352nd Fighter Group

The Bluenosed Bastards of Bodney

Station

Bodney 8 July 1943 to 3 November 1945
(Asche & Chievres between 23 Dec. ’44 & 13 Apr. ’45)

Station Callsigns

Speedboat (Beachhouse from April 1945)

Group Callsigns

Hatfield to 22 April ’44 then:
Topsy (A Group) (Packload from April ’45)
Bearskin (B Group)
Cloister (C Group)
(No Squadron Callsigns in C Group

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328th Fighter Squad

Code:
PE
Callsign:
  • Turndown to 22 April '44 then:
  • Ditto (A Group)
  • Tarmac (B Group)

486th Fighter Squadron

Code:
PZ
Callsign:
  • Handspun to 22 April '44 then:
  • Angus (A Group)
  • Rocket (B Group)

487th Fighter Squadron

Code:
HO
Callsign:
  • Crownprince to 22 April '44 then:
  • Transport (A Group)
  • Vicar (B Group)

Total Records: 527

Serial No Type Squad Sqd Code Pilot Rank/Given Names Markings Comments MACR
42-8514 P-47D 486 PZ-P Lost 30 Nov 43 - Lt. David C Kramer. Evaded 1445
42-8515 P-47D 328 PE-N Nussman Lt. Howard C Dixie Boy Became "Hildegarde"
42-8515 P-47D 328 PE-N Phillips Lt. Raymond G Hildegarde a/c from Nussman to 353 F/G
42-8516 P-47D 487 HO-Z Luksic Lt. Carl J Lucky Boy Lost 26 Jan 44 - Lt. Lester L Lowry KIFA
42-8517 P-47D 328 PE-Q Quinn Capt. Quentin L INB / Eleanor Indiana National Bank - where he used to work
42-8520 P-47D 328 PE-M
42-8521 P-47D 487 HO-Y Preddy Maj. George. E Jr. "Ratsy" Crashed in Channel in this a/c 29 Jan 44 - Returned
42-8527 P-47D 328 PE-V Sharp Lt. Robert H Ramblin' Rebel Lost 8 Feb 44 - Lt. John H Walker KIA 2152
42-8529 P-47D 487 HO-M Meyer Lt. Col John C "J.C." Lambie
42-8548 P-47D 486 PZ-Z MacKean Capt. Robert C Pistol Packing Mama
42-8556 P-47D 328 PE-M Meagher Lt. James Patricia Lee Lost in this a/c 8 Feb 44 KIA 2154
42-8563 P-47D 328 PE-R Cornick Lt. Raymond L Ilene II Lost in this a/c 3 Feb 44 KIA 2122
42-8580 P-47D 328 PE-C Horne Lt. Francis W Hi Ho Silver Shared with Lt. David Zimms
42-8580 P-47D 328 PE-C Zimms Lt. David T Hi Ho Silver
42-8627 P-47D 328 PE-H White Capt. Henry "Hank" Dallas Darling
42-8633 P-47D 487 HO-Q Britt Lt. Daniel T Jr.
42-8635 P-47D 328 PE- Lost 10 Oct 43 - Lt. Fred D Olson 851
42-8651 P-47D 487 HO-
42-8652 P-47D 486 PZ-O Bond Lt. Earl H The Bid Lost in this a/c 8 Mar 44 KIA - MAC during take off.
42-8653 P-47D 328 PE-A Abbott Maj. Earl L Flossie
42-8657 P-47D 328 PE-K Laing Lt. Jamie Jamie Mi Boy (L) Shared a/c with Powell. Serial 42-8617 per BBB.
42-8657 P-47D 328 PE-K Powell Lt. Robert H Jr. The West by Gawd Virginian (R) Shared a/c with Laing. Serial 42-8617 per BBB.
42-8660 P-47D 328 PE-D Miller Lt. Harry L Jr.
42-8678 P-47D 487 HO-O Ross Lt. Robert I "Iron Man" Skip 487 insignia on left nose
42-8680 P-47D 328 PE-E Parlee Lt. Wendel F "Windy" Betty
42-8682 P-47D 486 PZ-T Colby Capt. Thomas W "Tom" Li'l Evey
42-8684 P-47D 487 HO-X Starck Capt. Walter E "Wally, Blouse" Lucia
42-8699 P-47D 486 PZ-A Andrew Maj. Stephen W "Andy" Prairie Farmer/Spirit of Los Angeles City College
P-51B 328 PE- Bennette Lt. Charles J Archie The Operator
P-51B 328 PE-C Campbell Lt. John
P-51B 487 HO- Collard Lt. Royal E Tepee
P-51B 486 PZ- Ferris Lt. Charles E Tommyhawk
P-51B 328 PE-X Hendrian Capt. William E Blondie
P-51B 487 HO- Howard Lt. Alfred P Jr Legal Eagle
P-51B 328 PE-Y Long Lt. Marion V Helen
P-51B 328 PE-L Lund Maj. Hoarold g Muriel
P-51B 486 PZ- Reichman Lt. David Miss Anne
P-51B 328 PE-V Sharp Lt. Robert H Ramblin' Rebel
P-51B 486 PZ-P Williams Lt. Kenneth S Izzy
42-106430 P-51B 486 PZ-K Karl Lt. Bernard H Joe and Belle
42-106430 P-51B 486 PZ-K Miklajcyk Capt. Henry J "Mike" The Syracusan
42-106430 P-51B 486 PZ-E Meyer Lt. Earl J Bonnie Lee From Miklajcyk. Reassigned as PZ-Kbar to Karl.
42-106439 P-51B 486 PZ-L Corcoran Lt. Martin E "Corky" Button Nose
42-106439 P-51B 486 PZ-Q Grabovski Lt. Bruno J Duchess a/c from Corcoran. Became PZ-2
42-106449 P-51B 487 HO-W Whisner Capt. William T "Bill" Princess Elizabeth Lost 6 June 44 - Lt Robert K Butler -Evaded 5502
42-106451 P-51B 487 HO-P Preddy Maj. George. E Jr. "Ratsy" Cripes A' Mighty
42-106451 P-51B 487 HO-R Tafel Lt. Carl G Jr. a/c from Preddy.Lost 16 July 44 - Lt. Jule V Conrad POW 6781
42-106454 P-51B 487 HO-O Clark Lt. John F Jr. Louisiana Lady (L) Bea (R) From O'Nan. Lost in this a/c 23 Sept 44 9236
42-106454 P-51B 487 HO-O O'Nan Lt. Robert G a/c to Lt. Clark
42-106459 P-51B 328 PE-Z Clark Lt.Col. Eugene "Pop"