Operations order 4 January 1945

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Title

Operations order 4 January 1945
Operational flying programme for night of 4/5 January 1945 Serial [..]/45

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Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night 4/5 January 1945. Fourth member of each crew is underlined and some are ticked. Crews third from left in second row, left and right side of fourth row are crossed out. Includes timings and duty personnel.

Date

1945-01-04

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IBCC Digital Archive

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SChattertonJ159568v10228

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[underlined] NO. 44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON. [/underlined] [underlined] 4TH. JANUARY, 1945. [/underlined]

[underlined] OPERATIONAL FLYING PROGRAMME FOR NIGHT OF 4/5TH. JANUARY, 1945.
SERIAL NO. 5/45. [/underlined]

[underlined] NG.195.C.(I). [/underlined]
F/L. Mangos.
Sgt. Fitzpatrick.
F/S. Finlayson.
[underlined] F/S. Sheehan. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Harvey.
Sgt. James.
Sgt. Jones.

[underlined] LM.654.L.(III). [/underlined]
F/L. Sargent.
Sgt. Bradfield.
F/S. Symes.
[underlined] F/S. Handley. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Bell.
F/S. Boulter.
Sgt. George.



[underlined] NF.991.D.(I). [/underlined]
F/O. Daggett.
Sgt. Simpson.
F/O. Hindley.
[underlined] F/O. Sharpe. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Chinneck.
F/S. Simpson.
F/S. Barry.

[underlined] LM.625.H.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Gardiner.
Sgt. Ludlow.
F/S. MacDonald.
[underlined] F/S. Beaton. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Burroughs.
F/S. Walsh.
F/S. Van Niekerk.

[underlined] ND.631.B.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Boyle.
Sgt. Thornton.
Sgt. Pickup.
[underlined] Sgt. Turner. [/underlined]
Sgt. Doggart.
Sgt. Moore.
Sgt. Hance.

[underlined] ND.496.A.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Walker.
Sgt. Crooks.
F/S. Turner.
[underlined] F/S. Hardy. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Roberts.
Sgt. Spence.
Sgt. Ward.

[inserted] S/L Bird [/inserted]

[underlined] PB.190.J.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Peterswald.
Sgt. McShane.
F/O. Temple.
[underlined] Sgt. Askill. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
F/S. Tulloch.
Sgt. Horne.
Sgt. Howells.
[inserted] F/O [indecipherable word] [/inserted]
[inserted] [cross over crew and plane] [/inserted]

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

[underlined] PB.380.S.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Barlow.
Sgt. Thornalley.
Sgt. Simmonds.
[underlined] F/S. Fox. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Clements.
Sgt. White.
Sgt. Wilkes.

[underlined] PB.417.R.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Thomson.
Sgt. Thorn.
Sgt. Humber.
[underlined] F/S. Smith. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Wicks.
Sgt. Lee.
Sgt. Padgett.

[underlined] PB.534.Q.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Dives.
Sgt. Crowston.
Sgt. Armitage.
[underlined] F/O. Nellyer. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Morley.
Sgt. Potts.
Sgt. Biddle.

[underlined] SW.251.X.(I). [/underlined]
F/O. Plenderleith.
Sgt. Nicholson.
F/O. Digman.
[underlined] F/O. Nicholls. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
F/S. Rodda.
Sgt. Syms.
Sgt. Learman.

[inserted] [deleted] F/O Young [/deleted] [/inserted]
[underlined] PD.422.T.(I). [/underlined]
[underlined] F/O. smith. [/underlined]
Sgt. Dent.
F/O. Winter.
[underlined] F/O. Long. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
F/S. Pugh.
Sgt. Hall.
Sgt. Jones.
[inserted] [deleted] Sgt Hill [/deleted] [/inserted]
[inserted] [ diagonal line across crew] [/inserted]

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

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

[underlined] RESERVE. [/underlined]
F/O. Irving.
Sgt. West.
Sgt. Bilsland.
[underlined] F/O. Cooper. [/underlined]
F/S. Brandli.
Sgt. Simpson.
Sgt. Groenewald.
[inserted] [cross through crew] [/inserted]

[underlined] RESERVE. [/underlined]
F/O. Jory.
Sgt. Fox.
Sgt. Crang.
[underlined] F/O. Pooley. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Butcher.
W/O. Oates.
Sgt. Hunt.

[underlined] DUTY CREW. [/underlined]
F/O. Harding.
Sgt. Armstrong.
Sgt. Woodward.
Sgt. Mcleod.
Sgt. Lawrence.

[underlined] BRIEFING. [/underlined] [inserted] 2130 [/inserted]
NAVIGATORS : [inserted] [deleted] 2200 [/deleted] [/inserted]
CAPTAINS :
SPECIALISTS : [inserted] 2200 [/inserted]
Main : [inserted] [deleted] 2230 [/deleted] [/inserted]
[inserted] F.P. 1700 [/inserted]

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

Duty Flight Engineer : Sgt. Burton.
Duty Air Bomber : F/L. Lowry. [inserted] F/O ADAMS [/inserted]
Duty Signals Officer : To be detailed.
Duty Armoury N.C.O. : Cpl. Wilson.
Duty Clerk : LACW. Schofield.

[underlined] [inserted] Handley Gibson. Relief [/inserted] [/underlined]

[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 4 January 1945,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed January 22, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7289.

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