Operations order 29 March 1944



Operations order 29 March 1944


Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night 29/30 April 1944. The fourth member of each crew is underlined in red. Includes two standby crews as well as timings and duty personnel.



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[underlined] OPERATIONAL: [/underlined] The following crews and aircraft are hereby detailed for operational flying duties on the night of 29/30th March 1944.
[underlined] ND. 741.K.(III). [/underlined]
S/Ldr. Hunter.
Sgt. (Sergeant) Cooper.
F/O. Greenwood.
[underlined] F/O. Willis. [/underlined]
Sgt. Salmon.
P/O. Miles.
P/O. Alexander.
[underlined] ND.631.B(III). [/underlined]
P/O. Levy.
Sgt. Groom.
F/O. Fox.
[underlined] Sgt. Pock. [/underlined]
Sgt. McGuire.
Sgt. Prowse.
Sgt. Thomas.
[underlined] ND. 751.J.(III). [/underlined]
P/O. Charlesworth.
Sgt. Jeffrey.
F/ Sgt. Hill.
[underlined] F/O. Dunn. [/underlined]
F/S. Percival.
Sgt. Scott.
Sgt. Evans.
[underlined] ME. 628.H.(I). [/underlined]
P/O. Stratis.
Sgt. Haly.
F/O. Greenfield.
[underlined] F/O. Clegg. [/underlined]
F/S. Knight.
Sgt. Page.
Sgt. Roe.
[underlined] ND.515.Z.(III). [/underlined]
W/Cdr. (Wing Commander) Thompson. DFC.
F/Lt. Burrows. DFC.
F/Lt. Waterkeyn.
[underlined] Sgt. Craven. [/underlined]
F/O. Roberts.
F/S. Burden.
F/S. Hall.
[underlined] ME. 694.L. (I). [/underlined]
P/O. Davey.
Sgt. Legge.
F/S. Foreman.
[underlined] Sgt. Jacobs. [/underlined]
Sgt. Nutty.
Sgt. Kave.
Sgt. Carter.
[underlined] ME.634.P.(I). [/underlined]
F/O. Stephenson.
Sgt. Langford.
F/S. Airey.
[underlined] Sgt. Wilson. [/underlined]
Sgt. Robinson.
F/S. Dooley. DFM.
F/S. White. DFM.
[underlined] ND.517.U.(III). [/underlined]
P/O. Bradburn.
Sgt. Jones.
Sgt. Norman.
[underlined] P/O. Gillard. [/underlined]
Sgt. Woolley.
F/S. Lloyd.
Sgt. Dack.
[underlined] ND.698G.O.(III). [/underlined]
P/O. Manning.
Sgt. Wren.
Sgt. Woodwards.
[underlined] F/S. Roberts. [/underlined]
Sgt. Davison.
Sgt. Hedley.
F/S. Murray.
[underlined] ND.552.X.(III). [/underlined]
W/O. (Warrant Officer) Barton.
Sgt. Thompson.
F/S. Farren.
[underlined] F/S. Barnes. [/underlined]
P/O. Baker.
F/S. Groves.
F/O. Mills. DFM.
[underlined] ME.629.R.(I). [/underlined]
P/O. Frost.
Sgt. Stanton.
F/S. Ashton.
[underlined] F/O. Devon. [/underlined]
Sgt. Johnson.
Sgt. Carr.
Sgt. Hamlyn.
[underlined] ND.573.S.(III). [/underlined]
P/O. Skinner.
Sgt. Farmer.
F/S. Freeman.
[underlined] Sgt. Prewer. [/underlined]
Sgt. Ward.
Sgt. Scott.
Sgt. Singfield.
[underlined] ND.689G.O.(III). [/underlined]
P/O. Hobbs.
Sgt. Hall.
Sgt. Fenwick.
[underlined] W.O. Scott. [/underlined]
Sgt. Garnsey.
Sgt. Wright.
Sgt. Ingram.
[underlined] STANDBY CREW 1. [/underlined]
F/S. Binion.
F/S. Bindle.
F/Sgt. Kennedy.
[underlined] F/S. Gebhard. [/underlined]
Sgt. Stroud.
Sgt. Micalchuk.
Sgt. Knox.
[underlined] STANDBY CREW NO.2. [/underlined]
P/O. Chatterton.
Sgt. Letts.
F/O. Reyland.
[underlined] F/S. Scott. [/underlined]
Sgt. Michie.
Sgt. Champion.
Sgt. Davison.
[underlined] Duty Crew. [/underlined]
F/O. Dutton.
Sgt. Bennett.
Sgt. Hussey.
F/ Sgt. Faraday.
F/S. Bracegirdle.
F/S. Doan.
F’Planning .. 1730
SPEC.: 2015
MAIN: 2045
Nav. Bus will leave Officers Mess at - and Sgts. Mess at
1 Bus will leave Officers Mess at - and Sgt. Mess at
+ officer i/c (in command) Night Flying : S/Ldr. Cockbain. Duty Flight Engineer: Sgt. Bennott.
Duty Electricians: ACs (Aircraftmen) Spittle & Roberts. Duty Photos.: AC. (Aircraftman) Taylor.
Duty Sigs. (Signals) : AC. Wardle. Duty Flight N.C.O.’S (Non-Commissioned Officers): Sgts. Lumsden & Spindley.
Duty Armr. (Armourer). NCO’s: As detailed by W/O. Lowe. Duty Clerk: LAC. (Leading Aircraftsman) Wyle.
Duty F/E. (Flight Engineer) : F/S. Faraday. Duty A/B. : F/Lt. Lowry. Duty Gunnery: F/Lt. McCurdy.
Duty Sigs. Officer: P/O. Williams.
Flight Lieutenant,
For Wing Commander, Commanding,
[underlined] No.44(RHODESIA)SQUADRON. [/underlined]


E O Collcutt and Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Operations order 29 March 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 18, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7784.

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