Operations order 23 October 1944

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Title

Operations order 23 October 1944
Operational programme for 23 October 1944 Serial No. 197/44. Operational programme for night 23/24 October 1944

Description

Lists six crews and aircraft for operations on 23 October 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlines and ticked. Heights are annotated to each aircraft. At the bottom programme for night 23/24 lists two crews but no aircraft.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-10-23

Contributor

Anne-Marie Watson

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One-page typewritten document

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Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10360

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Transcription

[Underlined] NO. 44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON. 23RD. OCTOBER, 1944. [underlined]

[Underlined] OPERATIONAL PROGRAMME FOR 23RD. OCTOBER, 1944. SERIAL NO. 197/44. [/underlined]

6400
[Underlined] LM.655. [deleted] U [/deleted] M.(III). [/underlined]

F/O. Gardiner.
Sgt. Ludlow.
F/S. MacDonald.
[Underlined] F/S. Beaton. [/underlined]
Sgt. Burroughs.
Sgt. Welsh.
Sgt. Van Niekerk.

7000
[Underlined] LM.645.P.(III). [/underlined]

F/O. Russell.
Sgt. Leeming.
W/O. Towill.
[Underlined] Sgt. Dennett. [/underlined]
W/O. Abraham.
Sgt. Smith.
Sgt. Campbell.

6600
[Underlined] PB.190.J.(III). [/underlined]

F/O. Sargent.
Sgt. Bradford.
Sgt. Symes.
[Underlined] Sgt. Walters. [/underlined]
Sgt. Bell.
Sgt. Boulter.
Sgt. George.

6800
[Underlined] ND.869. [deleted] M [/deleted] U.(III). [/underlined]

F/O. Vancuylenberg.
Sgt. Thomson.
W/O. Hayes.
[Underlined] F/S. Goodhand. [/underlined]
Sgt. Ostapovitch.
Sgt. Pursehouse.
Sgt. Smith.

6000
[Underlined] PD.373.X.(III). [/underlined]

F/O. Lewis.
Sgt. Neilans.
F/S. Shearman.
[Underlined] F/S. King. [/underlined]
F/S. Mills.
W/O. Welensky. DFM.
W/O. Palmer.

6200
[Underlined] PB.417.R.(III). [/underlined]

Lt. Hirschfeld.
Sgt. Lorrain.
F/O. York.
[Underlined] F/O. Murphy. [/underlined]
F/S. Jones.
Sgt. Storr.
Sgt. Mitchell.


[Underlined] DUTY CREW. [/underlined]

[Underlined] F/O. Roddie. [/underlined]
[Underlined] F/S. Handley. [/underlined]
Sgt. Seiler.
Sgt. Saunders.
F/S. Walters.
F/S. Gardner.
Sgt. MacKay.

[Underlined] BRIEFING. [/underlined]
NAVIGATORS: 13.00
SPECIALISTS:
CAPTAINS:
MAIN: 13.30

[Underlined] OPERATIONAL PROGRAMME FOR NIGHT OF 23/24TH. OCTOBER. [/underlined]

F/L. Freestone.
Sgt. Post.
F/S. Gage.
[Underlined] F/O. Woollam. [/underlined]
Sgt. Taylor.
Sgt. Bullivant.
Sgt. Henders.

F/O. Sutherland.
Sgt. Cheeseman.
F/S. Jenson.
[Underlined] F/S. White. [/underlined]
F/S. Clow.
Sgt. Peterson.
Sgt. Merola.

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

[Signature]

Flight Lieutenant, for Wing Commander,

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

Citation

E O Collcutt and Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Operations order 23 October 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 1, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7469.

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