Operations order 22 April 1944.



Operations order 22 April 1944.
Operational and training detail for 22/23 April 1944 Serial 49/44


Lists crews and aircraft for operations 22/23 April 1944. Fourth crew member in each crew underlined and ticked. Figures and heights annotated against each aircraft. Includes duty personnel.



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[Underlined] NO. 44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON. 22ND APRIL, 1944. [/underlined]
SERIAL NO. 49/44. [/underlined]
[Underlined] ND.741.K. [/underlined] [handwritten note] 34 21000 [/handwritten note]
S/Ldr. Hunter
Sgt. Cooper.
F/O. Greenwood.
[handwritten underlined] F/O. Willis. [/handwritten underlined] [handwritten tick]
Sgt. Salman.
P/O. Miles.
P/O. Alexander.
[Underlined] ND.869.[deleted] M. [/deleted] [handwritten] U. [/handwritten] [/underlined] [handwritten note] 32 19500 [/handwritten note]
P/O Smith.
Sgt. Bennett.
F/S. Farren.
[handwritten underlined] F/O. Dutton. [/handwritten underlined] [handwritten tick]
Sgt. Hussey.
Sgt. Prowse.
Sgt. Dack.
[Underlined] ND.519.E. [/underlined] [handwritten note] 31 19000 [/handwritten note]
P/O. Stratis.
Sgt. Haley.
F/O. Greenfield.
[handwritten underlined] Sgt. Hawkes. [/handwritten underlined] [handwritten tick]
F/S. Knight.
Sgt. Page.
Sgt. Roe.
[Underlined] ME.694.L. [/underlined] [handwritten note] 32 19500 [/handwritten note]
P/O Davey.
Sgt. Legge.
F/S. Foreman.
[handwritten underlined] Sgt. Jacobs. [/handwritten underlined] [handwritten tick]
Sgt. Nutty.
Sgt. Kaye.
Sgt. Carter.
[Underlined] ME.699.[deleted] T. [/deleted] [handwritten] J. [/handwritten] [/underlined] [handwritten note] 34 21000 [/handwritten note]
F/Sgt. Aiken.
Sgt. Levarne.
F/S. Riddock.
[handwritten underlined] Sgt. Simmons. [/handwritten underlined] [handwritten tick]
Sgt. Rawson.
Sgt. Hare.
Sgt. Lewis.
[Underlined] ME.743.G. [/underlined] [handwritten note] 35 21500 [/handwritten note]
P/O. Merrick.
Sgt. Carling.
F/O. Poulter.
[handwritten underlined] F/O. Bartlett. [/handwritten underlined] [handwritten tick]
Sgt. Dickenson.
Sgt. Warll.
Sgt. Thomas.

[Underlined] ME.628.H. [/underlined] [handwritten note] 31 19000 [/handwritten note]
P/O. Taylor
Sgt. Aberene.
Sgt. Bushby.
[handwritten underlined] F/S. Sumner. [/handwritten underlined] [handwritten tick]
Sgt. Stauber.
F/S. Astle.
Sgt. Conquest.
[Underlined] ME.634.P. [/underlined] [handwritten note] 33 20500 [/handwritten note]
F/O. Stephenson.
Sgt. Langford.
F/S. Airey.
[handwritten underlined] F/S. Wilson. [/handwritten underlined] [handwritten tick]
Sgt. Robinson.
F/S. Dooley. DFM.
P/O. White. DFM.
[Underlined] ND.698.Q. [/underlined] [handwritten note] 33 20000 [/handwritten note]
F/Lt. Manning.DFC.
Sgt. Wren.
Sgt. Woodwards.
[handwritten underlined] F/S. Roberts. [/handwritten underlined] [handwritten tick]
P/O. Davison.
Sgt. Hedley.
F/S. Murray.
[Underlined] ND.598.Y. [/underlined] [handwritten note] 33 20000 [/handwritten note]
P/O. Chatterton.DFC.
Sgt. Letts.
F/O. Reyland.
[handwritten underlined] F/S. Barker. [/handwritten underlined] [handwritten tick]
Sgt. Michie.
Sgt. Champion.
Sgt. Davidson.
[Underlined] ND.689.O. [/underlined] [handwritten note] 36 22000 [/handwritten note]
P/O. Hobbs.
Sgt. Hall.
Sgt. Fenwick.
[handwritten underlined] W/O. Scott. [/handwritten underlined] [handwritten tick]
Sgt. Garnsey.
Sgt. Wright.
Sgt. Ingram.
[Underlined] ME.730.R. [/underlined] [handwritten note] 36 22000 [/handwritten note]
F/S. Kewley.
Sgt. Booth.
F/S. Mitchell.
[handwritten underlined] Sgt. Reseigh. [/handwritten underlined] [handwritten tick]
Sgt. Webber.
Sgt. Lees.
Sgt. Rutzki.
[Underlined] ND.552.X. [/underlined] [handwritten note] 33 20500 [/handwritten note]
F/S. Price.
Sgt. Newbiggin.
F/S. O’Connor.
[handwritten underlined] Sgt. Nicholls. [/handwritten underlined] [handwritten tick]
Sgt. Callander.
Sgt. Heald.
Sgt. Doyle.
[underlined] DUTY CREW [/underlined]:
F/O. Turner.
F/S. Parker.
Sgt. Trelear.
F/S. Bracegirdle.
F/S. Dean.
Sgt. Barber.
[underlined] BRIEFING: [/underlined] [handwritten] M 35 21500 [/handwritten]
NAVIGATORS & SPEC: [handwritten] F/L Hildred [/handwritten]
CAPTAINS: [blank]
MAIN: [handwritten] Sgt Treloar [/handwritten]
Officer i/c Night Flying: S/Ldr. Cockbain.
Duty Flight Engineer.: Sgt Betterton.
Duty Electricians.: To be detailed.
Duty Photos.: Sgt White.
Duty Signals.: Cpl. Curtin. AC. Wardle.
Duty Armourers.: Cpl. Lomax. AC. Egnom.
Duty Flight N.C.O’s. : Sgt. Lumsden (B). Sgt. Spindley (A)
Duty Clerk.: LAC. Beard.
[Signature] E O Collcutt [/signature]
Flight Lieutenant,
for Squadron Leader,
[Underlined] No.44 (Rhodesia) Squadron. [/underlined]


E O Collcutt and Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Operations order 22 April 1944. ,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 21, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7182.

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