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Other Overseas Commands - January 1924

Independent Units

Unit Location
Aeronautical Committee of Guarantee (British Section) Berlin, via APO s/40, British Army of the Rhine, Cologne

RAF India (HQ - Ambala)

Unit Location
Aircraft Depot Karachi
  1. Port Detachment
  1. Kiamari, Karachi
Aircraft Park Lahore
No 5 (Army Co-operation) Sqn Ambala
Central Accounts Office (a) Poona
No 1 Indian Wing Peshawar
  1. No 28 (Army Co-operation) Sqn
  2. No 31 (Army Co-operation) Sqn
  1. Peshawar
  2. Dardoni
No 2 Indian Wing Risalpur, Nowshera
  1. No 27 (Bombing) Sqn
  2. No 60 (Bombing) Sqn
  1. Risalpur, Nowshera
  2. Risalpur, Nowshera
No 3 Indian Wing Quetta
  1. No 20 (Army Co-operation) Sqn
  1. Quetta

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

RAF Mediterranean (HQ - Valetta, Malta)

Unit Location
RAF Base Calafrana, Malta
  1. No 481 (Float Plane) Flt
Meteorological Station Malta
RAF complement in HMS Pgasus  

Palestine Command (HQ - Bir Salem, Ludd, Palestine)

Unit Location
Supply Depot Sarafand
Palestine General Hospital Ludd
Combined Hospital Jenin
Command Accounts Office Bir Salem
Palestine Wing (a)  
No 14 Sqn Ramleh
  1. Meteorological Station
  1. Ramleh
No 2 Armoured Car Company (1 Section) Jerusalem
No 2 Armoured Car Company (HQ and 2 Sections) Sarafand
MT Workshop and Pool Sarafand
RAF Trans-Jordania  
HQ Amman
Flying Section Amman
1 Section of No 2 Armoured Car Company Amman
Meteorological Station Amman

The following military forces are also serving under the command of the GOC, Palestine: -

2nd Battalion, Duke of Wellington's Regiment (1 Coy) Jerusalem

(a) Under AOC Middle East for maintenance and inspection

Source: January 1924 Air Force List

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