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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: RAF Awards Database 1221 DSOs, 20888 DFCs, 33628 MiDs

    Started by Jagan, 24th January 2020 21:57
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 14
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    16th February 2020, 00:27 Go to last post
  2. 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, 11:33 Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: CWGC Errors

    Started by Jagan, 18th November 2018 03:06
    10 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 10
    • Replies: 96
    • Views: 13,324
    29th January 2020, 13:13 Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Abbreviation Reference

    Started by munro, 8th May 2010 16:47
    20 Pages
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    • Replies: 193
    • Views: 91,963
    25th January 2020, 11:20 Go to last post
  5. 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: 9,778
    10th January 2020, 20:35 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: 13,903
    18th September 2018, 01:32 Go to last post
  1. W/O II James Quinn. 551405 12 (P) AFU

    Started by highgroundsman, 16th February 2020 08:01
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 107
    17th February 2020, 00:39 Go to last post
  2. Lancaster ND650 - March 24/25 1944

    Started by entaylor, 11th February 2020 00:05
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 321
    16th February 2020, 18:51 Go to last post
  3. AC2 George Albert Penfold - Died in Malta

    Started by James Castle, 28th May 2017 20:45
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 617
    16th February 2020, 17:15 Go to last post
  4. Possible Connection from the UK to RAAF Narromine

    Started by Resmoroh, 13th February 2020 13:10
    • Replies: 3
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    16th February 2020, 10:46 Go to last post
  5. Query entry in service record

    Started by Bob, 15th February 2020 15:17
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 106
    15th February 2020, 22:28 Go to last post
  6. IFF Indentification friend or foe

    Started by Marcel L., 13th February 2020 18:38
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 186
    15th February 2020, 18:34 Go to last post
  7. Flt Lt Hubert Ralph Palmer, RAFVR-119138/656490

    Started by Roy Nixon1, 14th February 2020 06:55
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 102
    15th February 2020, 13:56 Go to last post
  8. LAC 1602627 William Charles Smith

    Started by Autogiro, 15th February 2020 10:55
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 66
    15th February 2020, 11:25 Go to last post
  9. Colour Strike Photos

    Started by JDCAVE, 13th February 2020 17:25
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 185
    15th February 2020, 00:27 Go to last post
  10. 391110 – Unaccounted Airmen – 10-11-1939

    Started by Alex Smart, 14th February 2020 15:22
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 38
    14th February 2020, 16:02 Go to last post
  11. 391109 – Unaccounted Airmen – 09-11-1939

    Started by Alex Smart, 14th February 2020 15:20
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 37
    14th February 2020, 15:57 Go to last post
  12. 391108 – Unaccounted Airmen – 08-11-1939

    Started by Alex Smart, 14th February 2020 15:17
    • Replies: 0
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    14th February 2020, 15:17 Go to last post
  13. No.1 School of Army Co-Operation

    Started by Steve Smith, 13th February 2020 21:20
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 107
    13th February 2020, 21:20 Go to last post
  14. Use of 250 lb bombs in 1945

    Started by JDCAVE, 28th December 2019 19:08
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 405
    13th February 2020, 20:15 Go to last post
  15. F/Lt William Weir CAMPBELL DFC 37875 RAF

    Started by cozzy711, 3rd February 2020 07:47
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 10
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    12th February 2020, 22:08 Go to last post
  16. Bomber Command Target Code

    Started by Andy Fletcher, 12th February 2020 15:18
    • Replies: 4
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    12th February 2020, 18:13 Go to last post
  17. First Mk 11 Sunderland where was it built?

    Started by robin bird, 11th February 2020 16:16
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 12
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    12th February 2020, 11:02 Go to last post
  18. 320 (Dutch) Squadron RAF personnel ranks

    Started by CZ_RAF, 27th September 2019 08:21
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 20
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    12th February 2020, 09:07 Go to last post
  19. Lancaster KB 708

    Started by entaylor, 10th February 2020 23:52
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 172
    12th February 2020, 02:52 Go to last post
  20. 180 Squadron

    Started by Royton, 21st November 2009 18:41
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    • Replies: 12
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    11th February 2020, 19:27 Go to last post
  21. Lancaster JB653 FTR Le Mans 20 May 44

    Started by Resmoroh, 20th June 2012 13:12
    • Replies: 7
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    11th February 2020, 18:29 Go to last post
  22. F/L William Ford Watson Porteous, DSO, DFM and Bar

    Started by peters1956, 30th December 2008 13:46
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,380
    11th February 2020, 18:27 Go to last post
  23. 44 Sqn Hampdens - individual code letters

    Started by Grexx, 27th February 2014 20:54
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,429
    11th February 2020, 12:30 Go to last post
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 930
    11th February 2020, 02:07 Go to last post
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 67
    10th February 2020, 23:45 Go to last post
  24. Spitfire engines ?

    Started by Alex Smart, 10th February 2020 00:14
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 168
    10th February 2020, 19:12 Go to last post
  25. WO2 Brian Vincent Crist, R93427; 450, 417, & 93 Sqns

    Started by bluefish, 9th February 2020 10:17
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 178
    10th February 2020, 18:25 Go to last post
  26. 1947 Bomber Command Categorisation

    Started by PeteT, 10th February 2020 13:52
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 116
    10th February 2020, 17:07 Go to last post
  27. Medical file

    Started by Errol Martyn, 9th February 2020 06:34
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 181
    10th February 2020, 09:57 Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 100
    9th February 2020, 15:10 Go to last post

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