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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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  3. 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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  4. 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: Aircraft Losses Database Corrections

    Started by davew, 8th July 2021 13:49
    9 Pages
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    28th May 2023, 12:06 Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Abbreviation Reference

    Started by munro, 8th May 2010 16:47
    25 Pages
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    • Replies: 244
    • Views: 130,740
    7th May 2023, 16:33 Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: POW and Evaders Database Work

    Started by Jagan, 8th February 2019 12:14
    32 Pages
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    • Replies: 317
    • Views: 30,293
    25th April 2023, 16:43 Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Awards Database (04 July 2021: M-in-D Update)

    Started by Jagan, 23rd December 2019 12:42
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 52
    • Views: 25,420
    16th April 2023, 16:14 Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: NEW SUB FORUM Forum: Pre World War II Forum

    Started by paulmcmillan, 31st March 2023 12:01
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 144
    31st March 2023, 22:49 Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: Probable Disruption of Forum and Site - Feb 7th or later

    Started by Jagan, 5th February 2023 14:31
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 176
    5th February 2023, 15:41 Go to last post
  1. RAF Commissioned Armament Officer - Abbreviations

    Started by jonny, 1st June 2023 20:30
    • Replies: 0
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    1st June 2023, 20:30 Go to last post
  2. Sub-Sector Operations Rooms

    Started by Ian Brown, 1st June 2023 10:29
    • Replies: 0
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    1st June 2023, 10:29 Go to last post
  3. Commissioning Decisions

    Started by Resmoroh, 26th May 2023 18:00
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 191
    31st May 2023, 23:00 Go to last post
  4. Historical Court Martial Dismissal Details

    Started by Resmoroh, 22nd May 2023 10:09
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 296
    31st May 2023, 12:01 Go to last post
  5. Norman Franks

    Started by Flakdodger, 24th May 2023 13:20
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 360
    31st May 2023, 07:16 Go to last post
  6. Robert BROWN DFC DFM

    Started by NickC1159, 5th May 2023 17:23
    • Replies: 5
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    30th May 2023, 23:57 Go to last post
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    30th May 2023, 11:53 Go to last post
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    30th May 2023, 03:02 Go to last post
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    • Views: 315
    29th May 2023, 16:03 Go to last post
  7. Ceasing to be Employed

    Started by Resmoroh, 29th May 2023 07:46
    • Replies: 2
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    29th May 2023, 08:56 Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 85
    29th May 2023, 01:49 Go to last post
  8. Scottish Northern Command based in Edinburgh

    Started by Youngster, 22nd May 2023 00:45
    • Replies: 7
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    28th May 2023, 09:36 Go to last post
  9. 410327 - Unaccounted Airmen - 27-03-1941

    Started by Alex Smart, 27th May 2023 02:27
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 62
    28th May 2023, 01:25 Go to last post
  10. John Rhodes Cobb 81795

    Started by Graham Moore, 25th May 2023 20:27
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 72
    27th May 2023, 07:40 Go to last post
  11. Beaufort crash 20 Apr 1942 North Devon

    Started by dfuller52, 22nd March 2009 11:56
    • Replies: 7
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    27th May 2023, 06:22 Go to last post
  12. 410329 - Unaccounted Airmen - 29-03-1941

    Started by Alex Smart, 27th May 2023 02:31
    • Replies: 0
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    27th May 2023, 02:31 Go to last post
  13. 410328 - Unaccounted Airmen - 28-03-1941

    Started by Alex Smart, 27th May 2023 02:30
    • Replies: 0
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    27th May 2023, 02:30 Go to last post
  14. Supermarine Spitfire anomalies

    Started by Andy Marden, 6th January 2022 17:54
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 19
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    26th May 2023, 15:23 Go to last post
  15. 96 and 125 Squadron Images For Publication.

    Started by AndyL, 26th May 2023 12:25
    • Replies: 0
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    26th May 2023, 12:25 Go to last post
  16. F/O Harold Edward Aspey - 83 Squadron

    Started by John French, 19th May 2023 11:29
    • Replies: 5
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    25th May 2023, 16:59 Go to last post
  17. RCAF Look Up

    Started by Charles Smith, 24th May 2023 16:08
    • Replies: 1
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    24th May 2023, 23:56 Go to last post
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 212
    24th May 2023, 21:18 Go to last post
  18. Wellington BK338 N115 sqdn lost 2-3 december 1942

    Started by Alain12, 22nd May 2023 18:32
    • Replies: 2
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    23rd May 2023, 11:17 Go to last post
  19. Service record queries

    Started by petertking, 19th May 2023 20:27
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 11
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    22nd May 2023, 18:50 Go to last post
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 157
    22nd May 2023, 17:00 Go to last post
  20. RAF Casualty Packs 1939-45 Public Access

    Started by Ross_McNeill, 6th October 2013 10:12
    34 Pages
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    • Replies: 330
    • Views: 107,122
    22nd May 2023, 11:13 Go to last post
  21. Air 24/131-154

    Started by Alex Smart, 21st May 2023 14:34
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 71
    21st May 2023, 14:34 Go to last post
  22. Researching EF361 MG-B Stirling Loss and Crew - 26/5/1943

    Started by jilon905, 28th January 2022 01:55
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 901
    21st May 2023, 13:25 Go to last post
  23. RAF Fighter Pilots 30th July 1943

    Started by Ben 3009, 19th May 2023 20:52
    • Replies: 3
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    20th May 2023, 21:25 Go to last post

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