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
42-106459 P-51B 328 PE-Z Rayborn Lt. Garland La Riena Peg Lost 21 July 44 - Lt Robert R Lampman KIA 6839
42-106460 P-51B 328 PE-R Furr Lt. William W Jean Louise Lost 13 Aug 44 - Lt. Leroy J Allain Jr. Evaded. 7603
42-106467 P-51B 486 PZ-A Andrew Maj. Stephen W "Andy" Lost in this a/c 2 July 44 POW 6698
42-106468 P-51B 487 HO- Lost 9 Apr 44 - Lt. Ralph I Williamson KIA
42-106471 P-51B 487 HO-M Meyer Lt. Col John C "J.C." Lambie II / Petie Meyer in States at time of loss - (7 June 44 - Lt. Clifford P Garney KIA). Dispute over Name but cc confirms applied.
42-106472 P-51B 486 PZ-D Cunningham Lt. Murdoch "Scotty" The Flying Scot II (L) Vicious Virgie JG (R) a/c taken over by Lt. Carleton L "Bud" Fuhrman
42-106472 P-51B 486 PZ-D Fuhrman Lt. Carlton L "Bud" The Flying Scot II (L) Vicious Virgie JG (R) a/c from Cunningham
42-106480 P-51B 486 PZ-I Green Lt. Col. Franklyn N "Frank" Geronimo (L) Snow White(R)
42-106480 P-51B 486 PZ-T Lost 27 Aug 44 - Lt. Carl J Fuenfstueck POW 8311
42-106483 P-51B 486 PZ-Y McKibben Lt. Donald W Miss Lace + Artwork (R side only - nothing on L side) Lost 13 May 44 - Capt. Frank A Cutler KIA 4699
42-106502 P-51B 487 HO-A Allison Lt. Fred M Jr. Opal Lee Lost in MAC 9 May 44 - Capt. Ernest B McMahan KIFA
42-106609 P-51B 486 PZ-M Mason Col. Joseph L This Is It Re-coded to PZ-R Lost 20 June 44 Lt. Waldo Raub
42-106609 P-51B 486 PZ-R Raub Lt. Waldo C a/c from Mason. Lost in this a/c 20 June 44 - KIA 5948
42-106613 P-51B 486 PZ-B Brashear Lt. Warren H "Buddy" Ellie Lost 24 Oct 44 - Lt. Thompson R Kyle POW 10116
42-106624 P-51B 328 PE- Lost 22 April 44 - Lt. Marion V Long POW 4123
42-106635 P-51B 486 PZ-A Anderson Capt. Woodrow W "Woody" "Clyde" Texas Bluebonnet - artwork, map of Texas Lost in this a/c 28 May 44 - KIA 5099
42-106661 P-51B HQ PZ-J Jackson Maj. Willie O Jr. "Willie O" Hot Stuff Artwork - Varga girl under windshield. Lost 7 June 44 - Maj. Edward J Gignac KIA 5556
42-106663 P-51B 328 PE-Q Quinn Capt. Quentin L That's A-Crock
42-106668 P-51B 328 PE-N Lost 19 May 44 - Lt. Michael M Carlone KIA 4989
42-106681 P-51B 328 PE-O Bennette Lt. Charles The Maine-iacs Lost 6 Aug 44 - Capt. Quentin L Quinn KIFA
42-106686 P-51B 328 PE-P
42-106694 P-51B 328 PE-C Zimms Lt. David Stinky Lost 21 July 44 - Capt. Zimms bailed out of this a/c.
42-106697 P-51B 487 HO-T Taylor Lt. Guy P
42-106703 P-51B 328 PE-S Horne Lt. Francis W Snoot's Sniper (L) Artwork of Barber's Pole (R) Miss-spelling c.c was unit barber "Snipper" w/w
42-106717 P-51B 328 PE-T Halton Lt.Col. William T Slender, Tender and Tall Lost 5 June 44 - Lt. William W Furr POW 5557
42-106736 P-51B 486 PZ-V
42-106744 P-51B 328 PE-G a/c to Smith as PE-E
42-106744 P-51B 328 PE-E Smith Lt. Elmer Pinkie (L) The Kelly Kid (R) To 353 FG 351FS
42-106751 P-51B 487 HO-B Barnes Lt. Harry H Williams Villian Misspelt Villain & never subsequently corrected on replacement P-51D. Reassigned to Moats.
42-106751 P-51B 487 HO-B Barnes Lt. Harry H Barne Stormer Re-named to Williams Villian by Barnes.
42-106751 P-51B 487 HO-U Moats Capt. Sanford K Kay
42-106752 P-51B 486 PZ-V Vitek Lt. Lumir J The Little Ogre Later became PZ-3 w/w
42-106752 P-51B 486 PZ-W Whinnem Lt. Donald Y H.M.S. Hellion Later became PZ-3 w/w
42-106753 P-51B 486 PZ-3 w/w Hack
42-106756 P-51B 328 PE-W Dyke Lt. Samuel E Lost 10 June 44 - Lt. Raymond G Phillips bailed out @ Le Harve 5584
42-106757 P-51B 328 PE-P Powell Lt. Robert H Jr. The West by Gawd Virginian Lost 18 July 44 - Capt. Lothar Fieg bailed out due to engine fire.
42-106758 P-51B 487 HO-Z w/w
42-106788 P-51B 487 HO-Z Luksic Lt. Carl J Elly's Lucky Boy (not painted on) Lost in this a/c 24 May 44 - POW 5100
42-106801 P-51B 328 PE-J
42-106827 P-51B 328 PE-G Godfrey Lt. McDonald Candy Lamb Lost in this a/c 31 July 44 - POW 7724
42-106831 P-51B 487 HO-R
42-106832 P-51B 328 PE-U Zellner Lt. Edmund We Three Name means his echo, his shadow and himself.
42-106832 P-51B 328 PE-O Lost in crash landing 28 June 44 - Lt. Walter Gehrke
42-106836 P-51B 487 HO-K Kessler Lt. John P
42-106844 P-51B 328 PE-A Abbott Maj. Earl L Flossie II Artwork - Varga girl
42-106844 P-51B 328 PE-K Carlone Lt. Michael M Lady Connie
42-106852 P-51B 328 PE-Y Stott Lt. John W Sugar Foot
42-106852 P-51B 328 PE-Y Landing accident Bodney 10 Jan 45 - Lt. Emery L Taylor
42-106857 P-51B 486 PZ-V Howell Lt. Lester L Texas Knight Lost 2 July 44 - Lt. Lester L Howell details unknown 6697
42-106859 P-51B 328 PE-D Miller Lt. Harry L Jr.