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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: RAF Abbreviation Reference

    Started by munro, 8th May 2010 16:47
    21 Pages
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    • Replies: 206
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    7th June 2020, 00:06 Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: 1944 Unaccounted Airmen Reconciliation Thread

    Started by Jagan, 5th June 2020 13:59
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 136
    6th June 2020, 10:14 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
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 54
    • Views: 4,679
    2nd June 2020, 13:43 Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Sharing Resources during the National Archives Shutdowns

    Started by Steve Brew, 28th March 2020 14:15
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 48
    • Views: 2,851
    2nd June 2020, 13:40 Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: Forum Issues? Please use this thread.

    Started by grounded, 3rd April 2015 18:02
    14 Pages
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    • Replies: 133
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    27th May 2020, 18:45 Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: CWGC Errors

    Started by Jagan, 18th November 2018 03:06
    11 Pages
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    • Replies: 105
    • Views: 17,178
    24th May 2020, 21:26 Go to last post
  7. 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: 24
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    30th April 2020, 12:12 Go to last post
  1. Leopold FOSTER (moved)

    Started by Mavis Williams, 6th June 2020 10:43
    • Replies: 6
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    7th June 2020, 06:40 Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
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    7th June 2020, 06:01 Go to last post
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    • Views: 214
    6th June 2020, 23:13 Go to last post
  2. AM Form78

    Started by andy wis, 6th June 2020 14:29
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 73
    6th June 2020, 16:46 Go to last post
  3. Pilot W/O J.A.Porter

    Started by lancaster, 6th June 2020 10:33
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 42
    6th June 2020, 11:30 Go to last post
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 83
    6th June 2020, 01:21 Go to last post
  4. 400101 - Unaccounted Airmen- 01-01-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 5th June 2020 16:36
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 49
    5th June 2020, 18:39 Go to last post
  5. 400103 - Unaccounted Airman - 03-01-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 5th June 2020 16:44
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 37
    5th June 2020, 16:44 Go to last post
  6. 400102 - Unaccounted Airmen- 02-01-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 5th June 2020 16:42
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    5th June 2020, 16:18 Go to last post
  7. Help with some Polish names, please

    Started by Errol Martyn, 26th May 2020 09:35
    • Replies: 7
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    5th June 2020, 07:12 Go to last post
  8. Hurricane HW187 collision 24/8/44.

    Started by John Williams, 5th June 2020 01:15
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    4th June 2020, 22:04 Go to last post
  9. Spitfire Crash, RAF Marham June 20th 1942

    Started by Steve Smith, 3rd June 2020 21:30
    • Replies: 5
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    4th June 2020, 16:42 Go to last post
  10. 2206157 WE Crawford

    Started by PeteT, 4th June 2020 16:09
    • Replies: 0
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    4th June 2020, 16:09 Go to last post
  11. Date of U-Boat Surrender Orders

    Started by HughAHalliday, 31st May 2020 22:46
    • Replies: 6
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    4th June 2020, 14:40 Go to last post
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  12. F/Sgt Frank Philip BRATLEY 1459569

    Started by AndrewClark, 4th June 2020 05:50
    • Replies: 0
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    4th June 2020, 05:50 Go to last post
  13. Gordon Herbert Vasse, Late RNAS to RAF Service

    Started by SandyFord, 3rd June 2020 02:10
    • Replies: 4
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  14. Sergeant D.E.C Jonas Air Gunner 151 Squadron,

    Started by AndyL, 3rd June 2020 12:36
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    3rd June 2020, 17:34 Go to last post
  15. Airman killed and buried in Belgium

    Started by Alain12, 3rd June 2020 16:01
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    3rd June 2020, 16:01 Go to last post
  16. Pictures from airman KIA over Belgium

    Started by Alain12, 2nd June 2020 10:13
    • Replies: 5
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    3rd June 2020, 07:54 Go to last post
  17. For Jim Corbett re Mosquito HR160

    Started by davew, 2nd June 2020 19:10
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    2nd June 2020, 19:10 Go to last post
  18. Short Stirling coded C-BS history please?

    Started by Robbo1966, 1st June 2020 07:00
    • Replies: 2
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    2nd June 2020, 11:42 Go to last post
  19. Spitfire Vc - Sounds & Start-up Procedure

    Started by bluefish, 19th March 2020 21:57
    • Replies: 1
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    2nd June 2020, 09:26 Go to last post
  20. Number of crewmembers in BC OTU in 1943-1944

    Started by CZ_RAF, 2nd June 2020 06:36
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    2nd June 2020, 06:36 Go to last post
  21. RAF Chessington 1944

    Started by 78SqnHistory, 31st May 2020 19:07
    • Replies: 4
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    1st June 2020, 21:46 Go to last post
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    • Views: 233
    1st June 2020, 19:08 Go to last post
  22. LAC 1198368 Geoffrey William Newell

    Started by Autogiro, 1st June 2020 10:10
    • Replies: 5
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    1st June 2020, 13:23 Go to last post

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