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Fighter Command - June 1942


[Command HQ | No 9 Group | No 10 Group | No 11 Group | No 12 Group | No 13 Group | No 14 Group | No 60 Group | No 81 Group | No 82 Group]

Command HQ - Bentley Priory, Stanmore, Middlesex

Satellite airfields are shown in brackets and some units shown at the main station may have been based at the Satellite and are as such if known.

No 9 (Fighter) Group

HQ - Barton Hall, Preston, Lancashire

Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Station Andreas Andreas, Isle of Man  
No 452 Sqn RAAF RAF Andreas Spitfire
No 3049 (RAAF) Servicing Echelon RAF Andreas To service aircraft of No 452 Sqn
RAF Station Atcham Atcham, Shrewsbury, Shropshire
RAF Station High Ercall High Ercall, Wellington, Shropshire  
No 255 Sqn RAF High Ercall Beaufighter
No 3061 Servicing Echelon RAF High Ercall To service aircraft of No 255 Sqn
RAF Station Honiley (Baginton) Honiley, nr Kenilworth, Warwickshire  
No 1456 Flt RAF Honiley Havoc
RAF Llanbedr No Station HQ
No 232 Sqn RAF Llanbedr Spitfire
No 3089 Servicing Echelon RAF Llanbedr To service aircraft of No 232 Sqn
RAF Station Speke Speke Aerodrome, Liverpool 10, Lancashire Station in Coastal Command
Merchant Ship Fighter Unit RAF Speke Hurricane
RAF Station Valley Valley, Holyhead, Anglesey, North Wales  
No 275 Sqn RAF Valley Defiant/Walrus
No 456 Sqn RAAF RAF Valley Beaufighter
No 3064 (RAAF) Servicing Echelon RAF Valley To service aircraft of No 456 Sqn
No 1486 (Fighter Gunnery) Flt RAF Valley Lysander
RAF Station Woodvale Woodvale, nr Formby, Lancashire  
No 315 (Polish) Sqn RAF Woodvale Spitfire
RAF Station Wrexham Wrexham, Denbighshire, South Wales
No 96 Sqn RAF Wrexham Beaufighter
No 3067 Servicing Echelon RAF Wrexham To service aircraft of No 96 Sqn
No 285 Sqn RAF Wrexham Defiant/Oxford

No 10 (Fighter) Group

HQ - Rudloe Manor, Box, Chippenham, Wiltshire

Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Angle Angle, Pembrokeshire. No Station HQ
No 263 Sqn RAF Angle Whirlwind
No 3067 Servicing Echelon RAF Angle To service aircraft of No 263 Sqn
RAF Station Church Stanton Whitewall Corner, Culmhead, nr Taunton,  Somerset  
No 154 Sqn RAF Church Stanton Spitfire
RAF Station Colerne (Charmy Down) Colerne, Bath, Wiltshire  
No 264 Sqn RAF Colerne Mosquito
No 3070 Servicing Echelon RAF Colerne To service aircraft of No 264 Sqn
No 3011 Servicing Echelon RAF Colerne Spare Servicing Echelon
No 87 Sqn RAF Colerne (Charmy Down) Hurricane
No 3006 Servicing Echelon RAF Colerne To service aircraft of No 87 Sqn
No 1454 Turbinlite Flt RAF Colerne Havoc
RAF Defford No Station HQ
Telecommunications Flying Unit RAF Defford Various
RAF Station Exeter (Bolt Head & Charlton Horethorne) Exeter Air Port, Honiton Clyst, Devon  
No 247 Sqn RAF Exeter Hurricane
No 3008 Servicing Echelon RAF Exeter To service aircraft of No 247 Sqn
No 307 (Polish) Sqn RAF Exeter Beaufighter
No 310 (Czechoslovak) Sqn RAF Exeter Spitfire
RAF Station Fairwood Common nr Swansea, Glamorganshire  
No 125 Sqn RAF Fairwood Common Beanfighter
No 3071 Servicing Echelon RAF Fairwood Common To service aircraft of No 125 Sqn
No 421 Sqn RCAF RAF Fairwood Common Spitfire
No 3085 Servicing Echelon RAF Fairwood Common To service aircraft of No 421 Sqn
RAF Station Harrowbeer Harrowbeer, Yelverton, Devon  
No 276 Sqn RAF Harrowbeer Defiant/Walrus
No 312 (Czechoslovak) Sqn RAF Harrowbeer Spitfire
RAF Station Ibsley Ibsley, Ringwood, Hampshire  
No 118 Sqn RAF Ibsley Spitfire
No 3031 Servicing Echelon RAF Ibsley To service aircraft of No 118 Sqn
No 66 Sqn RAF Ibsley Spitfire
No 3042 Servicing Echelon RAF Ibsley To service aircraft of No 66 Sqn
No 501 Sqn RAF Ibsley Spitfire
No 501 (AAF) Servicing Echelon RAF Ibsley To service aircraft of No 501 Sqn
RAF Station Middle Wallop (Chilbolton) Middle Wallop, Stockbridge, Hampshire  
No 604 Sqn RAF Middle Wallop Beaufighter
No 604 Servicing Echelon RAF Middle Wallop To service aircraft of No 604 Sqn
No 245 Sqn RAF Middle Wallop Hurricane
No 3007 Servicing Echelon RAF Middle Wallop To service aircraft of No 245 Sqn
No 1458 (Turbinlite) Flt RAF Middle Wallop Havoc
RAF Station Portreath (St Mary's & Peranporth) Nancekuke, Redruth, Cornwall
No 234 Sqn RAF Portreath Spitfire
No 3025 Servicing Echelon RAF Portreath To service aircraft of No 234 Sqn
No 19 Sqn RAF Portreath Spitfire
No 610 (AAF) Servicing Echelon RAF Portreath To service aircraft of No 19 Sqn
No 1449 Flt RAF Portreath Hurricane
No 130 Sqn RAF Portreath (Perranporth) Spitfire
No 3036 Servicing Echelon RAF Portreath (Perranporth) To service aircraft of No 130 Sqn
RAF Predannack Predannack, nr Mullion, Cornwall No Station HQ
No 600 (AAF) Sqn RAF Predannack Beaufighter
No 610 (AAF) Servicing Echelon RAF Predannack To service aircraft of No 600 Sqn
No 1457 (Turbinlite) Flt RAF Predannack Havoc
RAF Station Warmwell Warmwell, Dorchester, Dorset  
No 175 Sqn RAF Warmwell Hurricane
No 3083 Servicing Echelon RAF Warmwell To service aircraft of No 175 Sqn
No 1487 (Fighter Gunnery) Flt RAF Warmwell Lysander
RAF Station Zeals Zeals, Wiltshire  
No 286 Sqn RAF Zeals Defiant/Oxford/Hurricane

No 11 (Fighter) Group

HQ - Uxbridge, Middlesex

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Station Biggin Hill (Lympne) Biggin Hill, Westerham, Kent  
No 72 Sqn RAF Biggin Hill Spitfire
No 3034 Servicing Echelon RAF Biggin Hill To service aircraft of No 72 Sqn
No 133 (Eagle) Sqn RAF Biggin Hill Spitfire
No 3045 Servicing Echelon RAF Biggin Hill To service aircraft of No 133 Sqn
RAF Bradwell Bay Bradwell Bay, Essex No Station HQ
No 418 Sqn RCAF RAF Bradwell Bay Boston
No 3078 (RCAF) Servicing Echelon RAF Bradwell Bay To service aircraft of No 418 Sqn
RAF Station Castle Camps Castle Camps, Cambridgeshire
No 157 Sqn RAF Castle Camps  
No 3081 Servicing Echelon RAF Castle Camps To service aircraft of No 157 Sqn
RAF Croydon RAF Croydon No Station HQ
No 287 Sqn RAF Croydon Defiant/Oxford/Hurricane
No 3032 Servicing Echelon RAF Croydon To service aircraft of No 122 Sqn at Hornchurch
RAF Station Debden (Great Sampford) Saffron Walden, Essex  
No 65 Sqn RAF Debden Spitfire
No 3024 Servicing Echelon RAF Debden To service aircraft of No 65 Sqn
No 71 (Eagle) Sqn RAF Debden Spitfire
No 3044 Servicing Echelon RAF Debden To service aircraft of No 71 Sqn
No 111 Sqn RAF Debden Spitfire
No 3030 Servicing Echelon RAF Debden To service aircraft of No 111 Sqn
No 350 (Belgian)  Sqn RAF Debden Spitfire
No 3074 Servicing Echelon RAF Debden To service aircraft of No 350 Sqn
RAF Station Ford Ford, Arundel, Sussex  
No 23 Sqn RAF Ford Boston, with detachment(s) at other station(s)
No 3065 Servicing Echelon RAF Ford To service aircraft of No 23 Sqn
No 605 (AAF) Sqn RAF Ford Boston
No 605 (AAF) Servicing Echelon RAF Ford To service aircraft of No 605 Sqn
Fighter Interception Unit RAF Ford Beaufighter
RAF Station Gravesend Gravesend, Kent  
No 124 Sqn RAF Gravesend Spitfire
No 3012 Servicing Echelon RAF Gravesend To service aircraft of No 124 Sqn
No 401 Sqn RCAF RAF Gravesend Spitfire
No 3026 Servicing Echelon RAF Gravesend To service aircraft of No 401 Sqn
RAF Station Hawkinge Hawkinge, nr Folkestone, Kent  
No 91 Sqn RAF Hawkinge Spitfire
No 3028 Servicing Echelon RAF Hawkinge To service aircraft of No 91 Sqn
No 3203 Servicing Commando RAF Hawkinge
RAF Heston Heston, Middlesex No Station HQ
No 116 Sqn Heston, Middlesex Lysander/Hurricane
No 302 (Polish) Sqn Heston, Middlesex Spitfire
No 316 (Polish) Sqn Heston, Middlesex Spitfire
No 1422 Flt Heston, Middlesex Havoc
RAF Station Hornchurch (Fairlop) Hornchurch, Essex  
No 64 Sqn RAF Hornchurch Spitfire
No 3023 Servicing Echelon RAF Hornchurch To service aircraft of No 64 Sqn
No 81 Sqn RAF Hornchurch Spitfire
No 3079 Servicing Echelon RAF Hornchurch To service aircraft of No81 Sqn
No 122 Sqn RAF Hornchurch Spitfire
No 313 (Czech) Sqn RAF Hornchurch Spitfire
No 3052 Servicing Echelon RAF Hornchurch To service aircraft of No 313 Sqn
RAF Station Hunsdon Hunsdon, nr Ware, Hertfordshire  
No 3 Sqn RAF Hunsdon Hurricane
No 3002 Servicing Echelon RAF Hunsdon To service aircraft of No 3 Sqn
No 85 Sqn RAF Hunsdon Havoc
No 3066 Servicing Echelon RAF Hunsdon To service aircraft of No 85 Sqn
No 1451 (Turbinlite) Flt RAF Hunsdon Havoc
RAF Station Kenley (Friston) Whyteleafe, Surrey  
No 402 Sqn RCAF RAF Kenley Spitfire
No 3019 Servicing Echelon RAF Kenley To service aircraft of No 402 Sqn
No 485 Sqn RNZAF RAF Kenley Spitfire
No 3051 Servicing Echelon RAF Kenley To service aircraft of No 485 Sqn
No 3201 Servicing Commando RAF Kenley
RAF Station Manston Manston, nr Ramsgate, Kent
No 174 Sqn RAF Manston Hurricane
No 3082 Servicing Echelon RAF Manston To service aircraft of No 174 Sqn
RAF Station Martlesham Heath Martlesham Heath, Woodbridge, Suffolk
No 412 Sqn RCAF RAF Martlesham Heath Spitfire
No 3048 Servicing Echelon RAF Martlesham Heath To service aircraft of No 412 Sqn
No 3013 Servicing Echelon RAF Martlesham Heath Not allocated to a squadron
RAF Station Northolt Northolt, Ruislip, Middlesex
No 303 (Polish) Sqn RAF Northolt Spitfire
No 317 (Polish) Sqn RAF Northolt Spitfire
RAF Station North Weald (Stapleford Tawney) North Weald, Epping, Essex  
No 121 (Eagle) Sqn RAF Southend Spitfire
No 3016 Servicing Echelon RAF North Weald To service aircraft of No 121 Sqn
No 222 Sqn RAF North Weald Spitfire
No 3041 Servicing Echelon RAF North Weald To service aircraft of No 222 Sqn
No 331 (Norwegian) Sqn RAF North Weald Spitfire
No 277 Sqn RAF North Weald (Stapleford Tawney) Lysander/Walrus/Defiant
RAF Station Redhill Redhill, Surrey  
No 457 Sqn RAAF RAF Redhill Spitfire
No 3050 Servicing Echelon RAF Redhill To service aircraft of No 457 Sqn
No 602 (AAF) Sqn RAF Redhill Spitfire
No 602 (AAF) Servicing Echelon RAF Redhill To service aircraft of No 602 Sqn
RAF Station Southend Southend-on-Sea, Essex  
No 403 Sqn RCAF RAF Southend Spitfire
No 3046 Servicing Echelon RAF Southend To service aircraft of No 403 Sqn
No 1488 (Gunnery) Flt RAF Southend Lysander/Master
RAF Station Tangmere (Merston & Westhampnett) Tangmere, Chichester, Sussex  
No 1 Sqn RAF Tangmere Hurricane
No 3001 Servicing Echelon RAF Tangmere To service aircraft of No 1 Sqn
No 41 Sqn RAF Tangmere (Westhampnett) Spitfire
No 3021 Servicing Echelon RAF Tangmere To service aircraft of No 41 Sqn
No 129 Sqn RAF Tangmere (Westhampnett) Spitfire
No 3035 Servicing Echelon RAF Tangmere (Westhampnett) To service aircraft of No 119 Sqn
No 131 Sqn RAF Tangmere Spitfire
No 219 Sqn RAF Tangmere Beaufighter
No 3060 Servicing Echelon RAF Tangmere To service aircraft of No 219 Sqn
No 340 (Free French) Sqn RAF Tangmere Spitfire
No 1455 (Turbinlite) Flt RAF Tangmere Havoc
RAF Station West Malling Maidstone, Kent  
No 29 Sqn RAF West Malling Beaufighter
No 3057 Servicing Echelon RAF West Malling To service aircraft of No 29 Sqn
No 32 Sqn RAF West Malling Hurricane
No 3003 Servicing Echelon RAF West Malling To service aircraft of No 32 Sqn
No 1452 (Turbinlite) Flt RAF West Malling Havoc
No 1528 (BAT) Flt RAF West Malling Master
No 411 Sqn RCAF RAF Digby (a)  

(a) Station under the control of No 12 Group

(b) Station under the control of No 10 Group

No 12 (Fighter) Group

HQ - Watnall, Nottinghamshire

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Station Church Fenton Church Fenton, nr Tadcaster, West Yorkshire  
No 25 Sqn RAF Church Fenton Beaufighter
No 3056 Servicing Echelon RAF Church Fenton To service aircraft of No 25 Sqn
RAF Station Coltishall (Ludham & Matlask) Scottow, Norwich, Norfolk  
No 68 Sqn RAF Coltishall Beaufighter
No 3058 Servicing Echelon RAF Coltishall To service aircraft of No 68 Sqn
No 257 Sqn RAF Coltishall Hurricane
No 3010 Servicing Echelon RAF Coltishall To service aircraft of No 257 Sqn
No 278 Sqn RAF Coltishall Defiant/Walrus
No 610 Sqn AAF RAF Coltishall (Ludham) Spitfire
No 3020 Servicing Echelon RAF Coltishall (Ludham) To service aircraft of No 610 Sqn
No 1489 (Fighter) Gunnery Flt RAF Coltishall Lysander
No 137 Sqn RAF Coltishall (Matlask) Whirlwind
No 3054 Servicing Echelon RAF Coltishall (Matlask) To service aircraft of No 137 Sqn
RAF Station Digby (Coleby Grange & Wellingore) Digby, Lincolnshire  
No 288 Sqn RAF Digby Defiant/Hurricane/Oxford
No 411 Sqn RCAF RAF Digby Spitfire
No 3047 Servicing Echelon RAF Digby To service aircraft of No 411 Sqn
No 409 Sqn RCAF RAF Digby (Coleby Grange) Beaufighter
No 3063 Servicing Echelon RAF Digby (Coleby Grange) To service aircraft of No 409 Sqn
RAF Station Duxford (Fowlmere) Duxford, Cambridgeshire  
No 266 Sqn RAF Duxford Typhoon
No 3063 Servicing Echelon RAF Duxford To service aircraft of No 266 Sqn
No 609 Sqn AAF RAF Duxford Spitfire
No 609 (AAF) Servicing Echelon RAF Duxford To service aircraft of No 609 Sqn
No 1426 (Enemy Aircraft Circus) Flt RAF Duxford Various including captured enemy aircraft
Air Fighting Development Unit RAF Duxford Various
RAF Station Hibaldstow Hibaldstow, Redbourne, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire  
No 253 Sqn RAF Hibaldstow Hurricane
No 3009 Servicing Echelon RAF Hibaldstow To service aircraft of No 253 Sqn
No 1459 (Turbinlite) Flt RAF Hibaldstow Havoc
RAF Station Hutton Cranswick Hutton Cranswick, Driffield, East Yorkshire  
No 308 (Polish) Sqn RAF Hutton Cranswick Spitfire
No 885 Sqn FAA RAF Hutton Cranswick Sea Hurricane
RAF King's Cliffe, King's Cliffe, Peterborough, Northamptonshire No Station HQ
No 616 Sqn RAF King's Cliffe Spitfire
No 616 (AAF) Servicing Echelon RAF King's Cliffe To service aircraft of No 616 Sqn
RAF Station Kirton in Lindsey Kirton in Lindsey, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire  
No 306 (Polish) Sqn RAF Kirton in Lindsey Spitfire
No 3014 Servicing Echelon RAF Kirton in Lindsey Spare Servicing Echelon
No 3017 (Eagle) Servicing Echelon RAF Kirton in Lindsey Spare Servicing Echelon
RAF Snailwell Snailwell, nr Newmarket, Suffolk Station in Army Co-operation Command
No 56 Sqn  RAF Snailwell Typhoon
RAF Station Wittering (Collyweston) Wittering, Peterborough, Northamptonshire  
No 151 Sqn RAF Wittering Mosquito
No 3068 Servicing Echelon RAF Wittering To service aircraft of No 151 Sqn
No 486 Sqn RNZAF RAF Wittering Hurricane
No 3084 Servicing Echelon RAF Wittering To service aircraft of No 486 Sqn
No 1453 (Turbinlite) Flt RAF Wittering Havoc
No 1529 (BAT) Flt RAF Wittering Master

No 13 (Fighter) Group

HQ - Blakelaw Estate, Ponteland Road, Newcastle upon Tyne

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Station Acklington Acklington, Morpeth, Northumberland  
No 43 Sqn RAF Acklington Hurricane
No 3004 Servicing Echelon RAF Acklington To service aircraft of No 43 Sqn
No 141 Sqn RAF Acklington Beaufighter
No 3062 Servicing Echelon RAF Acklington To service aircraft of No 141 Sqn
No 1460 (Turbinlite) Flt RAF Acklington Havoc
No 1490 (Fighter) Gunnery Flt RAF Acklington Lysander
RAF Station Ayr Ayr, Heathfield, Ayrshire  
No 165 Sqn RAF Ayr Spitfire
No 3087 Servicing Echelon RAF Ayr To service aircraft of No 165 Sqn
No 406 Sqn RCAF RAF Ayr Beaufighter
No 3059 Servicing Echelon RAF Ayr To service aircraft of No 165 Sqn
RAF Station Catterick (Scorton) Catterick, Richmond, North Yorkshire  
No 167 Sqn RAF Catterick Spitfire
No 3088 Servicing Echelon RAF Catterick To service aircraft of No 167 Sqn
No 332 (Norwegian) Sqn RAF Catterick Spitfire, with detachment(s) at other station(s)
RAF Station Drem Gullane Drem, East Lothian  
No 611 (AAF) Sqn RAF Drem Spitfire
No 611 (AAF) Servicing Echelon RAF Drem To service aircraft of No 611 Sqn
No 410 Sqn RCAF RAF Drem Defiant, with detachment(s) at other station(s)
No 3072 Servicing Echelon RAF Drem To service aircraft of No 410 Sqn
RAF Station Ouston (Woolsington) Stamfordham, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland  
No 242 Sqn RAF Ouston Spitfire
No 3090 Servicing Echelon RAF Ouston To service aircraft of No 242 Sqn
No 281 Sqn RAF Ouston Defiant
No 1423 Flt RAF Ouston Hurricane
RAF Station Turnhouse Edinburgh 12, Midlothian  
No 289 Sqn RAF Turnhouse Defiant/Hurricane/Oxford
No 801 Sqn FAA RAF Turnhouse Sea Hurricane
No 3090 Servicing Echelon RAF Turnhouse Spare Servicing Echelon

No 14 (Fighter) Group

HQ - RAF Inverness

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Station Castletown Thurso, Caithness  
No 54 Sqn RAF Castletown Spitfire
No 3022 Servicing Echelon RAF Castletown To service aircraft of No 54 Sqn
RAF Station Dyce RAF Dyce, Aberdeen Station in Coastal Command
No 416 Sqn RCAF RAF Dyce Spitfire, with detachment(s) at other station(s)
No 3076 Servicing Echelon RAF Dyce To service aircraft of No 416 Sqn
RAF Station Inverness RAF Longman, Inverness, Inverness-shire  
RAF Kirkwall Kirkwall, Orkney Operations Room only
RAF Station Peterhead Peterhead, Aberdeenshire  
No 1479 (AAC) Flt RAF Peterhead Oxford/Defiant
RAF Station Skeabrae Kirkwall, Orkney  
No 164 Sqn RAF Skeabrae Spitfire
No 3086 Servicing Echelon RAF Skeabrae To service aircraft of No 164 Sqn
No 132 Sqn RAF Skeabrae Spitfire
No 3038 Servicing Echelon RAF Skeabrae To service aircraft of No 132 Sqn
RAF Station Tain (Fearn) Tain, Ross-shire
No 1491 (Gunnery) Flt RAF Tain Lysander

No 60 (Signals) Group

HQ - 'Oxenden', Plantation Road, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire

Unit Location/Address Notes
No 70 (Signals) Wing, controlling the following stations: -
  • Brennish
  • Broad Bay
  • Cromarty
  • Crustan
  • Deerness
  • Eorodale
  • Habost
  • Islivick
  • Kendrom
  • Loth
  • Navidale
  • Netherbutton
  • Rodel Park
  • Russland (Skeabrae)§
  • Sango
  • Stoer
  • Tannach
  • Thrumster
  • Ulbster
  • Whale Head
Bunchrew House, Inverness
  • Isle of Lewis
  • Isle of Lewis
  • Ross and Cromarty
  • Orkneys
  • Orkneys
  • Isle of Lewis
  • Isle of Lewis
  • Isle of Lewis
  • nr Kilmalaig, Syke
  • Loth, Sutherland
  • Helmsdale, Sutherland
  • Holm, Orkneys
  • Rodel, Harris
  • Orkneys
  • Lairg, Sutherland
  • nr Lochinver, Sutherland
  • Wick, Caithness
  • Wick, Caithness
  • Caithness
  • Sanday, orkneys
 
No 71 (Signals) Wing, controlling the following stations: -
  • Clett
  • Cocklaw
  • Crannoch Hill
  • Doonies Hill
  • Douglas Wood
  • Hillhead
  • Noss Hill
  • Rosehearty
  • St Cyrus
  • School Hill
  • Skaw
  • Watsness
Bucksburn House, Springfield Road, Bucksburn, Aberdeen
  • Whalsay, Shetland
  • Peterhead, Aberdeen
  • Banff
  • Gregness, Aberdeen
  • Monikie, Angus
  • Fraserburgh, Aberdeen
  • Shetland
  • Aberdeenshire
  • Kincardineshire
  • Portlethen, Aberdeen
  • Unst, Shetland
  • nr Walls, Shetland
 
No 72 (Signals) Wing, controlling the following stations: -
  • Anstruther
  • Barrapoll
  • Ben Hough
  • Borve Castle
  • Carsaig
  • Cockburnspath
  • Dirleton (Drem)§
  • Drone Hill
  • Dunragit (Castle Kennedy)§
  • Fullarton (Ayr)§
  • Greian Head
  • Kilchiaran
  • Kilkenneth
  • North Cairn
  • Port Mor
  • Saligo
Dollarbeg House, Dollar, Clackmannashire
  • Fife
  • Isle of Tiree, Argyllshire
  • Isle of Tiree, Argyllshire
  • Benbecula
  • Mull
  • Berwickshire
  • East Lothian
  • Berwickshire
  • nr Stranraer, Wigtownshire
  • Ayrshire
  • Barra
  • Islay
  • Tiree, Argyllshire
  • Stranraer
  • Tiree, Argyllshire
  • Islay
 
No 73 (Signals) Wing, controlling the following stations: -
  • Bamburgh
  • Bempton
  • Cresswell
  • Danby Beacon
  • Easington
  • Goldsborough
  • Humberstone
  • Kinley Hill
  • Marsden
  • Northstead (Acklington)§
  • Orby (Skegness)§
  • Ottercops
  • Patrington (Hutton Cranswick)§
  • Roecliffe (Dishforth)§
  • Seaton Snook (Thornaby)§
  • Shotton
  • Skendleby
  • Staxton Wold
  • Staythorpe (Syerston§
  • Stenigot
Easthorpe Hall, Malton, North Yorkshire
  • Northumberland
  • East Yorkshire
  • Morpeth, Northumberland
  • Lealholm, North Yorkshire
  • East Yorkshire
  • Whitby, North Yorkshire
  • Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire
  • Dawdown, Seaham Harbour, County Durham
  • South Shields, County Durham
  • Northumberland
  • Skegness
  • Northumberland
  • East Yorkshire
  • North Yorkshire
  • County Durham
  • Castle Eden, County Durham
  • Spilsby, Lincolnshire
  • Scarborough, North Yorkshire
  • Nottinghamshire
  • Louth, Lincolnshire
 
No 74 (Signals) Wing, controlling the following stations: -
  • Bard Hill
  • Bawdsey
  • Blankets Farm (Hornchurch) §
  • Canewdon
  • Dunwich
  • East Hill (Halton) §
  • Foulness (Southend) §
  • Great Bromley
  • High Street, Darsham
  • Happisburgh
  • Hopton
  • Langtoft (Wittering) §
  • Neatishead (Coltishall) §
  • Stoke Holy Cross
  • Trimley Heath (Martlesham Heath) §
  • Waldringfield (Martlesham Heath) §
  • Walton
  • West Beckham
Leighton, Trumpington Road, Cambridge
  • nr Salthouse, Holt, Norfolk
  • Woodbridge, Suffolk
  • Bulpham, Essex
  • Rochford, Essex
  • Saxmundham, Suffolk
  • Dunstable
  • Essex
  • Colchester
  • Suffolk
  • Norwich
  • Yarmouth
  • Peterborough
  • Wroxham, Norfolk
  • nr Swainsthorpe, Norwich
  • nr Felixstowe
  • Ipswich
  • Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex
  • Holt, Norfolk
 
No 75 (Signals) Wing, controlling the following stations: -
  • Beachy Head
  • Bembridge
  • Doctors Corner (Kenley) §
  • Dover Hill
  • Dunkirk
  • Durrington (Tangmere) §
  • Fairlight
  • Foreness
  • Gibbett Hill
  • Knights Farm (42 Group, Reading) §
  • Needles
  • Newchurch
  • North Foreland
  • Pevensey
  • Poling
  • Rye
  • Sandwich (Manston) §
  • Swingate
  • Truleigh Hill
  • Ventnor
  • Wartling (Shoreham) §
  • Whitstable
  • Willesborough (Hawkinge) §
Heathfield House, Keston, Kent
  • Sussex
  • Isle of Wight
  • Kenley, Surrey
  • Capel, Kent
  • Faversham, Kent
  • West Worthing
  • Hastings
  • Cliftonville
  • Hindhead
  • Burghfield, Berkshire
  • Isle of Wight
  • Kent
  • Kent
  • Sussex
  • Sussex
  • Sussex
  • Kent
  • Dover
  • Shoreham
  • Isle of Wight
  • Pevensey
  • Kent
  • Ashford, Kent
 
No 76 (Signals) Wing, controlling the following stations: -
  • Brandy Bay
  • Bulbarrow Hill
  • Castell Mawr
  • Clee Hill
  • Comberton (Pershore) §
  • Cricklade (South Cerney) §
  • Folly
  • Hays-castle Cross
  • Kete
  • Long Load (Church Stanton) §
  • Oxwich
  • Ringstead
  • Ripperston (Angle) §
  • Sopley (Hurn) §
  • Southbourne
  • St Twynnels
  • Strumble Head
  • Sturminster Marshall (Hurn) §
  • Warren
  • Westcliff
  • Worth Matrtavers
Hillend, Henbury, Bristol
  • Dorset
  • Dorset
  • Cardiganshire
  • Cleobury Mortimer, Shropshire
  • Pershore
  • Wiltshire
  • Pembrokeshire
  • Pembrokeshire
  • Pembrokeshire
  • Somerset
  • Glamorganshire
  • Dorset
  • Pembrokeshire
  • Christchurch, Hampshire
  • Bournemouth
  • Pembrokeshire
  • Fishguard
  • Dorset
  • Pembrokeshire
  • Portland, Dorset
  • Swanage
 
No 77 (Signals) Wing, controlling the following stations: -
  • Bride
  • Cregneish
  • Dalby
  • Formby
  • Great Orme's Head
  • Hack Green (Wrexham) §
  • Hawcoat
  • Nevin
  • Pen-y-bryn
  • Prestatyn
  • Rhuddlan
  • St Annes (Squires Gate)
  • St Bee's Head
  • Scarlet Point
  • South Stack
  • Tower
  • Trewan Sands (Valley) §
  • Wylfa
'High Lea' Woolton, Liverpool
  • Isle of Man
  • Isle of Man
  • Isle of Man
  • Formby, Lancashire
  • Llandudno
  • Nantwich
  • Barrow-in-Furness
  • Carnarvonshire
  • Llyn
  • Flintshire
  • Flintshire
  • Lancashire
  • Cumberland
  • Isle of Man
  • Holy Island, Anglesey
  • Blackpool
  • Anglesey
  • Anglesey
No 78 (Signals) Wing, controlling the following stations: -
  • Beer Head
  • Bolt Tail
  • Branscombe
  • Downderry
  • Dry Tree
  • Exminster (Exeter) §
  • Hartland
  • Hawkstor
  • Hope Cove (Exeter) §
  • The Jacka
  • Kingswear
  • Mark's Castle
  • Newford (Portreath) §
  • Northam
  • Pen Olver
  • Rame Head
  • Sennen
  • Trelanvean
  • Treleaver (Portreath) §
  • Trevescan
  • Trerew
  • Trevose
  • West Prawle
  • Wrafton (Chivenor) §
Holne Park, Ashburton, Newton Abbot, Devon
  • Seaton
  • Salcombe, Devon
  • Salcombe Regis
  • Tor Point
  • Helston, Cornwall
  • Exeter
  • Devon
  • Plymouth
  • Salcombe, Devon
  • Truro, Cornwall
  • Devon
  • Land's End
  • Scilly Isles
  • Devon
  • Lizard
  • Cornwall
  • Cornwall
  • Cornwall
  • Cornwall
  • Penzance
  • Newquay
  • Newquay
  • Devon
  • Braunton, Devon
No 79 (Signals) Wing, controlling the following stations: -
  • Ballindery (Ballyhalbert) §
  • Ballydonaghy (Eglinton) §
  • Ballymartin
  • Ballywoodan (Ballyhalbert) §
  • Castlerock
  • Crossmaglen
  • Downhill
  • Glenarm
  • Greystone
  • Kilkeel
  • Lisnaskea (St Angelo) §
  • Newton Butler
  • Roddans Port
Portadown, Co. Armagh, Northern Ireland
  • County Tyrone
  • County Tyrone
  • County Down
  • County Down
  • County Derry
  • County Armagh
  • County Derry
  • County Antrim
  • County Down
  • County Down
  • Enniskillen
  • County Fermanagh
  • County Down

Station marked § are under the Signals Wing concerned for technical maintenance but are administered by the Parent Station shown in brackets

No 81 Operational Training Group

HQ - Avening Court, Avening, Nr Stroud, Gloucestershire

Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Station Annan Chapelcross, Annan, Dumfrieshire  
No 55 OTU RAF Annan Hurricane
RAF Station Aston Down (Chedworth) Aston Down, Chalford, Nr Stroud, Gloucestershire  
No 52 OTU RAF Aston Down Hurricane
RAF Station Charter Hall (Winfield) Carter Hall, nr Duns, Berwickshire  
No 54 OTU RAF Charter Hall Blenheim/Beaufighter
RAF Station Cranfield (Twinwood Farm) Cranfield, Bletchley, Buckinghamshire
No 51 OTU RAF Cranfield Blenheim
RAF Station Crosby on Eden (Longtown) Crosby-on-Eden, Carlisle, Cumberland  
No 59 OTU RAF Crosby on Eden Hurricane
RAF East Fortune (Macmerry) Central Scotland Airport, Grangemouth, Stirlingshire No Station HQ
No 60 OTU RAF East Fortune Blenheim/Beaufighter
RAF Grangemouth (Balado Bridge) Central Scotland Airport, Grangemouth, Stirlingshire No Station HQ
No 58 OTU RAF Grangemouth Spitfire
RAF Station Hawarden Hawarden, Saltney Ferry, Flintshire
No 57 OTU RAF Hawarden Spitfire
RAF Station Llandow (Rhoose) Llandow, Cowbridge, Glamorganshire
No 53 OTU RAF Llandow Spitfire
RAF Station Rednal (Montford Bridge) Rednal, nr Oswestry, Shropshire
No 61 OTU RAF Rednal Spitfire
RAF Station Tealing Tealing, Dundee, Angus
No 56 OTU RAF Tealing Hurricane
RAF Station Usworth Usworth, Sunderland, Co. Durham
No 62 (AI) OTU RAF Usworth Anson/Master

No 82 (Fighter) Group

HQ - RAF Home Forces, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Station Ballyhalbert (Kirkistown) Ballyhalbert, County Down, Northern Ireland  
No 153 Sqn RAF Ballyhalbert Beaufighter, with detachment(s) at other station(s)
No 3073 Servicing Echelon RAF Ballyhalbert To service aircraft of No 153 Sqn
No 504 Sqn RAF Ballyhalbert (Kirkistown) Spitfire
No 504 (AAF) Servicing Echelon RAF Ballyhalbert (Kirkistown) To service aircraft of No 504 Sqn
RAF Station Belfast Belfast, County Down, Northern Ireland Station in RAF Northern Ireland
No 96 Wing RAF Belfast
RAF Eglinton Eglinton, Londonderry, Northern Ireland No Station HQ
No 152 Sqn RAF Eglinton Spitfire
No 3040 Servicing Echelon RAF Eglinton To service aircraft of No 152 Sqn
RAF Station Newtownards Newtownards, County Down, Northern Ireland  
No 1480 (AAC) Flt RAF Newtownards Defiant
No 1493 (Fighter) Gunnery Flt RAF Newtownards Lysander
No 82 Group Communications Flight RAF Newtownards  
RAF Station St Angelo Lough Erne, County Fermanagh  

Squadrons proceeding overseas

74 Sqn                    601 Sqn

79 Sqn                    603 Sqn

123 Sqn                  607 Sqn

134 Sqn                  615 Sqn

417 Sqn

Source - June 1942 SD161

County names used are those in use at the time

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