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HQ No 215 Group Personnel, locations and units

This Group was formed on 1 May 1942 at Basrah as No 215 (General Reconnaissance) Group.  It moved to Zubeila Hospital in Basrah on 9 June 1942 and then to a location near No 29 GCH, Makinah in Basrah on 1 December, being redesignated No 215 (Fighter) (Iraq and Persia) Group at the same time.  It disbanded on 1 November 1943 but was still shown in the December 1943 CAFL.

December 1943

Location Command Controlled
Basrah, Iraq Middle East Command
  • Unable to list units at present


Rank Name Date Notes
A/Cdre Guy L Carter  2 May 1943 Air Officer Commanding, AFC
Personal Appointment
Plt Off R G Biscoe 21 Sep 1942 Personal Assistant to AOC
Air Staff
Wg Cdr J D Urie 15 May1942  
Sqn Ldr G Harris  2 Jun 1942  
Sqn Ldr W A Chase 23 Jun 1942  
Administrative Staff
Sqn Ldr G F Hales  5 Mar 1943 Senior Administrative Staff Officer
Sqn Ldr C G Allman 11 Nov 1942  
Staffs of the Services
Sqn Ldr J E Dalton 15 Feb 1943 Senior Medical Officer, MB, CM

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