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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: CWGC Errors

    Started by Jagan, 18th November 2018 03:06
    10 Pages
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    • Replies: 95
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    25th January 2020, 15:13 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: 193
    • Views: 90,545
    25th January 2020, 11:20 Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: 1942 Unaccounted Airmen Database Reconciliation

    Started by Jagan, 4th December 2019 03:28
    24 Pages
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    • Replies: 232
    • Views: 7,513
    10th January 2020, 20:35 Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Forum Issues? Please use this thread.

    Started by grounded, 3rd April 2015 18:02
    13 Pages
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    • Replies: 127
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    2nd November 2019, 19:49 Go to last post
  5. 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: 13,634
    18th September 2018, 01:32 Go to last post
  1. Service numbers and allocation date

    Started by scottyboy, 4th December 2019 17:40
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 878
    28th January 2020, 14:26 Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 52
    28th January 2020, 05:11 Go to last post
  2. Identity of the cartoonist with 6-Group

    Started by JDCAVE, 27th January 2020 19:03
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 102
    28th January 2020, 00:11 Go to last post
  3. Honeychurch Moor (Bombing range) and 19 OTU

    Started by PNK, 25th October 2019 15:01
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 326
    27th January 2020, 22:58 Go to last post
  4. Crashed Blenheim

    Started by Alex Smart, 23rd January 2020 00:35
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 371
    27th January 2020, 21:37 Go to last post
  5. Whitley BD233 3(C) O.T.U. lost 19.08.42

    Started by JimCorbett1977, 22nd August 2018 10:28
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 886
    27th January 2020, 19:10 Go to last post
  6. Stirling BK710

    Started by Henk Welting, 4th July 2010 15:07
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,828
    27th January 2020, 12:01 Go to last post
  7. Fo frank herbert tyrrell rafvr-1380348

    Started by Roy Nixon1, 26th January 2020 14:34
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 148
    27th January 2020, 08:34 Go to last post
  8. Why Attack Distilleries in France in 1941?

    Started by Steve Brew, 19th January 2020 03:56
    • Replies: 6
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    27th January 2020, 01:33 Go to last post
  9. Flt. Lt. Gardiner / 405 Squadron

    Started by ClintCoffey, 26th January 2020 17:32
    • Replies: 6
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    26th January 2020, 19:06 Go to last post
  10. Movement Card of Halifax MZ899

    Started by JDCAVE, 21st January 2020 23:55
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 343
    26th January 2020, 18:42 Go to last post
  11. 391031 - Unaccounted Airmen - 31-10-1939

    Started by Alex Smart, 24th January 2020 23:44
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 77
    26th January 2020, 14:16 Go to last post
  12. 391030 - Unaccounted Airmen - 30-10-1939

    Started by Alex Smart, 24th January 2020 23:41
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 82
    26th January 2020, 14:14 Go to last post
  13. F/Sgt Ian John Armour Giodbolt, RAFVR 1335634.

    Started by Roy Nixon1, 25th January 2020 05:56
    • Replies: 3
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    26th January 2020, 05:36 Go to last post
  14. The DSO Award recipient Database

    Started by Jagan, 24th January 2020 21:57
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 236
    25th January 2020, 19:53 Go to last post
  15. 391029 - Unaccounted Airmen - 29-10-1939

    Started by Alex Smart, 24th January 2020 23:38
    • Replies: 2
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    25th January 2020, 12:41 Go to last post
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 220
    25th January 2020, 09:32 Go to last post
  16. Post war - Meteor T.7 target towing?

    Started by wwrsimon, 22nd January 2020 18:39
    • Replies: 8
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    24th January 2020, 22:48 Go to last post
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 151
    24th January 2020, 15:24 Go to last post
  17. Ben R S Scaman on the RAFM site.

    Started by Resmoroh, 22nd January 2020 15:18
    • Replies: 4
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    23rd January 2020, 19:55 Go to last post
  18. 580205 Sergeant Pilot Gerald Patrick McLoughlin

    Started by Squawk, 23rd January 2020 18:18
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 58
    23rd January 2020, 18:18 Go to last post
  19. 607 Squadron Vampires - 'the Rats' role'

    Started by wwrsimon, 23rd January 2020 15:28
    • Replies: 3
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    23rd January 2020, 17:29 Go to last post
  20. Crashed Battle

    Started by Alex Smart, 23rd January 2020 00:42
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 124
    23rd January 2020, 02:24 Go to last post
  21. POW Camp

    Started by Ludford101, 21st January 2020 13:22
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 157
    22nd January 2020, 12:44 Go to last post
  22. W_ Elliott (35 Squadron)

    Started by PeteT, 21st January 2020 10:13
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 205
    21st January 2020, 23:21 Go to last post
  23. 428 Sq RCAF return to Canada on 1.6.1945

    Started by CZ_RAF, 19th January 2020 17:12
    • Replies: 9
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    21st January 2020, 22:47 Go to last post
  24. POW Camps / Movements etc

    Started by PeteT, 21st January 2020 17:16
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 88
    21st January 2020, 17:16 Go to last post
  25. 1942 New Years Honours and Awards

    Started by jonny, 17th December 2019 12:32
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 757
    21st January 2020, 10:27 Go to last post
  26. Crew duty of Sgt. J D L Hall, 51 Sqn. 1940.

    Started by Martin Gleeson, 20th January 2020 15:21
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 190
    21st January 2020, 02:56 Go to last post
  27. Date-of-Birth: P/O Dave Stevenson RCAF

    Started by JDCAVE, 18th January 2020 19:19
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 214
    20th January 2020, 19:37 Go to last post

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