Operations order 11 November 1944



Operations order 11 November 1944
Operational programme for night 11/12 November 1944 Serial 207/44


Lists crews and aircraft for operations on 11/12 November 1944. One member of each crew is underlined. Includes duty personnel.



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[underlined] NO. 44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON. [/underlined] [underlined] 11TH. NOVEMBER, 1944. [/underlined]

SERIAL NO. 207/44. [/underlined]

[underlined] ME.299.E.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Mangos.
Sgt. Fitzpatrick.
Sgt. Finlayson.
[underlined] F/S. Sheehan. [/underlined]
Sgt. Harvey.
Sgt. James.
Sgt. Jones.

[underlined] ND.631.B.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Daggett.
Sgt. Simpson.
F/O. Hindley.
[underlined] F/O. Sharpe. [/underlined]
Sgt. Chinneck.
F/S. Simpson.
F/S. Barry.

[underlined] ND.869.M.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Gardiner.
Sgt. Ludlow.
F/S. MacDonald.
[underlined] Sgt. Beaton. [/underlined]
Sgt. Burroughs.
Sgt. Walsh.
Sgt. Van Niekerk.

[underlined] LM.625.H.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Craig.
Sgt. Campion.
F/O. Harding.
[underlined] Sgt. Armstrong. [/underlined]
Sgt. Woodward.
Sgt. McLeod.
Sgt. Lawrence.

[underlined] NG.195.[deleted] O [/deleted] [inserted] Z [/inserted] .(I).[/underlined]
F/O. Boyle.
Sgt. Thornton.
Sgt. Pickup.
[underlined] Sgt. Turner. [/underlined]
Sgt. Doggart.
F/S. Smith.
Sgt. Hance.

[underlined] LM.648.K.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Caryer.
Sgt. Driscoll.
F/O. Grassie.
[underlined] F/O. Arnett. [/underlined]
F/S. Mitchell.
Sgt. Keen.
Sgt. Routledge.

[underlined] NF.991.D.(I). [/underlined]
F/O. Walker.
Sgt. Crooks.
Sgt. Turner.
[underlined] Sgt. Hardy. [/underlined]
Sgt. Roberts.
Sgt. Spence.
Sgt. Ward.

[underlined] PB.534.Q.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Dives.
Sgt. Burton.
Sgt. Armitage.
[underlined] F/O. Nellyer. [/underlined]
Sgt. Morley.
Sgt. Potts.
Sgt. Biddle.

[underlined] PB.251.O.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Coventry.
Sgt. Shuttleworth.
Sgt. Ayre.
[underlined] F/S. Gibson. [/underlined]
Sgt. Wood.
Sgt. Perkins.
Sgt. Lewis.

[underlined] LM.655.U.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Wood.
Sgt. Ingham.
Sgt. Edmonds.
[underlined] F/O. Spence. [/underlined]
Sgt. Castle.
W/O. Cole. DFM.
Sgt. Pepperdine.

[underlined] PB.417.R.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Thomson.
Sgt. Thorn.
Sgt. Humber.
[underlined] Sgt. Smith. [/underlined]
Sgt. Wicks.
Sgt. Lee.
Sgt. Padgett.

[underlined] PD.373.X.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Plenderleith.
Sgt. Nicholson.
F/O. Digman.
[underlined] F/O. Nicholls. [/underlined]
F/S. Rodda.
Sgt. Syms.
Sgt. Dearman.

[underlined] PB.380.S.(III). [/underlined]
Cpt. Hirschfeld.
Sgt. Lorrain.
F/O. York.
[underlined] F/O. Murphy. [/underlined]
F/S. Jones.
Sgt. Storr.
Sgt. Mitchell.

[underlined] PB.360.V.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Smith.
Sgt. Dent.
F/O. Winter.
[underlined] F/O. Long. [/underlined]
Sgt. Pugh.
Sgt. Hall.
Sgt. Jones.

[underlined] STANDBY. [/underlined]
[underlined] PB.190.J.(III). [/underlined]
F/L. Davey.
Sgt. Rawcliffe.
[underlined] Sgt. Swaffield. [/underlined]
[underlined] F/O. Roddie. [/underlined]
Sgt. Oliphant.
F/S. Arnold.
F/O. Cranswick.

[underlined] STANDBY. [/underlined]
[underlined] PD.372.[deleted] Z [/deleted] [inserted] C [/inserted] .(I). [/underlined]
F/L. Richardson.
Sgt. Matley.
F/S. Davison.
[underlined] F/S. Stevens. [/underlined]
Sgt. Marshall.
Sgt. Harris.
Sgt. Bowsher.

[underlined] STANDBY. [/underlined]
[underlined] PB.733.T.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Sargent.
Sgt. Bradford.
F/S. Symes.
[underlined] F/S. Walters. [/underlined]
Sgt. Bell.
Sgt. Boulter.
Sgt. George.

[underlined] STANDBY. [/underlined]
[underlined] ND.496.A.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Dann.
Sgt. Day.
F/O. Slaughter.
[underlined] F/O. Curtis. [/underlined]
Sgt. O’Hagan.
Sgt. Willis.
Sgt. Daines.

[underlined] STANDBY. [/underlined]
[underlined] ND.578.Y.(III). [/underlined]
F/S. Spencer.
Sgt. Bishop.
F/S. Sinclair.
[underlined] Sgt. Mitchell. [/underlined]
Sgt. Seabridge.
Sgt. Johncock.
Sgt. Cobley.

[underlined] DUTY CREW. [/underlined]
F/O. Pooley.
Sgt. Hunt.
Sgt. Fox.
Sgt. Nash.
Sgt. Lumsden.
Sgt. Kemp.

Officer i/c Flying : S/Ldr. Bird.
Duty Electricians : To be detailed.
Duty Sigs : Cpl. Thurton. LAC. Skilleter.
Duty ARMR. NCO’s. : To be detailed.
Duty Sigs, Officer : F/Lt. Hughes.
Duty Air Bomber : F/Lt. Lowry.

Duty Flight Engineer : To be detailed.
Duty Photos : Sgt. White.
Duty Flight NCO’s : Sgt. Jordan. Sgt. Wawn.
Duty Clerk : LACW. Schofield.
Duty F/E. Officer : F/Lt. Hayward.
Duty Gunnery : F/Lt. Clarke.


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


E O Collcutt and Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Operations order 11 November 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed April 22, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7207.

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