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
42-76379 P-47D 361 QI-G Yoakum Lt. George L "Li'l Abner"
42-76396 P-47D 360 PI- Lost 21 May 44 - Lt. Edwin E Anderson POW 5105
42-76397 P-47D 361 QI-F Hewett Capt. Sidney H Clarkie Lost in this a/c 4 May 44 - POW 4552
42-76405 P-47D 359 OC-P Engel Capt. Gardner W "Jim" Mad Marian
42-76405 P-47D 359 OC-P LeMoyne Capt. Harry F Lazy Mazie
42-76405 P-47D 359 OC-Y Miller Lt. Richard C Li'l Abner (From OC-P)
42-76405 P-47D 359 OC-Y Easley Capt. Preston W The Virginia Squire
42-76416 P-47D 359 OC-Q
42-76422 P-47D 361 QI-S Wood Lt.Col. James N Blind Date Lost 8 June 44 - Lt. Edward P Lee Jr. KIA 5590
42-76431 P-47D 360 PI- Lost 8 June 44 - Lt. Joseph Obosla KIA 5570
42-76449 P-47D 360 PI-G Parker Capt. Hunter D Lost in this a/c 11 April 44 - POW 3757
42-76457 P-47D 361 QI-L Thwaites Capt. David F "Dave" Polly (L & R) see 42-26457
42-76491 P-47D 359 OC-
42-76493 P-47D 360 PI- Lost 20 July 44 - Lt. Robert A Robinson POW 6835
42-76497 P-47D 361 QI-I Faison Capt. Edward L Skipper
42-76497 P-47D 361 QI-I McDowell Capt. Reginald C Irene
42-76499 P-47D 360 PI-Q Lost 21 May 44 - Lt. Wallace G Maxwell KIA 5106
42-76536 P-47D 361 QI-M Ashby Lt. Clifford T Mary III To 367 FG 394 FS 9th AF as 4N-K
42-76564 P-47D 361 QI-T Hurley Capt. William S Jr. Eerie Eagle
42-76564 P-47D 361 QI-T Strait Maj. Donald J "Don" Jersey Jerk
42-76570 P-47D 361 QI-Z Lost 23 April 44 - Lt. Henry J Kaczinski POW 4327
42-76580 P-47D 361 QI-D
42-76583 P-47D 359 OC-G Baccus Lt.Col. Donald A "Don" Second a/c but personal markings not shown in photos of crashed a/c
42-76594 P-47D 361 QI-C Bailey Capt. Thomas F Zombie Zombie was pet name for wife. (re-coded to QI-U Lt. Upp)
42-76594 P-47D 361 QI-U Upp Capt. Ronald J Zombie (re-coded from QI-C Maj. Bailey - name kept)
42-7886 P-47D 361 QI-Z Lost 10 June 44 - Lt. Elijah P Harris Jr. KIA 5751
42-8002 P-47D 359 OC-N Craig Lt. William C Wilmarine
42-8002 P-47D 359 OC-N Griswold Capt. James B Lonesome Lee
42-8394 P-47D 361 QI-U Korhorn Capt. Evert Crash-landed 21 March 44 - Capt. Richard C Nystrom injured
42-8401 P-47D 359 OC- To 5 ERS.
42-8407 P-47D 359 OC- Crash-landed Manston 6 Feb 44 - Lt. Robert J Collins
42-8417 P-47D 359 OC-A Wood Lt. William H Ich Brauche Du Lost in this a/c 7 May 44 - POW 4550
42-8417 P-47D 361 QI-W To 359 FG as CV-B
42-8425 P-47D 361 QI-R Rau Col. Harold J Gentle Annie
42-8427 P-47D 361 QI-O Lost 8 June 44 - Lt. Raymond F Engle KIA 5588
42-8429 P-47D 360 PI- Battle damage 3rd March 1944 - Lt. Joseph M McHale
42-8436 P-47D 361 QI-G Johnson Lt. James K Betsy
42-8440 P-47D 361 QI-P Gansberg Capt. Raymond H Lost 20 March 44 - Lt. Bernard A Tuckey KIA 3393
42-8467 P-47D 359 OC-L Henry Lt. Justus D Jr. Lost in this a/c 8 Mar 44 - KIA 3057
42-8469 P-47D 360 PI- Koczak Lt. Alex S Jersey Bounce
42-8471 P-47D 359 OC-A Cline Lt. John H
42-8471 P-47D 359 OC-A Wyatt Lt. James A A/c to Cline.
42-8474 P-47D 360 PI-G Parker Capt. Hunter D
42-8478 P-47D 359 OC-V Mellinger Lt. Paul R (a/c from Weber)
42-8478 P-47D 359 OC-V Weber Capt. Herbert Fifinella
42-8482 P-47D 361 QI-A Waller Lt.Col. William III Skeeter / Kiss of Death
42-8482 P-47D 361 QI-P To 361 FG
42-8482 P-47D 361 QI-A Roberts Maj. Fred C Jr.
42-8489 P-47D - On charge 7 Feb 44 - To 362 FG 30 Mar 44
42-8491 P-47D 359 OC-C Brearley Capt. William C Princess Jocelyn