2.4 million RAF records available to search online


01 February 2023
Flying Officer Kenneth Owen 'Kayo' Moore of No 224 Squadron and his crew in front of their Liberator V at St Eval, June 1944 © Imperial War Museums
TheGenealogist has announced the addition of over 2.4 million fully searchable RAF records to its military collections.

The records, from RAF Operation Record Books (ORBs), cover the day-to-day operations in the sky and on airbases from 1911 through to the 1960s. While mostly recording squadrons after the First World War, this collection also includes a few early squadron records from 1911 to 1918.

Reproduced from original data AIR 27 Air Ministry and successors: Operations Record Books, Squadrons at The UK National Archives, these diary-like, officially compiled documents tell the stories of aircrew in wartime and peace. Diamond subscribers at TheGenealogist can use the collection to follow an airman's experiences which cover various Royal Air Force, Dominion and Allied Air Force squadrons that came under British Command. 

Search the collection at TheGenealogist.

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