Operations order serial 47/44



Operations order serial 47/44
Operations and training details for [....] serial 47/44


Lists crews and aircraft for operations. One crew member in each crew is underlined. Fourth crew member in right hand top line crew is crossed out and 'Barker' annotated alongside. A letter is annotated to each aircaft. Includes duty personnel and timings.



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OPERATIONAL AND TRAINING DETAIL [indecipherable date]. [underlined] SERIAL NO. 47/44 [/underlined]

[underlined] ME.634.P. [/underlined] N

F/O. Stephenson.
Sgt. Langford.
F/S. Airey.
[underlined] Sgt. Wilson. [/underlined]
Sgt. Robinson.
F/S. Dooley. DFM.
F/S. White.
+ F/S. Rutherford.

[underlined] ND.517.U. D (III) [/underlined] N

P/O. Bradburn. DFC.
F/S. Jones.
Sgt. Norman.
[underlined] P.O. Gillard. [/underlined]
Sgt. Woolley.
P/O. Lloyd.
P/O. Clarke. DFM.
+ F/O. Turner.

[underlined] ND.578.Y. D (III) [/underlined] N

P/O. Chatterton. DFC.
Sgt. Letts.
F/O. Reyland.
[underlined] [deleted] F/S. Scott. [/underlined] BARKER.
Sgt. Michie.
Sgt. Champion.
Sgt. Davidson.
+ F/S. Riddock.

[underlined] ND.552.X. D (III) [/underlined] N

W/O. Barton.
Sgt. Thompson.
F/S. Stancer.
[underlined] F/S. Barnes. [/underlined]
P/O. Baker.
F/S. Groves.
F/O. Mills. DFM.
X F/S. Baxter.

[underlined] ND.689G.O. (III) [/underlined] N

P/O. Hobbs.
Sgt. Hall.
Sgt. Fenwick.
[underlined] W/O. Scott. [/underlined]
Sgt. Garnsey.
Sgt. Wright.
Sgt. Ingram.

[underlined] ME.699.T. [/underlined] S

F/S. Young.
Sgt. Lewarle.
F/O. Wareham.
[underlined] Sgt. Wainwright. [/underlined]
Sgt. Jackson.
Sgt. Rennie.
Sgt. Routledge.

[underlined] ME.629.R. (I) [/underlined] S

F/S. Kewley.
Sgt. Barber.
F/S. Mitchell.
[underlined] Sgt. Reseigh. [/underlined]
Sgt. Webber.
Sgt. Lees.
Sgt. Rutzki.

[underlined] ND.698.Q. (III) [/underlined] S

F/S. Price.
Sgt. Newbiggin.
F/S. O’Connor.
[underlined] Sgt. Nicholls. [/underlined]
Sgt. Callander.
Sgt. Heald.
Sgt. Doyle.

[underlined] ND.751.J. [/underlined] N

F/L. Higgs. DFC.
Sgt. Cowan.
P/O. Black.
[underlined] P/O. Would. [/underlined]
P/O. Williams.
F/S. Tiller.
Sgt. Chalmers.
X F/S. Aiken.

[underlined] ME.694.L. [/underlined] S

F/S. Binion.
F/S. Brindle. DFM.
Sgt. Kennedy.
[underlined] F/S. Gebhard. [/underlined]
Sgt. Stroud.
Sgt. Mucalchuk.
Sgt. Knox.

[underlined] ND.519.E. [/underlined] S

P/O. Merrick.
Sgt. Carling.
F/O. Poulter.
[underlined] F/O. Bartlett. [/underlined]
Sgt. Dickenson.
Sgt. Warll.
Sgt. Thomas.

[underlined] ME.628.H. [/underlined] S

P/O. Taylor.
Sgt. Aberene.
Sgt. Bushby.
[underlined] F/S. Sumner. [/underlined]
Sgt. Stauber.
F/S. Astle.
Sgt. Conquest.

[underlined] STAND-BY CREW. [/underlined] S

P/O. Skinner.
Sgt. Farmer.
F/S. Freeman.
[underlined] Sgt. Prewer. [/underlined]
Sgt. Ward.
Sgt. Scott.
Sgt. Singfield.

[underlined] DUTY CREW. [/underlined]
[underlined] F/O. Dutton. [/underlined]
Sgt. Simmons.
Sgt. Rawson.
Sgt. Hare.
Sgt. Lewis.
Sgt. Hussey.
Sgt. Prowse.

+ 2nd Navigator.
X 2nd Pilot.

[underlined] BRIEFING [/underlined] :-

NAVIGATORS & SPEC. [deleted] 1715 [/deleted] 1645
CAPTAINS. [deleted] 1745 [/deleted] 1715
MAIN. [deleted] 1815. [/deleted] 1745.

Officer i/c Night Flying. : S/Ldr. [deleted] Cockbain. [/deleted] Hunter
Duty Flight Engineer. : Sgt. Cooper.
Duty Electricians. : AC’s Spittall. & Warwick.
Duty Photo. : Sgt. White. And LAC. Ellison.
Duty Signals. : Cpl. Curton & AC. Skilliter.
Duty Armourers. : Cpl. Bower.
Duty Flight N.C.O’s : Sgt’s Spindley. & Arrowsmith.
Duty Clerk. LAC. Wyle.

Flight Lieutenant,
for Wing Commander,
[underlined] NO.44. (RHODESIA) SQUADRON [/underlined]


E O Collcutt and Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Operations order serial 47/44,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed April 24, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7189.

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