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Iraq Command - January 1924

Units administered directly by Command HQ - Baghdad City

Unit Location
Station Commandant Hinaidi
HQ Accountant Office Baghdad
Brigade Accountant Office Baghdad
Aircraft Depot Hinaidi
Combined Hospital Hinaidi
Central Supply Depot Hinaidi
Petrol Dump Hinaidi
Supply Depot Mosul
Inland Water Transport (Detachment) Baghdad
No 1 (Fighter) Sqn Hinaidi
No 6 (Army Co-operation) Sqn Hinaidi
No 8 (Bombing) Sqn Hinaidi
No 30 (Bombing) Sqn Hinaidi
No 45 (Bombing) Sqn Hinaidi
No 55 (Bombing) Sqn Mosul
No 70 (Bombing) Sqn Hinaidi

Armoured Car Wing (HQ - Baghdad)

Unit Location
No 3 Armoured Car Company Makina, Basrah
No 4 Armoured Car Company Hinaidi
No 5 Armoured Car Company Mosul
No 6 Armoured Car Company Hinaidi


Basrah Group (HQ - Basrah)

Unit Location
Rest Camp Magil, Basrah
RAF Prison Makina, Basrah
Stores Depot Magil, Basrah
Base Supply Depot Magil, Basrah
Combined Hospital Ashar, Basrah
Inland Water Transport Basrah
No 84 (Bombing) Sqn Shaibah

Military Forces in Iraq

2nd Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment 6/13th Frontier Force Rifles
2nd Battalion, Cameronians 120th Indian Pack Battery
5/7th Rajput Regiment 63rd Co QVO Madras Sappers and Miners
1/2nd Bombay Pioneers Iraq Signal Section
1/11th Sikh Regiment No 2 Wireless Company, RCS

Source: January 1924 Air Force List

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