ALLOTMENT OF USAAF UNITS
IN AUSTRALIA ON 27 MAY 1942

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USAAF UNITS ASSIGNED TO NORTH EASTERN AREA

UNITS STATION
3RD BOMB GROUP (L)

Hq. & Hq. Sq.
8th Bomb Sq.
13th Bomb Sq.
89th Bomb Sq.
90th Bomb Sq.
464th Ord. Co. (Avn) B (Less 3rd Plat.)
2nd Chem. Co. (Avn.)

 

Charters Towers
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Port Moresby
Charters Towers

22ND BOMB GROUP (M)

Hq. & Hq. Sq.
2nd Bomb Sq.
19th Bomb Sq.
33rd Bomb Sq.
408th Bomb Sq. (M)
464th Ord. Co. (Avn) B (3rd Plat)
453rd Ord. Co. (Avn) B (2nd & 3rd Plat)
481st Ord. Co. (Avn) B (less 1 Plat)
Det. 1st Chem. Co. (Serv. Avn)

 

Garbutt Field
Reid River
Garbutt
Antil Plains
Reid River
Charters Towers
Garbutt
Townsville
Townsville

19TH BOMB GROUP (H)

Hq. & Hq. Sq.
28th Bomb Sq.
          Flight "B"
30th Bomb Sq.
93rd Bomb Sq.
435th Bomb Sq. (Formerly 40th Rec. Sq.)
450th Ord. Co. (Avn) B

 

Garbutt
Longreach
Longreach
Cloncurry
Longreach
Garbutt
Cloncurry

8TH PURSUIT GROUP (I)

35th Pur. Sq.
36th Pur. Sq.
683rd Ord. Co. (Avn) P (3rd Plat)
683rd Ord. Co. (Avn) P

 

Woodtsock - Maple
Antil Plains - Maple
Woodstock
Antil Plains

35TH PURSUIT GROUP (I)

39th Pur. Sq.
40th Pur. Sq.
679th Ord. Co. (Avn) P (1 Plat)
679th Ord. Co. (Avn) P (1 Plat)

 

Woodstock
Antil Plains
Woodstock
Antil Plains

 

AIR CORPS UNITS NOT ASSIGNED TO ANY BASE OR GROUP

8th Photo Sq. Flight "A" Garbutt
700th Sig. Rep. Co. (AWS) (1 Plt) Woodstock

 

USAAS UNITS IN NORTH EASTERN AREA TERRITORY
but directly controlled & administered by C.G. U.S.A.A.S.

35TH AIR BASE GROUP

Hq. & Hq. Sq.
47th Mat. Sq.
Det. 2nd Plat 2nd Chem. Co. (Serv Avn)
Decon. Det. 2nd Chem. Co. (Avn)
11th Sig. Plat (Avn) AB
725th Ord. Co. (Avn) AB
700th Sig. Plat (Avn)

 

Charters Towers
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SERVICING DETAILS Cloncurry
WEATHER OBSERVERS AND FORECASTERS

 

 

Charters Towers
Cloncurry
Horn Island
Townsville
Rockhampton
Longreach

 

USAAF UNITS ASSIGNED TO EASTERN AREA

38th BOMB GROUP (M)

Hq. & Hq. Sq.
Det. Hq. & Hq. Sq

 

Eagle Farm
Wagga Wagga

43RD BOMB GROUP (H)

Hq. & Hq. Sq.
63rd Bomb Sq.
65th Bomb Sq.
441st Ord Co (Avn) B (Less 1 Plat)

 

Sydney
Sydney
Sydney
Sydney

8TH PURSUIT GROUP (I)

Hq. & Hq. Sq.
8th Inter Con Sq.
80th Pur. Sq.
683rd Ord. Co. (Avn) P
683rd Ord. Co. (Avn) P (1st Plat)

 

Archerfield
Archerfield
Lowood
Archerfield
Lowood

35TH PURSUIT GROUP (I)

Hq. & Hq. Sq.
41st Pur. Sq.
31st Inter Con Sq.
679th Ord. Co. (Avn) (Less 2 Plats)

 

Mascot Aerodrome
Bankstown
Bankstown
Bankstown

OPERATIONAL TRAINING UNIT Williamtown

 

USAAS UNITS IN EASTERN AREA TERRITORY
but directly controlled & administered by C.G. U.S.A.A.S.

8TH AIR BASE GROUP

Hq. & Hq. Sq.
11th Mat. Sq.
15th Sig. Plat (Avn) AB
703rd Ord. Co. (Avn) AB
202nd QM Plat Serv Ctr (Avn)

 

Sydney
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22ND AIR BASE GROUP

Hq. & Hq. Sq.
30th Mat. Sq.
37th Sig. Plat (Avn) AB
713th Ord. Co. (Avn) AB
Det. 2nd Chem. Co. (Serv Avn)
621st QM Plat (LM) (Avn)
622nd QM Plat (LM) (Avn)
704th QM Co. (Avn) T

 

Archerfield
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36TH AIR BASE GROUP

49th Mat. Sq.
204th QM Pl. Serv. Ct. (Avn)

 

Tocumwal
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45TH AIR BASE GROUP

Hq. & Hq. Sq.
8th Mat. Sq.
205th QM Plat Serv. Ctr. (Avn)

 

Charleville
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4TH AIR DEPOT GROUP

Hq. & Hq. Sq.
Repair Sq.
Supply Sq. Det.
Supply Sq.

 

Wagga Wagga
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Brisbane

81ST AIR DEPOT GROUP

Hq. & Hq. Sq.
Repair Sq.
Supply Sq.

 

Brisbane
Wagga Wagga
Brisbane

 

AIR CORPS UNITS NOT ASSIGNED TO ANY BASE OR GROUP

832nd Sig. Serv. Co.
21st Transport Sq.
Det. 4th Chem. Co. (Sup Sec)
Det. 4th Chem. Co. (Sup Sec)
20th QM Plat Serv Ctr (Avn)
Brisbane
Archerfield
Archerfield
Wagga Wagga
Brisbane
WEATHER OBSERVERS AND FORECASTERS Charleville
Archerfield
Wagga Wagga
Bankstown
OTHER UNITS

694th Sig. Rep. Co. (AWS) (1 Plt)
699th Sig. Rep. Co. (AWS) (1 Plt)
700th Sig. Rep. Co. (AWS) (Less 1 Plt)

 

Brisbane
Brisbane
Brisbane

 

USAAF UNITS ASSIGNED TO SOUTHERN AREA

38th BOMB GROUP (M)

405th Bomb Sq. (M) No equipment

 

Ballarat

43RD BOMB GROUP (H)

403rd Bomb Sq. (H) No equipment

 

Laverton

 

USAAS UNITS IN SOUTHERN AREA TERRITORY
but directly controlled & administered by C.G. U.S.A.A.S.

WEATHER OBSERVERS & FORECASTERS Ceduna
Oodnadatta
HQUSAFIA
36TH AIR BASE GROUP

Hq. & Hq. Sq.
Decon Det 2nd Chem Co (Avn)
707th Ord Co (Avn) AB
615th QM PLat (LM) (Avn)
616th QM PLat (LM) (Avn)
617th QM PLat (LM) (Avn)
618th QM PLat (LM) (Avn)

 

Ballarat
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45TH AIR BASE GROUP

Co "K" 30th QM Regt (Avn) T

 

Fishermen's Bend

SERVICING DETAILS Adelaide
Oodnadatta
Port Pirie

 

AIR CORPS UNITS NOT ASSIGNED TO ANY BASE OR GROUP

176th Sig. Rptg. Co.
22nd Transport Sq.
1st Chem. Co. (Serv. Avn)
61st Mat. Sq.
370th Mat. Sq. (Reduced)
Camp Robinson
Essendon
Geelong
Geelong
Laverton
11TH REPLACEMENT CONTROL DEPOT

Hq. Sq.
1st Sq.
2nd Sq.
3rd Sq.
4th Sq.
5th Sq.
6th Sq.
7th Sq.
8th Sq.
9th Sq.
10th Sq.
11th Sq.

 

Camp Murphy
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USAAF UNITS ASSIGNED TO WESTERN AREA

19TH BOMB GROUP (H)

28th Bomb Sq. Flight "A"

 

En route Cunderdin Townsville

 

USAAS UNITS IN WESTERN AREA TERRITORY
but directly controlled & administered by C.G. U.S.A.A.S.

SERVICING DETAILS Forrest
Fremantle
Kalgoorlie
WEATHER OBSERVERS AND FORECASTERS Cunderdin
Kalgoorlie
Perth
OTHER UNITS

699th Sig. Rep. Co. (AWS)

 

Perth

 

USAAF UNITS ASSIGNED TO NORTH WESTERN AREA

38TH BOMB GROUP (M)

Det. Hq. & Hq. Sq.
71st Bomb Sq.
445th Ord. Co. (Avn) B (2nd Plat)

 

Batchelor
Batchelor
Batchelor

49TH PURSUIT GROUP (I)

Hq. & Hq. Sq.
7th Pur. Sq.
8th Pur. Sq.
9th Pur. Sq.
49th Inter. Con. Sq.
445th Ord. Co. (Avn) B (3rd Plat)
445th Ord. Co. (Avn) B (1st Plat)

 

Darwin
Batchelor
Darwin
Darwin
Darwin
Batchelor
Darwin

 

USAAS UNITS IN NORTH WESTERN AREA TERRITORY
but directly controlled and administered by C.G. U.S.A.A.S.

46TH AIR BASE GROUP

Hq. & Hq. Sq.
43rd Mat. Sq.
709th Ord. Co. (Avn) AB
24th Sig. Plat (Avn) AB
733rd QM Co. (Avn) T
206th QM Plat Serv Ctr (Avn)

 

Daly Waters
Adelaide River
Daly Waters
Daly Waters
Daly Waters
Daly Waters

WEATHER OBSERVERS AND FORECASTERS Batchelor
Daly Waters
Alice Springs
Broomw
SERVICING DETAILS Alice Springs
808TH ENG. BN. (AVN)

Hq. Co.
Co. "A"
Co. "B"
Co. "C"

 

Katherine
Katherine
Katherine
Katherine

 

AIR CORPS UNITS NOT ASSIGNED TO ANY BASE OR GROUP

Co. "A" 91st QM Bn (Avn) LM
Co. "B" 33rd QM Regt (Avn) T
1st Plat 453rd Ord. Co. (Avn)
Daly Waters
Daly Waters
Batchelor

 

REFERENCE BOOKS

Based on a Report by Major C.B. Cosgrove, Acting Adjutant General, Air Corps for Major General Lincoln

 

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