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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. 1940,
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    4. 1943,
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    7. 1946

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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 Abbreviation Reference

    Started by munro, 8th May 2010 17:47
    16 Pages
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    9th November 2018, 17:42 Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Forum Issues? Please use this thread.

    Started by grounded, 3rd April 2015 19:02
    11 Pages
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    29th October 2018, 00:22 Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Visitor Comments on Old Forum Archive Threads

    Started by Jagan, 31st August 2017 04:02
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 3,735
    18th September 2018, 02:32 Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Service Record Thread

    Started by pete102, 18th June 2014 20:16
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 40
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    26th April 2017, 10:46 Go to last post
  1. 655779 Flt/Sgt Graham Alexander Kemp, D.O.A.S 24-09-1943

    Started by greg, 13th November 2018 07:16
    • Replies: 8
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    13th November 2018, 20:36 Go to last post
  2. Fg Off K.W. Mortimer RAFVR

    Started by jonny, 10th February 2008 17:28
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 974
    13th November 2018, 11:03 Go to last post
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 115
    13th November 2018, 09:36 Go to last post
  3. Halifax MZ698, F/Sgt Bulmer and F/Sgt J.W.Needham

    Started by lancaster, 3rd November 2018 14:27
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 349
    13th November 2018, 05:31 Go to last post
  4. Pilot info needed

    Started by Steve Smith, 12th November 2018 22:09
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 77
    12th November 2018, 23:05 Go to last post
  5. Unit code 'MK'

    Started by robstitt, 9th November 2018 05:53
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 193
    12th November 2018, 22:26 Go to last post
  6. Downed Wellington HE690 Information Sought.

    Started by CJBPayne, 1st March 2014 23:22
    • Replies: 9
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    12th November 2018, 20:46 Go to last post
  7. Wendling / 392nd Bombardment Group

    Started by ClintCoffey, 12th November 2018 18:15
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 45
    12th November 2018, 18:44 Go to last post
  8. Help researching Great Uncles records

    Started by SimonRoots, 10th November 2018 17:22
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 263
    12th November 2018, 15:23 Go to last post
  9. Wing Commander Raymond Hiley Harries DSO*, DFC'**

    Started by Roy Nixon1, 12th November 2018 10:40
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 62
    12th November 2018, 13:42 Go to last post
  10. How common was it for bomber crews to carry Royal Navy observers?

    Started by 78SqnHistory, 11th January 2016 20:03
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 13
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    12th November 2018, 13:18 Go to last post
  11. Bomber Losse Middle East Vol 2

    Started by paulmcmillan, 7th June 2018 21:18
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 25
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    12th November 2018, 11:40 Go to last post
  12. No. 1443 Flight ORB, April 1943

    Started by CZ_RAF, 12th November 2018 10:07
    • Replies: 0
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    12th November 2018, 10:07 Go to last post
  13. RAF Horsham St Faith April 1941

    Started by Steve Smith, 12th November 2018 08:47
    • Replies: 0
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    12th November 2018, 08:47 Go to last post
  14. North Africa and Italy photo collection

    Started by robstitt, 5th November 2018 19:54
    • Replies: 4
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    12th November 2018, 01:06 Go to last post
  15. RE8 loss, Russia, November 13th 1918?

    Started by wwrsimon, 11th November 2018 16:42
    • Replies: 1
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    11th November 2018, 23:31 Go to last post
  16. RAAF T.G.Ross 420277

    Started by Toml, 7th August 2010 20:08
    • Replies: 7
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    11th November 2018, 19:59 Go to last post
  17. Sgt (later P/O) Arthur Leslie Mayers RAFVR

    Started by David Gunby, 27th November 2009 20:53
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,402
    11th November 2018, 13:26 Go to last post
  18. Geoffrey Raymond Deeley 1579913

    Started by Yakumo381, 15th June 2017 12:04
    • Replies: 8
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    11th November 2018, 12:05 Go to last post
  19. DFC and Bar F/LT J HALL (124263) 105 Sqn RAFVR 1944

    Started by CptDaymo, 25th October 2018 22:59
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 13
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    10th November 2018, 22:47 Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
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    10th November 2018, 21:27 Go to last post
  20. Use of Navigators with different training

    Started by CZ_RAF, 31st October 2018 08:41
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 229
    10th November 2018, 18:48 Go to last post
  21. 470203 - Unaccounted Airmen - 03 - 02-1947

    Started by Alex Smart, 10th November 2018 01:45
    • Replies: 2
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    10th November 2018, 16:53 Go to last post
  22. Radar plots

    Started by Franek Grabowski, 10th November 2018 15:53
    • Replies: 0
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    10th November 2018, 15:53 Go to last post
  23. POW Richard Garth HOLLIS

    Started by colinpateman, 8th November 2018 20:37
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 162
    10th November 2018, 15:48 Go to last post
  24. 470201 - Unaccounted Airwoman & Airmen - 01- 02 -1947

    Started by Alex Smart, 10th November 2018 01:37
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 53
    10th November 2018, 14:59 Go to last post
  25. 470202 - Unaccounted Airman - 02-02-1947

    Started by Alex Smart, 10th November 2018 01:41
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 48
    10th November 2018, 14:51 Go to last post
  26. 470205 - Unaccounted Airmen - 05 - 02 -1947

    Started by Alex Smart, 10th November 2018 01:52
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 52
    10th November 2018, 14:29 Go to last post
  27. 470206 - Unaccounted Airmen - 06-02-1947

    Started by Alex Smart, 10th November 2018 01:56
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 48
    10th November 2018, 14:17 Go to last post
  28. 470207 - Unaccounted Airwoman & Airmen - 07-02-1947

    Started by Alex Smart, 10th November 2018 01:59
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 63
    10th November 2018, 14:03 Go to last post

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