Operations order 28 February 1944



Operations order 28 February 1944
Operational and training detail for 28/29 February 1944 Serial 21/44


Lists crews and aircraft for operations on 28/29 February 1944. The fourth member of each crew is underlined and two crews have aircraft letters appended. Includes briefing times and duty personnel.



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[Underlined] NO. 44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON. 28TH FEBRUARY, 1944. [/underlined]


SERIAL NO. 21/44. [/underlined]

[Underlined] OPERATIONAL. [/underlined] The following crews and aircraft are hereby detailed for operational flying on 28/29th February, 1944.

[Underlined] L..306.L.(III). [/underlined]

F/Lt. Phillips.
Sgt. Carter.
F/O. Gourlay.
[Underlined] Sgt. Taylor. [/underlined]
P.O. Bennett.
Sgt. Curtis.
W/O. Dowling.

[Underlined] ME.628.[inserted] H [/inserted].(I). [/underlined]

Sgt. Levy.
Sgt. Groom.
F/O. Fox.
[Underlined] Sgt. Peck. [/underlined]
Sgt. McGuire.
Sgt. McNally.
Sgt. Thomas.

[Underlined] ND.565.C.(III). [/underlined]

P.O. Evans.
Sgt. Bennett. 755.
F/O. Garland.
[Underlined] F/S. Hatton. [/underlined]
Sgt. Ford.
Sgt. Hamlin.
Sgt. Prowse.

[Underlined] ND.574.J.(III).

P.O. Charlesworth.
Sgt. Jeffrey.
Sgt. Hill.
[Underlined] Sgt. Fedoruck. [/underlined]
Sgt. Myles.
Sgt. Shaw.
Sgt. Evans.

[Underlined] ND.518.D.(III). [/underlined]

P.O. Porter.
Sgt. Plant.
F/S. Davies.
[Underlined] Sgt. Lander. [/underlined]
F/S. Barclay.
W/O. Pass.
Sgt. Bowen.

[Underlined] ND.515.Z.(III). [/underlined]

F/Lt Wiggin. DFC.
Sgt. Capps.
F/O. Maury.
[Underlined] F/Lt. Lowry. [/underlined]
Sgt. Dicken.
F/O. Rimmer.
P/O. Clarke. DFM.

[Underlined] ME.629.R.(I). [/underlined]

F/O. Stephenson.
Sgt. Langford.
F/S. Airey.
[Underlined] Sgt. Wilson. [/underlined]
Sgt. Robinson.
F/S. Dooley. DFM.
F/S. White. DFM.

[Underlined] ND.517.U.(III). [/underlined]

P/O. Bradburn.
F/S. Blundell.
Sgt. Norman.
[Underlined] F/S. Gillard. [/underlined]
Sgt. Woolley.
F/S. Lloyd.
F/S. Mullett.

[Underlined] ND.566.O.(III). [/underlined]

P/O. Oakley.
Sgt. Campbell.
Sgt. Cartlidge.
[Underlined] F/S. Binns. [/underlined]
Sgt. Naylor.
Sgt. Dearling.
F/S. Pratt. DFM.

[Underlined] 578.Y.(III).

P.O Chatterton.
Sgt. Letts.
F/O. Reyland.
[Underlined] F/S. Scott. [/underlined]
Sgt. Michie.
Sgt. Champion.
Sgt. Davidson.

[Underlined] ND.538.T.(III).

P.O. Frost.
Sgt. Stanton.
F/S. Ashton.
[Underlined] F/O. Devon. [/underlined]
Sgt. Johnson.
Sgt. Holmes.
Sgt. Booth.

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

W/O. Barton.
Sgt. Thompson.
F/O. Young.
[Underlined] Sgt. Barnes. [/underlined]
Sgt. Willett.
Sgt. Joy. DFM.
Sgt. Hummell.

DUTY CREW: P.O. Black. P.O. Would. F/S. Tiller. Sgt. Chalmers.
F/S. Deacon. F/S. Gurr. Sgt. Hussey. Sgt. Turrell.

BRIEFING: NAVIGATORS: 15.30 hrs. SPEC.: 16.00 HRS. MAIN: 16.30 hrs.

Nav. Bus will leave Sgts. Mess at 15.10 & Officers Mess at 15.15 hrs.
1 bus will leave Sgts. Mess at 15.45 hrs. & 1 bus will leave Off, Mess at 15.45 hrs.

Officer i/c Night Flying: S/Ldr. Hunter. Duty F/Engineer: Sgt. Cooper.
Duty Electricians: As detailed by F/S. Wallin. Duty Photos: Sgt. White & AC.Taylor.
Duty Sigs.: A.C. Brewer. Duty Armr. NCO’s.: As detailed by W/O. Lowe.
Duty Flight.NCO’s: Sgts. De Beer & Twells. Duty Clerk: LAC. Wyle.
Duty Sigs. Officer: P.O. Roberts. Duty F/Eng. : F/Lt. Burruws. DFC.
Duty Air Bomber: F/Lt. Lowry.


Flight Lieutenant,
For Wing Commander,
[Underlined] NO.44(Rhodesia)Squadron. [/underlined]


E O Collcutt and Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Operations order 28 February 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed April 14, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7874.

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