Operations order 30 May 1944

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Title

Operations order 30 May 1944
Operation and training detail for 30/31 May 1944 Serial 84/44

Description

Lists crews and aircraft with duty personnel and timings for operations. The fourth member of each crew is underlined in red.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-05-30

Contributor

Andy Hamilton

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One-page typewritten document

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Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10041

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Transcription

[underlined] NO. 44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON. [/underlined] [underlined] 30TH. May, 1944. [/underlined]

[underlined] OPERATIONAL AND TRAINING DETAIL FOR 30/31ST. MAY, 1944.
SERIAL No. 84/44. [/underlined]

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

[underlined] ME.634.P.(I). [/underlined]
F/Lt. Stephenson.
Sgt. Langford.
F/S. Airey.
[underlined] F/S. Wilson. [/underlined]
Sgt. Robinson.
F/S. Dooley. DFM.
P/O. White. DFM.

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

[underlined] ND.578.Y.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Hough.
Sgt. Hoar.
Sgt. Priestley.
[underlined] Sgt. Singer. [/underlined]
Sgt. Nichols.
Sgt. Anderson.
Sgt. Hanna.

[underlined] ND.552.X.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Balsdon.
Sgt. De’ath.
F/O. Clubb.
[underlined] Sgt. Walters. [/underlined]
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]
Sgt. Burke.
Sgt. Payne.
Sgt. Hore.

[underlined] ME.804.O.(I). [/underlined]
P/O. Richards.
Sgt. Thompson.
Sgt. Fazackerley.
[underlined] Sgt. Buckby. [/underlined]
Sgt. Pursglove.
Sgt. Spinks.
Sgt. Greenfield.

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

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

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

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

[underlined] ME.694.L.(I). [/underlined]
F/Lt. Dobson.
Sgt. McKenzie.
Sgt. Knight.
[underlined] F/S. Johnstone. [/underlined]
F/S. Edge.
Sgt. Snape.
Sgt. Dry.

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

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

[underlined] STANDBY NO.1. [/underlined]
P/O. Taylor.
Sgt. Aherne.
F/S. Bushby.
[underlined] Sgt. Graven. [/underlined]
Sgt. Stauber.
F/S. Astle.
Sgt. Bray.

[underlined] STANDBY NO.2. [/underlined]
F/S. Oswald.
Sgt. Hurley.
F/S. Shoebottom.
[underlined] F/S. White. [/underlined]
W/O. Richardson.
Sgt. Hutchinson.
Sgt. Sargent.

DUTY CREW:
F/O. Bradshaw.
Sgt. Legge.
[underlined] F/S. Treloar. [/underlined]
[underlined] Sgt. Jacobs. [/underlined]
Sgt. Carter.
F/S. Parker.

BRIEFING:
[inserted] 1900 [/inserted] NAVIGATORS & SPEC: [inserted] 1930 [/inserted]
CAPTAINS: [inserted] 2000 [/inserted]
MAIN: [inserted] 2030 [/inserted]

Officer i/c Night Flying: S/Ldr. Hildred.
Duty Flight Engineer: Sgt. Waters.
Duty Electricians: LAC’s Neary & Fraser.
Duty Photos: Sgt. White.
Duty Sigs: Cpl. Russell & AC. Skilleter.
Duty Armr. NCO’s.: Cpl. Wilson.
Duty Flight NCO’s.: Sgt. Green & Le Blanc Smith.
Duty Clerk: L.A.C. Beard.
Duty F/E. Officer: F/Sgt. Bristow.
Duty Air Bomber: [underlined] P/O. McCallum. [/underlined]
Duty Gunnery: F/O. Mills. DFM. & Sgt. Watts.
Duty Sigs. Officer: P/O. Dicken & Sgt. Ford.

[signature]

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

Citation

E O Collcutt and Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Operations order 30 May 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 20, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7128.

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