Operations order 6 July 1944



Operations order 6 July 1944
Operational and training detail for night 6/7 July 1944 Serial No. 115/44


Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night 6/7 July 1944. Includes five standby crews which have aircraft letters annotated. Shows one training crew as well as duty personnel.



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[underlined] NO. 44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON. 6th. July 1944 [/underlined]
[underlined] OPERATIONAL AND TRAINING DETAIL FOR NIGHT OF 6/7TH JULY, 1944.SERIAL NO. 115/44. [/underlined]

[underlined] PB.206.Q.(III) [/underlined]
F/O. Hough.
Sgt. Hoar.
F/S. Priestley.
Sgt. Singer.
Sgt. Nichol.
Sgt. Anderson.
Sgt. King.

[underlined] ME.634.P.(I) [/underlined]
F/O. Carnegie.
Sft. Burnham.
Sgt. Pryer.
Sgt. Holt.
F/S. Lillywhite.
Sgt. Dare.
Sgt. Fenny.

[underline] LM.631.W.(III) [/underlined]
P/O Gowing.
Sgt. McDonald
Sgt. Bishop.
Sgt. Halhead.
Sgt. Gardner.
Sgt. Wilkinson.
Sgt. Dineen

[underlined] ME.859.S.(I) [/underlined]
P/O. Graaff.
F/O. Purvis.
F/S. Gibberson.
F/O. Hodge.
W/O. Groves.
W/O. Holland.

[underlined] ME.694.L.(I) /[underlined]
P/O. Davey.
Sgt. Waters.
F/S. Foreman.
Sgt. Jacobs.
Sgt. Nutty.
W/O. Pass.

[underlined] PB.190/[indecipherable] J.(III) [/underlined]
F/O. Mitchell.
Sgt. Bent.
Sgt. Williams.
Sgt. Levings.
Sgt. Hague.
Sgt. Froud.

[underlied] ND.631.B.(III) [/underlined]
P/O. Stockwell.
Sgt. Kemp
Sgt. Frost.
Sgt. Lumsden.
Sgt. Ball.
Sgt. Bolland.
Sgt. Stocking.

[underlined] LM.192.K.(I) [/underlined]
F/S. Binion.
F/S. Brindle.
Sgt. Kennedy.
F/S. Gebhard.
Sgt. Stroud.
Sgt. Micalchuk.
Sgt. Knox.

[underlined] LM.625.H.(III) [/underlined]
P/O. Evans.
Sgt. Snoxell.
Sgt. Hunter.
Sgt. Harper.
Sgt. Fearn.
Sgt. Vause.
Sgt. Cahill.

[underlined] LM.170.E.(I) [/underlined]
F/O. Cartwright.
Sgt. Mitchell.
F/O. Olsen.
F/O. Beaton.
Sgt. Davison.
F/S. Hargreaves.
Sgt. Simpson.

[underlined] ND.869/G.M.(III) [/underlined]
P/O. Ibbotson.
Sgt. Worral.
F/S. Greatz.
Sgt. Murray.
Sgt. Andrews.
F/S. Whitehand.
F/S. Wells.

[underlined] PB.189/G.A.(III) [/underlined]
P/O. Oxbarrow.
Sgt. Cotter.
Sgt. Hamilton.
F/S. Murphy.
Sgt. Mitchell.
Sgt. Penton.
Sgt. Halliwell.

[underlined] ND.578.Y.(III) [/underlined]
W/C. Thompson.
P/O. Bristow.
F/S. Stancer.
F/O. Clegg.
F/O. Roberts.
P/O. Burden
F/S. Hall.

[underlined] STANDBY.NO.1. [/underlined] [inserted] U [/inserted]
P/O. Freestone
Sgt. Post.
Sgt. Gage.
F/O. Woollam.
Sgt. Bullivant.
Sgt. Henders.

[underlined] STANDBY.NO.2 [/underlined] [inserted] G [/inserted]
F/O. Arnold.
Sgt. Royle.
Sgt. Wharton.
Sgt. Brooks.
Sgt. Green.
Sgt. Lamb.
Sgt. Bray.

[underlined} STANDBY.NO.3 [/underlined] [inserted ] Z [/inserted]
F/O. Gilchrist.
Sgt. Webb.
Sgt. Maguire.
F/O. McAuley
F/O. Mercer.
Sgt. McNeilage.
Sgt. McLeod.

[underlined] STANBDY.NO.4 [/underlined] [inserted] X [/inserted]
W/O. Boswell.
Sgt. Loynd.
Sgt. Meakin.
F/O. Creed.
F/S. Hunt.
Sgt. Merry.
Sgt. Leslie

[underlined] STANDBY.NO.5 [/underlined] [inserted] F [/inserted}
F/O. Good.
Sgt. Holmes.
F/S. Hooke.
F/O. McCallum.DFC.
Sgt. Meredith.
Sgt. Charman.
Sgt. Furlong.

[underlined] DUTY CREW. [/underlined]
F/S. Lade.
F/S. Starkey.
Sgt. Miley
Sgt. Benjamin.
Sgt. Coates.
Sgt. Price.

[underlined] TRAINING. [/underlined}
F/O. Anning & crew.

[underlined] BRIEFING [/underlined]

Officer i/o Night Flying : F/Lt. White. Duty F/Engineer: Sgt. Pearce.
Duty Electricians: To be detailed.
Duty Photos: Sgt. White. Duty Sigs: Cpl. Russell & A.C. Wardle.
Duty Armr. NCO’s: To be detailed.
Duty Flight NCO’s: Sgts Venter & Rubenstein.
Duty Clerk: L.A.C. Gumprich. Duty Sigs Officers: F/Lt.Hughes & P/O.Dicken.
Duty Air Bomber: P/O. Sumner.DFM. Duty Gunnery: To be detailed.
Duty Radar: F/Lt. Savage.DFC. F/O. Atwell & P/O. Cooper.


[underlined] Flight Lieutenant, for Wing Commander,
Commanding, No.44 (Rhodesia) Squadron. [/underlined]


E O Collcutt and Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Operations order 6 July 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed June 24, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7693.

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