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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: Aircraft Losses Database Corrections

    Started by davew, 8th July 2021 13:49
    8 Pages
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    • Replies: 72
    • Views: 6,980
    10th January 2023, 15:28 Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: POW and Evaders Database Work

    Started by Jagan, 8th February 2019 13:14
    31 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 31
    • Replies: 303
    • Views: 29,108
    8th January 2023, 12:14 Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Abbreviation Reference

    Started by munro, 8th May 2010 16:47
    24 Pages
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    • Replies: 238
    • Views: 129,437
    9th November 2022, 09:35 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: 25,016
    3rd October 2021, 11:09 Go to last post
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 67
    27th January 2023, 14:50 Go to last post
  1. Seeking ID of 92 Sqn. RAF Pilots

    Started by Tom Semenza, 24th January 2023 21:15
    • Replies: 6
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    27th January 2023, 14:02 Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 32
    27th January 2023, 13:04 Go to last post
  2. RAF Casualty Packs 1939-45 Public Access

    Started by Ross_McNeill, 6th October 2013 10:12
    32 Pages
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    • Replies: 317
    • Views: 104,397
    27th January 2023, 11:41 Go to last post
  3. L serial numbers allotted to the RNZAF

    Started by Alex Smart, 25th January 2023 22:31
    • Replies: 4
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    26th January 2023, 19:46 Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 26
    26th January 2023, 13:50 Go to last post
  4. Avro Tutor K3256 - Lundy, April 25th 1944?

    Started by wwrsimon, 16th December 2022 13:28
    • Replies: 3
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    26th January 2023, 12:41 Go to last post
  5. Heligoland December 3rd 1939

    Started by Charles Smith, 25th January 2023 13:32
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 74
    26th January 2023, 07:54 Go to last post
  6. Walter SINCLAIR DFC (1567423 or 1567424) RAF 463 (RAAF) Squadron

    Started by Linzee, 22nd January 2023 13:07
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 216
    25th January 2023, 23:17 Go to last post
  7. Early RAF B-17 Operations Questions and at least 1 anwer

    Started by paulmcmillan, 3rd March 2017 10:35
    11 Pages
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    • Replies: 100
    • Views: 27,671
    25th January 2023, 22:14 Go to last post
  8. NZ40770 S/L E. L. "Nipper' Joyce RNZAF

    Started by Nipper1940, 2nd July 2022 00:28
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 207
    25th January 2023, 20:09 Go to last post
  9. Question on Full Names from AB-IX

    Started by paulmcmillan, 25th January 2023 12:57
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 74
    25th January 2023, 17:14 Go to last post
  10. W/Cdr John Edward Wymer Bowles DFC 16139 RAF

    Started by Charles Smith, 25th January 2023 13:05
    • Replies: 0
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    25th January 2023, 13:05 Go to last post
  11. Plt Off Alfred Alexander Devany

    Started by Steve Brew, 17th June 2017 08:00
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 11
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    25th January 2023, 11:38 Go to last post
  12. First names RNZAF personnel

    Started by Phil Listemann, 24th January 2023 07:46
    • Replies: 3
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    24th January 2023, 23:17 Go to last post
  13. "Establishment" definition and usage

    Started by Steve Brew, 25th December 2022 14:01
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 16
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    24th January 2023, 20:24 Go to last post
  14. Fsgt (wop) f j f wheaton

    Started by 78SqnHistory, 24th January 2023 20:01
    • Replies: 0
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    24th January 2023, 20:01 Go to last post
  15. When was Blenheim IV V6083 TOS by 13 OTU?

    Started by Rob Stuart, 24th January 2023 17:22
    • Replies: 0
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    24th January 2023, 17:22 Go to last post
  16. No.4 Group November 24th/25th 1939.

    Started by Charles Smith, 24th January 2023 16:52
    • Replies: 0
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    24th January 2023, 16:52 Go to last post
  17. Reserved occupations in Canada during WWII - off topic

    Started by CZ_RAF, 22nd January 2023 20:19
    • Replies: 6
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    24th January 2023, 12:40 Go to last post
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    24th January 2023, 11:41 Go to last post
    • Replies: 4
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    23rd January 2023, 21:00 Go to last post
  18. Mitchell II, loss July 13, 1943

    Started by dan35, 22nd January 2023 16:28
    • Replies: 4
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    23rd January 2023, 13:25 Go to last post
  19. Loss of Blenheim T1883 of 107 Sqn

    Started by Mike H, 23rd January 2023 10:03
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 66
    23rd January 2023, 10:37 Go to last post
  20. Help filling in the blanks - Alexander Morton 1314562

    Started by Twiggles, 16th January 2017 13:17
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,004
    22nd January 2023, 12:28 Go to last post
  21. EFTS Canada, 1945

    Started by BruceMk1, 21st January 2023 16:49
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 87
    22nd January 2023, 05:15 Go to last post
  22. Daring young RAF men in flying machines

    Started by stuartblack, 30th December 2022 06:19
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 583
    21st January 2023, 23:07 Go to last post
  23. Reginald Graveley, GC

    Started by Dartnelljones, 19th January 2023 11:23
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 160
    21st January 2023, 13:40 Go to last post
  24. 410203 - Unaccounted Airmen - 03 - 02 - 1941

    Started by Alex Smart, 20th January 2023 22:44
    • Replies: 1
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    20th January 2023, 22:59 Go to last post
  25. 410202 - Unaccounted Airmen - 02 - 02 - 1941

    Started by Alex Smart, 20th January 2023 22:42
    • Replies: 0
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    20th January 2023, 22:42 Go to last post

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