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Inland Area - July 1927

Directly Administered by Area HQ

Hillingdon House, Uxbridge, Middlesex

Unit Location
Air Ministry, Wireless Section Air Ministry, Kingsway, WC2
RAF Central Band (a) Uxbridge

No 21 Group (HQ - West Drayton)

Unit Location
Reception Depot (c) West Drayton
No 1 Stores Depot (b) Kidbrooke
Port Detachment South Dock, West India Dock, E14
School of Store Accounting and Store Keeping Kidbrooke
Medical Stores Depot (b) Kidbrooke
No 2 Stores (Ammunition) Depot (b) Altrincham
Record Office (b) Ruislip
RAF MT Depot (f) Shrewsbury
Home Aircraft Depot (f) RAF Henlow
Aeroplane and Armament Experimental Establishment (d) Martlesham Heath
No 15 (Bombing) Sqn (e) Martlesham Heath
No 22 (Bombing) Sqn (e) Martlesham Heath
No 3 Stores Depot (b) Milton
No 4 Stores Depot (b) Ruislip
The Packing Depot (b) Ascot
Detachment Orfordness
RAF Depot (including School of Physical Training) Uxbridge
Home Communication Flt Northolt
RAF Officers' Hospital (e) Uxbridge

No 22 Group (HQ - Farnborough)

Unit Location
School of Photography (a) Farnborough
Experimental Section (RAE) (b) Farnborough
No 4 (Army Co-operation) Sqn Farnborough
School of Army Co-operation Old Sarum
No 16 (Army Co-operation) Sqn Old Sarum
School of Balloon Training Larkhill
No 13 (Army Co-operation) Sqn Andover

No 23 Group (HQ - 'St Vincents', Grantham)

Unit Location
No 2 Flying Training School Digby
No 5 Flying Training School Sealand
Armament and Gunnery School Eastchurch
School of Technical Training (Men) Manston
No 1 Flying Training School Netheravon
Central Flying School Wittering
Electrical and Wireless School (c) Flower Down
Detachment of Electrical and Wireless School Worthy Down

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

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

(c) Directly under the Director of Training for technical administration.

(d) Administered as laid down in AMWO 33/1926

(e) Under No 21 Group for administration only

(f) Directly under Director of Equipment for technical administration.

Source July 1927 Air Force List

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