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Inland Area - July 1931

Directly Administered by Area HQ

Unit Location
Air Ministry Wireless Station London
Home Communication Flt RAF Hendon
RAF Central Band RAF Uxbridge

No 21 Group (HQ - West Drayton)

Unit Location
Reception Depot (b) RAF West Drayton
No 1 Stores Depot (c) RAF Kidbrooke
Port Detachment South Dock, West India Dock
School of Store Accounting and Store Keeping RAF Kidbrooke
Medical Stores Depot (g) RAF Kidbrooke
No 2 Stores Depot (c) Altrincham
Record Office Ruislip
RAF MT Depot (f) Shrewsbury
Home Aircraft Depot (f) RAF Henlow
Aeroplane and Armament Experimental Establishment (d) RAF Martlesham Heath
A & AEE Detachment Orfordness
No 15 (Bomber) Sqn (e) RAF Martlesham Heath
No 22 (Bomber) Sqn (e) RAF Martlesham Heath
No 3 Stores Depot (c) Milton
No 4 Stores Depot (c) Ruislip
RAF Depot RAF Uxbridge
School of PT (including in the establishment of the RAF Depot) RAF Uxbridge
RAF Officers' Hospital (e) RAF Uxbridge

No 22 Group (HQ - South Farnborough)

Unit Location
School of Photography (b) South Farnborough
Experimental Section, RAE (c) South Farnborough
School of Army Co-operation RAF Old Sarum
School of Balloon Training Larkhill
No 2 (Army Co-operation) Sqn RAF Manston
No 4 (Army Co-operation) Sqn South Farnborough
No 13 (Army Co-operation) Sqn RAF Netheravon (temporarily at Odihm)
No 16 (Army Co-operation) Sqn RAF Old Sarum
No 26 (Army Co-operation) Sqn RAF Catterick
Coast Defence Co-operation Flt RAF Eastchurch

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

Unit Location
No 2 Flying Training School RAF Digby
No 3 Flying Training School RAF Grantham
No 5 Flying Training School RAF Sealand
Packing Depot (c) RAF Sealand
Armament & Gunnery School RAF Eastchurch
Central Flying School RAF Wittering
Station HQ Manston
School of Technical Training (Men) RAF Manston
RAF Practice Camp RAF North Coates Fitties
RAF Practice Camp RAF Sutton Bridge
RAF Practice Camp RAF Catfoss

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

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

(c) Directly under Director of Equipment.

(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.

(g) Directly under Director of Medical Services for technical administration.

Source - July 1931 Air Force List

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