Operations order 24 April 1944

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Title

Operations order 24 April 1944
Operation and training detail for 24/25 April 1944 Serial 50/44

Description

Lists crews and aircraft for operations 24/25 April 1944. Includes duty personnel. One crew member underlined in all crews apart from second in top row which has two members underlined. Crew of aircraft 'T' third down left side is crossed out. Standby crew is annotated 'T'.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-04-24

Contributor

Andy Hamilton

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Format

One-page typewritten document

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Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10099

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Transcription

[underlined] NO.44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON. [/underlined] [underlined] 24TH. APRIL, 1944. [/underlined]

[underlined] OPERATIONAL AND TRAINING DETAIL FOR 24/25.4.44.
SERIAL NO. 50/44. [/underlined]

[underlined] ND.941.K. [/underlined]
S/Ldr. Hunter.
Sgt. Cooper.
F/O. Greenwood.
[underlined] F/O. Willis, [/underlined] [inserted] X [/inserted]
Sgt. Salman.
P/O. Mills.
P/O. Alexander.

[underlined] ND.869.M. [/underlined]
F/L. Hildred.
F/S. Bristow.
F/O. Turner.
[underlined] F/S. Parker. [/underlined]
[underlined] Sgt. Treloar. [/underlined] [inserted] X [/inserted]
F/O. Hourigan.
F/O. Bradshaw.

[underlined] ND.517.U. [/underlined]
F/O. Smith.
Sgt. Bennett.
F/S. Farren.
[underlined] P/O. McCullum. [/underlined] [inserted] X [/inserted]
Sgt. Hussey.
Sgt. Prowse.
Sgt. Dack.

[underlined] ND.519.E. [/underlined]
P/O. Stratis.
Sgt. Haly.
F/O. Greenfield.
[underlined] Sgt. Hawkes. [/underlined] [inserted] X [/inserted]
F/S. Knight.
Sgt. Page.
Sgt. Roe.

[underlined] ME.694.L. [/underlined]
P/O. Davey.
Sgt. Legge.
F/S. Foreman.
[underlined] Sgt. Jacobs. [/underlined] [inserted] X [/inserted]
Sgt. Nutty.
Sgt. Kaye.
Sgt. Carter.

[underlined] ND.751.J. [/underlined]
F/S. Aiken.
Sgt. Levarne.
Sgt. Riddock.
[underlined] Sgt. Simmons. [/underlined] [inserted] X [/inserted]
Sgt. Rawson.
Sgt. Hare.
Sgt. Lewis.

[underlined] ME.743.G. [/underlined]
P/O. Merrick.
Sgt. Carling.
F/S. Stancer.
[underlined] F/O. Bartlett. [/underlined] [inserted] X [/inserted]
Sgt. Dickenson.
Sgt. Warll.
Sgt. Thomas.

[underlined] ME.628.H. [/underlined]
P/O. Taylor.
Sgt. Aberene.
Sgt. Bushby.
[underlined] F/S. Sumner. [/underlined] [inserted] X [/inserted]
Sgt. Stauber.
F/S. Astle.
Sgt. Conquest.

[underlined] ME.699.T. [/underlined]
[inserted] HOBBS [/inserted]
F/S. Ibbotson.
Sgt. Worrall.
F/S. Greatz.
[underlined] F/S. Murray. [/underlined]
Sgt. Andrews.
Sgt. Whitehand.
Sgt. Wells.
[crew and plane crossed out]

[underlined] ME.634.P. [/underlined]
F/O. Stephenson.
Sgt. Langford.
F/S. Airey.
[underlined] F/S. Wilson. [/underlined] [inserted] X [/inserted]
Sgt. Robinson.
F/S. Dooley.DFM.
P/O. White.DFM.

[underlined] ND.598.Y. [/underlined]
P/O. Chatterton. DFC.
Sgt. Letts.
F/O. Reyland.
[underlined] F/S. Barker. [/underlined] [inserted] X [/inserted]
Sgt. Michie.
Sgt. Champion.
Sgt. Davidson.

[underlined] WL.920.V. [/underlined]
F/O. Oldham.DFC.
Sgt. Walker.
F/S. McKerrow.
[underlined] F/O. Betts. [/underlined] [inserted] X [/inserted]
Sgt. Williams.
Sgt. Frams.
Sgt. Whittles.

[underlined] ME.730.R. [/underlined]
F/S. Kewley.
Sgt. Booth.
F/S. Mitchell.
[underlined] Sgt. Reseigh. [/underlined] [inserted] X [/inserted]
Sgt. Webber.
Sgt. Lees.
Sgt. Rutzki.

[underlined] ND.698/G.Q. [/underlined]
F/S. Price.
Sgt. Newbiggin.
F/S. O’Conner.
[underlined] Sgt. Nicholls. [/underlined] [inserted] X [/inserted]
Sgt. Callander.
Sgt. Heald.
Sgt. Doyle.

[underlined] STANDBY CREW. [/underlined] [inserted] X [/inserted]
F/S. Baxter.
Sgt. Betterton.
F/S. Rutherford.
[underlined] F/S. Young. [/underlined] [inserted] X [/inserted]
F/S. Scholes.
Sgt. Taylor.
Sgt. Whitfield.

[underlined] STANDBY – CREW. [/underlined] [deleted] D [/deleted] [inserted] T [/inserted]
P/O. Hobbs.
Sgt. Hall.
Sgt. Fenwick.
[underlined] W/O. Scott. [/underlined] [inserted] X [/inserted]
Sgt. Garnsey.
Sgt. Wright.
Sgt. Ingram.

[underlined] DUTY CREW. [/underlined]
F/O. Smith.
Sgt. Barber.
F/O. Calder.
[underlined] Sgt. Steele. [/underlined]
Sgt. Bozier.
Sgt. Blackie.
Sgt. Brett.

[underlined] BRIEFING:- [/underlined] NAVIGATORS & SPEC.
CAPTAINS.
MAIN.

Officer i/c Night Flying : S/Ldr. Cockbain.
Duty Flight Engineer : Sgt. Barber.
Duty Electricians : AC. Meary. AC. Flanaghan.
Duty Photos : AC. Ellison.
Duty Signals : Cpl. Wright. AC. Skelton.
Duty Armourers : Cpl. Gibbons.
Duty Flight N.C.Os. : Sgt. Ventor (A). Sgt. Molson (B).
Duty Clerk : LAC. Hudson.

[signature]

[underlined] Squadron Leader,
Commanding,
No. 44 (Rhodesia) Squadron. [/underlined]

Citation

E O Collcutt and Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Operations order 24 April 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed August 13, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7168.

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