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Inland Area (including Air Defences of Great Britain) - June 1925

This Command was in the process of being split up to form two separate Commands, Air Defences of Great Britain (Temporary HQ - Air Ministry) and a reduced Inland Area but no units had been transferred to the new Command at this time.

Directly Administered by Area HQ

Hillingdon House, Uxbridge, Middlesex

Unit Location
RAF Depot Uxbridge
Air Ministry Wireless Section (b) Air Ministry
School of Physical Training and Drill Uxbridge
RAF Central Band (a) Uxbridge
Inland Area Aircraft Depot RAF Henlow
MT Repair Depot Shrewsbury

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

No 1 Group (HQ - Kidbrooke)

Unit Location
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 3 Stores Depot (b) Milton, Steventon, Berkshire
No 4 Stores Depot (b) Ruislip
The Packing Depot (b) West Ascot
Record Office (b) Ruislip
Reception Depot (c) West Drayton
Armament and Gunnery School Eastchurch
No 207 (Bombing) Sqn Eastchurch
School of Technical Training (Men) Manston
No 2 (Army Co-operation) Sqn Manston
No 9 (Bombing) Sqn Manston

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

(c) Directly under the Director of Training for technical administration.

No 3 Group

Unit Location
Station HQ Spittlegate, Grantham, Lincolnshire
No 39 Sqn Spittlegate
No 100 Sqn Spittlegate
No 2 Flying Training School Digby
Aeroplane and Armament Experimental Establishment (a) Martlesham Heath
  1. No 15 (Bombing) Sqn
  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 Bircham Newton
No 5 Flying Training School Shotwick
No 2 Stores (Ammunition) Depot (a) Altrincham

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

(b) Under AOC, No 6 Group for training and operations.

No 6 Group (HQ - Kenley)

Unit Location
Station HQ Kenley, Surrey
No 24 (Communication) Sqn (a) Kenley
No 32 (Fighter) Sqn Kenley
No 56 Sqn Biggin Hill
  1. Night Flying Flight
  1. Biggin Hill
Station HQ RAF Northolt
No 41 (Fighter) Sqn Northolt
Inland Area Communication Flight Northolt
Superintendent of RAF Reserves Northolt
No 25 (Fighter) Sqn Hawkinge
No 17 (Fighter) Sqn Hawkinge
Station HQ Duxford
  1. No 19 Sqn
  2. No 29 Sqn
  3. No 111 Sqn
  1. Duxford
  2. Duxford
  3. Duxford

No 7 Group (HQ - Andover)

Unit Location
No 1 Wing South Farnborough
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
No 11 (Bombing) Sqn Netheravon
School of Army Co-operation Old Sarum
  1. No 16 (Army Co-operation) Sqn
  1. Old Sarum
Central Flying School Upavon
No 3 (Fighter) Sqn Upavon
Station HQ Andover, Oxfordshire
Staff College Andover
No 12 (Bombing) Sqn Andover
No 13 (Army Co-operation) Sqn Andover
Electrical and Wireless School Flower Down
  1. Detachment
  1. Worthy Down
No 58 (Bombing) Sqn 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.

(c) Under AOC, No 6 Group for training and operations.

Source June 1925 Air Force List

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