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
42-106910 P-51B 357 OS-M Lost 26 Nov 44 - Lt. Charles W Kelley KIA 10886
42-106931 P-51B 358 YF-V
42-106932 P-51B 358 YF-C Covault Lt. Vern W Jo-Jo
42-106932 P-51B 358 YF-C Hughes Lt. Kenneth L Jo-Jo Lost in this a/c 28 Aug 44 - Evaded
42-106950 P-51B 354 WR-P Hulderman Lt. Robert E The Iowa Beaut Photo shows 10 victory markings Hulderman not an ace. Lost 11 Sept 44 - Capt Kevin G Rafferty KIA 8676
42-106950 P-51B 354 WR-A Kinnard Lt.Col. Claiborn H Jr. "Zoot" Man o' War a/c to Hulderman (Haulderman per Wells)
43-12162 P-51B 358 YF-
43-12177 P-51B 354 WR-
43-12184 P-51B 357 OS-E Norman Lt. Robert L
43-12188 P-51B 354 WR-
43-12190 P-51B 358 YF-
43-12193 P-51B 357 OS-
43-12194 P-51B 357 OS-S Garlich Lt. Robert H
43-12407 P-51B 358 YF-
43-12416 P-51B 357 OS-J Easterly Capt. William S Brenda Belly-landed at Horham on 11 April 1944 due to engine failure - pilot Lt. Charles J Salinski.
43-12422 P-51B 357 OS-N Kirby Maj. Henry H Jr. Arkansas Traveller CRT Steeple Morden 18 March 44 - Kirby
43-12452 P-51B 357 OS-D
43-12452 P-51B 357 OS-I Johnston Lt. Benjamin D Jr. Lost in this a/c 29 March 44 - POW 3447
43-12464 P-51B 354 WR-F Lenfest Maj. Charles W "Chuck" Lorie III
43-12464 P-51B 354 WR-R w/w
43-12475 P-51B 358 YF-A
43-24795 P-51B 357 OS-M Kirby Maj. Henry H Jr. Arkansas Traveller
43-24795 P-51B 357 OS-M Lost 20 July 44 - Lt. Walter O Costello - Evaded 6837
43-24824 P-51B 354 WR-H Wright Lt. Gilbert S Sophia "S" 2nd (L) Hell's Angels (R) Lost 3 Aug 44 - Lt. Garlyn G Hoffman POW 7429
43-24844 P-51B 358 YF-O
43-6317 P-51B 358 YF-C McConnell Capt. James H "Lippy" Duel Purpose Lost in this a/c 29 March 44 - POW 3444
43-6322 P-51B 354 WR- I[ ] w/w ? symbol behind letter.
43-6385 P-51B 358 YF-B Shanghai Lil / Bunky III Lost 28 Aug 44 - Lt. John J Gilmore Jr. KIA 8402
43-6385 P-51B 358 YF-B
43-6385 P-51B 358 YF-S
43-6431 P-51B 354 WR-A Kinnard Lt.Col. Claiborn H Jr. "Zoot" Man o' War / The Bulldogs (L & R)
43-6431 P-51B 354 WR-O
43-6457 P-51B 354 WR-G Benson Lt. Arvid E a/c to Marshall
43-6457 P-51B 354 WR-O Marshall Maj. Bert W Jane a/c from Benson
43-6508 P-51B 357 OS-O Lambert Lt. Howard L Lost in this a/c 29 March 44 - KIA 3445
43-6520 P-51B 354 WR-W Woody Capt. Robert E "The Kid" Woody's Maytag Lost 4 June 44 - F/O. Henry W Davis KIA 5505
43-6523 P-51B 358 YF-E Blair Capt. Charles W Jr. Leakin' Lizz Lost 19 June 44 - Lt William W Reeves Jr. KIA 5961
43-6525 P-51B 357 OS-M Lost 15 April 44 - Lt. Darwin D McCasland POW 4067
43-6527 P-51B 358 YF-J Carver Lt. Harold I Indiana Clipper Lost in this a/c 16 march 44 - KIA 3391
43-6542 P-51B 357 OS-X
43-6554 P-51B 358 YF-R Lost 11 March 44 - F/O John A Charlot POW 3105
43-6561 P-51B 357 OS- Schoenfeldt Lt. Dean E
43-6574 P-51B 354 WR-B Williamson Capt. Brady C Lost 20 May 44 - Lt. Clarence E Donaldson KIA 5276
43-6577 P-51B 354 WR-J Neal Capt. Thomas F Jr. Lost in this a/c 29 April 44 - KIA 4547
43-6580 P-51B 354 WR-C Barger Lt. Clarence R "Fid" Helen 2nd
43-6580 P-51B 354 WR-C Crashed 18 Dec 44 - written off
43-6589 P-51B 357 OS-X Olson Capt. Norman E Ma Fran V Lost in this a/c 8 April 44 - KIA 3727
43-6592 P-51B 358 YF-T Gresham Capt. Walter V Jr. Trigger II Crash -landed 2 Aug 44 - written off
43-6626 P-51B 357 OS-I Eshelman Lt. Francis L Terry Fran Lost in this a/c 12 Aug 44 - Evaded 7608
43-6627 P-51B 357 OS-J Easterly Lt. William S Brenda II Lost in this a/c 11 April 44 - KIA 3754