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What's New 2018?

What Was New:- [2017]


Week ending - 15 Jul 2018

Various entries in the Casualties section have been revised.  (Members only).

New/Revised entries added for the following: - E I Bussell,

Photos added to the following entries: - E B Addison, R S Aitken, E B Ashmore, R C Ayling, P Babington, R K Bagnall-Wild, G B A Baker, J W Baker, J E A Baldwin, B Ball, Earl of Bandon, D H F Barnett, J Barraclough, A S Barratt, L J V Bates, G R Beamish, W F Beckwith, D C T Bennett, R S Blucke, J N Boothman, N H Bottomley, L W C Bower, F W Bowhill, A H C Boxer, O T Boyd, D A Boyle, F J St G BraithwaiteW S Brancker, J D Breakey, H Broadhurst, G R Bromet, W A D Brook, H H Brookes, C Broughton, L O Brown, V S Brown, B K Burnett, H Burton, W B Callaway, D N Carnegie, C R Carr, W Carter, A A Case, J R Cassidy, B A Chacksfield, G P Chamberlain, J A Chamier, H V Champion de Crespigny, H H Chapman, G T B Clayton, R A Cochrane, J B Cole-Hamilton, W Coles, A C Collier, D Colyer, A Coningham, H A Constantine, W C Cooper, J W Cordingley, W A Coryton, C L Courtney, P D Cracroft, R E Craven, H L Crichton, W J Crisham, A C Critchley, K B B Cross, D Crowley-Milling, E J Cuckney, W J B Curtis, N H D'Aeth, J H D'Albiac, L Dalton-Morris, L Darvall, J G Davis, W L Dawson, F O S Dobell,

One request from people looking for ex-colleagues/friends has been added to the Looking for someone section.

Week ending - 8 Jul 2018

Various entries in the Casualties section have been revised.  (Members only).

Further Personnel listings have been added for - Apr 1921 and May 1923. (Members only).

New/Revised entries added for the following: - F Beaumont, C J Q Brand, R Byrne, G B Dacre, P J Farmer, O K Griffin, F K Haskins, G S Hodson, A F Lang, R Leckie, T C Miller, G E Nicholetts, C B S Spackman, C J Thomson, T H S Tyssen, G H Vasse, F E Vernon, R C Wansbrough,

A number of new badges have been added to the relevant sections.  There are still a large number of units awaiting sponsorship of their badges, if you would like to commission and of the missing badges please contact RAF Heraldry Trust for further details.

One new request for help in the Help Wanted section.

Week ending - 1 Jul 2018

Various entries in the Casualties section have been revised,  particularly 1920, including the alphabetic listings and 1921.  (Members only).

New/Revised entries added for the following: - E D Crew, A D Cunningham, R J Davenport, G E Gibbs, H Gordon-Dean, W J Herrington, T C R Higgins, D C Lowe, N D K MacEwen, E A D Masterman, G S Oddie, R H Peck, G T Smeaton, D C Stapleton, C V Winn, No 617 Sqn,

OCs added to the following entries: - Air Warfare Centre, CFS, RAF Akrotiri, RAF Benson, MOD Boscombe Down, RAF Boulmer, RAF Brize Norton, RAF Coningsby, RAF Halton, RAF Honington, RAF Leeming, RAF North Coates, Northwood, RAF Stanley, MOD St Athan, RAF Valley, No 3 Sqn, No 310 Sqn, No 311 Sqn, No 312 Sqn, No 313 Sqn,

Two requests from people looking for ex-colleagues/friends has been added to the Looking for someone section.

One new request for help in the Help Wanted section.

Week ending - 24 Jun 2018

Various entries in the Casualties section have been revised. (Members only).

OCs added to the following entries: - RAF Abbotsinch, RAF Swinderby, No 35 Sqn,

One request from people looking for ex-colleagues/friends has been added to the Looking for someone section.

Week ending - 17 Jun 2018

Various entries in the Casualties section have been revised, particularly Dec 1918, also the alphabetic listings have now been amended. (Members only).

Photos added to the following entries: - No 501 Sqn, RAF Hornchurch,

Week ending - 10 Jun 2018

Various entries in the Casualties section have been revised, particularly Oct, Nov and Dec 1919, also the alphabetic listings have now been amended. (Members only).

OCs added to the following entries: - RAF Harrowbeer, RAF Ripperston, 282 Sqn

One new entry in the Guest Book,

One request from people looking for ex-colleagues/friends has been added to the Looking for someone section.

Week ending - 3 Jun 2018

Various entries in the Casualties section have been revised, particularly Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug and Sep 1919 (although the alphabetic listings have not yet been amended). (Members only).

New/Revised entries added for the following: - R S Sorley,

Week ending - 27 May 2018

Various entries in the Casualties section have been revised, particularly Mar 1919 (although the alphabetic listings have not yet been amended). (Members only).

Week ending - 20 May 2018

Various entries in the Casualties section have been revised, particularly Feb 1919 (although the alphabetic listings have not yet been amended). (Members only).

The next batch of serials (KA100 - KZ999 range) has been added to the Aircraft Serials section (Members only).

New/Revised entries added for the following: - Early RAF Non-commissioned rank structure,

Photos added to the following entries: - C J Q Brand,

Two requests from people looking for ex-colleagues/friends has been added to the Looking for someone section.

One new entry in the Guest Book,

Week ending - 13 May 2018

Various entries in the Casualties section have been revised. (Members only).

New/Revised entries added for the following: - W S Brancker, C Lambert, K A Williamson,

Photos added to the following entries: - No 70 Sqn,

Week ending - 6 May 2018

Various entries in the Casualties section have been revised. (Members only).

Week ending - 29 Apr 2018

Various entries in the Casualties section have been revised, particularly Nov 1918 (although the alphabetic listings have not yet been amended). (Members only).

One request from people looking for ex-colleagues/friends has been added to the Looking for someone section.

New/Revised entries added for the following: - R M Groves,

One new request for help in the Help Wanted section.

Week ending - 22 Apr 2018

Various entries in the Casualties section have been revised. (Members only).

Week ending - 15 Apr 2018

Various entries in the Casualties section have been revised, particularly Oct 1918 (although the alphabetic listings have not yet been amended). (Members only).

New/Revised entries added for the following: - P de L Le Cheminent,

OCs added to the following entries: - 209 Sqn, 223 Sqn

Two requests from people looking for ex-colleagues/friends has been added to the Looking for someone section.

Week ending - 8 Apr 2018

Various entries in the Casualties section have been revised, particularly Aug and Sep 1918 (although the alphabetic listings have not yet been amended). (Members only).

New/Revised entries added for the following: - C E Chilton,

OCs added to the following entries: - RAF Chivenor,

Week ending - 1 Apr 2018

Various entries in the Casualties section have been revised, particularly Jul 1918 (although the alphabetic listings have not yet been amended). (Members only).

New/Revised entries added for the following: - C D Breese, D Finlay, D C Stapleton,

Four requests from people looking for ex-colleagues/friends has been added to the Looking for someone section.

Week ending - 25 Mar 2018

Various entries in the Casualties section have been revised, particularly May and June 1918 (although the alphabetic listings have not yet been amended). (Members only).

New/Revised entries added for the following: - H R M Brooke-Popham, B G Frow,

OCs added to the following entries: - RAF Khormaksar, RAF Muharraq, RAF Sharjah,

Two requests from people looking for ex-colleagues/friends has been added to the Looking for someone section.

Week ending - 18 Mar 2018

Various entries in the Casualties section have been revised, particularly Apr 1918 and Jan 1919 (although the alphabetic listings have not yet been amended). (Members only).

New/Revised entries added for the following: - P M Brothers, R Gordon, E L Gossage, J W B Grigson, R M Groves, P L W Herbert, A Hesketh, L N Hollinghurst, L M Iles, K M St C G Leask, A P Ledger, A Lees, K B Lloyd, N D K MacEwen, C E H Medhurst, C H Nicholas, L H Slatter, C B S Spackman, B E Sutton, J F Titmas, T C Traill, C Turner, S H Ware, J J Williamson, A C Wright, R A Young,

OCs added to the following entries: - RAF Acklington, RAF Andrews Field, RAF Barrow, RAF Biggin Hill, RAF Breighton, RAF Church Stanton, RAF Debden, RAF El Adem, RAF Fazakerley, RAF Hendon, RAF Hucknell, RAF Kai Tak, RAF Kenley, RAF Lindholme, RAF Ludford Magna, RAF Lympne, RAF North Killingholme, RAF North Weald, RAF Pembrey, RAF Snaith, RAF Tangmere, RAF Volkenrode, RAF Warmwell, RAF White Waltham, RAF Woodvale, No 21 Sqn, No 57 Sqn, No 88 Sqn, No 104 Sqn, No 190 Sqn, No 518 Sqn, No 3 (County of Devon) Maritime Headquarters Unit, plus various units shown in the Members Area

Photos added to the following entries: - No 2726 Sqn RAF Regiment, Earl of Bandon, B A Chacksfield, F Crerar, A D Warrington-Morris,

Two requests from people looking for ex-colleagues/friends has been added to the Looking for someone section.

One new entry in the Guest Book,

Week ending - 11 Mar 2018

Various entries in the Casualties section have been revised. (Members only).

New/Revised entries added for the following: - E D Barnes, A G Board, A E Borton, C A Bouchier, F W Bowhill, O T Boyd, C J Q Brand, J D Breakey, C S Burnett, J S Chick, F H Coleman, R Collishaw, D Colyer, L Darvall, R M Drummond, W H Dunn, S E Storrar, S C Strafford, B E Sutton, F H Sykes, M L Taylor, M Thomas, J F Titmas, H S P Walmsley, A A Walser, R C Wansborough, A R Wardle, , W L Welsh, F M F West, R P M Whitham, R Whyte, K Wigram, T M Williams, J L Wingate, F Woolley, H L Woolveridge, A M Wray, W M Yool,

OCs added to the following entries: - RAF Coningsby, RAF Polebrook, RAF Swinderby, RAF Syerston, RAF Tempsford, No 34 OTU,

Photos added to the following entries: - No 2726 Sqn RAF Regiment,

Week ending - 4 Mar 2018

Various entries in the Casualties section have been revised. (Members only).

New/Revised entries added for the following: - H R M Brooke-Popham, T A Langford-Sainsbury, C L N Newell, C H Nicholas, H R Nicholl, L A Pattinson, A  Paxton, L G S Payne, R H Peck, R E C Peirse, L F Pendred, G A H Pidcock, G C Pirie, D le G Pitcher, P H L Playfair, S L G Pope, C F A Portal, C E V Porter, H M Probyn, A D Pryor, J C Quinnell, A J Rankin, G R M Reid, E A B Rice, W E V Richards, E H Richardson, J M Robb, R J Rodwell, H V Rowley, B H C Russell, H B Russell, J M Salmond, W G H Salmond, A P M Sanders, A C Sanderson, R H M S Saundby, H W L Saunders, G S Shephard, B J Silly, S P Simpson, J C Slessor, H G Smart, C G Smith, W Sowrey, P T Squire, C R Steele, C A Stevens, D F Stevenson,

One new request for help in the Help Wanted section.

Week ending - 25 Feb 2018

New/Revised entries added for the following: - E J Kingston-McClaughry, W F MacN Foster, G Laing, C L Lambe, A F Lang, H P Lloyd, F W Long, C A H Longcroft, H T Lydford, N D K MacEwen, A C H MacLean, C T MacLean, L L MacLean, J M Mason, H M Massey, B McEntegart, F J W Mellersh, J W F Merer, R P Mills, R F S Morton, C F deS Murphy, J G Murray,

One request from people looking for ex-colleagues/friends has been added to the Looking for someone section.

Details of one reunion has been added to the Reunions Section.

One new entry in the Guest Book,

Week ending - 18 Feb 2018

Various entries in the Casualties section have been revised. (Members only).

New/Revised entries added for the following: - E M Donaldson, B C Fellows, F L Festing, A Fletcher, R M Foster, H F Fuller, A G R Garrod, N J Gill, A W F Glenny, A L Godman, E B Gordon, E L Gossage, A Gray, J A Gray, A L Gregory, D D A Greig, E B Grenfell, V E Groom, P R C Groves, W J Y Guilfoyle, C Hallawell, R Harrison, R G Hart, E W Havers, J G Hearson, M Henderson, P L W Herbert, A Hesketh, H W Heslop, J F A Higgins, T C R Higgins, F V Holt, F L Hopps, T E B Howe, A Huggins, H J F Hunter, P Huskinson, E D Johnson, E R Ludlow-Hewitt,

OCs added to the following entries: - RAF Colerne, RAF Defford,

Four requests from people looking for ex-colleagues/friends has been added to the Looking for someone section.

Week ending - 11 Feb 2018

Various entries in the Casualties section have been revised. (Members only).

New/Revised entries added for the following: - A J Capel, G P H Carter, O E Carter, P R T Chamberlayne, J A Chamier, R W Chappell, L E O Charlton, J S Chick, A R Churchman, D W Clappen, F H Coleman, A C Collier, H J Collins, R Collishaw, A Coningham, C R Cox, H G Crowe, W J B Curtis, G D Daly, C C Darley, D H de Burgh, H C T Dowding, H H Down, T E Drowley, A S Ellerton, E B Ellwood, B E Essex, B C Fellows, F L Festing, A Fletcher, F J Fogarty, H E Forrow, R M Foster, H H MacL Fraser, W R Freeman, M B Frew, P W Game, A Garrity, A G R Garrod, P B Joubert de la Ferte,

One request from people looking for ex-colleagues/friends has been added to the Looking for someone section.

Week ending - 4 Feb 2018

Various entries in the Casualties section have been revised. (Members only).

Further Personnel listings have been added for - Aug 1920, (Members only).

New/Revised entries added for the following: - J O Andrews, F Beaumont, S S Benson, E B C Betts, G C Bladon, B L Blofeld, C H B Blount, I M Bonham-Carter, J A Boret, A E Borton, N H Bottomley, C A Bouchier, H G Bowen, J B Bowen, W A B Bowen-Buscarlet, O T Boyd, J D Boyle, H G Brackley, W S Brancker, C J Q Brand, J  D Breakey, J J Breen, H Le M Brock, W E G Bryant, W D Bugden, C S Burnett, E S Burns, C W Busk, D G Donald, R M Drummond, F J Fogarty, E B Grenfell, L M Iles, D C Lowe, A P Ritchie, A P M Sanders, J F Titmas, F N Trinder, H E Walker, J F Young,

OCs added to the following entries: - No 21 Sqn, No 82 Sqn, No 88 Sqn, No 98 Sqn, No 105 Sqn, No 114 Sqn, No 139 Sqn, No 342 Sqn,

One new request for help in the Help Wanted section.

Week ending - 28 Jan 2018

Various entries in the Casualties section have been revised. (Members only).

Further Personnel listings have been added for - Jan 1934, (Members only).

Orders of Battle have been added for - Aug 1920, Apr 1922, May 1923, Aug 1936, (Members only).

New/Revised entries added for the following: - G C Bladon, J D Breakey, B D Nicholas, H M Russell, T A Warne-Browne,

OCs added to the following entries: - RAF Middle Wallop, RAF Tangmere, No 322 Wing,

Two requests from people looking for ex-colleagues/friends has been added to the Looking for someone section.

One new request for help in the Help Wanted section.

Week ending - 21 Jan 2018

Various entries in the Casualties section have been revised. (Members only).

Further Personnel listings have been added for - May 1924, Sep 1928, Jan 1934, (Members only).

New/Revised entries added for the following: - E B Addison, R N Bateson, G C Bladon, C W Busk, C S Cadell, J R Cassidy, B A Chacksfield, G P Chamberlain, A D Cunningham, R M Drummond, A Durston, T P F P Fagan, P J Farmer, I J Fitch, L R S Freestone, R T Gething, E M F Grundy, C E N Guest, R Harrison, V G A Hatcher, E D MacL Hopkins, H D Jackman, R O Jones, W I G Kerby, E J Kingston-McClaughry, H J Kirkpatrick, D G Lewis, F H M Maynard, F G S Mitchell, H R Nicholl, H E Nowell, J A S Ousthwaite, L T Pankhurst, H L Patch, R Pyne, A M Rodgers, B J Silly, A A B Thomson, C Turner, H E Walker, G L Worthington, W Wynter-Morgan, B C Yarde,

OCs added to the following entries: - No 23 Group, RAF Ramleh, No 113 Sqn, No 502 Sqn,

One request from people looking for ex-colleagues/friends has been added to the Looking for someone section.

One new request for help in the Help Wanted section.

Week ending - 14 Jan 2018

Various entries in the Casualties section have been revised. (Members only).

Further Personnel listings have been added for - Mar 1926, Dec 1926, Sep 1928, (Members only).

Orders of Battle have been added for - Mar 1926, Dec 1926, (Members only).

New/Revised entries added for the following: - G C Bladon, J D Breakey, W B Callaway, J R Cassidy, A R Churchman, O W de Putron, A L Derry, E L Gerrard, O K Griffin, R Harrison, A S G Lee, W E G Mann, E R Manning, A S Morris, G E Nicholetts, A H Orlebar, S L G Pope, W E V Richards, E D M Robertson, F A Skoulding, W Thorne, C McC Vincent, F J Vincent, S F Vincent, R N Waite, F W Walker, T M Williams, W R Worstall, G L Worthington,

OCs added to the following entries: - RAF Base Gosport,

Details of one reunion has been added to the Reunions Section.

One new entry in the Guest Book,

Week ending - 7 Jan 2018

Various entries in the Casualties section have been revised. (Members only).

Further Personnel listings have been added for - Jan 1924, May 1924, Mar 1926, (Members only).

New/Revised entries added for the following: - C L Archbold, G W Birkinshaw, G C Bladon, J S T Bradley, V S Brown, L Dalton-Morris, A L Derry, A Durston, T W Elmhirst, E C Farman, C W Gore, A V Harvey, L G Harvey, K M St C G Leask, A C Maund, T C Miller, V B Ranford, C R Samson, S P Simpson, T G Skeats, A E Sutton-Jones, C Turner, F J Vincent, E F Waring,

(A)OCs added to the following entries: - No 1 Group, No 28 Sqn, No 60 Sqn,

This page was last updated on 13/07/18

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