Operations order 22 November 1944



Operations order 22 November 1944
Operational programme for 22 November 1944 Serial No. 216/44


Lists crews and aircraft for operations on 22 November 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined and ticked. Includes two standby crews, duty personnel and timings.



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[Underlined] NO.44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON. 22ND, NOVEMBER, 1944. [/underlined]
[underlined] 1ST. DETAIL. [/underlined]
[underlined] ND.578.Y. (III). [/underlined]
F/L. Hayler.
Sgt. Tink.
Sgt. Swaffield.
[underlined] F/O. Winterburn. [/underlined] [tick]
Sgt. Nash.
Sgt. James.
P/O. Knight.
[underlined] PB.380.S. (III). [/underlined]
Cpt. Hirschfeld.
Sgt. Lorrain.
F/O. Yorke.
[underlined] F/O. Murphy. [/underlined] [tick]
F/S. Jones.
Sgt. Storr.
Sgt. Mitchell.
[underlined] PB.251.O. (III). [/underlined]
F/O. Coventry.
Sgt. Shuttleworth.
Sgt. Ayre.
[underlined] F/S. Gibson. [/underlined] [tick]
Sgt. Wood.
Sgt. Perkins.
Sgt. Lewis.
[underlined] PB.534.Q. (III). [/underlined]
F/O. Smith.
Sgt. Thornalley.
F/O. Winter.
[underlined] F/O. Long. [/underlined] [tick]
F/S. Pugh.
Sgt. Hall.
Sgt. Jones.
[underlined] PD.373.X. (III). [/underlined]
F/O. Kennedy.
Sgt. Olson.
F/S. Kelly.
[underlined] F/O. Jones. [/underlined] [tick]
Sgt. Short
Sgt. McBurney.
Sgt. Bull.
[underlined] NG.195.C. (I). [/underlined]
F/O. Jetson.
Sgt. Crowston.
Sgt. Smith.
[underlined] Sgt. Stevens. [/underlined] [tick]
Sgt. Silson.
Sgt. Crazaly.
Sgt. Bosley.
[underlined] NF.991.D. (I). [/underlined]
F/O. Freeland.
Sgt. Nelson.
F/S. Roper.
[underlined] F/S. Gardiner. [/underlined] [tick]
F/S. Ockerby.
Sgt. Watson.
Sgt. Watts.
[underlined] PB.190.J. (III). [/underlined]
F/O. Fugger.
Sgt. Lee.
F/S. Albrecht.
[underlined] F/S. Roberts. [/underlined] [tick]
Sgt. Kirby.
Sgt. Ball.
Sgt. Dyball.
[underlined] LM.625.H. (III). [/underlined]
F/O. Craig.
Sgt. Campion.
F/O. Harding.
[underlined] Sgt. Armstrong. [/underlined] [tick]
Sgt. Woodward.
Sgt. McLeod.
Sgt. Lawrence.
[underlined] DB.751.G. (I). [/underlined]
F/O. Dann.
Sgt. Day.
F/O. Slaughter.
[underlined] F/O. Curtis. [/underlined] [tick]
Sgt. O’Hagan.
Sgt. Willis.
Sgt. Daines.
[underlined] ND.496.A. (III). [/underlined]
F/O. Walker.
Sgt. Crooks.
Sgt. Turner.
[underlined] Sgt. Hardy. [/underlined] [tick]
Sgt. Roberts.
Sgt. Spence.
Sgt. Ward.
[underlined] STANDBY. [/underlined]
[underlined] PB.360.V. (III). [/underlined]
F/S. Spencer.
Sgt. Bishop.
F/S. Sinclair.
[underlined] Sgt. Mitchell. [/underlined] [tick]
Sgt. Seabridge.
Sgt. Johncock.
Sgt. Cobley.
[underlined] BRIEFING. [/underlined]
NAVIGATORS: 13.15 hrs.
SPECIALISTS: 13.45 hrs.
CAPTAINS & MAIN: 14.15 hrs.
[underlined page break]
[underlined] 2ND. DETAIL. [/underlined]
[underlined] PB.381.F. (III). [/underlined]
F/L. Sutherland.
Sgt. Burton.
F/S. Jensen.
[underlined] F/S. White. [/underlined]
F/S. Clow.
Sgt. Petersen.
Sgt. Merola.
[underlined] ME.290.E. (III). [/underlined]
F/L. Mangos.
Sgt. Fitzpatrick.
Sgt. Finlayson.
[underlined] F/S. Sheehan. [/underlined]
Sgt. Harvey.
Sgt. James.
Sgt. Jones.
[underlined] PB.733.T. (III). [/underlined]
F/L. Lewis.
Sgt. Neilans.
F/S. Shearman.
[underlined] F/S. King. [/underlined]
F/O. Kelly.
W/O. Welensky. DFM.
W/O. Palmer.
[underlined] PB.417.R. (III). [/underlined]
F/O. Hart.
Sgt. Smith.
F/S. Green.
[underlined] F/S. Bell. [/underlined]
Sgt. Codrai.
Sgt. Spiers.
Sgt. Merry.
[underlined] LM.655.U. (III). [/underlined]
F/O. Wood.
Sgt. Ingham.
Sgt. Edmonds.
[underlined] F/O. Spence. [/underlined]
Sgt. Castle.
Sgt. Bullivant.
Sgt. Pepperdine.
[underlined] DUTY CREW. [/underlined]
F/O. Barlow.
Sgt. Simmonds.
F/S. Fox.
Sgt. Clements.
Sgt. White.
Sgt. Wilkes.
[underlined] COMMUNICATIONS CREW. [/underlined]
F/O. Sargent.
Sgt. Bradfield.
F/S. Symes.
Officer i/c Flying: S/Ldr. Bird.
Duty F/Engineer: To be detailed.
Duty Photos: Sgt. White.
Duty Clerk: LAC. Hudson.
Duty F/E Officer: F/Lt. Hayward..
Duty Sigs: Cpl. Fletcher, AC. Leonard.
Duty A/Bomber: F/Lt. Lowry.
Duty Flight NCO’s: Sgts. Gibbon, Chapman.
Duty Gunnery: F/O. Cranswick.
Duty Sigs. Officer: P/O. Hunt.
[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 22 November 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed March 3, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7371.

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