Operations order 18 September 1944

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Title

Operations order 18 September 1944
Operational programme for night of 18 September 1944 Serial No. 174/44

Description

Lists fifteen crews including two standby in section 1 and four crews in section two. The fourth member of each crew ins underlined and ticked. Heights are annotated by each aircraft in section one and two standby crews have aircraft 'T' and 'X' annotated alongside them. Includes duty personnel.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-09-18

Contributor

Andy Hamilton

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One-page typewritten document

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Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10429

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[underlined] OPERATIONAL PROGRAMME FOR NIGHT OF 18TH. SEPTEMBER, 1944. [/underlined]
[underlined] SERIAL NO.174/44. [/underlined]

[underlined] SECTION I. [/underlined]

[inserted] 15 [/inserted]
[underlined] LM.648.K.(III). [/underlined]
S/L. Millington.
Sgt. Watson.
F/L. Edwards.
[underlined] F/O. Riddiford. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
P/O. Parker.
Sgt. Thornton.
Sgt. Newton.

[inserted] 15 ¼ [/inserted]
[underlined] ND.869/G.M.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Good.
Sgt. Holmes.
F/S. Hooke.
[underlined] F/O. Presnail. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Meredith.
Sgt. Stocking.
Sgt. Furlong.

[inserted] 15 ½ [/inserted]
[underlined] PB.190.J.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Wilson.
Sgt. Brian.
Sgt. Dawe.
[underlined] Sgt. Culley. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Jenkins.
Sgt. Knight.
Sgt. Lansdown.

[inserted] 15 ¾ [/inserted]
[underlined] LM.625.H.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Coventry.
Sgt. Shuttleworth.
Sgt. Ayre.
[underlined] Sgt. Gibson. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Wood.
Sgt. Perkins.
Sgt. Lewis.

[underlined] PB.192/G.F.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Croker.
Sgt. Mitchell.
[inserted] 16000 [/inserted] Sgt. Jordan.
[underlined] Sgt. Marwood. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
F/S. Henshaw.
Sgt. Wilcox.
Sgt. Williams.

[inserted] 15 [/inserted]
[underlined] ND.631.B.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Mangos.
Sgt. Fitzpatrick.
Sgt. Finlayson.
[underlined] F/S. Sheehan. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Harvey.
Sgt. James.
Sgt. Jones.

[inserted] 15 ¼ [/inserted]
[underlined] PB.380.S.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Boswell.
Sgt. Nicholson.
Sgt. Meakin.
[underlined] F/O. Creed. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
F/S. Ford.
Sgt. Merry.
F/S. Leslie.

[inserted] 15 ½ [/inserted]
[underlined] PB.534.Q.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Richardson.
Sgt. Matley.
Sgt. Davison.
[underlined] F/S. Stevens. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Marshall.
Sgt. Harris.
Sgt. Bowsher.

[underlined] [indecipherable word] (III). [/underlined]
F/O. Hayler.
Sgt. Tink.
[inserted] 15750 [/inserted] F/O. Biggs.
[underlined] F/O. Winterburn. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Nash.
Sgt. James.
Sgt. Knight.

[inserted] 16 [/inserted]
[underlined] PB.260.V.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Worrall.
Sgt. Wilson.
Sgt. Fuller.
[underlined] Sgt. Clements. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Watt.
Sgt. Judd.
Sgt. Maidment.
[inserted] 15 [/inserted]
[underlined] LM.655.U.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Wood.
Sgt. Ingham.
Sgt. Edmunds.
[underlined] F/O. Spence. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Castle.
W/O. Cole. DFM.
Sgt. Pepperdine.

[inserted] 15 ¼ [/inserted]
[underlined] PB.424.X.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Barlow.
Sgt.Thornally.
Sgt. Simmons.
[underlined] F/S. Fox. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Clements.
Sgt. White.
Sgt. Wilks.

[underlined] LM.170.E.(I). [/underlined]
F/O. Hart.
Sgt. Smith.
[inserted] 15500 [/inserted] F/S. Green.
[underlined] F/S. Bell. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Codrai.
Sgt. Snape.
F/S. Lillywhite.

[underlined] STANDBY. [/underlined] [inserted] T [/inserted]
F/O. Thomson.
Sgt. Thorn. [inserted] 15 ¾ [/inserted]
Sgt. Humper.
[underlined] Sgt. Smith. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Wicks.
Sgt. Lee.
Sgt. Padgett.

[underlined] STANDBY. [/underlined] [inserted] X [/inserted]
F/O. Kennedy.
Sgt. Olsen.
F/S. Kelly. [inserted] 16. [/inserted]
[underlined] F/O. Jones. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Short.
Sgt. McBurney.
Sgt. Cohen.

BRIEFING:
NAVIGATORS:
SPECIALISTS:
CAPTAINS:
MAIN:
MEALS:

[underlined] SECTION II [/underlined]

[underlined] PB.251/G.O.(III). [/underlined]
F/L. Freestone.
Sgt. Post.
F/S. Gage.
[underlined] F/S. Gossard. [/underlined]
Sgt. Taylor.
Sgt. Bullivant.
Sgt. Henders.

[underlined] PB.253.G.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Slade.
Sgt. Crammond.
F/S. Henderson.
[underlined] F/O. Shute. [/underlined]
Sgt. Bishop.
[indecipherable word]
F/S. Spankie.

[underlined] ND.496.A.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Poole.
Sgt. Wild.
F/S. Stephenson.
[underlined] F/S. Matthews. [/underlined]
Sgt. Cluloy.
F/S. Easterling.
F/S. McDougal.

[underlined] LM.654.L.(III). [/underlined]
F/L. Anning.
Sgt. Snedker.
F/S. Cardwell.
[inserted] F/S HANDLEY [/inserted]
F/O. Slater.
Sgt. Vance.
F/O. Bradshaw.

BRIEFING: NAVIGATORS: SPECIALISTS: CAPTAINS: MAIN: MEALS:

[underlined] DUTY CREW [/underlined]
F/O. Peel.
Sgt. McKenzie.
F/S. Knight.
F/S. Johnstone.
F/S. Edge.
F/S. Dry.
Sgt. Kaye.

Officer i/c Flying – S/Ldr. Bird.
Duty F/Engineer – To be detailed.
Duty Electrician – L.A.C’s, Bygrave, Spittle.
Duty Photos – Sgt. White.
Duty Sigs – Sgt. O’Meara, L.A.C. Chamberlain.
Duty Armourer N.C.O’s – Sgt. Layland, Cpl. Gibbons.
Duty Flight N.C.O’s – Sgt. Gibbons & Wawn.
Duty Ckerk – L.A.C. Beard.
Duty Sigs. Officer – F/Lt. Hughes.
Duty F/E. Officer – F/Lt. Hayward.
Duty A/B. Officer – F/Lt. Lowry.
Duty Gunnery – F/Lt. Clarke. DFC.
Duty Radar – F/Lt. Savage, F/Sgt. Maxwell.

[inserted] Handley
Harper [/inserted]

[signature]
[underlined] FlightLieutenant, for Wing Commander,
Commanding, No. 44 (Rhodesia) Squadron. [/underlined]

Citation

E O Collcutt and Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Operations order 18 September 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed August 11, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7534.

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