Air of Authority - A History of RAF Organisation
Inland Area - July 1920
No 1 Group
|No 24 Sqn (a)||Kenley||Sqn Ldr E H Johnston|
|No 25 Sqn (Cadre)||Hawkinge||Sqn Ldr Sir Norman R A D Leslie|
|No 39 Sqn (Cadre)||Kenley|
|School of Technical Training (Men)||Manston||Wg Cdr W H Primrose|
|Armament and Gunnery School (Cadre)||Eastchurch||Wg Cdr A W Bigsworth|
|Balloon Stores Depot (Home)||Chatham||Sqn Ldr F C Williams|
|Inland Area Aircraft Depot||Henlow||Wg Cdr A V Bettington|
|No 1 Stores Depot||Kidbrooke||Wg Cdr M Spicer|
|No 3 Stores Depot||Steventon||Wg Cdr S A Hebden|
|No 4 Stores Depot||Ruislip|
|No 6 Stores Depot||Ascot||Flt Lt D W Wilson|
|"Q" Stores Depot||Feltham||Flt Lt T L Stevens|
|Instrument Design Establishment (Home) (a)||Biggin Hill||Wg Cdr G P Grenfell|
|Central Pay Office||Woking||Gp Capt R D S Stoney|
|General Services Pay Office||Great Newport Street, London WC2||Gp Capt H C Ellis|
|Imperial War Museum (RAF Section)||London||Obs Off A J Insall|
|Wireless Station||Milton, Steventon|
|Wireless Station||Biggin Hill|
|Medical Stores Depot||Kidbrooke|
|Meteorological Section (b)||Croydon|
(a) Directly under The Air Ministry for operations.
(b) Directly under The Air Ministry for all purposes.
No 3 Group
|No 207 Sqn (Cadre)||Bircham Newton||Sqn Ldr A W Tedder|
|No 2 Flying Training School||Duxford||Wg Cdr W R Freeman|
|No 3 Flying Training School||Digby||Sqn Ldr A T Harris|
|No 5 Flying Training School (Cadre)||Shotwick||Sqn Ldr L F Forbes|
|No 6 Flying Training School (Cadre)||Spittlegate||Sqn Ldr T V Lister|
|MT Repair Depot (a)||Shrewsbury||Wg Cdr G B Hynes|
|Aeroplane Experimental Establishment (Home)||Martlesham Heath|
|Wireless Station||Bircham Newton|
|Care and Maintenance Party||Ely|
|Care and Maintenance Party||Lincoln|
(a) Directly under The Air Ministry for technical administration.
No 7 Wing*
|No 2 (Northern) Aircraft Repair Depot*||Coal Aston|
|RAF Guard||South Carlton|
No 7 Group
|No 4 Sqn||South Farnborough||Sqn Ldr C H B Blount|
|Air Pilotage School (Cadre) (a)||Andover||Sqn Ldr W A McClaughry|
|School of Balloon Training||Rollestone Camp||Flt Lt R S Smith|
|Electrical and Wireless School||Flower Down||Wg Cdr J B Bowen|
|Central Flying School||Upavon||Wg Cdr N D K MacEwen|
|No 1 Flying Training School||Netheravon||Wg Cdr P H L Playfair|
|School of Army Co-operation (including 'C' Flt, No 4 Sqn)||Stonehenge and Worthy Down||Sqn Ldr H J F Hunter|
|School of Photography||South Farnborough||Sqn Ldr P R Burchall|
|Experimental Section (RAE)||South Farnborough||Sqn Ldr R M Hill|
|Record Office||Blanford||Wg Cdr W F MacNeece|
|Meteorological Station||South Farnborough|
|Meteorological Station||Rollestone Camp|
|Wireless Station||Flower Down|
|Wireless Station||Bordon Camp|
|No 7 Group Medical HQ||Andover|
(a) Control divided between Air Ministry and Area HQ.
Directly Administered by Area HQ
|School of Physical Training and Drill (administered by RAF Depot)||Uxbridge||Sqn Ldr E G H Clarke|
|RAF Depot||Uxbridge||Gp Capt J G Hearson|
|Central Band (a)||Uxbridge||Plt Off J H Amers|
|Air Ministry MT Section (on establishment of No 1 Stores Depot) (b)||Ebury Bridge Road, London||Flt Lt L F P Bawn|
|Record Office Detachment||Uxbridge|
|Inland Area Medical HQ||Uxbridge|
|Central RAF Hospital (c)||Finchley||Sqn Ldr H E Whittingham|
|Medical Officers' School of Instruction (d)||Hampstead||Wg Cdr K W Flack|
|Officers' Invaliding Board (c)||Uxbridge|
|Research Laboratory (e)||Hampstead||Wg Cdr K W Flack|
|Candidates Medical Board (f)||Hampstead||Wg Cdr A P Bowdier|
(a) Directly under Director of Personnel for technical administration.
(b) Under Director of Equipment for technical administration.
(c) Under The Air Ministry for technical administration.
(d) Under Principal Medical Officer, Inland Area, for all purposes.
(e) Under The Air Ministry for all purposes.
(f) Control divided between Air Ministry and Principal Medical Officer, Inland Area.
*This unit was in the process of being disbanded, was due to be disbanded or in the process of being amalgamated
Source - July 1920 Air Force List
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