Operations Order 4 November 1944



Operations Order 4 November 1944
Operational programme for night 4/5 November 1944 Serial No. 204/44


Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night 4/5 November 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined. One crew is crossed through, two crews indicated as carrying second pilot. Includes reserve crew and duty personnel.



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[Underlined] NO.44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON. 4th. NOVEMBER, 1944. [/underlined]
OPERATIONAL PROGRAMME FOR NIGHT OF 4/5TH. NOVEMBER. Serial No. 204/44. [/underlined]
[Underlined] NG.195.C. (I) [/underlined]
F/L. Davey.
Sgt. Rawcliffe.
F/L. Edwards.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] F/O. Roddie. [/handwritten underlined BLUE] [handwritten tick]
Sgt. Oliphant.
W/O. Williams.
Sgt. Spence.
+F/O. Caryer.
[Underlined] LM.648.K. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Jory.
Sgt. Fox.
Sgt. Crang.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] F/O. Pooley. [/handwritten underlined BLUE] [handwritten tick]
Sgt. Butcher.
W/O. Oates.
Sgt. Hunt.
[Underlined] ND.496.A. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Freeland.
Sgt. Nelson.
F/S. Roper.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] F/S. Gardiner. [/handwritten underlined BLUE] [handwritten tick]
F/S. Ockerby.
Sgt. Watson.
Sgt. Watts.
[Underlined] ND.631.B. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Fugger.
Sgt. Lee.
F/S. Albrecht.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] F/S. Roberts. [/handwritten underlined BLUE] [handwritten tick]
Sgt. Kirby.
Sgt. Ball.
Sgt. Dyball.
[Underlined] ME.299.E. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Craig.
Sgt. Campion.
F/O. Harding.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] Sgt. Armstrong. [/handwritten underlined BLUE] [handwritten tick]
Sgt. Woodward.
Sgt. McLeod.
Sgt. Lawrence.
[Underlined] PB.417.R. (III) [/underlined]
F/L. Heath.
Sgt. Smith.
Sgt. Bennett.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] P/O. Laforest. [/handwritten underlined BLUE] [handwritten tick]
Sgt. Parkinson.
Sgt. Pyper.
Sgt. Coutts.
[Underlined] PB.360.V. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Worrall.
Sgt. Wilson.
Sgt. Fuller.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] Sgt. Clements. [/handwritten underlined BLUE] [handwritten tick]
Sgt. Watt.
Sgt. Judd.
Sgt. Maidment.
[Underlined] PB.251.O. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Coventry.
Sgt. Shuttleworth.
Sgt. Ayre.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] F/S. Gibson. [/handwritten underlined BLUE] [handwritten tick]
Sgt. Wood.
Sgt. Perkins.
Sgt. Lewis.
+F/O. Boyle.
[Underlined] PB.534.Q. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Barlow.
Sgt. Thornalley.
Sgt. Simmonds.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] F/S. Fox. [/handwritten underlined BLUE] [handwritten tick]
Sgt. Clements.
Sgt. White.
Sgt. Wilkes.
[Underlined] LM.655.U. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Thomson.
Sgt. Thorn.
Sgt. Humber.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] Sgt. Smith. [/handwritten underlined BLUE] [handwritten tick]
Sgt. Wicks.
Sgt. Lee.
Sgt. Padgett.
[handwritten crossed out]
[Underlined] ND.869.M. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Kennedy.
Sgt. Olson.
F/S. Kelly.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] F/O. Jones. [/handwritten underlined BLUE] [handwritten tick]
Sgt. Short.
Sgt. McBurney.
Sgt. Bull.
[/handwritten crossed out]
[Underlined] PD.373.X. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Plenderleith.
F/O. Brooks.
F/O. Digman.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] F/O. Nicholls. [/handwritten underlined BLUE] [handwritten tick]
F/S. Rodda.
Sgt. Syms.
Sgt. Dearman.
[Underlined] PB.192.F. (III) [/underlined]
P/O. Allwood.
Sgt. Bown.
Sgt. Lord.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] Sgt. Sheldon. [/handwritten underlined BLUE] [handwritten tick]
F/S. Parkinson.
Sgt. Beckley.
Sgt. Farley.
[underlined] RESERVE. [/underlined]
[Underlined] ND.578.Y. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Hayler.
Sgt. Tink.
Sgt. Swaffield.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] F/O. Winterburn. [/handwritten underlined BLUE] [handwritten tick]
Sgt. Nash.
Sgt. Jones.
Sgt. Knight.
[Underlined] DUTY CREW. [/underlined]
[handwritten underlined BLUE] F/O. Spence. [/handwritten underlined BLUE]
Sgt. Ingham.
Sgt. Edmonds.
Sgt. Castle.
Sgt. Pepperdine.
W/O. Cole.
+=2nd. Pilot.
Officer i/c Flying: S/Ldr. Bird.
Duty Flight Engineer: To be detailed.
Duty Electricians: To be detailed.
Duty Armr. N.C.O’s: To be detailed.
Duty Sigs: Sgt. Collins, A.C. Brewer..
Duty Flight N.C.O’s: Sgts. Kerr, Rubenstein.
Duty Clerk: LAC. Hudson.
Duty Air Bomber: F/Lt. Lowry.
Duty F/Engineer Officer: F/Lt. Hayward.
Duty Signals Officer: F/Lt. Hughes, P/O. Hunt.
Duty Gunnery: F/L. Clarke, W/O. Williams.
CAPTAINS: [blank]
MAIN: [blank]
[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 4 November 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed April 17, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7394.

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