Operations order 2 July 1944



Operations order 2 July 1944
Operational and training detail for night of 2/3 July 1944 Serial 111/44


Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night 2/3 July 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined. Includes on standby crew and duty personnel. Four crews are down to fly with second pilot and four with second navigator.


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[Underlined] NO. 44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON. 2ND. JULY, 1944. [/underlined] [Deleted] F [/deleted]

[Underlined] OPERATIONAL AND TRAINING DETAIL FOR NIGHT OF 2/3rd. JULY, 1944. SERIAL NO. 111/44. [/underlined] Y U

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

S/L. Hildred.
Sgt. Bender.
F/O. |Turner.
[Underlined] F/S. Treloar. [/underlined]
F/S. Parker.
F/O. Hourigan.
F/O. Bradshaw.
+F/O. Cartwright.

[Underlined] LM.170.E.(I) [/underlined]

F/L. Dobson.
Sgt. Mackenxie.
Sgt. Knight.
[Underlined] F/S. Johnstone. [/underlined]
F/S. Edge.
Sgt. Snape.
Sgt. Dry.
=F/S. Hooke.

[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.
=Sgt. Gage.

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

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

[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.

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

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

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

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

[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] ME.138.Z.(III) [/underlined]

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

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

F/O. Hough.
Sgt. Hoar.
F/S. Priestley.
[Underlined] Sgt. Singer. [/underlined]
Sgt. Nichols.
Sgt. Anderson.
F/L. Clarke.DFC.
+W/O. Boswell.

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

P/O. Young.
Sgt. Robinson.
F/O. Wareham.
[Underlined] Sgt. Wainwright. [/underlined]
Sgt. Jackson.
Sgt. Rennie.
Sgt. Routledge.
+P/O. Freestone.

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

F/O. Carnegie.
Sgt. Burnham.
Sgt. Pryor.
[Underlined] Sgt. Holt. [/underlined]
F/S. Lillywhite.
Sgt. Dare.
Sgt. Fenny.

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

P/O. Gowing.
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. Pring.

[Underlined] STANDBY “B” [/underlined]

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

[Underlined] DUTY CREW. [/underlined]

[Underlined] F/O. McCallum.i/c. [/underlined]
[Underlined] F/S. McNally. [/underlined]
Sgt. King.
Sgt. McDonald.
F/S. Kay.

NOTE:- = Second Navigators.
+ Second Pilots.


Officer i/c. Night Flying. S/Ldr.Cockbain.DFC.
Duty Flight Engineer. Sgt. Pearce.
Duty Electricians. LACs. Roberts & Orr.
Duty Photos. Sgt. White.
Duty Sigs. LAC Moore & AC. Bird.
Duty Armr.NCOs. F/S. Pilkington & Cpl. Ebodes.
Duty Flight NCOs. Sgts. Brock & Lumsden.
Duty Clerk. LAC. Gumprich.
Duty Sigs.Officer. P/O.Dicken & F/S. Hussey.
Duty F/E.Officer. F/O. Bristow.
Duty Air Bomber Officer. [Underlined] P/O. Sumner.DFM. [/underlined]
Duty Gunner. P/O. Burden & W/O. Holland.
Duty Radar. FO. Reyland, F/O. Atwell.
P/O. Cooper – Fishpond.

[Signature] F/LT. for Squadron Leader, Commanding



E O Collcutt and Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Operations order 2 July 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 21, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7704.

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