Operations order 12 June 1944



Operations order 12 June 1944
Operational and training detail for night 12/13 June 1944 Serial No. 94/44


Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night 12/13 June 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined and ticked. Three crews flying with second pilot and two with second navigator. Includes duty personnel.



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[Underlined] NO 44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON. 12th. JUNE, 1944. [/underlined]

[Underlined] OPERATIONAL AND TRAINING DETAIL FOR NIGHT OF 12/13th.JUNE, 1944. SERIAL NO.94/44. [/underlined]

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

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

[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.
=Sgt. Dent.

[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.
=F/S. Henderson.

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

[Diagonal line through this crew list]

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

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

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

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

P/O. Aiken.
Sgt. Lewarne.
F/S. Riddock.
[Underlined] Sgt. Simmons. [/underlined]
Sgt. Rawson.
Sgt. Hare.
Sgt. Lewis.

[Underlined] LL.965.C.(I) [/underlined]

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

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

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

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

S/Ldr. Cockbain.DFC.
P/O. Faraday.
F/L. Woodhouse.DFM.
[Underlined] F/O. MacKenzie. [/underlined]
F/L. 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] ND.552.X.(III) [/underlined]

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

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

F/O. Hough.
Sgt. Boar.
Sgt. Priestley.
[Underlined] Sgt. Singer. [/underlined]
Sgt. Nichols.
Sgt. Anderson.
Sgt. Hanna.
+F/O. Carnegie.

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

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

[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. Sargeant.

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

P/O. Richards.
Sgt. Thompson.
Sgt. Fazackerley.
[Underlined] Sgt Buckby. [/underlined]
Sgt. Pursglove.
Sgt. Spinks.
Sgt. Greenfield.

[Underlined] [deleted] ‘H’ [/deleted] T (619) [/underlined]

F/L. Stephenson.
Sgt. Langford.
P/O. Airey.
[Underlined] P/O. McCallum. [/underlined]
Sgt. Robinson.
F/O.Mills. DFM.
P/O.White. DFM.

[Underlined] DUTY CREW. [/underlined]

F/O. Shute i/c.
F/S. Miller.
F/S. Cole.
Sgt. Cole.
Sgt. Bishop.
Sgt. Beechley.
Sgt. Spanki.

[Underlined] BRIEFING:- [/underlined]




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

Officer i/c. Night Flying. W/Cdr. Thompson.DFC.AFC.
Duty Flight Engineer. Sgt. Waters.
Duty Electricians. LACs. Warwick & Fraser.
Duty Photos. Sgt. White.
Duty Sigs. AC. Skilleter & Cpl.Curtin.
Duty Armr.NCO’s. F/S. Dyson & Cpl.Soden.
Duty Flight NCOs. Sgts.Venter & Rubenstein.
Duty Clerk. LAC. Gumprich.
Duty Sigs.Officer. F/O. Roberts & Sgt. Hussey.
Duty Air Bomber. F/Lt. Lowry.
Duty F/E. Officer. F/Lt. Burrows.
Duty Gunner. P/O. Burden & F/S.Hall.

[Signature] F/LT. for Wing Commander,Commanding,



E O Collcutt and Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Operations order 12 June 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed June 20, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7749.

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