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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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    4. 1943,
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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: CWGC Errors

    Started by Jagan, 18th November 2018 03:06
    3 Pages
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    15th March 2019, 22:10 Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Abbreviation Reference

    Started by munro, 8th May 2010 17:47
    17 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 17
    • Replies: 168
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    9th March 2019, 14:13 Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: RCAF Officer's List by marioso98

    Started by Jagan, 25th February 2019 23:35
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 838
    8th March 2019, 13:20 Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Forum Issues? Please use this thread.

    Started by grounded, 3rd April 2015 19:02
    11 Pages
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    • Replies: 108
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    20th December 2018, 14:22 Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: Visitor Comments on Old Forum Archive Threads

    Started by Jagan, 31st August 2017 04:02
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 10,154
    18th September 2018, 02:32 Go to last post
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 53
    21st March 2019, 04:54 Go to last post
  1. Ground Crew "tour" / Bomber Command WW2

    Started by ClintCoffey, 20th March 2019 19:22
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 38
    21st March 2019, 04:43 Go to last post
  2. Who was the CO of 1406 Met Flight in 1941

    Started by Lyffe, 11th May 2015 21:57
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 485
    20th March 2019, 22:12 Go to last post
  3. Martin Mariner in the RCAF service

    Started by CZ_RAF, 20th March 2019 19:08
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 34
    20th March 2019, 19:08 Go to last post
  4. Lancaster Mk.1 - ME722 PM-E - 22nd May 1944

    Started by PATS, 3rd December 2008 20:15
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,634
    20th March 2019, 16:59 Go to last post
  5. Pilot Officer Alois Sedlacek

    Started by kenmorrison, 19th March 2019 16:39
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 105
    20th March 2019, 15:06 Go to last post
  6. Spitfire P9550 - 1401 Met Flight

    Started by Lyffe, 8th April 2008 19:57
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 47
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    20th March 2019, 12:26 Go to last post
  7. Bomb load notation

    Started by ClintCoffey, 17th March 2019 17:08
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 155
    19th March 2019, 22:50 Go to last post
  8. 236 Squadron - unit code August 1943 to July 1944?

    Started by wwrsimon, 18th March 2019 16:27
    • Replies: 5
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    19th March 2019, 20:49 Go to last post
  9. Pilot Help

    Started by Steve Smith, 18th March 2019 13:06
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 158
    19th March 2019, 18:56 Go to last post
  10. Location of crash site of Spitfire P8654

    Started by Roy Wilcock, 19th March 2019 10:44
    • Replies: 0
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    19th March 2019, 10:44 Go to last post
  11. 72415 Flt Lt David Frank Walker RAFVR

    Started by phill jones, 17th March 2019 18:58
    • Replies: 2
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    19th March 2019, 09:53 Go to last post
  12. Bristol Beaufighter TFX

    Started by John6465, 13th March 2019 03:32
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 13
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    19th March 2019, 02:01 Go to last post
  13. February 1943 - 2

    Started by malcolm_raf, 24th November 2011 10:16
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    • Replies: 15
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    19th March 2019, 01:13 Go to last post
  14. Air Publication Secret Document (SD) 158 - Part 1

    Started by RodM, 15th March 2019 00:32
    • Replies: 3
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    18th March 2019, 07:28 Go to last post
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,583
    17th March 2019, 21:43 Go to last post
  15. Relatives of Sgt. Maurice PICKLES - 1944 - KIA

    Started by PATS1950, 17th March 2019 12:01
    • Replies: 3
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    17th March 2019, 17:31 Go to last post
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 66
    17th March 2019, 13:59 Go to last post
  16. DFC query, F/O Ronald Lloyd 1940.

    Started by Martin Gleeson, 16th March 2019 16:58
    • Replies: 2
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    16th March 2019, 21:19 Go to last post
  17. Sergeant David Walter Hunter Hanson, 1956

    Started by GlennB, 17th March 2015 21:11
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 25
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    16th March 2019, 17:54 Go to last post
  18. fate of Beaufighter TF X NE666

    Started by jossleclercq, 11th November 2010 18:28
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,075
    16th March 2019, 15:42 Go to last post
  19. Information on Lancasters sought

    Started by StephenSmith, 22nd October 2015 06:40
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,300
    16th March 2019, 14:13 Go to last post
  20. 470602- Unaccounted Airman - 02-06-1947

    Started by Alex Smart, 15th March 2019 23:39
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 50
    16th March 2019, 12:28 Go to last post
  21. 470603 - Unaccounted Airmen - 03-06-1947

    Started by Alex Smart, 15th March 2019 23:42
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 45
    16th March 2019, 12:18 Go to last post
  22. 470604 - Unaccounted Airman - 04 - 06 -1947

    Started by Alex Smart, 15th March 2019 23:44
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 42
    16th March 2019, 11:40 Go to last post
  23. 470605 - Unaccounted Airmen - 05 - 06 -1947

    Started by Alex Smart, 15th March 2019 23:46
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 45
    16th March 2019, 11:36 Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 45
    16th March 2019, 11:26 Go to last post
  24. 19 Squadron Forced Landing's: 1st March 1935

    Started by paulmcmillan, 15th March 2019 11:04
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 109
    16th March 2019, 10:16 Go to last post
  25. 614 Sqn 13th February 1942 Sgt Nightingale 905538

    Started by Scott McIntosh, 11th March 2019 21:33
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 208
    16th March 2019, 02:42 Go to last post
  26. 470606 - Unaccounted Airmen - 06 - 06- 1947

    Started by Alex Smart, 15th March 2019 23:48
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 52
    16th March 2019, 00:23 Go to last post

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