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RAF Middle East - July 1929

Units administered directly by HQ RAF Middle East

Villa Victoria, Cairo

Unit Location
RAF Depot Middle East Aboukir
  1. Meteorological Station
  2. Port Depot Detachment
  1. Aboukir
  2. Alexandria
No 4 Flying Training School Abu Sueir
Station HQ Heliopolis
No 208 (Army Co-operation) Sqn Heliopolis
No 216 (Bomber) Sqn Heliopolis
  1. Meteorological Station
  1. Heliopolis
No 45 (Bomber) Sqn Helwan
Wireless Station Ismailia
Meteorological Station Ismailia
No 47 (Bomber) Sqn Khartoum

(a) Under control of GOC, Aden for operations

The AOC Middle East is also responsible for the administrative control of the RAF in Palestine and Transjordan but under the High Commissioner for operations.

RAF in Transjordan and Palestine Command (HQ - Amman)

Unit Location
No 14 (Bomber) Sqn Amman
No 2 Armoured Car Company (HQ and 2 Sections) Amman
Meteorological Station Amman
Meteorological Station Ramleh
Supply Depot Sarafand
RAF Hospital Sarafand
W/T Station Jerusalem
W/T Station Ma'an
No 2 Wireless Coy, RCS Sarafand

Source - July 1929 Air Force List

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