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Army Co-operation Command - April 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 Andover, Hampshire See Flying Training Command and No 36 Wing
RAF Station Ashbourne (Darley Moor) Ashbourne, Derbyshire  
No 42 Operational Training Unit RAF Ashbourne Blenheim/Whitley/Anson
RAF Bircham Newton Bircham Newton, Norfolk Station in Coastal Command
No 1611 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Flight RAF Bircham Newton To work with Weybourne range
No 1612 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Flight RAF Bircham Newton To work with Weybourne range
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 (AAC) Maintenance Flight RAF Bodorgan  
No 1 (CACU) Training Flight RAF Bodorgan  
RAF Station Cardiff Tremorfa, Cardiff  
No 8 AACU RAF Cardiff Oxford/Master
RAF Carew Cheriton Carew Cheriton, Pembrokeshire Station in Technical Training Command
No 1607 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Flight RAF Carew Cheriton To work with Manorbier range
RAF Cark Cark, Lancashire Station in Flying Training Command
No 1614 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Flight RAF Cark To work with Cark range
RAF Station Castle Bromwich Birmingham, Warwickshire  
No 7 AACU RAF Castle Bromwich Oxford/Master
No 6 AACU RAF Cark Oxford/Master, detachment(s) at other station(s)
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 (AAC) Maintenance Flight RAF Cleave  
RAF Station Detling Detling, Kent Station in No 35 Wing
No 1624 (AAC) Flight RAF Detling Various
No 1 Coast Artillery Co-operation Unit RAF Detling Blenheim/Spitfire
RAF Station Driffield Driffield, East Yorkshire Station in Bomber Command
No 1613 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Flight RAF Driffield To work with Whitby range
RAF Station Farnborough South Farnborough, Hampshire  
Royal Aircraft Establishment RAF Farnborough  
No 1 (AAC) Maintenance Flight RAF Farnborough  
No 70 Group Communication Flight RAF Farnborough  
No 1 MFPS RAF Farnborough  
RAF Gosport Gosport, Hampshire Station in Coastal Command
No 1622 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Flight RAF Gosport
No 4 (AAC) Maintenance Flight RAF Gosport  
RAF Hawarden (Poulton) Hawarden, Flintshire
No 41 OTU RAF Hawarden Mustang/Harvard
RAF Ipswich    
No 1616 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Flight RAF Ipswich  
RAF Kidsdale   Care & Maintenance
RAF Station Manobier Manorbier, Tenby, Pembrokeshire, South Wales  
Pilotless Aircraft Flt RAF Manorbier Queen Bee
RAF Membury   Station occupied and awaiting transfer to USAAF
RAF Netheravon (Thruxton)
No 1526 (BAT) Flt RAF Netheravon Oxford
RAF Newtownards Station in Fighter Command
No 1617 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Flight RAF Newtownards To work with St John's Point range
RAF Station Old Sarum (Oatlands Hill) Old Sarum, Salisbury, Wiltshire  
No 3225 Servicing Commando RAF Old Sarum  
No 43 Operational Training Unit RAF Old Sarum Various
RAF Station Ringway Ringway, Northenden, Manchester  
Parachute Training School RAF Ringway Whitley/Anson
RNAS Roborourgh Plymouth, Devon Station in Coastal Command
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
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 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  

No 32 Wing

HQ - HQ Scottish Command, Home Forces, Edinburgh

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
Care & Maintenance Party RAF Findo Gask  
RAF Kirknewton   Station in Flying Training Command
No 309 (Polish) Sqn RAF Kirknewton Lysander/Mustang
RAF Station Macmerry Macmerry, East Lothian  
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 Dishforth   Station in Bomber Command
No 1472 Target Towing Flight RAF Dishforth Battle/Tomahawk
RAF Duxford   Station in Fighter Command
No 169 Sqn RAF Duxford Mustang
RAF Ouston   Station in Fighter Command
No 613 Sqn RAF Ouston Mustang/Lysander
RAF Station York Clifton, York  
No 9 Army Air Support Control Signals Section RAF York  
No 4 Sqn RAF York Mustang

No 34 Wing

HQ - HQ Eastern Command, Home Forces, Luton

Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Station Bottisham Bottisham, Cambridge  
No 2 Sqn RAF Bottisham Mustang
No 654 AOP Sqn RAF Bottisham Taylorcraft/Auster
RAF Station Sawbridgeworth (Stapleford Tawney) Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire  
No 1495 Flight RAF Sawbridgeworth Lysander
No 3226 Servicing Commando RAF Sawbridgeworth  
No 652 AOP Sqn RAF Sawbridgeworth Auster
No 656 AOP Sqn RAF Sawbridgeworth Auster
RAF Station Snailwell (Westley) nr Newmarket, Suffolk  
No 268 Sqn RAF Snailwell Mustang
No 8 Army Air Support Control Signals Section RAF Snailwell  
No 657 Sqn RAF Snailwell Auster
No 170 Sqn RAF Snailwell Mustang

No 35 Wing

HQ - HQ South Eastern Command, Reigate, Surrey

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Detling Detling, Kent Also see No 70 Group
No 318 (Polish) Sqn RAF Detling Hurricane
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  
RAF Station Odiham (Hartford Bridge) Odiham, Basingstoke, Hampshire  
No 140 Sqn RAF Odiham Spitfire/Ventura
No 168 Sqn RAF Odiham Mustang

No 36 Wing

HQ - HQ Southern Command, Salisbury, Wiltshire

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 16 Sqn RAF Andover Mustang, station in No 70 Group
RAF Station Old Sarum Old Sarum, Salisbury, Wiltshire Station in No 70 Group
No 655 Sqn RAF Old Sarum Auster
RAF Station Stoney Cross Stoney Cross, Hampshire Station in No 38 Wing
No 239 Sqn RAF Stoney Cross 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 296 Sqn RAF Hurn Whitley
No 1498 Target Towing Flight RAF Hurn Lysander
RAF Station Netheravon (Chilbolton, Shrewton & Thruxton) 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 3 Mobile Parachute Servicing Unit RAF Netheravon  
No 295 Sqn RAF Netheravon Whitley/Halifax
No 297 Sqn RAF Netheravon Whitley/Halifax
RAF Station Stoney Cross Stoney Cross, Hampshire  

No 39 (RCAF) Wing

HQ - 1 Canadian Army, Leatherhead

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Dunsfold Hurn  
No 400 Sqn RCAF RAF Dunsfold Mustang/Tomahawk
No 430 Sqn RCAF RAF Dunsfold Tomahawk
No 414 Sqn RCAF RAF Dunsfold Mustang

Source - April 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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