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RAF Middle East - July 1935

Directly Administered by Command HQ

HQ - Villa Victoria Cairo

Unit Location
RAF Depot, Middle East RAF Aboukir
  1. Meteorological Station
  2. Port Detachment
  1. Aboukir
  2. Alexandria
No 4 Flying Training School RAF Abu Sueir
Station HQ RAF Heliopolis
No 208 (Army Co-operation) Sqn RAF Heliopolis
No 216 (Bomber) Sqn RAF Heliopolis
  1. Meteorological Station
  1. RAF Heliopolis
No 45 (Bomber) Sqn RAF Helwan
Station HQ RAF Ismailia
No 6 (Bomber) Sqn (HQ and 2 Flts) (a) RAF Ismailia
Wireless Station RAF Ismailia
Meteorological Station RAF Ismailia
No 47 (Bomber) Sqn RAF Khartoum

(a) Under AOC, Palestine and Transjordan for operations.

Palestine and Transjordan Command

HQ - Old Fast Hotel Building, Jerusalem

Unit Location
Station HQ RAF Amman
No 14 (Bomber) Sqn RAF Amman
Meteorological Station RAF Amman
Station HQ Ramleh
1 Flight of No 6 (Bomber) Sqn Ramleh
No 2 Armoured Car Company Ramleh
Meteorological Station Ramleh
Supply Depot RAF Sarafand
RAF Hospital RAF Sarafand
Transjordan Frontier Force HQ Zerka, Transjordan
Military Forces in Palestine and Transjordan
  1. 2nd Battalion The Lancashire Fusiliers
  2. 2nd Battalion The Royal BerkshireRegiment
  3. No 2 W/T Coy, Royal Corps of Signals
  4. 14 Company, RASC
  5. Supply Depot, RASC
  6. Detachment, No 33 Company, RAMC

The AOC, Palestine and Transjordan Command is directly responsible to the High Commissioner for general conduct of operations.

Source - July 1935 Air Force List

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