Saturday, June 27, 2020

RFC Airfield Locations and AOB Pt 6 1917

RFC Airfield Locations and Air Order of Battle (AOB) on the Western Front, Cambrai.


20-Nov-17 Cambrai *Numbers as of 30 Nov 17
Brigade Wing Squadron Location Aircraft Type Number*
- 9 HQ 22 Estree Blanche Bristol Fighter 18
- 25 Boisdinghem DH4 18
- 27 Serny Martinsyde G100 6
- DH4 12
- 101 Clairmarais N/S FE2b 18
- BE12 2
- 102 Treizennes FE2b 18
- Special Duty Flight Clairmarais S/N RE7 4
- Clairmarais S/N RE8 1
1 1 Corps 2 Hesdigneul AW FK8 18
1 4 Chocques RE8 18
1 5 Acq RE8 12
1 16 Camblain-l'Abbe RE8 24
1 10 Army 8 Naval Mont St. Eloi Sopwith Camel 19
1 18 Auchel DH4 18
1 40 Bruay SE5a 17
Nieuport 24 1
1 43 Auchel Sopwith Camel 17
1 1 Balloon 1 Coy Bethune 2 sections
1 2 Coy Bethune 2 sections
1 3 Coy Bethune 2 sections
1 4 Coy Bethune 3 sections
TOTAL 9
2 2 Corps 7 Proven RE8 18
2 9 Proven RE8 18
2 10 Abeele AW FK8 18
2 21 La Lovie RE8 18
2 53 Bailleul RE8 18
2 69 Bailleul RE8 18
2 11 Army 1 Bailleul Nieuport 17 3
Nieuport 23 1
Nieuport 24 2
Nieuport 27 12
2 19 Bailleul SPAD VII 15
Sopwith Dolphin 1
2 20 St Marie-Cappel Bristol Fighter 17
2 23 La Lovie SPAD VII 16
2 29 Poperinghe Nieuport 17 2
Nieuport 23 4
Nieuport 27 13
2 32 Droglandt DH5 18
2 57 Boisdinghem DH4 18
2 60 St Marie-Cappel SE5a 18
2 65 Bailleul Sopwith Camel 18
2 70 Poperinghe Sopwith Camel 18
2 2 Balloon 5 Coy Mont Rouge 2 sections
2 6 Coy 2 sections
2 7 Coy 2 sections
2 8 Coy 2 sections
2 11 Coy 2 sections
2 13 Coy 2 sections
2 17 Coy 3 sections
2 20 Coy 2 sections
TOTAL 17
3 12 Corps 6 Bertangles RE8 18
3 8 Mons-en-Chaussee AW FK8 18
3 12 Courcelles-le-Comte RE8 18
3 13 Etrun RE8 18
3 15 Lechelle RE8 18
3 35 Estree-en-Chaussee AW FK8 17
3 59 Longavesnes RE8 18
3 13 Army 3 Warloy Sopwith Camel 14
3 11 Bellevue Bristol Fighter 18
3 41 Lealvillers SE5a 17
3 46 Le Hameau Sopwith Camel 11
Sopwith Pup 6
3 49 Bellevue DH4 14
3 56 Lavieville SE5a 15
3 64 Le Hameau DH5 17
3 68 Baizieux DH5 16
3 84 Le Hameau SE5a 17
3 3 Balloon 10 Coy Biefvillers-les-Bapaume 1 section
3 12 Coy 1 section
3 14 Coy 2 sections
3 15 Coy 1 section
3 18 Coy 1 section
3 19 Coy 5 sections
TOTAL 11
4 14 Army 24 Teteghem DH5 17
4 48 Leffrinckhoucke Bristol Fighter 18
4 54 Teteghem Sopwith Pup 17
4 3 Corps 5 (Det Flt) Moeres RE8 8
4 52 Bray Dunes RE8 18
4 4 Balloon 9 Coy NW of La Panne 2 sections
4 16 Coy NW of La Panne 2 sections
TOTAL 4
41 Bombing 55 Tantonville DH4 22
100 Ochey FE2b 20
Naval A Ochey Handley-Page 0/100 6
Naval A Ochey FE2b 2


The physical location of the airfields listed above can be found on the following Google Maps page: RFC/RAF WW1 Airfields on the Western Front 1914-1918. (Please note that the Google Maps page is 'work in progress'.)

Part 7 - 1918 (German Spring Offensive)

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

RFC Airfield Locations and AOB Pt 5 1917

RFC Airfield Locations and Air Order of Battle (AOB) on the Western Front, 3rd Ypres 1917.


*Numbers as of 3 Aug 17
Service Brigade Wing Squadron Location Aircraft Type Number*
RFC - HQ 101 St Andre-aux-Bois FE2b 18
RFC - 9 HQ 19 Estree Blanche SPAD VII 16
RFC - 27 Clairmarais S Martinsyde Scout 18
RFC Clairmarais  N
RFC - 55 Boisdinghem DH4 17
RFC - 56 Liettres SE5/5a 18
RFC - 66 Liettres Sopwith Pup 18
RFC - 70 Liettres Sopwith Camel 17
RFC - Special Duty Flight Clairmarais S/N BE12/12a 3
RFC Clairmarais S/N BE2e 1
RFC 1 1 Corps 2 Hesdigneul AW 18
RFC 1 5 Acq RE8 17
RFC 1 10 Chocques AW 17
RFC 1 15 La Gorgue RE8 14
RFC 1 16 Camblain-l'Abbe RE8 17
RFC 1 35 Savy AW 18
RNAS 1 10 Army 8 Naval Mont St Eloi Sopwith Triplane 5
RNAS 1 Mont St Eloi Sopwith Camel 10
RFC 1 25 Auchel (Lozinghem) FE2d 3
RFC Auchel (Lozinghem) DH4 12
RFC 1 40 Bruay Nieuport Scout 15
RFC 1 43 Auchel Sopwith Strutter 18
RFC 1 100 Treizennes FE2b 10
RFC Treizennes BE2e 4
RFC 1 1 Balloon 1 Coy Bethune 2 sections
RFC 1 2 Coy Bethune 3 sections
RFC 1 3 Coy Bethune 2 sections
RFC 1 4 Coy Bethune 3 sections
RFC 1 16 Coy Bethune 2 sections
TOTAL 12
RFC 2 2 Corps 6 Abeele RE8 17
RFC 2 42 Bailleul RE8 18
RFC 2 53 Bailleul RE8 18
RFC 2 11 Army 1 Bailleul Nieuport Scout 18
RNAS 2 1 Naval Bailleul Sopwith Triplane 14
RFC 2 20 St. Marie-Cappel FE2d 17
RFC 2 45 St. Marie-Cappel Sopwith Strutter 13
RFC St. Marie-Cappel Sopwith Camel 3
RFC 2 2 Balloon 5 Coy Mont Rouge 3 sections
RFC 2 6 Coy Mont Rouge 2 sections
RFC 2 7 Coy Mont Rouge 2 sections
RFC 2 11 Coy Mont Rouge 2 sections
TOTAL 9
RFC 3 12 Corps 3 Longavesnes Morane Parasol 18
RFC 3 8 Boiry St. Martin BE2e 18
RFC 3 12 Ablainzevelle BE2e 18
RFC 3 13 Etrun RE8 18
RFC 3 59 Mons-en-Chaussee RE8 18
RFC 3 13 Army 11 Bellevue Bristol Fighter 18
RFC 3 18 Bellevue FE2b 9
RFC Bellevue DH4 3
RFC 3 22 Le Hameau Bristol Fighter 15
RFC 3 24 Baizieux DH5 14
RFC 3 41 Lealvillers DH5 11
RFC 3 60 Le Hameau Nieuport 23 10
RFC Le Hameau SE5 5
RFC 3 3 Balloon 10 Coy Biefvillers-les-Bapaume 2 sections
RFC 3 12 Coy Biefvillers-les-Bapaume 2 sections
RFC 3 14 Coy Biefvillers-les-Bapaume 2 sections
RFC 3 15 Coy Biefvillers-les-Bapaume 2 sections
RFC 3 18 Coy Biefvillers-les-Bapaume 2 sections
RFC 3 19 Coy Biefvillers-les-Bapaume 2 sections
TOTAL 12
RFC 4 3 Corps 34 Bray Dunes RE8 17
RFC 4 52 Bray Dunes RE8 18
RNAS 4 14 Army 6 Naval Frontier Aerodrome Sopwith Camel 15
RNAS 4 9 Naval Leffrinckhoucke Sopwith Triplane 5
RFC 4 Leffrinckhoucke Sopwith Camel 10
RFC 4 48 Frontier Aerodrome Bristol Fighter 18
RFC 4 54 Leffrinckhoucke Sopwith Pup/Scout 18
RFC 5 15 Corps 4 Abeele RE8 23
RFC 5 7 Proven RE8 19
RFC 5 9 Proven RE8 18
RFC 5 21 La Lovie RE8 20
RNAS 5 22 Army 10 Naval Droglandt Sopwith Triplane 15
RFC 5 23 La Lovie SPAD VII 17
RFC 5 29 Poperinghe Nieuport 17 4
RFC Poperinghe Nieuport 23 12
RFC 5 32 Droglandt DH5 16
RFC 5 57 Boisdinghem DH4 18
RFC 5 5 Balloon 8 Coy Chalet d'Amitie 2 sections
RFC 5 13 Coy Chalet d'Amitie 3 sections
RFC 5 17 Coy Chalet d'Amitie 2 sections
RFC 5 20 Coy Chalet d'Amitie 2 sections
TOTAL 9


The physical location of the airfields listed above can be found on the following Google Maps page: RFC/RAF WW1 Airfields on the Western Front 1914-1918. (Please note that the Google Maps page is 'work in progress'.)

Thursday, April 30, 2020

RFC Airfield Locations and AOB Pt 4 1917

RFC Airfield Locations and Air Order of Battle (AOB) on the Western Front, Messines 1917.


1917
Messines



*Numbers as of 1 Jun 17
Service Brigade Wing Squadron Location Aircraft Type Number*
RFC - 9 HQ 19 Estree Blanche SPAD VII 18
RFC - 27 Clairmarais S Martinsyde Scout 18
Clairmarais N
RFC - 55 Boisdinghem DH4 20
RFC - 56 Estree Blanche SE5 15
RFC - 66 Estree Blanche Sopwith Pup 18
RFC - 70 Boisdinghem Sopwith Strutter 18
RFC - Special Duty Flight Clairmarais N/S BE2e 1
Clairmarais N/S BE12 3
RFC - 57 Fienvillers DH4 13
RFC 1 1 Corps 2 Hesdigneul Armstrong-Whitworth 12
1 2 Hesdigneul BE2c, d 5
RFC 1 5 Acq RE8 18
RFC 1 10 Chocques BE2e, f, g 18
1 16 Camblain l'Abbe BE2g 1
RFC 1 16 Camblain l'Abbe RE8 18
RNAS 1 10 Army 8 Naval (Écoivres) Mont St. Eloi Sopwith Triplane 15
RFC 1 23 Bruay SPAD VII 16
RFC 1 25 Auchel FE2d 16
RFC 1 40 Bruay Nieuport Scout 18
RFC 1 43 Auchel Sopwith Strutter 18
RFC 1 100 Treizennes BE2e 5
RFC 1 100 Treizennes FE2b 13
RFC 1 1 Balloon 1 Coy Nouex-les-Mines 2 sections
RFC 1 2 Coy Nouex-les-Mines 2 sections
RFC 1 3 Coy Nouex-les-Mines 3 sections
RFC 1 4 Coy Nouex-les-Mines 2 sections
TOTAL 9
RFC 2 2 Corps 4 Abeele RE8 13
RFC 2 6 Abeele RE8 21
RFC 2 7 Proven BE2d, g 18
RFC 2 21 La Lovie RE8 18
RFC 2 42 Bailleul RE8 20
RFC 2 53 Bailleul RE8 21
RFC 2 11 Army 1 Bailleul Nieuport Scout 18
RNAS 2 1 Naval Bailleul Sopwith Triplane 15
RNAS 2 10 Naval Droglandt Sopwith Triplane 15
RFC 2 20 St.Marie-Cappel FE2d 18
RFC 2 41 Hondschoote FE8 17
RFC 2 45 St.Marie-Cappel Sopwith Strutter 18
RFC 2 46 La Gorgue Sopwith Pup 15
RFC 2 2 Balloon 5 Mont Rouge 3 sections
RFC 2 6 Mont Rouge 2 sections
RFC 2 7 Mont Rouge 3 sections
RFC 2 8 Mont Rouge 2 sections
RFC 2 13 Mont Rouge 2 sections
RFC 2 20 Mont Rouge 1 section
TOTAL 13
RFC 3 12 Corps 3 Lavieville Morane Parasol 18
RFC 3 8 Boiry St. Martin BE2e 18
RFC 3 8 Boiry St. Martin RE8 2
RFC 3 12 Wagnonlieu BE2e 18
RFC 3 13 Etrun BE2e 19
RFC 3 13 Etrun RE8 2
RFC 3 15 Courcelles-le-Comte BE2e 12
RFC 3 15 Courcelles-le-Comte RE8 6
RFC 3 59 Le Hameau RE8 18
RNAS 3 13 Army 3 Naval Marieux Sopwith Pup 15
RFC 3 11 Marieux FE2b 10
RFC 3 11 Marieux Bristol F2b 5
RFC 3 11 Marieux BE2e 2
RFC 3 18 Bellevue FE2b 16
RFC 3 29 Baizieux Nieuport 17 4
RFC 3 29 Baizieux Nieuport 23 14
RFC 3 32 Le Hameau DH2 8
RFC 3 32 Le Hameau DH5 9
RFC 3 48 Lealvillers Bristol Fighter 18
RFC 3 60 Le Hameau Nieuport 17 6
RFC 3 60 Le Hameau Nieuport 23 12
RFC 3 3 Balloon 9 Biefvillers-les-Bapaume 2 sections
RFC 3 10 2 sections
RFC 3 11 2 sections
RFC 3 12 2 sections
RFC 3 17 2 sections
RFC 3 18 2 sections
RFC 3 19 1 section
TOTAL 13
RFC 4 3 Corps 9 Estrees-en-Chaussee BE2e 6
RFC 4 9 Estrees-en-Chaussee RE8 12
RFC 4 34 Nurlu RE8 18
RFC 4 35 Mons-en-Chaussee AW 18
RFC 4 52 Longavesnes RE8 18
RNAS 4 14 Army 6 Naval Flez Nieuport 17 (Scout) 15
RFC 4 22 Flez FE2b 18
RFC 4 24 Flez DH2 5
RFC 4 24 Flez DH5 12
RFC 4 54 Flez Sopwith Pup 18


The physical location of the airfields listed above can be found on the following Google Maps page: RFC/RAF WW1 Airfields on the Western Front 1914-1918. (Please note that the Google Maps page is 'work in progress'.)