Operation order 27 January 1944



Operation order 27 January 1944
Operation and training detail for 27/28 January 1944 Serial No 9/44


List crews and aircraft for operations on night 27/28 January 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined and ticked then crossed in red. Includes timings, duty crew and duty presonnel.



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[underlined] NO. 44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON [/underlined]
[underlined] 27TH JANUARY, 1944. [/underlined]

[underlined] OPERATIONAL AND TRAINING DETAIL FOR 27/28TH JANUARY, 1944. SERIAL NO.9/44. [/underlined]

[underlined] OPERATIONAL: [/underlined] The following crews and aircraft are hereby detailed for operational flying duties on 27/28th January, 1944.

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

[underlined] ND.518.C.(III). [/underlined]
F/Lt. Wright.DFC.
Sgt. Bateman.
F/Sgt. Holden.
[underlined] P.O. Soaper. [/underlined]
Sgt. Laker.
F/Sgt. Snow.
Sgt. Garrett.

[underlined] DV.166.B.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Fynn.
Sgt. Orme.
Sgt. Adder.
[underlined] Sgt. Clark. [/underlined]
Sgt. Johnson.
Sgt. Jack.
Sgt. Sagar.

[underlined] LM.434.F.(III).
P.O. Lyford.
Sgt. Semple.
Sgt. Tijou.
[underlined] F/S. Owen. [/underlined]
Sgt. Keen.
Sgt. Marrs.
Sgt. Wainwright.

[underlined] ND.520.A(III). [/underlined]
P.O. Bartlett.
Sgt. Middleton.
F/S. Sturges.
[underlined] Sgt. Hoad. [/underlined]
Sgt. Scott.
Sgt. Swingler.
Sgt. Cowley.

[underlined] EE.185.K (III). [/underlined]
P.O. Smith.
Sgt. Bennett.
Sgt. Farrow.
[underlined] F/O. Marshall.DFC. [/underlined]
Sgt. Hussey.
Sgt. Prowse.
Sgt. Dack.

ND.515.Z.(III). [/underlined]
F/Lt. Wiggin.
Sgt. Jones.
F/O. Maury.
[underlined] F/O. Rogers. [/underlined]
Sgt. Dicken.
F/O. Rimmer.
F/O. Neison.

[underlined] ND.517.U. (III). [/underlined]
P.O. Bradburn.
Sgt. Campbell.
Sgt. Norman.
[underlined] Sgt. Gillard. [/underlined]
Sgt. Naylor.
F/Sgt. Lloyd.
F/Sgt. Schott.

[underlined] W.4933.Y.(I) (MIN). [/underlined]
P.O. Chatterton.
Sgt. Letts.
F/O. Reyland.
[underlined] Sgt. Scott. [/underlined]
Sgt. Michie.
Sgt. Champion.
Sgt. Davidson.

[underlined] ED.611.J.(III). [/underlined]
F/Sgt. Barton.
Sgt. Thompson.
F/O. Garland.
[underlined] Sgt. Barnes. [underlined]
Sgt. Willett.
Sgt. Joy.
Sgt. Hummell.

[underlined] ME.571.P.(I). [/underlined]
P.O. Manning.
Sgt. Wren.
Sgt. Woodwards.
[underlined] Sgt. Roberts. [/underlined]
Sgt. Davison.
Sgt. Hedley.
Sgt. Murray.

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

[underlined] JA.843.O.(III). [/underlined]
P.O. Johnston.
Sgt. Parker.
Sgt. Gow.
[underlined] P.O. Clegg. [/underlined]
Sgt. MacDonald.
Sgt. McRae.
Sgt. Jones.

[underlined] DUTY CREW [/underlined]
F/O. Sparrow.
Sgt. Butland.
Sgt. Whiter.
Sgt. Bray.
Sgt. Cartlidge.

[underlined] BRIEFING [/underlined] : NAVIGATORS: 13.00 hrs. [underlined] SPEC : 13.30 hrs. MAIN. 13.55 hrs. [/underlined]

Bus will leave Sgts. Mess at 12.20 hrs. & 13.00 hrs.
Bus will leave Officers Mess at 12.25 hrs. & 13.05 hrs.

Officer i/c Night Flying : S/Ldr. Cockbain.
Duty Flight Engineer : F/Sgt. Faraday.
Duty Electrician. : ACs. Sagar & Orr.
Duty Photos : Sgt. White & AC. Gerard.
Duty Sigs. : AC. Wardle.
Duty Armr. N.C.O’s. : Sgt. Leyland & Cpl. Ebedes.
Duty Flight N.C.O’s. : Sgts. Jordan & Twells.
Duty Clerk : L.A.C. Gumprich.
Duty Air Bomber. : F/O. McKenzie.
Duty Sigs. Officer : F/O. Rademeyer.
Duty Gunnery Officer. : F/Lt. McCurdy. DFC.

Flight Lieutenant,
for Wing Commander,
[underlined] No.44 (Rhodesia) Squadron. [/underlined]


E O Collcutt and Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Operation order 27 January 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed March 26, 2023, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7344.

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