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
42-8557 P-47D 354 WR-J Neal Capt. Thomas F Jr.
42-8570 P-47D 358 YF-E Blair Capt. Charles W Jr.
42-8610 P-47D 357 OS-Q Martin Capt. Benjamin T Reddy for Action Lost in this a/c 29 Jan 44 - Evaded 2130
42-8626 P-47D 358 YF-W Lanphier Lt. John "Jock" Lost in this a/c 13 Nov 43 - KIA 1288
42-8629 P-47D 358 YF-Z Watson F/O. Chester W Lost in this a/c 7 Nov 43 - KIA 1283
42-8631 P-47D 358 YF-U Wambier Lt. Charles A Lost 29 Nov 43 - Lt. Charles K Hecht Jr. POW 1284
42-8643 P-47D 354 WR-
42-8689 P-47D 358 YF-H Macurdy Lt. Harold H
P-51B 358 YF-K Douglass Lt. Ward H Baby Buggy
P-51B 354 WR-G McLear Lt. Robert M Little Shorty
P-51B 354 WR-E Priest Lt. Royce W Weepin' Deacon
P-51B 357 OS-T Ramsdell Maj. Fred L Jr. Eager Eve
P-51B 354 WR-B Williams Lt. Sumner C Marjorie II
42-106433 P-51B 357 OS-G Norman Lt. Robert L Lost in this a/c 24 April 44 - KIA 4320
42-106437 P-51B 354 WR-M Graham Lt. Clarence H Darlin' Doris A/c from Morris
42-106437 P-51B 354 WR-M Morris Lt. Ray S "Silky" Silky A/c to Graham
42-106437 P-51B 354 WR-M Vickery Lt. Duran M Jr. Ann Anita/Alabama Bound (L) Bulldogs/Fee ~ Margo (R)
42-106437 P-51B 354 WR-M Written off 31 May 45 - Lt. Robert L Crabb KIFA
42-106444 P-51B 357 OS-L Long Lt. Thurman D Baby Bet
42-106444 P-51B 357 OS-B
42-106448 P-51B 354 WR-Z Brown Capt. Henry W "Baby" The Hun Hunter ~ Texas
42-106450 P-51B 354 WR-L Cross Lt. Richard G Jr. Dottie
42-106450 P-51B 354 WR-U Kucheman Maj. Henry J "Hank" Miss Behave / Li'l Lo
42-106450 P-51B 354 WR-U Vinyard Lt. Paul W a/c from Cross
42-106452 P-51B 358 YF-W Burlingame Lt. William G Buzz Boy / Miss Heck Lost 28 Aug 44 - Lt. William W Tolby - Evaded 8398
42-106463 P-51B 357 OS-U Kerch Capt. Joseph F Lost 8 April 44 - Lt. Irving Reedy POW 3729
42-106492 P-51B 358 YF-
42-106580 P-51B 354 WR- Per Wells but see 359 F/G
42-106634 P-51B 357 OS-K Bille Maj. Henry S Prune Face Lost 6 July 44 - Lt. Norman E Dixon POW 6695
42-106698 P-51B 357 OS-U Kerch Capt. Joseph F Bea Lost in this a/c 15 April 44 - POW 4070
42-106708 P-51B 354 WR-K Browning Lt. Robert A Lost in this a/c 3 June 44 - POW 5510
42-106723 P-51B 357 OS-R Elder Lt.Col. John L "Moon" Moon Lost 24 April 44 - Lt. Raymond F Demers KIA 4321
42-106733 P-51B 357 OS-R Elder Lt.Col. John L "Moon" Moon Lost 2 Aug 44 - Lt. Franklin R Gowing KIA 7731
42-106733 P-51B 357 OS-E
42-106736 P-51B 358 YF-J Kelley Capt. Edward F 3rd
42-106736 P-51B 358 YF-J Meteyer Lt. Thomas O Joyce
42-106742 P-51B 357 OS-G Lost 7 June 44 - Lt. Thomas J Foster KIA 5511
42-106762 P-51B 357 OS-I Eshelman Lt. Francis L Lost 19 May 44 - Lt. Hudson F Packard KIA 4993
42-106773 P-51B 358 YF- Landing accident 3 Dec 44 - Finnesey
42-106780 P-51B 358 YF-C Kowalski Lt. Daniel A Dan'l Boone Lost 24 July 44 - Lt. Wayne E Walburn POW 7732
42-106810 P-51B 357 OS-N Lost 7 June 44 - Lt. John Guerrant Jr. KIA 5512
42-106815 P-51B 357 OS-Z Bernoske Lt. Robert Li'l Zombie Lost in this a/c 8 Aug 44 - Evaded 7430
42-106858 P-51B 358 YF-Q Dissette Capt. Lawrence J Damn Yank II Lost 19 June 44 - Lt. Ralph L Coleman KIA 5964
42-106860 P-51B 358 YF-A Brien Lt. Cleveland J Jr Princess Lost in this a/c 18 Aug 44 - Evaded 8129
42-106862 P-51B 357 OS-B Lost 6 June 44 - Lt. Walter A Douglas KIA (POW per Wells) 5513
42-106870 P-51B 354 WR-N Fortier Maj. Norman J "Bud" Lost 5 July 44 - Lt. Victor E Denti KIA 6791
42-106874 P-51B 354 WR-F Fritts Lt. Herbert E Lost in this a/c 24 May 44 - KIA 5402
42-106874 P-51B 354 WR-F Lenfest Maj. Charles W "Chuck" Lorie III
42-106896 P-51B 354 WR-L Cross Lt. Richard G Jr.
42-106896 P-51B 354 WR-W Woolard Lt. Marion L Lost in this a/c 16 Nov 44 - POW 10298