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Other Overseas Commands - May 1923

Independent Units

Unit Location
Aeronautical Committee of Guarantee (British Section) Berlin, via APO s/40, British Army of the Rhine, Cologne

RAF India (HQ - Ambala)

Unit Location
Aircraft Depot Karachi
  1. Port Detachment
  1. Kiamari, Karachi
Aircraft Park Lahore
No 5 Sqn Ambala
Central Accounts Office Poona
No 1 Indian Wing Peshawar
  1. No 28 Sqn
  2. No 31 Sqn
  1. Peshawar
  2. Dardoni
No 2 Indian Wing Risalpur
  1. No 27 Sqn
  2. No 60 Sqn
  1. Risalpur
  2. Risalpur
No 3 Indian Wing Quetta
  1. No 20 Sqn
  1. Quetta

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

RAF Mediterranean (HQ - Valetta, Malta)

Unit Location
No 267 Sqn Calafrana, Malta
Meteorological Station Malta
RAF complements in: -
  • HMS Pegasus
  • HMS Ark Royal

Palestine Command (HQ - Bir Salem, Ludd, Palestine)

Unit Location
Palestine Horse Transport Company Sarafand
Supply Depot Sarafand
Ordnance Depot Sarafand
Embarkation Staff Suez
Palestine General Hospital Ludd
Combined Hospital Jenin
Sick Quarters Samakh
Detention Hospital Jerusalem
Command Accounts Office Bir Salem
Palestine Wing HQ Bir Salem
No 14 Sqn Ramleh
  1. Meteorological Station
  1. Ramleh
No 1 Armoured Car Company Jerusalem
  1. HQ and 2 Sections
  2. 1 Section
  1. Jerusalem
  2. Semakh
No 2 Armoured Car Company Jenin
  1. HQ and 2 Sections
  2. 1 Section
  1. Jenin
  2. Jerusalem
MT Workshops and Pool Sarafand
RAF Trans-Jordania  
HQ Amman
Flying Section Amman
1 Section of No 2 Armoured Car Company Amman
Meteorological Station Amman

The following military forces are also serving under the command of the GOC, Palestine: -

1st Battalion, 14th Punjab Regiment Sarafand
31st Lancers (less 1 Sqn) Sarafand

Source - May 1923 Air Force List

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