What was a T/CPL in the RAF in WWII? His progression through training was
T/CPL (WOP) 1942 - 1945
Does anybody know if any RAF aircraft were equipped to drop gas at the beginning of WW2? My father took film of an air display in 1936 and I...
George Arthur Burrett
DOB august 1915
Royal Air Force
Defence medal WW2
Trying to find out...
Hi. I am searching for descendants of Squadron 83. In particular,:-
Ian Godfrey Allan 151061
Joseph Banks 1091782
John Mcintyre Dunlop 1559306...
There's an interesting piece on the National Archives blog today about Douglas Bader.
I especially like this:-
Meanwhile, with the permission of...
This is my current research project during lock down. An event that is little known outside Algeria now and my focus is on who helped the French...
Sad news today on the BBC website:
WW2's 'Spitfire Women': Eleanor Wadsworth, one of last female pilots, dies
Hello from Toronto, Canada:
Great stuff you’ve got here, so thank you to all those involved in creating/helping here.
One very quick question...
Does anyone know what a 'Plessy pistol' is and how it might cause an aircraft to catch fire? This is from the ORB of 146 Squadron:
I can normally find my way around a genealogy site but this photograph has got me stumped. I was given it by a house clearance bloke many rears...
I am the son of one of those brave and little known souls who served on board the high speed launches of the RAF Air Sea Rescue service...
Rank & Badges in the Royal Navy, Army, RAF & Auxiliaries (1941) edited by E.C. Talbot-Booth
Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
found this - no idea who it is but was with my father in France and Belgium in 1945[ATTACH]
Apologies if this is posted in the wrong area, I am more used to WW1 research.
My wife would like to identify which service her uncle was in...
as part of my process in researching my grandad and great uncle I'm trying to get some idea of what units they served in - when writing...
Looking for any information regarding POW’s at this camp as my father in law WO Sgt Alfred Quick RAF 1187793. POW no 1090 Stalag Luft 357...
My late father's RAF service record states that in 1942 he served with 67 MU but the location is illegible. It looks like 'Bechlam Bay' or...
Personal Number: 133512
RAF Number: 60435
Rank: Second Lieutenant ; Flying Officer
Name: Hon. Byron Godfrey Plantagenet CARY
Looking for photos and diaries of those in Italy 1943-45. Cheers
Personal Number: 87068 (904878)
Rank: Wing Commander
Name: David Hugh VILLIERS, DFC, MiD
Unit: Roya Air Force Volunteer Reserve
London Gazette :...
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