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RAF Stations - G

[Definition of a RAF Station]


[Gailes | Gambut | Gamston | Gan | Gatow | Gatwick | Gaydon | Gaza | Geilenkirchen | Gianaclis | Gibraltar | Glatton | Gloucester | Golden RockGoldsborough | Goose Bay | Gordons Tree | Gosfield | Gosport | Goxhill | Grafton Underwood | Grangemouth | Gransdon Lodge | Grantham | Graveley | Gravesend | Great Ashfield | Great Dunmow | Great Orton | Great Massingham | Great Sampford | Great Yarmouth | Great Whitcombe | Greencastle | Greenham Common | Greenock | Grimsby | Grove | Gujrat | Gutersloh]

Evidence so far has only shown those in RED as satellites not self administering stations

RAF Gailes

No Badge authorised

Main units: -

 

 

Location

County: -  Ayrshire

Lat/Long:   55:35:06N  04:39:47W Approx

Grid Ref -  NS329361

Height Above Sea Level -  ft

Operational Control: -

Opened - 1950

Closed - 1956

Notes

It was known as RAF Fullarton during WW2

Links to related sites/pages

Subterranea Britannica website, Aerial photo of general area on Google Maps,

RAF Gambut

No Badge authorised

Main units (Gambut 1) (continued): -

252 Sqn (

274 Sqn (

294 Sqn (

450 Sqn (

454 Sqn (

458 Sqn (

HQ, No 239 Wing (1 Mar - 17 Jun 1942, 14 - 15 Nov 1942)

HQ, No 243 Wing (May - 20 Jun 1942)

HQ, No 233 Wing (14 - 18 Nov 1942)

 

Main units (Gambut 2): -

73 Sqn (

112 Sqn (

250 Sqn (

274 Sqn (

450 Sqn (

HQ, No 233 Wing (22 May - 28 Jun 1942)

Main units (Gambut 3): -

14 Sqn (

73 Sqn (

112 Sqn (

250 Sqn (

260 Sqn (

294 Sqn (

454 Sqn (

459 Sqn (

603 Sqn (

HQ, No 235 Wing (3 Dec 1942 - 29 Feb 1944)

Main units (Gambut West): -

73 Sqn (

92 Sqn (

145 Sqn (

208 Sqn (

213 Sqn (

238 Sqn (

601 Sqn (

HQ, No 285 Wing (14 - 20 Nov 1942)

Location

Country: -   Libya

Lat/Long:   31:54N  24:27E  Approx

Height above sea level: 

Operational Control: -

 

Notes

This station consisted of four airfields known as Gambut 1 (LG139), this being the main airfield, Gambut 2 (LG142), Gambut 3 (LG143) and Gambut West, which may have been Gambut 4 (LG156)

Main units (Gambut 1): -

6 Sqn (

11 Sqn (

14 Sqn (

33 Sqn (

38 Sqn (

45 Sqn (

46 Sqn (

47 Sqn (

55 Sqn (

73 Sqn (

80 Sqn (

84 Sqn (

108 Sqn (

112 Sqn (

113 Sqn (

145 Sqn (

148 Sqn (

162 Sqn (

203 Sqn (

208 Sqn (

227 Sqn (

229 Sqn (

237 Sqn (

238 Sqn (

250 Sqn (

No 52 Refuelling and Re-arming Party (xxx - 23 Feb 1944)

Detachments*

No 52 Refuelling and Re-arming Party (Feb - Aug 1944)

Links to related sites/pages

Aerial photo on Google Maps,

RAF Gamston

No Badge authorised

Main units: -

RLG for No 14 (Pilots) Advanced Flying Unit (1 Dec 1942 - 25 May 1943)

Satellite for No 82 Operational Training Unit (1 Jun - 28 Aug 1943, 5 Oct 1943 - 15 Jun 1944)

No 86 Operational Training Unit (15 Jun - 15 Oct 1944)

No 91 Group Servicing Unit (xxx 1944 - xxx xxxx)

No 3 Group Aircrew School (1 - 3 Nov 1944)

No 3 Aircrew School (3 Nov 1944 - xxx xxxx)

No 30 Operational Training Unit (2 Feb - 12 Jun 1945)

No 9 Air Crew Holding Unit (7 Jun 1945 - 10 Jan 1946)

RLG for No 211 Advanced Flying School (30 Sep 1952 - 1 Jun 1954)

RLG for No 211 Flying Training School (1 Jun 1954 - xxx  xxxx)

RLG for No 6 Flying Training School (Jan 1976 - xxx xxxx)

Location

County: - Nottinghamshire

Lat/Long:   53:16:45N  00:57:30W

Grid Ref -  SK693762

Height Above Sea Level - 90 ft

Operational Control: -

Opened - 1942

No 7 Group (1944)

Closed - 1957

Notes

Links to related sites/pages

Aerial photo on Google MapsCommanding Officers Control Towers website,

RAF Gan

Station badge - RAF Gan

Main Units: -

No 1125 Marine Craft Unit (1 May 1970 - 29 Mar 1976)

Detachments**: -

413 Sqn (Apr 1942 - Jan 1945)

205 Sqn (Jul 1942 - Jun 1945)

240 Sqn (Jul 1942 - Jul 1944)

321 Sqn (Oct 1942 - Apr 1945)

217 Sqn (Apr 1943 - Apr 1944)

160 Sqn (Aug 1943 - Feb 1945)

230 Sqn (Feb 1944 - Apr 1945)

Location

Country: - Maldives (Indian Ocean)

Lat/Long:   00:41:36S   73:09:20E

Height above sea level:  6 ft

Operational Control: -

Opened -

Closed -

Notes

Also known as Addu Atoll

Links to related sites/pages

Aerial photo on Google Maps,

RAF Gatow

Station badge - RAF Gatow

Main units (continued): -

451 Sqn (28 Nov - 30 Dec 1945)

No 6451 (RAAF) Servicing Echelon (28 Nov – 30 Dec 1945)

HQ, No 135 Wing (2 Jan 1946 - 17 Feb 1947)

33 Sqn (2 Jan - 17 Feb 1946, 18 Jun - 18 Jul 1946, 27 Aug - 24 Sep 1946, 12 - 29 Sep 1947, 30 Apr - 5 Jun 1948)

56 Sqn (22 Feb - 25 Mar 1946)

No 2729 Sqn RAF Regiment (xxx xxxx - Mar 1946)

No 6003 Servicing Echelon (23 Mar – 6 May 1946, 4 Jan – 3 Feb 1947, 1 Oct – 3 Nov 1947)

3 Sqn (27 Mar - 6 May 1946, 4 Jan - 3 Feb 1947, 1 Oct - 3 Nov 1947)

26 Sqn (7 May - 17 Jun 1946, 5 Dec 1947 - 5 Jan 1948)

No 6026 Servicing Echelon (7 May – 17 Jun 1946)

No 2804 Sqn RAF Regiment (xxx xxxx - Jun 1946)

No 1317 Wing RAF Regiment (xxx xxxx - Jul 1946)

80 Sqn (19 Jul - 26 Aug 1946, 3 - 30 Jun 1947, 22 Jun - 14 Jul 1948)

No 2740 Sqn RAF Regiment (xxx xxxx - Sep 1946)

No 1306 Wing RAF Regiment (Sep 1946 - 21 Aug 1947)

69 Sqn (13 Nov - 13 Dec 1946)

98 Sqn (1 Jul - 9 Aug 1947, 4 Nov - 4 Dec 1947)

No 6098 Servicing Echelon (1 Jul - 9 Aug 1947, 4 – 14 Nov 1947)

14 Sqn (16 Aug - 11 Sep 1947)

No 2724 Sqn RAF Regiment (xxx xxxx - xxx xxxx)

No 2865 Sqn RAF Regiment (xxx xxxx - 21 Aug 1947)

No 6 Wing RAF Regiment (21 Aug 1947 - Feb 1949)

No 63 Sqn RAF Regiment (21 Aug 1947 - xxx xxxx)

16 Sqn (6 Jan  - 2 Feb 1948)

4 Sqn (1 - 31 Mar 1948)

107 Sqn (5 Jun - 5 Jul 1948)

RAF Gatow Station Flight: (Dec 1958 - Jun 1994)

Location

Country: - Berlin, Germany

Lat/Long:   52:28:28N  13:08:17E

Height above sea level:  161 ft

Operational Control: -

Opened - July 1945

Closed - 7 Sep 1994

Notes

Gatow was taken over from the Soviets in July 1945.

First RAF aircraft landed 2 July 1945.

Officially named "RAF Gatow" 1 August 1945.

Gatow was handed over to the German Government on 7 September 1994.

Main units: -

Berlin Air Command (RAF) Communication Flt (24 May - 1 Aug 1945)

No 2848 Sqn RAF Regiment (25 Jun 1945 - xxx xxxx)

No 19 Terminal Staging Post (1 Jul 1945 - 15 Jul 1946)

British Air Command Berlin Communications Flt (1 Aug 1945 - Oct 1946)

453 Sqn (16 Sep - 18 Oct 1945)

No 6453 (RAAF) Servicing Echelon (16 Sep 1945 – 21 Jan 1946)

No 6174 Servicing Echelon (10 Oct – 26 Nov 1945)

174 Sqn (19 Oct - 26 Nov 1945)

Detachments**

437 Sqn (Sep - Nov 1945)

Air Despatch Letter Service Sqn (Sep 1945 - Apr 1946)

Links to related sites/pages

Officers Commanding, Aerial photo on Google Maps,

RAF Gatwick

No Badge authorised

Main units: -

No 84 Group Communication Flt (29 Aug - Oct 1943, xxx - 1 Mar 1944)

No 13 Personnel Transit Centre (12 Sep 1943 - 16 Apr 1944)

19 Sqn (15 Oct - 24 Oct 1943)

65 Sqn (15 Oct - 24 Oct 1943)

'A' Section, No 3209 Servicing Commando (xxx - 12 Nov 1943)

No 1 Concealment and Decoy Unit (1 Jan 1944 - xxx xxxx)

168 Sqn (6 Mar - 31 Mar 1944)

No 6168 Servicing Echelon (22 – 31 Mar 1944)

No 6414 (RCAF) Servicing Echelon (22 Mar – 1 Apr 1944)

No 6430 (RCAF) Servicing Echelon (22 Mar – 1 Apr 1944)

HQ, No 35 Wing (3 Apr - 27 May 1944, xx - 17 Jun 1944)

HQ, No 130 Airfield (4 Apr - 12 May 1944)

2 Sqn (4 Apr - 30 Jul 1944)

4 Sqn (4 Apr - 27 Jun 1944)

No 412 Repair & Salvage Unit (4 Apr - 11 Aug 1944)

No 6002 Servicing Echelon (4 Apr – 6 Jun 1944)

268 Sqn (8 Apr - 27 Jun 1944)

No 6268 Servicing Echelon (8 Apr – 27 Jun 1944)

80 Sqn (27 Jun - 5 Jul 1944)

No 6080 Servicing Echelon (27 Jun – 5 Jul 1944)

229 Sqn (28 Jun - 1 Jul 1944)

274 Sqn (28 Jun - 5 Jul 1944)

No 6229 Servicing Echelon (28 Jun – 1 Jul 1944)

No 6274 Servicing Echelon (28 Jun – 5 Jul 1944)

116 Sqn (27 Aug - 5 Sep 1944)

287 Sqn (27 Aug 1944 - 20 Jan 1945)

No 1 Aircraft Delivery Flight (28 Aug - 17 Oct 1944)

14 Sqn (29 Aug - 1 Oct 1945)

No 6014 Servicing Echelon (29 Aug – 1 Oct 1945)

SHAEF (RAF) Communication Sqn (20 Oct 1944 - 11 Jul 1945)

Canadian Casualty Air Evacuation Unit (Jan 1945 - 1 Feb 1945)

No 85 Group Communication Sqn (17 Feb 1945 - xxx xxxx)

Air Division Communication Sqn (18 Dec 1945 - 7 Sep 1946)

No 162 Gliding School (xxx 1946 - xxx 1949)

Location

County: - Surrey

Lat/Long:   51:09:00N  00:10:00W

Grid Ref -  TQ270404

Height Above Sea Level - 200 ft

Operational Control: -

Opened - 1930 (civil)

No 11 Group (1944)

Closed -

Notes

It is now London Gatwick Airport

Main units: -

19 Elementary & Reserve Flying Training School (1 Oct 1937 - 3 Sep 1939)

18 Sqn (26 May - 12 Jun 1940)

57 Sqn (27 May - 11 Jun 1940)

98 Sqn (8 Jun - 26 Jul 1940)

53 Sqn (13 Jun - 3 Jul 1940)

HQ, No 70 (Bomber) Wing (28 Jun - 1 Jul 1940)

26 Sqn (3 Sep 1940 - 14 Jul 1941, 22 Jul - 22 Nov 1941, 30 Nov 1941 - 7 Feb 1942, 23 Feb 1942 - 12 Jan 1943, 7 Apr -21 Jun 1943)

141 Sqn (22 Oct - 3 Nov 1940)

No 1 Anti-Aircraft Calibration Flight (27 Dec 1940 - 25 Jan 1941)

239 Sqn (22 Jan 1941 - 3 May 1942, 14 - 19 May 1942, 31 May - 30 Aug 1942, 7 Apr - 21 Jun 1943)

400 Sqn (19 May - 30 May 1942)

63 Sqn (15 Jun - 16 Jul 1942)

171 Sqn (15 Jun - 11 Jul 1942, 25 Aug - 10 Sep 1942, 20 Sep - 7 Dec 1942)

175 Sqn (9 Dec 1942 - 14 Jan 1943)

655 Sqn (22 Mar - 6 Apr 1943)

183 Sqn (8 Apr - 3 May 1943)

No 404 Air Sores Park (4 Jun - 13 Aug 1943)

HQ, No 129 Airfield HQ (4 Jul - 13 Aug 1943

414 Sqn (5 Jul - 31 Jul 1943, 10 Aug - 13 Aug 1943, 3 Nov 1943 - 5 Feb 1944, 11 Mar - 1 Apr 1944)

430 Sqn (5 Jul - 13 Aug 1943, 15 Oct 1943 - 9 Feb 1944, 25 Feb - 1 Apr 1944)

Detachments**

92 Sqn (Feb 1940)

141 Sqn (18 Sep - 22 Oct 1940)

239 Sqn (Oct - 22 Dec 1940)

No 8 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Unit (11 Dec 1940 - Feb 1941)

400 Sqn (19 May - Jun 1941)

4 Sqn (Nov 1942  - Jan 1943, 29 Dec 1942 - 12 Jan 1943)

‘B’ Flt, 309 Sqn (1 - 22 Dec 1942)

613 Sqn (Dec 1942 - xxx xxxx)

No 83 Group Communication Flt (10 Oct 1943 - 15 Apr 1944)

Links to related sites/pages

Aerial photo on Google Maps, Control Towers website,

RAF Gaydon

Station badge - RAF Gaydon

Main units (continued): -

Satellite of No 12 Operational Training Unit (13 Jun - 6 Sep 1942)

Satellite of No 22 Operational Training Unit (1 Sep 1942 - 24 Jul 1945)

RLG for No 312 Ferry Training Unit (Apr - Jul 1943)

Satellite of No 3 Glider Training School (24 Jul 1945 - 27 Aug 1946)

Satellite of No 1 Glider Training School (2 Aug 1945 - 19 Jun 1946)

RLG for No 9 Advanced Flying Training School (Sep 1952 - Oct 1953)

138 Sqn (1 Jan - 6 Jul 1955 - 1 Apr 1962)

No 232 Operational Conversion Unit (21 Feb 1955 - 30 Jun 1965)

No 2 Air Navigation School (1 Sep 1965 - 1 May 1970)

543 Sqn (1 Apr - 18 Nov 1955)

Detachment - 138 Sqn (28 Aug - 18 Nov 1955)

Radar Reconnaissance Flt (1 Sep 1961 - 1 Nov 1963)

No 2 Air Navigation School (1 Sep 1965 - 1 May 1970)

No 637 Volunteer Gliding School (1 Apr 1966 - 29 Nov 1977)

Bomber Command Detachment (1 Jul 1966 - 30 Apr 1968)

Strike Command Detachment (30 Apr 1968 - 27 May 1969)

Strike Command Special Avionics Servicing Unit (27 May 1969 - 1 Dec 1971)

Location

County: - Warwickshire

Lat/Long:  52:11:15N  01:29:00W

Grid Ref: SP353458

Height above sea level: 410 ft

Operational Control: -

Opened - 1942

No 91 Group (1944)

Closed - 1974

Notes

Links to related sites/pages

Subterranea Britannica website, Officers Commanding, Aerial photo on Google Maps Control Towers website,

RAF Gaza

No Badge authorised

Main units (continued): -

No 4 (Middle East) Ammunition Depot (25 Jul - 1 Sep 1942)

No 129 Maintenance Unit (1 Sep 1942 - 10 Dec 1944)

No 132 Maintenance Unit (xxx - 28 Oct 1942)

No 123 Maintenance Unit (1 Nov 1943 - 4 Jul 1944)

No 2 Air Crew Officers School (xx Nov 1944 - 16 Feb 1946)

33 Sqn (

45 Sqn (

127 Sqn (

208 Sqn (

318 Sqn (

451 Sqn (

Location

Country: -   Palestine (Israel)

Lat/Long:   31:25N 34:20E Approx

Height above sea level: 

Operational Control: -

 

Notes

Main units: -

No 32 Air Stores Park (29 May - 5 Aug 1941)

No 55 Repair & Salvage Unit (25 Aug - 28 Oct 1941)

Greek Training Flt (Sep 1941 - 12 Jan 1942)

Links to related sites/pages

Aerial photo of general area on Google Maps,

RAF Geilenkirchen

Station badge - RAF Geilenkirchen

Main units (continued): -

HQ, No 138 Wing (1 Apr 1953 - 1 Jan 1960)

No 25 Wing RAF Regiment (May 1953 - 1 Jan 1958)

No 75 Sqn RAF Regiment (xxx xxxx - 1 Jan 1958)

No 80 Sqn RAF Regiment (xxx xxxx - 1 Jan 1958)

3 Sqn (21 Jul 1953 - 15 Jun 1957, 21 Jan 1959 - 15 Jan 1968)

234 Sqn (8 Jan 1954 - 15 Jul 1957)

2 Sqn (28 Oct 1955 - 10 Oct 1957)

59 Sqn (15 Nov 1957 - 4 Jan 1961)

96 Sqn (12 Feb 1958 - 21 Jan 1959)

256 Sqn (12 Feb 1958 - 21 Jan 1959)

11 Sqn (21 Jan 1959 - 11 Jan 1966)

5 Sqn (11 Dec 1962 - 7 Oct 1965)

92 Sqn (29 Dec 1965 - 24 Jan 1968)

 

Location

County: - West Germany

Lat/Long:   50:57:38N  06:02:32E

Height above sea level:  296 ft

Operational Control: -

Opened -

Closed -

Notes

It is now a NATO air base from which the NATO AWACS force operates.

Links to related sites/pages

Aerial photo on Bing Maps,

RAF Gianaclis

No Badge authorised

Main units (continued): -

38

39

47

148

221

252

255

272

459

512

Main units (LG226): -

38

203

459

Main units (LG227): -

47

203

454

459

Location

Country: -   Egypt

Lat/Long:   30:49:12N  36:12:00E

Height above sea level: 

Operational Control: -

29 Mar 1946 - No 219 Group

Notes

There were two airfields in this complex with LG226 becoming the main one.

Main units: -

HQ, No 247 Wing (18 Apr - 30 Jun 1942)

No 32 Air Stores Park (30 Jun - 4 Jul 1942, 20 Oct - 27 Dec 1942)

No 54 Refuelling and Re-arming Party (Aug - 28 Nov 1942)

No 36 Air Stores Park (16 Dec 1942 - 16 May 1943)

No 75 Operational Training Unit (8 Dec 1942 - 10 Feb 1945)

No 55 Repair & Salvage Unit (21 Dec 1942 - 5 Oct 1943)

Staff Navigators School (Middle East) (15 Jul 1944 - Apr 1945)

HQ, No 334 Wing (15 Nov 1945 - 15 Jan 1946)

Links to related sites/pages

Aerial photo on Google Maps,

RAF Gibraltar

Station Badge - RAF Gibraltar

Main units (continued): -

204 Sqn (15 Jul - 28 Aug 1941)

AHQ Gibraltar (21 Dec 1941 - 30 Nov 1966)

233 Sqn (12 Jul 1942 - 5 Mar 1944)

No 1676 (Target Towing) Flt ( 12 Oct 1942 - ?)

500 Sqn (5 - 19 Nov 1942)

No 4 Photographic Reconnaissance Unit (6 - 13 Nov 1942)

608 Sqn (9 Nov - 18 Dec 1942)

179 Sqn (18 Nov 1942 - 28 Apr 1944)

48 Sqn (23 Dec 1942 - 21 Feb 1944)

No 73 Staging Post (10 Jan 1943 - 31 Jul 1946)

No 71 Air/Sea Rescue Marine Craft Unit (216 Feb 1943 - 1 Apr 1946)

No 237 Maintenance Unit (1 Mar 1943 - 1 Sep 1946)

No 1500 Flt (4 May 1943 - 25 Mar 1946)

No 1403 Flt (25 May - 20 Sep 1943)

No 1676 (Gibraltar Defence) Flt (12 Sep 1943 - 11 May 1944)

520 Sqn (20 Sep 1943 - 25 Apr 1946)

52 Sqn (20 Feb - 31 Mar 1944)

458 Sqn (29 Jan - 8 Jun 1945)

224 Sqn (18 Oct 1948 - 31 Oct 1966)

269 Sqn (1 Jan - 24 Mar 1952)

Towed Target Flt (May 1953 - Nov 1958)

Location

Country: -   Gibraltar

Lat/Long:   36:09:11N  05:20:42W

Height above sea level: 

Operational Control: -

RNAS seaplane base opened - 1915

RAF North Front opened - 1942

RAF New Camp opened - 1942?

RAF Gibraltar opened - 1966

Notes

Includes units at RAF North Front

Main units: -

210 Sqn (28 Sep 1935 - 7 Aug 1936)

General Reconnaissance Group (1939)

202 Sqn (10 Sep 1939 - 3 Sep 1944)

HQ, No 200 Group (25 Sep 1939 - 21 Dec 1941)

Detachments**

95 Sqn (Mar 1941 - Jul 1942)

204 Sqn (Aug 1941 - Jan 1944)

233 Sqn (Aug 1941 - Jul 1942)

210 Sqn (Oct 1942 - Dec 1943)

540 Sqn (Oct 1942 - Mar 1945)

544 Sqn (Oct 1942 - Oct 1945)

541 Sqn (Oct 1942 - Jul 1944)

87 Sqn (Dec 1942)

248 Sqn  (Jan 1943 - Jan 1944)

36 Sqn (Jun 1943 - Apr 1944)

172 Sqn (Aug 1943 - Sep 1944)

220 Sqn (Oct 1943 - Jun 1945)

52 Sqn (Nov 1943 - Feb 1944)

256 Sqn (May - Aug 1944)

Links to related sites/pages

Station WebsiteBattle of Britain Anniversary websiteCommanding Officers, Aerial photo on Google Maps,

RAF Glatton

No Badge authorised

Main units: -

457th Bomb Group, USAAF (22 Jan 1944 - 1 Jun 1945)

Sub-site, No 273 Maintenance Unit (10 Jul 1945 - 11 Nov 1947)

Location

County: - Huntingdonshire (Cambridgeshire)

Lat/Long:   52:27:53N  00:15:00W

Grid Ref -  TL186868

Height Above Sea Level - 20 ft

Operational Control: -

Opened - 1943

USAAF (1944)

Closed - 1946

Notes

Links to related sites/pages

Aerial photo on Google Maps Control Towers website,

RAF Gloucester

No Badge authorised

Main units: -

 

 

Location

County: - Gloucestershire

Lat/Long:   51:50:50N  02:12:00W

Grid Ref - 

Height Above Sea Level -  ft

Operational Control: -

Opened -

Closed - 1951?

Notes

Links to related sites/pages

Aerial photo of general area on Google Maps,

RAF Golden Rock

See RAF Trichinopoly

RAF Goose Bay

Station Badge - RAF Goose Bay

Main units: -

No 84 Staging Post (5 Jul 1944 - 1 Apr 1946)

This station/detachment is used as a base by visiting aircraft in transit or whilst operating over the ranges in Canada.

Location

County: - Newfoundland, Canada

Lat/Long:   53:19:09N   60:25:33W

Height above sea level:  160 ft

Operational Control: -

Strike Command

Air Command

Notes

Links to related sites/pages

Aerial photo on Google Maps,

RAF Gordons Tree

No Badge authorised

Main units: -

47 Sqn (

223 Sqn (

237 Sqn (

No 71 Operational Training Unit (19 Jun 1941 - 5 May 1943)

No 114 Maintenance Unit (12 Nov - 26 Dec 1941)

No 1 (Middle East) Pilot & Aircrew Pool (6 Jul - 29 Oct 1942)

No 2 (Middle East) Pilot & Aircrew Pool (6 Jul - 25 Sep 1942)

Middle East Advanced Crew Training Unit (29 Oct 1942 - xxx xxxx)

Location

Country: -   Sudan

Lat/Long:   15:34:48N  32:33:11E

Height above sea level:  1,265 ft

Operational Control: -

 

Notes

It is now Khartoum International Airport (2008), but is due to be replaced in the future.

Links to related sites/pages

Aerial photo on Google Maps,

RAF Gosfield

No Badge authorised

Main units: -

365th Fighter Group, USAAF (22 Dec 1943 - 5 Mar 1944)

397th Bomb Group, USAAF (5 - 15 Apr 1944)

410th Bomb Group, USAAF (16 Apr - 27 Sep 1944)

Detachment - 196 Sqn (xxx 1944 - Jan 1945)

Detachment - 299 Sqn (xxx 1944 - Jan 1945)

1677 (Target Towng) Flt (14 - 28 Jan 1945)

1 Heavy Glider Servicing Unit (5 Feb - Jul 1945)

No 13 (Horsa) Glider Servicing Echelon (17 Feb 1945 - 22 Jan 1946)

Location

County: - Essex

Lat/Long:  51:57:00N  00:35:00E

Grid Ref: TL778312

Height above sea level: 285 ft

Operational Control: -

Opened - 1943

No 3 Group (1944)

Closed - 1945

Notes

Links to related sites/pages

Aerial photo on Google Maps, Control Towers website,

RAF Gosport

Station badge - RAF Gosport

Main units (continued): -

401 (Fleet Fighter) Flt (29 Apr - May 1925, 16 Jul - 20 Aug 1925, 7 - 9 Sep 1925, 28 Oct 1927 - xxx 1928, 1 - 29 10 Jan 1929, 6 - 29 Apr 1929, 14 Jun - 8 Jul 1929. 23 Jul - 10 Sep 1929, 27 Nov 1929 - 7 Jan 1930, 31 Mar - 2 Jun 1930, 17 Jun - 17 Sep 1930, 1 Nov - 7 Nov 1930, 17 Nov 1930 - 19 Jan 1931, 6 Jun - 29 Sep 1931, 1 Dec 1931 - 4 Jan 1932, xxx - 30 Aug 1932, 28 Oct - 9 Nov 1932)

Development Flt (May 1925 -  - Apr 1940)

441 (Fleet Reconnaissance) Flt (28 May - 12 Jun 1925)

405 (Fleet Fighter) Flt (1 Nov 1926 - 14 Jan 1927, 11 - 15 Jul 1927, 4 Mar - 30 Apr 1928, 3 Jul - 5 Sep 1928, 1 - 10 Jan 1929, 10 - 13 Jun 1929, 22 Aug - 3 Sep 1929, 27 Dec 1929 - 17 Jan 1930, 29 Mar - 26 May 1930, 29 May - 24 Jun 1930)

421A (Fleet Spotter) Flt (28 Mar - 6 Jun 1927, 11 Jul - Oct 1927)

443 (Fleet Reconnaissance) Flt (11 -  Jul 1927, 24 Nov 1927 - 8 Jan 1928, 19 Jul - 7 Sep 1928, 1 - 10 Jan 1929, 6 Apr - 21 Jun 1929, 28 Jun 1929, 27 Nov 1929 - 15 Jan 1930, 29 Mar - 22 Apr 1930, 27 Aug - 8 Sep 1930  )

463 (Fleet Torpedo) Flt (1 Sep 1927 - 15 May 1928, 30 Jan - Mar 1930, Mar - 2 Jun 1930, 19 Jun - 23 Sep 1930, 17 Nov 1930 - 19 Jan 1931, 5 Jun - 29 Sep 1931, 1 Dec 1931 - 4 Jan 1932, 13 Mar - 21 Apr 1932, 11 Jun - 30 Aug 1932, 18 Oct 1932 - 2 Jan 1933 , 24 Mar - 3 Apr 1933)

464 (Fleet Torpedo) Flt (1 Sep 1927 - 15 May 1928, 30 Jan - 2 Jun 1930, 14 Jun - 17 Sep 1930, 17 Nov 1930 - 19 Jan 1931, 1 Dec 1931 - 4 Jan 1932, 13 Mar - 21 Apr 1932, 20 Jul - 30 Aug 1932, 18 Oct 1932 - 2 Jan 1933, 24 Mar - 3 Apr 1933)

446 (Fleet Reconnaissance) (20 Mar - 17 May 1928, 30 Jan - 24 Mar 1930, 17 Nov 1930 - 19 Jan 1931, 1 - 28 Apr 1931, 25 - 29 Sep 1931, 1 Dec 1931 - 4 Jan 1932, 13 Mar - 21 Apr 1932, 20 Jul - 30 Aug 1932, 24 Mar - 3 Apr 1933)

448 (Fleet Spotter Reconnaissance) Flt (26 Apr - 19 Jun 1929)

406 (Fleet Fighter) Flt (4 May 1928 - Jul 1928, 4 Mar - 18 Mar 1930)

421B (Fleet Spotter) Flt (5 May - 6 Sep 1928)

450 (Fleet Spotter Reconnaissance) Flt (26 - 30 Apr 1929, 14 Jun - 8 Jul 1929 23 Jul - 10 Sep 1929, 25 Nov 1929 - 7 Jan 1930, 31 Mar - 2 Jun 1930, 19 Jun - 16 Sep 1930, 4 Nov 1930 - 19 Jan 1931, 1 -28 Apr 1931, 12 Aug - 30 Sep 1931, 1 Dec 1931- 4 Jan 1932, 13 Mar - 21 Apr 1932, 23 - 27 Jun 1932, 14 Jul - 30 Aug 1932, Dec 1932 - 2 Jan 1933, 24 Mar - 3 Apr 1933)

449 (Fleet Spotter Reconnaissance) Flt (26 - 29 Apr 1929, 17 Jun - 9 Sep 1929, 30 Oct 1929 - 2 Jun 1930, 17 Jun - 29 Sep 1930, 17 Nov 1930 - 19 Jan 1931, 3 Jun - 10 Aug 1931, 28 Sep - 2 Oct 1931, 6 Oct 1931- 2 Mar 1932, 10 Mar - 19 Apr 1932, 15 Jul - 30 Aug 1932, 6 Dec 1932 - 4 Jan 1933)

447 (Fleet Spotter Reconnaissance) Flt (3 - 13 May 1929, 14 Jun - 13 Jul 1929, 3 Jul - 4 Sep 1929, 7 Nov 1929 - 10 Jan 1930, 29 Mar - 25 Apr 1930, 28 May -0 24 Jun 1930)

404 (Fleet Fighter) Flt ( 30 Jan - 7 Apr 1930, xxx - 23 Sep 1930, 17 Nov 1930 - 19 Jan 1931, 6 Jun - 10 Sep 1931, 16 - 29 Sep 1931, 1 Dec 1931 - 4 Jan 1932, 16 - 23 Sep 1932, 2 - 3 Jan 1933)

445 (Fleet Reconnaissance) Flt (30 Jan - 29 Mar 1930, 4 Nov 1930 - 19 Jan 1931, 1 -  28 Apr 1931, 12 - 26 Aug 1931, 28 - 30 Sep 1931, 20 Nov 1931- 4 Jan 1932, 13 Mar - 21 Apr 1932, 15 Jul - 12 Sep 1932, 7 Nov 1932 - 2 Jan 1933 , 24 Mar - 3 Apr 1933)

407 (Fleet Fighter) Flt (30 Jan - 7 Apr 1930, 17 Nov 1930 - 19 Jan 1931, 25 Feb - 3 Mar 1932, 5 - 13 Mar 1932, 3 - 17 Oct 1932)

408 (Fleet Fighter) Flt (4 - 18 Mar 1930, 3 May - 24 Jun 1930, 8 May - 2 Jun 1931, 1 - 4 Jan 1932)

Torpedo Development Section (xxx 1930 - xxx 1932/3)

466 (Fleet Torpedo Bomber) Flt (1 Apr - 20 Jul 1931, 8 Aug 1931- 3 Mar 1932, 10 Mar - 19 Apr 1932 , 15 Jul - 30 Aug 1932, 24 Oct 1932 - 2 Jan 1933, 24 Mar - 3 Apr 1933)

465 (Fleet Torpedo Bomber) Flt (20 Mar - 6 Jul 1931, 25 Jul 1931 - 3 Mar 1932, 10 Mar - 19 Apr 1932, 15 Jul - 30 Aug 1932, 24 Oct 1932 - 2 Jan 1933, 24 Mar - 3 Apr 1933)

810 Sqn (3 Apr - 8 May 1933, 17 Jul - 18 Sep 1933, 25 Sep 1933 - 20 Feb 1934, 13 Apr - 14 May 1934, 11 Jul - 1 Aug 1934, 15 Aug - 4 Sep 1934, 6 Nov 1934 - 5 Jan 1935, 13 Jun - 16 Jun 1935, 6 Jul - 29 Aug 1935, 28 Feb - 23 May 1936, 20 Jun - 13 Jul 1936 , 17 Nov 1936 - 19 Jan 1937, 22 Mar - 28 May 1937, 1 - 7 Jul 1937, 9 - 13 Jul 1937, 27 Jul - 20 Aug 1937, 1 - 17 Sep 1937, 1 Nov 1937 - 10 Jan 1938, 1 - 20 Mar 1940)

811 Sqn (3 Apr - 8 May 1933, 20 Jul - 18 Sep 1933, 10 - 15 Oct 1933, 27 Oct 1933 - 5 Jan 1934, 13 Apr - 16 Jun 1934, 25 Jul 1934 - 4 Jan 1935, 25 Mar - 8 May 1935, 13 - 15 Jun 1935, 7 Oct - 4 Nov 1935, 6 Jul - 3 Sep 1935, 22 Nov 1935 - 2 Jan 1936, 21 May - 12 Jun 1936, 20 Jul - 28 Sep 1936, 26 Oct 1936 - 19 Jan 1937, 29 Mar - 24 May 1937, 21 Jul - 3 Aug 1937, 8 - 10 Sep 1937, 28 Oct 1937 - 11 Jan 1938, 29 Mar - 4 May 1938, 25 May 1- 29 Jun 1938)

820 Sqn (3 Apr - 5 May 1933, 2 Nov - 6 Nov 1933, 8 Jan - 20 Feb 1934, 13 Apr - 16 May 1934, 20 Aug - 5 Sep 1934, 11 - 30 Oct 1934, 14 Nov 1934 - 1 Jan 1935, 25 Mar - 15 Apr 1935, 4 May 1935 - 20 Jul 1936, 29 Jun - 28 Jul 1939)

821 Sqn (3 Apr - 5 May 1933, 8 Jan - 20 Feb 1934, 15 Jul - 25 Jul 1934, 8 Nov - 9 Dec 1934, 13 - 28 Dec 1934, 2 Jul - 22 Jul 1935, 28 Feb - 13 Jul 1936, 4 Jan - 19 Jan 1937, 16 - 26 Jul 1937, 7 - 27 Oct 1937)

824 Sqn (3 Apr - 26 Apr 1933, 3 May 1937 – xxx xxxx)

Coastal Defence Training Flt (23 May 1932 - 1 Aug 1933)

No 2 Coastal Defence Training Flt (23 May 1932 - xxx xxxx)

100 Sqn (3 Jun - 15 Jul 1932, 8 - 30 Jun 1933 )

409 (Fleet Fighter) Flt (7 - 17 Oct 1932)

800 Sqn (19 -26 Jul 1933)

No 1 Coast Defence Training Unit (1 Aug 1933 - 1 Apr 1935)

No 3 Coast Defence Training Flt (1 Aug 1933 - xxx xxxx)

801 Sqn (31 Oct - 3 Nov 1934, 4 Jul - 17 Jul 1935, 16 Aug - 3 Sep 1935, 7 Oct 1935 -4 Nov 1935)

822 Sqn (16 Dec 1934 - 5 Jan 1935, 7 Oct - 4 Nov 1935, 22 Nov 1935 - 2 Jan 1936, 29 Mar - 24 May 1937, 21 Jul - 10 Sep 1937, 28 Oct 1937 - 9 Apr 1938, 25 Nov 1941 - 27 Jan 1942)

Coast Defence Development Unit (1 Apr 1935 -  14 Dec 1936)

802 Sqn (1 - 17 Jul 1935)

823 Sqn ( 2 Jul - 17 Oct 1935, 5 May - 24 Jun 1937)

No 1 Coast Artillery Co-operation Flt (14 Dec 1936 - 1 Jun 1937)

813 Sqn (18 Jan - 23 Feb 1937)

Torpedo Training Unit (Feb 1937 - 19 Mar 1940)

812 Sqn (5 May - 23 Jun 1937)

825 Sqn (5 May - 23 Jun 1937)

42 Sqn (30 May - 14 Jun 1937, 13 - 30 Jan 1938)

No 1 Coast Artillery Co-operation Unit (1 Jun 1937 - 15 Sep 1939)

No 17 Group Communication Flt (Jul 1938 - 5 Jan 1942)

803 Sqn (23 Feb - 15 Mar 1939, 8 - 10 May 1939)

HQ, No 17 (Training) Group (24 Feb 1939 - 5 Feb 1942)

'A' Flt & HQ, No 2 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Unit (5 May 1939 - 14 Feb 1943)

'B' Flt, No 2 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Unit (5 May 1939 - 1 Oct 1940)

Torpedo Development Unit (Sep 1939 -  - 11 Nov 1943)

'D' Flt, No 2 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Unit (4 Sep 1939- 17 Apr 1940, Mar - 11 Jun 1941)

'H' Flt, No 1 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Unit (25 Sep 1939 - 11 Oct 1940)

248 Sqn (16 Apr - 22 May 1940)

Fleet Air Arm Maintenance Unit (1 May 1940 - 3Jul 1942)

School of General Reconnaissance‘X2’ Sqn (7 - 30 Sep 1940)

86 Sqn (6 Dec 1940 - 2 Feb 1941)

809 Sqn FAA (10 - 29 Mar 1941)

833 Sqn FAA (29 Dec 1941 - 5 Jan 1942)

No 30 Air/Sea Rescue Marine Craft Unit (28 Mar 1942 - 17 Mar 1943)

882 Sqn FAA (15 Dec 1941 - 13 Feb 1942)

No 3502 Servicing Unit (3 Jul 1942 - xxx xxxx)

608 Sqn (27 Aug - 9 Nov 1942)

254 Sqn (27 Oct 1942 - xxx xxxx)

48 Sqn (30 Nov - 23 Dec 1942)

No 1622 (Anti-Aircraft) Co-operation Flt (14 Feb 1943 - 1 Dec 1943)

Air Torpedo Development Unit (11 Nov 1943 - 18 May 1956)

667 Sqn (1 Dec 1943 - 20 Dec 1945)

764 Sqn FAA (19 Feb 1944 - 1 Sep 1945)

233 Sqn (21 Feb - 1 Mar 1944)

Coastal Command Fighter Circus (Section) (15 Mar 1944 - xxx xxxx)

No 3206 Servicing Commando (13 - 15 Jun 1944)

No 401 Air Stores Park (17 - 19 Jun 1944)

No 1102 Marine Craft Base Unit (Dec 1945 - 1 Jul 1946)

No 1102 Marine Craft Unit (1 Jul 1946 - 8 Aug 1949)

No 163 Gliding School (19 Sep 1946 - xxx 1948)

Location

County: - Hampshire

Lat/Long:  50:48:56N  01:09:36W

Grid Ref: SU586010

Height above sea level: 24 ft

Operational Control: -

Opened - 1914

No 18 Group (1944)

Closed - 1956

Notes

The training methods developed here by Lt Col Smith-Barry at the School of Special Flying, became the standard used throughout the RAF and most other  Air Forces to the present day.

It was transferred to the Royal Navy on 1 August 1945.

Main units: -

5 Sqn (6 Jul - 14 Aug 1914)

No 1 Sqn RNAS (17 Oct 1914 - Jan 1915)

8 Sqn (6 Jan - 15 Apr 1915)

13 Sqn (10 Jan - 19 Oct 1915)

17 Sqn (1 Feb - 5 Aug 1915)

14 Sqn (5 Aug - 7 Nov 1915)

22 Sqn (1 Sep 1915 - 1 Apr 1916)

23 Sqn (1 Sep 1915 - 15 Mar 1916)

28 Sqn (7 Nov 1915 - 23 Jul 1917)

29 Sqn (7 Nov 1915 - 25 Mar 1916)

HQ, 7th Wing RFC (8 Nov 1915 - 1 May 1916)

'B' Flt, 31 Sqn (18 Jan 1916 - 1 Mar 1916)

40 Sqn (26 Feb - 19 Aug 1916)

45 Sqn (1 Mar - 2 May 1916)

No 1 Reserve Sqn (7 Apr 1916 - 2 Aug 1917)

41 Sqn (15 Apr - 22 May 1916, 14 Jul - 15 Oct 1916)

'C' Flt, 31 Sqn (10 May - 4 Jul 1916)

60 Sqn (15 - 28 May 1916)

No 27 Reserve Sqn (22 May 1916 - 31 May 2 Aug 1917)

56 Sqn (8 Jun - 14 Jul 1916)

17th Wing RFC (9 Aug 1916 - 2 Aug 1917)

81 Sqn (7 - 15 Jan 1917)

No 87 Reserve Sqn (9  - 28 Feb 1917)

No 91 (Canadian) Reserve Sqn (15 Mar - Apr 1917)

No 59 Reserve Sqn (1 Feb - 31 May 1917)

No 62 Reserve Sqn (1 - 10 May 1917)

No 27 Training Sqn (31 May - 2 Aug 1917)

No 55  Training Sqn (23 Jul - 2 Aug 1917)

No 59 Training Sqn (31 May - 30 Oct 1917)

No 1 Training Sqn (1 Jun - 2 Aug 1917)

88 Sqn (24 Jul - 2 Aug 1917)

94 Sqn (30 Jul - 2 Aug 1917)

79 Sqn (1 - 8 Aug 1917)

School of Special Flying (2 Aug 1917 - 18 May 1918)

No 70 Training Sqn (20 Dec 1917 - 1 Jan 1918)

No 1 School of Special Flying (18 May - 1 Jul 1918)

School of Aerial Co-operation with Coastal Artillery (31 Jan - Sep 1918)

No 2 School of (Aerial) Navigation & Bomb-Dropping (23 Jun 1918 - 23 Sep 1919)

No 10 Training Sqn (25 Jun 1918 - 24 Feb 1919)

South Western Area Flying Instructors School (Jul 1918 - 26 Feb 1919)

Experimental Flt (xxx 1918 - xxx xxxx)

Development Sqn (17 Aug 1918 - Feb 1920)

Anti-Aircraft Special Defence Flt (Oct - Dec 1918)

186 Sqn (17 Feb 1919 - 1 Feb 1920)

Coastal Battery Co-operation School (Sep - 23 Dec 1919)

Torpedo Training Sqn (Oct 1919 - 1 Feb 1920)

Coastal Battery Co-operation Flt (23 Dec 1919 - Sep 1921)

Torpedo Development Flt (xxx 1920 - xxx 1930)

210 Sqn (1 Feb 1920 - 1 Apr 1923)

Eagle Trials Flt (Feb - Nov 1920)

Observer Training Flt (xxx 1921 - May 1922)

Composite Co-operation Flt (Sep 1921 - xxx xxxx)

RAF Base Gosport (1 Oct 1921 - 1 Apr 1935)

3 Sqn (8 Nov 1922 - 1 Apr 1923)

420 (Fleet Spotter) Flt (1 Apr - 6 May 1923, 7 Jul - 6 Sep 1923, 15 Oct - 6 Nov 1925, 9 Nov 1925 - 12 Jan 1926, 30 Mar - 12 Jun 1926, 15 Jul - 3 Sep 1926, 1 Nov 1926 - 14 Jan 1927, 28 Mar - 27 Aug 1927, 24 Nov 192- 8 Jan 1928, 4 - 30 Apr 1928, 19 Jul - 7 Sep 1928, 26 Nov 1928 - 10 Jan 1929, 6 Apr - 26 Apr 1929)

421 (Fleet Spotter) Flt (1 Apr -  Sep 1923, xxx 1923 - 8 May 1925, 23 Jun - 28 Sep 1925, 15 Oct - 6 Nov 1925, 9 Nov 1925 - 8 Jan 1926, 30 Mar - 6 Jun 1926, 15 Jun 1926 - 7 Sep 1926, 29 Sep - 16 Oct 1926, 1 Nov 1926 - 14 Jan 1927, 4 May - 15 Aug 1928, 16 Nov 1928 - 4 Jan 1929, 22 - 25 Apr 1930, 28 May - 24 Jun 1930)

422 (Fleet Spotter) Flt (1 Apr 1923 - 4 Mar 1924, 15 - 31 May 1924, 30 Mar 1926 - 27 Jan 1927, 4 May 1928 17 Aug 1928, 16 Nov 1928 10 Jan 1929,

460 (Fleet Torpedo) Flt (1 Apr 1923 - 4 Mar 1924, 15 - 31 May 1924, 29 Sep - Oct 1926, 5 Apr - 19 Jun 1929, 8 May - 24 May 1931, 16 Jan - 3 Apr 1933)

461 (Fleet Torpedo) Flt (1 Apr - xxx 1923, xxx - 6 Nov 1925, 30 Mar - 11 Jun 1926, 15 Jul - 3 Sep 1926, 1 Nov 1926 - 14 Jan 1927, 28 Mar - 17 May 1927, 25 Jul - 27 Aug 1927, 24 Nov 1927 - 8 Jan 1928, 2 - 30 Apr 1928, 19 Jul - 7 Sep 1928, 1 - 10 Jan 1929, 14 Jun - 4 Sep 1929, 14 Nov 1929 - 17 Jan 1930, 29 Mar - 19 May 1930, 28 May - 24 Jun 1930)

441 (Fleet Reconnaissance) Flt (17 Jul - Aug 1923)

402 (Fleet Fighter) Flt (10 May - 31 May 1924, 20 - 25 Dec 1924, 9 - 21 Feb 1925, 29 Sep - 6 Oct 1926, 5 Apr - 19 Jun 1929, 8 May 1931 -  Jan 1932, 14 Mar - 21 Apr 1932, 1 - 15 Jul 1932, 2 - 3 Jan 1933)

462 (Fleet Torpedo) Flt (31 May 1924 - 6 Nov 1925, Nov 1925 - 12 Jan 1926, 30 Mar - 12 Jun 1926, 15 Jul - 14 Sep 1926, 1 Nov 1926 - 14 Jan 1927, 28 Mar - 17 May 1927, 25 Jul - 27 Aug 1927, 24 Nov 1927 - 8 Jan 1928, 2 -  30 Apr 1928, 19 Jul - 7 Sep 1928, 7 - 13 May 1929, 14 Jun -  4 Sep 1929, 7 Nov 1929 - 17 Jan 1930, 1 - 10 Jan 1929, 29 Mar - 19 May 1930, 28 May - 24 Jun 1930)

403 (Fleet Fighter) Flt (28 Jul - 13 Nov 1924, 28 Oct 1927 19 Jan 1928, 23 Sep - 11 Nov 1930)

442 (Fleet Reconnaissance) Flt (29 Jul - 5 Sep 1924, xxx - 14 Jun 1926, 27 Oct 1926 -  Feb 1927, 6 - 6 Apr 1929, Oct 1930 -  Mar 1931, 30 Sep - 8 Oct 1931, Dec 1931 -  Jan 1932, 20 Jul -30 Aug 1932)

423 (Fleet Spotter) Flt (21 Nov - 16 May 1924, 4 Apr - 15 May 1925, 20 Nov 1924 - 16 Jan 1925, 31 Aug - 11 Sep 1925, Oct 1925 - 4 Feb 1926, 5 Apr 1- 26 Apr 1929)

440 (Fleet Reconnaissance) Flt (19 Dec 1924 - 21 Feb 1925, 26 Jun - 12 Oct 1926, 28 Oct 1927 - Jan 1928, 23 Sep - 11 Nov 1930)

Detachments**

39 Sqn (Jun 1916 - Dec 1917, xx - 31 Jan 1918)

78 Sqn (Dec 1916 - Jul 1917)

School of Naval Co-operation (Apr 1923- 29 Dec 1937)

224 Sqn (Jan - Mar 1938, Aug 1939)

42 Sqn (Mar - Sep 1938)

22 Sqn (xxx - 9 Dec 1940)

No 8 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Unit (Jan - xxx 1941)

848 Sqn FAA (xxx 1943 - 3 Feb 1944)

587 Sqn (Nov 1944 - xxx xxxx)

708 Sqn FAA (15 Jan - 6 Sep 1945)

School of Air Sea Rescue (19 Feb - 23 Jul 1945)

Links to related sites/pages

Battle of Britain Anniversary website FAA Archive WebsiteOfficers Commanding, Aerial photo on Google Maps,

RAF Goxhill

No Badge authorised

Main units: -

No 1 Group Target Towing Flt (18 Sep - 10 Nov 1941)

Detachment - 616 Sqn (Jan 1942)

1st Fighter Group, USAAF: -

27th Fighter Sqn, USAAF (9 Jun - 3 Jul 1942)

71st Fighter Sqn, USAAF (10 Jun - 24 Aug 1942)

52nd Fighter Group, USAAF (26 Aug - 29 Oct 1942)

78th Fighter Group, USAAF (1 Dec 1942 - 1 Apr 1943)

353rd Fighter Group, USAAF (Jun - 3 Aug 1943)

356th Fighter Group, USAAF (27 Aug - 5 Oct 1943)

358th Fighter Group, USAAF (20 Oct - 29 Nov 1943)

Sub-site, No 35 Maintenance Unit (27 Apr 1945 - 30 Sep 1950)

Sub-site, No 92 Maintenance Unit (1 Sep 1952 - 14 Dec 1953)

Sub-site, No 93 Maintenance Unit (1 Dec 1948 - xxx xxxx, 30 Sep 1950 - xxx 1951)

Location

County: - Lincolnshire

Lat/Long:   53:40:38N  00:18:53W

Grid Ref -  TA115218

Height Above Sea Level - 20 ft

Operational Control: -

Opened - 1941

USAAF  (1944)

Closed - 1953

Notes

Links to related sites/pages

Aerial photo on Google MapsRAF-Lincolnshire.info Control Towers website,

RAF Grafton Underwood

No Badge authorised

Main units: -

15th Bomb Sqn, USAAF (14 May - 9 Jun 1942)

305th Bomb Group, USAAF (12 Sep - 6 Dec 1942)

96th Bomb Group USAAF (6 Apr - 27 May 1943)

413th Bomb Sqn, 384th Bomb Group USAAF (25 May 1943 - 16 Jun 1945)

Location

County: - Northamptonshire

Lat/Long:   52:25:15N  00:38:45W

Grid Ref -  SP923813

Height Above Sea Level - 338 ft

Operational Control: -

Opened - 1942

USAAF (1944)

Closed - 1959

Notes

Links to related sites/pages

Aerial photo on Google Maps Control Towers website,

RAF Grangemouth

No Badge authorised

Main units (continued): -

No 10 Air Observer & Navigation School (1 - 27 Nov 1939)

614 Sqn (8 Jun 1940 - 5 Mar 1941)

HQ, No 52 (Army Co-operation) Wing (9 Jun - 14 Jul 1940)

263 Sqn (28 Jun - 2 Sep 1940)

No 58 Operational Training Unit (2 Dec 1940 - 5 Oct 1943)

Roc Flt Odiham (Dec 1940)

No 4 Aircraft Delivery Flight (13 Apr 1941 - 7 Jan 1942)

No 2 Combat Training Wing (5 - 15 Oct 1943)

No 2 Tactical Exercise Unit (15 Oct 1943 - 25 Jun 1944)

Sub-site, No 14 Maintenance Unit (12 Oct 1944 - 31 Aug 1949)

No 6 Gliding School (xxx 1945 -xxx 1946)

No 2 Gliding School (1 Nov 1947 - 1 Sep 1955)

No 13 Reserve Flying School (1 Apr 1948 - 19 Apr 1949)

No 4 Gliding School (xxx  1951 - xxx 1952)

No 6 Gliding School (xxx - xxx 1951)

Location

County: - Stirlingshire (Falkirk)

Lat/Long:   56:00:27N  03:42:00W

Grid Ref -  NS946820

Height Above Sea Level - 12 ft

Operational Control: -

Opened - 1939

No 54 Wing (1944)

Closed - 1945

Notes

Main units: -

No 35 Elementary & Reserve Flying Training School (1 May - 3 Sep 1939)

No 10 Civilian Air Navigation School (1 Sep - 1 Nov 1939)

602 Sqn (7 - 13 Oct 1939)

141 Sqn (19 Oct 1939 - 28 Jun 1940, 21 Jul - 30 Aug 1940)

Links to related sites/pages

Aerial photo on Google Maps, Battle of Britain Anniversary websiteOfficers Commanding Control Towers website,

RAF Gransdon Lodge

No Badge authorised

Main units: -

Bombing Development Unit (20 Jul 1942 - 6 Apr 1943)

192 Sqn (4 Jan - 5 Apr 1943)

169 Sqn (5 - 10 Mar 1943)

421 Sqn (5 - 10 Mar 1943)

405 Sqn (14 Mar 1943 - 26 May 1945)

Pathfinder Force Navigation Training Unit (10 Apr - 17 Jun 1943)

No 1507 Beam Approach Training Flt (17 Jun - 27 Nov 1943)

97 Sqn (Aug - Sep 1943)

No 1696 (Bomber) Defence Training Flt (15 Feb - 28 Oct 1944)

692 Sqn (4 Jun 1944 - 20 Sep 1945)

142 Sqn (25 Oct 1944 - 28 Sep 1945)

No 4053 Servicing Echelon (1 Dec 1945 – 28 Feb 1946)

53 Sqn (3 Dec 1945 - 28 Feb 1946)

Location

County: - Bedfordshire

Lat/Long:   52:10:45N  00:07:00W

Grid Ref -  TL290555

Height Above Sea Level - 248 ft

Operational Control: -

Opened - 1942

No 8 Group (1944)

Closed - 1955

Notes

Main units: -

No 1418 (GEE) Flt (8 Apr - 20 Jul 1942)

No 1474 Flt (10 Jul 1942 - 4 Jan 1943)

Links to related sites/pages

Aerial photo on Google MapsBomber Command 60th Anniversary websiteCommanding Officers Control Towers website,

RAF Grantham

see Spitalgate/Spittalgate

RAF Graveley

No Badge authorised

Main units: -

161 Sqn (Mar - 11Apr42)

1504 Beam Approach Training Flt 4 - 14 Aug 1942)

35 Sqn (15Aug42 18Sep46

‘B’ Flt, 97 Sqn (Aug43 Sep43

692 Sqn (1Jan44 4Jun44

571 Sqn (14Apr44 24Apr44

227 Sqn (8Jun45 5Sep45

115 Sqn (10Sep45 9Sep46

RLG for No 1 Flying Training School (Dec 1950 - Oct 1951)

RLG for No 206 AFS RLG Oakington Nov51 4Feb52, Apr52 May54Molesworth Meteor

RLG for No 5 Flying Training School (1 Jun 1954 - 11 Jul 1964)

Location

County: - Huntingdonshire (Cambridgeshire)

Lat/Long:   52:15:45N  00:11:00W

Grid Ref -  TL290555

Height Above Sea Level - 177 ft

Operational Control: -

Opened - 1942

No 8 Group (1944)

Closed - 1968

Notes

Links to related sites/pages

Aerial photo on Google Maps, Bomber Command 60th Anniversary websiteCommanding Officers Control Towers website,

RAF Gravesend

No Badge authorised

Main units: -

245 Sqn (31 Mar - 28 May 1943)

174 Sqn (5 Apr - 12 Jun 1943)

284 Sqn (7 - 17 May 1943)

247 Sqn (28 May - 4 Jun 1943)

19 Sqn (20 Jun - 26 Jun 1943, 24 Oct 1943 - 15 Apr 1944)

132 Sqn (20 Jun - 2 Jul 1943)

No 3020 Servicing Echelon (20 – 21 Jun 1943)

No 3036 Servicing Echelon (20 – 21 Jun 1943)

HQ, No 125 Airfield  (24 Jun - 2 Jul 1943)

HQ, No 130 Airfield  (10 Jul - 7 Aug 1943)

2 Sqn (16 Jul - 10 Aug 1943)

4 Sqn (16 Jul - 7 Aug 1943)

306 Sqn (11 - 19 Aug 1943)

257 Sqn (12 Aug - 17 Sep 1943)

No 3010 Servicing Echelon (12 Aug – 18 Sep 1943)

193 Sqn (17 Aug - 18 Sep 1943)

No 3013 Servicing Echelon (17 Aug - 18 Sep 1943)

64 Sqn (19 Aug - 6 Sep 1943)

No 3041 Servicing Echelon (19 Aug – 6 Sep 1943)

266 Sqn (7 - 10 Sep 1943)

No 3043 Servicing Echelon (7 – 10 Sep 1943)

No 1493 (Fighter) Gunnery Flt (7 - 18 Oct 1943)

No 18 Armament Practice Camp (18 Oct - 26 Dec 1943)

HQ, No 122 Airfield  (20 Oct 1943 - 15 Apr 1944, 19 - 29 Apr 1944)

122 Sqn (3 Nov 1943 - 15 Apr 1944)

No 3205 Servicing Commando (21 - 23 Nov 1943)

No 6065 Servicing Echelon (22 Mar – 15 Apr 1944)

No 6122 Servicing Echelon (22 Mar – 15 Apr 1944)

21 Sqn (17 Apr - 18 Jun 1944)

464 Sqn (17 Apr - 18 Jun 1944)

487 Sqn (17 - 25 Apr 1944, 30 Apr - 18 Jun 1944)

No 6021 Servicing Echelon (17 Apr – 16 Jun 1944)

No 6464 (RNZAF) Servicing Echelon (17 Apr – 18 Jun 1944)

No 6487 (RNZAF) Servicing Echelon (18 Apr – 18 Jun 1944)

HQ, No 122 (Rocket Projectile) Wing (12 - 13 May 1944)

HQ, No 140 Wing (12 May - 18 Jun 1944)

949 (Balloon) Sqn (xxx - 11 Aug 1944)

966 (Balloon) Sqn (xxx - xxx 1944)

997 (Balloon) Sqn (29 Jul - 1 Sep 1944)

No 141 Gliding School (1 Dec 1945 - 30 Jun 1949)

No 149 Gliding School (xxx - 1 Dec 1945)

Location

County: - Kent

Lat/Long:   51:25:00N  00:23:47E

Grid Ref -  TQ675720

Height Above Sea Level - 240 ft

Operational Control: -

Opened - 1932

No 11 Group (1944)

Closed - 1956

Notes

Main Units: -

No 20 Elementary & Reserve Flying Training School (1 Oct 1937 - 3 Sep 1939)

32 Sqn (3 Jan - 8 Mar 1940, 22 - 27 Mar 1940)

610 Sqn (26 May - 2 Jul 1940, 8 Sep 1940 - xxx xxxx)

72 Sqn (1 - 6 Jun 1940, 8 - 26 Jul 1941, 20 Oct 1941 - 22 Mar 1942)

604 Sqn (3 Jul - 26 Jul 1940)

501 Sqn (25 Jul - 10 Sep 1940)

66 Sqn (11 Sep - 30 Oct 1940)

No 421 (Reconnaissance) Flt (8 - 31 Oct 1940)

141 Sqn (3 Nov 1940 - 29 Apr 1941)

85 Sqn (23 Nov 1940 - 1 Jan 1941)

264 Sqn (1 - 11 Jan 1941)

74 Sqn (1 May - 9 Jul 1941)

609 Sqn (27 Jul - 24 Sep 1941)

92 Sqn (24 Sep - 20 Oct 1941)

401 Sqn (18 Mar - 2 Jul 1942)

124 Sqn (3 May - 30 Jun 1942, 13 - 29 Jul 1942, 14 - 20 Aug 1942)

No 3012 Servicing Echelon (3 May – 25 Sep 1942)

No 3034 Servicing Echelon (xxx xxxx - 12 Aug 1942)

71 Sqn (30 Jun - 7 Jul 1942, 14 Aug - 29 Sep 1942)

111 Sqn (30 Jun - 7 Jul 1942)

350 Sqn (30 Jun - 7 Jul 1942)

65 Sqn (29 Jul - 14 Aug 1942, 20 Aug - 26 Sep 1942, 24 Oct 1943 - 15 Apr 1944)

133 Sqn (31 Jul - 22 Aug 1942)

165 Sqn (14 Aug - 1 Nov 1942)

232 Sqn (14 - 20 Aug 1942)

No 3026 Servicing Echelon (14 Nov – 9 Aug 1942, 9 Sep – 20 Oct 1942)

277 Sqn (7 Dec 1942 - 15 Apr 1944)

No 3207 Servicing Commando (29 Feb - 14 Mar 1943)

181 Sqn (24 Mar - 5 Apr 1943)

No 3007 Servicing Echelon (27 Mar – 4 Jun 1943)

Detachments**

3 Sqn (Sep 1939)

26 Sqn (26 Jun 1941 - xxx xxxx)

268 Sqn (Jun - Jul 1943)

Links to related sites/pages

Aerial photo on Google Maps, Battle of Britain Anniversary website

RAF Great Ashfield

No Badge authorised

Main units: -

Detachment - No 1665 Heavy Conversion Unit (1 May - 6 Jun 1943)

385th Bomb Group, USAAF (26 Jun 1943 - 4 Aug 1945)

No 94 Maintenance Unit (14 Jul 1947 - 30 Mar 1950)

Sub-site, No 94 Maintenance Unit (31 Mar 1950 - 30 Nov 1956)

Sub-site, No 95 Maintenance Unit (30 Nov 1956- 25 Mar 1955)

Location

County: - Suffolk

Lat/Long:   52:15:15N  00:56:45E

Grid Ref -  TM010663

Height Above Sea Level - 200 ft

Operational Control: -

Opened - 1943

USAAF (1944)

Closed - 1960

Notes

Links to related sites/pages

Aerial photo on Google Maps Control Towers website,

RAF Great Dunmow

No Badge authorised

Main units: -

No 1665 HCU (1 May - 6 Jun 1943)

386th Bomb Group, USAAF (24 Sep 1943 - 2 Oct 1944)

190 Sqn (14 Oct 1944 - 21 Jan 1946)

No 6620 Servicing Echelon (16 Oct 1944 – 1 Jun 1945)

No 6190 Servicing Echelon (16 Oct 1944 – 18 Aug 1945)

620 Sqn (17 Oct 1944 - 1 Jan 1946)

No 4620 Servicing Echelon (1 Jun 1945 – 15 Jan 1946)

No 4190 Servicing Echelon (18 Aug – 28 Dec 1945)

No 3 (Horsa) Glider Servicing Unit (xxx xxxx - 22 Jan 1946)

No 4 (Horsa) Glider Servicing Unit (xxx xxxx - 22 Jan 1946)

Location

County: - Essex

Lat/Long:   51:53:00N  00:10:45E

Grid Ref -  TL592235

Height Above Sea Level - 325 ft

Operational Control: -

Opened - 1943

USAAF (1944)

Closed - 1958

Notes

Links to related sites/pages

Aerial photo on Google Maps, Control Towers website,

RAF Great Massingham

No Badge authorised

Main units: -

18 Sqn (8 Sep 1940 - 3 Apr 1941)

90 Sqn (May 1941 - xxx xxxx)

107 Sqn (11 May - Aug 1941)

No 1482 (Target Towing & Gunnery) Flt (29 May - 17 Sep 1943)

342 Sqn (19 Jul - 6 Sep 1943)

No 16 Heavy Glider Maintenance Section (16 Aug 1943 - 15 Mar 1944)

No 1692 (Radar Development) Flt (21 May 1944 - 22 Mar 1945)

No 1692 (Bomber Support) Training Flt (21 May - 16 Jun 1944)

No 1694 Flt (21 May 1944 - 30 Jul 1945)

169 Sqn (4 Jun 1944 - 10 Aug 1945)

No 1692 (Bomber Support) Training Unit (17 Jun 1944 - 16 Jun 1945)

RLG for Central Fighter Establishment (1 Dec 1945 - 9 Nov 1950)

Location

County: - Norfolk

Lat/Long:   52:46:53N  00:40:45E

Grid Ref -  TF805236

Height Above Sea Level - 295 ft

Operational Control: -

Opened - 1940

No 100 Group (1944)

Closed - 1958

Notes

Links to related sites/pages

Aerial photo on Google MapsBomber Command 60th Anniversary website Control Towers website,

RAF Great Witcombe

No Badge authorised

Main units: -

 

 

Location

County: - Gloucestershire

Lat/Long:   51:49:58N  02:07:37W Approx

Grid Ref - 

Height Above Sea Level -  ft

Operational Control: -

Opened -

Closed -

Notes

Links to related sites/pages

Aerial photo on Google Maps,

RAF Greencastle

No Badge authorised

Main units: -

 

 

Location

County: - County Down

Lat/Long:   54:02:15N  06:02:08W

Grid Ref -  J285115

Height Above Sea Level - 50 ft

Operational Control: -

Opened - 1942

USAAF (1944)

Closed - 1945

Notes

Links to related sites/pages

Aerial photo on Google Maps Control Towers website,

RAF Greenham Common

Station badge - RAF Greenham Common

Main units: -

HQ, 51st Troop Carrier Wing USAAF (Sep - Nov 1942)

RLG for No 15 (Pilots) Advanced Flying Unit (16 Dec 1942 - 30 Sep 1943)

No 1511 Beam Approach Training Flt (28 Apr - 29 Sep 1943)

354th Fighter Group IXth USAAF (4 - 13 Nov 1943)

HQ, 70th Fighter Wing (xxx xxxx - 6 Dec 1943)

100th Fighter Wing (6 Dec 1943 - 13 Jan 1944)

12th Tactical Reconnaissance Sqn, USAAF (6 Dec 1943 - 9 Jan 1944)

HQ, 71st Fighter Wing (13 Jan - 15 Mar 1944)

368th Fighter Group (13 Jan - 15 Mar 1944)

53rd Troop Carrier Wing (22 Feb 1944 - Feb 1945)

438th Troop Carrier Group (16 Mar 1944 - 20 Feb 1945)

No 13 Recruit Centre (Aug 1945 - 1 Jun 1946)

7501st Air Base Sqn USAF (23 Apr 1951 - Apr 1956)

Various detachments of B-47s, KC-97s (1954 - 1959)

3909th Air Base Group (Apr 1956 - 1 Apr 1964)

7551st Combat Support Group (xxx xxxx - xxx xxxx)

7273rd Air Base Group (1 Jan 1979 - xxx xxxx)

20th Tactical Fighter Wing, USAF (Mar -  Sep 1976)

11th Tactical Missile Sqn (May 1983 - xxx xxxx)

Location

County: - Berkshire

Lat/Long:  51:22:38N  01:17:15W

Grid Ref:  SU502646

Height above sea level:  381ft

Operational Control: -

Opened - xxx 1942

No 92 Group

No 70 Group

USAAF (1 Oct - 8 Nov 1943)

VIIIth ASC, USAAF (8 Nov 1943 - xxx 1945)

Transport Command (xxx 1945 -

Technical Training Command (Aug 1945 -

Closed - 1 Jun 1946

Reopened - xxx 1951 (Bomber Command)

7th Air Division, USAF (18 Jun 1951 - 1 Apr 1964)

RAF (1 Jul 1964 - xxx xxxx)

3rd USAF (xxx xxxx - xxx xxxx)

Closed -

Notes

USAAF Station No 486

Links to related sites/pages

Subterranea Britannica websiteOfficers Commanding, Aerial photo on Google Maps Control Towers website,

RAF Greenock

Badge of RAF Greenock

Main units: -

No 2 Flying Boat Servicing Unit (25 Sep 1942 - Jun 1945)

No 97 Maintenance Unit (15 Aug - 1 Oct 1945)

Location

County: - Renfrewshire (Inverclyde)

Lat/Long:   55:55:56N  04:45:11W

Grid Ref -  NS275764

Height Above Sea Level -  ft

Operational Control: -

Opened -

Closed -

Notes

Links to related sites/pages

Aerial photo on Google Maps,

RAF Grimsby

No Badge authorised

Main units: -

No 25 Elementary & Reserve Flying Training School (24 Jun 1938 - 3 Sep 1939)

142 Sqn (26 Nov 1941 - 7 Jun 1942, 7 Jul - 19 Dec 1942)

100 Sqn (15 Dec 1942 - 1 Apr 1945)

550 Sqn (25 Nov 1943 - 3 Jan 1944)

Sub-site, No 35 Maintenance Unit (1 Jun 1945 - 1 Mar 1953)

No 22 Gliding School (xxx - Aug 1950)

 

Location

County: - Lincolnshire

Lat/Long:   53:30:15N  00:04:23W

Grid Ref -  TA279025

Height Above Sea Level - 350 ft

Operational Control: -

Opened - 1941

No 1 Group (1944)

Closed - 1946

Notes

Also known as Waltham

Detachments

No 7 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Unit (13 Mar - May 1942)

12 Sqn (Nov 1941)

776 Sqn FAA (19 Jan 1943 - 7 Dec 1944)

No 107 Gliding School (Dec 1948 - Oct 1949)

No 22 Gliding School (Nov 1949 - 15 May 1950)

Links to related sites/pages

Aerial photo on Google Maps Control Towers website,

RAF Grove

No Badge authorised

Main units: -

No 38 Satellite Landing Ground (Aug 1942 - 15 Jun 1945)

RLG for No 15 (Pilots) Advanced Flying Unit (16 Dec 1942 - 26 Jul 1943)

Heavy Glider Conversion Unit (6 Feb - 1 May 1943)

174 Sqn (11 - 12 Mar 1943)

184 Sqn (11 - 12 Mar 1943)

3rd Technical Air Depot, USAAF (Oct 1943 - xxx xxxx)

31st Air Transport Group, USAAF (15 Nov 1943 - 5 Sep 1944)

1st Transport Group (Provisional), USAAF (2 - 27 Sep 1944)

31st Air Transport Group, USAAF (7 Dec 1944 - xxx xxxx)

516th Troop Carrier Group, USAAF (12 Apr 1945 - xxx xxxx)

13th Photo Reconnaissance Sqn, USAAF (13 Oct - 23 Nov 1945)

36th Bomb Sqn, USAAF (15 Oct - 9 Dec 1945)

No 431 Equipment Depot (18 Oct 1953 - 1 Dec 1955)

Location

County: - Berkshire

Lat/Long:   51:36:08N  01:26:15W

Grid Ref -  SU389898

Height Above Sea Level - 275 ft

Operational Control: -

Opened - 1942

USAAF (1944)

Closed - 1946

Notes

Links to related sites/pages

Aerial photo on Google Maps Atlantikwall websiteControl Towers website,

RAF Gujrat

No Badge authorised

Main units: -

435 Sqn (

436 Sqn (

Location

Country: -   Pakistan

Lat/Long:   32:33N  74:04E  Approx

Height above sea level: 

Operational Control: -

 

Notes

Links to related sites/pages

Aerial photo of the general area on Google Maps,

RAF Gutersloh

Station badge - RAF Gutersloh

Main units (continued): -

80 Sqn (14 - 22 Jul 1948, 24 Aug 1948 - 2 Jul 1949)

3 Sqn (4 Sep 1948 - 1 Apr 1952, 1 Apr 1977 - 26 Nov 1992)

No 2 Group Communications Flt (1 Dec 1948 - 31May 1958)

No 19 Sqn RAF Regiment (1 May 1949 - xxx xxxx)

No 20 Sqn RAF Regiment (1 May 1949 - xxx xxxx)

No 56 Sqn RAF Regiment (1 May 1949 - xxx xxxx)

No 2 Mobile Repair & Salvage Unit (26 Jul 1949 - 1 Jan 1957)

BAFO Instrument Training Flt (10 May 1950 - 1 Sep 1951)

67 Sqn (1 Sep 1950 - 5 May 1952)

71 Sqn (16 Sep 1950 - 8 Apr 1952)

2nd TAF Instrument Training Flt (1 Sep 1951 - 16 Mar 1954)

79 Sqn (15 Nov 1951 - 8 Nov 1954, 15 Sep 1956 - 30 Dec 1960)

541 Sqn (3 Apr 1952 - 15 Jul 1954, 14 Sep - 15 Nov 1954)

2 Sqn (15 May 1952 - 1 Jul 1953, 9 Sep 1961 - 31 Mar 1971)

No 34 Reconnaissance Wing (1 Apr 1953 - 1 Nov 1954)

149 Sqn (17 Sep 1954 - 31 Aug 1956)

HQ, No 551 (Light Bomber) Wing (1 Oct 1954 - 1 Nov 1956)

69 Sqn (1 Oct - 13 Dec 1954)

102 Sqn (20 Oct 1954 - 20 Aug 1956)

103 Sqn (30 Nov 1954 - 1 Aug 1956)

104 Sqn (15 Mar 1955 - 1 Aug 1956)

59 Sqn (1 Sep 1956 - 15 Nov 1957)

HQ, No 121 Wing (1 Nov 1956 - 1 Jan 1960)

No 22 Sqn RAF Regiment (xxx xxxx - 30 Sep 1957)

No 23 Sqn RAF Regiment (xxx xxxx - 30 Sep 1957)

No 57 Sqn RAF Regiment (xxx xxxx - 30 Sep 1957)

20 Sqn (30 Aug 1958 - 30 Dec 1960)

14 Sqn (15 Sep 1958 - 16 Mar 1961, 6 Sep 1961 - 17 Dec 1962)

No 6014 Servicing Echelon (15 Sep 1958 – 16 Mar 1961, 6 Sep 1961 – 16 Dec 1962)

Helicopter Communications Flt (5 Jan - 31 Oct 1961)

230 Sqn (15 Jan 1963 - 31 Dec 1964, 14 Oct 1980 - 30 Apr 1992)

18 Sqn (1 Jan 1965 - 5 Jan 1968, 1 Sep 1970 - 30 Nov 1980, 6 Aug 1983 - 9 Dec 1992)

92 Sqn (24 Jan 1968 - 31 Mar 1977)

19 Sqn (23 Sep 1968 - 31 Dec 1976)

No 26 Sqn RAF Regiment

No 63 Sqn RAF Regiment

Location

County: - West Germany

Lat/Long:   51:55:31N    08:18:23E

Height above sea level:  236 ft

Operational Control: -

Opened -

Closed -

Notes

Originally known as Y99

Main units: -

No 6107 Servicing Echelon (19 Jul 1945 – 13 Nov 1947)

Detachment, No 122 (Major) Staging Post (26 Aug - 22 Oct 1945)

HQ, No 140 Wing (12 Nov 1945 - 26 Jun 1946, 12 Aug 1946 - 14 Nov 1947))

107 Sqn (3 Nov 1945 - 20 Jan 1946, 3 Feb - 27 Jun 1946, 22 Aug - 3 Sep 1946, 26 Sep 1946 - 17 Feb 1947, 24 - 26 Feb 1947, 22 Mar - 26 Sep 1947, 18 Oct - 13 Nov 1947)

4 Sqn (8 Nov 1945 - 4 Feb 1946, 17 Feb - 2 Jun 1946, 12 - 27 Jun 1946, 12 Aug - 6 Sep 1946, 9 Oct 1946 -  5 Aug 1947, 22 Aug - 13 Nov 1947, 30 Dec 1960 - 16 Mar 1961, 6 Sep 1961 - 30 May 1970, 4 Jan 1977 - 27 Nov 1992)

No 6004 Servicing Echelon (8 Nov 1945 – 14 Nov 1947)

21 Sqn (30 Nov 1945 - 30 Mar 1946, 27 Apr - 27 Jun 1946, 9 Aug - 3 Sep 1946, 26 Sep - 6 Nov 1946, 12 Dec 1946 - 7 Nov 1947)

No 6021 Servicing Echelon (30 Nov 1945 – 27 Jun 1946, 9 Aug – 3 Sep 1946, 26 Sep – 6 Nov 1946, 12 Dec 1946 – 7 Nov 1947)

No 3 Sqn RAF Regiment (21 Aug - Oct 1947, xxx xxxx - 1 Nov 1955)

HQ, No 135 Wing (Dec 1947)

26 Sqn (19 Nov - 5 Dec 1947, 5 Jan - 11 Feb 1948, 6 Mar - 7 Jun 1948, 5 Jul 1948 - 7 Jan 1950, 8 Sep 1958 - 30 Dec 1960)

No 6026 Servicing Echelon (19 Nov – 1 Dec 1947)

33 Sqn (30 Nov 1947 - 5 Jan 1948, 11 Feb - 30 Apr 1948, 5 Jun - 2 Jul 1949)

16 Sqn (1 Dec 1947 - 6 Jan 1948, 2 Feb - 14 Jul 1948,7 Aug 1948 - 2 Nov 1950)

Links to related sites/pages

Officers Commanding, Aerial photo on Google Maps,

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