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Updated: 20 Jan 12

There are many websites dedicated to putting you in touch with those you went to school with, grew up with, worked with or fought/served with. A selection of these are included on the reunions page. friendsreunited.com, which is now expanding its service beyond former schools to include former places of work. Basic registration is free, with a £5.00 annual fee to send and receive email.

Fellow alumni

The RAF-Lincolnshire.info has no way of accessing any official records, archives or directories. If you are trying to contact former RAF and other personnel who are still alive, try the people finders services such as forcesreunited.com which are listed on the reunions page.

Famous Personalities

For historical information about famous personalities such as Guy Gibson, relatives or any other genealogical enquiry, you should visit the Air Force Museum's website.

Military records / Family research

There are many historical societies and museums focusing at least in part on military aviation in Lincolnshire. For a list of those identified during research on this website :: click here.

RAF Museum Hendon, Air Historical Branch

Imperial War Museum, Duxford Branch

The Public Record Office at Kew has a military section which is the repository for all historical service records for the UK armed forces.

Good starting points are:

Recent Records

For information about personnel serving after 1922, write for a paid search to the Ministry of Defence.

The Ministry of Defence also maintains a Veterans website for issues of concern to former service personnel and their families. Their site has information on:

If there are any reasonable sources not listed here, please contact me


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Aviation Heritage Lincolnshire

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