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
42-76233 P-47D 357 OS-
42-76283 P-47D 357 OS-
42-76294 P-47D 358 YF-
42-76360 P-47D 358 YF-
42-76360 P-47D 354 WR-
42-7984 P-47D 357 OS-Q Carlson Lt. Edwin O On The Ball Lost in this a/c 7 Nov 43 - KIA 7984
42-7991 P-47D 358 YF-R Myers Capt. Raymond B Miss Pam
42-7992 P-47D 358 YF-D Dix Lt.Col. Gerald J
42-7994 P-47D HQ WR-I Hubbard Lt.Col. Thomas H "Speed" Speed / Lil' Jo Lost in this a/c 13 Nov 43 - Evaded
42-7996 P-47D 354 WR-D Del Negro Lt. Alfred J Lost in this a/c 29 Nov 43 - KIA 1286
42-8000 P-47D 357 OS-H Butler Capt. Reed B
42-8006 P-47D 358 YF-A Hull Lt. James C Lost in this a/c 1 Dec 43 - KIA 1435
42-8368 P-47D 358 YF-I Hovde Maj. William J "Billy" Ole
42-8370 P-47D 357 OS-L Westphall Lt. James E Alabama Bound Lost in this a/c 7 Nov 43 - POW 1448
42-8389 P-47D 357 OS-J Easterly Lt. William S Sheaf's Jug
42-8397 P-47D 357 OS-K Bille Maj. Henry S Prune Face
42-8399 P-47D 357 OS-M Kirby Maj. Henry H Jr. Arkansas Traveller
42-8400 P-47D 354 WR-E Duffy Capt. James E Jr. Dragon Wagon Per Wells
42-8404 P-47D 354 WR-P Hubbard Lt.Col. Thomas A "Speed" Speed / Lil' Jo Crash -landed 5 Nov 43 to 353 FG on repair.
42-8406 P-47D 357 OS-T Ramsdell Maj. Fred L Jr. Eager Eve Lost 5 Nov 43 - Lt Clark Collins KIA 1169
42-8408 P-47D 357 OS-U Momberger Lt. William H Jean's Little Moe Lost 15 Nov 43 - Lt. Lawrence D McCraw KIA 1290
42-8413 P-47D 357 OS-P Olson Capt. Norman E Ma Fran 3rd Lost 15 Nov 43 - William J McNally Jr. KIA 1289
42-8415 P-47D 357 OS-A Szaniawski Lt.Col. Edward W "Jonesy" Available Jones 4th.
42-8416 P-47D 357 OS-X Laing Lt. Donald J
42-8418 P-47D 358 YF-Y Woertz Lt. Jack J Crash landed 7 Nov 43 - Lt. Jack J Woertz
42-8418 P-47D 358 YF-M
42-8423 P-47D 357 OS-W Wilson Maj. John H Becky
42-8426 P-47D 358 YF-F Rosenblatt Maj. Charles J Claire (L&R)
42-8427 P-47D 358 YF-S Wright Capt. Donald H Mona Lou Per Wells
42-8433 P-47D 354 WR-K Allard Lt. Lawrence F
42-8433 P-47D 354 WR-S Crashed 4 Dec 43 - Lt. Roland L Vincent KIFA
42-8434 P-47D 354 WR-U Kucheman Maj. Henry J "Hank" Miss Behave / Li'l Lo
42-8438 P-47D 357 OS-B Burroughs Lt. Vernon A Dizzy Miss
42-8441 P-47D 354 WR-R Sweat Lt. Charles H Sweat Lost in this a/c 8 March 44 - KIA 3055
42-8443 P-47D 358 YF-K Upchurch Lt. James H Witch Hazel (artwork - nude witch on broom) Lost with 353 FG (Bill's Buzz Boys) 26 March 44 - Lt. Kenneth R Williams Evaded
42-8444 P-47D 354 WR-P Hubbard Lt.Col. Thomas A "Speed" Speed / Lil' Jo
42-8444 P-47D 354 WR-O Johnson Capt. Curtis G
42-8445 P-47D 354 WR-
42-8453 P-47D 354 WR-K Murdoch Lt. Raymond F Lost in this a/c 30 Dec 43 - POW 1869
42-8455 P-47D 358 YF-X Kossack Capt. Walter H Crash-landed 14 Sept 43
42-8477 P-47D 358 YF-X Kossack Capt. Walter H Lost in this a/c 7 Nov 43 - POW 1282
42-8493 P-47D 354 WR-W Woody Capt. Robert E "The Kid"
42-8498 P-47D 358 YF-T Gresham Capt. Walter V Jr. Trigger
42-8504 P-47D 358 YF-G Rankin Lt. Chauncey H Lost in this a/c 29 Jan 44 - KIA 2131
42-8518 P-47D 357 OS-V Cummings Col. William J Jr. "Wild Bill" Wild Bill
42-8520 P-47D 354 WR-Q Starr Capt. Albert B
42-8526 P-47D 358 YF-M Ekstrom Capt. Carl F Artwork of boxing glove on medal ribbon. Lost in this a/c 30 Dec 43 - KIA 1868
42-8531 P-47D 357 OS-X
42-8544 P-47D 357 OS-R Elder Lt.Col. John L "Moon" Moon
42-8550 P-47D 357 OS-S Dufresne Lt. Roland J Lost in this a/c 11 Feb 44 - Evaded 2162