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Inland Area - July 1929

Directly Administered by Area HQ

Hillingdon House, Uxbridge, Middlesex

Unit Location
Air Ministry, Wireless Section Air Ministry, Kingsway, WC2
Home Communication Flt RAF Hendon
RAF Central Band (a) Uxbridge

No 21 Group (HQ - West Drayton)

Unit Location
Reception Depot (c) West Drayton
No 1 Stores Depot (b) Kidbrooke
Port Detachment South Dock, West India Dock, E14
School of Store Accounting and Store Keeping Kidbrooke
Medical Stores Depot (b) Kidbrooke
No 2 Stores (Ammunition) Depot (b) Altrincham
Record Office (b) Ruislip
RAF MT Depot (f) Shrewsbury
Home Aircraft Depot (f) RAF Henlow
Aeroplane and Armament Experimental Establishment (d) Martlesham Heath
Detachment Orfordness
No 15 (Bombing) Sqn (e) Martlesham Heath
No 22 (Bombing) Sqn (e) Martlesham Heath
No 3 Stores Depot (b) Milton
No 4 Stores Depot (b) Ruislip
Care and Maintenance Party Ascot
RAF Depot (including School of Physical Training) Uxbridge
RAF Officers' Hospital (e) Uxbridge

No 22 Group (HQ - Farnborough)

Unit Location
School of Photography (a) Farnborough
Experimental Section (RAE) (b) Farnborough
School of Army Co-operation Old Sarum
School of Balloon Training Larkhill
No 2 (Army Co-operation) Sqn Manston
No 4 (Army Co-operation) Sqn Farnborough
No 13 (Army Co-operation) Sqn Andover
No 16 (Army Co-operation) Sqn Old Sarum
No 26 (Army Co-operation) Sqn Catterick

No 23 Group (HQ - 'St Vincents', Grantham)

Unit Location
No 1 Flying Training School Netheravon
No 2 Flying Training School Digby
No 3 Flying Training School Grantham
No 5 Flying Training School Sealand
Packing Depot (b) Sealand
Armament and Gunnery School Eastchurch
Central Flying School Wittering
School of Technical Training (Men) Manston
Electrical and Wireless School (c) Flower Down
Detachment of Electrical and Wireless School Worthy Down

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

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

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

(d) Administered as laid down in AMWO 33/1926

(e) Under No 21 Group for administration only

(f) Directly under Director of Equipment for technical administration.

Source July 1929 Air Force List

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