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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. 1940,
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    3. 1942,
    4. 1943,
    5. 1944,
    6. 1945,
    7. 1946,
    8. 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: 1942 Unaccounted Airmen Database Reconciliation

    Started by Jagan, 4th December 2019 03:28
    13 Pages
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    11th December 2019, 17:36 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: 91
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    9th December 2019, 15:00 Go to last post
  3. 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
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Abbreviation Reference

    Started by munro, 8th May 2010 16:47
    19 Pages
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    • Replies: 187
    • Views: 87,802
    9th October 2019, 08:38 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: 12,979
    18th September 2018, 01:32 Go to last post
  1. F/O C.T.V. Craxton, DFC citation check please.

    Started by Martin Gleeson, 11th December 2019 20:16
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1
    11th December 2019, 20:16 Go to last post
  2. Mansel Langmead A/G

    Started by phill jones, 22nd April 2013 15:16
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 1,437
    11th December 2019, 19:10 Go to last post
  3. An interesting resource on IBCC database

    Started by PeteT, 11th December 2019 18:10
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 15
    11th December 2019, 18:10 Go to last post
  4. RAF Casualty Packs 1939-45 Public Access

    Started by Ross_McNeill, 6th October 2013 10:12
    12 Pages
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    • Replies: 110
    • Views: 41,550
    11th December 2019, 17:26 Go to last post
  5. Typhoon Pilots - 247 Sqn, 16 Aug 44-3 Feb 45

    Started by bluefish, 9th December 2019 09:18
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 111
    11th December 2019, 16:41 Go to last post
  6. Welcome Back

    Started by Alex Smart, 11th December 2019 05:07
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 138
    11th December 2019, 13:08 Go to last post
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 46
    11th December 2019, 12:10 Go to last post
  7. What was ACRS, Norton ?

    Started by HughAHalliday, 11th December 2019 09:59
    • Replies: 1
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    11th December 2019, 10:03 Go to last post
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 52
    10th December 2019, 11:21 Go to last post
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 93
    10th December 2019, 06:48 Go to last post
  8. Service numbers and allocation date

    Started by scottyboy, 4th December 2019 17:40
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 254
    10th December 2019, 05:38 Go to last post
  9. Transferred Place-Names (UK/Oz/UK)

    Started by Resmoroh, 9th December 2019 17:12
    • Replies: 1
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    9th December 2019, 19:45 Go to last post
  10. Clothing - RAF Typhoon Pilots, Feb 1945

    Started by bluefish, 7th December 2019 17:44
    • Replies: 1
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    9th December 2019, 14:33 Go to last post
  11. Sqn Ldr T C F Earp DFC, killed June 6th 1944?

    Started by wwrsimon, 21st June 2012 13:19
    • Replies: 9
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    9th December 2019, 11:55 Go to last post
  12. 252 Squadron Egypt April 1942

    Started by Mikehoulding, 9th December 2019 01:11
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 70
    9th December 2019, 01:11 Go to last post
  13. F/Sgt E Perran 798630 RAF Identification help

    Started by cozzy711, 8th October 2019 08:12
    • Replies: 6
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    8th December 2019, 21:58 Go to last post
  14. Timed bombing runs, for example Chemnitz, March 5/6, 1945

    Started by JDCAVE, 7th December 2019 21:05
    • Replies: 3
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    8th December 2019, 20:23 Go to last post
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 83
    8th December 2019, 18:48 Go to last post
  15. Looking for 4 Wapiti serial numbers

    Started by Alex Smart, 7th December 2019 16:49
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 116
    8th December 2019, 17:44 Go to last post
  16. Selecting targets independently.

    Started by Steve Smith, 8th December 2019 16:11
    • Replies: 0
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    8th December 2019, 16:11 Go to last post
  17. Responsibility to record "Heading" on Strike Photos

    Started by JDCAVE, 7th December 2019 20:53
    • Replies: 0
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    7th December 2019, 20:53 Go to last post
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 47
    7th December 2019, 20:32 Go to last post
  18. Contact with authors - David Wadman or/and Ron Mackay

    Started by CZ_RAF, 5th December 2019 06:29
    • Replies: 3
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    7th December 2019, 20:02 Go to last post
  19. RAF officer funeral 1942 - hats off

    Started by CZ_RAF, 6th December 2019 15:16
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 159
    7th December 2019, 12:58 Go to last post
  20. Final fate of Lysander L4716

    Started by Laurent Rizzotti, 13th December 2017 21:51
    • Replies: 4
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    7th December 2019, 08:38 Go to last post
  21. Help with a couple of WWI/1919 Abbreviations

    Started by Steve Brew, 30th November 2019 04:00
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 317
    7th December 2019, 05:43 Go to last post
  22. Pilot Officer D A Stuart, RAF

    Started by Wee Gerry, 27th April 2008 22:48
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 4,526
    7th December 2019, 03:56 Go to last post
  23. 391001 – Unaccounted Airmen – 01-10-1939

    Started by Alex Smart, 6th December 2019 17:06
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 40
    6th December 2019, 18:59 Go to last post
  24. 391002 – Unaccounted Airmen – 02-10-1939

    Started by Alex Smart, 6th December 2019 17:09
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 39
    6th December 2019, 18:57 Go to last post
  25. 391003 – Unaccounted Airmen – 03-10-1939

    Started by Alex Smart, 6th December 2019 17:12
    • Replies: 1
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    6th December 2019, 18:49 Go to last post

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