List of Royal Air Force Maintenance units

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Ensign of the Royal Air Force

The following is a list of Royal Air Force Maintenance Units (MU). The majority of MU's started out as Aircraft Storage Units (ASU)s.

Maintenance units[edit]

No. 1 MU - No. 100 MU[edit]

Name Airfields used Equipment serviced Notes
No. 1 MU RAF Kidbrooke between 9 April 1938 and 15 February 1947. Repair Depot Disbanded
No. 1 Heavy Glider MU RAF Netheravon between May 1943 and June 1946. Repair Depot Disbanded
No. 2 MU RAF Broadheath between 9 April 1938 and 15 March 1957.
Sub site at Pulham between 9 April 1938 and 12 August 1940.
Sub site at Ridge Quarry, Corsham between 9 April 1938 and 31 December 1939.
Sub site at RAF Bridleway Gate between 10 January 1944 and 10 May 1946.
Sub site at Grange Quarry, Holywell between August 1939 and 15 March 1957.
RAF Sealand between 15 March 1959 and 30 June 1969.
Sub site at Ridge Quarry, Holywell between October 1959 and 30 June 1969.
Ammunition

Equipment Supply Depot

Disbanded to become sub site of 7 MU
No. 3 MU RAF Milton between 9 April 1938 and 31 December 1959.
Sub site at RAF Akeman Street between 9 April 1938 and January 1947.
Sub site at RAF Bicester between May 1947 and 20 May 1958.
Sub site at RAF Chessington between 15 April 1943 and 1 August 1945.
Sub site at RAF Chilbolton between 18 October 1945 and 11 June 1948.
Sub site at RAF Chipping Norton between 29 October 1945 and 3 October 1953.
Sub site at RAF Croughton between 17 July 1946 and 30 June 1951.
Sub site at RAF Gravesend between 17 February 1945 and 30 June 1951.
Sub site at RAF Grove between 31 October 1948 and c.May 1953, 1 April 1955 and 31 December 1958.
Sub site at RAF Hermitage between November 1941 and ????
Sub site at RAF Kidlington between 31 July 1948 and 31 March 1955.
Sub site at RAF Kingston Bagpuize between 8 December 1944 and 15 June 1954.
Sub site at RAF Membury between ???? and 31 March 1955
Sub site at RAF West Ruislip between 1 May 1947 and 30 June 1959.
Sub site at RAF Sawbridgeworth between 1 December 1944 and 30 April 1947
Sub site at RAF Shellingford between May 1947 and 30 June 1948.
Sub site at RAF Stanmore Park between October 1946 and 31 October 1949.
Sub site at RAF Titchfield between 15 April 1945 and 2 July 1945.
Sub site at RAF Titchfield between 31 December 1946 and 31 January 1947.
Sub site at RAF Weston-on-the-Green between 1 October 1945 and 31 December 1947.
Sub site at RAF Woodcote between 31 October 1947 and 31 October 1949.
Sub site at RAF Woodcote between ???? and 31 January 1959.
Aircraft Equipment Depot Disbanded
No. 4 MU RAF West Ruislip between 9 April 1938 and 28 February 1957.
Sub site at RAF Stanmore Park between 1 November 1939 and ????
Sub site at RAF Stanmore Park between 1 November 1949 and 28 February 1957.
Repair Depot Disbanded
No. 5 MU RAF Kemble between 22 June 1938 and 31 March 1983.
Sub site at RAF Berrow between November 1941 and September 1942
Sub site at RAF Beechwood Park between May 1941 and 17 Mar 1943
Sub site at Bush Barn between 22 September 1941 and February 1943
Sub site at RAF Barnsley Park between 19 August 1942 and September 1945
Sub site at RAF Aston Down between 30 September 1960 and 31 March 1983.
Aircraft Storage Unit:
Armstrong Whitworth Whitleys and Tiger Moths.[1]
Disbanded 1983 to become USAF maintenance base, closed 1992.
No. 6 MU RAF Brize Norton between 10 October 1938 and 31 December 1951.
Sub site at RAF Barnsley Park between 1 July 1941 and 19 Aug 1942.
Sub site at RAF Barton Abbey between February 1943 and February 1945.
Sub site at Woburn Park between 1 July 1941 and 25 February 1943.
Sub site at Woburn Park between Jan or Nov 1944 and May 1945.
Sub site at RAF Watchfield between December 1940 and October 1941.
Sub site at RAF Chipping Warden between 6 January 1946 and 11 December 1949.
Sub site at RAF Market Harborough between 28 April 1947 and 5 October 1949.
Airspeed Horsas, Airspeed Oxfords, de Havilland Dragon Dominies.[1]
Bristol Blenheims, Handley Page Hampdens, Supermarine Spitfires and Fairey Battles.[2]
Held German jets at some point while at Brize Norton.[3]
Disbanded
No. 7 MU RAF Quedgeley between 15 April 1939 and 15 March 1996.[4]

sub sites at : Aberporth 1940.
Babdown Farm between 31 Jul 1945 and 30 Sep 1950.
RAF Bibury between 1 Dec 1944 and 28 Feb 1950.[5]
Collaton Cross between 20 Aug and 22 Oct 1945.
Enstone between 15 Jan and 28 Oct 1946.
Llandaff between 26 May 1943 and 14 Apr 1947.
Pucklechurch between 21 Apr and 19 Jul 1945 and 30 Nov 1946 to 10 Nov 1958.
RAF Sealand between 1 Jul 1969 and Dec 1978.
Staverton between 4 Jun 1945 and 11 Aug 1953.
Stoke Orchard between 16 Sep 1946 and 6 Mar 1950.
Titchfield between 31 Dec 1946 and 1 Feb 1947.

Aircraft Equipment Depot (Equipment Supply Depot):
Airspeed Oxfords.[1]
closed
No. 8 MU RAF Little Rissington.[6] between 7 Feb 1939 and 30 Jun 1957. Airspeed Oxfords.[1] disbanded
No. 9 MU RAF Cosford between 15 March 1939 and 22 June 1956.[7][8]
RAF Brockton between 1941 and unknown.[9]
No. 33 Satellite Landing Ground between October 1940 and Summer 1945.[10]
Armstrong Whitworth Whitleys and Tiger Moths.[1]
Supermarine Spitfires and Vickers Wellingtons at RAF Brockton.[11]
Avro Ansons and Supermarine Spitfires at RAF Cosford.[8]
Supermarine Spitfires at RAF Weston Park.[10]
disbanded
No. 10 MU RAF Hullavington.[12] between 8 Jul 1938 and 31 Dec 1959. Aircraft Storage Unit:
Airspeed Oxfords and Avro Ansons.[1]
disbanded
No. 11 MU RAF Chilmark.[13] between 20 Mar 1939 and 27 Jan 1995. Explosives Storage Unit closed
No. 12 MU RAF Kirkbride between 5 June 1939 and 30 June 1960.[14]
RAF Brayton Park between 29 May 1942 and December 1945.[15]
RAF Wath Head between early 1941 and 12 January 1944.[16]
Handley Page Hampdens, Percival Proctors, Airspeed Oxfords[1]
Airspeed Horsas.[17]
Handley Page Halifaxes, Vickers Wellingtons, Consolidated B-24 Liberator and Vultee A-31 Vengeances.[15]
disbanded
No. 13 MU RAF Henlow.[18] between 1 June 1939 and 20 Jan 1948. Miles Magisters, Airspeed Oxfords, Tiger Moths, Handley Page Halifaxs, Supermarine Spitfire, de Havilland Mosquitoes and Dakotas.[1] but mainly Hawker Hurricanes.[18] disbanded
No. 14 MU RAF Carlisle.[19] between 26 Sep 1938 and 26 Sep 1996.
RAF Lissett
RAF Elvington.[20]
Aircraft Equipment Depot (Equipment Storage Depot). closed
No. 15 MU RAF Wroughton between 1 Apr 1940 and 31 Mar 1972.[21] Avro Ansons.[1] disbanded
No. 16 MU RAF Stafford between 1 December 1939 and 31 March 1999.
Sub-site at RAF Hixon between July 1945 and 5 November 1957.[22]
Sub-site at RAF Sealand between December 1978 and June 1989.
Aircraft Equipment Depot (Equipment Storage Depot). disbanded 1999 to become DSDC Stafford. Closed 31 Mar 2006. Site now MoD Stafford.
No. 17 MU Pitfour Castle, Perth, Scotland between 1941 and 1945. Equipment Note: was to be an Ammunition Depot as part of No. 42 Group in 1939 but not formed.
No. 18 MU RAF Tinwald Downs between 17 June 1940 and 1957.[23]
RAF Low Eldrig.[23]
RAF Lennoxlove.[23]
RAF Wath Head between 12 January 1944 and September 1945.[16][23]
RAF Hornby Hall.[23]
Airspeed Oxfords.[1]
Storing and scrapping Vickers Wellingtons.[16]
Storing aircraft.
No. 19 MU RAF St Athan between 7 February 1939 and 1 November 1968/7 April 1999.[24]
RAF Chepstow between 13 May 1941 and 21 February 1942.[25]
Sub site at RAF St Brides between 15 December 1940 and July 1945.[26]
Miles Magisters.[1]
Supermarine Spitfires at RAF Chepstow.[25]
Hawker Hurricanes, Bristol Beauforts and Bristol Beaufighters.[26]
Civilian-manned Aircraft Storage Unit.
No. 20 MU RAF Aston Down from October 1938 until September 1960.[27]
RAF Berrow between 1941 and August 1942.[28]
Avro Ansons.[1] Unknown
No. 21 MU RAF Fauld between 1 June 1938 and 1966.[29]
RAF Fauld between 1967 and 1973.
Sub site at RAF Abbots Bromley.[30]
RAF Tatenhill between January 1945 and 1947.[31]
Explosives Storage Unit RAF Fauld was severely damaged in explosion 1944.
No. 22 MU RAF Silloth.[32] Aircraft Storage Unit:Airspeed Oxfords.[1] Unknown
No. 23 MU RAF Aldergrove.[33] Airspeed Oxfords.[1] Unknown
No. 24 MU RAF Ternhill.[34] Unknown Unknown
No. 25 MU RAF Hartlebury.
Satellite at RAF Horham between October 1945 and October 1948.[35]
Aircraft Equipment Depot (Equipment Storage Depot).:[36]
Armstrong Whitworth Whitleys.[1]
Unknown
No. 26 MU Cowley (Repair Depot).[37] Armstrong Whitworth Whitleys.[1]
No. 27 MU RAF Shawbury.[38] From February 1938 until July 1972.[39] Blenheims, Hurricanes[40]
Whitleys.[1]
Dealt with many types including fighters and bombers.
No. 28 MU RAF Ashbourne.[41] Unknown Storage
No. 29 MU RAF High Ercall.[42] Unknown Storage
No. 30 MU RAF Sealand.[43] de Havilland Mosquitos, Vickers Wellingtons and Avro Lancasters.[43] Dealt with bombers.
No. 31 MU RAF Llanberis.[44] Explosives Storage Unit Dealt with Explosives
No. 32 MU RAF St Athan.[24] Miles Magisters.[1] Unknown
No. 33 MU RAF Lyneham 18 May 1940.[45] Bristol Blenheims and Airspeed Oxfords.[46] Unknown
No. 34 MU RAF Montford Bridge between June 1945 to September 1945.[47]
Shrewsbury from 1 March 1940
General Aircraft Hotspur and Miles Masters from RAF Shobdon.[47] Unknown
No. 35 MU RAF Heywood between unknown and 1965/
Sub site at RAF Sandtoft between 27 December 1945 and 11 February 1946.
Aircraft Equipment Depot (Equipment Storage Depot):[48]
Tiger Moths.[46]
No. 36 MU RAF Sealand between 15 October 1938 and 1 May 1940.[49] Tiger Moths.[46] Unknown
No. 37 MU RAF Burtonwood between 1 April 1940 to June 1942.[50] Various Aircraft The unit became the RAF's centre for repair of aircraft built in the United States.
No. 38 MU RAF Llandow starting from 1 April 1940.[51] Unknown Storage
No. 39 MU RAF Colerne between 1 January 1940 and 1 October 1953.[52] Tiger Moths.[46] Unknown
No. 40 MU
No. 41 MU RAF Khormaksar Hawker Hunters, Scottish Aviation Twin Pioneers, Vickers Valettas
No. 42 MU RAF Lichfield between December 1939 and 6 March 1940.[53] Unknown Storage
No. 43 MU RAF Pengam Moors February 1940 until October 1945.[54] Unknown The unit dismantled, packied and despatched fighter aircraft to overseas locations sometimes using Cardiff Docks.
No. 44 MU RAF Kinnell between July 1945 and late 1945.[55]
RAF Methven
Unknown Storage
No. 45 MU RAF Kinloss April 1940 until 1956.[56] Armstrong Whitworth Whitleys, Vickers Wellingtons, Handley Page Halifaxes and Supermarine Spitfires.[56] The unit mainly dealt with Bombers but later on dealt with Fighters.
No. 46 MU RAF Lossiemouth 15 April 1940 until 15 February 1947.[57] Vickers Wellingtons.[46] Storage
No. 47 MU RAF Sealand between 1 May 1940 and 15 March 1951.[49] Unknown Storage
No. 48 MU RAF Hawarden between 1 September 1939 and until 1 July 1957.[58]
RAF Tatton Park between August 1941 and May 1943.
Percival Proctors, Airspeed Oxfords and Avro Ansons.[46]
Westland Lysanders and Vickers Wellingtons stored at Tatton Park.
Storage
No. 49 MU RAF Henlow from October 1939 until November 1939.[59]
RAF Faygate from November 1939 until February 1946.[60]
RAF Lasham from February 1946 until December 1950.[61]
RAF Colerne between 4 May 1948 and 1 March 1962.[52]
Tiger Moths.[46] 49 Maintenance Unit was formerly known as 1 Salvage Centre, formed at Henlow September 1939; became 49 Maintenance Unit, October 1939; moved to Faygate November 1939; moved to Lasham February 1946.

Storage

No. 50 MU Cowley, Oxford from October 1939 until September 1945.[62] Tiger Moths.[46] 2 Salvage Centre, formed at Cowley, Oxford, September 1939; became 50 Maintenance Unit October 1939; includes detachments at Taunton, Tavistock, Wylye.

Transported damaged aircraft and parts to the CRU and to firms participating in the Civilian Repair Organisation,
and also to collect non-repairable parts and scrap for materials reclamation at MPRD

No. 51 MU RAF Lichfield between 6 March 1940 and 1 July 1954.[53]
RAF Tatton Park between August 1941 and May 1943.
Airspeed Oxfords, Avro Ansons and Tiger Moths.[46]
Westland Lysanders and Vickers Wellingtons stored at Tatton Park.
Storage
No. 52 MU RAF Cardiff between 6 March 1940 and 31 October 1945.[63] Unknown Storage
No. 53 MU RAF Bungay between July 1945 and 1955.[64]
RAF Thorpe Abbotts between 12 August 1940 and 1 February 1958.[65]
Ammunition Bomb Storage.
No. 54 MU RAF Cambridge between October 1939 and March 1945.[66]
RAF Newmarket between 1 March 1945 and 31 January 1948.[67]
Unknown 3 Salvage Centre, formed at Henlow September 1939; moved to Cambridge September 1939; became 54 Maintenance Unit October 1939; moved to Newmarket March 1945

Storage

No. 55 MU Ballymenoch House, Holywood, Co. Down from October 1940 until September 1943.[68] Unknown Disbanded
No. 56 MU RAF Inverness (Longman) from 1942.[69] Unknown Storage
No. 57 MU RAF Wig Bay.[70] Tiger Moths.[46] Aircraft Storage Unit
No. 58 MU RAF Newark from October 1939 until 15 November 1945.[71]
RAF Skellingthorpe from 15 November 1945 until 1 April 1947.[72][73]
RAF Newton from 1 April 1947 until 15 May 1950.[74]
RAF Cosford from late 1950 until December 1952.[75]
RAF Honington from 15 May 1950 until late 1950, and December 1952 until 20 July 1954.[76]
RAF Sutton Bridge from 20 July 1954 until 1 November 1957.[77][78][79]
Aircraft Storage[77]
Rolls-Royce Derwent Engine Field Servicing (DFS)[79]
Salvage and Recovery (S&R)[79]
58 Maintenance Unit was formerly known as 4 Salvage Centre, formed RAF Newark (satellite of RAF Waddington[80]) August 1938; became 58 Maintenance Unit, October 1939; moved to RAF Skellingthorpe November 1945.
At RAF Skellingthorpe: Salvaged crashed aircraft were stored at the base.
At RAF Sutton Bridge, unit sections included: Rolls-Royce Derwent Engine Field Servicing (DFS), Salvage and Recovery (S&R), included dismantling Avro Lancaster Bombers.[79]
No. 59 MU Newland near Coleford, Gloucestershire from May 1941 until December 1945.[81] Unknown 59 Maintenance Unit, formed at Newland, near Coleford, Gloucestershire May 1941; includes 59 Maintenance (Satellite) Unit, Rhoose, Cardiff.
No. 60 MU RAF Tollerton from October 1939 until 14 February 1940.[82]
RAF Shipton from 15 February 1940 until November 1945.[83]
RAF Rufforth November 1945 until November 1974.[84]
RAF Dishforth between 1 March 1962 and 2 February 1966.[85]
RAF Leconfield From 2 February 1966 until 30 November 1976.[86]
Storage 5 Salvage Centre, formed at Tollerton September 1939; later became 60 Maintenance Unit; moved to Shipton-by-Beningborough February 1940; moved to Rufforth November 1945.

Storage

No. 61 MU RAF Handforth
RAF Cranage between 20 September 1945 and 19 March 1954 [87]
Aircraft Equipment Depot (Equipment Storage Depot)
No. 62 MU RAF Handforth.[88]
RAF Helensburgh between 28 August 1945 and 30 November 1947.[89]
Storage Storage
No. 63 MU RAF Carluke From October 1949 until May 1946.[90]
RAF Woolsington from May 1946.[91]
Storage 6 Salvage Centre, formed at Sealand; moved to Carluke September 1939; became 63 Maintenance Unit in October 1939; moved to Woolsington May 1946.

Storage

No. 64 MU Ruslip from November 1941 until July 1942.[92]
RAF Hatfield from July 1942 until February 1946.[93]
Unknown 64 Maintenance Unit, formed at Ruislip November 1941; includes Sub-Units at Hatfield, Newdigate, Warley near Brentwood, Black Park near Slough; HQ moved to Hatfield July 1942; disbanded February 1946.
No. 65 MU RAF Blaby Storage Storage
No. 66 MU Cuckney from March 1942 until December 1945.[94] Unknown
No. 67 MU Marshalsea's Garage in Wellington Road Taunton Storage Covered the south-west
No. 68 MU RAF Church Lawford between 1 December 1954 and 27 March 1955.[95]
RAF Hindley Green
RAF Wellesbourne Mountford between 27 March 1955 and 30 November 1956.[96]
Storage Storage
No. 69 MU RAF Sandysike Secondary Aircraft Equipment Depot site for 14 MU
No. 70 MU RAF Woodcote.[97] Storage Storage
No. 71 MU RAF Bicester.[98]
Sub site at RAF Gaydon between 1 December 1971 and 31 October 1974.
RAF West Ruislip.
Sub site at Slough.[99]
Storage Storage
No. 72 MU Salcey Forest, Roade, near Northampton, from March 1942[100] Unknown
No. 73 MU Okehampton from December 1942 until October 1945.[101] Unknown Disbanded
No. 74 MU Bough Beech, near Edenbridge, from February 1942 until September 1945.[102] Unknown Disbanded
No. 75 MU RAF Wilmslow.[103] Storage Covered Lancashire and Cheshire.
No. 76 MU RAF Wroughton Storage Storage
No. 77 MU Redcastle, near Killearnan, Ross-shire from June 1941 until December 1945.[104] Unknown Disbanded
No. 78 MU Bynea, South Wales from late 1940
Pencoed Tinplate Works
Unknown Civilian manned unit
No. 79 MU Lentran House, Inverness from July 1941 until September 1945.[105] Unknown Disbanded
No. 80 MU RAF Acaster Malbis between 21 January 1947 and 12 December 1947.[106] Storage Storage
No. 81 MU Bowes Moor from December 1941 until October 1947.[107] Unknown Disbanded
No. 82 MU RAF Lichfield between 4 April 1941 and 15 November 1945.[108] Storage Storage
No. 83 MU RAF Woolsington,[109] Newcastle from 26 July 1940 Storage Storage
No. 84 MU RAF Calshot between 1 December 1941 and 15 March 1946.[110] Storage Storage
No. 85 MU RAF Felixstowe from October 1941 until June 1946.[111] Unknown Disbanded
No. 86 MU RAF Manston between 1944 and 31 August 1945.[112]
Sundridge Aerodrome
Storage Storage
No. 87 MU RAF York from est. January 1942 until December 1945.[113] Unknown Disbanded
No. 88 MU Meikle Ferry, near Tain from January 1942 until February 1946.[114] Unknown Disbanded
No. 89 MU Barton Mills from October 1942 until April 1946.[115] Unknown Disbanded
No. 90 MU RAF Warton between Unknown and 1958. Barrack and Clothing Storage Unit
No. 91 MU RAF Riccall.[116]
RAF Acaster Malbis between 1944 and 15 December 1947 then between 15 December 1947 and 31 March 1948 as a sub site.[106]
RAF Lissett 1945–1947.
Sub site at RAF Marston Moor between 31 Jan 1949 and 15 September 1953.[117]
Sub site at RAF Melbourne between 24 January 1949 and 18 September 1954.[118]
Sub site at RAF Middleton St. George between 1950 and 31 Mar 1957.[119]
Ammunition Bomb Storage
No. 92 MU RAF Wickenby between 1952 and 1956.[120]
RAF Faldingworth between 1957 and 1972.[120]
RAF Barnham.[121]
Blue Danube Nuclear Weapons Storage.
No. 93 MU RAF Wickenby between 1949 and 1952.[122]
RAF Faldingworth
RAF Acaster Malbis between 1 April 1957 and 1 August 1957.[106]
Ammunition Stored ordnance on the runways
No. 94 MU RAF Great Ashfield
Sub site at RAF Bungay between 1955 and 1962.[64]
sub site at RAF Rackheath between 27 January 1948 and 16 August 1954.[123]
RAF Honington between 1950 and 1956.[124]
RAF Ridgewell between 10 September 1946 and 31 March 1957.[125]
Ammunition Bomb Storage.
No. 95 MU RAF Ridgewell as a sub site between 10 July 1945 and 27 January 1948.
RAF Ridgewell between 1 October 1948 and 25 March 1955.[126]
Sub site at RAF Nuthampstead between 10 July 1945 and 27 January 1948
Sub site at RAF Nuthampstead between 1 October 1949 and 30 October 1954.[127]
Unknown Unknown
No. 96 MU RAF Kidlington between unknown and 1951.[128] Unknown Unknown
No. 97 MU RAF Faldingworth between 1957 and 1972.[129] Blue Danube Nuclear Weapons Storage.
No. 98 MU Mawcarse, Kinross-shire, from May 1940 until June 1946.[130]
Fordoun, Kincardine-shire from June 1946 until August 1947.[131]
Unknown Disbanded
No. 99 MU RAF Lichfield between 1 February 1954 and 1 March 1957.[108]
RAF High Ercall between 1 March 1957 and 8 June 1962.[132]
Unknown Unknown
No. 100 MU RAF South Witham between 1942 and 1949.[133]

No. 101 MU - No. 200 MU[edit]

Name Airfields used Equipment serviced Notes
No. 101 MU RAF Tura between 1937 and 1947.
RAF Helwan until 1941.[134]
No. 102 MU RAF Aboukir between 1 November 1938 and 1 January 1939.[135]
RAF Abu Sueir between 1 January 1939 and 1 February 1942.[136]
RAF Amriya between 1 July 1943 and 31 August 1946.[137]
RAF Benina during 1948.
RAF Berka during 1948.
No. 103 MU RAF Aboukir between 12 November 1939 and 30 October 1946.[135]
RAF Akrotiri between 15 November 1955 and 31 January 1975.[138]
No. 104 MU Geraif West, Khartoum (Sudan) from May 1941 until October 1943
Aleppo (Syria) from November 1943 until March 1944
Muqeibila (Palestine) from March 1944 until October 1945
Aqir from October 1945 until November 1945[139]
No. 105 MU Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)
Nairobi (Kenya) from September 1941 until July 1942
Thika from July 1942 until May 1947[140]
No. 106 MU El Khanka, August 1941[141]
No. 107 MU RAF Kasfareet.[142]
No. 108 MU LG222 Kilo 17 [Cairo to Fayoum Road] Egypt from August 1941 until December 1943
El Firdan from December 1943 until December 1945[143]
Unknown Disbanded
No. 109 MU RAF Abu Sueir between 26 November 1941 and 13 February 1942
RAF Abu Sueir between 22 February 1943 and unknown.[136]
RAF Fayid during July 1946.[144]
No. 110 MU Fort St Lucien, Malta from May 1943 until disbanded November 1943
Re-formed Brindisi, Italy from December 1943 until December 1944[145]
No. 111 MU RAF Tura.[146] Used to be part of No. 101 MU
No. 112 MU El Agrud (later renamed Wadi Ysara), Egypt, June 1942
No. 113 MU RAF Wadi Saidna between 26 December 1941 and 20 February 1943.[147]
RAF Nicosia between 1 January 1955 and 30 April 1964.[148]
No. 114 MU RAF Steamer Point.[149] Equipment Supply Depot
No. 115 MU RAF Habbaniya between 1 March 1945 and 1 April 1958.[150]
No. 116 MU RAF Takoradi between 19 October 1941 and 30 August 1945.[151]
No. 117 MU RAF Elmas between 8 July and 7 November 1944.[152]
RAF Kabrit between 21 April 1945 and 14 April 1946.[153]
No. 118 MU RAF Basrah between 19 October 1941 and 30 April 1943.[154]
RAF Catania between 15 October 1943 and 21 September 1944.[155]
No. 119 MU RAF Shaibah between 19 October 1941 and 1 July 1945.[156]
No. 120 MU RAF Ras el Ain.[157]
No. 121 MU Fuka (Libya) from July 1941 until July 1942
Aqir (Palestine) from July 1942 until November 1942
Western Desert from November 1942 until July 1943
Sicily from July 1943 until September 1943
Italy from September 1943 until July 1945[158]
Unknown Disbanded
No. 122 MU RAF Tobruk
No. 123 MU Aqir (Palestine) from June 1941 until December 1941
Beirut (Lebanon) from December 1941 until May 1942
Aqir from May 1942 until September 1942
Baalbeck (Syria) from September 1942 until July 1943
Acre from July 1943 until October 1943
Gaza from October 1943 until July 1944
Campomarino (Italy) from July 1944 until November 1944
Termoli from November 1944 until September 1945[159]
Unknown Disbanded
No. 124 MU Burg-el-Arab (Egypt) from September 1941
Various locations Western Desert, Libya, Tunisia
Cerignola (Italy) from December 1943 until April 1944
San Severo from April 1944 until August 1945
Ancona from August 1944 until March 1946[160]
Unknown Disbanded
No. 125 MU Habbaniya (Iraq) from January 1942 until February 1942
Kirkuk from February 1942 until October 1943
Massara (Egypt) from October 1943 until March 1944
Aboukir from March 1944 until May 1944
Crescia (Italy) from May 1944 until July 1944
Casserta from July 1944 until August 1944
Bouc-Bel-Air (France) from August 1944 until ?
Gragnano - disbanded April 1945[161]
Unknown Disbanded
No. 126 MU Zubair (Iraq) from January 1942 until September 1942
Khermanshah from September 1942 until October 1942
Hamadan from October 1942 until April 1943
Abu Sultan from April 1943 until July 1944
Italy from July 1944 until February 1946
Rivolto from February 1946 until June 1947[162]
Unknown Disbanded
No. 127 MU Zubair, Iraq from July 1942 until April 1945[163] Unknown Disbanded
No. 128 MU Fayid, Egypt from September 1942 until January 1943
Abu Sultan from January 1943 until December 1945[164]
No. 129 MU Gaza, Palestine from June 1942 until December 1944[165] Unknown Disbanded
No. 130 MU Helwan, Egypt from January 1944 until March 1944[166] Unknown Disbanded
No. 131 MU Khormaksar, Aden - March 1942[167]
No. 132 MU Fayoum Road, near Almaza, Egypt from June 1942 until July 1942
Gaza, Palestine from July 1942 until October 1942
Matariya from October 1942 until July 1943
Helwan from July 1943 until March 1945
El Firdan from March 1945 until July 1945
Ismailia from July 1945 until October 1945[168]
No. 133 MU Eastleigh, East Africa[169]
No. 134 MU Ahwaz, Iran from May 1942 until May 1943
Habbaniya, Iraq from May 1943[170]
No. 135 MU LG.237, North Africa
Gebel Hamzi, Egypt from May 1943 until November 1946[171]
Unknown Disbanded
No. 136 MU Burg El Arab, Egypt

Aqir, Palestine - disbanded August 1942
Khanka, Egypt November 1942
Berka Main, Libya from April 1943 until May 1946[172]

Unknown Re-formed as 36 MU (Advanced Aircraft Depot) Khanka, Egypt November 1942


Re-formed as 136 Mobile Air Depot, Khanka, Egypt, September 1942;

No. 137 MU Malta
No. 138 MU Teheran, Persia (Iran) - disbanded September 1945
No. 139 MU Middle East
No. 140 MU Khatatba, Egypt - disbanded July 1944 Unknown Disbanded
No. 141 MU Qena, Egypt
Tripoli, Libya from April 1943 until November 1943
Caserta, Italy from November 1943 until July 1944
San Nicandro from July 1944 until January 1946
Bitteto from January 1946 until July 1946[173]
No. 142 MU Acre, Palestine from September 1942 until March 1943
Nahariah from March 1943
Explosive Storage Depot from June 1946. 5 (Middle East) Air Depot, Acre, Palestine; became 142 Maintenance Unit September 1942; moved to Nahariah March 1943; reformed as 142 MU (Explosive Storage Depot) Fort Agrud June 1946.
No. 143 MU Hamrun from November 1942 until February 1943
Kalafrana from February 1945 until April 1945[174]
Equipment Depot, Malta, formed at Hamrun November 1942; became 143 Maintenance Unit February 1943; moved to Kalafrana February 1945; disbanded April 1945
No. 144 MU Maison Blanche, Algeria[175]
No. 145 MU Casablanca, Morocco from March 1943 until April 1945[176] Unknown Disbanded
No. 146 MU Sidi Tabet, Tunisia from May 1943 until June 1944
Crescia from June 1944 until October 1944
Draria from October 1944 until April 1945[177]
Unknown Disbanded
No. 148 MU
No. 149 MU
No. 151 MU Seletar, Singapore; disbanded February 1942[178]
No. 152 MU Bukit Panjang, Singapore July 1941[179]
No. 153 MU Kuala Lumpur, Malaya from June 1941[180]
No. 154 MU Mingaladon from July 1941 until January 1942
Meiktila from January 1942 until March 1942
Lashio from March 1942[181]
No. 155 MU Setif, Algeria from May 1943 until March 1945.[182] Unknown 1 Aircraft Repair Unit, renamed 7 Aircraft Repair Unit, then 155 Maintenance Unit, May 1943; based at Setif, Algeria and disbanded March 1945
No. 156 MU Blida, Algeria Includes detachment at Boufarik
No. 157 MU Helwan, Egypt
No. 158 MU Helwan, Egypt
No. 159 MU Mellaha, Libya
Gioia, Italy from November 1943 until January 1944
Brindisi from January 1944 until May 1944
Capodichino from May 1944 until October 1946.[183]
Unknown Disbanded
No. 160 MU Aqir, Palestine from September 1943 until est. December 1945[184] Unknown
No. 161 MU Fayid, Egypt[185] Unknown became 2 Transport Aircraft Repair Unit, and moved to Kabrit, March 1944
No. 162 MU Setif, Algeria from August 1943 until July 1944.
Blida from July 1944 until est. July 1945.[186]
Unknown Disbanded
No. 163 MU Ras el Ma, Morocco from July 1943 until September 1943
Oujda from September 1943 until June 1944
Blida, Algeria from June 1944 until July 1944.[187]
Unknown Disbanded
No. 164 MU Tunis, Tunisia from June 1943 until Est. May 1944.[188] Unknown
No. 165 MU Kajiado, Kenya
Gilgil from November 1943 until July 1944.[189]
Unknown Disbanded
No. 166 MU Nicosia (Cyprus) from November 1943 until January 1944
Lakatamia January 1944 until April 1944
Nicosia from April 1944 until August 1945.[190]
Unknown Disbanded
No. 167 MU Sidi Ahmed, near Bizerta, Tunisia from September 1943 until March 1944.[191] Unknown 113 Repair and Salvage Unit, formed at Sidi Ahmed, near Bizerta, Tunisia, May 1943; became 167 Maintenance Unit, September 1943.
No. 168 MU
No. 176 MU Hastings, Sierra Leone from December 1941 until July 1942.[192]
Kosso Town from July 1942 until September 1945.[192]
Unknown Disbanded
No. 177 MU
No. 178 MU Takoradi, Gold Coast (now Ghana) from June 1943 until September 1943
No. 179 MU Oshodi, Nigeria

No. 201 MU - No. 300 MU[edit]

Name Airfields used Equipment serviced Notes
No. 201 MU RAF Poynton between 1942 and 1944.
RAF Handforth between 1942 and 1944.
No. 202 MU RAF Longparish between 1942 and 1955.
No. 203 MU RAF Newark between 1942 and 1945.
No. 204 MU RAF Rushden between 1942 and 1945.
No. 205 MU Ratho later RAF Bishopbriggs between 1942 and 1946.
No. 206 MU RAF Swanton Morley during 1943.
Hillingdon during 1943.
No. 207 MU RAF East Retford between 1942 and 1945.
No. 208 MU Golden Grove (later renamed RAF Llandilo) between 1942 and 1945.
No. 209 MU RAF Broughton between 1943 and 1946.
No. 210 MU RAF Romsey between 1942 and 1945.
No. 211 MU RAF Sawbridgeworth between 1942 and 1945
No. 212 MU Wembley between 1943 and 1947
No. 213 MU RAF Dumbarton between 1942 and 1947.
RAF Greenock between 1942 and 1947.
Marine Craft
No. 214 MU Newport between 1943 and 1947.
No. 215 MU Locharbriggs between 1942 and 1945.
Sub site at RAF Tinwald Downs.
No. 216 MU Sutton Coldfield between 1942 and 1957.
No. 217 MU RAF Cardington Compressed Gas production unit.
No. 218 MU RAF Colerne.[52]
No. 219 MU
No. 220 MU
No. 221 MU
No. 222 MU
No. 223 MU
No. 224 MU
No. 225 MU
No. 226 MU
No. 227 MU
No. 228 MU
No. 229 MU RAF Harrowbeer between 1942 and 1943
No. 230 MU
No. 231 MU
No. 232 MU RAF Market Stainton between 1943 and 1948.[193] Gas bombs, Tallboys and general munitions.
No. 233 MU RAF Market Stainton
RAF Goxill between 27 May 1945 and 14 December 1953.[194]
Bomb Storage Bomb Storage
No. 235 MU
No. 236 MU
No. 237 MU
No. 238 MU Sub site RAF Colerne.
No. 239 MU
No. 240 MU
No. 241 MU
No. 242 MU Lajes Field between 1944 and 1946.
No. 243 MU
No. 244 MU
No. 245 MU
No. 246 MU
No. 247 MU
No. 248 MU RAF Chessington Medical Equipment Storage Unit
No. 249 MU
No. 250 MU
No. 251 MU
No. 252 MU
No. 253 MU RAF Spanhoe between 8 July 1945 and Spring 1947.[195] Preparing military vehicles to be sold in public auctions.
No. 254 MU RAF Balderton between 15 June 1945 and 1954.[196] 4,000 lb bombs and general ammunition Formerly No. 1 Equipment Disposal Depot. Bombs were stored on the runways.
No. 255 MU RAF Fulbeck
RAF Saltby until 26 October 1948.[197]
No. 256 MU
No. 257 MU
No. 258 MU RAF Shipdam
Sub site at RAF North Pickenham between August 1945 and March 1948.[198]
No. 259 MU RAF North Witham between 1 July 1945 and May 1946.[199] Equipment Disposal Depot
No. 260 MU
No. 261 MU RAF Morpeth.[200]
No. 262 MU RAF Horham between October 1945 and October 1948.[35]
RAF Snetterton Heath between January 1946 and 1948.[201]
No. 263 MU RAF Stansted Mountfitchet from August 1945 until October 1947.[202]
RAF Hitcham from October 1947.[202]
Satellite at RAF Stansted Mountfitchet from October 1947 until April 1949.[202]
No. 264 MU
No. 265 MU
No. 266 MU
No. 267 MU
No. 268 MU
No. 272 MU
No. 273 MU RAF Polebrook
No. 113 Sub-storage Depot at RAF Market Stainton between February 1946 and 27 April 1947.[193]
Dismantling Airspeed Horsa gliders.
No. 274 MU RAF Little Snoring between December 1945 and 1947.[203]
Sub site at RAF North Creake between 30 September 1945 and September 1947.[198]
Sub site at RAF Oulton between 3 October 1945 and November 1947.[204]
RAF Swannington between 1 October 1945 and November 1947.[205]
No. 275 MU
No. 276 MU
No. 277 MU
No. 278 MU
No. 279 MU
No. 280 MU
No. 281 MU RAF North Pickenham between 1949 and unknown Supplied ammunition USAF and RAF personnel together.
No. 282 MU
No. 290 MU
No. 291 MU

No. 301 MU - No. 400 MU[edit]

A Japanese Aichi E13A reconnaissance seaplane is loaded aboard a flatbed truck at Seletar Airport, Singapore, by members of 126 Repair and Salvage Unit (RAF).
Name Airfields used Equipment serviced Notes
No. 301 MU
No. 302 MU
No. 303 MU
No. 304 MU
No. 305 MU
No. 306 MU
No. 307 MU
No. 308 MU
No. 309 MU
No. 310 MU
No. 312 MU
No. 313 MU
No. 314 MU
No. 315 MU
No. 316 MU
No. 317 MU
No. 318 (X) MU Hubbulpore between 1943 and 1947 Ammunition
No. 319 MU
No. 320 MU
No. 321 MU
No. 322 MU Chakeri, Kanpur (Cawnpore) Uttar Pradesh[206] Tasked with the demolition of B-24 SEAC Liberators 1945-1947[207]
No. 325 MU
No. 326 MU
No. 327 MU
No. 328 MU
No. 329 MU Bally, on the Barrackpore Road (Calcutta / Kolkata, West Bengal) (http://paulwigmore.co.uk/monday/2013/12/tagore-the-long-walk/)
No. 330 MU
No. 331 MU
No. 332 MU
No. 333 MU
No. 335 MU
No. 336 MU
No. 337 MU
No. 338 (X) MU
No. 340 (X) MU
No. 341 (X) MU
No. 342 MU
No. 343 (X) MU
No. 344 (X) MU
No. 345 (X) MU
No. 346 MU
No. 351 MU
No. 352 MU
No. 353 MU
No. 355 MU
No. 356 MU
No. 357 MU
No. 358 MU
No. 359 MU
No. 360 MU
No. 361 MU
No. 362 MU
No. 363 MU
No. 364 MU
No. 374 MU
No. 375 MU
No. 376 MU
No. 377 MU
No. 378 MU
No. 379 MU
No. 380 MU
No. 381 MU
No. 382 MU RAF Syerston between 23 July 1945 and October 1945.[208]
No. 383 MU
No. 384 MU
No. 385 MU
No. 386 MU
No. 389 MU
No. 390 MU
No. 392 MU Brindisi between 1945 and 1946.
No. 394 MU RAF Heany between 1947 and 1954. Aircraft Repair and Storage Depot
No. 395 MU RAF Bulawayo between 1947 and 1954.
No. 396 MU Mombasa between 1947 and 1950.
No. 397 MU Safi between 1947 and 1955.
No. 398 MU Hesedorf between 1948 and 1964.
No. 399 MU Scheuen between 1948 and 1949.

No. 401 MU - No. 500 MU[edit]

Name Airfields used Equipment serviced Notes
No. 420 MU RAF Laarbruch between 1961 and 1967. English Electric Canberras, crash recovery.
No. 431 MU RAF Bruggen between 1960 and 1993. 4th line airframe repair. Part of RAF Germany.

No. 1 (India) MU - No. 10 (India) MU[edit]

Name Airfields used Equipment serviced Notes
No. 1 (INDIA) MU Drigh Road. 1942 became 301 MU.
No. 2 (INDIA) MU Allahabad. 1941–1942 became 302 MU.
No. 3 (INDIA) MU Ambala. 1941–1942 became 303 MU.
No. 4 (INDIA) MU Asansol. 1942 - became 304 MU.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Citations[edit]

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