356th Fighter Group

Station

Martlesham Heath 5 October 1943 to 2 November 1945

Station Callsigns

Recount

Group Callsigns

Soundwave to 22 April ’44 then:
Lampshade (A Group)
Notebook (B Group)
Seaweed (C Group)
(No Squadron Callsigns in C Group)

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359th Fighter Squadron

Code:
OC
Callsign:
  • Beachhouse to 22 April '44 then:
  • Farmhouse (A Group)
  • Bucket (B Group)

360th Fighter

Code:
PI
Callsign:
  • Plaster to 22 April '44 then:
  • Vortex (A Group)
  • Deansgate (B Group)

361st Fighter Squadron

Code:
QI
Callsign:
  • Molecat to 22 April '44 then:
  • Chinwag (A Group)
  • Webber (B Group)

Total Records: 599

Serial No Type Squad Sqd Code Pilot Rank/Given Names Markings Comments MACR
42-28792 P-47D 361 QI-R Thorne Maj. James H
42-28808 P-47D 359 OC-X Pelletier Lt. George S Mary B To 56th FG
42-28816 P-47D 361 QI-D Crash-landed 18 Oct 44 - Lt. Maurice A Cristadoro
42-28819 P-47D 359 OC-T Tucker Capt. Dick F Jodie Darlin'
42-28827 P-47D 361 QI-I Faison Capt. Edward L To 350 FG 9th AF
42-28827 P-47D 361 QI-T Strait Maj. Donald J "Don" Jersey Jerk
42-28845 P-47D 359 OC-P Bergstrom Lt. Airus E
42-28845 P-47D 359 OC-P Malo Lt. Edward J Lost 8 Nov 44 - Lt. William L Hoffert POW 10430
42-28919 P-47D 360 PI- Taylor Lt. Clyde M Florida Gator
42-74619 P-47D 360 PI-
42-74638 P-47D 360 PI-D Garvey Lt. Charley J Jr. Nashville Belle Named for hometown Nashville TN. Lost in this a/c 20 March 44 - POW 3395
42-74639 P-47D 360 PI-V Johnson Lt. William E Jr. Kitten III "Kitten" was pet name for his wife. Lost in this a/c 10 April 44 - KIA 3756
42-74646 P-47D 361 QI-I McDowell Capt. Reginald C Irene Lost 20 March 44 - Capt. Frederick S Porter Jr. POW 3396
42-74649 P-47D 361 QI-W Leyser Lt. Harry C 3rd. Betty Crash-landed June 44 - Lt. Edward P Lee
42-74655 P-47D 360 PI-
42-74658 P-47D 359 OC-Y Little Fifi Lost 17 Sept 44 - Lt. Howell L Broxton - Evaded 8799
42-74661 P-47D 361 QI-J Campbell Lt. Robert L Banky Named for his girlfriend Mildred Bank.
42-74662 P-47D 360 PI-I McCullough Lt. Philip E Big Dick Lost in this a/c 20 March 44 - POW 3397
42-74669 P-47D 361 QI- Crash-landed Leiston 29 Mar 44 - Lt. Edward P Lee
42-74671 P-47D 359 OC-L Take-off accident 14 March 44 - James H Perry
42-74673 P-47D 359 OC-P Bergstrom Lt. Airus E Carmen (L) Phyllis (R) a/c shared with Lt. Malo. Carmen was Bergstrom's girlfriend. Phyllis became Mrs Malo.
42-74673 P-47D 359 OC-P Malo Lt. Edward J Carmen (L) Phyllis (R) a/c shared with Capt. Bergstrom. Carmen was Bergstrom's girlfriend. Phyllis became Mrs Malo.
42-74673 P-47D 359 OC-P Wadlow Capt. James H Jr. Ich Brauche Du
42-74679 P-47D 361 QI-G Johnson Lt. James K
42-74679 P-47D 361 QI-Z Von Holzhausen Lt. Thomas China Doll Lost in this a/c 21 Feb 44 - KIA 2674
42-74684 P-47D 359 OC-G Lost 29 Jan 44 Lt. Robert D Bradshaw Jr. - bailed out over UK
42-74689 P-47D 359 OC-M Holm Capt. Willis A Lady Jane Lost in this a/c 13 May 44 - KIA 4808
42-74693 P-47D -
42-74699 P-47D 359 OC-X Bradshaw Lt. Robert D Jr.
42-74702 P-47D 361 QI-F Hewett Capt. Sidney H Clarkie (artwork of hound holding Do.17 in its mouth)
42-74709 P-47D 361 QI-K Dendle Lt. Elmer G Lost 16 dec 43 - Lt. James T Price KIA 1541
42-74711 P-47D 359 OC-H Farmer Lt. William L Morphine Sue Possibly Morphine Sue II
42-74714 P-47D 360 PI-B Cota Maj. Norman D Jr. Gremlin Express To 361 FG 375 FS as E2-F
42-74715 P-47D 361 QI-Y Vangos Lt. Eletherios A The Vangoose Lost in this a/c 18 March 44 - POW 3106
42-74724 P-47D 361 QI-D Price Lt. James T To 5ERS
42-74725 P-47D 361 QI-P
42-74727 P-47D 361 QI-W Leyser Lt. Harry C 3rd.
42-74731 P-47D 360 PI-M Halverson Capt. Roland J Joker Crash-landed this a/c Martlesham Heath 27 Mar 44
42-74736 P-47D 361 QI-F Thompson Lt. Edward L Little Nig
42-74744 P-47D 361 QI-S Wood Lt.Col. James N Blind Date Met wife on a blind date. Became w/w and transfered to 361 F/G as E9-Q
42-74745 P-47D 359 OC-B White Lt.Col. Ernest J Jr. To 359FG 370 FS as CS-D
42-75128 P-47D 361 QI-W
42-75134 P-47D 360 PI- Lost 23 April 44 - Lt. Daughtry L Hall POW 4325
42-75159 P-47D 359 OC-S Lost 26 April 44 - Lt. Richard B Warren KIMAC
42-75171 P-47D 359 OC-D Clayborne Capt. Millard M The Rambling Rebel
42-75190 P-47D 361 QI-O To 404 FG 506 FS 9th AF
42-75214 P-47D 361 QI-L Thwaites Capt. David F "Dave" Polly To 361 FG 375 FS as E2-W
42-75228 P-47D 359 OC-K To 5ERS as 5F-G
42-75230 P-47D 361 QI-X Lewis Lt. Harry L Lost in this a/c 13 Aug 44 - KIA 7777
42-75253 P-47D 361 QI-J Campbell Lt. Robert L Bonky / Fat Ass Bird "Bonky" - Named for girlfriend Mildred Bonk.To 36th FG 9th AF