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
43-6631 P-51B 354 WR-T Brown Lt. Richard C Little Brown Jug Lost 28 May 44 - Lt. Clarence R Barger KIA 5360
43-6640 P-51B 357 OS-H Phillips Lt. George W Lost in this a/c 6 June 44 - KIA 5506
43-6648 P-51B 357 OS-B Kaminski Lt. Rudolph B Lost in this a/c 1 May 44 - KIA 4548
43-6649 P-51B 358 YF-H Pearson Lt. Peter J Lost 11 Aug 44 - Lt. Frank Michela KIA 7609
43-6654 P-51B 357 OS-E Momberger Lt. William H Jean's Little Moe Lost 9 March 44 - Momberger killed in take-off crash.
43-6722 P-51B 357 OS-B Burroughs Lt. Vernon A Dizzy Miss Written off in taxi accident 9 Feb 45 - Lt. Merlin E Beise
43-6722 P-51B 357 OS-L
43-6776 P-51B 357 OS-R Elder Lt.Col. John L "Moon" Moon
43-6777 P-51B 357 OS-T Butcher Lt. Chester J The Butcher Lost in this a/c 27 March 44 - POW 3446
43-6777 P-51B 357 OS-F
43-6796 P-51B 358 YF-B
43-6806 P-51B 357 OS- w/w
43-6815 P-51B 358 YF-O McNally Lt. Russell J Morphine Sue (L) Bo Mc (R) Take-off crash 10 sept 44 - Lt. Kouche Injured
43-6820 P-51B 358 YF-B Hoffman Capt. Harold J Lost 2 Aug 44 - Lt. Benjamin F Orr Jr. KIA 7726
43-6825 P-51B 358 YF-A Hellen II, Snookie Too (R)
43-6834 P-51B 358 YF-G McGinty Lt. William J The Great McGinty Lost 15 Aug 44 - Lt. Michael E Graczyk KIA 7610
43-6835 P-51B 357 OS-V Cummings Col. William J Jr. "Wild Bill" Wild Bill Reassigned to Lee on Cummings going on leave.
43-6835 P-51B 357 OS-V Lee Lt. Charles M "Terry" Merrie Ann Named for fiancée Ann Marquette. Lost in this a/c 8 Aug 44 - KIA 7443
43-6842 P-51B 358 YF-S Wright Capt. Donald H Mona Lou Lost in this a/c 16 March 44 - POW 3392
43-6845 P-51B 358 YF-X To 364 FG
43-6849 P-51B 354 WR-K Allard Lt. Lawrence F Lost in this a/c 11 March 44 - POW 3054
43-6857 P-51B 354 WR-D Lost 20 May 44 - Lt. Donald J Jacobson KIA 5275
43-6870 P-51B 354 WR-D
43-6873 P-51B 358 YF-V Martyn Lt. Donald M Lost 4 May 44 - Lt. Donald M Martyn KIA 4549
43-6875 P-51B 358 YF-A Snookie Too Belly landed Steeple Morden 23 Apr 44 - Lt. Thomas W Worth
43-6875 P-51B 358 YF-A Warth Lt. Thomas W Helen II (L&R) Snookie Too (R) Belly landed Steeple Morden 23 Apr 44 - Lt. Thomas W Warth
43-6879 P-51B 358 YF-K Donovan Lt. David A Mary Joyce Lost in this a/c 8 June 44 - Evaded 5564
43-6879 P-51B 358 YF-K Upchurch Lt. James H Uppie's Hazel
43-6885 P-51B 354 WR-X Mendenhall Lt. Lee G Texas Terror III Lost 3 Aug 44 - Lt. Gilbert L Patterson KIA 7426
43-6886 P-51B 357 OS-E Fuller Lt. Leonard B Myrt (L) Kay (R) Lost 7 June 44 - Lt. Harwood M Harrell Evaded 5507
43-6895 P-51B 354 WR-P Couture Lt. Robert D Lost in this a/c 7 June 44 - Evaded and rescued by the Maquis. Returned to Steeple Morden 16 August 1944. 5565
43-6895 P-51B 354 WR-A Kurtz Capt. Robert G Hat Jane
43-6915 P-51B 354 WR-T Brown Lt. Richard C Little Brown Jug II Lost 7 July 44 - Lt. Herber M Huish KIA 6794
43-6916 P-51B 357 OS-F Lost 7 June 44 - Lt. Nils E Hollman Jr. KIA 5508
43-6917 P-51B 354 WR-K Hauver Lt. Charles D "Chuck" Patricia
43-6917 P-51B 354 WR-R
43-6925 P-51B 358 YF-P Kenney Lt. Paul H Lost in this a/c 15 April 44 - POW 4068
43-6928 P-51B 358 YF-I Hovde Maj. William J "Billy" Ole II
43-6930 P-51B 358 YF-P
43-6937 P-51B 358 YF-M Ondris Lt. Edward "Big Dog" Big Dog's - Ellen Jean Lost 5 April 44 - Lt. Edward Ondris KIA 3626
43-6938 P-51B 354 WR-V Austin Capt. James P Lost 19 July 44 - Lt. Warren A Schwab POW 6838
43-6943 P-51B 354 WR-R Hauver Lt. Charles D "Chuck" Patricia Lost 11 Sept 44 - Lt. Charles R McCurry KIA 8658
43-6944 P-51B 354 WR-O Johnston Capt. Curtis G Lost in this a/c 11 April 44 - POW 3900
43-6945 P-51B 358 YF-R Beckman Lt. Jack M Wizard Kite - Judy Lost 8 July 44 - Lt. James P Lowder Jr. KIA 6793
43-6948 P-51B 354 WR-F Lenfest Maj. Charles W "Chuck" Lorie II Lost 26 April 44 - Lt. William P Boulet POW 4316
43-6968 P-51B 354 WR-L Koraleski Capt. Walter J "Korky" Miss Thunder Lost in this a/c 15 April 44 - POW 4069
43-6980 P-51B 357 OS-C Hill Lt. Byron L Lost in this a/c 5 April 44 - KIA 3627
43-6983 P-51B 354 WR-O Christensen Lt. Walter M Jr. Lost in this a/c 28 May 44 - KIA 5202
43-6989 P-51B 357 OS- Lost 8 March 44 - Lt. Daniel S Rothenberg KIA 3056
43-6991 P-51B 358 YF-U Myers Lt.Col. Raymond B Miss Pam III