Operations order 5 June 1944

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Title

Operations order 5 June 1944
Operational and Training programme for night 5/6 June 1944 - Serial Number 89/44

Description

Lists of crews for operations 5/6 June 1945. Includes duty personnel and briefing times. Handwritten figures between 8000 and 12000 at 500 intervals above each crew.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-06-05

Contributor

Nicki Brain
David Bloomfield

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Format

One-page typewritten document

Language

Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10017

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Transcription

[underlined]NO. 44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON 5 TH JUNE 1944[/underlined]
[underlined]OPERATIONAL AND TRAINING DETAIL FOR NIGHT OF 5/6 TH JUNE 1944 SERIAL NO. 89/44[/underlined]
[underlined]ND578.Y. (III)[/underlined]
W/Cdr. Thompson. DFC. – F/Lt. Burrows. DFC. – F/S Stancer – F/Lt. Lowry – P/O Dicken – F/S Burden – F/S Hall.
[underlined]ME694.L. (I)[/underlined]
F/Lt. Dobson – Sgt. McKenzie – Sgt. Knight – F/S Johnstone – F/S Edge – Sgt. Snape – Sgt. Dry.
[underlined]ND973.A. (III)[/underlined]
P/O Baxter – Sgt. Betterton – W/O Rutherford – W/O Young – F/S Scholes – Sgt. Taylor – Sgt. Whitfield.
[underlined]ME791.K. (I)[/underlined]
F/S Binion – F/S Brindle. DFM. – Sgt. Kennedy – F/S Gebhard – Sgt. Stroud – Sgt. Micalchuk – Sgt. Knox.
[underlined]ME743.G. (I)[/underlined]
F/O Merrick – Sgt. Carling – F/O Poulter – [illegible] Bartlett – Sgt. Dickenson – Sgt. Warll – Sgt. Thomas.
[underlined]ND571.J. (III)[/underlined]
P/O Aiken – Sgt. Lewarne – F/S Riddoch – Sgt. Simmons – Sgt. Rawson – Sgt. Hare – Sgt. Lewis.
[underlined]LL 965.C. (I)[/underlined]
P/O Taylor – Sgt. Aherne – F/S Bushby – Sgt. Craven – Sgt. Stauber – F/S Astle – Sgt. Bray.
[underlined]ND869.M. (III)[/underlined]
P/O Ibbotson – Sgt. Worrall – F/S Greatz – F/S Murray – Sgt. Andrews – Sgt. Whitehand – Sgt. Wells.
[underlined]LM434.F. (III)[/underlined]
P/O Stockwell – Sgt. Kemp – Sgt. Frost – Sgt. Lumsden – Sgt. Ball – Sgt. Boland – Sgt. Stocking.
[underlined]ME699.T. (I)[/underlined]
F/Lt. Stephenson – F/S Bristow – F/S Airey – F/S Wilson – Sgt. Robinson – F/O Mills. DFM. – P/O White. DFM.
[underlined]ND522.X. (III)[/underlined]
F/O Smith – Sgt. Barber – F/O Calder – Sgt. Steele – Sgt. Bozier – Sgt. Blackie – Sgt. Brett.
[underlined]ND138.Z. (III)[/underlined]
F/O Hough – Sgt. Hoar – Sgt. Priestley – Sgt. Singer – Sgt. Nichols – Sgt. Anderson – Sgt. Hanna.
[underlined]NN697.R. (I)[/underlined]
F/O Balsdon – Sgt. De’ath – F/O Clubb – Sgt. Walters – F/S White – Sgt. Burns – Sgt. O’Neill.
[underlined]LL938.S. (I)[/underlined]
P/O Graaff – Sgt. Critchley – F/O Hildrew – Sgt. Gibberson – Sgt. Burke – Sgt. Payne – Sgt. Hore.
[underlined]ME804.O. (I)[/underlined]O
P/O Richards – Sgt. Thompson – Sgt. Fazackerly – Sgt. Buckby – Sgt. Pursglove – Sgt. Spinks – Sgt. Greenfield.
[underlined]ME628.V. (I)[/underlined]
F/S Oswald – Sgt. Hurley – W/O Shoebottom – F/S White – W/O Richardson – Sgt. Hutchinson – Sgt. Sargent.
DUTY CREW: P/O McCallum i/c – Sgt. Moore – Sgt. Davies – Sgt. Brewin – F/S Miller – Sgt. Cole – Sgt. Powell – Sgt. Waters – Sgt. Flaherty.
Officer i/c Night Flying: S/Ldr Cockbain. DFC.
Duty Flight Engineer : Sgt. Bender.
Duty Electricians : LACs Warwick & Ramsden.
Duty Photos: Sgt. White.
Duty Armr. NCOs : Sgt. Leyland & Cpl. Ebedes
Duty Flight NCOs : Sgts. Jordan & Arrowsmith.
Duty Sigs: Cpl. Curtain & AC Wardle.
Duty Clerk : AC Codd.
Duty Sigs Officer : F/Lt. Rademeyer & F/O Hodge.
Duty F/E Officer : F/S Faraday.
Duty Air Bomber : F/O MacKenzie.
Duty Gunnery: To be detailed.
[underlined]BRIEFING:[/underlined] NAVIGATORS: [inserted]2200[/inserted] – SPEC: [inserted]2215[/inserted] – CAPTAINS: [inserted]2245[/inserted] – MAIN: [inserted]2315[/inserted] – [inserted]Ops Meal 2100 – Transport 2140[/inserted]
[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 5 June 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 22, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7100.

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