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Maintenance Command - June 1942


[Command HQ | No 53 Wing | No 40 Group | No 41 Group | No 42 Group | No 43 Group]

Command HQ - Andover, Hampshire

Units administered directly by Maintenance Command HQ

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 53 Wing see below  

No 53 Wing

HQ - 81 Weyhill Road, Andover, Hampshire

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 52 Maintenance Unit RAF Cardiff Packing Depot, Station in Army Co-op Command
No 215 Maintenance Unit RAF Dumfries Packing Depot, Station in Flying Training Command
No 82 Maintenance Unit RAF Lichfield Packing Depot, Station in No 91 Group, Bomber Command
No 3 Packed Aircraft Transit Pool Newhouse by Motherwell, Lanarkshire Operational Control - Deputy Director of Movements
No 47 Maintenance Unit RAF Sealand Packing Depot, Station in Flying Training Command
No 1 Packed Aircraft Transit Pool Pleasureland, Southport Operational Control - Deputy Director of Movements, Accounting station - No 30 MU, Sealand
No 76 Maintenance Unit Wroughton, nr Swindon, Wiltshire Packing Depot

(a) Station the operational control of No 43 Group

(c)

No 40 (Maintenance) Group

HQ - RAF Andover. Hampshire

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 217 Maintenance Unit Ballymena, Northern Ireland Forward Holding Unit
No 74 Maintenance Unit Ivy House, Bough Beech, West Kent Forward Holding Unit
No 2 MT Company King's College, Cambridge Operational Control - Deputy Director of Movements
No 14 Maintenance Unit RAF Carlisle Equipment Depot
No 66 Maintenance Unit Budby Road, Cuckney, nr Mansfield, Nottinghamshire Equipment Dispersal Depot
No 1 MT Company Mowden Hall, Darlington, Durham Operational Control - Deputy Director of Movements
No 99 Maintenance Unit Curzon Lane, Alvaston, Derby MT Reception Depot
No 62 Maintenance Unit MacAllister's Yard, Sand Point, Dumbarton. Marine Craft Storage
'H' Maintenance Unit Heath Hall Works, Dumfries Equipment Depot, station in Flying Training Command
No 6 MT Company 107 St Vincents Street, Glasgow C1 Operational Control - Deputy Director of Movements
'R' Maintenance Unit RAF Glossop Equipment Depot
No 61 Maintenance Unit Handforth, Wilmslow, Manchester Equipment Depot
No 25 Maintenance Unit Hartlebury, Kidderminster, Worcestershire Equipment Depot
No 35 Maintenance Unit Heywood, Lancashire Equipment Depot
No 55 Maintenance Unit Holywood, Northern Ireland Forward Holding Unit
No 7 MT Company Hull Operational Control - Deputy Director of Movements
No 3 MT Company Oakenoast, Sevenoaks Road, Igtham, Kent Operational Control - Deputy Director of Movements
No 79 Maintenance Unit Lentran House, Inverness Forward Holding Unit
'F' Maintenance Unit Robinson Garage, Montague Street, Kettering MT Reception Depot
No 5 MT Company Parkside, Livingstone Drive, Sefton Place, Liverpool 17 Dock Clearance, Merseyside Area
No 4 MT Company 20 Langford Place, London NW8 Operational Control - Deputy Director of Movements
No 3 Maintenance Unit Milton, Abingdon, Oxfordshire Equipment Depot
No 203 Maintenance Unit Manners Road, Newark, Nottinghamshire Forward Holding Unit
'E' Maintenance Unit Alexandra South Dock, Newport, Monmouthshire Equipment Depot
'S' Maintenance Unit The Ice Stadium, Lower Parliament Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire. Equipment Depot
No 17 Maintenance Unit Pitfour Castle, Perth Forward Holding Unit
No 201 Maintenance Unit Poynton, Stockport, Cheshire Equipment Depot
No 7 Maintenance Unit Quedgeley, Gloucestershire Equipment Depot
No 72 Maintenance Unit Roade, nr Northampton Equipment Dispersal Depot
No 204 Maintenance Unit Messer G Selwoods Factory, Harborough Road, Rushden, Northamptonshire Forward Holding Unit
No 69 Maintenance Unit Sandysyke, Longtown, Cumberland Equipment Dispersal Depot
No 16 Maintenance Unit Sandon Road, Stafford Equipment Depot
'A' Maintenance Unit (Sub Unit) Palace of Industry, Wembley, Middlesex Equipment Depot (Under 'B' MU for administration)
No 70 Maintenance Unit Woodcote, Goring Heath, Reading, Berkshire Equipment Dispersal Depot
No 87 Maintenance Unit Ben Johnson's Works, Boroughbridge Road, York Forward Holding Unit

No 41 (Maintenance) Group

HQ - 81 Weyhill Road, Andover, Hampshire

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 23 Maintenance Unit RAF Aldergrove Aircraft Storage Unit, controlled by No 50 Wing, station in Coastal Command
No 20 Maintenance Unit RAF Aston Down Aircraft Storage Unit, controlled by No 52 Wing, station in Fighter Command
No 6 Maintenance Unit RAF Brize Norton Aircraft Storage Unit, controlled by No 52 Wing, station in Flying Training Command
No 51 Wing Broughton Hall, Broughton, Cheshire  
No 37 Maintenance Unit Barrow Hill Lanes, Great Sankey, Warrington (Burtonwood) Aircraft Storage Unit, controlled by No 51 Wing
No 39 Maintenance Unit RAF Colerne Aircraft Storage Unit, controlled by No 52 Wing, station in Fighter Command
No 9 Maintenance Unit RAF Cosford Aircraft Storage Unit and Aircraft Packing Section, controlled by No 51 Wing, station in Technical Training Command
No 52 Wing Dowdeswell Court, Dowdeswell, Cheltenham  
No 18 Maintenance Unit Tinwald Downs, Dumfries Aircraft Storage Unit and Aircraft Packing Section, controlled by No 50 Wing, station in Flying Training Command
No 44 Maintenance Unit Edzell, Brechin, Angus Aircraft Storage Unit, controlled by No 50 Wing
No 15 Ferry Pilots Pool Air Service Training Ltd Hamble, Hampshire  
No 48 Maintenance Unit RAF Hawarden Aircraft Storage Unit, controlled by No 51 Wing, station in Fighter Command
No 3 Ferry Pilots Pool RAF Hawarden  
No 29 Maintenance Unit RAF High Ercall Aircraft Storage Unit, controlled by No 51 Wing, station in Fighter Command
No 10 Maintenance Unit RAF Hullavington Aircraft Storage Unit, controlled by No 52 Wing, station in Flying Training Command
No 8 Ferry Pilots Pool RAF Hullavington  
No 5 Maintenance Unit RAF Kemble Aircraft Storage Unit, controlled by No 52 Wing, station in No 44 Group
HQ Service Ferry Pool RAF Kemble  
No 10 Ferry Pilots Pool Kington Langley  
No 45 Maintenance Unit RAF Kinloss Aircraft Storage Unit, controlled by No 50 Wing, station in Bomber Command
No 12 Maintenance Unit Kirkbride, Carlisle, Cumberland Aircraft Storage Unit, controlled by No 50 Wing
No 51 Maintenance Unit RAF Lichfield Aircraft Storage Unit, controlled by No 51 Wing, station in Bomber Command
No 8 Maintenance Unit RAF Little Rissington Aircraft Storage Unit, controlled by No 52 Wing, station in Flying Training Command
No 38 Maintenance Unit RAF Llandow Aircraft Storage Unit, controlled by No 52 Wing, station in Fighter Command
No 46 Maintenance Unit RAF Lossiemouth Aircraft Storage Unit, controlled by No 50 Wing, station in Bomber Command
No 5 Ferry Pilots Pool Municipal Aerodrome, Luton, Bedfordshire Station in Flying Training Command
No 33 Maintenance Unit RAF Lyneham Aircraft Storage Unit, controlled by No 52 Wing, station in Flying Training Command
No 4 Ferry Pilots Pool RAF Prestwick  
No 6 Ferry Pilots Pool Ratcliffe, nr Leicester  
No 14 Ferry Pilots Pool RAF Ringway Parent Station - Hawarden
No 27 Maintenance Unit RAF Shawbury Aircraft Storage Unit, controlled by No 51 Wing, station in Flying Training Command
No 22 Maintenance Unit RAF Silloth Aircraft Storage Unit, controlled by No 50 Wing, station in Coastal Command
No 19 Maintenance Unit RAF St Athan Aircraft Storage Unit, controlled by No 52 Wing, station in Technical Training Command
No 1427 (Training) Flt RAF Thruxton Station in Army Co-operation Command
No 50 Wing Geltsdale, Wetheral, Carlisle, Cumberland  
No 2 Ferry Pilots Pool Whitchurch, nr Bristol, Somerset  
No 1 Ferry Pilots Pool BOAC, ATA, White Waltham Aerodrome, Maidenhaed, Berkshire  
Accounting Section (Equipment) White Waltham, Maidenhaed, Berkshire  
No 15 Maintenance Unit Wroughton, nr Swindon, Wiltshire Aircraft Storage Unit, controlled by No 52 Wing

No 42 (Maintenance) Group

HQ - Burghfield Common, Nr Reading, Surrey

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 2 Maintenance Unit Broadheath, Altrincham, Cheshire Ammunition Depot
Aviation Fuel and Oil Reserve Depot Ardrossan  
Tinning Factory Ardrossan  
Aviation Fuel and Oil Reserve Depot Avonmouth  
No 94 Maintenance Unit Barnham, Thetford, Norfolk Forward Ammunition Depot
Aviation Fuel and Oil Reserve Depot Barrow  
Oil Reserve Depot Barton  
Aviation Fuel and Oil Reserve Depot Beeston Castle  
Aviation Fuel and Oil Reserve Depot Belfast  
Aviation Fuel and Oil Distributing Depot Bilton  
Oil Reserve Depot Birkenhead  
No 81 Maintenance Unit Bowes Moor, Barnard Castle, Co. Durham Ammunition Depot
Aviation Fuel and Oil Reserve Depot Bowling  
No 92 Maintenance Unit Brafferton, Helperby, North Yorkshire Forward Ammunition Depot, Parent Station - Dishforth
Aviation Fuel and Oil Distributing Depot Brampton  
Aviation Fuel and Oil Reserve Depot Brixham  
Aviation Fuel and Oil Reserve Depot Buxton  
Aviation Fuel and Oil Distributing Depot Chichester  
No 11 Maintenance Unit Chilmark, Salisbury, Wiltshire Ammunition Depot
Aviation Fuel and Oil Distributing Depot Claydon  
Aviation Fuel and Oil Distributing Depot Crawley Crossing  
No 11 Maintenance Unit (Sub Unit) Dinton Ammunition Depot
Aviation Fuel and Oil Reserve Depot Dovehole (Buxton)  
No 96 Maintenance Unit Eynsham, Oxfordshire Forward Ammunition Depot
Aviation Fuel and Oil Reserve Depot Falmouth  
Aviation Fuel and Oil Distributing Depot Fareham  
No 21 Maintenance Unit Fauld, Tutbury, Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire Ammunition Depot
No 219 Maintenance Unit Gisburn, Clitheroe, West Yorkshire  
Aviation Fuel and Oil Reserve Depot Gloucester  
No 21 Maintenance Unit (Sub Unit) Grange Quarry, Holywell, Flintshire Ammunition Depot
Aviation Fuel and Oil Reserve Depot Grangemouth  
Aviation Fuel and Oil Reserve Depot Hallen  
No 28 Maintenance Unit Harpur Hill, Buxton, Derbyshire Ammunition Depot
Aviation Fuel and Oil Reserve Depot Heysham  
Aviation Fuel and Oil Reserve Distributing Depot Hoy  
Aviation Fuel and Oil Distributing Depot Inverness  
Aviation Fuel and Oil Distributing Depot Islip  
No 31 Maintenance Unit Llanberis, nr Carnarvon, North Wales  
Aviation Fuel and Oil Reserve Depot Llandarcy  
No 95 Maintenance Unit Lords Bridge, Cambridge Forward Ammunition Depot, Parent Station - Bassingbourn
Aviation Fuel and Oil Distributing Depot Massingham  
No 98 Maintenance Unit Mawcarse, nr Milnathort, Kinross Forward Ammunition Depot, Parent Station - Leuchars
Aviation Fuel and Oil Reserve Depot Micheldever  
Aviation Fuel and Oil Reserve Depot Milford Haven  
Oil Reserve Depot Mode Wheel  
Aviation Fuel and Oil Distributing Depot Mountnessing  
Aviation Fuel and Oil Reserve Depot Much Wenlock  
No 59 Maintenance Unit Newland, nr Coleford, Gloucestershire Forward Ammunition Depot, Parent Station - Hereford
No 93 Maintenance Unit Norton Disney, Lincolnshire Forward Ammunition Depot, Parent Station - Swinderby
Aviation Fuel and Oil Distributing Depot Peterborough  
Aviation Fuel and Oil Reserve Depot Plymouth  
Aviation Fuel and Oil Reserve Depot Poole  
Aviation Fuel and Oil Reserve Depot Preston  
No 53 Maintenance Unit Pulham, Norfolk Ammunition Depot
Aviation Fuel and Oil Distributing Depot Redmile  
Aviation Fuel and Oil Reserve Depot Rowfant  
No 28 Maintenance Unit (Sub Unit) Rowthorne Ammunition Depot
No 64 Maintenance Unit Ruislip, Middlesex Forward Ammunition Depot
Aviation Fuel and Oil Distributing Depot Saffron Walden Parent Station - Detling
No 36 Maintenance Unit Snodland, Kent  
No 91 Maintenance Unit Southburn, nr Driffield, East Yorkshire Forward Ammunition Depot
No 100 Maintenance Unit South Witham, nr Grantham, Lincolnshire Forward Ammunition Depot
Aviation Fuel and Oil Reserve Depot Stanlow  
Tinning Factory Stanlow  
Aviation Fuel and Oil Reserve Depot Stourport  
Aviation Fuel and Oil Distributing Depot Sullom Voe  
Aviation Fuel and Oil Distributing Depot Sumburgh  
Aviation Fuel and Oil Distributing Depot Thetford  
Aviation Fuel and Oil Distributing Depot Thornaby  
Aviation Fuel and Oil Distributing Depot Thornton  
Aviation Fuel and Oil Reserve Depot Upton  
Aviation Fuel and Oil Distributing Depot Watton  
Aviation Fuel and Oil Reserve Depot Wervin  
Aviation Fuel and Oil Distributing Depot Wilton  
Aviation Fuel and Oil Distributing Depot Wye  

No 43 (Maintenance) Group

HQ - Magdalen College, Oxford

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 65 Maintenance Unit Blaby Wharf, Blaby, nr Leicester Repair and Salvage Unit, Parent Station - Waddington
No 78 Maintenance Unit Pencoed Tinplate Works, Bynea, Llanelly, South Wales Repair and Salvage Unit, Parent Station - St Athan
No 84 Maintenance Unit RAF Calshot Marine Craft Repair, Station in Coastal Command
No 54 Maintenance Unit Newmarket Road, Cambridge Repair and Salvage Unit, Parent Station - Henlow
No 26 Maintenance Unit RAF Cardington Balloon Repair Depot, Station in Balloon Command
No 63 Maintenance Unit Carluke, Lanarkshire Repair and Salvage Unit, Parent Station - Abbotsinch
No 218 Maintenance Unit RAF Colerne Aircraft Erection Unit, Parent Station - Fighter Command
No 213 Maintenance Unit MacAllister's Yard, Sand Point, Dumbarton. Marine Craft Repair Unit - Parent Station - No 62 MU
No 85 Maintenance Unit RAF Felixstowe Marine Craft Repair, Station in Coastal Command
RAF Station Henlow Henlow, Bedfordshire  
No 13 Maintenance Unit RAF Henlow Repair Depot
No 49 Maintenance Unit Faygate, nr Horsham, Sussex Repair and Salvage Unit, Parent Station - Horsham
No 56 Maintenance Unit Strothers Lane, Inverness Repair and Salvage Unit, Parent Station - HQ No 14 Group
No 1 Maintenance Unit Kidbrooke, London SE3 Repair Depot
No 11 Repair and Salvage Centre Mallask, County Antrim Salvage Centre
No 88 Maintenance Unit Meikle Ferry, Tain, Ross-shire Marine Craft Repair Unit, Parent Station - Evanton
No 58 Maintenance Unit Lincoln Road, Newark, Nottinghamshire Repair and Salvage Unit, Parent Station - Waddington
No 83 Maintenance Unit The Airport, Woolsington, Newcastle-upon-Tyne Repair and Salvage Unit, Parent Station - Usworth
No 50 Maintenance Unit Morris Motors Ltd, Cowley, Oxford Repair and Salvage Unit, Parent Station - Abingdon
No 4 Maintenance Unit Ruislip, Middlesex Repair Depot
RAF Station Sealand Sealand, Queen's Ferry, Chester.  
No 30 Maintenance Unit RAF Sealand Repair Depot
No 34 Maintenance Unit The Aerodrome, Monkmoor Road, Shrewsbury, Shropshire Salvage Centre, Parent Station - Shawbury
No 71 Maintenance Unit The Premier Garage, Bath Road, Slough Repair and Salvage Unit, Parent Station - No 4 MU Ruislip
No 32 Maintenance Unit RAF St Athan Repair Depot, Station in Technical Training Command
No 86 Maintenance Unit Combe Bank Market Garden, Sundridge, Sevenoaks, Kent Repair and Salvage Unit, Parent Station - No 1 MU Kidbrooke
No 67 Maintenance Unit Marshalsea Garage, Wellington Road, Taunton, Somerset Repair and Salvage Unit, Parent Station - Exeter
No 24 Maintenance Unit RAF Ternhill Service Repair Depot
No 75 Maintenance Unit Wilmslow, Manchester Repair and Salvage Unit
No 90 Maintenance Unit Smith's Garage, Wylye nr Warminster, Wiltshire Salvage Sub-Centre, Parent Station - No 50 MU Oxford
No 60 Maintenance Unit Shipton-by-Beningborough, North Yorkshire Repair and Salvage Unit, Parent Station - Linton-on-Ouse

Source - June 1942 SD161

County names used are those in use at the time

[Command HQ | No 53 Wing | No 40 Group | No 41 Group | No 42 Group | No 43 Group]

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