FindMyPast has just released another dataset in their military series. This time it is Royal Air Force Nominal Roll for 1 April 1918. This date was the establishment of the Royal Air Force so recorded on the roll are all the servicemen who part of the very start of the RAF. These records will add to the family history of those with ancestors in the Senior Service.
The collection has records for 181,000+ men and you will be able to find the following information from the roll.
Job in the RAF (trade classification)
Date and terms of enlistment
Rate of pay
Some records may have additional information. The first members of the RAF were originally from the either the Royal Flying Corps or the Royal Naval Air Service as these two organisations were merged to form the RAF.