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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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    3. 1942,
    4. 1943,
    5. 1944,
    6. 1945,
    7. 1946,
    8. 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 02:06
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Abbreviation Reference

    Started by munro, 8th May 2010 16:47
    19 Pages
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    • Replies: 183
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    2nd September 2019, 22:07 Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Forum Issues? Please use this thread.

    Started by grounded, 3rd April 2015 18:02
    13 Pages
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  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Visitor Comments on Old Forum Archive Threads

    Started by Jagan, 31st August 2017 03:02
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  1. Auberive-sur-Suippe Airfield

    Started by Steve Smith, 19th September 2019 16:07
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 4
    19th September 2019, 16:07 Go to last post
  2. Box Formation

    Started by Steve Smith, 11th September 2019 19:05
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 151
    19th September 2019, 15:53 Go to last post
    • Replies: 30
    • Views: 6,185
    19th September 2019, 05:53 Go to last post
  3. Trades called CLK. G.D. and A.C.H.

    Started by Bertrand H, 17th September 2019 19:00
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 107
    18th September 2019, 21:02 Go to last post
  4. AASF Base Code Names

    Started by Steve Smith, 18th September 2019 11:19
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 64
    18th September 2019, 17:49 Go to last post
  5. No.347 Squadron loss, Wangerooge, 25 April 1945

    Started by HughAHalliday, 18th September 2019 10:25
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 76
    18th September 2019, 15:24 Go to last post
  6. Chief Inspector Accidents 1939

    Started by Steve Smith, 16th September 2019 20:20
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 119
    18th September 2019, 11:14 Go to last post
  7. Full names of 2 Air Gunners of 106 Sqdn - late 1942

    Started by PeteS, 16th September 2019 13:10
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 128
    17th September 2019, 13:09 Go to last post
  8. Fitter IIA daily routine at Wellington squadron in 1941

    Started by CZ_RAF, 10th September 2019 15:03
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 208
    17th September 2019, 09:05 Go to last post
  9. 2 FTS Digby ORB/Aircraft 1924 to 1933

    Started by paulmcmillan, 14th September 2019 16:30
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 188
    16th September 2019, 22:28 Go to last post
  10. Any thoughts on where I might find this photograph?

    Started by PeteT, 16th September 2019 16:55
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 131
    16th September 2019, 22:16 Go to last post
  11. W/O Jones – 186, 247 Sqdns (Typhoons)

    Started by vrajm, 16th September 2019 19:39
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 74
    16th September 2019, 20:20 Go to last post
  12. Day bombing operations Ramrod in late 1943

    Started by CZ_RAF, 16th September 2019 18:27
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 59
    16th September 2019, 18:27 Go to last post
  13. Lost Form "D" as reason for operation cancellation

    Started by CZ_RAF, 15th September 2019 18:08
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 133
    16th September 2019, 13:43 Go to last post
  14. Air Gunner training early 1942

    Started by PeteS, 15th September 2019 11:24
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 126
    16th September 2019, 13:06 Go to last post
  15. 471118 - Unaccounted Airmen - 18-11-1947

    Started by Alex Smart, 6th September 2019 13:49
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 222
    16th September 2019, 09:22 Go to last post
  16. Spitfire Squadrons at RAF Predanneck in October 1943

    Started by CZ_RAF, 14th September 2019 20:34
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 194
    16th September 2019, 02:08 Go to last post
  17. J. / R. Service Numbers

    Started by PeteT, 15th September 2019 19:16
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 121
    15th September 2019, 21:32 Go to last post
  18. LAC Raymond Gumley (926961)

    Started by bvs, 15th September 2019 09:46
    • Replies: 4
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    15th September 2019, 19:19 Go to last post
  19. TNA lookup request - No. 5 Group ORB Appendices 1942

    Started by CZ_RAF, 9th September 2019 18:12
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 119
    15th September 2019, 17:11 Go to last post
  20. 'WAY OF A PILOT' book by Barry Sutton (1942)

    Started by Martin Gleeson, 15th September 2019 02:08
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 74
    15th September 2019, 02:08 Go to last post
  21. 471125 - Unaccounted Airwoman & Airmen - 25-11-1947

    Started by Alex Smart, 11th September 2019 14:16
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 111
    14th September 2019, 21:11 Go to last post
  22. FO Geoffrey Wyndham Pain 221Squadron RAFVR

    Started by Philipbowen, 14th September 2019 10:22
    • Replies: 5
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    14th September 2019, 12:34 Go to last post
  23. Halifax W1093 crashed 4 August 1943 with 1658 HCU.

    Started by John Williams, 14th September 2019 00:25
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 116
    14th September 2019, 10:06 Go to last post
  24. Sgt Hollis Clair O'Hanlon (R122097)

    Started by bluefish, 11th September 2019 02:50
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 176
    13th September 2019, 19:24 Go to last post
  25. Units in Scotland using Whitleys in July - September 1943

    Started by CZ_RAF, 12th September 2019 15:36
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 167
    13th September 2019, 19:22 Go to last post
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 47
    13th September 2019, 13:46 Go to last post
  26. AIR 81/1158 Bristol Blenheim 110 Sqn 20-JUL-1940

    Started by paulmcmillan, 12th September 2019 13:52
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 156
    13th September 2019, 12:34 Go to last post
  27. 1654 CU - operating in Jan 1943 (Berlin)

    Started by PeteS, 13th September 2019 08:50
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 77
    13th September 2019, 09:31 Go to last post
  28. Hawker Hind L7233

    Started by paulmcmillan, 10th September 2019 16:49
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 147
    12th September 2019, 19:22 Go to last post

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