Operations order 17 December 1944

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Operations order 17 December 1944
Operational crew list for 17/18 December 1944 Serial 231/44

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Lists crews and aircraft for operation on 17/18 December 1944. Includes reserve and duty crew as well as duty personnel.

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IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-12-17

Contributor

Andy Hamilton

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SChattertonJ159568v10250

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[underlined] NO. 44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON. [/underlined] [underlined] 17TH. DECEMBER, 1944. [/underlined]

[underlined] OPERATIONAL CREW LIST FOR 17/18TH. DECEMBER, 1944.
SERIAL No. 231/44. [/underlined]

[underlined] ME.299.E.(III). [/underlined]
F/L. Mangos.
Sgt. Fitzpatrick.
Sgt. Finlayson.
F/S. Sheehan.
Sgt. Harvey.
Sgt. James.
Sgt. Jones.

[underlined] NG.195.C.(I). [/underlined]
F/L. Sargent.
Sgt. Bradfield.
F/S. Symes.
F/S. Walters.
Sgt. Bell.
F/S. Boulter.
Sgt. George.
+F/O. Dalton.

[underlined] LM.625.H.(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] PB.190.J.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Fugger.
Sgt. Lee.
F/S. Albrecht.
F/S. Roberts.
Sgt. Kirby.
Sgt. Ball.
Sgt. Dyball.

[underlined] NG.974.P.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Hart.
Sgt. Smith.
F/S. Bell.
Sgt. Codrai.
Sgt. Spiers.
+ S/L. Ferguson.

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

[inserted] 5 [indecipherable word] [/inserted]

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

[underlined] PB.733.T.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Plenderleith.
Sgt. Nicholson.
F/O. Digman.
F/O. Nicholls.
F/S. Rodda.
Sgt. Syms.
Sgt. Learman.

[underlined] LM.655.U.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Smith.
Sgt. Dent.
F/O. Winter.
F/O. Long.
F/S. Pugh.
Sgt. Hall.
Sgt. Jones.

[underlined] PB.417.R.(III). [/underlined]
W/C. Newmarch.
Sgt. Appleton.
F/O. Biggs.
F/S. Handley.
Sgt. Launder.
Sgt. McCarthy.
Sgt. Nicholls.

[underlined] ND.631.B.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Daggett.
Sgt. Simpson.
F/O. Handley.
F/O. Sharpe.
Sgt. Chinneck.
F/S. Simpson.
Sgt. Barry.

[underlined] PB.381.F.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Boyle.
Sgt. Thornton.
Sgt. Pickup.
Sgt. Turner.
Sgt. Doggart.
Sgt. Moore.
Sgt. Hance.

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

[underlined] ND.578.Y.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Thomson.
Sgt. Thorn.
Sgt. Humber.
F/S. Smith.
Sgt. Wicks.
Sgt. Lee.
Sgt. Padgett.

[underlined] STANDBY. [/underlined]
[underlined] PB.283.K.(III). [/underlined]
F/L. Gallivan.
Sgt. Balloch.
F/O. Armstrong.
Sgt. Beaumont.
Sgt. Bowden.
Sgt. Dufresne.
Sgt. Johnson.

[underlined] PB.251.O.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Kennedy.
Sgt. Olson.
F/O. Kelly.
F/O. Jones.
Sgt. Short.
Sgt. McBurney.
Sgt. Bull.

[underlined] PB.360.V.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Worrall.
Sgt. Wilson.
Sgt. Fuller.
Sgt. Clements.
Sgt. Watt.
Sgt. Judd.
Sgt. Maidment.
[inserted] 4 [indecipherable word]

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

+ = 2nd. Pilot.

[underlined] DUTY CREW. [/underlined]
F/O. Craig.
F/O. Harding.
Sgt. Woodward.
Sgt. Lawrence.
Sgt. Tink.
Sgt. Swaffield.

[underlined] COMMUNICATIONS. [/underlined]
P/O. Knight.
Sgt. Nash.
Sgt. James.

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

Officer i/c Flying : S/Ldr. Bird.
Duty Clerk : LAC. Hudson.
Duty F/E. Officer : F/O. Brooks.
Duty Gunnery : F/O. Willis. W/O Williams.
Duty A/Bomber : F/O. Adams.

Duty F/Engineer : To be detailed.
Duty Photos : LAC. Gerrard.
Duty Sigs. Officer : F/L. Hughes.
Duty Flight NCO’s : Sgt. Brock. 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 17 December 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 31, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7304.

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