Air Ministry: Air Member for Personnel and predecessors: Airmen's Records

AIR 79
Air Ministry: Air Member for Personnel and predecessors: Airmen's Records

This series contains service records for airmen of the Royal Air Force (RAF) who served during the First World War.

Some AIR 79 records are noted as 'Record Not Available'. There are two reasons for this. Either the individual was commissioned from the ranks and his RAF airmen's record no longer survives, or the airman served after the late 1920s and in many cases into the Second World War and his record has yet to be transferred. In the case of those men who were commissioned, their records may be in AIR 76. The records of those airmen whose service continued into the 1930s and 1940s will be transferred at a later date.

The records are arranged in service number order and by name of airman.

Related Material:
A nominal index to later service records not yet transferred to the National Archives is available to download free of charge as part of the Digital Microfilm project in
Records of service for RAF officers are in AIR 76
AIR 78
Held by:
The National Archives, Kew
Legal status:
Public Record
Physical description:
2807 file(s)
Access conditions:

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