Operations order 11 June 1944

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Title

Operations order 11 June 1944
Operational and training detail for night 11/12 June 1944. Serial No. 93/44

Description

Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night 11/12 June 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined and ticked. Each crew has a height annotated above it. Two crews are flying with second pilot and two with second navigator. Includes duty personnel. On the reverse two calculations.

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Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-06-11

Contributor

Anne-Marie Watson

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Format

Two sides front page typewritten document on the reverse handwritten

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Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10638, SChattertonJ159568v10639

Temporal Coverage

Transcription

[underlined] NO.44(RHODESIA)SQUADRON. 11TH JUNE, 1944. [/underlined]

[Underlined] OPERATIONAL AND TRAINING DETAIL FOR NIGHT 11/12TH JUNE, 1944. SERIAL NO. 93/44. [/underlined]

6500’

[Underlined] NE.138.Z.(III). [/underlined]

S/Ldr. Cockbain.DFC.
F/S. Faraday.
F/Lt. Woodhouse.DFM.
[Underlined] F/O. McKenzie. [/underlined]
F/Lt.Rademeyer.DFC.
F/S. Bracegirdle.
P/O. Dean.

6000’

[Underlined] ND.578.Y.(III). [/underlined]

F/Lt. White.
Sgt. Rickeard.
F/S. Jones.
[Underlined] Sgt. Jenkins. [/underlined]
P/O. Marston.
Sgt. Burnett.
Sgt. Nicholson.

6500’

[Underlined] ND.552.X.(III). [/underlined]

F/O. Smith.
Sgt. Barber.
F/O. Calder.
[Underlined] Sgt. Steele. [/underlined]
Sgt. Bozier.
Sgt. Blackie.
Sgt. Brett.
=Sgt. Pryer.

6500’

[Underlined] LM.592.Q.(III). [/underlined]

F/O. Hough.
Sgt. Hoar.
Sgt. Priestley.
[Underlined] Sgt. Singer. [/underlined]
Sgt. Nichols.
Sgt. Anderson.
Sgt. Hanna.
+F/O. Carnegie.

7000’

[Underlined] LL.938.S.(I). [/underlined]

P/O. Graaff.
Sgt. Critchley.
F/O. Purvis.
[Underlined] Sgt. Gibberson. [/underlined]
F/O. Hodge.
W/O. Groves.
Sgt. Burroughs.

7000

[Underlined] ME.628.V.(I). [/underlined]

F/S. Oswald.
Sgt. Hurley.
W/O. Shoebottom.
[Underlined] F/S. White. [/underlined]
W/O. Richardson.
Sgt. Hutchinson.
Sgt. Sargent.

6000’

[Underlined] ME.804.O.(I). [/underlined]

P/O. Richards.
Sgt. Thompson.
Sgt. Fazackerly.
[Underlined] Sgt. Buckby. [/underlined]
Sgt. Pursglove.
Sgt. Spinks.
Sgt. Greenfield.

6000’

[Underlined] ND.869.M.(III). [/underlined]

S/Ldr. Hildred.
Sgt. Bender.
F/O. Turner.
[Underlined] F/S. Treloar. [/underlined]
F/S. Parker.
F/O. Hourigan.
F/O. Bradshaw.
=F/S. Henderson.

7500

[Underlined] ND.973.A.(III). [/underlined]

P/O. Baxter.
Sgt. Betterton.
W/O. Rutherford.
[Underlined] W/O. Young. [/underlined]
W/O. Scholes.
Sgt. Taylor.
Sgt. Whitfield.
=Sgt. Bent.

8000’

[Underlined] ME.694.L.(I). [/underlined]

P/O. Davey.
Sgt. Legge.
F/S. Forman.
[Underlined] Sgt. Jacobs. [/underlined]
Sgt. Nutty.
W/O. Pass.
Sgt. Carter.
+F/S. Slade.

8000’

[Underlined] ME.791.K.(I). [/underlined]

F/S. Binion.
F/S. Brindle.DFM.
Sgt. Kennedy.
[Underlined] F/S. Gebhard. [/underlined]
Sgt. Stroud.
Sgt. Micalchuk.
Sgt. Knox.

7500

[Underlined] ME.743.G.(I). [/underlined]

F/O. Merrick.
Sgt. Carling.
F/O. Poulter.
[Underlined] F/O. Bartlett. [/underlined]
Sgt. Dickenson.
Sgt. Warll.
Sgt. Thomas.
+P/O. Mitchell.

7500’

[Underlined] ND.751.J.(III). [/underlined]

P/O. Aiken.
Sgt. Lewarne.
F/S. Riddoch.
[Underlined] Sgt. Simmons. [/underlined]
Sgt. Rawson.
Sgt. Hare.
Sgt. Lewis.

7000

[Underlined] LL.965.C.(I). [/underlined]

P/O. Ibbotson.
Sgt. Worrall.
F/S. Greatz.
[Underlined] F/S. Murray. [/underlined]
Sgt. Andrews.
Sgt. Whitehand.
Sgt. Wells.

8000’

[Underlined] ME.699.T.(I). [/underlined]

P/O. Stockwell.
Sgt. Kemp.
Sgt. Frost.
[Underlined] Sgt. Lumsden. [/underlined]
Sgt. Ball.
Sgt. Boland.
Sgt. Stocking.

[Underlined] DUTY CREW. [/underlined]

[Underlined] F/O. Shute i/c.
F/S. Miller.
F/S. Cole.
Sgt. Bishop.
Sgt. Beechley.
Sgt. Spanki.

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

BRIEFING: NAVIGATORS: SPECIALISTS: CAPTAINS: MAIN:

Officer i/c Night Flying: W/Cdr. Thompson.DFC.AFC.
Duty Flight Engineer: Sgt. Moore.
Duty Electricians: LACs. Roberts & Draper.
Duty Photos: Sgt. White.
Duty Sigs: Cpl. Perry & AC. Wardle.
Duty Armr.NCOs.: Sgt. Munro & Cpl. Bower.
Duty Flight NCOs.: Sgts. Dorrington & Nelson.
Duty Clerk: L.A.C. Wyle.
Duty Sigs.Officer: F/O. Cooper & Sgt. Ford.
[Underlined] Duty Air Bomber: F/Lt. Lowry. [/underlined]
Duty F/E.Officer: F/Lt. Burrows.DFC.
Duty Gunnery: P/O. White.DFM. & Sgt. Clee.

[Signature]

Flight Lieutenant, for Wing Commander,

[Underlined] Commanding, No.44(Rhodesia)Squadron. [/underlined]

Citation

E O Collcutt, “Operations order 11 June 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 5, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7752.

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