Operations order 1 May 1944

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Title

Operations order 1 May 1944
Operation and training detail for 1/2 May 1944 Serial 53/44

Description

Lists crews and aircraft for operations 1/2 May 1944. Includes duty personnel. Annotated with heights for each aircraft and handwritten notes. One member of each crew underlined in red. On the reverse handwritten calculations.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-05-01

Contributor

Angus Bustin

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Format

Two sides of document, typewritten on front and handwritten on back

Language

Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10086, SChattertonJ159568v10087

Temporal Coverage

Transcription

[Underlined] NO. 44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON. 1st MAY, 1944. [/underlined]
[Underlined] OPERATIONAL AND TRAINING DETAIL FOR 1/2.5.44.
Serial No. 53/44. [/underlined]
[Handwritten note] 6000 [/handwritten note]
[Underlined] ND.741.K. [/underlined]
S/L. Hunter.
Sgt Cooper.
F/O. Greenwood.
[Handwritten underlined RED] F/O. Willis. [/handwritten underlined RED]
Sgt. Salmon.
P/O. Miles.
P/O. Alexander.
[Underlined] ND.869.M. [/underlined] [handwritten note] 7750 [/handwritten note]
[handwritten note – deleted] 6250 [/handwritten note – deleted]
F/O. SMITH.
Sgt. Bennett.
F/S. Farren.
P/O. McCallum.
Sgt. Hussey.
Sgt. Prowse.
Sgt. Dack.
[Underlined] ND.519.E. [/underlined]
[handwritten note – deleted] 6000 [/handwritten note – deleted]
[handwritten note] 7500 [/handwritten note]
P/O. STRATIS.
Sgt. Haly.
Sgt. Stancer.
[Handwritten underlined RED] Sgt. Hawkes. [/handwritten underlined RED]
F/S. Knight.
Sgt. Page.
Sgt. Roe.
[Underlined] ND.741.J. [/underlined]
[handwritten note] 6150 [/handwritten note]
F/S. Binion.
F/S. Brindle.
Sgt. Kennedy.
[Handwritten underlined RED] F/S. Hebhard. [/handwritten underlined RED]
Sgt. Stroud.
Sgt. Mucalchuk.
Sgt. Knox.
[Underlined] ME.743.G. [/underlined]
[handwritten note] 6500 [/handwritten note]
P/O. Merrick.
Sgt. Carling.
F/O. Poulter.
[Handwritten underlined RED] F/O. Bartlett. [/handwritten underlined RED]
Sgt. Dickenson.
Sgt. Warll.
Sgt. Thomas.
[Underlined] EE.185.A. [/underlined]
[handwritten note] 8000 [/handwritten note]
W/O. Nolan.
Sgt. Charlton.
F/S. Milton.
[Handwritten underlined RED] P/O. Blake. [/handwritten underlined RED]
Sgt. Boreham.
Sgt. Crook.
Sgt. Higgins.
[Underlined] ND.517.U. [/underlined]
[handwritten note] 6500 [/handwritten note]
F/O. Bradburn.
Sgt. Jones.
P/O. Norman.
[Handwritten underlined RED] P/O. Gillard. [/handwritten underlined RED]
Sgt. Woolley.
P/O. Lloyd.
P/O. Clarke.
= F/O. Balsdon.
[Underlined] ME.634.P. [/underlined]
[handwritten note] 6000 [/handwritten note]
F/O. Stephenson.
Sgt. Langford.
F/S. Airey.
[Handwritten underlined RED] F/S. Wilson. [/handwritten underlined RED]
Sgt. Robinson.
F/S. Dooley.
P/O. White.
+F/O. Clubb.
[Underlined] ND.689.O. [/underlined]
[handwritten note] 6750 [/handwritten note]
P/O. Hobbs.
Sgt. Hall.
Sgt. Fenwick.
[Handwritten underlined RED] W/O. Scott. [/handwritten underlined RED]
Sgt. Garnsey.
Sgt. Wright.
Sgt. Ingram.
[Underlined] ND.578.Y. [/underlined]
[handwritten note] 8000 [/handwritten note]
F/O. Hough.
Sgt. Hoar.
Sgt. Priestley.
[Handwritten underlined RED] Sgt. Singer. [/handwritten underlined RED]
Sgt. Nichols.
Sgt. Anderson.
Sgt. Hanna.
[Underlined] ME.699.T. [/underlined]
[handwritten note] 6750 [/handwritten note]
F/S. Young.
Sgt. Robinson.
F/O. Wareham.
[Handwritten underlined RED] Sgt. Wainwright. [/handwritten underlined RED]
Sgt. Jackson.
Sgt. Rennie.
Sgt. Routledge.
[Underlined] ND.698/ [deleted] G [/deleted].Q. [/underlined]
[handwritten note] 7000 [/handwritten note]
F/S. Price.
Sgt. Newbiggin.
F/S. O’Connor.
[Handwritten underlined RED] Sgt. Nicholls. [/handwritten underlined RED]
Sgt. Callander.
Sgt. Heald.
Sgt. Doyle.
[Underlined] LL.938.S. [/underlined]
[handwritten note] 7750 [/handwritten note]
P/O. Graaff.
Sgt. Critchley.
F/O. Hildrew.
[Handwritten underlined RED] Sgt. Gibberson. [/handwritten underlined RED]
Sgt. Burke.
Sgt. Payne.
Sgt. Hore.
[Underlined] STANDBY CREW. [/underlined]
[handwritten note] 7000 “X” [/handwritten note]
F/O. Smith.
Sgt. Barber.
F/O. Calder.
[Handwritten underlined RED] Sgt. Steele. [/handwritten underlined RED]
Sgt. Bozier.
Sgt. Blackie.
Sgt. Brett.
[Underlined] STANDBY CREW. [/underlined] [handwritten note] P-619 [/handwritten note]
[handwritten note] 7250 [/handwritten note]
F/S. Baxter.
Sgt. Betterton.
F/S. Rutherford.
[Handwritten underlined RED] F/S. Young. [/handwritten underlined RED]
F/S. Scholes.
Sgt. Taylor.
Sgt. Whitfield.
[Underlined] STANDBY CREW.F [/underlined]
[handwritten note] 7500 [/handwritten note]
P/O. Davey.
Sgt. Legge.
F/S. Foreman.
[Handwritten underlined RED] Sgt. Jacobs. [/handwritten underlined RED]
Sgt. Nutty.
F/S. Holland.
Sgt. Carter.
[Underlined] STANDBY CREW. [/underlined]
[handwritten note] 7500 (619)”U” [/handwritten note]
F/S. Ibbotson.
Sgt. Worrall.
F/S. Greatz.
[Handwritten underlined RED] F/S. Murray. [/handwritten underlined RED]
Sgt. Andrews.
Sgt. Whitehand.
Sgt. Wells.
[Underlined] DUTY CREW. [/underlined]
W/O. Pass. i/c.
Sgt. De’ath.
Sgt. Walters.
F/S. White.
Sgt. Burns.
Sgt. O’Neill.
[underlined] BRIEFING:- [/UNDERLINED]
[handwritten note] F.Planning – 1630.
NAVIGATORS & SPEC. [handwritten note] 1800 [/handwritten note]
CAPTAINS. [handwritten note] [deleted] 1900 [/deleted] 1830 [/handwritten note]
MAIN. [handwritten note] 1900. [/handwritten note]
+ 2nd Navigator.
= 2nd Pilot.
[handwritten note] 16seen – 6000
17 – 7000
18 – 8000
19 – 9000
21 – 10000
6000 K.MJ.P
7000 GUOQX.T. P&U (619)
8000 EAYS F.
17 secs Photos. [/handwritten note]
Officer i/c Night Flying: S/Ldr. Cockbain.
Duty Flight Engineer.: To be detailed.
Duty Electricians.: LAC. Drater. LAC. Roberts.
Duty Photos: Sgt White.
Duty Signals.: Cpl Russell. LAC. Maclay.
Duty Armourers.: Cpl Munro.
Duty Flight N.C.O’s. : Sgts. Sorrington (A). Sgt. Fallon. (B)
Duty Clerk.: AC Codd.
[Signature] E O Collcutt [/signature] F/Lt.
Wing Commander, Commanding,
[Underlined] No.44 (Rhodesia) Squadron. [/underlined]
[page break]
[handwritten notes]
[underlined] 1800 galls [/underlined]
[calculations]
41,100
[underlined] 12,960 [/underlined]
54,060
[underlined] 11040 [/underlined]
[double underlined] 65,100 [/double underlined]
ADD 1 x 100.0 DROP 1 x500
12x500 – 6000
1x1000 1040 [sic]
[underlined] 1x4000 4000[/underlined]
11,040 [double underlined] 11040 [/double underlined]
[double underlined] 65,600 [/double underlined]
3 A/C DROP 1000 lbs. Y.S.A.
[double underlined] K.P [/double underlined] INCEND 1x4000
1x4000
10x12x30
5x16x30
[underlined] 2x8x30 [/underlined]
[double underlined] 64,292 [/double underlined]
4000
1x4000 4000
2x1000 2000
11x500 [underlined] 5500 [/underlined]
11,500
[circled] 9x500
3x1000 [/circled] 7500
[circled] 619
U.P F.A [/circled]
Y.S.A
1x4000
1x1000
[underlined] 11x500 [/underlined]
10540
11500
[underlined] 500 [/underlined]
6500
U.P.619 F.
1x4000
4x1000
[underlined] 8x500 [/underlined]
[double underlined] 12,000 [/double underlined]
[underlined] 160 [/underlined]
[double underlined] 12,160 [/double underlined]
A
1x4000 40
2x1000 160
[underlined] 10x500 [/underlined]
11800
4000
3000
[underlined] 4500 [/underlined]
11,500
[underlined] 120 [/underlined]

Citation

E O Collcutt and Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Operations order 1 May 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 24, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7158.

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