Operations order 13 February 1944

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Title

Operations order 13 February 1944
Operations and training detail 13/14 February 1944 - Serial 12/44

Description

Crew lists, briefing times and duty staff for operations on night 13/14 February 1944. There are some pencilled calculation in the margins.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-02-13

Contributor

Nicki Brain
David Bloomfield

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One page document

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SChattertonJ159568v10004

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[underlined]NO. 44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON 13 TH FEBRUARY 1944.[/underlined]
[underlined]OPERATIONAL AND TRAINING DETAIL FOR 13/14 TH FEBRUARY 1944 SERIAL NO. 12/44[/underlined]
[underlined]OPERATIONAL[/underlined]The following crews and aircraft are hereby detailed for operational flying on 13/14 th February 1944.
[underlined]ND.515.Z. (III).[/underlined]
S/Ldr. Cookbain – F/Sgt. Faraday – F/Lt. Waterkey – W/C. McKenzie – F/Lt. Rademeyer – F/Sgt. Braceguardle – F/Sgt. Dean.
[underlined]HE.634.P. (I).[/underlined]
F/Lt. Mercer. DFC. – Sgt. Capps – P/O Purvis. DFC. – F/Sgt. Barker – P/O Baker – F/Sgt. Pratt – W/O Wilkie.
[underlined]ND566.O. (III)[/underlined]
P/O Oakley – Sgt. Campbell – Sgt. [illegible name] – F/S McCallum – Sgt. Naylor – Lt. Hardlay – F/Sgt. Pratt.
[underlined]ND578.Y. (III)[/underlined]
P/O Chatterton – Sgt. Letts – F/O Reyland – F/Sgt. Scott – Sgt. Michie – Sgt. Champion – Sgt. Davidson – + P/O Charlesworth.
[underlined]ND552.X. (III)[/underlined]
P/O Manning – Sgt. Wren – Sgt. Woodwards – Sgt. Roberts – Sgt. Davison – Sgt. Hedey – Sgt. Murray – + P/O Frost.
[underlined]ND573.S. (III)[/underlined]
P/O Gee – Sgt. Turner – Sgt. Osborne – Sgt. Maxwell – Sgt. Utting – Sgt. Inglis – Sgt. Moore – F/Sgt. Ashton.
[underlined]ND538.T. (III)[/underlined]
P/O Butt – Sgt. Butland – F/O Sparrow – Sgt. Whiter – Sgt. Donald – F/Lt. Gurney – Sgt. Bray.
[underlined]EE158.K. (III)[/underlined]
S/Ldr. Hunter – Sgt. Cooper – F/O Greenwood – F/O Willis – Sgt. Salmon – Sgt. Miles – Sgt. Alexander.
[underlined]ME628.H. (I)[/underlined]
F/Lt. Dovebill. DFC. – Sgt. Turrell – F/Sgt. Wright – F/Sgt. Deacon – F/Sgt. G[illegible letters]rr – Sgt. W[illegible letter]ollard – F/Sgt. Mallet – = Sgt. Hill.
[underlined]ND576.M. (III)[/underlined]
F/O Fynn – F/Sgt. Bristow – Sgt. Adder – Sgt. Clark – Sgt. Johnson – Sgt. Jack – Sgt. Sagar – = F/O Fox.
[underlined]LM434.F. (III)[/underlined]
F/O Bartlett – Sgt. Middleton – F/O Young – Sgt. Head – Sgt. Scott – Sgt. Swingler – Sgt. Cowley.
[underlined]ND574.J. (III)[/underlined]
P/O Higgs – Sgt. Cowan – P/O Black – P/O Would – P/O Williams – F/S Tiller – Sgt. Chalmers – + Sgt. Levy.
[underlined]ND518.D. (III)[/underlined]
P/O Porter – Sgt. Groom – F/S Davies – Sgt. L[illegible letters]der – F/S Barclay – W/O Pass – Sgt. Bowen.
[underlined]ND565.O. (III)[/underlined]
P/O Hayes – Sgt. Ella – Sgt. Dean – F/O Dunn – Sgt. Walker – Sgt. Radcliffe – Sgt. Perrie.
Note: 2nd Pilots +
2nd Nav =
[underlined]DUTY CREW[/underlined]
P.O. Bradburn – F/S Blundell – Sgt. Norman – Sgt. Gillard – Sgt. Woolley – F/S Lloyd – F/O Stephenson – Sgt. Langford – Sgt. Wilson – Sgt. Robinson.
BRIEFING : NAVIGATORS: 13.00 hrs SPEC. : 13.30 hrs MAIN : 13.55 hrs.
1 bus will leave Sgts Mess at 13.05 hrs.
1 bus will leave Officers Mess at 13.05 hrs.
Officer i/c Night Flying : W/Cdr. Thompson. DFC. AFC.
Duty Flight Engineer : Sgt. Langford.
Duty Electricians : AOs Morgan & Roberts.
Duty Photos: Sgt. White & AC Taylor.
Duty Sigs : Cpl. Bullivant.
Duty Armr. NCOs : Sgt. Adam & Cpl. Gibbons.
Duty Flight NCO : Sgts. Parker & Molson.
Duty Clerk : LAC Beard.
Duty Sigs Officer : PO Rober
Duty F/E Officer : F/Lt. Burrows.
Duty A/Bomber : F/Lt. Lowry.
[signature] Flight Lieutenant, for Wing Commander, Commanding
[underlined]No 44 (Rhodesia) Squadron.[/underlined]

Citation

E O Collcutt and Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Operations order 13 February 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed August 13, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7081.

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