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    Where was HQ 222 Group located in Ceylon, please?

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    G'day Brian

    Formed 1. 4. 41 on paper at National Mutual Building, Chatham Street, Colombo to control RAF units in Ceylon and flying boat bases in Indian Ocean and its islands. 1. 9. 41 officially formed;

    20. 12. 41 transferred from Air Forces Ceylon control to India Command.

    21. 3. 42 Naval Office to Baurs Building

    31. 3. 42 to Colombo Secretariat

    1. 7 . 42 assumed operational control of all long range flying boats in Indian Ocean

    12. 44 took over GR squadrons in No. 225 Group,

    At Kandy - re-designated AHQ Ceylon 15. 10. 45

    Source: Royal Air Force Flying Training And Support Units Sturtivant/Hamlin/Halley

    Cheers...Chris

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    Thank you, Chris; I thought it was Colombo, but thinking is not the same as knowing. Much obliged.

    Brian
    Last edited by Lyffe; 12th February 2016 at 10:48. Reason: Spelling

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