Operations order 18 June 1944



Operations order 18 June 1944
Operational and training detail for night of 18/19 June 1944, Serial No. 99/44


List aircraft and crews for operations on night of 18/19 June 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined and ticked. Two standby crews have aircraft annotated. Includes two training crews and duty personnel.


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[Underlined] NO.44(RHODESIA)SQUADRON. 18TH JUNE, 1944. [/underlined]

[Underlined] OPERATIONAL AND TRAINING DETAIL FOR NIGHT 18/19TH JUNE, 1944. SERIAL NO.99/44 [/underlined]

[Underlined] LM.170.E.(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. Legge.
F/S. Forman.
[Underlined] Sgt. Jacobs. [/underlined]
Sgt. Nutty.
W/O. Pass.
Sgt. Carter.

[Underlined] ND.751.J.(III). [/underlined]

F/S. Slade.
Sgt. Crammond.
F/S. Henderson.
[Underlined] F/O. Shute. [/underlined]
Sgt. Bishop.
Sgt. Beechley.
Sgt. Spankie.

[Underlined] ND.973.A.(III). [/underlined]

P/O. Scholtz.
Sgt. Wainwright.
F/S. Tobin.
[Underlined] Sgt. Willson. [/underlined]
Sgt. Preston.
Sgt. Pring.
Sgt. Barnett.

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

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

[Underlined] ME.743.G.(I). [/underlined]

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

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

S/Ldr. Cockbain.DFC.
P/O. Faraday.
F/Lt. Woodhouse.DFM.
[Underlined] F/O. McKenzie. [/underlined]
F/Lt. Rademeyer.DFC.
F/S. Bracegirdle.
P/O. Dean.

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

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

[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.

[Underlined] ND.552.X.(III). [/underlined]

F/O. Smith.
Sgt. Barber.
F/O. Calder.
[Underlined] Sgt. Steele. [/underlined]
Sgt. Bozier.
Sgt. Blackie.
F/S. Brett.

[Underlined] ME.804.O.(I). [/underlined]

P/O. Cuthbert.
Sgt. Lewis.
F/S. Cole.
[Underlined] F/S. Page. [/underlined]
Sgt. White.
Sgt. Housan.
Sgt. Burroughs.

[Underlined] LM.592.Q.(III). [/underlined]

P/O. Canty.
Sgt. Clay.
F/O. Vowles.
[Underlined] Sgt. Norris. [/underlined]
P/O. Crook.
Sgt. Scott.
Sgt. McCoy.

[Underlined] LL.938.S.(I). [/underlined]

P/O. Wood.
Sgt. Such.
W/O. Sargeant.
[Underlined] F/S. Leonard. [/underlined]
Sgt. Martin.
F/S. Phillips.
Sgt. McKenzie.

[Underlined] STANDBY NO. 1. V [/underlined]

F/S. Oswald.
Sgt. Hurley.
W/O. Shoebottom.
[Underlined] F/S. White. [/underlined]
W/O. Richardson.
Sgt. Hutchinson.
Sgt. Sargent.

[Underlined] STANDBY NO.2 . K [/underlined]

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

[Underlined] DUTY CREW. [/underlined]

P/O. Baxter & crew &
P/O. Burden.

[Underlined] TRAINING. [/underlined]

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

P/O. Stewart.
Sgt. Brodie.
Sgt. Wright.
[Underlined] Sgt. Stobbs. [/underlined]
Sgt. Kennedy.
Sgt. Bicknell.
Sgt. Hogg.

[underlined] BRIEFING: [/underlined]





Officer i/c Night Flying: S/Ldr. Hildred. Duty F/Engineer: Sgt. Moore. Duty Electricians: LACs. Roberts & Fraser. Duty Photos: Sgt. White. Duty Sigs: Sgt. O’Meara & AC. Skilleter. Duty Armr.NCOs: F/S. Dyson & Cpl. Wilson. Duty Flight NCO’s: Sgts Bryant & Bumford. Duty Clerk: LAC. Hudson. Duty Sigs. Officer: F/O. Roberts.DFC & Sgt. Ford. Duty F/E. Officer: P/O. Bristow. Duty Air Bomber: [indecipherable]. Duty Gunnery: To be detailed. Duty Radar Officers: F/O. Reyland, P/O. Atwell & P/O. Cooper.


Flight Lieutenant,

for Wing Commander,


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


E O Collcutt and Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Operations order 18 June 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 20, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7729.

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