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
43-6510 P-51B 363 B6-Q Fisher Lt. Norbert Dam-Phy-No! (L & R) Crashed on take-off in this a/c 18 Sept 44 - WIA
43-6515 P-51B 364 C5- Lost 11 April 44 - Lt. William J Gray POW 3758
43-6519 P-51B 363 B6-E Oh Bobby
43-6556 P-51B 362 G4-B Brown Capt. Robert D Chicago Gun Moll Lost in this a/c 27 May 44 - Interned - Switzerland 5107
43-6556 P-51B 362 G4-I Landing accident leiston 1 April 44 - Capt. Harvey F Mace
43-6563 P-51B 363 B6-P Browning Capt. James W "Jim" Gentleman Jim Lost 10 June 44 - Lt. John K Childs KIA 5622
43-6564 P-51B 363 B6-J Tiede Capt. Ernest C Jr. 7 Up High Lost in crash-landing Leiston 8 Mar 44 - Capt. Tiede ok
43-6566 P-51B 363 B6-K Landing accident Leiston 22 Sept 44 - Lt. Paul N Bowles
43-6576 P-51B 364 C5- Lost 22 Feb 44 - Lt. Darwin J Carroll KIA 2677
43-6581 P-51B 364 C5-M Landing accident Boxted 9 Feb 44 - Capt. John L Medeiros
43-6582 P-51B 364 C5-M Take-off accident Leiston 16 Mar 44 - Lt. Raymond Sparks Jr.
43-6594 P-51B 363 B6-J Peters Capt. Charles K "Daddy Rabbit" Daddy Rabbit
43-6624 P-51B 363 B6- Lost 24 April 44 - Lt. Howard S Himman POW 4328
43-6625 P-51B 362 G4-N Pugh Capt. John F Lost 25 Feb 44 - Lt. Merlin R Kehrer POW 2747
43-6628 P-51B 363 B6-K McGinley Lt. William R Typhoon McGoon Lost in this a/c 29 March 44 - KIA 3449
43-6629 P-51B 362 G4- Rydberg Lt. Elmer S Kipper Lost 1 April 44 - Lt. Rydberg KIA 3462
43-6634 P-51B 362 G4-C Carson Maj. Leonard K "Kit" Nooky Booky Lost 12 May 44 - Lt. Roger A Hilsted KIA 4700
43-6637 P-51B 362 G4-K Perry Capt. Walter N Rubber Check a/c from Smith. Crash-landed Leiston 30 Nov 44 - Lt. Richard E Ecker
43-6637 P-51B 362 G4-K Smith Lt. Alden E American Girl a/c to Perry
43-6644 P-51B 363 B6-N Pierce Lt. Joseph F
43-6644 P-51B 363 B6-R
43-6653 P-51B 364 C5-S Harris Lt. Thomas L "Little Red" Li'l Red's Rocket Lost in this a/c 27 May 44 - POW 5108
43-6686 P-51B 363 B6-D Crash-landed Leiston 7 June 44 - Lt. Frank Koka
43-6686 P-51B 363 B6-7 Clobber College a/c. Lost 14 June 45 - Lt. George P Barrett KIMAC
43-6688 P-51B 362 G4-A Roberson Maj. Arval J Passion Wagon
43-6688 P-51B 362 G4-R 469th Baby 2 seat conversion after accident
43-6688 P-51B 362 G4-R Gilbert Lt. William T Wanderin' Willie Reassigned from Roberson and became two-seater "469th Baby" when Gilbert received new P-51D.
43-6698 P-51B 362 G4-E Coon Lt. John S Bow-Legs Lost 28 Sept 44 - Lt. John S Templin POW 9240
43-6698 P-51B 362 G4-E Hill Lt. Hershal "Tex", "Rocky" Texas Ranger a/c to Coon
43-6701 P-51B 364 C5-D Summers Lt. Cordell L Tuff Titty! Lost in this a/c 30 April 44 - Evaded - POW 4412
43-6710 P-51B 362 G4-D Mitchell Lt. Lloyd W Miss Marvel Belly landed Brussels 5 Oct 44 - Lt. Raymond T Conlin
43-6712 P-51B 363 B6-W Graham Col. Donald W Taxi accident Leiston 25 Apr 44 - Lt. Joseph F Pierce
43-6712 P-51B 363 B6-A Smith Lt. Robert E Yard Bird
43-6712 P-51B 363 B6- Fightin' Bitin'
43-6720 P-51B 363 B6- Lost 12 April 44 - Lt. Frederick W Reust POW 3730
43-6721 P-51B 362 G4-W Egeland Lt. Howard B Chicago Bound Namede for his Hometown. Landing accident Leiston 8 Mar 44 - Capt. Robert H Becker. Lost 8 Aug 1944 - crashlanded Russia during "Frantic V" - Lt. Egeland uninjured.
43-6723 P-51B 363 B6-S Anderson Capt. Clarence E Jr. "Bud" Old Crow Lost 21 Feb 44 - Lt. Alfred R Boyle POW 2418
43-6727 P-51B 362 G4-I Holmberg Lt. Paul E Dare Devil Lost in this a/c 29 July 44 - KIA 7846
43-6729 P-51B 362 G4-Z Drollinger Lt. Lynn H "Junior" Young-Uns Lost 28 March 44 - Lt. Drollinger Evaded. 3450
43-6734 P-51B 362 G4- Lost 13 Feb 44 - Lt. Robert W Brown Jr. injured bailing out
43-6741 P-51B 362 G4-S Lichter Lt. Albert C Max Named for his future wife Maxine. Lost in this a/c 22 Feb 44 - POW 2676
43-6743 P-51B 362 G4- Lost 24 Feb 44 - Lt. Donald R Rice POW 2775
43-6745 P-51B 362 G4- Belly-landed Beckles 15 Feb 44 - Lt. Herschel L Hill
43-6755 P-51B 363 B6-H Pearson Lt. Charles S Kalamazoo Kid Lost 10 Feb 45 - Lt. Holsey C Johnson Jr. KITA
43-6758 P-51B 363 B6-T Wood Capt. Lawrence D Cobber Crash-landed this a/c Leiston 5 Mar 44 due to battle damage.
43-6763 P-51B 363 B6-Y Yeager Maj. Charles E "Chuck" Glamourus Glen Misspelling as per a/c. Lost in this a/c 5 March 44 - Evaded. a/c named after wife 2788
43-6773 P-51B 364 C5- Lost 11 April 44 - Capt. George D Currie POW 3731
43-6787 P-51B 362 G4-Q Kenney Lt. James W Little Feetie a/c from O'Brien.
43-6787 P-51B 362 G4-Q O'Brien Capt. Gilbert M Shanty Irish a/c to Kenney
43-6787 P-51B 364 C5-H Eager Beaver w/w hack a/c. Bar in front of "H"