Operations order



Operations order


Lists crews and aircraft for operations. The fourth member of each crew is underlined. Includes briefing times and duty personnel



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[Underlined] ME.628.H.(I). [/underlined]

F/Lt. Dorehill.DFC.
Sgt. Turrell.
F/Sgt. Wright.
[Underlined] F/S. Deacon. [/underlined]
F/S. Gurr.
Sgt. Woollard.
F/S. Mullett.

[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.

[Underlined] ND.518.D.(III). [/underlined]

P/O. Porter.
Sgt. Waugh.
P/O. Davies.
[Underlined] Sgt. Lander. [/underlined]
F/S. Barclay.
Sgt. Holmes.
Sgt. Bowen.

[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.

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

P/O. Hayes.
Sgt. Ella.
Sgt. Wellfare.
[Underlined] F/O. Dunn. [/underlined]
Sgt. Walker.
Sgt. Radcliffe.
Sgt. Perrie.

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

F/O. Stratis.
Sgt. Halt.
Sgt. Greenfield.
[Underlined] Sgt. Hawkes. [/underlined]
F/S. Knight.
Sgt. Page.
Sgt. Rowe.

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

F/Lt. Wiggin.DFC.
Sgt. Jones.
F/O. Maury.
[Underlined] F/O. Marshall.DFC. [/underlined]
Sgt. Dicken.
F/O. Rimmer.
P/O. Clarke.DFM.

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

P/O. Bradburn.
F/S. Blundell.
Sgt. Norman.
[Underlined] P/O. Gillard. [/underlined]
Sgt. Woolley.
F/S. Lloyd.
F/Lt. McCurdy.DFC.

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

P/O. Chatterton.
Sgt. Letts.
F/O. Reyland.
[Underlined] F/S. Scott. [/underlined]
Sgt. Michie.
Sgt. Champion.
Sgt. Davidson.

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

P/O. Manning,
Sgt. Cowan.
Sgt. Woodwards.
[Underlined] F/S. Roberts. [/underlined]
Sgt. Davison.
Sgt. Hedley.
F/S. Murray.

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

P/O. Frost.
Sgt. Stanton.
F/S. Ashton.
[Underlined] F/O. Devon. [/underlined]
Sgt. Johnson.
Sgt. Carr.
F/S. McCoy.

[Underlined] ME.634.P.(I). [/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. Young.
[Underlined] F/S. Barnes. [/underlined]
Sgt. Willett.
Sgt. Scott.
Sgt. Hummell.

[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] B

P/O. Levy.
Sgt. Groom.
F/O. Fox.
[Underlined] Sgt. Peck. [/underlined]
Sgt. McGuire.
F/S. Burden.
Sgt. Thomas.

[Underlined] STANDBY CREW 2. [/underlined] T

P/O. Butt.
Sgt. Jeffrey.
F/O. Sparrow.
[Underlined] Sgt. Craven. [/underlined]
Sgt. Donald.
Sgt. Shaw.
F/S. Spurden.

DUTY CREW: P/O. Hodge. F/S. Bracegirdle. Sgt. Dean. St. Legg.
F/S. Faraday. F/S. Forman. Sgt. Jacobs. Sgt. Nutty.
Sgt. Cave. Sgt. Carter.

BRIEFING: NAVIGATORS [deleted] & SPEC: [/deleted] SPEC CAPTAINS: 1645 MAIN 1715 F. PLANNING 1600

Nav & Spec. Bus will leave Officers & Sgts, Messes at
Captains Bus will leave Officers Mess at

Officer i/c Night Flying: S/Ldr. Hunter. Duty F/Eng.: Sgt. Cooper.
Duty Electricians: LAC’s. Morgan & Neary. Duty Photos: Sgt. White & AC. Taylor.
Duty Sigs.: Cpl. Curtin. Duty Armr.NCO: Cpl. Wilson.
Duty Flight NCO’s.: Sgts. Spindley & Nelson. Duty Clerk. LAC. Gumprich.
Duty F/Eng.: F/Lt. Burrows. Duty A/B.: F/Lt. Lowry. Duty Sigs: P/O. Roberts.
Duty Gunnery: F/O. Mills.


Flight Lieutenant,

for Wing Commander,


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


E O Collcutt and Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Operations order ,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed March 5, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7799.

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