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SEAC DB Losses Update – Bristol Blenheims

The SEAC Losses Database has been updated with Bristol Blenheim losses. The update covers Blenheim losses of aircraft whose flights originated in India, Ceylon and Burma. The total entries are around 240.. and assuming some are damaged, recovered later and…

RAF personnel strength in the Second World War

Ross McNeil’s posts at http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?13206-RAF-Manpower-and-Deferred-Service Another table from the AHB Monograph on RAF Manning. This table gives snapshots of the number of Officers and Other Ranks serving in the R.A.F. Strength of Officers and Other Ranks (R.A.F. And W.A.A.F.) – September…

John Medland – Service in RAF Kohat

Mike Medland contributed over 40 photographs from his father’s collection. His father was then Corporal John McLaren Medland (No. 771763)  (1922-2012) who served with the RAF from 1940 till 1946.  As Mike recalls about his father: John’s maternal grandparents were…

Flight Lieutenant Raphael L Goldestein – Photos from India

Previously we have posted some logbook pages from Flight Lieutenant Raphael L Goldestein, who served with No.28 Squadron on the Burma Front during 1945-46 at http://www.rafcommands.com/archives/logbook-pages-of-flt-lt-raphael-goldstein-no-28-squadron/ Now we have updated the gallery with several photographs from his collection – these show Hurricanes…