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The RAFCommands General Category forum is the main area where questions may be asked about specific research topics. Please take your time to review the other categories as well. The forum is home to the Unaccounted Airmen series threads started by the late Henk Welting - which will continue to aid web searchers for many years to come . His posts will always be Accounted and remembered with gratitude. Please use this forum for posting relevant messages for researching RAF matters. No commercial posts.

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  1. Dedicated in memory of Henk Welting who made a major contribution to the forum with his posts. His Unaccounted Airmen series will continue to aid web searchers for many years to come and ensure that his posts will always be Accounted and remembered with gratitude. ----------------------------------------------- All the discussion threads in this forum and sub-forum are prefixed by the date in the format YYMMDD. Use the google search box and input the date in YYMMDD format to locate the correct thread(s).

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    1. 1940,
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    3. 1942,
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    7. 1946

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  2. All queries related to the commonwealth airforce operations in the far east theatre, in India, Burma, Malaysia, Singapore and the Pacific. Topics related to the frontier operations in the 30s can also go here.

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  3. Forum dedicated to discussing Coastal Command Losses. The Coastal Command losses from 1939-1941 are well covered in Ross McNeill's book RAF Coastal Command Losses: Aircraft & Crew Losses 1939-1941 -Volume 1. Ross's plans to publish Volume 2 and 3 are however on hold. This forum is intended as a stop-gap till that time Ross completes his project.

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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Abbreviation Reference

    Started by munro, 8th May 2010 16:47
    16 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 16
    • Replies: 153
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    9th November 2018, 17:42 Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Forum Issues? Please use this thread.

    Started by grounded, 3rd April 2015 18:02
    11 Pages
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    • Replies: 102
    • Views: 26,316
    29th October 2018, 00:22 Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Visitor Comments on Old Forum Archive Threads

    Started by Jagan, 31st August 2017 03:02
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 3,793
    18th September 2018, 01:32 Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Service Record Thread

    Started by pete102, 18th June 2014 19:16
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 40
    • Views: 23,220
    26th April 2017, 09:46 Go to last post
  1. 470116 - Unaccounted Airmen - 16-01-1947

    Started by Alex Smart, 20th October 2018 23:47
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 164
    18th November 2018, 03:06 Go to last post
  2. Help with pilot evaluation understanding

    Started by CZ_RAF, 17th November 2018 13:22
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 64
    17th November 2018, 23:08 Go to last post
  3. Pilot 1299380 F/Sgt Michael Joseph COYNE - service history

    Started by CZ_RAF, 17th November 2018 20:57
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 19
    17th November 2018, 20:57 Go to last post
  4. Uxbridge Enlisted Numbers Issue

    Started by Resmoroh, 17th November 2018 18:46
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 28
    17th November 2018, 19:09 Go to last post
  5. F/Sgt Ronald O誰eil: two crashes in 1942

    Started by andrewm, 26th September 2009 15:19
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 4,153
    17th November 2018, 17:25 Go to last post
  6. 470210 - Unaccounted Airmen - 10 - 02-1947

    Started by Alex Smart, 17th November 2018 00:47
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 66
    17th November 2018, 12:59 Go to last post
  7. 470211 - Unaccounted Airmen - 11 - 02 -1947

    Started by Alex Smart, 17th November 2018 00:50
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 51
    17th November 2018, 12:53 Go to last post
  8. 470212 - Unaccounted Airmen - 12 - 02 -1947

    Started by Alex Smart, 17th November 2018 00:53
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 42
    17th November 2018, 11:59 Go to last post
  9. 470209 - Unaccounted Airman - 09-02-1947

    Started by Alex Smart, 17th November 2018 00:41
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 51
    17th November 2018, 11:51 Go to last post
  10. Pilot info needed

    Started by Steve Smith, 12th November 2018 22:09
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 283
    17th November 2018, 11:50 Go to last post
  11. 470214 - Unaccounted Airmen - 14-02-1947

    Started by Alex Smart, 17th November 2018 01:00
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 50
    17th November 2018, 11:36 Go to last post
  12. 470208 - Unaccounted Airmen - 08 - 02 -1947

    Started by Alex Smart, 17th November 2018 00:36
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 44
    17th November 2018, 11:17 Go to last post
  13. Squadron Letters XM

    Started by PeteT, 17th November 2018 00:34
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 71
    17th November 2018, 10:06 Go to last post
  14. 470213 - Unaccounted Airmen - 13-02-1947

    Started by Alex Smart, 17th November 2018 00:57
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 51
    17th November 2018, 05:05 Go to last post
  15. Fo dennis arthur adams aux af 90537

    Started by Roy Nixon1, 14th November 2018 14:43
    • Replies: 6
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    16th November 2018, 11:40 Go to last post
  16. 104 squadron 1942 luqa

    Started by newmarket, 1st December 2015 14:35
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 524
    16th November 2018, 11:09 Go to last post
  17. 224 Squadron

    Started by mick170f, 27th November 2013 16:01
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,051
    16th November 2018, 09:39 Go to last post
  18. Francis William Cannings - was he an RAF airman?

    Started by Errol Martyn, 15th November 2018 10:44
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 104
    16th November 2018, 07:20 Go to last post
  19. 214 Squadron ORB July 1942

    Started by John Larder, 8th November 2018 15:10
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 167
    15th November 2018, 18:49 Go to last post
  20. Operational Training Unit

    Started by PeteT, 15th November 2018 13:52
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 107
    15th November 2018, 17:15 Go to last post
  21. S/Ldr John BOWIE 76307

    Started by dennis_burke, 19th May 2011 22:08
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,625
    15th November 2018, 13:07 Go to last post
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 605
    14th November 2018, 22:16 Go to last post
  22. Mosquito HJ860 accident 07-JAN-1944

    Started by 68 Sqn, 19th April 2017 15:38
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 789
    14th November 2018, 20:49 Go to last post
  23. Help researching Great Uncles records

    Started by SimonRoots, 10th November 2018 17:22
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 356
    14th November 2018, 14:40 Go to last post
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 752
    14th November 2018, 06:08 Go to last post
  24. 655779 Flt/Sgt Graham Alexander Kemp, D.O.A.S 24-09-1943

    Started by greg, 13th November 2018 07:16
    • Replies: 8
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    13th November 2018, 20:36 Go to last post
  25. Fg Off K.W. Mortimer RAFVR

    Started by jonny, 10th February 2008 17:28
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,007
    13th November 2018, 11:03 Go to last post
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 165
    13th November 2018, 09:36 Go to last post
  26. Halifax MZ698, F/Sgt Bulmer and F/Sgt J.W.Needham

    Started by lancaster, 3rd November 2018 14:27
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 438
    13th November 2018, 05:31 Go to last post
  27. Unit code 'MK'

    Started by robstitt, 9th November 2018 05:53
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 239
    12th November 2018, 22:26 Go to last post

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