Operations order 7 October 1944

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Title

Operations order 7 October 1944
Operational programme for 7 October 1944 Serial 183/44

Description

Lists crews and aircraft for operations on 8 October 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined. Some crews have a number annotated. Includes reserve crew with aircraft "P" allocated and duty personnel

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-10-07

Contributor

Anne-Marie Watson

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One-page typewritten document

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Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10394

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[Underlined] NO. 44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON. 7TH. OCTOBER, 1944. [underlined]

[Underlined] OPERATIONAL PROGRAMME FOR 7TH. OCTOBER, 1944. SERIAL NO. 183/44. [/underlined]

[Underlined] PB.192/G.F.(III). [underlined] 7

F/L. Dobson.
Sgt. McKenzie.
F/L. Edwards.
[Underlined] F/S. Johnstone. [/underlined]
F/S. Edge.
F/L. Clarke
P/O.. Dry.

[Underlined] LM.654.L.(III). [/underlined] 7 3/4

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

[Underlined] ND.869/G.M.(III). [/underlined] 7 1/2

F/O. Good.
Sgt. Holmes.
F/S. Hooke.
[Underlined] F/O. Presnail. [/underlined]
Sgt. Meredith.
Sgt. Chapman.
Sgt. Furlong.

[Underlined] LM.625.H(III). [/underlined] 7 1/4

F/O. Mangos.
Sgt. Fitzpatrick.

[Underlined] F/S. Sheehan. [/underlined]
Sgt. Harvey.
Sgt. James.
Sgt. Jones.

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

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

[Underlined] LM.648.K.(III). [/underlined] 8 1/2

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

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

S/L. Bird.
F/O. Brooks.
F/O. Paul.
[Underlined] F/O. Adams. [/underlined]
F/S. Morris.
F/S. Williams.
F/O. Willis.

[Underlined] PB.251/G.O.(III). [/underlined] 7 1/2

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

[Underlined] LM.655.U.(III). 7 3/4

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

[Underlined] PB.417.R.(III). [/underlined] 8

F/O. Heath.
Sgt. Smith.
Sgt. Bennett.
[Underlined] F/S. LaForest. [/underlined]
Sgt. Parkinson.
Sgt. Pyper.
Sgt. Coutts.

[Underlined] ND.578.Y.(III). [/underlined] 7 1/4

F/O. Hayler.
Sgt. Tink.
F/O. Young.
[Underlined] F/O. Winterburn. [/underlined]
Sgt. Nash.
Sgt. James.
Sgt. Knight.

[Underlined] LM.645.P.(III). [/underlined] 8 1/2

F/O. Thomson.
Sgt. Thorn.
Sgt. Humber.
[Underlined] Sgt. Smith. [/underlined]
Sgt. Wicks.
Sgt. Lee.
Sgt. Padgett.

[Underlined] PB.360.V.(III). [/underlined] 8 1/4

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

[Underlined] PB.424.X.(III). [/underlined] 7 3/4

F/O. Plenderleith.
Sgt. Burton.
F/O. Digman.
[Underlined] F/O. Nicholls. [/underlined]
F/S. Rodda.
Sgt. Syms.
Sgt. Dearman.

Underlined] PB.534.Q.(III). [/underlined] 7

F/O. Vanguilenberg.
Sgt. Thomson.
W/O. Hayes.
[Underlined] Sgt. Goodhand. [/underlined]
Sgt. Ostopovitch.
Sgt. Pursehouse.
Sgt. Smith.

[Underlined] RESERVE. [/underlined] P/8 1/2.

F/O. Barlow.
Sgt. Thornalley.
Sgt. Symons.
[Underlined] F/S. Fox. [/underlined]
Sgt. Clements.
Sgt. White.
Sgt. Wilkes.

[Underlined] DUTY CREW. [/underlined]

Sgt. Wild.
F/S. Stephenson.
[Underlined] F/S. Matthews. [/underlined]
Sgt. Clulow.
F/S. Easterling.
F/S. McDougal.

[Underlined] BRIEFING: [/underlined]

NAVIGATORS:
SPECIALISTS:
CAPTAINS:
MAIN:

[Underlined] Duties. [/underlined] Officer i/c Flying - W/Cdr. Thomson. DSO. DFC. AFC.
All other duties as detailed in operational programme, Serial No. 182/44.

[Signature]

Flight Lieutenant, for Wing Commander,

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

Citation

E O Collcutt and Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Operations order 7 October 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 18, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7506.

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