Operations order 24 March 1944

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Title

Operations order 24 March 1944
Operation Serial No 27/44

Description

Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night 24/25 March 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined in red. Two crews flying with second pilot and one with second navigator. Includes duty personnel.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-03-24

Contributor

Anne-Marie Watson

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One-page typewritten document

Language

Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10674

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Transcription

[Underlined] SERIAL NO.37/44. [/underlined]

[Underlined] OPERATIONAL: [/underlined] The following crews and aircraft are hereby detailed for operational flying duties on 24/25th March, 1944.

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

S/Ldr. Hunter.

Sgt. Cooper.

F/O. Greenwood.

[Underlined] F/O. Willis. [/underlined]

Sgt. Salmon.

P/O. Miles.

P/O. Alexander.

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

F/Lt. Dorehill.DFC.

Sgt. Turrell.

Sgt. Norman.

[Underlined] F/S. Deacon. [/underlined]

F/S. Gurr.

Sgt. Woollard.

F/Lt. McCurdy.DFC.

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

P/O. Levy.

Sgt. Groom.

F/O. Box.

[Underlined] Sgt. Peck. [/underlined]

Sgt. McGuire.

Sgt. Evans.

Sgt. Thomas.

[Underlined] ND.565.C.(III). [/underlined]

P/O. Evans.

Sgt. Evans.

F/O. Garland.

[Underlined] F/S. Hatton. [/underlined]

Sgt. Myles.

Sgt. Burnard.

Sgt. Miller.

+ F/S. Terrell.

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

P/O. Smith.

Sgt. Bennett.

F/S. Farren.

[Underlined] F/O. Dutton. [/underlined]

Sgt. Hussey.

Sgt. Prowse.

Sgt. Hamlyn.

= F/S. Malick.

[Underlined] ME.672.A.(I). [/underlined]

P/O. Hayes.

Sgt. Ella.

Sgt. Dean.

[Underlined] Sgt. Fedoruck. [/underlined]

Sgt. Walker.

Sgt. Radcliffe.

Sgt. Perrie.

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

P/O. Stratis.

Sgt. Halt.

Sgt. Greenfield.

[Underlined] Sgt. Hawkes. [/underlined]

F/S. Knight.

Sgt. Page.

Sgt. Roe.

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

P/O. Cahtterton.

Sgt. Letts.

F/O. Reyland.

[Underlined] F/S. Scott. [/underlined]

Sgt. Michie.

Sgt. Champion.

Sgt. Davidson.

= F/O. Calder.

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

P/O. Manning.

Sgt. Wren.

Sgt. Woodwards.

[Underlined] F/S. Roberts. [/underlined]

Sgt. Davidson.

Sgt. Hedley.

F/S. Murray.

+ F/O. Smith.

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

P/O. Frost.

Sgt. Stanton.

F/S. Ashton.

[Underlined] F/O. Devon. [/underlined]

Sgt. Johnson.

Sgt. Carr.

Sgt. Bray.

[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.552.X.(III). [/underlined]

W/O. Barton.

Sgt. Thompson.

F/O. Maury.

[Underlined] F/S. Barnes. [/underlined]

Sgt. Willett.

F/O. Rimmer.

P/O. Clarke.DF M.

[Underlined] DUTY CREW. [/underlined]

P/O. Black.

Sgt. Jeffrey.

Sgt. Legge.

F/S. Forman.

Sgt. Jacobs.

Sgt. Nutty.

F/S. Tiller.

Sgt. Chalmers.

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

BRIEFING: NAV & SPEC.:

CAPTAINS:

MAIN:

Nav. & Spec. Bus will leave Officers & Sgts. Messes at

Captains Bus will leave Officers Mess at

Officer i/c Night Flying: S/Ldr.Cockbain. Duty F/Eng.: F/S. Blundell.

Duty Electricians: As detailed by Squadron Electrical Section.

Duty Photos: Sgt. White & AC. Garrard. Duty Sigs: LAC. Moore.

Duty Armr. N.C.O.: Cpl. Ebodes. Duty Flight N.C.O’s: Sgts. Green & Burford.

Duty Clerk: L.A.C. Gumprich. Duty Gunnery Officers: F/O. Mills & F/S. Lloyd.

Duty F/Eng. Officer: F/Lt. Burrows. Duty Sigs.: P/O. Roberts. Duty A/B.: F/Lt. Lowry.

[Signature]

Flight Lieutenant,

for Wing Commander,

Commanding,

[Underlined] 44(Rhodesia)Squadron. [/underlined]

Citation

E O Collcutt and Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Operations order 24 March 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed January 29, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7791.

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