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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
    12 Pages
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    • Replies: 113
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    14th September 2020, 13:31 Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Sharing Resources during the National Archives Shutdowns

    Started by Steve Brew, 28th March 2020 14:15
    7 Pages
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    • Replies: 61
    • Views: 6,009
    10th September 2020, 06:34 Go to last post
  3. 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: 63
    • Views: 7,969
    3rd September 2020, 20:33 Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Awards Database (16 Mar 2020: AFC, AFM, EGM)

    Started by Jagan, 23rd December 2019 13:42
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 6,147
    19th August 2020, 15:20 Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Abbreviation Reference

    Started by munro, 8th May 2010 16:47
    22 Pages
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    • Replies: 214
    • Views: 101,082
    15th August 2020, 12:53 Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: 1945 Unaccounted Airmen Reconciliation Thread

    Started by Jagan, 5th August 2020 14:40
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 362
    14th August 2020, 15:14 Go to last post
  7. Sticky Thread Sticky: Forum Issues? Please use this thread.

    Started by grounded, 3rd April 2015 18:02
    14 Pages
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    30th July 2020, 23:54 Go to last post
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    • Views: 35
    18th September 2020, 06:44 Go to last post
  1. Times Archive FOC

    Started by Steve Brew, 18th September 2020 03:32
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 20
    18th September 2020, 03:32 Go to last post
  2. Medal entitlement?

    Started by brookeratheber, 17th September 2020 09:04
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 66
    17th September 2020, 15:43 Go to last post
  3. 1283064 Gwyn Elwyn EVANS PoW

    Started by paulmcmillan, 16th September 2020 17:27
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 90
    17th September 2020, 15:36 Go to last post
  4. 5 December 1944 raid to Hamm/Soest

    Started by Franek Grabowski, 15th September 2020 17:40
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 245
    17th September 2020, 14:02 Go to last post
  5. Who was Air Commodore Don ?

    Started by Bertrand H, 17th September 2020 10:13
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 51
    17th September 2020, 12:31 Go to last post
  6. LG-148, Sidi Azeiz Airfield, 26 Nov 1941

    Started by Resmoroh, 16th September 2020 15:02
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 68
    17th September 2020, 07:45 Go to last post
  7. Air Publication 2764 Flight Engineer Notes General

    Started by CZ_RAF, 15th September 2020 20:30
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 106
    17th September 2020, 06:34 Go to last post
  8. 400312 - Unaccounted Airmen - 12-03-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 11th September 2020 20:36
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 69
    17th September 2020, 00:23 Go to last post
  9. CFS Courses

    Started by Steve Brew, 27th August 2020 03:39
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 137
    16th September 2020, 20:09 Go to last post
  10. More help required with RCAF personnel who served with 78 Squadron

    Started by 78SqnHistory, 6th September 2020 14:03
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 47
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    16th September 2020, 17:02 Go to last post
  11. Spitfire crash 7 May 1942 - 457 Sqn

    Started by Phil Listemann, 16th September 2020 12:12
    • Replies: 4
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    16th September 2020, 14:57 Go to last post
  12. F/O George Richard Taylor 36134, DFC

    Started by Martin Gleeson, 31st August 2015 14:27
    • Replies: 5
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    16th September 2020, 11:52 Go to last post
  13. Castel Benito in 1946

    Started by MartinHop, 15th September 2020 11:43
    • Replies: 2
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    15th September 2020, 14:54 Go to last post
  14. 260 Sqdn Clark, H and Lancaster R5640

    Started by Alex Smart, 14th September 2020 22:22
    • Replies: 0
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    14th September 2020, 22:22 Go to last post
  15. Hampstead Norris

    Started by Royton, 10th September 2020 10:33
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 130
    14th September 2020, 22:10 Go to last post
  16. Help in identifying some RCAF first names

    Started by cozzy711, 3rd September 2019 10:26
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 50
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    14th September 2020, 15:45 Go to last post
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    14th September 2020, 13:01 Go to last post
  17. New Zealand pilot in RAF, S/Ldr Garry Carlton Kain

    Started by Dave Homewood, 14th September 2020 02:14
    • Replies: 3
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    14th September 2020, 10:20 Go to last post
  18. 99 Squadron historian - Martin Bond

    Started by Smith 565, 7th September 2020 13:31
    • Replies: 7
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    14th September 2020, 08:50 Go to last post
  19. Looking for Experts on 249 Squadron (Malta 1943-44)

    Started by AndrewClark, 13th September 2020 02:31
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 174
    13th September 2020, 14:36 Go to last post
  20. Does anyone have a copy of the RAF Kisumu (Kenya) ORB?

    Started by Steve Brew, 11th September 2020 02:30
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 15
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    13th September 2020, 10:48 Go to last post
  21. National Archives and 6-Group Form B's

    Started by JDCAVE, 12th September 2020 19:26
    • Replies: 0
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    12th September 2020, 19:26 Go to last post
  22. 70 Sqn and 77 OTU Middle East Query

    Started by MartinHop, 9th September 2020 11:59
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 129
    12th September 2020, 14:09 Go to last post
  23. 1499180 Sgt GH Saxton, 9 Sqdn, MIA/KIA 13/14.05.43

    Started by Pat, 14th January 2015 08:29
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 11
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    12th September 2020, 09:21 Go to last post
  24. 400308 - Unaccounted Airmen - 08-03-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 11th September 2020 20:30
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 40
    12th September 2020, 09:12 Go to last post
  25. 400307 - Unaccounted Airmen - 07-03-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 11th September 2020 20:28
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 41
    12th September 2020, 09:11 Go to last post
  26. RAF Station Duxford in June 1941

    Started by CZ_RAF, 11th September 2020 15:39
    • Replies: 5
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    12th September 2020, 06:32 Go to last post
  27. Jb355

    Started by Magda, 7th September 2020 14:24
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 243
    11th September 2020, 21:58 Go to last post
  28. 400313- Unaccounted Airmen - 13-03-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 11th September 2020 20:38
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 36
    11th September 2020, 20:38 Go to last post

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