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Coastal Area - July 1923

Directly Administered by Area HQ

33-34 Tavistock Place, London WC1

Unit Location
Inspector of Recruiting RAF (b):- 4 Henrietta St, Covent Gardens, London WC2
  1. RAF Recruiting Depot
  2. RAF Recruiting Depot
  3. RAF Recruiting Depot
  1. 4 Henrietta St, Covent Gardens, London WC2
  2. Birmingham
  3. Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Air Ministry, Wireless Section (b) Room 834, Air Ministry, Kingsway, WC2
RAF Central Hospital (c) Finchley
Research Laboratory and Medical Officers' School of Instruction (d) Holly Hill, Hampstead NW3
Central Medical Board (d) Holly Hill, Hampstead NW3
London MT Section War Office Garage, Ebury Bridge Road, SW1
Marine Aircraft Experimental Establishment (a) Isle of Grain
  1. Development Flight
  1. Isle of Grain
Care and Maintenance Party Felixstowe
Care and Maintenance Party Donibristle
RAF Base Leuchars
  1. HQ
  2. No 401 Flt
  3. No 402 Flt
  4. No 403 Flt
  5. No 440 Flt
  6. No 441 Flt
  7. No 442 Flt
  8. RAF complements in: -
    • HMS Argus
    • HMS Eagle (not in commission)
    • HMS Hermes (not in commission)

(a) Controlled directly by the Air Ministry as laid down in AMWO 822/1921.

(b) Under the Air Ministry for technical administration.

(c) Under Principal Medical Officer, Coastal Area, for all purposes.

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

No 10 Group (HQ - Lee-on-Solent)

Unit Location
RAF Base Calshot
  1. HQ
  2. No 480 Flt
  3. HQ Training Sqn
  4. Air Pilotage Flt
  5. Seaplane Training Flt
  6. Marine Training Section
RAF Base Gosport
  1. HQ
  2. No 420 Flt
  3. No 421 Flt
  4. No 422 Flt
  5. No 460 Flt
  6. No 461 Flt
  7. Development Flight
Station HQ Cattewater, Plymouth
School of Naval Co-operationn Lee-on-Solent
Care and Maintenance Party Cattewater

Source - July 1923 Air Force List

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