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Technical Training Command - July 1942

[Command HQ | No 20 Group | No 24 Group | No 27 Group]

Command HQ - Wantage Hall, Upper Redlands Road, Rerading Berkshire

No 20 (Training) Group

HQ - Market Drayton, Shropshire

Unit Location/Address Notes
No 8 Recruits Centre 36 Guthrie Port, Arbroath, Angus  
RAF Station Blackpool Lansdowne Hotel, North Shore, Blackpool, Lancs
No 1 Airmen's Convalescent Depot Harrowside, South Shore, Blackpool
RAF Polish Depot Goodwood Hotel, Park Road, Blackpool
No 9 Recruits Centre Brighton Hydro, South Shore, Blackpool  
No 10 (Signals) Recruits Centre Imperial Annexe, Dickson Road, Blackpool
No 15 Recruits Centre 22 Derby Road, North Shore, Blackpool
No 3 School of Technical Training Stanley Road, South Shore, Blackpool
Reception and Disposal Unit Blackpool
No 1 MT School 21 Raikes Parade, Blackpool
RAF Station Bridlington Southcliffe Hotel, Marine Drive, Bridlington, East Yorkshire  
Equipment Training School (Airmen) Alexandra Hotel, Bridlington  
No 21 School of Technical Training Cow Lane, Burtonwood, nr Warrington, Lancs  
School of Torpedo Maintenance Carlisle Station in Maintenance Command
RAF Station Cosford Cosford, nr Wolverhampton, Staffordshire  
Engineering Course (Officers) RAF Cosford  
No 3 Airmen's Convalescent Depot RAF Cosford
No 2 School of Physical Training RAF Cosford  
No 2 School of Technical Training RAF Cosford  
RAF Hospital RAF Cosford
No 2 Officers School RAF Cosford  
RAF Station Eastchurch Eastchurch, Sheerness, Kent  
No 1 PAC Establishment RAF Eastchurch  
RAF Artillery School RAF Eastchurch  
No 20 Recruits Centre Crescent Hotel, Filey, East Yorkshire  
No 1 RAF Regiment School Butlins Camp, Filey, East Yorkshire
Equipment Officers School Grand Hotel, Grange-over-Sands, Lancashire  
Accountant Officers School Grand Hotel, Grange-over-Sands, Lancashire
RAF Regiment Depot Londonthorpe Road, Grantham
Air Ministry Unit Lancaster Hotel, Harrogate, West Yorkshire
Medical Training Establishment & Depot (b) Spa Hotel, Harrogate, West Yorkshire
No 2 Airmen's Convalescent Depot The Lease School, Meols Drive, Hoylake, Cheshire
No 10 School of Technical Training Guild Farm, Kirkham, Preston, Lancashire  
No 4 Personnel Transit Centre School for the Blind, Hardman Street, Liverpool
RAF Neurological Hospital Rockside Hydro, Matlock, Derbyshire
No 3 WAAF Depot Clarendon Hotel, Morecombe, Lancashire  
No 4 MT School Clarendon Hotel, Morecombe, Lancashire  
No 3 Recruits Centre Padgate, nr Warrington, Lancashire  
No 5 Personnel Despatch Centre Padgate, nr Warrington, Lancashire
No 3 MT School Tufton Hotel, West End Parade, Pwllheli, Carnarvonshire  
RAF Station Ronaldsway Ronaldsway, Castletown, Isle of Man
No 3 RAF Regiment School RAF Ronaldsway  
No 18 Recruits Centre Coatham Hotel, Redcar, North Yorkshire
No 8 School of Technical Training Weeton, Preston, Lancashire
MT Instructors' School Weeton, Preston, Lancashire
No 1 Personnel Despatch Centre West Kirby, Wirral, Cheshire
No 2 RAF Regiment School Rex Hotel, Whitley Bay, Northumberland  
RAF Regiment Depot Whitley Bay, Northumberland Pending transfer to Grantham
No 2 Personnel Despatch Centre Wilmslow Park, Manchester  

(b) Directly under the Air Ministry (DGMS) for technical (medical) administration

No 24 (Training) Group

HQ - Hindlip Hall, Nr Worcester, Worcestershire

Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Station Bridgnorth Bridgnorth Shropshire  
No 4 Recruits Centre RAF Bridgnorth  
No 1 WAAF Depot RAF Bridgnorth  
RAF General Hospital Hampton Road, Evesham, Worcestershire  
RAF Station Halton Halton, nr Wendover, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire  
Princess Mary's RAF Hospital RAF Halton  
RAF Institute of Pathology and Tropical Medicine RAF Halton  
Central Medical Establishment RAF Halton
No 1 School of Technical Training RAF Halton  
Nos 1 & 2 Schools of Cookery RAF Halton  
No 6 School of Technical Training Hednesford, Staffordshire
School of Aeronautical Engineering (Officers) RAF Henlow Station in Maintenance Command.
No 14 School of Technical Training RAF Henlow Station in Maintenance Command.
No 11 School of Technical Training Credenhill, Hereford  
RAF Station Innsworth Innsworth, Gloucester, Gloucestershire  
No 7 School of Technical Training RAF Innsworth  
No 2 WAAF Depot RAF Innsworth  
No 5 School of Technical Training Locking, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset  
No 12 School of Technical Training Melksham, Wiltshire  
No 1 Recruits Centre 31 Victoria Road, Penarth, Glamorganshire.  
School of Clerks, Accounting Penarth, Glamorganshire  
RAF Station St Athan St Athan, Glamorganshire  
No 1 School of Physical Training RAF St Athan  
No 4 School of Technical Training RAF St Athan  
RAF Czechoslovak Depot RAF St Athan  
RAF Hospital RAF St Athan  
RAF Officers' Hospital Palace Hotel, Torquay  
Central Trade Test Board (a) West Drayton, Middlesex Station in No 26 Group
No 14 Recruits Centre Warwick Hotel, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset  
RAF Hospital Wroughton, nr Swindon, Wiltshire  

(a) Operationally controlled by Air Ministry (Director of Technical Training)

No 27 (Training) Group

HQ - The Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester, Gloucestershire

Unit Location/Address Notes
Nos 26, 27 & 28 Aviation Candidate Selection Board Viceroy Close, Bristol Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham  
Nos 17 & 18 Aviation Candidate Selection Board Deacons Bank Chambers, Talbot Square, Blackpool Station in 20 Group
No 2 School of Photography Ripon Road, Blackpool Station in 20 Group
No 6 Signals School Bolton Technical College, Manchester Road, Bolton, Lancashire  
Civilian Technical Corps (Reception Depot) Eglan Court, 7 Knyveton Road, Bournemouth Station in Flying Training Command
RAF Staff College Bulstrode Park, Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire  
RAF Police HQ Hitcham House, Burnham, Buckinghamshire  
Nos 4, 7, 9, 19 & 20 Aviation Candidate Selection Board RAF Cardington Station in Balloon Command
No 2 Recruits Centre (a) RAF Cardington Station in Balloon Command
RAF Depository Colnbrook  
RAF Station Compton Bassett Compton Bassett, Calne, Wiltshire  
No 3 Signals School RAF Compton Bassett  
RAF Station Cranwell Cranwell, Stamford, Lincolnshire  
No 1 Signals School RAF Cranwell  
No 1 Radio School RAF Cranwell  
Supplies Depot RAF Cranwell  
Nos 16, 24 & 25 Aviation Candidate Selection Board Savings Bank Buildings, Hanover Street, Edinburgh  
RAF Hospital Ely, Cambridgeshire annexe at Littleport
No 1 School of Photography (a) RAF Farnborough Station in Army Co-op Command
Record Office (b) Gloucester  
No 16 Recruits Centre Royal Hotel, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk  
RAF Station Harrow Harrow, Middlesex  
RAF Film Production Unit Pinewood Studios, Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire  
Inspector of Recruiting Victory House, Kingsway, London WC2  
Czechoslovak Inspectorate General London  
Air Ministry Unit 77 Hallam Street, London W1  
Polish Inspectorate General London  
London Radio School Chiswick, London  
Nos 11, 13, 14, 15 & 23 Aviation Candidate Selection Board Euston House, Eversholt Street, London NW1  
No 7 Signals School Albert Court, Prince Consort Road, London SW7  
RAF Station Loughborough Curzon Street, Loughborough, Leicestershire  
No 3 School of Physical Training The Grove, Ashby Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire  
WAAF Officers School Hazelrigg Hall, Loughborough, Leicestershire  
RAF Station Madley Madley, Hertfordshire  
No 4 Signals School RAF Madley  
RAF Code and Cypher School Harberton House, Harberton Mead, Headlington, Oxford  
Nos 2, 12, 21 & 22 Aviation Candidate Selection Board Old Clarendon Laboratory, Parks Road, Oxford  
Nos 5, 6, 10 & 30 Aviation Candidate Selection Board Padgate, nr Warrington, Lancashire Station in No 20 Group
Nos 29 Aviation Candidate Selection Board Kewstoke, Crwt-y-vil Road, Lower Penarth, Glamorganshire  
No 3 Radio School RAF Prestwick  
RAF Hospital Rauceby, Sleaford, Lincolnshire  
Record Office (b) Wantage Hall, Upper Redlands Road,  Reading  
Anti-Gas School Rollestone Camp, Salisbury, Wiltshire  
Hospital Base Accounts Office Ruislip, Middlesex  
Record Office (b) Ruislip, Middlesex  
Medical Statistical Bureau Ruislip, Middlesex  
No 11 Recruits Centre Seacroft Hotel, Skegness, Lincolnshire  
School of Administration Stannington, nr Morpeth, Northumberland  
No 2 WAAF Convalescent Depot Dungavel, Strathaven, Lanarkshire  
No 1 WAAF Convalescent Depot Thurlow Hotel, Torquay, Devon  
No 1 RAF Depot Uxbridge, Middlesex  
No 1 Officers School Uxbridge, Middlesex  
RAF Central Band Uxbridge, Middlesex  
RAF Station Hospital Uxbridge, Middlesex  
RAF Service Police School Uxbridge, Middlesex  
RAF Unit Worcester  
Nos 1, 3 & 8 Aviation Candidate Selection Board Cabot Hotel, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset  
RAF Station Yatesbury Yatesbury, Calne, Wiltshire  
No 2 Radio School RAF Yatesbury  
No 2 Signals School RAF Yatesbury  
Various Centres Radio and Wireless Mechanics training at Technical Colleges
Various Centres Radio and Wireless Mechanics and Wireless and Telephone Operators training at GPOs
Various Centres Radio and Wireless Mechanics training at Manufacturers' works

(a) For training and personnel matters only

(b) Directly under the Air Ministry (Director of Manning) for technical administration

Source - June 1942 SD161

County names used are those in use at the time

[Command HQ | No 20 Group | No 24 Group | No 27 Group]

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