Operations order 4 July 1944

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Title

Operations order 4 July 1944
Operational and training detail for night 4/5 July 1944 Serial No. 113/44

Description

Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night 4/5 July 1945. Fourth member of each crew is underlined and ticked. One crew has green cross alongside and duty crew has a change of captain to 'F/O Valentine'. Included duty personnel and five training flights at the bottom. Two crews are flying with a second pilot and one with a second navigator.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-07-04

Contributor

Angus Bustin
Anne-Marie Watson

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Format

One-page typewritten document

Language

Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10593

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Transcription

[Underlined] NO.44(RHODESIA)SQUADRON. 4TH JULY, 1944. [/underlined]

[Underlined] OPERATIONAL AND TRAINING DETAIL FOR NIGHT OF 4/5TH JULY, 1944. SERIAL NO.113/44. [/underlined]

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

F/Lt. White.
Sgt. Rickeard.
F/S. Jones.
[Underlined] Sgt. Jenkins. [/underlined]
P/O. Marston.
Sgt. Burnett.
Sgt. Watts.
+F/S. Lade.

[Underlined] PB.206.Q.(III). [/underlined]

F/O. Hough.
Sgt. Hoar.
F/S. Priestley.
[Underlined] Sgt. Singer. [/underlined]
Sgt. Nichols.
Sgt. Anderson.
F/Lt. Clarke. DFC.

[Underlined] ME.699.T.(I). [/underlined]

P/O. Young.
Sgt. Robinson.
F/O. Wareham.
[Underlined] F/S. Wainwright. [/underlined]
Sgt. Jackson.
Sgt. Rennie.
Sgt. Routledge.
=F/O. Braathen.

[Underlined] ME.634.P.(I). [/underlined]

F/O. Carnegie.
Sgt. Burnham.
Sgt. Pryer.
[Underlined] Sgt. Holt. [/underlined]
F/S. Lillywhite.
Sgt. Dare.
Sgt. Fenney.

[Underlined] LM.631.W.(III). [/underlined]

P/O. Cowing.
Sgt. McDonald.
Sgt. Bishop.
[Underlined] Sgt. Halhead. [/underlined]
Sgt. Gardner.
Sgt. Wilkinson.
Sgt. Dineen.

[Underlined] ME.859.S.(I). [/underlined]

P/O. Graaff.
Sgt. Critchley.
F/O. Purvis.DFC.
[Underlined] F/S. Gibberson. [/underlined]
F/O. Hodge.
W/O. Groves.
Sgt. King.

[Underlined] PB.192/G. F.(III). [/underlined]

F/Lt. Dobson.
Sgt. McKenzie.
Sgt. Knight.
[Underlined] F/S. Johnstone. [/underlined]
F/S. Edge.
Sgt. Snape.
Sgt. Dry.

[Underlined] ME.694.L.(I). [/underlined]

P/O. Davey.
Sgt. Waters.
F/S. Forman.
[Underlined] F/S. Jacobs. [/underlined]
Sgt. Nutty.
W/O. Pass.
Sgt. Carter.
+F/O. Anning.

[Underlined] PB.190/G.J.(III). [/underlined]

P/O. Mitchell.
Sgt. Job.e
Sgt. Bent.
[Underlined] Sgt. Williams. [/underlined]
Sgt. Levings.
Sgt. Hague.
Sgt. Froud.

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

P/O. Stockwell.
Sgt. Kemp.
Sgt. Frost.
[Underlined] Sgt. Lumsden. [/underlined]
Sgt. Ball.
Sgt. Boland.
Sgt. Stocking.

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

F/S. Binion.
F/S. Brindle.DFM.
F/S. Kennedy.
[Underlined] W/O. Gebhard. [/underlined]
Sgt. Stroud.
F/S. Micalchuk.
Sgt. Knox.
=F/S. Cardwell.

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

P/O. Evans.
Sgt. Snoxell.
Sgt. Hunter.
[Underlined] Sgt. Harper. [/underlined]
Sgt. Fearn.
Sgt. Vause.
Sgt. Cahill.

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

P/O. Ibbotson.
Sgt. Worrall.
F/S. Greatz.
[Underlined] F/S. Murray. [/underlined]
Sgt. Andrews.
Sgt. Whitehand.
Sgt. Wells.

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

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

[Underlined] DUTY CREW. [/underlined]

[Deleted] W/O. McCallum.DFC. [/deleted]
F/O. VALENTINE.
Sgt. Lewis.
F/S. Cole.
[Underlined] F/S. Page. [/underlined]
Sgt. White.
Sgt. Houseman.
Sgt. Burroughs.

[Underlined] BRIEFING: [/underlined]

NAVIGATORS:

SPEC:

CAPTAINS:

MAIN:

Officer i/c Night Flying: W/Cdr. Thompson.DFC. Duty F/Eng.: Sgt. Pearce.
Duty Electricians: LACs. Warwick & Edwards. Duty Photos: Sgt. White.
Duty Sigs: ACs. Brewer & Bird. Duty Armr. NCO’s: Sgt. Layland & Cpl. Wilson.
Duty Flight NCO’s: Sgts. Bryant & Bumford. Duty Clerk: LAC. Hudson.
Duty Sigs Officers: P/O. Dicken & Sgt. Ford. Duty F/E.Officer: To be detailed.
Duty Air Bomber: F/O. McCallum.DFC. Duty Gunnery:P/O. Burden & W/O. Holland.
Duty Radar: F/Lt. Savage.DFC. F/O. Atwell & P/O. Cooper.

[Underlined] TRAINING [/underlined]

“U”

P/O. Freestone.
Sgt. Post.
Sgt. Gage.
F/O. Woollam.
Sgt. Taylor.
Sgt. Bullivant.
Sgt. Henders.

“Y”

F/O. Arnold.
Sgt. Royle.
Sgt. Wharton.
Sgt. Brooks.
Sgt. Green.
Sgt. Lamb.
Sgt. Bray.

“R”

F/O. Gilchrist.
Sgt. Webb.
Sgt. Maguire.
F/O. McAulay.
F/O. Mercer.
Sgt. McNeilage.
Sgt. McLeod.

“X”

W/O. Boswell.
Sgt. Loynd.
Sgt. Meakin.
F/O. Creed.
F/S. Hunt.
Sgt. Merry.
Sgt. Leslie.

“E”

F/O. Cartwright.
Sgt. Mitchell.
F/O. Olsen.
F/O. Beaton.
Sgt. Davison.
F/S. Hargreaves.
Sgt. Simpson.

Also: F/O. Good & crew in “G”.

NOTE:- + 2nd Pilots. = 2nd. Navigators.

[Signature]

Flight Lieutenant,

for Wing Commander,

Commanding,

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

Citation

E O Collcutt and Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Operations order 4 July 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 20, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7700.

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