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
44-14057 P-51D 486 PZ-J
44-14061 P-51D 328 PE-B Bryan Maj. Donald S "Don" Little One III
44-14075 P-51D 486 PZ-B Brashear Lt. Warren "Buddy" Ellie
44-14078 P-51D 487 HO- Lost in MAC 23 Sept 44 - Capt. Clarence O Johnson KIA 9235
44-14084 P-51D 328 PE-G Owens Lt.Charles D Tesseroo
44-14084 P-51D 328 PE-G Helen
44-14087 P-51D 486 PZ-Z Gerbe Lt. William T Little Gyp a/c to Lt Ray Wanda
44-14087 P-51D 486 PZ-Z Wanda Lt. Roy A Denny Boy a/c from Gerbe
44-14091 P-51D 486 PZ-D Fuhrman Lt. Carlton L "Bud"
44-14091 P-51D 486 PZ-M Mundell Lt. Earl J Jr.
44-14105 P-51D 328 PE-C
44-14109 P-51D 487 HO-L Donahue Capt. Duncan R Lost in this a/c 8 Sept 44 - KIA 8698
44-14111 P-51D 328 PE-X Mayden Lt. Col James D Straw Boss 2 (L) Little Sandra (R)
44-14150 P-51D 486 PZ-G Gremaux Lt. Leonard A "Jim" Little Stinker (artwork skunk firing smoke rings) Lost 5 Oct 44 - Lt. Gremaux baild safely
44-14151 P-51D 487 HO-N Heyer Lt. Sheldon Sweetie Face a/c from Meyer - Petie 2nd.
44-14151 P-51D 487 HO-M Meyer Lt. Col John C "J.C." Petie 2nd Taken over by Lt. Heyer as HO-N
44-14160 P-51D 487 HO-V Tafel Lt. Carl G Jr. Nancy M 2nd
44-14187 P-51D 486 PZ-G Griffiths Lt. Charles E Marj Named after Named after girlfriend Marjorie Palmquist, control tower operator at NAS Pensacola.
44-14187 P-51D 486 PZ-P Peter Lt. Robert E
44-14206 P-51D 487 HO-Y Bowers Lt. Glenn L
44-14207 P-51D 328 PE-E James Lt. Eugene W Rose Marie (L) The Kelly Kid 2 (R) a/c from Smith
44-14207 P-51D 328 PE-E Smith Lt. Elmer Pinkie (L) The Kelly Kid 2 (R) Reassigned to Lt. James.
44-14215 P-51D 486 PZ-V Johnson F/O Marion D
44-14215 P-51D 486 PZ-V Vitek Lt. Lumir J The Little Ogre Reassigned to Johnson
44-14220 P-51D 486 PZ-S Stover Lt. Merton J "Smoky" Ellie To 359FG
44-14224 P-51D 486 PZ-A Meyer Lt. Earl J Bonnie Lee Reassigned to Smigelski.
44-14224 P-51D 486 PZ-A Smigelski Lt. Frank P Hellgate Express (artwork never applied) Named for Express train into New York
44-14225 P-51D 486 PZ-V
44-14237 P-51D 487 HO-W Whisner Capt. William T "Bill" Moonbeam McSwine
44-14250 P-51D 328 PE-D Brookins Lt. Richard C Duchess VI
44-14250 P-51D 328 PE-R Lambright Capt. James F "Duke" Geraldine II Landing accident Chartres 7 Apr 45 - Maj. Richard G McAuliffe
44-14273 P-51D 328 PE-N Rogers Lt. Charles E Georgia Peach II Lost in this a/c 9 Nov 44 - POW 10433
44-14285 P-51D 487 HO-D Draftz Capt. Robert C Tillie
44-14343 P-51D 328 PE-S Semon Lt. Richard F Ding Bat Landing accident Bodney 25 Nov 44 - F/O Hugh A Howard Jr.
44-14343 P-51D 328 PE-S
44-14397 P-51D 487 HO-E Doleac Lt. Cyril B Ex-Lax Shht'n'Git
44-14401 P-51D 486 PZ-R Henderson Lt. Richard L Miss Susie Q
44-14475 P-51D 487 HO-J Jesup Lt. Nelson R Peanuts Lost 25 March 45 - Lt. Wesley N Roebuck KIA 13457
44-14487 P-51D 487 HO-P Crawford Lt. James L Mary Lou Coded to commemorate Preddy after his death
44-14638 P-51D 487 HO-S Smith Capt. Walter S Sweet Sue Lost in this a/c 27 Nov 44 - POW 10549
44-14646 P-51D 328 PE-O Quittmeyer Lt. Robert H DreamGirl/Mary Agnes Landing accident at Bodney 14 June 45, pilot F/O James A Brocklehurst
44-14646 P-51D 328 PE-O Camerer Lt. Milton G Oklahoma Kid (L&R) Reassigned to Quittmeyer.
44-14668 P-51D 487 HO-H Hamilton Capt. Ralph W "Ham" Jeannie M a/c became HO-V - Lt. Prichard
44-14668 P-51D 487 HO-V Prichard Lt. Joseph W My Coleen a/c from hamilton ex HO-H
44-14696 P-51D 486 PZ-H Heller Capt. Edwin L Hell-er-Bust
44-14709 P-51D 486 PZ-J Jackson Maj. Willie O Jr. "Willie O"
44-14710 P-51D 328 PE-A Abbott Maj. Earl L Flossie III Lost in this a/c 24 Jan 45 - KIA 12319
44-14716 P-51D 487 HO-P Stewart Capt. Henry Malcolm 2nd The Margarets
44-14764 P-51D 328 PE-M Maxwell Lt. DeWayne J Mr. Lucky
44-14778 P-51D 487 HO-E Sears Capt. Alexander F The Sheepherder