Operations order 22 February 1944

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Title

Operations order 22 February 1944
Operational and training detail for 22/23 February 1944 Serial No. 19/44

Description

Lists crews and aircraft for operations on 22/23 February 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined and ticked. Includes briefing times and duty personnel. On the bottom some handwritten notes and calculations.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-02-22

Contributor

Anne-Marie Watson

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One-page typewritten document

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Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10748

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[Underlined] NO. 44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON. 22ND FEBRUARY, 1944. [/underlined]

[Underlined] OPERATIONAL AND TRAINING DETAIL FOR 22/23RD FEBRUARY, 1944.

SERIAL NO. 19/44. [/underlined]

[Underlined] OPERATIONAL. [/underlined] The following crews and aircraft are hereby detailed for operational flying on 22/23rd February, 1944.

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

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

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

F/Lt. Dorehill. DFC.
Sgt. Bennett. (622)
F/S. Wright.
[Underlined] F/S. Deacon [/underlined]
F/S. Gurr.
F/S. Curtis.
F/S. Mullett.

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

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

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

F/O. Fynn.
Sgt. Plant.
Sgt. Adder.
[Underlined] Sgt. Clarke.
Sgt. Johnson.
Sgt. Jac k [sic].
Sgt, Sagar.

[Underlined] ND.574.J.(III) [inserted] M [/inserted] [/underlined]

P.O. Higgs.
Sgt. C owan. [sic]
P.O.Black.
[Underlined] P.O. Would. [/underlined]
P.O. Williams.
F/S. Tiller.
Sgt. Chalmers.

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

P.O. Charlesworth.
Sgt. Jeffrey.
Sgt. Hill.
[Underlined] Sgt. Fedoruck. [/underlined]
Sgt. Myles.
W/O. Thomas.
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. Bowen.

[Underlined] LM.434.F.(III). [/underlined] [Inserted] M [/inserted]

P.O. Smith.
Sgt. Bennett.
F/S. Farren.
[Underlined] F/O. Dutton. [/underlined]
Sgt. Hussey.
Sgt. Booth.
Sgt. Dack.

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

F/Lt. Mercer. DFC.
Sgt. Capps.
F/O. Young.
[Underlined] F/Sgt. Barker. [/underlined]
P/O. Baker.
F/Sgt. Pratt.
W/O. Wilkie.

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

P/O. Bradburn.
F/Sgt. Blundell.
Sgt. Norman.
[Underlined] F/Sgt. Gillard. [/underlined]
Sgt. Woolley.
F/Lt. McCurdy. DFC.
F/Sgt. Lloyd.

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

P/O. Chatterton.
Sgt. Letts.
F/O. Reyland.
[Underlined] F/Sgt. Scott. [/underlined]
Sgt. Michie.
Sgt. Champion.
Sgt. Davidson.

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

W/O. Barton.
Sgt. Thompson.
Sgt. Taylor.
[Underlined] Sgt. Barnes. [/underlined]
Sgt. Willett.
Sgt. Joy.
Sgt. Hummell.

[Underlined] ND.525.Q.(III). [/underlined]

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

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

F/Lt. Wiggin.
Sgt. Evans.
F/O. Maury.
[Underlined] F/O. Rogers. [/underlined]
Sgt. Dicken.
F/O. Rimmer.
W/O. Dowling,

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

F/O. Stephenson.
Sgt. Langford.
F/Sgt. Airey.
[Underlined] Sgt. Wilson. [/underlined]
Sgt. Robinson.
F/S. Burden.
F/S. Hall.

[Underlined] ND.573.S.(III). [/underlined] [Inserted] M [/inserted]

F/Sgt. Haynes.
Sgt. Bennett.
Sgt. Halliday.
[Underlined] F/S. Bergland. [/underlined]
Sgt. Weddle.
Sgt. Openshaw.
Sgt. Nicolson.

DUTY CREW: P/O. Frost. Sgt. Stanton. F/Sgt. Ashton. F/O. Devon. F/Lt. Phillips.
Sgt. Johnson.Sgt. Carr.
F/O. Gourlay.Sgt. Taylor. P/O. Bennett.

BRIEFING: NAVIGATORS: 13.15 hrs. [Underlined] SPEC.: 13.45 HRS. main: 14.10 hrs. [/underlined]

Nav. Bus will leave Sgts. Mess at 12.55 hrs & Officers Mess at 13.00 hrs. 1 bus will leave Sgts. Mess at 13.20 hrs. & 1 bus will leave Off. Mess 13.20 hrs.

Officer i/c Night Flying: S/Ldr. Cockbain. Duty F/Eng. : Sgt. Orme.
Duty Electitians [sic]: LAC s. Saunders & Spittle. Duty Photos: Sgt. White & LAC Ellison.
Duty Sigs.: Sgt. O’Meara & Cpl, Bullivant. Duty Armr. NC Os.: W/O. Lowe, Sgt. Layland & Cpl. Lomax.
Duty Flt.NCO’s: Sgts. Fagan & Arrowsmith.
Duty Clerk: L.A.C. Gumprich.
Duty F/E. Officer: F/Lt. Burrows. DFC. Duty A/B.: F/Lt. Lowry.
Duty Sigs. Officer: P.O. Roberts.

[Signature]

Flight Lieutenant,
For Wing Commander, Commanding,
[Underlined] NO.44(RHODESIA)SQUADRON. [/underlined]

[Deleted] Y + J + [/deleted] 240

J Z Y – 1850

YJ – Backers up load

[underlined] Main [/underlined]

[underlined] H2S [/underlined]

[Calculations]

Citation

E O Collcutt and Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Operations order 22 February 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed August 13, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7899.

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