Operations order 5 August 1944

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Title

Operations order 5 August 1944
Standby programme for daylight operations on 6 August 1944 Serial 141/44

Description

Lists crews and aircraft for possible operations on 6 August 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined and most annotated with 'X' alongside. Includes one standby crew. Two crews are detailed for x-country training flights on night 5 August 1944. Includes list of personnel to attend briefing.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-08-05

Contributor

Anne-Marie Watson

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Format

One-page typewritten document

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Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10507

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Transcription

[Underlined] NO.44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON. 5TH. AUGUST, 1944. [/underlined]

[Underlined] STANDBY PROGRAMME FOR DAYLIGHT OPERATIONS ON 6th. AUGUST, 19445. SERIAL NO.141/44. [/underlined]

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

F/O. Davey.(F)
Sgt. Legge.
F/S. Forman.
[Underlined] F/S. Jacobs. [/underlined]
Sgt. Nutty.
P/O. Pass.
F/S. Routledge.

[Underlined] PB.192/G.F.(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. Holmes.
F/S. Hooke.
[Underlined] F/O. Presnail. [/underlined]
Sgt. Meredith.
Sgt. Chapman.
Sgt. Furlong.

[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.192.K.(III [/underlined]

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

[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.631.B.(III) [/underlined]

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

[Underlined] PB.189/G.A.(III) [/underlined]

F/O. Oxborrow.
Sgt. Cotter.
F/S. Hamilton.
[Underlined] F/S. Murphy. [/underlined]
Sgt. Mitchell.
Sgt. Penton.
Sgt. Halliwell.

[Underlined] NE.138.Z.(III) [/underlined]

S/L. White.
F/S. Rickeard.
F/S. Jones.
[Underlined] F/S. Jenkins. [/underlined]
P/O. Marston.
F/S. Burnett.
F/S. Watts.

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

F/O. Gilchrist.
Sgt. Webbe.
Sgt. Maquire.
[Underlined] F/O. McAuley. [/underlined]
F/O. Mercer.
F/S. McNeilage.
F/S. McLeod.

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

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

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

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

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

F/O. Lade.
F/S. Starkie.
W/O. Awcock.
[Underlined] F/S. Miley. [/underlined]
Sgt. Benjamin.
Sgt. Coates.
Sgt. Price.

[Underlined] STANDBY CREW. [/underlined]

F/O. Davey.(K)
Sgt. Rawcliffe.
F/L. Grant.
F/O. Roddie. [/underlined]
Sgt. Oliphant.
F/S. Arnold.
F/O. Hourigan.

[Underlined] DUTY CREW. [/underlined]

F/S. Gage.
Sgt. Jobe.
F/S. Bent.
Sgt. Nicholson.

THE FOLLOWING CREWS WILL CARRY OUT X-COUNTRY EXERCISES TO-NIGHT 5th. AUGUST, 1944. IF OPERATIONS FOR TO-MORROW 6th.AUGUST, 1944, ARE CANCELLED.

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

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

[Underlined] PD.222.U.(I) [/underlined]

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

[Underlined] THE FOLLOWING TO ATTEND BRIEFING: [/UNDERLINED]

P/O. Parker
F/S. Pearce.
F/S. Stroud.
F/S. Williams.
Sgt. Bender.
Sgt. Holland.
Sgt. Hague.

BRIEFING:-

NAVIGATORS:-
SPECIALISTS:-
CAPTAINS:-
MAIN:-

OFFICER I/C. FLYING:- S/LDR. HILDRED.

[Signature]

Flight Lieutenant,

for Squadron Leader,

Commanding,

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

[Calculations]

Citation

E O Collcutt and Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Operations order 5 August 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 21, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7598.

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