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Other Overseas Commands - July 1926

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 31 (Army Co-operation) Sqn Ambala
Central Accounts Office Poona
No 1 Indian Wing Peshawar
  1. No 60 (Bombing) Sqn
  2. No 20 (Army Co-operation) Sqn
  1. Kohat
  2. Peshawar
No 2 Indian Wing Risalpur, Nowshera
  1. No 27 (Bombing) Sqn
  2. No 5 (Army Co-operation) Sqn
  1. Risalpur, Nowshera
  2. Risalpur, Nowshera
No 3 Indian Wing Quetta
  1. No 28 (Army Co-operation) Sqn
  1. Quetta

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

RAF Mediterranean (HQ - Valetta, Malta)

Unit Location
RAF Base Calafrana, Malta
  1. HQ
  2. No 481 (Float Plane) Flt
  3. No 402 (Fleet Fighter) Flt
  4. No 403 (Fleet Fighter) Flt
  5. No 423 (Fleet Spotter) Flt
  6. No 440 (Fleet Reconnaissance) Flt
  7. No 441 (Fleet Reconnaissance) Flt
  8. No 460 (Fleet Torpedo) Flt
Meteorological Station Malta
RAF Units in HMS Hermes
RAF Units in HMS Eagle

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

Unit Location
No 14 (Army Co-operation) Sqn (1 Flt) Ramleh
  1. Meteorological Station
  1. Ramleh
No 2 Armoured Car Company Ramleh
  1. HQ and 'A' Section
  2. 'B' Armoured Car Section
  3. Repair Section
  4. Transport Section
  1. Ramleh
  2. Ramleh
  3. Sarafand
  4. Sarafand
Supply Depot Sarafand
Palestine General Hospital Sarafand
RAF Trans-Jordania  
HQ Amman
No 14 (Army Co-operation) Sqn (less 1 Flt) Amman
'C' Section of No 2 Armoured Car Company Amman
Meteorological Station Amman

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

No 2 Wireless Coy, RCS (HQ and No 1 Section) Sarafand

Source - July 1926 Air Force List

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