Operations order 12 October 1944

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Title

Operations order 12 October 1944
Operational programme for night of 12/13 October 1944 Serial No. 188/44

Description

Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night 12/13 October 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined and ticked. Includes two standby crews as well as duty personnel and briefing times.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-10-12

Contributor

Angus Bustin

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One-page typewritten document

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Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10364

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Transcription

[Underlined] NO.44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON. 12th. OCTOBER, 1944. [/underlined]
OPERATIONAL PROGRAMME FOR NIGHT OF 12/13TH. OCTOBER. Serial No. 188/44. [/underlined]
[pencil note] 16¾ [pencil note]
[Underlined] LM.654.L. (III) [/underlined]
F/L. Anning.
F/S. Snedker.
F/S. Cardwell.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] F/O. Valentine. [/handwritten underlined BLUE] [handwritten tick]
F/O. Slater.
Sgt. Vance.
Sgt. Retter.
[pencil note] 17 [pencil note]
[Underlined] ND.496.A. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Good.
Sgt. Holmes.
F/S. Hooke.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] F/O. Presnail. [/handwritten underlined BLUE] [handwritten tick]
F/S. Meredith.
Sgt. Chapman.
Sgt. Furlong.
+F/O. Kelly.
[pencil note] 17¼ [pencil note]
[Underlined] PB.192/G.F. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Coventry.
Sgt. Shuttleworth.
Sgt. Ayre.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] Sgt. [deleted] Gibson [/deleted] [handwritten addition] Cossart [/handwritten addition] [/handwritten underlined BLUE] [handwritten tick]
Sgt. Wood.
Sgt. Perkins.
Sgt. Lewis.
[pencil note] 17½ [pencil note]
[Underlined] PB.190/G.J. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Mangos.
Sgt. Fitzpatrick.
Sgt. Finlayson.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] F/S. Sheehan. [/handwritten underlined BLUE] [handwritten tick]
Sgt. Harvey.
Sgt. James.
Sgt. Jones.
[pencil note] 17¾ [pencil note]
[Underlined] LM.625.H. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Locke.
Sgt. White.
Sgt. Swaffield.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] F/S. Blencowe. [/handwritten underlined BLUE] [handwritten tick]
F/S. Young.
Sgt. Brook.
Sgt. Oloughlin.
[pencil note] 18 [pencil note]
[Underlined] LM.648.K. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Jory.
Sgt. Fox.
Sgt. Crang.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] F/O. Pooley. [/handwritten underlined BLUE] [handwritten tick]
Sgt. Butcher.
W/O. Oates.
Sgt. Hunt.
[pencil note] 16¾ [pencil note]
[Underlined] PB.251/G.O. (III) [/underlined]
S/L. Bird.
F/O. Brooks.
F/O. Paul.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] F/O. Adams. [/handwritten underlined BLUE] [handwritten tick]
F/S. Morris.
F/S. Williams.
F/O. Willis.
+F/O. Sargeant.
[pencil note] 17 [pencil note]
[Underlined] LM.645.P. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Hart.
Sgt. Smith.
F/S. Green.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] F/S. Bell. [/handwritten underlined BLUE] [handwritten tick]
Sgt. Codrai.
Sgt. Spiers.
F/S. Lillywhite.
+F/O. Coad.
[pencil note] 17¼ [pencil note]
[Underlined] LM.650.T. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Dives.
Sgt. Crowston.
Sgt. Armitage.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] F/O. Nellyer. [/handwritten underlined BLUE] [handwritten tick]
Sgt. Morley.
Sgt. Potts
Sgt. Biddle.
[pencil note] 17½ [pencil note]
[Underlined] PB.417.R. (III) [/underlined]
F/L. Heath.
Sgt. Smith.
Sgt. Bennett.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] F/S. Laforest. [/handwritten underlined BLUE] [handwritten tick]
Sgt. Parkinson.
Sgt. Pyper.
Sgt. Coutts.
+Lt. Hirschfeld.
[pencil note] 17¾ [pencil note]
[Underlined] ND.578.Y. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Hayler.
Sgt. Tink.
F/O. Young.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] F/O. Winterburn. [/handwritten underlined BLUE] [handwritten tick]
Sgt. Nash.
Sgt. James.
Sgt. Knight.
[pencil note] 18 [pencil note]
[Underlined] PB.360.V. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Worrall.
Sgt. Bender.
Sgt. Fuller.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] Sgt. Clements. [/handwritten underlined BLUE] [handwritten tick]
Sgt. Watt.
Sgt. Judd.
Sgt. Maidment.
[pencil note] 17¼ [pencil note]
[Underlined] PB.534.Q. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Richardson.
Sgt. Matley.
Sgt. Davison.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] F/S. Stevens. [/handwritten underlined BLUE] [handwritten tick]
Sgt. Marshall.
Sgt. Harris.
Sgt. Bowsher.
[pencil note] 17½ [pencil note]
[Underlined] LM.655.U. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Wood.
Sgt. Ingham.
Sgt. Edmonds.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] F/O. Spence. [/handwritten underlined BLUE] [handwritten tick]
Sgt. Castle.
W/O. Cole. DFM.
Sgt. Pepperdine.
[crossed out]
[Underlined] STANDBY. [/underlined]
[Underlined] LM.170.E. (I) [/underlined]
F/O. Sutherland.
Sgt. Cheeseman.
F/S. Jensen.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] F/S. White. [/handwritten underlined BLUE]
F/S. Clow.
F/S. Peterson.
Sgt. Merola.
[/crossed out]
[pencil note] 17¾ [/pencil note]
[Underlined] STANDBY. [/underlined]
[Underlined] PB.380.S. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Boswell.
Sgt. Loynd.
F/S. Meakin.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] F/O. Creed. [/handwritten underlined BLUE] [handwritten tick]
F/S. Hunt.
Sgt. Merry.
F/S. Leslie.
[pencil note] 18,000’ [/pencil note]
[Underlined] STANDBY. [/underlined]
[Underlined] PB.424.X. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Vancuylenberg.
Sgt. Thomson.
W/O. Hayes.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] F/S. Goodhand. [/handwritten underlined BLUE] [handwritten tick]
Sgt. Ostapovitch.
Sgt. Whyte.
Sgt. Smith.
[Underlined] DUTY CREW. [/underlined]
[handwritten underlined BLUE] F/O. Jones. [/handwritten underlined BLUE]
Sgt. Olson.
F/S. Kelly.
Sgt. Short.
Sgt. Cohen.
Sgt. McBurney.
[Underlined] BRIEFING. [/underlined]
NAVIGATORS: [handwritten] 14.15. [/handwritten]
SPECIALISTS: [blank]
CAPTAINS: [handwritten] 1500 [/handwritten]
MAIN: [handwritten] 15.15 [/handwritten]
[handwritten] Meal 1545. [/handwritten]
+2nd. Pilot.
Officer i/c Flying: W/Cdr. Thomsom. DSO. DFC. AFC.
Duty Flight Engineer: Sgt. Nicholson..
Duty Electricians: L.A.C. Spittle, L.A.C. Warwick.
Duty Photos: Sgt. White.
Duty Sigs: To be detailed.
Duty Armr. NCO’s: To be detailed.
Duty Flight N.C.O’s: Sgts. Green, Rubenstein.
Duty Clerk: Cpl. Wyle..
Duty Signals Officer: F/O. Bradshaw.
Duty F/E. Officer: F/L. Hayward.
Duty Air Bomber: F/L. Lowry.
Duty Gunnery: F/L. Clarke.
[Signature] E O Collcutt [/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 12 October 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 26, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7474.

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