Operations order 26 December 1944

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Title

Operations order 26 December 1944
Operational flying programme for night 26/27 December 1944 Serial 235/44

Description

Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night 26/27 December 1944. Crews second from left top row, right hand side second row and second from left third row have been crossed out. Includes duty personnel. Annotated 'St Vith'.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-12-26

Contributor

Andy Hamilton

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One-page typewritten document

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Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10241

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Transcription

[inserted] A/B [/ inserted] [inserted] [underlined] ST. VITH. [/underlined] [/inserted]

[underlined] NO. 44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON. [/underlined] [underlined] 26TH. DECEMBER, 1944. [/underlined]

[underlined] OPERATIONAL FLYING PROGRAMME FOR NIGHT OF 26/27TH. DECEMBER.
SERIAL NO. 235/44. [/underlined]

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

[underlined] PB.283.K.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Jory.
Sgt. Fox.
Sgt. Crang.
F/O. Pooley.
Sgt. Butcher.
W/O. Oates.
Sgt. Hunt.
[inserted] [diagonal line across crew and plane] [/inserted]

[underlined] PB.190.J.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Jetson.
Sgt. Florence.
Sgt. Smith.
Sgt. Stevens.
Sgt. Silson.
Sgt. Cazaly.
Sgt. Bosley.

[underlined] NF.991.D.(I). [/underlined]
F/O. Freeland.
Sgt. Nelson.
F/S. Roper.
F/S. Gardiner.
F/S. Ockerby.
Sgt. Watson.
Sgt. Watts.

[underlined] LM.625.H.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Peterswald.
Sgt. McShane.
F/O. Temple.
Sgt. Turner.
F/S. Tulloch.
Sgt. Horne.
Sgt. Howells.

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

[underlined] PB.417.R.(III). [/underlined]
F/L. Gallivan.
Sgt. Balloch.
F/O. Armstrong.
Sgt. Beaumont.
Sgt. Bowden.
Sgt. Judd.
Sgt. Johnson.

[underlined] PB.733.T.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Irving.
Sgt. West.
Sgt. Bilsland.
F/O. Cooper.
F/S. Brandli.
Sgt. Simpson.
Sgt. Groenewald.
[inserted] [diagonal line across crew and plane] [/inserted]

[underlined] STANDBY. [/underlined]
[underlined] PB.380.S.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Smith.
Sgt. Dent.
F/O. Winter.
F/O. Long.
F/S. Pugh.
Sgt. Hall.
Sgt. Jones.

[underlined] STANDBY. [/underlined]
[underlined] PB.251.O.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Parkin.
Sgt. Green.
Sgt. Rowbotham.
F/S. Henry.
F/S. Kelman.
Sgt. Barker.
Sgt. Bredenkamp.
[inserted] [diagonal line across crew and plane] [/inserted]

[underlined] RESERVE. [/underlined]
F/L. Sutherland.
Sgt. Collington.
F/S. Jensen.
F/S. White.
F/S. Clow.
Sgt. Petersen.
Sgt. Merola.

[underlined] RESERVE. [/underlined]
F/O. Coventry.
Sgt. Shuttleworth.
Sgt. Ayre.
F/S. Gibson.
Sgt. Wood.
Sgt. Perkins.
Sgt. Lewis.

[underlined] DUTY CREW. [/underlined]
F/O. Wood.
Sgt. Ingham.
Sgt. Edmonds.
F/O. Spence.
Sgt. Castle.
Sgt. Pepperdine.

[underlined] COMMUNICATIONS. [/underlined]
Sgt. Thornton.
Sgt. Moore.
Sgt. Hance.

[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 Sigs. : Cpl. Johnstone. LAC. Leonard.
Duty. Photos : Sgt. White.

Duty Flight Engineer : To be detailed.
Duty Gunnery : F/O. Cranswick.
Duty Signals Officer : To be detailed.
Duty Flight NCO’s : Sgt. Brock. Sgt. Le Blanc Smith.
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 26 December 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 31, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7297.

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