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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,
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    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: NA ORB Exchange and Request Thread

    Started by Steve Brew, 28th March 2020 14:15
    9 Pages
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    • Replies: 87
    • Views: 8,929
    24th November 2020, 20:27 Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Awards Database (15 Nov 2020: OBE/MBE/BEM)

    Started by Jagan, 23rd December 2019 13:42
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 33
    • Views: 7,515
    15th November 2020, 01:39 Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: CWGC Errors

    Started by Jagan, 18th November 2018 03:06
    13 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 13
    • Replies: 123
    • Views: 23,257
    13th November 2020, 02:36 Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: NA (PRO) Free Downloads (Now ACTIVE) - Spread Sheet Tracker.

    Started by Jagan, 1st April 2020 15:12
    7 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 7
    • Replies: 65
    • Views: 9,747
    5th November 2020, 21:29 Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Abbreviation Reference

    Started by munro, 8th May 2010 17:47
    23 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 23
    • Replies: 222
    • Views: 103,793
    5th November 2020, 07:06 Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: Forum Issues? Please use this thread.

    Started by grounded, 3rd April 2015 19:02
    14 Pages
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    • Replies: 139
    • Views: 51,353
    31st July 2020, 00:54 Go to last post
  1. Blenheim IF AI Mk.III interior photo

    Started by CZ_RAF, 3rd December 2020 12:38
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 3
    3rd December 2020, 12:38 Go to last post
  2. WW2 RAF Training: Leslie Raymond White

    Started by MartinG20, 3rd December 2020 10:01
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 13
    3rd December 2020, 10:01 Go to last post
  3. Kate Reid WAAF RAF Swannington.

    Started by John Williams, 2nd December 2020 20:12
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 79
    3rd December 2020, 09:51 Go to last post
  4. Pathfinders over Nurnberg, 16/17 Mar 1945

    Started by Aplomado, 14th November 2020 06:41
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 161
    3rd December 2020, 08:52 Go to last post
  5. Rhodesian Local Enlistments November 1941

    Started by AndrewClark, 2nd December 2020 09:20
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 67
    3rd December 2020, 08:14 Go to last post
  6. Tracing Capt Gerry Durrand, Atlantic Ferry pilot

    Started by robin bird, 25th October 2020 14:13
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 50
    • Views: 1,721
    3rd December 2020, 01:27 Go to last post
  7. Low quality pdfs from TNA

    Started by Franek Grabowski, 24th November 2020 00:26
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 345
    2nd December 2020, 22:45 Go to last post
  8. 6 (Observer) Advanced Flying Unit

    Started by Rafabarn56, 2nd December 2020 09:19
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 53
    2nd December 2020, 21:32 Go to last post
  9. Peter Frederick Searl: Sgt, 1600379, RAFVR, 101 Sqdn.

    Started by malcwayland, 24th November 2020 12:53
    • Replies: 2
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    2nd December 2020, 16:27 Go to last post
  10. Wilson Henfrey Sgt 350915

    Started by tanks3, 18th November 2020 15:44
    • Replies: 4
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    2nd December 2020, 16:09 Go to last post
  11. First name of Norwegian pilots

    Started by JohnE, 19th December 2008 14:53
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 35
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    2nd December 2020, 14:45 Go to last post
  12. Lancaster NG226

    Started by Mosquito, 23rd August 2008 12:44
    • Replies: 7
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    2nd December 2020, 09:57 Go to last post
  13. Lysander confirmation please.

    Started by Alex Smart, 1st December 2020 16:43
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 103
    2nd December 2020, 00:55 Go to last post
  14. RAF Staff College Courses 1942-46

    Started by Steve Brew, 1st December 2020 23:59
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 36
    1st December 2020, 23:59 Go to last post
  15. Fully Scanned, Searchable and Downloadable AIR Files

    Started by Steve Brew, 1st December 2020 23:55
    • Replies: 0
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    1st December 2020, 23:55 Go to last post
  16. Protocols regarding the "CC's" from Form 540 and 541's

    Started by JDCAVE, 30th November 2020 19:51
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    1st December 2020, 20:46 Go to last post
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    1st December 2020, 20:09 Go to last post
  17. Demons K8185/K8188 64 Sqn 7 August 1938

    Started by paulmcmillan, 17th July 2012 11:20
    • Replies: 7
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    1st December 2020, 17:30 Go to last post
  18. Identifying A POW - I Request Some Help

    Started by Resmoroh, 30th November 2020 12:10
    • Replies: 7
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    1st December 2020, 08:16 Go to last post
  19. "R" Depot notation

    Started by ClintCoffey, 30th November 2020 01:05
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 110
    1st December 2020, 04:32 Go to last post
  20. Tilburg B-code

    Started by Franek Grabowski, 1st December 2020 01:07
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 58
    1st December 2020, 01:07 Go to last post
  21. W/Cdr Alan Eliot CAIRNES

    Started by Steve Smith, 30th November 2020 19:38
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    30th November 2020, 19:38 Go to last post
  22. Court of Enquiry 1945

    Started by Steve Smith, 30th November 2020 19:17
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 72
    30th November 2020, 19:17 Go to last post
  23. Aircraft Servicing (1929 to 1940)

    Started by PeteT, 29th November 2020 12:12
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 141
    30th November 2020, 18:28 Go to last post
  24. No. 64 Squadron crew members, spring 1940

    Started by CZ_RAF, 30th November 2020 12:30
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 59
    30th November 2020, 14:37 Go to last post
  25. 3 (P)AFU, South Cerney, Jan-Jul 42 ORB Look-up Request

    Started by Steve Brew, 30th November 2020 13:59
    • Replies: 0
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    30th November 2020, 13:59 Go to last post
  26. Group Captain Edward Garden HOPCRAFT, D.S.C

    Started by paulmcmillan, 25th November 2020 18:16
    • Replies: 1
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    30th November 2020, 13:49 Go to last post
  27. 400421 - Unaccounted Airmen - 21-04-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 27th November 2020 21:19
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 83
    30th November 2020, 12:24 Go to last post
  28. Flight Sergeant G.W.Rowlett, BEM

    Started by yeoldbarn, 29th November 2020 11:04
    • Replies: 7
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    29th November 2020, 21:59 Go to last post
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    • Views: 109
    29th November 2020, 16:05 Go to last post

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