Operations order 19 September 1944



Operations order 19 September 1944
Operational flying programme for night of 19/20 September 1944 Serial No. 175/44


Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night 19/20 September 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined. Includes duty personnel.



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[Underlined] NO.44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON. 19th. SPETEMBER 1944. [/underlined]

[Underlined] OPERATIONAL FLYING PROGRAMME FOR NIGHT OF 19/20th. SEPTEMBER, 1944. SERIAL NO.175/44. [/underlined]

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

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

[Underlined] PB.235.G.(III) [/underlined]

F/O. Evans.
Sgt. Snoxell.
F/S. Hunter.
[Underlined] F/S. Harper. [/underlined]
Sgt. Fearn.
Sgt. Vause.
Sgt. Cahill.

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

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

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

F/O. Slade.
Sgt. Crammond.
F/S. Henderson.
[Underlined] F/O. Shute. [/underlined]
Sgt. Bishop.
Sgt. Beechey.
F/S. Spankie.

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

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

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

F/O. Coventry.
Sgt. Shuttlewiorth.
Sgt. Ayre.
[Underlined] Sgt. Gibson. [/underlined]
Sgt. Wood.
Sgt. Perkins.
Sgt. Lewis.

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

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

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

F/L. Newmarch.
Sgt. Appleton.
F/O. Biggs.
[Underlined] F/S. Handley. [/underlined]
Sgt. Launder.
Sgt. McCarthy.
Sgt. Nicholls.

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

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

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

F/O. Boswell.
Sgt. Nicholson.
Sgt. Meakin.
[Underlined] F/O. Creed. [/underlined]
F/S. Ford.
Sgt. Merry.
F/S. Leslie.

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

F/O. Richardson.
Sgt. Matley.
Sgt. Davidson.
[Underlined] F/S. Stevens. [/underlined]
Sgt. Marshall.
Sgt. Harris.
Sgt. Bowsaher.

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

F/O. Worrall.
Sgt. Wilson.
Sgt. Fuller.
[Underlined] Sgt. Clements. [/underlined]
Sgt. Watt.
Sgt. Judd.
Sgt. Maidment.

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

F/O. Wood.
Sgt. Ingham.
Sgt. Edmonds.
[Underlined] F/O. Spence. [/underlined]
Sgt. Castle.
W/O. Cole.
Sgt. Pepperdine.

[Underlined] STANDBY ‘R’ [/underlined]

F/O. Barlow.
Sgt. Thornally.
Sgt. Simmons.
[/underlined] F/S. Fox. [/underlined]
Sgt. Clements.
Sgt. White.
Sgt. Wilkes.

[Underlined] STANDBY ‘P’ [/underlined]

F/O. Kennedy.
Sgt. Olsen.
F/S. Kelly.
[Underlined] F/O. Jones. [/underlined]
Sgt. Short.
Sgt. McBurney.
Sgt. Cohen.

[Underlined] STANDBY ‘T’ [/underlined]

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

[Underlined] STANDBY ‘F’ [/underlined]

F/O. Croker.
Sgt. Mitchell.
Sgt. Jordan.
[Underlined] Sgt. Marwood. [/underlined]
F/S. Henshaw.
Sgt. Wilcox.
Sgt. Williams.

[Underlined] STANDBY ‘J’ [/underlined]

F/O. Haworth.
Sgt. Seiler.
Sgt. Saunders.
[Underlined] Sgt. Walters. [/underlined]
Sgt. Gardner.
Sgt. McKay.
Sgt. McAllister.

[Underlined] STANDBY ‘B’ [/underlined]

F/O. Mangos.
Sgt. Fitzpatrick.
Sgt. Finlayson.
[Underlined] F/S. Sheehan. [/underlined]
Sgt. Harvey.
Sgt. James.
Sgt. Jones.

[Underlined] DUTY CREW. [/underlined]

F/O. Hayler.
Sgt. Tink.
Sgt. Lumsden.
[Underlined] Sgt. Nash. [/underlined]
Sgt. James.
Sgt. Knight.
Sgt. Kaye.



Officer i/c Night Flying – W/Cdr. Thompson. Duty Flight Engineer – To be
detailed; Duty Electricians – LACs. Spittle & Ward. Duty Photos – Sgt. White;
Duty Sigs – Sgt. Collins; Duty Armr.NCOs’ – To be detailed; Duty Flight NCOs. –
Sgt. Jordan & Le Blanc Smith; Duty Clerk – LACW. Schofield.
Duty Sigs.Offr – F/Lt. Hughes; Duty F/E.Offr; - F/Lt.Hayward; Duty A/B.Offr. –
F/Lt.Lowry; Duty Gunnery Offr; - F/Lt.Clarke.DFC.


Flight Lieutenant,

for Wing Commander, Commanding,

[Underlined] NO. 44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON. [/underlined]


E O Collcutt and Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Operations order 19 September 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed June 7, 2023, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7530.

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