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British Air Forces of Occupation (Germany) - December 1945


[BAFO | No 2 Group | No 83 Group | No 84 Group | No 85 Group]

Units administered directly by HQ BAFO

AHQ (Operations) - c/o British Army of the Rhine

AHQ (Administration) - c/o British Army of the Rhine

All units in BAFO were still considered mobile and their locations were not given in SD161

AOC-in-C, BAFO was the administrative authority of all RAF Units on the Continent.

 
Unit
No 103 Wing
BAFO Communication Wing
BAFO (Operations) Signals Unit
BAFO (Administration) Signals Unit
BAFO Personnel Holding Unit
British Air Command, Berlin
RAF Police Unit, Berlin
The Communication Flight of British Air Command Berlin
No 15 Heavy Mobile W/T Unit
No 365 Wireless Unit
No 1 ADLS Traffic Office
No 5275 Mobile Signals Unit (Type B)
No 5456 Mobile Signals Unit, Type CA
No 55071 Mobile Signals Unit (Type 'CB')
No 55145 Mobile Signals Unit (Type 'CE')
No 5290 Mobile Signals Unit, Type J
No 5317 Mobile Signals Unit (Type P)
No 5248 Mobile Signals Unit, Type Q
No 5186 Mobile Signals Unit (Type W)
No 5187 Mobile Signals Unit, Type W
No 5442 Mobile Signals Unit, Type W
No 5444 Mobile Signals Unit, Type W
No 5448 Mobile Signals Unit, Type W

No 2 Group

HQ - c/o British Army of the Rhine

 
Unit Unit
No 138 Wing HQ No 2 Group Control Centre (Type 70)
No 139 Wing HQ No 5312 Mobile Signals Unit (Type B) Also shown as Type 'P'
No 140 Wing HQ No 5013  Mobile Signals Unit (Type C)
No 2001 (Air Disarmament) Wing No 5053  Mobile Signals Unit (Type C)
No 2002 (Air Disarmament) Wing No 5451 Mobile Signals Unit (Type CA) Also No 85 Group
No 8303 (Air Disarmament) Wing No 5476 Mobile Signals Unit (Type D)
No 8502 (Air Disarmament) Wing No 519 Mobile Signals Unit (Type G)
No 8701 (Air Disarmament) Wing No 5110 Mobile Signals Unit (Type G)
No 4 Sqn No 5280 Mobile Signals Unit (Type G) Also No 85 Group
No 6004 Servicing Echelon No 5285 Mobile Signals Unit (Type G)
No 14 Sqn No 5304 Mobile Signals Unit (Type G)
No 6014 Servicing Echelon No 5402 Mobile Signals Unit (Type G)
No 16 Sqn No 5471 Mobile Signals Unit (Type G)
No 6016 Servicing Echelon No 5288 Mobile Signals Unit (Type J)
No 21 Sqn No 5289 Mobile Signals Unit (Type J)
No 6021 Servicing Echelon No 5293 Mobile Signals Unit (Type J)
No 69 Sqn No 5294 Mobile Signals Unit (Type J)
No 6069 Servicing Echelon No 5307 Mobile Signals Unit (Type J)
No 98 Sqn No 5308 Mobile Signals Unit (Type J)
No 6098 Servicing Echelon No 545 Mobile Signals Unit (Type K)
No 107 Sqn No 5491 Mobile Signals Unit (Type K)
No 6107 Servicing Echelon No 5492 Mobile Signals Unit (Type K)
No 128 Sqn No 5493 Mobile Signals Unit (Type K)
No 6128 Servicing Echelon No 5495 Mobile Signals Unit (Type K)
No 180 Sqn No 55125 Mobile Signals Unit (Type K)
No 6180 Servicing Echelon No 5232  Mobile Signals Unit (Type P)
No 268 Sqn No 5233  Mobile Signals Unit (Type P)
No 6268 Servicing Echelon No 5298  Mobile Signals Unit (Type P)
No 305 (Polish) Sqn No 5312 Mobile Signals Unit (Type P) Also shown as Type 'B'
No 6305 Servicing Echelon No 514 Mobile Signals Unit (Type Q)
No 342 (Free French) Sqn No 5245  Mobile Signals Unit (Type Q)
No 6342 Servicing Echelon No 5247  Mobile Signals Unit (Type Q)
No 652 Sqn No 5251  Mobile Signals Unit (Type Q)
No 2 Group Disbandment Centre No 5299  Mobile Signals Unit (Type Q)
No 2 Group Communication Sqn No 5313  Mobile Signals Unit (Type Q)
No 2 Group Police Unit No 5386 Mobile Signals Unit (Type Q)
ADLS Traffic Office No 55076  Mobile Signals Unit (Type Q)
No 314 Supply and Transport Column No 55079  Mobile Signals Unit (Type Q)
No 414 Air Stores Park No 55081  Mobile Signals Unit (Type Q)
No 417 Repair and Salvage Unit No 55082  Mobile Signals Unit (Type Q)
No 423 Aviation Fuel and Ammunition Park No 55083  Mobile Signals Unit (Type Q)
No 4 Mobile Radar Control Post No 55084  Mobile Signals Unit (Type Q)
No 73 MT Light Repair Unit No 5162 Mobile Signals Unit (Type T)
No 55 RAF Hospital (BAFO) No 5173 Mobile Signals Unit (Type T)
No 17 Personnel Transit Centre No 5172 Mobile Signals Unit (Type U)
No 15053 Forward Director Post No 5175  Mobile Signals Unit (Type U)

 

No 83 Group

HQ - c/o British Army of the Rhine

Unit Unit
No 83 Group Communication Sqn No 72004 AMES Type 72
No 83 Group HQ Signals Unit No 5014 Mobile Signals Unit (Type C)
RAF Station Sylt No 5019 Mobile Signals Unit (Type C)
No 8302 Air Disarmament Wing No 5104 Mobile Signals Unit (Type C)
No 8401 Air Disarmament Wing No 5455 Mobile Signals Unit (Type CA)
No 8403 Air Disarmament Wing No 55063 Mobile Signals Unit (Type CB)
HQ, No 124 Wing No 55065 (RCAF) Mobile Signals Unit (Type CB)
HQ, No 126 (RCAF)  Wing No 5276 Mobile Signals Unit (Type D)
No 406 (RCAF) Air Stores Park No 5475 Mobile Signals Unit (Type D)
No 403 Repair and Salvage Unit No 514 Mobile Signals Unit (Type G)
No 409 Repair and Salvage Unit No 5481 Mobile Signals Unit (Type G)
No 5 Mobile Field Photographic Section No 5031 Mobile Signals Unit (Type H)
No 407 Aviation Fuel and Ammunition Park No 5415 Mobile Signals Unit (Type J)
No 70 MT Light Repair Unit No 5416 (RCAF) Mobile Signals Unit (Type J)
No 50 RAF Hospital (BAFO) No 5418 Mobile Signals Unit (Type J)
No 309 Supply and Transport Column No 543 Mobile Signals Unit (Type K)
No 83 Group Control Centre (Type 70) No 544 Mobile Signals Unit (Type K)
No 6 Ground Controlled Approach Unit No 5024 Mobile Signals Unit (Type K)
No 15054 Forward Director Post No 5025 Mobile Signals Unit (Type K)
No 24 Armament Practice Camp No 5073 Mobile Signals Unit (Type K)
No 25 Armament Practice Camp No 5498 Mobile Signals Unit (Type K)
No 2 ADLS Traffic Office No 5499 Mobile Signals Unit (Type K)
No 13 Personnel Transit Centre No 55001 Mobile Signals Unit (Type K)
No 83 Group RAF Police Unit No 55004 Mobile Signals Unit (Type K)
No 382 Wireless Unit No 55005 Mobile Signals Unit (Type K)
No 2 Mobile Radar Control Post No 55006 Mobile Signals Unit (Type K)
No 26 Sqn No 55021 Mobile Signals Unit (Type K)
No 6026 Servicing Echelon No 55022 Mobile Signals Unit (Type K)
No 41 Sqn No 55023 Mobile Signals Unit (Type K)
No 6041 Servicing Echelon No 552 Mobile Signals Unit (Type P)
No 80 Sqn No 5231 Mobile Signals Unit (Type P)
No 6080 Servicing Echelon No 5311 Mobile Signals Unit (Type P)
No 174 Sqn No 5243 Mobile Signals Unit (Type Q)
No 6174 Servicing Echelon No 5244 Mobile Signals Unit (Type Q)
No 411 Sqn RCAF No 5250 Mobile Signals Unit (Type Q)
No 6411 Servicing Echelon No 5261 (RCAF) Mobile Signals Unit (Type Q)
No 412 Sqn RCAF No 5385 Mobile Signals Unit (Type Q)
No 6412 Servicing Echelon No 5168 Mobile Signals Unit (Type 'U')
No 416 Sqn RCAF No 5440 Mobile Signals Unit (Type W)
No 6416 Servicing Echelon No 5443 Mobile Signals Unit (Type W)
No 443 Sqn RNZAF No 5446 Mobile Signals Unit (Type W)
No 6443 Servicing Echelon No 5447 Mobile Signals Unit (Type W)
No 660 Sqn No 5449 Mobile Signals Unit (Type W)
No 72003 AMES Type 72  

No 84 Group

HQ - c/o British Army of the Rhine

 
Unit Unit
No 84 Group Communication Sqn No 6350 Servicing Echelon
No 84 Group HQ Signals Unit No 451 Sqn RAAF
No 84 Group Disbandment Centre No 6451 Servicing Echelon
No 8301 Air Disarmament Wing No 453 Sqn RAAF
No 8304 Air Disarmament Wing No 6453 Servicing Echelon
No 8402 (RCAF) Air Disarmament Wing No 664 (RCAF) Sqn
No 8501 Air Disarmament Wing No 70005 AMES Type 72
HQ, No 35 Reconnaissance Wing No 70006 AMES Type 72
HQ, No 123 Wing No 1 Mobile Radar Control Post
HQ, No 131 (Polish) Wing No 3 Mobile Radar Control Post
HQ, No 135 Wing No 5052 Mobile Signals Unit (Type C)
No 1401 (Met) Flight No 5091 (Polish) Mobile Signals Unit (Type C)
RAF Unit Valkenrode No 5452 Mobile Signals Unit (Type CA)
No 1 Mobile Field Photographic Section No 5453 Mobile Signals Unit (Type CA)
No 4 Mobile Field Photographic Section No 5454 Mobile Signals Unit (Type CA)
No 402 Air Stores Park No 55068 Mobile Signals Unit (Type CB)
No 408 (Polish) Air Stores Park No 55069 Mobile Signals Unit (Type CB)
No 418 Air Stores Park No 55070 (Polish) Mobile Signals Unit (Type CB)
No 422 Aviation Fuel and Ammunition Park No 55072 Mobile Signals Unit (Type CB)
No 411 (Polish) Repair and Salvage Unit No 5277 Mobile Signals Unit (Type D)
No 412 Repair and Salvage Unit No 5477 Mobile Signals Unit (Type D)
No 312 Supply and Transport Column No 5109 Mobile Signals Unit (Type G)
No 72 (Polish) MT Light Repair Unit No 5111 Mobile Signals Unit (Type G)
No 74 MT Light Repair Unit No 5112 Mobile Signals Unit (Type G)
Aircraft Check Unit No 5113 Mobile Signals Unit (Type G)
No 84 Group Control Centre (Type 70) No 5283 Mobile Signals Unit (Type G)
No 15062 Forward Director Post No 5403 Mobile Signals Unit (Type G)
 No 4 Ground Controlled Approach Unit No 5405 Mobile Signals Unit (Type G)
No 14 Personnel Transit Centre No 5411 Mobile Signals Unit (Type G)
No 84 Group RAF Police Unit No 5480 Mobile Signals Unit (Type G)
No 3 ADLS Traffic Office No 5429 Mobile Signals Unit (Type J)
No 54 RAF Hospital (BAFO No 5040 Mobile Signals Unit (Type K)
No 8 RAF General Hospital No 5068 Mobile Signals Unit (Type K)
No 2 Sqn No 5069 Mobile Signals Unit (Type K)
No 6002 Servicing Echelon No 5485 Mobile Signals Unit (Type K)
No 3 Sqn No 5486 Mobile Signals Unit (Type K)
No 6003 Servicing Echelon No 5487 Mobile Signals Unit (Type K)
No 33 Sqn No 5497 Mobile Signals Unit (Type K)
No 6033 Servicing Echelon No 55024 Mobile Signals Unit (Type K)
No 56 Sqn No 55025 Mobile Signals Unit (Type K)
No 6056 Servicing Echelon No 55026 Mobile Signals Unit (Type K)
No 302 Sqn No 594 Mobile Signals Unit (Type P)
No 6302 Servicing Echelon No 5318 Mobile Signals Unit (Type P)
No 308 Sqn No 5373 Mobile Signals Unit (Type P)
No 6308 Servicing Echelon No 5374 Mobile Signals Unit (Type P)
No 317 Sqn No 5083 Mobile Signals Unit (Type Q)
No 6317 Servicing Echelon No 5140 Mobile Signals Unit (Type Q)
No 340 Sqn No 5249 Mobile Signals Unit (Type Q
No 6341 Servicing Echelon No 5390 Mobile Signals Unit (Type Q)
No 341 Sqn No 5438 Mobile Signals Unit (Type Q)
No 6329 Servicing Echelon No 55075 Mobile Signals Unit (Type Q)
No 345 Sqn No 5185 Mobile Signals Unit (Type W)
No 6340 Servicing Echelon No 5439 Mobile Signals Unit, Type W
No 349 Sqn No 5441 Mobile Signals Unit (Type W)
No 6349 Servicing Echelon No 5445 Mobile Signals Unit (Type W)
No 350 Sqn  

No 85 Group

HQ - c/o British Army of the Rhine

 
Unit Unit
RAF Unit Brussels No 85 Group RAF Police Unit
No 8 Special Liaison Unit No 3 Base Recovery Unit
No 85 Group Communication Sqn No 5 MT Base Unit
BAFO Air Information Unit No 5 Ground Controlled Approach Unit
BAFO Police HQ Unit No 15083 GCI
BAFO Field Punishment and Detention Unit No 5451 Mobile Signals Unit (Type CA) Also No 2 Group
BAFO Air Publications Distributing Unit No 5213 Mobile Signals Unit (Type 'G')
BAFO Welfare Unit No 5280 Mobile Signals Unit (Type G) Also No 2 Group
BAFO Base Censorship Unit No 5281 Mobile Signals Unit (Type 'G')
No 53 RAF Hospital (BAFO) No 5282 Mobile Signals Unit (Type 'G')
Base Personnel Centre No 5284 Mobile Signals Unit (Type 'G')
No 18 Personnel Transit Centre No 5286 Mobile Signals Unit (Type 'G')
No 313 Supply and Transport Column No 5287 Mobile Signals Unit (Type 'G')
No 317 Supply and Transport Column No 5291 Mobile Signals Unit (Type 'J')
No 75 MT Light Repair Unit No 5453 Mobile Signals Unit (Type 'J')
No 76 MT Light Repair Unit No 5319 Mobile Signals Unit (Type 'P')
No 424 Aviation Fuel and Ammunition Park No 5372 Mobile Signals Unit (Type 'P')
No 52 Repair Unit (Plant) No 5141 Mobile Signals Unit (Type 'Q')
No 151 Repair Unit (Aircraft) No 5142 Mobile Signals Unit (Type 'Q')
No 4 ADLS Traffic Office No 5314 Mobile Signals Unit (Type 'Q')
No 431 Equipment Park No 5383 Mobile Signals Unit (Type 'Q')
No 432 Equipment Disposal Depot No 5392 Mobile Signals Unit (Type 'Q')
No 433 MT Disposal Unit No 5393 Mobile Signals Unit (Type 'Q')
No 85 Group Signals Unit No 5164 Mobile Signals Unit (Type 'U')
Enemy Servicing and Storage Unit No 5165 Mobile Signals Unit (Type 'U')
No 16 Heavy Mobile W/T Unit No 5174 Mobile Signals Unit (Type 'U')
No 17 Heavy Mobile W/T Unit No 5176 Mobile Signals Unit (Type 'U')
No 6 Base Signals and Radar Unit No 5177 Mobile Signals Unit (Type 'U')
No 1 Mobile Radar Communications Unit

Source - SD161 (63rd Edition) - December 1945

[BAFO | No 2 Group | No 83 Group | No 84 Group | No 85 Group]

This page was last updated on 04/12/22  

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