Operations order 7 August 1944



Operations order 7 August 1944
Standby programme for daylight operations on 7 August 1944 Serial 142/44


Lists crews and aircraft for possible operations on 7 August 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined and ticked. Includes four standby crews and duty personnel.



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[Underlined] NO.44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON 7TH AUGUST, 1944. [/underlined]
[handwritten] 6C [/handwritten]
[Underlined] LM.650.T. (III) [/underlined]
F/Lt. Newmarch.
Sgt. Appleton.
F/O. Biggs.
[handwritten underlined] Sgt. Handley. [/handwritten underlined] [tick]
Sgt. Launder.
Sgt. McCarthy.
Sgt. Nicholls.
[Underlined] PB.283/G.Q. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Gilchrist.
Sgt. Webb.
Sgt. Maguire.
[handwritten underlined] F/O. McAuley. [/handwritten underlined] [tick]
F/O. Mercer.
F/S. McNeilage.
F/S. McLeod.
[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.
F/S. Henders.
[Underlined] NE.138.Z. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Boswell.
Sgt. Loynd.
Sgt. Meakin.
[handwritten underlined] F/O. Creed. [/handwritten underlined] [tick]
F/S. Hunt.
Sgt. Wilton.
F/S. Leslie.
[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] LM.654.L. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Davey.F.
Sgt. Legge.
F/S. Forman.
[handwritten underlined] F/S. Jacobs. [/handwritten underlined] [tick]
Sgt. Nutty.
P/O. Pass.
F/S. Routledge.
[Underlined] PB.192/G.F. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Evans.
Sgt. Snoxell.
F/S. Hunter.
[handwritten underlined] F/S. Harper. [/handwritten underlined] [tick]
Sgt. Fearn.
Sgt. Vause.
Sgt. Cahill.
[Underlined] ND.869.M. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Good.
Sgt. Holmes.
F/S. Hooke.
[handwritten underlined] F/O. Presnail. [/handwritten underlined] [tick]
Sgt. Meredith.
Sgt. Chapman.
F/O. Bradshaw.
[Underlined] PB.190/G.J. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Cartwright.
Sgt. Mitchell.
F/O. Olsen.
[handwritten underlined] F/O. Beaton. [/handwritten underlined] [tick]
Sgt. Davison.
F/S. Hargreaves.
F/S. Simpson.
[Underlined] LM.192.K. (I) [/underlined]
F/O. Anning.
Sgt. Snedker.
F/S. Cardwell.
[handwritten underlined] F/O. Valentine. [/handwritten underlined] [tick]
P/O. Parker.
Sgt. Vance.
Sgt. Retter.
[Underlined] LM.625.H. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Slade.
Sgt. Crammond.
F/S. Henderson.
[handwritten underlined] F/O. Shute. [/handwritten underlined] [tick]
Sgt. Bishop.
Sgt. Beechey.
F/S. Spankie.
[Underlined] ND.631.B. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Stockwell.
Sgt. Bender.
Sgt. Frost.
[handwritten underlined] Sgt. Treloar. [/handwritten underlined] [tick]
Sgt. Ball.
F/S. Boland.
F/S. Stocking.
[Underlined] PB.189/G.A. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Oxborrow.
Sgt. Cotter.
F/S. Hamilton.
[handwritten underlined] F/S. Murphy. [/handwritten underlined] [tick]
Sgt. Mitchell.
Sgt. Penton.
Sgt. Halliwell.
[Underlined] STANDBY “U” [/underlined]
F/O. Davey.K.
Sgt. Rawcliffe.
F/Lt. Grant.
[handwritten underlined] F/O. Roddie. [/handwritten underlined] [tick]
Sgt. Oliphant.
F/S. Arnold.
F/O. Hourigan.
[Underlined] STANDBY [handwritten deleted] “S” [/handwritten deleted] [handwritten] G [/handwritten] [/underlined]
F/O. Lade.
F/S. Starkie.
W/O. Awcock.
[handwritten underlined] P/O. McCallum.DFC. [/handwritten underlined] [tick]
Sgt. Benjamin.
Sgt. Holland.
Sgt. Price.
[Underlined] STANDBY “V” [/underlined]
F/O. Richardson.
Sgt. Matley.
Sgt. Davison.
[handwritten underlined] Sgt. Stevens. [/handwritten underlined] [tick]
Sgt. Marshall.
Sgt. Harris.
Sgt. Bowsher.
[Underlined] STANDBY CREW [/underlined]
Sgt. Jobe.
F/S. Bent.
[handwritten underlined] F/S. Williams. [/handwritten underlined] [tick]
Sgt. Levings.
Sgt. Hague.
Sgt. Froud.
[Underlined] DUTY CREW [/underlined]
P/O. Marston.
F/S. Jones.
F/S. Jenkins.
F/S. Burnett.
F/S. Watts.
[underlined] BRIEFING: [/underlined]
NAVIGATORS.:- [blank]
SPECIALISTS.:- [blank]
CAPTAINS.:- [blank]
MAIN.:- [blank]
Officer i/c Night Flying: S/Ldr. Hildred
Duty Flight Engineer: [blank]
Duty Electricians: LACs. Roberts & Edwards.
Duty Photos: LAC. Gerard.
Duty Sigs.: Cpl. Perry & AC. Brewer.
Duty Armr. NCO.: [blank]
Duty Flight NCOs: Sgts. Gibbons & Lumsden.
Duty Clerk: L.A.C. Gumprich..
Duty Sigs.Officer - F/Lt. Hughes.
Duty Gunnery – To be detailed.
Duty Air Bomber – To be detailed
Duty Radar - To be detailed
Duty F/E. Officer: F/Lt. Hayward.
[Signature] E O Collcutt [/signature] [handwritten] 8o Forward [/handwritten]
Flight Lieutenant,
for Wing Commander,
[Underlined] No.44 (Rhodesia) Squadron. [/underlined]


E O Collcutt and Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Operations order 7 August 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed April 12, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7595.

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