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
44-13827 P-51D 55 KI-R Wells Lt. William W Little Wheel
44-13832 P-51D 55 KI-U crashed @ Werrington 2 Aug 44 Lt. S Nelson killed
44-13836 P-51D 77 LC-H Alexander Lt. Frederick H It's The Kid (L&R)
44-13838 P-51D 55 KI-G Hallberg Capt. Chester A Little Louise
44-13838 P-51D 55 KI-G Serros Capt. Jerome C Stubborn Virgin Lost in this a/c 2 Nov 44 - KIA 10234
44-13838 P-51D 55 KI-G Smith Maj. William W Okie Bloke IV
44-13838 P-51D 77 LC- Lost 18 Oct 44 - Lt. Louis W Adams bailed out over UK
44-13840 P-51D 77 LC-U Rader Lt. Benjamin N
44-13840 P-51D 77 LC-U Van Woert Lt. Richard L Van's Can Lost in this a/c 2 Nov 44 - KIA 10235
44-13846 P-51D 79 MC-C Cameron Capt. William A Soar / Assie II ( / is flourish to look like "L" ) a/c to Whitley
44-13846 P-51D 79 MC-C Whitley Lt. Ralph D Li'l Bit Lost in this a/c 26 Feb 45 - POW 12767
44-13848 P-51D 77 LC-N Reid Lt. John W
44-13852 P-51D 77 LC-D Arthaud Lt. Charles C Gabriel's Horn III
44-13852 P-51D 77 LC-D Kuemmerle Lt. William F Force-landed near Paris - Lt. W. Kuemmerle
44-13855 P-51D 79 MC-J Binkley Capt. Harold O'Sage Chief
44-13859 P-51D 55 KI-S Mullins Lt. Walter H "Moon" Artwork - Nude on nose Lost in this a/c 18 Oct 44 KITA
44-13860 P-51D 55 KI-T Hurst Capt. William M
44-13860 P-51D 55 KI-T Peterburs Lt. Joseph A a/c crashed Ipswich 26 March 45 - Lt. K Pettit killed
44-13863 P-51D 79 MC-Q Williams Lt. Woodrow W Baby Girl Lost 17 July 1944 - Lt. Williams bailed out due to lightning strike.
44-13873 P-51D 79 MC-U Gardner Lt. Thomas Georgia Boy Crashed 6 March 45 on test flight near Oundle - Lt. Mark F Smith KIFA
44-13873 P-51D 79 MC-U Klatt Lt. Quintus
44-13876 P-51D 79 MC-T Baldwin Lt. James H Baby, Baby! III
44-13876 P-51D 79 MC-M Meyer Lt.Col. Robert J Bob Cat IV
44-13889 P-51D 77 LC-E Rader Lt. Benjamin N
44-13889 P-51D 77 LC-E Robb Lt. William E
44-13892 P-51D 77 LC- Idiot's Deelite
44-13892 P-51D 55 KI-X Mansker Capt. Joseph L Idiot's Deelite Lost 19 Oct 44 - Capt. Willis B Taylor POW 9496
44-13892 P-51D 55 KI-X Pannell Capt. Melvin C Jeannie
44-13902 P-51D 77 LC-R Horne Capt. Claud G
44-13905 P-51D 55 KI-Y McGee Lt. William J Joe Lost 20 Feb 45 - Lt. William J McGee POW 12548
44-13905 P-51D 55 KI-Y Riemensnider Maj. Robert H Bobby
44-13918 P-51D 77 LC-V Einhaus Capt. Lowell E
44-13918 P-51D 77 LC-V McLary Maj. Maurice R Murph V
44-13918 P-51D 77 LC-V Phillips Lt. Baxter M Gloria
44-13924 P-51D 55 KI-M Lost 4 Aug 44 - Capt. Harry B Baker KIA - crash landed on return to UK
44-13951 P-51D 55 KI-W Wilson Lt.Col. Cyril Wrangler Jr. Lost in this a/c 27 Aug 44 - POW 8304
44-13965 P-51D 55 KI-Z Tennant Capt. John H To 339 FG
44-13968 P-51D 77 LC-V
44-13991 P-51D 77 LC-A Clough Lt. C Lost 27 Aug 44 - Lt. Edward W Doering POW 8305
44-13992 P-51D 77 LC-O McKeon Maj. Joseph T Regina Coeli III
44-13992 P-51D 77 LC-O Olivia De Lost 27 Sept 44, crashed at Yaxley - Lt. Harry L Knapp killed
44-13994 P-51D 55 KI-
44-14003 P-51D 79 MC-A Anderson Maj. Delynn E Kentucky Kernel V (L). Full Boost + artwork of fickle finger (R) Re-coded to MC-G
44-14003 P-51D 79 MC-G Gatterdam Maj. Richard P Puddin' a/c from Anderson & to Hollins
44-14003 P-51D 79 MC-G Hollins Capt. John K Danny Boy a/c from Gatterdam
44-14063 P-51D 77 LC-L Adams Lt. Louis W Robb Lost 21 Nov 44 - Lt. Bernard C Halpin - POW 10329
44-14120 P-51D 55 KI-D Fruechenicht Capt. Richard W
44-14120 P-51D 55 KI-D Reynolds Lt. James S Marge
44-14121 P-51D 77 LC-G Gilbertson Maj. Merle J Sad Sack
44-14136 P-51D 77 LC-J Davis Lt. Jack E