Operations order 29 October 1944



Operations order 29 October 1944
Operational programme for 30 October 1944 Serial 200/44


Lists crews and aircraft for operations on 30 October 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined. Nine crews are struck through and two have aircraft changes. Includes reserve crew and duty personnel.



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[Underlined] NO.44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON. 29TH. OCTOBER, 1944. [underlined]

[Underlined] OPERATIONAL PROGRAMME FOR 30TH. OCTOBER, 1944. SERIAL NO. 200/44. [/underlined]

[Underlined] PB.192 [deleted] P [/deleted] F.(III). [/underlined]

F/O. Sutherland.
Sgt. Cheeseman.
[Underlined] F/S. White. [/underlined]
F/S. Clow.
F/S. Petersen.
Sgt. Smith.

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

F/O. Mangos.
Sgt. Fitzpatrick.
Sgt. Finlayson.
[Underlined] F/S. Sheehan. [/underlined]
Sgt. Harvey.
Sgt. James.
Sgt. Jones.

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

F/O. Jory.
Sgt. Fox.
Sgt. Crang.
[Underlined] F/O. Pooley. [/underlined]
Sgt. Butcher.
W/O. Oates.
Sgt. Hunt.

[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.

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

[Diagonal line through this crew list]

F/O. Coad.
Sgt. Boyson.
Sgt. Dunville.
[Underlined] F/O. Qualtrough. [/underlined]
F/S. Browne.
Sgt. Joyner.
Sgt. Powell.

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

[Diagonal line through this crew list]

F/S. Jetson.
Sgt. Birch.
Sgt. Smith.
[Underlined] Sgt. Stevens. [/underlined]
Sgt. Silson.
Sgt. Cazaly.
Sgt. Bosley.

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

[Diagonal line through this crew list]

F/O. Freeland.
Sgt. Nelson.
F/S. Roper.
[Underlined] F/S. Gardiner. [/underlined]
F/S. Ockerby.
Sgt. Watson.
Sgt. Watts.

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

[Diagonal line through this crew list]

F/O. Fugger.
Sgt. Lee.
F/S. Albrecht.
[Underlined] F/S. Roberts. [/underlined]
Sgt. Kirby.
Sgt. Ball.
Sgt. Dyball.

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

F/O. Dives
Sgt. Appleton.
Sgt. Armitage.
[Underlined] F/O. Nellyer. [/underlined]
Sgt. Morley.
Sgt. Potts.
Sgt. Biddle.

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

F/O. Hayler.
Sgt. Tink.
Sgt. Hearn.
[Underlined] F/O. Winterburn. [/underlined]
Sgt. Nash.
Sgt. James.
Sgt. Knight.

[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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[Underlined] PB.373. [deleted] X [/deleted] Q.(III). [/underlined]

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

[Underlined] LM.650.T.(III). [/underlined]

F/O. Haworth.
Sgt. Seiler.
F/O. Young.
[Underlined] F/S. Walters. [/underlined]
F/S. Gardner.
Sgt. Mackay.
Sgt. McAllister.

[Underlined] LM.655. [deleted] U [/deleted] M.(III). [/underlined]

P/O. Allwood.
Sgt. Bown.
Sgt. Lord.
[Underlined] Sgt. Sheldon. [/underlined]
F/S. Parkinson.
Sgt. Beckley.
Sgt. Farley.

[Underlined] RESERVE. [/underlined]

F/L. Richardson.
Sgt. Matley.
F/S. Davison.
[Underlined] F/S. Stevens. [/underlined]
Sgt. Marshall.
Sgt. Harris.
Sgt. Bowsher.

[Underlined] DUTY CREW. [/underlined]

F/O. Smith. i/c.
Sgt. Dent.
F/O. Winters.
F/O. Crang.
Sgt. Pugh.
Sgt. Hall.
Sgt. Jones.

[Underlined] BRIEFING: [/underlined]

Officer i/c Flying: S/Ldr. Newmarch. Duty Flight Engineer: To be detailed;
Duty Electricians: To be detailed. Duty Photos: LAC. Ellison.
Duty Sigs.: LAC. McLay. LAC. Fletcher. Duty Armr. NCO’s.: To be detailed.
Duty Flight NCO’s.: Sgts. Brock, Rubenstein. Duty Clerk: LACW. Schofield.
Duty Sigs. Officer: F/L. Hughes. Duty F/E. Officer: F/Lt. Hayward.
Duty Air Bomber: F/Lt. Lowry. Duty Gunnery: F/Lt. Clarke.

All detailed crews confined to camp.

[Table of aircraft and heights]

[Deleted] Mayor E [/deleted]


Flight Lieutenant, for Wing Commander,

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


E O Collcutt and Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Operations order 29 October 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed August 13, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7415.

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