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Army Co-operation Command - January 1943


[No 70 Group | No 72 Group | No 32 Wing | No 33 Wing | No 34 Wing | No 35 Wing | No 36 Wing | No 37 Wing | No 38 Wing | No 39 Wing]

Command HQ - RAF Ramslade, Bracknell, Berkshire.

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 70 (Army Co-operation) Group

HQ - South Farnborough, Hampshire

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Aberporth Blaenanerch, Cardiganshire No Station HQ?
No 1608 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Flight RAF Aberporth To work with Aberporth range
No 1609 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Flight RAF Aberporth To work with Aberporth range
No 1621 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Flight RAF Aberporth To work with Aberporth range
RAF Station Andover (Aldermaston & Membury) Andover, Hampshire  
No 297 Sqn RAF Andover  
No 1526 (BAT) Flt RAF Andover  
RAF Station Ashbourne (Darley Moor) Ashbourne, Derbyshire  
No 42 Operational Training Unit RAF Ashbourne Blenheim/Whitley/Anson
RAF Station Bodorgan Bodorgan, Anglesey, North Wales  
No 1606 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Flight RAF Bodorgan To work with Ty-Croes range
No 1620 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Flight RAF Bodorgan To work with Ty-Croes range
No 2 Maintenance Flight RAF Bodorgan  
RAF Station Cardiff Tremorfa, Cardiff  
No 8 AACU RAF Cardiff Oxford/Master
No 1607 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Flight RAF Carew Cheriton To work with Manorbier range, Station in Coastal Command
No 6 AACU RAF Cark Oxford/Master, Station in Flying Training Command
No 1614 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Flight RAF Cark To work with Cark range, Station in Flying Training Command
No 1615 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Flight RAF Cark To work with Cark range, Station in Flying Training Command
RAF Station Castle Bromwich Birmingham, Warwickshire  
No 7 AACU RAF Castle Bromwich Oxford/Master
RAF Station Cleave Cleave, nr Bude, Cornwall
No 1602 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Flight RAF Cleave To work with Penhale range
No 1603 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Flight RAF Cleave To work with Cleave range
No 1604 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Flight RAF Cleave To work with Penhale Sands range
No 1618 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Flight RAF Cleave To work with St Agnes Head range
No 3 Maintenance Flight RAF Cleave  
RAF Station Farnborough South Farnborough, Hampshire  
Royal Aircraft Establishment RAF Farnborough  
No 1 Maintenance Flight RAF Farnborough  
RAF Hawarden (Poulton) Hawarden, Flintshire
No 41 OTU RAF Hawarden Mustang/Harvard
No 1496 Target Towing Flight RAF Hawarden Lysander
RAF Kidsdale    
No 1611 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Flight RAF Langham To work with Weybourne range, station in Coastal Command
No 1612 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Flight RAF Langham To work with Weybourne range, station in Coastal Command
RAF Larkhill Larkhill, Salisbury, Wiltshire  
No 43 Operational Training Unit RAF Larkhill Various
No 1616 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Flight RAF Martlesham Heath To work with Clacton range, Station in Fighter Command
RAF Station Manobier Manorbier, Tenby, Pembrokeshire, South Wales  
Pilotless Aircraft Flt RAF Manorbier Queen Bee
No 1617 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Flight RAF Newtownards To work with St John's Point range, Station in Fighter Command
RAF Station Old Sarum (Oatlands Hill) Old Sarum, Salisbury, Wiltshire  
No 3225 Servicing Commando RAF Old Sarum  
RAF Station Ringway Ringway, Northenden, Manchester  
Parachute Training School RAF Ringway Whitley
RAF Station Towyn Towyn, Merionethshire, North Wales  
No 1605 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Flight RAF Towyn To work with Towyn range
No 1619 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Flight RAF Towyn To work with Towyn range
No 1610 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Flight RAF West Freugh To work with Burrow Head range, Station in Flying Training Command
No 1613 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Flight RAF West Hartlepool To work with Whitby range, Station in Coastal Command
RAF Station Weston Zoyland Weston Zoyland, nr Bridgwater, Somerset  
No 1492 Target Towing Flt RAF Weston Zoyland Lysander
No 1600 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Flight RAF Weston Zoyland To work with Watchet range
No 1601 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Flight RAF Weston Zoyland To work with Watchet range

No 72 Group

HQ - Farnborough Court, Hampshire

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Douglas Douglas, Isle of Man  
No 3 RAF Regiment School RAF Douglas  
RAF Eastchurch Eastchurch, Kent  
RAF Regiment Artillery School RAF Eastchurch  
RAF Filey (Camp) Butlin's Camp, Filey, East Yorkshire  
No 1 RAF Regiment School RAF Filey
RAF Grantham Belton Park, Grantham, Lincolnshire  
RAF Regiment Depot RAF Grantham  
RAF Locking Locking, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset Station in Technical Training Command
RAF Regiment Wing RAF Locking  
RAF Sidmouth Sidmouth, Devon  
RAF Regiment Officer Cadet Training Unit RAF Sidmouth  
RAF Whitley Bay Rex Hotel, Whitley Bay, Northumberland  
RAF Regiment School RAF Whitley Bay  

No 32 Wing

HQ - HQ Scottish Command, Home Forces, Edinburgh

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Ayr   Station in Fighter Command
No 241 Sqn RAF Ayr Mustang
RAF Dunino    
No 309 (Polish) Sqn RAF Dunino Lysander/Mustang
No 652 AOP Sqn RAF Kidsdale Taylorcraft, Station in 70 Group
RAF Station Macmerry Macmerry, East Lothian  
No 225 Sqn RAF Macmerry Mustang
No 7 Army Air Support Control Signals Section RAF Macmerry  
No 63 Sqn RAF Macmerry Mustang
No 1497 Target Towing Flight RAF Macmerry Lysander

No 33 Wing

HQ - HQ Northern Command, Home Forces, York

Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Catterick   Station in Fighter Command
No 1472 Target Towing Flight RAF Dishforth Battle/Tomahawk, Station in Bomber Command
RAF Station Doncaster (Firbeck) Doncaster, West Yorkshire  
No 613 Sqn RAF Ouston Mustang/Lysander, Station in Fighter Command
RAF Station York Clifton, York  
No 4 Sqn RAF York Mustang
No 169 Sqn RAF York Mustang
No 9 Army Air Support Control Signals Section RAF York  

No 34 Wing

HQ - HQ Eastern Command, Home Forces, Luton

Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Station Bottisham Bottisham, Cambridge  
No 652 AOP Sqn RAF Bottisham Taylorcraft/Auster
No 140 Sqn RAF Mount Farm Spitfire, Satellite in Coastal Command
RAF Station Sawbridgeworth Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire  
No 2 Sqn RAF Sawbridgeworth Mustang
No 3226 Servicing Commando RAF Sawbridgeworth  
No 182 Sqn RAF Sawbridgeworth Typhoon
No 3096 Servicing Echelon RAF Sawbridgeworth To service the aircraft of No 182 Sqn
No 1495 Flight RAF Sawbridgeworth Lysander
RAF Station Snailwell (Westley) nr Newmarket, Suffolk  
No 268 Sqn RAF Snailwell Mustang
No 8 Army Air Support Control Signals Section RAF Snailwell  
No 652 AOP Sqn RAF Snailwell Taylorcraft

No 35 Wing

HQ - HQ South Eastern Command, Reigate, Surrey

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Croydon Croydon, Surrey Station in Fighter Command
RAF Detling Detling, Kent  
No 1 Coast Artillery Co-operation Unit RAF Detling Blenheim/Spitfire, detachment(s) at other station(s)
RAF Station Gatwick (Penshurst) Gatwick Airport, Horley, Surrey  
No 26 Sqn RAF Gatwick Mustang
No 653 AOP Sqn RAF Gatwick Auster
No 1 Army Air Support Control Signals Section RAF Gatwick  
No 175 Sqn RAF Gatwick Typhoon
No 3083 Servicing Echelon RAF Gatwick To service the aircraft of No 175 Sqn
RAF Station Farnborough Farnborough, Hampshire  
RAF Station Odiham (Hartford Bridge) Odiham, Basingstoke, Hampshire  
No 168 Sqn RAF Odiham Mustang
No 171 Sqn RAF Odiham Tomahawk
No 174 Sqn RAF Odiham Typhoon
No 614 Sqn RAF Odiham Blenheim IV

No 36 Wing

HQ - HQ Southern Command, Salisbury, Wiltshire

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Thruxton Thruxton, nr Andover, Hampshire Satellite in No 70 Group
RAF Weston Zoyland Weston Zoyland, nr Bridgwater, Somerset Station in No 70 Group
No 16 Sqn RAF Weston Zoyland Mustang

No 37 Wing

HQ - HQ Western Command, Home Forces, Chester (no units allocated)

No 38 Wing

HQ - RAF Netheravon

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Hurn (Christchurch) Hurn  
No 239 Sqn RAF Hurn Mustang
No 296 Sqn RAF Hurn Whitley
No 1498 Target Towing Flight RAF Hurn Lysander
Glider Flight RAF Hurn Horsa
RAF Station Netheravon (Chilbolton & Shrewton) Netheravon, Salisbury, Wiltshire  
Glider Pilot Exercise Unit RAF Netheravon Master/Moth/Hotspur
No 1 Mobile Parachute Servicing Unit RAF Netheravon  
No 2 Mobile Parachute Servicing Unit RAF Netheravon  
No 295 Sqn RAF Netheravon Whitley
RAF Station Stoney Cross Stoney Cross, Hampshire  
No 170 Sqn RAF Stoney Cross Mustang

No 39 (RCAF) Wing

HQ - 1 Canadian Army, Leatherhead

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Dunsfold Hurn  
No 400 Sqn RCAF RAF Dunsfold  
No 414 Sqn RCAF RAF Dunsfold  

Source - January 1943 SD161

County names used are those in use at the time

[No 70 Group | No 72 Group | No 32 Wing | No 33 Wing | No 34 Wing | No 35 Wing | No 36 Wing | No 37 Wing | No 38 Wing | No 39 Wing]

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