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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. 1939,
    2. 1940,
    3. 1941,
    4. 1942,
    5. 1943,
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    7. 1945,
    8. 1946,
    9. 1947

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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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  4. Threads that did not get any replies and are languishing .. they need your attention! Threads that are more than 30 days old and 0 replies will be moved here. if any thread gets traction then it moves back to General Category

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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: NA ORB Exchange and Request Thread

    Started by Steve Brew, 28th March 2020 14:15
    9 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 9
    • Replies: 87
    • Views: 8,786
    24th November 2020, 20:27 Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Awards Database (15 Nov 2020: OBE/MBE/BEM)

    Started by Jagan, 23rd December 2019 13:42
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 33
    • Views: 7,412
    15th November 2020, 01:39 Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: CWGC Errors

    Started by Jagan, 18th November 2018 03:06
    13 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 13
    • Replies: 123
    • Views: 23,107
    13th November 2020, 02:36 Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: NA (PRO) Free Downloads (Now ACTIVE) - Spread Sheet Tracker.

    Started by Jagan, 1st April 2020 15:12
    7 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 7
    • Replies: 65
    • Views: 9,621
    5th November 2020, 21:29 Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Abbreviation Reference

    Started by munro, 8th May 2010 17:47
    23 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 23
    • Replies: 222
    • Views: 103,664
    5th November 2020, 07:06 Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: Forum Issues? Please use this thread.

    Started by grounded, 3rd April 2015 19:02
    14 Pages
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    • Replies: 139
    • Views: 51,213
    31st July 2020, 00:54 Go to last post
  1. "R" Depot notation

    Started by ClintCoffey, 30th November 2020 01:05
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 62
    1st December 2020, 04:32 Go to last post
  2. Tilburg B-code

    Started by Franek Grabowski, 1st December 2020 01:07
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 11
    1st December 2020, 01:07 Go to last post
  3. Protocols regarding the "CC's" from Form 540 and 541's

    Started by JDCAVE, 30th November 2020 19:51
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 47
    30th November 2020, 20:06 Go to last post
  4. W/Cdr Alan Eliot CAIRNES

    Started by Steve Smith, 30th November 2020 19:38
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 15
    30th November 2020, 19:38 Go to last post
  5. Identifying A POW - I Request Some Help

    Started by Resmoroh, 30th November 2020 12:10
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 103
    30th November 2020, 19:17 Go to last post
  6. Court of Enquiry 1945

    Started by Steve Smith, 30th November 2020 19:17
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 32
    30th November 2020, 19:17 Go to last post
  7. Aircraft Servicing (1929 to 1940)

    Started by PeteT, 29th November 2020 12:12
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 109
    30th November 2020, 18:28 Go to last post
  8. Demons K8185/K8188 64 Sqn 7 August 1938

    Started by paulmcmillan, 17th July 2012 11:20
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 999
    30th November 2020, 17:55 Go to last post
  9. No. 64 Squadron crew members, spring 1940

    Started by CZ_RAF, 30th November 2020 12:30
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 43
    30th November 2020, 14:37 Go to last post
  10. 3 (P)AFU, South Cerney, Jan-Jul 42 ORB Look-up Request

    Started by Steve Brew, 30th November 2020 13:59
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 24
    30th November 2020, 13:59 Go to last post
  11. Group Captain Edward Garden HOPCRAFT, D.S.C

    Started by paulmcmillan, 25th November 2020 18:16
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 67
    30th November 2020, 13:49 Go to last post
  12. 400421 - Unaccounted Airmen - 21-04-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 27th November 2020 21:19
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 71
    30th November 2020, 12:24 Go to last post
  13. Flight Sergeant G.W.Rowlett, BEM

    Started by yeoldbarn, 29th November 2020 11:04
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 143
    29th November 2020, 21:59 Go to last post
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 101
    29th November 2020, 16:05 Go to last post
  14. Wellington X HE532

    Started by COL BRUGGY, 9th August 2016 02:31
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 763
    29th November 2020, 03:52 Go to last post
  15. Aircraft Losses DB (Henks) Date Mismatches

    Started by Andy Marden, 27th November 2020 13:23
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 148
    29th November 2020, 00:54 Go to last post
  16. Squadron Leader Alan Shipwright DFC, Bristol Bulldog pilot

    Started by gerryoriordan, 3rd September 2019 00:06
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 19
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    28th November 2020, 23:20 Go to last post
  17. Combat reports for Mediterranean area

    Started by Bob, 28th November 2020 11:56
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 96
    28th November 2020, 16:41 Go to last post
  18. F/L R.C. Hill (63804)

    Started by Andy Fletcher, 28th November 2020 13:45
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 70
    28th November 2020, 14:17 Go to last post
  19. S/Ldr G Riddell

    Started by andy wis, 28th November 2020 11:06
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 62
    28th November 2020, 12:45 Go to last post
  20. A Retired RAF Officer on 1939 Register

    Started by paulmcmillan, 27th November 2020 08:44
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 188
    28th November 2020, 11:40 Go to last post
  21. 400419 - Unaccounted Airmen - 19-04-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 27th November 2020 21:14
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 45
    28th November 2020, 10:36 Go to last post
  22. 400420 - Unaccounted Airmen - 20-04-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 27th November 2020 21:17
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 35
    28th November 2020, 10:18 Go to last post
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 165
    28th November 2020, 01:18 Go to last post
  23. Low quality pdfs from TNA

    Started by Franek Grabowski, 24th November 2020 00:26
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 295
    27th November 2020, 19:10 Go to last post
  24. Shaker Operations

    Started by Steve Smith, 27th November 2020 11:51
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 121
    27th November 2020, 17:31 Go to last post
  25. Sgt/Flt Lt Bernard Ott, 160138 / 775814.

    Started by Roy Nixon1, 16th November 2020 07:04
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 79
    27th November 2020, 17:13 Go to last post
  26. 100 Squadron crew

    Started by fredsson, 2nd October 2008 12:45
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 7,543
    27th November 2020, 07:40 Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 73
    27th November 2020, 06:51 Go to last post
  27. What happened to these two Sharks?

    Started by robin bird, 26th November 2020 17:47
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 124
    26th November 2020, 22:44 Go to last post

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