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    Default Form 'N'

    My late fathers logbook refers to formN and I wonder what that is.
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    23/12/44 t/off 14.46 duty w/op Ops:Cologne(wounded by flakover target) form N

    I thank you in advance.
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    RAF Forms are a numbered sequence. Single letters would limit the Air Ministry to 26 in total.

    The daily Casualty Form (Officers) was Form 747.

    The daily Casualty Form (Airmen) was Form 739.

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    PaulH,

    In which column of the logbook are the words: 'Form N' written?

    Colin Cummings

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    Colin,
    it is under the Remarks column.
    'OPS:COLOGNE(WOUNDED BY FLAK OVER TARGET) FORM N' written in red, which I think was for night ops. They took off from Graveley but landed at Manston with badly damaged aircraft.

    Ross,
    thanks for moving my posting.

    Paul H

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    Hi Gents,

    I have not found an example of Form N but have added Form A, Form B and Form P to the reference forum:

    http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?11862-Forms-Lettered&p=69550&posted=1#post69550

    They all seem to be local forms for operational orders and reports.

    No clue yet as to what Pavel's Form G and Q were used for.

    We need a few more references to Form N to try to deduce usage.

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    Just to confuse things even further I have picked up references to Forms A, B, C, D, F, G, M, Q, R and S in Kings Regulations.

    They are all in The Manual of Air Force Law AP113 and relate to Arrest and Custody (before Sentence), Disposal of prisoners etc.

    So Letter series forms vary from Command to Command and Branch to Branch.

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