Operations order 4 March 1944

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Title

Operations order 4 March 1944
Operational and training detail for night of 4/5 March 1945 Serial No 24/44 - Reverse side calculations

Description

Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night 4/5 March 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined and ticked. The last crew, third from left in third row is written in. Includes one standby crew and duty personnel. On the reverse some calculations.

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Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-03-04

Contributor

Anne-Marie Watson

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Two sides front page typewritten document on the reverse handwritten

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SChattertonJ159568v10721, SChattertonJ159568v10722

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Transcription

OPERATIONAL DETAIL FOR NIGHT OF 4/5TH MARCH 1944

[Underlined] SERIAL NO. 24/44 [/underlined]

The following personnel and aircraft are hereby detailed to carry out operational flying as detailed hereunder.

[Underlined] EE.185.K(III) [/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.
Sgt. Mullett.

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

P/O. Levy
Sgt. Green.
F/O. Fox
[Underlined] Sgt. Peck. [/underlined]
Sgt. McGuire.
Sgt. McNally.
Sgt. Thomas.

[Underlined] ND.576.M.(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. Carter.
F/O. Garland.
[Underlined] F/S. Hatton. [/underlined]
Sgt. Hussey.
Sgt. Curtis.
F/S. Spurden.

[Underlined] ND.631.B.(III) [/underlined]

P/O. Charlesworth.
Sgt. Jeffrey.
Sgt. Hill.
[Underlined] F/S. Federuk. [/underlined]
Sgt. Myles.
Sgt. Shaw.
Sgt. Evans.

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

P/O. Porter.
Sgt. Waugh.
F/S. Davies.
[Underlined] Sgt. Lander. [/underlined]
F/S. Barclay.
W/O. Pass.
Sgt. Hamlan.

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

F/Lt. Wiggin. DFC.
Sgt. Capps.
F/O. Maury.
F/O. [overwritten] Rogers [/overwritten] [inserted] MARSHAL D.F.C. [/inserted]
Sgt. Dicken.
F/O. Rimmer.
P/O. Clarke. DFM.

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

F/O. Stephenson.
Sgt. Langford.
F/S. Airey.
[Underlined] Sgt. Wilson. [/underlined]
Sgt. Robinson.
Sgt. Wooley. DFM.
F/S. White. DFM.

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

P/O. Butt.
Sgt. Bennett, 755.
F/O. Sparrow.
[Underlined] Sgt. Whiter. [/underlined]
Sgt. Donald.
Sgt. Bray.
F/S. Schott.

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

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

[Underlined] STANDBY CREW. [/underlined]

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

[Underlined] DUTY CREW. [/underlined]

P/O. Smith.
F/O. Dutton.
Sgt. Prowse.

BRIEFING: NAVIGATORS SPECS MAIN. [times missing]

Officer i/c Night Flying: G/Cpt. Butler. OBE.
Duty Flight Engineer: Sgt. Plant.
Duty Electricians: As detailed by F/S. Wallin.
Duty Photos.: SAC White & AC Taylor.
Duty Signals: [indecipherable] Skilletter.
Duty Armt. NCO’s: W/O. Lowe & Cpl. Lomax.
Duty Flight NCO: Sgt’s Spindley & Rubenstein.
Duty Clerk: LAC. Beard.
Duty Interrogation Offrs.: F/L. Lowry, F/L. Burrows. P/O. Roberts.

Nav. Buss [sic] will leave Sgts. Mess at [time missing] & Offrs. Mess at [time missing]

1 Bus will leave Sgts. Mess at [time missing] & Offr. Mess at [time missing]

[Signature]

Flight Lieutenant,
For Wing Commander,
Commanding,
No.44(Rhodesia) Squadron.

[Page break]

[Calculations]

Citation

E O Collcutt , “Operations order 4 March 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed January 27, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7834.

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