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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,
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    4. 1942,
    5. 1943,
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    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: 1945 Unaccounted Airmen Reconciliation Thread

    Started by Jagan, 5th August 2020 14:40
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 153
    14th August 2020, 15:14 Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Abbreviation Reference

    Started by munro, 8th May 2010 16:47
    22 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 22
    • Replies: 213
    • Views: 99,762
    14th August 2020, 14:43 Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Forum Issues? Please use this thread.

    Started by grounded, 3rd April 2015 18:02
    14 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 14
    • Replies: 139
    • Views: 47,506
    30th July 2020, 23:54 Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Sharing Resources during the National Archives Shutdowns

    Started by Steve Brew, 28th March 2020 13:15
    7 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 7
    • Replies: 60
    • Views: 5,139
    29th July 2020, 14:40 Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: CWGC Errors

    Started by Jagan, 18th November 2018 02:06
    11 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 11
    • Replies: 109
    • Views: 19,050
    27th July 2020, 20:54 Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: NA (PRO) Free Downloads (Now ACTIVE) - Spread Sheet Tracker.

    Started by Jagan, 1st April 2020 14:12
    6 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 6
    • Replies: 58
    • Views: 6,801
    6th July 2020, 20:13 Go to last post
  7. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Awards Database (16 Mar 2020: AFC, AFM, EGM)

    Started by Jagan, 23rd December 2019 12:42
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 5,496
    30th April 2020, 12:12 Go to last post
  1. 400211 - Unaccounted Airmen - 11-02-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 14th August 2020 14:53
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 29
    14th August 2020, 18:19 Go to last post
  2. 400214 - Unaccounted Airmen - 14-02-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 14th August 2020 14:58
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 34
    14th August 2020, 18:17 Go to last post
  3. 400210 - Unaccounted Airmen - 1002-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 14th August 2020 14:52
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 29
    14th August 2020, 18:16 Go to last post
  4. 400213 - Unaccounted Airman - 13-02-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 14th August 2020 14:56
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 32
    14th August 2020, 18:12 Go to last post
  5. 400212 - Unaccounted Airmen- 12-02-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 14th August 2020 14:55
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 29
    14th August 2020, 18:11 Go to last post
  6. Resurrecting MRES

    Started by Big Makk, 5th July 2020 22:42
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 1,013
    14th August 2020, 16:02 Go to last post
  7. Flight Lieutenant Selwyn BELLIS (Moved)

    Started by Mavis Williams, 14th August 2020 14:06
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 51
    14th August 2020, 16:01 Go to last post
  8. 400209 - Unaccounted Airmen - 09-02-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 14th August 2020 14:50
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 26
    14th August 2020, 14:54 Go to last post
  9. 400208 - Unaccounted Airmen- - 08-02-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 14th August 2020 14:49
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 23
    14th August 2020, 14:49 Go to last post
  10. Bristol Blenheim L1325 (57 Sqdn) Incident

    Started by yeoldbarn, 10th August 2020 17:04
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 123
    14th August 2020, 13:50 Go to last post
  11. 213 Sqn question

    Started by Alex Smart, 11th August 2020 16:00
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 185
    13th August 2020, 16:22 Go to last post
  12. Daily Express Reporter

    Started by yeoldbarn, 12th August 2020 15:55
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 87
    12th August 2020, 19:15 Go to last post
  13. Philip Burwood Crisp, DFC (187751)

    Started by yeoldbarn, 12th August 2020 13:16
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 79
    12th August 2020, 16:02 Go to last post
  14. Keith Oliver Perry RCAF

    Started by lancasterlm342, 12th July 2020 12:33
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 238
    12th August 2020, 15:05 Go to last post
  15. P.B.C. Mystery...

    Started by yeoldbarn, 11th August 2020 16:00
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 217
    11th August 2020, 18:07 Go to last post
  16. Liberator FK225 86 Squadron 1/8/44

    Started by highgroundsman, 28th February 2011 20:15
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 7,847
    11th August 2020, 16:17 Go to last post
  17. Vincent Henry Twomey - PoW

    Started by Resmoroh, 8th August 2020 14:25
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 208
    11th August 2020, 15:15 Go to last post
  18. Spitfire, ML175, SK-P on 05/07/1944

    Started by Mitchell Spitfire, 8th August 2020 17:04
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 230
    11th August 2020, 14:27 Go to last post
  19. RAF Maidstone = RAF West Malling?

    Started by CZ_RAF, 11th August 2020 11:56
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 62
    11th August 2020, 13:38 Go to last post
  20. Newspaper Daily Sketch 1955 article lookup

    Started by CZ_RAF, 9th August 2020 15:27
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 146
    11th August 2020, 09:57 Go to last post
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 177
    11th August 2020, 06:25 Go to last post
  21. 186 Squadron, Hurricanes Crashes 1943

    Started by Steve Smith, 10th August 2020 13:54
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 106
    10th August 2020, 19:23 Go to last post
  22. TNA (National Archives UK) News Updates

    Started by Tom Semenza, 12th July 2020 15:37
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 38
    • Views: 1,679
    10th August 2020, 13:54 Go to last post
  23. No.3 Flying Training School, Grantham

    Started by AndrewClark, 9th August 2020 20:52
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 84
    10th August 2020, 10:22 Go to last post
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 190
    10th August 2020, 08:11 Go to last post
  24. New CWGC Website - archived burial records

    Started by RodM, 9th August 2020 15:06
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 182
    9th August 2020, 22:38 Go to last post
  25. Regarding FCL vol 2 and BL336

    Started by Alex Smart, 9th August 2020 00:43
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 126
    9th August 2020, 21:47 Go to last post
  26. RAF Hampstead Norreys

    Started by Royton, 9th August 2020 15:19
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 53
    9th August 2020, 16:02 Go to last post
  27. No. 82 OTU Ossington - Nickel sortie

    Started by Mary-Anne Say-Pechet, 3rd August 2020 21:08
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 151
    8th August 2020, 23:53 Go to last post
  28. 400201 - Unaccounted Airmen - 01-02-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 8th August 2020 19:12
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 65
    8th August 2020, 22:52 Go to last post

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