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
44-14729 P-51D 505 6N- Betty Lou Lost 18 November 1944 - Lt. Allen D Young POW 10293
44-14731 P-51D 505 6N-I Powell Lt. Lawrence J. Jr. Happy Jr. Lost in this a/c 14 Jan 45 - POW 11862
44-14731 P-51D 505 6N-I St. Louis Blues
44-14734 P-51D 505 6N-K Ananian Lt. Stephen C. Baby Mine (L&R) Name from song in the film "Dumbo". Lost 28 March 1945 U.K. - Lt. William R. Guyton uninjured
44-14734 P-51D 505 6N-K Daniell Lt. Jack S. Sweet 'n Low Down (L) Sweet and Lowdown (R) a/c to Ananian
44-14745 P-51D 505 6N-K Daniell Lt. Jack S. Sweet 'n Low Down (L) Sweet and Lowdown (R)
44-14776 P-51D 505 6N-O Girzi Lt. Henry E. Arrow Head Lost in crash landing 6 Feb 45 - Lt. Kessler O Thomas KIA
44-14804 P-51D 504 5Q-F
44-14829 P-51D 503 D7- Lost 18 November 1944 - Lt. Vincent J. Spaziano KIA 10294
44-14890 P-51D 503 D7-C Farrell Capt. Joseph G Whoa! To Joe's Woes Crash landed 24 March 45 - Lt. William R Preddy
44-14904 P-51D 503 D7-F Transferred
44-14935 P-51D 503 D7-Q Perry Capt. William W Purty
44-14947 P-51D 503 D7-P Marsh Lt. Lester C Artwork - Skull with arrow Serial Code & Pilot confirmed in Encounter Reports of 18 & 26 Nov 44
44-15001 P-51D 505 6N-N Irion Capt. Robert E. Silver Streak
44-15001 P-51D 505 6N-Z Recoded to 6N-N
44-15003 P-51D 503 D7-U Gerard Capt. Francis R. "Frank" Yi - Yi Name is pet name of highschool sweetheart, Yolanda Mion. Later Mrs Gerard. Pilot, Serial & Code confirmed in Encounter Report 18 March 45
44-15021 P-51D 504 5Q-W Hurley Capt. William T Dopey Lou (L&R) a/c to Kuhlman
44-15021 P-51D 504 5Q-W Kuhlman Capt. Robert M "Needles" Anabel a/c from Hurley
44-15036 P-51D -
44-15039 P-51D 505 6N-J Johnson Capt. Evan M "Johnny" Pistol Packin' Mama Replacement a/c for "The Comet".
44-15053 P-51D 504 5Q-A Routt Maj. Bill C. FABASCA (Fast As a Bullet And Slick as a Cats Ass)
44-15074 P-51D 503 D7-J Bryan Maj. William E. Jr. "Bill" Big Noise Serial Code & Pilot confirmed in Encounter Report 26 Nov 44. Lost 15 March 1945 - Denis B. Rawls - U.K.
44-15134 P-51D 503 D7-D Stillwell Capt. Frank M. The Bengal Lancer Serial,Code, Pilot per Encounter Report 26 Nov 44. Pres'n.a/c Bloomfield High School N.J. Basketball Team =The Bengals
44-15168 P-51D 505 6N-S Byrd Lt. Cecil L Elizabeth Jane Reassigned to Lt. Murphy as 6N-L
44-15168 P-51D 505 6N-L Murphy Lt. Jerome T Lost 30 June 45 Lt. Thomas N Jessop KITA
44-15268 P-51D 503 D7-S Krauss Lt. Richard E Sweet Eloise (L) Janie (R)
44-15291 P-51D 503 D7-N Serial & Code confirmed in Encounter Report 26 Nov 44 flown by Edens
44-15306 P-51D 505 6N- Lost 21 November 1944 - Lt. Boyd O. Jackson KIA 10295
44-15315 P-51D 505 6N-Y Jones Lt. George W Jr. Miss E.T.O. Named for Corporal Ruby Newell - voted prettiest WAC in the UK. a/c carried her photo. Takeoff accident 22 March 45 - John F Rice.
44-15318 P-51D 505 6N-F Kitty's Killer (L) Esther (R)
44-15318 P-51D 505 6N-F Honey V
44-15345 P-51D 505 6N- To 356 FG
44-15368 P-51D 505 6N- Nornie Lost 18 November 1944 - Lt. Laird D. Travis KIA 10296
44-15426 P-51D 503 D7-A Serial & Code confirmed in Encounter Report 26 Nov 44 flown by Johnson
44-15427 P-51D 505 6N-B Booth Lt. Billy B. Billie
44-15427 P-51D 505 6N-B Burch Lt. Harold W.
44-15430 P-51D 503 D7-V
44-15430 P-51D 503 D7-S Reuter Capt. Ray F
44-15467 P-51D 505 6N-K Corey Capt. Harry R. "Herky" Maureen Ann (L) Maurine Ann (R) Bar over K. Two spellings of name left deliberately
44-15482 P-51D 503 D7-L Poutre Capt. Rex L Dyna-Mike Serial & Code from Encounter Report 2 March 45. Pilot Poutre
44-15498 P-51D 505 6N-A Conners Lt. Bertis A Jr. "Bert" Lone Star Lady Bar under A. Named from home State Tx.
44-15499 P-51D 504 5Q-O Blizzard Lt. Robert V Punkie II Punkie is wife's nickname.
44-15509 P-51D 503 D7-T Serial & Code from Encounter Report 2 March 45. Pilot Gokey. Lost 15 June 1945 - Lt. George W Porter KITA
44-15510 P-51D 503 D7-W Hill Lt. Ralph S Jr. China Girl Belly-landed this a/c 18 April 1945 at Fowlmere due to engine failure. a/c returned to service and involved in landing accident on 25 July 1945 - pilot Lt. Linwood P Smith.
44-15512 P-51D 503 D7-B Francis Lt. Luther Bouncin' Betsy
44-15520 P-51D 503 D7- Lost 5 December 1944 - Lt.Col. Harvey E. Henderson POW 10819
44-15558 P-51D 505 6N-L Suzy Lee Damaged in accident 4 March 45 - Lt. Herbert L Caywood
44-15558 P-51D 505 6N-L Suzy Lee Lost 31 March 1945 - F/O. Joseph R Coker POW 13954
44-15560 P-51D 503 D7-V Gokey Capt. John W. Oswego Special Crashed this a/c 11 December 1944 -U.K.
44-15562 P-51D 504 5Q-D Lost 14 January 1945 - Lt. Leonard A Kunz U.K. - Returned