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
44-11326 P-51D 359 OC- Scharnberg Lt. Russell C Lost in this a/c 5 Dec 44 - KIA 10813
44-11329 P-51D 361 QI-Y Hooker Lt. Freeman F Lost in this a/c 14 Jan 45 - POW 11866
44-11332 P-51D 359 OC-A Brown Capt. Jack F Involved in MAC in this a/c 1 Feb 45
44-11332 P-51D 359 OC-A Male Lt. Kenneth J Reassigned from Brown
44-11334 P-51D 360 PI-K Thomas Capt. William G Lois
44-11351 P-51D 359 OC-I Forsyth Lt. Frank A Crash-landed Martlesham Heath 1 June 45 - Capt. Eldon F Troge
44-13512 P-51D 361 QI- Lost 9 June 45 - Lt. Thomas E Creevy KIFA
44-14003 P-51D 359 OC-E
44-14069 P-51D 360 PI-P
44-14185 P-51D 359 OC-F Lost in crash (UK) 1 March 45 - pilot uninjured details unknown
44-14343 P-51D 361 QI-S
44-14754 P-51D 360 PI-L Gatlin Lt. Wayne C Sweet 'n Low Down
44-14766 P-51D 360 PI-X Crash-landed martlesham heath 14Nov 44 - Lt. Thomas A Cook
44-14836 P-51D 359 OC- Lost 16 Jan 45 - Lt. Vance C Harney Jr. KIFA
44-14864 P-51D 359 OC-A Nielsen Lt. Howard W Reassigned from Odenwald
44-14864 P-51D 359 OC-A Odenwald Lt. Ralph E
44-14925 P-51D 360 PI-P Pidwell Lt. John C Mary Jane
44-14936 P-51D 360 PI-Q Withers Capt. Raymond R Kathleen Ann Name from Pilot & C.C. wives respectively. Lost 29 Nov 44 - Lt. Thomas A Cook injured bailing out due to engine failure.
44-14941 P-51D -
44-14973 P-51D 360 PI-D Burwell Capt. Orvil L "Ray" Lady Doris
44-14973 P-51D 360 PI-D Schalck Lt. George H
44-14993 P-51D 359 OC-G Edinborough Lt. Warren T Reassigned from Baccus
44-14993 P-51D 359 OC-G Baccus Lt.Col. Donald A "Don" The Bloody Shaft
44-14998 P-51D 359 OC-J Brown Lt. Alston L Lost in this a/c 25 Feb 45 - POW 12738
44-15009 P-51D 360 PI-
44-15011 P-51D 361 QI-G Whitmore Lt. Harold E "Hal" The Lord is my Shepherd
44-15028 P-51D 359 OC-R Rann Maj. Richard A
44-15029 P-51D 359 OC-S Taupe Capt. William F Pottsville Express Lost 26 Dec 44 - Lt. Warren C Cooley POW 11078
44-15030 P-51D 360 PI-F Hedrick Lt. Walter O
44-15033 P-51D 360 PI- Lost 18 Dec 44 - Lt. Donald L Turnidge POW 11191
44-15045 P-51D 361 QI-H Hallmark Maj. John M Look Jessie!
44-15052 P-51D 360 PI-J Urban Capt Theodore J
44-15052 P-51D 360 PI-J Hickey Lt. James A
44-15055 P-51D 361 QI-C Hurley Capt. William S Jr.
44-15056 P-51D 360 PI-W Crump Capt. Jack W "Wild Bill" Jackie + artwork of his pet coyote Jackie was his high school sweetheart. a/c to Lt. Schmidt
44-15056 P-51D 360 PI-W Schmidt Lt. Robert Tar Baby a/c from Capt. Crump. Named for home State
44-15056 P-51D 360 PI-W Lorraine(R) Capt. Crump states this name not carried during his tour. Applied by later pilot.
44-15063 P-51D 361 QI-E Clayton Capt. Donald B
44-15063 P-51D 361 QI-E Epley Capt. Thomas K Toots Toots was a nickname for his sister.
44-15066 P-51D 361 QI-U Upp Capt. Ronald J
44-15066 P-51D 361 QI-U Wallace Lt. Robert L "Pappy" Ava Honey
44-15069 P-51D 360 PI-Z Yannell Maj. Michael P Audry 3rd / Judy
44-15070 P-51D 361 QI-W Riley Lt. Eldon S
44-15071 P-51D 361 QI-O Thorough Lt. Jerome S
44-15073 P-51D 361 QI-M Ashby Lt. Clifford T Lady Elaine Reassigned to Slanker
44-15073 P-51D 361 QI-M Slanker Lt. Eldon L The Brunette Bunny Lost in this a/c 12 Apr 45 KIMAC
44-15079 P-51D 361 QI-N Morgan Capt. Frank A Lost 5 Dec 44 - Lt. Jack T Smith KIA 10812
44-15080 P-51D 361 QI-B Bomberger Capt. Amos H II Carolyn's Vergeltungswaffe
44-15080 P-51D 361 QI-B Miassis Dragon
44-15082 P-51D 361 QI-Z Crash-landed 25 feb 45 - Lt. Jarvis M Ter Haar WIA