Operations order 7 March 1945

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Title

Operations order 7 March 1945
Operational flying programme for night 7/8 March 1945 Serial [..]/45

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Lists crews and aircraft for operations on 7/8 March 1945. Includes duty personnel. Crew second from left in third row has been crossed out.

Date

1945-03-07

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IBCC Digital Archive

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SChattertonJ159568v10180

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[underlined] NO. 44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON. [/underlined] [underlined] 7TH. MARCH, 1945. [/underlined]

[underlined] OPERATIONAL FLYING PROGRAMME FOR NIGHT OF 7/8TH. MARCH, 1945.
SERIAL NO. [indecipherable word] /45. [/underlined]

[underlined] PD.422.T.(I). [/underlined]
S/L. Ferguson.
F/S. Grimshaw.
F/S. Hearn.
F/O. Jones.
F/L. Ballantyne.
F/S. Rumsey.
F/S. Brooks.

[underlined] ND.578.Y.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. R.Pigott.
Sgt. Cousins.
F/S. Madley.
F/O. Russell.
F/O. Carpenter.
F/S. Evans.
W/O. Pinckard.

[underlined] NG.974.P.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Kennedy.
Sgt. Olson.
F/S. Kelly.
F/O. Jones.
F/S. Short.
Sgt. McBurney.
F/S. Bull.

[underlined] ME.394.X.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Irving.
Sgt. West.
F/S. Bilsland.
F/O. Cooper.
F/S. Launder.
F/S. Groenewald.
F/S. Simpson.

[underlined] PB.534.Q.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Hennessy.
Sgt. Bootham.
Sgt. Davies.
Sgt. Kay.
Sgt. Lyons.
Sgt. White.
Sgt. Richards.

[underlined] PB.251.O.(III). [/underlined]
F/S. Spencer.
Sgt. Bishop.
F/S. Sinclair.
Sgt. Mitchell.
Sgt. Seabridge.
Sgt. Johncock.
Sgt. Cobley.

[underlined] PB.417.R.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Morgans.
Sgt. Sowerbutts.
W/O. Dayton.
F/O. Nicholle.
Sgt. Brooks.
Sgt. Graham.
Sgt. Barnes.

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

[underlined] NN.768.K.(I). [/underlined]
F/O. Walker.
Sgt. Crooks.
W/O. Turner.
F/S. Hardy.
Sgt. Roberts.
F/S. Spence.
Sgt. Ward.

[underlined] ND.869.M.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Young.
Sgt. Symonds.
Sgt. Howell.
Sgt. Hill.
Sgt. Nelson.
Sgt. Webb.
Sgt. Arrowsmith.
[inserted] [crew and plane crossed through with 4 diagonal lines] [/inserted]

[underlined] LM.655.U.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Davies.
Sgt. Harvey.
F/O. Bennett.
F/O. Warlow.
F/S. Nott.
Sgt. Myers.
F/S. Nicholls.

[underlined] STANDBY. [/underlined]
[underlined] PB.380.S.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Gardiner.
Sgt. Ludlow.
F/S. MacDonald.
W/O. Beaton.
Sgt. Burroughs.
F/S. Walsh.
F/S. Van Niekerk.

[underlined] STANDBY. [/underlined]
[underlined] NG.415.F.(I). [/underlined]
F/O. Jetson.
Sgt. Florence.
F/S. Smith.
F/S. Stevens.
Sgt. Silson.
Sgt. Cazaly.
F/S. Bosley.

[underlined] STANDBY. [/underlined]
[underlined] PB.190.J.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Craig.
Sgt. Campion.
F/O. Harding.
F/S. Armstrong.
Sgt. Woodward.
Sgt. McLeod.
Sgt. Lawrence.

[underlined] RESERVE. [/underlined]
F/O. Barlow.
Sgt. Thornalley.
F/S. Symonds.
P/O. Fox.
F/S. Clements.
F/S. White.
F/S. Wilkes.

[underlined] [deleted] DUTY CREW. [/deleted] [/underlined]
F/L. Sutherland.
Sgt. Burton.
P/O. Jensen.
P/O. White.
P/O. Clow.
W/O. Petersen.
F/S. Merola.

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

Officer i/c Flying : S/L. Bird.
Duty F/E. Officer : F/O. Brooks.
Duty Signals Officer : F/L. Hughes.
Duty Flight NCO’s : Sgt. Jordan. Sgt. Le Blanc Smith.

Duty Flight Engineer : To be detailed.
Duty Gunnery : P/O. Williams.
Duty Air Bomber : To be detailed.
Duty Clerk : LACW. Schofield.

[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 7 March 1945,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed November 27, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7242.

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