Operations order 3 March 1945

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Title

Operations order 3 March 1945
Operational flying programme for night 3/4 March 1945 Serial 33/45

Description

Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night 3/4 March 1945. Some members of each crew are ticked. Right hand crew in second row is crossed out. Includes duty personnel.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1945-03-03

Contributor

Andy Hamilton

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One-page typewritten document

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Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10190

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Transcription

[underlined] NO. 44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON. [/underlined] [underlined] 3RD. MARCH, 1945. [/underlined]

[underlined] OPERATIONAL FLYING PROGRAMME FOR NIGHT OF 3/4TH. MARCH, 1945.
SERIAL NO. 33/45. [/underlined]

[underlined] SECTION I. [/underlined]

[inserted] X [/inserted]
[underlined] ND.578.Y.(III). [/underlined]
F/L. Hayler.
P/O. Tink.
F/S. Hearn. [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
F/O. Winterburn.
Sgt. Nash.
F/S. James. [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
P/O. Knight. [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]

[inserted] X [/inserted]
[underlined] ME.394.X.(III). [/underlined]
W/C. Newmarch.
Sgt. Appleton.
F/O. Biggs.
Sgt. Handley. [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Launder.
Sgt. McCarthy. [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Nicholls. [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]

[inserted] X [/inserted]
[underlined] PD.422.T.(I). [/underlined]
F/O. R.Pigott.
Sgt. Cousins.
F/S. Madley. [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
F/O. Russell.
F/O. Carpenter.
F/S. Evans. [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
W/O. Pinckard. [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]

[underlined] NG.415.F.(I). [/underlined]
F/O. Parkin.
Sgt. Green.
F/O. Rowbotham. [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
F/S.Henry.
F/S. Kelman.
Sgt. Barber. [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
F/S. Bredenkamp. [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]

[inserted] X [/inserted]
[underlined] ME.449.V.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Ryan.
Sgt. Jarman.
Sgt. Russell. [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Terry.
Sgt. Birch.
Sgt. Payne. [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Rogan. [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]

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

[inserted] X [/inserted]
[underlined] PB.251.O.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Morgans.
Sgt. Sowerbutts.
W/O. Dayton.
F/O. Nicholle. [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Brooks.
Sgt. Graham. [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Barnes. [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]

[underlined] PA.256.C.(I). [/underlined]
F/L. Richardson.
Sgft. Mately.
P/O. Davison.
F/S. Stevens. [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
F/S. Marshall.
F/S. Vanner. [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
F/S. Bowsher. [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
[inserted] [indecipherable word] [crew and plane crossed through with 2 diagonal lines] [/inserted]

[underlined] NN.768.K.(I). [/underlined]
F/O. Jetson.
Sgt. Florence.
F/S. Smith. [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
F/S. Stevens.
Sgt. Silson.
Sgt. Cazaly. [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
F/S. Bosley. [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]

[underlined] ND.631.B.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Fugger.
Sgt. Lee.
F/S. Albrecht. [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
W/O. Roberts.
Sgt. Kirby.
Sgt. Ball. [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Dybal. [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]

[underlined] ND.496.A.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Young.
Sgt. Symonds.
Sgt. Howell. [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Hill.
Sgt. Nelson.
Sgt. Webb. [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Arrowsmith. [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]

[underlined] NG.396.G.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Boyle.
Sgt. Thornton.
F/S. Pickup. [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
F/S. Turner.
Sgt. Doggart.
F/S. Smith. [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Hance. [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]

[underlined] ND.869.M.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Davies.
Sgt. Harvey.
F/O. Bennett. [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
F/O. Warlow.
F/S. Nott.
Sgt. Myers. [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Moore. [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]

[underlined] RESERVE. [/underlined]
F/S. Spencer.
Sgt. Bishop.
F/S. Sinclair.
Sgt. Mitchell.
Sgt. Seabridge.
[inserted] F/ [/inserted] Sgt. Johncock. [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Cobley. [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]

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

[underlined] SECTION II. [/underlined]

[underlined] PB.380.S.(III). [/underlined]
F/L. Wood.
Sgt. Ingham.
F/S. Edmonds.
F/O. Spence.
Sgt. Castle.
Sgt. Horne.
Sgt. Pepperdine.

[underlined] LM.625.H.(I). [/underlined]
F/O. Barlow.
Sgt. Thornalley.
F/S. Symonds.
P/O. Fox.
F/S. Clements.
F/S. White.
F/S. Wilkes.

[underlined] PB.417.R.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Dives.
Sgt. Crowston.
Sgt. Armitage.
F/O. Nellyer.
Sgt. Morley.
Sgt. Potts.
Sgt. Biddle.

[underlined] DUTY CREW. [/underlined]
F/O. Irving.
Sgt. West.
F/S. Bilsland.
F/O. Cooper.
F/S. Groenewald.
F/S. Simpson.

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

Officer i/c Flying : S/L. Bird.
Duty F/E. Officer : To be detailed.
Duty Air Bomber : To be detailed.
Duty Clerk : LAC. Hudson.

Duty Flight Engineer : To be detailed.
Duty Gunnery : To be detailed.
Duty Signals Officer : To be detailed.
Duty Flight NCO’s : Sgt. Gibbons. Sgt. Le Blanc Smith.

[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 3 March 1945,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 5, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7248.

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