Operations order 20 November 1944



Operations order 20 November 1944
Operational programme for night 20/21 November 1944 Serial No. 214/44


List crews and aircraft for operations on night 20/21 November 1944. Includes standby and reserve crews as well as duty personnel. Page is scribbled over with lines.



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[Underlined] NO.44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON. 20th. NOVEMBER, 1944. [/underlined]
OPERATIONAL PROGRAMME FOR NIGHT OF 20/21st. NOVEMBER. Serial No. 214/44. [/underlined]
[handwritten] crossed out
[Underlined] PB.381.F. (III) [/underlined]
F/L. Sutherland.
Sgt. Burton.
F/S. Jensen.
F/S. White.
F/S. Clow.
Sgt. Petersen..
Sgt. Merola.
+F/S. Peterswald.
[Underlined] ND.869.M. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Gardiner.
Sgt. Ludlow.
F/S. MacDonald.
F/S. Beaton.
Sgt. Burroughs.
Sgt. Walsh.
Sgt. Van Niekerk.
[Underlined] ND.631.B. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Sargent.
Sgt. Bradford.
F/S. Symes.
F/S. Walters.
Sgt. Bell.
Sgt. Boulter.
Sgt. George.
[Underlined] NG.195.C. (I) [/underlined]
F/O. Jetson.
Sgt. McShane.
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] LM.625.H. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Craig.
Sgt. Campion.
F/O. Harding.
Sgt. Armstrong.
Sgt. Woodward.
Sgt. McLeod.
Sgt. Lawrence.
[Underlined] ME.299.E. (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.
[Underlined] PB.733.T. (III) [/underlined]
F/L. Lewis.
Sgt. Neilans.
F/S. Shearman.
F/S. King.
P/O. Parker.
W/O. Welensky. DFM.
W/O. Palmer.
+F/O. Irving.
[Underlined] ND.578.Y. (III) [/underlined]
Cpt. Hirschfeld.
Sgt. Lorrain.
F/O. Yorke.
F/O. Murphy.
F/S. Jones.
Sgt. Storr.
Sgt. Mitchell.
[Underlined] PB.360.V. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Hart.
Sgt. Smith.
F/S. Green.
F/S. Bell.
Sgt. Codrai.
F/O. Cranswick.
Sgt. Merry.
[Underlined] LM.655.U. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Wood.
Sgt. Ingham.
Sgt. Edmonds.
F/O. Spence.
Sgt. Castle.
W/O. Cole. DFM.
Sgt. Pepperdine.
[Underlined] PD.380.S. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Barlow.
Sgt. Thornalley.
Sgt. Simmonds.
F/S. Fox.
Sgt. Clements.
Sgt. White.
Sgt. Wilkes.
[Underlined] PB.417.R. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Thomson.
Sgt. West.
Sgt. Humber.
F/S. Smith.
Sgt. Wicks.
Sgt. Lee.
Sgt. Padgett.
[Underlined] PB.534.Q. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Dives.
Sgt. Crowston.
Sgt. Armitage.
F/O. Nellyer.
Sgt. Morley.
Sgt. Potts.
Sgt. Biddle.
[Underlined] PD.373.X. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Kennedy.
Sgt. Olson.
F/S. Kelly.
F/O. Jones.
Sgt. Short.
Sgt. McBurney.
Sgt. Bullivant.
[Underlined] PB.251.O. (III) [/underlined]
F/S. Spencer.
Sgt. Bishop.
F/S. Sinclair.
Sgt. Mitchell.
Sgt. Seabridge.
Sgt. Johncock.
Sgt. Cobley.
[Underlined] STANDBY. [/underlined]
[Underlined] DB.751.G. (I) [/underlined]
F/O. Dann.
Sgt. Day.
F/O. Slaughter.
F/O. Curtis.
Sgt. O’Hagan.
Sgt. Willis.
Sgt. Daines.
[Underlined] RESERVE. [/underlined]
F/O. Plenderleith.
Sgt. Nicholson.
F/O. Digman.
F/O. Nicholls.
F/S. Rodda.
Sgt. Syms.
Sgt. Learman.
[Underlined] DUTY CREW. [/underlined]
F/O. Cooper.
Sgt. Bilsland.
F/S. Brandli.
Sgt. Simpson.
Sgt. Greenwald.
[Underlined] COMMUNICATIONS CREW. [/underlined]
F/O. Temple.
Sgt. Askill.
F/S. Tullock.
Sgt. Horn.
Sgt. Howell.
[underlined] BRIEFING. [/underlined]
CAPTAINS: [blank]
MAIN: [blank]
+ = 2nd. Pilot.
Officer i/c Flying: S/Ldr. Bird.
Duty F/Engineer: Sgt. Fitzpatrick.
Duty Photos: Sgt. White.
Duty Clerk: LAC. Mears.
Duty Sigs: Cpl. Johnstone. LAC. Baker.
Duty Flight NCO’s: Sgts. Green, Sgt. Wawn.
Duty Air Bomber: F/L. Lowry. F/S. Handley.
Duty Signals Officer: F/L. Hughes. F/O. Kelly.
Duty F/E. Officer: F/L. Hayward.
Duty Gunnery: F/O. Willis.
crossed out [/handwritten]
[Signature] E O Collcutt [/signature]
Flight Lieutenant, for Wing Commander,
[Underlined] Commanding, No.44 (Rhodesia) Squadron. [/underlined]


E O Collcutt and Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Operations order 20 November 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed March 25, 2023, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7369.

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