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Air Ministry - December 1944

HQ - Kingsway, London WC2

Units administered directly by the Air Ministry

Embarkation Units

Operational control and personnel matters relating to officers manning the Embarkation Units was vested in the Director of Movements at the Air Ministry but the parent stations were responsible for pay, accounting and administration of airmen.

Unit Location/Address Parent Unit
No 1 London No 1 Balloon Centre, Kidbrooke
No 2 Southampton Self-accounting
No 3 Liverpool Self-accounting
No 4 Avonmouth Filton
No 5 Barry No 7 MT Company
No 6 Newport No 7 MT Company
No 7 Swansea No 7 MT Company
No 8 Glasgow Self-accounting
No 9 Leith HQ, No 17 Group, Edinburgh
No 10 Lerwick Sumburgh
No 11 Belfast Belfast
No 12 Aberdeen Dyce
No 14 Stranraer Castle Kennedy
No 16 Barroe-in-Furness No 10 AGS, Walney Island
No 17 Preston Barton Hall
No 21 Hull Sutton-on-Hull
No 22 Stromnes Skeabrae
No 27 Thurso Castletown
No 28 Workington Silloth
No 29 Ayr Ayr
No 30 Port Ellen Port Ellen
No 31 Tiree Tiree
No 32 Douglas Jurby
No 35 Lochboisdale Lochboisdale
No 36 Stornoway Stornoway
No 37 Oban Oban
No 71 Cardiff No 7 MY Company
No 95 Newhaven Brighton

Source - SD161 (51st Edition) - December 1944

County names used are those in use at the time

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