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Thread: CWGC WW2 Air Forces Database (115000+ / 94% Done!) Less than 6950 to go!

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    Default Only 8930 to go!

    Unaccounted dips below 9000!

    113425 records (92.70%) are "Accounted for".

    8932 records (7.30%) are still "Unaccounted".


    6941 are unaccounted upto 31st August 1945 , thats 5.8% unaccounted out of 118720

    Year 1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947
    Total Records 689 6887 13016 21391 29782 33061 13727 2385 1419
    Accounted 677 (98.26%) 6576 (95.48%) 12367 (95.01%) 20180 (94.34%) 28293 (95.00%) 31160 (94.25%) 11814 (86.06%) 1494 (62.64%) 865 (60.96%)
    Unaccounted 12 (1.74%) 311 (4.52%) 649 (4.99%) 1211 (5.66%) 1489 (5.00%) 1901 (5.75%) 1913 (13.94%) 891 (37.36%) 554 (39.04%)

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    Default Re: CWGC WW2 Air Forces Database (114400+ / 93% Done!) Only 7,800 to go!

    Last year http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/sho...148#post146148
    This was the status
    100063 records (81.78%) have circumstances of death.
    22294 records (18.22%) do not have details.

    Two years into this project, we are at
    114,580 records (93.59%) are "Accounted for".
    7,854 are still unaccounted. (6.41%)

    So the past year, we made updates to 14,440 entries, bringing us much closer to the end.

    A shout out to member Jon Hayworth, who helped us knock out nearly 3000 of this year's updates.

    We have almost reached a point where it is like squeezing blood out of water. There are still 4000 unaccounted airmen from England, perhaps someone hit the lottery and pays for the death certificates, we can get this pretty close to 98% done? :-)




    Year 1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947
    Total Records 689 6887 13036 21407 29805 33069 13730 2390 1421
    Accounted 688 (99.85%) 6589 (95.67%) 12382 (94.98%) 20365 (95.13%) 28479 (95.55%) 31458 (95.13%) 12119 (88.27%) 1589 (66.49%) 911 (64.11%)
    Unaccounted 1 (0.15%) 298 (4.33%) 654 (5.02%) 1042 (4.87%) 1326 (4.45%) 1611 (4.87%) 1611 (11.73%) 801 (33.51%) 510 (35.89%)


    We are just 1729 records away from reaching 95%
    Last edited by Jagan; 28th October 2020 at 20:23.

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    Default Re: CWGC WW2 Air Forces Database (114400+ / 93% Done!) Only 7,800 to go!

    This week I implemented a (hidden) search feature in our CWGC DB.. thought I would socialize it here

    This will allow you to simply take the CWGC UID number and query my site..

    Eg: the CWGC Site, you take the bold/italics part
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/1536592/NORMAN%20STERLING%20EWART/


    And append it to the RAF Commands URL
    http://www.rafcommands.com/database/wardead/details.php?qnum=1536592


    Ofcourse going from the RAFCommands page to CWGC is always easier - just click the Icon..

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