Operations order 26 May 1944

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Title

Operations order 26 May 1944
Operation and training detail for 26/27 May 1944 Serial 82/44

Description

Lists crews and aircraft for operations. Fourth member of each crew of the six crews underlined. Includes duty personnel and timings. On the reverse some operation notes.

Date

1944-05-26

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One-page typewritten document

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Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10048

Transcription

[Underlined] NO. 44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON. 26TH MAY, 1944. [/underlined]
[Underlined] OPERATIONAL AND TRAINING DETAIL FOR 26/27TH MAY, 1944.
SERIAL NO. 82/44. [/underlined]
[Underlined] MW 634 P(I). [/underlined]
F/Lt Stephenson,
Sgt Langford,
F/S Airey,
[handwritten underlined] F/S Wilson, [/handwritten underlined]
Sgt Robinson,
F/S Dooley, DFM,
W/O Schott,
[Underlined] ND 519 E (III). [/underlined]
P/O Stratis,
Sgt Haly,
F/O Greenfield,
[handwritten underlined] Sgt Hawkes, [/handwritten underlined]
F/S Knight,
Sgt Page,
Sgt Roe,
[Underlined] ME 743 G (I). [/underlined]
F/O Merrick,
Sgt Carling,
F/O Poulter,
[handwritten underlined] F/O Bartlett, [/handwritten underlined]
Sgt Dickenson,
Sgt Warll,
Sgt Thomas,
[Underlined] LL 938 S (I). [/underlined]
P/O Graaff,
Sgt Critchley,
F/O Hildrew,
[handwritten underlined] Sgt Gibberson, [/handwritten underlined]
Sgt Burke,
Sgt Payne,
Sgt Hore,
[Underlined] ND 698G Q (III). [/underlined]
F/S Canty,
Sgt Clay,
F/O Vowles,
[handwritten underlined] Sgt Norris, [/handwritten underlined]
P/O Crook,
Sgt Scott,
Sgt McCoy,
[Underlined] ND 751 (J) (III) [/underlined]
F/Lt Dobson,
Sgt McKenzie,
Sgt Knight,
F/S Edge,
[handwritten underlined] Sgt Johnson, [/handwritten underlined]
Sgt Snape,
Sgt Dry,

DUTY CREW:
F/O. Balsdon,
Sgt De’ath,
F/O Clubb,
Sgt Walters,
F/S White,
Sgt Burns,
Sgt O’Neill:
BRIEFING:
NAVIGATORS & SPEC: [handwritten] 1900 [/handwritten]
CAPTAINS: [blank]
MAIN: [handwritten] 2000 [/handwritten]
Officer i/c Night Flying: S/Ldr. Hildred;
Duty Flight Engineers: F/Sgt Brindle DFM & F/Sgt Faraday;
Duty Electricians: LACs. Ramsden & Neary;
Duty Sigs: Cpl Perry & AC Burnside;
Duty Armr NCO: Cpl Ebedes;
Duty Photos: Sgt White;
Duty Flight NCO’s. : Sgts. Bryant & Molson;
Duty Clerk: AC Codd;
Duty Air Bomber: F/O Dutton;
Duty Gunnery Officers: P/O White DFM & Sgt Watts;
Duty F/E Officer: F/S Faraday;
Duty Sigs.Officer: F/O Hodge
[Signature] [handwritten – not eligible] [/signature]
Flight Lieutenant, for Wing Commander,
[Underlined] Commanding, No.44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON. [/underlined]

Citation

E O Collcutt and Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Operations order 26 May 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 19, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7133.

Item Relations

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