A list of resources and websites which I have used many times and found very helpful over the years plus a few new ones. - David W Fell.
RAF Personnel Records.
Records of Service of RAF personnel who joined after 1 April 1918 are split. Some remain in the TNA. Those with Service Numbers in the range 1-329000 who continued to serve after the end of the War and those with Service numbers higher that 329000 are retained by the RAF.
To apply for an RAF Record of Service which is not in the public domain contact:
ACOS Manning (RAF Disclosures)
Or follow the link through to the Veterans Agency website.
576 Squadron - RAF
RAF Elsham Wolds.
166 Squadron - RAF
Lincolnshire Bomber Command Memorial and Interpretation Centre.
550 Squadron and RAF North Killingholme Association - An excellent website
Commonwealth War Graves Commission. - Contains the full register of those killed in WW1 and WW2.
RAF Commands. - This message board is particularly good.
12 O’Clock High. Luftwaffe and Allied Air Forces Discussion Forum. - Excellent discussion forums regarding the RAF and the Luftwaffe.
Air of Authority. A History of RAF Organisation. - Superb and comprehensive resource.
British and Commonwealth Air Unit Register. - First class site with full list of all RAF Base, Squadron Veterans Associations
RAF Museum Hendon and Cosford. - Superb collections of aircraft and RAF memorabilia and also have extensive archives
Imperial War Museum. London, Duxford and Manchester. Outstanding collections. Photo archives are fascinating and should be more accessible in due course.
Royal Air Force. - The web site of the RAF. Good historical background information. Excellent
Public Records Office.- Hold a huge archive of RAF Squadron, Station and general WW2 records. Unique.
Australian War Memorial. - Another excellent resource with a superb on line photo collection.
Library and Archives of Canada.- Hold a huge archive of RCAF personnel and squadron records. Very helpful.
Burgewood Books - For all the works of Don Charlwood
RAF Fiskerton - A study of an old Bomber Command airfield in Lincolnshire with plenty of good content..
RAF Fiskerton Airfield - Another good website about the Squadrons based at Fiskerton.
No 103 Squadron RFC/RAF 1917-18. - An excellent account of the history of 103 Sq. during WW1.
Ulceby War Memorial web site. - Dedicated to the men of Ulceby who gave their all in the 2 World Wars with some background and local history.
Rob Collins web site . Excellent site by Grimsby photographer Rod Collins with lots interesting NE Lincs history particularly from WW2
Airfields of Britain Conservation Trust - The Airfields of Britain Conservation Trust was established to acknowledge the enormous and unique contribution airfields have made in numerous spheres since 1909. A memorial is intended to be erected at each known disused airfield site in Britain in order to provide a permanent reminder for future generations. Historical information will be made publicly available and facilities provided to allow new factual details to be collated.