Source Information

Ancestry.com. UK, Royal Air Force Airmen Records, 1918-1940 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2017.
Original data: AIR 79 Royal Air Force Airmen Records, 1918-1940. The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey, England.

About UK, Royal Air Force Airmen Records, 1918-1940

This collection comprises records of Airmen serving in the Royal Air Force during the years 1918 up to, and including, 1940.

The Royal Air Force (RAF) was founded in 1918, after the uniting of the Royal Flying Corps (RFC) and Royal Naval Air Service (RNAS). The records are arranged by service number and include the following details, where available:

  • Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Age
  • Place of Birth
  • Date of Service
  • Service Number
  • Name of Mother
  • Name of Father
  • Name of Spouse