Operations order 17 June 1944



Operations order 17 June 1944
Operational and training detail for night 17/18 June 1944 Serial No. 98/44


Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night of 17/18 June 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined. Includes one standby and one training crew as well as duty personnel.


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[Underlined] NO.44(RHODESIA)SQUADRON. 17TH JUNE 1944. [/underlined]

[Underlined] OPERATIONAL AND TRAINING DETAIL FOR NIGHT 17/18TH JUNE, 1944. SERIAL NO. 98/44. [/underlined]

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

P/O. Baxter.
Sgt. Betterton.
W/o. Rutherford.
[Underlined] W/O. Young. [/underlined]
W/O. Scholes.
Sgt. Taylor.
Sgt. Whitfield.

[Underlined] ME.628.V.(I). [/underlined]

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

[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] 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] MD.869.M(III). [/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.631.B.(III). [/underlined]

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

[Underlined] LM.434.F.(III). [/underlined]

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

[Underlined] LM.592.Q.(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] STANDBY NO. 1. [/underlined]

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

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

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

[Underlined] DUTY CREW [/underlined]

P/O. Richards.
Sgt. Thompson.
Sgt. Fazackerly.
[Underlined] Sgt. Buckby. [/underlined]
Sgt. Purseglove.
Sgt. Spinks.
Sgt. Greenfield.

[Underlined] TRAINING. [/underlined]

P/O. Cuthbert.
Sgt. Lewis.
F/S. Page.
Sgt. White.
Sgt. Housan.
Sgt. Burroughs.

[Underlined] BRIEFING: [/underlined]





Officer i/c Night Flying: S/Ldr. Hildred. Duty F/Engineer: Sgt. Flaherty. Duty Electricians: ACs. Saunders & Spittle. Duty Photos: Sgt. White. Duty Sigs: Cpl. Curtin & AC. Wardle. Duty Armr.NCO’s: Cpl. Bower & LAC. Bowring. Duty Flight NCO’s: Sgts Spindley & Wawn. Duty Clerk: L.A.C. Gumprich. Duty Sigs. Officer: F/O. Roberts.DFC. & Sgt. Ford. Duty A/Bomber: F/Lt LOWRY. Duty F/E. Officer: F/Lt. Burrows.DFC. Duty Gunnery: To be detailed.


Flight Lieutenant,

for Wing Commander


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


E O Collcutt and Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Operations order 17 June 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed February 25, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7733.

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