Operations Order 6 June 1944



Operations Order 6 June 1944
Operation and training detail for night 6/7 June 1944 - Serial 90/44


List of crews with red line under the fourth crew member in each crew, Includes duty personnel and briefing times.



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[underlined] NO.44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON. [/underlined]
[underlined] 6TH JUNE 1944. [/underlined]

SERIAL NO.90/44. [/underlined]

[underlined] NE.138.Z(III). [/underlined]
S/Ldr. Cockbain. DFC.
F/S. Faraday.
F/Lt. Woodhouse. DFM.
[underlined] F/O. McKenzie. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
F/Lt. Rademeyer. DFC.
F/S. Bracegirdle.
P/O. Dean.

[underlined] ME.699.T.(I). [/underlined]
F/Lt. Stephenson.
F/S. Bristow.
F/S Airey.
[underlined] F/S. Wilson. [/underlined] [insert] [tick] [/insert]
Sgt. Robinson.
F/O. Mills. DFM.
P/O. White. DFM.

[underlined] ND.552.X.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Smith.
Sgt. Barber.
F/O. Calder.
[underlined] Sgt. Steele. [/underlined]
Sgt. Bozier.
Sgt. Blackie.
Sgt. Brett.

[underlined] NN.697.R.(I). [/underlined]
F/O. Balsdon.
Sgt. De’ath.
F/O. Clubb.
[underlined] Sgt. Walters. [/underlined] [insert] [tick] [/insert]
F.S. White.
Sgt. Burns.
Sgt. O’Neill.

[underlined] LL.938.S.(I). [/underlined]
P/O. Graaff.
Sgt. Critchley.
F/O. Hildrew.
[underlined] Sgt. Gibberson. [/underlined] [insert] [tick] [/insert]
Sgt. Burke.
Sgt. Payne.
Sgt. Hore.

[underlined] ME.804.0(i). [/underlined]
P/O. Richards.
Sgt. Thompson.
Sgt. Fazackerly.
[underlined] Sgt. Buckby. [/underlined] [insert] [tick] [/insert]
Sgt. Pursglove.
Sgt. Spinks.
Sgt. Greenfield.

[underlined] ME.628.V.(I). [/underlined]
F/S. Oswald.
Sgt. Hurley.
W/O. Shoebottom.
[underlined] F/S. White. [/underlined]
W/O. Richardson.
Sgt. Hutchingson.
Sgt. Sargent.

[underlined] ND.973.A.(III). [/underlined]
P/O. Baxter.
Sgt. Betterton.
W.O. Rutherford.
[underlined] W/O Young. [/underlined] [insert] [tick] [/insert]
F/S. Scholes.
Sgt. Taylor.
Sgt. Whitfield.

[underlined] ME.791.K.(I). [/underlined]
F/S. Binion.
F/S. Brindle. DFM.
Sgt. Kennedy.
[underlined] F/S. Gebhard. [/underlined] [insert] [tick] [/insert]
Sgt. Stroud.
Sgt. Micalchuk.
Sgt. Knox.

[underlined] ME.743.G.(I). [/underlined]
F/O Merrick.
Sgt. Carling.
F/O Poulter.
[underlined] F/O Bartlett. [/underlined] [insert] [tick] [/insert]
Sgt. Dickenson.
Sgt. Warll.
Sgt. Thomas.

[underlined] ND.751.J.(III). [/underlined]
P/O. Aiken.
Sgt. Lewarne.
F/S. Riddoch.
[underlined] Sgt. Simmons. [/underlined] [insert] [tick] [/insert]
Sgt. Rawson.
Sgt. Hare.
Sgt. Lewis.

[underlined] LL.965.C.(I). [/underlined]
P/O. Taylor.
Sgt. Aherne.
F/S. Bushby.
[underlined] Sgt. Craven. [/underlined] [insert] [tick] [/insert]
Sgt. Stauber.
F/S. Astle.
Sgt. Bray.

[underlined] ME.694.L.(I). [/underlined]
P/O. Ibbotson.
Sgt. Worrall.
F/S. Greatz.
[underlined] F/S. Murray. [/underlined] [insert] [tick] [/insert]
Sgt. Andrews.
Sgt. Whitehand.
Sgt. Wells.

[underlined] STANDBY NO. 1. [/underlined]
S/Ldr. Hildred.
Sgt. Bender.
F/O. Turner.
[underlined] F/S. Treloar. [/underlined]
F/S. Parker.
F/O. Hourigan.
F/O. Bradshaw.

[underlined] STANDBY NO.2. [/underlined]
F/Lt. Stratis. DFC.
Sgt. Haly.
F/O. Greenfield.
[underlined] Sgt. Hawkes. [/underlined] [insert] [tick] [/insert]
F/S. Knight.
Sgt. Page.
Sgt. Roe.

[underlined] STANDBY NO.3. [/underlined]
P/O Stockwell.
Sgt Kemp.
Sgt. Frost.
[underlined] Sgt. Lumsden. [/underlined] [insert] [tick] [/insert]
Sgt. Ball.
Sgt. Boland.
Sgt. Stocking.

[underlined] STANDBY NO.4. [/underlined]
F/O. Hough.
Sgt. Hoar.
Sgt. Priestley.
[underlined] Sgt. Singer. [/underlined] [insert] [tick] [/insert]
Sgt. Nichols.
Sgt. Anderson.
F/O Groves.

[insert] Y w/c Thompson & Crew [/insert]

[underlined] DUTY CREW. [/underlined]
F/O Purvis. i/c.
Sgt. Moore.
Sgt. Davies.
Sgt. Brewin.
F/S. Miller.
Sgt. Cole.
Sgt. Powell.

[underlined] BRIEFING: [/underlined]

Officer i/c Night Flying: To be detailed.
Duty Flight Engineer: Sgt Waters.
Duty Electricians: LACs Coates & Roper.
Duty Photos: Sgt White.
Duty Signs: Sgt. O’Meara & AC. Wardle.
Duty Armr.NCOs.: Sgt. Munro & Cpl. Bower.
Duty Flight. NCOs: Sgt Gibbons & Twells.
Duty Clerk: LAC. Beard.
Duty Sigs. Officers: F/O Hodge & Sgt. Ford.
Duty F/E Officer: Sgt Langford.
[underlined] Duty Air Bomber: [deleted] F/Lt. Lowry [/deleted] [/underlined]
Duty Gunnery: To be detailed.

[underlined] Flight Lieutenant, for Wing Commander, Commanding, NO. 44 (Rhodesia) Squadron. [/underlined]


E O Collcutt and Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Operations Order 6 June 1944 ,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 22, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7103.

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