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Technical Training Command - December 1941


[No 20 Group | No 24 Group | No 26 Group | No 27 Group]

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

No 20 (Training) Group

HQ - Market Drayton, Shropshire

Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Station Arbroath 36 Guthrie Port, Arbroath, Angus
No 8 Recruits Centre RAF Arbroath  
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 Blackpool - Imperial Annexe, Dickson Road,
No 15 Recruits Centre 22 Derby Road, North Shore, Blackpool
No 3 School of Technical Training Stanley Road, South Shore, Blackpool
No 1 MT School RAF Blackpool
RAF Station Bridlington Southcliffe Hotel, Marine Drive, Bridlington, East Yorkshire  
No 17 Recruits Centre RAF Bridlington  
School of Equipment Training (Airmen) Alexandra Hotel, Bridlington  
RAF Station Burtonwood Burtonwood, Warrington, Lancashire  
No 21 School of Technical Training RAF Burtonwood
RAF Station Cosford Cosford, nr Wolverhampton, Staffordshire  
Engineering Course (Officers) RAF Cosford  
No 2 School of Physical Training RAF Cosford  
No 2 School of Technical Training RAF Cosford  
RAF Hospital RAF Cosford
No 3 Airmen's Convalescent Depot RAF Cosford
RAF Station Filey Filey, East Yorkshire  
No 20 Recruits Centre Crescent Hotel, Filey, East Yorkshire  
RAF Station Grange-over-Sands Grand Hotel, Grange-over-Sands, Lancashire  
Equipment Officers' School RAF Grange-over-Sands  
No 2 Airmen's Convalescent Depot Hoylake
RAF Station Kirkham Guild Farm, Kirkham, Preston, Lancashire  
No 10 School of Technical Training RAF Kirkham  
No 4 Personnel Transit Centre Liverpool  
RAF Station Manby Manby, Louth, Lincolnshire Station in Flying Training Command
No 2 (Ground) Armament School RAF Manby
RAF Station Matlock    
RAF Neurological Hospital Rockside Hydro, Matlock, Derbyshire
RAF Station Morecombe    
No 3 WAAF Depot RAF Morecombe  
No 9 School of Technical Training RAF Morecombe
RAF Station Padgate Padgate, nr Warrington, Lancashire  
No 3 Recruits Centre RAF Padgate  
No 5 Personnel Despatch Centre RAF Padgate  
No 3 MT School Pwllheli  
RAF Station Redcar Coatham Hotel, Redcar, North Yorkshire  
No 18 Recruits Centre RAF Redcar
RAF Station Weeton Weeton, Preston, Lancashire  
No 8 School of Technical Training RAF Weeton
RAF Station West Kirby West Kirby, Liverpool, Lancashire  
No 1 Personnel Despatch Centre RAF West Kirby
RAF Station Whitley Bay The Rex Hotel, Whitley Bay, Northumberland  
No 22 Recruits Centre RAF Wilmslow
RAF Station Wilmslow Wilmslow, Cheshire  
No 2 Personnel Despatch Centre RAF Wilmslow
RAF Czech-Slovak Depot RAF Wilmslow

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 Evesham  
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  
RAF Station Harrogate    
Medical Training Establishment  & Depot RAF Harrogate
RAF Station Hednesford Hednesford, Staffordshire  
No 6 School of Technical Training RAF Hednesford
RAF Station Henlow Henlow, Buckinghamshire Station in Maintenance Command
No 14 School of Technical Training RAF Henlow  
School of Aeronautical Engineering (Officers) RAF Henlow  
RAF Station Hereford Credenhill, Hereford  
No 11 School of Technical Training RAF Hereford  
RAF Station Innsworth Innsworth, Gloucester, Gloucestershire  
No 2 WAAF Depot RAF Innsworth  
No 7 School of Technical Training RAF Innsworth  
RAF Station Locking Locking, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset  
No 5 School of Technical Training RAF Locking  
RAF Station Melksham Melksham, Wiltshire  
No 12 School of Technical Training RAF Melksham  
RAF Station Penarth Penarth, Glamorganshire  
No 1 Recruits Centre 31 Victoria Road, Penarth, Glamorganshire.  
School of Clerks, Accounting RAF Penarth  
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 Hospital RAF St Athan  
RAF Station Stormy Down    
No 3 (Ground) Armament School RAF Stormy Down Station in Flying Training Command
RAF Officers Hospital Torquay  
RAF Station West Drayton West Drayton, Middlesex Station in No 26 Group
Central Trade Test Board RAF West Drayton  
RAF Station Weston-super-Mare    
No 14 Recruits Centre Warwick Hotel, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset  
RAF Hospital Wroughton  

No 26 (Training) Group

HQ - Langley Hall, Slough, Buckinghamshire

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 2 Signals Depot Cowglen  
RAF Station West Drayton West Drayton, Middlesex  
No 1 Signals Depot, comprising: -

Operational Development Party (Signals)

Central W/T Installation Section

Signals Depot Pool

Emergency Fitting Parties

RAF West Drayton

RAF West Drayton

RAF West Drayton

RAF White Waltham

RAF White Waltham

 
- - -
RAF W/T Station (under the control of Group HQ) Cardington  
RAF W/T Station (under the control of Group HQ) Dagnall  
RAF W/T Station (under the control of Group HQ) Dunstable  
RAF W/T Station (under the control of Group HQ) Greenford  
Air Ministry (Harrogate) Unit Harrogate  
RAF Station Harrow Harrow  
RAF Despatch Rider Letter Service RAF Hendon  
RAF Central Teleprinter Exchange RAF Leighton Buzzard  
L/T Fitting Party RAF Leighton Buzzard  
Air Ministry Unit, London London  
- - -
HQ No 80 (Signals) Wing, comprising: - Radlett  
No 109 Sqn RAF Boscombe Down Station in Flying Training Command
RAF W/T Station Addington
RAF W/T Station Alcester
RAF W/T Station Ashmansworth
RAF W/T Station Beacon Hill
RAF W/T Station Braintree
RAF W/T Station Brentwood
RAF W/T Station Coalville
RAF W/T Station Drayton
RAF W/T Station Eastleigh
RAF W/T Station Epsom
RAF W/T Station Fairmile
RAF W/T Station Flimwell
RAF W/T Station Frodsham
RAF W/T Station Hagley
RAF W/T Station Harpenden
RAF W/T Station Havant
RAF W/T Station Henfield
RAF W/T Station Heston
RAF W/T Station High Flats
RAF W/T Station Highgate
RAF W/T Station Hindhead
RAF W/T Station Holton-le-Moor
RAF W/T Station Hounslow
RAF W/T Station Ide Hill
RAF W/T Station Ivybridge
RAF W/T Station Kenilworth
RAF W/T Station Kidsgrove
RAF W/T Station Louth
RAF W/T Station Market Weighton
RAF W/T Station Marske
RAF W/T Station Mintlaw
RAF W/T Station North Walsham
RAF W/T Station Oakley
RAF W/T Station Porlock
RAF W/T Station Potters Bar
RAF W/T Station Reston
RAF W/T Station Ringway
RAF W/T Station Rogate
RAF W/T Station Scole
RAF W/T Station Shipham
RAF W/T Station Stockbridge
RAF W/T Station Templecombe
RAF W/T Station Windlesham
- - -
HQ No 81 (Signals) Wing, comprising: - Worcester  
RAF W/T Station Birdlip
RAF W/T Station Bodmin
RAF W/T Station Hartlebury
RAF W/T Station Winstone
RAF Signals Centre Gloucester
RAF Signals Centre Stonehouse
RAF Signals Centre Stroud
RAF Signals Centre Tetbury
RAF Signals Centre Worcester
- - -
RAF W/T Station possibly controlling: - Cheadle
RAF W/T Station Chicksands  
RAF W/T Station Beachy Head  
RAF W/T Station Folkestone  
RAF W/T Station Gorleston
RAF W/T Station Hawkinge
RAF W/T Station Highbridge
RAF W/T Station Ingoldmells
RAF W/T Station Kingsdown  
RAF W/T Station Lands End
RAF W/T Station Lewes  
RAF W/T Station Lydford
RAF W/T Station Marston  
RAF W/T Station Montrose  
RAF W/T Station Oakhill  
RAF W/T Station Scarborough
RAF W/T Station Stranraer
RAF W/T Station Strete
RAF W/T Station Sutton Valence
RAF W/T Station Symington
RAF W/T Station Upton Gray
RAF W/T Station Waddington
RAF W/T Station West Kingsdown  
RAF W/T Station Wick
RAF W/T Station Wincombe  

 

No 27 (Training) Group

HQ - The Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester, Gloucestershire

 
Location Unit Notes
Birmingham - Viceroy Close, Bristol Road, Edgbaston, Nos 26, 27 & 28 Aviation Candidate Selection Boards  
Blackpool - Deacons Bank Chambers, Talbot Square, Nos 17 & 18 Aviation Candidate Selection Boards Station in No 20 Group
Blackpool - Ripon Road, No 2 School of Photography Station in No 20 Group
Bolton No 6 Signals School  
Bournemouth No 12 Recruits' Centre  
Bulstrode Park, Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire Accountant Officers' School  
Burnham, Buckinghamshire RAF Police HQ  
RAF Cardington Nos 4, 7, 9, 19 & 20 Aviation Candidate Selection Boards Station in Balloon Command
RAF Cardington No 2 Recruits Centre  
Colnbrook RAF Depository  
RAF Compton Bassett No 3 Signals School  
RAF Cranwell No 1 Radio School  
RAF Cranwell No 1 Signals School  
RAF Cranwell Supplies Depot  
Eastchurch No 1 PAC Establishment  
Edinburgh - Savings Bank Buildings, Hanover Street, Nos 16, 24 & 25 Aviation Candidate Selection Board  
Ely, Cambridgeshire RAF Hospital  
Euston House, Eversholt Street, London NW1 Nos 11, 13, 14, & 23 Aviation Candidate Selection Boards  
RAF Farnborough No 1 School of Photography Station in Army Co-operation Command
Gloucester Record Office  
Great Yarmouth - Royal Hotel No 16 Recruits Centre  
London WC2  - Victory House, Kingsway, Inspector of Recruiting  
London Czechoslovak Inspectorate General  
London Polish Inspectorate General  
London London Radio School, Chiswick Civil operated training of WAAFs
London Observer (Radio) Selection Board  
RAF Loughborough No 3 School of Physical Training  
RAF Loughborough WAAF Officers' School  
RAF Madley No 4 Signals School  
Malvern No 5 Signals School  
Oxford - Harberton House, Harberton Mead, Headlington, RAF Code and Cypher School  
Oxford - Old Clarendon Laboratory, Parks Road, Nos 2, 12, 15, 21 & 22 Aviation Candidate Selection Boards  
Padgate, nr Warrington, Lancashire Nos 5, 6, 10 & 30 Aviation Candidate Selection Boards  
RAF Penarth Nos 29 Aviation Candidate Selection Board  
RAF Prestwick No 3 Radio School Station in Flying Training Command
Rauceby RAF Hospital  
Reading - Wantage Hall, Upper Redlands Road  Record Office  
Rollestone Camp, Salisbury, Wiltshire Anti-Gas School  
Ruislip, Middlesex Hospital Base Accounts Office  
Ruislip, Middlesex Record Office  
Ruislip, Middlesex Medical Statistical Bureau  
Skegness - Seacroft Hotel No 11 Recruits Centre  
Stannington, Northumberland School of Administration  
Strathaven No 2 WAAF Convalescent Depot  
Torquay - Thurlow Hotel No 1 WAAF Convalescent Depot  
RAF Uxbridge The Officers' School  
RAF Uxbridge No 1 RAF Depot  
RAF Uxbridge RAF Service Police School  
RAF Uxbridge RAF Central Band  
RAF Uxbridge RAF Station Hospital  
Weston-super-Mare - Cabot Hotel Nos 1, 3 & 8 Aviation Candidate Selection Boards  
Worcester RAF Unit (Worcester)  
Worcester WAAF Signals School  
RAF Yatesbury No 2 Radio School  
RAF Yatesbury No 2 Signals School  
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  

Source - December 1941 SD161

County names used are those in use at the time

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