Operations order 26 March 1944

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Title

Operations order 26 March 1944
Operational and training detail for night of 26/27 March 1944 Serial 38/44

Description

Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night 26/27 March 1944. The fourth member of each crew is underlined and ticked, Includes two standby crews with aircraft allocated annotated alongside. Shows timings and duty personnel

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-03-26

Contributor

Angus Bustin
Anne-Marie Watson

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Format

One-page typewritten document

Language

Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10670

Temporal Coverage

Transcription

[Underlined] NO. 44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON. 26TH MARCH, 1944. [/underlined]

[Underlined] OPERATIONAL AND TRAINING DETAIL FOR 26/27TH MARCH, 1944.

SERIAL NO. 38/44. [/underlined]

[Underlined] OPERATIONAL: [/underlined] The following crews and aircraft are hereby detailed for operational flying duties on the night of 26/27th March, 1944.

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

S/Ldr. Cockbain.
F/S. Faraday.
F/Lt. Waterkeyn.
F/Lt. Lowry.
Sgt. Dicken.
W/O. Pass.
F/s. Dean.
F/O. Wareham.

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

P/O. Levy.
Sgt. Groom.
F/O. Fox.
Sgt. Peck.
Sgt. McGuire.
Sgt. Evans.
Sgt Thomas.

[Underlined] ND.741.K.(III). [/underlined]

P/O. Stratis.
Sgt. Halt.
Sgt. Greenfield.
Sgt. Hawkes.
F/S. Knight.
Sgt. Page.
Sgt. Roe.

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

P/O. Chatterton.
Sgt. Letts.
F/O. Reyland.
F/S. Scott.
Sgt. Michie.
Sgt. Champion.
Sgt. Davidson.
+ F/S. Kennedy.

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

P/O. Manning.
Sgt. Wren.
Sgt. Woodwards.
F/S. Roberts.
Sgt. Davison.
Sgt. Hedley.
F/S. Murrey.
=F/S. Young.

[Underlined] ME.629.R.(I). [/underlined]

P/O. Frost.
Sgt. Stanton.
F/S. Ashton.
F/O. Devon.
Sgt. Johnson.
Sgt. Carr.
Sgt. Bray.

[Underlined] ME.634.P.(I). [/underlined]

P/O. Skinner.
Sgt. Farmer.
F/S. Freeman.
Sgt. Prewer.
Sgt. Ward.
Sgt. Scott
Sgt. Singfield.

[Underlined] ND.552.X(III).

W/O. Barton.
Sgt. Thompson.
Sgt. Norman.
F/S. Barnes.
Sgt. Willett.
F/S. Groves.
F/O. Mills.DFM.
=F/S. Binien.

[handwritten note] F/P- 1430. [/handwritten note]

[Underlined] STANDBY NO.1. [handwritten note] H [/handwritten note] [/underlined]

P/O. Hobbs.
Sgt. Hall.
Sgt. Fenwick.
W/O. Scott.
Sgt. Garnsey.
Sgt. Wright.
Sgt. Ingram.

[Underlined] STANDBY NO.2. [handwritten note] J [/handwritten note] [/underlined]

P/O. Smith.
Sgt. Bennett.
F/S. Farren.
F/O. Dutton.
Sgt. Hussey.
Sgt. Prowse.
Sgt. Dack.

[Underlined] DUTY CREW. [/underlined]

F/O. Stephenson
Sgt. Langford.
F/S. Airey.
Sgt. Wilson.
Sgt. Robinson.
F/S. Dorley.DFM.
F/S. White.DFM.

[Underlined] BRIEFING: [/underlined]

NAVIGATORS: [handwritten] 1600. [/handwritten]

SPEC.:

MAIN: [handwritten] 1700 [/handwritten]

[Handwritten] MEAL – 1545 [/handwritten]

[Handwritten] U Reserve [/handwritten]

Nav.Bus will leave Officers Mess at [no text] and Sgts. Mess at [no text]
1 Bus will leave Officers Mess at [no text] and Sgts. Mess at [no text]

Officer i/c Night Flying: S/Ldr. Hunter. Duty Flight Engineer: Sgt. Capps.
Duty Electricians: LACs. Morgan & Coates. Duty Sigs: AC. Brewer.
Duty Armr.NCO: Cpl. Gibbons. Duty Photos: AC. Gerrard.
Duty Flight NCO’s. : Sgts. Gibbons & Le Blanc Smith. Duty Clerk: LAC. Hudson
Duty Sigs.Officer: F/O. Roberts. Duty F/Eng.: F/Lt.Burrows.DFC.
Duty Gunnery : F/Lt.McCurdy.DFC.

[Handwritten] K.L.J. [/handwritten]

[Signature] E O Collcutt [/signature]

Flight Lieutenant,
For Wing Commander,
Commanding,
[Underlined] No.44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON. [/underlined]

Citation

E O Collcutt and Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Operations order 26 March 1944 ,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed August 9, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7788.

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