USAAF UNITS STATIONED IN THE TOWNSVILLE AREA
AT 8 MAY 1942

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3rd Bomb Group

Charters Towers

Comprising -





HQ Squadron
8 Squadron
13 Squadron
89 Squadron
90 Squadron
46 Ordinance Co.
2 Chemical Co.
Strength - 1169 officers/enlisted men

 

22nd Bomb Group

Woodstock and Reid River
Comprising -




2 Squadron
19 Squadron
33 Squadron
408 Squadron
46 Ordinance Co. 3 Platoon
453 Ordinance Co.
484 Ordinance Co. Detachment
Strength - 1628 officers/enlisted men

 

19th Bomb Group

Garbutt
Comprising - 40 Recon Squadron
Strength - 127 officers/enlisted men

 

8 Pursuit Group

Woodstock and Antil Plains
Comprising -

35 Pursuit Squadron
36 Pursuit Squadron
683 Ordinance 2 and 3 Platoon
Strength - 379 officers/enlisted men

 

35th Pursuit Group

Woodstock and Antil Plains
Comprising - 39 Pursuit Squadron
40 Pursuit Squadron
679 Ordinance Co. 1 and 2 Platoon
Strength - 542 officers/enlisted men

 

4th Air Depot Group

Townsville
Strength - 658 officers/enlisted men

 

Military Units based in the Townsville area during WW2

 

 

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