Operations order 10 October 1944

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Title

Operations order 10 October 1944
Operational programme for 11 October 1944 Serial No. 187/44

Description

Has part 1 with seven crews and aircraft listed and part 2 with five crews, a reserve crew and aircraft listed. There is a replacement in second crew from left top line and the second crew from left in last row is crossed out. Includes duty personnel and instructions if no operations.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-10-10

Contributor

Anne-Marie Watson

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Format

One-page typewritten document

Language

Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10348

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Transcription

[Underlined] NO.44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON. 10TH. OCTOBER, 1944. [underlined]

[Underlined] OPERATIONAL PROGRAMME FOR 11TH. OCTOBER, 1944. SERIAL NO. 187/44. [/underlined]

[Diagonal lines through this page]

[Underlined] LM.645.P.(III) [/underlined]

F/O. Worrall.
Sgt. Bender.
Sgt. Fuller.
Sgt. Clements.
Sgt. Watt.
Sgt. Judd.
Sgt. Maidment.

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

F/O. Vancuylenburg.
Sgt. Thomson.
W/O. Hayes.
Sgt. Goodhand.
Sgt. Ostopovitch.
[Deleted] Sgt. [indecipherable] [/deleted] F/O. Bradshaw
F/S. Smith.

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

F/L. Anning.
Sgt. Snedker.
F/S. Cardwell.
F/O. Valentine.
F/O. Slater.
Sgt. Vance.
Sgt. Retter.

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

F/O. Richardson.
Sgt. Matley.
Sgt. Dawson.
Sgt. Stevens.
Sgt. Marshall.
Sgt. Harris.
Sgt. Bowsher.

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

F/O. Lewis.
Sgt. Neilans.
F/S. Shearman.
Sgt. King.
F/S. King.
F/S. Mills.
W/O. Welensky.
W/O. Palmer.

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

F/O. Coad.
Sgt. Boyson.
Sgt. Dunville.
F/O. Qualtrough.
F/S. Browne.
Sgt. Joyner.
Sgt. Powell.

[Underlined] PB.190/G.J.(III) [/underlined]

F/O. Gardner.
Sgt. Ludlow.
F/S. McDonald.
Sgt. Beeston.
Sgt. Burroughs.
Sgt. Walsh.
Sgt. Van Nickerk.

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

F/O. Locke.
Sgt. Whyte.
Sgt. Swaffield.
F/S. Blencowe.
F/S. Young.
Sgt. Brook.
Sgt. Cloughlin.


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

F/O. Jory.
Sgt. Fox.
Sgt. Crang.
F/O. Pooley.
Sgt. Butcher.
W/O. Oates.
Sgt. Hunt.

[Underlined] PART II. [/underlined]

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

F/O. Sutherland.
Sgt. Cheeseman.
F/O. Young.
F/S. White.
F/S. Clow.
F/S. Petersen.
Sgt. Merola.

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

S/L. Bird.
F/O. Brooks.
F/O. Paul.
F/O. Adams.
F/S. Morris.
F/S. Williams.
F/O. Willis.

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

F/O. Boswell.
Sgt. Loynd.
Sgt. Meakin.
F/O. Creed.
F/S. Hunt.
Sgt. Merry.
F/S. Leslie.

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

F/O. Sargeant.
Sgt. Bradfield.
F/S. Symes.
F/S. Walters.
Sgt. Bell.
Sgt. Boulter.
Sgt. George.

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

Lt. Hirschfeld.
Sgt. Lorrain.
F/O. York.
F/O. Murphy.
F/S. Jones.
Sgt. Steer.
Sgt. Mitchell.

[Underlined] RESERVE. [/underlined]

[Cross through this crew list]

F/O. Mangos.
Sgt. Fitzpatrick.
Sgt. Finlayson.
F/S. Sheehan.
Sgt. Harvey.
Sgt. James.
Sgt. Jones

[Underlined] DUTY CREW. [/underlined]

F/O. Kelly.
Sgt. Howarth.

Sgt. James.
W/O. Grubb.
Sgt. Conislow.
Sgt. Dyson.

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

Officer i/c Flying – W/Cdr.Thompson.DSO.DFC.AFG. [sic], Duty F/Eng – To be detailed;
Duty Electricians – Cpl.Russell & AC.Wardle; Duty Photos – Sgt. White; Duty
Arm.NCOs - To be detailed; Duty Flight NCOs. – To be detailed.
Duty Clerk: LAC.Hudson; Duty Sigs.Officer – P/O. Parker; Duty F/E.Officer –
F/L.Hayward; Duty A/B.Officer - F/L.Lowry; Duty Gunnery - F/Lt. Clarke.

If there are no operations, ‘A’ Flight Aircrew personnel will parade on No 4 Site and ‘B’ Flight Aircrew personnel on No.5 Site at 09.00 hours.
Hut Cleaning 09.00 – 09.15 hours. Report to Sections at 09.30 hours.
Officers i/c. Parades: ‘A’ Flight – F/Lt.Anning; ‘B’ Flight – F/L. Freestone.

[Signature]

Flight Lieutenant,

for Wing Commander,

Commanding,

[Underlined] NO. 44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON. [/underlined]

Citation

E O Collcutt and Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Operations order 10 October 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 30, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7416.

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