Operations order 2 November 1944



Operations order 2 November 1944
Operational programme for night of 2/3 November 1944 Serial No. 202/44


Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night 2/3 November 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined and ticked. Two crews are indicated as having second pilots. Includes four standby crews as well as duty personnel.



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[Underlined] NO.44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON 2ND, NOVEMBER, 1944. [/underlined]
OPERATIONAL PROGRAMME FOR NIGHT OF 2/3RD NOVEMBER, 1944. Serial No. 202/44. [/underlined]
[Underlined] NG.195.C. (I) [/underlined]
F/L. Richardson.
Sgt. Matley.
F/S. Davison.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] F/S. Stevens. [/handwritten underlined BLUE] [handwritten tick]
Sgt. Marshall.
Sgt. Harris.
Sgt. Bowsher.
+F/O. Craig.
[Underlined] PB.192.F. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Sutherland.
F/L. Hayward.
F/S. Jenson.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] F/S. White. [/handwritten underlined BLUE] [handwritten tick]
F/S. Clow.
Sgt. Peterson.
Sgt. Merola.
[Underlined] ME.299.E. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Mangos.
Sgt. Fitzpatrick.
Sgt. Finlayson.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] F/S. Sheehan. [/handwritten underlined BLUE] [handwritten tick]
Sgt. Harvey.
Sgt. James.
Sgt. Jones.
[Underlined] ND.496.A. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Jetson.
Sgt. Birch.
Sgt. Smith.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] Sgt. Stevens. [/handwritten underlined BLUE] [handwritten tick]
Sgt. Silson.
Sgt. Cazaly.
Sgt. Bosley.
[Underlined] NF.991.D. (I) [/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] LM.625.H. (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] 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. James.
Sgt. Knight.
+F/O. Smith.
[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.
[Underlined] PB.380.S. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Barlow.
Sgt. Thornalley.
Sgt. Simmonds.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] F/S. Fox. [/handwritten underlined BLUE] [handwritten tick]
Sgt. Clement.
Sgt. White.
Sgt. Wilkes.
[Underlined] LM.655.U. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Wood.
Sgt. Ingham.
Sgt. Edmonds.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] F/O. Spence. [/handwritten underlined BLUE] [handwritten tick]
Sgt. Castle.
W/O. Cole. DFM.
Sgt. Pepperdine.
[Underlined] PB.417.R. (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.
[Underlined] LM.654.L. (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.
[Underlined] ND.869.M. (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] STANDBY. [/underlined]
[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] STANDBY. [/underlined]
[Underlined] ND.631.B. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Daggett.
Sgt. Simpson.
F/O. Hindley.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] F/O. Sharpe. [/handwritten underlined BLUE] [handwritten tick]
Sgt. Chinneck.
F/S. Simpson.
F/S. Barry.
[Underlined] STANDBY. [/underlined]
[Underlined] PD.373.X. (III) [/underlined]
S/L. Newmarch.
Sgt. Appleton.
F/O. Biggs.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] F/S. Handley. [/handwritten underlined BLUE] [handwritten tick]
Sgt. Launder.
Sgt. McCarthy.
Sgt. Nicholls.
[Underlined] STANDBY. [/underlined]
[Underlined] PB.534.Q. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Plenderleith.
Sgt. Dent.
F/O. Digman.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] F/O. Nicholls. [/handwritten underlined BLUE] [handwritten tick]
F/S. Rodda.
Sgt. Syms.
Sgt. Dearman.
[Underlined] DUTY CREW. [/underlined]
F/O. Harding.
Sgt. Champion.
Sgt. Armstrong.
Sgt. Woodward.
Sgt. McLeod.
Sgt. Lawrence.
+=2nd. Pilot
[Underlined] BRIEFING. [/underlined]
CAPTAINS: [blank]
MAIN: [blank]
Officer i/c Flying: S/Ldr. Bird.
Duty Flight Engineer: To be detailed.
Duty Electricians: To be detailed.
Duty Photos: Sgt. White.
Duty Sigs: Cpl. Johnson. AC. Burnside.
Duty Armr. NCO’s: To be detailed.
Duty Flight N.C.O’s: SGTS. Gibbons, Arrowsmith.
Duty Clerk: LAC. Mears.
Duty Signals Officer: F/Lt. Hughes.
Duty F/E. Officer: F/O. Brooks.
Duty Air Bomber: F/Lt. Lowry.
Duty Gunnery: F/O. Cranswick. DFC. F/O. Willis.
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 2 November 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed February 28, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7402.

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