Operations order 6 November 1944 - Gravenhorst

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Title

Operations order 6 November 1944 - Gravenhorst
Operational programme for night 6/7 November 1944 Serial 205/44

Description

Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night 6/7 November. Annotated 'Gravenhorst' top right. Fourth member of each crew is underlined. Numbers are annotated above each aircraft. A crew member is replaced in first crew top row. Two crews are crossed through. Includes three standby crews as well as duty personnel. Three crews are indicated to have second pilot.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-11-06

Contributor

Anne-Marie Watson

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One-page typewritten document

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Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10334

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Transcription

[Indecipherable] [Underlined] GRAVENHORST. [/underlined]

[Underlined] 6th. NOVEMBER, 1944. NO.44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON. [underlined]

[Underlined] OPERATIONAL PROGRAMME FOR NIGHT OF 6/7TH. NOVEMBER, 1944. SERIAL NO. 205/44. [/underlined]

9
[Underlined] LM.654.L.(III). [/underlined]

F/L. Davey.
Sgt. Rawcliffe.
Sgt. Finlayson. [deleted] F/L. Edwards. [/deleted]
[Underlined] F/O. Roddie. [/underlined]
Sgt. Oliphant.
F/S. Arnold.
Sgt. Bullivant.
+ F/O. Walker.

10
[Underlined] ND.631.B.(III). [/underlined]

F/O. Daggett.
Sgt. Simpson.
F/O. Hindley.
[Underlined] F/O. Sharpe. [/underlined]
Sgt. Chinneck.
F/S. Simpson.
F/S. Barry.

11
[Underlined] ND.496.A.(III). [/underlined]

F/O. Gardiner.
Sgt. Ludlow.
F/S. MacDonald.
[Underlined] F/S. Beaton. [/underlined]
Sgt. Burroughs.
Sgt. Welsh.
Sgt. Van Niekerk.

12
[Underlined] NF.991.D.(I). [/underlined]

F/O. Sargent.
Sgt. Bradford.
F/S. Symes.
[Underlined] F/S. Walters. [/underlined]
Sgt. Bell.
Sgt. Boulter.
Sgt. George.

9
[Underlined] LM.625.H.(III). [/underlined]

F/O. Craig.
Sgt. Campion.
F/O. Harding.
[Underlined] Sgt. Armstrong. [/underlined]
Sgt. Woodward.
Sgt. McLeod.
Sgt. Lawrence.

10
[Underlined] ME.299.E.(III). [/underlined]

F/O. Boyle.
Sgt. Thornton.
Sgt. Pickup.
[Underlined] Sgt. Turner. [/underlined]
Sgt. Doggart.
Sgt. Moore.
Sgt. Smith.

11
[Underlined] NG.195.C.(I). [/underlined]

F/O. Carryer.
Sgt. Driscoll.
F/O. Grassie.
[Underlined] F/O. Arnett. [/underlined]
F/S. Mitchell.
Sgt. Keen.
Sgt. Routledge.

12
[Underlined] PB.360.V.(III). [/underlined]

[Diagonal line through this crew list]

F/O. Worrall.
Sgt. Wilson.
Sgt. Fuller.
[Underlined] Sgt. Clements. [/underlined]
Sgt. Watt.
Sgt. Judd.
Sgt. Maidment.

9
[Underlined] PB.251.O.(III). [/underlined]

F/O. Coventry.
Sgt. Shuttleworth.
Sgt. Ayre.
[Underlined] F/S. Gibson. [/underlined]
Sgt. Wood.
Sgt. Perkins.
Sgt. Lewis.

10
[Underlined] PB.380.S.(III). [/underlined]

F/O. Barlow.
Sgt. Thornalley.
Sgt. Simmonds.
[Underlined] F/S. Fox. [/underlined]
Sgt. Clements.
Sgt. White.
Sgt. Wilkes.

11
[Underlined] ND.578.Y.(III). [/underlined]

F/O. Thomson.
Sgt. Thorn.
Sgt. Humber.
[Underlined] Sgt. Smith. [/underlined]
Sgt. Wicks.
Sgt. Lee.
Sgt. Padgett.

12
[Underlined] PB.417.R.(III). [/underlined]

[Diagonal line through this crew list]

F/O. Kennedy.
Sgt. Olson. HEATH
F/S. Kelly.
[Underlined] F/O. Jones. [/underlined] LAFOREST.
Sgt. Short.
Sgt. McBurney.
Sgt. Bull.

9
[Underlined] ND.373.X.(III). [/underlined]

F/O. Plenderleith.
Sgt. Nicholson.
F/O. Digman.
[Underlined] F/O. Nicholls. [/underlined]
F/S. Rodda.
Sgt. Syms.
Sgt. Dearman.

10
[Underlined] LM.648.K.(III). [/underlined]

Cpt. Hirschfeld.
Sgt. Lorrain.
F/O. York.
[Underlined] F/O. Murphy. [/underlined]
F/S. Jones.
Sgt. Storr.
Sgt. Mitchell.

11
[Underlined] STANDBY. [/underlined]
[Underlined] PB.534.Q.(III). [/underlined]

F/O. Hart.
Sgt. Smith.
F/S. Green.
[Underlined] F/S. Bell. [/underlined]
F/L. Hughes.
Sgt. Spiers.
Sgt. Merry.
+F/S. Spencer.

12
[Underlined] STANDBY. [/underlined]
[Underlined] LM.655.U.(III). [/underlined]

F/O. Wood.
Sgt. Ingham.
Sgt. Edmonds.
[Underlined] F/O. Spence. [/underlined]
Sgt. Castle.
W/O. Cole. DFM.
Sgt. Pepperdine.
+F/O. Dann.

11
[Underlined] STANDBY. [/underlined]
[Underlined] ND.869.M.(III). [/underlined]

F/O. Smith.
Sgt. Dent.
F/O. Winters.
[Underlined] F/O. Long. [/underlined]
Sgt. Pugh.
Sgt. Hall.
Sgt. Jones.

[Underlined] DUTY CREW. [/underlined]

F/O. Winterburn. i/c.
Sgt. Matley.
F/S. Davison.
F/S. Stevens.
Sgt. Marshall.
Sgt. Harris.
Sgt. Bowsher.

+ = 2nd. Pilot.

[Underlined] BRIEFING: [/underlined]
NAVIGATORS.
SPECIALISTS.
MAIN.
CAPTAINS.

Officer i/c Flying: S/Ldr. Bird. Duty Flight Engineer: To be detailed;
Duty Electricians: To be detailed. Duty Photos: Sgt. White.
Duty Sigs.: Sgt. Collins. LAC. McClay. Duty Armr. NCO’s.: To be detailed.
Duty Flight NCO’s: To be detailed. Duty Clerk: LACW. Schofield.

Duty Sigs. Officer: P/O. Hunt & F/S. Norris. Duty F/E. Officer: F/Lt. Hayward.
Duty Air Bomber: F/O. Adams. F/L. Lowry. Duty Gunnery: F/Lt. Clarke. F/O. Willis.

[Signature]

Flight Lieutenant, for Wing Commander,

[Underlined] Commanding, No. 44 (Rhodesia) Squadron. [/underlined]

Citation

E O Collcutt and Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Operations order 6 November 1944 - Gravenhorst,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 17, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7392.

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