Operations order 14 April 1944

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Title

Operations order 14 April 1944
Operational and training detail for 14/15 April 1944 Serial 43/44

Description

Lists crews and aircraft for operations 14/15 April 1945. One crew member in each crew is underlined and ticked. Includes duty personnel and timings.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-04-14

Contributor

Andy Hamilton

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One-page typewritten document

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Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10121

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Transcription

[underlined] NO. 44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON. [/underlined] [underlined] 14th. APRIL, 1944. [/underlined]

[underlined] OPERATIONAL AND TRAINING DETAIL FOR NIGHT OF 14/15th. APRIL, 1944.
SERIAL NO. 45/44. [/underlined]

[underlined] OPERATIONAL. [/underlined] The following crews and aircraft are hereby detailed for operational flying on the night of 14/15th. April, 1944.

[inserted] LINE OVERLAP [/inserted]

[underlined] ND.751 “J” (III). [/underlined]
F/Lt. Higgs. D.F.C.
Sgt. Cowan.
Sgt. Black.
[underlined] P/O. Would. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
P/O. Williams.
F/S. Tiller.
Sgt. Chalmers.
+ F/S. Aiken.

[underlined] ME.694 “L” (I). [/underlined]
F/S. Binion.
F/S. Brindle. DFM.
Sgt. Kennedy.
[underlined] F/S. Gebhard. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Stroud.
Sgt. Mucalchuk.
Sgt. Knox.

[underlined] ND741 “K” (III). [/underlined]
P/O. Merrick.
Sgt. Carling.
F/O. Poulter.
[underlined] F/O. Bartlett. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Dickenson.
Sgt. Warll.
Sgt. Thomas.

[underlined] ME.628 “H” (I). [/underlined]
P/O. Taylor.
Sgt. Aberene.
Sgt. Bushby.
[underlined] Sgt. Craven. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. O’Conner.
F/S. Astle.
Sgt. Brett.

[inserted] Arson [/inserted]
[underlined] ME.634 “P” (I). [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
F/O. Stephenson.
Sgt. Langford.
F/S. Airey.
[underlined] Sgt. Wilson. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Robinson.
F/S. Dooley. DFM.
P/O. White DFM.
[underlined] ND.578 “Y” (III). [/underlined]
P/O. Chatterton. DFC.
Sgt. Letts.
F/O. Reyland.
[underlined] F/S. Barker. [/underlined]
Sgt. Michie.
Sgt. Champion.
Sgt. Davidson.
x F/S. Riddock.

[underlined] ND.552 “X” (III). [/underlined]
W/O. Barton.
Sgt. Thompson.
F/S. Stancer.
[underlined] F/S. Barnes. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
P/O. Baker.
F/S. Groves.
F/O. Mills. DFM.
x F/S. Graatz.

[inserted] Arson [/inserted]
[underlined] ND.573 “S” (III). [/underlined]
P/O. Skinner.
Sgt. Farmer.
F/S. Freeman.
[underlined] Sgt. Prewer. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Ward.
Sgt. Scott.
Sgt. Singfield.

[inserted] Arson [/inserted]
[underlined] ND.689 “O” (III). [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
P/O. Hobbs.
Sgt. Hall.
Sgt. Fenwick.
[underlined] W/O. Scott. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Garnsey.
Sgt. Wright.
Sgt. Ingram.

[underlined] ME.699 “T” (I). [/underlined]
F/S. Young.
Sgt. Robinson.
F/O. Wareham.
[underlined] Sgt. Wainwright. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Jackson.
Sgt. Rennie.
Sgt. Routledge.

[underlined] ME.730 “R” (III). [/underlined]
F/S. Kewley.
Sgt. Booth.
F/S. Mitchell.
[underlined] Sgt. Reseigh. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Webber.
Sgt. Lees.
Sgt. Rutzki.

[underlined] ND.698/G “Q” (III). [/underlined]
F/S. Price.
Sgt. Newbiggin.
F/S. O’Conner.
[underlined] Sgt. Nicholls. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Callander.
Sgt. Heald.
Sgt. Peyle.

[inserted] Arson U [/inserted]
[underlined] STANDBY No.1. [/underlined]
P/O. Bradburn.
F/S. Jones.
Sgt. Norman.
[underlined] F/S. Gillard. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Woolley.
F/S. Lloyd.
P/O. Clarke. DFM.
Sgt. Ibbotson.

[underlined] DUTY CREW. [/underlined]
Sgt. Levarne.
Sgt. Rawson.
Sgt. Simmons.
Sgt. Worral.
F/S. Murray.
Sgt. Andrews.
Sgt. Barber.
F/O. Calder – i/c.

[inserted] Reserve “E” [/inserted]
[indecipherable word]
BRIEFING: NAV. & SPEC. [inserted] 18.00 [/inserted] CAPTAINS: [inserted] 18.30 [/inserted] MAIN: [inserted] 19.00 [/inserted]

Nav. & Spec. Bus will leave Officers Mess at [inserted] 17.40 [/inserted] and Sgts. Mess at [inserted] 17.40 [/inserted]
Bus will leave Officers Mess at [inserted] 18.15 [/inserted] and Sgts. Mess at [inserted] 18.15 [/inserted]

Officer i/c Night Flying: S/L. Cockbain. Duty F/E. 022.: Sgt. [indecipherable word]
Duty Electricians: LAC. Ramsden, LAC. Coates. Duty Photos: Sgt White.
Duty Sigs: 131. AC. Brewer. Duty Armourer: Cpl. Munro. Duty Flight NCO’s:
Sgt. Dorrington and Sgt. Fallon. Duty Clerk: LAC. Hudson. Duty A/B: To be detailed.
Duty F/E: To be detailed. Duty Sigs.: To be detailed. Duty Gunnery: [indecipherable word]
W/O. Pass.

[signature]

Citation

E O Collcutt and Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Operations order 14 April 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed April 8, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7200.

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