Operations order 10 October 1944



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


Part 1 lists eight crews and aircraft for operations on 11 October 1944. Part 2 lists five crews and aircraft as well as a reserve crew. Includes duty personnel and actions if there were no operations.



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[underlined] NO.44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON. [/underlined] [underlined] 10th. OCTOBER, 1944. [/underlined]

SERIAL NO.187/44. [/underlined]

[underlined] PART I. [/underlined]

[underlined] LM.645.P.(III) [/underlined]
F/O. Worral.
Sgt. Bender.
Sgt. Fuller.
[underlined] Sgt. Clements. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick – crossed through] [/inserted]
Sgt. Watt.
Sgt. Judd.
Sgt. Maidment.

[underlined] LM.655.U.(III) [/underlined]
F/O. Vancuylenburg.
Sgt. Thomson.
W/O. Hayes.
[underlined] Sgt. Goodhand. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick – crossed through] [/inserted]
Sgt. Ostopovitch.
Sgt. Potts.
F/S. Smith.

[underlined] ND.496.A.(III) [/underlined]
F/L. Anning.
Sgt. Snedker.
F/S. Cardwell.
[underlined] F/O. Valentine. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick – crossed through] [/inserted]
F/O. Slater.
Sgt. Vance.
Sgt. Retter.

[underlined] PB.534.Q.(III) [/underlined]
F/O. Richardson.
Sgt. Matley.
Sgt. Dawson.
[underlined] Sgt. Stevens. [/underlined]
Sgt. Marshall.
Sgt. Harris.
Sgt. Bowsher.

[underlined] LM.650.T.(III) [/underlined]
F/O. Lewis.
Sgt. Neilans.
F/S. Shearman.
[underlined] Sgt. King. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick – crossed through] [/inserted]
Sgt. Mills.
W/O. Welensky.
W/O. Palmer.

[underlined] PB.380.S.(III) [/underlined]
F/O. Coad.
Sgt. Boyson.
Sgt. Dunville.
[underlined] F/O. Qualtrough. [/underlined]
F/S. Browne.
Sgt. Joyner.
Sgt. Powell.

[underlined] PB.190/G.J.(III) [/underlined]
F/O. Gardner.
Sgt. Ludlow.
F/S. McDonald.
[underlined] Sgt. Beeston. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick – crossed through] [/inserted]
Sgt. Burroughs.
Sgt. Walsh.
Sgt. Van Nickerk.

[underlined] PB.417.R.(III) [/underlined]
F/O. Locke.
Sgt. Whyte.
Sgt. Swaffield.
[underlined] F/S. Blencowe. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick – crossed through] [/inserted]
F/S. Young.
Sgt. Brook.
Sgt. Cloughlin.

[underlined] LM.625.H.(III) [/underlined]
F/O. Jory.
Sgt. Fox.
Sgt. Crang.
[underlined] F/O. Pooley. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick – crossed through] [/inserted]
Sgt. Butcher.
W/O. Oates.
Sgt. Hunt.

[underlined] PART II. [/underlined]

[underlined] PB.192/G.F.(III) [/underlined]
F/O. Sutherland.
Sgt. Cheeseman.
F/O. Young.
[underlined] F/S. White. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
F/S. Clow.
F/S. Petersen.
Sgt. Merola.

[underlined] PB.251/G.O.(III) [/underlined]
S/L. Bird.
F/O. Brooks.
F/O. Paul.
[underlined] F/O. Adams. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick – crossed through] [/inserted]
F/S. Morris.
F/S. Williams.
F/O. Willis.

[underlined] ND.578.Y.(III) [/underlined]
F/O. Boswell.
Sgt. Loynd.
Sgt. Meakin.
[underlined] F/O. Creed. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick – crossed through] [/inserted]
F/S. Hunt.
Sgt. Merry.
F/S. Leslie.

[underlined] LM.654.L.(III) [/underlined]
F/O. Sargeant.
Sgt. Bradfield.
F/S. Symes.
[underlined] F/S. Walters. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick – crossed through] [/inserted]
Sgt. Bell.
Sgt. Boulter.
Sgt. George.

[underlined] LM.648.K.(III) [/underlined]
Lt. [indecipherable word]
Sgt. Lorrain.
F/O. York.
[underlined] F/O. Murphy. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick – crossed through] [/inserted]
F/S. Jones.
Sgt. Stoar.

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

[underlined] DUTY CREW. [/underlined]
F/O. Kelly.
Sgt. Howarth.
Sgt. James.
W/O. Grubb.
Sgt. Conislow.
Sgt. Dyson.


Officer i/c. Flying – W/Cdr.Thomson.DSO.DFC.AFC., 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.

Flight Lieutenant,
for Wing Commander,
[underlined] NO. 44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON. [/underlined]


E O Collcutt and Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Operations order 10 October 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 20, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7471.

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