Operations order 22 May 1944



Operations order 22 May 1944
Operational and training detail for 22/23 May 1944 Serial 80/44


Lists crews and aircraft for operations 22/23 May 1944. Includes timings and duty personnel. Annotated 'Brunswick'.



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[inserted] [underlined] BRUNSWICK [/underlined] [/inserted]

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

SERIAL No. 80/44. [/underlined]

[underlined] ND.578.Y.(III). [/underlined]
W/Cdr. Thompson. DFC.
F/Lt. Burrows. DFC.
F/Sgt. Stancer.
F/O. Roberts.
[underlined] F/Lt. Lowry. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
F/Sgt. Burden.
F/Sgt. Hall.
+ F/Sgt. Cole.

[underlined] ME.694.L.(I). [/underlined]
P/O. Davey.
Sgt. Legge.
F/S. Forman.
[underlined] Sgt. Jacobs. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Nutty.
W/O. Pass.
Sgt. Carter.
= P/O. Cuthbert.

[underlined] ME.791.K.(I). [/underlined]
F/S. Binion.
F/S. Bristow.
Sgt. Kennedy.
[underlined] F/S. Gebhard. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Stroud.
Sgt. Micalchuk.
Sgt. Knox.

[underlined] ND.751.J.(III). [/underlined]
P/O. Aiken.
Sgt. Lewarne.
F/S. Riddock.
[underlined] Sgt. Simmons. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Rawson.
Sgt. Hare.
Sgt. Lewis.

[underlined] ME.743.[deleted] G [/deleted] [inserted] M [/inserted] .(I). [/underlined]
F/O. Merrick.
Sgt. Carling.
F/O. Poulter.
[underlined] F/O. Bartlett. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Dickenson.
Sgt. Warll.
Sgt. Thomas.
= F/Lt. Dobson.

[underlined] LL.965.C.(I). [/underlined]
P/O. Taylor.
Sgt. Aherne.
Sgt. Bushby.
[underlined] Sgt. Graven. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Stauber.
F/S. Astle.
Sgt. Bray.

[underlined] ME.794.V.(I). [/underlined]
P/O. Stockwell.
Sgt. Flaherty.
Sgt. Frost.
[underlined] Sgt. Lumsden. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Ball.
Sgt. Boland.
Sgt. Stocking.

[underlined] NE.138.Z.(III). [/underlined]
F/Lt. White.
Sgt. Rickeard.
F/S. Jones.
[underlined] Sgt. Jenkins. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
P/O. Marston.
Sgt. Burnett.
Sgt. Nicholson.

[underlined] ME.634.P.(I). [/underlined]
F/Lt. Stephenson.
Sgt. Langford.
F/S. Airey.
[underlined] F/S. Wilson. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Robinson.
F/S. Dooley. DFM.
W/O. Schott.
+ Sgt. Knight.

[underlined] ME.699.T.(I). [/underlined]
P/O. Young.
Sgt. Robinson.
F/O. Wareham.
[underlined] Sgt. Wainwright. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Jackson.
Sgt. Rennie.
Sgt. Routledge.

[underlined] ND.552.X.(III). [/underlined]
F/O. Smith.
Sgt. Barber.
F/O. Calder.
[underlined] Sgt. Steele. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Bozier.
Sgt. Blackie.
Sgt. Brett.

[underlined] LL.938.S.(I). [/underlined]
P/O. Graaff.
Sgt. Critchley.
F/O. Hildrew.
[underlined] Sgt. Gibberson. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Burke.
Sgt. Payne.
Sgt. Hore.

[underlined] STANDBY NO.1. [/underlined] [inserted] A [/inserted]
P/O. Baxter.
Sgt. Betterton.
W/O. Rutherford.
[underlined] W/O. Young. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
F/S. Scholes.
Sgt. Taylor.
Sgt. Whitfield.

[underlined] STANDBY NO.2. [/underlined] [inserted] E [/inserted]
P/O. Ibbotson.
Sgt. Worrall.
F/S. Greatz.
[underlined] F/S. Murray. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Andrews.
Sgt. Whitehand.
Sgt. Wells.

[underlined] STANDBY NO.3. [/underlined] [inserted] F [/inserted]
F/O. Hough.
Sgt. Hoar.
Sgt. Priestley.
[underlined] Sgt. Singer. [/underlined] [inserted] [tick] [/inserted]
Sgt. Nichols.
Sgt. Anderson.
Sgt. Hanna.

[underlined] DUTY CREW. [/underlined]
F/O. Greenfield.
Sgt. Mackenzie.
Sgt. Johnson.
F/S. Edge.
Sgt. Snape.
Sgt. Day.

BRIEFING: NAVIGATORS & SPEC.: [inserted] 1800 [/inserted] CAPTAINS: [inserted] 1830 [/inserted] MAIN: [inserted] 1900 [/inserted]
[inserted] Meal 1700 hrs. [/inserted]

Note: = 2nd Pilots. + 2nd Navigators.

Officer i/c Night Flying : S/Ldr. Hildred.
Duty Electricians : LACs Roberts & Draper.
Duty Sigs : Cpl. Wright & A.C. Matthews.
Duty Photos : Sgt. White.
Duty Clerk : LAC. Hudson.
Duty Signals Officer : P/O. Dicken & Sgt. Ford.
Duty Air Bomber : P/O. McCallum.
Duty Gunnery : F/O. Mills & W/O. Groves.
Duty F/Engineer : F/S. Faraday.

Duty F/Eng. : Sgt. Bender.
Duty Armr. N.C.O. : Cpl. Ebedes.
Duty Flight N.C.O’s. : Sgts Jordan & Le Blanc Smith.


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


E O Collcutt and Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Operations order 22 May 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 2, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7136.

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