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Communications/Signals Centres/Depots and Signals Units


This section covers a wide range of Communications Centres and Signals Units.

No 1 Base Signals Centre.

This unit was probably formed in May 1944 and disbanded in September 1945 but not other details have been found so far.

No 4 Base Signals Depot

This unit was formed from No 2 BSU at Sion, Bombay in July 1944 and disbanded in April 1946.

No 5 Base Signals Depot

This unit was formed from No 3 BSU at Calcutta in April 1944 and disbanded in August 1946.

No 2 Base Signals and Radar Unit

This unit was probably formed at India in August 1945.  It moved to Paya Lebar, Singapore in around January 1946 and disbanded in December 1947.

No 2 Base Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at Sion, Bombay in October 1943 and became No 4 Base Signals Depot in July 1944.

No 3 Base Signals Unit

This unit was formed at Calcutta in October 1943 and became No 5 Base Signals Depot in April 1944.

No 4 Base Signals Unit

This unit was formed at Maison Blanche in December 1943 and disbanded in July 1945.

No 5 Base Signals Unit

This unit was formed at Sambre (Belgaum India) in October 1943 and became 7 BSU in April 1944.

No 7 Base Signals Unit

This unit was formed by redesignating No 5 BSU at Sambre (Belgaum India) in October 1943 and disbanded in April 1944.

Air Ministry Communication Centre

This unit was probably formed at Whitehall in December 1939 and disbanded in June 1940.

Communications Centre, Cyprus

This unit was probably formed at Ayios Nikolaos in January 1955 and disbanded in December 1965.

Communications Centre, Eastleigh

This unit was probably formed at Eastleigh, Kenya in January 1956 and disbanded in December 1966.

Communications Centre, Germany

This unit was probably formed at Hehn? in January 1958 and disbanded in May 1975.

Communications Centre, Hong Kong

This unit was probably formed at Hong Kong in January 1956 and disbanded in December 1971.

Communications Centre, London

This unit was probably formed at Whitehall in June 1952 and disbanded in December 1960.

Communications Centre, Malta

This unit was probably formed at Siggiewi, Malta in January 1956 and disbanded in December 1965.

Communications Centre, Northern Ireland

This unit was probably formed at Dundonald in January 1958 and disbanded in December 1961.

Communications Centre, Rudloe Manor

This unit was probably formed at Rudloe Manor in January 1976 and disbanded in June 1977.

Communications Centre, Singapore

This unit was probably formed at Changi in January 1956.  Its transmitter site was at Jurong, whilst its receiver was at Chia Keng and took over the Royal Signals receiver site at Amoy Quee in the 1960s.  Transmitter operations ended in August 1971 and disbanded in 29 October 1971.

Communications Centre, Western

This unit was probably formed at Rudloe Manor, in January 1971 and disbanded in December 1975.

Communications Control Centre

This unit was probably formed from the Communication Centre, Stanbridge in the early 1970s and disbanded in 2013.

Eastern Communications Centre

This unit was probably formed at Newmarket in March 1955 and disbanded in October 1970.

London Communication Centre

This unit was probably formed at MoD Buildings, London in January 1961 and disbanded in July 1964.   

North West Communications Centre

This unit was probably formed at Haydock in January 1956 and disbanded in December 1971.

North-Eastern Communications Centre

This unit was probably formed at Newmarket in January 1958 and disbanded in December 1960.

South West Communications Centre

This unit was probably formed at Hawthorn/Rudloe Manor  in January 1956 and disbanded in December 1965.

South-East Communications Centre

This unit was probably formed at Uxbridge in January 1961 and disbanded in December 1965.

Telecommunications Centre, Aden

This unit was probably formed at Steamer Point, Aden but formation and disbandment dates have not yet been found.

Telecommunications Centre, Levant.

This unit was probably formed at Ramleh but formation and disbandment dates have not yet been found.

Telecommunications Centre, Middle East

This unit was formed from HQ Middle East Signals Centre at Kafr-el-Farouk, near Heliopolis, Egypt in January 1946 and disbanded in December 1950.

Telecommunications North Africa

This unit was probably formed at an unknown location in May 1943 and became No 10 Signals Centre in May 1946.

Northern Signals Area HQ

This unit was probably formed at an unknown location in November 1946 and disbanded in February 1950.        

Southern Signals Area HQ

This unit was probably formed at Detling in January 1946.  It controlled various signals units in the Southern half of the UK including Welford, Bawdsey and Ventnor and disbanded in December 1949.         

No 1 Signals Centre (Middle East)

This unit was probably formed at an unknown location but a formation date has not yet been found.         

No 2 Signals Centre (Middle East)

This unit was probably formed in September 1942 and disbanded in April 1943 but not other details have been found so far.                                                     

No 3 Signals Centre

This unit was probably formed at Helwan, Egypt in April 1942 and disbanded in January 1946.     

No 6 Signals Centre

This unit was probably formed at Benina in April 1943 under the control of No 212 Group and disbanded in February 1944.   

No 8 Signals Centre

This unit was formed in the Tripoli area after January 1943 under the control of No 243 Wing and probably disbanded in May 1944.                                                      

No 9 Signals Centre

This unit was probably formed at Tunisia, in January 1944 and disbanded in April 1944.   

No 10 Signals Centre

This unit was probably formed in June 1944 and disbanded in April 1946 but not other details have been found so far.                                                          

No 11 Signals Centre

This unit was probably formed at Bari in May 1944 and disbanded in October 1944.          

No 12 Signals Centre

This unit was probably formed at Capodichino in March 1944 and disbanded in December 1945.  

No 14 Signals Centre

This unit was probably formed at Rome in June 1944 and disbanded in December 1945.   

HQ Middle East Signals Centre

This unit was formed at Kafr-el-Farouk, near Heliopolis, Egypt in April 1942 and was retitled Telecommunication Centre, Middle East in January 1946.     

RAF Signals Centre

This unit was probably formed at Delhi in October 1944 and disbanded in March 1947.     

RAF Signals Centre Detachment

This unit was probably formed at Ambala in October 1944 and disbanded in May 1946.    

RAF Signals Centre, Calcutta

This unit was probably formed at an unknown location in September 1945 and disbanded in December 1946.      

RAF Signals Centre, Colombo

This unit was probably formed at Colombo (Ceylon) in December 1943 and disbanded in December 1950.           

RAF Signals Centre, Singapore

This unit was probably formed at Changi in January 1947 and was redesignated Communications Centre, Singapore in December 1955.                                     

Eastern Signals Centre

This unit was probably formed at Newmarket? but formation and disbandment dates have not yet been found.     

European Signals Centre

This unit was probably formed at Chicksands Priory in August 1945 and disbanded in November 1948.    

North Atlantic Signals Centre, Prestwick

This unit was probably formed at Prestwick in May 1945 and disbanded in June 1946.

North West Signals Centre

This unit had formed at Blackbrook by July 1943, by which time it was staffed by 19 officers and 524 other ranks and was a telephone and teleprinter switching centre covering the North Western Area as well as controlling the Long Range Cathode D/F Ray Service.  It disbanded in December 1950.

Signals Centre, Eastleigh

This unit was probably formed at Eastleigh, Kenya in August 1953 and was redesignated Communications Centre, Eastleigh in December 1955.                  

South West Signals Centre

This unit was probably formed at Rudloe Manor, Box, Wiltshire in January 1942 as a telephone and teleprinter switching centre and disbanded in January 1946.

No 1 Signals Depot

This unit was formed at White Waltham on 28 May 1940, under the control of No 26 Group but was moved to West Drayton in September 1940.  By July 1943 it was staffed by 80 officers and 2,782 other ranks and its functions were: -

A disbandment date has not yet been found. 

No 2 Signals Depot

This unit was formed at Cowglen , near Glasgow in September 1941, under the control of No 26 Group.  It moved Fazakerley in May 1943, where it disbanded in June 1946.  By July 1943 it was staffed by 38 officers and 1,227 other ranks and its functions were the same as No 1Signals Depot at West Drayton except that no prototyping was carried out.

No 50 Signals Depot

This unit was probably formed at Newbold Revel in May 1942 and became No 350 Signals Depot in November 1942.                                                               

No 350 Signals Depot

This unit was formed by redesignating No 50 Signals Depot at Newbold Revel in November 1942 and disbanded in March 1944.                                           

RAF Signals Office

This unit was probably formed at Bush House, London W.C.2 in December 1947 and disbanded in November 1950.                                                               

Signals Station, Freetown

This unit was probably formed by redesignating the Signal Station, Sierra Leone at Freetown in 1942/43 and disbanded April 1944.                                             

Signals Station, Sierra Leone

This unit was probably formed at Freetown in April 1942 and disbanded in in 1942/43.     

No 1 Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at Rudloe Manor but formation and disbandment dates have not yet been found.   

No 2 Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at Stanbridge but formation and disbandment dates have not yet been found.         

No 4 Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at Stenigot in before August 1956.  It was part of a GEE Chain, the full system being switched off on 26 March 1970, after which it was and disbanded later in 1970.     

No 7 Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at Port Stanley after June 1982.  It is based on Byron Heights in the Falkland Islands and believed to be still in existence        

No 9 Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at Rattlesden in 1 November 1964.  Its equipment comprised a US-manufactured AN/TPS-34 air transportable 3-D radar and associated equipment, to function as an Air Control Centre for redeployment overseas, primarily to the Near East Air Force and was redesignated No 1 Air Control Centre on 9 September 1965.                                     

No 9 Signals Unit

It reformed at Boddington in 1 October 1978.  It had previously been the Communications Control Centre Detachment, Boddington and disbanded in December 2007.   

No 11 Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at Hehn but formation and disbandment dates have not yet been found.     

No 12 Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at Episkopi, Cyprus but a formation date has not yet been found.  It was absorbed into the Cyprus Communication Unit but a date for this or a disbandment date have not yet been found.           

No 23 Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at Ventnor in December 1949 and disbanded in December 1950.   

No 26 Signals Unit                                

This unit was probably formed at Gatow in 1967.  It was based on the Teufelsberg in the Grunewald and was a specialist Signals Intelligence unit operated on behalf of GCHQ Cheltenham tasked with monitoring Warsaw Pact military communications over East Germany and Poland.  It probably disbanded in 1991.  

No 33 Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at Ayios Nikolaos, Cyprus but a formation date has not yet been found.  It was absorbed into the Joint Service Signal Unit (Cyprus) on 27 May 2003.

No 50 Tactical Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at Tangmere in 1965.  It moved to Benson where it was retitled No 38 Tactical Communications Wing in 1967.             

No 54 Signals Unit

It reformed at Digby in 2014 from The Air Electronic Surveillance (ES) Pillar under the control of the Air Warfare Centre and remains in existence             

No 54 Signals Unit

This unit was formed at Seletar in 1964.  Initially it was set up in response to the Indonesia-Malaysia confrontation, which ended in 1966.  It moved to RAF Digby in 1969 from where it carried out regular deployments to Germany, Cyprus, British Honduras (Belize) as well as to various sites in the  UK.  In 1977 it moved to Celle in Germany, remaining there until it disbanded in October 1992.                 

No 59 Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at an unknown location but formation and disbandment dates have not yet been found.                                                               

No 71 Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at Benbecula but formation and disbandment dates have not yet been found.         

No 81 Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at Brampton Castle but formation and disbandment dates have not yet been found.                                                               

No 87 Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at Poling in October 1948 and disbanded in December 1950.

No 90 Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at Leeming in 1 April 2006 and is still in existence  

Officers Commanding: -

xx xxx xxxx                         Gp Capt A P Cooksley

xx Sep 2018                        Gp Capt I D Chesworth

No 91 Signals Unit

This unit was formed at Saxa Vord in 27 September 1957 and possibly disbanded in 2000.

No 101 Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at Brockzetel but formation and disbandment dates have not yet been found.        

No 106 Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at Aboukir in April 1943 and disbanded in January 1944.   

No 112 Signals Unit

This unit was formed at Stornoway in 1 January 1960 as an Electronic countermeasures (ECM) measurement and evaluation unit until it disbanded in 1983.                                

No 117 Signals Unit

This unit was formed in Hong Kong possibly in January 1956.  It was located at Mount Davis until January 1959 when it was relocated to Tai Mo Shan and possibly disbanded in December 1960.  

No 123 Signals Unit

This unit was formed at Habbaniya in 1 July 1954.  Initially equipped as a Type 21 Radar Convoy it was equipped with a Type 13 and a Type 14 Radar, a VHF cabin, a Control Centre and a diesel power unit.  In February 1955 a Type 15 Radar was  and on 8 August 1954 it was moved to a site on the Jabal-Az-Zaban plateau about four miles from RAF Habbaniya.  The Type 21 Convoy was removed in August 1955 and replaced by a Type E Convoy comprising three Type 13s, one Type 14 Mk 7, one Type 14 Mk 8 and one Type 15.  With the British withdrawal from Iraq, it disbanded in 15 July 1958.         

No 124 Signals Unit

This unit was formed at Winterburg in early 1953 as a GEE Station and but a disbandment date has not yet been found.                                                     

No 131 Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at Penton Grafton, near Andover but a formation date has not yet been found.  It was MF/DF station in 1955 but a disbandment date as not yet been found.

No 144 Signals Uni

This unit was probably formed at Wattisham but a formation date has not yet been found.  It was later located at Ty Croes in Wales and Brunton in Northumberland but a disbandment date as not yet been found.      

No 144 Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at Bawdsey but formation and disbandment dates have not yet been found.           

No 146 Signals Unit

This unit was formed at Bempton in 1 November 1951 and disbanded in 1 December 1961.

No 178 Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at Stenigot in December 1949 and disbanded in November 1950.   

No 223 Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at Sultanabad in March 1943 and disbanded in November 1943.    

No 227 Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at Ibsley in December 1946 and disbanded in December 1950.      

No 227 Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at Sopley in 1956 and disbanded in in 1958.           

No 235 Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at an unknown location but formation and disbandment dates have not yet been found.                                                               

No 244 Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at an unknown location but formation and disbandment dates have not yet been found.                                                               

No 250 Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at Hopton in December 1949 and disbanded in December 1950.    

No 259 Signals Unit

This unit was formed at Germany in the mid 1950s as a GEE Station and was absorbed into No 330 SU in 1 September 1961.                                     

No 264 Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at Ayios Nicolaos, Cyprus in January 1956.  It moved to Pergamos in the summer of 1958 and disbanded in December 1960.

No 271 Signals Unit

This unit was formed at Neatishead in July 1953 and probably disbanded in 1961 when the station was placed in Care & Maintenance.                                      

No 276 Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at Habbaniya in August 1946.  It acted in the Sigint role, moving to Pergamos on Cyprus in 1959 and was there until at least January 1977.       

No 280 Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at Akrotiri in in 1956.  It was based at Cape Gata Mount Olmpus and Troodos, where it  and was absorbed into the JSSU in 1994.                                 

No 291 Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at Hambuhren but a formation date has not yet been found.  It moved to Scharfoldendorf in July 1955 then to Butzweilerhof in August 1958, where it was amalgamated into No 477 SU and disbanded in August 1958.                     

No 303 Signals Unit

It probably reformed at Port Stanley after June 1984.  It is situated on Mount Kent in the Falkland Islands and believed to be still in existence                             

No 303 Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at Khormaksar, Aden before 1962.  It was based there and at Mukeiras and disbanded in 1968.                                                  

No 313 Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at Sparsholt Firs, near Wantage in before August 1956.  It was part of a GEE Chain, the full system being switched off on 26 March 1970, after which it was and disbanded later in 1970. 

No 323 Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at St Tywnells in before August 1956.  It was part of a GEE Chain, the full system being switched off on 26 March 1970, after which it was and disbanded later in 1970.       

No 330 Signals Unit

This unit was formed at Ingolstadt in Bavaria in the mid 1950s as a GEE Station.  It absorbed Nos 259 and 953 signals units in May 1958 and disbanded in 1 September 1961.

No 345 Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at Swingate in before August 1956.  It was part of a GEE Chain, the full system being switched off on 26 March 1970, after which it was and disbanded later in 1970.     

No 353 Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at Stoke Holy Cross in November 1949 and disbanded in December 1950.

No 367 Signals Unit

This unit was formed at Hong Kong on 1 October 1946 by amalgamating Nos 367 and 368 Wireless Units.  The operational site was initially at Tai Po Tsai with billets at Kai Tak but in July 1951 operations also began at Little Sai Wan.  In 1952 the billets were relocated to Little Sai Wan and between 1953 and 1958 the site at Little Sai Wan was developed into a integrated operational and domestic site. It possibly disbanded in 1982.    

No 388 Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at Bishopbriggs but a formation date has not yet been found.  It used two AA No. 3 Mk.7 radars to score simulated bombing missions on pre-determined target ranges in the Glasgow area and disbanded in 1966.                                                  

No 399 Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at Digby in January 1955.   It merged with Special Signals Support Unit from Loughborough to form the Joint Service Signal Unit on 1 September 1998. 

No 405 Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at Hartland Point on 12 June 1953 and reverted to the name RAF Hartland Point in 1970.                                                      

No 407 Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at Worth Matravers in before August 1956.  It was part of a GEE Chain, the full system being switched off on 26 March 1970, after which it was and disbanded later in 1970.       

No 409 Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at Buchan in April 1953 but a disbandment date as not yet been found      

No 425 Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at El Adem in 1958 but a disbandment date as not yet been found  

No 428 Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at Sennen in before August 1956.  It was part of a GEE Chain, the full system being switched off on 26 March 1970, after which it was and disbanded later in 1970.     

No 432 Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at Trimingham in 1950 and disbanded in February 1964.    

No 444 Signals Unit

This unit was formed as a ground station for the Skynet satellite communications system, in Stanley Fort, Hong Kong in 1971.  It possibly used equipment which had previously been in use in Bahrein and disbanded in 1977.

No 447 Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at Krendi, Malta in April 1948 and disbanded in December 1950.  

No 469 Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at Handorf, near Munster but a formation date has not yet been found.      

No 477 Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at Scharfoldendorf but a formation date has not yet been found.  It absorbed No 291 SU in August 1958.  In 1955 its CO was Sqn Ldr W D Reid but a disbandment date as not yet been found 

No 487 Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at Butterworth in 1955 and disbanded in 1960.       

No 500 Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at Boulmer in June 1953 but a disbandment date as not yet been found      

No 550 Signals Unit

This unit was formed at Fort Spijkerboor in the mid 1950s as a GEE Station and disbanded in the late 1950s.        

No 585 Signals Unit

This unit was formed at Oxenhope Moor in before August 1956 as a It was part of a GEE Chain, the full system being switched off on 26 March 1970, after which it was and disbanded later in 1970.     

No 591 Signals Unit

This unit was formed at Wythall in June 1952.  Very shortly afterwards it moved to Medmenham and the to Digby in July 1955 and is now a Communications and Electronic Security monitoring unit providing services across UK defence agencies and remains in existence                               

No 615 Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at Luneburg but a formation date has not yet been found.  It later moved to Butzweilerhof, Adenau and Gutersloh but a disbandment date as not yet been found          

No 635 Signals Unit

This unit was formed at Barkway in before August 1956 as a It was part of a GEE Chain, the full system being switched off on 26 March 1970, after which it was and disbanded later in 1970.     

No 646 Signals Unit

This unit was formed by redesignating a RAF Signals Unit in Germany at Obernkirchen in September 1952.  Until 1952 it had been under the control of the Director Scientific Intelligence at the Air Ministry.  It moved to Scharfoldenhof in August 1958 and disbanded in 1964  Two of its COs were Sqn Ldr E Ackermann (1945 - June 59), Wg Cdr Dunlop (from June 1959).

No 703 Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at Ringstead in December 1949 and disbanded in December 1950. 

No 719 Signals Unit

This unit was formed at Mafraq, Jordan in before April 1956 and disbanded in after January 1957.           

No 721 Signals Unit

This unit was formed at Lindholme in late 1960s.  It was a mobile bomb scoring unit, moving to Spadeadam in mid 1970s but a disbandment date as not yet been found               

No 724 Signals Unit

This unit was formed at Wildenrath before 1953 as a Fighter Control unit but a disbandment date as not yet been found                                                      

No 725 Signals Unit

This unit was formed at Adenaur in the mid 1950s as a GEE Station and disbanded in the late 1950s.        

No 751 Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at Port Stanley after June 1983.  It is situated on Mount Alice in the Falkland Islands and believed to be still in existence        

No 755 Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at Uetersen but a formation date has not yet been found.  It moved to Hambuhren in July 1955, when its CO was Sqn Ldr W Edwards and disbanded in October 1957.  

No 757 Signals Unit

This unit was formed at Iburg in early 1953 as a GEE Station and but a disbandment date has not yet been found  

No 815 Signals Unit

This unit was formed at The Verne, Portland in 1953.  It was a CEW Station and disbanded in 1958?.        

No 820 Signals Unit

This unit was formed at West Beckham in November 1949 and disbanded in September 1950.      

No 840 Signals Unit

This unit was formed at Siggiewi, Malta in January 1946 and disbanded in December 1950.

No 860 Signals Unit

This unit was formed at Rye in December 1949 and disbanded in December 1950. 

No 889 Signals Unit                              

This unit was formed at Fulda in the mid 1950s as a GEE Station and disbanded in the late 1950s. 

It reformed at Singapore in 1 September 1974, taking over responsibility for Air/Ground/Long Haul communications from 9th ANZUK Signal Regiment and disbanded in 1 February 1976.        

No 899 Signals Unit

This unit was formed at Sharpitor in before August 1956 as a It was part of a GEE Chain, the full system being switched off on 26 March 1970, after which it was and disbanded later in 1970.     

No 926 Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at an unknown location but formation and disbandment dates have not yet been found.                                                               

No 953 Signals Unit

This unit was formed at Germany in the mid 1950s as a GEE Station and was absorbed into No 330 SU in May 1958.                                                               

No 962 Signals Unit

This unit was formed at Greatworth in January 1956 and disbanded after September 1960.

No 966 Signals Unit

This unit was formed at Langtoft in May 1947 and disbanded in December 1950.   

No 993 Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at Foreness 0n 20 September 1952.  It was a CHEL Station and disbanded in December 1956.                                                      

No 1001 Signals Unit

This unit was formed at Oakhanger in 1966.  It operated detachments at Rudloe Manor, Colerne and Defford and disbanded in 2003.                                 

No 1003 Signals Unit

This unit was formed at Amoy Quee, Singapore in the 1960s.  It was tasked with operating the joint services Skynet satellite communications network equipment installed there and disbanded in 1971.           

RAF Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at Tezpur (India) in August 1943 and disbanded in June 1945.       

RAF Signals Unit Malta

This unit was probably formed at Siggiewi, Malta in January 1946 and was redesignated No 840 Signals Unit before 1950.                                                      

BAFO (Operations) Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at Suchteln in June 1945.  Initially under the control of HQ 2nd TAF, it moved to Bad Eilsen the same month and in July 2nd TAF was redesignated BAFO but disbanded in later that month, being absorbed into the HQ unit.

Balloon Command Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at Cardington in December 1943 and disbanded in August 1944.    

No 1 Signals Unit Staging Post

This unit was probably formed at Llandow in October 1944 and disbanded in March 1945.

No 2 Signals Unit Staging Post

This unit was probably formed at Windmill Farm in December 1944.  It later moved to Llandow, where it disbanded in March 1945.                                           

No 5 Signals Unit Staging Post

This unit was probably formed at Melton Mowbrey but a formation date has not yet been found.  However, it disbanded in February 1945.                  

No 7 Signals Unit Staging Post

This unit was probably formed at Chigwell  in September 1944.  It moved to Blakehill Farm later that month, to Purton in October and finally to Melton Mowbray in November, where it disbanded in February 1945.     

No 8 Signals Unit Staging Post

This unit was probably formed at Chigwell  in April 1945.  It moved to Valkenburg, Holland in May 1945 and disbanded in June 1946.                         

No 10 Signals Unit Staging Post

This unit was formed from No 11 Signals Unit Staging Post at White Waltham in May 1945.  It moved to Boreham the same month where it was redesignated No 55113 Transportable Signals Unit at the same time.       

No 11 Signals Unit Staging Post

This unit was probably formed at Chigwell  in November 1944.  It moved to White Waltham the same month, where it was redesignated No 10 Signals Unit Staging Post in May 1945.

No 12 Signals Unit Staging Post

This unit was probably formed at Ibsley in June 1945 and disbanded in July 1945. 

No 55111 Transportable Signals Unit This unit was probably formed at Valkenburg in July 1945 and disbanded in April 1946.                                             

No 55112 Transportable Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at Copenhagen Denmark in October 1945 and disbanded in February 1946. 

No 55113 Transportable Signals Unit

This unit was formed from No 11 Signals Unit Staging Post at Boreham in May 1945.  It moved to Fornebu, near Oslo in Norway in June 1946 and disbanded in January 1946.        

No 55114 Transportable Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at an unknown location but a formation date has not yet been found disbanded in ?.                                                               

No 55115 Transportable Signals Unit

This unit was probably formed at Ibsley in August 1945 and disbanded in September 1945.           

 

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