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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: CWGC Errors

    Started by Jagan, 18th November 2018 03:06
    11 Pages
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    • Replies: 105
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    24th May 2020, 21:26 Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Sharing Resources during the National Archives Shutdowns

    Started by Steve Brew, 28th March 2020 14:15
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 34
    • Views: 2,225
    24th May 2020, 18:23 Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: 1943 Unaccounted Airmen Database Reconciliation

    Started by Jagan, 17th April 2020 00:42
    12 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 12
    • Replies: 112
    • Views: 2,885
    21st May 2020, 15:27 Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Abbreviation Reference

    Started by munro, 8th May 2010 16:47
    21 Pages
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    • Replies: 204
    • Views: 96,591
    13th May 2020, 16:12 Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: NA (PRO) Free Downloads (Now ACTIVE) - Spread Sheet Tracker.

    Started by Jagan, 1st April 2020 14:12
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 53
    • Views: 4,146
    12th May 2020, 14:57 Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Awards Database (16 Mar 2020: AFC, AFM, EGM)

    Started by Jagan, 23rd December 2019 13:42
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 4,333
    30th April 2020, 12:12 Go to last post
  7. Sticky Thread Sticky: Forum Issues? Please use this thread.

    Started by grounded, 3rd April 2015 18:02
    14 Pages
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    • Replies: 131
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    11th April 2020, 16:52 Go to last post
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    • Views: 35
    25th May 2020, 18:58 Go to last post
  1. Wellington disposal

    Started by andy wis, 25th May 2020 10:36
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 45
    25th May 2020, 17:51 Go to last post
  2. Sgt John William Davies RAFVR 1625068

    Started by drailton, 25th May 2020 14:16
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 28
    25th May 2020, 15:53 Go to last post
  3. Elementary Flying Training pre Enlistment

    Started by cyflyer1, 22nd May 2020 10:11
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 308
    25th May 2020, 15:32 Go to last post
  4. Ronald HARPIN DFC 138474 - unit?

    Started by wwrsimon, 23rd October 2019 14:13
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 20
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    25th May 2020, 15:02 Go to last post
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 154
    25th May 2020, 11:28 Go to last post
  5. Beaufighter T4889, Feb 1942

    Started by malcolm_raf, 22nd August 2010 18:56
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 12
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    25th May 2020, 11:26 Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 52
    25th May 2020, 10:34 Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 64
    25th May 2020, 10:05 Go to last post
  6. Flt Lt W R Ireland DFC, 576 Sqn 1944

    Started by Carpe Diem, 24th May 2020 07:08
    • Replies: 2
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    25th May 2020, 04:50 Go to last post
  7. S/L Harvey Nelson SWEETMAN RNZAF 40992

    Started by Roy Nixon1, 24th May 2020 05:44
    • Replies: 4
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    24th May 2020, 20:20 Go to last post
  8. Albacore floatplane-does a picture exist?

    Started by robin bird, 24th May 2020 12:18
    • Replies: 4
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    24th May 2020, 17:49 Go to last post
  9. Donald Glass

    Started by robstitt, 24th May 2020 01:58
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 97
    24th May 2020, 16:24 Go to last post
  10. No 7 (P) Advanced Flying Unit

    Started by bluefish, 22nd May 2020 20:08
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 181
    24th May 2020, 16:12 Go to last post
  11. RAAF "O" brevet for Observer

    Started by CZ_RAF, 23rd May 2020 13:40
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 158
    24th May 2020, 14:42 Go to last post
  12. 177442 Sidney SMITH - D.F.C. citation?

    Started by wwrsimon, 28th November 2019 12:11
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 11
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    24th May 2020, 14:29 Go to last post
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    • Views: 66
    24th May 2020, 11:21 Go to last post
  13. Flt Sgt L C Thompson, 86 Sqn

    Started by Kevin, 7th January 2008 17:05
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,344
    23rd May 2020, 21:14 Go to last post
  14. RAF - Geoffrey Basham and F/L FH Phillips DFC

    Started by Tersandra, 23rd June 2011 05:28
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 11
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    23rd May 2020, 20:58 Go to last post
  15. F/Lt E. R. Davis 149 / 126 Squadron 1945 (Moved)

    Started by Uppermid, 23rd May 2020 18:33
    • Replies: 0
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    23rd May 2020, 18:33 Go to last post
  16. 391228 - Unaccounted Airman - 28-12-1939

    Started by Alex Smart, 23rd May 2020 17:43
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 37
    23rd May 2020, 17:53 Go to last post
  17. An RCAF bomb aimer/evader 630 Squadron

    Started by PeteS, 23rd May 2020 17:11
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 64
    23rd May 2020, 17:46 Go to last post
  18. 391227 - Unaccounted Airmen - 27-12-1939

    Started by Alex Smart, 23rd May 2020 17:41
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 38
    23rd May 2020, 17:41 Go to last post
  19. 391226 - Unaccounted Airmen - 26-12-1939

    Started by Alex Smart, 23rd May 2020 17:35
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 40
    23rd May 2020, 17:35 Go to last post
  20. Survived 3 days in a dingy- G Hardy RNZAF

    Started by 78SqnHistory, 20th May 2020 16:19
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 180
    23rd May 2020, 16:41 Go to last post
  21. Blenheim IV Z7271 - looking for service details

    Started by wwrsimon, 15th April 2018 12:22
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 665
    23rd May 2020, 14:47 Go to last post
  22. No.215 Sqn Wellington. Lost 9-7-1943

    Started by COL BRUGGY, 27th July 2010 05:37
    • Replies: 8
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    23rd May 2020, 14:45 Go to last post
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 103
    23rd May 2020, 13:27 Go to last post
  23. Who was 'B' Flt, 63 Sqn Adjutant Feb 1940?

    Started by Errol Martyn, 22nd May 2020 04:42
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 216
    23rd May 2020, 11:51 Go to last post

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