit

This was formed on 19 February 1945 at Friston in No 11 Group, moving to Bentwaters in May, where it disbanded on 1 May 1946.

No 8 Fighter Command Servicing Unit

This was formed on 19 February 1945 at Ford in No 11 Group, moving to Tangmere in August, where it disbanded on 14 September 1945.

No 8 Fighter Command Servicing Unit

It reformed on 14 September 1945 at Hutton Cranswick from No 13 FCSU, moving to Biggin Hill in November and then Horsham St Faith in December, where it disbanded on 1 May 1946.

No 9 Fighter Command Servicing Unit

This was formed on 19 February 1945 at Tangmere in No 11 Group, moving to Chilbolton on 21 April 1946, where it disbanded on 1 May 1946.

No 10 Fighter Command Servicing Unit

This was formed on 19 February 1945 at Colerne in No 10 Group, moving to Predannack (No 11 Group) in May, where it disbanded on 14 September 1945.

No 10 Fighter Command Servicing Unit

This was formed on 14 September 1945 at Turnhouse from No 14 FCSU, where it disbanded on 1 May 1946.

No 11 Fighter Command Servicing Unit

This was formed on 19 February 1945 at Coltishall.  in No 12 Group, moving to Horsham St Faith in August, where it disbanded on 1 May 1946.

No 12 Fighter Command Servicing Unit

This was formed on 19 February 1945 at Coltishall.  in No 12 Group, moving to Church Fenton in May and Molesworth in August, where it was redesignated No 5 FCSU on 1 May 1946.

No 13 Fighter Command Servicing Unit

This was formed on 19 February 1945 at Coltishall.  in No 12 Group, moving to Church Fenton in May and then to Hutton Cranswick on 28 May, where it was redesignated No 8 FCSU on 1 May 1946.

No 14 Fighter Command Servicing Unit

This was formed on 19 February 1945 at Peterhead and was redesignated No 10 FCSU on 1 May 1946.

Fleet Aircraft Repair Depot

This was formed on in October 1918 at Donibristle and disbanded into the Coastal Aircraft Depot on 15 September 1919.

No 11 Flying Boat Fitting Unit

This was formed on 15 May 1943 at Wig Bay and it was absorbed into No 57 MU on 8 October 1943.

No 12 Flying Boat Fitting Unit

This was due to form in July 1943 at Pembroke Dock but formation never occurred.

Flying Boat Repair Station/Base, Kisumu

This was formed on 1 November 1942 at Kisumu with the station being transferred to the civilian authorities on 31 March 1949.

No 1 Flying Boat Servicing Unit

This was formed as the Flying Boat Servicing Unit on 12 March 1942 at Wig Bay in No 15 Group, being redesignated No 1 FBSU on 25 September and was absorbed into No 57 MU on 1 February 1944.

No 2 Flying Boat Servicing Unit

This was formed on 25 September 1942 at Greenock from the FBSU in No 18 Group and disbanded in June 1945.

No 3 Flying Boat Servicing Unit

This was formed on 25 September 1942 at Pembroke Dock from the FBSU in No 19 Group and disbanded in December 1944.

No 4 Flying Boat Servicing Unit

This was formed on 25 September 1942 at Ganavan Sands/Oban from the FBSU in No 15 Group and disbanded in April 1944.

No 5 Flying Boat Servicing Unit

This was formed on 25 September 1942 at Invergordon (renamed Alness on 10 Feb 1943) in No 17 Group and disbanded in December 1944.

No 6 Flying Boat Servicing Unit

This was formed on 13 September 1943 at Calshot from the FBS Section in No 16 Group and disbanded in August 1945.

No 1 (Fighter) Forward Repair Depot

This was formed on 16 January 1943 at Calcutta from Nos 101 and 125 RSUs under No 226 Group.  It moved to Maidan Street, Calcutta on 10 March, Singarbil on 5 November and then Agartala in October, where it was redesignated No 142 RSU on in December 1944.

No 2 (Bomber) Forward Repair Depot

This was formed on in January 1943 at Jessore from Nos 88 and 122 RSUs, moving to Bishnapur under the designation No 122 RSU and was immediately redesignated No 143 RSU on 7 December 1943.

No 3 Forward Repair Depot

This was formed on 23 August 1943 at Campbellpore in No 187 Wing and it was redesignated No 144 RSU around 10 November 1943.

No 4 Forward Repair Depot

This was formed on 21 August 1943 at Ratmalana in No 222 Group and it was redesignated No 145 RSU around 10 November 1943.

No 56 Forward Repair Depot

This was formed on by 1 December 1945 at Rangoon and it disbanded on 1 September 1946.

The Forward Repair Unit (Mobile Aircraft Repairs)

See - No 511 Forward Repair Unit, below

No 511 Forward Repair Unit

The nucleus of this unit was formed on 6 June 1943 as No 511 Aircraft and MT Repair Unit at Henlow but by 19 October it had been redesignated No 511 Forward Repair Unit.  It moved to Odiham under the control of HQ AEAF on 16 November and was transferred to No 43 Group in 10 January 1944.  It then reverted to AEAF under No 85 (Base) Group on 1 April and in July was redesignated the Forward Repair Unit.  It operated from the UK immediately following the invasion but in September the advanced element moved to Old Sarum to begin the journey to the continent.  It was composed of three main sections, Base Aircraft Salvage Unit (BASU), Base Aircraft Repair Unit (BARU) and Base MT Repair Unit (BMTU)  Each of the sections made its way to the continent independently as follows: -

Advanced Element

Date

Location

 3 Sep 1944

Fareham

6 Sep 1944

B70 (Antwerp/Deurne)

24 Oct 1944

Wevelghem

BASU Element

Date

Location

8 Oct 1944

Orphanage School near Ypres

BARU Element

Date

Location

8 Oct 1944

B70 (Antwerp/Deurne)

27 Oct 1944

near Courtrai

BMTU Element

Date

Location

 7 Nov 1944

Caserne Zellick, Brussels

 

The main HQ element moved to Odiham on 7 November 1944 by which time the various element were at the locations as shown above.  However, its existence on the continent was brief as it disbanded on 28 November with the BASU becoming No 3 Base Recovery Depot, BARU becoming No 151 Repair Unit (Aircraft) and the BMTU becoming No 5 MT Base Depot.

For a detailed description of its role, click here.

Forward Support (Fixed Wing)

This was formed on 1 April 2000 at St Athan and may still be in existence.

French Technical Liaison Unit

This was formed on 25 October 1943 at Blida by amalgamating the Air Repair Section at Boufarik, Caudron Renault Aircraft Factory at Maison Blanche and the French Repair Unit at Blida. It disbanded on 16 June 1944 with the AIA Repair Unit going to No 144 MU, the Camions Renault Factory becoming No 1 FTLU and the FAF Parc d'Avion No 95 (RAF Element) becoming No 2 FTLU.

No 1 French Technical Liaison Unit

This was formed on 16 June 1944 at Boufarik from the Caudron Renault element of the French Liaison Unit and disbanded on 31 July 1945.

No 1 French Technical Liaison Unit

This was formed on 1 February 1946 at Blida, taking over the commitments of No 156 MU and disbanded on 8 August 1946.

No 2 French Technical Liaison Unit

This was formed on 16 June 1944 at Blida from the FAF Parc d'Avion No 95 (RAF Element) and disbanded on 31 July 1945.

No 2 French Technical Liaison Unit

This was formed on 1 February 1946 at Maison Blanche, taking over the commitments of No 144 MU and it disbanded on 10 August 1946.

No 3 French Technical Liaison Unit

This was formed on 16 June 1944 at Cazes Airport, Casablanca following the disbandment of No 145 MU.  It disbanded on 20 July 1945.

No 1 Glider Servicing Flight

This was formed on in June 1944 at Chaklala moving to Dhamial in September and disbanded on 26 April 1945.

No 1 Glider Servicing Party

This was formed on 24 December 1944 at Tarquinia in No 214 Group and was redesignated No 2 Glider Servicing Party in March 1945.

No 1 Glider Servicing Party

It reformed on in March 1945 at Guidonia from No 3 Glider Servicing Party and disbanded on in October 1945.

No 2 Glider Servicing Party

This was formed on 24 December 1944 at Ciampino in No 214 Group and disbanded on in March 1945.

No 2 Glider Servicing Party

It reformed on in March 1945 at Tarquinia from No 1 Glider Servicing Party and disbanded in July 1945.

No 3 Glider Servicing Party

This was formed on 24 December 1944 at Guidonia in No 214 Group was redesignated No 1 Glider Servicing Party in March 1945.

No 1 Group Servicing Section

This was formed on 15 December 1942 at Lindholme in No 1 Group to provide gangs of personnel to repair Category 'A' damage and to carry out major inspections following extensive operations.  It disbanded in October 1944 with 8 gangs being sent to stations within the Group as required.

No 2 Group Servicing Section

This was formed on 15 December 1942 at West Raynham in No 2 Group to provide gangs of personnel to repair Category 'A' damage and to carry out major inspections following extensive operations, moving to Hartford Bridge by 11 December 1943, where it disbanded in October 1945 with 8 gangs being sent to stations within the Group as required.

No 3 Group Servicing Section

This was formed on 15 December 1942 at Mildenhall in No 3 Group to provide gangs of personnel to repair Category 'A' damage and to carry out major inspections following extensive operations.  It disbanded in October 1946 with 8 gangs being sent to stations within the Group as required.

No 4 Group Servicing Section

This was formed on 15 December 1942 at Linton-on-Ouse in No 4 Group to provide gangs of personnel to repair Category 'A' damage and to carry out major inspections following extensive operations.  It moved to Driffield on 18 June 1943 then to Acaster Malbis at some point before moving to Leconfield on 11 October, where it disbanded in October 1947 with 8 gangs being sent to stations within the Group as required.

No 5 Group Servicing Section

This was formed on 15 December 1942 at Scampton in No 5 Group to provide gangs of personnel to repair Category 'A' damage and to carry out major inspections following extensive operations.  It disbanded in October 1948 with 8 gangs being sent to stations within the Group as required.

No 6 (RCAF) Group Servicing Section

This was formed on 9 January 1943 at Topcliffe in No 6 (RCAF) Group to provide gangs of personnel to repair Category 'A' damage and to carry out major inspections following extensive operations.  It disbanded in October 1953 with 8 gangs being sent to stations within the Group as required.

No 91 Group Servicing Section

This was formed on 15 December 1942 at Harwell in No 91 Group to provide gangs of personnel to repair Category 'A' damage and to carry out major inspections following extensive operations.  It moved to Wellesbourne Mountford on 15 February 1944, where it disbanded in October 1949 with 8 gangs being sent to stations within the Group as required.

No 92 Group Servicing Section

This was formed on 15 December 1942 at Upper Heyford in No 92 Group to provide gangs of personnel to repair Category 'A' damage and to carry out major inspections following extensive operations.  By June 1943 it was at Westcott, where it disbanded in October 1950 with 8 gangs being sent to stations within the Group as required.

No 93 Group Servicing Section

This was formed on 15 December 1942 at Church Broughton in No 93 Group to provide gangs of personnel to repair Category 'A' damage and to carry out major inspections following extensive operations.  It disbanded in October 1951 with 8 gangs being sent to stations within the Group as required.

No 100 Group Servicing Section

This was formed on 28 February 1944 at West Raynham. in No 100 Group to provide gangs of personnel to repair Category 'A' damage and to carry out major inspections following extensive operations.  It disbanded in October 1952 with 5 gangs being sent to stations within the Group as required.

No 1 Group Special Servicing Party (Armament)

This was formed before February 1946 at Hemswell , moving to Lindholme on 14 February 1946, after which its fate is unknown.

No 2 Group Support Unit

This was formed on 1 April 1944 at Swanton Morley from No 1482 Flight, moving to Fersfield on 14-17 December 1944, where it became No 2 Group Disbandment Centre on 1 August 1945.

No 83 Group Support Unit

This was formed on 1 March 1944 at Redhill from Nos 403, 405, 409, 410 and 419 Aircraft Repair Flights.  Its role was to provide an immediate reserve of pilots and aircraft for units of No 83 Group, moving to Bognor on 25 June.  Further moves followed to Thorney Island on 25 September, Westhampnett on 3 November, Lasham on 21 November, back to Thorney Island on 8 February 1945 and finally to Dunsfold on 22 February, where it became No 83 Group Disbandment Centre on 1 August 1945.

No 84 Group Support Unit

This was formed on 14 February 1944 at Aston Down from Nos 411, 412, 413, 420 and 421 Aircraft Repair Flights.  Its role was to provide an immediate reserve of pilots and aircraft for units of No 83 Group, moving to Thruxton on 10 July and then to Lasham on 21 November, where it became No 84 Group Disbandment Centre on 1 August 1945.

No 88 Group Force Support Unit

This was formed on in September 1945 at Dyce , moving to Ipswich on 7 September, where it disbanded on 1 December 1945.

Handley Page Repair Unit

This was formed on in 1918 at Guines and disbanded on 31 May 1919 becoming a detachment of No 1 ASD.

No 1 Heavy Glider Servicing Unit

This was formed on 15 March 1944 at Netheravon from No 1 HGMU and No 235 MU under No 38 Group to maintain the Horsa and Hamilcar gliders of the Group through a number of Glider Servicing Echelons.  By May 1945 it was responsible for over 1,000 gliders.  It disbanded on 31 December 1946.

No 2 Heavy Glider Servicing Unit

This was formed by  January 1946 at West Kirby for service in the Far East but its fate is unknown.

No 44 Heavy Glider Servicing Unit

This was formed on 21 April 1946 at West Kirby for service in the Middle East, leaving for Kabrit on 9 February under the control of No 216 Group.  It arrived in Egypt on 12 April, moving to Kabrit on 1 May.  Control passed to AHQ Levant on 1 August but it disbanded on 30 September 1946.

Home Command Major Servicing Unit

This was formed on 1 August 1950 at Honiley, moving to Lichfield on 15 October 1952, where it disbanded on 1 July 1954.

Hurricane Repair Section

This was formed on 20 November 1941 at Helwan but its fate is unknown.

Irish Aircraft Repair Depot

This was being built in 1918 at Lucan, County Dublin but had not been completed by the Armistice.

Martel Servicing and Support Unit

This was formed on 2 October 1978 at Marham, in No 1 Group and  disbanded on 1 January 1984.

Maryland Repair Unit

This was formed on 1 May 1942 at Burg el Arab and was redesignated No 4 (Middle East) Aircraft Repair Unit on 15 May 1945.

No 1 Metal Produce Recovery Depot

This was formed in 1940 at Morris Motors, Cowley, Oxford and it closed in 1946.

No 2 Metal Produce Recovery Depot

This was formed on in 1941 at Eaglescliffe and it closed in 1946.

No 1 Mobile Glider Servicing Party

This was formed on by 1963 probably at White Waltham to maintain Air Cadet gliders within its local area, moving to Halton on 26 February 1968.   It disbanded on 1 July 1988 and its and responsibilities were transferred to the Central Gliding School.

No 2 Mobile Glider Servicing Party

This was formed on by 1963 probably at White Waltham, moving to Locking on 26 February 1968 and then to Syerston on 13 June 1988, where it disbanded on 1 July 1988 and its and responsibilities were transferred to the Central Gliding School.

No 3 Mobile Glider Servicing Party

This was formed in October 1959 at St Athan, moving to Church Fenton in November and then Ternhill on 1 March 1962.  By 1985 it was at Cosford, where  it disbanded on 1 July 1988 and its and responsibilities were transferred to the Central Gliding School.

No 4 Mobile Glider Servicing Party

This was formed in October 1960 at Rufforth, moving to Church Fenton the same month and then Oustonl on 1 March 1962.  When Ouston closed in 1974, it may have moved to Leeming but by 1979 was at Dishforth, where it disbanded on 1 July 1988 and its and responsibilities were transferred to the Central Gliding School.

No 1 Mobile Parachute Servicing Unit

This was formed on 3 October 1942 at Netheravon for service in the Mediterranean, joining MAAF at Boufarik on 20 April 1943.  On 1 June it moved to Mascara and then to the Augusta area on 17 July but on 25 October it returned to the UK.  By 17 February 1944 it was back at Netheravon, moving to Marks Hall by I January 1946 and then to Wethersfield on 29 March.  By 11 June it was back at Netheravon, now under No 38 Group, remaining until 28 May 1949 when it moved to Upper Heyford, where It disbanded on 19 June 1950.

No 2 Mobile Parachute Servicing Unit

This was formed on 21 May 1943 at Mascara, under the control of NWAAF for 2nd Parachute Brigade.  It moved to Pachino in Sicily on 17 July, remaining until at least 30 September but by 5 November was at Kairouan.  By 10 December it was at Bari under No 218 Group but was transferred to No 214 Group on 1 February 1944.  It was at Gioia by 21 April and Gaudo by 15 July, where it probably remained until leaving for the UK, arriving at Thruxton on 28 June 1945, where it disbanded on 31 January 1946.

No 3 Mobile Parachute Servicing Unit

This was formed by May 1943 in the Middle East, under the control of MAAF.  By 30 June it was at Mascara moving to the Syracuse area on 17 July and then to Kairouan on 30 September until at least 5 November 1943 but its fate is unknown.

No 4 Mobile Parachute Servicing Unit

This was formed on 8 July 1943 at Netheravon, under the control of No 38 Wing.  By February 1945 it was at Blakehill Farm until 9 March when it moved to Bulford Camp, where it disbanded on 31 January 1946.

No 5 Mobile Parachute Servicing Unit

This was formed on by 10 February 1944 at Chaklala but it disbanded in September 1945.

It reformed in September 1945 at Kargi Road and by 1 February 1946 was at Raipur, moving to Malir later that month.  From May 1946 it was a Karachi until at least August but by June 1949 it had moved to Netheravon, where it joined No 38 Group and moved to Upper Heyford on 17 June, but its fate is unknown.

No 6 Mobile Parachute Servicing Unit

This was formed on 20 January 1944 at Netheravon and in June 1945 was transferred to ACSEA but whether it moved out to the Far East is unclear but it disbanded on 15 November 1945.

No 7 Mobile Parachute Servicing Unit

This was formed on 20 January 1944 at Netheravon and undertook a number of moves around the UK (Hereford on 17 April, Bulford, by February 1945, Ashby de la Zouche on 28 February and finally Digby in June) before moving to the Far East in July 1945.   It disbanded on 15 November 1945.

No 8 Mobile Parachute Servicing Unit

This was formed on 21 April 1945 at Ibsley moving to Qastina in Palestine on 5 December, where it was transferred to No 283 Wing on 1 February 1946.  In October it returned to the No 38 Group at Netheravon but its fate is unknown.

No 9 Mobile Parachute Servicing Unit

This was formed on 21 April 1945 at Ibsley On 29 October it moved to Thruxton before moving to the Middle East on 14 January 1946 to join No 283 Wing but it disbanded on 31 January 1946.

No 9 Mobile Parachute Servicing Unit

It reformed on 1 March 1948 at Netheravon moving to Schleswigland on 6 April, Utersen on 1 November and then to Hildesheim, where it became part of the Parachute Jumping Training Centre on 10 January 1949.  A final move was made to Hamburg on 15 October, where it disbanded on 22 October 1949.

No 10 Mobile Parachute Servicing Unit

This was formed on 20 July 1945 at Chaklala, under the control of No 229 Group and it disbanded on in November 1945.

(Un-numbered) Mobile Parachute Servicing Unit

This was formed on 29 September 1943 at Chaklala, under the control of No 177 Wing but its fate is unknown.

No 1 Mobile Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed on 26 July 1949 at Utersen under the control of No 85 Group and April 1950 it had moved to Gutersloh, later settling at Celle.  By April 1950 it had moved to Gutersloh and later moved to Celle, where its tasking was taken over by 2nd TAF Repair and Salvage Squadron and disbanded on 1 January 1957.

No 2 Mobile Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed on 26 July 1949 at Gutersloh under the control of No 85 Group moving to Laarbruch on 11 March 1955, where it disbanded on 1 January 1957.

No 3 Mobile Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed on 1 January 1952 at Fassberg, under the control of No 2 Group, moving to Oldenburg on 21 July 1952, where it disbanded on 1 January 1957.

No 4 Mobile Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed on 11 August 1952 at Wildenrath, under the control of No 2 Group.   It disbanded on 1 January 1957.

No 1 Mobile Salvage Unit

This was formed on 21 December 1941 in Kenya, under the control of No 207 Group, administered by No 105 MU, but its fate is unknown.

It reformed on by 19 March 1944 at Agartala and by 19 November was at Chaklala, where it disbanded on 1 September 1945.

It had reformed, once again, by 14 November 1945 at Kaylan leaving India in January 1946 for Kallang, where it disbanded on 14 June 1946.

No 1 Mobile Torpedo Base

This was formed on 24 September 1940 at St Eval in No 15 Group and was redesignated No 21 Mobile Torpedo Unit on 2 September 1942.

No 2 Mobile Torpedo Base

This was formed on 24 September 1940 at North Coates and was redesignated No 22 Mobile Torpedo Unit on 2 September 1942.

No 1 RAF Mobile Servicing Unit (Torpedo)

This was formed from No 1 Mobile Torpedo Unit on 2 September 1942 at Shallufa and disbanded on 10 March 1944.

No 2 RAF Mobile Servicing Unit (Torpedo)

This was formed from No 2 Mobile Torpedo Unit on 2 September 1942 at Shallufa and.   it disbanded on 10 March 1944.

No 3 RAF Mobile Servicing Unit (Torpedo)

It arrived in the Middle East from the UK on 2 September 1942 at Shallufa, under the control of No 201 Group and disbanded on 10 March 1944.

No 4 RAF Mobile Servicing Unit (Torpedo)

This was formed on or by 27 June 1943 at Protville moving to Blida on 10 December, where it remained until at least 21 January 1944, after which its fate is unknown.

No 5 RAF Mobile Servicing Unit (Torpedo)

This was formed on in March 1943 at Tain moving to the Middle East in April, being at Protville by 27 June.  By 10 December it was at Grottaglie, where it remained until at least 21 January 1944, after which its fate is unknown.

No 11 RAF Mobile Servicing Unit (Torpedo)

This was formed on by 10 January 1944 at St Thomas Mount where it remained until at least 10 March but by Decemberit was at Cholavarum, where it disbanded on 15 December 1944.

No 12 RAF Mobile Servicing Unit (Torpedo)

This was formed on by 10 January 1945 at Cuttack and it disbanded on 15 December 1944.

No 13 RAF Mobile Servicing Unit (Torpedo)

This was formed on by 10 January 1946 at Vavuniya and it disbanded on 30 September 1945 into No 3509 Servicing Unit.

No 14 RAF Mobile Servicing Unit (Torpedo)

This was formed on in March 1943 at Tain and arrived in the Middle East on 16 April, settling at Shallufa but it disbanded on 1 December 1944.

No 15 RAF Mobile Servicing Unit (Torpedo)

This was formed on by 10 January 1946 at Ratmalana and it disbanded on 30 September 1945 into No 3509 Servicing Unit.

No 21 RAF Mobile Servicing Unit (Torpedo)

This was formed No21 Mobile Torpedo Servicing Unit on 2 September 1942 at North Coates before moving to Chivenor by 15 January 1943 and then Davidstow Moor in June, where it remained until at least 15 December, after which its fate is unknown.

No 22 RAF Mobile Servicing Unit (Torpedo)

This was formed from No 1 Mobile Torpedo Servicing Unit on 2 September 1942 at St Merryn before moving to North Coates by 15 November, where it remained until at least 15 December, after which its fate is unknown.

No 23 RAF Mobile Servicing Unit (Torpedo)

This was formed in No 18 Group on 15 December 1942 at Leuchars, where it remained until at least 15 December, after which its fate is unknown.

No 24 RAF Mobile Servicing Unit (Torpedo)

This was formed in No 18 Group on 15 October 1943 at Donna Nook, where it disbanded in December 1943.

No 1 Mobile Torpedo Servicing Unit

This was formed by September 1940 at St Merryn under the control of No 15 Group.  It moved to St Eval on 29 September, was at Bircham Newton by November but returned to St Eval on 3 November.  On 16 December it was at Lee-on-Solent, then Yeovilton on 10 January 1941 and back to St Merryn in March, where it was redesignated No 22 Mobile Servicing Unit (Torpedo) on 2 September 1942.

No 2 Mobile Torpedo Servicing Unit

This was formed in December 1940 at North Coates, it was redesignated No 21 Mobile Servicing Unit (Torpedo) on 2 September 1942.

No 1 Mobile Torpedo Unit

This was formed on 10 March 1942 at Dekheila in No 201 Group, moving to Shallufa on 1 July 1942, where it was redesignated No 1 Mobile Servicing Unit (Torpedo) on 2 September 1942.

No 2 Mobile Torpedo Unit

This was formed on 10 March 1942 at Dekheila in No 201 Group, moving to Shallufa on 1 July 1942, where it was redesignated No 2 Mobile Servicing Unit (Torpedo) on 2 September 1942.

No 3 Mobile Torpedo Unit

This was formed on in June 1942 at LG86 near Amriya attached to No 39 Squadron, moving to Shallufa on 1 July 1942, where it disbanded on 2 September 1942.

No 11 Mobile Torpedo Unit

This was formed on 8 October 1942 at Arkonam but its fate is unknown.

No 12 Mobile Torpedo Unit

This was formed on 1 November 1942 at Cuttack but its fate is unknown.

No 13 Mobile Torpedo Unit

This was formed in India but its fate is unknown.

No 21 Mobile Torpedo Unit

This was formed on 2 September 1942 at St Eval fro No 1 Mobile Torpedo Base in No 15 Group and by December 1942 was at Chivenor, where it disbanded in June 1943.

No 22 Mobile Torpedo Unit

This was formed on 2 September 1942 at North Coates from No 2 Mobile Torpedo Base in No 15 Group.  It was still at North Coates on 15 December 1943, after which its fate is unknown.

No 23 Mobile Torpedo Unit

This was formed on in December 1942 at Leuchars in No 18 Group until at least December 1943, after which its fate is unknown.

Mobile Wellington Servicing Unit (WA)

This was formed on 1 November 1942 at Heliopolis for service in West Africa but it disbanded on 25 February 1943.

Mosquito Major Servicing Unit

This was formed at West Raynham moving to Swanton Morley on 29 December 1944, after which its fate is unknown.

Nimrod Major Servicing Unit

This was formed on 1 February 1972 at Kinloss in No 18 Group and was put out to civilian contract on 6 June 1995.

Plane Repair Unit/Park

This was formed on by December 1917 at Agricultural Hall, Islington, London as the Plane Repair Unit, having been retitled Plane Repair Park by December 1918 and disbanded on 31 January 1919.

Reception Flight

This was formed on 2 December 1941 at Kilo 27, to service Liberators but its fate is unknown.

No 1 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed on 25 April 1940 in France, moving to Amiens-Glisy by 4 May 1940.  It disbanded at St Athan on 24 June 1940.

It was reformed on 1 February 1942 at Asansol as No 1 RSU (India), under the control of No 226 Group but it was redesignated No 122 RSU on 19 March 1942.

Arriving at No 21 PTC, Kasfareet from the UK on 15 June 1942, under the control of AHQ Western Desert, it was officially formed on 20 August 1942 at Kilo 40 in No 233 Wing.  However, it moved into the Western Desert on 12 October to serve Nos 285 and 7 (SAAF) Wings at LG162 Gazala.  It moved to Aqir on 23 February 1943 and Muqeibila on 4 November, where it operated a detachment at Aleppo from 8 November to 1 February 1944.  It disbanded on 31 March 1944.

It  reformed, once again, in Middle East Command on 25 May 1944 at No 21 PTC, Kasfareet and was in transit on 2 June, arriving at Nerab under AHQ Levant on 7 June.  It then went to no 22 PTC at Almaza prior to moving to Italy but on 6 July moved to Muqeibila, where it disbanded on 27 July 1944.

No 2 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed on 25 April 1940 in France, moving to Abbeville by 4 May 1940.  It disbanded at St Athan on 24 June 1940.

Arriving at No 21 PTC, Kasfareet from the UK on 15 June 1942, under the control of AHQ Western Desert, it was reformed on 12 October 1942 in No 233 Wing.  It then moved to Darragh West on 9 January, Sorman West on 9 March, Ben Gardane on 23 March, Bu Grara on 9 April, and then back to Sorman West on 28 April, where it was transferred to No 214 Group on 1 June.  More moves followed to Mellaha on 24 June and then across the Mediterranean to Gioia del Colle in Italy on 17 October, Palata on 15 March 1944, Madna on 23 March, Canne on 8 May, Sinello on 8 June, where it was redesignated No 2 (South African) RSU, Marcigliana on 18 June and finally Orvietto on 28 June, where it disbanded on 1 August 1944.

No 3 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed on 25 April 1940 in France, and by 4 May was at Rosieres but it disbanded on 24 June 1940 at St Athan.

It reformed on 1 March 1942 at Lahore as No 3 RSU (India) but was redesignated No 123 RSU on 18 March 1942.

No new 3 RSU arrived at No 21 PTC, Kasfareet from the UK on 15 June 1942, under the control of No 201 Group, it was reformed on 12 January 1942 at Wadi Natrtun in No 243 Wing.  By 2 February it was at Misurata West and on 9 April moved to Zuara, where it joined No 214 Group, making its final move in North Africa on 24 June to Castel Benito.  It then moved to India and was reformed at Barrackpore on 5 November under No 186 Wing, moving on to Dechuapalong on 3 February 1944.  Further moves followed to Dhoapalong on 4 February, Nazir on 10 March then to Rumkhapalong (date unknown) and by 3 Decemberwas at Tulihal an was now in No 230 Group.  On 12 December it was at Kalemyo, Thedaw on 26 April 1945 and arriving at Meiktila on 31 July.  It embarked on board SS Tao's Victory on 28 March 1946 , arriving at Kowloon, Hong Kong on 2 April before continuing on to Japan, arriving at Iwakuni on 9 April.  Its final location was Miho from late April, where it remained until it disbanded on 1 March 1948.

No 4 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed on 25 April 1940 in France, moving to La Pagnie by 4 May 1940.  It disbanded at Henlow on 24 June 1940.

This was formed on 1 November 1942 at Lakatamia.  It moved to No 24 PTC, Aboukir on 26 November 1942, where it disbanded on 10 January 1943.

No 5 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed on 25 April 1940 in France, moving to Vauchassis by 4 May 1940.  It disbanded at Henlow on 24 June 1940 after a brief period at Duxford.

No 6 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed on 25 April 1940 in France, moving to La Cheverla Farm, Beaumont by 7 June 1940.  It disbanded at Henlow on 24 June 1940.

No 10 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed on in the Middle East being transferred from RAF Middle East to MATAF on 23 March 1944, after which its is fate is unknown.

No 11 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed on 1 July 1940 at Henlow for service in Northern Ireland but it disbanded on 24 July 1940.

It reformed on 1 November 1940 at Mallusk, under the control of No 43 Group.  It was redesignated No 226 MU on 1 July 1942.

No 12 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed on in 1940 at Henlow, for service with BAFF.  It disbanded on 24 July 1940.

No 51 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed in June 1940 at Fuka moving to Sollum on 27 January 1941, El Adem by February and then back to Fuka Main on 10 April.  Further moves followed to Burg el Arab on 19 May, LG11 on 24 December, Abu Sueir by October 1942, Darragh Main by January/February 1943, Sertan Area on 23 February, Bou Thadi by 9 April, Enfidaville on 16 May and Haouria on 2 June.  On 31 July 1943 it began the journey across the Mediterranean but it didn't arrive at Cuttichio until 23 August.  It was in the Brindisi area from 5 October, moving to Tortorella on 31 October, Celone on 8 November, where it was transferred to the Desert Air Force, Segezia on 30 December and Foggia in January 1944.  It returned to Celone on 15 January, Madna on2 April, Regina on 16 May, La Banca on 18 June, Tarquinia on 28 June, Cecina on 27 July, Fiano on 17 September and then back to Cecina on 2 October, where it disbanded on 24 November 1944.

No 52 Repair and Salvage Unit

The nucleus of the unit was formed on in 1940 at Henlow for service in the Sudan.  By 3 September it was at Khartoum, moving to Wadi Gazouza in January 1941 and then back to Khartoum in March.  In April it moved to Kassala, to Port Sudan in July but by  1 February 1943 was again back in Khartoum, with detachments at Port Sudan, Wadi Halfa, Carthago and Asmara.  On 10 February it was reduced to cadre, disbanding on 8 June 1943.

No 53 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed on 1 October 1940 at Aboukir, under the control of Middle East Command.  It moved to Hassani in Greece in March 1941 but returned to Aboukir following the collapse in Greece.  It then moved to Wadi Natrun on 1 July, Fuka in November, El Adem on 26 December, Gerawla in February 1942 and finally LG224 in July, where it disbanded in August 1942.

It reformed on 12 October 1942 at LG204 under the control of No 239 Wing.  Further moves followed to LG97 in November, LG152 in December, Magrun in January 1943, Darragh West on 2 February, Sertan North on 9 March, Sorman on 16 March, Ben Gardane on 23 March, Bu Grara on 9 Aoril and then Zurara on 28 April, where it was transferred to No 214 Group.  It movements continued to Sorman on 16 July, Agnone on 18 August, Sorman again on 11 September before crossing the Mediterranean to Mileni on 5 November.  On 10 December it was at Foggia, moving on to Cuttella on 7 April 1944, San Angelo on 9 June, Guidonia on 18 June, Falerium on 28 June and finally Creti on 6 July, where it disbanded on 12 July 1944.

N new 53 RSU arrived in the Middle East from the UK on 29 July 1944 and by 8 September was at Borgetto but  it disbanded on 18 October 1944.

No 54 Repair and Salvage Unit

This nucleus of this unit was formed on in 1940 at Kew under the control of No 28 Group but on 17 December 1940 it was then decided to form the unit in the Middle East.  It moved to Greece on 5 April 1941 but following the collapse of Greece arrived at Gaza on 31 May and on 8 August moved to Iraq, arriving at Habbaniya on 10 August.  On 10 October it was on the move again, arriving at Burg el Arab on 22 October until moving to Fuka on 23 December.  By July 1943 it was at Berka Main, where it disbanded on 31 March 1944.

No 55 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed on 1 May 1941 at No 6 RC, Wilmslow for service in the Middle East.  It arrived at Ismailia on 2 August and then moved to Gaza on 25 August, Aqir on 28 October, Ramat David on 16 April, Ein Shemer on 28 September and then Gianaclis on 21 December.  On 5 October 1943 its Advanced HQ moved to Foggia in Italy but the main body moved to Amriya at some point before moving to Gambut on 10 March 1944.  From 24 to 27 July it moved into No 22 PTC at Almaza in preparation for its move to Italy, arriving at Falconara on 26 August, where it disbanded on 1 October 1944.

No 56 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed on 5 January 1942 at Habbaniya.  It arrived at Ismailia on 2 August and then moved to Gaza on 25 August, Aqir on 28 October, Ramat David on 16 April, Ein Shemer on 28 September and then Gianaclis on 21 December.  On 5 October 1943 its Advanced HQ moved to Foggia in Italy but the main body moved to Amriya at some point before moving to Gambut on 10 March 1944.  From 24 to 27 July it moved into No 22 PTC at Almaza in preparation for its move to Italy, arriving at Falconara on 26 August, where.  it disbanded on 1 May 1943.

No 57 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed on 29 August 1941 at Shallufa satellite moving to Misurata West by 9 March and ion 15 September was transferred from Middle East Command to NWAAF.  By 30 September it was at Kairouan and by 10 November had moved to Djededia North.  It was at San Giovanni by 21 January 1944, Palata by 21 April and Foggia by 15 July, where it disbanded on 1 January 1945.

No 58 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed on 27 September 1941 in the UK and by 23 November at arrived at LG 'Y' (Abu Sueir) from it operated a number of detachments.  These detachments came together at LG207 and the unit reformed on 9 November 1943 for service in the Levant.  At some point the unit moved to Qussassin but on 9 March 1944 it moved to Amriya South and then Suez on 1 April, leaving there five days later for the UK.  It reformed in ADGB on 5 May at Stapleford Tawney, moving to Cranfield on 8 May but was redesignated No 371 RSU to avoid confusion with No 58 MU on 12 August 1944.

No 59 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed on 27 September 1941 in the UK for service in the Middle East and by 23 November had arrived at Amriya, where it remained until at least 26 December.   It was transferred from AHQ Egypt to AHQ Western Desert on 28 February 1942 but its fate is unknown.

No 59 Repair and Salvage Unit

It reformed on 12 October 1942 at LG100 for service with Nos 244 and 7 (SAAF) Wings and by January 1943 was at Agedabia East.  It moved to Darragh West on 9 January, Sertan Main by 9 March, Sorman West by 16 March, Ben Gardane on 9 April before crossing the Mediterranean to Sicily, arriving at Cassibile on 20 August.  On 26 August it was at Lentini West and then moved on to the Italian mainland at Scanzano on 25 September.  It moved to Foggia on 5 October, Triolo on 5 Novemer, Canne on 30 December, Madna on 30 January, Venafro on 23 May, Littorio on 15 June, the Fabrici area on 28 June and finally Perugia on 6 July, where it disbanded on 7 July 1944.

No 60 Repair and Salvage Unit

It was reformed around October 1944 at an unknown location moving to Cholavarum in July 1945, embarking on the NZ Ship Tamaroa at Madras for the journey to Malaya on 9 July.  It arrived at Morib Beach on 17 July and then proceeded to Kuala Lumber, arriving in August where it disbanded on 21 November 1945.

No 60 Repair and Salvage Unit

The nucleus of this unit was formed in November 1940 at Padgate sailing for the Middle East on 11 November but was then diverted en-route to the Far East, arriving in Bombay on 8 January 1942.  Mmoving to Asansol on 13 January it was embarked on the SS Ellenga at Calcutta on 15 February for the journey to Rangoon but returned to Calcutta as a result of the Japanese successes in Burma.  It relocated to Bareilly on 26 February and then to Kanchrapara on 7 March where it was officially formed on the same date.  Transferred to No 165 Wing, it moved to Agartala between 13- 16 December and on to Patenga on 3 January 1943 where it amalgamated with No 132 RSU to form RSU (Forward Area) and disbanded officially on 1 April 1943.

No 61 Repair and Salvage Unit

It arrived from the UK on 17 January 1942 at No 21 PTC, Kasfareet moving immediately to Amriya.  It then moved to Burg el Arab on 8 May, LG106 on 27 June and then, at some point, to Rehovoth.  On 28 October it moved to Shallufa satellite and by 9 March 1943 was at Gardabia Main.  Its final destination in North Africa was Kairouan from 30 September but on 10 December it was in transit to Italy.  By 29 January 1944 it was at Toretto, at San Severo by 21 April, Stornara by 15 July and from 6 August at Foggia, where it disbanded on 1 January 1945.

No 62 Repair and Salvage Unit                

The nucleus of this unit formed at Padgate under the control of No 20 Group, for service in the Far East but it disbanded on 28 March 1942.

It was reformed on 4 June 1942 at Welawette, Colombo and disbanded in July 1943.

No 63 Repair and Salvage Unit

It arrived from the UK on 9 July 1942 at No 23 PTC, Helwan moving to Ismailia on 28 July, Shallufa in early November and Rehoveth on 10 November.  By January 1943 it was at LG237 (Kilo 40), moving to Fayid on 18 January, where it was attached to No 5 (ME) ARU.  It was at Deversoir on 2 July, El Firdan by August, Fayid on 29 November, Kasfareet on 7 January 1944 and Aboukir on 5 April.  On 21 April it arrived at Serragia in Corsica via Italy but on 16 May was at No 3 BPD at Portici, Naples.  It was back at Serragia on 23 May before moving to St Catherine on 15 July, Cuers on 9 September and then Le Vallon on 2 October.  By 16 October it had been shipped to Naples and was now at Gragnano, where it disbanded on 7 November 1944.

No 81 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed on 19 September 1941 at Seletar, under the control of Far East Command.   it disbanded on 28 April 1942.

No 81 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed on 15 April 1944 as No 81 ASP/RSU at Ajaccio under the control of No 339 Wing.  On 1 January 1945 it was transferred to No 85 Group and by the end of the month was at Y-8 Luxeuil, moving on 5 March to Breuche, Y-53 Colmar on 20 March, Y-40 Entzheim on 25 April and finally Friedrichshafen on 12 July, where it disbanded on in November 1945.

No 82 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed on 27 September 1941 in the UK, for service with Far East Command.   It moved from Malaya to India on 28 March 1942.

No 82 Repair and Salvage Unit

It arrived at Bombay on 23 October 1942 and officially formed with effect from 22 October 1942 at Ondal under the control of No 168 Wing.  Movements followed on 8 November to Pandaveswar, then to Worli at some point before moving to Asansol between 23-31 December, where.   It disbanded on 1 April 1943.

No 82 Repair and Salvage Unit                

his was formed on 30 March 1944 at Cawnpore, under the control of No 226 Group.  It moved to Dalbhumgarh on 2 October, under No 230 Group, later being transferred to No 228 Group and it disbanded on 21 November 1945 into No 390 MU.

No 83 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed on 27 September 1941 in the UK for service with Far East Command.   It officially at Mingaladon disbanded on 28 March 1942.

No 83 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was officially formed with effect from 18 December 1942 at No 307 MU, Lahore with personnel from the UK, becoming a Transport Salvage Unit at Calcutta.   It disbanded on 25 September 1943 being absorbed as a MTLRU into No 187 Maintenance Wing as part of No 335 MU.

No 83 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed as a MT Light Repair Depot on 27 January 1944 at Dohazari, under the control of No 230 Group.   By June 1944 it was at No 335 MU, Tollygunge, where it disbanded on 31 August 1944.

No 84 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was due to form in September 1942 for service with Indi Command.   but disbanded on arrival in India and was redesignated No 144 RSU on 1 April 1943.

No 85 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed from No 1 Airborne Salvage Squadron on 20 January 1945 at Barrackpore, under the control of No 230 Group.   Between 17-24 August 1945 it moved to Mingaladon, leaving a detachment at Barrackpore and disbanded on 31 March 1946.

No 88 Repair and Salvage Unit

This formed in in January 1943 at Jessore but almost immediately.   it amalgamated with No 122 RSU to form Forward Repair Depot (Bombers) on in January 1943.

No 100 Repair and Salvage Unit

This briefly formed at Campbellpore but was redesignated No 144 RSU around December 1943.

No 101 Repair and Salvage Unit

Plans for its formation were made on 6 January 1942 in the UK with its CO being appointed on 22 January.  Destined for No 241 Group, its nucleus embarked on board the Empress of Russia and sailed from Liverpool on 20 March.  It officially formed at Drigh Road in No 224 Group on 19 May, although the nucleus from the UK didn't arrive until 28 May.  Moving to Calcutta on 7 September, it was transferred to No 293 Wing at Agartala on 1 October but it disbanded on 1 April 1943 to form No 1 (Fighter) Forward Repair Depot, along with No 125 RSU, although its official disbandment didn't occur until 1 April.

No 101 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed around 6 January 1944 in the Allahbad but its fate is unknown.

It reformed around 25 May 1944 in the Trichinopoly and disbanded on 15 January 1946.

No 102 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed around 6 January 1942 in the UK and disbanded on 16 July 1942.

No 103 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed around 6 January 1942 in the UK and disbanded on 16 July 1942.

No 106 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed around 9 October 1942 in the UK but was redesignated No 144 MU on 20 March 1943.

No 107 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed around 9 October 1942 in the UK but was redesignated No 2 (NA) ARU on 29 March 1943.

No 108 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed around 9 October 1942 in the UK for 'Operation Torch, arriving at Algiers on 13 November.  Initially located at Bone, it then began a highly mobile existence, moving to Duvivier by 9 February 1943, to Oued Frarah in early March and Montesquieu on 15 March.  On 19 April it was at Kaal Djerda, moving to Souk el Khemis on 31 May, Mateur on 18 June, Sorman West on 24 June and then Zuara on 30 September.  It was transferred to NWAAF on 1 October, moving to Gioia del Colle, Italy on 21 October but was back under Middle East Command on 9 December  at Kabrit.  From Kabrit it moved to Aleppo, joining No 322 Wing but on 9 February 1944 was at No 22 PTC, Almaza in preparation for a move back to Italy, arriving in the Alto Area on 13 April.  On 11 July it moved to the Calenzana area, to Freus on 22 August, Montelimar on 9 September, Le Vallon on 24 September and finally Miramis near Marseilles on 7 November.  In January 1945 it was transferred to No 214 Group, No 85 Group on 26 March and the to No 87 Group on 27 March until it disbanded on 1 February 1946.

This was formed 26 August 1946 at Istres under the control of the RAF Delegation (France) and disbanded on 31 March 1947.

No 109 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed in September 1942 at UK for No 326 Wing in  'Operation Torch', arriving in Algiers on 22/23 November.  It moved to Ain Arnat on 12 December, Le Kroub on 28 January, Ain Breida on 4 March and on 26 May was transferred to North-West African Tactical Bomber Force.  On 18 June it relocated to Fochville-Megrine where it rejoined No 326 Wing on 13 July.  Moving across to Italy it was at Comiso on 31 July, Sigonella on 24 August, where it rejoined NWATBF on 2 September, moving to the Brindisi on 20 October.  On 1 November it was at Celone, nine days later going to Tortorella and a month later was transferred to the Desert Air Force.  Moving to Biferno on 20 February 1944 it was redesignated No 109 (South Africa) RSU on 6 April and moved to Pescara on 28 June.  It returned to Egypt at No 22 PTC where it regrouped and was merged into No 3 (SAAF) Wing on 1 August and was finally it disbanded on 25 September 1944.

No 110 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed in September 1942 at UK for 'Operation Torch', arriving in Algiers on 22/23 November, relocating to Philipville on 5 December.  On 6 December it moved to the Ghardimaou are, Duvivier on 16 March 1943, Montesquieu in April, Le Sers on 14 April, Kaal Djerda on 8 May and Setif on 16 May until at least 31 July.  By 30 September it was at La Sebala and on 14 November it embarked for Naples, moving to Montecorvino on arrival.  From 30 December it was at Grottaglie and from 9 July, Foggia, where it disbanded on 25 February 1946.

No 111 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed on 9 October 1942 at Woolsington for 'Operation Torch' and arrived at Philippville on 7 December, moving on to Setf, where it was redesignated No 1 (NA) ARU on 28 August 1943.

It reformed on 1 October 1943 at No 2 BRD, under the control of NWAAF and by 5 November was at Sidi Amor.  After sending a detachment to Borgo in Corsica in May 1944 it moved to Ajaccio on the island on 2 October but the following month moved across the island to Ghisonaccia and then on22 January it moved to Alghero in Sardinia.  On 24 September it moved to the Italian mainland at Tarquinia, then to Rosignano on 7 December and finally to Pomigliano on 24 July, where it disbanded on 25 February 1946.

No 113 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed on 27 April 1943 at Sidi Ahmed under the control of No 330 Wing, NWAAF.   it was redesignated No 167 MU on 15 September 1943.

It reformed from No 11 FSU on 15 October 1943 at Naples Area, under the control of DAF moving to Capodichino on 10 December.  On 19 January 1944 it was at Lago, moving to the Tre Cancelli area on 9 June, the Tarquinia area on 18 June, but was reduced to a number plate basis on 28 June.  Resurrected it was at Piombino on 5 July, moving to the Calvi area on 7 August, to Ramatuelle on 22 August, Sisteron on 26 August, Besancon on 17 September and then La Jasse on 24 September.  Transferred to the Desert Air Force on 6 October, it moved to Florence the same day and disbanded on 16 November 1944.

No 121 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed on 19 May 1942 at Golden Rock Works, Trichinopoly.   It disbanded on 2 September 1943 and was replaced by No 5 RSS.

This was formed on 25 October 1944 at Vavuniya, under the control of No 192 Wing.   It moved to Tanjore in late May/early June 1945, then to Ulunderpet on 11 June.  At some point it moved to Redhills Lake, where it disbanded on 25 January 1946.

No 122 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed from No 1 RSU (India) on 18 March 1942 at Asansol under the control of No 226 Group.  On 1 October it was transferred to No 167 Wing and moved to Kundulai and then Jessore on 18 December.  In January 1943 it was amalgamated with No 88 RSU to form No 2 (Bomber) Forward repair Depot until it reverted to the title No 122 RSU, immediately being redesignated No 143 RSU on 7 December 1943.

This was formed on 25 October 1944 at Koggala, under the control of No 192 Wing, where it disbanded on 7 July 1945 into RAF Station Koggala.

No 123 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed from No 3 RSU (India) on 18 March 1942 at Lahore moving to Dum Dum and joining No 221 Group on 10 July, leaving a detachment at Lahore.  It moved to Pandaveswar on 2 September 1942, where it was transferred to No 170 Wing on 1 October.  A final move, to Salbani took place on 5 November 1942 and it disbanded on 1 April 1943.

No 124 Repair and Salvage Unit

The nucleus of this unit was formed on 2 July 1943 at No 2 FRD, Asansol under the control of No 226 Group, being activated at Lahore on 3 September 1943.  It moved to Masimpur in No 168 Wing on 20 November from where it operated a number of detachments at Jorhat, Dergaon, Chittagong, Kumbhirgram, Patenga and Silchar.  On 22 January 1945 it moved to Tulihal maintaining some of the detachments whilst setting up others.  By 31 July it was at Kinmagon, moving to Hmawbi, where it absorbed No 56 FRU in Rangoon and by January 1946 it was at Seletar in Singapore but supposedly it disbanded on 21 November 1945.

No 125 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed by July 1942 at Assam under the control of No 224 Group. It officially disbanded on 1 April 1943.

It reformed from No 142 RSU on in January 1945 at Singarbil moving to Calcutta on 24 October en-route to Singapore.  It left India on 21 November, arriving in Singapore and immediately being disbanded on 6 December 1945.

No 126 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed from No 130 RSU (Forward Areas) on 1 April 1943 at Chittagong under the control of No 186 Wing.  It moved to Manipur and No 224 Group in April 1944, Cox's Bazaar on 15 May, then back to Chittagong on by  19 November.  It transferred to No 230 Group and moved to Mambur on 31 January 1945, then to Cox's Bazaar on 20 May, Chittagong at some point before moving to Cholavarum on 17 July.  It disbanded on 21 November 1945 by which time it was in Kuala Lumper.

No 127 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed on 22 October 1942 at Arkonam under the control of No 172 Wing.  It disbanded on 1 October 1943 and was replaced by No 6 RSS.

No 128 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed on 22 October 1942 at Dambulla, under the control of No 222 Group.  It moved to Colombo in June 1943 and the following month to Ratmalana, where it disbanded on in November 1943.

No 129 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed on 22 October 1942 at Cuttack, under the control of No 175 Wing.  It moved to Jessore on 18 February 1943, leaving a detachment at Cuttack and disbanded on 1 April 1943 into No 136 RSU.

It reformed on 1 June 1943 at No 320 MU, Drigh Road, under the control of No 226 Group and disbanded on 21 September 1943 into No 187 Maintenance Wing.

No 130 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed on 22 October 1942 at Agartala, under the control of No 169 Wing.  It amalgamated with No 60 RSU to form RSU (Forward Area) on 16 January but wasn't officially disbanded until 1 April 1943.

No 131 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed on 1 November 1943 at Ramu under No 186 Wing and by 1 January it had moved to Chittagong.  It returned to Ramu in 10 February remaining until at least 10 March but by 19 November was at Cox's Bazaar and had transferred to No 230 Group.  On 4 December it was at Dechuapalong, moving to Akyab/Dabaing, where it joined No 903 Wing, on 5 April 1945.  It later transferred to No 342 Wing and by 14 November was at Myingyan, where it disbanded on 21 November 1945.

No 132 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was planned to form on 15 October 1943 at Barrackpore, moving to Imphal on 24 January 1943 and to Dimapur on 10 February.  On 13 February it transferred to No 906 Wing, moving to Tulihal at the same time.  Unusually it remained static fore nearly a year not moving again until 28 January 1945, this time to Tabingaung, joining No 230 Group.  It returned to No 906 Wing between 11-16 February at Sadaung, then to Dwehla on 23 April and back to No 230 Group with a move to Kwetnge on1 May.  On 20 May it was transferred to AHQ Bengal, moving to Mingaladon and then to Penang on 9 November but by January 1946 was back at Mingaladon, where it disbanded on 31 March 1946.

No 133 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed on 1 November 1943 at Cuttack, under the control of No 186 Wing but formation was cancelled.

No 134 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed from No 1 RSS on 1 December 1943 at Armenian College, Calcutta under the control of AHQ Bengal.  On 3 May 1944 it moved to Baigachi, joining No 230 Group and from 3 July was in transit, arriving at Bobbili on 27 July.  It was in transit again on 7 September, this time to Hong Kong, arriving at Kowloon on29 September, where it disbanded on 27 April 1946.

No 135 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed in January 1943 at Salbani but was redesignated No 2 RSS in January 1943, reverting to No 135 RSU on 1 December.  On 15 March 1944 it moved to Bobbili and by June was back at Salbani under No 230 Group.  On 15 May 1945 it was transferred to No 231 Group but by November had been taken over by No 228 Group.  It embarked at Calcutta on 21 November, arriving in Singapore on 15 December, where it disbanded sometime in 1946.

No 136 Repair and Salvage Unit

Originally intended as No 3 RSS it was formed as No 136 RSU on 1 December 1943 at Jessore.  By September 1944 it was under No 230 Group, being transferred to No 231 Group on16 May and it disbanded on 31 December 1946.

No 137 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed from No 4 RSS on 28 December 1943 at Dacca, under the control of No 230 Group but it was redesignated No 100 ASP on 9 June 1944.

No 138 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed from No 5 RSS on 29 December 1943 at Sambathu under the control of No 188 Wing.  It operated a number of detachments and moved to Trichinopoly on15 February 1945.  By 17 July it was at Charra, moving to Salbani on 15 November, where joined No 228 Group and  it disbanded on 7 July 1946.

No 139 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed from No 6 RSS on 29 December 1943 at Arkonam, under the control of No 188 Wing.  This remained its main location throughout its existence but from here it operated a number of detachments.  These included at St Thomas Mount, Yelahanka, Trichinopoly, Kolar, Poona, Ranchi, Madras, Cuttack and Amarda Road. it disbanded on 4 July 1946 in No 2 (Indian) Group.

No 140 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed on 7 December 1943 at Bamhrauli, with a detachment at Bhopal.   It moved to Chakeri between 26-29 May 1945, where it disbanded on 24 June 1944 into No 322 MU with effect from 1 July.

This was planned to reform on in February 1945 at Bamhrauli but formation probably never occurred.

No 141 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed from No 8 RSS on 7 December 1943 at Drigh Road, under the control of No 187 Wing.  On 18 May 1944 it moved to Jodhpur, where it remained throughout its existence.  From here it operated a number of detachments, including Korangi Creek, Chaakeri, Drigh Road, Mauripur, Bhopal, Amabala and Chaklala, it disbanded on 30 April 1946.

No 142 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was planned to form from No 125 RSU on 16 December 1943 at Calcutta but.   these plans were cancelled.

No 142 Repair and Salvage Unit

It did form on 10 January 1944 at Singarbil and disbanded on 21 November 1944.

No 142 Repair and Salvage Unit

It reformed from No  1 (Fighter) Forward Repair Depot in December 1944 at Agartala but was redesignated No 125 RSU in January 1945.

No 142 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed on in January 1945 at Singarbil, under the control of No 900 Wing, with a detachment at Imphal but.   disbanded on 21 November 1945.

No 143 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed from No 122 RSU on 7 December 1943 at Bishnapur under the control of No 230 Group and disbanded on 31 October 1945.

No 144 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed from No 3 Forward Repair Depot on 1 December 1943 at Campbellpore under the control of No 187 Wing.  It moved to Risalpur, joining No 223 Group, on 15 February 1944, from where it operated detachments at Amabala, New Delhi, Chaklala and Peshawar.  At some point it was transferred to No 227 Group, in which it disbanded on 15 October 1945 into No 322 MU with effect from 1 July (but continued assembling Hadrian gliders until finally closing on 31 January 1946.

No 145 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed from No 4 Forward Repair Depot on 1 December 1943 at Ratmalana, under the control of No 222 Group and after being divided into three echelons on 30 November 1945 it disbanded on 15 April 1946.

No 146 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed from No 1 MT Salvage Unit on in February 1942 at Calcutta as a MTLR Depot, with detachments at Feni, Comilla and Agartala, moving to Chittagong in November 1943, where.   it disbanded on 31 August 1943.

No 147 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed from No 2 MT Salvage Unit on 1 December 1943 at Kharagpur as a MTLR Depot and with control being transferred to No 230 Group before.   it disbanded on 31 August 1944.

No 148 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed from No 3 MT Salvage Unit on 1 December 1943 at Silchar.  On 25 May 1944 it was transferred to No 221 Group and on 22 January 1945 it moved to Kalemyo, joining No 230 Group.  Further moves followed to Shwebo on 21 February and then Sadaung, the same day, Taungtha on13 April, Myingyan on 23 April and finally Meiktila on 23 May, where it became No 18 Transport Salvage Unit, date unknown.

No 149 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed from No 146 RSU/No 4 MTLRU on 1 December 1943 at Mambur.  It moved to Dohazari on 10 January 1944, returning to Mambur on 11 December and then to Akyab on 21 April, where it disbanded on in September 1945.

No 150 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed from No 5 MT Salvage Unit on 1 December 1943 at Comilla as a MTLR Depot and was transferred to the control of No 230 Group before it disbanded on 31 August 1944.

No 151 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was allocated as a spare number to India in December 1943 but was never used.

No 152 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was allocated as a spare number to India in December 1943 but was never used.

No 153 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed on 1 July 1945 at Castel Benito, under the control of No 206 Group and .   it disbanded on 10 November 1945.

No 154 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed on 1 July 1945 at Almaza, under the control of No 206 Group and it disbanded on 10 November 1945.

No 155 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed on 1 July 1945 at Lydda, under the control of No 206 Group and it disbanded on 10 November 1945.

No 156 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed on 1 July 1945 at Habbaniya, under the control of AHQ Iraq & Persia and .   it disbanded on 10 November 1945.

No 157 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed on 1 July 1945 at Shaibah, under the control of AHQ Iraq & Persia and it disbanded on 10 November 1945.

No 158 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed on 1 July 1945 at Bahrein, under the control of AHQ Iraq & Persia and it disbanded on 10 November 1945.

No 159 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed on 1 July 1945 at Rabat Sale, under the control of No 206 Group and it disbanded on 10 November 1945.

No 326 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed on in June 1945 at Hathazari, under the control of No 117 Wing but its fate is unknown.

No 327 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed on in June 1945 at Hathazari, under the control of No 117 Wing but its fate is unknown.

No 371 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed on 12 August 1944 at Cranfield but it disbanded on 19 March 1945.

No 372 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed on 24 August 1944 at Berka, under the control of No 206 Group and it disbanded on 30 April 1946.

No 378 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed on 24 August 1944 at No 22 PTC, Almaza, its fate is unknown.

No 403 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed from elements of No 235 MU on 25 April 1943 at Netheravon moving into the field on 3 May.  On 4 June it moved to Sachel Court, Dunsfold, then to Thurnham on 4 July, Friningham on 11 July, Detling in September and Biggin Hill in October.  In December it joined No 83 Group and moved to Westhampnett, with its Aircraft Repair Flight being transferred to No 83 GSU on 18 February.  Before moving to the continent it was at Hurn from 6 April, moving into B-6 Coulombs on 20 June, beginning its travels across France, Belgium, Holland and Germany.  On 16 September it was at B-70 Deurne followed by B-78 Eindhoven on 20 October, B-100 Goch on 1 April 1945, B-110 Achmer on 10 April,B-150 Hustedt/Scheuen on 23 April and by 10 July was at B-166 Flewnsburg, where it disbanded on 21 March 1946.

No 405 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed on 4 July 1943 at Heston, under the control of No 83 Group to work with Nos 126 and 127 Airfields.  On 14 August it moved to Headcorn, Croydon on 19 September, Biggin Hill on 15 November and then Detling on 26 January 1944, where it transferred its Aircraft Repair Flight to No 83 GSU on 8 March.  Its final location in the UK was Ford from 16 April from where it moved to the continent on 13 June.  Its existence on the continent was quite short, arriving at B-7 Matragny on 29 June, St Andre de L'Eure on 30 August and then Vitry in September, where it disbanded on 24 September 1944.

No 409 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed on 3 September 1943 at Sawbridgeworth, under the control of No 83 Group moving to Kenley on 10 November and then to Croydon on 26 January 1944, where its Aircraft Repair Flight (at Redhill) was transferred to No 83 GSU on 18 February.  On 6 April it  moved to Odiham and on 24 May was at the Concentration Area (Old Sarum for waterproofing) prior to landing in Normandy.  Whilst not part of the initial assault it landed in France on D-Day, once a bridgehead had been secured and from 18 June was at B-8 Sommervieu.  It then began its move towards Germany, moving to Boussy on 2 September, B-80 Volkel on 4 October, B-64 Diest on 13 October, B-106 Twent/Enschede on 8 April 1945, B-118 Celle on 27 April, B-154 Reinsehlen on 3 May and by July was at its final location, Schleswig, where it disbanded on 30 November 1945.

No 410 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed on 1 September 1943 at Sawbridgeworth, under the control of No 83 Group moving to Detling on 6 November.  On 26 January 1944 it moved to Biggin Hill but half of the unit moved to Kenley to form No 419 RSU.  The Aircraft Repair Flight was transferred to No 83 GSU on 18 February, after which the unit moved to Tangmere on 16 April and on 4 June was in the Concentration area (Old Sarum) in preparation for moving to the continent.  It arrived at B-2 Bazenville on 16 June, moving on to Illiers L'Ev Que on 30 August, B-64 Diest on 13 October and by 3 April 1945 it was at B-78 Eindhoven.  On 14 April it was in Germany at B-100 Goch, 'a' Party going to Wunstorf the following day, then moving to B-114 Diepholz by 27April and finally to B-174 Utersen on 10 July, where it disbanded on 11 August 1945.

No 411 (Polish) Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed from No 206 (Polish) Mobile Equipment Park on 1 September 1943 at Northolt, under the control of No 84 Group to work with Nos 131 and 133 Airfields.  It moved to Heston on 7 October, where the Aircraft Repair Flight was transferred to No 83 GSU around18 February 1944, to Coolham on 1 April, Appledram on 16 July and its final location in the UK, Funtington on 4 August.  It then moved to the continent, initially to B-10 Plumetot on 13 August and then B-51 Lille/Vendeville in September.  On 4 November it was at Chateau du Frederikheeren, Zwynaerde, moving on to B-60 Grimbergen on 8 January 1945, B-101 Nordhorn on 15 April, B-113 Varrelbusch on 3 May and the  to Quackenbruck in August .  It returned to the UK on 28 October 1946 and settled at Lasham on 17 December, where it disbanded in February 1947.

No 412 (Polish) Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed on 15 November 1943 at Odiham moving to Hornchurch on 2 January 1944 and being transferred to No 34 Wing at the same time.  On 18 February the Aircraft Repair Flight was transferred to No 84 GSU, with the unit moving to Gatwick on 4 April to work with No 130 Airfield.  It arrived in France after the invasion, first going to B-4 Beny sur Mer on 11 August, B-70 Deurne on10 October and then the Chateau du Fredrikheeren, Zwynaerde on 7 November.  By 19 December it was back at B-70 and on 9 March 1945 was in Holland at Gilze-Rijen before moving to B-106 Twente/Enschede on 18 April.  It moved into Germany to Celle on 30 May and by January 1946 was at Dedelstorf.  By the end of the year it was at Fassberg where it remained until It disbanded on 15 December 1947.

No 413 (Polish) Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed on 15 November 1943 at Odiham, under the control of No 84 Group moving to Southend on 3 January 1944, where its Aircraft Repair Flight was transferred to No 84 GSU on 18 February.  On 13 March it joined No 136 Airfield at Thorney Island, moving to Needs Oar Point on 19 June and then back to Thorney Island on 21 July.  Ten days later it was in France at B-16 Villons les Buissons, B-7 Martragny on 10 August, and by September was at Merville.  On 7 October it moved into B-70 Antwerp/Deurne followed by B-77 Gilze Rijen on 29 November, B-105 Drope on 14 April 1945 and finally Hildesheim on 10 July, where It disbanded on 15 September 1945.

No 416 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed on 6 December 1943 at Hartfordbridge, under the control of No 2 Group absorbing the No 2 Group Reception Flight.  By September it had moved across the Channel to Le Culot but on 16 September moved from B-6 Coulombs back to the UK.  On 10 October it was on the continent again, this time at B-56 Brussels/Evere but returned to the UK on 20 April 1945, settling at Fersfield on 30 April, where It disbanded on 30 September 1945.

No 417 Repair and Salvage Unit

Due to form on 6 December 1943 at Swanton Morley in No 2 Group it actually happened on 1 January 1944 at Snailwell.  It moved to Lasham on 1 March 1944 and on 19 September its Aircraft Repair Flight was established as an independent unit.  It eventually moved across to France arriving at A-75 Cambrai/Epinoy on 14 November, where it remained until at least August 1945.  It is then known to have arrived at Fersfield on 30 April 1946, where It disbanded on 23 December 1946.

No 419 (RCAF) Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed on 24 January 1944 at Kenley, under the control of No 83 Group its Aircraft Repair Flight was transferred to No 83 GSU on 18 February 1944.  It moved to Hurn on 20 March, Westhampnett on 2 April, Funtington on 28 April and by 15 June was on the continent at B-9 Lanteuil.  Further moves followed with B-32 St Laurent on 1 September, B-80 Volkel on 14 October, B-64 Diest in October before returning to B-80 on 3 November.  On 10 April it moved to B-112 Hopsten, B-152 Fassberg on 3 May, B-156 Luneberg on 7 May and by 10 July was at B-158 Lubeck, where It disbanded on 28 August 1945.

No 420 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed on 1 February 1944 at Bicester, under the control of No 84 Group but it Aircraft Repair Flight was transferred to No 84 GSU around 18 February 1944.  On 19 February it moved to Stapleford Tawney, Appledram, to work with Nos 132 and 134 Airfields, on 31 March and then Westhampnett on 14 July.  It established itself on the continent on 18 August at B-16 Villons les Buissons, moving to Lille Nord in September and by 7 November was at B-60 Grimbergen.  It moved to B-79 Woensdrecht on 8 January 1945, B-70 Duerne on 9 February, B-77 Gilze-Rijen on 9 March, Quackenbruck on 19 April and by 10 July was at Fassberg, where It disbanded on 30 September 1945.

No 421 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed on 1 February 1944 at Finmere, under the control of No 84 Group, under the control of No 84 Group.  It moved to Stapleford Tawney on 17 February and around the same time its Aircraft Repair Flight was transferred to No 84 GSU.  On 7 April it moved to Selsey, then Merston on 11 May, to work with Nos 135 and 145 Wings before finally going to Funtington on 22 June, where It disbanded on 24 July 1944.

No 428 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed on 23 June 1945 at Y-4 Buc, under the control of No 87 Group.   and disbanded on 31 March 1947.

No 437 Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed on 26 October 1945 at an unknown location under the control of No 2 Group and.   its fate is unknown.

No 1 Repair and Salvage Section

This was formed on 15 October 1943 at Armenian College, Calcutta, under the control of No 226 Group.   but was redesignated No 134 Repair and Salvage Unit on 1 December 1943.

No 2 Repair and Salvage Section

This was formed from No 135 RSU on 1 April 1943 at Salbani, under the control of No 186 Wing.   but was redesignated No 135 Repair and Salvage Unit on 1 December 1943.

No 3 Repair and Salvage Section

This was formed on paper by 5 February 1943 at Cuttuck before moving to Jessore on 20 February but wasn't redesignated No 3 RSS until 1 April 1943, under the control of Bengal Maintenance Wing.   It was redesignated No 136 Repair and Salvage Unit on 1 December 1943.

No 4 Repair and Salvage Section

This was formed in February 1943 at Jessore before moving to Dacca on 20 February but wasn't redesignated No 4 RSS until 1 April 1943, under the control of Bengal Maintenance Wing.   It was absorbed into No 137 Repair and Salvage Unit on 28 December 1943.

No 5 Repair and Salvage Section

This was formed from No 121 RSU on 2 September 1943 at Sempta Road, Trichinopoly, under the control of No 188 Wing.   It was redesignated No 138 Repair and Salvage Unit on 1 December 1943.

No 6 Repair and Salvage Section

This was formed from No 127 RSU on 1 October 1943 at Arkonam under the control of No 188 Wing.   It was redesignated No 139 Repair and Salvage Unit on 29 December 1943.

No 7 Repair and Salvage Section

This was formed on 23 August 1943 at Allahbad, under the control of No 187 Wing.   It was redesignated No 140 Repair and Salvage Unit on 7 December 1943.

No 7 Repair and Salvage Section

This was formed on in January 1944 for service in Corsica under the control of No 218 Group.   Its fate is unknown.

No 8 Repair and Salvage Section

This was formed on 23 August 1943 at Karachi with a detachment at Jodhpur, under the control of No 187 Wing.   It was redesignated No 141 Repair and Salvage Unit on 7 December 1943.

No 420 Repair and Salvage Squadron

This was formed from the 2nd TAF Repair and Salvage Squadron on 1 February 1957 at Butzweilrhof.   and disbanded on 31 December 1961.

Repair and Salvage Unit

This was formed on 15 January 1944 at Lagens, Azores, under the control of No 247 Group.   and disbanded on in May1945.

No 28 Repair Unit (Parachutes)

This was formed from the Parachutes Servicing Unit on 27 June 1944 at Monopoli, with detachments at San Paulo and Rome.   It disbanded on 1 May 1946.

No 52 Repair Unit (Plant)

This was formed on 19 June 1944 at Kenley, under the control of No 85 Group and by 4 November was in Ghent before moving to Lubeck on 1 November 1946 and finally Butzweilerhof on31 August 1950.   It disbanded on 19 December 1955.

No 53 Repair Unit (Plant)

This was formed on in May 1945 at Hednesford under the control of Technical Training Command.   It moved to the Far East and by 14 November was in Hong Kong but its fate is unknown.

No 54 Repair Unit (Plant)

This was formed on 22 August 1945 at Poulton, under the control of Bomber Command absorbing the second echelon of No 53 RU (Plant) at the same time.   It moved to the Far East and by 14 November it was in Hong Kong but its fate is unknown.

No 55 Repair Unit

This was formed on 10 July 1944 at Hornchurch and moved to Ruskin Avenue, Kew on 22 December, where it disbanded on 28 February 1945.

No 60 Repair Unit (MT)

This was formed on in December 1944 at Cardington and disbanded on 15 March 1945.

No 151 Repair Unit (Aircraft)

This was formed from the BARU element of the Forward Repair Depot on 28 November 1944, the rear party remaining at Odiham, under the control of No 85 Group.  Meanwhile the forward party was at B-55 Courtrai, where it remained until moving to B-156 Luneberg in October 1945.  On 1 October 1947 it absorbed No 1 Base Repair and Salvage Unit and was redesignated No 1 Base Repair and Salvage Depot on 14 December 1947.

Reserve Command Major Servicing Unit

This was formed on 18 August 1948 at Honiley in No 63 Group and was redesignated Home Command Major Servicing Unit on 1 August 1950.

No 1 Salvage Centre

This was formed on 18 September 1939 at Horsham but was redesignated No 49 MU on 4 November 1939.

No 2 Salvage Centre

This was formed on 18 September 1939 at Henlow, moving to Cowley on 22 September, where it was parented by Morris Motors but was redesignated No 50 MU on 4 November 1939.

No 3 Salvage Centre

This was formed on 18 September 1939 at Henlow, moving to Newmarket Road, Cambridge on 24 September but was redesignated No 54 MU on 4 November 1939.

No 4 Salvage Centre

This was formed on 18 September 1939 at Henlow, moving to Newark (adjacent to the LMSR Station but was redesignated No 58 MU on 4 November 1939.

No 5 Salvage Centre

This was formed on 18 September 1939 at St Athan, moving to Shipton, near York on 24 September but was redesignated No 60 MU on 4 November 1939.

No 6 Salvage Centre

This was formed on 18 September 1939 at Sealand, moving to Carluke on 28 September but was redesignated No 63 MU on 4 November 1939.

No 1 Salvage Section

This was formed on 13 August 1916 at Southampton Docks , moving to St  Omer on27 March 1919 and then to Marquise on 18 July, with a sub-section at Fienvillers. It disbanded on 8 November 1919.

No 2 Salvage Section

A No 2 Salvage Section was formed in the UK on1 April 1918 at Richborough but disbanded on 30 September 1919.

However, a No 2 Salavage Section had been formed in No 1 ASD by 27 March 1919 at Fienvillers and disbanded on 20 April 1919.

No 6 Salvage Section

This was formed in November 1918 at Caudry, moving to Mauberge on 20 November, where it disbanded on in September 1919.

No 7 Salvage Section

This was formed in December 1918 at Behain, moving to Marchiennes by March 1919 and then to Tourmignies on 1 April, where it disbanded on in September 1919.

No 8 Salvage Section

This was formed in 1918 at Duren and disbanded on 1 July 1919.

No 10 Salvage Section

This was formed in 1918 at Noyelles, moving to Mauberge on 20 November, where it disbanded on in September 1919.

No 1 Salvage Unit

No formation date has bee found but 7 February 1940 it was at Reims-Champagne under No 76 Wing after which its fate is unknown.

Seaplane Repair Base

This was formed on an unknown date at Feneraki and disbanded on 13 June 1922.

No 1 (2nd TAF) Armament Practice Camp Servicing Unit

No 1 (2nd TAF) Armament Practice Camp Servicing Unit

No 11 (2nd TAF) Armament Practice Camp Servicing Unit

No 14 (2nd TAF) Armament Practice Camp Servicing Unit

No 17 (2nd TAF) Armament Practice Camp Servicing Unit

No 18 (2nd TAF) Armament Practice Camp Servicing Unit

No 411 (2nd TAF) Armament Practice Camp Servicing Unit

No 414 (2nd TAF) Armament Practice Camp Servicing Unit

No 417 (2nd TAF) Armament Practice Camp Servicing Unit

No 418 (2nd TAF) Armament Practice Camp Servicing Unit

Second TAF Forward Repair Unit

This was formed on 14 March 1952 at Butzweilrhof and disbanded into No 431 MU at Bruggen on 1 January 1967.

Second TAF Modification Unit

This was formed on 2 January 1956 at Buckeburg, moving to Laarbruch and No 83 Group on 1 February 1958.   It its tasking was transferred to No 420 MU and it disbanded on 1 December 1961.

Second TAF Repair and Salvage Squadron

This was formed on 1 January 1957 at Butzweilerhof and was redesignated No 420 Repair and Salvage Squadron on 1 February 1957.

No 1 Servicing Flight

This was planned to form in April 1939 as part of the First Echelon, AASF and may have formed on 15 September at Bethenville and existed by 11 January 1940, after which its fate is unknown.

No 2 Servicing Flight

This was planned to form in April 1939 as part of the First Echelon, AASF and may have formed on 15 September at Reims-Champagne By 1 June it was at Trepany, Dreux on 8 June, Bretteville on 10 June, Mathieu on 11 June and on 15 June arrived at Dinard, before embarking on the SS Princess Joseph Charlotte at Brest.  After arriving at Falmouth, it moved to locking on 19 June and then on to Cosford the following day, where it disbanded.

No 3 Servicing Flight

This was planned to form in April 1939 as part of the First Echelon, AASF and may have formed on 15 September at Reims-Champagne and existed by 11 January 1940, after which its fate is unknown.

No 4 Servicing Flight

This was planned to form in April 1939 as part of the First Echelon, AASF and may have formed on 15 September at Challerange.  It had formed by 29 February 1940 from Nos 7 and  8 Servicing Flight Sections at Villeneuve, moving to Eschinimies on 16 May, Estree St Denis on 21 May, was at Chateaudun by 13 June and was at Arcensis on 14 June.  Two days later it embarked on the SS Vienna at Brest, arriving at Plymouth the following day, moving on to Cosford on 19 June, where it disbanded on 25 June 1940.

No 5 Servicing Flight

This was formed on 26 August 1939 at Harwell and moved by air to Auberive on 2 September, then on to St Hilare-le-Grand, remaining there until at least 30 April, after which its fate is unknown.

No 6 Servicing Flight

This was to form on 15 September 1939 at Berry-au-Bac and existed by 11 January 1940.  By 13 June it was at Chateaudun, Arcensis on 14 June, and two days later embarked on the SS Vienna at Brest, arriving in Plymouth on 17 June.  Two days later it moved to Cosford, where it disbanded on 25 June 1940.

No 7 Servicing Flight

This probably formed on 15 September 1939 at Villeneuve-les-Vertus and existed by 11 January 1940 , after which its fate is unknown.

No 8 Servicing Flight

This probably formed on 15 September 1939 at Villeneuve-les-Vertus and existed by 11 January 1940 , after which its fate is unknown.

No 9 Servicing Flight

This was formed from No 9 Servicing Flight Section on 15 September 1939 in France, after which its fate is unknown.

No 10 Servicing Flight

This was formed from No 9 Servicing Flight Section on 15 May 1940 in France, after which its fate is unknown.

No 11 Servicing Flight

It is not known when or where this formed but it disbanded on 10 August 1940.

No 12 Servicing Flight

This was formed on 0 January 1900 at Manston it disbanded on 10 August 1940.

No 15 Servicing Flight

This was formed on 12 April 1940 at Henlow , leaving for France on 13 May and disembarking at Le Havre the following day.  On 15 June it was at Mathieu airfield, after which its fate is unknown.

No 16 Servicing Flight

This was formed on 1 May 1940 at Henlow, moving to Quedgely on 17 May.  The following day it embarked at Southampton, arriving in Cherbourg on 21 May but two days later was back in Southampton.  It was in transit again on 28 May and the following days was at Nantes before moving onto Bourgenais on 30 May, Perigneux on 4 June until arriving at Salon on 7 June.  Here it carried out the servicing of Wellingtons of Nos 35, 75, 99 and 149 Squadrons before moving down to Marseilles on 17 June.  It embarked on the SS Coultam on 18 June, arriving in Gibraltar on 21 June, where it transferred to the SS Patroclus for the journey back to the UK.  Arriving in Liverpool on 27 June it moved to Kirkham before proceeding to Cosford the following day, where it disbanded on 4 July 1940.

No 17 Servicing Flight

This was formed on 4 May 1940 at Henlow , moving to Quedgely on 25 May.  The following day it embarked at Southampton on board the SS Amsterdam and SS Clan Ross, arriving in Cherbourg on 27 May.  The next day it was at Nantes and remained there until at least 31 May, after which its fate is unknown.

'M' Servicing Flight

It is not known when or where this formed but it was redesignated No 65 Wing Servicing Unit on 10 June 1940.

'Z' Servicing Flight

It is not known when or where this formed but it was redesignated No 66 Wing Servicing Unit on 10 June 1940.

No 1 Servicing Flight Section

This was formed on 1 September 1939 at Harwell as part of No 71 Wing.  It moved to Bethenville in France by air on 2 September and was transferred to No 75 Wing on 15 February 1940, servicing Blenheims.  On 1 May it moved to St Hilaire-le-Grand, where it was redesignated No 1 Servicing Section on 15 May 1940.

No 2 Servicing Flight Section

This was formed at Harwell by 28 October 1939 in No 72 Wing.  By 1 January 1940 it was at Reims and was transferred to No 75 Wing on 15 February, being redesignated No 2 Servicing Section on 15 May 1940.

No 3 Servicing Flight Section

This was formed in France by 28 October 1939 in No 72 Wing.  By 1 January 1940 it was at Reims and was transferred to No 76 Wing on 15 February, being redesignated No 3 Servicing Section on 15 May 1940.

No 4 Servicing Flight Section

This unit was in France by 28 October 1939 and was redesignated No 4 Servicing Section on 15 May 1940.

No 5 Servicing Flight Section

This unit was in France by 28 October 1939 and was redesignated No 5 Servicing Section on 15 May 1940.

No 6 Servicing Flight Section

This unit was in France by 28 October 1939 and was redesignated No 6 Servicing Section on 15 May 1940.

No 7 Servicing Flight Section

This had formed at Villeneuve by 27 January 1940 out of No 74 Wing Servicing Flight and was transferred to No 71 Wing on 15 February.  By 29 February it was amalgamated with No 8 Servicing Flight Section as No 4 Servicing Flight but then redesignated No 7 Servicing Section on 15 May 1940.

No 8 Servicing Flight Section

This had formed at Villeneuve by 27 January 1940 out of No 74 Wing Servicing Flight and was transferred to No 71 Wing on 15 February.  By 29 February it was amalgamated with No 7 Servicing Flight Section as No 4 Servicing Flight but then redesignated No 8 Servicing Section on 15 May 1940.

No 9 Servicing Flight Section

This was formed in France on 10 April 1940 from No 50 Servicing Flight Section and it was redesignated No 9 Servicing Section on 15 May 1940.

No 10 Servicing Flight Section

This was formed in France on 10 April 1940 from No 51 Servicing Flight Section and was redesignated No 10 Servicing Section on 15 May 1940.

No 11 Servicing Flight Section

This was formed on 10 April 1940 at Henlow and was ready to move to France when it was redesignated No 11 Servicing Section on 15 May 1940.

No 12 Servicing Flight Section

This was formed on 10 April 1940 at Henlow and was ready to move to France when it was redesignated No 12 Servicing Section on 15 May 1940.

No 50 Servicing Flight Section

This was formed in the UK and was due to move to France by 10 April 1940 when it was redesignated No 9 Servicing Flight Section.

No 51 Servicing Flight Section

This was formed in the UK and was due to move to France by 10 April 1940 when it was redesignated No 10 Servicing Flight Section.

No 1 RAF Servicing Party

This was formed on the disbandment of No 78 R&R Party on 9 August 1943 but its fate is unknown.

No 2 RAF Servicing Party

This was formed on the disbandment of No 78 R&R Party on 9 August 1943 but its fate is unknown.

No 3 RAF Servicing Party

This was formed on the disbandment of No 78 R&R Party on 9 August 1943 but its fate is unknown.

No 1 Servicing Section

This was formed on 15 May 1940 from No 1 Servicing Flight Section at St Hilaire-le-Grand , moving to Mery-sur-Seine on 16 May, Boos on 21 May, Beaumont-le-Roger on 8 June, Rocquancourt on 11 June and finally to Nantes on 16 June.  It embarked on HMT Duchess of York the following day and sailed for the UK on 18 June, disembarking at Liverpool before proceeding to Cosford on 19 June, where it disbanded on 25 June 1940.

No 2 Servicing Section

This was formed on 15 May 1940 from No 2 Servicing Flight Section but its fate is unknown.

No 3 Servicing Section

This was formed on 15 May 1940 from No 3 Servicing Flight Section but its fate is unknown.

No 4 Servicing Section

This was formed on 15 May 1940 from No 4 Servicing Flight Section but its fate is unknown.

No 5 Servicing Section

This was formed on 15 May 1940 from No 5 Servicing Flight Section but its fate is unknown

No 6 Servicing Section

This was formed on 15 May 1940 from No 6 Servicing Flight Section but its fate is unknown.

No 7 Servicing Section

This was formed on 15 May 1940 from No 7 Servicing Flight Section but its fate is unknown.

No 8 Servicing Section

This was formed on 15 May 1940 from No 8 Servicing Flight Section but its fate is unknown.

No 11 Servicing Section

This was formed on 15 May 1940 from No 11 Servicing Section at Henlow and may have gone to France but disbanded on 10 August 1940.

No 12 Servicing Section

This was formed on 15 May 1940 from No 12 Servicing Section at Henlow.  may have gone to France but its fate is unknown on 10 August 1940.

No 13 Hurricane Servicing Section

This was formed out of No 123 Squadron on 10 September 1942 for service in Persia but its fate is unknown.

No 23 Spitfire Servicing Section

This was formed out of No 74 Squadron on 10 September 1942 for service in Persia but its fate is unknown.

 No 1 Shore Servicing Unit

This was formed on 9 March 1943 at Algiers.  from No 1440 Flight to maintain and supply balloons with Shore Servicing Parties at Algiers, Bone and Philippeville.  It moved to Naples on 30 July 1944, where it embarked for southern France on 8 August, arriving at St Tropez on 19 August.  On 18 September it moved to Toulon and to Marseilles on 8 October, where it disbanded on 15 November 1944.

No 2 Shore Servicing Unit

This was formed on 1 August 1943 at Benghazi.  following the departure of No 983 Squadron.  It moved to Alexandria, where it already had a detachment, on 18 July, leaving a detachment at Benghazi until 31 August.  It disbanded on 15 November 1944.

No 3 Shore Servicing Unit

This was formed on 1 February 1944 at Port Said to supply balloons to Defensively Equipped Merchant Ships and disbanded on 15 November 1944.

Special Servicing Party American Aircraft

This was formed by January 1944 at Speke to undertake the reassembly, servicing and modification of US supplied aircraft in conjunction with Lockheed Aircraft, it closed post-war.

Strike Command Detachment

This was formed on 30 April 1968 at Gaydon by redesignating the Bomber Command Detachment and was redesignated Strike Command Special Avionics Servicing Unit on 27 May 1969.

Strike Command Special Avionics Servicing Unit

This was formed on 27 May 1969 at Gaydon by redesignating the Strike Command Detachment and was disbanded on 1 December 1971.

Subsidiary Repair Depot

This was formed on 7 September 1939 at Abu Sueir, remaining in existence until at least September and it was most likely absorbed into No 102 MU.

Torpedo Repair Section

This was formed at Eastleigh and disbanded on 14 April 1919.

No 2 Transport Aircraft Repair Unit

This was formed on 1 March 1944 at Fayid from No 161 MU, moving to Kabrit on 31 March, joining No 206 Group and was redesignated No 117 MU on 21 April 1945.

No 3 Transport Aircraft Repair Unit

This was formed on 1 April 1944 at Habbaniya within No 34 MU but it disbanded on 30 April 1945, its responsibilities reverting to No 134 MU.

Transport Command Major Servicing Unit

This was formed on 5 October 1946 at Honington and disbanded on 31 March 1950.

Victor Major Servicing Unit

This was formed on 14 September 1988 at Marham but its fate is unknown.

No 34 Wing Support Unit

This was formed on 24 July 1944 at Northolt , moving to Blackbushe on 16 October and finally to Mount Farm on 11/12 July 1945, where it disbanded on 1 August 1945.

No 74 Wing Servicing Flight

This was formed on 11 January 1940 at Villeneuve for servicing Whitleys of Nos 77 and 102 Squadrons and it was disbanded to form Nos 7 and 8 Servicing Flight Sections by 27 January 1940.

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