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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
    12 Pages
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    • Replies: 113
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    14th September 2020, 13:31 Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Sharing Resources during the National Archives Shutdowns

    Started by Steve Brew, 28th March 2020 14:15
    7 Pages
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    • Replies: 61
    • Views: 6,117
    10th September 2020, 06:34 Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: NA (PRO) Free Downloads (Now ACTIVE) - Spread Sheet Tracker.

    Started by Jagan, 1st April 2020 14:12
    7 Pages
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    • Replies: 63
    • Views: 8,136
    3rd September 2020, 20:33 Go to last post
  4. 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: 27
    • Views: 6,237
    19th August 2020, 15:20 Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Abbreviation Reference

    Started by munro, 8th May 2010 16:47
    22 Pages
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    • Replies: 214
    • Views: 101,236
    15th August 2020, 12:53 Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: 1945 Unaccounted Airmen Reconciliation Thread

    Started by Jagan, 5th August 2020 14:40
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 404
    14th August 2020, 15:14 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: 139
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    30th July 2020, 23:54 Go to last post
  1. 31 October 1942 - Runnymede Casualties

    Started by mhuxt, 19th September 2008 11:30
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 22
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    25th September 2020, 20:36 Go to last post
  2. More help required with RCAF personnel who served with 78 Squadron

    Started by 78SqnHistory, 6th September 2020 14:03
    7 Pages
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    • Replies: 65
    • Views: 1,506
    25th September 2020, 17:45 Go to last post
  3. The lost graves of peenemunde

    Started by lancasterlm342, 23rd September 2020 17:45
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 192
    25th September 2020, 09:12 Go to last post
  4. Group Capt. David Roberts DFC AFC & Bar

    Started by PeteS, 25th September 2020 08:40
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 39
    25th September 2020, 08:40 Go to last post
  5. ATC casualties WW2

    Started by Don Clark, 2nd September 2020 00:57
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 490
    25th September 2020, 07:57 Go to last post
  6. 68 Squadron RAF mechanics names

    Started by 68 Sqn, 24th September 2020 16:41
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 70
    25th September 2020, 07:35 Go to last post
  7. Bombs fused on a Lancaster meaning?

    Started by HReccon58, 24th September 2020 18:51
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 83
    25th September 2020, 06:20 Go to last post
  8. Looking for examples of RAF WWII communication.

    Started by ant-gray, 24th September 2020 09:05
    • Replies: 2
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    24th September 2020, 20:47 Go to last post
  9. RCAF R/133395 WO2 DE Todd (A/B)

    Started by PeteS, 24th September 2020 16:42
    • Replies: 0
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    24th September 2020, 16:42 Go to last post
  10. Help needed with locations / Roles.

    Started by Steve Smith, 24th September 2020 11:44
    • Replies: 2
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    24th September 2020, 16:30 Go to last post
  11. F/O. F J. Sheldrake RAFVR 21/04/1946

    Started by peter, 22nd December 2009 08:57
    • Replies: 5
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    24th September 2020, 14:31 Go to last post
  12. DFM award

    Started by Ian Brown, 24th September 2020 07:52
    • Replies: 3
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    24th September 2020, 11:03 Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 37
    24th September 2020, 09:18 Go to last post
  13. Lancaster Aircraft Movement Cards Form 78 from Hendon

    Started by Grexx, 22nd September 2020 22:07
    • Replies: 2
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    23rd September 2020, 21:36 Go to last post
  14. Abbreviation Help

    Started by Steve Brew, 20th September 2020 20:38
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 160
    23rd September 2020, 20:10 Go to last post
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 75
    23rd September 2020, 18:00 Go to last post
  15. The Officers’ Mess and the Sergeants’ Mess

    Started by mark surridge, 23rd September 2020 11:36
    • Replies: 3
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    23rd September 2020, 17:19 Go to last post
  16. TNA FE POW Files Help/Advice

    Started by Resmoroh, 23rd September 2020 13:45
    • Replies: 1
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    23rd September 2020, 14:04 Go to last post
  17. F/L Gibs & Cdr Burgiel, 84 Gp HQ?

    Started by Franek Grabowski, 21st September 2020 21:09
    • Replies: 7
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    23rd September 2020, 12:07 Go to last post
  18. B-25 Mitchell #094, Middle East

    Started by norman malayney, 23rd September 2020 03:18
    • Replies: 1
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    23rd September 2020, 04:43 Go to last post
  19. Cranwell graduates, Senior Term 1929

    Started by william heber percy, 20th September 2020 07:15
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    • Replies: 15
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    22nd September 2020, 23:37 Go to last post
  20. Second tour bods - crewing up for the second time

    Started by PeteS, 19th September 2020 16:05
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 237
    22nd September 2020, 20:59 Go to last post
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 40
    22nd September 2020, 05:56 Go to last post
  21. Swordfish 825 Squadron FAA L9756

    Started by ribbonmicsrus, 5th April 2013 09:02
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,152
    21st September 2020, 15:23 Go to last post
  22. Anson I, L7960

    Started by Alex Smart, 6th September 2020 14:37
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 12
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    21st September 2020, 12:46 Go to last post
  23. How many RAF airmen are still missing from the Battle of France?

    Started by Tom Allett, 18th September 2020 16:18
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    • Replies: 12
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    21st September 2020, 09:42 Go to last post
  24. RAF Bradford Bridge?

    Started by Franek Grabowski, 18th September 2020 23:15
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 188
    21st September 2020, 00:27 Go to last post
  25. Times Archive FOC

    Started by Steve Brew, 18th September 2020 03:32
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 208
    20th September 2020, 23:15 Go to last post
  26. Help identifying WOp/AG A D Barker

    Started by 78SqnHistory, 20th September 2020 12:50
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 78
    20th September 2020, 15:19 Go to last post
  27. Medal entitlement?

    Started by brookeratheber, 17th September 2020 09:04
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 233
    20th September 2020, 10:41 Go to last post

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