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Training Command - December 1939

No 20 (Training) Group (HQ - Market Drayton)

Unit Location
No 3 School of Technical Training RAF Blackpool
No 6 School of Technical Training RAF Hednesford
No 3 Recruit Receiving Centre RAF Padgate
No 4 Recruit Receiving Centre RAF Bridgnorth

No 21 (Training) Group (HQ - Cranwell)

Unit Location
Signals Training School RAF Cranwell
RAF College RAF Cranwell
No 1 Electrical and Wireless School RAF Cranwell
RAF Hospital RAF Cranwell
Equipment Training School (Airmen) RAF Cranwell
School of Clerks, Accounting RAF Cranwell
Supplies Depot RAF Cranwell
No 12 Flying Training School RAF Grantham
No 14 Flying Training School RAF Kinloss
No 15 Flying Training School RAF Lossiemouth
No 8 Flying Training School RAF Montrose
Station HQ Yatesbury
No 2 Electrical and Wireless School RAF Yatesbury

No 23 (Training) Group (HQ - RAF Grantham)

Unit Location
Central Flying School RAF Upavon
No 1 Flying Training School RAF Netheravon
No 2 Flying Training School RAF Brize Norton
No 3 Flying Training School RAF South Cerney
No 5 Flying Training School RAF Sealand
No 6 Flying Training School RAF Little Rissington
No 7 Flying Training School RAF Peterborough
No 9 Flying Training School RAF Hullavington
No 10 Flying Training School RAF Tern Hill
No 11 Flying Training School RAF Shawbury
School of Air Navigation RAF St Athan - Station in No 24 Group
Station Flt RAF Tern Hill

No 24 (Training) Group (HQ - Halton Camp)

Unit Location
Aeroplane and Armament Experimental Establishment RAF Boscombe Down
No 2 Receiving Centre RAF Cardington
No 2 School of Technical Training (Apprentices) RAF Cosford
School of Photography RAF Farnborough
No 7 Recruits Training Pool RAF Felixstowe
No 5 Recruits Training Pool RAF Finningley
School of Administration Gerrards Cross
Airmen's Convalescent Home Haldon
No 1 School of Technical Training (Apprentices) RAF Halton
School of Cookery RAF Halton
Princess Mary's Hospital RAF Halton
RAF Institute of Pathology and Tropical Medicine RAF Halton
Medical Training Depot RAF Halton
Miscellaneous Technical Training Unit RAF Henlow
School of Aeronautical Engineering (Officers) RAF Henlow
Equipment Training School (Officers) RAF Little Rissington
Station HQ RAF Leighton Buzzard
RAF Hospital Littleport
No 5 School of Technical Training RAF Locking
Central Medical Establishment London
Inspector of Recruiting London
No 1 Supplementary School of Technical Training Northampton Polytechnic, London
No 2 Supplementary School of Technical Training Regent Street Polytechnic, London
No 8 Recruits Training Pool RAF Manston
RAF Neurological Hospital Matlock
Station Flight (RDF Experimental) Perth
Anti-Gas School Rollestone Camp
Record Office Ruislip
No 4 School of Technical Training RAF St Athan
RAF Officers' Convalescent Hospital Torquay
No 6 Recruits Training Pool RAF Upwood
No 1 Recruit Receiving Depot RAF Uxbridge
RAF Hospital (Officers) RAF Uxbridge
RAF Central Band RAF Uxbridge
School of Physical Training RAF Uxbridge
RAF Service Police HQ and School RAF Uxbridge
No 1 Receiving Centre RAF Uxbridge
Central Trade Test Board RAF Uxbridge
WAAF Depot RAF West Drayton

No 25 (Armament) Group (HQ - Brize Norton)

Unit Location
No 3 Bombing & Gunnery School RAF Aldergrove
RAF Station Eastchurch (C & M) Eastchurch, Kent
No 8 Bombing & Gunnery School RAF Evanton
No 5 Bombing & Gunnery School RAF Jurby
No 1 Air Armament School RAF Manby
No 1 Ground Defence Gunners' School RAF North Coates
No 2 Air Armament School RAF Pembrey
No 7 Bombing & Gunnery School RAF Porthcawl
No 3 Recruits Training Pool RAF Sutton Bridge
Central Gunnery School RAF Warmwell
No 10 Bombing & Gunnery School RAF Warmwell
No 4 Bombing & Gunnery School RAF West Freugh

Source - Confidential Air Force List, December 1939

County names used are those in use at the time

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