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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: POW and Evaders Database Work

    Started by Jagan, 8th February 2019 13:14
    30 Pages
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    • Replies: 293
    • Views: 21,132
    8th December 2021, 03:49 Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Aircraft Losses Database Corrections

    Started by davew, 8th July 2021 14:49
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 678
    4th December 2021, 16:08 Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Abbreviation Reference

    Started by munro, 8th May 2010 17:47
    23 Pages
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    • Replies: 229
    • Views: 119,636
    28th November 2021, 18:30 Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: CWGC Errors

    Started by Jagan, 18th November 2018 03:06
    14 Pages
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    • Replies: 136
    • Views: 46,670
    28th November 2021, 15:51 Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: NA ORB Exchange and Request Thread

    Started by Steve Brew, 28th March 2020 14:15
    14 Pages
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    • Replies: 132
    • Views: 23,242
    31st October 2021, 12:10 Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: WW2 Lost Airmen Now Found

    Started by PeteS, 16th May 2020 14:15
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 30
    • Views: 3,788
    10th October 2021, 13:00 Go to last post
  7. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Awards Database (04 July 2021: M-in-D Update)

    Started by Jagan, 23rd December 2019 13:42
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 49
    • Views: 17,470
    3rd October 2021, 12:09 Go to last post
  8. Sticky Thread Sticky: Forum Issues? Please use this thread.

    Started by grounded, 3rd April 2015 19:02
    15 Pages
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    • Replies: 146
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    10th July 2021, 21:00 Go to last post
  9. Sticky Thread Sticky: NA (PRO) Free Downloads (Now ACTIVE) - Spread Sheet Tracker.

    Started by Jagan, 1st April 2020 15:12
    7 Pages
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    • Replies: 65
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    5th November 2020, 21:29 Go to last post
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    9th December 2021, 14:58 Go to last post
  1. Westland Lysander anomalies

    Started by Andy Marden, 14th May 2021 15:58
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 363
    9th December 2021, 12:30 Go to last post
  2. Flight Engineer Unknown

    Started by Halibagguru, 7th December 2021 17:26
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 168
    9th December 2021, 11:08 Go to last post
  3. S/L John Frederick BOOTH, RAF, 102121

    Started by DermJKel, 26th October 2021 06:45
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 220
    9th December 2021, 08:22 Go to last post
  4. Unaccounted Airmen - Unknown Aircraft, Incorrect Serials, Unidentified Types

    Started by Jagan, 10th November 2021 16:20
    8 Pages
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    • Replies: 72
    • Views: 1,734
    9th December 2021, 07:29 Go to last post
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 127
    9th December 2021, 05:32 Go to last post
  5. Naval Air Squadron ORB's at Kew

    Started by Gildas, 7th December 2021 11:58
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 168
    8th December 2021, 22:09 Go to last post
  6. PFF NTU ORB Request

    Started by PeteT, 7th December 2021 17:24
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 130
    8th December 2021, 20:32 Go to last post
  7. Rex Tilley, Canadian, Pilot, 125 (Newfoundland) Sqn

    Started by bluefish, 6th December 2021 10:31
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    • Replies: 11
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    7th December 2021, 23:25 Go to last post
  8. John De Havilland - 28 August 1943

    Started by 68 Sqn, 7th December 2021 12:35
    • Replies: 0
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    7th December 2021, 12:35 Go to last post
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 4,669
    7th December 2021, 12:23 Go to last post
  9. WWII RAF/RAF VR operational pilot with dioptric glasses?

    Started by CZ_RAF, 4th December 2021 22:54
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 169
    6th December 2021, 07:18 Go to last post
  10. Where an airman "under close arrest" would be held?

    Started by CZ_RAF, 4th December 2021 21:20
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 180
    5th December 2021, 16:39 Go to last post
  11. Warwick BV530 Crash Portreath 17 April 1944

    Started by CornwallPhil, 23rd April 2021 00:15
    • Replies: 6
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    5th December 2021, 10:58 Go to last post
  12. 400812 - Unaccounted Airmen - 12-08-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 4th December 2021 02:48
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 104
    5th December 2021, 09:47 Go to last post
  13. Bomb Aimer Training

    Started by 2004nigelf, 4th December 2021 19:35
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 117
    5th December 2021, 00:29 Go to last post
  14. 400811 - Unaccounted Airmen 11-08-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 4th December 2021 02:46
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 82
    4th December 2021, 20:11 Go to last post
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 2,265
    4th December 2021, 19:08 Go to last post
  15. 155499 John Caswell Whitley RAF service

    Started by CZ_RAF, 4th December 2021 11:14
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 67
    4th December 2021, 14:18 Go to last post
  16. 400810 - Unaccounted Airmen - 10-08-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 4th December 2021 02:44
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 67
    4th December 2021, 13:00 Go to last post
  17. Seeking ID of 3 Sqn. RAF Pilots

    Started by Tom Semenza, 3rd December 2021 19:48
    • Replies: 3
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    4th December 2021, 08:33 Go to last post
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 569
    4th December 2021, 02:55 Go to last post
  18. D.A.Olley 1940 RAF

    Started by yeoldbarn, 3rd December 2021 17:42
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 111
    3rd December 2021, 21:21 Go to last post
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 86
    3rd December 2021, 16:27 Go to last post
  19. Question on twelve o'clock High forum

    Started by Alex Smart, 2nd December 2021 00:37
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 278
    3rd December 2021, 13:40 Go to last post
  20. I really like ….

    Started by jonheyworth, 3rd December 2021 05:56
    • Replies: 1
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    3rd December 2021, 06:35 Go to last post
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  21. Biggin Hill Chapel update

    Started by Alex Smart, 1st December 2021 20:25
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 95
    2nd December 2021, 20:15 Go to last post
  22. Sunderland - 4(C) OTU - 17-5-1944

    Started by COL BRUGGY, 26th December 2010 02:11
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,068
    2nd December 2021, 18:55 Go to last post
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    • Views: 676
    2nd December 2021, 18:21 Go to last post

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