Operations order 6 December 1944

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Title

Operations order 6 December 1944
Operational programme for night of 6/7 December 1944 Serial 222/44
Next of kin list for crew of Lancaster DB751 G missing on night 4/5 December 1944.

Description

Lists crews and aircraft for operations 6/7 December 1944. One member of each crew is underlined. Includes, duty, reserve crews and duty personnel as well as timings. On the reverse title 'Next of Kin for crew of Lancaster Mk1 DB.751.G. missing on night 4/5 November 1944.' List of names of the missing crew:
Cecil Lamont Dann
Bernard Robert Day
Frederick William Slaughter
stanley William Walters
Joseph O'Hagan
John Jeffery Willis
Frederick Guy Daines
This crew actually failed to return 4/5 December 1944.

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Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-12-06

Contributor

Anne-Marie Watson

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One-page typewritten document

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Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10126, SChattertonJ159568v10127

Transcription

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[Underlined] NO. 44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON. 6th. DECEMBER, 1944 [underlined]

[Underlined] OPERATIONAL PROGRAMME FOR NIGHT OF 6/7th. DECEMBER. SERIAL NO. 222/44. [/underlined]

[Underlined] N.D.496.A. (III) [/underlined]

F/O Jetson
Sgt.Bradfield
Sgt.Smith
[Underlined] Sgt.Stevens [/underlined]
Sgt.Silson
Sgt.Cazaly
Sgt.Bosley.

[Underlined] N.D.631.B.(III) [/underlined]

F/O Daggett
Sgt.S impson
F/O Hindley
[Underlined] F/O Sharpe [/underlined]
Sgt.Chinneck
F/S Slipson
F/S Barry

[Underlined] N.G. 195.S.(I) [/underlined]

F/O Fugger
Sgt.Lee
F/S Albrecht
[Underlined] F/S Roberts [/underlined]
Sgt.Kirby
Sgt.Ball
Sgt.Dyball

[Underlined] P.B.381.F.(III) [/underlined]

F/L Sutherland
Sgt.Ludlow
F/S Jensen
[Underlined] F/S White [/underlined]
F/S Clow
Sgt.Petersen
Sgt.Merola.

[Underlined] N.F.991.D.(I) [/underlined]

F/O Freeland
Sgt.Nelson
F/S Roper
[Underlined] F/S Gardiner [/underlined]
F/S Ockerby
Sgt.Watson
Sgt.Watts

[Underlined] L.M.625.H.(III) [/underlined]

F/O Jory
S gt.Fox
S gt.Crang
[Underlined] F/O Pooley [/underlined]
Sgt.Butcher
W/O Oates
Sgt.Hunt

[Underlined] P.B.190.J. (III) [/underlined]

F/L Davey
S gt.Rawcliffe
F/S Hearne
[Underlined] F/O Roddie [/underlined]
F/S Oliphant
F/S Arnold
W/O Welensky.

[Underlined] P.B.251.O. (III) [/underlined]

F/O Kennedy
Sgt.Olson
F/S Kelly
[Underlined] F/O Jones [/underlined]
Sgt.Short
Sgt.McBurney
Sgt.Bull

[Underlined] N.G.974 P. (III) [/underlined]

F/O Hart
Sgt.Smith
F/S Green
[Underlined] F/S Bell [/underlined]
Sgt.Condrai
Sgt.Spiers
Sgt.Merry

[Underlined] P.B.534.Q.(III) [/underlined]

F/O Dives
Sgt.Crowston
Sgt.Armitage
[Underlined] F/O Nellyer [/underlined]
Sgt.Morley
Sgt.Potts
Sgt.Biddle

[Underlined] P.B.417.R.(III) [/underlined]

F/O Thompson
Sgt.Thron
Sgt.Humber.
[Underlined] F/S Smith. [/underlined]
Sgt.Wicks
Sgt.Lee
Sgt.Padgett

[Underlined] P.B.380.S.(III) [/underlined]

F/O Barlow
Sgt.Thornalley
Sgt.Simmonds
[Underlined] F/S Fox [/underlined
Sgt.Clements
Sgt.White
Sgt.Wilkes

[Underlined] P.B.733.T.(III) [/underlined]

F/S Spencer
Sgt.Bishop
F/S Sinclair
[Underlined] Sgt.Mitchell [/underlined]
Sgt.Seabridge
Sgt.Johncock
Sgt.Cobley

[Underlined] P.B.360.V.(III) [/underlined]

F/O Worrall
Sgt.Wilson
Sgt.Fuller
[Underlined] Sgt.Clements [/underlined]
Sgt.Watt
Sgt.Judd
Sgt.Maidment

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

F/O Parkin
Sgt.Green
Sgt.Rowbotham
[Underlined] F/S Henry [/underlined]
F/S Kelman
Sgt.Barker
Sgt.Bredenkamp

[Underlined] P.D.372.Z.(I) [/underlined]

F/O Irving
Sgt.West
Sgt.Bilsland
[Underlined] F/O Cooper [/underlined]
F/S Brandli
Sgt.Simpson
Sgt.Greenewald

[Underlined] STANDBY [/underlined]
[Underlined] L.M.655.U.(III) [/underlined]

F/O Smith
S gt.Dent
F/O Winter
[Underlined] F/O Long [/underlined]
F/S Pugh
Sgt.H all
Sgt.Jones

[Underlined] DUTY CREW [/underlined]

F/O Gardiner
[Underlined] F/S Beaton [/underlined]
Sgt.Burroughs
Sgt.Walsh
Sgt.Van Nicekerk.

[Underlined] M.E.299.E.(III) [/underlined]

F/S Peterswald
Sgt.McShane
F/O Temple
[Underlined] Sgt.Askill [/underlined]
F/S Tullock
Sgt.Horne
Sgt.Howells

[Underlined] RESERVE [/underlined]

F/O Craig
Sgt.Campion
F/O Harding
[Underlined] Sgt.Armstrong [/underlined]
Sgt.Woodward
Sgt.McLeod
Sgt.Lawrence.

[Underlined] COMMUNICATIONS CREW. [/underlined]

[Underlined] F/O Nicholls [/underlined]
F/S Rodda
Sgt.Syms
Sgt.Learman.

[Underlined] BRIEFING TIMES: [/underlined]
NAVIGATORS – 13.15
CAPTAINS – 13.45
MAIN – 14,15

Officer i/c Flying S/L dr. Bird. Duty Flight Engineer. To be detailed.
Duty Flight N.C.Os. Sgt.Gibbons Sgt.Arrowsmith. Duty Signals. To be detailed. Duty Clerk. LAC. Mears.
Duty Photos LAC.Jerrard. Duty Gunnery F/O Willis W/O Williams
Duty F/E. Officer F/Lt Hayward.
Duty Signals Officer P/O Hunt F/L Hughes. Duty Air Bomber F/O Adams F/S White.

[Signature]

Flight Lieutenant, for Wing Commander,

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

[Page break]

[Underlined] NEXT OF KIN LIST FOR CREW OF LANCASTER MK.I.DB.751.G. MISSING ON NIGHT OF 4/5th NOVEMBER, 1944. [/underlined]

[Underlined] 143379 A/F/O Cecil Lamont DANN. (Presb) – PILOT [/underlined]

Next of Kin: Wife, Mrs.M.E.DANN,

Main Street, Dunlop.

KILMARNOCK. Scotland.

[Underlined] 2201772 Sgt. Bernard Robert DAY. (C. of E) – F/ENGINEER. [/underlined]

Next of Kin: Father, Mr. J.R. DAY,

1 Worcester Road,

W old Road. HULL. Y orks.

[Underlined] 153480 F/O Frederick William SLAUGHTER. (C. of E.) – NAVIGATOR. [/underlined]

Next of Kin: Mother, Mrs. S.F. SLAUGHTER.

Abercrombie.

Arundel. Sussex.

Fiancee, Miss D.V.PARKER.

1 Norfolk Terrace.

LEEDS. 7.

[Underlined] 1580298 F/Sgt, Stanley William WALTERS. (C.of E.) – A/BOMBER. [/underlined]

Next of Kin: Mother, Mrs F.WALTERS,

49 Compton Street,

Everton.LIVERPOOL. 6.

Brother, Mr.J.WALTERS.

5,Hatfield Road,

H andsworth.BIRMINGHAM.

[Underlined] 1076857 Sgt. Joseph O’Hagan. (C. of E.) – WOP/AIR [/underlined]

Next of Kin: Wife, Mrs M.O’HAGAN

81 Oak Leigh

LIVERPOOL 13

Mother, Mrs.O’HAGAN

Woodville.Hale Rd.

Hale. Nr.LIVERPOOL.

[Underlined] 1852373 Sgt. John Jeffrey WILLIS. (Meth) – AIR GUNNER. [/underlined]

Next of Kin: Friend Mrs KING,

Exonia, Totnes Road,

Tweenaway,PAIGNTON.

S.Devon.

Friend, Miss M.VARNALLS.

St.Ippolyts.

Headley Rad. LIPHOOK

Hants.

[Underlined] 2222475 Sgt. Frederick Guy DAINES. (C.of E.) – AIR GUNNER. [/underlined]

Next of Kin: Wife, Mrs. M.DAINES.

12,Hastings Road,

W.EALING.London.W.13

Friend, Miss D.PERHAM,

122, W ordsworth Rd.

BRISTOL.8.

[Signature]

Flight Lieutenant, for Wing Commander,

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

Citation

E O Collcutt, “Operations order 6 December 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed November 18, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7205.

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