Operations order 11 April 1944

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Title

Operations order 11 April 1944
Operational and training detail for 11/12 April 1944 Serial 44/44

Description

Lists crews and aircraft for operations 11/12 April 1945. One crew member for some crews is ticked. Includes duty personnel. Standby crew 1 is annotated 'K'.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-04-11

Contributor

Andy Hamilton

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Format

One-page typewritten document

Language

Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10124

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Transcription

[underlined] NO. 44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON. [/underlined] [underlined] 11th. APRIL, 1944. [/underlined]

[underlined] OPERATIONAL AND TRAINING DETAIL FOR NIGHT OF 11/12th. APRIL, 1944.
SERIAL NO. 44/44. [/underlined]

[underlined] OPERATIONAL. [/underlined] The following crews and aircraft are hereby detailed for operational flying on the night of 11/12th. April, 1944.

[underlined] ND.578 “Y” (III). [/underlined]
S/Ldr. Cockbain.
F/S. Bristow.
F/Lt. Waterkeyn.
F/O. McKenzie. [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
F/Sgt. Bracegirdle.
F/Sgt. Dean.
F/S. Dicken.

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

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

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

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

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

[underlined] ME.634 “P” (I). [/underlined]
F/S. Price.
Sgt. Newbiggin.
F/S. O’Conner.
Sgt. Nicholls. [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Callander.
Sgt. Heald.
Sgt. Peyle.

[underlined] ND.751 “J” (III). [/underlined]
P/O. Davey.
Sgt. Legge.
F/S. Foreman.
Sgt. Jacobs.
Sgt. Nutty.
Sgt. Bray.
Sgt. Carter.

[underlined] STANDBY 1. [/underlined] [inserted] K [/inserted]
P/O. Merrick.
Sgt. Carling.
F/O. Poulter.
F/O. Bartlett. [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Dickenson.
Sgt. Warll.
Sgt. Thomas.

[underlined] DUTY CREW. [/underlined]
P/O. Taylor.
Sgt. Levarne.
F/S. Riddock.
Sgt. Simons.
Sgt. Rawson.
Sgt. Hare.
Sgt. Lewis.

BRIEFING: NAV. & SPEC: CAPTAINS: MAIN;

Nav. & Spec. Bus will leave Officers Mess at and Sgts. Mess at
Bus will leave Officers Mess at and Sgts. Mess at

Officer i/c Night Flying: W/C. Thompson DFC. Duty F/[indecipherable word]: Sgt. Bennett.
Duty Electricians: LAC. Spittle and LAC. Neary. Duty Photos: Sgt. White.
Duty Sigs: F/O. Hodge. Duty Armourer: F/L. Leslie and Cpl. Ecedes.
Duty Flight NCO’s: Sgt. Green and Sgt. Twells. Duty Clerk: LAC. Hudson.
Duty [indecipherable word]: F/O. Clegg. Duty F/[indecipherable word]: To be detailed. Duty Sigs: To be detailed.
Duty Gunnery: To be detailed.

[signature]

[underlined] Flight Lieutenant,
for Wing Commander,
Commanding, No. 44 (Rhodesia) Squadron. [/underlined]

Citation

E O Collcutt and Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Operations order 11 April 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 5, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7203.

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