339th Fighter Group

Station

Fowlmere 5 April 1944 to 10 October 1945

Station Callsigns

Gaspump

Group Callsigns

Armstrong (A Group)
Student (B Group)
Pretend (C Group)
(No Squadron Callsigns in C Group)

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503rd Fighter Squadron

Code:
D7
Callsign:
  • Beefsteak (A Group)
  • Unique (B Group)

504th Fighter Squadron

Code:
5Q
Callsign:
  • Cockshy (A Group)
  • Gluepot (B Group)

505th Fighter Squadron

Code:
6N
Callsign:
  • Upper (A Group)
  • Slapjack (B Group)

Total Records: 409

Serial No Type Squad Sqd Code Pilot Rank/Given Names Markings Comments MACR
42-103737 P-51C 504 5Q-J Caldwell Lt. Merle F. "Bud" The Yankee Kid III Taken on charge 15 June 44
42-103742 P-51C 505 6N- Man o' War Lost 11 September 1944 - Lt. Willliam A James POW 8696
42-103742 P-51C 505 6N-D Takeoff crash 5 July 44 - Lt. Martin N Nay.
42-103756 P-51C 505 6N-F Lost 13 September 1944 - Lt. William R. Moore POW 8662
42-103955 P-51C 505 6N-G
43-25038 P-51C 505 6N-E Jones Lt. William A Impatient Virgin
43-25050 P-51C 503 D7-H Terrats Lt. Esteban A Lost in this a/c 2 March 1945 - KIA 12872
44- P-51D 504 5Q- Hermanson Lt. Cephas Diane
44- P-51D 504 5Q- Bennett Capt. Carroll W My Darling
44- P-51D 505 6N- Bundgaard Lt. Carl H Little Phyl
44- P-51D 504 5Q-C Cohen Lt. Gilbert G Growing Gripe Name changed from Hebe's Heap on orders from C.O. - hence Growing Gripe.
44-11189 P-51D 504 5Q- Lost 27 March 1945 - Lt Kenneth V Berguson KITA
44-11199 P-51D 503 D7-B Serial & Code from Encounter Report 26 Nov 44 flown by Wilson
44-11204 P-51D 505 6N- Lost 3 March 45 - Lt. George W. Jones Jr. KIA 12896
44-11235 P-51D 504 5Q-P Landing accident 24 Mar 45 - Lt. Frank A Clifton
44-11325 P-51D 503 D7-K MacKenzie Lt. Davie A. Princess Pat Lost in this a/c 7 April 45 - POW due to friendly fire. Serial & Code also from Encounter Report 26 Nov 44 flown by Petitt 13953
44-11325 P-51D 503 D7-K Petitt Lt. Phillip E Princess Pat Reassigned to MacKenzie.
44-13324 P-51D 503 D7-P Wyatt Capt. Valdee Lost in this a/c 18 October 1944 - POW 11378
44-13325 P-51D 503 D7-N
44-13327 P-51D 503 D7-Q
44-13329 P-51D 503 D7-W Force landed 5 Oct 44 Belgiun - Harry Corey
44-13329 P-51D 503 D7-I Capt. Gardner H. Reynolds t.o. abort.9 Aug 44 - Serial & Code confirmed in Encounter report 2 March 45 - Pilot French
44-13330 P-51D 504 5Q-B Peter Maj. Lewis S Jr. Picolo Pete
44-13367 P-51D 505 6N- Landing accident 29 June 44 - Lt. George Knight
44-13369 P-51D 503 D7-Z Bush Lt. Jerry P. Shy Ann
44-13369 P-51D 505 6N-P Paul Lt. Robert H Jr.
44-13370 P-51D 505 6N-A Henry Col. John B. Jr. San Antone Rose Named from hometown San Antonio Tx. Lost 5 December 1944 - Lt. James A. Baker POW 10820
44-13377 P-51D 503 D7-G Coe Lt. Charles S. Night-Mare Seial & Code from Encounter Report 26 Nov 44 flown by Coe. To 505 FS
44-13377 P-51D 505 6N-P Paul Lt. Robert H Jr. Night-Mare a/c from 503 FS. Name retained.
44-13377 P-51D 503 D7-A Stephenson Maj. Enoch B Jr White Rat a/c to Coe. Code letter from Encounter Report 25 July 44.
44-13378 P-51D 504 5Q-F Gravette Lt.Col. Edger B. "Skinny" Ollie Lost 12 Dec 44 - Lt. Harry G Loskill POW 11309
44-13379 P-51D 505 6N- Bloxam Capt. Robert W. Miss Idaho Lost in this a/c 6 Feb 45 - KIA 12168
44-13385 P-51D 505 6N- Lost 24 August 1944 - Lt. Bernell V. Shaw POW 7946
44-13391 P-51D 505 6N-Z Conners Lt. Bertis A Jr. "Bert" Lone Star Lady Named from home State Tx.
44-13392 P-51D 504 5Q-A Routt Maj. Bill C. FABASCA (Fast As a Bullet And Slick as a Cats Ass)
44-13413 P-51D 505 6N- Lost 16 July 1944 - Lt. Wesley G Fish POW 6714
44-13471 P-51D 505 6N-J Johnson Capt. Evan M. "Johnny" The Comet Presentation a/c from Hackensack High School, NJ. Assigned to Johnson as the then leading ace of the unit. Lost 8 July 44 - the day of presentation when Capt Johnson bailed out due to wing failure.
44-13512 P-51D 504 5Q-D Landing accident Fowlmere 24 June 44 - Lt. Donald A Zeine
44-13521 P-51D 504 5Q-D Stevens Capt. Bradford V. Marinell Taken on charge 30 June 44. Lost 13 August 1944 - Lt. Myer R. Winkelman KIA 7775
44-13527 P-51D 503 D7-B Recoded to D7-R
44-13527 P-51D 503 D7-R
44-13556 P-51D 505 6N-H Hanseman Lt. Christopher J. "Bull" Eleanor IV (L&R) Lost in this a/c 29 July 1944 - KIA 7719
44-13569 P-51D 504 5Q-A Routt Maj. Bill C FABASCA II Crash landed on first test flight 20 June 44 due to landing gear popping out at hight speed - Maj. Bill Rout
44-13584 P-51D 504 5Q-T Hunter Lt. Charles M. Lost in this a/c 16 August 1944 - KIA 8137
44-13601 P-51D 503 D7-J Bryan Maj. William E. Jr. "Bill" Serial, Pilot & Code from confirmed from Encounter Report 5 Aug 44. Lost 6 Aug 44 - Lt. Victor W Meyer KIA 7452
44-13613 P-51D 505 6N-C
44-13616 P-51D 505 6N-C Thury Lt.Col. Joseph L. Pauline Reassigned as 6N-U
44-13616 P-51D 505 6N-U Baggy Pants Lost 11 September 1944 - Lt. Theodore R. Staggers POW 8694
44-13624 P-51D 505 6N-A Holloway Capt. John G. Sniffles III Lost 23 September 1944 - Lt. James B. Muller POW 9161
44-13627 P-51D 503 D7-E Haidle Lt. Elmer E Dot