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Far East Commands - November 1945


[ACSEA | AHQ Burma | BAFSEA | No 221 Group | No 222 Group | No 224 Group | No 225 Group | No 226 Group | No 227 Group | No 228 Group | No 229 Group | No 231 Group | No 232 Group | No 238 Group | AHQ India | No 1 (Indian) Group]

Air Command South-East Asia

Command HQ - Kandy (Ceylon)

 

Location/Address Unit Notes
Barrackpore No 355 Wireless Unit  
Colombo No 2 Photo Interpretation Detachment  
Colombo No 357 Wireless Unit  
Delhi No 166 Signals Wing  
Delhi HQ, No 166 Signals Wing Unit  
Kai Tak Station HQ  
Kandy No 5 Special Liaison Unit  
Kandy RAF Component HQ SACSEA  
Kandy RAF Element of Signals Intelligence Directorate (SEAC and I)  
Major Donis Station HQ  
Ranchi No 1 Detachment, HQ, No 166 Signals Wing  
Rangoon No 367 Wireless Unit  
Rangoon No 368 Wireless Unit  
Rangoon No 370 Wireless Unit  
Rangoon HQ No 164 (Signals) Wing  
Rangoon No 164 (Signals) Wing Unit  
Rangoon Legal Section, Burma  
Saigon RAF Element Control Commission French Indo-China  
Shackle HQ, RAF Base  
Mobile Signals Units
No 55647 MSU No 5808 MSU No 5804 MSU
No 5820 MSU No 55651 MSU No 5847 MSU
No 5876 MSU No 55656 MSU No 55648 MSU
No 55649 MSU No 55650 MSU No 5823 MSU
No 5848 MSU No 55655 MSU No 55657 MSU
No 55658 MSU No 55513 MSU No 55514 MSU
No 55515 MSU No 55635 MSU No 5916 MSU
No 5921 MSU No 5846 MSU No 5844 MSU
No 5756 MSU No 5777 MSU No 5800 MSU
No 5937 MSU No 5772 MSU No 5795 MSU
No 5799 MSU No 5922 MSU No 5942 MSU
No 5855 MSU No 55659 MSU No 5759 MSU
No 5784 MSU No 5796 MSU No 55512 MSU
No 5915 MSU No 5988 MSU No 5836 MSU
No 5830 MSU No 5856 MSU No 5941 MSU
No 5950 MSU No 5868 MSU No 5757 MSU
No 55609 MSU No 55523 MSU No 55660 MSU
No 55661 MSU No 55662 MSU No 55665 MSU
No 55664 MSU No 55665 MSU No 55666 MSU
No 55667 MSU No 55668 MSU No 55669 MSU
No 55522 MSU No 5812 MSU No 5813 MSU
No 5814 MSU No 55508 MSU No 5956 MSU
No 5835 MSU No 5843 MSU No 5844 MSU
No 5870 MSU No 5871 MSU No 5872 MSU

AHQ Burma (ACSEA)

HQ - Calcutta

 
Location/Address Unit Notes
Agartala No 326 Maintenance Unit Reserve Aircraft Pool
Agartala No 327 Maintenance Unit Reserve Aircraft Pool
Agartala No 2970 Armoured Car (H) Sqn RAF Regiment
Agartala No 2971 Armoured Car (H) Sqn, RAF Regiment  
Agartala No 2972 Armoured Car (H) Sqn, RAF Regiment  
Akyab No 1583 Calibration Flt  
Akyab No 27 Sqn Beaufighter
Akyab No 7027 Servicing Echelon  
Akyab No 131 (Mobile) Repair and Salvage Unit  
Akyab No 149 MT Light Repair Depot  
Akyab No 345 Maintenance Unit (Detachment) Explosive Storage Unit
Akyab No 39 Air Stores Park  
Alipore No 684 Sqn Mosquito
Alipore No 347 (PR) Wing  
Alipore No 1300 Meteorological Flt  
Alipore No 681 Sqn (Detachment) Spitfire
Baigachi Station HQ  
Baigachi HQ Burma Communication Sqn  
Ballygunge (Calcutta) No 1 Area Flying Control Centre  
Barrackpore No 85 Repair and Salvage Unit (Detachment) Forward Repair Depot
Bishnapur No 143 Repair and Salvage Unit Forward Repair Depot
Calcutta No 1 Mobile MT Waterproofing Unit  
Calcutta No 25 Heavy Mobile W/T Unit  
Calcutta No 1 Air Crew House  
Calcutta No 2 Air Crew House  
Calcutta No 91 Mobile Flying Control Section  
Calcutta No 3 RAF Film Production Unit  
Calcutta No 707 Meteorological Forecast Centre (Type 1)  
China Bay No 357 Sqn (Detachment) Liberator/Dakota/Lysander
China Bay No 684 Sqn (Detachment) Mosquito
Chittagong No 345 Maintenance Unit Explosive Storage Unit
Cocos Islands No 684 Sqn (Detachment) Mosquito
Cox's Bazaar No 345 Maintenance Unit (Detachment) Explosive Storage Unit
Dalbhumgarh No 1581 Calibration Flt  
Dalbhumgarh No 82 Repair and Salvage Unit  
Dalbhumgarh No 12 Flying Control Section, Type 'A'  
Digri No 159 Sqn Liberator
Digri No 7159 Servicing Echelon  
Digri No 718 Meteorological Forecast Centre (Type 3)  
Digri No 56 Mobile Field Hospital  
Digri No 1341 Special Duties Flight  
Digri No 1354 Special Duties Flight  
Digri No 2 Communication Flt Also shown at Baigachi
Dhubalia No 7067 Servicing Echelon  
Jessore Station HQ  
Jessore No 1 Flying Control Section, Type 'A'  
Jessore No 357 Sqn Liberator/Dakota/Lysander
Jessore No 358 Sqn Liberator
Jessore No 725 Meteorological Forecast Centre (Type 2)  
Kharagpur No 91 Air Stores Park  
Lalaghat No 2 Satellite Airfield HQ  
Madras No 708 Meteorological Forecast Centre (Type 2)  
Mingladon Station HQ  
Mingladon No 681 Sqn Spitfire
Mingladon No 357 Sqn (Detachment) Liberator/Dakota/Lysander
Mingladon No 85 Repair and Salvage Unit Forward Repair Depot
Mingladon No 27 Sqn (Detachment) Beaufighter
Mingladon No 1581 Calibration Flt (Detachment)  
Mymensingh No 321 Maintenance Unit Explosive Storage Unit
Ramree No 149 MT Light Repair Depot (Detachment)  
Ramree No 131 (Mobile) Repair and Salvage Unit (Detachment)  
Ramree No 345 Maintenance Unit (Detachment) Explosive Storage Unit
Rangoon No 35 Anti-Malarial Control Unit  
Rangoon No 347 Wing (Detachment)  
Rangoon No 20 Movement Control Unit  
Rangoon No 56 Maintenance Unit (Forward Repair Unit)  
Rangoon HQ, No 222 Wing (Detachment) c/o 12th Army
Rangoon No 6 Operations Room  
Rangoon No 3 Filter Room  
Rangoon No 2 Forward Equipment Unit  
Salbani No 1 Bombing and Gunnery Range  
Salbani No 184 (Heavy Bomber) Wing  
Salbani No 355 Sqn Liberator
Salbani No 7355 Servicing Echelon  
Sambre No 3 Filter Room (Detachment)  
Silchar No 321 Maintenance Unit (Detachment) Explosive Storage Unit
Singarbil No 101 Repair and Salvage Unit Forward Repair Depot
Singarbil No 142 Repair and Salvage Unit Forward Repair Depot
AME Stations
No 258 AMES No 544 AMES  
No 864 AMES No 869 AMES No 6267 AMES
No 62002 AMES No 23010 AMES No 23011 AMES
No 23012 AMES No 23013 AMES No 62003 AMES
Mobile Signals Units
No 5949 MSU   No 5951 MSU
No 5952 MSU No 5953 MSU No 5760 MSU
No 5954 MSU No 5955 MSU No 5794 MSU
No 5946 MSU No 5947 MSU No 5792 MSU
No 5793 MSU No 5766 MSU No 5839 MSU
No 5840 MSU No 5828 MSU No 55594 MSU
No 55595 MSU No 55596 MSU No 5852 MSU
No 5853 MSU No 55598 MSU No 5845 MSU
No 5849 MSU No 5769 MSU No 5821 MSU
No 5825 MSU No 5874 MSU No 5874 MSU
No 5837 MSU No 5850 MSU No 55616 MSU
No 55617 MSU No 55618 MSU No 55619 MSU
No 55620 MSU No 55621 MSU No 5770 MSU
No 5824 MSU No 5826 MSU No 5375 MSU
No 5767 MSU No 5818 MSU No 55652 MSU
No 55646 MSU No 5873 MSU No 5822 MSU
Air Formation Signals
Rangoon HQ No 19 Air Formation Signals  
Rangoon HQ, No 1 Company, No 19 Air Formation Signals  
Rangoon HQ, No 2 Company, No 19 Air Formation Signals  
Rangoon HQ, No 3 Company, No 19 Air Formation Signals  
Rangoon HQ No 6 Indian Air Formation Signals  
Rangoon HQ, No 1 Company, No 6 Air Formation Signals  
Saigon (en-route) HQ, No 2 Company, No 6 Air Formation Signals  
Saigon (en-route) HQ, No 3 Company, No 6 Air Formation Signals  

HQ Base Air Forces SEA (ACSEA)

HQ - New Delhi, India

 
Location/Address Unit Notes
Ambala RAF Signals Centre (Detachment)  
Andheri (Bombay) Base Personnel Office  
Bombay Base Accounts Office  
Bombay RCAF Base Accounts Office  
Bombay RCAF Records Office  
Bombay RCAF District HQ (India and SEA)  
Calcutta HQ RAF Base Chaplains Branch  
Calcutta RCAF District HQ (Sub-Detachment)  
Colombo RCAF District HQ (Sub-Detachment)  
New Delhi RCAF District HQ (Sub-Detachment)  
New Delhi RAF Signals Centre  
New Delhi RAF Dental Services  
Air Formation Signals
Dhubalia HQ No 2 Indian Air Formation Signals  
Dhubalia HQ, No 1 Company, No 2 Indian Air Formation Signals  
Dhubalia HQ, No 3 Company, No 2 Indian Air Formation Signals  
Ibalur HQ, No 2 Company, No 2 Indian Air Formation Signals  
Jhansi HQ No 7 Indian Air Formation Signals  
Jhansi HQ Company, No 7 Indian Air Formation Signals  
Jhansi HQ, No 1 Company, No 7 Indian Air Formation Signals  
Jhansi HQ, No 2 Company, No 7 Indian Air Formation Signals  
Jhansi HQ, No 3 Company, No 7 Indian Air Formation Signals  

No 221 Group (ACSEA)

HQ - Rangoon

 
Location/Address Unit Notes
Amawbi No 94 Equipment Park  
Amawbi No 92 Mobile Flying Control Section  
Amawbi No 124 (Mobile) Repair and Salvage Unit  
Amawbi No 908 Wing  
Amawbi No 110 Sqn Mosquito
Amawbi No 47 Sqn Mosquito
Amawbi No 7110 Servicing Echelon  
Amawbi No 7047 Servicing Echelon  
Amawbi No 15 Satellite Airfield HQ  
Amawbi No 16 Satellite Airfield HQ  
Amawbi No 17 Satellite Airfield HQ  
Insein No 1326 RAF Regiment Wing  
Insein No 1330 RAF Regiment Wing  
Insein No 2968 Field Sqn RAF Regiment
Insein No 2961 AA Sqn RAF Regiment
Kinmagen No 717 Meteorological Forecast Centre (Type 2)  
Manipur Road No 340 Maintenance Unit Explosive Storage Unit
Meiktila No 148 MT Light Repair Unit  
Meiktila No 3 Mobile Repair and Salvage Unit  
Meiktila No 2854 AA Sqn RAF Regiment (Detachment)  
Meiktila No 79 Sqn Thunderbolt
Meiktila No 28 Sqn (Detachment) Spitfire
Meiktila No 42 Sqn Thunderbolt
Meiktila No 7 Operations Room  
Meiktila No 12 Filter Room  
Meiktila No 181 (Signals) Wing (Advanced Detachment)  
Meiktila No 701 Meteorological Forecast Centre (Type B) (RIAF)  
Meiktila No 8 Base Postal Unit (Detachment)  
Meiktila No 7042 Servicing Echelon
Meiktila No 7079 Servicing Echelon
Meiktila No 910 Wing  
Meiktila No 7028 Servicing Echelon (Detachment)  
Meiktila No 96 Mobile Flying Control Section  
Meiktila No 221 Group Communications Sqn (Detachment)  
Meiktila No 4 Area Flying Control Centre  
Meiktila No 363 Maintenance Unit (MT) (Detachment)
Mingladon No 906 Wing HQ  
Mingladon No 28 Sqn Spitfire
Mingladon No 273 Sqn Spitfire
Mingladon No 723 Meteorological Forecast Centre (Type 2)  
Mingladon No 2802 Field Sqn RAF Regiment
Mingladon No 2896 Field Sqn RAF Regiment  
Mingladon No 2942 Field Sqn RAF Regiment  
Mingladon No 2960 AA Sqn RAF Regiment
Mingladon No 2854 AA Sqn RAF Regiment  
Mingladon No 7152 Servicing Echelon
Mingladon No 7273 Servicing Echelon  
Mingladon No 7028 Servicing Echelon  
Mingladon No 221 Group Communications Sqn  
Mingladon No 1582 Calibration Flt  
Mingladon No 65 Mobile Field Hospital  
Mingladon No 132 (Mobile) Repair and Salvage Unit  
Mingladon No 85 Air Stores Park (Mobile)  
Mingladon No 12 Satellite Airfield HQ  
Mingladon No 13 Satellite Airfield HQ  
Mingladon No 148 MT Light Repair Depot (Detachment)  
Mingladon No 316 Maintenance Unit Explosive Storage Unit
Myingyan No 20 Satellite Airfield HQ Also shown at Thazi
Myingyan No 346 Maintenance Unit (Detachment) MT Servicing Unit
Myingyan No 181 (Signals) Wing (Rear)  
Pegu No 99 Mobile Flying Control Section  
Rangoon No 26 Transit Camp  
Rangoon No 9 Operations Room  
Rangoon No 312 Mobile Signals Servicing Unit  
Rangoon HQ RAF Base  
Rangoon No 721 Meteorological Forecast Centre (Type 1)  
Rangoon No 181 (Signals) Wing  
Rangoon RAF Regiment Reinforcement Pool, Burma  
Rangoon No 363 Maintenance Unit (MT)
Rangoon No 55 MT Company
Rangoon No 12 Heavy Mobile W/T Station  
Rangoon No 4 Filter Room  
Rangoon No 8 Base Postal Unit  
Rangoon No 61 Mobile Field Hospital  
Rangoon No 11 Satellite Airfield HQ  
Rangoon No 19 Satellite Airfield HQ  
Rangoon No 41 Embarkation Unit  
Rangoon No 377 Maintenance Unit (Marine Craft Repair Base)  
Rangoon No 21 Anti-Malarial Control Unit  
Rangoon No 22 Anti-Malarial Control Unit  
Rangoon No 23 Anti-Malarial Control Unit  
Rangoon No 1 Refuelling Party  
Rangoon No 2 Refuelling Party  
Rangoon No 98 Mobile Flying Control Section
Rangoon No 98 Air Stores Park (Mobile)  
Rangoon No 5 Area Flying Control Centre  
Rangoon No 727 Meteorological Forecast Centre  
Toungoo No 719 Meteorological Forecast Centre (Type 2)  
Toungoo No 8 Operations Room  
Toungoo No 2759 Field Sqn, RAF Regiment  
Toungoo No 2964 Field Sqn RAF Regiment  
Toungoo No 7 Flying Control Section, Type 'A'
Ywadon No 3 (Mobile) Repair and Salvage Unit (Detachment)  
Zyatkwin No 7017 Servicing Echelon
Zyatkwin No 7034 Servicing Echelon
Zyatkwin No 7113 Servicing Echelon  
Zyatkwin No 909 Wing HQ  
Zyatkwin No 113 Sqn Thunderbolt
Zyatkwin No 34 Sqn Thunderbolt
Zyatkwin No 152 Sqn Spitfire
Zyatkwin No 155 Sqn Spitfire
Zyatkwin No 1307 RAF Regiment Wing  
Zyatkwin No 2963 AA Sqn RAF Regiment  
Zyatkwin No 2965 AA Sqn RAF Regiment (1 x Flight)  
Zyatkwin No 18 Satellite Airfield HQ  
c/o 7 Indian Div RA No 801 Mobile Pilot Balloon Unit  
c/o 221 Gp/20 Div No 803 Mobile Pilot Balloon Unit  
c/o 221 Op/4 Corps No 804 Mobile Pilot Balloon Unit  
c/o 221 Op/15 Corps No 805 Mobile Pilot Balloon Unit  
c/o 19th Ind Div No 720 Meteorological Forecast Centre (Type 'E' RIAF)  
AME Stations
No 569 AMES No 849 AMES No 857 AMES
No 870 AMES No 877 AMES No 885 AMES
No 6101 AMES No 6178 AMES No 6181 AMES
No 6308 AMES No 6309 AMES No 6310 AMES
No 6263 AMES No 6269 AMES No 6270 AMES
No 8026 AMES No 8502 AMES No 8554 AMES
No 64001 AMES No 64002 AMES No 64003 AMES
No 14009 AMES No 61004 AMES No 61007 AMES
No 62013 AMES No 62014 AMES No 63001 AMES
No 63011 AMES No 63012 AMES No 63013 AMES
No 63014 AMES No 6304 AMES No 61010 AMES
No 62011 AMES No 62012 AMES No 61005 AMES
Mobile Signals Units
No 5776 MSU No 5779 MSU No 5789 MSU
No 5790 MSU No 5791 MSU No 5841 MSU
No 5842 MSU No 5932 MSU No 5933 MSU
No 5938 MSU No 5939 MSU No 5940 MSU
No 5771 MSU No 5778 MSU No 5811 MSU
No 5815 MSU No 5816 MSU No 5867 MSU
No 5869 MSU No 5887 MSU No 5958 MSU
No 5959 MSU    
No 5960 MSU No 5961 MSU No 5962 MSU
No 5963 MSU No 5964 MSU No 5797 MSU
No 5763 MSU No 5833 MSU No 5834 MSU
No 5858 MSU No 5859 MSU No 5860 MSU
No 5908 MSU No 5909 MSU No 5919 MSU
No 5913 MSU No 5957 MSU No 5765 MSU
No 5798 MSU No 5801 MSU No 5802 MSU
No 5864 MSU No 5865 MSU No 5866 MSU
No 5918 MSU No 5912 MSU No 5788 MSU
No 55560 MSU No 55561 MSU No 55562 MSU
No 55569 MSU No 55570 MSU No 55571 MSU
No 55572 MSU No 55574 MSU No 55575 MSU
No 55576 MSU No 55577 MSU No 55578 MSU
No 55579 MSU No 55580 MSU No 55581 MSU
No 55582 MSU No 55583 MSU No 55584 MSU
No 55585 MSU No 55586 MSU No 55587 MSU
No 55588 MSU No 5925 MSU No 5934 MSU
No 5935 MSU No 55564 MSU No 55565 MSU
No 55566 MSU No 55567 MSU No 55550 MSU
No 55551 MSU No 55552 MSU No 55553 MSU
No 55554 MSU No 55622 MSU No 55623 MSU
No 55624 MSU No 55625 MSU No 55626 MSU
No 55627 MSU No 55628 MSU No 55629 MSU
No 55630 MSU No 55631 MSU No 55632 MSU
No 55633 MSU No 5761 MSU No 5781 MSU
No 5786 MSU No 5829 MSU No 5851 MSU

No 222 Group (ACSEA)

HQ - Colombo, Ceylon

 
Location/Address Unit Notes
Addu Atoll No 739 Meteorological Forecast Control (Type 2)  
Bally No 240 Sqn (Detachment) Sunderland
Calcutta No 226 Air Sea Rescue Unit  
Calcutta No 227 Air Sea Rescue Unit  
China Bay No 321 (Dutch) Sqn Liberator
Chittagong No 229 Air Sea Rescue Unit  
Chittagong No 238 Air Sea Rescue Unit  
Chittagong No 239 Air Sea Rescue Unit  
Cocanada No 26 Advanced Flying Boat Base  
Cochin No 232 Air Sea Rescue Unit  
Cocos Islands Station HQ  
Cocos Islands No 136 Sqn Spitfire
Cocos Islands No 7136 Servicing Echelon  
Cocos Islands No 737 Forecast Centre (Type 2)  
Cocos Islands No 78 Embarkation Unit (Detachment)  
Colombo No 3 Air Crew House  
Colombo HQ RAF Base  
Colombo RAF Element, Joint Meteorological Centre  
Colombo No 183 (Signals) Wing  
Colombo No 45 Embarkation Unit  
Colombo No 203 Air Sea Rescue Unit  
Colombo No 7 Base Postal Unit  
Colombo RAF Element HQ Ship, HMS Largs  
Colombo RAF Signals Unit (Anderson)  
Colombo RAF Signals Centre  
Colombo No 89 Air Stores Park  
Colombo No 376 Maintenance Unit Marine Craft Repair Depot
Colombo RAF Element of SS Manela  
Diego Garcia No 29 Advanced Flying Boat Base  
Diego Garcia No 800 Meteorological Reporting Centre (Type 'D')  
Galle No 237 Air Sea Rescue Unit  
Hatton No 12 Hill Depot  
Kankesanturai Station HQ  
Kankesanturai No 203 Sqn Liberator
Kankesanturai No 24 Mobile Field Hospital  
Kankesanturai No 716 Meteorological Forecast Centre (Type 2)  
Kankesanturai No 1346 Air Sea Rescue Flight  
Kankesanturai No 7203 Servicing Echelon  
Karachi No 234 Air Sea Rescue Unit  
Kayts No 236 Air Sea Rescue Unit  
Khulna No 255 Air Sea Rescue Unit  
Koggala Station HQ  
Koggala No 205 Sqn Sunderland
Koggala No 209 Sqn Sunderland
Koggala No 711 Meteorological Forecast Centre (Type 2)  
Koggala No 122 Repair and Salvage Unit  
Korangi Creek No 103 GR Operations Room  
Kurunegala No 338 Maintenance Unit Explosive Storage Unit
Madras No 228 Air Sea Rescue Unit  
Madras No 243 Air Sea Rescue Unit  
Madras No 31 Advanced Flying Boat Base  
Mawatagana No 32 Care and Maintenance Party  
Mawatagana No 820 Meteorological Reporting Centre  
Minneriya Station HQ  
Minneriya No 8 Sqn Liberator
Minneriya No 160 Sqn Liberator
Minneriya No 7008 Servicing Echelon  
Minneriya No 7160 Servicing Echelon  
Minneriya No 25 Anti-Malarial Control Unit  
Minneriya No 730 Meteorological Forecast Centre (Type 2)  
Radella No 7 Hill Depot  
Ramree No 231 Air Sea Rescue Unit  
Rangoon No 230 Air Sea Rescue Unit  
Ratmalana Station HQ  
Ratmalana No 713 Meteorological Forecast Centre (Type 3)  
Ratmalana No 342 Maintenance Unit MT Storage Unit
Ratmalana No 222 Group Communication Flt  
Ratmalana No 15 Mobile Servicing Unit (Torpedo)  
Ratmalana No 338 Maintenance Unit (Detachment) Explosive Storage Unit
Ratmalana No 1303 (Meteorological) Flt  
Ratmalana HQ ACSEA Communication Sqn  
Ratmalana Air/Sea Warfare Development Unit  
Ratmalana No 20 Armament Practice Camp  
Ratmalana No 1350 Air Sea Rescue Flight  
Ratmalana No 1579 Calibration Flight  
Ratmalana No 145 Repair and Salvage Unit Forward Recovery Depot
Red Hills Lake No 104 GR Operations Room  
Red Hills Lake No 240 Sqn Sunderland
Red Hills Lake No 230 Sqn Sunderland
Santa Cruz No 105 GR Operations Room  

Syriam

No 346 Wing  
Trincomalee No 712 Meteorological Forecast Centre (Type 2)  
Trincomalee No 235 Air Sea Rescue Unit  
Trincomalee RAF Element, Royal Naval Air Station  
Trombay No 241 Air Sea Rescue Unit  
Trombay No 242 Air Sea Rescue Unit  
Trombay No 27 Advanced Flying Boat Base  
Vavuniya Station HQ  
Vavuniya No 13 Mobile Servicing Unit (Torpedo)  
Vizagapatam No 240 Air Sea Rescue Unit  
Wellawatta Torpedo Depot  

AME Stations

No 6214 AMES No 8545 AMES No 14033 AMES
No 61006 AMES    
Mobile Signals Units
No 5808 MSU No 5819 MSU  
Air Formation Signals
Ratmalana HQ No 230 Independent Company  

No 224 Group

HQ - Shalimar Camp

 
Location/Address Unit Notes
Akyab No 905 Wing (Advanced)  
Akyab No 57 MT Company (Detachment)  
Avadi No 57 MT Company  
Avadi No 32 Mobile Air Stores Park  
Avadi No 362 MT Maintenance Unit  
Bobbili No 134 Repair and Salvage Unit  
Bobbili No 258 Sqn Thunderbolt
Bobbili No 131 Sqn Thunderbolt
Bombay No 6 RAF Beach Unit  
Calcutta No 3210 Servicing Commando Unit c/o 35 PTC
Chakulia No 134 Repair and Salvage Unit (Detachment) Also shown in No 226 Group
Chittagong No 57 MT Company (Detachment)  
Cholavaram No 126 (Mobile) Repair and Salvage Unit  
Cholavaram No 901 (Light Bomber) Wing HQ,  
Cholavaram No 45 Sqn Mosquito
Cholavaram No 82 Sqn Mosquito
Cholavaram No 7045 Servicing Echelon
Cholavaram No 7082 Servicing Echelon  
Coimbatore No 656 Sqn Auster
Gannavarum No 907 Wing HQ  
Gannavarum No 22 Sqn Beaufighter
Gannavarum No 217 Sqn Beaufighter
Gannavarum No 7022 Servicing Echelon  
Gannavarum No 7217 Servicing Echelon  
Ibalur No 722 Meteorological Forecast Centre (Type 1)  
Kalyan No 314 Mobile Signals Servicing Unit  
Madras No 14 Satellite Airfield HQ  
Madras No 31 Mobile Field Hospital  
Madras No 224 Group Communication Sqn  
Madras No 68 Embarkation Unit  
Madras No 77 Embarkation Unit  
Madras No 902 Wing  
Madras No 905 Wing  
Madras No 7211 Servicing Echelon  
Madras No 7131 Servicing Echelon  
Madras No 7132 Servicing Echelon  
Madras No 7258 Servicing Echelon  
Madras No 1331 RAF Regiment Wing  
Madras No 2852 AA Sqn RAF Regiment  
Madras No 2941 Field Sqn RAF Regiment
Madras No 2945 Field Sqn RAF Regiment  
Madras No 2967 Field Sqn RAF Regiment  
Madura No 11 Sqn Spitfire
Madura No 17 Sqn Spitfire
Madura No 132 Sqn Spitfire
Madura No 63 Mobile Field Hospital  
Penang No 1329 RAF Regiment Wing  
Ramu III No 2837 AA Sqn RAF Regiment (1 x Flight)  
Santa Cruz No 3205 Servicing Commando Unit  
Singapore No 903 Wing  
Singapore HQ, No 3207 Servicing Commando Unit  
St Thomas Mount No 84 Sqn Mosquito
St Thomas Mount No 211 Sqn Mosquito
St Thomas Mount No 7084 Servicing Echelon  
St Thomas Mount No 7211 Servicing Echelon  
Tanjore No 10 Satellite Airfield HQ  
Tanjore No 261 Sqn Thunderbolt
Tanjore No 7060 Servicing Echelon
Tanjore No 7261 Servicing Echelon
Ulunderpet No 904 Wing  
Ulunderpet No 121 (Mobile) Repair and Salvage Unit  
Vizagapatam No 5 Sqn Thunderbolt
Vizagapatam No 30 Sqn Thunderbolt
Vizagapatam No 81 Sqn Spitfire
Vizagapatam No 615 Sqn Spitfire
Vizagapatam No 7005 Servicing Echelon  
Vizagapatam No 7081 Servicing Echelon  
Vizagapatam No 7030 Servicing Echelon  
Vizagapatam No 7615 Servicing Echelon  
Vizagapatam No 102 Air Stores Park  
Warangal No 736 Meteorological Forecast Centre (Type 3)  
Warangal No 1308 RAF Regiment Wing  
Warangal No 1323 RAF Regiment Wing  
Warangal No 2837 AA Sqn RAF Regiment  
Warangal No 2962 AA Sqn RAF Regiment  
Warangal No 2958 AA Sqn RAF Regiment
Warangal No 2706 AA Sqn RAF Regiment  
Warangal No 2743 Field Sqn RAF Regiment
Warangal No 2739 Field Sqn, RAF Regiment  
Warangal No 2943 Field Sqn RAF Regiment
Warangal No 2944 Field Sqn RAF Regiment
Warangal No 2946 Field Sqn RAF Regiment  
Warangal No 2966 Field Sqn RAF Regiment  
AME Stations
No 61008 AMES No 21022 AMES No 6098 AMES
No 6099 AMES No 6170 AMES No 6180 AMES
No 6367 AMES No 6368 AMES No 6369 AMES
No 6370 AMES No 6371 AMES No 6372 AMES
No 8027 AMES No 8039 AMES No 8048 AMES
No 5097 AMES No 5098 AMES No 15060 AMES
No 15069 AMES No 61011 AMES  
No 62015 AMES No 62016 AMES No 62017 AMES
No 62018 AMES No 63003 AMES No 63005 AMES
No 63006 AMES No 63016 AMES No 63019 AMES
No 63020 AMES No 63021 AMES No 63022 AMES
No 64005 AMES No 64007 AMES No 64008 AMES
Mobile Signals Units
No 5773 MSU No 55589 MSU No 5857 MSU
No 5764 MSU No 5806 MSU No 5861 MSU
No 5945 MSU No 5948 MSU No 5762 MSU
No 5831 MSU No 5943 MSU No 5944 MSU
No 5775 MSU No 5780 MSU No 5983 MSU
No 5984 MSU No 5985 MSU No 5986 MSU
No 5987 MSU No 5989 MSU No 5990 MSU
No 5991 MSU No 5992 MSU No 5993 MSU
No 5994 MSU No 5995 MSU No 5965 MSU
No 5966 MSU No 5967 MSU No 5968 MSU
No 5969 MSU No 5970 MSU No 5971 MSU
No 55506 MSU No 55507 MSU No 55520 MSU
No 55521 MSU No 55509 MSU No 55510 MSU
No 55511 MSU No 55599 MSU No 55600 MSU
No 55604 MSU No 55605 MSU No 55610 MSU
No 55634 MSU No 55637 MSU No 55638 MSU
No 55516 MSU No 55517 MSU No 55518 MSU
No 55524 MSU No 55525 MSU  
Air Formation Signals
'Zipper'* HQ No 4 Indian Air Formation Signals  
'Zipper' No 1 Company, No 4 Indian Air Formation Signals  
Hong Kong (en-route) No 2 Company, No 4 Indian Air Formation Signals  
'Zipper' No 3 Company, No 4 Indian Air Formation Signals  

*'Zipper' was the code-name for the invasion/landings in Malaya

No 225 Group (ACSEA)

HQ - Bangalore, India

 
Location/Address Unit Notes
Akyab Main No 13 Detachment Provost Service  
Allahabad Combined Training Centre (IOC)  
Arkonam No XX (Air) Movement Control Unit  

Arkonam

No 33 Flying Control Section, Type 'C'  
Bangalore No 7 Detachment Provost Service  
Bangalore No 51 Radio School  
Bangalore No 3 Base Postal Unit  
Bangalore No 3 Hydrogen Compressor Station  
Bangalore No 2 Movement Control Unit  
Bangalore HQ RAF Movements, Southern Region  
Bangalore No 748 Meteorological Forecast Unit (Type 1)  
Begumpet RAF Airborne Commando Unit  
Begumpet No 2810 Field Sqn RAF Regiment  
Bhiwandi No 3 Indian Mobile W/T Control Unit (IOC)  
Bhopal No 3 Refresher Flying Unit  
Bhopal School of Jungle Self Preservation  
Bobbili No 10 Care & Maintenance Party  
Bombay HQ Provost Service  
Bombay No 2 Base Postal Unit  
Bombay Radio Experimental Unit  
Bombay No 4 Base Signals Depot  
Bombay RAF Base HQ  
Bombay No 51 Embarkation Unit  
Bombay No 6 Detachment Provost Service  
Bombay No 4 Movements Control Unit  
Bombay RAF Section, CTC (India)  
Bombay No 2 RAF Element of CRO (MT)  
Bombay RAF (CCEO) (I)  
Calcutta RAF Element, ATAI Unit  
Calcutta No 11 Detachment Provost Service  
Calcutta HQ Bengal/Assam Area, Provost Service  
Calcutta No 807 Mobile Pilot Balloon Unit  
Calcutta No 808 Mobile Pilot Balloon Unit  
Calcutta No 809 Mobile Pilot Balloon Unit  
Cawnpore No 2 Detachment Provost Service  
Chettinad No 11 Care and Maintenance Party  
China RAF Training Mission  
Chittagong No 19 Detachment Provost Service  
Cholavaram Station HQ  
Cholavaram No 1580 Calibration Flight  
Cocanada RAF Signals Section of No 2 CTC  
Cochin No 6 Movements Control Unit
Cochin No 16 Detachment Provost Service  
Colombo No 8 Detachment Provost Service  
Comilla No 9 Detachment Provost Service  
Deolali No 1587 AOP Flt  
Grubbs Island No 11 School of Air Force Technical Training  
Hakimpet No 10 School of Air Force Technical Training  
Jallahalli No 2 Recruit Training Centre  
Jallahalli No 358 Wireless Unit  
Juhu No 1324 RAF Regiment Wing  

Juhu

No 2748 Field Sqn RAF Regiment
Juhu No 2846 AA Sqn RAF Regiment  
Kalyan Station HQ  
Kalyan No 5 Group Control Centre  
Kandy No 10 Detachment Provost Service  
Karachi No 5 Detachment Provost Service  
Kayattar No 13 Care and Maintenance Party  
Kolar Station HQ  
Kolar No 733 Meteorological Forecast Unit (Type 3)  
Kolar Link Trainer Section  
Kolar No 6 Refresher Flying Unit  
Lahore No 4 Detachment Provost Service  
Maddam Bakkam Signals Holding Unit  
Madras No 78 Embarkation Unit  
Madras No 10 Movement Control Unit  
Madras No 31 Movement Control Unit  
Madras No 9 Sub-Base Postal Unit  
Madras RAF Base HQ  
Madras No 15 Detachment Provost Service  
Madras No 20 Detachment Provost Service  
Madras No 5 RAF Element of CRO (MT)  
Madras No 60 Transit Camp Also shown at Trichinopoly
Madras No 32 Anti-Malarial Control Unit  
Madras No 33 Anti-Malarial Control Unit  
Madura No 1 Care and Maintenance Party  
Munnar No 6 Hill Depot  
Nasik No 806 Mobile Pilot Balloon Unit  
New Delhi No 1 Detachment Provost Service  
Ootacamund No 4 Aircrew House  
Peshawar No 3 Detachment Provost Service  
Poona No 731 Meteorological Forecast Unit (Type 2)  
Poona No 13 Movement Control Unit  
Poona No 3 Officers' Advanced Training School  
Poona No 1 Officers' and Cadets' Training Corps  
Rangoon HQ Burma Area Provost Service  
Rangoon No 14 Detachment Provost Service  
Red Hills Lake Station HQ  
Red Hills Lake No 728 Meteorological Forecast Unit (Type 2)  
Sambre No 7 Base Signals Unit  
Sambre No 6 Wireless Observer Unit  
Sambre ATLG Signals Unit  
Sambre No 1344 Special Duties Flight  
Sambre No 24 Heavy Mobile W/T Unit  
Sambre No 26 Heavy Mobile W/T Unit  
Sambre No 27 Heavy Mobile W/T Unit  
Sambre No 2 Base Signals and Radar Unit  
Sambre No 313 Mobile Signals Servicing Unit  
Sambre Mobile Operations Filter Room  
Santa Cruz Station HQ  
Santa Cruz No 12 RAF Element of Civil MU
Secunderbad No 2 School of Air Force Technical Training  
Secunderbad No 14 School of Air Force Technical Training  
Secunderbad No 11 Movement Control Unit  
Secunderbad Station HQ  
Secunderbad RAF Regiment Depot (ACSEA)  
Secunderbad Non-Technical Training Centre  
Secunderbad No 12 Detachment Provost Service  
St Thomas Mount Station HQ  
St Thomas Mount No 1302 Meteorological Flt  
St Thomas Mount No 743 Forecast Unit (Type 2)  
St Thomas Mount No 6 Base Postal Unit  
Sulur No 1340 Special Duties Flt  
Tanjore No 22 Care and Maintenance Party  
Trichinopoly Station HQ  
Trichinopoly No 17 Detachment Provost Service  
Trichinopoly No 66 Mobile Field Hospital  
Trichinopoly No 10 Sqn RIAF Spitfire
Trichinopoly No 60 Transit Camp Also shown at Madras
Trichinopoly No 1 Mobile Surgical Unit  
Ulunderpet No 7 Care and Maintenance Party  
Vizagapatam Station HQ  
Vizagapatam No 94 Embarkation Unit  
Vizagapatam No 732 Meteorological Forecast Unit (Type 2)  
Wellington No 8 Hill Depot  
Willingdon Island (Cochin) No 63 Embarkation Unit
Worli No 59 MT Company  
Worli Base Reception Depot
Worli No 14 Leave and Rest Camp  
Worli No 18 Detachment Provost Service  
Worli No 11 Heavy Mobile W/T Unit  
Worli No 379 MT Maintenance Unit  
Worli No 7 Beach Sqn  
Yelahanka Station HQ  
Yelahanka No 225 Group Communication Flt  
Yelahanka No 734 Meteorological Forecast Unit (Type 3)  
Yelahanka No 8 (Thunderbolt) Refresher Flying Unit  
Yelahanka No 4 Sqn RIAF Spitfire
Yelahanka No 8 Casualty Air Evacuation Unit  
Yelahanka No 11 Casualty Air Evacuation Unit  
AME Stations
No 145 AMES No 146 AMES No 147 AMES
No 148 AMES No 160 AMES No 161 AMES
No 162 AMES No 164 AMES No 60109 AMES
No 62004 AMES No 62005 AMES No 62006 AMES
No 62007 AMES No 62008 AMES No 62009 AMES
No 62010 AMES No 63004 AMES No 63015 AMES
Air Formation Signals
Bangalore HQ No 5 Indian Air Formation Signals  
Bangalore No 2 Company, No 5 Indian Air Formation Signals  
Vizagapatam No 1 Company, No 5 Indian Air Formation Signals  
Trichinopoly No 3 Company, No 5 Indian Air Formation Signals  

No 226 Group (ACSEA)

HQ - Palam

 
Location/Address Unit Notes
Allahabad No 308 Maintenance Unit Aircraft Storage Unit
Allahabad No 1 Movements Control Unit  
Amarda Road No 138 Repair and Salvage Unit (Detachment)  
Ambala No 144 Repair and Salvage Unit (Detachment)  
Amla No 318 Maintenance Unit (Detachment) Explosive Storage Unit
Arkonam No 139 Repair and Salvage Unit  
Arkonam No 346 Maintenance Unit MT Servicing Unit
Avadi No 337 Maintenance Unit Equipment Depot
Avadi No 362 MT Maintenance Unit  
Bakshi-ka-Taleb No 18 RAF Element of Civil MU  
Bamrauli No 138 Repair and Salvage Unit (Detachment)  
Bhopal No 141 Repair and Salvage Unit (Detachment)  
Bihta, Bihar No 361 Maintenance Unit Glider Storage and Erection Unit
Bihta, Bihar No 33 Glider Servicing Echelon  
Bihta, Bihar No 34 Glider Servicing Echelon  
Bihta, Bihar No 35 Glider Servicing Echelon  
Bihta, Bihar No 36 Glider Servicing Echelon  
Bihta, Bihar No 40 Glider Servicing Echelon  
Bihta, Bihar No 41 Glider Servicing Echelon  
Bihta, Bihar No 42 Glider Servicing Echelon  
Bihta, Bihar No 746 Forecast Unit (Type 'C') RIAF  
Bombay No 11 RAF Element of Civil MU
Bombay No 16 RAF Element of Civil MU
Bombay No 305 Maintenance Unit Repair Depot
Bombay No 330 Maintenance Unit MT Servicing Unit
Bombay HQ Link Trainer Maintenance Organisation and No 1 Party  
Bombay No 24 RAF Element of Repairable Equipment Depot  
Bombay Aeronautical Inspection Service, Western Circle  
Cawnpore No 23 RAF Element of Repairable Equipment Depot  
Cawnpore No 3 Link Trainer Maintenance Party  
Cawnpore No 3 RAF Element of Civil MU
Cawnpore Research and Development Unit  
Cawnpore Aeronautical Inspection Service, Central Circle  
Cawnpore No 9 RAF Element of CRO (MT)
Cawnpore No 5 Movement Control Unit
Cawnpore No 101 Air Stores Park Equipment Depot
Cawnpore No 322 Maintenance Unit Repair Depot
Chakeri No 141 Repair and Salvage Unit (Detachment)  
Chaklala No 144 Repair and Salvage Unit (Detachment)  
Chakulia No 134 Repair and Salvage Unit (Detachment) Also shown in No 224 Group
Chakulia No 329 Maintenance Unit (Detachment) MT Servicing Unit
Charra No 138 Maintenance Unit Repair and Salvage Section
Cossipore No 313 Maintenance Unit (Detachment) Equipment Depot
Dacca No 100 Mobile Air Stores Park  
Delhi Parachute Repair Section  
Delhi No 7 RAF Element of Civil MU
Drigh Road, Karachi No 301 Maintenance Unit Equipment Depot
Drigh Road, Karachi No 320 Maintenance Unit (Detachment) Repair Depot
Duragpur No 325 Maintenance Unit (Detachment) Explosive Storage Unit
Ernakulam No 312 Maintenance Unit Equipment Depot
Golden Rock Station HQ  
Gumnidipundi No 314 Maintenance Unit Explosive Storage Unit
Harbanspura (Lahore) No 306 Maintenance Unit Equipment Depot
Jallahalli No 328 Maintenance Unit MT Servicing Unit
Jamalpur No 325 Maintenance Unit Explosive Storage Unit
Jodhpur Station HQ  
Jodhpur No 319 Maintenance Unit Aircraft Storage Unit
Jodhpur No 141 Repair and Salvage Unit  
Jubbulpore No 318 Maintenance Unit Explosive Storage Unit
Kankinara No 313 Maintenance Unit Equipment Depot
Karachi No 344 Maintenance Unit, 'D' Site Explosive Storage Unit
Karachi Aeronautical Inspection Service, NW Circle  
Karachi No 26 RAF Element of Repairable Equipment Depot  
Karachi No 7 RAF Element of CRO (MT)
Kasu Begu No 344 Maintenance Unit, 'A' Site Explosive Storage Unit
Kolar No 139 Repair and Salvage Unit (Detachment)  
Korangi Creek No 374 Maintenance Unit Flying Boat Servicing Unit
Lahore No 307 Maintenance Unit Repair Depot
Lahore Aeronautical Inspection Service, Northern Circle  
Lahore No 25 RAF Element of Repairable Equipment Depot  
Lahore No 8 RAF Element of CRO (MT)
Lahore No 8 Movement Control Unit
Lahore No 2 Link Trainer Maintenance Organisation  
Madras No 21 RAF Element of Repairable Equipment Depot  
Madras Aeronautical Inspection Service, Southern Circle  
Madras No 3209 Servicing Commando Unit  
Manauri No 302 Maintenance Unit Equipment Depot
Mauripur No 1577 (Special Duties) Flt Halifax
Mauripur No 141 Repair and Salvage Unit (Detachment)  
Mingladon No 7607 Servicing Echelon  
Nagpur No 315 Maintenance Unit Aircraft Storage Unit
Nowshera No 344 Maintenance Unit, 'A' Site Explosive Storage Unit
Palam Action Squad
Palam No 226 Group Communication Flt  
Palam No 309 Maintenance Unit MT Servicing Unit
Palam No 144 Repair and Salvage Unit (Detachment)  
Panagarh No 358 Maintenance Unit Equipment Depot
Peshawar No 144 Repair and Salvage Unit (Detachment)  
Peshawar No 8 RAF Element of CRO (MT)
Pharpamau No 352 Maintenance Unit Aircraft Storage Unit
Poona No 6 RAF Element of Civil MU
Poona No 139 Repair and Salvage Unit (Detachment)  
Pulgaon No 341 Maintenance Unit Explosive Storage Unit
Quetta No 344 Maintenance Unit, 'C' Site Explosive Storage Unit
Ranchi No 138 Repair and Salvage Unit (Detachment)  
Red Road No 329 Maintenance Unit MT Servicing Unit
Risalpur No 144 Repair and Salvage Unit Forward Repair Depot
Risalpur No 356 Maintenance Unit Aircraft Storage Unit
Salawas No 355 Maintenance Unit Aircraft Storage Unit
Secunderabad No 343 Maintenance Unit (Detachment) Explosive Storage Unit
St Thomas Mount No 139 Repair and Salvage Unit (Detachment)  
St Thomas Mount No 320 Maintenance Unit (Detachment) Repair Depot
St Thomas Mount No 7177 Serviving Echelon  
Tilda No 17 Maintenance Unit [sic] MT Light Repair Unit
Trichinoply No 2 RAF Element of Civil MU
Trichinoply No 139 Repair and Salvage Unit (Detachment)  
Trombay No 341 Maintenance Unit (Detachment) Explosive Storage Unit
Whitefield No 343 Maintenance Unit Explosive Storage Unit
Yelahanka No 139 Repair and Salvage Unit (Detachment)  
Air Formation Signals
Delhi Cantonment HQ No 3 Indian Air Formation Signals  
Delhi Cantonment No 3 Company, No 3 Indian Air Formation Signals  
Allahabad No 1 Company, No 3 Indian Air Formation Signals  

No 227 Group (ACSEA)

HQ - Agra

 
Location/Address Unit Notes
Agra No 227 Group Communication Flt  
Agra HQ RAF Movements, Central Section  
Allahabad No 11 RAF General Hospital  
Ambala Central Map Section
Ambala No 1 School of Air Force Technical Training  
Ambala Meteorological School  
Bamrauli No 740 Meteorological Forecast Centre (Type 2)  
Bhopal Station HQ  
Bilaspur No 28 Anti-Malarial Control Unit
Bilaspur No 729 Meteorological Forecast Unit (Type 2)  
Bilaspur No 810 Mobile Pilot Balloon Unit  
Cawnpore No 64 Mobile Field Hospital  
Cawnpore No 37 Anti-Malarial Control Unit  
Chaklala No 3 Physical Training School  
Chaklala No 7 Sqn RIAF (Detachment) Hurricane
Chakrata No 4 Hill Depot  
Dehra Dun No 10 Transit Camp
Delhi Station HQ  
Delhi No 7 Movements Control Unit
Delhi No 10 Central Medical Board  
Jodhpur No 2 Sqn RIAF (Detachment)  
Jubbulpore No 14 Movement Control Unit  
Karachi RAF Base HQ  
Karachi No 57 Embarkation Unit
Karachi No 9 Movement Control Unit
Karachi No 1 Base Postal Unit  
Karachi No 10 RAAF General Hospital  
Kashmir Air Crew Mountain Centre  
Lahore No 7 Sqn RIAF Hurricane
Lower Topa No 1 Hill Depot  
Lucknow RAF Element DGA
Mauripur No 12 Movement Control Unit
Nagpur No 1301 Meteorological Flt
Naini Tal No 9 Hill Depot
New Delhi RAF Element DCO (I)  
New Delhi Publication and Form Store
New Delhi No 4 Base Postal Unit  
New Delhi HQ BAFSEA Communication Sqn  
New Delhi No 1 Touring Concert Party
New Delhi No 2 Touring Concert Party
New Delhi Gang Show
New Delhi No 3 RAF Element of CRO (MT)
Peshawar No 7 Sqn RIAF (Detachment) Hurricane
Raipur No 2 Sqn RIAF (Detachment) Hurricane
Raipur No 68 Mobile Field Hospital  
Rawalpindi HQ RAF Movements, North Western Region  
Risalpur No 3 Sqn RIAF Hurricane
Saharanpur RAF Instructors' School (EVT)  
Saharanpur Medical Training Centre  
Samungli No 8 Satellite Airfield HQ  
Samungli No 57 Flying Control Section, Type 'D'  
Samungli No 21 Care and Maintenance Party  
Solan No 2 Hill Depot  
Upper Topa No 2 RAF Police School  
Walton, Lahore No 1 Recruit Training Centre  
Walton, Lahore RAF Section India Detachment of Chinese Air Force Cadet School  
Willingdon No 2 Sqn RIAF Hurricane
AME Stations
No 156 AMES No 157 AMES No 158 AMES
No 159 AMES No 176 AMES No 177 AMES
No 178 AMES No 179 AMES  
Air Formation Signals
Karachi HQ No 2 Company, No 3 Indian Air Formation Signals  

No 228 Group (ACSEA)

HQ - Barrackpore, India

 
Location/Address Unit Notes
Akyab No 5 Base Postal Unit (Detachment)  
Amarda Road Tactical and Weapon Development Unit  
Amarda Road Station HQ  
Amarda Road No 22 Armament Practice Camp  
Amarda Road No 8 Bombing and Gunnery Range  
Amarda Road Air Fighting Training Unit  
Amarda Road No 20 Sqn Spitfire
Baigachi No 176 Sqn Mosquito
Baigachi No 89 Sqn Mosquito
Baigachi No 7089 Servicing Echelon  
Baigachi No 7176 Servicing Echelon  
Baigachi Mark X AI Conversion Flight  
Baigachi No 31 Anti-Malarial Control Unit  
Bally Station HQ  
Barrackpore No 5 RAF Element of Civil MU
Belchurria No 17 RAF Element of Civil MU
Bishnapur No 2 Static Administration Unit
Bishnapur No 15 School of Air Force Technical Training
Calcutta RAF Signals Centre  
Calcutta No 35 Personnel Transit Camp Also shown in AHQ Burma
Calcutta HQ RAF Movements, Eastern Region  
Calcutta No 5 Base Postal Unit  
Calcutta No 10 Base Postal Unit  
Calcutta No 5 Base Signals Depot  
Calcutta No 1 RAF Element of CRO (MT)
Calcutta RAF Base HQ  
Calcutta No 3 Movement Control Unit  
Calcutta Aeronautical Inspection Service, NE Circle  
Calcutta No 20 RAF Element of Repairable Equipment Depot  
Calcutta No 11 Central Medical Board  
Calcutta No 9 RAF General Hospital  
Calcutta Aircrew Synthetic Training Refresher School  
Calcutta No 54 Embarkation Unit  
Calcutta No 7020 Servicing Echelon  
Calcutta No 180 Signals Wing  
Chakulia No XX (Air) Movement Control Unit  
Charra No 8 Care and Maintenance Party  
Chittagong No 5 Base Postal Unit (Detachment)  
Cuttack Station HQ  
Cuttack No 714 Meteorological Forecast Centre (Type 'B' IAF)  
Dalbhurngarh No 34 Anti-Malarial Control Unit  
Dalbhurngarh No 36 Anti-Malarial Control Unit  
Dalbhurngarh No 2 Care and Maintenance Party
Darjeeling No 11 Hill Depot  
Dhubalia Station HQ  
Dhubalia No 709 Meteorological Forecast Centre (Type 2)  
Dhubalia No 31 Care and Maintenance Party
Dum Dum No 4 RAF Element of Civil MU
Imphal No 1 RAF Administrative Unit  
Imphal No 25 Personnel Transit Camp  
Kanchrapara Station HQ  
Kanchrapara No 1 RAF Element of Civil MU
Madras No 99 Embarkation Unit  
Manipur Road No 15 Movement Control Unit  
Parbatipur No 16 Movement Control Unit  
Ramrajatola (Calcutta) No 10 RAF Element of Civil MU
Ranchi Station HQ  
Ranchi No 3 School of Hygiene  
Ranchi No 703 Meteorological Forecast Centre (Type 'C' RIAF)  
Ranchi No 788 Meteorological Forecast Centre (Type 'E' RIAF)  
Ranchi No 9 Sqn RIAF Hurricane
Santa Cruz No 30 Anti-Malarial Control Unit  
Shillong No 3 Hill Depot  
Sylhet No 6 Transit Camp  
AME Stations
No 164 AMES No 165 AMES No 166 AMES
No 167 AMES No 6100 AMES No 6102 AMES
No 6266 AMES No 6305 AMES No 6306 AMES
No 21023 AMES No 61001 AMES No 62020 AMES
No 62021 AMES No 64004 AMES No 64006 AMES
No 64009 AMES    
Air Formation Signals
Alipore HQ No 1 Indian Air Formation Signals  
Kharapur No 1 Company, No 1 Indian Air Formation Signals  
Behala No 2 Company, No 1 Indian Air Formation Signals  
Barrackpore No 3 Company, No 1 Indian Air Formation Signals  

No 229 (Transport) Group (ACSEA)

HQ - New Delhi, India

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

 

No 231 Group (ACSEA)

HQ - Calcutta

 
Location/Address Unit Notes
Agartala No 1347 Air Sea Rescue Flight  
Agartala No 1348 Air Sea Rescue Flight  
Agartala No 1349 Air Sea Rescue Flight  
Akyab No 1351 Air Sea Rescue Flight  
Alipore No 231 Group Communication Flt  
Calcutta No 738 Meteorological Forecast Centre (Type 'E' IAF)  
Cocos Islands No 175 (Heavy Bomber) Wing  
Cocos Islands No 99 Sqn Liberator
Cocos Islands No 356 Sqn Liberator
Cocos Islands No 7099 Servicing Echelon  
Cocos Islands No 7356 Servicing Echelon  

No 232 Group

Command HQ - Comilla

 
Location/Address Unit Notes
Agartala No 1 Satellite Airfield HQ  

Akyab

No 3 Area Flying Control Centre  
Akyab No 3 Refuelling Party  
Akyab No 69 Embarkation Unit  
Akyab No 6 Satellite Airfield HQ  
Akyab No 7 Satellite Airfield HQ  
Akyab No 726 Meteorological Forecast Centre (Type 2)  
Akyab No 27 Anti-Malarial Control Unit  
Akyab No 12 Casualty Air Evacuation Unit  
Akyab No 69 Mobile Field Hospital  
Akyab HQ, No 342 (Mobile) Wing  
Alipore No 702 Meteorological Forecast Centre (Type 'A' RIAF)  
Amawbi No 9 Casualty Air Evacuation Unit  
Amawbi No 345 (Mobile Transport) Wing  
Amawbi No 96 Sqn Dakota
Amawbi No 117 Sqn Dakota
Amawbi No 215 Sqn Dakota
Chiringa No 3 Satellite Airfield HQ  
Chittagong No 2 Area Flying Control Centre  
Chittagong No 5 Transit Camp  
Chittagong No 7 Transit Camp  
Chittagong No 735 Meteorological Forecast Centre (Type 3)  
Chittagong No 15 Casualty Air Evacuation Unit  
Chittagong No 17 Movement Control Unit  
Chittagong No 79 Embarkation Unit  
Chittagong No 26 Anti-Malarial Control Unit  
Chittagong No 2 RAF Administrative Unit  
Chittagong No 706 Meteorological Forecast Centre (Type 2)  
Comilla No 900 Wing Also shown at Double Moorings
Comilla No 232 Group Communications Flight  
Comilla No 4 Satellite Airfield HQ  
Comilla No 364 MT Maintenance Unit  
Kyaukpyu No 13 Casualty Air Evacuation Unit  
Kyaukpyu No 76 Embarkation Unit  
Magwe No 95 Mobile Flying Control Section  
Mingladon No 7 Casualty Air Evacuation Unit  
Mingladon No 10 Casualty Air Evacuation Unit  
Mingladon No 14 Casualty Air Evacuation Unit  
Mingladon No 341 Mobile Signals Wing  
Mingladon No 62 Sqn Dakota
Mingladon No 194 Sqn Dakota
Mingladon No 60 Sqn Thunderbolt
Myingyan No 90 Mobile Flying Control Section
Ramree No 5 Satellite Airfield HQ  
Ramree No 4 Refuelling Party  
Ramree No 24 Anti-Malarial Control Unit  
Ramree No 742 Meteorological Forecast Centre (Type 3)  
Ramree No 67 Mobile Field Hospital  
Ramree No 97 Mobile Flying Control Section
Ramree No 31 Sqn Dakota
Tulihal No 704 Meteorological Forecast Centre (Type B RIAF)  
Tulihal No 94 Mobile Flying Control Section  
Bikram No 671 Sqn  
Bikram No 672 Sqn  
Bikram No 673 Sqn  
Double Moorings No 900 Wing Also shown at Calcutta
Kyaukpyu No 802 Mobile Pilot Balloon Unit  
Myingyan No 916 Advanced Landing Ground
Meiktila No 27 Glider Servicing Echelon  
Meiktila No 96 Mobile Flying Control Section
Meiktila No 917 Advanced Landing Ground
Zyatkwin No 747 Meteorological Forecast Centre (Type 'B' RIAF)  
Mobile Signals Unit
No 5774 MSU No 5927 MSU No 5931 MSU
No 5768 MSU No 5805 MSU No 5914 MSU
No 5920 MSU No 5928 MSU No 5755 MSU
No 5924 MSU No 5937 MSU No 5878 MSU
No 5923 MSU No 5929 MSU No 5930 MSU
No 5936 MSU No 5877 MSU No 5926 MSU
No 5809 MSU No 5879 MSU  
Rangoon  

No 238 Group

Command HQ - New Delhi

 
Location/Address Unit Notes
Bilaspur No 93 Mobile Flying Control Section  
Bilaspur No 185 (Heavy Bomber) Wing  
Bilaspur No 20 Care and Maintenance Party
Bilaspur No 2 Opening Up Party
Patenga No 48 Sqn Dakota
Raipur No 298 Sqn Halifax
Raipur No 19 Glider Servicing Echelon  
Tilda No 1 Opening Up Party
Tulihal No 233 Sqn Dakota

AHQ India

Command HQ - New Delhi

 
Location/Address Unit Notes
Agra Agra University Unit (Indian ATC)  
Allahabad Allahabad University Unit (Indian ATC)  
Allahabad No 2 IAF Selective Testing Board  
Aligarh Muslim University Unit (Indian ATC)  
Ambala No 22 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Unit & Training Flights  
Amritsar No 1 Punjab University (Khalsa College Detachment) (Indian ATC)  
Andheri RIAF Record Office  
Benares Benares Hindu University Unit (Indian ATC)  
Bhopal RIAF Exhibition Flight  
Bombay Bombay University Unit (Indian ATC)  
Bombay RIAF Central Accounts Office  
Calcutta Calcutta University Unit (Indian ATC)  
Chidamparam Annamalai University Unit (Indian ATC)  
Cuttack Utkal University Unit (Indian ATC)  
Dacca Dacca University Unit (Indian ATC)  
Delhi Delhi University Unit (Indian ATC)  
Digri No 22 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Unit 'B' Flt  
Ernakulam No 2 Madras University Unit (Indian ATC)  
Guntur Andhra University Unit (Indian ATC)  
Hyderabad Osmania University Unit (Indian ATC)  
Karachi HQ No 22 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Unit 'A' Training Flight  
Katni No 22 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Unit, Static HQ & 'D' Flt  
Kohat Station HQ  
Kohat RIAF Display Flight  
Lahore No 1 Punjab University Unit (Indian ATC)  
Lahore No 1 RIAF Selective Testing Board  
Lucknow Lucknow University Unit (Indian ATC)  
Madras No 1 Madras University Unit (Indian ATC)  
Mysore Mysore University Unit (Indian ATC)  
Nagpur Nagpur University Unit (Indian ATC)  
Madura RIAF Exhibition Flight  
Mysore Mysore University Unit (Indian ATC)  
Nagpur Nagpur University Unit (Indian ATC)  
Patna Patna University Unit (Indian ATC)  
Peshawar North West Frontier Wing  
Peshawar No 2 Punjab University (Indian ATC)  
Peshawar No 1 (Indian) Group  
Poona No 22 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Unit, 'A' Flt (Detachment)  
Secunderabad No 3 RIAF Selective Testing Board  
St Thomas Mount No 22 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Unit 'C' Flt  
Trivandrum Travancore University Unit (Indian ATC)  
Vizagapatam No 22 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Unit 'C' Flt (Detachment)  
Mobile Signals Units
No 5817 MSU No 5847 MSU No 5848 MSU

No 1 (Indian) Group

Group HQ - Peshawar

 
Location/Address Unit Notes
Ambala No 1 Service Flying Training School  
Ambala Station HQ  
Jodhpur No 2 Elementary Flying Training School  
Kohat No 1 (RIAF) Sqn Spitfire
Kohat No 6 (RIAF) Sqn Hurricane
Kohat No 741 Meteorological Forecast Centre (Type 2 RIAF)  
Peshawar  No 151 OTU  
Poona Initial Training Wing  
     

Source - SD161 (62nd Edition) - November 1945

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