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Inland Area - July 1921

Directly Administered by Area HQ

Unit Location
RAF Depot Uxbridge
School of Physical Training and Drill (administered by RAF Depot) Uxbridge
Central Band (a) Uxbridge
Inland Area Medical HQ Uxbridge
Inland Area Invaliding Medical Board (d) Uxbridge
RAF Central  Hospital (d) Finchley
Research Laboratory and Medical Officers' School of Instruction (c) Holly Hill, Hampstead NW3
Aviation Candidates and Central Medical Board (c) Holly Hill, Hampstead NW3
Inland Area Aircraft Depot (b) RAF Henlow
MT Repair Depot Shrewsbury

(a) Directly under Director of Personnel for technical administration.

(b) Under Director of Equipment for technical administration.

(c) Under Director of Medical Services for technical administration (Medical).

(d) Under Principal Medical Officer, Inland Area, for all purposes.

No 1 Group

Unit Location
No 24 Sqn (a) Kenley
Armament and Gunnery School (Cadre) Eastchurch
Instrument Design Establishment (Home) (c) Biggin Hill
Signal Co-operation Flight Biggin Hill
School of Technical Training (Men) Manston
No 6 Flying Training School (Cadre) Manston
No 25 Sqn Hawkinge
No 1 Stores Depot (b) including: - Kidbrooke SE3
  1. Armament Repair and Gunn Testing Section
  2. Wireless Repair Section
  3. Photographic Repair Section
  4. Tool Repair Section
  5. MT Spares Repair Section
  6. Port Detachment, No 1 Stores Deport
  1. Kidbrooke SE3
  2. Kidbrooke SE3
  3. Kidbrooke SE3
  4. Kidbrooke SE3
  5. Kidbrooke SE3
  6. South Dock, West India Dock, E14
Medical Stores Depot (c) Shed M, Kidbrooke SE3
No 3 Stores Depot (b) Milton, Steventon, Berkshire
No 4 Stores Depot (b) Ruislip
Balloon Stores Depot (b) Kingsnorth
The Packing Depot West Ascot
Imperial War Museum (RAF Section) Crystal Palace, Sydenham, SE
Central Pay Office Woking
  1. Base Pay Office (France)
  1. Woking
General Services Pay Office Trafalgar HouseGreat Newport Street, London WC2
Record Office Ruislip

(a) Directly under The Air Ministry for operations.

(b) Directly under The Air Ministry for all purposes except for discipline, medical and sanitary services.

(c) Directly under The Air Ministry for technical administration.

No 3 Group

Unit Location
No 3 Flying Training School (Cadre) Digby
No 207 Sqn Bircham Newton
Aeroplane Experimental Establishment (a) Martlesham Heath
  1. Detachment
  1. Orfordness
No 2 Flying Training School Duxford
No 39 Sqn Spittlegate
Care and Maintenance Party Coal Aston
No 5 Flying Training School (Cadre) Shotwick

(a) Directly under The Air Ministry for technical administration.

No 7 Group

Unit Location
School of Photography (a) South Farnborough
Experimental Section (RAE) South Farnborough
No 4 Sqn (less 'A' Flight) South Farnborough
No 1 Flying Training School Netheravon
Central Flying School Upavon
Air Pilotage School (Cadre) Andover
Electrical and Wireless School Flower Down
Detachment of Electrical and Wireless School Worthy Down
School of Balloon Training Rollestone Camp
School of Army Co-operation (including 'C' Flt, No 4 Sqn) Stonehenge and Worthy Down
Care and Maintenance Party Blanford

(a) Directly under The Air Ministry for technical administration.

Source - July 1921 Air Force List

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