Operations order 9 June 1944



Operations order 9 June 1944
Operational and training detail for night 9/10 June 1944 Serial No. 92/44


Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night 9/10 June 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined and ticked. Includes three standby crews with allocated aircraft annotated. Includes one cross country training crew as well as duty personnel.



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[Underlined] NO.44(RHODESIA)SQUADRON. 9TH JUNE, 1944. [/underlined]

[Underlined] OPERATIONAL AND TRAINING DETAIL FOR NIGHT 9/10TH JUNE, 1944. SERIAL NO.92/44. [/underlined]

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

W/Cdr. Thompson.DFC.
F/Lt. Burrows.DFC.
F/S. Stancer.
[Underlined] F/Lt. Lowry. [/underlined]
F/O. Roberts.
F/S. Burden.
F/S. Hall.

[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.

[Underlined] STANDBY NO.4. [/underlined] A

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

[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.

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

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

[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.

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

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

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

F/Lt. Stephenson.
F/S. Bristow.
F/S. Airey.
[Underlined] F/S. Wilson. [/underlined]
Sgt. Robinson.
F/O. Mills.DFM.
P/O. White.DFM.

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

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

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

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

[Underlined] NN.697.R.(I). [/underlined]

F/O. Balsdon.
Sgt. De’Ath.
F/O. Clubb
[Underlined] Sgt. Walters. [/underlined]
F/S. White.
Sgt. Burns.
Sgt. O’Neill.

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

P/O. Graaff.
Sgt. Critchley.
F/O. Hildrew.
[Underlined] Sgt. Gibberson. [/underlined]
Sgt. Burke.
Sgt. Payne.
Sgt. Hare.

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

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

[Underlined] STANDBY NO.1. [/underlined] V

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

[Underlined] STANDBY NO.2. [/underlined] Z

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

[Underlined] STANDBY NO.3. [/underlined] K

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

[Underlined] TRAINING X-CTRY. [/underlined]

F/O. Carnegie.
Sgt. Durham.
Sgt. Pryer.
Sgt. Holt.
F/S. Lillywhite.
Sgt. Dare.
Sgt. Fenney.

[Underlined] DUTY CREW. [/underlined]

P/O. Dicken.
Sgt. Moore.
Sgt. Davies.
Sgt. Brewin.
F/S. Miller.
Sgt. Cole.
Sgt. Powell.

[BRIEFING: [/underlined] NAVIGATORS:




Officer i/c Night Flying: S/Ldr. Cockbain.DFC.
Duty Flight Engineer: Sgt. Moore.
Duty Electricians: LACs Saunders & Spittle.
Duty Photos: Sgt. White.;
Duty Sigs: Sgt. O’Meara & AC. Matthews.
Duty Armr.NCO’s: Sgt. Layland & Cpl. Gibbons.
Duty Flight NCO’s: Sgts. Spindley & Wawn.
Duty Clerk: L.A.C. Beard.
Duty Sigs Officer: P/O. Dicken.
Duty F/E. Officer: F/S. Bennet.
Duty A/B.: To be detailed.
Duty Gunnery: To be detailed.


Flight Lieutenant,

for Wing Commander,


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


E O Collcutt and Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Operations order 9 June 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 30, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7755.

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