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
44-63835 P-51D 354 WR-R
44-63869 P-51D 358 YF-U Marsh Lt. Halbert G Elionne / Passions Playground
44-64011 P-51D 357 OS-X Cullerton Capt. William J "Bill" Miss Steve Named for his wife. Lost in this a/c 8 April 45 - POW 13959
44-64068 P-51D 358 YF-B Hoffman Capt. Harold J Lost 13 April 45 - Lt. Warner J Schlecht POW 13792
44-72### P-51D 357 OS-T Kubetin Lt. William T Darlin' Dolly Per Wells
44-72118 P-51D 357 OS-L Long Lt. Thurman C Baby Bet (L&R)
44-72186 P-51D 354 WR-Y Duffy Capt. James E Jr. Dragon Wagon Lost 22 March 45 - Lt. David C Tuholski POW
44-72186 P-51D 354 WR-B Silva Capt. Stanley E My Catherine S a/c to Duffy
44-72238 P-51D 354 WR-Q Crash landed Gablingen 18 March 1946 due to engine failure - Lt. Bill E Lee
44-72244 P-51D 357 OS- Landing accident Frankfurt 3 Oct 45
44-72253 P-51D 354 WR-L Beeler Lt. Glenn D Big Gas Bird Ex WR-B Jane VI. Lost 2 June 44 - mid-air collision with Lt. James Jabara
44-72253 P-51D 354 WR-B Marshall Maj. Bert W Jr Jane VI
44-72283 P-51D 354 WR-
44-72306 P-51D 354 WR-I Lost 7 April 45 - Lt. Newell F Mills Jr. Killed in mid-air collision 13960
44-72311 P-51D 357 OS-K Bille Maj. Henry S Prune Face / Edie
44-72329 P-51D 354 WR-O
44-72361 P-51D 354 WR-N Fortier Maj. Norman J "Bud"
44-72373 P-51D 357 OS-H Weideman Lt. John J Ginny J
44-72396 P-51D 354 WR-I Mills Lt Newell F Jr. Lost in this a/c 7 April 45 - KIA. Mid air collision with Plowman
44-72396 P-51D 354 WR-I White Capt. Alvin S Mary Lou
44-72420 P-51D 358 YF-E Fees Lt. Edwin W To Switzerland post war as J-2101
44-72422 P-51D 358 YF-O Gore Lt. Victor Banana Rum King / Shirley S
44-72427 P-51D 354 WR-M Kaplan Lt. Albert B Daphne
44-72427 P-51D 354 WR-A Kinnard Lt.Col. Claiborn H Jr. "Zoot" Man o' War
44-72446 P-51D 354 WR-P To Sweden post war as 26139
44-72458 P-51D 358 YF- Price Lt. Harrison T "Bingo" Bingo's Baby / Connie III To Switzerland post war as J-2049
44-72458 P-51D 357 OS-N Washburn Miss Donna Lee Reassigned
44-72462 P-51D 354 WR-V To Switzerland post war as J-2023
44-72492 P-51D 354 WR-O Arlene
44-72896 P-51D 354 WR-S Betty Post war with occupation bands.
44-72953 P-51D 354 WR-B Marshall Maj. Bert W Jr Jane VII
44-72987 P-51D 357 OS-G Lost 16 April 45 - Lt. Thurman C Long POW 13931
44-72996 P-51D 354 WR-A Todd Lt. Charles G
44-73041 P-51D 354 WR-Z Rotchford Lt. Howard E Mr Lucky Post war with occupation bands
44-73065 P-51D 357 OS-R Elder Lt.Col. John L "Moon" Moon
44-73138 P-51D 357 OS-Z Lost 25 March 1946 - Lt. Robert W Owen killed in crash
44-73144 P-51D 354 WR-A Kinnard Lt.Col. Claiborn H Jr. "Zoot" Man o' War
44-73155 P-51D 358 YF-L Hovde Maj. William J "Billy" Ole VI Marked as Ole VI but out of sequence and should have been Ole VII. To 4th FG
44-73156 P-51D 354 WR-B Nelson Lt. Ervin Wolverine
44-73294 P-51D 357 OS-I Hovde Maj. William J "Billy" Ole VIII Post war with occupation bands
44-11### P-51K 354 WR-D Todd Lt. Theodore P Faithful Fernie II
44-11359 P-51K 354 WR-C Mellen Capt. Joseph E "Jed" Li'l Lila Lee Lost 21 Feb 45 - Lt. James J Costigan KIA 12597
44-11359 P-51K 354 WR-C Jackson Lt. Norbert P
44-11360 P-51K 354 WR-H Decklar Lt. Carl E Dot Darlin (L) My Mom (R) Named for his wife Dorothy.
44-11362 P-51K 354 WR-W Pearson Capt. Richard P Bubb's Boy Named in honour of Craig, his elder brother Bubb's new son.
44-11576 P-51K 358 YF-B Lanius Lt. John H Lucille
44-11630 P-51K 358 YF-W Frances Ann
44-11630 P-51K 358 YF-W Little Plug
44-11642 P-51K 358 YF-R Finnesey Lt. Robert V Per Wells Lost 16 April 45 - Lynch POW
44-11667 P-51K 354 WR-B Silva Capt. Stanley E My Catherine S