Operations order 16 January 1944 and part of bomb aimers briefing

SChattertonJ159568v10479.jpg
SChattertonJ159568v10480.jpg

Title

Operations order 16 January 1944 and part of bomb aimers briefing
Operational flying programme for night 16/17 January 1944 Serial 11/44

Description

List crews and aircraft for operations on night 16/17 January 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined in red and most are ticked. Includes five standby crews and a reserve crew as well as duty personnel. On the reverse part of a bomb aimers briefing including timings, marking, bombing instructions and code words.

Date

1944-01-16

Temporal Coverage

Language

Format

Two sides front page typewritten document on the reverse handwritten

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

This content is available under a CC BY-NC 4.0 International license (Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0). It has been published ‘as is’ and may contain inaccuracies or culturally inappropriate references that do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the University of Lincoln or the International Bomber Command Centre. For more information, visit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ and https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/legal.

Contributor

Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10479, SChattertonJ159568v10480

Transcription

[Underlined] NO. 44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON. 16TH. JANUARY, 1945. [/underlined]

[Underlined] OPOERATIONAL FLYING PROGRAMME FOR NIGHT OF 16/17TH. JANUARY, 1945. SERIAL NO. 11/44. [/underlined]

[Underlined] PD.422.T.(I). [/underlined]

S/L. Ferguson.
F/S. Grimshaw.
F/S. Hearn.
[Underlined] F/O. Jones. [/underlined]
F/L. Ballantyne.
Sgt. Rumsey.
Sgt. Brooks.
F/O. HENNESSEY

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

F/O. Royston-Pigott.
Sgt. Cousins.
F/S. Madley.
[Underlined] F/O. Russell. [/underlined]
F/O. Carpenter.
W/O. Pinckard.
F/S. Evans.

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

F/O. Barlow.
Sgt. Thornalley.
Sgt. Symonds.
[Underlined] F/S. Fox. [/underlined]
Sgt. Clements.
Sgt. White.
Sgt. Wilkes.

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

F/O. Dives.
Sgt. Crowston.
Sgt. Armitage.
[Underlined] F/O. Nellyer. [/underlined]
Sgt. Morley.
Sgt. Potts.
Sgt. Biddle.

[underlined] PD.372.Z.(I). [/underlined]

F/O. Kennedy.
Sgt. Olson.
F/S. Kelly.
[Underlined] F/O. Jones. [/underlined]
Sgt. Short.
Sgt. McBurney.
F/S. Bull.

[Underlined] SW.251.X.(I). [/underlined]

F/S. Spencer.
Sgt. Birch.
F/S. Sinclair.
[Underlined] Sgt. Mitchell. [/underlined]
Sgt. Seabridge.
Sgt. Johncock.
Sgt. Cobley.

[Underlined] PA.195.V.(I). [/underlined]

F/O. Irving.
Sgt. West.
Sgt. Bilsland.
[Underlined] F/O. Cooper. [/underlined]
F/S. Brandli.
Sgt. Simpson.
Sgt. Greenwald.

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

F/O. Parkin.
F/S. Lawn.
Sgt. Rowbotham.
[Underlined] F/S. Henry. [/underlined]
F/S. Kelman.
Sgt. Barber.
Sgt. Bredenkamp.

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

F/O. Gardiner.
Sgt. Ludlow.
F/S. MacDonald.
[Underlined] F/S. Beaton. [/underlined]
Sgt. Burroughs.
F/S. Walsh.
F/S. Van Niekerk.

[Underlined] NF.991.D.(I). [/underlined]

F/O. Freeland.
Sgt. Nelson.
W/O. Roper.
[Underlined] F/S. Gardiner. [/underlined]
F/S. Ockerby.
Sgt. Watson.
Sgt. Watts.

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

F/O. Walker.
Sgt. Crooks.
F/S. Turner.
[Underlined] F/S. Hardy. [/underlined]
Sgt. Roberts.
Sgt. Spence.
Sgt. Ward.

[Underlined] STANDBY. NG.974.P.(III). [/underlined]

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

[Underlined] STANDBY. NG.415.F.(I). [/underlined]

F/L. Sutherland.
Sgt. Burton.
P/O. Jensen.
[Underlined] F/S. White. [/underlined]
P/O. Clow.
W/O. Petersen.
F/S.Merola.

[Underlined] STANDBY. NN.768.K.(I). [/underlined]

F/O. Jetson.
Sgt. Florence.
F/S. Smith.
[Underlined] F/S. Stevens. [/underlined]
Sgt. Silson.
Sgt. Cazaly.
Sgt. Bosley.

[Underlined] STANDBY. NG.396.G.(I). [/underlined]

F/O. Boyle.
Sgt. Thornton.
F/S.Pickup.
[Underlined] Sgt. Turner. [/underlined]
Sgt. Doggart.
Sgt. Moore.
Sgt. Hance.

[Underlined] STANDBY. ME.299.E.(III). [/underlined]

F/O. Peterswald.
Sgt. McShane.
F/O. Temple.
[Underlined] F/S. Askill. [/underlined]
F/S. Tulloch.
Sgt. Horne.
Sgt. Howells.

[Underlined] RESERVE. [/underlined]

F/O. Young.
Sgt. Symonds.
Sgt. Howell.
[Underlined] Sgt. Hill. [/underlined]
Sgt. Nelson.
Sgt. Webb.
Sgt. Arrowsmith.

[Underlined] DUTY CREW. [/underlined]

F/O. Worrall.
Sgt. Wilson.
Sgt. Clements.
Sgt. Watt.
Sgt. Judd.
Sgt. Maidment.

[Underlined] BRIEFING. [/underlined]

NAVIGATORS:
SPECIALISTS:
CAPTAINS:
MAIN:

Officer i/c Flying: S/L. Bird. Duty Flight Engineer: Sgt. Green.
Duty F/E. Officer: F/L. Hayward. Duty Signals Officer: F/L. Hughes.
Duty Air Bomber: P/O. White. Duty Gunnery: F/L. Clarke.
Duty Clerk: LAC. Hudson. Duty Armr. NCO.: Cpl. Wilson.
Duty Flight NCO’s: Sgt. Gibbons. Sgt Chapman.

[Signature]

Flight Lieutenant, for Wing Commander,

[Underlined] Commanding, No. 44 (Rhodesia) Squadron. [/underlined]

[Page break]

H-11 Blind Markers TI. GREEN.

H-9 -7 -5 Flares.

Visual Marking RED Backed up by [underlined] Reds. [/underlined]

Master Bomber will instruct which T.I’s are to be aimed at.

If CLOUD High bursting GREENS. H-1 – H+7.

DELAY 13 secs. TRACK 118°.

MAX. T.O.T H – H+12. MIN HT 12000ft.

Orbitting [sic] PORT.

Bombing W/V H-5 ([deleted] Vector W/V [/deleted]). W/T.

Bomb DIRECT – NO DELAY.

LORAN.

CONT.

MAIN FORCE PINKEYE
STOP Bomb LAMBSWOOL
ABANDON DEWDROP.

Citation

E O Collcutt and Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Operations order 16 January 1944 and part of bomb aimers briefing,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 23, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7570.

Item Relations

This item has no relations.