Operations order 31 May 1944

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Title

Operations order 31 May 1944
Operation and training detail for 31 May/1 June 1944 Serial 85/44

Description

Lists crews and aircraft for operations with duty personnel. Fourth crew member in each crew is underlined and ticked. Heights are assigned in pencil to each crew.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-05-31

Contributor

Andy Hamilton

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Format

One-page typewritten document

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Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10037

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Transcription

[underlined] NO. 44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON. [/underlined] [underlined] 31ST. MAY, 1944. [/underlined]

[underlined] OPERATIONAL AND TRAINING DETAIL FOR 31ST MAY/1ST. JUNE, 1944.
SERIAL No. 85/44. [/underlined]

[inserted] 5000 [/inserted]
[underlined] ND.578.Y.(III). [/underlined]
W/Cdr. Thompson. DFC.
F/Lt. Burrows. DFC.
F/S. Stancer.
[underlined] F/Lt. Lowry. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
P/O. Dicken.
F/O. Mills. DFM.
F/S. Hall.

[inserted] 5000 [/inserted]
[underlined] NE.138.Z.(III). [/underlined]
S/Ldr. Cockbain. DFC.
F/S. Faraday.
F/Lt. Woodhouse. DFC.
[underlined] F/O. McKenzie. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
F/Lt. Rademeyer. DFC.
F/S. Bracegirdle.
P/O. Dean.

[inserted] 5500 [/inserted]
[underlined] ME.634.P.(I). [/underlined]
F/Lt. Stephenson.
Sgt. Langford.
F/S. Airey.
[underlined] F/S. Wilson. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Robinson.
F/S. Dooley. DFM.
W/O. Schott.

[inserted] 5500 [/inserted]
[underlined] ME.699.T.(I). [/underlined]
P/O. Young.
Sgt. Robinson.
F/O. Wareham.
[underlined] Sgt. Wainwright. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Jackson.
Sgt. Rennie.
Sgt. Routledge.

[inserted] 6000 [/inserted]
[underlined] ME.804.O.(I). [/underlined]
F/O. Hough.
Sgt. Hoar.
Sgt. Priestley.
[underlined] Sgt. Singer. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Nichols.
Sgt. Anderson.
Sgt. Hanna.

[inserted] 6000 [/inserted]
[underlined] ME.794.V.(I). [/underlined]
F/Sgt. Oswald.
Sgt. Hurley.
F/Sgt. Shoebottom.
[underlined] F/Sgt. White. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
W/O. Richardson.
Sgt. Hutchinson.
Sgt. Sargent.

[inserted] 6500 [/inserted]
[underlined] ND.698/G.Q.(III). [/underlined]
F/Sgt. Canty.
Sgt. Clay.
F/O. Vowles.
[underlined] Sgt. Norris. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
P/O. Crook.
Sgt. Scott.
F/Sgt. McCoy.

[inserted] 6500 [/inserted]
[underlined] ND.519.E.(III). [/underlined]
P/O. Stratis. DFC.
Sgt. Haly.
F/O. Greenfield.
[underlined] Sgt. Hawkes. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
F/O. Hodge.
Sgt. Page.
Sgt. Roe.

[inserted] 6500 [/inserted]
[underlined] ME.743.G.(I). [/underlined]
F/O. Merrick.
Sgt. Carling.
F/O. Poulter.
[underlined] F/O. Bartlett. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Dickenson.
Sgt. Warll.
Sgt. Thomas.

[inserted] 7000 [/inserted]
[underlined] ND.751.J.(III). [/underlined]
P/O. Aiken.
Sgt. Lewarne.
F/S. Riddock.
[underlined] Sgt. Simmons. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Rawson.
Sgt. Hare.
Sgt. Lewis.

[inserted] 7000 [/inserted]
[underlined] LL.965.C.(I). [/underlined]
P/O. Taylor.
Sgt. Aherne.
F/S. Bushby.
[underlined] Sgt. Craven. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Stauber.
F/S. Astle.
Sgt. Bray.

[inserted] 6000 [/inserted]
[underlined] ND.973.A.(III). [/underlined]
P/O. Ibbotson.
Sgt. Worrall.
F/S. Greatz.
[underlined] F/S. Murray. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Andrews.
Sgt. Whitehand.
Sgt. Wells.

DUTY CREW:
F/O. Hourigan.
F/S. Forman.
Sgt. Nutty.
W/O. Pass.
Sgt. Bender.
Sgt. Legge.

BRIEFING: NAVIGATORS & SPEC: CAPTAINS: MAIN:

Officer i/c Nighty Flying: S/Ldr. Hildred.
Duty Flight Engineer: To be detailed.
Duty Electricians: LACs Roberts & Ramsden.
Duty Photos: LAC. Ellison.
Duty Sigs: Cpl. Curtin & LAC. Moore.
Duty Armr. NCO.: Cpl. Ebedes.
Duty Flight N.C.Os.: Sgts Brock & Lumsden.
Duty Clerk: A.C. Codd.
Duty Sigs Officers: Sgt. Ford & F/Sgt. Parker.
Duty F/E. Officer: To be detailed.
Duty Air Bomber: [underlined] F/O. Dutton. [/underlined]
Duty Gunnery: P/O. White. DFM.

[signature]

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

[inserted] COLOUR – P – Q. [/inserted]

Citation

E O Collcutt and Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Operations order 31 May 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 9, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7125.

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