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Transport Command - April 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

No 44 (Transport) Group

HQ - Eastern Avenue, Barnwood, Gloucester

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Station Bramcote (Nuneaton)    
No 105 (Transport) OTU RAF Bramcote Wellington
No 1513 (BAT) Flight RAF Bramcote  
RAF Station 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  
RAF Station Hendon Hendon, The Hyde, London NW9  
No 24 Sqn RAF Hendon  
No 510 Sqn RAF Hendon  
Servicing Wing RAF Hendon To service aircraft of Nos 24 and 510 Sqns
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  
RAF Station Lyneham Lyneham, Chippenham, Wiltshire Airport
No 511 Sqn RAF Lyneham  
No 525 Sqn RAF Lyneham  
Air Despatch and Reception 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
Units in European Wing ATC RAF Nutts Corner  
No 1 Ferry Unit RAF Pershore  
No 1 Overseas Aircraft Despatch Unit RAF Portreath Station in AEAF
RAF Station Prestwick Prestwick Aerodrome, Ayr, Ayrshire Airport
Transatlantic Aircraft Control RAF Prestwick
No 1527 (BAT) Flt RAF Prestwick
No 1680 (Western Isles Communication) Flight RAF Prestwick  
Liberator Course RAF Prestwick Technical Training Command
Units in European Wing ATC RAF Prestwick
RAF Station St Mawgan   Airport
No 2 Overseas Aircraft 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  
RAF Station Valley Valley, Anglesey Airport
Units in European Wing ATC RAF Valley  
No 512 Sqn RAF Hendon  
No 301 Ferry Training Unit RAF Lyneham  

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 114 Transport Wing Accra  
No 249 Transport Wing Algiers  
No 4 Aircraft Delivery Unit Bari  
No 25 Air Despatch and Reception Unit Bari  
No 267 Sqn Bari Dakota
No 28 (SAAF) Sqn - Detachment Bari Dakota
No 1 (ME) Check and Conversion Unit Bilbeis  
Air Booking Centre Cairo  
RAF Station Cairo West    
No 216 Sqn RAF Cairo West Dakota
No 1 Ferry Control RAF Cairo West  
No 21 Air Despatch and Reception Unit RAF Cairo West  
No 28 (SAAF) Sqn Castel Benito Anson/Dakota
No 22 Air Despatch and Reception Unit Castel Benito  
No 216 Group Advanced HQ Caserta  
No 23 Air Despatch and Reception Unit Catania  
No 26 Air Despatch and Reception Unit Foggia  
No 2 Air Delivery Unit (Middle East) Gebel Hamzi  
No 26 Air Despatch and Reception Unit - Detachment Grottaglie  
No 4 Ferry Control RAF Habbaniya  
No 216 Group (Rear) RAF Heliopolis  
No 1 Air Delivery Unit (ME) RAF Heliopolis  
No 20 Air Despatch and Reception Unit RAF Heliopolis  
No 282 Wing RAF Heliopolis  
ME Communication Sqn RAF Heliopolis Fairchild
No 31 Air Despatch and Reception Unit Luqa  
No 29 Air Despatch and Reception Unit Maison Blanche  
No 249 Transport Wing Naples  
No 28 (SAAF) Sqn - Detachment Oujda Anson/Dakota
No 3 Air Delivery Unit (ME) Oujda  
No 24 Air Despatch and Reception Unit Pomigliano  
No 28 Air Despatch and Reception Unit Rabat Sale  
No 28 (SAAF) Sqn - Detachment Rabat Sale Dakota
RAF Movements Detachment Shellal  
No 4 Air Delivery Unit (Middle East) Tripoli  
RAF Movements Detachment Wadi Halfa  
RAF Station Wadi Saidna    
No 2 (ME) Ferry Control RAF Wadi Saidna  
Staging Post under direct control of No 216 Group    
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  
No 20 Staging Post Wadi Seidna  
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  
No 30 Staging Post Khormaksar  
No 33 Staging Post Masira  
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  
No 61 Staging Post Naples  
No 62 Staging Post Catania  
No 63 Staging Post Pomigliano  
No 70 Staging Post Rabat Sale  
No 70 Staging Post - Detachment Port Lyautey  
No 70 Staging Post - Detachment Ras el Ma  
No 71 Staging Post Biskra  
No 72 Staging Post Maison Blanche  
No 73 Staging Post Gibraltar  
No 74 Staging Post Oujda  
No 76 Staging Post El Aouina  

 

No 229 (Transport) Group

HQ - Delhi, India

The units under the control of this Wing are included in the listings shown under ACSEA.

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Unit Location/Address Notes
No 177 Wing Delhi  

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 - April 1944 SD161

County names used are those in use at the time

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

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