355th Fighter Group

The Steeple Morden Strafers

Station

Steeple Morden

Station Callsigns

Towrope to 22 April ’44 then:
Two Room

Group Callsigns

Sunshade to 22 April ’44 then:
Uncle (A Group)
Hornpipe (B Group)
Borax (C Group)
(No Squadron Callsigns in C Group)

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354th Fighter Squadron

Code:
WR
Callsign:
  • Haywood to 22 April '44 then:
  • Falcon (A Group)
  • Chieftan (B Group)

357th Fighter Squadron

Code:
OS
Callsign:
  • Blowball to 22 April '44 then:
  • Custard (A Group)
  • Moses (B Group)

358th Fighter Squadron

Code:
YF
Callsign:
  • Trooptrain to 22 April '44 then:
  • Bentley (A Group)
  • Beehive (B Group)

Total Records: 554

Serial No Type Squad Sqd Code Pilot Rank/Given Names Markings Comments MACR
41-6205 P-47C 357 OS-O Lambert Lt. Howard L
41-6230 P-47C 358 YF-P Kenney Lt. Paul H
P-47D 358 YF-T Gresham Capt. Walter V Jr. Trigger
P-47D 357 OS-A Szaniawski Lt.Col. Edward W "Jonesy" Available Jones 2nd.
P-47D 357 OS-A Szaniawski Lt.Col. Edward W "Jonesy" Available Jones 3rd.
P-47D 354 WR-L Koraleski Capt. Walter J "Korky" Miss Thunder
P-47D 358 YF-C McConnell Capt. James H "Lippy" Duel Purpose
P-47D 354 WR-M Minchew Capt. Leslie D "Les, Loogoo" Gator Baby (L) Simple Simian (R)
P-47D 354 WR-M Morris Lt. Ray S "Silky"
P-47D 357 OS-P Olson Capt. Norman E Ma Fran 2nd.
P-47D 358 YF-J Worth Lt. Thomas W
42-22461 P-47D 358 YF-J Carver Lt. Harold I Indiana Clipper (R)
42-22464 P-47D 354 WR-F Lenfest Maj. Charles W "Chuck" Lorie Named for his wife Lorie.
42-22468 P-47D 358 YF-V Markin Lt. John A Geronimo (L&R)
42-22471 P-47D 357 OS-I Johnston Lt. Benjamin D Jr.
42-22473 P-47D 357 OS-N McGraw Lt. Lawrence E
42-22480 P-47D 358 YF-B Hoffman Capt. Harold J
42-22484 P-47D 358 YF-L Sluga Lt.Col. Emil L Slugger Lost 29 Nov 43 - Lt. Richard A Peery POW 1285
42-22485 P-47D 358 YF-O Reed Lt. Joe E
42-22489 P-47D 357 OS-Y Colson
42-22490 P-47D 358 YF-U Roach Lt. William E Beetle/Agnes Lost in this a/c 7 Nov 43 - POW. A/c captured undamaged and used by Luftwaffe. 1281
42-22518 P-47D 358 YF-Q Dissette Capt. Lawrence J Damn Yank
42-22532 P-47D 358 YF-N DeGeorge Lt. John J Jr. Lost 18 Oct 43 - Lt. Eugene W Maben Jr. KIA 1050
42-22538 P-47D 357 OS-F Butcher Lt. Chester J The Butcher
42-22545 P-47D 357 OS-Z Williamson Lt. Jesse M Lost in this a/c 1 Dec 43 - POW 1287
42-22546 P-47D 357 OS-G McNally Lt. William J Jr.
42-22546 P-47D 357 OS-S
42-22549 P-47D 357 OS-E Momberger Lt. William H Jean's Little Moe
42-22746 P-47D 358 YF-
42-22779 P-47D 358 YF-
42-22784 P-47D 357 OS-R Elder Lt.Col. John L "Moon" Moon Became w/w
42-22784 P-47D 357 OS-[R] w/w training a/c
42-74615 P-47D 354 WR-X Mendenhall Lt. Lee G Texas Terror II To 353rd FG
42-74653 P-47D 357 OS-
42-74667 P-47D 358 YF- Battle damage 4th October 1943.
42-74667 P-47D 354 WR- Crash landed 25 Sept 43 - Lt. James J Donovan KIFA. Re-issued to 358 FS
42-74672 P-47D 357 OS-D Kelly
42-74677 P-47D 358 YF-Z Dean Lt. Ralph L Lost in this a/c 4 Oct 43 - killed in crash landing
42-74681 P-47D 354 WR-Y Duffy Capt. James E Jr. Dragon Wagon
42-74703 P-47D 354 WR-Z Brown Capt. Henry W "Baby" Baby
42-74729 P-47D 357 OS-T
42-75045 P-47D 358 YF-Y Woertz Lt. Jack J Lost 11 Dec 43 - Lt. Woertz killed in crash landing
42-75046 P-47D 358 YF-
42-75184 P-47D 357 OS-L Pipher Lt. Frank L Jr Lost in this a/c 24 Jan 44 - KIA (8th losses gives name as Piper) 2114
42-75275 P-47D 354 WR-C Barger Lt. Clarence R "Fid" Helen Flak damaged 8 March 44 - Barger WIA
42-75275 P-47D 354 WR-C Kinnard Lt.Col. Claiborn H Jr. "Zoot" Man o' War Per Wells
42-75425 P-47D 358 YF-U Myers Lt.Col. Raymond B Miss Pam Lost 30 Dec 43 - F/O. Charles A Wambier KIA 1867
42-75428 P-47D 358 YF-L Crashed UK 11 Jan 44- Capt. Emil Sluger bailed out ok.
42-75455 P-47D 358 YF-H Macurdy Lt. Harold H Lost in this a/c 29 Jan 44 - Evaded (Name = Macurdy per 8th Losses) 2129
42-75574 P-47D 357 OS-Z