No. 84 Group RAF


No. 84 Group RAF was a group of the Royal Air Force Second Tactical Air Force which was operational during the Second World War

No. 84 Group RAF
No. 84 (Composite) Group
Active15 July 1943 - 15 December 1947
Country United Kingdom
Branch Royal Air Force
Part ofRAF Second Tactical Air Force

It was formed at Cowley Barracks, Oxford on 15 July 1943. By 24 July 1944 a Rear Headquarters had been formed at Cowley.[1]

On 5 June 1944 it consisted of:[2]

Its last Air Officer Commanding was Air Vice Marshal Percy Maitland. By January 1948 Maitland was taking over command of No. 22 Group RAF.

References Edit

Citations Edit

  1. ^ Air of Authority - Groups 70-106, accessed May 2022.
  2. ^ Falconer 2012, p. 299.

Bibliography Edit

  • Falconer, J (2012). RAF Airfields of World War 2. UK: Ian Allan Publishing. ISBN 978-1-85780-349-5.