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No. 93 SQUADRON OPERATION ORDER NO/8/52.
(Reference No. 2 Group Operation Instruction No 32/52)
A- Main Party
B- Air Party
C- Convoy Instructions
D- task beef party
1- No 93 Squadron will return to R.A.F. jever on the 27 august
1952 on cessation of attachment to royal Belgian Air Force,
2- To move No 93 Squadron to jever on the 27 august 1952 by road
3- The move will take place in two stages:
a- The main party as detailed at appendix "A" will move to jever
by road on 27 august departing Florennes by 1000 hours, stopping
at R.A.F. Wildenwrath the night 27/28 august, and that R.A.F.
sundern the night 28/29 august, arriving at jever late afternoon
b- The air party as detailed at appendix "B" will fly direct to
jever taking-off at 0700Z Hours on 21 august 1952.
4-Rations and meals.
The last meal to be provided by Florennes will be breakfast on
R.A.F. Wildenwrath are requested to provide a meal on arrival
of the convoy late afternoon on 27 august, breakfast at 0.600 hours
on 28 August and haversack rations , plus tea milk and sugar for
the onward journey.
R.A.F. sundern are requested to provide a meal on arrival of the
convoy late afternoon on 28 august, breakfast at 06.00 hours on
29 august and haversack rations, plus tea milk and sugar for the
R.A.F. jever are to cater for the arrival of the squadron late
afternoon on 29 august.
R.A.F. Wildenwrath is requested to provide accommodation and
bedding for the night 27/28 August and R.A.F. sundern for the
night 28/29 august.
As attached at appendix "C" are to be issued to all drivers.
For all personnel are to be carried by the convoy commander.
Reveille will be at 0500 Hours on the 27 august and 0.600 Hours on the
28/29 August. The O.C. Convoi is to arrange early calls at each station.
airmen are to have breakfast and be at the convoy assembly area with
their kit by 0545 Hours.
Drivers of all vehicles must ensure each night en route that their
vehicles are in all respects prepared to move off by 0.700 Hours.
the following morning at which time the convoy move off each day.
Aircrew baggage is to travel in Vanguard 49 AR 82. The driver is
responsible for its collection and custody throughout the journey?
Personnel are not permitted to leave the convoy area at halts without
the permission of the convoy commander.
Movements H.Q. 2 groups are requested to arrange custom assistance at
the frontier early afternoon on 27 August and police escort inside.
Clean working dress may be worn for the move.
Four aircraft and pilot's takeoff for the U.K. at 0900 Z Hours on
sunday 24 as detailed at appendix "D". Crystallisation in accordance
with jever operation instruction 13/52.
Aircraft are to be fitted with drop tanks which are to be filled on the
morning of departure
Aircraft will return to jever with the present crystallisation which
includes 2nd T.A.F. fixer (119.18 mc/s) and jever local (106.20 mc/s)
Commanding No 93 Squadron.
HEADQUARTERS 2nd T.A.F. 1
HEADQUARTERS 2 Group. 2 - 3
R.AF. SUNDERN 4
R.A.F. WILDENWRATH 5
R.B.A.F. FLORENNES. 6
R.A.F.MOVEMENTS,2 Group. 7
N.C.O. i/c flight. 11
Convoy Commander. 12
APPENDIX 'A' to
No 93 Squadron
Operation Order No 8/52
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