Operations order 16 April 1945

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Title

Operations order 16 April 1945
Operational flying programme for night 16/17 April 1945 Serial 60/45

Description

List crews and aircraft for operations on night 16/17 April 1945. Includes two crews with second pilot. One or two crew members from each crew are underlined in red. Includes duty personnel.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1945-04-16

Contributor

Andy Hamilton

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SChattertonJ159568v10153

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[underlined] NO. 44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON. [/underlined] [underlined] 16TH. APRIL, 1945. [/underlined]

[underlined] OPERATIONAL FLYING PROGRAMME FOR NIGHT OF 16/17TH. APRIL, 1945.
SERIAL NO. 60/45. [/underlined]

[underlined] PA.256.C.(I). [/underlined]
F/L. Richardson.
Sgt. Matley.
P/O. Davison.
[underlined] F/S. Stevens. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
F/S. Marshall.
W/O. Vanner.
F/S. Bowsher.
+ F/O. Rodger.

[underlined] RS.238.L.(III). [/underlined]
W/Cdr. Flett.
F/S. Moden.
F/O. Williams.
[underlined] W/O. Peters. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Remouf.
Sgt. Mitchell.
Sgt. Wallis.

[underlined] ME.550.K.(III). [/underlined]
F/L. Shepherd.
F/S. Bignold.
F/O. Horne.
[underlined] F/O. Murray. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Jarvis.
Sgt. Simmons.
Sgt. Gray.

[underlined] LM.625.H.(III). [/underlined]
F/L. Sayers.
Sgt. Williams.
Sgt. Taylor.
[underlined] Sgt. Banbridge. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Price.
Sgt. Florence.
Sgt. Lukins.

[underlined] NF.991.D.(I). [/underlined]
F/O. Howard.
Sgt. Allflatt.
Sgt. Pugh.
[underlined] F/S. Morrison. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Yates.
Sgt. Wilson.
Sgt. Wildsmith.

[underlined] NG.415.F.(I). [/underlined]
F/O. Ransom.
Sgt. Craig.
F/O. Sinclair.
[underlined] Sgt. Harris. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Burwood.
F/S. Armstrong.
Sgt. Powell.

[underlined] RE.132.G.(III). [/underlined]
F/S. White.
Sgt. Lewis.
F/S. Hubbard.
[underlined] F/S. Edgar. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Potiphar.
Sgt. Evans.
Sgt. Freaks.

[underlined] RE.131.E.(III). [/underlined]
P/O. Smith.
F/S. Jackson.
Sgt. Wilson.
[underlined] F/O. Harding. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
F/O. Moylan.
Sgt. Falconer.
Sgt. Thomas.

[underlined] ME.394.X.(III). [/underlined]
F/L. Mackay.
Sgt. Weston.
F/O. Gill.
[underlined] F/O. Moore. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Stephenson.
F/S. MacLarty.
F/S. Owens.

[underlined] PB.534.Q.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. R.Pigott.
Sgt. Cousins.
F/S. Madley.
[underlined] F/O. Russell. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
F/O. Carpenter.
F/S. Evans.
W/O. Pinckard.
+ F/O. Coom.

[underlined] RF.210.O.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Spencer.
Sgt. Birch.
F/S. Sinclair.
[underlined] F/S. Mitchell. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
F/S. Seabridge.
F/S. Johncock.
F/S. Cobley.

[underlined] RS.240.M.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Plint.
Sgt. Hendra.
Sgt. Bostock.
[underlined] F/S. Erkkila. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Shepley.
Sgt. Barlow.
Sgt. Barrington.

[underlined] RF.206.R.(III). [/underlined]
F/L. Webster.
F/S. Lawn.
F/O. Biggs.
[underlined] P/O. White. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
F/L. Kelley.
W/O. Peters.
F/O. Cranswick.

[underlined] PB.190.J.(III). [/underlined]
F/L. Ronschel.
Sgt. McGinaly.
F/O. Langley.
[underlined] F/S. Carvell. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
F/S. Poole.
Sgt. Butler.
Sgt. Andrews.

[underlined] STANDBY. [/underlined]
[underlined] JA.903.B.(III). [/underlined]
F/L. Allan.
Sgt. Cook.
[underlined] F/S. Lee. [/underlined]
[underlined] F/S. Rogers. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
F/S. Lear.
F/S. Burn.
F/S. Laws.

[underlined] RESERVE. [/underlined]
F/O. Duck.
Sgt. Stevenson.
F/S. Levy.
[underlined] F/S. Boiko. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Wrench.
Sgt. Christmas.
F/S. Lavine.

[underlined] DUTY CREW. [/underlined]
F/O. Bennett.
[underlined] F/O. Warlow. [/underlined]
Sgt. Harvey.
F/S. Nott.
F/S. Myers.

[underlined] BRIEFING. [/underlined]
NAVIGATORS :
SPECIALISTS :
CAPTAINS :
MAIN :

+ = 2nd. Pilot.

Officer i/c Flying : S/Ldr. Bird.
Duty F/E. Officer : F/O. Brooks.
Duty Gunnery Officer : F/O. Willis.
Duty Flight NCO’s : Sgt. Le Blanc Smith.

Duty Flight Engineer : Sgt. Burton.
Duty Signals Officer : F/L. Hughes.
Duty Air Bomber : 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 16 April 1945,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed December 15, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7221.

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