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
44-13557 P-51D 487 HO-T Halton Lt.Col. William T Slender, Tender and Tall (L&R)
44-13582 P-51D 328 PE-H Lost in crash landing 21 July 44 - Lt. Glenn R Clark
44-13588 P-51D 487 HO-V Lost 13 Aug 44 - Lt. Harry H Barnes - Evaded 7601
44-13597 P-51D 487 HO-F Fowler Lt. William E "Flaps" Stardust a/c to Landrum
44-13597 P-51D 487 HO-F Landrum Lt. Jack "Moose" Moose a/c from Fowler. Lost in this a/c 24 Oct 44 - a/c explosion
44-13603 P-51D 486 PZ-T Colby Capt. Thomas W "Tom" Li'l Evey Landing accident Bodney 24 July 44 - Lt. Charles E Ferris
44-13619 P-51D 487 HO-B Barnes Lt. Harry Williams Villian Lost 12 Aug 44 - Lt. Robert W Graham POW 7602
44-13651 P-51D 487 HO-C Davis Capt. Clayton E "Ozzy" Lost in this a/c 18 Aug 44 - Evaded 8133
44-13656 P-51D 486 PZ-B Higgins Capt. Donald H Bayou Baby II take off crash Bodney 6 Oct 44 - Lt. Alex J karan
44-13671 P-51D 486 PZ-X Price Lt. Charles M Little Skunk
44-13671 P-51D 486 PZ-X Reichman Lt. David M Miss Anne a/c to Price
44-13685 P-51D 328 PE-W Montgomery Capt. William E One & Only Crash-landed 13 Jan 45 - Maj. Earl L Abbott
44-13688 P-51D 486 PZ-N Northrop Lt. Leo W Donna Dae VI Lost 27 Aug 44 - Lt. Charles E Ferris KIA 8310
44-13690 P-51D 486 PZ-K Miklajcyk Capt. Henry J "Mike" Syracusan the 3rd. Lost in this a/c 2 Nov 44 - KIA 10240
44-13736 P-51D 486 PZ-T Colby Capt. Thomas W "Tom" Li'l Evey Lost 12 Aug 44 - Lt. Gerald D Thurman KIA 7776
44-13737 P-51D 486 PZ-W Pattillo Lt. Charles C "Buck" Little Rebel a/c from Wallace
44-13737 P-51D 486 PZ-W Wallace Capt. Alton J "Al" Little Rebel a/c to Lt. Pattillo
44-13737 P-51D 486 PZ-W Whinnem Lt. Donald Y "Red" H.M.S. Hellion
44-13758 P-51D 487 HO-Z
44-13759 P-51D 328 PE-K Kebelman Capt. Frank L Jr. Lonesome Polecat Lost 31 Dec 44 - F/O. Hugh A Howard Jr. KIA. Red rudder & white polkadots match pilots silk scarf. 11456
44-13759 P-51D 328 PE-Q Became PE-K
44-13782 P-51D 487 HO-Z
44-13785 P-51D 328 PE-Z Rayborn Lt. Garland La Riena Peg II (L&R) Lost in this a/c 11 Sept 44 - POW 8661
44-13801 P-51D 328 PE-F Fieg Lt. Lothar To 357 FG as C5-M
44-13805 P-51D 486 PZ- Taxi accident Chievres 2 Feb 45 - Lt. Carl J Scoffone
44-13806 P-51D 328 PE-P Hendrian Capt. William Blondie Named after wife
44-13806 P-51D 328 PE-P Price Lt. Steve Kentucky Babe
44-13849 P-51D 328 PE-V Dubay Lt. Elmo B Little Buster 2nd
44-13865 P-51D 328 PE-I Briggs Lt. Earl W Claire G II
44-13870 P-51D 487 HO- To 7th PRG
44-13871 P-51D 486 PZ-S Stover Lt. Merton J "Smoky" Ellie
44-13878 P-51D 487 HO-Y Bennett Maj. John R Pistol Packin' Mama Sharkmouth on Nose
44-13905 P-51D 487 HO-O
44-13910 P-51D 328 PE- Lost 31 July 44 - Lt. Edmund Zellner - Evaded 7723
44-13921 P-51D 328 PE-H Intravartola Lt. Leonard Helena
44-13927 P-51D 328 PE-L Cesky Capt. Charles J Diann Ruth Named for Daughter
44-13929 P-51D 486 PZ-O Bostrom Capt. Ernest O Little Marjie a/c to Price
44-13929 P-51D 486 PZ-O Price Lt. Charles D Edna & ? ? in a/c name due to wife expecting!
44-13930 P-51D 328 PE-P Powell Lt. Robert H Jr. The West by Gawd Virginian
44-13944 P-51D 486 PZ-E Edwards Lt. Harry L Dragon Steed
44-13944 P-51D 486 PZ-I Green Lt. Col. Franklyn N "Frank" Geronimo A/C to Salveson as PZ-E
44-13944 P-51D 486 PZ-E Salveson Lt. Kenneth Miss Cherokee A/C from Greene. Possibly also Lt. Harry Edwards a/c
44-13953 P-51D 487 HO-C Johnson Capt. Clarence O "Tuffy, C.O." Bula B VI
44-13953 P-51D 487 HO-C Tafel Lt. Carl G Jr. Nancy M Lost in this a/c 26 Dec 44 - KIA 11086
44-13979 P-51D 486 PZ-H Reichman Lt. David M Miss Anne
44-13979 P-51D 486 PZ-H Harker Capt. Chester V "Chet" Cile III / Luck of the Irish
44-13983 P-51D 328 PE-M McCarthy Lt. Lawrence E "Larry" Patty IV Lost 5 Oct 44 - Capt. John Coleman Jr. - Evaded 9251
44-13996 P-51D 328 PE-T Halton Lt.Col. William T Slender, Tender and Tall Lost 23 Sept 44 - Maj. Jack D Blanchard - Evaded 9158
44-14015 P-51D 328 PE-C Stangel Capt. William J Stinky 2nd (L&R)
44-14043 P-51D 486 PZ-T Colby Capt. Thomas W "Tom" Li'l Evey Lost 11 Sept 44 - Lt, Howard R Combs Jr. KIA 8660