Operations order 9 April 1944

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Title

Operations order 9 April 1944
Aircraft detailed for operational flying duties on night of 9/10 April 1944

Description

List crews and aircraft for operations on night 9/10 April 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined in red and ticked.

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Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-04-09

Contributor

Anne-Marie Watson

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One-page typewritten document

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Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10655

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[Underlined] OPERATIONAL: [/underlined] The following crews and aircraft are hereby detailed for operational flying duties on the night of 9/10th April 1944.

[Underlined] ME. 618. “H” (I) [/underlined]

F/Lt. Dorehill.
Sgt. Turrell.
F/O. Maury.
[Underlined] F/O. Marshall. [/underlined]
Sgt. Carr.
Sgt. Woollard.
F/O. Rimmer.

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

F/Lt. Higgs.
Sgt. Cowan.
P/O. Black.
[Underlined] P/O. Would. [/underlined]
P/O. Williams.
F/SGT. Tiller.
Sgt. Chalmers.
+F/O. Merrick.

[Underlined] ND.519.E”(III) [/underlined]

P/O. Stratis.
Sgt. Haly.
F/O. Greenfield.
[Underlined] Sgt. Hawkes. [/underlined]
F/Sgt. Knight.
Sgt. Page.
Sgt. Rae.
=F/O. Poulter.

[Underlined] ND.515. “Z”.(III). [/underlined]

S/Ldr. Cockbain.
F/Sgt. Brindle.
F/Lt. Waterkeyn.
[Underlined] F/O. McKenzie. [/underlined]
Sgt. Dicken.
F/Sgt. Bracegirdle.
F/Sgt. Dean.
+F/Sgt. Rowley.

[Underlined] ME.[missing number] 4. “P”.((I). [/underlined]

F/O. Stephenson.
Sgt. Langford.
S/Sgt. Airey.
[Underlined] Sgt. Wilson. [/underlined]
Sgt. Robinson.
F/Sgt. Doolly.DFM.
F/Sgt. White.DFM.
F/Sgt. O’Connor.

[Underlined] ND. 517. “U”.(III). [/underlined]

P/O. Bradburn.
F/Sgt. Jones.
Sgt. Norman.
[Underlined] P/O. Gillard. [/underlined]
Sgt. Woolley.
F/Sgt. Lloyd.
P/O. Clark.
=Sgt. Bushby.

[Underlined] ND. 698G.”Q”.(III) [/underlined]

P/O. Manning.
Sgt. Wren.
Sgt. Woodwards.
[Underlined] F/Sgt. Barker. [/underlined]
Sgt. Davison.
Sgt. Hedley.
F/Sgt. Murray.
+F/Sgt. Price.

[Underlined] ND.587.”Y”.(III). [/underlined]

P/O. Chatterton.
Sgt. Letts.
F/O. Reyland.
[Underlined] F/Sgt. Scott. [/underlined]
Sgt. Michie.
W/O. Pass.
Sgt. Davidson.
= F/Sgt. Mitchell.

[Underlined] DUTY CREW. [/underlined]

W/O. Bartlett.
Sgt. Dickenson.
Sgt. Warll.
Sgt. Thomas.
[Underlined] Sgt. Craven. [/underlined]
Sgt. O’Connor.
F/Sgt. Astle.
Sgt. Conquest.

+ Please note 2nd Pilots.
= Please note 2nd Navigators.

BRIEFING: NAV & SPEC: 17.45. CAPTAINS: 18.15. MAIN: 18.45.

Nav bus will leave Officer Mess at 17.30. and Sgts. Mess at 17.30.
1 Bus will leave Officers Mess at 18.00. and Sgts. Mess at 18.00.

Officer i/c Night Flying: W/Cdr. Thompson. Duty Flight Engineer. Sgt. Legge.
Duty Electrician: LACs. Warwick, Morgan. Duty Photos. Sgt. White.
Duty Sigs: LAC. MacLay. Duty Flight N.C.O’s. Sgts. Jordan. Molson.
Duty Clerk. LAC. Wyle. Duty F/E. F/Lt. Berrows. Duty A/B. F/O. Clegg. Duty Gunnery: F/Sgt. Holland. Duty Sigs. Officer. F/O. Roberts.

[Signature]

Flight Lieutenant.

for Wing Commander,

Commanding.

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

Citation

E O Collcutt, “Operations order 9 April 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed June 5, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7775.

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