Operations order 15 February 1944

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Title

Operations order 15 February 1944
Operational and training detail for 15/16 February 1944 Serial 13/44

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Lists crews and aircraft for operational flying. One crew member on each crew is underlined and ticked. Includes timings and duty personnel.

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IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-02-15

Contributor

Frank Batten

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SChattertonJ159568v10128

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[underlined] No. 44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON. [/underlined]
[underlined] 15TH FEBRUARY, 1944. [/underlined]
[underlined] OPERATIONAL AND TRAINING DETAIL FOR 15/16TH FEBRUARY. 1944. SERIAL NO. 13/44 [/underlined]
[underlined] OPERATIONAL. [/underlined] The following crews and aircraft are herby detailed for operational flying on 15/16th February, 1944.

[underlined] ND.515.Z.(III). [/underlined]
S/Ldr. Cockbain.
F/Sgt. Faraday.
F/Lt. Waterkeyn.
[underlined] F/O. McKenzie. [/underlined]
F/Lt. Rademeyer.
F/Sgt. Bracegirdle.
F/Sgt. Dean.

*
[underlined] ND.516.O.(III). [/underlined]
F/Lt. Wiggin.
Sgt. Evans.
F/O. Maury.
[underlined] F/S. Sumner. [/underlined]
Sgt. Dicken.
F/O. Rimmer.
F/S. Burdon.
F/S. Halliday.

*
[underlined] ME.634.P. (i). [/underlined]
F/Lt. Mercer. DFC.
Sgt. Capps.
P/O. Purvis.
[underlined] F/Sgt. Barker. [/underlined]
P/O. Baker.
F/S. Pratt.
W/O. Wilkie.
=F/S. Ashton.

[underlined] ND.517.U.(III). [/underlined]
P/O. Bradburn.
F/S. Blundell.
Sgt. Norman.
[underlined] Sgt. Gillard. [/underlined]
Sgt. Wooley.
F/O. Neison.
F/S. Lloyd.

[underlined] ND.578.Y. (III). [/underlined]
P/O. Chatterton.
Sgt. Letts.
F/O. Reyland.
[underlined] F/S. Scott. [/underlined]
Sgt. Michie.
Sgt. Champion.
Sgt. Davidson.

*
[underlined] ND.552.X.(III). [/underlined]
W/O. Barton.
Sgt. Thompson.
Sgt. Taylor.
[underlined] Sgt. Barnes. [/underlined]
Sgt. Willett.
Sgt. Joy.
Sgt. Hummell.
+ F/S. Haynes.

[underlined] ND.520.A.(III). [/underlined]
P/O. Manning.
Sgt. Wren.
Sgt. Woodwards.
[/underlined] Sgt. Roberts. [/underlined]
Sgt. Davison.
Sgt. Hedley.
Sgt. Murray.

[underlined] ND.573.S.(III). [/underlined]
P/O. Gee.
Sgt. Turner.
Sgt. Osborne.
[underlined] Sgt. Maxwell. [/underlined]
Sgt. Utting.
Sgt. Inglis.
Sgt. Moore.

[underlined] ME.629.R.(I). [/underlined]
F/O. Stephenson.
Sgt. Jeffrey.
F/S. Airey.
[underlined] Sgt. Wilson. [/underlined]
Sgt. Robinson.
Lt. Hardlay.
F/S. Hall.

[underlined] ND.538.T. (III). [/underlined]
P.O. Butt.
Sgt. Butland.
F/O. Sparrow.
[underlined] Sgt. Whiten. [/underlined]
Sgt. Donald.
Sgt. Bray.
F/S. Schott.

[underlined] EE.185.K.(III). [/underlined]
S/Ldr. Hunter.
Sgt. Cooper.
F/O. Greenwood.
[underlined] F/O. Willis. [/underlined]
Sgt. Salmon.
Sgt. Miles.
Sgt. Alexander.

*
[underlined] ME.628.H.(I). [/underlined]
F/Lt. Dorehill. DFC.
Sgt. Turrell.
F/S. Wright.
[underlined] F/S. Deacon. [/underlined]
F/S. Gurr.
Sgt. Miller.
F/S. Mullett.
= Sgt. Hill

[underlined] LM.306.L. (iii) [/underlined] *
F/Lt. Phillips.
Sgt. Carter.
F/O. Gourlay.
[underlined] Sgt. Taylor. [/underlined]
P.O. Bennett.
Sgt. Curtis.
W/O. Dowling.
/O Charlesworth.

[underlined] ND.576.M.(III). [/underlined] *
F/O. Fynn.
F/S. Bristow.
Sgt. Adder.
[underlined] Sgt. Clark. [/underlined]
Sgt. Johnson.
Sgt. Jack.
Sgt. Sagar.
= F/O. Fox

[underlined] ND.574.J.(III). [/underlined] *
P/O. Higgs.
Sgt. Cowan.
P/O. Black.
[underlined] P/O. Would. [/underlined]
P/O. Williams.
F/S. Tiller.
Sgt. Chalmers.
+ Sgt. Levy.

[underlined] ND.518.D.(III). [/underlined]
P/O. Porter.
Sgt. Groom.
F/S. Davies.
[underlined] Sgt. Lander. [/underlined]
F/S. Barclay.
W/O. Pass.
Sgt. Bowen.

[underlined] LM.434.F.(III). [/underlined]
P/O. Smith.
Sgt. Bennett.
Sgt. Farrow.
[underlined] F/O. Dutton. [/underlined]
Sgt. Hussey.
Sgt. Prowse.
Sgt. Dack.

[underlined] ND.565.C.(III). [/underlined]
P/O. Hayes.
Sgt. Ella.
Sgt. Dean.
[underlined] F/O. Dunn. [/underlined]
Sgt. Walker.
Sgt. Radcliffe.
Sgt. Perrie.

[underlined] DUTY CREWS [/underlined]
F/O. Bartlett.
Sgt. Middleton.
F/S. Sturges.
Sgt. Hoad.
Sgt. Scott.
Sgt. Swingler.
Sgt. Cowley.

P/O. Oakley.
Sgt. Campbell.
Sgt. Cartlidge.
F/S. Binns.
Sgt. Naylor.
Sgt. Dearling.
F/S. Pratt.

Note: + 2nd. Pilots. = 2nd. Navigators.
BRIEFING: NAVIGATORS: 13.00 hts. SPEC.: 13.30 hrs. MAIN : 13.55 hrs.
1 bus will leave Sgts. Mess at 13.05hrs. 1 bus will leave Off. Mess at 13.05 hrs.
Officer i/c Night Flying : W/Cdr. Thompson.
Duty Flight Engineer : Sgt. Orme.
Duty Sigs. : Sgt. O’Mears & AC. Skilleter.
Duty Flight NCOs. Sgts. Brock & Arrowsmith.
Duty Clerk : L.A.C. Wyle. Sigs.Officer : P/O. Roberts.
Duty F/E. Officer. : F/Lt. Burrows.
Duty Elect. : ACs Orr & Saunders.
Duty Photos. : Sgt. White & AC Gerrard.
Duty Armr. NCOs. : Sgt Adams. Cpl. Ebedes. W/O. Lowe.

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

Citation

E O Collcutt and Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Operations order 15 February 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed April 8, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7206.

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