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AIR 78 and finding RAF Other Ranks Service Number

  This information has been posted periodically on the board and can also be found using the Google search AIR 78 site:www.rafcommands.com The National Archives at Kew, London are the eventual home of all the released RAF files held by then…

Form 1406 : RAF Officers Record of Service (Post War)

It’s a post war, circa 1950s, AM Form 1406

This was an extension to the F543/F1580 record card to list RAF Officer Record of Service for reserve service beyond the War Emergency.

Wartime service was transcribed from the F543 for both OR and Commissioned then the card was used to record post war service.

Form 373 – Officer’s Record Card

Although initially aimed at recording details for Commissioned men it was extended to NCO pilots in the interwar years and continued in such use during 1939-45. This is another of the administration aids that was only intended for use while…