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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,
    2. 1940,
    3. 1941,
    4. 1942,
    5. 1943,
    6. 1944,
    7. 1945,
    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: CWGC Errors

    Started by Jagan, 18th November 2018 03:06
    14 Pages
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    • Replies: 134
    • Views: 41,815
    20th October 2021, 17:26 Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: NA ORB Exchange and Request Thread

    Started by Steve Brew, 28th March 2020 14:15
    13 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 13
    • Replies: 128
    • Views: 21,184
    18th October 2021, 13:39 Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: WW2 Lost Airmen Now Found

    Started by PeteS, 16th May 2020 13:15
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 30
    • Views: 2,840
    10th October 2021, 12:00 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: 16,110
    3rd October 2021, 11:09 Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: POW and Evaders Database Work

    Started by Jagan, 8th February 2019 13:14
    30 Pages
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    • Replies: 292
    • Views: 19,586
    7th September 2021, 02:57 Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: Forum Issues? Please use this thread.

    Started by grounded, 3rd April 2015 18:02
    15 Pages
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    • Replies: 146
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    10th July 2021, 20:00 Go to last post
  7. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Abbreviation Reference

    Started by munro, 8th May 2010 16:47
    23 Pages
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    • Replies: 227
    • Views: 117,798
    16th June 2021, 21:46 Go to last post
  8. Sticky Thread Sticky: NA (PRO) Free Downloads (Now ACTIVE) - Spread Sheet Tracker.

    Started by Jagan, 1st April 2020 14:12
    7 Pages
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    • Replies: 65
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  1. AC2 Albert Topham (F/Rigger) 937305

    Started by Alex Smart, 22nd October 2021 20:35
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 12
    22nd October 2021, 20:35 Go to last post
  2. 400724 - Unaccounted Airmen - 24-07-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 22nd October 2021 19:08
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 10
    22nd October 2021, 19:08 Go to last post
  3. 400723 - Unaccounted Airmen - 23-07-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 22nd October 2021 19:07
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 15
    22nd October 2021, 19:07 Go to last post
  4. 400722 - Unaccounted Airmen - 22-07-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 22nd October 2021 19:06
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 20
    22nd October 2021, 19:06 Go to last post
  5. RAF Greenock in 1941 secret base

    Started by John Ashton, 22nd October 2021 12:03
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 64
    22nd October 2021, 15:44 Go to last post
  6. "Spitfire Dive-Bombers versus the V2" by Bill Simpson.

    Started by CZ_RAF, 18th October 2021 21:29
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 184
    22nd October 2021, 12:56 Go to last post
  7. Hurricane 16/05/1940 in Belgium

    Started by Luc Vervoort, 12th October 2021 12:34
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 351
    22nd October 2021, 11:33 Go to last post
  8. Halifax MkII Bombers Numbers W1247, W1181, DT539 and W7914

    Started by Researchingreg, 29th August 2013 16:17
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 14
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    22nd October 2021, 09:32 Go to last post
  9. No. 109 Squadron 1941 - "Beam Bombers"

    Started by abiermann, 19th October 2021 12:01
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 12
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    21st October 2021, 20:10 Go to last post
  10. Bedfordshires Unaccounted Aircrew

    Started by simfrank, 12th April 2011 19:32
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 14
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    21st October 2021, 18:02 Go to last post
  11. Sgt D Oxley

    Started by Nickcardiff, 19th October 2021 20:29
    • Replies: 7
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    20th October 2021, 23:14 Go to last post
  12. Photos

    Started by jonheyworth, 19th October 2021 17:14
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 227
    20th October 2021, 19:39 Go to last post
  13. Hurricane P3350

    Started by zorglub, 18th October 2021 12:14
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    20th October 2021, 18:45 Go to last post
  14. Douglas Barber Russian Medal of Valour

    Started by Sikstrom, 5th March 2015 21:19
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    • Replies: 14
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    20th October 2021, 01:44 Go to last post
  15. Info sought on Kenneth Jack, service number 4162956

    Started by Ian Brown, 19th October 2021 14:54
    • Replies: 0
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    19th October 2021, 14:54 Go to last post
  16. F/O Terence John Henry Playford DFC

    Started by alain charpentier, 19th October 2021 05:48
    • Replies: 2
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    19th October 2021, 10:13 Go to last post
  17. Beaufighter T.F.X LX984

    Started by COL BRUGGY, 18th April 2009 17:49
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    • Replies: 10
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    19th October 2021, 09:44 Go to last post
  18. RAF Casualty Packs 1939-45 Public Access

    Started by Ross_McNeill, 6th October 2013 10:12
    20 Pages
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    • Replies: 198
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    19th October 2021, 09:23 Go to last post
  19. DFC to Flt Lt - Can you help?

    Started by stuartkilminster, 4th October 2011 08:28
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 2,490
    19th October 2021, 06:20 Go to last post
  20. RAF Turnberry, 5 OTU ORB & Pilot G H Pullan

    Started by highgroundsman, 17th October 2021 21:20
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 107
    18th October 2021, 18:15 Go to last post
  21. Loss card Whitley V N1379

    Started by 78SqnHistory, 13th October 2021 12:53
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 154
    18th October 2021, 12:40 Go to last post
  22. ORB for 1 (C) OTU, Silloth Oct 1941 to Jan 1942.

    Started by CCHudson, 11th October 2021 18:05
    • Replies: 2
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    18th October 2021, 11:15 Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 298
    18th October 2021, 11:12 Go to last post
  23. Log book "endorsed in black ink"

    Started by Mikkel Plannthin, 5th October 2021 20:43
    • Replies: 9
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    18th October 2021, 08:17 Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 60
    17th October 2021, 23:07 Go to last post
  24. Essen, March 11, 1945

    Started by JDCAVE, 16th October 2021 06:02
    • Replies: 1
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    17th October 2021, 17:59 Go to last post
  25. 400719 - Unaccounted Airmen - 19-07-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 15th October 2021 20:00
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 95
    17th October 2021, 13:59 Go to last post
  26. Wattisham station ORB appendix for 21st May 1941

    Started by jossleclercq, 17th October 2021 10:24
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 40
    17th October 2021, 10:24 Go to last post
  27. 400720 - Unaccounted Airmen - 20-07-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 15th October 2021 20:02
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 93
    16th October 2021, 22:00 Go to last post
  28. Looking for RCAF pilot's first names

    Started by Phil Listemann, 15th October 2021 08:14
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 222
    16th October 2021, 19:03 Go to last post

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