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2nd Tactical Air Force - May 1944


[Command HQ | No 2 Group | No 83 Group | No 84 Group | No 34 Wing]

Main HQ - Uxbridge, Middlesex

Rear HQ - Bracknell, Berkshire

Units administered directly by  HQ 2nd TAF

 
Unit Location/Address/Notes
2 TAF Communication Flight  
No 13 Personnel Transit Centre
No 14 Personnel Transit Centre
No 6225 Bomb Disposal Flight
No 1300 Mobile Wing HQ, RAF Regiment
No 1301 Mobile Wing HQ, RAF Regiment
No 1302 Mobile Wing HQ, RAF Regiment
No 1303 Mobile Wing HQ, RAF Regiment
No 1304 Mobile Wing HQ, RAF Regiment
No 1305 Mobile Wing HQ, RAF Regiment
No 1306 Mobile Wing HQ, RAF Regiment
No 1307 Mobile Wing HQ, RAF Regiment
No 1308 Mobile Wing HQ, RAF Regiment
No 1309 Mobile Wing HQ, RAF Regiment
No 1310 Mobile Wing HQ, RAF Regiment
No 1310 Mobile Wing HQ, RAF Regiment
No 1312 Mobile Wing HQ, RAF Regiment
No 1313 Mobile Wing HQ, RAF Regiment
No 1314 Mobile Wing HQ, RAF Regiment
No 1315 Mobile Wing HQ, RAF Regiment
No 1316 Mobile Wing HQ, RAF Regiment
No 1317 Mobile Wing HQ, RAF Regiment
No 1318 Mobile Wing HQ, RAF Regiment
No 2713 Field Sqn RAF Regiment
No 2717 Field Sqn RAF Regiment
No 2719 Field Sqn RAF Regiment
No 2724 Field Sqn RAF Regiment
No 2726 Field Sqn RAF Regiment
No 2729 Field Sqn RAF Regiment
No 2739 Field Sqn RAF Regiment
No 2742 Field Sqn RAF Regiment
No 2757 Field Sqn RAF Regiment
No 2759 Field Sqn RAF Regiment
No 2777 Field Sqn RAF Regiment
No 2781 Field Sqn RAF Regiment
No 2798 Field Sqn RAF Regiment
No 2804 Field Sqn RAF Regiment
No 2806 Field Sqn RAF Regiment
No 2816 Field Sqn RAF Regiment
No 2827 Field Sqn RAF Regiment
No 2829 Field Sqn RAF Regiment
No 2843 Field Sqn RAF Regiment
No 2701 AA Sqn RAF Regiment
No 2703 AA Sqn RAF Regiment
No 2734 AA Sqn RAF Regiment
No 2736 AA Sqn RAF Regiment
No 2773 AA Sqn RAF Regiment
No 2794 AA Sqn RAF Regiment
No 2800 AA Sqn RAF Regiment
No 2809 AA Sqn RAF Regiment
No 2817 AA Sqn RAF Regiment
No 2819 AA Sqn RAF Regiment
No 2834 AA Sqn RAF Regiment
No 2845 AA Sqn RAF Regiment
No 2872 AA Sqn RAF Regiment
No 2873 AA Sqn RAF Regiment
No 2874 AA Sqn RAF Regiment
No 2875 AA Sqn RAF Regiment
No 2876 AA Sqn RAF Regiment
No 2880 AA Sqn RAF Regiment
No 2881 AA Sqn RAF Regiment
No 1 RAF Beach Unit (incl Nos 101 & 102 Beach Sections)
No 2 RAF Beach Unit (incl Nos 103 & 104 Beach Sections)
No 3 RAF Beach Unit (incl Nos 105 & 106 Beach Sections)
No 4 RAF Beach Unit (incl Nos 107 & 108 Beach Sections)
Field Photographic Library
No 1 Mobile Field Photographic Section
No 4 Mobile Field Photographic Section
No 5 Mobile Field Photographic Section
No 6 Mobile Field Photographic Section
No 7 Mobile Field Photographic Section
No 8 Mobile Field Photographic Section
No 5003 Mobile Signals Unit, Type 'A'
No 5093 Mobile Signals Unit, Type 'A'
No 5004 Mobile Signals Unit, Type 'B'
No 5096 Mobile Signals Unit, Type 'B'
No 5005 Mobile Signals Unit, Type 'D'
No 5006 Mobile Signals Unit, Type 'H'
No 384 Wireless Unit
No 100 Mobile Dental Unit (Tender Type)
No 101 Mobile Dental Unit (Tender Type)
No 102 Mobile Dental Unit (Tender Type)
No 103 Mobile Dental Unit (Tender Type)
No 104 Mobile Dental Unit (Tender Type)
No 105 Mobile Dental Unit (Tender Type)
No 106 Mobile Dental Unit (Tender Type)
No 107 Mobile Dental Unit (Tender Type)
No 108 Mobile Dental Unit (Tender Type)
No 109 Mobile Dental Unit (Tender Type)
No 110 Mobile Dental Unit (Tender Type)
No 111 Mobile Dental Unit (Tender Type)
No 112 Mobile Dental Unit (Tender Type)
No 113 Mobile Dental Unit (Tender Type)
No 114 Mobile Dental Unit (Tender Type)
No 115 Mobile Dental Unit (Tender Type)
No 200 Mobile Dental Laboratory
No 201 Mobile Dental Laboratory
No 202 Mobile Dental Laboratory
No 203 Mobile Dental Laboratory

No 2 Group

HQ - Mongewell Park, Wallingford, Berkshire

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 2 Group Communication Flt RAF Benson Various, station in Coastal Command
No 320 (Dutch) Sqn RAF Dunsfold Mitchell
No 6320 Servicing Echelon RAF Dunsfold
No 180 Sqn RAF Dunsfold Mitchell
No 6180 Servicing Echelon RAF Dunsfold
No 139 Wing Airfield HQ RAF Dunsfold
No 414 Air Stores Park RAF Dunsfold
No 5 Casualty Air Evacuation Unit Fontwell Not a RAF station
No 55 Mobile Field Hospital Fontwell Not a RAF station
No 88 Sqn RAF Hartford Bridge Boston
No 6088 Servicing Echelon RAF Hartford Bridge
No 226 Sqn RAF Hartford Bridge Mitchell
No 6226 Servicing Echelon RAF Hartford Bridge
No 342 (Free French) Sqn RAF Hartford Bridge Boston
No 6123 Servicing Echelon RAF Hartford Bridge
No 137 Wing Airfield HQ RAF Hartford Bridge
No 416 Repair and Salvage Unit RAF Hartford Bridge
No 140 Wing Airfield HQ RAF Hunsdon Station in No 11 Group
No 21 Sqn RAF Hunsdon Mosquito VI
No 6021 Servicing Echelon RAF Hunsdon
No 487 Sqn RNZAF RAF Hunsdon Mosquito VI
No 6487 Servicing Echelon RAF Hunsdon
No 107 Sqn RAF Lasham Boston
No 6107 Servicing Echelon RAF Lasham
No 305 (Polish) Sqn RAF Lasham Mitchell
No 6305 Servicing Echelon RAF Lasham
No 613 Sqn RAF Lasham Mosquito VI
No 6613 Servicing Echelon RAF Lasham
No 138 Wing Airfield HQ RAF Lasham
No 417 Repair and Salvage Unit RAF Lasham
No 17 Personnel Transit Centre Mongewell Park
No 314 Supply and Transport Column RAF Snailwell Station in No 12 Group
No 98 Sqn RAF Swanton Morley Mitchell
No 6098 Servicing Echelon RAF Swanton Morley
No 1508 (BAT) Flt RAF Swanton Morley
No 1482 (Bomber) Gunnery Flt RAF Swanton Morley
No 423 Air Ammunition Park RAF Tangmere Station in No 11 Group
No 73 MT Light Repair Unit Wyfold Not a RAF Station

No 34 Wing

HQ -

Unit Location/Address Notes
No 16 Sqn RAF Northolt Spitfire, Station in No 11 Group
No 140 Sqn RAF Northolt Mosquito
No 34 Wing Communication Flt RAF Northolt Various
No 5077 Mobile Signals Unit (Type 'C') RAF Northolt  
No 5078 Mobile Signals Unit (Type 'J') RAF Northolt  
No 5079 Mobile Signals Unit (Type 'P') RAF Northolt  
No 5080 Mobile Signals Unit (Type 'Q') RAF Northolt  

 

No 83 (Composite) Group

Main HQ - Gatton Park, Reigate

Rear HQ - Gatwick

All units were mobile and their locations were not given in the SD161.  The units shown are those allocated to the Group as of 15 April 1944.

Unit
No 83 Group Communication Flt
No 39 (RCAF) Reconnaissance Wing HQ
No 15 Fighter Wing HQ
No 16 Fighter Wing HQ
No 17 (RCAF) Fighter Wing HQ
No 22 (RCAF) Fighter Wing HQ
No 121 Airfield HQ
No 122 Airfield HQ
No 124 Airfield HQ
No 125 Airfield HQ
No 126 (RCAF) Airfield HQ
No 127 (RCAF) Airfield HQ
No 128 (RCAF) Airfield HQ
No 129 (RCAF) Airfield HQ
No 143 (RCAF) Airfield HQ
No 144 (RCAF) Airfield HQ
No 401 Air Stores Park
No 404 Air Stores Park
No 406 (RCAF) Air Stores Park
No 403 Repair and Salvage Unit
No 405 Repair and Salvage Unit
No 409 Repair and Salvage Unit
No 410 (RCAF) Repair and Salvage Unit
No 419 (RCAF) Repair and Salvage Unit
No 407 Air Ammunition Park
No 70 MT Light Repair Unit
No 71 MT Light Repair Unit
No 309 Supply and Transport Column
No 50 Mobile Field Hospital
No 52 (RCAF) Mobile Field Hospital
No 1 Concealment and Decoy Unit
No 2 Concealment and Decoy Unit
No 483 Group Control Centre
No 83 Group Support Unit
No 307 Mobile Signals Servicing Unit
No 7 ALG Signals Section
No 8 ALG Signals Section
No 13 ALG Signals Section
No 14 ALG Signals Section
No 102 Mobile Air Reporting Unit; including: -
  • No 6091 Light Warning Set
  • No 6092 Light Warning Set
  • No 6093 Light Warning Set
  • No 6066 Light Warning Set
  • No 6113 Light Warning Set
  • No 8007, Type 15, GCI
  • No 15053, Type 15, GCI (Forward Fighter Direction Post)
  • No 15054, Type 15, GCI (Forward Fighter Direction Post)
No 8024, Type 15, GCI
No 3205 Servicing Commando
No 3207 Servicing Commando
No 3209 Servicing Commando
No 19 Sqn
No 6019 Servicing Echelon
No 65 Sqn
No 6065 Servicing Echelon
No 122 Sqn
No 6122 Servicing Echelon
No 132 Sqn
No 6132 Servicing Echelon
No 168 Sqn
No 6168 Servicing Echelon
No 174 Sqn
No 6174 Servicing Echelon
No 175 Sqn
No 6175 Servicing Echelon
No 181 Sqn
No 6181 Servicing Echelon
No 182 Sqn
No 6182 Servicing Echelon
No 184 Sqn
No 6184 Servicing Echelon
No 245 Sqn
No 6245 Servicing Echelon
No 247 Sqn
No 6247 Servicing Echelon
No 400 Sqn RCAF
No 6400 Servicing Echelon
No 401 Sqn RCAF
No 6401 Servicing Echelon
No 403 Sqn RCAF
No 6403 Servicing Echelon
No 411 Sqn RCAF
No 6411 Servicing Echelon
No 412 Sqn RCAF
No 6412 Servicing Echelon
No 414 Sqn RCAF
No 6414 Servicing Echelon
No 416 Sqn RCAF
No 6416 Servicing Echelon
No 421 Sqn RCAF
No 6421 Servicing Echelon
No 430 Sqn RCAF
No 6430 Servicing Echelon
No 438 Sqn RCAF
No 6438 Servicing Echelon
No 439 Sqn RCAF
No 6439 Servicing Echelon
No 440 Sqn RCAF
No 6440 Servicing Echelon
No 441 Sqn RCAF
No 6441 Servicing Echelon
No 442 Sqn RCAF
No 6442 Servicing Echelon
No 443 Sqn RCAF
No 6443 Servicing Echelon
No 453 Sqn RAAF
No 6453 Servicing Echelon
No 602 Sqn
No 6602 Servicing Echelon
No 652 Sqn
No 653 Sqn
No 658 Sqn
No 659 Sqn
No 662 Sqn
No 588 Mobile Signals Unit (Type A)
No 589 Mobile Signals Unit (Type A)
No 554 Mobile Signals Unit (Type B)
No 590 Mobile Signals Unit (Type B)
No 503 Mobile Signals Unit (Type C)
No 504 Mobile Signals Unit (Type C)
No 505 Mobile Signals Unit (Type C)
No 506 Mobile Signals Unit (Type C)
No 507 Mobile Signals Unit (Type C)
No 569 Mobile Signals Unit (Type C)
No 591 Mobile Signals Unit (Type C)
No 5007 (RCAF) Mobile Signals Unit (Type C)
No 5008 (RCAF) Mobile Signals Unit (Type C)
No 5009 (RCAF) Mobile Signals Unit (Type C)
No 5010 (RCAF) Mobile Signals Unit (Type C)
No 5011 (RCAF) Mobile Signals Unit (Type C)
No 5012 (RCAF) Mobile Signals Unit (Type C)
No 5013 Mobile Signals Unit (Type C)
No 5014 Mobile Signals Unit (Type C)
No 5016 Mobile Signals Unit (Type C)
No 5017 Mobile Signals Unit (Type C)
No 5018 Mobile Signals Unit (Type C)
No 5019 Mobile Signals Unit (Type C)
No 5020 Mobile Signals Unit (Type C)
No 5021 Mobile Signals Unit (Type C)
No 5022 Mobile Signals Unit (Type C)
No 5023 Mobile Signals Unit (Type C)
No 510 Mobile Signals Unit (Type D)
No 570 Mobile Signals Unit (Type D)
No 511 Mobile Signals Unit (Type G)
No 512 Mobile Signals Unit (Type G)
No 513 Mobile Signals Unit (Type G)
No 514 Mobile Signals Unit (Type G)
No 515 Mobile Signals Unit (Type G)
No 516 Mobile Signals Unit (Type G)
No 519 Mobile Signals Unit (Type G)
No 520 Mobile Signals Unit (Type G)
No 521 Mobile Signals Unit (Type H)
No 5002 Mobile Signals Unit (Type H)
No 5027 (RCAF) Mobile Signals Unit (Type H)
No 5028 (RCAF) Mobile Signals Unit (Type H)
No 5029 Mobile Signals Unit (Type H)
No 5030 Mobile Signals Unit (Type H)
No 5031 Mobile Signals Unit (Type H)
No 523 Mobile Signals Unit (Type J)
No 524 Mobile Signals Unit (Type J)
No 525 Mobile Signals Unit (Type J)
No 526 Mobile Signals Unit (Type J)
No 529 Mobile Signals Unit (Type J)
No 530 Mobile Signals Unit (Type J)
No 559 Mobile Signals Unit (Type J)
No 560 Mobile Signals Unit (Type J)
No 5034 (RCAF) Mobile Signals Unit (Type J)
No 5035 (RCAF) Mobile Signals Unit (Type J)
No 5036 (RCAF) Mobile Signals Unit (Type J)
No 5037 (RCAF) Mobile Signals Unit (Type J)
No 539 Mobile Signals Unit (Type K)
No 540 Mobile Signals Unit (Type K)
No 543 Mobile Signals Unit (Type K)
No 544 Mobile Signals Unit (Type K)
No 546 Mobile Signals Unit (Type K)
No 578 Mobile Signals Unit (Type K)
No 579 Mobile Signals Unit (Type K)
No 580 Mobile Signals Unit (Type K)
No 5024 Mobile Signals Unit (Type K)
No 5025 Mobile Signals Unit (Type K)
No 552 Mobile Signals Unit (Type P)
No 553 Mobile Signals Unit (Type P)
No 581 Mobile Signals Unit (Type P)
No 582 Mobile Signals Unit (Type P)
No 584 Mobile Signals Unit (Type Q)
No 585 Mobile Signals Unit (Type Q)
No 586 Mobile Signals Unit (Type Q)
No 587 Mobile Signals Unit (Type Q)
No 597 Mobile Signals Unit (Type Q)
No 598 Mobile Signals Unit (Type Q)
No 599 Mobile Signals Unit (Type Q)
No 5001 Mobile Signals Unit (Type Q)

No 84 (Composite) Group

Main HQ - Leatherhead, Surrey

Rear HQ - Chichester, Sussex

All units were mobile and their locations were not given in the SD161.  The units shown are those allocated to the Group as of 15 April 1944.

 
Unit
No 84 Group Communication Flt
No 35 Reconnaissance Wing HQ
No 18 (Polish) Fighter Wing HQ
No 19 Fighter Wing HQ
No 20 Fighter Wing HQ
No 23 Fighter Wing HQ
No 123 Airfield HQ
No 130 Airfield HQ
No 131 (Polish) Airfield HQ
No 132 (Norwegian) Airfield HQ
No 133 (Polish) Airfield HQ
No 134 (Czech) Airfield HQ
No 135 Airfield HQ
No 136 Airfield HQ
No 145 (French) Airfield HQ
No 146 Airfield HQ
No 402 Air Stores Park
No 408 (Polish) Air Stores Park
No 418 Air Stores Park
No 422 Air Ammunition Park
No 411 (Polish) Repair and Salvage Unit
No 412 Repair and Salvage Unit
No 413 Repair and Salvage Unit
No 420 Repair and Salvage Unit
No 421 Repair and Salvage Unit
No 312 Supply and Transport Column
No 72 (Polish) MT Light Repair Unit
No 74 MT Light Repair Unit
No 484 Group Control Centre
No 84 Group Support Unit
No 308 Mobile Signals Servicing Unit
No 15 ALG Signals Section
No 16 ALG Signals Section
No 17 ALG Signals Section
No 18 ALG Signals Section
No 103 Mobile Air Reporting Unit; including: -
  • No 6081 Light Warning Set
  • No 6088 Light Warning Set
  • No 6089 Light Warning Set
  • No 6090 Light Warning Set
  • No 6117 Light Warning Set
  • No 15071, Type 15, GCI
  • No 15061, Type 15, GCI (FFDP)
  • No 15062, Type 15, GCI (FFDP)
No 15056 , Type 15, GCI
No 53 Mobile Field Hospital
No 54 Mobile Field Hospital
No 3 Concealment and Decoy Unit
No 4 Concealment and Decoy Unit
No 3206 Servicing Commando
No 3208 Servicing Commando
No 3210 Servicing Commando
No 2 Sqn
No 6002 Servicing Echelon
No 4 Sqn
No 6004 Servicing Echelon
No 66 Sqn
No 6066 Servicing Echelon
No 129 Sqn
No 6129 Servicing Echelon
No 164 Sqn
No 6164 Servicing Echelon
No 183 Sqn
No 6183 Servicing Echelon
No 193 Sqn
No 6193 Servicing Echelon
No 197 Sqn
No 6197 Servicing Echelon
No 198 Sqn
No 6198 Servicing Echelon
No 222 Sqn
No 6222 Servicing Echelon
No 257 Sqn
No 6257 Servicing Echelon
No 266 Sqn
No 6266 Servicing Echelon
No 268 Sqn
No 6268 Servicing Echelon
No 302 (Polish) Sqn
No 6302 (Polish) Servicing Echelon
No 306 (Polish) Sqn
No 6306 (Polish) Servicing Echelon
No 308 (Polish) Sqn
No 6308 (Polish) Servicing Echelon
No 310 (Czech) Sqn
No 6310 (Czech) Servicing Echelon
No 312 (Czech) Sqn
No 6312 (Czech) Servicing Echelon
No 313 (Czech) Sqn
No 6313 (Czech) Servicing Echelon
No 315 (Polish) Sqn
No 6315 (Polish) Servicing Echelon
No 317 (Polish) Sqn
No 6317 (Polish) Servicing Echelon
No 329 (French) Sqn
No 6329 (French) Servicing Echelon
No 331 (Norwegian) Sqn
No 6331 (Norwegian) Servicing Echelon
No 332 (Norwegian) Sqn
No 6332 (Norwegian) Servicing Echelon
No 340 (French) Sqn
No 6340 (French) Servicing Echelon
No 341 (French) Sqn
No 6341 (French) Servicing Echelon
No 349 (Belgian) Sqn
No 6349 (Belgian) Servicing Echelon
No 485 Sqn RNZAF
No 6485 (RNZAF) Servicing Echelon
No 609 Sqn
No 6609 Servicing Echelon
No 660 (AOP) Sqn
No 653 (AOP) Sqn
No 661 (AOP) Sqn
No 5048 Mobile Signals Unit (Type A)
No 5049 Mobile Signals Unit (Type A)
No 5050 Mobile Signals Unit (Type B)
No 5051 Mobile Signals Unit (Type B)
No 5015 Mobile Signals Unit (Type C)
No 5052 Mobile Signals Unit (Type C)
No 5053 Mobile Signals Unit (Type C)
No 5054 Mobile Signals Unit (Type C)
No 5055 Mobile Signals Unit (Type C)
No 5056 Mobile Signals Unit (Type C)
No 5081 Mobile Signals Unit (Type C)
No 5084 Mobile Signals Unit (Type C)
No 5085 Mobile Signals Unit (Type C)
No 5090 (Polish) Mobile Signals Unit (Type C)
No 5091 (Polish) Mobile Signals Unit (Type C)
No 5057 Mobile Signals Unit (Type D)
No 5058 Mobile Signals Unit (Type D)
No 5059 Mobile Signals Unit (Type D)
No 517 Mobile Signals Unit (Type G)
No 518 Mobile Signals Unit (Type G)
No 5033 Mobile Signals Unit (Type H)
No 5060 Mobile Signals Unit (Type H)
No 5061 Mobile Signals Unit (Type H)
No 5082 Mobile Signals Unit (Type H)
No 5062 Mobile Signals Unit (Type J)
No 5063 Mobile Signals Unit (Type J)
No 5086 Mobile Signals Unit (Type J)
No 5087 Mobile Signals Unit (Type J)
No 5040 Mobile Signals Unit (Type K)
No 5041 Mobile Signals Unit (Type K)
No 5068 Mobile Signals Unit (Type K)
No 5069 Mobile Signals Unit (Type K)
No 5071 Mobile Signals Unit (Type K)
No 5072 Mobile Signals Unit (Type K)
No 5073 Mobile Signals Unit (Type K)
No 5094 Mobile Signals Unit (Type K)
No 583 Mobile Signals Unit (Type P)
No 594 Mobile Signals Unit (Type P)
No 595 Mobile Signals Unit (Type P)
No 596 Mobile Signals Unit (Type P)
No 5076 Mobile Signals Unit (Type Q)
No 5083 Mobile Signals Unit (Type Q)

Source - May 1944 SD161

County names used are those in use at the time

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