Operations order 17 April 1944

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Title

Operations order 17 April 1944
Operational and training detail for 17/18 April 1944 Serial 46/44

Description

Lists crews and aircraft for operations for 17/18 April 1944. One member of each crew is underlined in blue. 'Cancelled' written in large red letters acoss the page. Notes at the bottom.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-04-17

Contributor

Frank Batten

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Format

One-page typewritten document

Language

Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10119

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Transcription

[underlined] NO.44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON. [/underlined]
[underlined] 17th. APRIL, 1944. [/underlined]
[underlined] OPERATIONAL AND TRAINING DETAIL FOR 17/18.4.44. SERIAL NO. 46/44 [/underlined]

[underlined] ND.751.J. [/underlined] (III)
F/Lt. Higgs.
Sgt. Cowan.
P/O. Black.
[underlined] P/O. Would. [/underlined]
P/O. Williams.
F/S. Tiller.
Sgt. Chalmers.
+ F/S. Aiken.

[underlined] ME.694.L. [/underlined]
F/S. Binion.
F/S. Brindle. DFM.
Sgt. Kennedy.
[underlined] F/S. Gebhard. [/underlined]
Sgt. Stroud.
Sgt. Mucalchuk.
Sgt. Knox.

[underlined] ND.519.E. [/underlined]
P/O. Merrick.
Sgt. Carling.
F/O. Poulter.
[underlined] F/O. Bartlett. [/underlined]
Sgt. Dickenson.
Sgt. Warll.
Sgt. Thomas.

[underlined] ME.628.H. [/underlined] (I)
P/O. Taylor.
Sgt. Aberene.
Sgt. Bushby.
[underlined] F/S. Sumner. [/underlined]
Sgt. Stauber.
F/S. Astle.
Sgt. Conquest.

[underlined] ME.634.P. [/underlined]
F/O. Stephenson.
Sgt. Langford.
F/S. Airey.
[underlined] Sgt. Wilson. [/underlined]
Sgt. Robinson.
F/S. Dooley. DFM.
F/S. White.
x F/S. Riddock.

[underlined] ND.689.O. (III) [/underlined]
P/O. Hobbs.
Sgt. Hall.
Sgt. Fenwick.
[underlined] W/O. Scott. [/underlined]
Sgt. Garnsey.
Sgt. Wright.
Sgt. Ingram.

[underlined] ME.699 .T. [/underlined]
F/S. Young.
Sgt. Lewarne.
F/O. Wareham.
[underlined] Sgt. Wainwright. [/underlined]
Sgt. Jackson.
Sgt. Rennie.
Sgt. Routledge.

[underlined] ME.730.R. [/underlined]
F/S. Kewley.
Sgt. Barber.
F/S. Mitchell.
[underlined] Sgt. Reseigh. [/underlined]
Sgt. Webber.
Sgt. Lees.
Sgt. Rutzki.

[underlined] ND.898.Q. (III) [/underlined]
F/S. Price.
Sgt. Newbiggin.
F/S. O’Connor.
[underlined] Sgt. Nichols. [/underlined]
Sgt. Callander.
Sgt. Heald.
Sgt. Doyle.

[underlined] DUTY CREW [/underlined]
F/O. Calder.
Wgt [sic]. Barber.
Sgt. Steele.
Sgt. Bezier.
Sgt. Blackie.
Sgt. Brett.
Sgt. Hussey.
Sgt. Prowse.
Sgt. Dack.

RESERVE AIRCRAFT ND.741.K

[underlined] ND.573. “S” [/underlined]
P/O. Skinner.
Sgt. Farmer.
F/S. Freeman.
[underlined] Sgt. Prewer [/underlined]
Sgt. Ward.
Sgt. Scott.
Sgt. Singfield.

BRIEFING:_ NAVIGATORS & SPEC. 1800
CAPTAINS. 1830
MAIN. 1900

+ 2nd Pilot
x 2nd Navigator

Officer i/c. Night Flying. : S/Ldr. Hunter.
Duty Flight Engineer. : Sgt. Cooper.
Duty Electricians. : AC’s. Draper & Roberts.
Duty Photos. : Sgt. White.
Duty Signals. : Cpl. Perry & AC. Wardle.
Duty Armourers. : Cpl. Ebedes.
Duty Flight N.C.O’s. : Sgt’s Green & Molson.
Duty Clerk. : L.A.C. Hudson.

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

[inserted] [underlined] Range 2130 – 2200. [/underlined]
[calculation]
[underlined] Y. F & U. 6 FLASH BOMBS. [/underlined]
Price. Binion. Kewley.

ON RANGE
2130 Y Price
2130 F Binion
2200 U Kewley.
[underlined] OWTHORPE [/underlined] [/inserted]

[inserted] [underlined] SCRUBBED [/underlined] [/inserted]

Citation

E O Collcutt and Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Operations order 17 April 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 26, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7196.

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