Operations order 26 November 1944 - Munich



Operations order 26 November 1944 - Munich
Operational programme for night 26/27 November 1944 Serial No. 218/44


Annotared 'Munich' at top. Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night 26/27 November 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined in red and most are ticked. Includes timings and duty personnel.



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[handwritten BLUE] MUNICH [/handwritten BLUE]
[Underlined] NO.44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON. 26th. NOVEMBER, 1944. [/underlined]
OPERATIONAL PROGRAMME FOR NIGHT OF 26/27TH. NOVEMBER. Serial No. 218/44. [/underlined]
[Underlined] NG.195.C. (I) [/underlined]
S/L. Bird.
F/O. Brooks.
F/L. Edwards.
[handwritten underlined RED] F/O. Adams. [/handwritten underlined RED] [tick]
F/S. Morris.
F/S. Williams.
F/O. Willis.
+F/O. Parkin.
[Underlined] PB.381.F. (III) [/underlined]
F/L. Sutherland.
Sgt. Burton.
F/S. Jenson.
[handwritten underlined RED] F/S. White. [/handwritten underlined RED] [tick]
F/S. Clow.
F/S. Petersen.
Sgt. Merola.
[Underlined] ME.299.E. (III) [/underlined]
F/L. Mangos.
Sgt. Fitzpatrick.
Sgt. Finlayson.
[handwritten underlined RED] F/S. Sheehan. [/handwritten underlined RED] [tick]
Sgt. Harvey.
Sgt. James.
Sgt. Jones.
[Underlined] PB.733.T. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Gardiner.
Sgt. Ludlow.
F/S. MacDonald.
[handwritten underlined RED] F/S. Beaton. [/handwritten underlined RED] [tick]
Sgt. Burroughs.
Sgt. Walsh.
Sgt. Van. Neikerk.
[Underlined] PB.190.J. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Sargent.
Sgt. Bradfield.
F/S. Symes.
[handwritten underlined RED] F/S. Walters. [/handwritten underlined RED] [tick]
Sgt. Bell.
Sgt. Boulter.
Sgt. George.
[Underlined] NF.991.D. (I) [/underlined]
F/O. Freeland.
Sgt. Nelson.
F/S. Roper.
[handwritten underlined RED] F/S. Gardiner. [/handwritten underlined RED] [tick]
F/S. Ockerby.
Sgt. Watson.
Sgt. Watts.
[Underlined] DB.751.G. (I) [/underlined]
F/O. Dann.
Sgt. Day.
F/O. Slaughter.
[handwritten underlined RED] F/O. Curtis. [/handwritten underlined RED] [tick]
Sgt. O’Hagan.
Sgt. Willis.
Sgt. Daines.
[Underlined] ND.496.A. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Walker.
Sgt. Crooks.
Sgt. Turner.
[handwritten underlined RED] Sgt. Hardy. [/handwritten underlined RED] [tick]
Sgt. Roberts.
Sgt. Spence.
Sgt. Ward.
[Underlined] ND.578.Y. (III) [/underlined]
F/L. Hayler.
Sgt. Tink.
Sgt. Swaffield.
[handwritten underlined RED] F/O. Winterburn. [/handwritten underlined RED] [tick]
Sgt. Nash.
Sgt. James.
P/O. Knight.
[Underlined] PB.417.R. (III) [/underlined]
Cpt. Hirschfeld.
Sgt. Lorrain.
F/O. Yorke.
[handwritten underlined RED] F/O. Murphy. [/handwritten underlined RED] [tick]
F/S. Jones.
Sgt. Storr.
Sgt. Mitchell.
[Underlined] LM.655.U. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Wood.
Sgt. Ingham.
Sgt. Edmonds.
[handwritten underlined RED] F/O. Spence. [/handwritten underlined RED] [tick]
Sgt. Castle.
Sgt. Bullivant.
Sgt. Pepperdine.
[Underlined] PB.380.S. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Barlow.
Sgt. Thornalley.
Sgt. Simmonds.
[handwritten underlined RED] F/S. Fox. [/handwritten underlined RED] [tick]
Sgt. Clements.
Sgt. White.
Sgt. Wilkes.
[Underlined] PB.251.O. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Coventry.
Sgt. Shuttleworth.
Sgt. Ayre.
[handwritten underlined RED] F/S. Gibson. [/handwritten underlined RED] [tick]
Sgt. Wood.
Sgt. Perkins.
Sgt. Lewis.
[Underlined] PB.534.Q. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Dives.
Sgt. Crowston.
Sgt. Armitage.
[handwritten underlined RED] F/O. Nellyer. [/handwritten underlined RED] [tick]
Sgt. Morley.
Sgt. Potts.
Sgt. Biddle.
[Underlined] PB.360.V. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Kennedy.
Sgt. Olson.
F/S. Kelly.
[handwritten underlined RED] F/O. Jones. [/handwritten underlined RED] [tick]
Sgt. Short.
Sgt. McBurney.
Sgt. Bull.
[Underlined] STANDBY. [/underlined]
[Underlined] NG.974.P. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Hart.
Sgt. Smith.
F/S. Green.
[handwritten underlined RED] F/S. Bell. [/handwritten underlined RED] [tick]
Sgt. Codrai.
Sgt. Spiers.
Sgt. Merry.
[Underlined] RESERVE. [/underlined]
F/O. Fugger.
Sgt. Lee.
F/S. Albrecht.
[handwritten underlined RED] F/S. Roberts. [/handwritten underlined RED] [X]
Sgt. Kirby.
Sgt. Ball.
Sgt. Dyball.
[Underlined] DUTY CREW. [/underlined]
F/O. Jetson.
Sgt. Smith.
Sgt. Stevens.
Sgt. Silson.
Sgt. Cazaly.
Sgt. Bosley.
[Underlined] COMMUNICATIONS CREW. [/underlined]
F/O. Rowbotham.
Sgt. Green.
F/S. Henry.
F/S. Kelman.
Sgt. Barbour.
Sgt. Bredenkemp.
[handwritten addition BLUE] Spencer [/handwritten addition BLUE] [tick]
[handwritten addition BLUE] Craig. [/handwritten addition BLUE] [tick]
+= 2nd. Pilot.
[handwritten addition] 1930 [/handwritten addition]
Briefign [sic]:
NAVIGATORS: [handwritten addition] 2030 [/handwritten addition]
CAPTAINS: [handwritten addition] 2115 [/handwritten addition]
MAIN: [handwritten addition] 2145 [/handwritten addition]
Officer i/c Flying: S/Ldr. Ferguson.
Duty Flight Engineer: To be detailed.
Duty Flight N.C.O’s: Sgts. Ogilbie, Sgt. Le Blanc Smith.
Duty Signals: Cpl. Curtin. LAC. Baker.
Duty Photos: Sgt. White.
Duty Clerk: LACW. Schofield.
Duty F/E. Officer: F/L. Hayward.
Duty Gunnery: F/S. Smith.
Duty Signals Officer: F/L. Hughes. F/S. Parkinson.
Duty Air Bomber: F/L. Lowry. F/L. Quilter.
[Signature] E O Collcutt [/signature]
Flight Lieutenant, for Wing Commander,
[Underlined] Commanding, No.44 (Rhodesia) Squadron. [/underlined]
Scurbbed [/handwritten Red across page]
[handwritten addition] Standby [/handwritten addition]
[handwritten addition] JETSON [/handwritten addition]
[handwritten addition, underlined RED] STEVENS [/handwritten addition, underlined RED]


E O Collcutt and Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Operations order 26 November 1944 - Munich,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed June 16, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7368.

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