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Other Home Commands/Units - November 1945


[Bomb Disposal | Embarkation Units | RAF Regiment | Airfield Construction | USAAF]

Bomb Disposal Units

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
a) United Kingdom
HQ Bomb Disposal Wing RAF Doncaster  
No 6234 Flt RAF Doncaster  
No 6235 Flt RAF Doncaster  
No 6236 Flt RAF Doncaster  
No 6237 Flt RAF Doncaster  
No 5131 Bomb Disposal Sqn comprising: - RAF Doncaster  
No 6202 Flt RAF Grangemouth  
No 6204 Flt (Main) RAF Doncaster  
No 6204 Flt (Detachment) RAF Dishforth  
No 5133 Bomb Disposal Sqn comprising: - RAF Waterbeach  
No 6215 Flt RAF Digby  
No 6217 Flt RAF Waterbeach  
No 6219 Flt RAF Feltwell  
No 6221 Flt RAF Hornchurch  
No 5134 Bomb Disposal Sqn comprising: - RAF West Malling  
No 6209 Flt RAF West Malling  
No 6226 Flt RAF Harwell  
b) British Forces of Occupation (Air Disarmament)
No 5130 Bomb Disposal Sqn No 2 Group  
No 6201 Flt No 2 Group  
No 6213 Flt No 2 Group  
No 6223 Flt No 2 Group  
No 5132 Bomb Disposal Sqn comprising: - No 83 Group  
No 6206 Flt, No 83 Group  
No 6208 Flt No 85 Group  
No 6211 Flt No 83 Group  
No 6224 Flt No 83 Group  
No 5135 Bomb Disposal Sqn comprising: - No 2 Group  
No 6203 Flt No 2 Group  
No 6205 Flt, No 2 Group  
No 6207 Flt No 2 Group  
No 6229 Flt No 2 Group  
No 5138 Bomb Disposal Sqn comprising: - Air HQ (Ops) BAFO  
No 6214 Flt Air HQ (Ops) BAFO  
No 5139 Bomb Disposal Sqn comprising: - No 85 Group  
No 5140 Bomb Disposal Sqn comprising: - No 84 Group  
No 6210 Flt No 84 Group  
No 6212 Flt No 84 Group  
No 6216 Flt No 84 Group  
No 6222 Flt No 84 Group  
No 6228 Flt No 84 Group  
c) Fighter Command (Norway) (Air Disarmament)
No 5137 Bomb Disposal Sqn comprising: - No 88 Group  
No 6218 Flt No 88 Group  
No 6220 Flt No 88 Group  
No 6225 Flt No 88 Group  
d) AHQ (Austria) (Air Disarmament)
No 6227 Flt

-

 

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 12 Aberdeen Dyce
No 85 Antwerp No 85 Group
No 29 Ayr No 8 Embarkation Unit
No 11 Belfast Belfast
No 89 Calais No 85 Group
No 98 Dieppe No 87 Group
No 32 Douglas Jurby
No 8 Glasgow Self-accounting
No 86 Hamburg No 85 Group
No 21 Hull Sutton-on-Hull
No 9 Leith Turnhouse
No 10 Lerwick Sullom Voe
No 3 Liverpool Self-accounting
No 35 Lochboisdale Benbecula C & M Party
No 1 London Self-accounting
No 90 Marseilles No 87 Group
No 95 Newhaven Brighton
No 6 Newport No 7 MT Company
No 37 Oban Oban C & M Party
No 101 Oslo No 88 Group
No 30 Port Ellen Port Ellen C & M Party
No 17 Preston Barton Hall
No 13 Reykjavik Reykjavik
No 2 Southampton Self-accounting
No 36 Stornoway Stornoway
No 14 Stranraer No 57 MU, Wig Bay
No 22 Stromness Skeabrae
No 27 Thurso Castletown
No 31 Tiree Tiree C & M Party
No 90 (Detachment) Toulon No 87 Group

RAF Regiment Squadrons (Home)

Number

Group

Location

i) Anti-Aircraft Squadrons

2703

83

 

2715

85

 

2727

22

Nethertown

2734

83

 

2753

HQ Bomber Command

 

2760

85

 

2763

8

Wyton

2791

88

 

2794

83

 

2799

1

Fiskerton

2800

84

 

2809

83

 

2817

83

 

2819

83

 

2823

85

 

2824

2

 

2838

2

 

2845

84

 

2847

11

West Malling

2872

84

 

2873

84

 

2874

84

 

2875

88

 

2876

83

 

2880

84

 

2893

3

Methwold

2898

1

Kirmington
ii) Armoured Squadrons

2757

84

 

2777

84

 

2781

83

 

2804

84

 

2806

83

 
iii) Rifle Squadrons

2710

83  

2713

85  

2719

AHQ (Ops)  

2724

84  

2726

83  

2729

BAC, Berlin  

2731

85  

2737

88  

2738

85

 

2740

AHQ (Ops)

 

2741

85

 

2749

2

 

2750

2

 

2765

83

 

2770

2

 

2773

84

 

2786

85

 

2798

83

 

2805

83

 

2807

AHQ (Ops)

 

2811

85

 

2814

84

 

2816

84

 

2822

83  

2827

83  

2829

84  

2830

88  

2831

2  

2843

84  

2844

85  

2848

BAC, Berlin  

2853

2  

2856

83  

2858

84  

2862

84  

2863

2  

2865

AHQ (Ops)  

2868

83  

2871

2  

2878

84  

2879

2  

2883

BAC, Berlin  

2897

2

 

2949

88

 

Airfield Construction Units

 

Works Unit

Flight

Location

5020 Airfield Construction Sqn

No 247 Group

HQ

Azores

4838 Azores

5554 Artisan Flight

Azores

5021 Airfield Construction Sqn

RAF Iceland

HQ

Reykjavik

RAF Plant Depot

No 53 Wing, Maintenance Command

  Hatfield
5351 Airfield Construction Wing -  No 11 Group (Podington)
5355 (Type A) Airfield Construction Wing  - Podington

5002 (Type A) Airfield Construction Sqn

No 5351 ACW

HQ

Podington
4636
4637
4638
4639

5504 Artisan Flight

5505 Artisan Flight

5390 (Type I) Plant Flight
5391 (Type I) MT Flight
5392 (Type I) Workshop Flight

5003 Airfield Construction Sqn

No 5351 ACW

HQ

Horsham St Faith

4629
4645
4646
4647
4648
4649
4650
4651
4652
4653
4724

5507 Artisan Flight

5508 Artisan Flight

5509 Artisan Flight

5004 Airfield Construction Sqn

No 5351 ACW

HQ

Podington
4656
4657
4658
4659
4660
4661
4663
4664
4665
4686
4841

5510 Artisan Flight

5512 Artisan Flight

5011 Airfield Construction Sqn

No 5351 ACW

 

Podington

5015 Airfield Construction Sqn

No 5351 ACW

HQ

Harlaxton
4714
4723
4790
4791
4792
4793
4794
4795
4796
4797
4798

5546 Artisan Flight

5548 Artisan Flight

5201 Plant Sqn

No 5351 ACW

HQ Podington

5029 (Polish) Airfield Construction Sqn

No 5351 ACW

HQ

Gatwick
No 4855 Well Boring Flight

No 5353 ACW

  Birch
5352 Airfield Construction Wing - No 85  (Base) Group

5001 Airfield Construction Sqn

No 5352 ACW

HQ

 
4622  
4623  
4625  
4628  
4633  
4635  
4846  
5501 Artisan Flight  
5502 Artisan Flight  

5013 Airfield Construction Sqn

No 5352 ACW

HQ

 
4766  
4768  
4769  
4772  
4773  
4774  
4775  

5540 Artisan Flight

 

5541 Artisan Flight

 

5014 Airfield Construction Sqn

No 5352 ACW

HQ

 
4781  
4784  
4785  
4787  
4815  
4817  
4844  

5543 Artisan Flight

 

5544 Artisan Flight

 

5202 Plant Sqn

No 5352 ACW

HQ  
5353 Airfield Construction Wing - ACSEA

5005 (Type A) Airfield Construction Sqn

No 5353 ACW

HQ

 
4671
4672
4674
4675

5514 Artisan Flight

5515 Artisan Flight

5394 (Type I) Plant Flight
5395 (Type I) MT Flight
5396 (Type I) Workshop Flight

5008  (Type A) Airfield Construction Sqn

No 5353 ACW

HQ

 
4708
4709
4712
4713

5524 Artisan Flight

5539 Artisan Flight

5397 (Type I) Plant Flight
5398 (Type I) MT Flight
5399 (Type I) Workshop Flight

5012  (Type A) Airfield Construction Sqn

No 5353 ACW

HQ

 
4759
4760
4761
4763

5537 Artisan Flight

5538 Artisan Flight

5400 (Type I) Plant Flight
5401 (Type I) MT Flight
5402 (Type I) Workshop Flight
5203 (Type B) Airfield Construction Sqn

No 5353 ACW

HQ  
4668
5403 (Type II) Workshop Flight
5404 (Type II) Plant Flight
5405 (Type II) MT Flight
No 4854 Quarrying Flight

No 5353 ACW

   
No 5714 M & E Maintenance Flight

No 5353 ACW

   
No 5753 M & E Construction Flight

No 5353 ACW

   
No 5755 M & E Construction Flight

No 5353 ACW

   
5354 Airfield Construction  Wing - No 2 Group

5006 Airfield Construction Sqn

No 5354 ACW

HQ

 
4802  
4805  
4806  

5517 Artisan Flight

 

5518 Artisan Flight

 

5007 Airfield Construction Sqn

No 5354 ACW

HQ

 
4808  
4809  

5520 Artisan Flight

 

5521 Artisan Flight

 

5547 Artisan Flight

No 5354 ACW

   

5204 Plant Sqn

No 5354 ACW

   
5355 Airfield Construction Wing - No 84 Group

5009 (Type A) Airfield Construction Sqn

No 5355 ACW

HQ

 
4725
4726
4810
4811

5525 Artisan Flight

5526 Artisan Flight

5393 (Type I) Plant Flight
5394 (Type I) MT Flight
5395 (Type I) Workshop Flight

5016 Airfield Construction Sqn

No 5355 ACW

HQ

 
4803
4804

5549 Artisan Flight

5550 Artisan Flight

5017 (Type A) Airfield Construction Sqn

No 5355 ACW

HQ

 
4818
4821
4822
4823

5552 Artisan Flight

5553 Artisan Flight

5396 (Type I) Plant Flight
5397 (Type I) MT Flight
5398 (Type I) Workshop Flight

5205 (Type B) Airfield Construction Sqn

No 5355 ACW

HQ  
4632
5399 (Type II) Workshop Flight
5400 (Type II) Plant Flight
5401 (Type II) MT Flight
5356 Airfield Construction Wing - No 19 Group (Bristol)

5018 Airfield Construction Sqn

No 5356 ACW

HQ

Abingdon

5027 Airfield Construction Sqn

 No 5356 ACW

HQ

West Malling

5206 Plant Sqn

No 5356 ACW

  Pen Park

5154 Mechanical and Electrical Sqn

No 5356 ACW

HQ

No 18 Group - Glasgow

5701 M & E Flight

5703 M & E Flight

5704 M & E Flight

5705 M & E Flight

5708 M & E Flight

5709 M & E Flight

5010 Airfield Construction Sqn

No 5356 ACW

HQ

No 18 Group - Glasgow

4710
4729
4730
4732
4733
4734
4735
4736
4737
4738

5528 Artisan Flight

5529 Artisan Flight

5530 Artisan Flight

5357 Airfield Construction Wing - No 84 Group

5022 Airfield Construction Sqn

 No 5357 ACW

HQ

 
4626  
4685  
4697  
4767  
4782  
4807  
4858 Field Plant Flight  

5023 Airfield Construction Sqn

 No 5357 ACW

HQ

 
4634  
4673  
4707  
4719  
4762  
4819  
4859 Field Plant Flight  
5358 Airfield Construction Wing (ACSEA)

5024 (Type A) Airfield Construction Sqn

5358 ACW

HQ

 
4640  
4770  
4771  
4816  

5506 Artisan Flight

 

5527 Artisan Flight

 
5370 (Type I) Plant Flight  
5371 (Type I) MT Flight  
5372 (Type I) Workshop Flight  

5025 (Type A) Airfield Construction Sqn

5358 ACW

HQ

 
4662  
4681  
4722  
4799  

5513 Artisan Flight

 

5523 Artisan Flight

 
5373 (Type I) Plant Flight  
5374 (Type I) MT Flight  
5375 (Type I) Workshop Flight  

5026 (Type A) Airfield Construction Sqn

5358 ACW

HQ

 
4731  
4758  
4814  
4826  

5516 Artisan Flight

 

5542 Artisan Flight

 
5376 (Type I) Plant Flight  
5377 (Type I) MT Flight  
5378 (Type I) Workshop Flight  

5207 (Type B) Airfield Construction Sqn

5358 ACW

HQ

 
4820  
5379 (Type II) Workshop Flight  
5380 (Type II) Plant Flight  
5381 (Type II) MT Flight  
No 4856 Well Boring Flight

5358 ACW

   
No 4857 Quarrying Flight

5358 ACW

   
No 5751 M & E Construction Flight

5358 ACW

   
No 5752 M & E Construction Flight

5358 ACW

   
No 5707 M & E Maintenance Flight

5358 ACW

   

5155 Mechanical and Engineering Sqn - No 84 Group

 

No 5754 M & E Construction Flight Mill Green
  No 5756 M & E Construction Flight

 

5713 M & E Flight

 

5722 M & E Flight

No 52 Repair Unit (Plant) - No 85 (Base) Group
No 53 Repair Unit (Plant) - ACSEA
No 54 Repair Unit (Plant) - ACSEA

Stations transferred to USAAF

Alconbury Eye Sharnbrook
Bovingdon Framlingham Snetterton Heath
Boxted Grove Stanstead Mountfitchet
Braybrooke Honington Steeple Morden
Burtonwood Kingscliffe Thorpe Abbots
Bury St Edmunds Knettishall Thurleigh
Chalgrove Lavenham Wattisham
Duxford Little Walden Wortley
East Wretham Raydon  

Source - SD161 (62nd Edition) - November 1945

This page was last updated on 01/12/22

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