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Middle East Commands - July 1945


[MAAF | MATAF | MACAF | Balkan Air Force | AHQ Malta | AHQ Greece | No 205 Group | No 214 Group | No 218 Group]

[Middle East Command | HQ RAF Middle East | AHQ Egypt | AHQ Eastern Mediterranean | AHQ East Africa | AHQ Levant | AHQ Iraq & Persia | HQBF Aden | No 206 Group | No 216 Group]

Command HQ Units

Mediterranean Allied Air Forces

 
Location/Address Unit Notes
Algiers HQ, Mediterranean Allied Air Force (Algiers)  
Algiers No 13 RAF Postal HQ  
Algiers Provost and Security Unit HQ (N Africa)  
Arezzo No 40 Air Stores Park (Detachment)  
Assisi No 121 Maintenance Unit (30 AAP)  
Bari HQ, Mediterranean Strategical Air Force  
Bari No 42 (AOP) Flight (SAAF)  
Bellaria No 244 Fighter Wing  
Bellaria No 1 MORU 'A'  
Bellaria No 1 MORU 'B'  
Bellaria No 310 Supply and Transport Column  
Bellaria No 126 Maintenance Unit (AAP)  
Bellaria No 92 Sqn Spitfire
Bellaria No 145 Sqn Spitfire
Bellaria No 241 Sqn Spitfire
Bellaria No 601 Sqn Spitfire
Bellaria No 417 (RCAF) Sqn Spitfire
Bellaria No 1 Field Hygiene Unit  
Blida (N Africa) No 727 Sqn FAA (Admin and Operational control - FAA) Fulmar/Defiant
Bordonchio No 31 Air Stores Park  
Borghetto No 31 Air Stores Park (Detachment)  
Borgo San Lorenzo No 655 AOP Sqn Auster
Campomarino No 123 Maintenance Unit (IAAP)  
Cecina No 2744 Sqn, RAF Regiment Field Sqn
Cecina No 3 MT Light Repair Unit (Detachment)  
Cecina DAF Communication Flight (Detachment)  
Cervia No 239 Fighter Wing  
Cervia No 112 Sqn Mustang
Cervia No 250 Sqn Kittyhawk
Cervia No 260 Sqn Mustang
Cervia No 3 RAAF Sqn Mustang
Cervia No 450 RAAF Sqn Kittyhawk
Cervia No 5 (South African) Sqn Mustang
Cesenatico No 253 Light Bomber Wing  
Cesenatico No 500 Sqn Baltimore
Cesenatico No 15 (South African) Sqn Baltimore
Cesenatico No 454 RAAF Sqn Baltimore
Cesenatico No 600 Sqn Beaufighter
Cesenatico No 2825 Field Sqn RAF Regiment  
Empoli No 36 Air Stores Park (Detachment)  
Falconara No 36 Air Stores Park (Air Freight Detachment)  
Falconara No 40 Air Stores Park (Air Freight Detachment)  
Fano No 2 Light Warning HQ
Fano No 38 Personnel Transit Centre (Detachment)
Fano Advanced SAAF Reception Centre
Florence No 208 Sqn Spitfire
Florence No 15 Supply and Transport Column  
Florence No 21 Mobile Field Hospital  
Florence No 3 MT Light Repair Unit (Detachment)  
Florence No 10 MT Light Repair Unit  
Florence No 225 Sqn Beaufighter
Florence No 9 AASC  
Forli HQ Desert Air Force (Advanced)  
Forli No 232 Light Bomber Wing  
Forli No 318 (Polish) Sqn Spitfire
Forli No 285 Strategic Reconnaissance Wing  
Forli Desert Air  Force Communication Flt  
Forli No 40 (South African) Sqn Spitfire
Forli No 663 (Polish) Sqn Auster
Forli No 13 Sqn Boston
Forli No 55 Sqn Boston
Forli No 114 Sqn Boston
Forli No 5500 Polish Mobile Signals Unit  
Forli No 18 Sqn Boston
Forli No 12 Meteorological Unit  
Forlimpopoli No 121 Maintenance Unit  
Gaudo No 5 Refresher Flying Unit Also shown under MACAF
Iesi No 3 (South African) Light Bomber Wing  
Iesi No 12 (South African) Sqn Marauder
Iesi No 21 (South African) Sqn Marauder
Iesi No 24 (South African) Sqn Marauder
Iesi No 30 (South African) Sqn Marauder
Malta No 14 RAF Postal HQ  
Marina di Ravenna No 2866 Rifle Sqn, RAF Regiment  
Mondolfo No 22 Mobile Field Hospital  
Mondolfo No 11 Anti-Malarial Control Unit  
Mondolfo No 311 Supply and Transport Column  
Naples No 16 RAF Postal HQ  
Pesaro No 121 Maintenance Unit (AAP)  
Perugia No 3 (SA) Supply and Transport Column  
Pontedera No 8 (South African) Wing Fighter
Pontedera No 11 (South African) Sqn Kittyhawk
Pontedera No 87 Sqn Spitfire
Pontedera No 185 Sqn Spitfire
Pontedera No 3 (SAAF) Sqn Spitfire
Pontedera No 3 Field Hygiene Unit  
Prykos (Greece) No 2825 Field Sqn RAF Regiment (Detachment)  
Rabat Sale (French Morroco) No 10 Base Censorship Unit  
Ravenna No 7 (South African) Wing Fighter
Ravenna No 1 (South African) Sqn Spitfire
Ravenna No 2 (South African) Sqn Spitfire
Ravenna No 4 (South African) Sqn Spitfire
Ravenna No 7 (South African) Sqn Spitfire
Ravenna No 126 Maintenance Unit (7 AAP)  
Ravenna No 305 Mobile Signals Servicing Unit  
Ravenna No 4 Field Hygiene Unit  
Riccione No 306 Mobile Signals Servicing Unit  
Riccione No 3 MT Light Repair Unit  
Rimini No 324 Fighter Wing  
Rimini No 43 Sqn Spitfire
Rimini No 72 Sqn Spitfire
Rimini No 93 Sqn Spitfire
Rimini No 111 Sqn Spitfire
Rimini No 654 AOP Sqn Auster
Rimini No 25 Mobile Field Hospital  
Rimini No 4 Anti-Malarial Control Unit  
Rome Provost and Security Unit HQ (Northern Italy)  
Rusi No 651 AOP Sqn Auster
San Andrea No 121 Maintenance Unit (29 AAP)  
San Arcangelo HQ Desert Air Force (Rear)  
San Arcangelo No 1320 RAF Regiment Wing  
San Arcangelo No 38 Personnel Transit Centre  
Savignano No 36 Air Stores Park  
Senigallia No 121 Maintenance Unit (31 AAP)  
c/o HQ 5th Corps No 125 Mobile Meteorological Unit  
c/o HQ 10th Corps No 127 Mobile Meteorological Unit  
c/o HQ 13th Corps No 126 Mobile Meteorological Unit  
c/o Army Base PO, Naples No 9 Air Formation Postal Unit  
Location unknown No 1 Field Intelligence Unit  
AME Stations
  No 239 AMES  
  No 267 AMES  
  No 374 AMES  
  No 1201 AMES  
  No 1202 AMES  
  No 6004 AMES  
  No 6041 AMES  
  No 6042 AMES  
  No 6043 AMES  
  No 6060 AMES  
  No 6061 AMES  
  No 6075 AMES  
  No 6076 AMES  
  No 8028 AMES  
  No 8033 AMES  
  No 8036 AMES  
  No 14025 AMES  
  No 14027 AMES  
  No 14073 AMES  
  No 15052 AMES  
  No 15057 AMES  
  No 21033 AMES  
  No 67005 AMES  

Balkan Air Force

 

Location/Address Unit Notes
Bari Balkan Air Force Communication Flt  
Bari No 1328 RAF Regiment Wing  
Bari No 2914 AA Sqn RAF Regiment (Detachment)  
Bari No 2932 AA Sqn RAF Regiment (Detachment)  
Biferno No 254 Light Bomber Wing  
Biferno No 39 Sqn Marauder
Biferno No 213 Sqn Mustang
Biferno No 249 Sqn Spitfire
Biferno No 25 (South African) Sqn Marauder
Biferno No 16 (South African) Sqn Beaufighter
Biferno No 19 (South African) Sqn Beaufighter
Biferno No 283 Fighter Wing  
Biferno No 3 Meteorological Forecast Unit (SA)  
Biferno No 1 Anti-Malarial Control Unit  
Brindisi No 334 (Special Duties) Wing  
Brindisi No 148 Sqn Halifax - Special Duties
Brindisi No 123 Maintenance Unit (AAP) (Detachment)  
Brindisi Yugoslav Training Flight (RAF Element)  
Canne No 281 Fighter Wing  
Canne No 253 Sqn Spitfire
Canne No 6 Sqn Hurricane
Canne No 351 (Yugoslav) Sqn Spitfire
Canne No 73 Sqn Spitfire
Canne Fighter Liaison Section (IAF)  
Isle of Vis Station HQ  
Isle of Vis No 2932 AA Sqn RAF Regiment  
Isle of Vis No 352 (Yugoslav) Sqn Hurricane
Isle of Vis No 6 Sqn (Detachment) Hurricane
Lebba No 136 Air Stores Park  
Monopoli HQ Special Operations (Mediterranean) RAF Element  
Prykos (Greece) No 2914 AA Sqn RAF Regiment  
Prykos (Greece) No 2771 Field Sqn, RAF Regiment  
Prykos (Greece) No 2825 Field Sqn RAF Regiment (Detachment)  
San Menaio No 1328 RAF Regiment Wing (Detachment)  
San Spirito No 4 Supply & Transport Column  
Serracapriola No 303 Mobile Signals Servicing Unit  
Termoli No 30 RAF Mobile Field Hospital  
Termoli No 123 Maintenance Unit  
Zadar No 351 (Yugoslav) Sqn (Detachment) Spitfire
Zadar No 281 Fighter Wing (Detachment)  
Zadar No 4 Supply & Transport Column (Detachment)  
Zadar No 72 Embarkation Unit  
AME Stations
  No 6109 AMES  
  No 8032 AMES  
  No 23003 AMES  

Mediterranean Allied Tactical Air Forces (MAAF)

 
Location/Address Unit Notes
Cervia No 15 Wireless Unit  
Pian del Lago MATAF Communication Flt  

Mediterranean Allied Coastal Air Forces (MAAF)

 
Location/Address Unit Notes
Acerra RAF Regiment Reinforcement Pool  
Aix-en-Provence (Southern France) No 340 Fighter Wing  
Aix-en-Provence (Southern France) No 9 Radar Servicing Section  
Ancona No 5 RAF Base Area  
Ancona No 92 Embarkation Unit  
Ancona No 253 Air Sea Rescue Unit (Detachment)  
Bari No 56 Meteorological Forecast Unit  
Bari No 53 Personnel Transit Centre  
Bari No 59 Embarkation Unit  
Bari No 67 Embarkation Unit  
Bari No 3 RAF Base Area  
Bari No 2 Radar Servicing Section  
Bari Air Forces Sub-Commission Allied Commission (Detachment)  
Bari Advance South African Air Force HQ  
Bastia (Corsica) No 301 Air Sea Rescue Control Unit  
Barletta No 67 Embarkation Unit (Detachment)  
Bellaria No 9 Field Signals Unit  
Bellaria No 5136/3 Airfield Bomb Disposal Section  
Bertinoro No 12 Field Signals Unit  
Blida (North Africa) No 238 Sqn (Detachment) Warwick/Walrus
Borgo (Corsica) No 293 ASR Sqn (Detachment) Warwick/Walrus
Bouc-Bel-Air (Southern France) No 125 Maintenance Unit  
Brindisi No 67 Embarkation Unit (Detachment)  
Brindisi No 302 Air Sea Rescue Control Unit  
Capo Dichino No 12 Signals Centre  
Castel Benito (North Africa) No 283 Sqn (Detachment) Warwick/Walrus
Cesenatico No 293 ASR Sqn (Detachment) Warwick/Walrus
Cervia No 6230 Bomb Disposal Flt  
Conversano No 276 Signals Wing  
Conversano No 2 Field Signals Unit
Conversano No 276 Signals Wing, No 1 NIB Detachment  
Falconara No 287 Fighter Wing  
Falconara No 237 Sqn Spitfire
Falconara No 110 Repair and Salvage Unit (Detachment)  
Falconara No 255 Sqn (Detachment) Beaufighter
Falconara No 624 Sqn (Detachment) Walrus
Falconara No 6230 Bomb Disposal Flt (Detachment)  
Fano No 5 Radar Admin Servicing Section  
Florence No 2 RAF Base Area (Advanced)  
Florence No 6233 Bomb Disposal Flt  
Florence No 23 Light Mobile (Automatic) W/T Unit  
Florence No 682 Sqn (Detachment) Spitfire
Foggia No 323 Fighter Wing  
Foggia No 110 Repair and Salvage Unit  
Foggia No 4 RAF General Hospital  
Foggia No 293 ASR Sqn Warwick/Walrus
Foggia No 255 Sqn Beaufighter
Foggia No 38 Sqn Wellington
Foggia No 624 Sqn Walrus
Foggia Aircraft Safety Centre (Eastern Italy)  
Forli No 3 Mobile Field Photographic Section  
Forli No 5136/7/8 Airfield Bomb Disposal Section  
Forli No 683 Sqn (Detachment) Mosquito
Frejus (Southern France) No 125 Maintenance Unit (3 AAP)  
Gaudo No 5 Refresher Flying Unit Also shown under MAAF
Gaudo No 111 Repair and Salvage Unit (No 1 Detachment)  
Gaudo No 15 Anti-Malarial Control Unit  
Gibraltar No 458 Sqn RAAF Wellington, Admin Control - MACAF, Op Control - AHQ Gibraltar
Gragnano No 56 Personnel Transit Centre (Detachment)  
Hassani (Greece) No 283ASR Sqn (Detachment) Wellington/Walrus
Hassani (Greece) No 294 ASR Sqn (Detachment) Wellington/Walrus
Hassani (Greece) No 624 Sqn (Detachment) Walrus
Hassani (Greece) No 6232 Bomb Disposal Flt  
Heraklion (Greece) No 6232 Bomb Disposal Flt (Detachment)  
Iesi No 276 Signals Wing (Detachment)  
Iesi No 5136/2 Airfield Bomb Disposal Section  
Ischia No 252 Air Sea Rescue Unit  
Isle of Vis No 3 Forward Fighter Control Unit  
Isle of Vis No 67 Embarkation Unit (Detachment)  
Istres (Southern France) Aircraft Safety Centre (Southern France)  
Istres (Southern France) No 255 Sqn (Detachment) Beaufighter
Lecce No 54 Personnel Transit Centre (Detachment)  
Lecce No 8 Instructors' School (EVT)  
Leghorn No 338 Fighter Wing  
Leghorn No 6 Radar Servicing Section  
Leghorn No 5136/4 Airfield Bomb Disposal Section  
Leghorn No 59 Embarkation Unit  
Maison Blache (NW Africa) Radar Conversion School  
Malta No 5136/6 Airfield Bomb Disposal Section  
Manfredonia No 253 Air Sea Rescue Unit  
Marseilles (Southern France) No 7 RAF Base Censorship Unit (Detachment)  
Marcianse MEDME Communication Sqn  
Miramar (Southern France) No 276 Signals Wing (Detachment)  
Monte Senario No 10 Field Signals Unit  
Montiano No 10 HA W/T Station  
Nancy (Southern France) No 682 Sqn (Detachment) Spitfire
Naples No 5136 Airfield Bomb Disposal Sqn  
Naples No 6 RAF Base Censorship Unit  
Naples No 7 RAF Base Censorship Unit  
Naples No 1 RAF Base Area  
Naples No 3 Radar Servicing Section  
Naples No 56 Personnel Transit Centre  
Naples No 61 Embarkation Unit  
Naples Bombing Survey Unit  
Naples No 5136/5 Airfield Bomb Disposal Section  
Osimo No 13 HA W/T Station  
Pesaro No 3 Field Signals Unit  
Pisa No 293 ASR Sqn (Detachment) Warwick/Walrus
Pomigliano No 335 Fighter Wing  
Pomigliano No 293 ASR Sqn (Detachment) Warwick/Walrus
Pomigliano MCAF Communication Flt  
Pomigliano No 23 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Unit  
Pomigliano No 111 Repair and Salvage Unit (No 2 Detachment)  
Pomigliano Aircraft Safety Centre (Western Italy)  
Portici Command Medical Board  
Prykos (Greece) No 6232 Bomb Disposal Flt (Detachment)  
Revenna No 5136/1 Airfield Bomb Disposal Section  
Revenna No 6230 Bomb Disposal Flt 'A' Detachment  
Ricanati No 14 HA W/T Station  
Ricanati No 4 Field Signals Unit  
Rome No 2 RAF Base Area  
Rome No 2 RAF Film Production Unit  
Rome No 15 Rest and Leave Camp  
Rome No 14 Signals Centre  
Rome No 40 Personnel Transit Centre  
Rome No 567A Mobile Signals Unit  
Rome Bombing Survey Unit (Detachment)  
Rome Air Forces Sub-Commission Allied Commission  
Rome Moral Leadership Schools  
Rome RAF Liaison Bureau  
Rome No 1 RAF Anti-Gas and Fire-Fighting School  
Rosignano No 237 Sqn (Detachment) Spitfire
Rosignano No 111 Repair and Salvage Unit  
Rosignano No 255 Sqn (Detachment) Beaufighter
Rosignano No 624 Sqn (Detachment) Walrus
Santa Maria No 20 Rest and Leave Camp  
Santa Maria de Leuca No 302 Air Sea Rescue Control Unit (Detachment)  
San Savero No 2 Mobile Field Photographic Section  
San Savero No 336 (PR/Recce) Wing  
San Savero No 680 Sqn 'A' Flt Spitfire
San Savero No 682 Sqn Spitfire
San Savero No 683 Sqn Mosquito
San Savero No 60 (South African) Sqn Mosquito
St Tropez (Southern France) No 254 Air Sea Rescue Unit  
Sorrento No 2 Rest and Leave Camp  
Sulmona No 3 Air Crew Officers' School  
Sulmona No 3 General Service Training School  
Taranto No 67 Embarkation Unit (Detachment)  
Taranto No 54 Personnel Transit Centre  
Taranto No 286 Fighter Wing  
Torre-del-Greco No 1 RAF General Hospital  
Trebbiantico No 15 Field Signals Unit  
 

AME Stations

 
No 242 AMES No 6005 AMES No 8023 AMES
No 256 AMES No 6006 AMES No 8031 AMES
No 329 AMES No 6038 AMES No 8043 AMES
No 330 AMES No 6062 AMES No 8044 AMES
No 331 AMES No 8003 AMES No 14021 AMES
No 372 AMES No 8005 AMES No 14023 AMES
No 388 AMES No 8009 AMES No 14024 AMES
No 397 AMES No 8010 AMES No 14028 AMES
No 892 AMES No 8015 AMES No 14035 AMES
No 897 AMES No 8016 AMES No 14036 AMES
No 899 AMES No 8020 AMES  

AHQ Greece

 
Location/Address Unit Notes
Aroxos No 2908 Field Sqn RAF Regiment (Detachment)  
Aroxos No 31 Refuelling and Re-arming Party  
Athens Aircraft Safety Centre (Greece)  
Athens No 105 Mobile Signals Unit  
Athens No 2908 Field Sqn RAF Regiment  
Athens No 9 RAF Base Censorship Unit  
Athens No 373 Air Stores Park  
Cervia (Italy) No 2926 AA Sqn RAF Regiment  
Hassani No 337 Fighter Wing  
Hassani AHQ Greece Communication Flight  
Hassani No 35 Meteorological Forecast Centre  
Hassani No 13 (Hellenic) Sqn Baltimore
Hassani No 335 (RHAF) Sqn Spitfire
Hassani No 336 (RHAF) Sqn Spitfire
Hassani No 373 Air Stores Park (Detachment)  
Hassani No 372 Repair and Salvage Unit  
Hassani No 105 Mobile Signals Unit (Detachment)  
Hassani No 12 Anti-Malarial Control Unit  
Hassani No 2908 Field Sqn RAF Regiment (Detachment)  
Hassani No 252 Sqn Beaufighter
Heraklion No 59 Refuelling and Re-arming Party  
Heraklion No 2908 Field Sqn RAF Regiment (Detachment)  
Patras No 372 Repair and Salvage Unit (Detachment)  
Patras No 96 Embarkation Unit (Detachment)  
Piraeus No 21 Supply and Transport Column  
Piraeus No 96 Embarkation Unit  
Piraeus No 207 Air Sea Rescue Unit (Detachment)  
Salonika No 96 Embarkation Unit (Detachment)  
Sedes No 128 Meteorological Field Unit  
Syme AHQ Greece (Detachment)  
Location unknown RHAF Communication Flight  

AHQ Malta

 
Location/Address Unit Notes
Algiers (Algeria) No 210 Group  
Algiers (Algeria) Aircraft Safety Centre (N Africa)  
Bone (North Africa) No 284 ASR Sqn Warwick/Walrus
Bone (North Africa) No 251 Air Sea Rescue Unit  
Catania (Sicily) No 52 Embarkation Unit (Detachment)  
Elmas (Sardinia) Aircraft Safety Centre (Sardinia)  
Gibraltar No 22 (SAAF) Sqn Ventura, Admin Control - 210 Group, Op Control - AHQ Gibraltar
Hal Far Station  HQ  
Hal Far AHQ Malta Communication Flt  
Hal Far No 283 Sqn Warwick/Walrus
Hamrun No 143 Maintenance Unit Equipment Depot
Istres (Southern France) No 284 ASR Sqn (Detachment) Warwick/Walrus
Kalafrana Inter-Command W/T Station  
Kalafrana No 137 Maintenance Unit Repair Depot
Kalafrana No 2 Officers Advanced Training School  
Kalafrana No 204 Air Sea Rescue Unit  
Luqa Station HQ  
Madalena No 8 Radar Servicing Section  
Malta Aircraft Safety Centre (Malta)  
Malta No 52 Embarkation Unit  
Malta No 8 RAF Base Censorship Unit  
Malta St Paul's Bay Rest Camp  
Messina (Sicily) No 300 Air Sea Rescue Control Unit (Detachment)  
Palermo (Sicily) No 300 Air Sea Rescue Control Unit  
Pomigliano (Italy) No 284 ASR Sqn (Detachment) Warwick/Walrus
Takali No 728 Sqn FAA Under Admin and operational control of FAA
Taormina (Sicily) No 17 RAF Rest and Leave Camp  
Valetta Inter-Command W/T Station  
Valetta No 2 Base Personnel Office  

AME Stations

No 501 AMES No 502 AMES No 23001 AMES
No 23002 AMES    

No 205 Group (MASAF)

HQ - Foggia, Italy

 
Location/Address Unit Notes
Amendola No 240 (Heavy Bomber) Wing  
Amendola No 178 Sqn Liberator
Amendola No 614 Sqn Liberator
Celona No 2 (South African) (Heavy Bomber) Wing
Celona No 31 (South African) Sqn Liberator
Celona No 34 (South African) Sqn Liberator
Foggia No 236 (Medium Bomber) Wing  
Foggia No 40 Sqn Wellington
Foggia No 104 Sqn Wellington
Foggia No 205 Group Communication Flt  
Foggia No 1 Bomber Group Maintenance Company (SAAF)  
Rodi/SanMoniao No 11 Rest and Leave Camp  
Tortorello No 231 (Medium Bomber) Wing  
Tortorello No 37 Sqn Wellington
Tortorello No 70 Sqn Wellington

AME Stations

No 7611 AMES No 7621 AMES No 7622 AMES
No 7623 AMES    

No 214 Group

HQ - Naples

 
Location/Address Unit Notes
Acerra No 114 Maintenance Unit No 1 Depot
Ancona No 124 Maintenance Unit (AAP)  
Bari No 13 MT Light Repair Unit (Detachment)  
Bari No 54 MT Company (Detachment)  
Bovino No 353 Maintenance Unit Equipment Depot
Brindisi No 110 Maintenance Unit  
Brindisi No 159 Maintenance Unit, No 1 Heavy R & S Unit  
Cancello No 114 Maintenance Unit No 3 Depot
Cancello No 54 MT Company  
Caserta No 114 Maintenance Unit (Detachment)  
Castellamare No 378 Maintenance Unit Repair Depot
Castellamare No 2 Oxygen Production Centre  
Capo Dichino No 159 Maintenance Unit Repair Depot
Capo Dichino No 113 Maintenance Unit  
Capo Dichino No 1 Echelon  
Celone No 159 Maintenance Unit, No 2 Heavy R & S Unit  
Foggia No 110 Maintenance Unit (Detachment)  
Foggia No 13 MT Light Repair Unit  
Guidonia No 1 Glider Servicing Party  
Iesi No 159 Maintenance Unit 'C' Detachment Repair Depot
Iesi No 357 Maintenance Unit Aircraft Supply Unit
Iesi No 14 MT Light Repair Unit  
Ischia Marine Craft Repair Section (No 1 Detachment)  
Isle of Vis No 110 Maintenance Unit (Detachment)  
Lido di Roma No 2 Mobile Parachute Servicing Unit  
Leghorn No 14 MT Light Repair Unit (Detachment)  
Manfredonia Marine Craft Repair Section (No 2 Detachment)  
Marano No 114 Maintenance Unit No 2 Depot
Monterotondo No 15 MT Light Repair Unit (Detachment)  
Monopoli No 28 Repair Unit (Parachute)  
Naples No 114 Maintenance Unit Equipment Depot
Naples No 9 Supply & Transport Column  
Naples Marine Craft Repair Section  
Pagnani No 375 Maintenance Unit  
Pagnani No 2 Tyre Reclamation Repair Unit (Detachment)  
Pesaro No 2 Base Recovery Unit  
Pozzuoli No 10 Supply & Transport Column  
Riccione No 159 Maintenance Unit 'A' Detachment Repair Depot
Rignano No 360 Maintenance Unit (1 AAP)  
San Nicandro di Bari No 141 Maintenance Unit (AAP)  
San Paolo No 28 Repair Unit (Parachute) (Detachment)  
San Severo No 360 Maintenance Unit (AAP)  
Secondigliano No 15 MT Light Repair Unit  
Tarquinia No 2 Glider Servicing Party  
Tressanti No 141 Maintenance Unit (AAP) (Detachment)  
Vesuvius No 4 MT Base Depot

No 218 Group

HQ - Algiers

 
Location/Address Unit Notes
Algiers No 2 RAF Censorship Unit  
Algiers Air Publications and Forms Unit  
Algiers No 60 Embarkation Unit  
Algiers No 5 Base Personnel Office  
Algiers Provision Office (North Africa)  
Algiers Public Relations (Overseas) Unit  
Algiers No 10 Signals Centre  
Algiers No 2 Tyre Reclamation Repair Unit  
Algiers No 528 Airfield Construction Sqn  
Algiers No 16 RAF Rest and Leave Camp  
Ain Taya No 3 RAF Rest and Leave Camp  
Bainem No 16 MT Light Repair Unit  
Blida Station HQ
Blida No 156 Maintenance Unit T E Repairs
Blida No 2 French Technical Liaison Unit  
Blida No 162 Maintenance Unit Aircraft Storage Unit
Bone Marine Craft Base  
Boufarik No 1 French Technical Liaison Unit  
Bouzarea No 53 MT Company  
Casablanca No 60 Embarkation Unit  
Casablanca No 3 French Technical Liaison Unit (Detachment)  
Fort De L'Eau No 55 Personnel Transit Centre  
Hussein Dey No 351 Maintenance Unit Equipment Depot
Maison Blanche RAF Station  
Maison Blanche No 4 Base Signals Unit  
Maison Blanche No 144 Maintenance Unit Repair Depot
Maison Blanche No 1 Oxygen Production Centre  
Maison Blanche No 1 MT Depot  
Maison Care No 2 RAF General Hospital  
Miramus (South Africa) No 108 Repair and Salvage Unit  
Rome (Italy) Public Relations (Overseas) Unit (Detachment)  
Rabat Sale No 2 Aircrew Reception Unit  
Rabat Sale No 5028 Airfield Construction Sqn (Detachment)  
Tunis No 12 MT Repair Unit  

Middle East Command (MAAF)

Command HQ - Cairo

HQ RAF Middle East (Middle East Command)

Command HQ - Cairo

 
Location/Address Unit Notes
Asmara (Eritrea) Meteorological Forecast Unit  
Ankara (Turkey) British Radar Control (RAF Component)  
Cairo Admin HQ SAAF  
Cairo RCAF District HQ Mediterranean and Middle East  
Cairo RAAF Liaison Office  
Cairo RNZAF Liaison Office  
Cairo No 1 Base Personnel Office  
Cairo No 1 Aeronautical Inspection Services Unit  
Cairo Unit Signals (HQ RAF ME)  
Cairo No 6 RAF Postal HQ (Middle East Forces)  
Cairo Command Welfare Office  
El Genina No 1567 (Meteorological) Flt  
El Genina Meteorological Forecast Unit  
Khartoum (Sudan) RAF Station  
Khartoum (Sudan) Khartoum Communication Flt  
Khartoum (Sudan) No 1412 (Meteorological) Flt  
Khartoum (Sudan) No 139 Maintenance Unit Repair Depot
Khartoum (Sudan) No 4 (Middle East) Meteorological Unit  
Khartoum Airfield (Sudan) Meteorological Forecast Unit  
Khartoum Airfield (Sudan) Aircraft Safety Centre (Sudan)  

 

AHQ Egypt (Middle East Command)

Command HQ - Cairo

 
Location/Address Unit Notes
Abbassia No 5 RAF Hospital  
Abbassia No 3 RAF Section Signals Experimental and Research Group  
Aboukir No 24 Personnel Transit Centre  
Alexandria Tomahawk House  
Alexandria Blenheim House  
Alexandria Beaufighter House  
Alexandria No 18 Embarkation Unit  
Alexandria No 11 WAAF Convalescent Depot  
Almaza No 22 Personnel Transit Centre  
Almaza SAAF Base Depot  
Almaza No 2 School of Hygiene (RAF)  
Almaza RAF Physical Training School  
Bahrein (Persian Gulf) No 4603 Airfield Construction Flt  
Bahrein (Persian Gulf) No 4607 Airfield Construction Flt  
Bahrein (Persian Gulf) No 4612 Airfield Construction Flt  
Bahrein (Persian Gulf) No 4614 Airfield Construction Flt  
Bahrein (Persian Gulf) No 5051 Airfield Construction Sqn (Detachment)  
Benghazi No 5053 Airfield Construction Sqn HQ  
Benghazi No 5053 Airfield Construction Sqn, No 2 Detachment  
Benghazi No 5717 Mechanical and Electrical Flight  
Benghazi No 4609 Airfield Construction Flt  
Benghazi No 4617 Airfield Construction Flt  
Cairo The Lady Rosalind Tedder Club  
Cairo Wellington House  
Cairo Hurricane House  
Cairo No 1 Works Area  
Cairo Air Publications Unit  
Cairo No 5451 Airfield Construction Wing  
Cairo No 5720 Mechanical and Electrical Flight  
Castel Benito (Libya) No 5051 Airfield Construction Sqn (Detachment)  
Castel Benito (Libya) No 5053 Airfield Construction Sqn (Detachment)  
Castel Benito (Libya) No 4604 Airfield Construction Flt  
Castel Benito (Libya) No 4605 Airfield Construction Flt  
Castel Benito (Libya) No 4610 Airfield Construction Flt  
Castel Benito (Libya) No 4611 Airfield Construction Flt  
Castel Benito (Libya) No 5576 Artisan Flt  
Castel Benito (Libya) No 5716 Mechanical and Electrical Flt  
Deversoir RAF Station  
Deversoir No 680 PR Sqn Mosquito
Deversoir No 6 (Middle East) Field Hygiene Unit  
Deversoir No 9 Anti-Malarial Control Unit  
Deversoir Middle East Interpretation Unit (Detachment)  
El Adem (Libya) No 5577 Artisan Flt  
El Adem (Libya) No 4601 Airfield Construction Flt  
El Adem (Libya) No 4602 Airfield Construction Flt  
El Adem (Libya) No 4613 Airfield Construction Flt  
El Adem (Libya) No 5718 Mechanical and Electrical Flt  
El Gedida RAF Station  
El Gedida Master Provision Office  
El Gedida Base Accounts Office  
El Hagg No 2 W/T Transmitting Station  
Gianaclis No 8 Anti-Malarial Control Unit  
Habbaniya No 5719 Mechanical and Electrical Flt  
Heliopolis Middle East Interpretation Unit  
Heliopolis Standing Committee of Adjustment  
Heliopolis No 5051 Airfield Construction Sqn  
Heliopolis No 2 RAF Instructors' School (EVT)  
Heliopolis Aircraft Safety Centre (Egypt)  
Helwan No 3 Signals Depot  
Helwan No 1 ME General W/T Fitting Party  
Helwan No 3 ME General W/T Fitting Party  
Helwan No 4 ME General W/T Fitting Party  
Helwan Middle East Signals School  
Helwan MT Personnel Training Section  
Kaffr el Farouk Telecommunications Centre ME  
Kaffr el Farouk Signals Production Unit  
Kaffr el Farouk RAF Regiment Instructors' Unit  
Kasfareet No 21 Personnel Transit Centre  
Kasfareet No 7 (ME) Field Hygiene Unit  
Port Said No 20 Embarkation Unit  
Port Tewfik (Sinai) No 19 Embarkation Unit  
Quadima No 4615 Airfield Construction Flt  
San Severo (Italy) No 680 PR Sqn (Detachment) Mosquito
Shallufa No 39 Personnel Transit Centre  
Tobruk No 5053 Mechanical and Electrical Sqn (Detachment)  
Tobruk No 4606 Airfield Construction Flt  
Tobruk No 4616 Airfield Construction Flt  

AHQ Eastern Mediterranean (Middle East Command)

Command HQ - Alexandria

 
Location/Address Unit Notes
Abu Suier Station HQ  
Abu Sueir No 1675 Heavy Conversion Unit  
Abu Sueir No 20 Meteorological Forecast Unit  
Alexandria No 207 Air Sea Rescue Unit  
Alexandria Marine Craft Unit  
Alexandria No 11 Meteorological Forecast Unit  
Aqir (Palestine) Station HQ  
Aqir (Palestine) No 76 OTU  
Aqir (Palestine) No 294 ASR Sqn (Detachment) Wellington/Walrus/Warwick
Ballah Station HQ  
Ballah RAF (Middle East) Central Gunnery School
Ballah No 13 Air Gunnery School  
Ballah No 1342 RP Training Flight  
Beit Daris No 16 Radio School  
Benina (Lybia) No 212 Group  
Benina (Lybia) No 1563 (Meteorological) Flt  
Benina (Lybia) Aircraft Safety Centre (Cyrenica) c/o No 212 Group
Benina (Lybia) No 16 Meteorological Forecast Unit  
Benina (Lybia) No 294 ASR Sqn (Detachment) Wellington/Walrus/Warwick
Benina (Lybia) No 221 Sqn (Detachment) Wellington/Warwick
Benghazi (Lybia) No 25 Embarkation Unit  
Benghazi (Lybia) No 4 Works Area  
Castel Benito (Lybia) No 1564 (Meteorological) Flt  
Castel Benito (Lybia) No 14 Meteorological Forecast Unit  
Dekheila RN Air Station 'HMS Grebe' Administered by FOLEM
Deversoir No 26 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Unit  
Edcu No 221 Sqn Wellington/Warwick
Edcu No 294 ASR Sqn Wellington/Walrus/Warwick
Ein Shemer (Palestine) Station HQ  
Ein Shemer (Palestine) No 78 OTU  
Ein Shemer (Palestine) Staff Navigators School (ME)  
El Adem (Lybia) No 18 Meteorological Forecast Unit  
El Adem (Lybia) No 221 Sqn (Detachment) Wellington/Warwick
El Adem (Lybia) No 294 ASR Sqn (Detachment) Wellington/Walrus/Warwick
Farmagusta (Cyprus) No 43 Embarkation Unit  
Fayid RN Aircraft Repair yard 'HMS Phoenix' Administered by FOLEM
Fayid Station HQ  
Fayid No 73 OTU  
Gianaclis Station HQ  
Gianaclis No 75 OTU  
Gianaclis No 17 (South African) Sqn Warwick
Gianaclis No 27 (South African) Sqn Warwick
Gianaclis No 5 (Middle East) Field Hygiene Unit  
Greece No 207 Air Sea Rescue Unit (Detachment)  
Heliopolis No 124 Meteorological Field Unit  
Ismailia Station HQ  
Ismailia No 71 OTU  
Ismailia No 12 Sector Operations Room  
Jerusalem (Palestine) No 1 (Middle East) Aircrew Reception Centre
Lakatamia (Cyprus) No 1565 (Meteorological) Flt  
Marble Arch (Lybia) No 13 Meteorological Forecast Unit  
Mariut AHQ Eastern Mediterranean Communication Flt  
Mex Aircraft Safety Centre (Egypt)  
Nalut (Tripoli) No 123 Meteorological Field Unit  
Nicosia (Cyprus) Station HQ  
Nicosia (Cyprus) No 79 OTU  
Nicosia (Cyprus) No 22 Meteorological Forecast Unit  
Nicosia (Cyprus) Aircraft Safety centre (Cyprus) c/o RAF Station, Nicosia
Peta Tiqva (Palestine) Station HQ  
Peta Tiqva (Palestine) No 74 OTU  
Qastina (Palestine) Station HQ  
Qastina (Palestine) No 77 OTU  
Ramat David (Palestine) No 26 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Unit (Detachment)  
Shallufa Station HQ  
Shallufa Middle East Armament School  
Shallufa No 11 Flying Instructors' Training School  
Shallufa No 7 Refresher Flying School  
Shallufa No 1343 Conversion Flight  
Shallufa No 75 OTU  
Shandur Station HQ  
Shandur No 70 OTU  
Shandur No 10 Meteorological Forecast Unit  
Suez Marine Craft Unit  
Tobruk No 25 Embarkation Unit (Railhead Detachment)  
Tripoli No 53 Embarkation Unit  
Troodos (Cyprus) No 22 Rest and Leave Camp  

AME Stations

No 405 AMES No 826 AMES No 23003 AMES
No 531 AMES No 8503 AMES  

AHQ Levant (Middle East Command)

Command HQ - Jerusalem

 
Location/Address Unit Notes
Amman (Jordan) Station HQ  
Amman (Jordan) No 3 Officer Cadets Training Unit  
Amman (Jordan) No 2 General Service Training School  
Amman (Jordan) 'A' Section of No 2 Armoured Car Company  
Amman (Jordan) No 2 School of Administration  
Amman (Jordan) No 2 School of Fire Fighting  
Aqir No 25 Meteorological Forecast Unit  
Aqir No 221 Sqn (Detachment) Wellington/Warwick
Beirut (Syria) Station HQ  
Beirut (Syria) No 21 Meteorological Forecast Unit  
Beirut (Syria) No 211 Meteorological Field Unit  
Ein Shemer No 27 Meteorological Forecast Unit  
Ein Shemer No 2 Field Hygiene Unit  
Gaza Station HQ  
Gaza Royal Hellenic Air Force Depot  
Gaza No 1 RHAF Training Unit  
Gaza No 2 Air Crew Officers' Training School  
Haifa No 34 Embarkation Unit  
Haifa RAF Staff College (Overseas)  
Jerusalem No 2 Meteorological Unit  
Jerusalem No 226 Mobile Signals Unit  
Jerusalem No 2 Works Area  
Jerusalem No 2923 Rifle Sqn RAF Regiment  
Kinfra No 401 Meteorological Field Unit  
Lydda Levant Communication Flt  
Lydda No 1413 (Meteorological) Flt  
Lydda No 24 Meteorological Forecast Unit  
Muqeibila (Levant) No 5 Anti-Malarial Control Unit  
Nicosia (Cyprus) HQ No 3 Battalion, RAF Levies  
Peta Tiqva (Palestine) No 2969 Rifle Sqn, RAF Regiment  
Qastina (Palestine) No 13 Anti-Malarial Control Unit  
Qastina (Palestine) No 26 Meteorological Forecast Unit  
Ramat David Station HQ  
Ramat David No 7 Anti-Malarial Control Unit  
Ramat David 'D' Section of No 2 Armoured Car Company  
Ramat David No 32 Sqn Spitfire
Ramat David No 2864 Rifle Sqn, RAF Regiment  
Ramat David RAF Staff College Overseas Communications Flight  
Ramleh Station HQ  
Ramleh Telecommunication Centre (Levant)  
Ramleh Aircraft Safety Centre (Levant) c/o T M E Levant
Ramleh HQ, No 2 Armoured Car Company,  
Ramleh 'B' Section of No 2 Armoured Car Company,  
Ramleh 'C' Section of No 2 Armoured Car Company,  
Ramleh No 2902 Field Sqn RAF Regiment  
Ramleh HQ No 4 Battalion, RAF Levies  
Ras el Ain (Eritrea) No 1321 RAF Regiment Wing  
Ras el Ain (Eritrea) No 2924 Field Sqn RAF Regiment  
St Jean No 1319 RAF Regiment Wing  
St Jean No 2721 Field Sqn, RAF Regiment  
St Jean No 2788 Field Sqn, RAF Regiment  
Tel Aviv No 10 RAF Convalescent Depot  
Tel Litwinsky No 3 RAF Hospital  
Tel Litwinsky No 3 Anti-Malarial Control Unit  

AHQ Iraq and Persia (Middle East Command)

Command HQ - Habbaniya

 
Location/Address Unit Notes
Baghdad (Iraq) Combined Intelligence Centre  
Baghdad (Iraq) No 30 Movements Control Unit  
Bahrein (Persian Gulf) No 6 Anti-Malarial Control Unit  
Bahrein (Persian Gulf) No 42 Embarkation Unit (Detachment)  
Bahrein (Persian Gulf) No 34 Meteorological Forecast Unit  
Basrah (Iraq) Station HQ  
Basrah (Iraq) No 42 Embarkation Unit  
Basrah (Iraq) Marine Craft Section  
Basrah (Iraq) No 219 Air/Sea Rescue Unit  
Habbaniya (Iraq) Station HQ  
Habbaniya (Iraq) Iraq and Persia Communication Flt  
Habbaniya (Iraq) No 1415 (Meteorological) Flt  
Habbaniya (Iraq) No 3 Meteorological Unit  
Habbaniya (Iraq) Supplies Depot  
Habbaniya (Iraq) No 134 Maintenance Unit Repair Depot
Habbaniya (Iraq) No 4 Base Personnel Office  
Habbaniya (Iraq) No 6 RAF Hospital  
Habbaniya (Iraq) Iraq Levies HQ  
Habbaniya (Iraq) No 1 Battalion, Iraq Levies  
Habbaniya (Iraq) Aircraft Safety Centre (Iraq and Persia) c/o AHQ Iraq and Persia
Habbaniya (Iraq) No 7 RAF Postal HQ  
Habbaniya (Iraq) No 115 Maintenance Unit Equipment Depot
Jask (Persia) RAF Unit  
Karind (Iraq) No 2 Battalion, Iraq Levies  
Margil (Basrah, Iraq) No 5 Battalion, Iraq Levies  
Mosul (Iraq) HQ, No 1 Armoured Car Company  
Ser Amadia No 23 Rest and Leave Camp  
Shaibah (Iraq) No 119 Maintenance Unit  
Shaibah (Iraq) No 31 Meteorological Forecast Unit  
Shaibah (Iraq) No 115 Maintenance Unit (Detachment)  
Sharjah (Iraq) No 36 Meteorological Forecast Unit  
Sharjah (Iraq) No 42 Embarkation Unit (Detachment)  
Teheran (Persia) Station HQ  
Teheran (Persia) No 33 Meteorological Forecast Unit  
Teheran (Persia) No 138 Maintenance Unit Repair Depot
Teheran (Persia) No 12 Rest and Leave Camp  
Zubair No 115 Maintenance Unit (Detachment)  

AHQ East Africa (Middle East Command)

Command HQ - Nairobi

 
Location/Address Unit Notes
Congella No 35 (South African) Sqn Catalina, under complete control of Union of South Africa
Dar-es-Salaam Station HQ  
Dar-es-Salaam Marine Craft Section  
Dar-es-Salaam No 1345 Anti-Malarial Control Flight (Detachment)  
Diego Suarez No 258 Admin Wing  
Diego Suarez No 1568 (Meteorological) Flt  
Diego Suarez Marine Craft Section  
Eastleigh Station HQ  
Eastleigh East Africa Communication Flt  
Eastleigh No 1414 (Meteorological) Flt  
Eastleigh No 133 Maintenance Unit Repair Depot
Eastleigh No 25 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Unit  
Eastleigh Anti-Locust Flt  
Eastleigh No 14 Anti-Malarial Control Unit  
Eastleigh Aircraft Safety Centre (East Africa)  
Gilgil No 105 Maintenance Unit (Detachment) Repair Depot
Kipevu RAF Unit  
Kipevu No 209 Sqn Sunderland
Kisumu Station HQ  
Kisumu No 41 Personnel Transit Centre  
Kisumu Flying Boat Repair Base  
Mackinnon Road RN Air Station  
Mauritius Station HQ  
Mauritius Marine Craft Section  
Mogadishu RAF Unit  
Mombasa No 15 Embarkation Unit  
Mombasa No 2 Marine Craft Training School  
Nairobi No 2 Anti-Malarial Control Unit  
Nairobi No 10 Anti-Malarial Control Unit  
Nairobi RN Air Repair Yard 'HMS Korango'  
Nairobi No 9 RAF Postal HQ (East Africa)  
Nairobi No 3 Works Area  
Pamanzi RAF Unit  
Pamanzi Marine Craft Section  
Plaisance (Mauritius) No 1569 (Meteorological) Flt  
Port Reitz Station HQ  
Port Reitz No 246 (General Reconnaissance) Wing  
Port Reitz Marine Craft Section  
Port Reitz No 1345 Anti-Malarial Control Flight  
Seychelles Station HQ  
Seychelles Marine Craft Section  
Tabora RAF Unit  
Tanga RN Air Station  
Thika No 105 Maintenance Unit Equipment Depot
Tullear RAF Unit  
Tullear Marine Craft Section  
Voi RN Air Station  

HQ British Forces, Aden (Middle East Command)

Command HQ - Steamer Point

 
Location/Address Unit Notes
Aden Meteorological Forecast Unit  
Aden No 206 Air Sea Rescue Unit  
Addis Ababa (Abyssinia) Telecommunication Centre (Aden) (Detachment)  
Asmara (Eritrea) No 27 Rest and Leave Camp  
Bandar Cassim (Somaliland) RAF Unit  
Hargeisa (British Somaliland) HQ BF Aden Communication Flt (Detachment)  
Hargeisa (British Somaliland) Telecommunication Centre (Aden) (Detachment)  
Hedjuff Marine Craft Unit  
Hedjuff No 216 Air Sea Rescue Unit  
Hedjuff No 220 Air Sea Rescue Unit  
Hiswa No 1566 (Meteorological) Flt  
Jhadir (Saudi Arabia) Armoured Car Section  
Khormaksar Station HQ  
Khormaksar No 131 Maintenance Unit Repair Depot
Khormaksar No 621 Sqn Wellington
Khormaksar HQ BF Aden Communication Flt  
Masira Island Station HQ  
Masira Island No 214 Air Sea Rescue Unit  
Masira Island No 215 Air Sea Rescue Unit  
Ras el Hadd (Saudi Arabia) Station HQ  
Riyan (Saudi Arabia) RAF Unit  
Salalah (Saudi Arabia) RAF Unit  
Scuisiban (Somaliland) RAF Unit  
Scuisiban (Somaliland) No 621 Sqn (Detachment) Wellington
Sheikh O'thman Aden Protectorate Levies HQ  
Socotra (Gulf of Aden) RAF Unit  
Socotra (Gulf of Aden) No 621 Sqn (Detachment) Wellington
Steamer Point Equipment and Supply Section  
Steamer Point No 50 Embarkation Unit  
Steamer Point No 7 RAF Hospital  
Steamer Point No 11 RAF Postal HQ (British Forces, Aden)  
Steamer Point No 3 Base Personnel Office  
Steamer Point No 6 Works Area  
Wadi Road Telecommunication Centre (Aden)  

No 206 Group

HQ - RAF Heliopolis

 
Location/Address Unit Notes
Aboukir Station HQ  
Aboukir No 103 Maintenance Unit Repair Depot
Aboukir No 7 Engine Repair Section  
Aboukir No 8 Engine Repair Section  
Abu Sultan No 128 Maintenance Unit Ammunition Depot
Acre (Palestine) No 142 Maintenance Unit  
Alexandria Marine Craft Repair Section  
Alexandria No 1 (Middle East) MT Repair Unit  
Almaza No 51 RAF MT Company  
Almaza No 1 (ME) Meteorological Unit  
Almaza No 2 ME Fuel Transport Company (Detachment)  
Amriya No 102 Maintenance Unit Repairable Equipment Depot
Athlet (Syria) No 1 (ME) Fuel Transport Company  
Aqir (Palestine) No 160 Maintenance Unit Aircraft Repair Unit
Baalwa 'Z' Hydrogen Plant  
Benghazi No 2 ME Fuel Transport Company (Detachment)  
Benghazi No 122 Maintenance Unit (AAP)  
Benghazi No 2 Bomber Group Maintenance Company  
Berka No 136 Maintenance Unit (AAD)  
Boulac No 109 Maintenance Unit Repair Unit
Boulac No 1 Engine Repair Section  
Boulac No 4 Engine Repair Section  
Cairo No 7 (Middle East) MT Repair Unit  
Cairo West No 17 Meteorological Forecast Unit  
El Adem No 2 ME Fuel Transport Company (Detachment)  
El Firdan No 108 Maintenance Unit Repair Unit
El Firdan No 132 Maintenance Unit Aircraft Storage Depot
El Firdan No 51 RAF MT Company (Detachment)
Gebel Hamzi No 135 Maintenance Unit Aircraft Storage Depot
Heliopolis Station HQ  
Heliopolis No 1 Tyre Reclamation and Retreading Unit (ME)
Heliopolis No 168 Maintenance Unit Aircraft Repair Unit
Heliopolis No 122 Meteorological Field Unit  
Heliopolis No 402 Meteorological Field Unit  
Heliopolis Command Medical Board  
Heliopolis Polish Air Force Boys' Training School  
Heliopolis Middle East Communication Sqn Fairchild
Heliopolis Air Supply and Development Section  
Heliopolis No 1 RHAF Technical Unit  
Helwan No 3 MT Base Depot  
Kabrit No 117 Maintenance Unit Transport Aircraft  Repair Unit
Kasfareet No 107 Maintenance Unit (ETRD)  
Kasfareet No 9 Engine Repair Section  
Khanka No 106 Maintenance Unit Equipment Depot
Mansourah No 5 Engine Repair Section  
Mariut No 1 (Middle East) MT Repair Unit (Detachment)  
Mariut No 51 RAF MT Company (Detachment)
Masara No 101 Maintenance Unit Ammunition Depot
Muqeibila (Levant) No 104 Maintenance Unit RAP and MT Pool
Nicosia (Cyprus) No 166 Maintenance Unit  
Port Said No 51 RAF MT Company (Detachment)
Port Said Marine Craft Unit  
Ramleh (Palestine) No 6 Engine Repair Section  
Ras el Ain (Eritrea) No 120 Maintenance Unit Equipment Depot
Ras el Ain (Eritrea) No 51 RAF MT Company (Detachment)
Tel Litwinsky (Palestine) No 5 (ME) MT Repair Unit  
Tobruk (Lybia) No 122 Maintenance Unit (AAP) (Detachment)  
Tripoli (Lybia) No 122 Maintenance Unit (AAP) (Detachment)  
Tura No 111 Maintenance Unit Engine and Repair Depot
Tura No 2 Engine Repair Section  
Tura No 3 Engine Repair Section  
Wadi Ysara No 112 Maintenance Unit  
Wadi Ysara No 2 ME Fuel Transport Company (Detachment)  
Wadi Ysara No 51 RAF MT Company (Detachment)

No 216 (Transport) Group

HQ - RAF Heliopolis, Egypt

This group was controlled by HQ Transport Command, for units allocated click here.

Air Formation Signals

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
HQ, No 3 Air Formation Signals RAF Heliopolis  
No 1 Coy, No 3 Air Formation Signals Benghazi  
No 2 Coy, No 3 Air Formation Signals Alexandria  
No 3 Coy, No 3 Air Formation Signals Ismailia  
No 4 Coy, No 3 Air Formation Signals Heliopolis  
HQ, No 5 Air Formation Signals Jerusalem  
No 1 Coy, No 5 Air Formation Signals Haifa  
No 2 Coy, No 5 Air Formation Signals Ramleh  
'T' Coy, Air Formation Signals Jerusalem  

Source - SD161 (58th Edition) - July 1945

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