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
44-15230 P-51D 359 OC-V O'Quinn Lt. Percy C Lilly Mae Lost 12 Dec 44 - Lt. O'Quinn bailed safely due to engine fire 20 miles east of Manston.
44-15231 P-51D 359 OC-F Crash-landed Martlesham Heath 2 Mar 45 - Lt. Lawton G Sargent Jr.
44-15250 P-51D 360 PI-H Hockmeyer Capt. Vincent Raggedy Ann
44-15250 P-51D 360 PI-H Seanor Lt. George W Ringy Dingy
44-15258 P-51D 359 OC-Q
44-15268 P-51D 359 OC-P Miller Lt. Richard C The Gremlin
44-15271 P-51D 359 OC-E Kennedy Lt.Col. William J Starduster (R. side only) Lost 25 Feb 45 - Maj. Richard A Rann POW 12739
44-15274 P-51D 359 OC-N Griswold Capt. James B a/c not named
44-15274 P-51D 359 OC-N Batie Lt. Roger A Moja Halka Lost in this a/c 15 March 45 - POW. Moja Halka is Polish for "My Helen" and was named for Helen Menninger, manager of the Aero Club at Martlesham Heath by assistant crew chief Cpl. Robert R Reginski. 13407
44-15280 P-51D 359 OC-C Brearley Capt. William C Princess Jocelyn Crash-landed this a/c Martlesham Heath 25 Nov 44
44-15280 P-51D 359 OC-S Traupe Capt. Harold F Flying Dutchman Lost 25 Feb 45 - Lt.Henry C Scott KIA 12741
44-15288 P-51D 359 OC-W
44-15289 P-51D 360 PI-D Dunn Capt. William K Patty
44-15290 P-51D 361 QI-V Bowers Lt. James A Swamp Angel (L) / Li'l Joe (R)
44-15300 P-51D 360 PI-O Jones Lt. Donald J Milly (L) Margaret (R) Also assigned to Lt. George Seanor
44-15305 P-51D 360 PI-N Nelson Lt. Wendel J Lord Name was word play on his surname. Killed in this a/c 13 Jan 45. Crashed in UK cause unknown.
44-15307 P-51D 360 PI-X Lost 25 Dec 44 - Lt. Richard J Andrino KIA 11455
44-15308 P-51D 359 OC-Q Robertson Capt. Louis L
44-15308 P-51D 359 OC-Q Wieland Lt. Nelson E Jean-Tom (a/c from Robertson)
44-15310 P-51D 361 QI-B Burdick Capt. Clinton D Do Do (bar over B)
44-15330 P-51D 359 OC- 9th Oct on charge, to 4 FG 26 Oct 44
44-15333 P-51D 360 PI-E Easley Capt. Preston W The Virginia Squire a/c from Ellingson
44-15333 P-51D 360 PI-E Ellingson Capt. Bertrum E a/c to Easley
44-15341 P-51D 360 PI-C Borelli Capt. Bernard
44-15341 P-51D 360 PI-C Rensch Lt. Richard J
44-15341 P-51D 361 QI-
44-15343 P-51D 361 QI-S Beck Capt. Charles E Patricia
44-15345 P-51D 361 QI-K Tobiassen Lt. Arthur J "Toby" Crash-landing 7 April 45 -Lt. Edgar J Garneau
44-15354 P-51D 361 QI-Y Campbell Capt. Raymond H Tim-Mit El
44-15354 P-51D 361 QI-Y Higginbotham Lt. Merrion G
44-15361 P-51D 360 PI-F Stevenson Lt. John F
44-15361 P-51D 360 PI-F Switzer Lt. Lois R Brenda
44-15364 P-51D 360 PI- Lost 25 Dec 44 - Lt. Milton H Huebner KIA 11076
44-15401 P-51D 361 QI-Z DuPuy Lt. John K Moonshine Lost 18 June 45 - Lt. Preston W McKeon KIFA
44-15401 P-51D 361 QI-Z Whitson Lt. Richard N Moonshine
44-15403 P-51D 359 OC-O Bruner Capt. Frederick W
44-15528 P-51D 359 OC-M Gohsler Lt. Harry R Junie Crashed 17 Jan 45 - Lt. Robert E Carr KIA at Beauvais/Tille
44-15552 P-51D 360 PI-Q Ragsdale Lt. Raleigh S Jr. Big Lefty - Little Ann Lost in this a/c 6 April 45 - KIA 13961
44-15570 P-51D 361 QI-R Cochran Lt. Paul R Lili Belle Named for his wife back home - Lillian
44-15585 P-51D 361 QI-N Morgan Capt. Frank A Donna
44-15585 P-51D 361 QI-N Shepard Lt. Alan C Jackie (a/c from Morgan)
44-15590 P-51D 360 PI-M Poppell Lt. Clifford S Barbara (L) / Josephine (R)
44-15600 P-51D 360 PI-
44-15601 P-51D 360 PI-S Shea Lt. Richard A
44-15601 P-51D 360 PI-S Russell Capt. Francis M Buckeye Bullet
44-15602 P-51D 359 OC-B Barfly TD
44-15609 P-51D 360 PI-Y Paquet Lt. Adolph A Virgie a/c to 359 F/S
44-15609 P-51D 359 OC- Lost 26 Dec 44 - Capt. Claude J Hackney Jr. KIA 11075
44-15642 P-51D 361 QI-D Baskin Lt. Walter M Lost in this a/c 13 Feb 45 KIFA
44-15658 P-51D 359 OC-U Blewett Lt. John E Jr. Eager Eagle