Operations order 14 June 1944



Operations order 14 June 1944
Operational and training detail for night 14/15 June 1944 Serial 95/44


Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night 14/15 June 1944. Fourth member or each crew is underlined and ticked. One crew member in first crew (top left) is crossed out and annotated 'F/O Clegg'. Two other crews are struck through. Includes three standby crews as well as duty personnel.



Temporal Coverage



One-page typewritten document


This content is available under a CC BY-NC 4.0 International license (Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0). It has been published ‘as is’ and may contain inaccuracies or culturally inappropriate references that do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the University of Lincoln or the International Bomber Command Centre. For more information, visit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ and https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/legal.





[Underlined] NO.44(RHODESIA) SQUADRON. [/underlined]

[Underlined] OPERATIONAL AND TRAINING DETAIL FOR NIGHT OF 14/15TH JUNE, 1944. SERIAL NO.95/44. [/underlined]

[Underlined] ND.578.Y.(III). [/underlined] 6000

W/Cdr. Thompson.DFC.
P/O. Bristow.
F/S. Stancer.
[Underlined] [deleted] F/Lt. Lowry [/deleted] [/underlined] F/O CLEGG
F/O. Roberts.DFC.
F/S. Burden.
F/S. Hall.
+P/O. Oxborrow.

[Underlined] ND.869.M.(III). [/underlined] 6000

S/Ldr. Hildred.
Sgt. Bender.
F/O. Turner.
[Underlined] F/S. Treloar. [/underlined]
F/S. Parker.
F/O. Hourigan.
F/O. Bradshaw.

[Underlined] ND.973.A.(III). [/underlined] 6000

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

[Underlined] ME.694.L.(I). [/underlined] 7000

P/O. Davey.
Sgt. Legge.
F/S. Forman.
[Underlined] Sgt. Jacobs. [/underlined]
Sgt. Nutty.
W/O. Pass.
Sgt. Carter.
=Sgt. Hamilton.

[Underlined] ND.751.J.(III). [/underlined] 8000

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

[Underlined] ME.743.G.(I). [/underlined] 8300

F/Lt. Merrick.
Sgt. Carling.
F/O. Poulter.
[Underlined] F/O. Bartlett. [/underlined]
Sgt. Dickenson.
Sgt. Warll.
Sgt. Thomas.

[Underlined] STANDBY NO.1 [/underlined] F 7500

[Diagonal line through this crew list]

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

[Underlined] ND.631.B.(III). [/underlined] 7000

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

[Underlined] NE.138.Z.(III). [/underlined] 9000

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

[Underlined] ME.699.T.(I). [/underlined] 8000

F/Lt. Stephenson.
Sgt. Langford.
P/O. Airey.
[Underlined] F/S. Wilson. [/underlined]
Sgt. Robinson.
F/O. Mills.DFM.
P/O. White.DFM.

[Underlined] ND.552.X. III). [/underlined] 8000

F/O. Smith.
Sgt. Barber.
F/O. Calder.
[Underlined] Sgt. Steele. [/underlined]
Sgt. Bozier.
Sgt. Blackie.
Sgt. Brent.
=W/O. Sargeant.

[Underlined] LM.592.Q.(III). [/underlined] 10000

F/O. Hough.
Sgt. Hoar.
Sgt. Priestley.
[Underlined] Sgt. Singer. [/underlined]
Sgt. Nicholls.
Sgt. Anderson.
Sgt. Hanna.
=Sgt. Hunter.

[Underlined] LL.938.S.(I). [/underlined] 9000

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

[Underlined] ME.804.O.(I). [/underlined] 9000

P/O. Richards.
Sgt. Thompson.
Sgt. Fazackerly.
[Underlined] Sgt. Buckby. [/underlined]
Sgt. Pursglove.
Sgt. Spanke.
Sgt. Greenfield.

[Underlined] LM.170.E. III). [/underlined] 10000

[Diagonal line through this crew list]

F/S. Camy.
Sgt. Clay.
F/O. Vowles.
[Underlined] Sgt. Norris. [/underlined]
P/O. Crook.
Sgt. Scott.
Sgt. Powell.

[Underlined] STANDBY NO.2. [/underlined] R 10000

[Diagonal line through this crew list]

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

[Underlined] STANDBY NO.3. [/underlined] V 7500

[Diagonal line through this crew list]

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

[Underlined] STANDBY NO.4. [/underlined] C 7000

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

[Underlined] DUTY CREW. [/underlined]

[Underlined] P/O. McCallum. [/underlined]
Sgt. Such.
F/S. Leonrd.
Sgt. Martin.
F/S. Phillips.
Sgt. McKenzie.

[Underlined] BRIEFING: [/underlined]





NOTE: + 2nd Pilots.
= 2nd. Nav.

Officer i/c Night Flying: S/Ldr.Cockbain.DFC. Duty F/Eng.: To be detailed.
Duty Electricians: ACs. Edwards & Ward. Duty Photos: Sgt. White.
Duty Sigs: Cpl. Russel & AC.Brewer. Duty Armr.NCO: Sgt. Munro & Cpl. Gibbons.
Duty Flight NCO’s: Sgts. Gibbons & Lumsden. Duty Clerk: L.A.C. Hudson.
Duty Sigs.Officer:to be detailed. Duty F/E.Officer: To be detailed.
[Underlined] Duty A/Bomber: F/Lt. Lowry. [/underlined] Duty Gunnery: P/O. Dean & F/S. Bracegirdle.

[Deleted] F [/deleted] V [deleted] E R [/deleted]

[Signature] for Wing Commander, Commanding,


E O Collcutt and Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Operations order 14 June 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed June 12, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7745.

Item Relations

This Item dcterms:relation Item: Weight table for squadron aircraft 14 June 1944
This Item dcterms:relation Item: Bomb aimers briefing 14 June 1944 - Aunay-sur-Odon