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RAF Middle East - July 1936

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 (less 1 section at Ma'an) Ramleh
Meteorological Station Ramleh
Combined Supply Depot RAF Sarafand
RAF General Hospital RAF Sarafand
RAF Detachment Ma'an
No 2 Armoured Car Company (1 section) Ma'an
  Zerka, Transjordan
Military Forces in Palestine and Transjordan
  1. 2nd Battalion The Royal Berkshire Regiment
  2. 2nd Battalion The Lancashire Fusiliers
  3. Halfa Heavy Battery, RA
  4. Halfa DEL Section RE
  5. 14 Company, RASC
  6. Detachment, No 33 Company, RAMC
  7. No 2 W/T Coy, Royal Corps of Signals
  1. Jerusalem
  2. Halfa
  3. Halfa
  4. Halfa
  5. Jerusalem
  6. Jerusalem
  7. Sarafand
Transjordan Frontier Force
  1. HQ
  2. 1 Squadron Cavalry
  3. 1 Mechanical Company
  4. Cavalry Squadron
  5. Cavalry Squadron
  6. Cavalry Squadron
  7. Cavalry Squadron
  1. Zerka
  2. Zerka
  3. Ma'an
  4. Semakh
  5. Roshpina
  6. Jisr el Mejanrie
  7. Beisan

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

Source - July 1936 Air Force List

This page was last updated on 09/06/17 using FrontPage 2003

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