20th Fighter Group

The Loco Busters

Station

Kingscliffe 26 August 1943 to 11 October 1945

Station Callsigns

Churchpath

Group Callsigns

Denton to 22 April ’44 then:
Walnut (A Group)
Oatmeal (B Group)
Katie (C Group)
(No Squadron Callsigns in C Group)

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55th Fighter Squadron

Code:
KI
Callsign:
  • Towntalk to 22 April '44 then:
  • Sailor (A Group)
  • Pator (B Group)

77th Fighter Squad

Code:
LC
Callsign:
  • Rebuke to 22 April '44 then:
  • Outcry (A Group)
  • Glory (B Group)

79th Fighter Group

Code:
MC
Callsign:
  • Crownright to 22 April '44 then:
  • Primrose (A Group)
  • Screwgun (B Group)

Total Records: 654

Serial No Type Squad Sqd Code Pilot Rank/Given Names Markings Comments MACR
43-25049 P-51C 55 KI- Kent Lt. Alphonso H Jr. Shorty Lost in this a/c 27 Aug 44 - POW 8306
43-25054 P-51C 79 MC-L Lewis Lt. Willard H Hells Belle a/c to Price
43-25054 P-51C 79 MC-L Price Lt. Keith Beaverhead Filly a/c from Lewis then to Scott
43-25054 P-51C 79 MC-L Scott Lt. Robert M Bertie's Bet - Shoot You're Faded a/c from Price. Belly-landed 21 Aug 45 Lt.Barnard details unknown
43-25064 P-51C 79 MC-V Reichard Lt. James N Pretty Baby
43-25065 P-51C 55 KI-H Oxley Capt. Daniel D Ambrose II
44- P-51D 79 MC- Kemp Lt. Arthur R Janey K III
44- P-51D 55 KI-B Lehle Lt. Richard Ginny (L) Green Eyes (R) Markings on canopy rail
44- P-51D 55 KI-A Lowman Capt.Wallace E "Lucky"
44- P-51D 55 KI-W Martin Lt. William Li'l Daddy
44- P-51D 55 KI-N Milian Lt. Paul J Hoodinky possibly 44-13799
44- P-51D 55 KI-M Prow Lt. Emmett M Mary Jae on canopy frame
44- P-51D 79 MC-A Strock Lt. Frank E Butch
44- P-51D 77 LC-C Umla Lt. Walter E Jr.
44- P-51D 79 MC-Q Williams Lt. Woodrow W Baby Girl crashed near Bedford 27 July 44 - pilot injured
44- P-51D 55 KI-L Williams Capt. Dale M
44- P-51D 77 LC- Blue Streak
44- P-51D 79 MC-A Butch
44- P-51D 77 LC- Dick Jnr.
44- P-51D 77 LC- Doodle Darling
44- P-51D 79 MC- Lena II
44- P-51D 77 LC- Li'l Sandra
44- P-51D 77 LC- Miss Joanne
44- P-51D 55 KI- Missmanookie
44- P-51D 79 MC- My Lucky Blonde
44- P-51D 55 KI- Portland Rose
44- P-51D 55 KI-O Williams Gene L Rum Rum was pet name of his wife Ruth.
44- P-51D 55 KI- Slapsimaxi
44- P-51D 79 MC-B Snuggle Bunny
44- P-51D 55 KI- Susie III
44- P-51D 77 LC-G Trudy
44- P-51D 77 LC-D Arthaud Lt. Charles c Gabriel's Horn
44- P-51D 79 MC-R Black Lt. Richard H Black's Bird
44- P-51D 79 MC-S Bradford Lt. Irving T
44- P-51D 55 KI-C Doody Lt. Thomas J Cathy Beloved Named for his wife Cathy
44- P-51D 79 MC-X Coughran Lt. E
44- P-51D 55 KI- Decker Lt. Vern L Candy Baby
44- P-51D 79 MC- Dixon Capt. Clyde G Peggy Jo
44- P-51D 79 MC-Y Dufresne Lt. Robert E Lola Ruth
44-11154 P-51D 77 LC-E Flowers Capt. Ray R Mary Ellen
44-11161 P-51D 77 LC-N Fiebelkorn Capt. Ernest C June Nite To 79 FS
44-11161 P-51D 55 KI-X Ryan Capt. Montgommery J Jeanne Crashed on take -off 13 June 45
44-11195 P-51D 79 MC-N Kies Capt. Clifford Little Roue Reassigned to Taylor
44-11195 P-51D 79 MC-N Taylor Capt. John K Little Roue Sissy and Sandy on canopy frame added by Taylor
44-11196 P-51D 55 KI-G Brown Capt. John K
44-11197 P-51D 55 KI-G Lost 25 Feb 45 - Lt. Raymond H Soleau details unknown 12742
44-11205 P-51D 55 KI-A Brown Capt. Harley L "Lefty" Be Good / Brownie's Ballroom
44-11205 P-51D 55 KI-A Peel Lt. William J Lulu Lil Damaged in landing accident 21 June 45 - Lt. W Lowman
44-11217 P-51D 77 LC-J Balls O' Fire To 79 FS
44-11217 P-51D 79 MC-C Balls O' Fire From 77FS