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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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  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: Sharing Resources during the National Archives Shutdowns

    Started by Steve Brew, 28th March 2020 13:15
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 44
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    30th May 2020, 13:02 Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: 1943 Unaccounted Airmen Database Reconciliation

    Started by Jagan, 17th April 2020 00:42
    12 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 12
    • Replies: 115
    • Views: 3,216
    29th May 2020, 15:03 Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Forum Issues? Please use this thread.

    Started by grounded, 3rd April 2015 18:02
    14 Pages
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    • Replies: 133
    • Views: 45,365
    27th May 2020, 18:45 Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: CWGC Errors

    Started by Jagan, 18th November 2018 02:06
    11 Pages
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    • Replies: 105
    • Views: 17,022
    24th May 2020, 21:26 Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Abbreviation Reference

    Started by munro, 8th May 2010 16:47
    21 Pages
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    • Replies: 204
    • Views: 96,806
    13th May 2020, 16:12 Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: NA (PRO) Free Downloads (Now ACTIVE) - Spread Sheet Tracker.

    Started by Jagan, 1st April 2020 14:12
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 53
    • Views: 4,369
    12th May 2020, 14:57 Go to last post
  7. 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: 24
    • Views: 4,401
    30th April 2020, 12:12 Go to last post
  1. Sgt J.J.Pawsey 928713 Halifax DK170

    Started by lancaster, 31st May 2020 12:50
    • Replies: 3
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    31st May 2020, 14:19 Go to last post
    • Replies: 0
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    31st May 2020, 12:59 Go to last post
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    • Views: 51
    31st May 2020, 12:16 Go to last post
  2. Service in North Russia 1919

    Started by Steve Brew, 31st May 2020 11:53
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 16
    31st May 2020, 11:53 Go to last post
  3. Elementary Flying Training pre Enlistment

    Started by cyflyer1, 22nd May 2020 10:11
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 631
    31st May 2020, 08:40 Go to last post
  4. Charles William Bailey, 1886-?

    Started by HughAHalliday, 30th May 2020 20:41
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 69
    31st May 2020, 07:40 Go to last post
  5. Liberator G/86, 5 May 1945

    Started by HughAHalliday, 31st May 2020 05:48
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 47
    31st May 2020, 06:06 Go to last post
  6. Identity card photo?

    Started by anglin.mj, 13th May 2020 22:59
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 161
    31st May 2020, 01:33 Go to last post
  7. Bomb Aimer Target Maps 44/45

    Started by anglin.mj, 30th May 2020 17:47
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 61
    31st May 2020, 01:26 Go to last post
  8. F/Sgt Allan Seymour Porter, R79731, Canadian

    Started by bluefish, 30th May 2020 01:02
    • Replies: 5
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    30th May 2020, 20:02 Go to last post
  9. R.A.F. losses 20th January 1942

    Started by jossleclercq, 6th March 2016 21:23
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    • Replies: 10
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    30th May 2020, 12:47 Go to last post
  10. Lost off Halifax LW-682

    Started by Alain12, 29th May 2020 17:24
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 108
    30th May 2020, 10:26 Go to last post
  11. RAF Blenheim Squadrons in World War Two

    Started by David643, 29th May 2020 15:23
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 132
    30th May 2020, 09:55 Go to last post
  12. Wellesley MkII identification, Sudan 1938-41

    Started by Sandeha Lynch, 29th May 2020 20:51
    • Replies: 4
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    30th May 2020, 07:55 Go to last post
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 254
    29th May 2020, 16:57 Go to last post
  13. 391231 - Unaccounted Airman - 31-12-1939

    Started by Alex Smart, 29th May 2020 15:40
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 33
    29th May 2020, 16:07 Go to last post
  14. 391229 - Unaccounted Airmen- 29-12-1939

    Started by Alex Smart, 29th May 2020 15:36
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 25
    29th May 2020, 16:01 Go to last post
  15. 391230 - Unaccounted Airmen- 30-12-1939

    Started by Alex Smart, 29th May 2020 15:38
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 28
    29th May 2020, 15:46 Go to last post
  16. SGT H.G POPPER 101 Sqn KIA 30/8/44

    Started by Marks, 19th January 2008 15:21
    2 Pages
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    29th May 2020, 14:03 Go to last post
  17. 391213 - Unaccounted Airmen - 13-12-1939

    Started by Alex Smart, 18th April 2020 01:28
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 192
    29th May 2020, 02:32 Go to last post
  18. Short Sunderland V ML765, where did it go?

    Started by robin bird, 28th May 2020 16:05
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 100
    28th May 2020, 20:09 Go to last post
  19. BCWL Chorley 29.12.1943 page copy

    Started by Toml, 14th May 2020 13:24
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 625
    28th May 2020, 11:05 Go to last post
  20. 2221452 Sgt Frank WB Norris RAFVR

    Started by Noel Ponting, 26th November 2015 19:03
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 854
    28th May 2020, 10:33 Go to last post
  21. Help identifying service numbers and first names

    Started by 78SqnHistory, 25th May 2020 15:44
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 232
    28th May 2020, 05:06 Go to last post
  22. Wellington bomber bail out.

    Started by John Williams, 25th May 2020 21:28
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 214
    27th May 2020, 21:10 Go to last post
  23. RCAF Classes of Reserve Service in WW2

    Started by anglin.mj, 27th May 2020 20:54
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 40
    27th May 2020, 20:54 Go to last post
  24. 17 OTU Jan- May 1942

    Started by jogordey, 2nd June 2019 21:52
    • Replies: 1
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    27th May 2020, 17:30 Go to last post
  25. Avro Lancaster technical question

    Started by CZ_RAF, 19th May 2020 17:40
    2 Pages
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    • Views: 351
    27th May 2020, 16:21 Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 49
    27th May 2020, 12:29 Go to last post
  26. Help with some Polish names, please

    Started by Errol Martyn, 26th May 2020 09:35
    • Replies: 4
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