Order of Battle No 153 Squadron

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Order of Battle No 153 Squadron

Description

Order of Battle number 22 for 11 November 1944, shows Peter Baxter although acting Flight Engineer Leader scheduled to fly as a member of Flying Officer Whites crew. According to Peters record of his service ' I Flew with Nine Wing commanders', the operation was cancelled.

Date

1944-11-11

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Typewritten sheet

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IBCC Digital Archive

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MBaxterPD52604-160712-25

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[underlined]NO. 153 SQUADRON ORDER OF BATTLE NO. 22[/underlined]
Officer i/c Flying: W/Cdr. F.S. Powley, D.F.C., A.F.C. Date: 11.11.44.

Detail – A/C Letter – A/C No. – Captain – 1 – B – NG218 – F/O Bishop
Flight Engineer – Sgt Syme
Air Bomber – F/O Clarke
Navigator – F/O Jackson
W/Operator – Sgt Lott
MU/AG – Sgt Bolak
Rear/AG – Sgt Dash

Detail – A/C Letter – A/C No. – Captain – 2 – C – LM550 – F/O Capper – F/O Blackmore
Flight Engineer – Sgt Sparvell
Air Bomber – F/Sgt Bale
Navigator – P/O Morris
W/Operator – Sgt Luckraft
MU/AG – Sgt Nutt
Rear/AG – Sgt Ramsay

Detail – A/C Letter – A/C No. – Captain – 3 – D – PD636 – F/Lt Jones
Flight Engineer – Sgt James
Air Bomber – Sgt Cullen
Navigator – F/Sgt McDonnell
W/Operator – Sgt Williams
MU/AG – Sgt Trafford
Rear/AG – Sgt Simpson

Detail – A/C Letter – A/C No. – Captain – 4 – E – LM754 – P/O Searle
Flight Engineer – Sgt Robonson
Air Bomber – Sgt Wavish
Navigator – Sgt Thomasson
W/Operator – Sgt Hunt
MU/AG – Sgt Flavell
Rear/AG – Sgt Craig (AMQ. 39)

Detail – A/C Letter – A/C No. – Captain – 5 – G – PD168 – P/O Potter
Flight Engineer – Sgt Woolley
Air Bomber – F/O Thomas
Navigator – Sgt Boyle
W/Operator – F/Sgt Askew
MU/AG – Sgt Smith
Rear/AG – Sgt Hambrook

Detail – A/C Letter – A/C No. – Captain – 6 – H – NE113 – P/O Schopp
Flight Engineer – Sgt Davies
Air Bomber – F/O Leckie
Navigator – F/O Etherington
W/Operator – Sgt Taylor
MU/AG – Sgt Pratt
Rear/AG – Sgt Cuthbertson

Detail – A/C Letter – A/C No. – Captain – 7 – J – PB633 – F/O Groves
Flight Engineer – Sgt Clay
Air Bomber – F/Sgt Selkirk
Navigator – P/O McDonnell
W/Operator – W/O Kirby
MU/AG – F/Sgt Healey
Rear/AG – F/Sgt Foot

Detail – A/C Letter – A/C No. – Captain – 8 – K – PB472 – F/O Wheeler
Flight Engineer – Sgt Morandi
Air Bomber – F/O Durman
Navigator – Sgt Fish
W/Operator – F/Sgt Turner
MU/AG – Sgt Hodges
Rear/AG – Sgt Scott

Detail – A/C Letter – A/C No. – Captain – 9 – L – PD380 – F/O White
Flight Engineer – F/Lt Baxter
Air Bomber – F/Sgt Amy
Navigator – F/Sgt Blackmore
W/Operator – Sgt Cameron
MU/AG – F/Sgt Cardy
Rear/AG – Sgt Brilliant

Detail – A/C Letter – A/C No. – Captain – 10 – O – PB638 – F/O Willis
Flight Engineer – Sgt Horner
Air Bomber – F/Sgt Cumming
Navigator – F/O Boyce
W/Operator – F/O Pringle
MU/AG – Sgt Stewart
Rear/AG – Sgt Sandys

Detail – A/C Letter – A/C No. – Captain – 11 – P – NG189 – F/Lt Legg
Flight Engineer – Sgt Ross
Air Bomber – F/O Jones
Navigator – Sgt Henderson
W/Operator – F/Sgt Rawlings
MU/AG – Sgt Andrew
Rear/AG – Sgt Beat

Detail – A/C Letter – A/C No. – Captain – 12 – R – LM750 – F/O Williams
Flight Engineer – Sgt Dickson
Air Bomber – Sgt Taylor
Navigator – P/O Duignan
W/Operator – Sgt Crookes
MU/AG – Sgt Heath
Rear/AG – Sgt Carter

Detail – A/C Letter – A/C No. – Captain – 13 – S – LM752 – P/O Mettam
Flight Engineer – Sgt Simon
Air Bomber – F/O Saladine
Navigator – W/O Barton
W/Operator – F/Sgt Evans
MU/AG – F/Sgt Lockyer
Rear/AG – F/Sgt Kennedy

Detail – A/C Letter – A/C No. – Captain – 14 – T – NG201 – F/Lt Dury
Flight Engineer – Sgt Woods
Air Bomber – F/O Dickinson
Navigator – F/O Brand
W/Operator – F/Sgt Bourke
MU/AG – Sgt Gallacher
Rear/AG – P/O Strange

Detail – A/C Letter – A/C No. – Captain – 15 – U – NG184 – F/O Jones
Flight Engineer – Sgt Jenkinson
Air Bomber – F/Sgt Fletcher
Navigator – F/Sgt Dormer
W/Operator – Sgt Milburn
MU/AG – Sgt Coles
Rear/AG – F/Sgt Ferguson

Detail – A/C Letter – A/C No. – Captain – 16 – X – PD378 – F/O Gibbins
Flight Engineer – Sgt West
Air Bomber – Sgt Shield
Navigator – Sgt Cole
W/Operator – Sgt Craddock
MU/AG – Sgt Gough
Rear/AG – Sgt Mitchell

Spare Gunners: Sgt Shilliday (P/O Byer’s Crew) Sgt Frank (P/O Byer’s Crew)
Duty W/Op (Air): W/O Crew (P/O Byer’s Crew)
F/Eng: Sgt Thompson (F/O Langford’s Crew)

Sgd. F.S. Powley
Wing Commander, Commanding,
[underlined]153 Squadron, R.A.F.[/underlined]

Citation

“Order of Battle No 153 Squadron,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 22, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/30257.

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