Operations order 5 March 1944

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Title

Operations order 5 March 1944
Amendment to operational programme Serial No 25/44

Description

Lists crews and aircraft for operations on 5/6 March 1944. The fourth member of each crew is ticked. Includes briefing times and duty crew. On the reverse camera notes.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-03-05

Contributor

Anne-Marie Watson

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Two sides front typewritten document on the reverse handwritten

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Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10716, SChattertonJ159568v10717

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Transcription

[Underlined] NO.44(RHODESIA)SQUADRON. 5TH MARCH, 1944 [/underlined]

[Underlined] AMENDMENT TO OPERATIONAL PROGRAMME SERIAL NO. 25/44. [/underlined]

[Underlined] OPERATIONSL. [sic] [/underlined] The following crews and aircraft are hereby detailed for operational flying on 5/6th March, 1944.

[Underlined] EE.185.K.(III). [/underlined]

S/Ldr. Hunter.
Sgt. Cooper.
F/O. Greenwood.
F/O. Willis.
Sgt. Salmon.
Sgt. Miles.
Sgt. Alexander.

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

F/Lt. Dorehill. DFC.
Sgt. Turrell
F/S. Wright.
F/S. Deacon.
F/S. Gurr.
Sgt. Woollard.
F/S. Mullett.

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

P.O. Levy.
Sgt. Groom.
F/O. Fox.
Sgt. Peck.
Sgt. McGuire.
Sgt. McNally.
Sgt. Thomas.

[Underlined] ND.576.M.(III). [/underlined]

P.O. Higgs. DFC.
Sgt. Cowan.
P.O. Black.
P.O. Would.
P.O. Williams.
F/S. Tiller.
Sgt. Chalmers.

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

P.O. Evans.
Sgt. Carter.
F/O. Garland.
F/S. Hatton.
Sgt. Percival.
Sgt. Curtis.
W/O. Dowling.

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

P.O. Porter.
Sgt. Waugh.
F/S. Davies.
Sgt. Lander.
F/S. Barclay.
W/O. Pass.
Sgt. Hamlin.

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

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

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

P.O. Smith.
Sgt. Bennett.
F/S. Airey.
F/O. Dutton.
Sgt. Hussey.
Sgt. Holmes.
Sgt. Prowse.

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

P.O. Manning.
Sgt. Wren.
Sgt. Woodwards.
F/S. Roberts.
Sgt. Davison.
Sgt. Shaw.
Sgt. Murray.

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

P.O. Butt.
Sgt. Langford.
F/O. Sparrow.
Sgt. Whiter.
Sgt. Donald.
Sgt. Bray.
F/S. Schott.

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

W/O. Barton.
Sgt. Thompson.
F/O. Gourlay.
Sgt. Barnes.
Sgt. Willett.
Sgt. Joy. DFM.
Sgt. Hummell.

[Underlined] STANDBY CREW [/underlined]

P.O. Hayes.
Sgt. Ella.
Sgt. Wellfare.
F/O. Dunn.
Sgt. Walker.
Sgt. Radcliffe.
Sgt. Perrie.

DUTY CREW: F/O. Stephenson. Sgt. Taylor. P.O. Bennett. Sgt. Wilson.
Sgt. Robinson. Sgt. Dooley. F/S. White.

BRIEFING: NAVIGATORS: 16.30 hrs. SPEC: 1700 hrs. MAIN: 17.30 hrs.

Nav. bus will leave Sgts. Mess at 16.10 hrs. & Officers Mess at 16.15 hrs.

1 bus will leave Sgts. Mess at 16.45 hrs. & 1 bus will leave Off. Mess at 16.45 hrs.

Duties: as per programme serial No.25/44.

E.O. COLLCUTT, F/Lt.

for Wing Commander,

Commanding,

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

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Citation

E O Collcutt and Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Operations order 5 March 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 17, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7831.

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