How to look for records of... Royal Air Force airmen service records 1912-1939

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You can search and download service records of Royal Air Force airmen. Officers’ records are not included here and are held in separate collections at The National Archives.

These are digitised records from the following collection held at The National Archives:

  • Air Ministry personnel records for airmen (AIR 79)

For more information on what these records contain see