Operation order 20 February 1945

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Title

Operation order 20 February 1945
Operational flying programme for night 20/21 February 1945 Serial 26/45

Description

Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night 20/21 February 1945. Fourth crew member in each crew is underlined in red. Right hand crew in second row is crossed out. Includes reserves and duty personnel.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1945-02-20

Contributor

Andy Hamilton

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One-page typewritten document

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Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10199

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Transcription

[underlined] NO. 44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON. [/underlined] [underlined] 20TH. FEBRUARY, 1945. [/underlined]

[underlined] OPERATIONAL FLYING PROGRAMME FOR NIGHT OF 20/21ST. FEBRUARY, 1945.
SERIAL NO. 26/45. [/underlined]

[underlined] NG.415.F.(I). [/underlined]
F/L. Daggett.
Sgt. Simpson.
F/O. Hindley.
[underlined] F/O. Sharpe. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
F/S. Chinneck.
F/S. Simpson.
F/S. Laws.

[underlined] ND.496.A.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Gardiner.
Sgt. Ludlow.
F/S. McDonald.
[underlined] W/O. Beaton. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Burroughs.
F/S. Walsh.
F/S. Van Niekerk.

[underlined] LM.625.H.(I). [/underlined]
F/O. Young.
Sgt. Symonds.
Sgt. Howell.
[underlined] Sgt. Hill. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Nelson.
Sgt. Burn.
Sgt. Arrowsmith.

[underlined] NG.396.G.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Davies.
Sgt. Harvey.
F/O. Bennett.
[underlined] F/O. Warlow. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
F/S. Nott.
Sgt. Myers.
Sgt. Moore.

[underlined] NN.768.K.(I). [/underlined]
F/L. Shephard.
Sgt. Beauchamp.
Sgt. Allen.
[underlined] Sgt. Judge. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
F/O. Kelly.
Sgt. Snape.
Sgt. Mitchell.

[underlined] PD.442.T.(I). [/underlined]
F/O. Barlow.
Sgt. Thornalley.
F/O. Biggs.
[underlined] Sgt. Handley. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
F/S. Clements.
F/S. Whit.
F/S. Wilkes.

[underlined] PB.534.Q.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Parkin.
Sgt. Green.
F/O. Rowbotham.
[underlined] F/S. Henry. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
F/S. Kelman.
Sgt. Barber.
F/S. Bredenkamp.

[underlined] ME.449.V.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Ryan.
Sgt. Jarman.
Sgt. Russell.
[underlined] Sgt. Terry. [/underlined] [inserted] [deleted] [tick] [/deleted] [/inserted]
Sgt. Birch.
Sgt. Payne.
Sgt. Rogan.
[inserted] [crew and plane crossed through with 3 diagonal lines] [/inserted]

[underlined] ME.394.X.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Hennessy.
Sgt. Bootham.
Sgt. Davies.
[underlined] Sgt. Kay. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Lyons.
Sgt. White.
Sgt. Richards.

[underlined] LM.655.U.(III). [/underlined]
F/S. Spencer.
Sgt. Bishop.
F/S. Sinclair.
[underlined] Sgt. Mitchell. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Seabridge.
Sgt. Johncock.
Sgt. Cobley.

[underlined] [deleted] RESERVE. [/deleted] [/underlined]
[underlined] LM.654.L.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Dalton.
Sgt. Fowler.
Sgt. MacCallum.
[underlined] F/S. Glover. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
F/S. McInnes.
Sgt. Heppleston.
Sgt. Claxton.

[inserted] [underlined] RESERVE [/underlined] [/inserted]
[inserted] CRAIG [/inserted]
[inserted] ARMSTRONG. [/inserted]

[underlined] DUTY CREW. [/underlined]
P/O. White.
Sgt. Cook.
Sgt. Lee.
Sgt. Rogers.
Sgt. Lear.
Sgt. Appleton.
Sgt. McCarthy.

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

Officer i/c Flying : W/Cdr. Newmarch.
Duty F/E. Officer : F/L. Hayward.
Duty Air Bomber : To be detailed.
Duty Flight NCO’s : Sgt. Gibbons. Sgt. Arrowsmith.

Duty F/Engineer : F/S. Lawn.
Duty Gunnery : F/O. Cranswick.
Duty Signals : F/L. Hughes.
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, “Operation order 20 February 1945,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 23, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7254.

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