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2nd Tactical Air Force - June 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  
2 TAF (Main) Signals Unit  
2 TAF (Rear) Signals Unit  
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 974 'B' Balloon Sqn (including Nos 51 & 52 'B' Flights)
No 976 'B' Balloon Sqn (including Nos 50 & 53 'B' Flights)
No 980 'B' Balloon Sqn (including Nos 54 & 55 'B' Flights)
No 991 'B' Balloon Sqn (including Nos 56 & 57 'B' Flights)
No 103 ''B' Balloon Flight
No 104 ''B' Balloon Flight
No 1 RAF Beach Sqn (incl Nos 101 & 102 Beach Flights)
No 2 RAF Beach Sqn (incl Nos 103 & 104 Beach Flights)
No 3 RAF Beach Sqn (incl Nos 105 & 106 Beach Flights)
No 4 RAF Beach Sqn (incl Nos 107 & 108 Beach Flights)
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 5004 Mobile Signals Unit, Type 'B'
No 5006 Mobile Signals Unit, Type 'H'
No 365 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 116 Mobile Dental Unit (Tender Type)
No 117 Mobile Dental Unit (Tender Type)
No 118 Mobile Dental Unit (Tender Type)
No 119 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
No 137 Wing/Airfield HQ
No 138 Wing/Airfield HQ
No 139 Wing/Airfield HQ
No 140 Wing/Airfield HQ
No 21 Sqn
No 6021 Servicing Echelon
No 88 Sqn
No 6088 Servicing Echelon
No 98 Sqn
No 6098 Servicing Echelon
No 107 Sqn
No 6107 Servicing Echelon
No 180 Sqn
No 6180 Servicing Echelon
No 226 Sqn
No 6226 Servicing Echelon
No 305 (Polish) Sqn
No 6305 Servicing Echelon
No 320 (Dutch) Sqn
No 6320 Servicing Echelon
No 342 (Free French) Sqn
No 6123 Servicing Echelon
No 464 Sqn RAAF
No 6464 Servicing Echelon
No 487 Sqn RNZAF
No 6487 Servicing Echelon
No 613 Sqn
No 6613 Servicing Echelon
No 1508 (BAT) Flt
No 2 Group Communication Sqn
No 2 Group Support Unit
No 314 Supply and Transport Column
No 414 Air Stores Park
No 416 Repair and Salvage Unit
No 417 Repair and Salvage Unit
No 423 Aviation Fuel and Ammunition Park
No 73 MT Light Repair Unit
No 55 Mobile Field Hospital
No 17 Personnel Transit Centre
No 311 Mobile Signals Servicing Unit

No 34 Wing

HQ -

Unit
No 69 Sqn
No 6069 Servicing Echelon
No 16 Sqn
No 140 Sqn
No 34 Wing Communication Flt
No 5077 Mobile Signals Unit (Type 'C')
No 5078 Mobile Signals Unit (Type 'J')
No 5079 Mobile Signals Unit (Type 'P')
No 5080 Mobile Signals Unit (Type 'Q')

 

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 May 1944.

Unit
No 83 Group Communication Flt
No 39 (RCAF) Reconnaissance Wing HQ
No 15 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 Aviation and 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 382 Wireless Unit
No 6220 Bomb Disposal Flight
No 6225 Bomb Disposal Flight
No 5 Casualty Air Evacuation Unit
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 5026 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 5257 (RCAF) 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 5258 Mobile Signals Unit (Type J)
No 5259 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 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 5261 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 May 1944.

 
Unit
No 84 Group Communication Sqn
No 35 Reconnaissance Wing HQ
No 18 (Polish) Fighter Wing HQ
No 19 Fighter Wing HQ
No 20 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 Aviation Fuel and 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 383 Wireless Unit
No 6 (RCAF) Casualty Air Evacuation Unit
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 661 (AOP) Sqn
No 5048 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 5097 (Polish) Mobile Signals Unit (Type C)
No 5098 Mobile Signals Unit (Type C)
No 5099 Mobile Signals Unit (Type C)
No 5100 Mobile Signals Unit (Type C)
No 5101 Mobile Signals Unit (Type C)
No 5102 Mobile Signals Unit (Type C)
No 5103 Mobile Signals Unit (Type C)
No 5104 Mobile Signals Unit (Type C)
No 5105 Mobile Signals Unit (Type C)
No 5106 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 5109 Mobile Signals Unit (Type G)
No 5110 Mobile Signals Unit (Type G)
No 5111 Mobile Signals Unit (Type G)
No 5112 Mobile Signals Unit (Type G)
No 5113 Mobile Signals Unit (Type G)
No 5114 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 5115 Mobile Signals Unit (Type H)
No 5116 Mobile Signals Unit (Type H)
No 5117 Mobile Signals Unit (Type H)
No 5267 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 5119 Mobile Signals Unit (Type J)
No 5120 Mobile Signals Unit (Type J)
No 5121 Mobile Signals Unit (Type J)
No 5122 Mobile Signals Unit (Type J)
No 5123 Mobile Signals Unit (Type J)
No 5124 Mobile Signals Unit (Type J)
No 5268 Mobile Signals Unit (Type J)
No 5269 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 (Po;lish) 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)
No 5125 Mobile Signals Unit (Type Q)
No 5126 Mobile Signals Unit (Type Q)
No 5127 Mobile Signals Unit (Type Q)
No 5128 Mobile Signals Unit (Type Q)
No 5129 Mobile Signals Unit (Type Q)
No 5130 Mobile Signals Unit (Type Q)
No 5271 Mobile Signals Unit (Type Q)

Source - June 1944 SD161

County names used are those in use at the time

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