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Maintenance Command - July 1940


Maintenance Command (HQ - Andover)

No 40 (Maintenance) Group (HQ - 81 Weyhill Road, Andover)

 
Unit Location
No 3 Maintenance Unit RAF Milton
No 7 Maintenance Unit RAF Quedgeley
No 14 Maintenance Unit RAF Carlisle
No 16 Maintenance Unit RAF Stafford
No 25 Maintenance Unit Hartlebury
No 35 Maintenance Unit Heywood
'A' Maintenance Sub Unit Wembley
'B' Maintenance Unit Hammersmith
'C' Maintenance Unit Coventry
'D' Maintenance Sub Unit Wembley
'E' Maintenance Unit Newport
'F' Maintenance Unit RAF Waddington - Station in Bomber Command
'G' Maintenance Unit Norwich
'H' Maintenance Unit Dumfries
'K' Maintenance Unit Shepton Mallet
'L' Maintenance Unit Salford
'M' Maintenance Unit RAF Kidbrooke (Equipment depository)
'P' Maintenance Unit RAF Ruislip (Equipment depository)

All the MUs above were Equipment Depots except were stated otherwise

No 41 (Maintenance) Group (HQ - Andover)

 
Unit Location/Administered by
No 5 Maintenance Unit RAF Kemble
No 6 Maintenance Unit RAF Brize Norton - Station in Flying Training Command
No 8 Maintenance Unit RAF Little Rissington - Station in Flying Training Command
No 9 Maintenance Unit RAF Cosford - Station in TechnicalTraining Command
No 10 Maintenance Unit RAF Hullavington - Station in Flying Training Command
No 12 Maintenance Unit RAF Kirkbride
No 15 Maintenance Unit RAF Wroughton
No 18 Maintenance Unit RAF Dumfries - Station in Flying Training Command
No 19 Maintenance Unit RAF St Athan - Station in Technical Training Command
No 20 Maintenance Unit RAF Aston Down - Station in Fighter Command
No 22 Maintenance Unit RAF Silloth - Station in Coastal Command
No 23 Maintenance Unit RAF Aldergrove - Station in No 61 Group
No 24 Maintenance Unit RAF Ternhill - Station in Flying Training Command
No 27 Maintenance Unit RAF Shawbury - Station in Flying Training Command
No 33 Maintenance Unit RAF Lyneham
No 37 Maintenance Unit RAF Burtonwood
No 38 Maintenance Unit RAF Llandow
No 39 Maintenance Unit RAF Colerne
No 45 Maintenance Unit RAF Kinloss
No 46 Maintenance Unit RAF Lossiemouth
No 47 Maintenance Unit RAF Sealand - Station in Flying Training Command
No 48 Maintenance Unit RAF Hawarden
No 52 Maintenance Unit Cardiff- Station in Fighter Command
No 3 Ferry Pool White Waltham
No 4 Ferry Pool RAF Kemble

All the MUs above were Aircraft Storage Units except No 47 and No 52, which were Packing Depots

No 42 (Maintenance) Group (HQ - Burghfield Common, Reading)

Location/Address Unit Notes
Altrincham No 2 Maintenance Unit Ammunition Depot
Ridge No 2 Sub Unit Ammunition Depot
Chilmark No 11 Maintenance Unit Ammunition Depot
Dinton Part of No 11 MU Ammunition Depot
Fauld No 21 Maintenance Unit Ammunition Depot
Grange, nr Holywell No 21 Sub-Unit Ammunition Depot
Pulham No 21 Sub-Unit Ammunition Depot
Harpur Hill No 28 Maintenance Unit Ammunition Depot
Ardrossan   Aviation Fuel and Oil Reserve Depot
Ardrossan   Tinning Factory
Avonmouth   Aviation Fuel and Oil Reserve Depot
Barnham, Thetford, Norfolk No 94 Maintenance Unit Air Ammunition Park (Parent Station - RAF Honington)
Barrow   Aviation Fuel and Oil Reserve Depot
Barton   Oil Reserve Depot
Beeston Castle   Aviation Fuel and Oil Reserve Depot
Bilton   Aviation Fuel and Oil Distributing Depot
Birkenhead   Oil Reserve Depot
Bowling   Aviation Fuel and Oil Reserve Depot
Brafferton, Helperby, North Yorkshire No 92 Maintenance Unit Air Ammunition Park (Parent Station - RAF Dishforth)
Brampton   Aviation Fuel and Oil Distributing Depot
Brixham   Aviation Fuel and Oil Reserve Depot
Chichester   Aviation Fuel and Oil Distributing Depot
Claydon   Aviation Fuel and Oil Distributing Depot
Crawley Crossing   Aviation Fuel and Oil Distributing Depot
Dovehole (Buxton)   Aviation Fuel and Oil Reserve Depot
Falmouth   Aviation Fuel and Oil Reserve Depot
Fareham   Aviation Fuel and Oil Distributing Depot
Gloucester   Aviation Fuel and Oil Reserve Depot
Grangemouth   Aviation Fuel and Oil Reserve Depot
Hallen   Aviation Fuel and Oil Reserve Depot
Heysham   Aviation Fuel and Oil Reserve Depot
Inverness   Aviation Fuel and Oil Distributing Depot
Islip   Aviation Fuel and Oil Distributing Depot
Llandarcy   Aviation Fuel and Oil Distributing Depot
Lords Bridge, Cambridge No 95 Maintenance Unit Air Ammunition Park (Parent Station - RAF Bassingbourn)
Massingham   Aviation Fuel and Oil Distributing Depot
Mawcarse No 98 Maintenance Unit Air Ammunition Park (Parent Station - RAF Leuchars)
Micheldever   Aviation Fuel and Oil Reserve Depot
Milford Haven   Aviation Fuel and Oil Reserve Depot
Mode Wheel   Oil Reserve Depot
Mountnessing   Aviation Fuel and Oil Distributing Depot
Much Wenlock   Aviation Fuel and Oil Reserve Depot
Peterborough   Aviation Fuel and Oil Distributing Depot
Plymouth   Aviation Fuel and Oil Reserve Depot
Poole   Aviation Fuel and Oil Reserve Depot
Preston   Aviation Fuel and Oil Reserve Depot
Redmile   Aviation Fuel and Oil Distributing Depot
Rowfant   Aviation Fuel and Oil Reserve Depot
Saffron Walden   Aviation Fuel and Oil Distributing Depot
Southburn, nr Driffield, East Yorkshire No 91 Maintenance Unit Air Ammunition Park (Parent Station - RAF Driffield)
Stanlow   Aviation Fuel and Oil Reserve Depot
Stanlow   Tinning Factory
Stourport   Aviation Fuel and Oil Reserve Depot
Staple Halt No 97 Maintenance Unit Air Ammunition Park (Parent Station - RAF Manston)
Swinderby No 93 Maintenance Unit Air Ammunition Park (Parent Station - RAF Waddington)
Thetford   Aviation Fuel and Oil Distributing Depot
Thornaby   Aviation Fuel and Oil Distributing Depot
Upton   Aviation Fuel and Oil Reserve Depot
Watton   Aviation Fuel and Oil Distributing Depot
Wervin   Aviation Fuel and Oil Reserve Depot
Wilton   Aviation Fuel and Oil Distributing Depot
Wye   Aviation Fuel and Oil Distributing Depot

No 43 (Maintenance) Group (HQ - Andover)

Location/Address Unit Notes
Cambridge (Parent Station - RAF Henlow) No 54 Maintenance Unit Salvage Centre
RAF Cardington No 26 Maintenance Unit Balloon Repair Depot
Carluke (Parent Station - RAF Abbotsinch) No 63 Maintenance Unit Salvage Centre
RAF Henlow No 13 Maintenance Unit Repair Depot
Horsham (Parent Station - RAF Tangmere) No 49 Maintenance Unit Salvage Centre
RAF Kidbrooke No 1 Maintenance Unit Repair Depot
Newark (Parent Station - RAF Waddington) No 58 Maintenance Unit Salvage Centre
Oxford (Parent Station - RAF Abingdon) No 50 Maintenance Unit Salvage Centre
Ruislip No 4 Maintenance Unit Repair Depot
RAF Sealand - Station in Flying Training Command No 30 Maintenance Unit Repair Depot
Shrewsbury (Parent Station - RAF Shawbury) No 34 Maintenance Unit Salvage Centre
RAF St Athan - Station in Technical Training Command No 32 Maintenance Unit Repair Depot
York - Parent Station - RAF Linton-on-Ouse No 60 Maintenance Unit Salvage Centre

Source SD161 (4th Issue), Jul 1940

County names used are those in use at the time

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