Operations order 16 August 1944

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Operations order 16 August 1944
Operational and training programme for night 16/17 August 1944 Serial No 153/44

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Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night 16/17 August 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined. Three crews are flying with second pilot. Includes duty personnel and lists persons to attend briefing. Shows briefing times for those bombing and laying mines.

Date

1944-08-16

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One-page typewritten document

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IBCC Digital Archive

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SChattertonJ159568v10475

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[Underlined] NO.44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON 16TH AUGUST, 1944. [/underlined]
OPERATIONAL AND TRAINING PROGRAMME FOR NIGHT OF 16/17TH AUGUST, 1944. SERIAL NO. 153/44. [/underlined]
[underlined] SECTION I. [/underlined]
[handwritten] 16 [/handwritten]
[Underlined] PB.192/G.F. (III) [/underlined]
F/Lt. Dobson.
Sgt. McKenzie.
F/S. Knight.
[handwritten underlined] F/S. Johnstone.[/handwritten underlined]
F/S. Edge.
F/S. Snape.
F/S. Dry.
[Underlined] LM.192.K. (I) [/underlined]
F/S. Binion.
Sgt. Gunnee.
F/S. Kennedy.
[handwritten underlined] W/O. Gebhard.[/handwritten underlined]
F/S. Stroud.
F/S. Micalchuk.
Sgt. Knox.
[Underlined] PB.189/G.A. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Oxborrow.
Sgt. Cotter.
F/S. Hamilton.
[handwritten underlined] F/S. Murphy.[/handwritten underlined]
Sgt. Mitchell.
Sgt. Penton.
Sgt. Holland.
[Underlined] ND.631.B. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Stockwell.
Sgt. Bender.
Sgt. Frost
[handwritten underlined] F/S. Treloar.[/handwritten underlined]
Sgt. Ball.
F/S. Boland.
F/S. Stocking.
[Underlined] PB.251/G.O. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Freestone.
Sgt. Post.
F/S. Gage.
[handwritten underlined] F/O. Woollam. [/handwritten underlined]
Sgt. Taylor.
Sgt. Bullivant.
Sgt. Henders.
[Underlined] PB.380.S. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Boswell.
Sgt. Loynd.
Sgt. Meakin.
[handwritten underlined] F/O. Creed. [/handwritten underlined]
F/S. Hunt.
Sgt. Merry.
F/S. Leslie.
[Underlined] STANDBY ‘Z’ [/underlined]
S/L. White.
Sgt. Rickeard.
P/O. Jones.
[handwritten underlined] F/S. Jenkins. [/handwritten underlined]
P/O. Marston.
F/S. Burnett.
F/S. Watts.
[handwritten underlined] 2115 [/handwritten underlined]
[underlined] SECTION II. [/underlined]
[Underlined] PB.235.G. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Evans.
Sgt. Snoxell.
F/S. Hunter.
[handwritten underlined] F/S. Harper. [/handwritten underlined]
Sgt. Fearn.
Sgt. Vause.
Sgt. Cahill.
+F/O. Hodson.
[Underlined] ND.869/G.M. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Good.
Sgt. Holmes.
F/S. Hooke.
[handwritten underlined] F/O. Presnail. [/handwritten underlined]
Sgt. Meredith.
Sgt. Chapman.
Sgt. Wilton.
+F/O. Coventry.
[Underlined] PB.190/G.J. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Cartwright.
Sgt. Mitchell.
F/O. Olsen.
[handwritten underlined] F/O. Beaton. [/handwritten underlined]
Sgt. Davidson.
F/S. Hargreaves.
F/S. Simpson.
+F/O. Wilson.
[Underlined] LM.654.L. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Anning.
Sgt. Snedker.
F/S. Cardwell.
[handwritten underlined] F/O. Valentine. [/handwritten underlined]
P/O. Slater.
Sgt. Vance.
Sgt. Retter.
[Underlined] PB.283/G.Q. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Phillips.
Sgt. Hickey.
[handwritten underlined] Sgt. Cameron. [/handwritten underlined]
F/S. Cockburn.
Sgt. Hockley.
W/O. Danahar.
Sgt. Robertson.
+F/O. Hayler.
[Underlined] PB.417.R. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Heath.
Sgt. Smith.
Sgt. Bennett.
[handwritten underlined] F/S. Laforest. [/handwritten underlined]
Sgt. Parkinson.
Sgt. Pyper.
Sgt. Coutts.
[Underlined] LL.965.V. (I) [/underlined]
F/O. Westgate.
Sgt. Fisher.
W/O. Awcock.
[handwritten underlined] Sgt. Thompson. [/handwritten underlined]
Sgt. Randall.
Sgt. Murphy.
Sgt. Gee.
[Underlined] PB.424.X. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Piggot.
Sgt. Cousins.
Sgt. Madley.
[handwritten underlined] F/O. Russell. [/handwritten underlined]
F/S. Carpenter.
Sgt. Milford.
Sgt. Burke.
[Underlined] DUTY CREW. [/underlined]
[handwritten underlined] F/O. McCallum. [/handwritten underlined]
Sgt. Brian.
Sgt. Dawe.
Sgt. Cullet.
Sgt. Jenkins.
Sgt. Knight.
Sgt. Lansdown.
Sgt. Shuttleworth.
Sgt. Gibson.
Sgt. Wood.
Sgt. Perkins.
Sgt. Lees.
[Underlined] TO ATTEND BRIEFING. [/underlined]
W/O. Palmer.
Sgt. Matley.
Sgt. Davidson.
[handwritten underlined] Sgt. Stevens. [/handwritten underlined]
Sgt. Marshall.
Sgt. Harris.
Sgt. Bowsher.
Sgt. Nicholson.
F/S. Pearce.
F/S. Welensky.
Sgt. Ayre.
NOTE:- + = 2nd.Pilot.
BRIEFING: [handwritten underlined] BOMB [/handwritten underlined]
NAVIGATORS: [handwritten] 1800 [/handwritten]
SPECIALISTS: [blank]
CAPTAINS: [blank]
MAIN: [handwritten] 1900 [/handwritten]
BRIEFING: [handwritten underlined] VEG [/handwritten underlined] Callech [incomplete word]
NAVIGATORS: [handwritten] 1800 [/handwritten]
SPECIALISTS: [blank]
CAPTAINS: [blank]
MAIN: [handwritten] 1845 [/handwritten]
[handwritten] in 44 NAV Section [/handwritten]
[handwritten] 7 ½ [/handwritten]
[handwritten underlined] F.Planning 1730 [/handwritten underlined]
Officer i/c. Flying – S/Ldr. Hildred;
Duty Flight Engineer – To be detailed;
Duty Electricians - LACs. Clare & Ramsden;
Duty Photos - Sgt. White;
Duty Sigs. – AC. Maclay and AC. Bird;
Duty Armr. NCO. – To be detailed;
Duty Flight NCOs – Sgts. Venter & Twells;
Duty Clerk – LAC. Hudson;
Duty Sigs.Officer – F/Lt. Hughes;
Duty F/E. Officer – F/Lt. Hayward;
Duty A/B. Officer – F/Lt. Lowry;
Duty Gunnery Officer – F/Lt. Clarke.DFC;
Duty Radar – To be detailed.
[handwritten underlined] Spares [/handwritten underlined]
[handwritten]
McCullam
Stevens
Randell
[/handwritten]
[handwritten underlined] 1550 [/handwritten underlined]
[handwritten] 1900 [/handwritten]
[handwritten underlined] 48 [/handwritten underlined]
[handwritten] 9060 [/handwritten]
[Signature] E O Collcutt [/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 16 August 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 16, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7565.

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