357th Fighter Group

The Yoxford Boys

Station

Leiston

Station Callsigns

Earlduke

Group Callsigns

Rightfield to 22 April ’44 then:
Dryden (A Group)
Silas (B Group)
Eyesight (C Group)
(No Squadron Callsigns in C Group)

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362nd Fighter Squadron

Code:
G4
Callsign:
  • Judson to 22 April '44 then:
  • Dollar (A Group)
  • Rowntree (B Group)

363rd Fighter Squadron

Code:
B6
Callsign:
  • Chamber to 22 April '44 then:
  • Cement (A Group)
  • Diver (B Group)

364th Fighter Squadron

Code:
C5
Callsign:
  • Cowdy to 22 April '44 then:
  • Greenhouse (A Group)
  • Hawkeye (B Group)

Total Records: 463

Serial No Type Squad Sqd Code Pilot Rank/Given Names Markings Comments MACR
P-51B 363 B6-A Throop Maj. Montgomery H Shanghai Lil
P-51B 364 C5-Q Dregne Col. Irwin H Bobby Jeanne
P-51B 364 C5- Elliott Lt. Benjamin F Jr. Timber
P-51B 363 B6-V Foy Maj. Robert W Reluctant Rebel
P-51B 364 C5-B Hatala Capt. Paul R "Shorty" Jeanne
P-51B 364 C5-N Hayes Lt.Col. Thomas L Jr "Tommy" Frenesi Named from popular song title
P-51B 363 B6- Hiro Maj. Edwin W Horse's Itch
P-51B 364 C5-M Jenkins Lt. Joseph M Geechee Gal Written off in take off accident - details unknown
P-51B 363 B6-G O'Brien Capt. William R "Obie" Billy's Bitch (L & R)
P-51B - Smith Lt. Robert Papp's Answer (R) Papp is not a typo for pappy!
P-51B 364 C5- Sullivan Lt. Joseph G Mu's Rivel
P-51B 363 B6-I Dragon Lady
42-106447 P-51B 364 C5-L Howell Lt. John C Shoo Shoo Baby
42-106447 P-51B 364 C5-X Lost 27 Feb 45 - Lt. Ralph E Eisert KIMAC
42-106458 P-51B 363 B6-Z Skara Lt. John R Doodle Bug Landing accibent Leiston in this a/c 16 July 44
42-106462 P-51B 362 G4-H England Capt. John B U've Had It Reassigned as G4-Y
42-106462 P-51B 362 G4-Y Re-coded from G4-H. Lost 4 Oct 44 - Lt. Richard I Potter baled safely following a systems failure.
42-106470 P-51B 364 C5- Lost 24 April 44 - Lt. Joseph F Stager POW 4331
42-106473 P-51B 362 G4-N Pugh Capt. John F Geronimo Lost 13 Sept 44 - Lt. James A Valkwitch KIA 8701
42-106632 P-51B 364 C5- Lost 27 May 44 - Lt. Dean N Post Jr. Interned 5110
42-106640 P-51B 364 C5- Lost 27 May 44 - Lt. Cyril D Conklin POW 5111
42-106648 P-51B 364 C5- Lost 19 May 44 - Lt. Archie F Bridges POW 4809
42-106652 P-51B 364 C5- Denesha Lt. John N Shortie Shortie was pet name for his girlfriend. Lost in this a/c 7 June 44 - KIA 5516
42-106654 P-51B 362 G4-G Roughgarden Lt. James Jersey Bounce
42-106654 P-51B 362 G4-M Re-coded from G4-G Lost 13 Sept 44 - Lt. Howard L Johnson bailed out - returned 8652
42-106696 P-51B 363 B6- Lost 10 Aug 44 - Lt. Donald J Ferron KIA 7779
42-106721 P-51B 364 C5-G Sergeant Lost 19 Jan 45 Morris E Gallant 363 F/S KITA 11873
42-106768 P-51B 364 C5-X Ruder Lt. Leroy A Linda Lou Lost in this a/c 6 June 44 - KIA 5517
42-106777 P-51B 364 C5-J Carder Capt. John B "The Blade" Taxpayer's Delight Lost in this a/c 12 May 44 - POW 4701
42-106783 P-51B 362 G4-O Becker Capt. Robert H Sebastian
42-106783 P-51B 363 B6-L Simpson Capt. Edward K Flying Panther Purchased and named by his school - East Orange High. Lost 15 Sept 44 - Lt. Louis E Nowlin KIA 8651
42-106790 P-51B 364 C5- Lost 27 April 44 - Lt. Benjamin F Elliott Jr. POW 4332
42-106793 P-51B 363 B6- Lost 8 May 44 - Capt. Ellis A Rogers KIA 4535
42-106814 P-51B 362 G4-G Lost in landing accident Leiston 27 Apr 44 - Lt. John F Pugh uninjured.
42-106826 P-51B 364 C5-R Storch Lt.Col. John A The Shillelagh
42-106826 P-51B 364 C5-Y Landing accident Leiston 11 Nov 44 - Lt. Osborn Howes
42-106829 P-51B 362 G4-P Jenkins Lt. Otto D "Dittie" Floogie / Joan a/c from Wallen
42-106829 P-51B 362 G4-P Wallen Lt. Robert D Joan (L&R) a/c to Jenkins
42-106831 P-51B 362 G4-G Hagan Capt. Kenneth E My Bonnie (L&R) Lost in this a/c 17 June 44 - Evaded & returned to Leiston 5673
42-106843 P-51B 364 C5-A McKinney Capt. Thomas Round Trip Jr. Lost 29 July 44 - Lt. Daniel L Finley POW (died in captivity) 7581
42-106854 P-51B 364 C5-B Baron Lt. Walter Peabody's Pet (R) Lost in this a/c 25 Aug 44 - Interned in sweden 7948
42-106884 P-51B 364 C5- Lost 24 May 44 - Lt. Joseph G Sullivan Evaded 5112
42-106918 P-51B 363 B6-D
42-106923 P-51B 364 C5-S Hubbard Capt. Lloyd Almost
42-106923 P-51B 364 C5-S Pistol Pete
42-106923 P-51B 364 C5-O Hermanson Lt. Harry H Daddy's Pet Taxi accident in this a/c Leiston 1 Sept 44
42-106923 P-51B 364 C5-G Lost 18 Sept. 44 - Capt Bernhard K Seitzinger - Evaded 8791
42-106978 P-51B 364 C5-G Stepelton Capt. Mark H Lady Julie Lost 4 Aug 44 - Lt. Wallace J Reid POW 7733
43-12122 P-51B 362 G4-M Lingo Capt. Arthur M Lost in this a/c 11 April 44 - KIA 3732
43-12124 P-51B 364 C5-F Warren Capt. Jack R "Walrus Jack" Lost in this a/c - 18 march 44 KIA 3400