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    Can someone more capable than I of negotiating the National archives website please tell me the AIR27 numbers of the form 540 and 541 ORBs for 255 Squadron, please?

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    David

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    I have to say I am finding it difficult to like the new catalogue arrangements.

    The main ORBs are AIR27/1518 and 1519; the ORB Appendices are AIR27/1520 to /1522.

    Steve

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    Thanks, Steve. Online I got no further than the appendices.

    David

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    Hello Dave,

    Don't know if this will help but this is how I search and down load monthly files from AIR27 at the NA.

    Regards,

    Ian

    Start by typing “discovery national archieve” into google, this brings a page up stating “discover our collections”, in the box type in AIR 27 and enter.

    At top of new page is

    Air Ministry and successors: Operations Record Books, Squadrons.
    click on “Browse by reference”, next page
    Records of the Royal Air Force
    AIR 27
    1911-1983
    Air Ministry and successors: Operations Record Books, Squadrons
    click on “search and downloaded”

    scroll to bottom of page and entry squadron number and year required and search then click “BROWSE BY REFERENCE” - available parts are in the small boxes to right of screen, drag the small purple bar to scroll down available months.

    This will find what is available. Downloading can be a pain if the NA computer is on the go slow !

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    Thanks,

    David

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