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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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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: CWGC Errors

    Started by Jagan, 18th November 2018 03:06
    10 Pages
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    • Replies: 93
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    15th January 2020, 21:15 Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: 1942 Unaccounted Airmen Database Reconciliation

    Started by Jagan, 4th December 2019 03:28
    24 Pages
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    • Replies: 232
    • Views: 6,039
    10th January 2020, 20:35 Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Forum Issues? Please use this thread.

    Started by grounded, 3rd April 2015 19:02
    13 Pages
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    • Replies: 127
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    2nd November 2019, 19:49 Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Abbreviation Reference

    Started by munro, 8th May 2010 17:47
    19 Pages
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    • Replies: 187
    • Views: 89,758
    9th October 2019, 09:38 Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: Visitor Comments on Old Forum Archive Threads

    Started by Jagan, 31st August 2017 04:02
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 13,523
    18th September 2018, 02:32 Go to last post
  1. WW2 Air Gunner insignia information

    Started by FGOFFMATT, 18th January 2020 10:04
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 86
    18th January 2020, 20:35 Go to last post
  2. Date-of-Birth: P/O Dave Stevenson RCAF

    Started by JDCAVE, 18th January 2020 19:19
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 29
    18th January 2020, 19:19 Go to last post
  3. Robert Douglas Hogarth, R.A.A.F. 425161

    Started by jossleclercq, 5th June 2010 10:58
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 2,085
    18th January 2020, 17:59 Go to last post
  4. Ring Sight ... weapon type?

    Started by ChrisW01, 18th January 2020 02:24
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 74
    18th January 2020, 16:58 Go to last post
  5. Service numbers and allocation date

    Started by scottyboy, 4th December 2019 17:40
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 709
    18th January 2020, 16:49 Go to last post
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 40
    18th January 2020, 16:13 Go to last post
  6. 1942 New Years Honours and Awards

    Started by jonny, 17th December 2019 12:32
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 495
    18th January 2020, 08:43 Go to last post
  7. Wing Commander Walter Shaw, RAFO DC & Bar MiD

    Started by Steve Smith, 17th January 2020 16:48
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 78
    18th January 2020, 07:34 Go to last post
  8. Ernest Robert Sillett

    Started by Puyjapin, 17th January 2020 19:52
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 121
    18th January 2020, 07:32 Go to last post
  9. PO Peter Alfred Nash RAFVR-1160247/113759

    Started by Roy Nixon1, 9th June 2018 09:11
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 490
    18th January 2020, 05:49 Go to last post
  10. Hurricane Crashes - Mix Up?

    Started by JimCorbett1977, 9th January 2011 18:48
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,521
    17th January 2020, 20:46 Go to last post
  11. 115 Squadron

    Started by PeteT, 16th January 2020 16:43
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 163
    17th January 2020, 13:48 Go to last post
  12. 391024 - Unaccounted Airmen - 24-10-1939

    Started by Alex Smart, 17th January 2020 13:04
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 36
    17th January 2020, 13:29 Go to last post
  13. 391028 - Unaccounted Airmen - 28-10-1939

    Started by Alex Smart, 17th January 2020 13:09
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 31
    17th January 2020, 13:20 Go to last post
  14. 391027 - Unaccounted Airmen - 27-10-1939

    Started by Alex Smart, 17th January 2020 13:08
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 30
    17th January 2020, 13:08 Go to last post
  15. 391026 - Unaccounted Airmen - 26-10-1939

    Started by Alex Smart, 17th January 2020 13:07
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 28
    17th January 2020, 13:07 Go to last post
  16. 391025 - Unaccounted Airmen - 25-1--1939

    Started by Alex Smart, 17th January 2020 13:06
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 27
    17th January 2020, 13:06 Go to last post
  17. 391023 - Unaccounted Airmen - 23-10-1939

    Started by Alex Smart, 17th January 2020 13:00
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 27
    17th January 2020, 13:00 Go to last post
  18. 164555 Maurice John Hills, 166 Sqn - DFC citation?

    Started by wwrsimon, 10th January 2020 17:00
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 13
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    17th January 2020, 11:09 Go to last post
  19. Fairey Battle accident June 1941

    Started by archivist, 9th January 2020 16:51
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 194
    16th January 2020, 19:49 Go to last post
  20. Uncle george raf.dfm.

    Started by fraser48, 4th July 2014 02:03
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 3,892
    16th January 2020, 15:25 Go to last post
  21. USAF Air Delivered Chemical Ordnance in UK in WW2

    Started by Resmoroh, 15th January 2020 12:38
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 159
    16th January 2020, 13:47 Go to last post
  22. Richard Gentil

    Started by Mieszko, 13th January 2020 18:15
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 184
    15th January 2020, 07:22 Go to last post
  23. Frazer-Nash Turrets

    Started by PeteT, 1st December 2019 17:10
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 517
    14th January 2020, 17:46 Go to last post
  24. Lancaster ND531 630 Squadron (not 460 Squadron)

    Started by PeteS, 14th January 2020 11:51
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 115
    14th January 2020, 11:51 Go to last post
  25. "No Time for Fear"

    Started by PeteT, 13th January 2020 11:37
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 162
    14th January 2020, 09:43 Go to last post
  26. The Canada Gazette access problem

    Started by CZ_RAF, 13th January 2020 07:06
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 128
    14th January 2020, 08:47 Go to last post
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 175
    13th January 2020, 23:12 Go to last post
  27. tracing transfer orders for aircrew?

    Started by Fred J Crawley, 13th January 2020 17:46
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 60
    13th January 2020, 17:46 Go to last post
  28. Query - Coastal Command Operational Terms

    Started by HughAHalliday, 11th January 2020 19:07
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 220
    13th January 2020, 04:22 Go to last post

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