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Inland Area - January 1924

Directly Administered by Area HQ

Hillingdon House, Uxbridge, Middlesex

Unit Location
RAF Depot Uxbridge
  1. Central Trade Test Board
  2. School of Physical Training and Drill
  1. Uxbridge
  2. Uxbridge
RAF Central Band (a) Uxbridge
Inland Area Aircraft Depot (b) RAF Henlow
MT Repair Depot Shrewsbury

(a) Directly under Director of Personnel for technical administration.

(b) Under Director of Equipment for technical administration.

No 1 Group (HQ - Kenley)

Unit Location
No 24 (Communication) Sqn (a) Kenley
(i) Signal Co-operation Flight
No 32 (Fighter) Sqn (HQ and 1 Flt) Kenley
Armament and Gunnery School Eastchurch
No 207 (Bombing) Sqn Eastchurch
No 5 Wing HQ Biggin Hill
  1. No 56 Sqn
  2. Night Flying Flight
Biggin Hill
School of Technical Training (Men) Manston
No 25 (Fighter) Sqn Hawkinge
Inland Area Communication Flt Northolt
Superintendent of RAF Reserves Northolt
No 12 (Bombing) Sqn (HQ and 1 Flt) Northolt
No 41 (Fighter) Sqn (HQ and 1 Flt) Northolt
No 1 Stores Depot (b) Kidbrooke SE3
  1. Port Detachment, No 1 Stores Deport
  1. South Dock, West India Dock, E14
Medical Stores Depot (b) Shed M, Kidbrooke SE3
No 4 Stores Depot (b) Ruislip
The Packing Depot (b) West Ascot
Record Office (b) Ruislip

(a) Directly under the Air Ministry for operations.

(b) Controlled directly by the Air Ministry as laid down in AMWO 822/1921.

No 3 Group (HQ - Spittlegate)

Unit Location
No 39 Sqn Spittlegate
No 100 Sqn Spittlegate
Care and Maintenance Party Digby
Aeroplane and Armament Experimental Establishment (a) Martlesham Heath
  1. No 15 (Bombing) Sqn (to form)
  2. No 22 (Bombing) Sqn
  3. Guard
  1. Martlesham Heath
  2. Martlesham Heath
  3. Orfordness
No 7 (Bombing) Sqn Bircham Newton
No 99 (Bombing) Sqn (HQ and 1 Flt) Bircham Newton
No 2 Flying Training School Duxford
No 19 Sqn (1 Flt) (b) Duxford
No 29 Sqn (1 Flt) (b) Duxford
No 111 Sqn (1 Flt) (HQ and 1 Flt) (b) Duxford
No 5 Flying Training School Shotwick

(a) Controlled directly by the Air Ministry as laid down in AMWO 822/1921.

No 7 Group (HQ - Andover)

Unit Location
School of Photography (a) South Farnborough
Experimental Section (RAE) (b) South Farnborough
No 4 (Army Co-operation) Sqn South Farnborough
No 1 Flying Training School Netheravon
School of Army Co-operation Old Sarum
No 3 Stores Depot (b) Milton, Steventon, Berkshire
Central Flying School Upavon
Staff College Andover
No 2 (Army Co-operation) Sqn Andover
Electrical and Wireless School Flower Down
  1. Detachment
  1. Worthy Down
School of Balloon Training Larkhill

(a) Directly under the Air Ministry for technical administration.

(b) Controlled directly by the Air Ministry as laid down in AMWO 822/1921.

Source: January 1924 Air Force List

This page was last updated on 08/07/19

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