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Other Home Commands/Units - May 1944


[AEAF | No 38 Group | No 85 Group | RAF in Northern Ireland | Embarkation Units | Works Units | RAF Regiment Sqns | Bomb Disposal Units | USAAF]

Allied Expeditionary Air Force

Command HQ - Kestrel Grove, Hive Road, Rushby Heath, Watford, Hertfordshire

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 38 Group Netheravon  
No 85 (Base) Group Uxbridge  
2nd Tactical Air Force

Bracknell, Berkshire

 
Air Defence of Great Britain Stanmore, Middlesex  

No 38 Group

HQ - RAF Netheravon, Salisbury, Wiltshire

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Station Ashbourne (Darley Moor)    
No 42 OTU RAF Ashbourne Blenheim/Whitley/Anson
RAF Station Brize Norton    
No 296 Sqn RAF Brize Norton Albemarle
No 6296 Servicing Echelon RAF Brize Norton  
No 297 Sqn RAF Brize Norton Albemarle
No 6297 Servicing Echelon RAF Brize Norton  
No 7 (Horsa) Glider Servicing Echelon RAF Brize Norton  
No 8 (Horsa) Glider Servicing Echelon RAF Brize Norton  
No 9 (Horsa) Glider Servicing Echelon RAF Broadwell Station in Transport Command
No 10 (Horsa) Glider Servicing Echelon RAF Broadwell Station in Transport Command
No 11 (Horsa) Glider Servicing Echelon RAF Blakehill Farm Station in Transport Command
No 12 (Horsa) Glider Servicing Echelon RAF Down Ampney Station in Transport Command
No 13 (Horsa) Glider Servicing Echelon RAF Down Ampney Station in Transport Command
RAF Station Fairford    

No 190 Sqn

RAF Fairford Stirling
No 6190 Servicing Echelon RAF Fairford  

No 620 Sqn

RAF Fairford Stirling
No 6620 Servicing Echelon RAF Fairford  
No 3 (Horsa) Glider Servicing Echelon RAF Fairford  
No 4 (Horsa) Glider Servicing Echelon RAF Fairford  
RAF Station Harwell (Hampstead Norris)    
No 295 Sqn RAF Harwell Albemarle
No 6295 Servicing Echelon RAF Harwell  
No 570 Sqn RAF Harwell Albemarle
No 6570 Servicing Echelon RAF Harwell  
No 5 (Horsa) Glider Servicing Echelon RAF Harwell  
No 6 (Horsa) Glider Servicing Echelon RAF Harwell  
Operational and Refresher Training Unit RAF Hampstead Norris Whitley/Horsa/Tiger Moth
RAF Station Keevil    

No 196 Sqn

RAF Keevil Stirling
No 6196 Servicing Echelon RAF Keevil  
No 299 Sqn RAF Keevil Stirling
No 6299 Servicing Echelon RAF Keevil  
No 1 (Horsa) Glider Servicing Echelon RAF Keevil  
No 2 (Horsa) Glider Servicing Echelon RAF Keevil  
RAF Station Netheravon (Shrewton & Thruxton)    
No 38 Group Communication Flt RAF Netheravon Various
No 38 Group Parachute Maintenance and Servicing Unit RAF Netheravon
No 1 Heavy Glider Servicing  Unit RAF Netheravon Horsa/Hamilcar
No 1 Mobile Parachute Servicing Unit RAF Netheravon
No 4 Mobile Parachute Servicing Unit RAF Netheravon
No 6 Mobile Parachute Servicing Unit RAF Netheravon
No 7 Mobile Parachute Servicing Unit RAF Netheravon
No 1677 (Target Towing) Flight RAF Netheravon Martinet

RAF Station Ringway

Parachute Training School RAF Ringway Various

RAF Station Stoney Cross

RAF Tarrant Rushton
No 298 Sqn RAF Tarrant Rushton Halifax
No 6298 Servicing Echelon RAF Tarrant Rushton  
No 644 Sqn RAF Tarrant Rushton Halifax
No 6644 Servicing Echelon RAF Tarrant Rushton  
No 14 (Horsa) Glider Servicing Echelon RAF Tarrant Rushton  
No 15 (Horsa) Glider Servicing Echelon RAF Tarrant Rushton  
RAF Tilstock (Sleap)
No 1665 Conversion Unit RAF Tilstock Stirling
No 81 OTU RAF Tilstock Whitley

No 85 (Base) Group

Group HQ - Uxbridge

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 409 Sqn RCAF RAF Acklington Mosquito, station in 12 Group
No 322 (Dutch) Sqn RAF Acklington Spitfire, station in 12 Group
No 147 Airfield HQ RAF Acklington Station in No 12 Group
No 8 RAF General Hospital RAF Aston Down Station in No 9 Group
Base Convalescent Depot RAF Aston Down Station in No 9 Group
Forward Equipment Unit RAF Bicester Station in No 9 Group
No 3 Sqn RAF Bradwell Bay Tempest, station in 11 Group
No 488 Sqn RNZAF RAF Bradwell Bay Mosquito, station in 11 Group
No 150 Airfield HQ RAF Bradwell Bay Station in No 11 Group
No 410 Sqn RCAF RAF Castle Camps Mosquito, station in 11 Group
No 85 (Base) Group Communication Sqn RAF Castle Camps Station in No 11 Group
No 149 Airfield HQ RAF Castle Camps Station in No 11 Group
No 15081 GCI RAF Catfoss Station in Coastal Command
No 124 Sqn RAF Church Fenton Spitfire
No 3038 Servicing Echelon RAF Church Fenton Probably to service aircraft of No 124 Sqn
No 264 Sqn RAF Church Fenton Mosquito
No 3070 Servicing Echelon RAF Church Fenton To service aircraft of No 264 Sqn
No 21 (Base Defence) Wing HQ RAF Church Fenton Station in No 12 Group
No 141 Airfield HQ RAF Church Fenton  
No 349 Mobile Radio Unit RAF Church Fenton  
No 5131 (Type A) Mobile Signals Unit RAF Church Fenton  
No 15072 GCI/COL RAF Church Fenton  
No 309 Mobile Signals Servicing Unit RAF Church Fenton  
No 29 Sqn RAF Drem Mosquito, station in 13 Group
No 91 Sqn RAF Drem Spitfire, station in 13 Group
No 486 Sqn RNZAF RAF Drem Tempest, station in 13 Group
No 148 Airfield HQ RAF Drem Station in 13 Group
No 25 (Base Defence) Wing HQ RAF Hornchurch Station in No 11 Group
No 16 Personnel Transit Centre RAF Kirton-in-Lindsay Station in No 9 Group
No 85 Embarkation Unit RAF Kirton-in-Lindsay  
No 86 Embarkation Unit RAF Kirton-in-Lindsay  
No 87 Embarkation Unit RAF Kirton-in-Lindsay  
No 313 Supply and Transport Column RAF Kirton-in-Lindsay  
No 15082 GCI RAF Kirton-in-Lindsay  
No 24 (Base Defence) Wing HQ Newcastle Sector HQ  
No 15074 GCI/COL RAF North Coates Station in Coastal Command
No 511 Forward Repair Unit RAF Odiham Station in No 11 Group
No 142 Airfield HQ RAF Scorton Station in No 12 Group
No 604 Sqn RAF Scorton Mosquito
No 604 (AAF) Servicing Echelon RAF Scorton To service aircraft of No 604 Sqn
No 56 Sqn RAF Scorton Typhoon
No 15073 GCI RAF Staxton Wold Station in No 60 Group
No 150 Mobile Dental Unit (Tender Type) RAF Uxbridge  
No 151 Mobile Dental Unit (Tender Type) RAF Uxbridge  
No 152 Mobile Dental Unit (Tender Type) RAF Uxbridge  
Base Personnel Staff Office RAF York Station in No 12 Group
Base Accounts Office RAF York Station in No 12 Group
The undermentioned units of No 85 (Base) Group are at present detached from the Group:-
No 8008 Type 15 GCI Unit    
No 15055 Type 15 GCI Unit    
No 15063 Type 15 GCI Unit    
No 15064 Type 15 GCI Unit    
No 6080 Light Warning Set    
No 6110 Light Warning Set    
No 545 (Type K) Mobile Signals Unit    
No 577 (Type K) Mobile Signals Unit    
No 579 (Type K) Mobile Signals Unit    

RAF in Northern Ireland

Command HQ - RAFNI, Belfast

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Aldergrove   See Coastal Command
RAF Ballyhalbert County Down See ADGB
Northern Ireland Training School RAF Ballyhalbert  
RAF Ballykelly County Derry See Coastal Command
RAF Ballymena    
RAF Station Belfast    
RAFNI Communication Flight RNAS Belfast  
RAF Bishop's Court    
RAF Castle Archdale (Lough Erne) Irvinestown, County Fermanagh See Coastal Command
RAF Holywood County Down  
RAF Killadeas   See Coastal Command
RAF Kirkistown    
RAF Limavady County Derry See Coastal Command
RAF Lisburn County Antrim  
RAF Regiment Command Training School RAF Lisburn  
RAF Station Long Kesh   See Coastal Command
RAF Maghaberry County Down  
RAF Mallusk County Antrim  
RAF Mullaghmore   Station occupied by and awaiting transfer to the USAAF
RAF Newtownards (C & M) County Down  
RAF Nutts Corner County Antrim See Transport Command
RAF St Angelo (C & M)   See ADGB

Embarkation Units

 
No Location/Address Parent Unit
12 Aberdeen Dyce
4 Avonmouth Filton
29 Ayr Ayr
16 Barrow-in Furness No 10 AGS, Barrow
5 Barry No 7 MT Company
11 Belfast Belfast
32 Douglas Jurby
8 Glasgow Glasgow
21 Hull Sutton-on-Hull
9 Leith HQ No 17 Group, Edinburgh
10 Lerwick Sumburgh
3 Liverpool Liverpool
35 Lochboisdale Lochboisdale
1 London No 1 Balloon Centre, Kidbrooke
6 Newport No 7 MT Company
37 Oban Oban
30 Port Ellen Port Ellen
17 Preston No 9 Group
2 Southampton Calshot
22 Stromness Skeabrae
36 Stornoway Stornoway
14 Stranraer Castle Kennedy
7 Swansea No 958 (Balloon) Sqn, Swansea
27 Thurso Castletown
31 Tiree Tiree
28 Workington Silloth

Air Ministry (Directorate of Movements) is responsible for operational control and personnel questions affecting officers of the Embarkation Units.  The parent units indicated are responsible for pay, accounting and administration, involving airmen.

Airfield Construction Units

 

Works Wing/Squadron

Flight

Location

5020 Airfield Construction Sqn

HQ

Azores

 No 247 Group

4629 Azores

 

4686

Azores

 

4723 Azores

 

4747

Azores

 

4783 Azores

 

4830

Azores

 

4838 Azores

 

5519 Artisan Flight

Azores

 

5522 Artisan Flight

Azores

 

5554 Artisan Flight

Azores

 

5558 Artisan Flight

Azores

5021 Airfield Construction Sqn

HQ

Reykjavik

 

No 4866 Construction Flight

Gibraltar
  No 5751 M & E Construction Flight Azores
  No 5752 M & E Construction Flight  
  No 5753 M & E Construction Flight  
  No 5756 M & E Construction Flight Mill Green
  No 4854 Quarrying Flight Bristol
  No 4857 Quarrying Flight Hatfield
  No 4855 Well Boring Flight Hatfield
  No 4856 Well Boring Flight Hatfield
  RAF Plant Depot Hatfield
5351 Airfield Construction Wing HQ St Albans

 No 11 Group

4624

 

 

4627  

 

4640  

 

4641  

 

4676  

 

4677  
  4680  

 

4681  

 

4699  

 

4710  

 

4711  

 

4714  

 

4721  

 

4722  

 

4724  

 

4757  

 

4758  

 

4770  

 

4771  

 

4786  
  4814  

 

4816  

 

4820  

 

4840  

 

4841  

 

4842  

 

4845  

 

4847  

 

5503 Artisan Flight  

 

5506 Artisan Flight

 

 

5513 Artisan Flight

 

 

5516 Artisan Flight

 

 

5523 Artisan Flight

 

 

5527 Artisan Flight

 

 

5542 Artisan Flight

 

 

5545 Artisan Flight

 

 

5551 Artisan Flight

 

 

5559 Artisan Flight

 

 

5560 Artisan Flight

 

5003 Airfield Construction Sqn

HQ

Pinner

No 5351 ACW

4645  

 

4646  

 

4647  

 

4648  

 

4649  

 

4650  

 

4651  

 

4652  

 

4653  

 

5507 Artisan Flight

 

 

5508 Artisan Flight

 

 

5509 Artisan Flight

 

 

4644 Field Flight  

5004 Airfield Construction Sqn

HQ

 

No 5351 ACW

4656  

 

4657  

 

4658  

 

4659  

 

4660  

 

4661  

 

4663  

 

4664  

 

4665  

 

5510 Artisan Flight

 

 

5511 Artisan Flight

 

 

5512 Artisan Flight

 

 

4662 Field Flight  

5015 Airfield Construction Sqn

HQ

 

No 5351 ACW

4790  

 

4791  

 

4792  

 

4793  

 

4794  

 

4795  

 

4796  

 

4797  

 

4798  

 

5546 Artisan Flight

 

 

5547 Artisan Flight

 

 

5548 Artisan Flight

 

 

4799 Field Flight  
5201 Plant Sqn HQ Hatfield
5352 Airfield Construction Wing

No 85  (Base) Group

HQ Cambridge

5001 Airfield Construction Sqn

HQ

Newmarket

No 5352 ACW

4620  

 

4621  

 

4622  

 

4623  

 

4625  

 

4628  

 

4846  

 

5501 Artisan Flight  

 

5502 Artisan Flight  

5013 Airfield Construction Sqn

HQ

Newmarket

No 5352 ACW

4766  

 

4768  

 

4769  

 

4772  

 

4773  

 

4774  

 

4775  

 

5540 Artisan Flight

 

 

5541 Artisan Flight

 

5014 Airfield Construction Sqn

HQ

Cambridge

No 5352 ACW

4779  

 

4780  

 

4781  

 

4784  

 

4785  

 

4787  

 

4844  

 

5543 Artisan Flight

 

 

5544 Artisan Flight

 
5202 Plant Sqn HQ Quy
5353 Airfield Construction Wing

No 85 (Base) Group

HQ Bristol

5005 Airfield Construction Sqn

HQ

Yeovil

No 5353 ACW

4668  

 

4669  

 

4670  

 

4671  

 

4672  

 

4674  

 

4675  

 

5514 Artisan Flight

 

 

5515 Artisan Flight

 

5008 Airfield Construction Sqn

HQ

Cheltenham

No 5353 ACW

4704  

 

4705  

 

4706  

 

4708  

 

4709  

 

4712  

 

4713  

 

5524 Artisan Flight

 

 

5539 Artisan Flight

 

5012 Airfield Construction Sqn

HQ

Launceston

No 5353 ACW

4754  

 

4755  

 

4756  

 

4759  

 

4760  

 

4761  

 

4763  

 

5537 Artisan Flight

 

 

5538 Artisan Flight

 
5203 Plant Sqn HQ Bristol
5354 Airfield Construction  Wing

No 85 (Base) Group

HQ Boston Spa

5006 Airfield Construction Sqn

HQ

York

No 5354 ACW

4682  

 

4683  

 

4684  

 

4687  

 

4688  

 

4689  

 

4701  

 

5517 Artisan Flight

 

 

5518 Artisan Flight

 

5007 Airfield Construction Sqn

HQ

Newcastle

No 5354 ACW

4692  

 

4693  

 

4694  

 

4695  

 

4696  

 

4698  

 

4700  

 

5520 Artisan Flight

 

 

5521 Artisan Flight

 

5016 Airfield Construction Sqn

HQ

Retford

No 5354 ACW

4802  

 

4803  

 

4804  

 

4805  

 

4806  

 

4808  

 

4809  

 

5549 Artisan Flight

 

 

5550 Artisan Flight

 
5204 Plant Sqn HQ Boston Spa
5355 Airfield Construction Wing

No 85 (Base) Group

HQ Baginton

5002 Airfield Construction Sqn

HQ

Grantham

No 5355 ACW

4632  

 

4633  

 

4635  

 

4636  

 

4637  

 

4638  

 

4639  

 

5504 Artisan Flight

 

 

5505 Artisan Flight

 

5009 Airfield Construction Sqn

HQ

Market Drayton

No 5355 ACW

4717  

 

4718  

 

4720  

 

4725  

 

4726  

 

4810  

 

4811  

 

5525 Artisan Flight

 

 

5526 Artisan Flight

 

5017 Airfield Construction Sqn

HQ

Cardiff

No 5355 ACW

4778  

 

4815  

 

4817  

 

4818  

 

4821  

 

4822  

 

4823  

 

5552 Artisan Flight

 

 

5553 Artisan Flight

 
5205 Plant Sqn HQ Baginton
5356 Airfield Construction Wing

No 18 Group

HQ Glasgow

 

5701 M & E Flight

 

 

5702 M & E Flight

 

 

5703 M & E Flight

 

 

5704 M & E Flight

 

 

5705 M & E Flight

 

 

5706 M & E Flight

 

 

5708 M & E Flight

 

 

5709 M & E Flight

 

 

5710 M & E Flight

 

 

5534 Artisan Flight

 

 

5535 Artisan Flight

 

5010 Airfield Construction Sqn

HQ

Glasgow

No 5356 ACW

4729  

 

4730  

 

4732  

 

4733  

 

4734  

 

4735  

 

4736  

 

4737  

 

4738  

 

5528 Artisan Flight

 

 

5529 Artisan Flight

 

 

5530 Artisan Flight

 

 

4731 Field Flight  

5011 Airfield Construction Sqn

HQ

Aberdeen

No 5356 ACW

4741  

 

4742  

 

4744  

 

4745  

 

4746  

 

4748  

 

4749  

 

4750  

 

4751  

 

4843  

 

5531 Artisan Flight

 

 

5532 Artisan Flight

 

 

5533 Artisan Flight

 

 

4743 Field Flight  

5018 Airfield Construction Sqn

HQ

Edinburgh

No 5356 ACW

4827  

 

4828  

 

4829  

 

4831  

 

4832  

 

4833  

 

4834  

 

4835  
  4839  

 

5555 Artisan Flight

 

 

5556 Artisan Flight

 

 

5557 Artisan Flight

 

 

4826 Field Flight  
5206 Plant Sqn HQ Paisley
5357 Airfield Construction Wing

No 85 (Base) Group

HQ East Grinstead, under the administrative control of

5022 Airfield Construction Sqn

HQ

East Grinstead

 No 5357 ACW

4626  

 

4685  

 

4697  

 

4767  

 

4782  

 

4807  

 

4858 Field Plant Flight  

5023 Airfield Construction Sqn

HQ

East Grinstead

 No 5357 ACW

4634  

 

4673  

 

4707  

 

4719  

 

4762  

 

4819  

 

4859 Field Plant Flight  

RAF Regiment Squadrons

Number

Group

Location

Field Squadrons

2713

2 TAF

Mobile

2717

2 TAF

Mobile

2719

2 TAF

Mobile

2724

2 TAF

Mobile

2726

2 TAF

Mobile

2729

2 TAF

Mobile

2739

2 TAF

Mobile

2742

2 TAF

Mobile

2757

2 TAF

Mobile

2759

2 TAF

Mobile

2777

2 TAF

Mobile

2781

2 TAF

Mobile

2798

2 TAF

Mobile

2804

2 TAF

Mobile

2806

2 TAF

Mobile

2816

2 TAF

Mobile

2822

19

Gosport

2827

2 TAF

Mobile

2829

2 TAF

Mobile

2843

2 TAF

Mobile
Anti-Aircraft Squadrons

2701

2 TAF

Mobile

2702

Attached 2 TAF

Mobile

2703

2 TAF

Mobile

2704

10

Bolt Head

2705

16

North Coates

2706

38

Fairford

2707

11

Gravesend

2708

8

Oakington

2709

18

Wick

2711

60

Stoke Holy Cross

2712

8

Bourn

2714

13

Skeabrae

2715

11

North Weald

2716

8

Warboys

2718

11

Hornchurch

2720

38

Stoney Cross

2722

Attached 2 TAF

Mobile

2723

11

Westhampnett

2725

60

Swingate

2727

46

Down Ampney

2728

60

Branscombe

2730

60

West Prawle

2731

Attached 2 TAF

Mobile

2732

60

Truleigh Hill

2733

38

Tarrant Rushton

2734

2 TAF

Mobile

2735

12

Coltishall

2736

2 TAF

Mobile

2737

60

High Street, Darsham

2738

38

Brize Norton

2740

38

Keevil

2741

42

Aldermaston

2743

16

Bircham Newton

2746

8

Little Staughton

2747

24

Farnborough

2748

46

Blakehill Farm

2749

2

Swanton Morley

2750

11

Manston

2751

5

Coningsby

2752

60

Hawkshill Down

2753

8

Upwood

2754

100

Foulsham

2755

100

Sculthorpe

2756

100

Little Snoring

2758

10

Portreath

2760

11

Tangmere

2761

44

St Mawgan

2762

11

Beaulieu

2763

11

Ibsley

2765

Attached 2 TAF

Mobile

2766

11

Southend

2767

10

Exeter

2768

11

Detling

2769

11

West Malling

2770

2

Swanton Morley

2772

3

Woodbridge

2773

2 TAF

Mobile

2774

5

Scampton

2776

8

Downham Market

2778

19

Dunkeswell

2779

60

Winterton

2780

23

Boscombe Down

2782

19

St Eval

2783

60

High Street, Darsham

2784

8

Gransden Lodge

2785

5

East Kirkby

2786

19

Davidstow Moor

2787

60

Southbourne

2789

11

Tangmere

2790

11

Merston

2791

11

Ford

2792

13

Peterhead

2793

16

Calshot

2794

2 TAF

Mobile

2795

10

Predannack

2796

38

Hurn

2797

38

Brize Norton

2799

38

Christchurch

2800

2 TAF

Mobile

2801

26

Burifa Hill

2802

8

Graveley

2803

11

Friston

2805

46

Down Ampney

2807

46

Braodwell

2808

60

Cleadon

2809

2 TAF

Mobile

2810

38

Tarrant Rushton

2811

11

Fairlop

2812

11

Holmsley South

2813

11

Merston

2814

11

Manston

2815

12

Digby

2817

2 TAF

Mobile

2818

11

Gatwick

2819

2 TAF

Mobile

2820

16

Langham

2821

16

Thorney Island

2823

11

Lympne

2824

11

Warmwell

2826

11

Hawkinge

2828

10

Perranporth

2830

60

Great Bromley

2831

2

Lasham

2832

11

Shoreham

2833

4

Driffield

2834

2 TAF

Mobile

2835

46

Blakehill Farm

2836

100

West Raynham

2837

54

Eastchurch

2838

11

Manston

2839

70

Old Sarum

2840

11

Bradwell Bay

2841

HQ Bomber Command

Southdown

2842

100

Oulton

2844

8

Wyton

2845

2 TAF

Mobile

2846

11

Friston

2847

2

Dunsfold

2848

9

Aston Down

2849

60

Dymchurch

2850

26

Leighton Buzzard

2852

19

Chivenor

2853

Attached 2 TAF

Mobile

2854

19

Dunkeswell

2871

9

Chedworth

2872

2 TAF

Mobile

2873

2 TAF

Mobile

2874

2 TAF

Mobile

2875

2 TAF

Mobile

2876

2 TAF

Mobile

2877

12

Hutton Cranswick

2878

11

Manston

2879

9

Hibaldstow

2880

2 TAF

Mobile

2881

2 TAF

Mobile

2882

12

Coleby Grange

2883

21

Fordoun

2886

38

Fairford

2889

38

Keevil

2890

Attached 2 TAF

Mobile

2891

Attached 2 TAF

Mobile

2892

12

Digby

2893

12

Hutton Cranswick

2894

12

Digby

2895

11

Hawkinge

2896

12

Digby

2897

11

Ford

2898

12

Coleby Grange

2947

60

Sennen

2948

60

Ventnor

2949

60

Swingate

2950

60

Brandy Bay

2951

60

Dry Tree

2954

11

Warmwell

2955

Attached 2 TAF

Mobile

2957

60

Ringstead

Bomb Disposal Units

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 5130 Bomb Disposal Sqn    
No 6202 Flt (Main) RAF Macmerry  
No 6202 Flt (Detachment) RAF Dalcross  
No 5131 Bomb Disposal Sqn comprising: -    
No 6204 Flt (Main) RAF Snaith  
No 6204 Flt (Detachment) RAF Sealand  
No 6207 Flt RAF Morpeth  
No 6209 Flt RAF Thornaby  
No 5132 Bomb Disposal Sqn comprising: -    
No 6211 Flt RAF Bramcote  
No 6212 Flt RAF Cardiff  
No 6214 Flt RAF Digby  
No 6215 Flt RAF Digby  
No 5133 Bomb Disposal Sqn comprising: -    
No 6210 Flt RAF North Weald  
No 6216 Flt RAF Waterbeach  
No 6217 Flt RAF Waterbeach  
No 6218 Flt RAF Coltishall  
No 6219 Flt RAF Feltwell  
No 6220 Flt RAF North Weald  
No 6221 Flt RAF Hornchurch  
No 5134 Bomb Disposal Sqn comprising: -    
No 6201 Flt RAF Kenley  
No 6205 Flt, RAF West Malling  
No 6206 Flt, RAF Gatwick  
No 6222 Flt RAF West Malling  
No 6223 Flt RAF West Malling  
No 6224 Flt RAF Hendon  
No 6225 Flt No 83 Group  
No 5135 Bomb Disposal Sqn comprising: -    
No 6203 Flt RAF Colerne  
No 6208 Flt RAF Andover  
No 6213 Flt RAF Holmsley South  
No 6226 Flt RAF Harwell  
No 6227 Flt RAF Andover  
No 6228 Flt RAF Colerne  
No 6229 Flt RAF Exeter  

USAAF in the United Kingdom

Stations transferred to the USAAF
Alconbury Framlingham Mount Farm
Aldermaston Glatton Mullaghmore
Andrews Field Goxhill Nuthampstead
Atcham Grafton Underwood Old Buckenham
Attlebridge Great Ashfield Podington
Bassingbourn Great Dunmow Polebrook
Bodney Greencastle Poynton (Handforth)
Boreham Greenham Common Rackheath
Bottisham Grove Rattlesden
Bovingdon Halesworth Ridgewell
Boxted Hardwick Seething
Braybrooke Hethel Sharnbrook
Bungay Honington Shipdham
Burtonwood Horham Snetterton Heath
Bury St Edmunds Horsham St Faith Stanstead Mountfitchet
Chalgrove Kimbolton Steeple Morden
Charmy Down Kingscliffe Sudbury
Cheddington Knettishall Thorpe Abbots
Chelveston Lavenham Thurleigh
Chipping Ongar Leiston Tibenham
Cluntoe Maghaberry Toome
Debden Martlesham Heath Warton
Deenethorpe Matching Wattisham
Deopham Green Membury Watton
Duxford Mendlesham Welford
Earls Colne Metfield Wendling
East Wretham Middle Wallop Wethersfield
Fowlmere Molesworth Wortley
Stations Occupied by (and awaiting transfer to) USAAF
Beccles Gosfield Raydon
Bentwaters Harrington Rivenhall
Birch Kingston Bagpuize Shepherds Grove
Chilbolton Little Walden Wormingford
Fersfield North Pickenham  
Stations awaiting occupation by USAAF
Debach Ludham Merryfield
Eye Matlask Upottery
Stations temporarily occupied by USAAF
Balderton Fulbeck Spanhoe
Barkston Heath Ibsley Stoney Cross
Bottesford Langer Warmwell
Cottesmore North Witham Zeals
Folkingham Saltby  

Source - May 1944 SD161

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