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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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  4. Threads that did not get any replies and are languishing .. they need your attention! Threads that are more than 30 days old and 0 replies will be moved here. if any thread gets traction then it moves back to General Category

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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: NA ORB Exchange and Request Thread

    Started by Steve Brew, 28th March 2020 13:15
    13 Pages
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    • Replies: 128
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    18th October 2021, 13:39 Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: CWGC Errors

    Started by Jagan, 18th November 2018 02:06
    14 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 14
    • Replies: 133
    • Views: 41,397
    15th October 2021, 15:15 Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: WW2 Lost Airmen Now Found

    Started by PeteS, 16th May 2020 13:15
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 30
    • Views: 2,738
    10th October 2021, 12:00 Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Awards Database (04 July 2021: M-in-D Update)

    Started by Jagan, 23rd December 2019 12:42
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 49
    • Views: 15,948
    3rd October 2021, 11:09 Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: POW and Evaders Database Work

    Started by Jagan, 8th February 2019 12:14
    30 Pages
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    • Replies: 292
    • Views: 19,405
    7th September 2021, 02:57 Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: Forum Issues? Please use this thread.

    Started by grounded, 3rd April 2015 18:02
    15 Pages
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    • Replies: 146
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    10th July 2021, 20:00 Go to last post
  7. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Abbreviation Reference

    Started by munro, 8th May 2010 16:47
    23 Pages
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    • Replies: 227
    • Views: 117,625
    16th June 2021, 21:46 Go to last post
  8. Sticky Thread Sticky: NA (PRO) Free Downloads (Now ACTIVE) - Spread Sheet Tracker.

    Started by Jagan, 1st April 2020 14:12
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    • Replies: 65
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    5th November 2020, 20:29 Go to last post
  1. Hurricane P3350

    Started by zorglub, 18th October 2021 12:14
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 161
    19th October 2021, 15:03 Go to last post
  2. Info sought on Kenneth Jack, service number 4162956

    Started by Ian Brown, 19th October 2021 14:54
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1
    19th October 2021, 14:54 Go to last post
  3. No. 109 Squadron 1941 - "Beam Bombers"

    Started by abiermann, 19th October 2021 12:01
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 34
    19th October 2021, 14:42 Go to last post
  4. F/O Terence John Henry Playford DFC

    Started by alain charpentier, 19th October 2021 05:48
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 42
    19th October 2021, 10:13 Go to last post
  5. Beaufighter T.F.X LX984

    Started by COL BRUGGY, 18th April 2009 17:49
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 1,455
    19th October 2021, 09:44 Go to last post
  6. "Spitfire Dive-Bombers versus the V2" by Bill Simpson.

    Started by CZ_RAF, 18th October 2021 21:29
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 60
    19th October 2021, 09:40 Go to last post
  7. RAF Casualty Packs 1939-45 Public Access

    Started by Ross_McNeill, 6th October 2013 10:12
    20 Pages
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    • Replies: 198
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    19th October 2021, 09:23 Go to last post
  8. DFC to Flt Lt - Can you help?

    Started by stuartkilminster, 4th October 2011 08:28
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 23
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    19th October 2021, 06:20 Go to last post
  9. RAF Turnberry, 5 OTU ORB & Pilot G H Pullan

    Started by highgroundsman, 17th October 2021 21:20
    • Replies: 4
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    18th October 2021, 18:15 Go to last post
  10. Loss card Whitley V N1379

    Started by 78SqnHistory, 13th October 2021 12:53
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 130
    18th October 2021, 12:40 Go to last post
  11. ORB for 1 (C) OTU, Silloth Oct 1941 to Jan 1942.

    Started by CCHudson, 11th October 2021 18:05
    • Replies: 2
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    18th October 2021, 11:15 Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 268
    18th October 2021, 11:12 Go to last post
  12. Douglas Barber Russian Medal of Valour

    Started by Sikstrom, 5th March 2015 20:19
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 13
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    18th October 2021, 10:05 Go to last post
  13. Log book "endorsed in black ink"

    Started by Mikkel Plannthin, 5th October 2021 20:43
    • Replies: 9
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    18th October 2021, 08:17 Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 52
    17th October 2021, 23:07 Go to last post
  14. Essen, March 11, 1945

    Started by JDCAVE, 16th October 2021 06:02
    • Replies: 1
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    17th October 2021, 17:59 Go to last post
  15. 400719 - Unaccounted Airmen - 19-07-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 15th October 2021 20:00
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 90
    17th October 2021, 13:59 Go to last post
  16. Wattisham station ORB appendix for 21st May 1941

    Started by jossleclercq, 17th October 2021 10:24
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 39
    17th October 2021, 10:24 Go to last post
  17. 400720 - Unaccounted Airmen - 20-07-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 15th October 2021 20:02
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 90
    16th October 2021, 22:00 Go to last post
  18. Looking for RCAF pilot's first names

    Started by Phil Listemann, 15th October 2021 08:14
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 203
    16th October 2021, 19:03 Go to last post
  19. A Wellington conundrum - HF857 / HF851 on 215 Squadron

    Started by Smith 565, 14th October 2021 12:32
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 268
    16th October 2021, 14:12 Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 64
    16th October 2021, 13:20 Go to last post
  20. Hurricane 16/05/1940 in Belgium

    Started by Luc Vervoort, 12th October 2021 12:34
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 279
    16th October 2021, 12:29 Go to last post
  21. No.1 P.H.U. 1945

    Started by 78SqnHistory, 15th October 2021 22:29
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 92
    16th October 2021, 11:45 Go to last post
  22. 400721 - Unaccounted Airmen - 21-07-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 15th October 2021 20:03
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 84
    16th October 2021, 09:25 Go to last post
  23. 69Sqn Wellington loss 25 february 1945

    Started by Alain12, 15th October 2021 20:29
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 75
    16th October 2021, 07:07 Go to last post
  24. Sgt Hawkesley Wireless Operator Air Gunner

    Started by 78SqnHistory, 13th October 2021 21:14
    • Replies: 5
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    15th October 2021, 21:56 Go to last post
  25. 157 Squadron RAF

    Started by 68 Sqn, 13th October 2021 17:29
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 170
    15th October 2021, 12:59 Go to last post
  26. Serial no. for Lanc "T", 101 Sqn, July-Nov 44

    Started by Matt Poole, 10th May 2010 16:16
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    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 3,277
    14th October 2021, 15:15 Go to last post
  27. South African RAF death

    Started by Big Makk, 13th October 2021 21:23
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 195
    14th October 2021, 13:23 Go to last post

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