Operations order 28 October 1944



Operations order 28 October 1944
Operational programme for night of 28/29 October 1944 Serial 199/44


Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night 28/29 October 1944. Includes two standby crews and duty personnel.



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[underlined] NO. 44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON. [/underlined] [underlined] 28th. OCTOBER, 1944. [/underlined]

SERIAL No. 199/44. [/underlined]

[underlined] LM.654.L.(III). [/underlined]
F/L. Davey.
Sgt. Rawcliffe.
F/O. Biggs.
F/O. Roddie.
Sgt. Oliphant.
F/S. Arnold.
Sgt. Bull.

[underlined] NG.195.C.(I). [/underlined]
F/O. Richardson.
Sgt. Matley.
F/S. Davison.
F/S. Stevens.
Sgt. Marshall.
Sgt. Harris.
Sgt. Bowsher.
+ F/O. Jetson.

[underlined] ME.299.E.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Mangos.
Sgt. Fitzpatrick.
Sgt. Finlayson.
F/S. Sheehan.
Sgt. Harvey.
Sgt. James.
Sgt. Jones.

[underlined] LM.648.K.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Jory.
Sgt. Fox.
Sgt. Crang.
F/O. Pooley.
Sgt. Butcher.
W/O. Oates.
Sgt. Hunt.

[underlined] ND.631.B.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Daggett.
Sgt. Simpson.
F/O. Hindley.
F/O. Sharpe.
Sgt. Chinneck.
F/S. Simpson.
F/S. Barry.

[underlined] LM.625.H.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Coad.
Sgt. Boyson.
Sgt. Dunville.
F/O. Qualtrough.
F/S. Browne.
Sgt. Joyner.
Sgt. Powell.

[underlined] PB.251.O.(III). [/underlined]
F/L. Freestone.
Sgt. Post.
F/S. Gage.
F/O. Woollam.
Sgt. Taylor.
Sgt. Bullivant.
Sgt. Henders.
+ F/O. Fugger.

[underlined] LM.650.T.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Lewis.
Sgt. Neilans.
F/S. Shearman.
F/S. King.
F/S. Mills.
W/O. Welensky. DFM.
W/O. Palmer.

[underlined] PB.192.Q.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Hart.
Sgt. Smith.
F/S. Green.
F/S. Bell.
Sgt. Launder.
Sgt. Spiers.
F/S. Lillywhite.

[underlined] ND.578.Y.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Hayler.
Sgt. Tink.
Sgt. Hearn.
F/O. Winterburn.
Sgt. Nash.
Sgt. James.
Sgt. Knight.

[underlined] PB.360.V.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Worrall.
Sgt. Wilson.
Sgt. Fuller.
Sgt. Clements.
Sgt. Watt.
Sgt. Judd.
Sgt. Maidment.

[underlined] ND.496.F.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Coventry.
Sgt. Shuttleworth.
Sgt. Ayre.
F/S. Gibson.
Sgt. Wood.
Sgt. Perkins.
Sgt. Lewis.

[underlined] PB.380.S.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Barlow.
Sgt. Thornalley.
Sgt. Simmonds.
F/S. Fox.
Sgt. Clements.
Sgt. White.
Sgt. Wilkes.

[underlined] LM.655.U.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Wood.
Sgt. Ingham.
Sgt. Edmonds.
F/O. Spence.
Sgt. Castle.
W/O. Cole. DFM.
Sgt. Pepperdine.

[underlined] ND.869.N.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Thomson.
Sgt. Thorn.
Sgt. Humber.
Sgt. Smith.
Sgt. Wicks.
Sgt. Lee.
Sgt. Padgett.

[underlined] PD.373.X.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Plenderleith.
Sgt. Bender.
F/O. Digman.
F/O. Nicholls.
F/S. Rodda.
Sgt. Syms.
Sgt. Dearman.

[underlined] PB.534.Q.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Haworth.
Sgt. Seiler.
Sgt. Saunders.
F/S. Walters.
F/S. Gardner.
Sgt. Mackay.
Sgt. McAllister.

[underlined] STANDBY. [/underlined]
[underlined] PB.417.R.(III). [/underlined]
F/L. Heath.
Sgt. Smith.
Sgt. Bennett.
P/O. Laforest.
Sgt. Parkinson.
Sgt. Pyper.
Sgt. Coutts.

[underlined] STANDBY. [/underlined]
[underlined] NF.991.D.(I). [/underlined]
F/O. Freeland.
Sgt. Nelson.
F/S. Roper.
F/S. Gardiner.
F/S. Ockerby.
Sgt. Watson.
Sgt. Watts.

[underlined] DUTY CREW. [/underlined]
F/O. Winters.
Sgt. Birch.
Sgt. Smith.
Sgt. Stevens.
Sgt. Silson.
Sgt. Cazaly.
Sgt. Bosley.

+ = 2nd. Pilot.

[underlined] BRIEFING. [/underlined]

Officer i/c Flying : S/L. Newmarch. Duty Flight Engineer : Sgt. Burton.
Duty Electricians : To be detailed. Duty Photos : LAC. Gerard.
Duty Sigs: Cpl. Johnstone, A.C. Brewer. Duty Armr. NCO’s : To be detailed.
Duty Flight [deleted] t [/deleted] NCO’s : Sgts. Olgilvie, Chapman. Duty Clerk : LACW. Schofield.
Duty Sigs. Officer : F/Lt. Hughes. Duty F/E. Officer : F/Lt. Hayward.
Duty Air Bomber : F/Lt. Lowry & F/O. Jones. Duty Gunnery : F/Lt. Clarke & F/O. Cranwick. DFC.

Flight Lieutenant, for Wing Commander,
[underlined] Commanding, No. 44 (Rhodesia) Squadron. [/underlined]


E O Collcutt and Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Operations order 28 October 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed December 11, 2023, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7417.

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