186 Squadron battle order for 16 February 1945

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186 Squadron battle order for 16 February 1945

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List ten crews and aircraft. Sergeant W E Foster is rostered as mid upper gunner in the ninth listed crew. Includes a spare aircraft and details other personnel to various duties.

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1945-02-16

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One page typewritten dosument

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[underlined]NO. 186 SQUADRON BATTLE ORDER PAGE NO. 1 16TH FEBRUARY 1945[/underlined]
[underlined]AIRCRAFT PILOT[/underlined] (XY) “A” NG174 F/O A. SAUNDERS
[underlined]NAVIGATOR[/underlined] F/S A. GREENHOW
[underlined]AIRBOMBER/underlined] F/S I. TODD
[underlined]WO/AIR[/underlined] SGT. W. CARNEY
[underlined]MID GUNNER[/underlined] W/O ROWE
[underlined]REAR GUNNER[/underlined] SGT. J. DORAN
[underlined]F/ENGINEER[/underlined] SGT. E. NOCKELS

[underlined]AIRCRAFT PILOT[/underlined] (XY) “Y” F/O H.S. YOUNG
[underlined]NAVIGATOR[/underlined] F/S D. BONE
[underlined]AIRBOMBER/underlined] F/S F.J. REILLY
[underlined]WO/AIR[/underlined] F/S F. HOLROYD
[underlined]MID GUNNER[/underlined] F/L E.S. BUCKLAND
[underlined]REAR GUNNER[/underlined] SGT. J. GREEN
[underlined]F/ENGINEER[/underlined] SGT. N. SIMPSON

[underlined]AIRCRAFT PILOT[/underlined] (XY) “D” NG137 F/O J.A. HART
[underlined]NAVIGATOR[/underlined] F/S J.C. ALLAN
[underlined]AIRBOMBER/underlined] F/O D.A. DARBY
[underlined]WO/AIR[/underlined] F/L W.R. LEE
[underlined]MID GUNNER[/underlined] SGT. T. BATH
[underlined]REAR GUNNER[/underlined] SGT. DANGERFIELD
[underlined]F/ENGINEER[/underlined] SGT. F. EVANS

[underlined]AIRCRAFT PILOT[/underlined] (XY) “E” NG146 F/L G.M. TEMPLETON
[underlined]NAVIGATOR[/underlined] F/S J. McKEY
[underlined]AIRBOMBER/underlined] P/O A.J. BEAVEN
[underlined]WO/AIR[/underlined] F/S W.V. BARKER
[underlined]MID GUNNER[/underlined] F/S F. MALONEY
[underlined]REAR GUNNER[/underlined] SGT. H. HARGREAVES
[underlined]F/ENGINEER[/underlined] SGT. J. COULTON

[underlined]AIRCRAFT PILOT[/underlined] (XY) “G” NG149 F/O E.R. BARTON
[underlined]NAVIGATOR[/underlined] F/S G. JAMES
[underlined]AIRBOMBER/underlined] P/O J. MACINTOSH
[underlined]WO/AIR[/underlined] F/S J. GIBB
[underlined]MID GUNNER[/underlined] SGT. R. BENNETT
[underlined]REAR GUNNER[/underlined] SGT. J. COLLINS
[underlined]F/ENGINEER[/underlined] SGT. D. REINER

[underlined]AIRCRAFT PILOT[/underlined] (XY) “K” NN720 F/L N.C. COWLEY
[underlined]NAVIGATOR[/underlined] F/S J. PEACH
[underlined]AIRBOMBER/underlined] F/S J. YOUNG
[underlined]WO/AIR[/underlined] F/S S.H. KIMBER
[underlined]MID GUNNER[/underlined] SGT. J. SNEDDON
[underlined]REAR GUNNER[/underlined] SGT. D. GIBB
[underlined]F/ENGINEER[/underlined] SGT. N. ETHERIDGE

[underlined]AIRCRAFT PILOT[/underlined] (XY) “M” NG354 F/O A. CLARSON
[underlined]NAVIGATOR[/underlined] F/S R. LIVERSIDGE
[underlined]AIRBOMBER/underlined] F/S D. PARRISH
[underlined]WO/AIR[/underlined] W/O W. PERRY
[underlined]MID GUNNER[/underlined] F/S J. MALLINSON
[underlined]REAR GUNNER[/underlined] F/S McPHERSON
[underlined]F/ENGINEER[/underlined] SGT. J. HEPBURN

[underlined]AIRCRAFT PILOT[/underlined] (XY) “P” HK662 F/L R.A. HANSON
[underlined]NAVIGATOR[/underlined] F/S L. COLLINS
[underlined]AIRBOMBER/underlined] F/S F.J. MULLETT
[underlined]WO/AIR[/underlined] W/O ROBERTSON
[underlined]MID GUNNER[/underlined] SGT. S. ROGERS
[underlined]REAR GUNNER[/underlined] SGT. R. THOMAS
[underlined]F/ENGINEER[/underlined]SGT. D. SMY

[underlined]AIRCRAFT PILOT[/underlined] (XY) “R” HK661 F/S W.T. GRAY
[underlined]NAVIGATOR[/underlined] SGT. G. MERRICK
[underlined]AIRBOMBER/underlined] F/O E.J. MARNER
[underlined]WO/AIR[/underlined] SGT. H.W. JENKINSON
[underlined]MID GUNNER[/underlined] SGT. W.E. FOSTER
[underlined]REAR GUNNER[/underlined] SGT. E.C. BOOTH
[underlined]F/ENGINEER[/underlined] SGT. F.E. PARKHOUSE

[underlined]AIRCRAFT PILOT[/underlined] (XY) “U” NG293 F/O L.A. GREEN
[underlined]NAVIGATOR[/underlined] F/S J. BAGGOTT
[underlined]AIRBOMBER/underlined] W/O K.E. PRYOR
[underlined]WO/AIR[/underlined] F/S S.M. ROBSON
[underlined]MID GUNNER[/underlined] SGT. D. FERGUSON
[underlined]REAR GUNNER[/underlined] SGT. W. DEARDS
[underlined]F/ENGINEER[/underlined] SGT. L. BEAMISH

[underlined](XY) “C” To be prepared as a spare aircraft[/underlined]
[underlined]OFFICER i/c FLYING W/C J.H. GILES DFC[/underlined]
[underlined]BRIEFING TIMES TO BE ANNOUNCED LATER[/underlined]
F/L A. MARSHALL, F/O JORDAN, F/O ARRAND, W/O PAY, W/O WILSON, F/O ASPIN, SGT. ROBERTS to report to the Station Radar Officer at the Navigators Briefing.
LEADERS:- F/L BUCKLAND, F/O RICHARDSON, F/L BAXTER, F/L PORTWAY, F/O ELLS, F/L HOIMAN, F/L MACDONALD, W/O CASEY, S/L DODWELL
N.B. Alterations to this order may only be made with the sanction of the Squadron Commander and notification to the Squadron Adjutant.
[signature]
(J.S. WALKER)
Flight Lieutenant, Adjutant,
for Wing Commander, Commanding.
[underlined]NO. 186 SQUADRON[/underlined]

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J S Walker, “186 Squadron battle order for 16 February 1945,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 17, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/31401.

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