Operations order 16 March 1944

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Title

Operations order 16 March 1944
Operational and training detail for 16/17 March 1944 Serial No 32/44

Description

Lists crews and aircraft for operations on 16/17 March 1944. The fourth member of each crew is underlined. Third crew in second row is crossed through. and a new captain annotated for fourth crew in second row. Includes two standby crews and duty personnel.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-03-16

Contributor

Frank Batten
Lesley Wain
Anne-Marie Watson

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One-page typewritten document

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SChattertonJ159568v10696

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Transcription

[underlined] NO.44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON.

16TH MARCH, 1944.

OPERATIONAL AND TRAINING DETAIL FOR 16/17TH MARCH, 1944. SERIAL NO. 32/44. [/underlined]

[underlined] OPERATIONAL. [/underlined] The following crews and aircraft are hereby detailed for operational flying on 16/17th March, 1944.

[underlined] ME.628.H (I) [/underlined]
F/Lt. Dorehill. DFC.
Sgt. Turrell.
F/S. Wright.
[underlined] F/S. Deacon. [/underlined]
F/S. Gurr.
Sgt. Wollard.
F/S. Mullett.

[underlined] ND.631.B (III) . [/underlined]
P/O. Higgs. DFC.
Sgt. Cowan.
P/O. Black.
[underlined] P/O. Would. [/underlined]
P/O. Williams.
F/S. Tiller.
Sgt. Chalmers.

[underlined] ND.565.C (III) . [/underlined]
P/O. Evans.
Sgt. Evans
F/O. Garland.
[underlined] F/S. Hatton. [/underlined]
Sgt. Myles.
Sgt. Burnard.
Sgt. Evans.

[underlined] ND.518.D (III). [/underlined]
P/O. Porter.
Sgt. Waugh.
F/O. Davies.
[underlined] Sgt. Lander. [/underlined]
F/S. Barclay.
W/O. Pass.
Sgt. Bowen.

[underlined] ME.672.A. (I). [/underlined]
P/O. Hayes.
Sgt. Ella.
Sgt. Wellfare.
[underlined] F/O. Dunn. [/underlined]
Sgt. Walker.
Sgt. Radcliffe.
Sgt. Hamlyn.

[underlined] ND.515.Z. (III). [/underlined]
S/Ldr. Cockbain.
F/S. Faraday
F/Lt. Waterkeyn
[underlined] F/Lt. Lowry. [/underlined]
F/S. Percival.
F/S. Bracegirdle.
F/S. Dean.

[underlined] ME634.P. (I). [/underlined]
[inserted] BRADBURN [/inserted]
[deleted] F/O. Stephenson.
Sgt. Langford.
F/S. Airey.
[underlined] Sgt. Wilson. [/underlined]
Sgt. Robinson.
F/S. Dooley. DFM.
F/S. White. DFM. [/deleted]

[underlined] EE.185.K. (III) [/underlined]
P
P/O. [deleted] Bradburn [/deleted] [inserted] S/L HUNTER [/inserted]
F/S. Blundell.
Sgt. Norman.
[underlined] F/S. Gillard. [/underlined]
Sgt. Woolley
F/S. Lloyd.
Sgt. Scott.

[underlined] ND.578.Y. (III) [/underlined]
P/O. Chatterton.
Sgt. Letts.
F/O. Reyland
[underlined] F/S. Scott. [/underlined]
Sgt. Michie.
Sgt. Champion.
Sgt. Shaw.

[underlined] ND.698G.Q. (III). [/underlined]
P/O. Manning.
Sgt. Cooper.
Sgt.Woodwards
[underlined] F/S. Roberts. [/underlined]
Sgt. Davison.
Sgt. Hedley.
Sgt. Murray.

[underlined] ME.629.R. (I). [/underlined]
P/O. Frost.
Sgt. Stanton.
F/S. Ashton.
[underlined] F/O. Devon. [/underlined]
Sgt. Johnson.
Sgt. Carr.
Sgt. Booth.

[underlined] ND.573.S. (III).
P/O. Skinner.
Sgt. Farmer.
F/S. Freeman.
[underlined] Sgt. Prewer. [/underlined]
Sgt. Ward.
Sgt. Scott.
Sgt. Singfield.

[underlined] ND.689G.0. (III). [/underlined]
P/O. Hobbs.
Sgt. Hall.
Sgt. Fenwick.
[underlined] W/O. Scott. [/underlined]
Sgt. Garnsey.
Sgt. Wright.
Sgt. Ingram.

[underlined] STANDBY NO. 1. (L) [/underlined]
P/O. Smith.
Sgt. Bennett.
F/S. Farren.
[underlined] F/S. Sumner. [/underlined]
Sgt. Hussey.
Sgt. Prowse.
Sgt. Dack.

[underlined] STANDBY NO. 2. (T) [/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] STANDBY No. 3. (X) [/underlined]
P/O. Butt.
Sgt. Jeffrey.
F/O. Sparrow.
[underlined] Sgt. Whiter. [/underlined]
Sgt. Donald.
Sgt. Bray.
F/S. Spurden.

[underlined] DUTY CREW: [/underlined] P.O Miles. P/O. Alexander. Sgt. Salmon. Sgt. Hill. Sgt. Gilmour. Sgt. Curtis. [underlined] Sgt. Fedoruk. [/underlined]
BRIEFING: NAVIGATORS & SPEC.: 16.1 CAPTAINS: MAIN:
Nav.Bus will leave Sgts. Mess at and Officers Mess at
1 bus will leave Sgts. Mess at and Officers Mess at.
Officer i/c Night Flying: S/Ldr. Hunter. Duty F/Enf.: Sgt. Haley.
Duty Electricians: LAC’s Sutherland & Morgan. Duty Sigs.: AC. Brewer.
Duty Armr.NCO’s: Sgts. Bumford & Bryant. Duty Clerk: LAC. Wyle.
Duty Sigs.Officer: P/O. Roberts. Duty F/Eng.Ldr. : F/Lt. Burrows. DFC.
Duty Gunnery Officer: F/S. Schott. Duty A/B.: F/Lt. Lowry.

[signature]
[underlined] Flight Lieutenant, [deleted] [indecipherable letters] [/deleted] W/Cdr. Commanding, NO.44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON. [/underlined]

[indecipherable word]

Citation

E O Collcutt and Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Operations order 16 March 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 19, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7809.

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