Operations order 6 October 1944

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Title

Operations order 6 October 1944
Operational programme for night 6/7 October 1944 Serial No. 182/44

Description

Annotated 'Bombing Leader' at the top. Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night 6/7 October 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined and ticked. Number are annotated by each crew. Included standby crew and duty personnel.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-10-06

Contributor

Andy Hamilton

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Transcription

[inserted] B/LDR [/inserted]

[underlined] NO> 44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON. [/underlined] [underlined] 6th. OCTOBER, 1944. [/underlined]

[underlined] OPERATIONAL PROGRAMME FOR NIGHT OF 6/7th. OCTOBER, 1944.
SERIAL NO.182/44. [/underlined]

[inserted] 18 ¾ [/inserted]
[underlined] PB.190/G.J.(III) [/underlined]
F/L. Davey.
Sgt. Rawcliffe.
F/O. Young.
[underlined] F/O. Roddie. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Oliphant.
F/S. Arnold.
Sgt. Morley.
+ F/O. Gardiner.

[inserted] 19 [/inserted]
[underlined] LM.625.H.(III) [/underlined]
F/O. Slade.
Sgt. Crammond.
F/S. Kelly.
[underlined] F/O. Shute. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Bishop.
Sgt. Beechey.
F/S. Spankie.

[inserted] 19 ¼ [/inserted]
[underlined] LM.648.K.(III) [/underlined]
F/O. Hodson.
Sgt. Warburton.
Sgt. Cree.
[underlined] Sgt.Randall. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
F/S. Dubois.
Sgt. Chapman.
Sgt. Nolan.

[inserted] 19 ½ [/inserted]
[underlined] ND.869/G.M.(III) [/underlined]
F/O. Sutherland.
Sgt. Cheeseman.
F/S. Jensen.
[underlined] F/S. White. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
F/S. Clow.
F/S. Peterson.
Sgt.Merola.

[inserted] 18 ¾ [/inserted]
[underlined] PB.192/G.F.(III) [/underlined]
F/O. Wilson.
Sgt. Brian.
Sgt. Dawe.
[underlined] Sgt. Cullet. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt, Jenkins.
Sgt. Knight.
Sgt. Lansdown.

[inserted] 19 [/inserted]
[underlined] LM.654.L.(III) [/underlined]
F/O. Coventry.
Sgt. Shuttleworth.
Sgt. Ayre.
[underlined] Sgt. Gibson. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Wood.
Sgt. Perkins.
Sgt. Furlong.

[inserted] 19 ¼ [/inserted]
[underlined] ND.496.A.(III) [/underlined]
F/O. Russell.
Sgt. Leeming.
W/O. Towill.
[underlined] Sgt. Bennett. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
W/O. Abraham.
Sgt. Smith.
Sgt. Campbell.

[inserted] 19 ½ [/inserted]
[underlined] LM.650.T.(III) [/underlined]
F/O. Lewis.
Sgt. Neilans.
F/S. Shearman.
[underlined] F/S. King. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
F/S. Mills.
W/O. Welensky.DFM.
W/O. Palmer.

[inserted] 18 ¾ [/inserted]
[underlined] LM.645.P.(III) [/underlined]
F/O. Hart.
Sgt. Smith.
F/S. Green.
[underlined] F/S. Bell. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Codrai.
Sgt. Spiers.
F/S. Lillywhite.

[inserted] 19 [/inserted]
[underlined] PB.380.S.(III) [/underlined]
F/O. Boswell.
Sgt. Loynd.
Sgt. Meakin.
[underlined] F/O. Creed. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
F/S. Hunt.
Sgt. Merry.
F/S. Leslie.
+F/O. VanGuylenburg.

[inserted] 19 ¼ [/inserted]
[underlined] PB.417.R.(III) [/underlined]
F/O. Heath.
Sgt. Smith.
Sgt. Bennett.
[underlined] F/S. Laforest. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Parkinson.
Sgt. Pyper.
Sgt. Coutts.

[inserted] 19 ½ [/inserted]
[underlined] PB.534.Q.(III) [/underlined]
F/O. Dives.
Sgt. Crowston.
Sgt. Armitage.
[underlined] P/O. Nellyer. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Morley.
Sgt. Potts.
Sgt. Biddle.

[inserted] 18 ¾ [/inserted]
[underlined] ND.578.Y.(III) [/underlined]
F/O. Barlow.
Sgt. Thornalley.
Sgt. Simmonds.
[underlined] F/S. Fox. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Clements.
Sgt. White.
Sgt. Wilkes.

[inserted] 19 [/inserted]
[underlined] LM.655.U.(III) [/underlined]
F/O. Wood.
Sgt. Ingham.
Sgt. Edmonds.
[underlined] F/O. Spence. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Castle.
W/O. Cole. DFM.
Sgt. Pepperdine.

[inserted] 19 ¼ [/inserted]
[underlined] PB.251/G.O.(III) [/underlined]
F/O. Thomson.
Sgt. Thorn.
Sgt. Humber.
[underlined] Sgt. Smith. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Wicks.
Sgt. Lee.
Sgt. Padgett.

[inserted] 19 ½ [/inserted]
[underlined] PB.360.V.(III) [/underlined]
F/O. Peel.
Sgt. Saxby.
Sgt. Hall.
[underlined] Sgt. Martinez. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Mitchell.
Sgt. Knowled.
Sgt. Jackson.

[inserted] 19 [/inserted]
[underlined] PB.424.X.(III) [/underlined]
F/O. Plenderleith.
Sgt. Burton.
F/O. Digman.
[underlined] F/O. Nicholls. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
F/S. Rodda.
Sgt. Syms.
Sgt. Dearman.

[inserted] 19 ¼ [/inserted]
[underlined] STANDBY CREW. ‘E’. [/underlined]
F/O. Jory.
Sgt. Fox.
Sgt. Crang.
[underlined] F/O. Pooley. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Butcher.
W/O. Oates.
Sgt. Hunt.

[underlined] DUTY CREW. [/underlined]
F/O. Mangoss.
Sgt. Fitzpatrick.
[underlined] Sgt. Sheehan. [/underlined]
Sgt. Meredith.
Sgt. James.
Sgt. Jones.
Sgt. Holmes.

Note:
+ = 2nd.Pilots.

[underlined] BRIEFING. [/underlined]
NAVIGATORS: SPECIALISTS: CAPTAINS: Main:

Officer i/c. Night Flying – W/Cdr. Thompson.DSO.DFC.AFC., Duty Flight Engineer – To be detailed. Duty Elec – To be detailed; Duty Photos – Sgt. White; Duty Sigs – Cpl.Wright & LAC.Wright; Duty Armr.NCOs. – To be detailed; Duty Flight NCOs. – To be detailed; Duty Clerk – LACW.Schofield. Duty Sig.Offr – F/Lt. Hughes; Duty F/E.Officer – F/Lt. Hayward; Duty A/B.Officer – F/Lt. Lowry; Duty Gunnery – F/Lt.Clarke. DFC. Duty Nav – F/S.Gage.

[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 6 October 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed January 26, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7510.

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