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What's New 2014?

What Was New:- [2001-2002] [2003] [2004] [2005] [2006][2007] [2008][2009][2010][2011][2012][2013]


14 Dec 2014

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

New/Revised entries added for the following: - M G Allott, J R Lambert, A D Stevenson, J M D Sutton, RAF Habbaniya, RAF Shaibah,

One new request for help in the Help Wanted section.

7 Dec 2014

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

New/Revised entries added for the following: - C A Alldis, I G Esplin, C M Fell, RAF Basrah,

AOCs/OCs added to the following: - British Forces Cyprus, Defence College of Aeronautical Engineering, Central Flying School, No 3 FTS, RAF Desford, RAF High Wycombe, RAF Lossiemouth, RAF Marham, RAF Northolt, RAF Odiham, RAF Shawbury, RAF Wittering,

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

30 Nov 2014

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

New/Revised entries added for the following: - J Langston, J G Matthews,

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

One new request for help in the Help Wanted section.

23 Nov 2014

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

Photos added to the following entries: - No 6 Sqn, No 52 Sqn, No 353 Sqn,

Two new requests for help in the Help Wanted section.

16 Nov 2014

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

New entries added to the MM Holders,

New section added for MC Holders,

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.

9 Nov 2014

Various entries in the Casualties section have been revised, and the revision of the 1918 - 1929 period is now complete. (Members only).

New/Revised entries added for the following: - J H C Wake,

OCs added to the following: - RAF Ahlhorn,

New entries added to the MM Holders,

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

One new request for help in the Help Wanted section.

2 Nov 2014

Various entries in the Casualties section have been revised, particularly 1918 - 1929. (Members only).

New/Revised entries added for the following: - I J Fitch,

One new request for help in the Help Wanted section.

26 Oct 2014

Various entries in the Casualties section have been revised, particularly 1918 - 1929. (Members only).

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

19 Oct 2014

Various entries in the Casualties section have been revised, particularly 1918 - 1929. (Members only).

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

12 Oct 2014

Various entries in the Casualties section have been revised, particularly 1918 - 1929. (Members only).

New/Revised entries added for the following: - 255 Sqn,

5 Oct 2014

Various entries in the Casualties section have been revised, particularly 1918 - 1929. (Members only).

New/Revised entries added for the following: - J G Davis,

28 Sep 2014

Various entries in the Casualties section have been revised, particularly 1918 - 1929. (Members only).

New/Revised entries added for the following: - J G Davis,

OC added to - RAF Lagens, RAF St Eval,

Two new entries in the Guest Book,

One new request for help in the Help Wanted section.

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

21 Sep 2014

Various entries in the Casualties section have been revised, particularly 1918 - 1929. (Members only).

New/Revised entries added for the following: - R L Wade,

New and updated  links added to the Veterans' page.

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

One new entry in the Guest Book,

14 Sep 2014

Various entries in the Casualties section have been revised, particularly 1918 - 1929. (Members only).

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

7 Sep 2014

Various entries in the Casualties section have been revised, particularly 1918 - 1929. (Members only).

31 Aug 2014

Various entries in the Casualties section have been revised, particularly 1918 - 1924. (Members only).

One new request for help in the Help Wanted section.

25 Aug 2014

Various entries in the Casualties section have been revised, particularly 1918 - 1924. (Members only).

New/Revised entries added for the following: - G L Carter, O E Carter,

Three new entries in the Guest Book,

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

17 Aug 2014

Various entries in the Casualties section have been revised, particularly 1918 - 1924. (Members only).

New/Revised entries added for the following: - G A Walker, RAF Kaldadarnes,

Photos added to the following entries: - No 55 Sqn,

Two new requests for help in the Help Wanted section.

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

10 Aug 2014

Various entries in the Casualties section have been revised, particularly 1918 - 1924. (Members only).

More personnel listings for various miscellaneous units have been added (Members only).

New/Revised entries added for the following: - R J B Burns, J C Macdonald, G Silyn-Roberts, N A Tait,

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.

3 Aug 2014

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

More personnel listings for various miscellaneous units have been added (Members only).

New/Revised entries added for the following: - E I Bussell, D V Carnegie, G Combe, E L G Le Dieu, J L W Ellacombe, P J Farmer, T R Thomas, J L Wingate, H L Woolveridge,

Two new requests for help in the Help Wanted section.

27 Jul 2014

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

More personnel listings for various miscellaneous units have been added (Members only).

More biographical entries have had dates of birth and/or death added.

New/Revised entries added for the following: - O E Carter, E D M Hopkins, G Scarrott, N A Tait,

Two new requests for help in the Help Wanted section.

18 Jul 2014

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

More biographical entries have had dates of birth and/or death added.

Personnel listings for various miscellaneous units have been added (Members only).

New/Revised entries added for the following: - H J Down, H F Fuller, C Lambert, R H More, A S Morris, C C Morton, J G Murray, J R Mutch, P D Thorne,

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

13 Jul 2014

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

More biographical entries have had dates of birth and/or death added.

The new section on the Fleet Air Arm units has been extended to include historical details and personnel listings for FAA Flights in the 700 series (Members only).

Personnel listings for Cambridge University, Oxford and University of London Air Squadrons have been added (Members only).

RAF Personnel listings for Royal Aircraft Establishment, Instrument Design Establishment, Royal Airship Works/Balloon Development Establishment, Aeroplane and Armament Experimental Establishment and the Marine Aircraft Experimental Establishment have been added (Members only).

New/Revised entries added for the following: - O D Allerton, G G Barrett, C H N Bilney, B L Blofeld, E A Burridge, R W L Glenn, F N Trinder, I L Wincer,

Two new requests for help in the Help Wanted section.

6 Jul 2014

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

Various biographical entries have had dates of birth and/or death added.

The new section on the Fleet Air Arm units has been extended to include historical details and personnel listings for FAA Flights in the 400 series (Members only).

New/Revised entries added for the following: - E S Burns, V G A Hatcher, P Jones, J G Murray, G H Randle, T U C Shirley, T G Skeats, H D Spreckley, N A Tait, W R Worstall,

Details of one new Reunion added to the Reunions Section.

29 Jun 2014

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

Personnel listings up to July 1934 have been added for the following units (Members only): - RAF Base Calshot, RAF Base Gosport, RAF Base Leuchars, RAF Base Malta, RAF Base Singapore.

A new section has been started on Fleet Air Arm units, initially comprising historical details and personnel listings for (Members only): - HMS Argus, HMS Ark Royal, HMS Courageous, HMS Eagle, HMS Furious, HMS Glorious, HMS Hermes, HMS Pegasus, HMS Tamar, HMS Vindictive,

New/Revised entries added for the following: - B E Essex, D G Morris, R G Seymour, W A Stagg, N A Tait, C Turner, I L Wincer,

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

22 Jun 2014

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

Personnel listings up to July 1931 have been added for the following units (Members only): - RAF Airship Base, RAF Base Calshot, RAF Base Gosport, RAF Base Leuchars, RAF Base Malta, Seaplane Repair Base, RAF Base Singapore.

New/Revised entries added for the following: - C N H Bilney, I E Brodie, E S Burns, L G Le B Croke, A L Derry, B E Essex, P J Farmer, J G Franks, J S Griffiths, V G A Hatcher, W H Hutton, P Jones, I T Lloyd, F A Pearce, V B Ranford, A P Revington, G S Shaw, T G Skeats, D F Spotswood, A E Sutton-Jones, N A Tait, J F Titmas, D J Waghorn, T M Williams, I L Wincer, W R Worstall, G L Worthington,

Three new requests for help in the Help Wanted section.

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

8 Jun 2014

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

Catalina profiles added to the following entries: - No 119 Sqn, No 190 Sqn, No 191 Sqn, No 202 Sqn, No 205 Sqn, No 209 Sqn, No 210 Sqn, No 212 Sqn, No 240 Sqn, No 259 Sqn, No 262 Sqn, No 265 Sqn, No 270 Sqn, No 321 Sqn, No 330 Sqn, No 333 Sqn, No 357 Sqn, No 413 Sqn, No 422 Sqn, No 490 Sqn, No 628 Sqn,

Voyager profiles added to the following entries: - No 10 Sqn,

Venom FB Mk 1 profiles added to the following entries: - No 5 Sqn, No 6 Sqn, No 8 Sqn, No 11 Sqn, No 14 Sqn, No 16 Sqn, No 28 Sqn, No 32 Sqn, No 45 Sqn, No 60 Sqn, No 73 Sqn, No 94 Sqn, No 98 Sqn, No 118 Sqn, No 249 Sqn, No 266 Sqn,

Venom NF Mk 2 profiles added to the following entries: - No 33 Sqn, No 219 Sqn, No 253 Sqn,

Venom NF Mk 3 profiles added to the following entries: - No 23 Sqn, No 89 Sqn, No125 Sqn, No 141 Sqn, No 151 Sqn,

Venom FB Mk 4 profiles added to the following entries: - No 5 Sqn, No 6 Sqn, No 8 Sqn, No 11 Sqn, No 28 Sqn, No 32 Sqn, No 60 Sqn, No 73 Sqn, No 142 Sqn, No 208 Sqn, No 249 Sqn, No 266 Sqn,

Two new entries in the Guest Book,

One new request for help in the Help Wanted section.

1 Jun 2014

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

New/Revised entries added for the following: - J T Babington, A W Bigsworth, G R Bromet, W B Callaway, A D Cunningham, J D Edwards, D C S Evill, J L Forbes, E L Gerrard, R Gordon, R M Groves, F C Halahan, J de M Hutchison, M E F Kerr, C L Lambe, C F Lambert, E A D Masterman, L D D McKean, G M Paine, R C M Pink, C W H Pulford, E D M Robertson, R P Ross, F R Scarlett, H P Smyth-Osbourne, O Swann, A V Vyvyan, A D Warrington-Morris, No 2 FTS, Bomber Command Bases,

OCs added to the following: - No 14 Group, RAF Benson, RAF Boscombe Down, RAF Boulmer, RAF Coningsby, RAF Honington, RAF Leeming, RAF Linton-on-Ouse,

Stranraer profiles added to the following entries: - No 209 Sqn, No 210 Sqn, No 228 Sqn, No 240 Sqn,

One new entry in the Guest Book,

One new request for help in the Help Wanted section.

25 May 2014

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

The last batch of N-serialled aircraft has been added in the Aircraft Serials section (Members only)

New/Revised entries added for the following: - R K Orrock,

Photographs added to: - No 18 Sqn,

One new request for help in the Help Wanted section.

Details of one new Reunion added to the Reunions Section.

18 May 2014

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

One new entry in the Guest Book,

One new request for help in the Help Wanted section.

11 May 2014

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

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

Photographs added to: - D C S Evill, F J Fogarty, W R Freeman, P W Game,

New citations added to the CGM Holders page.

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

4 May 2014

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

The next batch of N-serialled aircraft has been added in the Aircraft Serials section (Members only)

New/Revised entries added for the following: - R C F Peirse,

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

27 Apr 2014

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

The next batch of N-serialled aircraft has been added in the Aircraft Serials section (Members only)

Photos added to the following entries: - No 35 Sqn,

One new entry in the Guest Book,

One new request for help in the Help Wanted section.

20 Apr 2014

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

The next batch of N-serialled aircraft has been added in the Aircraft Serials section (Members only)

One new entry in the Guest Book,

Three new requests for help in the Help Wanted section.

13 Apr 2014

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

The next batch of N-serialled aircraft has been added in the Aircraft Serials section (Members only)

New/Revised entries added for the following: - J A Holmes,

One new entry in the Guest Book,

Two new requests for help in the Help Wanted section.

6 Apr 2014

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

The last batch of L-serialled and the first batch of N-serialled aircraft have been added in the Aircraft Serials section (Members only)

A new entry has been added to the Conspicuous Gallantry Medal (Flying) section.

Three new entries in the Guest Book,

Two new requests for help in the Help Wanted section.

Details of RAF Northolt Open Day and one other Reunion added to the Reunions Section.

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

23 Mar 2014

There wasn't an update this week because of a motherboard failure on my computer.

16 Mar 2014

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

The next batch of L-serialled aircraft have been added in the Aircraft Serials section (Members only)

New/Revised entries added for the following: - B E Embry,

One new entry in the Guest Book

One new request for help in the Help Wanted section.

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

9 Mar 2014

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

More Personnel listings for Depots, Maintenance Units and Stores Units (all up to May 1939) have been added. (Members only)

The first batch of L-serialled aircraft have been added in the Aircraft Serials section (Members only)

New/Revised entries added for the following: - E D Barnes, G Bearne, J N Boothman, H M Cave-Browne-Cave, L E O Charlton, C C Darley, P L Donkin, T E Drowley, W H Dunn, A Earle, B E Embry, G C Eveleigh, F G H Ewens, E C Farman, J H Giles, A D Gillmore, C W Gore, E B Grenfell, G D Harvey, J G Hawtrey, , H S F T Jerrard, R Kellett, H S Kerby, G M Lawson, D M T Macdonald, J C MacDonald, J D Melvin, J D Miller, E L Ridley, M W S Robinson, D W R Ryley, T G Skeats, N A Tait, S F Vincent, G L Worthington, J F Young,

OC added to - RAF Defford, RAF Langer,

Three new entries in the Guest Book

Two new requests for help in the Help Wanted section.

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

Details of one new Reunion added to the Reunions Section.

2 Mar 2014

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

More Personnel listings for Depots and Stores Units (all up to July 1938 and some now completed to May 1939) have been added. (Members only)

New/Revised entries added for the following: - B L Blofeld, W J Burnett, D W Clappen, T N Coslett, L C Dennis, A H McM Hely, S W R Hughes, W I G Kerby, W MacI King, W F Langdon, A W Mylne, G Silyn-Roberts, F A Skoulding, E J H Starling, C G Stowell, A E Sutton-Jones, N A Tait, W Thorne, I L WincerW R Worstall, R Whyte, P J Wiseman,

A number of new entries has been added to the Military Medal section.

Two new entries in the Guest Book

Three new requests for help in the Help Wanted section.

23 Feb 2014

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

New/Revised entries added for the following: - A B McGuire, J D Spottiswood,

A number of new entries has been added to the Military Medal section.

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

16 Feb 2014

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

More Personnel listings for Depots and Stores Units (up to July 1934) have been added. (Members only)

New/Revised entries added for the following: - O D Allerton, G G Barratt, H P Broad, C S Cadell, E L Colbeck-Welch, O W de Putron, B E Essex, H A Fenton, L R S Freestone, H F Fuller, A Garrity, A N Gallehawk, G W P Grant, W G Guilfoyle, L G Harvey, P H Holmes, G K Horner, H S F T Jerrard, W F Langdon, F B Ludlow, L L MacLean, V D Morshead, C J Nobbs, R F Osborne, G H Randle, V H B Roth, J Rylands, G Scarrott, T G Skeats, W A Stagg, N A Tait, R W Thomas, I L WincerF Whittle, W R Worstall, J F Young,

Following a review in the BBC magazine 'Who do you think you are?', I have checked all the links in the Links Section and removed those which are no longer working.

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

9 Feb 2014

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

More Personnel listings for Depots and Stores Units (up to July 1930) have been added. (Members only)

New/Revised entries added for the following: - No 622 Sqn, C A Bell, R Byrne, L P Moore, H W Penney, V H B Roth,

2 Feb 2014

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

More Personnel listings for Depots and Stores Units (up to July 1929) have been added. (Members only)

New/Revised entries added for the following: - B L Blofeld, H J Butler, T E Drowley, P F M Fellowes, H F Fuller, A Garrity, J S Griffiths, R G Hart, L M Iles, F B Ludlow, C V Mears, F G S Mitchell, J R Mutch, C J Nobbs, R F Osborne, G Scarrott, R G Seymour, M S Shapcott, J E R Sowman, W A Stagg, R C Storrar, F R D Swain, T A Warne-Browne, R Whyte, P J Wiseman, J F Young,

One new request for help in the Help Wanted section.

26 Jan 2014

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

More Personnel listings for Depots and Stores Units (up to July 1926) have been added. (Members only)

New/Revised entries added for the following: - C L Archbold, R Byrne, H L Crichton, E D Davis, T E Drowley, B E Essex, T Fawdry, H E Forrow, H F Fuller, R W L Glenn, R Harston, H W Heslop, H G Jones, E H Richardson, J Rylands, T G Skeats, C G Smith, A E Sutton-Jones, C Turner, I L WincerP J Wiseman, J F Young,

One new entry in the Guest Book

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

19 Jan 2014

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

Personnel listings for Depots and Stores Units have started to be added. (Members only)

New/Revised entries added for the following: - T E Drowley, P J Harding, R F Osborne, V B Ranford, R A Young, No 233 OCU,

One new request for help in the Help Wanted section.

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

12 Jan 2014

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

One new entry in the Guest Book

Three new requests for help in the Help Wanted section.

5 Jan 2014

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

Casualty details for 1970 - 1979, 1980 -1989, 1990 - 1999 and 2000 - 2013 have been added (Members' only)

New/Revised entries added for the following: - J R Forsythe, Air Warfare Centre,

One new entry in the Guest Book

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

This page was last updated on 14/12/14 using FrontPage 2003 

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