101 Squadron Battle Order 7 September 1941

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Title

101 Squadron Battle Order 7 September 1941

Description

A battle order for 101 Squadron listing aircraft and crew. Handwritten at the top is 'Ops -Berlin'.

Date

1941-09-07

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Format

One typewritten sheet

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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MWestonF126909-161113-17

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[inserted] Ops - Berlin [/inserted]

No. 101 Squadron. SECRET. BATTLE ORDER. Serial No. E2 7th September 1941

(a) Flight. (b) Aircraft. (c) Letter. (d) Captain of A/C. (e) 2nd Pilot. (f) Crew.

(a) B. (b) Z.8842 (c) T. (d) F/O. Robertson. (e) Sgt. Dil. (f) Sgts. Mason, Treece, Dennis, Little

(a) B. (b) T.2846 (c) S. (d) P/O. Pelmore. (e) Sgt. [indecipherable] (f) Sgts. Pearson, Johnson, [indecipherable], [indecipherable]

(a) B. (b) R.1219 [symbol] (c) R. (d) P/O. Imeson. (e) Sgt. Denning (f) Sgts. Fowler, Parkington, Louden, Highfield.

(a) A. (b) R.1781 [underlined] (c) C. (d) F/L Todd. (e) Sgt. MacKenzie. (f) P/O. Carroll, Sgts. [three names indecipherable][symbol][/underlined]

(a) A. (b) R.1699 (c) *D. (d) P/O. Allen. (e) Sgt. Christenson. (f) Sgts. Saxton, Campbell, Spooner, Hickton.

(a) A. (b) R.1780 (c) *B (d) P/O. Millson (e) Sgt. Page. (f) Sgts. Morrison, Redford, Appleby, Munday.

(a) A. (b) R.1778 (c) *G. (d) Sgt. Fooks. (e) Sgt. Dowling. (f) Sgts. Ryan, Davies, Pollard[?], [indecipherable name].

(a) A. (b) X.9828 (c) *K. (d) P/O. Hardie. (e) Sgt. Moran (f) P/O. Miller, Sgts. [two indecipherable names].

(a) A. (b) X.9920 [symbol] (c) F. (d) Sgt. Luin. (e) Sgt. Wilson. (f) Sgts. Fenwick, Brown, [indecipherable name], Parry[?].

* FITTED WITH CAMERAS.

[underlined] BOMB LOAD. [/underlined] Aircraft B.D.C. 1 x 1000 lbs, 2 x [indecipherable] lbs, 1 x 250 lbs. G.P. Fused [indecipherable word]
Aircraft K.G.T.S. 6 S.L.C. of 50 lbs. Incendiaries, 2 x 500 lbs, 1 x [indecipherable words]
Aircraft R. 1 x 1000 lbs, 4 x 500 lbs G.P. Fused .025.
Aircraft F. 6 S.D.[?]C of 50 lb Incendiaries, 3 x 500 lbs, 1 x [indecipherable number] lbs G.P. Fused [indecipherable letters].
All aircraft Fitted with 1.ex[?] Flares.

BRIEFING 1820 BRIEFING FOR CREWS [indecipherable word] [symbol] 1800 HOURS.

[underlined] TRAINING. [/underlined]
(a) B. (b) L.7889 (c) P. (d) Sgt. Howe (e) Sgt. Newton. [f] P/O. Pilkington, Sgt. Sullivan, [indecipherable words].

(a) [indecipherable] (b) X.9819 [symbol] (c) V. (d) Sgt. Raybould. (e) Sgt. Watts. [f] Sgts Spencer, Bott, F/S. [indecipherable names]

(a) A. (b) X.980[missing number] [symbol] (c) A. (d) Sgt. Williams. (e) Sgt. Diemer. (f) Sgts. Kennea, Hooper, [two indecipherable names] [symbol]

TAKE OFF. 1955
APPROX TIME OF RETURN. 2030 BRIEFING 1830 HOURS.

Officer i/c Night Flying W/C. D. S.[?] BIGGS[?] (Signed) [indecipherable name]

[missing words]

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Citation

“101 Squadron Battle Order 7 September 1941,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 5, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/35606.

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