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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: Forum Issues? Please use this thread.

    Started by grounded, 3rd April 2015 18:02
    12 Pages
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    17th June 2019, 15:59 Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: CWGC Errors

    Started by Jagan, 18th November 2018 02:06
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 35
    • Views: 3,318
    29th May 2019, 00:28 Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Abbreviation Reference

    Started by munro, 8th May 2010 16:47
    17 Pages
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    • Replies: 169
    • Views: 80,222
    1st May 2019, 11:40 Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Visitor Comments on Old Forum Archive Threads

    Started by Jagan, 31st August 2017 03:02
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 11,140
    18th September 2018, 01:32 Go to last post
  1. Beaufighter Serials, Codes and Pilots

    Started by Mosquito, 4th January 2008 13:21
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 7,231
    18th June 2019, 20:14 Go to last post
  2. D Day and after

    Started by pdunstone, 17th June 2019 15:22
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 136
    18th June 2019, 18:46 Go to last post
  3. Armbands

    Started by petemac3, 18th June 2019 12:25
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 56
    18th June 2019, 18:44 Go to last post
  4. 218 Squadron - BF315 -shot down 28/8/1942

    Started by AndyEGreen, 18th June 2019 15:49
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 30
    18th June 2019, 18:16 Go to last post
  5. Sgt R.G Storr 1303434,

    Started by greg, 28th September 2014 12:42
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 599
    18th June 2019, 04:34 Go to last post
  6. When is a service number activated?

    Started by Lyffe, 17th June 2019 19:06
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 45
    17th June 2019, 19:06 Go to last post
  7. NZ4211008 Flt Sgt J Burgess - 620 Sqn

    Started by Errol Martyn, 17th October 2009 07:38
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 14
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    17th June 2019, 12:40 Go to last post
  8. Trying to identify a pilot

    Started by dpmiles79, 8th June 2019 01:42
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 25
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    17th June 2019, 12:35 Go to last post
  9. Pilot Identification.

    Started by Steve Smith, 15th June 2019 08:36
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 182
    17th June 2019, 10:37 Go to last post
  10. Sgt John Thomas Strickland 922262

    Started by Toml, 16th June 2010 19:24
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 22
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    17th June 2019, 05:32 Go to last post
  11. Parachute and Dinghy Drill

    Started by ClintCoffey, 21st May 2019 15:11
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 445
    17th June 2019, 02:18 Go to last post
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 541
    16th June 2019, 17:21 Go to last post
  12. 470902 - Unaccounted Airmen- - 02-09-1947

    Started by Alex Smart, 15th June 2019 00:43
    • Replies: 3
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    16th June 2019, 16:45 Go to last post
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 557
    16th June 2019, 16:02 Go to last post
  13. Crash of Dakota DC3 (KG799) 23/02/1946

    Started by Fred J Crawley, 14th June 2019 14:29
    • Replies: 2
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    16th June 2019, 11:13 Go to last post
  14. 470901 - Unaccounted Airmen - 01-09-1947

    Started by Alex Smart, 15th June 2019 00:40
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 51
    16th June 2019, 09:58 Go to last post
  15. 470904 - Unaccounted Airmen- 04-09-1947

    Started by Alex Smart, 15th June 2019 00:48
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 54
    16th June 2019, 09:40 Go to last post
  16. 470906 - Unaccounted Airmen- 06-09-1947

    Started by Alex Smart, 15th June 2019 00:52
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 64
    16th June 2019, 09:33 Go to last post
  17. 470903 - Unaccounted Airman - 03-09-1947

    Started by Alex Smart, 15th June 2019 00:46
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 62
    16th June 2019, 09:31 Go to last post
  18. 470905 - Unaccounted Airmen- 05-09-1947

    Started by Alex Smart, 15th June 2019 00:50
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 61
    16th June 2019, 09:26 Go to last post
  19. F/O NICHOL & W/O BALL lost 7 December 1943

    Started by brian, 23rd May 2012 17:51
    • Replies: 8
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    16th June 2019, 06:21 Go to last post
  20. "Bombing error of 100x"?

    Started by Pat, 15th June 2019 09:44
    • Replies: 4
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    16th June 2019, 01:38 Go to last post
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 668
    15th June 2019, 15:30 Go to last post
  21. P/O K. Sharpe

    Started by Steve Smith, 15th June 2019 08:05
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 63
    15th June 2019, 08:12 Go to last post
  22. F/Lt S F Coutts-Wood DFC

    Started by Steve Smith, 14th June 2019 22:22
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 69
    15th June 2019, 08:01 Go to last post
  23. 140866F/O (Nav) J W Clifford 299 Sqn RAF Sept 1944

    Started by Ravrick, 14th June 2019 21:59
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 58
    15th June 2019, 06:06 Go to last post
  24. Details on airman needed please

    Started by Steve Smith, 24th November 2011 14:01
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 25
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    14th June 2019, 23:06 Go to last post
  25. P/O Geoffrey Beavis

    Started by Steve Smith, 14th June 2019 22:27
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 53
    14th June 2019, 22:56 Go to last post
  26. P/O Edward Culverwell

    Started by Steve Smith, 14th June 2019 22:32
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 40
    14th June 2019, 22:40 Go to last post
  27. F/Lt Michael Guy Robin 40019

    Started by Steve Smith, 14th June 2019 16:29
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 61
    14th June 2019, 19:27 Go to last post

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