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Bomber Command - March 1944


[No 1 Group | No 3 Group | No 4 Group | No 5 Group | No 6 Group | No 8 Group | No 26 Group | No 91 Group | No 92 Group | No 93 Group | No 100 Group | 1 BW Sub Wing | 2 BW Sub Wing | 3 BW Sub Wing | IX BC | IX TCC]

Command HQ - High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

No 1 (Bomber) Group

HQ - Bawtry Hall, Bawtry, Doncaster, West Yorkshire

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
Controlled directly by Group HQ: -  
RAF Station Hemswell Hemswell, Lincolnshire  
No 300 (Polish) Sqn RAF Hemswell Wellington III/X
No 9300 Servicing Echelon RAF Hemswell  
No 1 Lancaster Finishing School RAF Hemswell Lancaster I/III
RAF Station Ingham   Satellite of Hemswell
No 11 Base Lindholme  
Station HQ RAF Lindholme  
No 1656 (Heavy) Conversion Unit RAF Lindholme Lancaster I/III
No 1 Group Servicing Section RAF Lindholme  
RAF Station Blyton   Satellite of Lindholme
No 1662 (Heavy) Conversion Unit RAF Blyton Lancaster I/III, Halifax II/V
RAF Station Sandtoft   Satellite of Lindholme
No 12 Base Binbrook, Lincolnshire  
Station HQ RAF Binbrook  
No 460 Sqn RAAF RAF Binbrook Lancaster I/III
No 9460 Servicing Echelon RAF Binbrook  
No 1481 Flt RAF Binbrook Wellington III/Martinet
RAF Station Grimsby    
No 100 Sqn RAF Grimsby Lancaster I/III
No 9100 Servicing Echelon RAF Grimsby  
RAF Station Kelstern    
No 625 Sqn RAF Kelstern Lancaster I/III
No 9625 Servicing Echelon RAF Kelstern  
No 13 Base Elsham, Brigg, Lincolnshire  
Station HQ RAF Elsham Wold  
No 103 Sqn RAF Elsham Wold Lancaster I/III
No 9103 Servicing Echelon RAF Elsham Wold  
No 576 Sqn RAF Elsham Wold Lancaster I/III
No 9576 Servicing Echelon RAF Elsham Wold  
RAF Station Kirmington   Satellite of Elsham Wold
No 166 Sqn RAF Kirmington Lancaster I/III
No 9166 Servicing Echelon RAF Kirmington  
RAF Station  North Killingholme   Satellite of Elsham Wold
No 550 Sqn RAF North Killingholme Lancaster I/III
No 9550 Servicing Echelon RAF North Killingholme  
No 14 Base Ludford Magna, Lincolnshire  
Station HQ RAF Ludford Magna  
No 101 Sqn RAF Ludford Magna Lancaster I/III
No 9101 Servicing Echelon RAF Ludford Magna  
RAF Station Wickenby   Satellite of Ludford Magna
No 12 Sqn RAF Wickenby Lancaster I/III
No 9012 Servicing Echelon RAF Wickenby  
No 626 Sqn RAF Wickenby Lancaster I/III
No 9626 Servicing Echelon RAF Wickenby  
RAF Station Faldingworth   Satellite of Ludford Magna
No 1667 (Heavy) Conversion Unit RAF Faldingworth Lancaster I/III, Halifax V

 

No 3 Group

HQ - Exning, nr Newmarket, Cambridgeshire

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
Controlled directly by Group HQ: -  
RAF Station Downham Market    
No 218 Sqn RAF Downham Market Stirling
No 9218 Servicing Echelon RAF Downham Market  
RAF Station Feltwell Feltwell, Thetford, Norfolk  
No 3 Lancaster Finishing School RAF Feltwell Lancaster I/III
No 1519 (BAT) Flt RAF Feltwell Oxford
RAF Station Methwold   Satellite of Feltwell
No 3 Group Aircrew Reserve Pool RAF Methwold  
RAF Station Tempsford    
No 138 Sqn RAF Tempsford Halifax II/Halifax V/Liberator III
No 9138 Servicing Echelon RAF Tempsford  
No 161 Sqn RAF Tempsford Lysander/Hudson I/III
No 9161 Servicing Echelon RAF Tempsford  
RAF Somersham   Satellite of Tempsford
RAF Station Woodbridge   Emergency Diversion Airfield
RAF Station Woolfox Lodge    
No 31 Base Stradishall, Newmarket, Suffolk  
Station HQ RAF Stradishall  
No 1657 (Heavy) Conversion Unit RAF Stradishall Stirling
RAF Station Chedburgh    
No 1653 (Heavy) Conversion Unit RAF Chedburgh Stirling
RAF Station Wratting Common    
No 1651 (Heavy) Conversion Unit RAF Wratting Common Stirling
No 32 Base Mildenhall, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk  
Station HQ RAF Mildenhall  
No 15 Sqn RAF Mildenhall Lancaster
No 9015 Servicing Echelon RAF Mildenhall  
No 622 Sqn RAF Mildenhall Stirling/Lancaster I/III
No 9622 Servicing Echelon RAF Mildenhall  
No 3 Group Servicing Section RAF Mildenhall  
RAF Station Newmarket    
Bombing Development Unit RAF Newmarket Operationally controlled by Bomber Command HQ
No 3 Group Communication Flt RAF Newmarket Various
No 1483 (Bomber) Gunnery Flt RAF Newmarket Wellington III/X, Martinet
RAF Station Lakenheath    
No 149 Sqn RAF Lakenheath Stirling
No 9149 Servicing Echelon RAF Lakenheath  
No 199 Sqn RAF Lakenheath Stirling
No 9199 Servicing Echelon RAF Lakenheath  
RAF Station Tuddenham    
No 90 Sqn RAF Tuddenham Stirling
No 9090 Servicing Echelon RAF Tuddenham  
No 33 Base Waterbeach, Cambridgeshire  
Station HQ RAF Waterbeach  
No 514 Sqn RAF Waterbeach Lancaster II
No 9514 Servicing Echelon RAF Waterbeach  
No 1678 Conversion Flt RAF Waterbeach Lancaster II
RAF Station Mepal    
No 75 Sqn RAF Mepal Stirling
No 9075 Servicing Echelon RAF Mepal  
RAF Station Witchford    
No 115 Sqn RAF Witchford Lancaster II
No 9115 Servicing Echelon RAF Witchford  

No 4 Group

HQ - York

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
Controlled directly by Group HQ: -  
RAF Station Snaith Snaith  
No 51 Sqn RAF Snaith Halifax II
No 9051 Servicing Echelon RAF Snaith  
RAF Burn Burn Satellite of Snaith
No 578 Sqn RAF Burn Halifax III
No 9578 Servicing Echelon RAF Burn  
RAF Station Holme-on-Spalding Moor Holme-on-Spalding Moor, East Yorkshire  
Station HQ RAF Holme  
No 76 Sqn RAF Holme Halifax III
No 9076 Servicing Echelon RAF Holme  
No 1520 (BAT) Flt RAF Holme  
RAF Station Breighton   Satellite of Holme-on-Spalding Moor
No 78 Sqn RAF Breighton Halifax III
No 9078 Servicing Echelon RAF Breighton  
No 41 Base Marston Moor, Marston, York, West Yorkshire  
Station HQ RAF Marston Moor  
No 1652 (Heavy) Conversion Unit RAF Marston Moor Halifax II
RAF Station Acaster Malbis Acaster Malbis, York, West Yorkshire  
RAF Station Riccall    
No 1658 (Heavy) Conversion Unit RAF Riccall Halifax II
RAF Station Rufforth    
No 1663 (Heavy) Conversion Unit RAF Rufforth Halifax V
No 42 Base Pocklington, East Yorkshire  
Station HQ RAF Pocklington  
No 102 Sqn RAF Pocklington Halifax II
No 9102 Servicing Echelon RAF Pocklington  
RAF Station Elvington    
No 77 Sqn RAF Elvington Halifax II
No 9077 Servicing Echelon RAF Elvington  
No 4 Group Communication Flt RAF Elvington  
RAF Station Melbourne    
No 10 Sqn RAF Melbourne Halifax II
No 9010 Servicing Echelon RAF Melbourne  
No 43 Base Driffield, East Yorkshire  
Station HQ RAF Driffield  
No 4 Group Servicing Section RAF Driffield  
RAF Station Leconfield Leconfield, Beverley, East Yorkshire  
No 466 Sqn RAAF RAF Leconfield Halifax II/III
No 9466 Servicing Echelon RAF Leconfield  
No 640 Sqn RAAF RAF Leconfield Halifax III
No 9640 Servicing Echelon RAF Leconfield  
No 1484 (Bomber) Gunnery Flt RAF Leconfield Oxford
RAF Station Lissett Lissett, Bridlington, East Yorkshire  
No 158 Sqn RAF Lissett Halifax II/III
No 9158 Servicing Echelon RAF Lissett  

No 5 Group

HQ - Morton Hall, Swinderby

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
Controlled directly by Group HQ: -  
RAF Station East Kirkby    
No 57 Sqn RAF East Kirkby Lancaster I/III
No 9057 Servicing Echelon RAF East Kirkby  
No 630 Sqn RAF East Kirkby Lancaster I/III
No 9630 Servicing Echelon RAF East Kirkby  
RAF Station Strubby   Satellite of East Kirkby
RAF Station Spilsby   Satellite of East Kirkby (C & M)
No 207 Sqn RAF Spilsby Lancaster I/III
No 9207 Servicing Echelon RAF Spilsby  
RAF Station Syerston Syerston, Newark, Nottinghamshire  
No 5 Lancaster Finishing School RAF Syerston Lancaster I/III
No 1485 (Bomber) Gunnery Flt RAF Syerston Wellington III/X, Martinet/Defiant
No 51 Base Swinderby, Lincoln, Lincolnshire  
Station HQ RAF Swinderby  
No 1660 (Heavy) Conversion Unit RAF Swinderby Stirling I/III
No 5 Group Communication Flt RAF Swinderby  
RAF Station Wigsley    
No 1654 (Heavy) Conversion Unit   Stirling I/III
RAF Station Winthorpe    
No 1661 (Heavy) Conversion Unit   Stirling I/III
No 52 Base Scampton, Lincolnshire  
Station HQ RAF Scampton  
No 5 Group Servicing Section RAF Scampton  
No 1514 (BAT) Flt RAF Scampton Oxford
RAF Station Dunholme Lodge    
No 44 Sqn RAF Dunholme Lodge Lancaster I/III
No 9044 Servicing Echelon RAF Dunholme Lodge  
RAF Station Fiskerton    
No 49 Sqn RAF Fiskerton Lancaster I/III
No 9049 Servicing Echelon RAF Fiskerton  
No 53 Base Waddington, nr Lincoln, Lincolnshire  
Station HQ RAF Waddington
No 463 Sqn RAAF RAF Waddington Lancaster I/III
No 9463 Servicing Echelon RAF Waddington  
No 467 Sqn RAAF RAF Waddington Lancaster I/III
No 9467 Servicing Echelon RAF Waddington  
RAF Station Bardney    
No 9 Sqn RAF Bardney Lancaster I/III
No 9009 Servicing Echelon RAF Bardney  
RAF Station Skellingthorpe    
No 50 Sqn RAF Skellingthorpe Lancaster I/III
No 9050 Servicing Echelon RAF Skellingthorpe  
No 54 Base Conibgsby, Lincolnshire  
Station HQ RAF Coningsby  
No 61 Sqn RAF Coningsby Lancaster I/III
No 9061 Servicing Echelon RAF Coningsby  
No 619 Sqn RAF Coningsby Lancaster I/III
No 9619 Servicing Echelon RAF Coningsby  
RAF Station Woodhall Spa    
No 617 Sqn RAF Woodhall Spa Lancaster I/III
No 9617 Servicing Echelon RAF Woodhall Spa  
RAF Station Metheringham    
No 106 Sqn RAF Metheringham Lancaster I/III
No 9106 Servicing Echelon RAF Metheringham  

No 6 (RCAF) Group

HQ - Allerton Park, Knaresborough, West Yorkshire

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
Controlled directly by Group HQ: -  
RCAF Station Leeming RCAF Leeming  
No 427 Sqn RCAF RCAF Leeming Halifax III
No 9427 Servicing Echelon RCAF Leeming  
No 429 Sqn RCAF RCAF Leeming Halifax II/V
No 9429 Servicing Echelon RCAF Leeming  
RCAF Station Skipton-on-Swale   Satellite of Leeming
No 424 Sqn RCAF RCAF Skipton-on-Swale Halifax III
No 9424 Servicing Echelon RCAF Skipton-on-Swale  
No 433 Sqn RCAF RCAF Skipton-on-Swale Halifax III
No 9433 Servicing Echelon RCAF Skipton-on-Swale  
RCAF Station Middle St George RCAF Middleton St George  
No 419 Sqn RCAF RCAF Middleton St George Lancaster X
No 9419 Servicing Echelon RCAF Middleton St George  
No 428 Sqn RCAF RCAF Middleton St George Halifax II/V
No 9428 Servicing Echelon RCAF Middleton St George  
RCAF Station Croft    
No 431 Sqn RCAF RCAF Croft Halifax V
No 9431 Servicing Echelon RCAF Croft  
No 434 Sqn RCAF RCAF Croft Halifax V
No 9434 Servicing Echelon RCAF Croft  
No 61 Base Topcliffe, Thirsk, North Yorkshire  
Station HQ    
No 1659 (Heavy) Conversion Unit RCAF Topcliffe Halifax II/V
RCAF Station Dalton    
No 1691 (Bomber) Gunnery Flt RCAF Dalton Martinet
No 6 Group Servicing Section RCAF Dalton
RCAF Station Dishforth    
No 1664 (Heavy) Conversion Unit RCAF Dishforth Halifax V
RCAF Station Wombleton    
No 1666 (Heavy) Conversion Unit RCAF Wombleton Halifax II
No 62 Base Linton-on-Ouse, York, North Yorkshire  
Station HQ RCAF Linton-on-Ouse  
No 408 Sqn RCAF RCAF Linton-on-Ouse Halifax II/Lancaster II
No 9408 Servicing Echelon RCAF Linton-on-Ouse  
No 426 Sqn RCAF RCAF Linton-on-Ouse Lancaster II
No 9426 Servicing Echelon RCAF Linton-on-Ouse  
No 6 Group Communication Flt RCAF Linton-on-Ouse Various
RCAF Station East Moor    
No 432 Sqn RCAF RCAF East Moor Lancaster II
No 9432 Servicing Echelon RCAF East Moor  
RCAF Station Tholthorpe    
No 420 Sqn RCAF RCAF Tholthorpe Halifax III
No 9420 Servicing Echelon RCAF Tholthorpe  
No 425 Sqn RCAF RCAF Tholthorpe Halifax III
No 9425 Servicing Echelon RCAF Tholthorpe  

 

No 8 Group

HQ - Castle Hill House, Huntingdon, Huntingdonshire

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Station Graveley    
No 35 Sqn RAF Graveley Halifax II
No 9035 Servicing Echelon RAF Graveley  
No 692 Sqn RAF Graveley Mosquito IV/XX
No 9692 Servicing Echelon RAF Graveley  
No 1499 (Bomber) Gunnery Flt RAF Ipswich Martinet, station in Fighter Command
RAF Station Marham    
No 1655 Mosquito Training Unit RAF Marham Mosquito IV/Oxford
No 105 Sqn RAF Marham Mosquito IX/XVI
No 9105 Servicing Echelon RAF Marham  
No 109 Sqn RAF Marham Mosquito IX/XVI
No 9105 Servicing Echelon RAF Marham  
RAF Station Oakington Oakington, Cambridgeshire  
No 7 Sqn RAF Oakington Lancaster I/III
No 9007 Servicing Echelon RAF Oakington  
No 627 Sqn RAF Oakington Mosquito IV/XX
No 9627 Servicing Echelon RAF Oakington  
RAF Station Bourn    
No 97 Sqn RAF Bourn Lancaster I/III
No 9097 Servicing Echelon RAF Bourn  
RAF Station Gransden Lodge    
No 405 Sqn RCAF RAF Gransden Lodge Lancaster III
No 9405 Servicing Echelon RAF Gransden Lodge  
RAF Station Upwood    
No 139 Sqn RAF Upwood Mosquito IV/IX/XX/XVI
No 9139 Servicing Echelon RAF Upwood  
RAF Station Warboys    
No 156 Sqn RAF Warboys Lancaster I/III
No 9156 Servicing Echelon RAF Warboys  
No 8 (PFF) Group Navigation Training Unit RAF Warboys Halifax/Lancaster
RAF Station Wyton St Ives, Huntingdonshire  
No 83 Sqn RAF Wyton Lancaster I/III
No 9083 Servicing Echelon RAF Wyton  
No 1409 Flt RAF Wyton Mosquito IX/XVI
No 8 Group Communication Flt RAF Wyton Various

No 26 (Signals) Group

HQ - Langley Hall, Slough, Buckinghamshire
Unit Location/Address Notes
North West Signals Centre: controlling the following: -
  • W/T Station
  • LRCR D/F Station
Blackbrook
  • Aston Hill
  • Old Boston
 
South West Signals Centre Box  
No 361 Wireless Unit: controlling the following: -
  • No 10 D/F Station
  • Meteorological Station
  • No 9 D/F Station
  • No 1 D/F Station
  • No 4 D/F Station
  • No 8 D/F Station
  • No 2 D/F Station
  • No 1 Alternative Station
  • No 7 D/F Station
  • No 5 D/F Station
  • No 3 D/F Station
  • No 6 D/F Station
Cheadle
  • Bradwell, Yarmouth
  • Dunstable
  • Highbridge
  • Kinnaber
  • Lydford
  • Marston Montgomery
  • Mere, Branston
  • Oakhill, Tean
  • Pendeen
  • Stranraer
  • Sutton Vallance
  • Wick
 
No 362 Wireless Unit: controlling the following: -
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • D/F Station
  • D/F Station
  • D/F Station
  • W/T Station
Chicksands
  • Capel, Kent
  • Chicksands
  • Land's End
  • Montrose
  • Sutton Vallance
  • Weyhill
 
No 372 Wireless Unit: controlling the following: -
  • No 2 TOB
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
Church Green
  • Eastcote
  • Greatworth
  • Stoke Hammond
 
RAF Station Chigwell: administering the following: -
  • W/T Field Exercise Camp
  • W/T Field Exercise Camp
Chigwell, Essex
  • Putteridge Bury
  • White Waltham
 
No 2 Signals Depot: controlling the following: -
  • No 7 Consolidated Emergency Fitting Party
  • No 8 Consolidated Emergency Fitting Party
  • No 6 Consolidated Emergency Fitting Party
  • No 9 Consolidated Emergency Fitting Party
Fazakerley
  • Darlington
  • Fazakerley
  • Glasgow
  • Inverness
 
No 81 Signals Wing: administering the following: -
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • No 2 Western Area Signals Centre
  • W/T Station
  • No 5 Western Area Signals Centre
  • No 4 Western Area Signals Centre
  • No 3 Western Area Signals Centre
  • W/T Station
  • No 1 Western Area Signals Centre
RAF Station Great Witcombe
  • Birdlip
  • Bodmin
  • Gloucester
  • Hartlebury
  • Stonehouse
  • Stroud
  • Tetbury
  • Winstone
  • Worcester
 
RAF Despatch Rider Letter Service Hendon Hall  
RAF Hinton-in-the-Hedges    
No 105 Combined Operations Wing; administering:
  • Air Section of the Combined Training Centre
  • No 516 (Combined Operations) Sqn
  • Air Section of the Combined Training Centre
  • Air Section of the Combined Training Centre
  • Air Section of the Combined Training Centre
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • Air Section of the Combined Training Centre
Kilmarnock
  • Castle Toward
  • Dundonald
  • Dundonald
  • Invarary
  • Largs
  • Redbrae
  • Symington
  • Troon
 
RAF Station Leighton Buzzard: administering the following: -
  • RAF Central Teleprinter Exchange
  • Landline Telegraphic Fitting Party
  • RAF Inter-Command W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
  • Leighton Buzzard
  • Leighton Buzzard
  • Leighton Buzzard
  • Cardington
  • Dagnall
  • Greenford
 

 

 

No 350 Signals Depot: administering the following: -
  • HF/DF Station
Newbold Revel
  • Pailton
 
No 1 Signals Depot: controlling the following: -
  • No 5 Consolidated Emergency Fitting Party
  • Inter-Service Ionesphere Prediction Bureau
  • No 4 Consolidated Emergency Fitting Party
  • No 3 Consolidated Emergency Fitting Party
  • No 2 Consolidated Emergency Fitting Party
  • Workshops Central Installation Section
  • PWD
  • No 1 Consolidated  Emergency Fitting Party
West Drayton, Middlesex
  • Faygate
  • Great Baddow
  • Great Witcombe
  • Honington
  • Ingham
  • Minerva Road, NW10
  • Staines
  • West Drayton
 
No 363 Wireless Unit: controlling the following: -
  • HD Unit
  • HD Sub-Unit
  • HD Unit
  • HD Unit
  • HD Unit
  • HD Sub-Unit
  • HD Unit
  • HD Unit
  • HD Unit
  • HD Unit
  • HD Sub-Unit
  • HD Unit
  • HD Unit
  • HD Sub-Unit
West Kingsdown
  • Acton
  • Bradwell
  • Capel
  • Eastbourne
  • Gorleston
  • Hopton
  • Kinnaber, Montrose
  • Lewes
  • Milsted
  • Scarborough
  • Sherringham
  • Strete
  • Upton Grey
  • Wrotham
 

 

No 91 (Bomber OTU) Group

HQ - Abingdon, Berkshire

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Station Abingdon (Stanton Harcourt) Abingdon, Berkshire  
No 10 OTU RAF Abingdon Whitley V/VII
No 91 Group Communication Flt RAF Abingdon Various
No 1682 (Bomber) Defence Training Flt RAF Abingdon Tomahawk
RAF Station Harwell (Hampstead Norris) Harwell, Didcot, Berkshire  
No 15 OTU RAF Harwell Wellington III/X
No 91 Group Servicing Section RAF Harwell  
RAF Station Honeybourne (Long Marston) Honeybourne, Worcestershire  
No 24 OTU RAF Honeybourne Whitley V/VII
RAF Station Kinloss (Forres & Brackla) Kinloss, Forres, Morayshire  
No 19 OTU RAF Kinloss Whitley V/VII
RAF Station Lossiemouth (Elgin & Milltown) Lossiemouth, Morayshire  
No 20 OTU RAF Lossiemouth Wellington III/X
RAF Station Moreton in Marsh (Enstone) London Road, Moreton in Marsh, Gloucestershire  
No 21 OTU RAF Moreton in Marsh, Wellington IC
No 311 Ferry Training Unit RAF Moreton in Marsh, Anson
RAF Station Pershore (Stratford) Pershore, Worcestershire  
No 23 OTU RAF Pershore Wellington III/X
No 1516 (BAT) Flt RAF Pershore Oxford
No 1681 (Bomber) Defence Training Flt RAF Pershore Tomahawk
RAF Station Wellesbourne Mountford (Gaydon) Wellesbourne Mountford, Warwickshire  
No 22 OTU RAF Wellesbourne Mountford Wellington III/X

 

No 92 (Bomber OTU) Group

HQ - Winslow Hall, Winslow, Buckinghamshire

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Station Bruntingthorpe (Bitteswell)    
No 29 OTU RAF Bruntingthorpe Wellington III/X
RAF Station Chipping Warden (Edgehill)    
No 12 OTU RAF Chipping Warden Wellington III/X
No 1517 (BAT) Flt RAF Chipping Warden Oxford
RAF Station Desborough (Harrington)    
 No 84 OTU RAF Desborough Wellington III/X
RAF Station Market Harborough (Husbands Bosworth)    
No 14 OTU RAF Market Harborough Wellington III/X
No 1683 (Bomber) Defence Training Flt RAF Market Harborough Tomahawk
RAF Station Silverstone (Turweston)    
No 17 OTU RAF Silverstone Wellington III/X
RAF Station Upper Heyford (Barford St John) Upper Heyford, Oxfordshire  
No 16 OTU RAF Upper Heyford Wellington III/X
RAF Station Westcott (Oakley)    
No 11 OTU RAF Westcott Wellington X
Engine Control Demonstration Unit RAF Westcott Wellington III
No 92 Group Servicing Section RAF Westcott  
RAF Station Wing (Little Horwood) Wing, Leighton Buzzard, Buckinghamshire  
No 26 OTU RAF Wing Wellington III/X
No 92 Group Communications Flt RAF Wing Various
No 1684 (Bomber) Defence Training Flt RAF Wing Tomahawk

 

No 93 (Bomber OTU) Group

HQ - Egginton Hall, Egginton, Nr Derby

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Station Finningley (Bircotes & Worksop) Finningley, Doncaster, West Yorkshire  
No 18 OTU RAF Finningley Wellington III/X
No 1 Group Communication Flt RAF Finningley Various
RAF Station Hixon (Seighford)    
No 30 OTU RAF Hixon Wellington III/X
No 1686 (Bomber) Defence Training Flt RAF Hixon Tomahawk
RAF Station Leicester East    
RAF Station Lichfield (Church Broughton) Lichfield, Staffordshire  
No 27 OTU RAF Lichfield Wellington III/X
No 93 Group Communication Flt RAF Lichfield Various
No 93 Group Servicing Section RAF Lichfield  
RAF Station Ossington (Gamston)    
No 82 OTU RAF Ossington Wellington III/X
No 1685 (Bomber) Defence Training Flt RAF Ossington Tomahawk
RAF Station Peplow    
No 83 OTU RAF Peplow Wellington III/X
RAF Station Wymeswold (Castle Donington) Wymeswold, nr Loughborough, Leicestershire  
No 28 OTU RAF Wymeswold Wellington III/X
No 1521 (BAT) Flt RAF Wymeswold Oxford

 

No 100 (Bomber) Group

HQ - Bylaugh Hall, East Dereham, Norfolk

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Station Foulsham (North Creake & Oulton)    
No 192 Sqn RAF Foulsham Halifax V/Wellington X/Mosquito IV
No 9192 Servicing Echelon RAF Foulsham  
The (Special Duties) Development Unit RAF Foulsham Various
RAF Station Little Snoring    
No 1692 (Special Duties) Flt RAF Little Snoring Defiant/Beaufighter
No 169 Sqn RAF Little Snoring Mosquito II
No 9169 Servicing Echelon RAF Little Snoring  
No 515 Sqn RAF Little Snoring Beaufighter II
No 9515 Servicing Echelon RAF Little Snoring  
RAF Station Oulton    
Care & Maintenance Party RAF Oulton  
RAF Station North Creake    
Care & Maintenance Party RAF Oulton  
No 80 Signals Wing: controlling the following: -
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
  • W/T Station
Aldenham Lodge Hotel, Radlett, Hertfordshire
  • Alcester
  • Alton
  • Ashmansworth
  • Ayton
  • Beach Farm
  • Beacon Hill
  • Bolthead
  • Braintree
  • Brentwood
  • Bretton
  • Bricket Wood
  • Butser
  • Butser Hill
  • Caister
  • Capel
  • Coalville
  • Cottesmore
  • Delabole
  • Diss
  • Ditchling
  • Dunkirk
  • Dunwich
  • Ecchinswell
  • Edingthorpe
  • Elsted
  • Elstree
  • Epsom
  • Eye
  • Fairlight
  • Fairmile
  • Farthingloe Farm
  • Flimwell
  • Frodsham
  • Gittisham Hill
  • Hagley
  • Harpenden
  • Helston
  • Henfield
  • Highbridge
  • High Flatts
  • Hindhead
  • Honiton
  • Hounslow
  • Hurst Green
  • Ide Hill
  • Ivybridge
  • Kenilworth
  • Kimmeridge
  • Kington Magna
  • Lantern House
  • Littlestone-on-Sea
  • Little Waltham
  • Longside
  • Lympsham
  • Marske
  • Merthyr Tydfil
  • Millington
  • Mimbridge
  • Mintlaw
  • Mow Cop
  • Mundesley
  • Oakley
  • Oldstairs
  • Parliament Hill
  • Porlock
  • Reston
  • Ringstead
  • Ringwood
  • Rogate
  • Scarborough
  • Shipham
  • Sidmouth
  • Southbourne
  • South Elkington
  • Stockbridge
  • Stoke Holy Cross
  • Templecombe
  • Ventnor
  • West Hougham
  • West Kingsdown
  • Windlesham
  • Worth Matravers
 
RAF Station Sculthorpe    
No 214 Sqn RAF Sculthorpe Fortress II
No 9214 Servicing Echelon RAF Sculthorpe  
RAF Station West Raynham    
No 141 Sqn RAF West Raynham Mosquito II
No 9141 Servicing Echelon RAF West Raynham  
No 239 Sqn RAF West Raynham Mosquito II
No 9239 Servicing Echelon RAF West Raynham  
No 1694 Target Towing Flight RAF West Raynham Martinet
No 100 (SD) Group Communication Flight RAF West Raynham Vaious
RAF Station Great Massingham    
Care & Maintenance Party RAF Great Massingham  

1st Bombardment Wing, RAF Substitution Unit

HQ - Brampton Grange, Huntingdon

This unit is administered by HQ Bomber Command but for discipline is affiliated to HQ No 92 Group.

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Glatton (C & M)   Station occupied by and awaiting transfer to USAAF

2nd Bombardment Wing, RAF Substitution Unit

HQ - Old Catton, Norwich, Norfolk

This unit is administered by HQ Bomber Command but for discipline is affiliated to HQ No 3 Group.

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
Horsham St Faith (C & M)   Station occupied by and awaiting transfer to USAAF
Attlebridge (C & M)   Station occupied by and awaiting transfer to USAAF
Rackheath (C & M)   Station occupied by and awaiting transfer to USAAF

3rd Bombardment Wing, RAF Substitution Unit

HQ - Elvedon Hall, Thetford, Norfolk

This unit is administered by HQ Bomber Command but for discipline is affiliated to HQ No 3 Group.

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
Lavenham (C & M)   Station occupied by and awaiting transfer to USAAF
Sudbury (C & M)   Station occupied by and awaiting transfer to USAAF
Gosfield (C & M)   Station occupied by and awaiting transfer to USAAF

IX Bomber Command, RAF Substitution Unit

HQ - Marks Hall, Earls Colne, Essex

This unit is administered by HQ Bomber Command but for discipline is affiliated to HQ No 3 Group.

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
Wormingford (C & M)   Station occupied by and awaiting transfer to USAAF
Rivenhall (C & M)   Station occupied by and awaiting transfer to USAAF
Mendlesham (C & M)   Station awaiting occupation by the USAAF
Raydon (C & M)   Station occupied by and awaiting transfer to USAAF
Matching (C & M)   Station occupied by and awaiting transfer to USAAF
Wethersfield (C & M)   Station occupied by and awaiting transfer to USAAF

IX Troop Carrier Command, RAF Substitution Unit

HQ - Cottesmore, Oakham, Rutland

This unit is administered by HQ Bomber Command but for discipline is affiliated to HQ No 5 Group.

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
Bottesford (C & M)   Station temporarily occupied by USAAF
Saltby (C & M)   Station awaiting occupation by the USAAF
Balderton (C & M)   Station awaiting occupation by the USAAF
Barkston Heath (C & M)   Station awaiting occupation by the USAAF
North Luffenham (C & M)   Station awaiting occupation by the USAAF
Cottesmore (C & M)   Station temporarily occupied by USAAF
Fulbeck (C & M)   Station temporarily occupied by USAAF
Langer (C & M)   Station temporarily occupied by USAAF
North Witham (C & M)   Station awaiting occupation by the USAAF
Spanhoe (C & M)   Station temporarily occupied by USAAF
Folkingham (C & M)   Station temporarily occupied by USAAF

Squadrons on a 'number only' basis: -

No 301 Sqn                    No 25 OTU                No 312 FTU

Source - March 1944 SD161

County names used are those in use at the time

[No 1 Group | No 3 Group | No 4 Group | No 5 Group | No 6 Group | No 8 Group | No 26 Group | No 91 Group | No 92 Group | No 93 Group | No 100 Group | 1 BW Sub Wing | 2 BW Sub Wing | 3 BW Sub Wing | IX BC | IX TCC]

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