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What's New 2020?

[What was new - last year]


Week ending -    18 Oct 2020

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

Various entries have been revised or added to the Unit Histories section of the Members Area, including: -  Target Towing Flight - Ismailia, No 1 RAF Casualty Clearing Station,

Various entries have been revised or added in the Unit Personnel and Locations section of the Members Area, including: - No 6 Sqn, No 7 Sqn, No 8 Sqn, No 9 Sqn, No 10 Sqn,

New/Revised entries added for: -  RAF Ismailia, RAF Khormaksar, RAF Ramleh, A G Adnams, D L Amlot, H Broadhurst, J P Cave, F H Coleman, J P Coleman, C R Cox, N H D'Aeth, T J Hanlon, V G A Hatcher, D Macfadyen, H M Massey, C F A Portal, C W H Pulford, H B Russell, A D Selway, G S Shaw, N C Singer, E J Smith, R S Sorley, W V Strugnell, F R D Swain, J L Vachell, H S P Walmsley,

OCs revised or added to the following entries: - RAF Khormaksar, No 6 Sqn, No 8 Sqn, No 9 Sqn, No 282 Sqn,


Week ending -    11 Oct 2020

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

Various entries have been revised or added to the Unit Histories section of the Members Area, including: -  No 1 (Indian) Wing, No 2 (Indian) Wing, No 3 (Indian) Wing,

Various entries have been revised or added in the Unit Personnel and Locations section of the Members Area, including: - No 2 Sqn, No 3 Sqn, No 4 Sqn, No 5 Sqn,

New/Revised entries added for: - I G Broom, B A Chacksfield, P F Fullard, A J W Geddes, A F Hutton, W D J Michie, W A Opie, W E V Richards, A C SandersonC M Stewart, A A B Thomson,

OCs revised or added to the following entries: - No 5 Sqn, No 28 Sqn,

Two requests for help has been added to the Help Wanted section.

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


Week ending -    4 Oct 2020

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

Various entries have been revised or added to the Unit Histories section of the Members Area, including: -  No 68 Wing, No 81 Wing, No 421 Flight, No 3 FTS,

Various entries have been revised or added in the Unit Personnel and Locations section of the Members Area, including: - RAF Waddington, RAF Warmwell, RAF West Malling, RAF West Raynham/No 81 Wing, RAF Weston Zoyland, RAF Wittering, RAF Yeadon, No 1 Sqn,

New/Revised entries added for: - RAF West Malling, RAF Weston Zoyland, RAF Wittering, RAF Yeadon, N Cameron, D V Carnegie, J Constable-Roberts, B E Embry, R Grice, H W Mermagen, W D J Michie, J M A Parker, T B Prickman, D J Walliker, P E Warcup, K B S Willder

OCs revised or added to the following entries: - RAF Topcliffe, RAF West Malling, RAF West Raynham, RAF Weston Zoyland, RAF Yeadon,

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


Week ending -   27 Sep 2020

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

Various entries have been revised or added to the Unit Histories section of the Members Area, including: -  No 16 ACSB, Recruits Sub-Depot - Upwood, Recruits Sub-Depot - Dishforth, AMES Shotton, AMES Bamburgh,

Various entries have been revised or added in the Unit Personnel and Locations section of the Members Area, including: - RAF Tangmere, RAF Thornaby, RAF Topcliffe, RAF Turnhouse, RAF Usworth,

OCs revised or added to the following entries: - RAF Tangmere, RAF Topcliffe, RAF Turnhouse, RAF Usworth,

New/Revised entries added for: - RAF Tangmere, RAF Thornaby, RAF Turnhouse, RAF Usworth, J A Boret, D A Boyle, H G Cadwalleder, R M Drummond, W F MacN Foster, H Gordon-Dean, H J F Hunter, R B Lees, R B Mansell, H W Mermagen, C H Nicholas, G S Oddie, M D Ommanney, K R Park, G C Pirie, J N TomesJ H S Tyssen, K B S Willder, B C Yarde,

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

One Guest Book entry added


Week ending -   20 Sep 2020

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

New/Revised entries added for: - J Mutch,

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

One request for help has been added to the Help Wanted section.

Two Guest Book entries added


Week ending -   12 Sep 2020

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

Various entries have been revised or added in the Unit Personnel and Locations section of the Members Area, including: - RAF Stranraer, RAF Shetlands/Sullom Voe, RAF Sumburgh, RAF Practice Camp Sutton Bridge, RAF Sutton Bridge, RAF Swanton Morley, RAF Swinderby, 

OCs revised or added to the following entries: - RAF Dishforth, RAF Stranraer, RAF Shetlands/Sullom Voe, RAF Sumburgh, RAF Sutton Bridge, RAF Swanton Morley,

New/Revised entries added for: - RAF Stranraer, RAF Shetlands/Sullom Voe, RAF Sumburgh, RAF Sutton Bridge, RAF Swanton Morley, J W Baker, V B Bennett, G H Boyce, R Grice, T W Piper, F Rump, T N Stack,


Week ending -   6 Sep 2020

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

Various entries have been revised or added in the Unit Personnel and Locations section of the Members Area, including: - RAF Northolt, RAF Pembrey, RAF Ringway, RAF Scampton, RAF Skeabrae, RAF Southend, RAF Speke, RAF St Eval,

Various entries have been revised or added to the Unit Histories section of the Members Area, including: - Inland Area Communications Flight,  Home Communications Flight, Air Fighting Development Establishment, Air Fighting Development Unit, No 21 Balloon Centre, No 6 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Unit, No 110 Wing, Central Landing School/Establishment, No 8 Radio Maintenance Unit, AMES Dry Tree, AMES Carnanton,

OCs revised or added to the following entries: - RAF Northolt, RAF Pembrey, RAF Ringway, RAF Skeabrae, RAF Southend, RAF Speke, RAF St Eval,

New/Revised entries added for: - RAF Northolt, RAF Pembrey, RAF Ringway, RAF Skeabrae, RAF Southend, RAF Speke, J S T Bradley, F H Coleman, B E Embry, C F H Grace, A V Harvey, W D Hodgkinson, P A HughesH N St V Norman, A H Orlebar, A P Revington, D H Sutton, J M Thompson, G H Vasse, S F Vincent,


Week ending -  30 Aug 2020

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

Various entries have been revised or added in the Unit Personnel and Locations section of the Members Area, including: - RAF Lympne, RAF Manston, RAF Marham, RAF Martlesham Heath, RAF Middle Wallop, RAF Newton, RAF North Coates, RAF North Weald,

Various entries have been revised or added to the Unit Histories section of the Members Area, including: - No 2 Recruit Training Pool, No 4 Recruit Training Pool, No 9 Recruits Centre,

OCs revised or added to the following entries: - RAF Lympne, RAF Manston, RAF Marham, RAF Martlesham Heath, RAF Middle Wallop, RAF Newton, RAF North Coates, RAF North Weald, No 38 Sqn, No 115 Sqn,

New/Revised entries added for: - RAF Lympne, RAF Manston, RAF Marham, RAF Martlesham Heath, RAF Middle Wallop, RAF Newton, RAF North Coates, W J M Akerman, B E Baker, G B A Baker, R A C Carter, E J Cuckney, W S Douglas, R M Drummond, M B Frew, A G R Garrod, K W Godfrey, E S Goodwin, A Gray, F L Hopps, R B Jordan, D F Lucking, E R Manning, H D O'Neill, R C M Pink, W H Primrose, S W Smith, W V Strugnell,

One request for help has been added to the Help Wanted section.

Two Guest Book entries added


Week ending -  23 Aug 2020

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

Various entries have been revised or added in the Unit Personnel and Locations section of the Members Area, including: - RAF Horsham St Faith, RAF Kenley, RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey, RAF Leeming, RAF Linton-on-Ouse,

Various entries have been revised or added to the Unit Histories section of the Members Area, including: - No 2 MT Storage Unit

OCs revised or added to the following entries: - RAF Horsham St Faith, RAF Kenley, RAF Linton-on-Ouse,

New/Revised entries added for: - RAF Horsham St Faith, RAF Kenley, RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey, RAF Linton-on-Ouse, D W Bayne, H Le M Brock, H J Collins, G B Dacre, R Graham, E G F HillR Ivelaw-Chapman, T B Prickman, A D Pryor, A C Sanderson, G R C Spencer, W E Staton, W L Welsh, R P Willock, A M Wray, R A Young,

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


Week ending -  16 Aug 2020

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

Various entries have been revised or added in the Unit Personnel and Locations section of the Members Area, including: - RAF Coningsby, RAF Cranwell, RAF Hendon, RAF Honington, RAF Hornchurch,

Various entries have been revised or added to the Unit Histories section of the Members Area, including: - No 1 MT Storage Unit, No 3 Transportable W/T Unit, Radio Fitting Unit,

OCs revised or added to the following entries: - RAF Coningsby, RAF Cranwell, RAF Hendon, RAF Honington, RAF Hornchurch, RAF Rochford, No 74 Sqn,

New/Revised entries added for: - RAF Hendon, A G Adnams, C A Bouchier, J S T Bradley, C R Cox, L Darvall, B E Embry, E C Farman, M B Frew, J A Gray, J H Harris, R Harrison, W L M Macdonald, E R Manning, W H Merton, J Mutch, C H Nicholas, K R Park, P J Sanders, J H Simpson, L H Slatter, W Sowrey,

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


Week ending -  9 Aug 2020

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

Various entries have been revised or added in the Unit Personnel and Locations section of the Members Area, including: - RAF Hawkinge, RAF Hemswell,

Various entries have been revised or added to the Unit Histories section of the Members Area, including: - AMES Dover, AMES Fairlight, AMES Rye, Recruit Training Pool - Hawkinge, Pilotless Aircraft Unit, No 416 Flight, No 10 Observer Screen, No 11 Observer Screen, No 12 Observer Screen,

OCs revised or added to the following entries: - RAF Hawkinge,

New/Revised entries added for: - RAF Hawkinge, W A D Brook, J P Cave, L Fox, H H M Fraser, W A Opie, J L Vachell,

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

Two requests for help has been added to the Help Wanted section.

One Guest Book entry added


Week ending -  2 Aug 2020

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

Various entries have been revised or added in the Unit Personnel and Locations section of the Members Area, including: - RAF Filton, RAF Finningley, RAF Ford, RAF Friston, RAF Gatwick, RAF Base Gosport, RAF Gosport, RAF Grantham,

Various entries have been revised or added to the Unit Histories section of the Members Area, including: - No 2 Ferry Pilots Pool, No 4 (Continental) Ferry Pilots Pool, Recruits Sub-Depot - Finningley, No 12 Balloon Centre, Recruits Sub-Depot - Grantham, Recruits Sub-Depot - Usworth,

OCs revised or added to the following entries: - No 17 Group, RAF Filton, RAF Finningley, RAF Ford, RAF Gatwick, RAF Gosport, RAF Grantham, RAF Invergordon, No 106 Sqn,

New/Revised entries added for: - RAF Filton, RAF Finningley, RAF Ford, RAF Gatwick, RAF Gosport, G B Beardsworth, C R Carr, K D G Collier, H J Collins, F R Drew, G F W Heycock, H J F Hunter, C L King, R B Maycock, H D O'Neill, T B Prickman, N A P Pritchett, H J Roach, W C Sheen, J H S Tyssen,

Photos have been added to the following entries: - RAF Andover, No 949 Sqn,


Week ending -  26 Jul 2020

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

Various entries have been revised or added in the Unit Personnel and Locations section of the Members Area, including: - RAF Duxford, RAF Dyce, RAF Eastchurch, RAF Exeter, RAF Felixstowe, RAF Feltwell,

Various entries have been revised or added to the Unit Histories section of the Members Area, including: - No 1 Coastal Patrol Flight, 'D' Flight - No 2 AACU, Gunnery Research Unit,

Various entries have been revised or added to the Aircraft Serials section of the Members Area, including: - No 137 Sqn,

OCs revised or added to the following entries: - RAF Duxford, RAF Dyce, RAF Eastchurch, RAF Exeter, RAF Felixstowe, RAF Feltwell, RAF Pembrey, RAF Port Ellen,

New/Revised entries added for: - RAF Dyce, RAF Eastchurch, L W C Bower, F Crerar, A P Davidson, A H M Hely, F L Hopps, A F Hutton, R B Jordan, H S Kerby, H D McGregor, H W Mermagen, R B Thomson, D J Walliker, J B M Wallis,

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

Details of one Reunion added to the Reunions section.

One request for help has been added to the Help Wanted section.


Week ending -  19 Jul 2020

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

Various entries have been revised or added in the Unit Personnel and Locations section of the Members Area, including: - RAF Detling, RAF Digby, RAF Dishforth, RAF Doncaster, RAF Drem, RAF Driffield, RAF Duxford,

Various entries have been revised or added Unit Histories section of the Members Area, including: - No 91 Maintenance Unit, Recruits Sub-Depot - Driffield, No 4 Group Target Towing Flight, No 5 Group Target Towing Flight,

OCs revised or added to the following entries: - RAF Detling, RAF Dishforth, RAF Doncaster, RAF Drem, RAF Driffield, RAF Duxford, RAF Topcliffe, No 263 Sqn, No 271 Sqn,

New/Revised entries added for: - RAF Detling, RAF Digby, RAF Dishforth, RAF Doncaster, RAF Drem, RAF Driffield, R L R Atcherley, Earl of Bandon, D H F Barnett, H I T Beardsworth, L W C Bower, H J Butler, P R T Chamberlayne, J S Chick, K B B Cross, A L Derry, H Eeles, O R Gayford, O Gradon, S Graham, O K Griffin, G D Harvey, V G A Hatcher, F L Hopps, H J F Hunter, T A Langford-Sainsbury, E L G Le Dieu, A Lees, K R Park, J A Tester, B C Yarde,

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

One request for help has been added to the Help Wanted section.


Week ending -  12 Jul 2020

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

Various entries have been revised or added in the Unit Personnel and Locations section of the Members Area, including: - RAF Blackpool, RAF Boscombe Down, RAF Bramcote, RAF Carew Cheriton, RAF Catterick, RAF Church Fenton, RAF Colerne, RAF Coltishall, RAF Croydon, RAF Debden,

Various entries have been revised or added Unit Histories section of the Members Area, including: - No 60 Wing, No 9 Recruit Centre, No 10 (Signals) Recruit Centre, RAF Polish Depot, Recruit Sub-Depot - Debden,

OCs revised or added to the following entries: - RAF Ayr, RAF Blackpool, RAF Boscombe Down, RAF Bramcote, RAF Carew Cheriton, RAF Castletown, RAF Catterick, RAF Christmas Island, RAF Church Fenton, RAF Colerne, RAF Coltishall, RAF Croydon, RAF Debden, RAF Pembroke Dock, RAF Wick,

New/Revised entries added for: - RAF Blackpool, RAF Boscombe Down, RAF Bramcote, RAF Carew Cheriton, RAF Castleton, RAF Catterick, RAF Colerne, RAF Coltishall, RAF Debden, No 54 OTU, G H Ambler, D F W Atcherley, R L R Atcherley, W K Beisiegel, H Broadhurst, C P Brown, G L Carter, C B Cooke, A P Davidson, A C Deere, D Finlay, M B Frew, J L F Fuller-Good, J H Harris, M L Heath, H A V Hogan, J E Innes-Crump, C L King, R L Kippenberger, A W B McDonald, B McEntegart, R L Mills, G S Oddie, W E Oulton, R E de T Vintras,

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


Week ending -  5 Jul 2020

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

Various entries have been revised or added in the Unit Personnel and Locations section of the Members Area, including: - No 903 Wing, No 906 Wing, No 907 Wing, RAF Wing HQ Comilla, RAF Abbotsinch, RAF Acklington, RAF Aldergrove, RAF Bassingbourn, RAF Biggin Hill, RAF Binbrook, RAF Bircham Newton,

Various entries have been revised or added Unit Histories section of the Members Area, including: - No 903 Wing, No 903 Wing, No 906 Wing, No 907 Wing, No 5827 (P) MSU, No 5886 MSU, No 27 Anti-Malaria Control Unit, No 132 Repair and Salvage Unit, No 7011 Servicing Echelon, No 7028 Servicing Echelon, No 7042 Servicing Echelon, No 7152 Servicing Echelon, No 5772 Mobile Signals Unit, No 5812 Mobile Signals Unit, 5812 Mobile Signals Unit, No 5814 Mobile Signals Unit, No 5843 Mobile Signals Unit, No 5870 Mobile Signals Unit, No 5871 Mobile Signals Unit, No 2 Coastal Patrol Flight, Torpedo Training Unit, Temporary Armament Training Camp Aldergrove, No 12 Wireless Intelligence Screen, Fighter Sector HQ Aldergrove, No 51 Maintenance Unit, No 52 Maintenance Unit,

OCs revised or added to the following entries: - RAF Abbotsinch, RAF Acklington, RAF Aldergrove, RAF Bassingbourn, RAF Bircham Newton, RAF Kallang, RAF Steeple Morden, RAF Sydenham, No 215 Sqn,

New/Revised entries added for: - RAF Abbotsinch, RAF Acklington, RAF Aldergrove, RAF Bassingbourn, RAF Bircham Newton, RAF Steeple Morden, No 73 OTU, No 1324 Wing, RAF Regiment, No 1327 Wing, RAF Regiment, No 2706 Sqn, RAF Regiment, No 2837 Sqn, RAF Regiment, No 2942 Sqn, RAF Regiment, No 2959 Sqn, RAF Regiment, No 2966 Sqn, RAF Regiment, No 2967 Sqn, RAF Regiment, B E Baker, R Collishaw, R H Crompton, G D Daly, B E Embry, C L Falconer, R Grice, A A F Hickman, G T Jarman, R C Jordan, R Leckie, A MacGregor, H D McGregor, H N St V Norman, F L Pearce, C W H Pulford, J C Russell, L H Slatter, R H S Spaight, D A Trotman, J Worrall,

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


Week ending -  28 Jun 2020

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

Various entries have been revised or added in the Unit Personnel and Locations section of the Members Area, including: - No 324 Wing, No 325 Wing, No 337 Wing, No 338 Wing,

Various entries have been revised or added Unit Histories section of the Members Area, including: - No 324 Wing, No 325 Wing, No 110 Repair and Salvage Unit, No 113 Repair and Salvage Unit, No 135 Air Stores Park, No 136 Air Stores Park, No 1 Anti-Malaria Control Unit, No 304 Mobile Signals Servicing Unit, No 6011 LWS, No 216 AMES, No 285 AMES, No 286 AMES, No 330 AMES, No 331 AMES, No 381 AMES, No 387 AMES, No 892 AMES, No 893 AMES, No 919 AMES, No 6062 AMES, No 6072 AMES, No 8004 AMES, No 8005 AMES, No 8806 AMES, No 8038 AMES, No 14023 AMES,

OCs revised or added to the following entries: - AHQ Malta, RAF Setif,

New/Revised entries added for: - No 2864 Sqn RAF Regiment, No 2866 Sqn RAF Regiment, T B de la P Beresford, W A B Bowen-Buscarlet, R B Lees, M D LyneK R Park, J R Rhys-Jones, J R Scarlett-Streatfield, J M Thompson, E W Wootten,

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

Two Guest Book entries added


Week ending -  21 Jun 2020

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

Various entries have been revised or added in the Unit Personnel and Locations section of the Members Area, including: - No 244 Wing, No 251 Wing, No 258 Wing, No 322 Wing,

Various entries have been revised or added Unit Histories section of the Members Area, including: - No 244 Wing, No 251 Wing, No 324 Wing, No 1 Wireless Unit, No 216 AMES, No 235 AMES, No 264 AMES, No 274 AMES, No 889 AMES, No 892 AMES, No 893 AMES, No 15057 AMES, No 59 Repair and Salvage Unit, No 108 Repair and Salvage Unit, No 40 Air Stores Park, No 133 Air Stores Park, No 5500 MSU, No 19 Sector Operations Room, No 6000 LWS, No 6001 LWS, No 6002 LWS,

OCs revised or added to the following entries: - RAF Maison Blanche, RAF Treviso,

New/Revised entries added for: - No 2788 Sqn RAF Regiment, No 2825 Sqn RAF Regiment, No 2855 Sqn RAF Regiment, No 2864 Sqn RAF Regiment, No 2904 Sqn RAF Regiment, M G Beavis, R Berry, C D A Browne, J H D'Albiac, L Darvall, J H Edwardes-Jones, J R Hallings-Pott, E J Morris, A J Rankin, J Rankin, C B S Spackman, A L Winskill, J J Witts, RAF Flying Badges,

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

One Guest Book entry added


Week ending -  14 Jun 2020

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

Various entries have been revised or added in the Unit Personnel and Locations section of the Members Area, including: - No 165 Wing, No 166 Wing, No 168 Wing, No 169 Wing, No 181 Wing, No 189 Wing, No 239 Wing, No 243 Wing, No 258 Wing, No 262 Wing, No 903 Wing,

Various entries have been revised or added Unit Histories section of the Members Area, including: - No 151 OTU, No 294 AMES, No 295 AMES, No 383 AMES, No 869 AMES, No 870 AMES, No 884 AMES, No 888 AMES, No 6101 (LWS) AMES, No 5287 MSU, Mo 62 Mobile Field Hospital, No 82 Refuelling and Re-arming Party, No 83 Refuelling and Re-arming Party, No 11 Static Admin Unit, No 13 Static Admin Unit, No 15 Static Admin Unit, No 16 Static Admin Unit, No 23 Air Support Column, No 7 Operations Room, No 16 Sector Operations Room, No 124 RSU,

Photos have been added to the following entries: - C T Jackaman,

OCs revised or added to the following entries: - RAF Comilla, RAF Feni, RAF Jessore, RAF Lanka, No 976 Sqn,

New/Revised entries added for: - No 211 Group, RAF Jessore, No 2942 Sqn RAF Regiment, No 2941 Sqn RAF Regiment, No 2943 Sqn RAF Regiment, No 2946 Sqn RAF Regiment, No 2966 Sqn RAF Regiment, K B B Cross, H A Fenton, G D Garvin, J Grandy, J D Melvin, W Pitt-Brown, RAF Flying Badges,

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


Week ending -  7 Jun 2020

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

Various entries have been revised or added in the Unit Personnel and Locations section of the Members Area, including: - No 133 Airfield/Wing, No 134 Airfield/Wing, No 135 Airfield/Wing, No 141 Airfield/Wing, No 144 Airfield/Wing, No 145 Airfield/Wing, No 151 Wing, No 160 Wing,

Various entries have been revised or added Unit Histories section of the Members Area, including: - No 133 Airfield/Wing, No 134 Airfield/Wing, No 135 Airfield/Wing, No 141 Airfield/Wing, No 160 Wing, No 286 Wing, No 335 Wing, No 6081 LWS, No 6116 LWS, No 6117 LWS, No 5015 (C) MSU, No 5062 (J/K) MSU, No 5084 (C) MSU, No 5090 (C) MSU, No 5122 (J) MSU, No 5282 (G) MSU, No 5318 (P) MSU, No 5390 (Q) MSU, No 55072 (CB) MSU, No 55073 (CB) MSU, No 6129 Servicing Echelon, No 6310 Servicing Echelon, No 6312 Servicing Echelon, No 6313 Servicing Echelon, No 6315 Servicing Echelon, No 100 Mobile Dental Section (Unit), No 114 Mobile Dental Unit, No 155 Mobile Dental Surgery, No 9 Field Force HQ Signals Section, No 308 Mobiles Signals Servicing Unit,

Photos have been added to the following entries: - No 58 Sqn, No 103 Sqn, No 140 Sqn, No 540 Sqn, No 541 Sqn, No 542 Sqn, No 543 Sqn, No 544 Sqn, A H W Ball, R Deacon-Elliott, G D Harvey, J E Johnson, H L Maxwell, G H Vasse,

OCs revised or added to the following entries: - RAF Fassberg,

New/Revised entries added for: - No 1309 Wing RAF Regiment, No 1310 Wing RAF Regiment, No 1314 Wing RAF Regiment, No 29 Sqn, No 2701 Sqn RAF Regiment, No 2742 Sqn RAF Regiment, No 2777 Sqn RAF Regiment, No 2800 Sqn RAF Regiment, No 2804 Sqn RAF Regiment, No 2819 Sqn RAF Regiment, No 2848 Sqn RAF Regiment, W V Crawford-Crompton, A C Deere, H B Martin,

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


Week ending -  31 May 2020

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

Various entries have been revised or added in the Unit Personnel and Locations section of the Members Area, including: - No 18 Wing/Sector, No 122 Airfield/Wing, No 129 Airfield/Wing, No 131 Airfield/Wing, No 132 Airfield/Wing

Various entries have been revised or added Unit Histories section of the Members Area, including: - No 128 Airfield/Wing, No 129 Airfield/Wing, No 131 Airfield/Wing, No 132 Airfield/Wing, No 133 Airfield/Wing, No 3207 Servicing Commando, No 3209 Servicing Commando, No 8 Field Force HQ Signals Section, No 15063 AMES, No 6114 LWS, No 6115 LWS, No 6087 LWS, No 505 (C) MSU, No 518 (G) MSU, No 5009 (G) MSU, No 5055 (C) MSU, No 5085 (C) MSU, No 55071 MSU, No 106 Mobile Dental Unit, No 110 Mobile Dental Unit, No 6302 Servicing Echelon, No 6308 Servicing Echelon, No 6317 Servicing Echelon,

OCs revised or added to the following entries: - No 414 Sqn,

New/Revised entries added for: - No 1312 Wing RAF Regiment, No 1313 Wing RAF Regiment, No 2713 Sqn RAF Regiment, No 2719 Sqn RAF Regiment, No 2736 Sqn RAF Regiment, No 2777 Sqn RAF Regiment, No 2804 Sqn RAF Regiment, No 2817 Sqn RAF Regiment, No 2872 Sqn RAF Regiment, No 2874 Sqn RAF Regiment, 2875 Sqn RAF Regiment, No 2880 Sqn RAF Regiment, No 2882 Sqn RAF Regiment, H A C Bird-Wilson, D G Morris, F E Rosier,


Week ending -  24 May 2020

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

Various entries have been revised or added in the Unit Personnel and Locations section of the Members Area, including: - No 125 Airfield/Wing, No 126 Airfield/Wing,

Various entries have been revised or added Unit Histories section of the Members Area, including: - No 15 Wing/Sector, No 22 Wing/Sector, No 125 Airfield/Wing, No 126 Airfield/Wing, No 1304 Wing, RAF Regiment, No 1305 Wing, RAF Regiment, No 1309 Wing, RAF Regiment, No 101 Mobile Dental Unit, No 102 Mobile Dental Unit, No 505 (C) MSU, No 5056 (C) MSU, No 403 RSU, No 5010 (C) MSU, No 5011 (C) MSU, No 410 RSU, No 5009 (G) MSU, No 83 Group Control Centre,

OCs/Wg Cdr Flying revised or added to the following entries: - RAF Evere, RAF Kenley, RAF Redhill, RAF Warmwell, No 602 Sqn,

New/Revised entries added for: - No 2703 Sqn RAF Regiment, No 2726 Sqn RAF Regiment, No 2765 Sqn RAF Regiment, No 2805 Sqn RAF Regiment, No 2817 Sqn RAF Regiment, No 2834 Sqn RAF Regiment, No 2878 Sqn RAF Regiment, No 2879 Sqn RAF Regiment, No 2880 Sqn RAF Regiment, No 2881 Sqn RAF Regiment, J H Lapsley, J Rankin, J E Johnson,


Week ending -  17 May 2020

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

Various entries have been revised or added in the Unit Personnel and Locations section of the Members Area, including: - Aircraft Depot - India, No 1 (India) MU, No 301 MU, Heston Flight, No 2 Camouflage Unit, Photographic Development Unit, Photographic Reconnaissance Unit, No 4 Photographic Reconnaissance Unit, No 39 Wing, No 61 Wing, No 122 Airfield/Wing,

Various entries have been revised or added Unit Histories section of the Members Area, including: - Aircraft Depot - India, No 1 (India) MU/No 301 MU, No 320 MU, No 407 AFAP, Heston Flight, No 2 Camouflage Unit, Photographic Development Unit, Photographic Reconnaissance Unit, No 4 Photographic Reconnaissance Unit, No 39 Wing, No 5 Mobile Film Processing Section, No 516 (G) Mobile Signals Unit, No 6168 Servicing Echelon, No 6400 Servicing Echelon, No 5253 MSU, No 5254 MSU, No 61 Wing, No 483 Group Control Centre, No 307 MSSU, No 122 Airfield/Wing,

Photos have been added to the following entries: - No 202 Sqn,

OCs revised or added to the following entries: - RAF Drigh Road, No 1306 Wing, RAF Regiment, No 2734 Sqn, RAF Regiment,

New/Revised entries added for: - No 2734 Sqn, RAF Regiment, A H W Ball, H A C Bird-Wilson, J A Boret, A Earle, J H L Blount, E H Fielden, K W Godfrey, N C S Rutter, A C Stewart, I S Stockwell, G W Tuttle,

One Guest Book entry added


Week ending -  10 May 2020

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

Various entries have been revised or added in the Unit Personnel and Locations section of the Members Area, including: -  No 61 Group, No 70 Group, No 71 Group, No 72 Group, No 221 Group, No 222 Group, No 223 Group, No 225 Group, No 75 Wing,

Various entries have been revised or added Unit Histories section of the Members Area, including: - No 23 Wing, No 75 Wing, No 170 Wing, No 175 Wing, No 1416 Flight, No 1 AA Practice Camp, No 2 AA Practice Camp, No 3 AA Practice Camp, No 517 AMES, No 12 WIS, No 2 HM W/T Unit, Nos 1 - 4 Servicing Flights, Nos 1 - 8 Servicing Flight Sections,

OCs revised or added to the following entries: - No 2 Group, No 72 Group, No 221 Group, No 222 Group, No 225 Group, RAF Koggala, RAF Mingaladon, RAF Ratmalana, RAF Snailwell, No 258 Sqn, No 261 Sqn,

New/Revised entries added for: - RAF Asansol, RAF Chakulia, RAF China Bay, RAF Cholavarum, RAF Cuttack, RAF Juhu, RAF Santa Cruz, RAF Mingaladon, RAF Minneriya, RAF Ondal, RAF Pandaveswar, RAF Ranchi, RAF St Thomas' Mount, RAF Salbani, W A D Brook, C R Carr, D Colyer, G B Dacre, J H D'Albiac, H A FentonP C Fletcher, L Fox, A Gray, T C R Higgins, J F Hobler, H J F Hunter, A F Hutton, C T Jackaman, R B Jordan, H S Kerby, A Lees, E R Manning, S J Marchbank, A W B McDonald, F J W Mellersh, J D Melvin, E G L Millington, R L Mills, R A R Rae, J C Russell, N C S Rutter, N C Singer, D F Stevenson, C M Stewart, W P Sutcliffe, S R Ubee, J B M Wallis, A H Wann, F Woolley,

One Guest Book entry added


Week ending -  3 May 2020

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

Various entries have been revised or added in the Unit Personnel and Locations section of the Members Area, including: - No 16 Group, No 22 Group, Air Component of the BEF,

OCs revised or added to the following entries: - No 22 Group, RAF Sumburgh,

New/Revised entries added for: - RAF Abbotsinch, RAF Bircham Newton, RAF Boscombe Down, RAF Calshot, RAF Catterick, RAF Farnborough, E L Colbeck-Welch, RAF Donibristle, RAF Felixstowe, RAF Leuchars, RAF Mount Batten, RAF Oban, RAF Pembroke Dock, RAF Wick, A S Barratt, G P Chamberlain, A N Gallehawk, T A Langford-Sainsbury, N D K MacEwen, P C Maltby, H Waring

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


Week ending -  26 Apr 2020

Various entries have been revised or added in the Unit Personnel and Locations section of the Members Area, including: - No 13 Group, No 14 Group, No 15 Group,

Photos have been added to entries in the Unit History section of the Members Area: - West Africa Communications Sqn,

Photos have been added to the following entries: - No 31 OTU,

New/Revised entries added for: - RAF Aldergrove, RAF Calshot, RAF Felixstowe, RAF Hooton Park, RAF Limavady, RAF Mount Batten, RAF Oban, RAF Pembroke Dock, RAF St Eval, RAF Stranraer, RAF Tangmere, R L R Atcherley, J A Boret, A G P Brightmore, W D Disbrey, P F Fullard, A N Gallehawk, R E Saul,


Week ending -  19 Apr 2020

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

Various entries have been revised or added in the Unit Personnel and Locations section of the Members Area, including: - No 5 Group, No 9 Group, No 10 Group, No 11 Group, No 12 Group,

OCs revised or added to the following entries: - No 11 Group,

New/Revised entries added for: - RAF Coltishall, RAF Lindholme, RAF Speke, No 2819 Sqn RAF Regiment, W J M Akerman, F R Drew, W S Gardner, A Gray, P B Joubert de la Ferte, C L King, T L Leigh-Mallory, A C H MacLean, H W Mermagen, K R Park, H M Probyn, A P Ritchie, R G Seymour, W C Sheen, L A Wear, W L Welsh,

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

Two Guest Book entries added


Week ending -  12 Apr 2020

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

Various entries have been revised or added in the Unit Personnel and Locations section of the Members Area, including: - HQ Coastal Command, Wessex Bombing Area, Western Area, Central Area, No 1 Group, No 2 Group, No 3 Group, No 4 Group,

Various entries have been revised or added Unit Histories section of the Members Area, including: - No 72 Wing, No 76 Wing, No 201 Wing,

OCs revised or added to the following entries: - No 2 Group, No 4 Group, RAF Aldergrove, RAF Finningley, RAF Mildenhall, RAF Upwood, No 38 Sqn, No 214 Sqn,

New/Revised entries added for: - Central Area, Western Area, No 2 Group, RAF Abbotsinch, RAF Aldergrove, RAF Andover, RAF Bassingbourn, RAF Boscombe Down, RAF Cottesmore, RAF Dishforth, RAF Driffield, RAF Feltwell, RAF Finningley, RAF Honington, RAF Hucknall, RAF Kemble, RAF Leconfield, RAF Mildenhall, RAF Newton, RAF Stradishall, RAF Syerston, RAF Turnhouse, RAF Upwood, RAF Waddington, RAF Worthy Down, RAF Wyton, C D Adams, J J Breen, E S Butler, W B Callaway, L H Cockey, A Coningham, H A Constantine, W A Coryton, H L Crichton, F P Don, W S Gardner, O R Gayford, E S Goodwin, H Gordon-Dean, J A Gray, V E Groom, A T Harris, P H Holmes, R Kellett, H S Kerby, F J Linnell, H P Lloyd, D M T Macdonald, R L G Marix, R B Maycock, M D Ommanney, R D Oxland, G J C Paul, L G S Payne, P H L Playfair, R L Ragg, R G Seymour, W C Sheen, C R Steele, B E Sutton, M Thomas, H K Thorold, T C Traill, D J Waghorn, E F Waring,M WatsonT M Williams,

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


Week ending -  5 Apr 2020

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

Various entries have been revised or added in the Unit Personnel and Locations section of the Members Area, including: - AHQ Bengal, No 87 Sqn, No 88 Sqn, No 92 Sqn, No 98 Sqn, No 99 Sqn,

Various entries have been revised or added Unit Histories section of the Members Area, including: - No 21 Aircraft Depot,

Individual codes added to the Aircraft Serials section for the following units (Members Area): -  No 86 Sqn, No 90 Sqn, No 97 Sqn, No 100 Sqn,

OCs revised or added to the following entries: - No 221 Group, RAF Pembrey, No 81 Sqn, No 87 Sqn, No 88 Sqn, No 97 Sqn, No 98 Sqn,

New/Revised entries added for: - S S Benson, A R Churchman, A D Frank, L W G Gill, A L Gregory, E D Johnson, F J Linnell, A McKee, M D Ommanney, A L A Perry-Keene, T R B Pierce, J R Rhys-Jones, D N Roberts, A D Rogers, P J Sanders, H V Satterly, F S Stapleton, D F Stevenson, D H Sutton, T R Thomas, H E Walker, T M Williams, G E Wilson,

One request for help has been added to the Help Wanted section.


Week ending -  29 Mar 2020

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

Various entries have been revised or added in the Unit Personnel and Locations section of the Members Area, including: - No 77 Sqn, No 78 Sqn, No 79 Sqn, No 82 Sqn, No 83 Sqn, No 85 Sqn,

Individual codes added to the Aircraft Serials section for the following units (Members Area): - No 49 Sqn, No 83 Sqn,

OCs revised or added to the following entries: - No 82 Sqn, No 83 Sqn, No 85 Sqn,

New/Revised entries added for: - Earl of Bandon, D A Boyle, G T B Clayton, M B Frew, R Harrison, G T Jarman, J C Macdonald, E J Morris, C C McMullen, H V Satterly, W P Sutcliffe, S H Ware, J N H Whitworth,


Week ending -  22 Mar 2020

Various entries in the Casualties section have been revised (Jul-Dec 1946 and 1947).  (Members only).

Various entries have been revised or added in the Unit Personnel and Locations section of the Members Area, including: - No 10 Sqn, No 76 Sqn,

New/Revised entries added for: - W J Burnett, D G Evans, S Graham, L M Hodges, R L Topp,


Week ending -  15 Mar 2020

Various entries in the Casualties section have been revised (1945 and Jan-Jun 1946).  (Members only).

OCs revised or added to the following entries: - No 15 Sqn, No 20 Sqn,

One request for help has been added to the Help Wanted section.


Week ending -  8 Mar 2020

Various entries in the Casualties section have been revised (completion of 1944).  (Members only).

New/Revised entries added for: - A W F Glenny,

OCs revised or added to the following entries: - RAF Middle Wallop,

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


Week ending -  1 Mar 2020

Various entries in the Casualties section have been revised (first half of 1944).  (Members only).

Photos have been added to entries in the Unit History section of the Members Area: - No 122 Wing,

New/Revised entries added for: - P G Jameson,

Details of one new Reunion has been added to the Reunions Section.

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


Week ending -  23 Feb 2020

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

Various entries have been revised or added in the Unit Personnel and Locations section of the Members Area for the period 1922 - 1923, including: - No 3 Flying Training School, School of Naval Co-operation and Aerial Navigation, Seaplane Training School, School of Photography, No 1 School of Technical Training, School of Technical Training (Men), RAF School - India, Aircraft Depot - Egypt, Aircraft Depot - India, Inland Area Aircraft Depot, Aircraft Park - Iraq, Aircraft Depot - Iraq, MT Repair Depot, Engine Repair Depot, No 1 Stores Depot, No 3 Stores Depot, No 4 Stores Depot, Stores Depot - Egypt, Stores Depot - Iraq, Aircraft Park -India, Central Supply Depot, Base Supply Depot, Ordnance Depot, Supply Depot - Palestine, School of Physical Training, RAF Depot, Aircraft Factory, No 29 Group, Air Pilotage School, C & M Party - Cattewater, C & M Party - Digby, C & M Party - Donibristle, Central Pay Office, Central Air Communications Section, General Service Pay Office, No 8 Flying Training School, No 122 Wing,

New/Revised entries added for: - E B Addison, J A Boret, L E O Charlton, J S Chick, A D Davies, H H Down, William MacN Foster, C F H Grace, J A Gray, O K Griffin, R Ivelaw-Chapman B J Jackson, E J Kingston-McClaughry, H Leedham, R L G Marix, A D Panton, A L A Perry-Keene, W G W Prall, A J Rankin, W E V Richards, G Scarrott, M J D Stear, H E Walker, C B Wincott, P J Wiseman, R A Young,

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


Week ending -  16 Feb 2020

Various entries in the Casualties section have been revised (1943).  (Members only).

Various entries have been revised or added in the Unit Personnel and Locations section of the Members Area for the period 1921 - 1923, including: - Air Control Commission (Bulgaria), Irish Stores Centre, Instrument Design Establishment, No 12 Sqn, Seaplane Repair Base, Aircraft Factory, No 3 Group, No 3 Sqn, Airship Base Howden, Electrical and Wireless School, Central Flying School, No 1 Flying Training School, Air Pilotage School, Armament & Gunnery School, Staff College, School of Army Co-operation, School of Balloon Training, RAF (Cadet) College, Central Flying School, Electrical and Wireless School, No 1 Flying Training School, No 2 Flying Training School, No 4 Flying Training School, No 5 Flying Training School,

New/Revised entries added for: - F J Fressanges, D F H Grocott, N A P Prichett,

OCs revised or added to the following entries: - RAF Linton-on-Ouse,


Week ending -  9 Feb 2020

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

Various entries have been revised Cranwell Graduation section of the Members Area.

OCs revised or added to the following entries: - RAF Aston Down,


Week ending -  2 Feb 2020

Various entries in the Casualties section have been revised (1943).  (Members only).

Various entries have been revised or added in the Unit Personnel and Locations section of the Members Area including: - No 226 Sqn,

OCs revised or added to the following entries: - RAF Catfoss,

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


Week ending -  26 Jan 2020

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

Various entries have been revised or added in the Unit Personnel and Locations section of the Members Area including: - No 1 Armament Training Camp/Station, Recruits Sub Depot Catfoss, Central Gunnery School,

New/Revised entries added for: - G R Magill, J F Roulston, M J D Stear, RAF Catfoss,

OCs revised or added to the following entries: - RAF Catfoss, RAF Leconfield, No 223 Sqn,

One request for help has been added to the Help Wanted section.


Week ending -  19 Jan 2020

Various entries in the Casualties section have been revised (1942).  (Members only).

Various entries have been revised or added in the Unit Personnel and Locations section of the Members Area including: - RAF Worthy Down, No 74 Sqn, No 75 Sqn,

New/Revised entries added for: - E S Goodwin, D D'A A Greig, W H Merton, J A Tester,

OCs revised or added to the following entries: - No 75 Sqn,

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


Week ending -  12 Jan 2020

Various entries in the Casualties section have been revised (1942).  (Members only).

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


Week ending -  5 Jan 2020

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

New/Revised entries added for: - C S Burnett,


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