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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Looking for records after 1921 including WW2?

    Looking for post 1921, WW2 or more modern RAF service records? See the sticky about how to apply for them that I posted, click HERE

    Started by Lesley Robertson‎, 20-04-2014 2:22 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: FWR Members Please Read

    Those members of Forces War Records who have clicked on Free Forum should be aware that they are now on the British Genealogy Forum. This forum is owned by FWR, but is a separate entity, and existed for some years before FWR took it over in 2013. Members should be aware when posting on British...

    Started by Sue Mackay‎, 27-02-2014 4:08 PM
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  1. Lawrence Frederick Seabrook;

    Can anyone help me please? I know very little about my father whom I understand was based at RAF Anglesey during the war where he was involved with radar. Whilst there he met my mother Maragaret Dora Andrade. My searches on Forces records have shown nothing about either. I am trying to find out...

    Started by minder45‎, 29-12-2014 6:30 PM
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  2. Royal Air Force

    Hi trying to trace records of my Dad John Mc Menamin was in the \RAF 1934 to 1946 Warrant Officer. Came from Glasgow. Don't have his service number or details of squadron. Any ideas on how to get more information about him? Thanks Tank Engine

    Started by Tank Engine‎, 28-01-2015 1:33 PM
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  3. Question Ernest Francis RAF Feb 1944 - Nov 1947

    My father, Ernest Francis, joined the RAF as a Leading Air Craftman in Feb 1944 after having been in the ATC. At some point he was in training as we have a photo taken by a professional photographer in Fleetwood Lancashire in 1946 E/A CLKS 28B. He went on the SS Empress of Scotland to Singapore,...

    Started by ernestfrancis‎, 23-01-2015 3:41 PM
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  4. RAF Evanton

    Mum was @ RAF Evanton. This is all I know of her time in the WAF. I know her service No. Where can my search begin. Thanks

    Started by pirnmill‎, 22-01-2015 1:10 AM
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  5. Fred John Valentine Harris RAF SGT 1943-1947

    Hi Please can any one help me find my Dads details His Service number was 1897355. He was in the RAF based in Tangmere. Thanks Ross Harris

    Started by Ross harris‎, 21-01-2015 10:52 PM
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  6. RAF - 55 SQUADRON

    Hello everyone, my auntie and myself are looking for information on my uncle who passed away over 30 years ago (not in combat). He fought in WW2 and earned a DFC medal, flew lancaster bombers, took part in the bombing of monte cassino and the liberation of bergen-belsen concentration camp and...

    Started by glennis.rose‎, 20-01-2015 9:12 PM
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  7. Mentioned in Despatches

    I signed up to this site in the hope of finding out WHY my dad had been MiD'd in WW2. Can anyone tell me where I can get that information please?

    Started by Ann's dad‎, 14-01-2015 1:53 PM
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  8. airforceman stationed at Blackpool in 1940

    How do I find RAF records for my father. He was also stationed at Hullavington in Wiltshire.

    Started by patchwork4‎, 12-01-2015 11:52 AM
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  9. air ministry form 1180 accident card

    Hello, I have just recieved the form 1180 accident card for a crash from 1944. There is a section with 6 columns entitled "people in aircraft" the first 5 columns are headed by a letter, K M I I(s) and U ,the 6 th column has total. The aircraft type was a Sunderland and the numbers in the...

    Started by grahamwilk‎, 11-01-2015 9:07 AM
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  10. Burgess Brothers

    Just trying to find any information on my Dad George H "Bert" Burgess a navigator during WW2 did the work for flying under the radar. My uncle Edwin H "Pat" Burgess DFC a fighter pilot who after WW2 took a commission, then worked in aerospace and became salesman for concorde before moving to...

    Started by poppy1‎, 01-01-2015 9:18 AM
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  11. What was my father's RAF unit doing in WW2?

    I have my late father's RAF WW2 records, and I know where he was stationed - mostly abroad, inc Palestine, Africa. Is there any way to find out what his unit would have been doing at those times / in those places? I want to know the reason his unit was sent where it was. Thanks in advance! Tara...

    Started by Tarajane‎, 30-12-2014 12:42 PM
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  12. Question Father Wellington Pilot William George Kent

    I am at my wits end trying to find out any information about my late father. He was born in January 1922 and died December 2012. I believe at some he was based at Cranwell in Lincolnshire and went over to several different countries including Egypt, Italy, Cyprus, Middle East, Malta. He rarely...

    Started by Tia100613‎, 28-12-2014 11:58 PM
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  13. WAAF records 1939-1945

    mum was a corporal in the WAAFs believed in Kent. Have drawn negative result in records search Not sure where to go from here. Service number 890671. Violet Rosemary ALLEN

    Started by treefellers‎, 21-12-2014 10:47 AM
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  14. Albert J Willis POW Limburg

    HI, I am trying to find some information on my Grandfather Albert John Willis, who unfortunately has passed. I have some info including his service records, but they are vague at best. He never talked much about it. Looking for photos/ publications/ personal accounts , etc.... If anyone has...

    Started by WillisMarketGar‎, 19-12-2014 7:21 PM
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  15. David McCartney RAF Pilot

    Hi everyone, My name is Gavin and I am looking for any information on my Great-Uncle David McCartney. He is a family mystery of ours that we have been unable to resolve. To cut a long story short. He was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland to Joseph and Catherine McCartney in July 1914. He was...

    Started by redgav‎, 13-12-2014 4:03 PM
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  16. Wink Help please

    Hi everyone Can anyone give me a list of the crew who were aboard the plane that the Duke of Kent was on that went down on some 'mission' in 1945 /46? The plane crashed somewhere in the north of Scotland on what has been said was a secret mission. My father always said that his cousin was one...

    Started by Tillergirl‎, 17-12-2013 6:36 PM
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  17. How do I get more info

    I am trying to get as much info as I can re a leading aircraftman who served in 1938/9.I have his name and service number.All I have so far is that he was mentioned in dispatches and have seen this in the Gazzette.How and where can I get more info than this?

    Started by editman‎, 02-12-2014 6:06 PM
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  18. does anyone have any information please

    Hello... My name is Paul Dunnington and I am trying to find any information relating to my Grandfather Lawrence Dunnington. I have limited information but here it is... Royal Air force volunteer reserve service number 743422 Died 29/10/1945 I would love to find anything connected with him...

    Started by spritemad‎, 02-12-2014 3:00 PM
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  19. Question MRS T GLASSCOE

    My husband served four years in the RAF! two of those years in Khartoum. is there a medal / medals for those years! regards Thelma Glasscoe

    Started by Thelma Glasscoe‎, 16-11-2014 4:33 PM
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  20. Christina Bock (Nee Bishop)

    Looking for any info on my late father Mr. William Ernest Bishop. He served in the RAF in world war 2

    Started by Christinabock‎, 23-11-2014 10:46 AM
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    23-11-2014, 11:09 AM Go to last post

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