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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 1:22 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 3:08 PM
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  1. looking for RAF records for Cyril Baker

    Hi there everyone, Im hoping someone can help me, Im hoping to find some kind of record for Cyril Baker. My grandfather. I do have some info on his life but nothing on RAF side of it. name - Cyril Baker born - 23rd December 1921 (registered january 1922) born - llandudno conwy wales. ...

    Started by Bchar1988‎, 15-07-2014 3:36 PM
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  2. British RAF, Airmen's Service Records 1912-39

    I have just been reading the National Archives newsletter and it has an announcement that these records are now available at FindmyPast. The newsletter also suggests that anyone looking for records should also look at their research guidance:...

    Started by Megan Roberts‎, 16-07-2014 1:47 PM
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  3. RAF Base near Gravely

    Hi All I was wondering if I might ask a question on behalf of a good friend. His grandfather was in the RAF and was shot down during WWII but until recently he knew relatively little about where he was based. It now transpires he was at a base near St Neots (Gravely to be precise) in, I...

    Started by NatashaBatsford‎, 24-08-2009 10:50 AM
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  4. Harold Jackson

    Does any one know where my late uncle Harold Jackson was based he was from Halifax yorkshire,& was a navigator in the RAF in a Halifax bomber.the plane came down 1943 in the med & they were 10 days in a dinghy before being picked up & I believe they were taken to Alexandria,I have a photo of...

    Started by Audrey wood‎, 11-07-2014 10:34 PM
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    11-07-2014, 11:13 PM Go to last post
  5. No 1 (ME) Fuel Transportation Coy

    Having no luck finding information on above. I have a Christmas card which has a photo of a truck with tanker on the back. It says (RAF) on the door and the tank has a menu printed on it. It says Xmas 1944, Best Wishes from The Commanding Officer and fellow officers RAF. Lots of people have...

    Started by Readoz‎, 05-07-2014 6:22 AM
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  6. Angry searching squdron name

    HELLO I AM TRYING TO FIND OUT THE SQUDRON THAT WAS STATION AT St Athans Cardiff in the 30-40s I know my dad was station in the 40 due to my dad past away about ten years after the war and me being only 3yrs old when he came out of the R.A.F and the only ones who knew have past away, I only wont...

    Started by llanharan‎, 29-06-2014 6:21 PM
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  7. Egypt

    I know my father was in Egypt in March 1940. I have a newspaper cutting from Egyptian Sunday ? (was cut off), this is a photo of RAF team who played against Abbassia Area in Services' Charity Soccer Tournament at the Prince Farouk Stadium. Our family know he was slightly injured when in Egypt,...

    Started by saramade‎, 19-06-2014 11:47 PM
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    27-06-2014, 9:57 PM Go to last post
  8. Help in finding my fathers grave in France

    I have just registered with this blog. I am committed to finding the specific site in the Champagne area of France, where my Father was shot down by the Nazis. His name was Cecil Harold Ogden he was a pilot officer of a Lancaster bomber and was attached to 03 squadron, service number 54597 and he...

    Started by MikeO44‎, 07-06-2014 8:44 PM
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  9. Research on WW2 airman

    I would like some info on where to start a research on an airman whose plane was shot down over Italy during the latter part of WW2. This man was interned near Aviano in northern Italy (north of Venice) and escaped into the mountains. My mothers family and others hid him and looked after him in...

    Started by Florio‎, 11-06-2014 11:29 PM
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  10. 80 Wing LAC William Gray 644542

    Looking for help in deciphering my late Grandfathers RAF service! The entries are as follows after his trade training as he joined on 18/5/39 to 2 Depot Cardington:- No 2 Wing E & W.S - 28/7/39 Stn ? Acklington - 18/1/40 Iraq - 17/4/40 Stn Basra - 23/5/40 Stn W/T - 21/2/41 admitted 29...

    Started by PaulBillib‎, 06-06-2014 7:16 PM
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  11. Age of surviving WW2 POWs

    Hi. I am trying to find out if my father is one of the oldest WW2 POWs as he will be 100 years old next month. He was in the RAF and spent time in Stalag Luff 3. If anyone can help me find out this information, or, where to look, I would be very grateful. Thanks in anticipation. . Helen Britton

    Started by helenbritton‎, 08-06-2014 8:14 PM
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  12. Ron Jenkins

    I have a photograph of a young air gunner who was killed in 1943. He was billeted in Bridlington at the time of the photograph. He is in a flying suit. The name Ron Jenkins is written on the back of the photograph. After years of family history researching I can't bring myself to ...

    Started by mattybrown‎, 09-06-2014 5:00 PM
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  13. Seeking info on Charles 'Chuck' Hooley WW2

    Information sought on Charles 'Chuck' Hooley, RAF Lancasters in WW2. Chuck recently died so info is for tribute.

    Started by wendy65‎, 05-06-2014 12:09 AM
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  14. Edward George STRANKS

    Born 1920, and joined RAF after completing a motor mechanic apprentiship. Was apparently the "tallest man in Middle East airforce" where he was an engine fitter. No records showing at all!! Has anyone any pointers which might help?

    Started by michaelstranks‎, 08-06-2014 2:29 PM
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  15. royal air force

    seeking information on leading aircraftman Walter William James Miller in ww2 would like to find out where he was based and any other information that can be found any help would be truly grateful all I can tell anyone is that he lived in Walthamstow when war broke out regards bobtail 56:

    Started by bobtail56‎, 08-06-2014 10:33 AM
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  16. Seeking info on Leslie Webster RAF WW2.

    Hi, I sent off to the RAF to get my granddads service records/medals which was successful. However the service records don't really give any detail of rank/roll/posting/unit company etc etc. I want to know more about what he did and what unit/company he was in and any other info i can find....

    Started by mordzy‎, 07-06-2014 12:42 PM
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  17. Flight Sgt Peter Hardy

    While I was serving in Cyprus with the UNFICYP ( Parachute Regt) in 1973 I knew FLT SGT PETER HARDY who was a Loadmaster . I would like to get in contact with him if possible. Thanks.

    Started by obrien78‎, 07-06-2014 8:07 PM
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  18. looking for Terry Gray RAF pilot squadron 245

    I am looking for any information relating to my late Father Terry Gray, who was a pilot from the 2nd Tactical Air Forse with Squadron 245

    Started by judivg‎, 07-06-2014 1:35 PM
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  19. Lancaster that crashed at Chemnitz

    I'm researching my uncle's Lancaster, which was lost in Operation Thunderclap, on 6 March 1945, believed to have crashed near Chemnitz. My uncle is the only one of the crew who is buried, the rest are commemorated at Runnymede. What I'm struggling to understand, is how my uncle, Flight...

    Started by maximus67‎, 07-06-2014 3:50 PM
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    07-06-2014, 4:29 PM Go to last post
  20. F/O Williams DFM of 441 & 742 Squadron

    I'm trying to find the history of a F/O Williams who once lived at 14 William Street, Glanrhyd, Swansea. He flew as a Flight Engineer in Lancasters and was promoted from Flt/ Sgt through P/O ending as Flying/Officer and being awarded the DFM. I don't know his first name but would love to hear any...

    Started by Biglong‎, 31-05-2014 7:48 PM
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