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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,
    6. 1944,
    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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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Sharing Resources during the National Archives Shutdowns

    Started by Steve Brew, 28th March 2020 13:15
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    4th April 2020, 08:59 Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Abbreviation Reference

    Started by munro, 8th May 2010 16:47
    20 Pages
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    • Replies: 196
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    24th March 2020, 10:31 Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Awards Database (16 Mar 2020: AFC, AFM, EGM)

    Started by Jagan, 23rd December 2019 12:42
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 23
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    11th March 2020, 20:16 Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: CWGC Errors

    Started by Jagan, 18th November 2018 02:06
    10 Pages
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    • Replies: 97
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    25th February 2020, 01:21 Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: Forum Issues? Please use this thread.

    Started by grounded, 3rd April 2015 18:02
    13 Pages
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    • Replies: 128
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    30th January 2020, 10:33 Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: Visitor Comments on Old Forum Archive Threads

    Started by Jagan, 31st August 2017 03:02
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 14,556
    18th September 2018, 01:32 Go to last post
  1. Sidney Ainsworth 23 Squadron DFC citation request

    Started by gedburke3, 7th April 2020 19:16
    • Replies: 5
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    9th April 2020, 09:18 Go to last post
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 87
    8th April 2020, 17:31 Go to last post
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 210
    8th April 2020, 17:14 Go to last post
  2. NA (PRO) trying to make all its digitized collections free to access

    Started by Jagan, 1st April 2020 14:12
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 884
    8th April 2020, 14:23 Go to last post
  3. Rhodesian Typhoon Pilot - Capstick-Dale

    Started by Matt Anderson, 5th January 2008 21:10
    • Replies: 7
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    8th April 2020, 02:02 Go to last post
  4. RAF berets

    Started by Franek Grabowski, 1st April 2020 21:24
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    • Replies: 10
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    7th April 2020, 23:44 Go to last post
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 209
    7th April 2020, 22:18 Go to last post
  5. Sgt J R Popplewell 1596080 Frist names.

    Started by John Williams, 6th April 2020 23:30
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 100
    7th April 2020, 09:52 Go to last post
  6. 6 Group Bomber Command - Commemoration of Loss

    Started by Oldduffer, 29th October 2013 19:50
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 3,162
    6th April 2020, 23:03 Go to last post
  7. Flt Lt Harold Wood RAFVR

    Started by Chezmedals, 3rd February 2009 15:42
    • Replies: 4
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    6th April 2020, 19:59 Go to last post
  8. Squadron Code Letters

    Started by PeteT, 6th April 2020 09:34
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 132
    6th April 2020, 19:41 Go to last post
  9. Anson N--27 crash Canada ?

    Started by PeteS, 31st March 2020 17:02
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 15
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    6th April 2020, 16:48 Go to last post
  10. Avro Tutors K3244 and K3407 - K File details?

    Started by wwrsimon, 5th April 2020 10:53
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 133
    6th April 2020, 09:16 Go to last post
  11. Service Record Clarification - RAF Bournemouth

    Started by anglin.mj, 7th January 2019 14:25
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 12
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    6th April 2020, 06:33 Go to last post
  12. Canadian Heritage site down?

    Started by CZ_RAF, 5th April 2020 15:46
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 164
    6th April 2020, 05:52 Go to last post
  13. 391205 - Unaccounted Airman - 05-12-1939

    Started by Alex Smart, 3rd April 2020 18:01
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 74
    5th April 2020, 21:10 Go to last post
  14. Generous sharing of digital documents, etc.

    Started by JDCAVE, 5th April 2020 15:47
    • Replies: 1
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    5th April 2020, 15:52 Go to last post
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 390
    5th April 2020, 14:43 Go to last post
  15. Fg Offr Frank Herbert Tyrrell RAFVR 1380348

    Started by Roy Nixon1, 26th January 2020 13:34
    • Replies: 9
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    5th April 2020, 05:42 Go to last post
  16. S/Ldr Norman 'Cito' Riddell

    Started by john riddell, 15th September 2012 09:06
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 10
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    5th April 2020, 04:13 Go to last post
  17. Specialist Aircrew Category

    Started by Resmoroh, 29th March 2020 16:43
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 262
    4th April 2020, 15:37 Go to last post
  18. possible 144 Sqn names ?

    Started by Alex Smart, 3rd April 2020 14:15
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 185
    4th April 2020, 13:32 Go to last post
  19. 391206 - Unaccounted Airmen - 06-12-1939

    Started by Alex Smart, 3rd April 2020 18:06
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 88
    4th April 2020, 10:03 Go to last post
  20. 391207 - Unaccounted Airmen- - 07-12-1939

    Started by Alex Smart, 3rd April 2020 18:07
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 68
    4th April 2020, 09:56 Go to last post
  21. 391203 - Unaccounted Airmen- 03-12-1939

    Started by Alex Smart, 3rd April 2020 18:15
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 67
    4th April 2020, 00:06 Go to last post
  22. A third Master Bomber at Gelsenkirchen, November 6, 1944?

    Started by JDCAVE, 19th March 2020 22:31
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 577
    3rd April 2020, 19:50 Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 47
    3rd April 2020, 18:39 Go to last post
  23. 391204 - Unaccounted Airmen - 04-12-1939

    Started by Alex Smart, 3rd April 2020 18:17
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 36
    3rd April 2020, 18:17 Go to last post
  24. 391201 - Unaccounted Airmen - 01-12-1939

    Started by Alex Smart, 3rd April 2020 18:12
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 34
    3rd April 2020, 18:12 Go to last post

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