Operations order 6 March 1944



Operations order 6 March 1944
Operational and training detail for night of 6/7 March 1944 Serial No. 26/44


Lists crews and aircraft for operations on nigh 6/7 March 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined. Included briefing times and duty personnel.



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[Underlined] NO.44(RHODESIA)SQUADRON 6TH MARCH, 1944 [/underlined]

[Underlined] OPERATIONAL AND TRAINING DETAIL FOR NIGHT OF 6/7TH MARCH, 1944. SERIAL NO. 26/44. [/underlined]

[Underlined] OPERATIONAL. [/underlined] The following aircraft and crews are hereby detailed to carry out operational flying duties on night of 6/7th March, 1944.

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

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

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

W/O. Barton.
Sgt. Thompson.
F/O. Gourlay.
[Underlined] Sgt. Barnes. [/underlined]
Sgt. Willett.
Sgt. Joy.DFM.
Sgt. Hummell.

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

P/O. Manning.
Sgt. Wren.
Sgt. Woodwards.
[Underlined] F/S. Roberts. [/underlined]
Sgt. Davidson.
Sgt. Hedley.
Sgt. Murray.

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

S/Ldr. Hunter.
Sgt. Cooper.
F/O. Greenwood.
[Underlined] F/O. Willis. [/underlined]
Sgt. Salmon.
Sgt. Miles.
Sgt. Alexander.

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

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

[Underlined] ND.538.T.(III). [/underlined]

P/O. Higgs.DFC.
Sgt. Cowan.
P/O. Black.
[Underlined] P/O. Would. [/underlined]
P/O. Williams.
F/S. Tiller.
Sgt. Chalmers.

DUTY CREW:- P/O. Hayes. Sgt. Ella. Sgt. Wellfare. F/O. Dunn. Sgt. Walker. Sgt. Radcliffe. Sgt. Perrie.

BRIEFING: NAVIGATORS: 1430 SPEC: 1500 Main: 1530

Nav. Bus will leave Sgts. Mess at 1410 & Officers Mess at 1415

1 bus will leave Sgts. Mess at 1445 & 1 bus will leave Off. Mess at 1445

Officer i/c Night Flying : W/Cdr. Thompson. DFC.AFC.
Duty Flight Engineer : Sgt. Plant.
Duty Electricians : As detailed by F/S. Wallin.
Duty Photos : Sgt. White & AC. Taylor.
Duty Sigs : LAC. Moore.
Duty Armr. NCO’s. : Sgt. detailed by W/O. Lowe & Cpl. Lomax.
Duty Flight NCO’s : Sgts. Brock & Lumsden.
Duty Clerk : L.A.C. Hudson.
Duty Gunnery Officer : F/Lt McCurdy.DFC.
Duty Signals Officer : P/O. Roberts.
Duty F/E. Officer : F/Lt. Burrows.DFC.
Duty A/B. Officer : F/Lt. Lowry.


Flight Lieutenant,

For Wing Commander,


[Underlined] No.44(Rhodesia)Squadron. [/underlined]


E O Collcutt and Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Operations order 6 March 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed February 21, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7828.

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