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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,
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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: POW and Evaders Database Work

    Started by Jagan, 8th February 2019 13:14
    30 Pages
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    • Replies: 299
    • Views: 28,551
    1st December 2022, 22:52 Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Abbreviation Reference

    Started by munro, 8th May 2010 17:47
    24 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 24
    • Replies: 238
    • Views: 128,925
    9th November 2022, 09:35 Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Aircraft Losses Database Corrections

    Started by davew, 8th July 2021 14:49
    6 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 6
    • Replies: 58
    • Views: 6,263
    4th September 2022, 11:27 Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Awards Database (04 July 2021: M-in-D Update)

    Started by Jagan, 23rd December 2019 13:42
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 49
    • Views: 24,866
    3rd October 2021, 12:09 Go to last post
  1. Interwar Rates of Pay

    Started by Steve Brew, 23rd November 2022 02:58
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 148
    2nd December 2022, 00:57 Go to last post
  2. WW1 DFC Look-Up

    Started by Charles Smith, 1st December 2022 17:11
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 55
    1st December 2022, 21:27 Go to last post
  3. 196 Squadron Airman

    Started by Charles Smith, 1st December 2022 16:33
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 46
    1st December 2022, 17:13 Go to last post
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 43
    1st December 2022, 15:00 Go to last post
  4. What did it mean to be "reduced to cadre"?

    Started by Steve Brew, 13th October 2022 20:56
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 226
    1st December 2022, 10:26 Go to last post
  5. 61 Sqn Canadian Aircrew Details

    Started by chunkynan, 26th December 2021 07:44
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 36
    • Views: 3,456
    1st December 2022, 05:13 Go to last post
  6. Ventura V JS902

    Started by COL BRUGGY, 30th December 2010 05:28
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 2,010
    30th November 2022, 16:33 Go to last post
  7. Hampden AD798 - 1407 Met Flight

    Started by Lyffe, 30th November 2022 11:23
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 66
    30th November 2022, 12:14 Go to last post
  8. Sgt William Buck 535188 WAG 207Sqn POW

    Started by chunkynan, 30th November 2022 06:56
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 46
    30th November 2022, 10:44 Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 53
    30th November 2022, 09:21 Go to last post
  9. F/Sgt Geoffrey Walton 1578741 RAFVR

    Started by John French, 29th November 2022 21:07
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 61
    30th November 2022, 09:12 Go to last post
  10. Blenheim Delivery Flights to Egypt late 1940.

    Started by JDCAVE, 29th November 2022 16:23
    • Replies: 5
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    30th November 2022, 06:32 Go to last post
  11. Square Mesh Track

    Started by JM Cador, 29th November 2022 17:02
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 58
    29th November 2022, 19:34 Go to last post
  12. Blenheim Delivery Flights to Egypt late 1940

    Started by Don Clark, 1st November 2022 22:20
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 10
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    29th November 2022, 19:10 Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 127
    29th November 2022, 16:36 Go to last post
  13. Ernest revers braybrooke clarke

    Started by Terry, 21st November 2022 07:44
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 137
    29th November 2022, 07:41 Go to last post
  14. Old Thread New Part Answer June 4, 2006

    Started by paulmcmillan, 28th November 2022 10:37
    2 Pages
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    28th November 2022, 19:17 Go to last post
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    • Views: 80
    28th November 2022, 10:33 Go to last post
  15. Canadians 9 sqn BC

    Started by rs1800, 24th January 2009 11:52
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,075
    27th November 2022, 20:20 Go to last post
  16. No.113 Squadron

    Started by Charles Smith, 27th November 2022 13:41
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 91
    27th November 2022, 19:14 Go to last post
  17. 410109 - Unaccounted Airmen - 09-01-1941

    Started by Alex Smart, 25th November 2022 21:16
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 75
    27th November 2022, 17:03 Go to last post
  18. Air 79 files

    Started by Terry, 27th November 2022 06:03
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 110
    27th November 2022, 14:29 Go to last post
  19. 410110 - Unaccounted Airmen - 10- 01 - 1941

    Started by Alex Smart, 25th November 2022 21:22
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 71
    26th November 2022, 19:45 Go to last post
  20. Douglas Barber Russian Medal of Valour

    Started by Sikstrom, 5th March 2015 21:19
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 3,352
    25th November 2022, 23:49 Go to last post
  21. 410108 - Unaccounted Airmen - 08-01-1941

    Started by Alex Smart, 25th November 2022 21:11
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 29
    25th November 2022, 21:11 Go to last post
  22. Sgt McLENNAN R/85669 Update to database

    Started by SingleSpey, 24th November 2022 12:56
    • Replies: 3
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    25th November 2022, 15:43 Go to last post
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 111
    25th November 2022, 15:32 Go to last post
  23. Pre-WW2 RAF Dentistry

    Started by Resmoroh, 24th November 2022 17:39
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 79
    25th November 2022, 08:19 Go to last post
  24. 401030 - Unaccounted Airmen - 30-10-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 17th June 2022 21:44
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 135
    24th November 2022, 22:47 Go to last post
  25. RAF navigator training in South Africa

    Started by Rafabarn56, 24th November 2022 12:18
    • Replies: 0
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    24th November 2022, 12:18 Go to last post

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