Operations order 2 June 1944

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Title

Operations order 2 June 1944
Operation and training detail for 2/3 June 1944 Serial 87/44

Description

List crews and aircraft for operations as well as duty personnel and timings. Each crew has pencilled annotation of a height. Annotated at the bottom 'X, K Colour film, [..]artiche, O,T,P,Z'.

Date

1944-06-02

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Language

Format

One-page typewritten document

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10029

Transcription

[underlined]NO. 44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON 2 ND JUNE 1944[/underlined]
[underlined]OPERATIONAL AND TRAINING DETAIL FOR NIGHT OF 2/3 RD JUNE 1944 SERIAL NO. 87/44[/underlined]
[underlined]ME694.L. (I)[/underlined]
F/Lt. Dobson – Sgt. McKenzie – Sgt. Knight – F/S Johnston – F/S Edge – Sgt. Snape – Sgt. Dry.
[underlined]ME791.K. (I)[/underlined]
F/S Binion – F/S Brindle. DFM. – Sgt. Kennedy – F/S Gebhard – Sgt. Stroud – Sgt. Micalchuk – Sgt. Knox.
[underlined]STANDBY NO. 7.[/underlined]
P/O Stratis – Sgt. Haly – F/O Greenfield – Sgt. Hawkes – F/O Hodge – Sgt. Page – Sgt. Roe.
[underlined]ME743.G. (I)[/underlined]
F/O Merrick – Sgt. Carling – F/O Poulter – F/O Bartlett – Sgt. Dickenson – Sgt. Warll – Sgt. Thomas.
[underlined]ND973.A. (III)[/underlined]
P/O Ibbotson – Sgt. Worrall – F/S Greatz – F/S Murray – Sgt. Andrews – Sgt. Whitehand – Sgt. Wells.
[underlined]ND552.X. (III)[/underlined]
F/S Canty – Sgt. Clay – F/O Vowles – Sgt. Norris – P/O Crook – Sgt. Scott – Sgt. Powell.
[underlined]STANDBY NO. 1.[/underlined]
F/Lt. Stephenson – Sgt. Langford – F/S Airey – F/S Wilson – Sgt. Robinson – F/S Dooley. DFM. – P/O White. DFM.
[underlined]STANDBY NO. 2.[/underlined]
P/O Young – Sgt. Robinson – F/O Wareham – Sgt. Wainwright – Sgt. Jackson – Sgt. Rennie – Sgt. Routledge.
[underlined]STANDBY NO. 3.[/underlined]
F/O Hough – Sgt. Hoar – Sgt. Priestley – Sgt. Singer – Sgt. Nichols – Sgt. Anderson – Sgt. Hanna.
[underlined]STANDBY NO. 4.[/underlined]
F/O Balsdon – Sgt. De’ath – F/O Clubb – Sgt. Walters – F/S White – Sgt. Burns – Sgt. O’Neill.
[underlined]STANDBY NO. 5.[/underlined]
P/O Graaff – Sgt. Critchley – F/O Hildrew – Sgt. Gibberson – Sgt. Burke – Sgt. Payne – Sgt. Hore.
[underlined]STANDBY NO. 6.[/underlined]
P/O Richards – Sgt. Thompson – Sgt. Fazackerly – Sgt. Buckby – Sgt. Pursglove – Sgt. Spinks – Sgt. Greenfield.
[underlined]NE869.M. (III)[/underlined]
P/O Aiken – Sgt. Lewarne – F/S Riddoch – Sgt. Simmons – Sgt. Rawson – Sgt. Hare – Sgt. Lewis.
[underlined]STANDBY NO. 8.[/underlined]
P/O Taylor – Sgt. Aherne – F/S Bushby – Sgt. Craven – Sgt. Stauber – F/S Astle – Sgt. Bray.
[underlined]LM434.F. (III)[/underlined]
Sgt. Scholtz – Sgt. Wainwright – F/S Tobin – Sgt. Willson – Sgt. Preston – Sgt. Pring – Sgt. Barnett.
DUTY CREW: W/O Groves i/c. & F/Sgt. Oswald & crew.
BRIEFING: NAVIGATORS: [inserted]1800[/inserted] – SPEC: [inserted]1830[/inserted] – CAPTAINS: [inserted]1845[/inserted] – MAIN: [inserted]1915[/inserted] – [inserted]Ops Meal 2030 – Transport 2145 – Flight Planning 1730[/inserted]
Officer i/c Night Flying: S/Ldr. Cockbain. DFC.
Duty Flight Engineer : Sgt. Moore.
Duty Electricians : LACs Saunders & Fraser.
Duty Photos: Sgt. White.
Duty Sigs.: Cpl. Curtain & AC Brewer.
Duty Armr. NCOs: F/S Dyson & Cpl. Soden.
Duty Flight NCOs: Sgts. Bryant & Fallon.
Duty Clerk: LAC Hudson.
Duty Sigs Officer: P/O Dicken & Sgt. Watts.
Duty F/E Officer: F/Lt. Burrows. DFC.
Duty A/Bomber: P/O McCallum.
Duty Guunery[sic]: F/O Mills. DFM.

[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 2 June 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed August 15, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7115.

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