Operations order 24 August 1944

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Title

Operations order 24 August 1944
Operational programme for night 24/25 August 1944

Description

List crews and aircraft for operations on 24/25 August 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined and some are ticked. Two crews carry a second pilot. Annotated '1 yellow TI, Station Y'. Includes briefing times and duty personnel.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-08-24

Contributor

Angus Bustin

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Format

One-page typewritten document

Language

Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10464

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Transcription

[Underlined] NO.44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON 24TH AUGUST, 1944. [/underlined]
OPERATIONAL PROGRAMME FOR NIGHT OF 24/25TH AUGUST, 1944. Serial No. 160/44. [/underlined]
[handwritten] M [/handwritten]
[Underlined] NE.138.Z. (III) [/underlined]
S/Ldr. White.
Sgt. Rickeard.
P/O. Jones.
[handwritten underlined] F/S. Jenkins.[/handwritten underlined] [tick]
F/O. Marston.
F/S. Burnett.
F/S. Watts.
[handwritten] M [/handwritten]
[Underlined] PB.251/G.O. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Freestone.
Sgt. Post.
F/S. Gage.
[handwritten underlined] F/O. Woollam.[/handwritten underlined] [tick]
Sgt. Taylor.
Sgt. Bullivant.
Sgt. Henders.
[Underlined] LM.650.T. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Lewis.
Sgt. Neilans.
F/S. Shearman.
[handwritten underlined] Sgt. King.[/handwritten underlined] [tick]
F/S. Mills.
W/O. Palmer.
W/O. Suckling.DFM.
[Underlined] PB.417.R. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Heath.
Sgt. Smith.
Sgt. Bennett.
[handwritten underlined] F/S. Laforest.[/handwritten underlined] [tick]
Sgt. Parkinson.
Sgt. Pyper.
Sgt. Coutts.
+F/O. Wood.
[Underlined] LM.645.P. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Hart.
Sgt. Smith.
Sgt. Green.
[handwritten underlined] F/S. Bell.[/handwritten underlined] [tick]
Sgt. Codrai.
Sgt. Spiers.
F/S. Lillywhite.
[Underlined] LL.965.V. (I) [/underlined]
F/O. Westgate.
Sgt. Fisher.
W/O. Awcock.
[handwritten underlined] Sgt. Thompson.[/handwritten underlined] [tick]
Sgt. Randall.
Sgt. Murphy.
Sgt. Gee.
[Underlined] ND.578.Y. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Hayler.
Sgt. Tink.
Sgt. Hearn.
[handwritten underlined] F/O. Winterburn.[/handwritten underlined] [tick]
Sgt. Nash.
Sgt. James.
Sgt. Knight.
[Underlined] PB.424.X. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Piggott.
Sgt. Cousins.
Sgt. Madley.
[handwritten underlined] F/O. Russell.[/handwritten underlined] [tick]
F/O. Carpenter.
Sgt. Milford.
Sgt. Burke.
[handwritten] M [/handwritten]
[Underlined] PB.192/G.F. (III) [/underlined]
F/Lt. Dobson.
Sgt. McKenzie.
F/S. Knight.
[handwritten underlined] F/S. Johnstone.[/handwritten underlined] [tick]
F/S. Edge.
F/S. Snape.
F/S. Dry.
[Underlined] ND.869/G.M. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Good.
Sgt. Holmes.
F/S. Hooke.
[handwritten underlined] F/O. Presnail.[/handwritten underlined] [tick]
Sgt. Meredith.
Sgt. Chapman.
F/Lt. Clarke.DFC.
[Underlined] LM.654.L. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Anning.
Sgt. Snedker.
F/S. Cardwell.
[handwritten underlined] F/O. Valentine.[/handwritten underlined] [tick]
P/O. Slater.
Sgt. Vance.
Sgt. Retter.
[Underlined] PB.190/G.J. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Davey.
Sgt. Rawcliffe.
Sgt. Edmonds.
[handwritten underlined] F/O. Roddie.[/handwritten underlined] [tick]
Sgt. Oliphant.
F/S. Arnold.
Sgt. Morley.
[Underlined] LM.625.H. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Slade.
Sgt. Crammond.
F/S. Henderson.
[handwritten underlined] F/O. McCallum.DFC. [/handwritten underlined] [tick]
Sgt. Bishop.
Sgt Beechey.
F/S. Spankie.
[Underlined] PB.189/G.A. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Hodson.
Sgt. Warburton.
Sgt. Cree.
[handwritten underlined] Sgt. Randell. [/handwritten underlined] [tick]
F/S. Dubois.
Sgt. Holland.
Sgt. Nolan.
[handwritten] M [/handwritten]
[Underlined] ND.631.B. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Stockwell.
Sgt. Bender.
Sgt. Frost.
[handwritten underlined] F/S. Treloar. [/handwritten underlined] [tick]
Sgt. Ball.
F/S. Boland.
F/S. Stocking.
[Underlined] LM.655.U. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Wilson.
Sgt. Brian.
Sgt. Dawe.
[handwritten underlined] Sgt. Cullett. [/handwritten underlined] [tick]
Sgt. Jenkins.
Sgt. Knight.
Sgt. Lansdown.
[Underlined] PB.235.G. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Coventry.
Sgt. Shuttleworth.
Sgt. Ayre.
[handwritten underlined] Sgt. Gibson. [/handwritten underlined] [tick]
Sgt. Wood.
Sgt. Perkins.
Sgt. Lewis.
[Underlined] LM.648.K. (III) [/underlined]
S/Ldr. Millington.
Sgt. Watson.
F/O. Turner.
[handwritten underlined] F/O. Riddiford. [/handwritten underlined] [tick]
F/Lt. Hughes.
F/O. Hourigan.
Sgt. Newton.
+F/O. Mangos.
[Underlined] DUTY CREW. [/underlined]
P/O. Parker.
F/O. Spence.
Sgt. Ingham.
Sgt. Edmonds.
W/O. Cole.
Sgt. Pepperdine.
[handwritten underlined] F/S. Sheehan. [/handwritten underlined]
Sgt. Harvey.
Sgt. Fitzpatrick.
Sgt. Finlayson.
Sgt. James.
Sgt. Jones.
[Underlined] TO ATTEND BRIEFING. [/underlined]
F/S. Starkey.
Sgt. Benjamin.
[handwritten] Meal 1640 [/handwritten]
[handwritten] 1 Yellow. T.I.
Station Y. [/handwritten]
Note: + 2nd. Pilots.
[underlined] BRIEFING: [/underlined]
NAVIGATORS: [handwritten] 1700 [/handwritten]
SPECIALISTS: [handwritten] 1730 [/handwritten]
CAPTAINS: [handwritten] 1730 [/handwritten]
MAIN: [handwritten] 1800 [/handwritten]
Officer i/c. Flying – S/Ldr. Hildred;
Duty Flight Engineer – To be detailed;
Duty Electricians - LACs. Spittle & Neary;
Duty Photos - Sgt. White;
Duty Sigs. – Cpl. Curtin & AC. Skilleter;
Duty Armr. NCO. – Cpl. Bower;
Duty Flight NCOs – Sgts. Brock & Rubenstein;
Duty Clerk – Cpl. Wyle;
Duty Sigs.Officer – To be detailed;
Duty F/E. Officer – F/Lt. Hayward;
Duty A/B. Officer – F/Lt. Savage.DFC;
Duty Gunnery Officer – F/Lt. Clarke.DFC;
Duty Radar – F/Lt. Savage.DFC. F/S. Maxwell & P/O. Cooper
[Signature] C McKenzie F/O [/signature]
Flying Officer,
for Squadron Leader,
Commanding,
[Underlined] No.44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON. [/underlined]

Citation

E O Collcutt and Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Operations order 24 August 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed June 7, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7557.

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