Find out if your ancestor served in the British Royal Air Force during WWI through the Royal Air Force Muster Roll 1918. Search more than 181,000 records that give name, service number and rank.
Each record contains an image and a transcript of the original document. The information contained varies but you can find out the following about your ancestor:
Job in the RAF (trade classification)
Date and terms of enlistment
Rate of pay
Do check both the image and transcript as there can be further information visible on the image.
The Muster Roll gives basic details of the 181,625 men who were serving in the Royal Air Force in April 1918.
There are usually abbreviations in the “Terms of enlistment column” they are:
DW = Duration of war
OE = Open engagement
Transcripts and images copyright Ted Beard and Kevin Asplin