Operations order 17 August 1944

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Title

Operations order 17 August 1944
Operational programme for night of 17/18 August 1944 Serial No. 154/44

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Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night 17/18 August 1944. Includes three standby crews. Fourth member of each crew is underlined and ticked. Two crews are crossed out. Several replacements are annotated. Personnel to attend briefing are listed. Includes duty personnel.

Date

1944-08-17

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One-page typewritten document

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IBCC Digital Archive

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SChattertonJ159568v10471

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[Underlined] NO.44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON. 17th. AUGUST, 1944. [/underlined]

[Underlined] OPERATIONAL PROGRAMME FOR NIGHT OF 17/18th. AUGUST, 1944. SERIAL NO.154/44. [/underlined]

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

F/L. Dobson.
Sgt. Mackenzie.
F/S. Knight.
[Underlined] F/S. Johnstone. [/underlined]
F/S. Edge.
F/S. Snape.
F/S. Dry.

HAYLER

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

[Cross through this crew list]

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

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

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

[Underlined] PB.190/G.J.(III) [/underlined]

F/O. Cartwright.
Sgt. Mitchell.
F/O. Olsen.
[Underlined] F/O. Beaton. [/underlined]
Sgt. Davidson.
F/S. Hargreaves.
F/S. Simpson.

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

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

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

F/O. Wilson.
Sgt. Brian.
Sgt. Dawe.
[Underlined] Sgt. Cullet. [/underlined]
Sgt. Jenkins.
Sgt. Knight.
Sgt. Lansdown.

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

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

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

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

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

F/O. Boswell.
Sgt. Loynd.
Sgt. Meakin.
[Underlined] F/O. Creed. [/underlined]
F/S. Hunt.
Sgt. Merry.
F/S. Leslie.

[Underlined] LM.650.T.(III) [/underlined]

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

[Underlined] PB.283/G.Q.(III) [/underlined]

F/O. Phillips.
Sgt. Hickey.
[Underlined] Sgt. Cameron. [/underlined]
[Underlined] F/S. Cockburn. [/underlined]
Sgt. Hockley.
W/O. Danahar.
Sgt. Robertson.

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

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

[Underlined] LL.965.V.(I) [/underlined]

F/O. Westgate.
Sgt. Fisher.
W/O. Awcock.
[Underlined] Sgt. Thompson. [/underlined]
Sgt. Randall.
Sgt. Murphy.
Sgt. Gee.

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

F/O. Piggot.
Sgt. Cousins.
Sgt. Matley.
[Underlined] F/O. Russell. [/underlined]
F/S. Carpenter.
Sgt. Milford.
Sgt. Burke.

[Underlined] STANDBY ‘A’ [/underlined]

F/O. Richardson.
Sgt. Matley.
Sgt. Davison.
[Underlined] Sgt. Stevens. [/underlined]
Sgt. Marshall.
Sgt. Harris.
Sgt. Bowsher.

[Underlined] STANDBY ‘Z’ [/underlined]

F/S. Binion.
Sgt. Gunnee.
F/O. Turner.
[Underlined] W/O. Gebhard. [/underlined]
F/S. Stroud.
F/S. Micalchuk.
F/O. Hourigan.

HODSON

[Underlined] STANDBY ‘B’ [/underlined]

[Cross through this crew list]

F/O. Stockwell.
Sgt. Bender.
Sgt. Frost.
RANDELL.
[Underlined] F/S. Treloar. [/underlined]
Sgt. Ball.
F/S. Boland.
F/S. Stocking.
Treloar.

[Underlined] DUTY CREW. [/underlined]

P/O. Marston.
F/S. Rickeard.
F/S. Jones.
[Underlined] F/S. Jenkins. [/underlined]
F/S. Watts.
Sgt. Nicholson.
Sgt. Wilton.
F/S. Starkey.
Sgt. Benjamin.

[Underlined] TO ATTAND BRIEFING. [/underlined]

P/O. Parker. WOP.
Sgt. Ford. WOP.
[Underlined] F/O. McCallum.WB. [/underlined]
F/S. Pearce. F/E.
Sgt. Price. A/G.
W/O. Palmer. A/G.

1,500

BRIEFING:-

NAVIGATORS:
SPECIALISTS:
CAPTAINS:
MAIN:

Officer i/c. Night Flying – S/Ldr.Hildred; Duty Flight Engineer – To be detailed.
Duty Electricians – LACs. Harris & Bygrave; Duty Photos – Sgt. White;
Duty Sigs – Cpl.Curtin & LAC.Wardle; Duty Armr.NCOs. – Sgts.Munro & Cpl.Wilson;
Duty Flight NCO’s. – Sgts. Brock & Arrowsmith; Duty Clerk – LAC.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.DFC; F/S.Maxwell & P/O.Cooper.

[Signature]

Flight Lieutenant,

for Squadron Leader,

Commanding,

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

Citation

E O Collcutt and Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Operations order 17 August 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 24, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7562.

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