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Transport Command - March 1944


[Command HQ | No 44 Group | No 45 Group | No 46 Group | No 216 Group | No 229 Group | No 114 Wing | No 116 Wing]

Command HQ - RAF Harrow, Middlesex

Units administered directly by Command HQ

Unit Location/Address Notes
Iceland Ferry Control Unit RAF Reykjavik
No 27 A D & R Unit RAF Gibraltar

No 44 (Transport) Group

HQ - Eastern Avenue, Barnwood, Gloucester

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 1680 (Western Isles Communication) Flight RNAS Abbotsinch Temporary Location
RAF Station Bramcote (Nuneaton)    
No 105 (Transport) OTU RAF Bramcote Wellington
No 1513 (BAT) Flight RAF Bramcote  
No 6210 Bomb Disposal Flight RAF Bramcote  
No 4814 AA Flight, RAF Regiment RAF Bramcote  
No 4819 AA Flight, RAF Regiment RAF Bramcote  
RAF Station Doncaster    
HQ Bomb Disposal Wing RAF Doncaster  
No 5708 M & E Flight RAF Doncaster  
No 305 Ferry Training Unit RAF Errol Station in Flying Training Command
RAF Station Filton Filton, nr Bristol, Gloucestershire  
No 2 Overseas Aircraft Preparation Unit RAF Filton  
Centaurus Test Flight RAF Filton  
No 528 (Calibration) Sqn RAF Filton  
RAF Station Hendon Hendon, The Hyde, London NW9  
No 24 Sqn RAF Hendon  
No 510 Sqn RAF Hendon  
Maintenance Wing RAF Hendon To service aircraft of Nos 24 and 510 Sqns
Air Ministry Book Production and Distributing Centre RAF Hendon  
No 6224 Bomb Disposal Flight RAF Hendon  
No 3 Overseas Air Despatch Unit RAF Hurn Station in AEAF
RAF Station Kemble Kemble, Cirencester, Gloucestershire  
No 1 Overseas Aircraft Preparation Unit RAF Kemble  
No 5 Maintenance Unit RAF Kemble  
RAF Station Llandow (Rhoose)    
No 3 Overseas Aircraft Preparation Unit RAF Llandow  
No 38 Maintenance Unit RAF Llandow  
No 4817 AA Flight, RAF Regiment RAF Llandow  
RAF Station Lyneham Lyneham, Chippenham, Wiltshire Airport
No 511 Sqn RAF Lyneham  
No 525 Sqn RAF Lyneham  
No 301 Ferry Training Unit RAF Lyneham  
Air Despatch and Reception Unit RAF Lyneham  
No 4811 AA Flight, RAF Regiment RAF Lyneham  
No 33 Maintenance Unit RAF Lyneham  
RAF Station Melton Mowbrey    
No 4 Overseas Aircraft Preparation Unit RAF Melton Mowbrey  
No 304 Ferry Training Unit RAF Melton Mowbrey  
No 1 Ferry Crew Pool RAF Melton Mowbrey  
RAF Station Nutts Corner   Airport
No 4843 AA Flight, RAF Regiment RAF Nutts Corner  
Units in European Wing ATC RAF Nutts Corner  
No 1 Overseas Air Despatch Unit RAF Portreath Station in AEAF
RAF Station Prestwick Prestwick Aerodrome, Ayr, Ayrshire Airport
Transatlantic Aircraft Control RAF Prestwick
Air Ministry W/T Station, Redbrae RAF Prestwick
No 1527 (BAT) Flt RAF Prestwick
Liberator Course RAF Prestwick Technical Training Command
RAF Station St Mawgan   Terminal Airfield
No 2 Overseas Air Despatch Unit RAF St Mawgan  
Units in European Wing ATC RAF St Mawgan  
RAF Station Stornoway   Diversion Airfield
Fighter Sector HQ RAF Stornoway ADGB
No 66 ASR MCU RAF Stornoway  
No 36 Embarkation Unit RAF Stornoway  
Units in European Wing ATC RAF Stornoway  
No 303 Ferry Training Unit RAF Talbenny  
Terminal Unit RAF Valley Airport, station in AEAF
Units in European Wing ATC RAF Valley  

No 45 (Atlantic Transport) Group

HQ - Dorval, Canada

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 112 (North Atlantic) Wing Dorval, Quebec  
No 2 Ferry Crew Pool No 112 Wing  
No 113 (South Atlantic) Wing Nassau, Bahamas  
No 3 Ferry Crew Pool No 113 Wing
Control, Maintenance and Reception Party (Northern Routes) Reykjavik, Iceland Station in Coastal Command

 

No 46 Group

HQ - Stanmore

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Station Blakehill Farm    
No 512 Sqn Broadwell Dakota
No 575 Sqn Broadwell Dakota
No 91 Forward Staging Post Broadwell  
No 92 Forward Staging Post Broadwell  
No 93 Forward Staging Post Broadwell  
No 94 Forward Staging Post Broadwell  
No 271 Sqn RAF Down Ampney Dakota
Air Transport Tactical Development Unit RAF Netheravon Operationally controlled by AEAF through No 38 Group, station in AEAF

 

No 216 (Transport) Group

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 249 Wing Advanced HQ Bari  
No 25 Air Despatch and Reception Unit Bari  
No 267 Sqn Bari Anson/Dakota
No 28 (SAAF) Sqn - Detachment Bari Anson/Dakota
No 15 Meteorological Forecast Unit Berka Main  
No 1 (ME) Check and Conversion Unit Bilbeis  
Air Booking Centre Cairo  
RAF Station Cairo West    
No 216 Sqn RAF Cairo West Anson/Dakota
No 1 Ferry Control RAF Cairo West  
No 21 Air Despatch and Reception Unit RAF Cairo West  
No 17 Meteorological Forecast Unit RAF Cairo West Also shown under AHQ RAF ME
No 28 (SAAF) Sqn Castel Benito Anson
No 22 Air Despatch and Reception Unit Castel Benito  
No 23 Air Despatch and Reception Unit Catania  
No 4 Aircraft Delivery Unit Catania  
Meteorological Forecast Unit El Genina  
No 1567 (Meteorological) Flt El Genina  
No 26 Air Despatch and Reception Unit Foggia  
No 2 Air Delivery Unit (Middle East) Gebel Hamzi  
No 4 Ferry Control RAF Habbaniya  
No 216 Group RAF Heliopolis  
No 173 Sqn RAF Heliopolis Fairchild
No 1 Air Delivery Unit (ME) RAF Heliopolis  
No 20 Air Despatch and Reception Unit RAF Heliopolis  
No 29 Air Despatch and Reception Unit Maison Blanche  
No 249 Wing Naples  
No 24 Air Despatch and Reception Unit Naples  
No 21 Air Despatch and Reception Centre - Detachment Nicosia  
No 28 (SAAF) Sqn - Detachment Oujda Anson/Dakota
No 3 Air Delivery Unit (ME) Oujda  
No 7 (ME) Ferry Control - Detachment Port Lyautey  
No 7 (ME) Ferry Control Rabat Sale  
No 28 Air Despatch and Reception Unit Rabat Sale  
No 28 (SAAF) Sqn - Detachment Rabat Sale Anson/Dakota
No 3 (ME) Ferry Control Sheik Othman  
RAF Movements Detachment Shellal  
No 17 (SAAF) Sqn St Jean Ventura
No 4 Air Delivery Unit (Middle East) Catania  
RAF Movements Detachment Wadi Halfa  
RAF Station Wadi Saidna    
No 2 (ME) Ferry Control RAF Wadi Saidna  
Meteorological Forecast Unit RAF Wadi Saidna  
Under No 1 (Middle East) Ferry Control    
No 10 Staging Post Cairo West  
No 11 Staging Post Mersa Matruh  
No 12 Staging Post El Adem  
No 14 Staging Post Lydda  
No 15 Staging Post Luxor  
No 16 Staging Post Marble Arch  
No 17 Staging Post Castel Benito  
Under No 2 (Middle East) Ferry Control    
No 20 Staging Post Wadi Saidna  
No 21 Staging Post Atbara  
No 22 Staging Post Wadi Halfa  
No 23 Staging Post Asmara  
No 24 Staging Post El Fasher  
No 25 Staging Post El Genina  
No 26 Staging Post El Obeid  
No 28 Staging Post Malakal  
No 29 Staging Post Juba  
Under No 3 (Middle East) Ferry Control    
No 30 Staging Post Sheikh Othman  
No 33 Staging Post Masira  
Under No 4 (Middle East) Ferry Control    
No 40 Staging Post Habbaniya  
No 41 Staging Post H3  
No 42 Staging Post Shaibah  
No 43 Staging Post Bahrein  
No 44 Staging Post Sharjah  
Under No 7 (Middle East) Ferry Control    
No 61 Staging Post El Ouina  
No 62 Staging Post Catania  
No 63 Staging Post Pomigliano  
No 70 Staging Post - Detachment Ras el Ma  
No 70 Staging Post Rabat Sale  
No 71 Staging Post Oujga  
No 72 Staging Post Maison Blanche  

 

No 229 (Transport) Group

HQ - Delhi, India

No 114 Wing

HQ - Accra, West Africa

The units under the control of this Wing are included in the listings shown under AHQ West Africa.

No 116 Wing

HQ - Hendon Hall, NW9

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Station Hamworthy    
BOAC RAF Hamworthy Sunderland

 

Source - March 1944 SD161

County names used are those in use at the time

[Command HQ | No 44 Group | No 45 Group | No 216 Group]

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