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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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  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
    31 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 31
    • Replies: 301
    • Views: 28,683
    5th December 2022, 09:37 Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Abbreviation Reference

    Started by munro, 8th May 2010 16:47
    24 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 24
    • Replies: 238
    • Views: 128,969
    9th November 2022, 09:35 Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Aircraft Losses Database Corrections

    Started by davew, 8th July 2021 13:49
    6 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 6
    • Replies: 58
    • Views: 6,271
    4th September 2022, 10:27 Go to last post
  4. 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: 24,873
    3rd October 2021, 11:09 Go to last post
  1. Heavy bomber to be built by Shorts circa 1917

    Started by robstitt, 4th December 2022 17:32
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 107
    6th December 2022, 08:14 Go to last post
  2. Canadian airmen “ D. M. Lillicrap”

    Started by JDCAVE, 6th December 2022 02:45
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 17
    6th December 2022, 07:32 Go to last post
  3. 'FIGHTER LEADER' by Norman Franks look up.

    Started by Martin Gleeson, 4th December 2022 14:59
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 104
    6th December 2022, 02:32 Go to last post
  4. Tiger Moth II T5833 Image.

    Started by COL BRUGGY, 5th December 2022 21:17
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 43
    6th December 2022, 01:45 Go to last post
  5. RAF Leconfield Air28/448 & 449

    Started by Charles Smith, 3rd December 2022 20:39
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 81
    5th December 2022, 20:19 Go to last post
  6. L-5 Sentinel I - KJ379

    Started by malcolm_raf, 2nd December 2022 20:13
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 134
    5th December 2022, 20:16 Go to last post
  7. Parachute training 1939

    Started by Fred J Crawley, 5th December 2022 16:42
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 33
    5th December 2022, 18:44 Go to last post
  8. 410112 - Unaccounted Airmen - 12-01-1941

    Started by Alex Smart, 2nd December 2022 21:14
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 106
    5th December 2022, 12:28 Go to last post
  9. Lincolnshire Lancaster statue

    Started by ClintCoffey, 4th December 2022 18:47
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 67
    4th December 2022, 19:24 Go to last post
  10. Ronald A SUTHERLAND 41079

    Started by Phil Listemann, 3rd December 2022 15:41
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 70
    4th December 2022, 13:38 Go to last post
  11. Charles PN NEWMAN 41453

    Started by Phil Listemann, 3rd December 2022 15:55
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 81
    4th December 2022, 12:05 Go to last post
  12. Interwar Rates of Pay

    Started by Steve Brew, 23rd November 2022 02:58
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 185
    4th December 2022, 11:52 Go to last post
  13. Help identifying a NZ Airman

    Started by 78SqnHistory, 3rd December 2022 21:07
    • Replies: 6
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    4th December 2022, 11:00 Go to last post
  14. infos 175 sq

    Started by 175 squadron, 1st September 2022 08:40
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 357
    3rd December 2022, 15:55 Go to last post
  15. 61 Sqn Canadian Aircrew Details

    Started by chunkynan, 26th December 2021 07:44
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 37
    • Views: 3,516
    3rd December 2022, 07:19 Go to last post
  16. 410113 - Unaccounted Airmen - 13-01-1941

    Started by Alex Smart, 2nd December 2022 21:17
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 48
    2nd December 2022, 21:17 Go to last post
  17. 410111 - Unaccounted Airmen - 11-01-1941

    Started by Alex Smart, 2nd December 2022 21:11
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 54
    2nd December 2022, 21:11 Go to last post
  18. WW1 DFC Look-Up

    Started by Charles Smith, 1st December 2022 17:11
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 74
    1st December 2022, 21:27 Go to last post
  19. 196 Squadron Airman

    Started by Charles Smith, 1st December 2022 16:33
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 56
    1st December 2022, 17:13 Go to last post
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 61
    1st December 2022, 15:00 Go to last post
  20. What did it mean to be "reduced to cadre"?

    Started by Steve Brew, 13th October 2022 19:56
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 243
    1st December 2022, 10:26 Go to last post
  21. Ventura V JS902

    Started by COL BRUGGY, 30th December 2010 05:28
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 2,028
    30th November 2022, 16:33 Go to last post
  22. Hampden AD798 - 1407 Met Flight

    Started by Lyffe, 30th November 2022 11:23
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 71
    30th November 2022, 12:14 Go to last post
  23. Sgt William Buck 535188 WAG 207Sqn POW

    Started by chunkynan, 30th November 2022 06:56
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 51
    30th November 2022, 10:44 Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 59
    30th November 2022, 09:21 Go to last post
  24. F/Sgt Geoffrey Walton 1578741 RAFVR

    Started by John French, 29th November 2022 21:07
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 67
    30th November 2022, 09:12 Go to last post
  25. Blenheim Delivery Flights to Egypt late 1940.

    Started by JDCAVE, 29th November 2022 16:23
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 102
    30th November 2022, 06:32 Go to last post
  26. Square Mesh Track

    Started by JM Cador, 29th November 2022 17:02
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 65
    29th November 2022, 19:34 Go to last post
  27. Blenheim Delivery Flights to Egypt late 1940

    Started by Don Clark, 1st November 2022 22:20
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 331
    29th November 2022, 19:10 Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 140
    29th November 2022, 16:36 Go to last post

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