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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 Abbreviation Reference

    Started by munro, 8th May 2010 16:47
    20 Pages
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    20th January 2020, 16:52 Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: CWGC Errors

    Started by Jagan, 18th November 2018 03:06
    10 Pages
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    • Replies: 93
    • Views: 11,822
    15th January 2020, 21:15 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: 6,334
    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: 13,534
    18th September 2018, 01:32 Go to last post
  1. Date-of-Birth: P/O Dave Stevenson RCAF

    Started by JDCAVE, 18th January 2020 19:19
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 75
    20th January 2020, 17:18 Go to last post
  2. Sl john morton littler raf 39884

    Started by Roy Nixon1, 20th January 2020 12:56
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 44
    20th January 2020, 16:43 Go to last post
  3. Crew duty of Sgt. J D L Hall, 51 Sqn. 1940.

    Started by Martin Gleeson, 20th January 2020 15:21
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 14
    20th January 2020, 15:54 Go to last post
  4. 1942 New Years Honours and Awards

    Started by jonny, 17th December 2019 12:32
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 576
    20th January 2020, 14:33 Go to last post
  5. Bomber Command Target Codes Names

    Started by JDCAVE, 20th January 2020 03:02
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 100
    20th January 2020, 12:26 Go to last post
  6. W/O Ronald Obee. RAF 562238 269 & 500 Sqn

    Started by highgroundsman, 20th January 2020 11:32
    • Replies: 0
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    20th January 2020, 11:32 Go to last post
  7. P/o george waters tibbetts

    Started by Steve Smith, 19th January 2020 14:44
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 119
    19th January 2020, 21:26 Go to last post
  8. 428 Sq RCAF return to Canada on 1.6.1945

    Started by CZ_RAF, 19th January 2020 17:12
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 78
    19th January 2020, 18:43 Go to last post
  9. Why Attack Distilleries in France in 1941?

    Started by Steve Brew, 19th January 2020 03:56
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 193
    19th January 2020, 15:57 Go to last post
  10. WW2 Air Gunner insignia information

    Started by FGOFFMATT, 18th January 2020 10:04
    • Replies: 4
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    19th January 2020, 07:44 Go to last post
  11. Long Range Hurricane Flights

    Started by Jagan, 18th January 2020 23:04
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 100
    18th January 2020, 23:04 Go to last post
  12. Robert Douglas Hogarth, R.A.A.F. 425161

    Started by jossleclercq, 5th June 2010 09:58
    • Replies: 9
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    18th January 2020, 17:59 Go to last post
  13. Ring Sight ... weapon type?

    Started by ChrisW01, 18th January 2020 02:24
    • Replies: 2
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    18th January 2020, 16:58 Go to last post
  14. Service numbers and allocation date

    Started by scottyboy, 4th December 2019 17:40
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    18th January 2020, 16:49 Go to last post
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    • Views: 69
    18th January 2020, 16:13 Go to last post
  15. Wing Commander Walter Shaw, RAFO DC & Bar MiD

    Started by Steve Smith, 17th January 2020 16:48
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 85
    18th January 2020, 07:34 Go to last post
  16. Ernest Robert Sillett

    Started by Puyjapin, 17th January 2020 19:52
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 148
    18th January 2020, 07:32 Go to last post
  17. PO Peter Alfred Nash RAFVR-1160247/113759

    Started by Roy Nixon1, 9th June 2018 08:11
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 500
    18th January 2020, 05:49 Go to last post
  18. Sgt Thomas Sanderson 563398

    Started by kenmorrison, 17th January 2020 11:47
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 116
    17th January 2020, 22:01 Go to last post
  19. Hurricane Crashes - Mix Up?

    Started by JimCorbett1977, 9th January 2011 18:48
    • Replies: 8
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    17th January 2020, 20:46 Go to last post
  20. 115 Squadron

    Started by PeteT, 16th January 2020 16:43
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 171
    17th January 2020, 13:48 Go to last post
  21. 391024 - Unaccounted Airmen - 24-10-1939

    Started by Alex Smart, 17th January 2020 13:04
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 39
    17th January 2020, 13:29 Go to last post
  22. 391028 - Unaccounted Airmen - 28-10-1939

    Started by Alex Smart, 17th January 2020 13:09
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 34
    17th January 2020, 13:20 Go to last post
  23. 391027 - Unaccounted Airmen - 27-10-1939

    Started by Alex Smart, 17th January 2020 13:08
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 32
    17th January 2020, 13:08 Go to last post
  24. 391026 - Unaccounted Airmen - 26-10-1939

    Started by Alex Smart, 17th January 2020 13:07
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 31
    17th January 2020, 13:07 Go to last post
  25. 391025 - Unaccounted Airmen - 25-1--1939

    Started by Alex Smart, 17th January 2020 13:06
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 29
    17th January 2020, 13:06 Go to last post
  26. 391023 - Unaccounted Airmen - 23-10-1939

    Started by Alex Smart, 17th January 2020 13:00
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 29
    17th January 2020, 13:00 Go to last post
  27. 164555 Maurice John Hills, 166 Sqn - DFC citation?

    Started by wwrsimon, 10th January 2020 17:00
    2 Pages
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    17th January 2020, 11:09 Go to last post
  28. Fairey Battle accident June 1941

    Started by archivist, 9th January 2020 16:51
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 200
    16th January 2020, 19:49 Go to last post
  29. Uncle george raf.dfm.

    Started by fraser48, 4th July 2014 01:03
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    • Replies: 23
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    16th January 2020, 15:25 Go to last post

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