Operations order 31 October 1944



Operations order 31 October 1944
Operational programme for 1 November 1944 Serial No. 201/44


Lists crews and aircraft for operations on 1 November 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined and most are ticked. One crew is struck through and also has two crew members replaced. Include reserve crew as well as duty personnel.



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[handwritten underlined] 18 + 1 Reserve [/handwritten underlined]
[Underlined] NO.44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON 31ST, OCTOBER, 1944. [/underlined]
OPERATIONAL PROGRAMME FOR 1ST. NOVEMBER, 1944. Serial No. 201/44. [/underlined]
[Underlined] LM.654.L. [handwritten tick] (III) [/underlined]
F/L. Davey.
Sgt. Rawcliffe.
F/O. Biggs.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] F/O. Roddie. [/handwritten underlined BLUE] [handwritten tick]
F/L. Hughes.
F/S. Arnold.
Sgt. Smith.
[Underlined] PB.192.F. [handwritten tick] (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Sutherland.
Sgt. Appleton.
F/S. Jenson.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] F/S. White. [/handwritten underlined BLUE] [handwritten tick]
F/S. Clow.
Sgt. Peterson.
Sgt. Merola.
[Underlined] LM.648.K. [handwritten tick] (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.631.B. [handwritten tick] (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] ND.496.A. [handwritten tick] (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] ND.869.M. [handwritten green tick] (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] LM.625.H. [handwritten tick] (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] PB.534.Q. [handwritten green tick] (III) [/underlined]
[handwritten crossed out]
F/O. Hart.
Sgt. Smith.
F/S. Green.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] F/S. Bell. [/handwritten underlined BLUE] [handwritten tick]
Sgt. Codrai.
Sgt. Spiers.
F/O. Cranswick.
[/handwritten crossed out]
S/L Bird
[handwritten underlined] F/L Lowry [/handwritten underlined]
[Underlined] PB.360.V. [handwritten tick] (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.417.R. [handwritten tick] (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. [handwritten tick] (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. [handwritten tick] (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] ND.578.Y. [handwritten tick] (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] PB.251.O. [handwritten tick] (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] PD.373.X. [handwritten tick] (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Plenderleith.
Sgt. Nicholson.
F/O. Digman.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] F/O. Nicholls. [/handwritten underlined BLUE] [handwritten tick]
F/S. Rodda.
Sgt. Syms.
Sgt. Dearman.
[Underlined] LM.650.T. [handwritten tick] (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Haworth.
Sgt. Seiler.
Sgt. Saunders.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] F/S. Walters. [/handwritten underlined BLUE] [handwritten X]
F/S. Gardner.
Sgt. Mackay.
Sgt. McAllister.
[Underlined] NG.195.C. [handwritten tick] (I) [/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] ME.299.E. [handwritten tick] (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Smith.
Sgt. Dent.
F/O. Winters.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] F/O. Long. [/handwritten underlined BLUE] [handwritten tick]
Sgt. Pugh.
Sgt. Hall.
Sgt. Jones.
[Underlined] RESERVE. [/underlined]
[handwritten crossed out]
F/L. Heath.
Sgt. Smith.
Sgt. Bennett.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] P/O. Laforest. [/handwritten underlined BLUE] [handwritten tick]
Sgt. Parkinson.
Sgt. Pyper.
Sgt. Coutts.
[/handwritten crossed out]
[Underlined] DUTY CREW. [/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] BRIEFING. [/underlined]
CAPTAINS: [blank]
MAIN: [blank]
Officer i/c Flying: F/L. Richardson.
Duty Flight Engineer: To be detailed.
Duty Electricians: To be detailed.
Duty Photos: LAC. Bristow.
Duty Sigs: Cpl. Perry. AC. Skilliter.
Duty Armr. NCO’s: To be detailed.
Duty Flight N.C.O’s: Sgts. Green, Wawn.
Duty Clerk: LAC. Mears.
Duty Signals Officer: F/S. Launder.
Duty F/E. Officer: F/Lt. Hayward.
Duty Air Bomber: F/Lt. Lowry.
Duty Gunnery: F/Lt. Clarke.
All crews to be in billets by 23.00 hours on 31.10.44.
Signature] E O Collcutt [/signature]
Flight Lieutenant, for Wing Commander,
[Underlined] Commanding, No.44 (Rhodesia) Squadron. [/underlined]


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