Operations order 8 October 1944



Operations order 8 October 1944
Operational programme for 8 October 1944 Serial No. 184/44
Section "B", Sub-section IV, Signals. W/T failure during flight


Lists crews and aircraft for operations on 8 October 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined and ticked. Included timings and duty personnel. On the reverse Section "B" Sub-Section IV. Signals. W/T failure during flight - procedure to be adopted. The rest of page is blank.


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[Underlined] NO. 44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON. 8TH. OCTOBER, 1944. [underlined]

[Underlined] OPERATIONAL PROGRAMME FOR 8TH. OCTOBER, 1944. SERIAL NO. 184/44. [/underlined]

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

F/O. Peel.
Sgt. Saxby.
Sgt. Hall.
[Underlined] Sgt. Martinez. [/underlined]
Sgt. Mitchell.
Sgt. Knowles.
Sgt. Jackson.

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

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

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

F/L. Anning.
Sgt. Snedker.
F/S. Cardwell.
[Underlined] F/O. Valentine. [/underlined]
F/O. Slater.
Sgt. Vance.
Sgt. Retter.

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

F/O. Hodson.
Sgt. Warburton.
Sgt. Cree.
[Underlined] Sgt. Randall. [/underlined]
F/S. Dubois.
F/O. Bradshaw.
Sgt. Nolan.

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

F/O. Wilson.
Sgt. Brian.
Sgt. Dawe.
[Underlined] Sgt. Culley. [/underlined]
Sgt. Jenkins.
Sgt. Knight.
Sgt. Lansdown.

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

P/O. Good.
Sgt. Boyson.
Sgt. Dunville.
[Underlined] F/O. Qualtrough. [/underlined]
F/S. Brown.
Sgt. Joyner.
Sgt. Powell.

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

F/O. Gardner.
Sgt. Ludlow.
F/S. McDonald.
[Underlined] Sgt. Beaton. [/underlined]
Sgt. Burroughs.
Sgt. Welsh.
Sgt. VanNiekerk.

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

F/O. Locke.
Sgt. Whyte.
Sgt. Treadwell.
[Underlined] F/S. Blencowe. [/underlined]
F/S. Young.
Sgt. Brook.
Sgt. Cloughgin.

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

F/O. Jory.
Sgt. Fox.
Sgt. Craig.
[Underlined] F/O. Pooley. [/underlined]
Sgt. Butcher.
W/O. Oates.
Sgt. Hunt.

[Underlined] DUTY CREW. [/underlined]

Sgt. Wild.
F/S. Stephenson.
F/S. Matthews.
Sgt. Clulow.
F/S. Easterling.
F/S. McDougal.

[Underlined] BRIEFING: [/underlined]

NAVIGATORS: 12.30 hrs.
SPECIALISTS:12.30 hrs.
MAIN: 12.45 hrs.

Officer i/c Night Flying: S/Ldr. Bird.
Duty Flight Engineer: Sgt. Kemp.
Duty Electricians: To be detailed.
Duty Photos: Sgt. Whyte.
Duty Sigs. Cpl. Russell, A.C. Wardle.
Duty Armr. N.C.Os’.: Cpl. Lomax.
Duty Flight N.C.O’s.: “A” - Sgt. Green, “B” – To be detailed.
Duty Clerk: To be detailed.
Duty Signals Officer: P/O. Parker.
Duty F/E. Officer.: F/Lt. Hayward.
Duty Air Bomber: F/Lt. Lowry.
Duty Gunnery: F/L. Clarke.


[Deleted] Flight Lieutenant, for [/deleted] Wing Commander,

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


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