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British Air Forces in France - January 1940


British Air Forces in France

 
Unit Location
HQ, British Air Forces in France: -
  • Northern Detachment
  • Eastern Detachment
  • Maintenance Control
No locations listed
HQ, No 2 Base Area:-
  • No 21 Aircraft Depot
  • All Port Detachments
No locations listed

Advanced Air Striking Force

 
Unit Location
HQ AASF: -
  • HQ Air Formation Signals
  • Deputy Assistant Quartermaster-General
  • Commander, Royal Engineers
  • ADS & T
  • DADOS
  • HQ 12th AA Brigade
  • HQ 53rd Regiment
  • No 1 Company, Air Formation Signals
  • No 4 Company, Air Formation Signals
All co-located but location not listed
No 71 Wing HQ: -
  • No 139 (Bomber) Sqn
  • No 1 Servicing Flight Section
  • 'U' Section, Air Formation Signals
All co-located but location not listed
No 72 Wing HQ: -
  • No 226 (Bomber) Sqn
  • No 2 Servicing Flight Section
  • No 3 Servicing Flight Section
  • No 1 Salvage Section
  • 'S' Section, Air Formation Signals
All co-located but location not listed
No 74 Wing HQ: - Location not listed
  • No 103 (Bomber) Sqn
Located separate from Wing HQ but not listed
  • 'V' Section, Air Formation Signals
Located separate from Wing HQ but not listed
No 75 Wing HQ: - Location not listed
  • No 218 (Bomber) Sqn
  • No 5 Servicing Flight Section
  • 'T' Section, Air Formation Signals
Units co-located but separate from Wing HQ, locations not listed
No 76 Wing HQ: -
  • No 12 (Bomber) Sqn
  • No 142 (Bomber) Sqn
  • 'Z' Section, Air Formation Signals
All co-located with Wing HQ but location not listed
  • No 114 (Bomber) Sqn
  • No 6 Servicing Flight Section
Units co-located but separate from Wing HQ, locations not listed
  • No 105 (Bomber) Sqn
  • No 7 Servicing Flight Section
  • No 8 Servicing Flight Section
Units co-located but separate from Wing HQ, locations not listed
  • No 150 (Bomber) Sqn
  • No 4 Servicing Flight Section
Units co-located but separate from Wing HQ, locations not listed
  • No 88 (Bomber) Sqn
Located separate from Wing HQ but not listed
  • No 2 Salvage Section
Located separate from Wing HQ but not listed
No 4 Air Stores Park

No 1 Supply and Transport Column

Co-located but location not listed
No 5 Air Stores Park

No 2 Supply and Transport Column

Co-located but location not listed
No 1 Medical Receiving Station Location not listed
No 2 Medical Receiving Station Location not listed
No 67 Wing HQ: -
  • 'L' Section Air Formation Signals
Co-located but location not listed
  • No 1 (Fighter) Sqn
Location not listed
  • No 73 (Fighter) Sqn
Location not listed
No 3 British Mission Location not listed
'M' Balloon Unit Location not listed
No 6 Air Stores Park

No 3 Supply and Transport Column

Co-located but location not listed
Movement Control

Postal Section

Supply Detachment, RASC

Co-located but location not listed
103rd (AT) Company, RE Location not listed
113th Road Construction Company, RE Location not listed
4th Works Labour Company, RE Location not listed
7th Works Labour Company, RE

8th Works Labour Company, RE

Co-located but location not listed
No 2 Company, Air Formation Signals

Construction Section, Air Formation Signals

Line Section, Air Formation Signals

Co-located but location not listed
No 4 Casualty Clearing Station

No 3 Motor Ambulance Convoy

No 1 Heavy Mobile W/T Section

RASC HQ

RAOC HQ

Workshops Section

Co-located but location not listed
No 2 Heavy Mobile W/T Section Location not listed
Forward Air Ammunition Park Location not listed
HQ, 73rd AA Regiment Location not listed
HQ, 157th Battery Location not listed
HQ, 158th Battery Location not listed
HQ, 159th Battery Location not listed
HQ, 209th Battery Location not listed
HQ, 311th Battery Location not listed
'Y' Section Location not listed
WIS Advanced HQ Location not listed
901 Section, RASC Location not listed
907 Section, RASC Location not listed

The Squadrons of this Force are equipped with Battles but plans were in hand to re-equip them with Blenheims.

RAF Component, British Expeditionary Force

 
Unit Location
HQ, RAF Component Field Force Location not listed
HQ No 50 Wing: -
  • No 4 (Army Co-operation) Sqn (Lysander)
  • No 13 (Army Co-operation) Sqn (Lysander)
Locations not listed
HQ No 51 Wing: -
  • No 2 (Army Co-operation) Sqn (Lysander)
  • No 26 (Army Co-operation) Sqn (Lysander)
Locations not listed
HQ No 52 Wing: -
  • No 53 (Army Co-operation) Sqn (Blenheim)
  • No 59 (Army Co-operation) Sqn (Blenheim)
Locations not listed
HQ No 70 Wing: -
  • No 18 (Bomber) Sqn (Blenheim)
  • No 57 (Bomber) Sqn (Blenheim)
Locations not listed
HQ No 14 Group:- Location not listed
HQ No 60 Wing: -
  • No 85 (Fighter) Sqn
  • No 87 (Fighter) Sqn
Locations not listed
HQ No 61 Wing: -
  • No 607 (Fighter) Sqn (Gladiator)
  • No 615 (Fighter) Sqn (Gladiator)
Locations not listed
No 62 Fighter Wing Servicing Unit Location not listed
No 81 Sqn Location not listed
No 1 Air Stores Park Location not listed
No 2 Air Stores Park Location not listed
No 3 Air Stores Park Location not listed
No 5 Signals Wing Location not listed

Source - SD161 (2nd Issue), January 1940

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