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Other Home Commands - May 1920

Air Ministry

Unit Location Officer Commanding
RAF Repatriation Records (D of E Department)   Flt Lt N Robertson

RAF Cranwell

Unit Location (Air) Officer Commanding
RAF (Cadet) College Cranwell A/Cdre Charles A H Longcroft CMG, DSO, AFC; later AVM
Flying Wing Cranwell  
Hospital Cranwell Sqn Ldr G Cranstoun BA
Meteorological Station Cranwell  
No 2 School of Technical Training (Boys) Cranwell Wg Cdr C F Kilner
Airship Maintenance Party Cranwell  
Aeroplane Storage Station Cranwell  
Wireless Station Cranwell  
RAF (Cadet) College Band Cranwell  



RAF Halton

Unit Location (Air) Officer Commanding
No 1 School of Technical Training (Boys) Halton A/Cdre Francis R Scarlett CB, DSO; later AVM
RAF Hospital Halton Sqn Ldr J MacGregor MC, MD
Halton Hospital Orderlies Training Depot Halton Sqn Ldr F C Cowton
School of Cookery Halton  

No 11 (Irish) Wing

Unit Location Officer Commanding
Medical HQ, Ireland Baldonell  
No 100 Sqn Baldonell Sqn Ldr The Hon L J E Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes
HQ, No 2 Sqn Oranmore Sqn Ldr Frederick W Stent
  1. 1 Flight
  2. 2 Fights
  3. CastlebarFlight
  1. Oranmore
  2. Fermoy
  3. Fermoy
Wireless Station Fermoy  
Care & Maintenance Party Tallaght  
Meteorological Station Baldonell  
Wireless Station Baldonell  
Care & Maintenance Party Rathmullan  
Irish Stores Centre Baldonell Fg Off B C Akehurst
Wireless Station Castlebar  
Wireless Station Oranmore  
Care & Maintenance Party Berehaven  

Medical Units (not listed elsewhere)

Unit Location Officer Commanding
Aviation Candidates Medical Board and Central Medical Board 22 Fitzjohn's Avenue, Hampstead NW3 Wg Cdr A P Bowdler MB, MA
Old Sarum Hospital Salisbury Sqn Ldr W W Shorten
Research Laboratories and Medical Officers School of Instruction 22 Fitzjohn's Avenue, Hampstead NW3 Wg Cdr M W Flack CBE, MA, MB, BA

Home units in the course of disbandment and amalgamation

Unit Location/Controlled by Officer Commanding
HQ, No 7 Wing Inland Area Wg Cdr Henry Le M Brock DSO; later A/Cdre
HQ, No 8 Wing Inland Area  
Coventry Storage Park Coventry Flt Lt A Hunter OBE
No 1 Aircraft Repair Depot South Farnborough  
No 2 (Northern) Aircraft Repair Depot Coal Aston  
No 3 (Western) Aircraft Repair Depot Yate  
E & P Depot Chingford  
No 5 Stores Distributing Park Edgbaston Flt Lt William B Cushion; later AVM
No 7 Stores Distributing Park Westbury Flt Lt G Stevens MBE
No 11 Stores Distributing Park Dublin Fg Off J Lundon
Details late Northern Area Inland Area Flt Lt R C Fowler
No 14 Aircraft Acceptance Park Castle Bromwich Flt Lt J C M Hay
Airship Construction Station, Barrow Barrow-in-Furness  
Airship Construction Station, Bedford Cardington, Bedford Fg Off C Dollery
Airship Station, East Fortune East Fortune Sqn Ldr W C Hicks AFC
Airship Construction Station, Wormwood Scrubbs (Cadre) Wormwood Scrubbs Fg Off B Scovell AFC
Aircraft in Fighting Ships Coastal Area Sqn Ldr Richard E C Pierse DSO, AFC; later ACM
Air Ministry (Non-Standard) MT Storage Pool Gosport Plt Off A M Webster
No 1 Salvage Section Southampton  
RAF Officers' Repatriation Camp Inland Area  
Seaplane Station and Storage, Dundee Dundee Sqn Ldr L Tomkinson DSO, AFC
Storage Station, Brockworth Brockworth Sqn Ldr Charles H K Edmonds DSO, OBE; later AVM
No 3 Group Mobile Disposal Sqn 'B' Thetford Sqn Ldr A J Butler MC AFC
No 8 Wing Mobile Disposal Sqn Marske Flt Lt F C Lander
Tadcaster Mobile Disposal Sqn Tadcaster Sqn Ldr V Gaskell-Blackburn
Care & Maintenance Party, Ely Flt Lt E Rivers-Smith MBE
Care & Maintenance Party Feltwell Flt Lt Alexander Gray MC, later AVM
Care & Maintenance Party Fowlmere  
Care & Maintenance Party Frieston Fg Off T F N Gerard DSC
Care & Maintenance Party Crail Flt Lt J M Burd MC
Care & Maintenance Party Lincoln Flt Lt P D Robertson
Care & Maintenance Party Scopwick Sqn Ldr Arthur T Harris AFC; later MRAF
Care & Maintenance Party South Carlton Fg Off L Smith
Care & Maintenance Party Duxford Fg Off B Holding

Source - May 1920 Air Force List

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