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RAF Stations - T

[Definition of a RAF Station]


[Tain | Takali | Takoradi | Talbenny | Tambaram | Tangmere | Tarrant Rushton | Tattenhill | Tealing | Teddington | Teheran | Templeton | Tempsford | Tengah | Ternhill | Thatcham | Thetford | Tholthorpe | Thornaby | Thorney Island | Thorpe Abbotts | Thruxton | Thurleigh | Tibenham | TilsheadTilstock | Tiree | Tollerton | Toome | Topcliffe | Torquay | Towyn | Trichinopoly | Tuddenham | Turnberry | Turnhouse | Turweston | Twinwood Farm]

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

RAF Tain

No Badge authorised

Main units (continued): -

No 1 Torpedo Refresher School (1 Jan 1943 - 28 Jan 1944)

547 Sqn (18 Jan - 31 Mar 1943)

404 Sqn (2 - 20 Apr 1943)

144 Sqn (8 - 15 Apr 1943, 14 Aug - 20 Oct 1943)

Coastal Command Development Unit (18 Jun - 9 Apr 1943)

RLG for No 19 (Pilots) Advanced Flying Unit (1 Jul 1943 - 25 Feb 1944)

822 Sqn FAA (10 Nov 1943 - 16 Jan 1944 )

829 Sqn FAA (25 Nov 1943 - 8 Feb 1944)

815 Sqn FAA (7 Dec 1943 - 27 Feb 1944)

RLG for No 8 Air Gunners School (Jan - Apr 1944)

186 Sqn (7 Jan - 1 Mar 1944)

817 Sqn FAA (8 - 26 Feb 1944)

86 Sqn (1 Jul 1944 - 14 Aug 1945)

311 Sqn (7 Aug 1944 - 6 Aug 1945)

No 4086 Servicing Echelon (10 Jun – 9 Aug 1945)

No 4311 (Czech) Servicing Echelon (25 Jun – 6 Aug 1945)

519 Sqn (17 Aug - 8 Nov 1945)

Coastal Command Flying Instructors School (13 -29 Oct 1945)

Coastal Command Instructors School (12 Nov 1945 1 Apr 1946)

No 1 Torpedo Training Unit (14 Nov 1945 - 15 Dec 1946)

Location

County: - Ross-shire

Lat/Long:   57:48:30N  03:58:30W

Grid Ref -  NH828818

Height Above Sea Level - 0 ft

Operational Control: -

Opened - 1941

No 18 Group (1944)

Closed - 1946

Notes

Main units: -

17 Sqn (16 Sep - 31 Oct 1941)

No 3033 Servicing Echelon (14 Nov 1941 – 7 Feb 1942)

No 1491 (Target Towing) Flt (26 Dec 1941 - May 1942)

132 Sqn (7 - 15 Feb 1942)

No 3038 Servicing Echelon (7- 16 Feb 1942)

801 Sqn FAA (15 Feb - 29 Apr 1942)

417 Sqn (23 Feb - 13 Apr 1942)

No 1491 (Fighter) Gunnery Flt (May - 15 Nov 1942)

Detachments**

123 Sqn (Sep 1941 - Jan 1942)

76 Sqn (Oct 1941 - Sep 1942)

489 Sqn (2 Jul - 5 Aug 1942)

455 Sqn (5 Aug 1942 1 Sep 1942

254 Sqn (xxx xxxx - 7 Sep 1942)

311 Sqn (29 Jan 1943 - xxx xxxx)

235 Sqn (Jan - Aug 1943)

415 Sqn (2 - 16 Mar 1943)

144 Sqn (15 Apr - 9 Jul 1943, 15 May - 9 Jul 1943, 9 - 14 Aug 1943)

547 Sqn (Apr - May 1943)

120 Sqn (3 - 4 Jun 1944, 18 - 20 Jul 1944)

518 Sqn (17 Aug - 13 Sep 1945)

279 Sqn (xxx xxxx - 7 Sep 1945

281 Sqn (7 - 29 Sep 1945)

280 Sqn (29 Sep 1945 - xxx xxxx)

Links to related sites/pages

Aerial photo on Google Maps, Control Towers websiteControl Towers website

RAF Ta kali/Ta'Qali

RAF Ta kali badge

Main units (continued): -

69 Sqn (

73 Sqn (

81 Sqn (

89 Sqn (

126 Sqn (

152 Sqn (

154 Sqn (

185 Sqn (

208 Sqn (

227 Sqn (

229 Sqn (

232 Sqn (

238 Sqn (

242 Sqn (

248 Sqn (

249 Sqn (

261 Sqn (

272 Sqn (

603 Sqn (

605 Sqn (

Location

Country: - Malta

Lat/Long:  35:53:46N   14:25:08E

Height Above Sea Level: 

Operational Control: -

 

Notes

It is now the location of Malta's national stadium and the site of the Malta Aviation Museum Ta'Qali Craft Village.

Main Units: -

Malta Night Fighter Unit (Jul - 4 Dec 1941)

No 1435 Flt (4 Dec 1941 - 22 Jun 1942)

HQ, No 322 Wing (3 Jun - Jul 1943)

No 3232 Servicing Commando (10 - 17 Jun 1943)

Air-Sea Rescue & Communication Flt (25 Aug 1943 - 31 Jan 1944)

No 386 Maintenance Unit (15 Sep 1945 - 1 Aug 1946)

32 Sqn (

Links to related sites/pages

Aerial photo on Google Maps,

RAF Takoradi

No Badge authorised

Main units: -

Middle East Transport Flt (Nov 1941 - Jan 1942)

Communication Flt, Takoradi (Jan 1942 - Nov 1945)

No 21 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Unit (Dec 1942 - 24 Sep 1943)

No 54 Staging Post (8 Mar 1943 - Aug 1944)

No 249 Air-Sea Rescue Unit (1 Sep 1943 - 7 Aug 1945)

HQ, No 298 Wing (11 May - 1 Jun 1945)

No 1 Training School and Depot (xxx 1945 - xxx xxxx)

No 68 Staging Post (22 Oct 1945 - 1 Jun 1946)

West Africa Communication Flt (1 Oct 1946 - Nov 1947)

West Africa Transport & Communication Sqn (15 Jul - 1 Oct 1946)

HQ, No 500 Wing (1 Aug 1946 - 30 Sep 1947)

82 Sqn (

110 Sqn (

200 Sqn (

541 Sqn (

Location

Country: -  Ghana

Lat/Long:  04:57:00N  01:43:00W  Approx

Height Above Sea Level: 

Operational Control: -

 

Notes

Main Units: -

Ferry and Despatch Sqn (Jan - Nov 1941)

Test and Despatch Flt (xxx xxxx - Apr 1941)

No 1 Test Flt (Apr - xxx 1941)

Fighter Defence Flt, Takoradi (1 Jul 1941 - Mar 1943)

No 116 Maintenance Unit (19 Oct 1941 - 30 Aug 1945)

Detachments**

No 55 Staging Post (Aug 1944 - xxx 1946)

Links to related sites/pages

Aerial photo of the general area on Google Maps,

RAF Talbenny

No Badge authorised

Main units: -

311 Sqn (12 Jun 1942 - 26 May 1943)

248 Sqn (13 Sep - 2 Nov 1942, 4 Dec 1942 - 18 Jan 1943)

304 Sqn (3 - 30 Nov 1942)

No 4 Armament Practice Camp (Dec 1942 - 1 Sep 1945)

No 303 Ferry Training Unit (5 Mar 1943 - 8 Sep 1944)

No 4 Armament Practice Camp (16 Apr 1943 - 1 Sep 1945)

Coastal Command Development Unit (Apr - Sep 1943)

No 3 Overseas Aircraft Delivery Unit (25 Jul - 8 Sep 1944)

No 11 Ferry Unit (8 Sep 1944 - 9 Aug 1945)

Location

County: - Pembrokeshire

Lat/Long:   51:45:23N  05:08:30W

Grid Ref -  SM834113

Height Above Sea Level - 230 ft

Operational Control: -

Opened - 1942

No 44 Group (1944)

Closed - 1946

Notes

Links to related sites/pages

Aerial photo on Google Maps, Commanding Officers,

RAF Tambaram

No Badge authorised

Main units: -

No 14 Satellite Airfield HQ (1 - 12 Sep 1945)

No 64 Personnel Transit Centre (10 Oct 1945 - Jul 1946)

No 63 Personnel Transit Centre (Jan - 15 Jul 1946)

Navigation & Signals School (1 Jul 1946 - 10 Aug 1947)

Location

Country: - Tamil Nadu, India

Lat/Long:  12:54:25N  80:07:17E

Height Above Sea Level:  90 ft

Operational Control: -

 

Notes

Currently an active Indian Air Force station

Links to related sites/pages

Aerial photo on Google Maps,

RAF Tangmere

Station Badge - RAF Tangmere

Main units: -

No 6257 Servicing Echelon (22 Mar – 10 Apr 1944)

No 6266 Servicing Echelon (23 Mar – 10 Apr 1944)

No 6412 (RCAF) Servicing Echelon (22 Mar – 15 May 1944)

266 Sqn (23 Mar - 10 Apr 1944, 9 - 10 Sep 1944, 16 - 28 Apr 1947, 26 Jun 1947 - 5 Jul 1948, 24 Aug 1948 - 11 Feb 1949)

197 Sqn (1 - 10 Apr 1944)

No 6197 Servicing Echelon (1 – 10 Apr 1944)

416 Sqn (14 Apr - 16 Jun 1944)

No 6416 (RCAF) Servicing Echelon (14 Apr – 16 Jun 1944)

HQ, No 126 Airfield (15 Apr - 12 May 1944)

412 Sqn (15 Apr - 18 Jun 1944)

No 410 Repair and Salvage Unit (16 Apr - Jun 1944)

411 Sqn (16 - 17 Apr 1944, 22 Apr - 19 Jun 1944)

HQ, No 127 Airfield (17 Apr - 12 May 1944)

401 Sqn (18 Apr - 18 Jun 1944)

No 6401 (RCAF) Servicing Echelon (18 Apr – 18 Jun 1944)

403 Sqn (18 Apr - 16 Jun 1944)

No 6403 (RCAF) Servicing Echelon (18 Apr – 16 Jun 1944)

421 Sqn (18 Apr - 16 Jun 1944)

No 6421 (RCAF) Servicing Echelon (18 Apr – 16 Jun 1944)

411 Sqn (22 Apr - 18 Jun 1944)

No 3210 Servicing Commando (2 - 8 May 1944)

HQ, No 127 Wing (12 May - 12 Jun 1944)

No 6411 (RCAF) Servicing Echelon (15 May – 18 Jun 1944)

No 3205 Servicing Commando (19 May - 1 Jun 1944)

HQ, No 132 Wing (21 Jun - 6 Aug 1944)

No 134 Wing (22 Jun - 3 Jul 1944)

332 Sqn (21 Jun - 6 Aug 1944)

229 Sqn (22 - 24 Jun 1944)

310 Sqn (22 Jun - 3 Jul 1944)

312 Sqn (22 - 28 Jun 1944, 29 Jun - 4 Jul 1944)

313 Sqn (22 - 28 Jun 1944, 29 Jun - 4 Jul 1944)

331 Sqn (22 Jun - 6 Aug 1944)

No 6229 Servicing Echelon (22 – 24 Jun 1944)

No 6312 (Czech) Servicing Echelon (22 Jun – 3 Jul 1944)

No 6313 (Czech) Servicing Echelon (22 Jun – 3 Jul 1944)

No 6066 Servicing Echelon (22 Jun – 6 Aug 1944)

No 6310 (Czech) Servicing Echelon (22 Jun – 3 Jul 1944)

No 6331 (Norwegian) Servicing Echelon (22 Jun – 6 Aug 1944)

No 2702 Sqn RAF Regiment (xxx xxxx - xxx xxxx)

No 2704 Sqn RAF Regiment (xxx 1944 - xxx xxxx)

No 2743 Sqn RAF Regiment (xxx 1944 - xxx xxxx)

33 Sqn (3 - 17 Jul 1944, 20 - 31 Aug 1944 )

No 6033 Servicing Echelon (3 – 17 Jul 1944, 20 – 31 Aug 1944)

74 Sqn (3 - 17 Jul 1944, 6 - 19 Aug 1944, 1 - 8 Jul 1950)

No 6074 Servicing Echelon (3 – 17 Jul 1944, 6 – 21 Aug 1944)

127 Sqn (4 Jul - 6 Aug 1944)

No 6127 Servicing Echelon (4 – 12 Jul 1944, 23 Jul – 6 Aug 1944)

130 Sqn (3 - 11 Aug 1944)

No 6130 Servicing Echelon (3 – 11 Aug 1944)

HQ, No 145 Wing (6 - 19 Aug 1944)

329 Sqn (6 - 19 Aug 1944)

No 6329 (French) Servicing Echelon (6 – 21 Aug 1944)

341 Sqn (6 - 19 Aug 1944)

No 6340 (French) Servicing Echelon (6 – 21 Aug 1944)

340 Sqn (14 - 19 Aug 1944, 3 - 6 Sep 1945)

No 6341 (French) Servicing Echelon (18 - 21 Aug 1944)

HQ, No 135 Wing (19 - 23 Aug 1944)

349 Sqn (19 - 26 Aug 1944)

No 6349 (Belgian) Servicing Echelon (19 – 26 Aug 1944)

485 Sqn (19 - 31 Aug 1944)

No 6485 (RNZAF) Servicing Echelon (19 – 31 Aug 1944)

Central Fighter Establishment (4 Sep - 1 Oct 1944, 15 Jan - 1 Oct 1945)

No 424 Refuelling and Re-arming Party (18 Sep - 30 Nov 1944)

No 425 Refuelling and Re-arming Party (18 Sep 1944 - 24 Jan 1945)

No 6026 Servicing Echelon (6 Oct – 8 Dec 1944)

26 Sqn (11 Oct - 1 Nov 1944, 4 Nov - 8 Dec 1944)

Day Fighter Leaders School (15 Jan - 1 Oct 1945)

Enemy Aircraft Flt (17 Jan - Nov 1945)

787 Sqn FAA (17 Jan - 12 Jul 1945)

No 9 Fighter Command Servicing Unit (19 Feb 1945 - 1 May 1946)

No 161 Gliding School (xxx - xxx 1945, May 1945 - Jan 1946, xxx xxxx - Jun 1948, Oct 1948 - 11 Oct 1953, xxx 1954 - 1 Sep 1955)

Fighter Interception Development Sqn (15 Jul - 1 Oct 1945)

Night Fighter Development Wing (15 Jul - 1 Oct 1945)

Night Fighter Training Sqn (15 Jul - 1 Oct 1945)

No 8 Fighter Command Servicing Unit (Aug - 14 Sep 1945)

No 10 Fighter Command Servicing Unit (14 Sep 1945 - 1 May 1946)

85 Sqn (11 - 20 Oct 1945, 3 Nov 1945 - 7 Aug 1946, 5 Sep - 19 Oct 1946, 1 Nov 1946 - 16 Apr 1947)

No 6085 Servicing Echelon (11 Oct 1945 – 17 Apr 1947, cadre from 23 Sep 1946)

164 Sqn (25 Mar - 26 Apr 1946)

No 6164 Servicing Echelon (25 Mar – 25 Apr 1946)

No 1 Fighter Command Servicing Unit (Mar - 24 Apr 1946)

587 Sqn (1 - 15 Jun 1946)

High Speed Flt (14 Jun - 30 Sep 1946)

No 6001 Servicing Echelon (Cadre) (23 Sep 1946 – 1 Aug 1948)

222 Sqn (2 Oct 1946 - 28 Apr 1947, 26 Jun 1947 - 1 May 1948)

No 6266 Servicing Echelon (16 – 28 Apr 1947, 26 Jun 1947 – 5 Jul 1948)

69 Sqn (19 Apr - 16 May 1947)

720 Sqn FAA (18 Jul - 25 Aug 1947)

778 Sqn FAA (18 Jul 1947 - 28 May 1948)

801 Sqn (28 Jul - 23 Aug 1947)

Fighter Command Instrument Training Flt (13 Sep 1948 - 20 Feb 1950)

Towed Target Flt, Tangmere (8 Jun 1950 - Jan 1951)

29 Sqn (25 Nov 1950 - 14 Jan 1957)

25 Sqn (3 Nov - 13 Dec 1952, 30 Sep 1957 - 1 Jul 1958)

54 Sqn (27 Apr - 29 Jul 1953)

34 Sqn (1 Aug 1954 - 15 Jan 1958)

208 Sqn (10 Jan - 21 Mar 1958)

115 Sqn (25 Aug 1958 - 1 Oct 1963)

245 Sqn (25 Aug 1958 - 19 Apr 1963)

'B' Flt, 22 Sqn (Jun 1961 - May 1964)

98 Sqn (19 Apr - 1 Oct 1963)

No 623 (Volunteer) Gliding School (1 Jul 1963 - Dec 1974)

No 38 Group Support Unit (1 Dec 1964 - 14 Dec 1970)

Location

County: - Sussex

Lat/Long:  50:50:48N  00:42:23W

Grid Ref:   SU913061

Height above sea level: 50 ft

Operational Control: -

Opened - 1918

No 11 Group (1944)

Closed - 1970

Notes

Main units: -

91 Sqn (15 Mar - 27 Aug 1918, 4 Oct 1943 - 8 Feb 1944, 20 - 29 Feb 1944)

92 Sqn (17 Mar - 2 Jul 1918)

93 Sqn (19 Mar - 17 Aug 1918)

‘D’ Flt, 163rd Aero Sqn, USAAS (Jul 1918 - xxx xxxx)

92nd Aero Sqn, USAAS (15 - 22 Nov 1918)

140th Aero Sqn, USAAS (Nov 1918 - xxx xxxx)

326th Aero Sqn, USAAS (Nov 1918 - xxx xxxx)

No 40 Training Sqn (14 Dec - 15 Dec 1918)

No 61 Training Depot Station (15 Dec 1918 - 20 Jun 1919)

14 Sqn (1 Jan - 4 Feb 1919)

41 Sqn (10 Feb - 8 Oct 1919, 17 - 20 Aug 1942, 5 - 11 Oct 1942, 4 Oct 1943 - 6 Feb 1944, 20 Feb - 11 Mar 1944)

40 Sqn [cadre] (13 Feb - 4 Jul 1919)

148 Sqn [cadre] (17 Feb - 4 Jul 1919)

32 Sqn [cadre] (5 Mar - 8 Oct 1919)

82 Sqn (May - 4 Jul 1919)

No 61 Training Sqn (20 Jun - Dec 1919)

84 Sqn (12 Aug - 8 Oct 1919)

207 Sqn (22 Aug - 8 Oct 1919)

Coastal Area Storage Unit (1 Jun 1925 - 1 Aug 1928)

43 Sqn (12 Dec 1926 - 18 Nov 1939, 31 May - 8 Sep 1940, 16 Jun - 1 Sep 1942, 11 Feb 1949 - 11 Nov 1950)

1 Sqn (1 Feb 1927 - 9 Sep 1939, 23 Jul - 1 Aug 1940, 1 Jul 1941 - 8 Jul 1942, 30 Apr - 17 Jun 1946, 22 Jul 1946 - 24 Feb 1947, 1 - 29 Apr 1947, 26 Jun 1947 - 1 Jul 1958)

72 Sqn (22 Feb - 1 Jun 1937)

87 Sqn (15 Mar - 7 Jun 1937)

233 Sqn (18 May - 9 Jul 1937)

217 Sqn (7 Jun - 16 Aug 1937, 13 Sep 1937 - 28 Sep 1938, 10 Oct 1938 - 25 Aug 1939)

605 Sqn (27 Aug 1939 - 11 Feb 1940)

92 Sqn (10 Oct - 30 Dec 1939)

501 Sqn (28 Nov 1939 - 10 May 1940)

601 Sqn (30 Dec 1939 - 1 Jun 1940, 17 Jun - 19 Aug 1940, 2 - 7 Sep 1940)

Fighter Interception Unit (18 Apr - 18 Aug 1940)

145 Sqn (10 May - 23 Jul 1940, 9 Oct 1940 - 28 May 1941)

238 Sqn (16 May - 20 Jun 1940)

266 Sqn (9 - 12 Aug 1940, 16 - 28 Apr 1947, 26 Jun 1947 - 11 Feb 1949)

17 Sqn (19 Aug - 2 Sep 1940)

607 Sqn (1 Sep - 10 Oct 1940)

213 Sqn (7 Sep - 29 Nov 1940)

65 Sqn (29 Nov 1940 - 26 Feb 1941)

219 Sqn (10 Dec 1940 -23 Jun 1942)

616 Sqn (26 Feb - 9 May 1941, 23 Sep - 29 Oct 1942)

No 1455 (Fighter) Flt (7 Jul 1941 - 2 Sep 1942)

No 3001 Servicing Echelon (14 Nov 1941 – 1 Sep 1942)

No 2748 Sqn RAF Regiment (xxx 1942 - xxx xxxx)

141 Sqn (23 Jun - 10 Aug 1942)

66 Sqn (3 - 7 Jul 1942, 16 - 20 Aug 1942, 22 Jun - 6 Aug 1944)

118 Sqn (3 - 7 Jul 1942, 16 - 24 Aug 1942)

501 Sqn (3 - 7 Jul 1942, 5 Sep - 8 Oct 1951)

No 3016 (Eagle) Servicing Echelon (17 - 20 Aug 1942, 5 – 11 Oct 1942, 4 Oct 1943 – 6 Feb 1944, 20 Feb – 11 Mar 1944)

41 Sqn (17 - 20 Aug 1942, 5 Oct 1942 11 Oct 1942, 4 Oct 1943 - 6 Feb 1944, 20 Feb - 11 Mar 1944)

131 Sqn (22 - 24 Aug 1942, 31 Aug - 24 Sep 1942)

No 3021 Servicing Echelon (23 – 30 Aug 1942)

412 Sqn (24 Aug - 23 Sep 1942, 15 Apr - 18 Jun 1944)

534 Sqn (2 Sep 1942 - 25 Jan 1943)

No 2723 Sqn RAF Regiment (xxx1942 - xxx xxxx)

No 2832 Sqn RAF Regiment (xxx xxxx - xxx xxxx)

No 2789 Sqn RAF Regiment (xxx xxxx - Oct 1944)

No 2874 Sqn RAF Regiment (xxx xxxx - xxx xxxx)

No 3045 (RCAF) Servicing Echelon (23 Sep – 30 Oct 1942)

124 Sqn (25 Sep - 29 Oct 1942)

823 Sqn FAA (25 Sep 1942 - 1 Jan 1943)

No 3037 Servicing Echelon (25 Sep – 30 Oct 1942)

164 Sqn (2 - 11 Oct 1942)

No 3026 Servicing Echelon (20 Oct 1942 – 25 Mar 1943)

486 Sqn (29 Oct 1942 - 31 Jan 1944)

165 Sqn (2 Nov 1942 - 9 Mar 1943, 23 - 29 Mar 1943)

No 3225 Servicing Commando (18 - 23 Feb 1943)

129 Sqn (28 Feb - 13 Mar 1943)

No 3042 Servicing Echelon (28 Feb – 13 Mar 1943)

No 2717 Sqn RAF Regiment (xxx 1943 - xxx xxxx)

96 Sqn (4 - 12 Mar 1943)

198 Sqn (16 - 30 Mar 1944)

823 Sqn FAA (22 Mar - 1 Jun 1943)

197 Sqn (28 Mar 1943 - 15 Mar 1944, 1 - 10 Apr 1944)

No 3207 Servicing Commando (27 Apr - 9 May 1943)

No 2894 Sqn RAF Regiment (Jun 1943 - xxx xxxx)

No 2876 Sqn RAF Regiment (Jul 1943 - xxx xxxx)

183 Sqn (4 Aug - 18 Sep 1943, 1 Feb - 15 Mar 1944)

302 Sqn (18 - 21 Sep 1943)

No 3028 Servicing Echelon (4 Oct 1943 – 29 Feb 1944)

No 23 (Fighter) Wing (20 Jan - 20 Apr 1944)

'B' Section, No 3207 Servicing Commando (21 Jan - 29 Feb 1944)

257 Sqn (3 Feb - 10 Apr 1944)

No 1 Refuelling and Re-arming Party (5 Mar - xxx 1944, 27 Nov 1944 - xxx 1945)

609 Sqn (16 - 21 Mar 1944)

No 6198 Servicing Echelon (22 Mar – 18 Jun 1944)

198 Sqn (17 - 30 Mar 1944)

Detachments**

42 Sqn (Mar - Sep 1938)

No 419 (Special Duties) Flt (1940)

614 Sqn (Jun 1940 - Mar 1941)

501 Sqn (Jun 1940 - xxx xxxx)

266 Sqn (Aug 1940 - xxx xxxx)

218 Sqn (xxx - 10 Dec 1940)

219 Sqn (Oct - Dec 1940)

302 Sqn ( Dec 1940 - xxx xxxx)

46 Sqn (Jan 1941 - xxx xxxx)

23 Sqn (Mar 1941 - 9 Jan1942)

No 11 Group Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Flt (May - Nov 1941)

161 Sqn (Apr 1942 - Sep 1943)

82 Sqn (Jan - Feb 1942)

56 Sqn (May - Jun 1942)

165 Sqn (Aug 1942 - Nov 1942)

164 Sqn (Sep 1942 - Jan 1943)

96 Sqn (Oct 1942 - Aug 1943)

414 Sqn (Oct - 5 Dec 1942)

841 Sqn FAA (31 May - 7 Oct 1943)

170 Sqn (Jun - Sep 1943)

168 Sqn (Jun 1943)

268 Sqn (19 Jun - 3 Jul 1943)

193 Sqn (1 - xx Feb 1944)

263 Sqn (1 - xx Feb 1944)

165 Sqn (Aug - Oct 1944)

No 49 Maintenance Unit (1946)

787 Sqn FAA (27 Oct - 5 Nov 1945)

771 Sqn FAA (12 Aug 1948 - Dec 1949)

Links to related sites/pages

Aerial photo on Google MapsControl Towers websiteTangmere Wing Leaders,

RAF Tarrant Rushton

No Badge authorised

Main units (continued): -

No 3145 Servicing Echelon (19 Feb – 22 Mar 1944)

No 3146 Servicing Echelon (19 Feb – 22 Mar 1944)

644 Sqn (25 Feb 1944 - Nov 1945)

No 14 (Hamilcar) Glider Servicing Unit (15 Mar 1944 - 1 Mar 1946)

No 15 (Hamilcar) Glider Servicing Unit (15 Mar 1944 - 22 Jan 1946)

No 6298 Servicing Echelon (22 Mar 1944 – 1 Jun 1945)

No 6644 Servicing Echelon (22 Mar 1944 – 1 Jun 1945)

Detachment - No 1677 (Target Towing) Flt (Nov - Dec 1944)

No 4298 Servicing Echelon (1 Jun – 5 Jul 1945)

No 4644 Servicing Echelon (1 Jun – 1 Dec 1945)

295 Sqn (21 Jan - 31 Mar 1946)

No 4295 Servicing Echelon (21 Jan – 1 Apr 1946)

297 Sqn (31 Mar - 5 Sep 1946)

No 12 (Horsa) Glider Servicing Unit (xxx xxxx- 1 Feb 1946)

No 7 (Horsa) Glider Servicing Unit (26 Feb - 31 Aug 1946)

No 4297 Servicing Echelon (1 Apr – 7 Sep 1946)

No 210 Advanced Flying School (5 Aug 1952 - 29 Apr 1954)

Location

County: - Dorset

Lat/Long:   50:51:00N 02:04:30W

Grid Ref -  ST946058

Height Above Sea Level - 255 ft

Operational Control: -

Opened - 1943

No 38 Group (1944)

Closed - 1947

Notes

From 1948 until the 1970's it was used by Flight Refuelling Ltd, after which it was for gliding until 30 Sep 1980.

Main units: -

298 Sqn (4 Nov 1943 - 21 Mar 1945, 24 Mar - 15 Jul 1945, )

Airborne Forces Tactical Development Unit (1 Dec 1943 - 14 Jan 1944)

196 Sqn (7 Jan - 14 Mar 1944)

No 3142 Servicing Echelon (19 Feb – 14 Mar 1944)

Links to related sites/pages

Aerial photo on Google Maps Unofficial Website, Commanding Officers Atlantikwall websiteControl Towers website

RAF Tealing

No Badge authorised

Main units: -

No 56 Operational Training Unit (27 Mar 1942 - 5 Oct 1943)

No 1 Combat Training Wing (5 Oct 1943 - 1 Jan 1944)

No 1 Tactical Exercise Unit (1 Jan - 31 Jul 1944)

Detachment - 63 Sqn (29 Mar 1944 31 Mar 1944

Satellite for No 9 (Pilots) Advanced Flying Unit (12 Sep 1944 - 21 Jun 1945)

HQ, No 70 (Signal) Wing (25 Aug 1945 - 31 May 1946)

Detachment - 527 Sqn (15 Oct 1945 - xxx xxxx)

Location

County: - Angus

Lat/Long:   56:31:15N  02:58:15W

Grid Ref -  NO405370

Height Above Sea Level - 400 ft

Operational Control: -

Opened - 1942

No 21 Group (1944)

Closed - 1945

Notes

Links to related sites/pages

Aerial photo on Google MapsControl Towers website

RAF Teddington

No Badge authorised

Main units: -

Air Staff, SHAEF (Rear) (25 Nov 1944 - 1 Apr 1945)

HQ No 103 (Air Disarmament) Wing (12 Feb - 1 Apr 1945)

Location

County: - London

Lat/Long:   51:25:26N  00:19:55W Approx

Grid Ref - 

Height Above Sea Level -  ft

Operational Control: -

Opened -

Closed -

Notes

Links to related sites/pages

Aerial photo of the general area on Google Maps,

RAF Teheran

No Badge authorised

Main units: -

Aircraft Factory (1 Apr - 6 Jun 1942)

No 138 Maintenance Unit (6 Jun 1942 - 1 Oct 1945)

AHQ DEEFORCE (1 Oct 1942 - 1 May 1943)

No 1438 (Strategic Reconnaissance) Flt (28 Nov 1942 - 17 Feb 1943)

Anti-Locust Flt (Persia) (3 Sep - 18 Nov 1943)

Location

Country: -  Iran

Lat/Long:  35:41:20N  51:18:47E

Height Above Sea Level:  3,962 ft

Operational Control: -

 

Notes

It is now known as Mehrabad Airport

Links to related sites/pages

Aerial photo on Google Maps,

RAF Tempsford

No badge authorised

Main units: -

'C' Flt, 109 Sqn (19 Jan - 6 Apr 1942)

No 1418 Flt  (1 Mar - 8 Apr 1942)

138 Sqn (11 Mar 1942 - 9 Mar 1945)

161 Sqn (11 Apr 1942 - 2 Jun 1945)

No 1575 (Special Duties) Flt (28 May - 11 Jun 1943)

HQ No 107 (Special Duties) Wing (26 Jun - 7 Aug 1943)

No 1586 Special Duties Flt (25 Oct - 14 Nov 1943)

426 Sqn (25 Jun - 31 Dec 1945)

No 1 Transport Aircraft Modification Unit (14 Jun 1945 - 1 Apr 1946)

No 4426 (RCAF) Servicing (25 Jun – 31 Dec 1945)

No 48 Group Communication Flt (1 Nov 1945 - 22 Mar 1946)

No 115 Storage Sub-Site, No 273 Maintenance Unit (29 Jul 1946 - 15 Sep 1947)

Location

County: - Bedfordshire

Lat/Long:   52:09:30N  00:15:45W

Grid Ref -  TL188525

Height Above Sea Level - 63 ft

Operational Control: -

Opened - 1941

No 3 Group (1944)

Closed - 1947

Notes

Detachments**

No 11 Operational Training Unit (20 Dec 1941 - 18 Feb 1942)

617 Sqn (Dec 1943 - xxx xxxx)

149 Sqn (Jan - Feb 1944)

190 Sqn (Nov 1944 - xxx xxxx)

102 Sqn (8 Jan - 1 Mar 1946)

53 Sqn (1 - 25 Mar 1946)

Links to related sites/pages

Aerial photo on Google Maps, Bomber Command 60th Anniversary website Harrington Museum WebsiteTempsford websiteOfficers Commanding,

RAF Tengah

Station Badge - RAF Tengah

Main units: -

No 7017 Servicing Echelon (23 – 25 Sep 1945)

155 Sqn (24 Sep 1945 - 4 Feb 1946)

152 Sqn (26 Sep 1945 - 10 Mar 1946)

136 Sqn (22 Oct - 26 Nov 1945)

No 3205 Servicing Commando (15 - 25 Sep 1945,

No 1329 Wing RAF Regiment (xxx xxxx - Feb 1946)

No 2748 Sqn RAF Regiment (xxx xxxx - xxx xxxx)

No 2759 Sqn RAF Regiment (xxx xxxx - xxx xxxx)

AHQ Malaya (1 Aug - 1 Dec 1946)

60 Sqn (2 Dec 1946 - 24 Jan 1948, 31 Aug - 15 Oct 1949, 31 May 1950 - 1 May 1968)

28 Sqn (1 Feb 1947 - 26 Jan 1948)

No 60 Personnel Transit Centre (Apr - 2 Jun 1947)

81 Sqn (1 Feb 1948 - 16 Mar 1950, 1 Apr 1958 - 16 Jan 1970)

84 Sqn (1 Feb - 11 Oct 1948, 8 Apr 1950 - 20 Feb 1953)

Far East Communication Sqn (25 May - 21 Aug 1949)

45 Sqn (5 Dec 1949 - 21 Mar 1955, 22 Nov 1957 - 27 Apr 1965, 28 Jun 1965 - 18 Feb 1970)

Auxiliary Fighter Sqn (Singapore) (1 Mar 1950 - Oct 1951)

33 Sqn (18 Mar - 30 May 1950, 7 Aug 1951 - 5 Jan 1952)

Singapore Fighter Sqn, Malayan Auxiliary Air Force (Oct 1951 - 1 Apr 1958)

20 Sqn (1 Sep 1961 - 18 Feb 1970)

64 Sqn (1 Apr 1965 - 15 Jun 1967)

Jet Provost Trials Unit (4 Sep 1965 - 14 Mar 1966)

74 Sqn (12 Jun 1967 - 1 Sep 1971)

103 Sqn (15 Sep 1971 - 1 Aug 1975)

No 63 Sqn RAF Regiment (xxx xxxx - xxx xxxx)

Location

Country: - Singapore

Lat/Long:  01:23:14N, 103:42:31E

Height above sea level: 50 ft

Operational Control: -

Opened - 1939

Closed (RAF) - 1971

Notes

Currently operated as Tengah Air Base by the Republic of Singapore Air Force

Main units: -

11 Sqn (7 Aug - 9 Sep 1939, 23 - 25 Sep 1945)

No 2 (Indian) Wing (9 Aug - 8 Sep 1939)

39 Sqn (12 Aug - 9 Sep 1939)

34 Sqn (10 Sep 1939 - 18 Jan 1942)

62 Sqn (22 Sep 1939 - 8 Feb 1941, 24 Dec 1941 - 27 Jan 1942)

No 4 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Unit (15 Feb 1941 - 15 Feb 1942)

258 Sqn (30 Jan - 1 Feb 1942)

242 Sqn (5 Feb 1942)

No 902 Wing (9 - 23 Sep 1945)

17 Sqn (23 - 25 Sep 1945)

Detachments**

34 Sqn (Jan 1942)

No 7011 Servicing Echelon (Oct 1945 – Jan 1946)

No 7136 Servicing Echelon (xxx 1945 - xxx 1946)

33 Sqn (May 1950 - Aug 1951)

32 Sqn (Jul 1961 - Feb 1969)

204 Sqn (Apr 1971 - May 1972)

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RAF Ternhill

No Badge authorised

Main units (continued): -

134 Sqn (1 Mar - 8 4 Jul 1918)

No 13 Training Depot Station (1 Apr 1918 - 14 Mar 1919)

87 Sqn (9 Feb -9 24 Jun 1919)

19 Sqn (17 Feb - 31 Dec 1919)

No 10 Flying Training School (1 Jan 1936 - 1 Nov 1940)

No 4 Aircraft Storage Unit (1 Jun 1937 - 10 Feb 1938)

No 24 Stores Unit (10 Feb - 28 Mar 1938)

No 24 Maintenance Unit (28 Mar 1938 - 22 Mar 1942)*

78 Sqn (1 - 15 Sep 1939)

No 15 Personnel Transit Centre (23 Aug 1939 - xxx xxxx)

Training Command Communication Flt (Sep 1939 - 12 Jan 1940)

No 25 Group Communication Flt (Mar 1940 - 23 Apr 1947)

‘A’ Flt , 611 Sqn (9 Jul - Aug 1940)

‘A’ Flt , 46 Sqn (Aug - xxx 1940)

306 Sqn (7 Nov 1940 - 3 Apr 1941)

No 5 Service Flying Training School (16 Nov 1940 - 1 Apr 1942)

605 Sqn (31 Mar - 31 May 1941)

403 Sqn (30 May - 4 Aug 1941)

131 Sqn (6 Aug - 27 Sep 1941)

No 5 (Pilot) Advanced Flying Unit (1 Apr 1942 - 12 Apr 1946)

No 22 Group Communication Flt (1 Aug 1943 - 1 Apr 1964)

No 6 Flying Training School (30 Apr 1946 - 24 Jul 1961)

Central Flying School Helicopter Wing (18 Aug 1961 - Mar 1976)

No 3 Mobile Glider Servicing Party (1 Mar 1962 - xxx xxxx)

No 632 Volunteer Gliding School (6 Oct 1963 - Current)

No 2 (Advanced) Flying Training School (1 Mar - 8 Oct 1976)

RLG for No 2 Flying Training School (Dec 1976 - 30 Mar 1997)

RLG for Defence Helicopter Flying School (30 Mar 1997 - Current)

Location

County: - Shropshire

Lat/Long:   52:52:23N  02:32:00:W

Grid Ref -  SJ642308

Height Above Sea Level - 280 ft

Operational Control: -

Opened - 1916

No 21 Group (1944)

Closed - 30 Dec 1976

Notes

*The MU site was renamed Stoke Heath on 22 Mar 1942.

It was transferred to the Army on 31 Dec 1976 as Borneo Barracks, but the RAF retained the airfield as an RLG for No 2 FTS at Shawbury

Main units: -

95 Sqn (8 - 30 Oct 1917)

No 34 Reserve Sqn (13 Nov 1916 - 31 May 1917)

No 43 Reserve Sqn (13 Nov 1916 - 31 May 1917)

No 33 Reserve Sqn (Dec 1916 - 31 May 1917)

No 63 Reserve Sqn (28 Mar - 31 May 1917)

No 34 Training Sqn (31 May 1917 - 18 Mar 1918)

No 33 Training Sqn (31 May 1917 - 12 Jan 1918)

No 43 Training Sqn (31 May 1917 - 15 Jul 1918)

No 10 Training Sqn (1 - 30 Jun 1917)

HQ, 29th (Training) Wing (1 Jun - 5 Aug 1917)

No 30 Training Sqn (30 Jun 1917 - 14 Jan 1918)

6th (Training) Sqn, Australian Flying Corps (14 Jan - 25 Apr 1918)

‘A’ Flt, 185th Aero Sqn, USAAS (xxx - 5 Apr 1918)

132 Sqn (1 Mar - 19 Aug 1918)

133 Sqn (1 Mar - 4 Jul 1918)

Detachments

611 Sqn (Sep - xxx 1940)

29 Sqn (Sep 1940 - Feb 1941)

No 6 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Unit (2 Apr - xxx 1941)

No 52 Operational Training Unit (Sep - Oct 1942)

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RAF Thatcham

RAF Thatcham badge

Main Units: -

UK National Distribution Agency

European Distribution and Accounting Agency

Location

County: - Berkshire

Lat/Long:  51:24:18N  01:15:52W Approx

Operational Control: -

Opened: xx xxx xxxx

Closed:  4 May 2001

Notes

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RAF Thetford

No Badge authorised

Main units: -

45 Sqn (2 - 21 May 1916)

51 Sqn (15 May - 23 Sep 1916)

No 25 Reserve Sqn (22 May 1916 - 31 May 1917)

77 Sqn (1 - 16 Oct 1916)

No 12 Training Sqn (31 May 1917 - 15 Jul  1918)

No 25 Training Sqn (31 May 1917 - 15 Jul 1918)

No 73 Training Sqn (7 - 17 Jul 1917)

80 Sqn (1 - 10 Aug 1917)

128 Sqn (1 Feb - 4 Jul 1918)

8th Aero Sqn, USAAS (1 May - 11 Jul 1918)

No 35 Training Depot Station (15 Jul - 21 Aug 1918)

23rd Aero Sqn, USAAS (25 Jul - 2 Sep 1918)

119 Sqn (19 Aug 1918 26 Sep 1918

123 Sqn (21 Aug 1918 14 Oct 1918

No 4 School of (Aerial) Navigation & Bomb Dropping (19 Sep 1918 - 26 Apr 1919)

Location

County: - Norfolk

Lat/Long:   52:24:36N  00:44:24E Approx

Grid Ref - 

Height Above Sea Level -  ft

Operational Control: -

Opened -

Closed -

Notes

Main Units: -

No 12 Reserve Sqn (16 Nov 1915 - 31 May 1917)

No 15 Reserve Aeroplane Sqn (15 Dec 1915 - 1 Jan 1916)

25 Sqn (31 Dec 1915 - 20 Feb 1916)

35 Sqn (1 Feb - 28 May 1916)

38 Sqn (1 Apr - 22 May 1916)

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RAF Tholthorpe

No Badge authorised

Main units: -

434 Sqn (13 Jun - 11 Dec 1943)

431 Sqn (15 Jul - 10 Dec 1943)

420 Sqn (12 Dec 1943 - 12 Jun 1945)

425 Sqn (12 Dec 1943  - 13 Jun 1945)

Detachment - 78 Sqn (Jul 1944 - xxx xxxx)

Location

County: - North Yorkshire

Lat/Long:   54:06:15N  01:15:30W

Grid Ref -  SE485678

Height Above Sea Level - 60 ft

Operational Control: -

Opened - 1940

No 6 (RCAF) Group (1944)

Closed - 1948

Notes

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RAF Thornaby

No Badge authorised

Main units (continued): -

No 6 (Coastal) Operational Training Unit (19 Jul 1941 - 10 Mar 1943)

'N' Flt, No 1 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Unit  (13 Jan - 4 May 1942)

Polish Flt (27 Oct 1942 - 5 Oct 1943)

No 1429 (Czech Operational Training) Flt (8 Nov 1942 - 27 Feb 1943)

RLG for No 9 (Coastal) Operational Training Unit (11 Nov - 3 Dec 1942)

Czechoslovak Flt (27 Feb - 31 Aug 1943)

114 Sqn (2 Mar - 13 May 1941)

No 1 (Coastal) Operational Training Unit (24 Mar - 19 Oct 1943)

280 Sqn (20 Oct 1943 - 1 May 1944, 23 Nov 1945 - 21 Jun 1946)

Air Sea Rescue Training Unit (20 Oct 1943 - 2 Jun 1944)

Warwick Conversion Unit (15 Nov - xxx 1943)

281 Sqn (22 Nov 1943 - 27 Feb 1944)

279 Sqn (31 Oct 1944 - 3 Sep 1945)

Durham University Air Sqn (31 Dec 1944 - xxx 1945)

No 11 (Landplane) Aircraft Preparation and Modification Unit (1 Sep 1945 - 25 May 1946)

608 Sqn (12 Jul 1951 - 10 Mar 1957)

607 Sqn (16 Jul - 10 Sep 1951)

275 Sqn (18 Nov 1954 - 9 Oct 1957)

RLG for No205 Advanced Flying School (27 Sep 1950 - 1 Jun 1954)

92 Sqn (30 Sep 1957 - 1 Oct 1958)

Location

County: - North Yorkshire

Lat/Long:   54:32:00N  01:17:30W

Grid Ref -  NZ455163

Height Above Sea Level - 60 ft

Operational Control: -

Opened - 1928

No 18 Group (1944)

Closed - 1958

Notes

Main units: -

No 9 Flying Training School (2 Mar 1936 - 9 Jul 1937)

224 Sqn (9 Jul 1937 - 17 Jan 1938, 26 Mar - 30 Aug 1938)

233 Sqn (9 Jul 1937 - 23 Sep 1938)

106 Sqn (1 - 26 Sep 1938)

185 Sqn (1 Sep 1938 - 25 Aug 1939)

269 Sqn (29 Sep - 6 Oct 1938)

220 Sqn (21 Aug 1939 - 9 Jan 1942)

No 9 Blind Approach Training Flt (Jan - Jul 1941)

No 1420 Flt (5 May - Jun 1941)

Detachments**

185 Sqn (Aug - 1 Sep 1938)

224 Sqn ( 7 Sep 1939 - xxx 1940)

42 Sqn (Jun 1940 - Mar 1941)

143 Sqn (4 - 19 Jul 1941)

332 Sqn (Apr - Jun 1942)

403 Sqn (1 Nov 1942 - xxx xxxx)

401 Sqn (25 Jan - 27 May 1943)

306 Sqn (Jun - xxx 1943)

279 Sqn (2 Nov 1943 - xxx xxxx)

521 Sqn (Sep - Oct 1944)

520 Sqn (Mar - 25 Apr 1946)

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RAF Thorney Island

Station Badge - RAF Thorney Island

Main units: -

547 Sqn (25 Oct 1943 - 14 Jan 1944)

No 413 Repair & Salvage Unit (15 Mar - 19 Jun 1944)

164 Sqn (16 Mar - 12 Apr 1944, 21 Apr - 8 Jun 1944)

193 Sqn (16 Mar - 6 Apr 1944)

No 6164 Servicing Echelon (22 Mar – 18 Jun 1944)

No 6193 Servicing Echelon (22 Mar – 6 Apr 1944)

HQ, No 123 Airfield (1 Apr - 12 May 1944)

183 Sqn (1 - 11 Apr 1944, 22 Apr - 18 Jun 1944)

No 6183 Servicing Echelon (1 Apr – 18 Jun 1944)

609 Sqn (1 - 22 Apr 1944, 30 Apr - 18 Jun 1944)

No 6609 Servicing Echelon (1 Apr – 18 Jun 1944)

HQ, No 136 Airfield (6 Apr - 12 May 1944)

198 Sqn (6 - 22 Apr 1944, 30 Apr - 18 Jun 1944)

No 20 Wing (9 Apr - 12 May 1944)

No 83 Group Communications Sqn (15 Apr - 3 Oct 1944)

164 Sqn (22 Apr - 17 Jun 1944)

2nd Tactical Air Force Communication Flt (26 Apr 1944 - xxx xxxx)

No 3206 Servicing Commando (1 - 10 May 1944)

HQ, No 123 Wing (12 May - 17 Jun 1944)

HQ, No 136 Wing (12 May - 17 Jun 1944)

No 20 Sector (12 May - 12 Jul 1944)

848 Sqn FAA (14 Jun - 24 Aug 1944)

No 6021 Servicing Echelon (16 Jun 1944 – 6 Feb 1945)

HQ, No 140 Wing (18 Jun 1944 - 6 Feb 1945)

21 Sqn (18 Jun 1944 - 6 Feb 1945)

464 Sqn (18 Jun 1944 - 7 Feb 1945)

487 Sqn (18 Jun 1944- 5 Feb 1945)

No 6464 (RNZAF) Servicing Echelon (18 Jun 1944 – 7 Feb 1945)

No 6487 (RNZAF) Servicing Echelon (18 Jun 1944 – 5 Feb 1945)

No 92 (Forward) Staging Post (13 Jul - 18 Sep 1944)

No 413 Repair and Salvage Unit (21 - 31 Jul 1944)

845 Sqn FAA (3 - 7 Aug 1944)

854 Sqn FAA (7 - 27 Aug 1944)

No 6488 (RNZAF) Servicing Echelon (16 Aug – 9 Oct 1944)

842 Sqn FAA (10 Nov 1944 - 15 Jan 1945)

838 Sqn FAA (15 Nov 1944 - 3 Feb 1945)

No 83 Group Support Unit (25 Dec - 3 Nov 1944)

Coastal Command Development Unit (31 Dec 1944 - 1 Jan 1945)

Coastal Command Fighter Circus (xxx xxxx - 1 Sep 1945)

Air-Sea Warfare Development Unit (1 Jan 1945 - 26 May 1948)

Engine Control Instruction Flt (14 Jan - 20 Aug 1945)

822 Sqn FAA (19 Jan - 14 Apr 1945)

810 Sqn FAA (1 Feb - 8 Apr 1945)

278 Sqn (15 Feb - 15 Oct 1945)

703 Sqn FAA (19 Apr 1945 - 25 May 1948)

Survival and Rescue School (5 Aug 1946 - 11 Apr 1949)

704 Sqn FAA (4 Sep - 2 Dec 1945)

254 Sqn (6 May - 1 Oct 1946)

36 Sqn (1 Oct 1946 - 15 Oct 1947)

No 1 Torpedo Training Unit (15 Dec 1946 - 10 Dec 1947)

No 1112 Marine Craft Unit (26 Nov 1947 - 11 Sep 1949)

63 Sqn (5 Jan - 14 May 1948, 29 Jun 1948 - 10 May 1950)

No 6063 Servicing Echelon (5 Jan – 1 Oct 1948)

80 Sqn (4 - 11 Feb 1948)

56 Sqn (23 Jun 1948 - 10 May 1950)

No 6056 Servicing Echelon (2 Feb – 1 Oct 1948)

222 Sqn (28 Jun 1948 - 9 May 1950)

No 2 Air Navigation School (15 May 1950 - 15 Jan 1962)

'A' Flt, No 22 Sqn (15 Feb 1955 - 4 Jun 1956)

'D' Flt, No 22 Sqn (4 Jun 1956 - Dec 1959)

'B' Flt, No 22 Sqn (5 May 1964 - xxx 1973)

No 242 Operational Conversion Unit (29 Jan 1962 - 31 Oct 1975)

46 Sqn (9 Sep 1970- 29 Aug 1975)

Andover Training Flt (9 Sep - 1 Nov 1970)

Location

County: - Hampshire

Lat/Long:  50:49:08N  00:55:08W

Grid Ref:   SU762025

Height above sea level: 0 ft

Operational Control: -

Opened - 1938

No 16 Group (1944)

Closed -

Notes

Currently used as an Army barracks

Main units: -

22 Sqn (10 Mar 1938 - 8 Apr 1940, 25 Jun - 28 Oct 1941, 15 Feb 1955 - 4 Jun 1956, 1 Apr 1974 - 26 Jan 1976)

42 Sqn (11 Mar - 28 Sep 1938, 10 Oct 1938 - 18 Aug 1939, 28 Apr - 21 Jun 1940, 1 Oct 1946 - 15 Oct 1947)

School of General Reconnaissance (4 Apr 1938 - 22 Apr 1940)

48 Sqn (28 Sep - 10 Oct 1938, 25 Aug 1939 -16 Jul 1940)

No 1 Coastal Artillery Co-operation Unit (15 Sep 1939 - 18 May 1940)

248 Sqn (8 - 16 Apr 1940, 30 May - 1 Oct 1946)

No 3 General Reconnaissance Unit (24 May - 26 Jul 1940)

818 Sqn FAA (30 May - 14 Jun 1940)

235 Sqn (10 - 24 Jun 1940)

825 Sqn FAA (16 - 20 Jun 1940)

59 Sqn (3 Jul 1940 - 23 Jun 1941, 22 Jul 1941 - 17 Jan 1942, 29 Aug 1942 - 6 Feb 1943, 27 Mar - 11 May 1943)

236 Sqn (4 Jul - 8 Aug 1940)

12 Sqn (7 - 12 Aug 1940)

No 431 Flt (4 - 19 Sep 1940)

812 Sqn FAA (11 - 27 Sep 1940)

812 Sqn FAA (1 - 10 Oct 1940)

53 Sqn (24 Nov 1940 - 20 Mar 1941, 29 Apr - 25 Sep 1943)

404 Sqn (15 Apr - 20 Jun 1941)

827 Sqn FAA (1 - 11 May 1941)

816 Sqn FAA (2 - 9 May 1941)

816 Sqn FAA (11 May - Jun 1941)

407 Sqn (8 May - 8 Jul 1941, 18 Feb - 31 Mar 1942)

415 Sqn (20 Aug 1941 - 11 Apr 1942, 16 May - 5 Jun 1942, 11 Nov 1942 - 15 Nov 1943)

No 16 Group Armament Practice Camp (Oct - Nov 1941)

217 Sqn (29 Oct 1941 - 6 Mar 1942)

No 2 Armament Training Camp (Nov 1941 - 16 Jun 1943)

280 Sqn (12 Dec 1941 - 10 Feb 1942, 25 Sep - 21 Oct 1943)

233 Sqn (2 Jan - 12 Jul 1942)

489 Sqn (8 Mar - 5 Aug 1942)

143 Sqn (9 Jun - 27 Jul 1942)

129 Sqn (30 Jul - 25 Sep 1942)

No 3035 Servicing Echelon (30 Jul – 7 Nov 1942)

86 Sqn (1 Aug 1942 - 18 Mar 1943)

No 2821 Sqn RAF Regiment (xxx 1942 - xxx xxxx)

130 Sqn (16 - 20 Aug 1942)

No 3036 Servicing Echelon (16 – 20 Aug 1942)

612 Sqn (18 Aug - 23 Sep 1942)

816 Sqn FAA (7 Sep - 30 Dec 1942)

819 Sqn FAA (23 Sep - 28 Oct 1942)

131 Sqn (24 Sep - 7 Nov 1942)

811 Sqn FAA (29 Oct - 18 Dec 1942)

825 Sqn FAA (14 Dec 1942 - 31 Jan 1943)

836 Sqn FAA (30 Dec 1942 - 16 Mar 1943)

833 Sqn FAA (1 Feb - 11 Mar 1943)

280 Sqn (25 Sep - 20 Oct 1943)

Detachments**

217 Sqn (Feb 1940 -  Mar 1940)

235 Sqn (Jul - xxx 1940)

42 Sqn (26 Sep - xxx 1940)

812 Sqn FAA (8 - 10 Dec 1940)

812 Sqn FAA (27 Dec 1940 - 12 Jan 1941)

233 Sqn ( Aug 1941 - Jan 1942)

86 Sqn (Jan - 21 Feb 1942)

53 Sqn (xxx - 30 Mar 1942)

407 Sqn (23 Apr - 1 May 1942, Nov 1942 - Feb 1943)

415 Sqn (18 Oct - 9 Nov 1942, 29 Apr - 1 Jul 1944)

197 Sqn (Apr - xxx 1944)

455 Sqn (3 - xx Aug 1944)

704 Sqn FAA (20 Jun - 4 Sep 1945)

667 Sqn (Oct 1944 - xxx xxxx)

No 1426 (Enemy Aircraft) Flt (9 May - Jun 1944)

Air Torpedo Development Unit (xxx 1943 - xxx xxxx)

220 Sqn (Oct 1943 - Jun 1945)

455 Sqn (Apr - Oct 1944)

280 Sqn (Oct 1944 - Oct 1945)

520 Sqn (Mar 1946 - xxx xxxx)

80 Sqn (10 May - 5 Jun 1948)

No 161 Gliding School (Jun - Oct 1948)

2 Sqn (Sep -  Oct 1951)

32 Sqn (Sep 1970 - xxx 1972)

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RAF Thorpe Abbotts

No Badge authorised

Main units: -

100th Bomb Group, USAAF (9 Jun 1943 - 10 Dec 1945)

Location

County: - Norfolk

Lat/Long:   52:22:53N  01:12:45E

Grid Ref -  TM188809

Height Above Sea Level - 165 ft

Operational Control: -

Opened - 1943

USAAF (1944)

Closed - 1956

Notes

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RAF Thurleigh

No Badge authorised

Main units: -

160 Sqn (16 Jan - 12 Feb 1942)

306th Bomb Group, USAAF (6 Sep 1942 - 25 Dec 1945)

19th Reconnaissance Sqn USAAF (22 Jun - 20 Aug 1945)

Detachment - 703 Sqn (16 Jun - 31 Oct 1954)

RAF Unit (MoS) Bedford (1 Mar 1957 - 6 Dec 1960)

Radar Research Sqn (xxx 1977 - xxx xxxx)

Royal Aircraft Establishment, Bedford (27 Jun 1957 - 31 Mar 1994)

Location

County: - Bedfordshire

Lat/Long:   52:13:45N  00:28:30W

Grid Ref -  TL044063

Height Above Sea Level - 285 ft

Operational Control: -

Opened - 1941

USAAF (1944)

Closed -

Note

It became RAE Bedford after WW2

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RAF Tibenham

No Badge authorised

Main units: -

320th Bomb Group, USAAF

441st Bomb Sqn, (1 Oct 1942 - 9 Jan 1943)

445th Bomb Group, USAAF (4 Nov 1943 - 28 May 1945)

Location

County: - Norfolk

Lat/Long:   52:27:23N  01:09:15E

Grid Ref -  TM145888

Height Above Sea Level - 178 ft

Operational Control: -

Opened - 1942

USAAF (1944)

Closed - 1959

Notes

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RAF Tilshead

No Badge authorised

Main units: -

‘A’ Flt, Army Coop Sqn (Oct - Nov 1918)

‘A’ Flt, 16 Sqn (Jun 1931, Jul - Aug 1931, Aug 1932, 28 May - xxx 1933 , xxx 1940 - xxx 1941)

225 Sqn (1 Jul - 4 Aug 1941)

Detachment - 26 Sqn (9 Apr - xxx 1941)

Detachment - 16 Sqn (Jun - Sep 1941)

188th Field Artillery Group, US Army (xxx - xxx 1944)

RLG for No 2 Radio School (Jun 1944 - Jul 1945)

Location

County: - Wiltshire

Lat/Long:   51:13:48N  01:57:00W

Grid Ref - 

Height Above Sea Level -  ft

Operational Control: -

Opened -

Closed -

Notes

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RAF Tilstock

No Badge authorised

Main units: -

No 81 Operational Training Unit (1 Sep 1942 - 26 Jan 1944)

No 1665 Heavy Conversion Unit (23 Jan 1944 - 26 Mar 1945)

Detachment - 297 Sqn (Sep 1944 - xxx xxxx)

No 1380 Conversion Unit (10 Aug 1945 - 21 Jan 1946)

Sub-site, No 16 Maintenance Unit (19 May 1946 - May 1947)

Location

County: - Shropshire

Lat/Long:   52:55:45N  02:39:00W

Grid Ref -  SJ562378

Height Above Sea Level - 307 ft

Operational Control: -

Opened - 1942

No 38 Group (1944)

Closed - 1946

Notes

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RAF Tiree

No Badge authorised

Main units: -

224 Sqn (12 Apr - 9 Sep 1942)

304 Sqn (10 May - 15 Jun 1942)

Detachment - 160 Sqn (May - May 1942)

518 Sqn (25 Sep 1943 - 18 Sep 1945)

Meteorological Conversion Unit (28 Oct 1943 - 14 Feb 1944)

281 Sqn (27 Feb 1944 - 7 Feb 1945)

845 Sqn FAA (10 - 12 Sep 1956)

Location

County: - Argyllshire

Lat/Long:   56:29:53N  06:52:15W

Grid Ref -  NM003449

Height Above Sea Level - 25 ft

Operational Control: -

Opened -

No 15 Group (1944)

Closed -

Notes

It is still in use as Tiree Airport

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RAF Toome

No Badge authorised

Main units: -

‘A’ Flt, No 104 (Transport) Operational Training Unit (10 Jul - 7 Sep 1943)

3rd Combat Crew Replacement Centre, USAAF (Sep 1943 - Nov 1944)

5th Combat Crew Replacement Centre, USAAF (Feb -  Nov 1944)

No 203 Gliding School (3 Jul 1953 - xxx xxxx)

RLG for No 2 Flying Training School (Sep 1953 - Jun 1954)

Location

County: - County Antrim

Lat/Long:   54:45:12N  06:29:30W

Grid Ref -  H970908

Height Above Sea Level - 56 ft

Operational Control: -

Opened - 1943

RAF in Northern Ireland  (1944)

Closed - 1954

Notes

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RAF Topcliffe

Station Badge - RAF Topcliffe

Main units: -

No 405 Conversion Flt (7 Aug - 7 Oct 1942)

419 Sqn (18 Aug - 1 Oct 1942)

424 Sqn (15 Oct 1942 - 8 Apr 1943)

No 1659 Heavy Conversion Unit (14 Mar 1943 - 10 Sep 1945)

HQ, No 61 (RCAF) Base (25 Mar 1943 - 9 Nov 1944)

HQ, No 76 (RCAF) Base (9 Nov 1944 - 1 Sep 1945)

No 5 Air Navigation School (17 Sep 1946 - 9 Apr 1947)

No 1 Air Navigation School (9 Apr 1947 - 7 Jul 1949, 15 Mar 1957 - 1 Dec 1961)

No 28 Gliding School (Feb 1948 - xxx 1948/9)

Navigation Staff Pilot(s) Training Flt (Oct 1948 - Dec 1949)

53 Sqn (1 Aug 1949 - 9 Feb 1951)

47 Sqn (22 Aug 1949 - 13 May 1953)

297 Sqn (22 Aug 1949 - 15 Nov 1950)

801 Sqn FAA (6 - 15 Oct 1950)

813 Sqn FAA (6 - 15 Oct 1950)

24 Sqn (9 Feb 1951 - 6 May 1953)

203 Sqn (15 Aug 1952 - 1 Sep 1956)

210 Sqn (26 Sep 1952 - 31 Jan 1957)

No 1453 Flt (5 Jun 1953 - 30 Jun 1956)

36 Sqn (1 Jul 1953 - 28 Feb 1957)

824 Sqn FAA (12 - 25 Mar 1954)

1 Air Navigation School (15 Mar 1957 - 1 Dec 1961)

Air Electronics School (14 Jan 1962 - 30 Jan 1967)

Northern Communications Sqn (1 Oct 1964 - 6 Jan 1969)

Air Electronic and Air Engineers School (30 Jan 1967 - 26 Oct 1973)

Airmen Aircrew Initial Training School (30 Jan 1967 - Feb 1970)

Royal Navy Elementary Flying training Sqn (26 Apr 1984 - 7 Jul 1993)

Joint Elementary Flying Training School (1 Apr 1993 - 1 Apr 1995)

Tucano Sqn, CFS (24 Apr 1995 - xxx xxxx)

No 6 Flying Training School  Tucano Element (1 Apr 1995 - 31 Mar 1996)

Location

County: - North Yorkshire

Lat/Long:  54:12:30N  01:23:00W

Grid Ref:   SE405790

Height above sea level: 81 ft

Operational Control: -

Opened - 1940

No 6 (RCAF) Group (xxx 1943 - xxx 1944)

No 7 Group (1944)

Closed - 1972

Notes

Used as a RLG for 242 OCU from 1 Apr 1958 to 29 Jan 1962

Transferred to the Army as Alanbrooke Barracks in 1972

Main units: -

77 Sqn (5 Oct 1940 - 5 Sep 1941)

102 Sqn (15 Nov 1940 - 15 Nov 1941, 7 Jun - 7 Aug 1942)

Airfield Defence Sqn (Apr - 19 Dec 1941)

No 16 Blind Approach Training Flt (22 Sep - Oct 1941)

No 1516 Beam Approach Training Flt (Oct - 17 Nov 1941 )

No 743 Airfield Defence Sqn (19 Dec 1941 - 1 Feb 1942)

No 2743 Sqn RAF Regiment (1 Feb 1942 - xxx xxxx)

No 1512 Beam Approach Training Flt (Feb 1942 - 25 Mar 1943)

No 102 Conversion Flt (10 Jun - 7 Aug 1942)

405 Sqn (7 Aug 1942 - 14 Mar 1943, 1 - 6 Mar 1943)

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RAF Torquay

No Badge authorised

Main units: -

418 (Seaplane) Flt (15 Jun 1918 - 31 May 1919)

239 Sqn (Aug 1918 - 31 May 1919)

No 21 Initial Training Wing (29 May - 15 Sep 1943 )

No 39 Air/Sea Rescue Marine Craft Unit (28 Mar 1942 - 3 Oct 1944)

Location

County: - Devon

Lat/Long:   50:27:54N  03:31:48W

Grid Ref - 

Height Above Sea Level -  ft

Operational Control: -

 

Notes

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RAF Towyn

No Badge authorised

Main units: -

'U' Flt, No 1 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Unit  (15 Sep 1940 - 10 Oct 1942)

'C' Flt, No 1 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Unit  (28 Jun 1941 - 1 Nov 1942)

No 1605 (Anti-Aircraft Co-operation) Flt (1 Nov 1942 - 1 Dec 1943)

No 4 Anti-Aircraft Practice Camp, Towyn (1 Apr -17 Jun 1943)

No 1628 (Anti-Aircraft Co-operation) Flt (17 Jun - 1 Dec 1943)

Aberystwyth University Air Sqn (1943 – 1944)

No 631 Sqn (1 Dec 1943 – 10 May 1945)

Location

County: - Merionethshire

Lat/Long:   52:35:38N  04:05:53W

Grid Ref -  JO580018

Height Above Sea Level - 9 ft

Operational Control: -

Opened - 1940

No 70 Group (1944)

Closed - 1945

Notes

Detachments

No 6 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Unit (7 Mar - 13 Sep 1942)

No 8 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Unit (13 Sep 1942 - 12 Oct 1943)

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RAF Trichinopoly

No Badge authorised

Main units: -

No 8 Equipment Park (2 Sep 1943 - Jan 1944)

No 5 Repair & Salvage Section (2 Sep - 29 Dec 1943)

No 2 Civil Maintenance Unit (Jun 1943 - 31 Jan 1946)

No 101 Air Sores Park (Jan - Apr 1944)

No 101 Equipment Park (Apr 1944 -25 May 1945)

Ferry Flt, Trichinopoly (27 Apr 1944 - 28 Feb 1946)

No 101 Repair & Salvage Unit (25 May - 19 Nov 1944)

No 7005 Servicing Echelon (29 Oct – 14 Dec 1944)

No 3 Det, No 139 Repair & Salvage Unit (xxx - xxx 1944)

No 336 Maintenance Unit (19 Dec 1944 - xxx 1945)

No 138 Repair & Salvage Unit (15 Feb - 15 Nov 1945)

No 156 Staging Post (20 Mar 1945 - 15 Apr 1946)

No 1583 Calibration Flt (xx xxx - 15 Nov 1945)

No 60 Personnel Transit Centre (Sep - 14 Nov 1945)

5 Sqn (

20 Sqn (

Kajamalai

HQ, No 173 Wing (25 Nov 1942 - 19 Oct 1943)

HQ, No 171 Wing (1 Aug - 8 Nov 1943)

No 336 Maintenance Unit (46 Apr - 19 Dec 1944)

123 Sqn (

 

Location

Country: -  India

Lat/Long:  10:45:55N  78:42:35E

Height Above Sea Level:  288 ft

Operational Control: -

 

Notes

It is now known as Tiruchirapalli International Airport, but was originally called Kajamalai.

It was also known as Golden Rock

Main Units: -

No 86 Air Stores Park (19 May 1942 - xxx 1943)

No 121 Repair & Salvage Unit (19 May - 2 Sep 1942)

No 321 Maintenance Unit (24 Aug - 10 Nov 1942)

No 26 Care & Maintenance Party (7 May - 7 Oct 1943)

Detachments**

No 1580 Calibration Flt (Feb 1944 - Oct 1945)

No 10 Ferry Unit (Mar - Jun 1945)

Links to related sites/pages

Aerial photo on Google Maps,

RAF Tuddenham

No Badge authorised

Main units: -

90 Sqn (13 Oct 1943 - 11 Nov 1946)

186 Sqn (5 Oct - 17 Dec 1944)

‘C’ Flt, No 3 Lancaster Finishing School  (7 Jan - 31 Jan 1945)

138 Sqn (9 Mar 1945 - 12 Nov 1946)

149 Sqn (29 Apr - 4 Nov 1946)

207 Sqn (29 Apr - 7 Nov 1946)

107 Sqn (22 Jul 1959 - 10 Jul 1963)

Location

County: - Suffolk

Lat/Long:   52:18:45N  00:34:30E

Grid Ref -  TL754713

Height Above Sea Level - 65 ft

Operational Control: -

Opened - 1943

No 3 Group (1944)

Closed - 1963

Notes

Links to related sites/pages

Aerial photo on Google MapsBomber Command 60th Anniversary websiteControl Towers website

RAF Turnberry

No Badge authorised

Main units: -

No 1 School of Aerial Fighting (19 Sep 1917 - 10 May 1918) (also at Ayr)

No 1 School of Aerial Fighting & Gunnery (10 - 29 May 1918) (also at Ayr)

No 1 Fighting School (29 May 1918 - 1 Apr 1919) (also at Ayr)

No 5 (Coastal) Operational Training Unit (3 May - 29 Dec 1942, 15 Feb 1944 - 1 Aug 1945)

Torpedo Training Unit (14 Nov 1942 - 1 Jan 1943)

No 1 Torpedo Training Unit (1 Jan 1943 - 22 May 1944, 1 Aug 1945 - 10 Dec 1947)

‘B’ Flt, 652 Sqn  (Jan 1943)

No 14 RAF Mobile Servicing Unit (Torpedo) (Mar - xxx 1943)

618 Sqn (7 May - 1 Jul 1943)

Detachment - 618 Sqn (xxx -  28 Jun 1944, 2 - 13 Oct 1944)

No 10 Gliding School (25 May 1945 - xxx 1948)

Coastal Command Flying Instructors School (9 Jun - 13 Oct 1945)

Coastal Command Instructors School (29 Oct - 12 Nov 1945)

Location

County: - Ayrshire

Lat/Long:   55:19:30N  04:49:45W

Grid Ref -  NS208075

Height Above Sea Level - 35 ft

Operational Control: -

Opened - 1917

No 17 Group (1944)

Closed - 1945

Notes

Links to related sites/pages

Aerial photo on Google MapsOfficers Commanding,

RAF Turnhouse

Badge of RAF Turnhouse

Main units (continued): -

No 17 Group Communications Flt (5 Jan 1942 - 1 Sep 1945)

No 4 Aircraft Delivery Flt (7 Jan 1942 - 24 Jul 1943)

No 2753 Sqn RAF Regiment (1 Feb 1942 - xxx xxxx)

882 Sqn FAA (3 Feb - 17 Mar 1942)

884 Sqn FAA (22 Mar - 6 Jul 1942, 11 - 21 Jul 1942, 14 Dec 1942 - 24 Mar 1943, 11 May - 16 Jul 1943)

242 Sqn (10 Apr - 15 May 1942)

801 Sqn FAA (29 Apr - 27 May 1942)

No 3015 Servicing Echelon (xxx – xxx 1942)

289 Sqn (18 May 1942- 7 May 1945)

232 Sqn (3 - 14 Aug 1942, 1 Sep - 25 Nov 1942)

886 Sqn FAA (11 - 13 Aug 1942, 1 Jan - 15 Jun 1943)

No 3045 (RCAF) Servicing Echelon (30 Aug – 23 Sep 1942)

243 Sqn (2 Sep - 24 Nov 1942)

197 Sqn (21 - 25 Nov 1942)

341 Sqn (18 Jan - 21 Mar 1943, 1 - 9 Feb 1945)

‘A’ Flt, 164 Sqn  (28 Jan - 2 Feb 1943)

‘B’ Flt, 164 Sqn (17 Feb 1943 - xxx xxxx)

808 Sqn FAA (4 Jun - 20 Jul 1943)

895 Sqn FAA (15 - 30 Jun 1943)

63 Sqn (27 Jul - 8 Nov 1943, 23 Jan - 27 Apr 1944)

268 Sqn (8 Nov 1943 - 17 Jan 1944)

No 3508 Servicing Unit (1 Dec 1943 - 21 Mar 1945)

No 6063 Servicing Echelon (22 Mar – 27 Apr 1944)

290 Sqn (25 Aug 1944 - 1 Feb 1945)

‘A’ Flt, 309 Sqn (20 - 22 Sep 1944)

No 6340 (French) Servicing Echelon (30 Jan – 8 Feb 1945)

No 6345 (French) Servicing Echelon (30 Jan – 3 Apr 1945)

329 Sqn (9 Mar - 3 Apr 1945)

No 6603 Servicing Echelon (27 Apr – 7 May 1945)

No 88 Group Communication Flt (7 May - 9 Jun 1945)

HQ, No 129 Wing (7 - 30 May 1945)

HQ, No 130 Wing (7 May - 5 Jun 1945)

No 6331 (Norwegian) Servicing Echelon (xx – 22 May 1945)

HQ, No 132 Wing (20 May - 4 Jun 1945)

No 6129 Servicing Echelon (26 May - 16 Jul 1945)

164 Sqn (16 Jun - 19 Nov 1945, 6 Jan - 25 Mar 1946)

No 6164 Servicing Echelon (17 Jun 1945 – 25 Mar 1946)

HQ, Midlothian Sector (xxx 1945 - 28 Apr 1946)

303 Sqn (1 Dec 1945 - 5 Jan 1946)

No 6303 (Polish) Servicing Echelon (1 Dec 1945 – 5 Jan 1946)

No 6 Gliding School (xxx 1946 - xxx 1951)

No 1353 (Anti-Aircraft Co-operation) Flt (11 Feb - 15 Jun 1946)

Edinburgh University Air Sqn (Oct 1946 - 1 Jan 1969)

HQ, No 66 Group (9 Aug 1946 - 22 Nov 1954)

No 66 Group Communications Flt (10 Sep 1946 - 1 Oct 1952)

No 1968 Reserve AOP Flt, 666 Sqn (1 Apr 1949 - 10 Mar 1957)

HQ, Scottish Sector (1 Nov 1949 - 1 May 1950)

HQ, Caledonian Sector (9 Oct 1951 - Nov 1957)

151 Sqn (17 Jun - 15 Nov 1957)

No 661 Volunteer Gliding School (15 Jan 1958 - 9 Jan 1964)

No 12 Air Experience Flt (8 Sep 1958 - 1 Apr 1996)

No 18 Group Communication Flt (18 Nov 1959 - 13 May 1960)

East Lowlands University Air Sqn (1 Jan 1969 - 29 Feb 1996)

Location

County: - Midlothian

Lat/Long:  55:56:57N  03:20:53W

Grid Ref:   NT156734

Height above sea level: 100 ft

Operational Control: -

Opened - 1916

No 13 Group (1944)

Closed -

Notes

Currently in use as Edinburgh Airport

Main units: -

44 Sqn (18 Apr - 22 May 1916)

No 26 (Reserve) Sqn (22 May 1916 - 1 Jun 1917)

No 84 (Canadian) Training Sqn (Jan - xxx 1917)

No 89 (Canadian) Training Sqn (15 Mar - 18 Apr 1917)

No 26 Training Sqn (1 Jun 1917 - 22 Sep 1917)

No 73 Training Sqn (17 Jul 1917 - 20 Feb 1918)

Forth of Forth Group (1 Nov 1918 - xxx xxxx)

104 Sqn (1 Feb - 3 Mar 1919)

603 Sqn (14 Oct 1925 - 16 Dec 1939, 5 May - 28 Aug 1940, 27 Feb - 16 May 1941, 28 Apr - 7 May 1945, 28 Jul - 15 Aug 1945,10 May 1946 - 16 Jul 1951, 14 Oct 1951 - 10 Mar 1957)

4 Sqn (xxx - xxx.1926)

83 Sqn (4 Aug 1936 - 14 Mar 1938)

141 Sqn (4 - 19 Oct 1939, 28 Jun - 11 Jul 1940, 30 Aug - 15 Oct 1940)

Fighter Flt, Shetlands (18 - 27 Dec 1939)

No 18 Group Communications Flt (11 Mar - 13 May 1940, 18 Nov 1959 - 13 May 1960)

263 Sqn (2 - 21 May 1940)

245 Sqn (5 Jun - 20 Jul 1940)

253 Sqn (21 Jul - 23 Aug 1940)

65 Sqn (27 Aug - 29 Nov 1940)

‘A’ Flt, 603 Sqn  (Aug - Sep 1940)

3 Sqn (14 Sep - 13 Oct 1940)

607 Sqn (10 Oct - 8 Nov 1940)

No 59  Operational Training Unit (16 Dec 1940 - 20 Feb 1941)

Edinburgh University Air Sqn (Jan 1941 - 14 Dec 1945)

Airfield Defence Sqn (Apr - 19 Dec 1941)

122 Sqn (5 May - 26 Jun 1941)

No 13 Group Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Flt (5 May - Aug 1941)

123 Sqn (10 May - 6 Aug 1941)

64 Sqn (16 - 17 May 1941, 6 Aug  - 4 Oct 1941)

No 72 Wing Calibration Flt (21 May 1941 - 26 Jun 1943)

Groupe de Chasse No 2 (23 Oct - 7 Nov 1941)

340 Sqn (7 Nov - 20 Dec 1941, 21 Mar - 30 Apr 1943, 30 Jan - 8 Feb 1945)

‘A’ Flt, 312 Sqn (10 Nov - 1 Dec 1941)

81 Sqn (6 Dec 1941 - 6 Jan 1942, 14 - 15 Feb 1942, 29 Mar - 13 Apr 1942)

No 753 Airfield Defence Sqn (19 Dec 1941 - 1 Feb 1942)

Detachments**

36 Sqn (Jun 1916 - xxx xxxx)

77 Sqn (Oct 1916 - May 1918)

263 Sqn (Jun -  Sep 1940)

611 Sqn (1 Aug 1940 - xxx xxxx)

603 Sqn (14 Dec 1940 - xxx xxxx)

No 7 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Unit (22 Mar - 24 Apr 1941)

312 Sqn (Aug 1941 - Jan 1942)

No 71 Wing (Dec 1941 - 14 Jan 1942)

165 Sqn (Apr - Aug 1942)

241 Sqn (May - Nov 1942)

116 Sqn (Mar 1943 - xxx xxxx, 5 Mar - May 1945)

598 Sqn (Dec 1943 - Mar 1945)

309 Sqn (Apr 1944 - xxx xxxx)

807 Sqn FAA (20 - 21 Jan 1944)

848 Sqn FAA (6 - 16 Sep 1944)

26 Sqn (Sep 1970 - xxx xxxx)

Northern Communication Sqn (Oct 1964 - Jan 1969)

207 Sqn (Feb 1969 - Jun 1984)

814 Sqn FAA (9 - 13 Jun 1988)

Links to related sites/pages

Aerial photo on Google MapsBattle of Britain Anniversary websiteOfficers Commanding,

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