Operations order 20 January 1944

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Title

Operations order 20 January 1944
Operational and training detail for 20/21 January 1944 Serial No 4/44

Description

Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night 20/21 January 1944. The fourth member in each crew is underlined in blue and ticked. Includes duty personnel, standby crew and timings.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-01-20

Contributor

Frank Batten

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Format

One-page typewritten document

Language

Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10279

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Transcription

[underlined] NO.44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON. [/underlined]
[underlined] 20TH JANUARY,1944. [/underlined]

[underlined] OPERATIONAL AND TRAINING DETAIL FOR 20/21ST. JANUARY,1944.
SERIALNO.4/44 [/underlined]

[underlined] OPERATIONAL. [/underlined] The following crews and aircraft are herby detailed for operational flying duties on 20/21st. January, 1944.

[underlined] LM.306.L.(III). [/underlined]
F/Lt. Phillips.
Sgt. Carter.
F/O. Gourlay.
[underlined] Sgt. Taylor. [/underlined]
P.O. Bennet.
Sgt. Curtis.
W/O. Dowling.

[underlined] LM.434.F.(!!!). [/underlined]
P.O.Wright.
Sgt. Bateman.
F/S. Holden.
[underlined] P.O. Soaper. [/underlined]
Sgt. Laker.
F/S. Snow.
Sgt. Garrett.

[underlined] ED.611.J.(!!!). [/underlined]
P.O. Higgs.
Sgt. Cowan.
P.O. Black.
[underlined] P.O. Would. [underlined] P.O. Williams.
F/S. Tiller.
Sgt. Chalmers.

[underlined] DV.263.M. (III). [/underlined]
P.O. Smith.
Sgt. Bennett.
Sgt. Farrow.
[underlined] F/O. Dutton. [/underlined]
Sgt. Hussey.
Sgt. Prowse.
Sgt. Dack.

A/C?
[underlined] DV.166.B(III). [/underlined]
F/Lt. Ruddick.
Sgt. Ferguson.
Sgt. Mirams.
[underlined] Sgt. Duggan. [/underlined]
Sgt. Balaam.
Sgt. Proctor.
F/S. O’Connell.

[underlined] ME.571.P.(I). [/underlined]
F/Lt. Dorehill. DFC.
Sgt. Turrell.
F/S. Wright.
[underlined] Sgt. Deacon. [/underlined]
Sgt. Gurr.
Sgt. Mullett.
Sgt. Woollard.

[underlined] DV.384.V.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Mercer.
Sgt. Capps.
P.o. Purvis.
[underlined] F/S. Barker. [underlined]
P.O. Baker.
F/S. Burden.
F/S. Hall.

[underlined] JA.843.O.(III). [/underlined]
P.O. Bradburn.
Sgt. Langford.
Sgt. Norman.
[underlined] Sgt. Gillard. [/underlined]
Sgt. Woolley.
F/S. Lloyd.
F/S. Jones.G.A.

[underlined] W.4933.Y.(I)(MIN). [/underlined]
P.O. Oakley.
Sgt. Campbell.
Sgt. Cartlidge.
[underlined] F/S. [deleted] Hatton [/deleted] BINNS [/underlined]
Sgt. Naylor.
Sgt. Dearling.
F/S. Pratt.

[underlined] JA.684.Q.(III). [/underlined]
P.O. Manning.
Sgt. Wren.
Sgt. Woodwards.
[underlined] Sgt. Roberts. [/underlined]
Sgt. Davison.
Sgt. Hedley.
Sgt. Murray.

ME.573.S.(I).
P.O. Gee.
Sgt. Turner.
Sgt. Osborne.
[underlined] Sgt. Maxwell. [/underlined]
Sgt. Robinson.
Sgt. Inglis.
Sgt. Moore.

[underlined] STANDBY CREW [/underlined]
F/S. Barton.
Sgt. Thompson.
F/O. Sparrow.
[underlined] Sgt. Barnes. [/underlined]
Sgt. Willett.
Sgt. Hummell.
Sgt. Joy.

[underlined] DUTY CREW: [/underlined] W/O. Pass. Sgt. Waugh. Sgt. Lander. F/S. Barclay. Sgt. Bowen Sgt. Wareham. Sgt. Keen. Sgt. Myers.

[underlined] BRIEFING: [/underlined] NAVIGATORS: 13.30 HRS. [underlined] SPEC. : 14.00 HRS. MAIN: 14.30 HRS. [/underlined]

Bus will leave the Sgts. Mess at 13.00 hrs, 13.30 hrs. & 14.00 hrs.
“ “ “ “ Officers Mess at 13.05, 13.35 & 14.00 hrs.

Officer i/c Night Flying : W/Cdre. Bowes. DFC.
Duty Flight Engineer : Sgt. Evans.
Duty Electricians : ACs. Eyers & Warwick.
Duty Photos : As detailed by Sgt. White.
Duty Sigs. : AC. Skilleter.
Duty Armr. N.C.Os. :Sgt. Adams & Cpl. Lomas.
Duty Flight N.C.O’s. : Sgts. Fagan & Le Blanc Smith.
Duty Clerk : L.A.C. Beard.

[underlined] Signature [/underlined]
Flight Lieutenant,
for Wing Commander,
Commanding,
[underlined] NO.44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON. [/underlined]

Citation

E O Collcutt and Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Operations order 20 January 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 26, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7341.

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