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
43-6991 P-51B 358 YF-[U] w/w
43-7023 P-51B 358 YF-S McElroy Capt. James N Big Stoop (L) Ridge Runner (R) Lost 11 Sept 44 - Capt. Walter L Morgan KIA 8699
43-7027 P-51B 357 OS-Q Gilleland Lt. Alvah G Georgia Peach
43-7036 P-51B 358 YF-Z Fussell Capt. Roscoe J Marcia II - Fuzzy/Jackie II Named for his wife Marcelline. a/c to Dillon
43-7036 P-51B 358 YF-Z Dillon Capt. Richard M Rugged Rebel Lost 26 Aug 44 - Lt. Richard G Daves KIA 8401
43-7039 P-51B 357 OS-S McFarlane Lt. Walter E Red Eye Lost in this a/c 7 June 44 - POW 5509
43-7053 P-51B 354 WR-E Boulet Lt. William P
43-7076 P-51B 354 WR-P Culp Lt. Harold F Lost in this a/c 5 April 44 - KIA 3628
43-7101 P-51B 357 OS-W Riggs Lt. John D Jr. Lost 16 Aug 44 - Lt. John D Riggs Jr. KIA 8130
43-7101 P-51B 357 OS-W Wilson Maj. John H Becky
43-7103 P-51B 357 OS-O Minchew Capt. Leslie D "Les, Loogoo" Miss Doris Lost 24 April 44 - Lt. Howard K Hillman KIA 4317
43-7137 P-51B 354 WR-Q Starr Capt. Albert B
43-7137 P-51B 354 WR-Q Folger Lt. John M Lost in this a/c 6 Aug 44 - KIA 7427
43-7140 P-51B 357 OS-N Kirby Maj. Henry H Jr. Arkansas Traveller Lost 24 April 44 - Lt. Jack D Sturm POW 4318
43-7142 P-51B 357 OS-A Szaniawski Lt.Col. Edward W "Jonesy" Available Jones 5th. Lost 19 May 44 - Lt.Col. Edward W Szaniawski POW 4992
43-7147 P-51B 358 YF-X Dickson Lt. James B Miss Aberdeen Lost 8 April 44 - Lt. James B Dickson KIA 3728
43-7149 P-51B 358 YF-N DeGeorge Lt. John J Jr. Drum Boogie Reassigned to Santos
43-7149 P-51B 358 YF-N Santos Lt. Albert R Lois Carolyn Reassigned from DeGeorge. Lost 8 June 44 (crashed UK on return) - F/O Edward Williams KIA
43-7156 P-51B 358 YF-L Sluga Lt.Col. Emil L Slugger Lost 19 April 44 - F/O. Jack S MacConkey KIA 4319
43-7157 P-51B 354 WR-S Houston Lt. Byron G Marjorie II
43-7157 P-51B 354 WR-S Stewart Col. Everett W "Ev, Stew" Sunny V
43-7164 P-51B HQ YF-D Dix Lt.Col. Gerald J Lost in this a/c 8 June 44 - POW 5750
43-7170 P-51B 357 OS-X Cotter Lt. John A
43-7170 P-51B 357 OS-X Olson Capt. Norman E Ma Fran IV
43-7170 P-51B 357 OS-[J] Lost 11 June 45 - Lt. Randolph W Cooper KITA
43-7173 P-51B 357 OS-X Cavender Lt. James V Jr Damaged in landing accident 16 Feb 45 - Cavender
43-7182 P-51B 354 WR-Y Duffy Capt. James E Jr. Dragon Wagon Lost 12 Sept 44 - Lt. John C Ellison KIA 8801
43-7182 P-51B 354 WR-B
43-7186 P-51B 357 OS-
42-103009 P-51C 357 OS-Z Lost 1 Aug 44 - Lt. Albert H Debacker - Evaded 7729
42-103282 P-51C 357 OS-U Lost 22 June 44 - Lt. Myles A King POW 5963
42-103317 P-51C 358 YF-M Peterson Lt. Noble E Dakota Kid Lost 18 Sept 44 - Lt. Joseph J Vigna KIA 9239
42-103321 P-51C 357 OS-C Belly landed due to engine failure 27 June 1944 - Capt. Edward P Ludeke.
42-103334 P-51C 354 WR-J Martin Lt. William D Martin's Gloria Lost 24 July 44 - Lt. Peter N Sawchuck KIA 7730
42-103352 P-51C 354 WR-I
42-103352 P-51C 354 WR-[T]
42-103735 P-51C 357 OS-F Juntilla Lt. James O Gooch's Revenge Lost in this a/c 5 Oct 44 - POW 9263
42-103753 P-51C 357 OS-N Chapman Lt. John M
42-103753 P-51C 357 OS-H Haviland Capt. Fred R Jr. Barbara Possibly Haviland's a/c - per Wells
42-103790 P-51C 357 OS-G Forker Lt. George W Ain't Misbehavin' Written off in belly-landing 13 June 1944 - pilot Lt. Forker.
42-103795 P-51C 354 WR-V White Lt. Robert M Dutchess of Manhattan Lost in this a/c 23 Feb 45 - POW 12398
42-103795 P-51C 354 WR-S White Lt. Richard M Papoose
42-103802 P-51C 354 WR-N Fortier Maj. Norman J "Bud" a/c to Schutt
42-103802 P-51C 354 WR-K Schutt Lt. Ralph C Lost 27 June 44 - Lt. Thomas W Ruark - Evaded 6550
42-103818 P-51C 354 WR-T
43-25062 P-51C 358 YF-D Mikalauskas Lt. Kenneth E Old War Horse
44- P-51D 358 YF-C Leaf Lt. Leroy R
44- P-51D 358 YF-S McElroy Capt. James N Big Stoop III
44- P-51D 357 OS-I Moroney Lt. Edward J My Chickie
44- P-51D 354 WR-D Roberts Lt. Frederick Norma