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BoeingDriver99
4th Nov 2019, 05:31
Hi all,

I recently discovered a close friendís grandfather served in the RAF during WW2 flying Spitfires. Is there a way to do some research online about his service records/flights logged/maybe even air to air combat? I have his full name but thatís it.

Many thanks,

BD

Innominate
4th Nov 2019, 13:29
The surviving combat reports are available online via the National Archives https://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-research/research-guides/raf-combat-reports-1939-1945/ (https://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-research/research-guides/raf-combat-reports-1939-1945/)That page has links to other useful resources.
Your friend can apply for his grandfather's service record from the MOD - details at: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/requests-for-personal-data-and-service-records

BoeingDriver99
5th Nov 2019, 11:05
Excellent!

Many thanks!

NutLoose
5th Nov 2019, 11:55
Also ask here, a wealth of knowledge

https://www.key.aero/forum/historic-aviation