Operation order 30 March 1944

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Title

Operation order 30 March 1944
Operation and training detail for night 30/31 March 1944 - serial 40/44

Description

Crew lists, briefing times and duty personnel for operations 30/31 March 1944

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-03-30

Contributor

Nicki Brain
David Bloomfield

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Format

One-page typewritten document

Language

Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10009

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Transcription

[underlined]OPERATIONAL AND TRAINING DETAIL FOR NIGHT OF 30/31 ST MARCH 1944 SERIAL NO. 40/44[/underlined]
[underlined]OPERATIONAL[/underlined] The following crews an[sic] aircraft are hereby detailed for operation flying duties on the night of 30/31st March 1944.
[underlined]ND.515.Z. (III).[/underlined]
W/Cdr. Thompson. DFC. – F/Lt. Burrows. DFC. – F/Lt Waterkeyn – Sgt. Craven – P/O Roberts – F/S Burden – F/S Hall.
[underlined]ND.741.K. (III).[/underlined]
S/Ldr. Hunter – Sgt. Cooper – F/O Greenwood – F/O Willis – Sgt. Salmon – P/O Miles – P/O Alexander.
[underlined]ND.631.B. (III).[/underlined]
P/O Levy – Sgt. Groom – F/O Fox – Sgt. Peck – Sgt. McGuire – Sgt. Prowse – Sgt. Thomas.
[underlined]ND.565.C. (III).[/underlined]
P/O Charleswick – Sgt. Jeffrey – F/S Hill – F/O Dunn – F/S Percival – Sgt. Scott – Sgt. Evans.
[underlined]ME.628.H. (I).[/underlined]
P/O Stratis – Sgt. Haly – F/O Greenfield – F/O Clegg – F/S Knight – Sgt. Page – Sgt. Rae.
[underlined]ME.694.L. (I).[/underlined]
P/O Davey – Sgt. Legge – F/S Forman – Sgt. Jacobs – Sgt. Nutty – Sgt. Kave – Sgt. Carter.
[underlined][illegible]DUTY CREW 1[/underlined]
F/S Binion – F/S Brindle – Sgt. Kennedy – F/S Gebhard – Sgt. Stroud – Sgt. Micalchuk – Sgt. Knox.
[underlined]ME.634.P. (I).[/underlined]
F/O Stephenson – Sgt. Langford – F/S Airey – Sgt. Wilson – Sgt. Robertson – F/S Dooley. DFM. – F/S White. DFM.
[underlined]ND.517.U. (III).[/underlined]
P/O Bradburn – Sgt. Jones – Sgt. Norman – P/O Gillard – Sgt. Woolley – F/S Lloyd – Sgt. Dack.
[underlined]ND.698G.O. (III).[/underlined]
P/O Manning – Sgt. Wren – Sgt. Woodwards – F/S Roberts – Sgt. Davison – Sgt. Hedley – F/S Murray.
[underlined]ND.519.E. (III).[/underlined]
P/O Chatterton – Sgt. Letts – F/O Reyland – F/S Scott – Sgt. Michie – Sgt. Champion – Sgt. Davidson.
[underlined]ND.552.X. (III).[/underlined]
W/O Barton – Sgt. Thompson – F/S Farren – F/S Barnes – P/O Baker – F/S Groves – F/O Mills.
[underlined]ME629.R. (III)[/underlined]
P/O Frost – Sgt. Stanton – F/S Ashton – F/O Devon – Sgt. Johnson – Sgt. Carr – Sgt. Hamlyn.
[underlined]ND573.S. (III)[/underlined]
P/O Skinner – Sgt. Farmer – F/S Freeman – Sgt. Brewer – Sgt. Ward – Sgt. Scott – Sgt. Singfield.
[underlined]ND689G.O. (III)[/underlined]
P/O Hobbs – Sgt. Hall – Sgt. Fenwick – W/O Scott – Sgt. Garnsey – Sgt. Wright – Sgt. Ingram.
[underlined]STANDBY CREW[/underlined]
F/S Young – Sgt. Robins – F/O Wareham – Sgt. Wainwright – Sgt. Jackson – Sgt. Rennie – Sgt. Routledge.
BRIEFING: NAVIGATORS & SPEC: [inserted]18.30[/inserted] CAPTAINS: [inserted]1900[/inserted] MAIN: [inserted]1930[/inserted]
Nav. Bus will leave Officers Mess at [blank] and Sgts. Mess at [blank]
[blank] bus will leave Officers Mess at [blank] and Sgts. Mess at [blank]
Officer i/c Night Flying: S/Ldr Cockbain – Duty F/Engineer: Sgt. Bennett. 755. – Duty Electricians: As detailed by F/S Wallin – Duty Photos: DAC Gerrard – Duty Sigs: LAC McLane – Duty Armr. NCOs: Cpl. Gibbons – Duty Flight NCOs: Sgts. Green & Twells – Duty Clerk: LAC Hudson – Duty Sigs: P/O Williams – Duty Gunnery: F/Lt. McCurdy. DFC. – Duty F/E: F/S Faraday – Duty A/B: F/Lt. Lowry.
DUTY CREW: F/O Dutton – Sgt. Bennett – Sgt. Hussey – F/S Faraday – F/S Bracegirdle – F/S Dean.
[signature] Flight Lieutenant, for Wing Commander, Commanding
[underlined]No 44 (Rhodesia) Squadron.[/underlined]

Citation

E O Collcutt and Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Operation order 30 March 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 22, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7085.

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