Operations order 28 July 1944



Operations order 28 July 1944
Operational and training detail for night of 28/29 July 1944 Serial No. 132/44


Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night 28/29 July 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined.Includes one standby crew and duty personnel.



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[Underlined] NO.44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON. 28th. JULY, 1944. [/underlined]

[Underlined] OPERATIONAL AND TRAINING DETAIL FOR NIGHT OF 28/29th. JULY, 1944. SERIAL NO.132/44. [/underlined]

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

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

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

F/O. Slade.
Sgt. Pearce.
F/S. Henderson.
[underlined] F/O. Shute. [/underlined]
Sgt. Bishop.
Sgt. Beechey.
Sgt. Spankie.

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

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

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

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

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

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

[Underlined] LM.192.K.(I) [/underlined]

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

[Underlined] LM.645.P.(III) [/underlined]
F/O. Davey.
Sgt. Rawcliffe.
F/L. Grant.
[Underlined] F/O. Roddie [/underlined]
Sgt. Oliphant.
F/S. Arnold.
Sgt. Morley.

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

F/L. Belascoe.
Sgt. Alexander.
F/L. Watson.
[Underlined] F/O. Wilson. [/underlined]
W/O. Cameron.
W/O. Palmer.
Sgt. Howes.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[Underlined] PB.266/G.S.(III) [/underlined]

F/S. Duncan.
Sgt. Nicholson.
Sgt. Dransfield.
[Underlined]Sgt. Kneil. [/underlined]
F/S. Nolan.
F/S. Hennesey.
F/S. Walker.

[Underlined] STANDBY.(R) [/underlined]

F/O. Gale.
Sgt. Buchanan.
Sgt. Patterson.
[Underlined] Sgt. Irwin. [/underlined]
W/O. Brosnahan.
Sgt. Marshall.
Sgt. Fardoe.

[Underlined] DUTY CREW. [/underlined]

F/O. Westgate.
Sgt. Fisher.
Sgt. Thompson.
Sgt. Randall.
Sgt. Murphy.
Sgt. Gee.
Sgt. Kaye.
Sgt. Jobe.
Sgt. Williams.
Sgt. Hauge.



Officer i/c. Night Flying – S/Ldr.Hildred; Duty Flight Engineer – To be detailed;
Duty Electricians – LACs. Warwick & Orr; Duty Photos – Sgt. White; Duty Sigs –
Cpl.Perry & LAC.Moore; Duty Armr.NCO. – Cpl.Wilson; Duty Flight NCOs. – Sgts.
Bryant & Arrowsmith; Duty Clerk – LAC. Hudson; Duty Sigs.Officer – To be detailed.
Duty F/Eng.Officer – P/O.Bristow; Duty Air Bomber – [deleted] To be detailed [/deleted] F/S. TRELOAR F/Lt. LOWRY. Duty Gunnery –
To be detailed; DutyRadar – To be detailed.


Wing Commander,


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


Great Britain. Royal Air Force and F W Thompson, “Operations order 28 July 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed June 21, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7622.

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