75 Squadron Battle Order

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Title

75 Squadron Battle Order

Description

A battle order for 6/7 December 1944 detailing aircrew and aircraft involved in the operation. The target was Merseburg synthetic oil plant.

Creator

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-12-06

Contributor

David Bloomfield

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Format

One typewritten sheet

Language

Identifier

MFordTA1585520-170411-31

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Temporal Coverage

Transcription

[underlined] BATTLE ORDER – NO. 75(NZ) SQUADRON – 6/7TH DECEMBER,1944. [/underlined]


[underlined] Aircraft [/underlined]
E*
[underlined] Captain [/underlined]
F/O Glossop
[underlined] Navigator [/underlined]
Sgt McNeil
[underlined] Bomb Aimer [/underlined]
F/S Mace
[underlined] W/O/Air[/underlined]
P/O Meehan
[underlined] F/Engineer [/underlined]
Sgt Harvey
[underlined] MU/ Gunner [/underlined]
Sgt Killick
[underlined] R/ Gunner [/underlined]
Sgt Haworth

[underlined] Aircraft [/underlined]
A
[underlined] Captain [/underlined]
F/L Barton
[underlined] Navigator [/underlined]
F/O Birch
[underlined] Bomb Aimer [/underlined]
F/S Semple
[underlined] W/O/Air[/underlined]
F/O Stuart
[underlined] F/Engineer [/underlined]
Sgt Smith
[underlined] MU/ Gunner [/underlined]
Sgt Moore
[underlined] R/ Gunner [/underlined]
Sgt Williams

[underlined] Aircraft [/underlined]
B
[underlined] Captain [/underlined]
F/O Abraham
[underlined] Navigator [/underlined]
F/O Glengarry
[underlined] Bomb Aimer [/underlined]
F/O Jones
[underlined] W/O/Air[/underlined]
Sgt Davies
[underlined] F/Engineer [/underlined]
Sgt Hughes
[underlined] MU/ Gunner [/underlined]
Sgt Makin
[underlined] R/ Gunner [/underlined]
Sgt Evans

[underlined] Aircraft [/underlined]
D
[underlined] Captain [/underlined]
F/O Leadley
[underlined] Navigator [/underlined]
Sgt Day
[underlined] Bomb Aimer [/underlined]
F/S Gill
[underlined] W/O/Air[/underlined]
F/L Galloway
[underlined] F/Engineer [/underlined]
Sgt Clare
[underlined] MU/ Gunner [/underlined]
F/S Baker
[underlined] R/ Gunner [/underlined]
Sgt Heslop

[underlined] Aircraft [/underlined]
Y
[underlined] Captain [/underlined]
F/O Ford
[underlined] Navigator [/underlined]
F/O Weeden
[underlined] Bomb Aimer [/underlined]
F/O Chapman
[underlined] W/O/Air[/underlined]
F/S Tredinnick
[underlined] F/Engineer [/underlined]
Sgt Muller
[underlined] MU/ Gunner [/underlined]
Sgt Glover
[underlined] R/ Gunner [/underlined]
Sgt Fitzwater

[underlined] Aircraft [/underlined]
X
[underlined] Captain [/underlined]
F/O Gawith
[underlined] Navigator [/underlined]
F/O Baker
[underlined] Bomb Aimer [/underlined]
P/O Taylor
[underlined] W/O/Air[/underlined]
F/O Picsse
[underlined] F/Engineer [/underlined]
Sgt Jones
[underlined] MU/ Gunner [/underlined]
Sgt Caldwell
[underlined] R/ Gunner [/underlined]
{blank]

[underlined] Aircraft [/underlined]
S
[underlined] Captain [/underlined]
F/O Kilpatrick
[underlined] Navigator [/underlined]
F/O Tate
[underlined] Bomb Aimer [/underlined]
F/S Cattenack
[underlined] W/O/Air[/underlined]
Sgt Devonport
[underlined] F/Engineer [/underlined]
Sgt Barton
[underlined] MU/ Gunner [/underlined]
Sgt Halladay
[underlined] R/ Gunner [/underlined]
Sgt Olive

[underlined] Aircraft [/underlined]
R
[underlined] Captain [/underlined]
F/O Atkin
[underlined] Navigator [/underlined]
F/S Coulson
[underlined] Bomb Aimer [/underlined]
F/S Thurston
[underlined] W/O/Air[/underlined]
F/S Curtis
[underlined] F/Engineer [/underlined]
Sgt Jones
[underlined] MU/ Gunner [/underlined]
Sgt Madden
[underlined] R/ Gunner [/underlined]
Sgt Johnstone

[underlined] Aircraft [/underlined]
X JN **
[underlined] Captain [/underlined]
F/L Waugh
[underlined] Navigator [/underlined]
P/O Woonton
[underlined] Bomb Aimer [/underlined]
P/O Swetland
[underlined] W/O/Air[/underlined]
F/S Kidd
[underlined] F/Engineer [/underlined]
Sgt Southgate
[underlined] MU/ Gunner [/underlined]
F/S Nickells
[underlined] R/ Gunner [/underlined]
F/S McDonald

[underlined] Aircraft [/underlined]
O JN
[underlined] Captain [/underlined]
F/S Jones
[underlined] Navigator [/underlined]
Sgt Jacob
[underlined] Bomb Aimer [/underlined]
F/S Petrie
[underlined] W/O/Air[/underlined]
F/S Humphrey
[underlined] F/Engineer [/underlined]
Sgt Hall
[underlined] MU/ Gunner [/underlined]
Sgt Talbot
[underlined] R/ Gunner [/underlined]
Sgt McManus

[underlined] Aircraft [/underlined]
F JN @
[underlined] Captain [/underlined]
F/O Williams
[underlined] Navigator [/underlined]
F/S Sim
[underlined] Bomb Aimer [/underlined]
W/O Duncan
[underlined] W/O/Air[/underlined]
W/O Harrison
[underlined] F/Engineer [/underlined]
Sgt Round
[underlined] MU/ Gunner [/underlined]
F/S Harrington
[underlined] R/ Gunner [/underlined]
F/S Smith

[underlined] Aircraft [/underlined]
K JN
[underlined] Captain [/underlined]
F/O Simpson
[underlined] Navigator [/underlined]
P/O Woodhouse
[underlined] Bomb Aimer [/underlined]
F/S Hemingway
[underlined] W/O/Air[/underlined]
Sgt Dibbs
[underlined] F/Engineer [/underlined]
Sgt Johnstone
[underlined] MU/ Gunner [/underlined]
F/S Thomas
[underlined] R/ Gunner [/underlined]
Sgt Chippendale

*2nd Pilot P/O Parsons. **2nd Pilot F/S Wood. @2nd Pilot F/O Clements.
Reserve aircraft AA ‘N’ and JN ‘P’. Reserve crew – F/L Yates.
Times: Meal LUNCH. 1st Briefing 1400. 2nd Briefing 1500. Bus to aircraft 1605
[underlined] DUTY PERSONNEL [/underlined]
Officer i/c Flying: W/C Leslie D.S.O A.F.C. Engineering Officer: W/O Murphy. Sigs. Officer: F/O Jenkins. Radar: F/S James, Sgt Holdsworth. Electrical Officer: F/S Melhuish. Armourers: Sgt Conner, Cpl Moon, AC Spingham. Stores: LAC Elmore. Compass Adjstr: Sgt Dalby. Photo: LAC Sanders. I/Reprs: Cpl Pritchard, AC Thornton. W/Mech: Cpl Robinson, LAC Wooly. Electricians: Cpl Peel, AC Griffiths

[signature] F/Lt.
for Wing Commander, Commanding,
No. 75 (NZ) Squadron, R. A. F.

Collection

Citation

75 Squadron, “75 Squadron Battle Order,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed January 20, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/24336.

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