Operations order 27 September 1944



Operations order 27 September 1944
Operational programme for the night of 27/28 September 1944 Serial No. 179/44


Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night 27/28 September 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined. Includes reserve crew and duty personnel.



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[Underlined] NO.44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON 27TH,SEPTEMBER, 1944. [/underlined]
OPERATIONAL PROGRAMME FOR THE NIGHT OF 27/28TH SEPTEMBER, 1944. Serial No. 179/44. [/underlined]
[Underlined] PB.192/G.F. (III) [/underlined]
F/L. Dobson.
Sgt. McKenzie.
F/O. Turner.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] F/S. Johnstone. [/handwritten underlined BLUE]
F/S. Edge.
F/S. Snape.
F/S. Dry.
[Underlined] PB.235.G. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Evans.
Sgt. Snoxell.
F/S. Hunter.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] F/S. Harper. [/handwritten underlined BLUE]
Sgt. Fearn.
Sgt. Vause.
Sgt. Cahill.
[Underlined] ND.869/G.M. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Good.
Sgt. Holmes.
F/S. Hooke.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] F/O. Presnail. [/handwritten underlined BLUE]
Sgt. Meredith.
Sgt. Chapman.
Sgt. Furlong.
[Underlined] LM.654.L. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Sutherland.
Sgt. Snedker.
F/S. Jenson.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] F/S. White. [/handwritten underlined BLUE]
F/S. Clow.
F/S. Peterson.
Sgt. Retter.
[Underlined] PB.534.Q. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Wilson.
Sgt. Brian.
Sgt. Dawe.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] Sgt. Culley. [/handwritten underlined BLUE]
Sgt. Jenkins.
Sgt. Perkins.
Sgt. Lewis.
[Underlined] LM.648.[deleted] K [/deleted] [handwritten] U [/handwritten]. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Poole.
Sgt. Wild.
F/S. Stephenson.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] F/S. Matthews. [/handwritten underlined BLUE]
Sgt. Clulow.
F/S. Easterling.
F/S. McDougal.
[Underlined] LM.625.H. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Haworth.
Sgt. Seiler.
Sgt. Saunders.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] Sgt. Walters. [/handwritten underlined BLUE]
Sgt. Gardner.
Sgt. McKay.
Sgt. McAllister.
[Underlined] PB.190/G.J. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Mangos.
Sgt. Fitzpatrick.
Sgt. Finlayson.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] F/S. Sheehan. [/handwritten underlined BLUE]
Sgt. Harvey.
Sgt. James.
Sgt. Jones.
[Underlined] ND.496.A. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Russel.
Sgt. Leeming.
W/O. Towill.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] Sgt. Dennett. [/handwritten underlined BLUE]
W/O. Abraham.
Sgt. Smith.
Sgt. Campbell.
[Underlined] PB.251/G.O. (III) [/underlined]
F/L. Freestone.
Sgt. Post.
F/S. Gage.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] F/S. Cossart. [/handwritten underlined BLUE]
Sgt. Taylor.
Sgt. Bullivant.
Sgt. Henders.
[Underlined] LM.650.T. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Lewis.
Sgt. Neilans.
F/S. Shearman.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] F/S. King. [/handwritten underlined BLUE]
F/S. Mills.
W/O. Welensky. DFM.
W/O. Palmer.
[Underlined] ND.578.Y. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Hayler.
Sgt. Tink.
F/O. Young.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] F/O. Winterburn. [/handwritten underlined BLUE]
P/O. Parker.
Sgt. James.
Sgt. Knight.
[Underlined] PB.417.R. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Dives.
Sgt. Crowston.
Sgt. Armitage.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] P/O. Nellyer. [/handwritten underlined BLUE]
Sgt. Morley.
Sgt. Potts.
Sgt. Biddle.
[handwritten crossed out]
[Underlined] PB.360.V. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Worrall.
Sgt. Wilson.
Sgt. Fuller.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] Sgt. Clements. [/handwritten underlined BLUE]
Sgt. Watt.
Sgt. Judd.
Sgt. Maidment.
[/handwritten crossed out]
[Underlined] LM.645.P. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Thomson.
Sgt. Thorn.
Sgt. Humber.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] Sgt. Smith. [/handwritten underlined BLUE]
Sgt. Wicks.
Sgt. Lee.
Sgt. Padgett.
[handwritten crossed out]
[Underlined] PB.380.S. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Peel.
Sgt. Saxby.
Sgt. Hall.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] Sgt. Martinez. [/handwritten underlined BLUE]
Sgt. Mitchell.
Sgt. Knowles.
Sgt. Jackson.
[/handwritten crossed out]
[Underlined] PB.424.X. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Plenderleith.
Sgt. Burton.
F/O. Digman.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] F/O. Nicholls. [/handwritten underlined BLUE]
F/S. Rodda.
Sgt. Syms.
Sgt. Dearman.
[Underlined] RESERVE. [/underlined] [handwritten] S [/handwritten]
F/O. Boswell.
Sgt. Loynd.
Sgt. Meakin.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] F/O. Creed. [/handwritten underlined BLUE]
F/S. Hunt.
Sgt. Merry.
F/S. Leslie.
[Underlined] DUTY CREW. [/underlined]
F/O. Hodson.
Sgt. Warburton.
Sgt. Cree.
[handwritten underlined BLUE] Sgt. Randall. [/handwritten underlined BLUE]
Sgt. Knight.
Sgt. Merola.
Sgt. Cheeseman.
[Underlined] BRIEFING. [/underlined]
CAPTAINS: [blank]
MAIN: [blank]
MEALS: [blank]
TRANSPORT: [blank]
Officer i/c Night Flying: S/Ldr. Bird.
Duty Flight Engineer: To be detailed.
Duty Electricians: L.A.C.’s. Warwick, Morgan.
Duty Photos: Sgt. White.
Duty Sigs: Cpl. Russell, AC. Evans.
Duty Armr. N.C.O’s: To be Detailed.
Duty Flight N.C.O’s: Sgt. Gibbons, Sgt. Le Blanc Smith.
Duty Clerk: L.A.C. Hudson.
Duty Signals Officer: F/Lt. Hughes.
Duty F/E. Officer: F/Lt. Hayward.
Duty Air Bomber: F/Lt. Lowry.
Duty Gunnery: F/O. Willis.
Duty Radar: To be detailed
[Signature] E O Collcutt [/signature]
Flight Lieutenant, for Wing Commander,
[Underlined] Commanding, No.44 (Rhodesia) Squadron. [/underlined]


E O Collcutt and Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Operations order 27 September 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed June 23, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7517.

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