Operations order 27 May 1944

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Title

Operations order 27 May 1944
Operational and training Detail for 27/28 May 1944 Serial 83/44

Description

Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night 27/28 May 1944. One member of each crew is underlined and ticked. Includes timings and duty personnel. Three names are annotated 'F Lt Dobson, Johnstone and P/O McCullum'. On the reverse a short calculation and 'Z M X E Colours[underlined]'.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-05-27

Contributor

Andy Hamilton

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Format

One-page typewritten document

Language

Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10143, SChattertonJ159568v10144

Temporal Coverage

Transcription

[underlined] NO 44(RHODESIA)SQUADRON [/underlined] [underlined] 27TH MAY, 1944 [/underlined]

[underlined] OPERATIONAL AND TRAINING DETAIL FOR 27/28 MAY, 1944
SERIAL NO 83/44 [/underlined]

[underlined] NE 138 Z (III) [/underlined]
F/Lt White,
Sgt Rickeard,
F/S Jones,
[underlined] Sgt Jenkins, [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
P/O Marston,
Sgt Burnett,
Sgt Nicholson,

[underlined] ME 634 P (I) [/underlined]
F/Lt Stephenson,
Sgt Langford,
F/S Airey,
[underlined] F/S Wilson, [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt Robinson,
F/S Dooley,DFM,
W/O Schott,

[underlined] ME 699 T (I) [/underlined]
P/O Young,
Sgt Robinson,
F/O Wareham,
[underlined] Sgt Wainwright, [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt Jackson,
Sgt Rennie,
Sgt Routledge,

[underlined] ND 578 Y (III) [/underlined]
F/O Hough,
Sgt Hoar,
Sgt Priestley,
[underlined] Sgt Singer, [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt Nichols,
Sgt Anderson,
Sgt Hanna,

[underlined] LL 938 S (I) [/underlined]
P/O Graaff,
Sgt Critchley,
F/O Hildrew,
[underlined] Sgt Gibberson, [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt Burke,
Sgt Payne,
Sgt Hore,

[underlined] ME 804 O (I) [/underlined]
P/O Richards,
Sgt Thompson,
Sgt Fazackerley,
[underlined] Sgt Buckby, [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt Pursglove,
Sgt Spinks,
Sgt Greenfield,

[underlined] ME 794 V (I) [/underlined]
F/S Oswald,
Sgt Hurley,
F/S Shoebottom,
[underlined] F/S White, [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
W/O Richardson,
Sgt Hutchinson,
Sgt Sargent,

[inserted] 50 [/inserted]
[underlined] ND 869 M (III) [/underlined]
S/L Hildred,
Sgt Bender,
F/O Turner,
[underlined] F/S Treloar, [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
F/S Parker,
F/O Hourigan,
F/O Bradshaw,

[underlined] Me 694 L (I) [/underlined]
P/O Davey,
Sgt Legge,
F/S Forman,
[underlined] Sgt Jacobs, [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt Nutty,
W/O Pass,
Sgt Carter,
= F/S Tobin,

[underlined] ME 791 K (I) [/underlined]
F/S Binion,
F/S Brindle,DFM,
Sgt Kennedy,
[underlined] F/S Gebhard, [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt Stroud,
Sgt Micalchuk,
Sgt Knox,

[underlined] ND 519 E (III) [/underlined]
P/O Stratis,DFC,
Sgt Haly,
F/O Greenfield,
[underlined] Sgt Hawkes, [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
F/S Knight,
Sgt Page,
Sgt Roe,
+ Sgt Scholtz,

[underlined] ME 743 G (I) [/underlined]
F/O Merrick,
Sgt Carling,
F/O Poulter,
[underlined] F/O Bartlett, [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt Dickenson,
Sgt Warll,
Sgt Thomas,
+ F/L Dobson,

[underlined] ND 751 J (III) [/underlined]
P/O Aiken,
Sgt Lewarne,
F/S Riddoch,
[underlined] Sgt Simmons, [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt Rawson,
Sgt Hare,
Sgt Lewis,

[underlined] LL 965 C (I) [/underlined]
P/O Taylor,
Sgt Aherne,
F/S Bushby,
[underlined] Sgt Graven, [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt Stauber,
F/S Astle,
Sgt Bray,

[underlined] ND 973 A (III) [/underlined]
P/O Ibbotson,
Sgt Worrall,
F/S Greatz,
[underlined] F/S Murray, [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt Andrews,
Sgt Whitehand,
Sgt Wells,

[underlined] STANDBY NO 1 [/underlined]
F/O Balsdon,
Sgt De’ath,
F/O Clubb,
[underlined] Sgt Walters, [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
F/S White,
Sgt Burns,
Sgt O’Neill,

[underlined] STANDBY NO 2 [/underlined]
F/S Canty,
Sgt Clay,
F/O Vowles,
[underlined] Sgt Norris, [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
P/O Crook,
Sgt Scott,
Sgt McCoy,

[underlined] DUTY CREW [/underlined]
P/O Dean,
Sgt Wainwright,
[underlined] Sgt Willson, [/underlined]
Sgt Preston,
Sgt Pring,
Sgt Barnett,

BRIEFING : NAVIGATORS & SPEC : [inserted] 1900 F [/inserted]
CAPTAINS : [inserted] 1930 F/Lt DOBSON [/inserted]
MAIN : [inserted] 2015 JOHNSTONE. [tick][/inserted]

Officer i/c Night Flying: S/Ldr Cockbain,DFC,
Duty Flight Engineer: Sgt Kemp,
Duty Electricians: LACs Roberts & Draper,
Duty Sigs: AC Brewer & Cpl Wright,
Duty Armr NCO: Sgt Munro & Cpl Bower,
Duty Flight NCOs: Sgts Venter & Arrowsmith,
Duty Photos: Sgt White,
Duty Clerk: LAC Hudson,
Duty Air Bomber: To be detailed, [inserted] P/O McCULLUM. [/inserted]
Duty Sigs Officers: F/O Hodge & Sgt Ford,
Duty Gunnery: P/O White DFM & Sgt Watts,
Duty F/Engineer: F/S Bristow;

[signature]

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

[page break]

[inserted] 6 ) 11,400 [/inserted]
[inserted] 1,900 [/inserted]

[inserted] Z M X E – Colours. [/inserted]

Citation

E O Collcutt and Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Operations order 27 May 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed November 26, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7213.

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