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Maintenance Command - July 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 223 Maintenance Unit RAF High Ercall (a)  
No 1 Packed Aircraft Transit Pool Pleasureland, Southport
No 3 Packed Aircraft Transit Pool Newhouse by Motherwell, Lanarkshire  
No 54 Wing RAF Andover  

(a) Station under the operational control of No 9 Group, Fighter Command

No 53 Wing

HQ - 81 Weyhill Road, Andover, Hampshire

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 47 Maintenance Unit RAF Sealand (a)  
No 52 Maintenance Unit RAF Cardiff (b)  
No 76 Maintenance Unit Wroughton, nr Swindon, Wiltshire
No 82 Maintenance Unit RAF Lichfield (c)  
No 215 Maintenance Unit Tinwald Downs, Dumfries  

(a) Station the operational control of No 43 Group

(b) Station the operational control of No 70 Group, Army Co-operation Command

(c) Station the operational control of No 91 Group, Bomber Command

No 40 (Maintenance) Group

HQ - RAF Andover. Hampshire

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 3 Maintenance Unit Milton, Abingdon, Oxfordshire  
No 7 Maintenance Unit Quedgeley, Gloucestershire
No 14 Maintenance Unit RAF Carlisle  
No 16 Maintenance Unit Sandon Road, Stafford  
No 17 Maintenance Unit Pitfour Castle, Perth  
No 25 Maintenance Unit Hartlebury, Kidderminster, Worcestershire  
No 35 Maintenance Unit Heywood, Lancashire  
No 55 Maintenance Unit Holywood, Northern Ireland  
No 61 Maintenance Unit Handforth, Wilmslow, Manchester  
No 62 Maintenance Unit MacAllister's Yard, Sand Point, Dumbarton.  
No 66 Maintenance Unit Budby Road, Cuckney, nr Mansfield, Nottinghamshire  
No 69 Maintenance Unit Sandysyke, Longtown, Cumberland  
No 70 Maintenance Unit Woodcote, Goring Heath, Reading, Berkshire  
No 72 Maintenance Unit Roade, nr Northampton  
No 74 Maintenance Unit Ivy House, Bough Beech, West Kent  
No 79 Maintenance Unit Lentran House, Inverness  
No 87 Maintenance Unit Ben Johnson's Works, Boroughbridge Road, York  
No 99 Maintenance Unit Curzon Lane, Alvaston, Derby
No 201 Maintenance Unit Poynton, Stockport, Cheshire  
No 203 Maintenance Unit Manners Road, Newark, Nottinghamshire  
No 204 Maintenance Unit Messer G Selwoods Factory, Harborough Road, Rushden, Northamptonshire  
No 217 Maintenance Unit Ballymena, Northern Ireland  
'A' Maintenance Unit Palace of Industry, Wembley, Middlesex  
'E' Maintenance Unit Alexandra South Dock, Newport, Monmouthshire  
'F' Maintenance Unit Robinson Garage, Montague Street, Kettering  
'H' Maintenance Unit Heath Hall Works, Dumfries  
'R' Maintenance Unit RAF Glossop  
'S' Maintenance Unit The Ice Stadium, Lower Parliament Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire.  
No 1 MT Company Mowden Hall, Darlington, Durham  
No 2 MT Company King's College, Cambridge  
No 3 MT Company Oakenoast, Sevenoaks Road, Igtham, Kent  
No 4 MT Company 20 Langford Place, London NW8  
No 5 MT Company Parkside, Livingstone Drive, Sefton Place, Liverpool 17  
No 6 MT Company 107 St Vincents Street, Glasgow C1  
No 7 MT Company 82a Pearl Street, Roath, Cardiff  
RAF Medical Stores Depot Hartlebury, Kidderminster, Worcestershire  

No 41 (Maintenance) Group

HQ - 81 Weyhill Road, Andover, Hampshire

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 50 Wing Geltsdale, Wetheral, Carlisle, Cumberland  
No 12 Maintenance Unit Kirkbride, Carlisle, Cumberland Controlled by No 50 Wing
No 18 Maintenance Unit Tinwald Downs, Dumfries Controlled by No 50 Wing
No 22 Maintenance Unit RAF Silloth Controlled by No 50 Wing
No 23 Maintenance Unit RAF Aldergrove Controlled by No 50 Wing
No 44 Maintenance Unit Edzell, Brechin, Angus Controlled by No 50 Wing
No 45 Maintenance Unit RAF Kinloss Controlled by No 50 Wing
No 46 Maintenance Unit RAF Lossiemouth Controlled by No 50 Wing
No 51 Wing Broughton Hall, Broughton, Cheshire  
No 9 Maintenance Unit RAF Cosford Controlled by No 51 Wing
No 27 Maintenance Unit RAF Shawbury Controlled by No 51 Wing
No 29 Maintenance Unit RAF High Ercall Controlled by No 51 Wing
No 37 Maintenance Unit Barrow Hill Lanes, Great Sankey, Warrington (Burtonwood) Controlled by No 51 Wing
No 48 Maintenance Unit RAF Hawarden Controlled by No 51 Wing
No 51 Maintenance Unit RAF Lichfield Controlled by No 51 Wing
No 52 Wing Dowdeswell Court, Dowdeswell, Cheltenham  
No 5 Maintenance Unit RAF Kemble Controlled by No 52 Wing
No 6 Maintenance Unit RAF Brize Norton Controlled by No 52 Wing
No 8 Maintenance Unit RAF Little Rissington Controlled by No 52 Wing
No 10 Maintenance Unit RAF Hullavington Controlled by No 52 Wing
No 15 Maintenance Unit Wroughton, nr Swindon, Wiltshire Controlled by No 52 Wing
No 19 Maintenance Unit RAF St Athan Controlled by No 52 Wing
No 20 Maintenance Unit RAF Aston Down Controlled by No 52 Wing
No 33 Maintenance Unit RAF Lyneham Controlled by No 52 Wing
No 38 Maintenance Unit RAF Llandow Controlled by No 52 Wing
No 39 Maintenance Unit RAF Colerne Controlled by No 52 Wing
HQ ATA Ferry Pools White Waltham, Maidenhaed, Berkshire  
HQ Northern Area ATA RAF Prestwick  
Central Ferry Control 81Weyhill Road, Andover, Hampshire  
No 1 Ferry Pilots Pool BOAC, ATA, White Waltham Aerodrome, Maidenhaed, Berkshire  
No 2 Ferry Pilots Pool Whitchurch, nr Bristol, Somerset  
No 3 Ferry Pilots Pool RAF Hawarden  
No 4 Ferry Pilots Pool RAF Prestwick  
No 5 Ferry Pilots Pool Municipal Aerodrome, Luton, Bedfordshire  
No 6 Ferry Pilots Pool Ratcliffe, nr Leicester  
No 7 Ferry Pilots Pool Sherburn-in-Elmet, West Yorkshire  
No 8 Ferry Pilots Pool Belfast  
No 12 Ferry Pilots Pool RAF Cosford  
No 14 Ferry Pilots Pool RAF Ringway  
No 15 Ferry Pilots Pool Air Service Training Ltd Hamble, Hampshire  
No 16 Ferry Pilots Pool Kirkbride, Carlisle, Cumberland  

No 42 (Maintenance) Group

HQ - Burghfield Common, Nr Reading, Surrey

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 2 Maintenance Unit Broadheath, Altrincham, Cheshire  
No 2 Maintenance Unit Sub-Unit Hayfield Mills, Bredbury, Stockport  
No 11 Maintenance Unit Chilmark, Salisbury, Wiltshire  
Ordnance Depot RAF Ridge/Eastlays, Corsham, Wiltshire  
No 21 Maintenance Unit Fauld, Tutbury, Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire  
No 28 Maintenance Unit Harpur Hill, Buxton, Derbyshire  
No 31 Maintenance Unit Llanberis, nr Carnarvon, North Wales  
No 31 Maintenance Unit Sub-Unit Grange Quarry, Holywell, Flintshire  
No 36 Maintenance Unit Snodland, Kent  
No 53 Maintenance Unit Pulham, Norfolk  
No 59 Maintenance Unit Newland, nr Coleford, Gloucestershire  
No 64 Maintenance Unit Ruislip, Middlesex  
No 77 Maintenance Unit Redcastle, Killearnan, Ross-shire  
No 80 Maintenance Unit Escrick, West Yorkshire  
No 81 Maintenance Unit Bowes Moor, Barnard Castle, Co. Durham  
No 91 Maintenance Unit Southburn, nr Driffield, East Yorkshire  
No 92 Maintenance Unit Brafferton, Helperby, North Yorkshire  
No 93 Maintenance Unit Norton Disney, Lincolnshire  
No 94 Maintenance Unit Barnham, Thetford, Norfolk  
No 95 Maintenance Unit Lords Bridge, Cambridge  
No 96 Maintenance Unit Eynsham, Oxfordshire  
No 98 Maintenance Unit Mawcarse, nr Milnathort, Kinross  
No 100 Maintenance Unit South Witham, nr Grantham, Lincolnshire  
No 219 Maintenance Unit Gisburn, Clitheroe, West Yorkshire  
No 220 Maintenance Unit Wortley, nr Sheffield, West Yorkshire  

No 43 (Maintenance) Group

HQ - Magdalen College, Oxford

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Station Henlow Henlow, Bedfordshire  
RAF Station Sealand Sealand, Queen's Ferry, Chester.  
No 1 Maintenance Unit Kidbrooke, London SE3  
No 4 Maintenance Unit Ruislip, Middlesex  
No 13 Maintenance Unit RAF Henlow  
No 24 Maintenance Unit RAF Ternhill  
No 26 Maintenance Unit RAF Cardington  
No 30 Maintenance Unit RAF Sealand  
No 32 Maintenance Unit RAF St Athan  
No 34 Maintenance Unit The Aerodrome, Monkmoor Road, Shrewsbury, Shropshire  
No 49 Maintenance Unit Faygate, nr Horsham, Sussex  
No 50 Maintenance Unit Morris Motors Ltd, Cowley, Oxford  
No 54 Maintenance Unit Newmarket Road, Cambridge  
No 56 Maintenance Unit Strothers Lane, Inverness  
No 58 Maintenance Unit Lincoln Road, Newark, Nottinghamshire  
No 60 Maintenance Unit Shipton-by-Beningborough, North Yorkshire  
No 63 Maintenance Unit Carluke, Lanarkshire  
No 65 Maintenance Unit Blaby Wharf, Blaby, nr Leicester  
No 67 Maintenance Unit Marshalsea Garage, Wellington Road, Taunton, Somerset  
No 71 Maintenance Unit The Premier Garage, Bath Road, Slough  
No 75 Maintenance Unit Wilmslow, Manchester  
No 78 Maintenance Unit Pencoed Tinplate Works, Bynea, Llanelly, South Wales  
No 83 Maintenance Unit The Airport, Woolsington, Newcastle-upon-Tyne  
No 84 Maintenance Unit RAF Calshot  
No 85 Maintenance Unit RAF Felixstowe  
No 86 Maintenance Unit Combe Bank Market Garden, Sundridge, Sevenoaks, Kent  
No 88 Maintenance Unit Meikle Ferry, Tain, Ross-shire  
No 90 Maintenance Unit Smith's Garage, Wylye nr Warminster, Wiltshire  
No 213 Maintenance Unit MacAllister's Yard, Sand Point, Dumbarton.  
No 218 Maintenance Unit RAF Colerne  

Source - July 1942 Confidential Air Force List

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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