Operations order 15 March 1944

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Operations order 15 March 1944

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Lists crews and aircraft for operations. Fourth member of each crew is underlined. Includes two standby crews, timings and duty personnel.

Date

1944-03-15

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IBCC Digital Archive

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SChattertonJ159568v10702

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[underlined] M.E 628. H(I)[/underlined]
F/LT. Dorehill.D.F.C.
Sgt. Turrell.
F/Sgt. Wright.W.R.
[underlined] F/Sgt. Deacon. [/underlined] [ticked]
F/Sgt. Gurr.
Sgt. Woollard.
F/Sgt. Mullett.
+P/O.Stratis.

[underlined] ND.576.M (III)[/underlined]
F/O. Fynn.
Sgt. Orme.
Sgt. Adder.
[underlined]Sgt. Clarke. [/underlined] [ticked]
Sgt. Johnson.
Sgt. Jack.
Sgt. Sagar.
+F/O. Berrington.

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

[underlined]ND.565.C.(III) [/underlined]
P/O. Evans.
Sgt. Evans.
F/O. Garland.
[underlined]F/Sgt. Hatton. [/underlined] [ticked]
Sgt. Gilmour.
Sgt. Burnard.
Sgt. Curtis.
=F/Sgt. McKerran.

[underlined] ND.573.S(III) [/underlined]
P/O. Porter.
Sgt. Waugh.
Sgt. Hill.
[underlined] Sgt. Lander. [/underlined][ticked]
F/Sgt. Barclay.
W/O. Pass.
Sgt. Hamlyn.

[underlined]ND 515.Z(III) [/underlined]
F/L. Wiggin
Sgt. Jones.
F/O. Maury.
[underlined] F/O. Marshall.DFC. [/underlined] [ticked]
Sgt. Dicken.
F/O. Rimmer.
P/O. Clarke.DFM.
+P/O. Skinner.

[underlined] ME. 634.P(I).[/underlined]
F/O. Stephenson.
Sgt. Langford.
F/Sgt. Airey.
[underlined]Sgt. Wilson. [/underlined] [ticked]
Sgt. Robinson.
F/Sgt. Dooley. DFM.
F/Sgt. White. DFM.

[underlined]ND.517.U(III) [/underlined]
P/O. Bradburn.
F/Sgt. Blundell.
Sgt. Norman
[underlined]F/Sgt. Gillard. [/underlined] [ticked]
Sgt. Woolley.
F/Sgt. Lloyd.
Sgt. Scott.
=Sgt. Finwick.

[underlined]ND.578.Y(III) [/underlined]
P/O. Chatterton.
Sgt. Letts.
F/O. Reyland.
[underlined]F/Sgt. Scott. [/underlined][ticked]
Sgt.Michie.
Sgt. Champion.
Sgt. Evans.
=Sgt.Freeman.

[underlined]ND698G. Q(III) [/underlined]
P/O. Manning.
Sg. Capps.
Sgt. Woodwards.
[underlined]F/Sgt. Roberts. [/underlined][ticked]
Sgt. Davidson.
Sgt. Hedley.
Sgt. Murray.
+P/O. Hobbs.

[underlined]ND552 X (III) [/underlined]
P/O. Butt.
Sgt. Jeffery.
F/O. Sparrow.
[underlined]Sgt. Whiter. [/underlined] [ticked]
Sgt. Donald.
Sgt. Bray.
F/Sgt. Spurden.

[underlined]ND.689G. O.(III) [/underlined]
P/O. Frost.
Sgt. Stanton.
F/Sgt. Ashton.
[underlined]F/O. Devon. [/underlined][ticked]
Sgt. Johnson.
Sgt. Carr.
Sgt. Booth.

L
[underlined] STAND BY CREW.NO1.[/underlined]
P/O. Smith.
Sgt. Bennet.
F/Sgt. Farren.
[underlined]F/Sgt. Sumner.[/underlined] [ticked]
Sgt. Hussey.
Sgt. Prowse.
Sgt. Dack.

A
[underlined]STAND BY CREW NO.2. [/underlined]
P/O. Hayes.
Sgt. Ella.
Sgt. Welfare.
[underlined]F/O Dunn. [/underlined][ticked]
Sgt. Walker.
Sgt. Radcliffe.
Sgt.Singfield.

[underlined]DUTY CREW. [/underlined]
[underlined]Sgt. Fedork.[/underlined]
Sgt. Myles.
Sgt. Taylor.
Sgt. Thompson.
F/Sgt. Barnes
F/Sgt. Burdon.
F/Sgt. Hall.
F/Sgt. Holland.

Note:- + Second Pilot.
= Second Navigator.

BRIEFING: NAVIGATORS: 16.00 SPEC.:16.30 MAIN: 17.00
Nav. Bus will leave Sgts. Mess at [blank] and Officers Mess at [blank]
1 bus will leave Sgts. Mess at [blank] and Officers Mess at [blank]

Officers i/c Night Flying: S/Ldr. Hunter. Duty F/Eng.:As detailed by F/L. Burrows.
Duty Electricians: LACs. Eveleigh & Fraser. Duty Photos: Sgt. White & LAC. Gerrard.
Duty Sigs: Cpl. Wright. Duty Armr.NCO’s: Sgt. Detailed by W/O.Lowe & Cpl. Ebedes.
Duty Flight NCO’s: Sgt . Green & Arrowsmith. Duty Clerk : LAC. Wyle.
Duty Gunnery Officers: W/O. Dowling & F/S. Groves. Duty Sigs Off. : P/O. Roberts.
Duty Air Bomber : F/Lt. Lowry. Duty F/Eng. Leader: F/Lt. Burrows. DFC.

[Signature]
Flight Lieutenant, for Wing Commander,
[underlined]Commanding, No 44 (Rhodesia) Squadron [/underlined]

Citation

E O Collcutt and Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Operations order 15 March 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed August 8, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7814.

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