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
43-6792 P-51B 362 G4- Perron Capt. Davis T Little Bitch Lost in this a/c 1 April 44 - KIA 3463
43-6794 P-51B HQ G4- Egnes Lt.Col. Hubert I Lost in this a/c 28 March 44 - KIA 3451
43-6795 P-51B 364 C5- belly landed Leiston 25 Feb 44 - Lt. Paul D Fairweather
43-6799 P-51B 364 C5-S
43-6801 P-51B 364 C5-C Sparks Lt. Ray Jr. Boiler Maker Lost in this a/c 8 May 44 - POW 4533
43-6813 P-51B 364 C5-E Medeiros Capt. John L "Pappy" Pappy's Answer a/c to Pfeiffer after Medeiros lost.
43-6813 P-51B 364 C5-E Pfeiffer Lt. Henry Pappy's Answer a/c from Medeiros. Name retained. Lost 19 Sept 44 - Lt. Jerome Jacobs POW 8797
43-6824 P-51B 362 G4-F Baker Capt. Maurice F Parker 51
43-6825 P-51B 362 G4-S Ankeny Lt. Harry R Betsy Named for his wife
43-6848 P-51B 364 C5-J Landing accident Leiston 25 Apr 44 - Lt. Archie F Bridges
43-6853 P-51B 364 C5- Lost 4 March 44 - Capt. John L Medeiros POW 2789
43-6856 P-51B 364 C5- Lost 30 Apr 44 - F/O Charles J Schreiber bailed out nr. Calais
43-6858 P-51B 363 B6-R Star Eyes Lost 7 July 44 - Lt. Frank Koka KIA 6694
43-6867 P-51B 364 C5-O Davis Capt. Glendon V "GV" Pregnant Polecat Lost in this a/c 28 April 44 - Evaded 4411
43-6872 P-51B 364 C5-X Ruder Lt. Leroy A Linda Lou
43-6880 P-51B HQ G4-H Spicer Col. Henry R Tony Boy Lost in this a/c 5 March 44 - POW 2993
43-6904 P-51B 363 B6-R
43-6904 P-51B 363 B6-X Taxi accident Leiston 1 Oct 44 - Lt.William R Dunlop
43-6904 P-51B 363 B6-A Landing accident Leiston 30 Dec 44 - Capt. John R Stern
43-6920 P-51B 363 B6-X Ground looped Leiston 23 May 44 - Lt. William S Davis
43-6923 P-51B 362 G4-O Mace Capt. Harvey Sweet Helen Named after wife
43-6927 P-51B 362 G4- Lost 25 Feb 44 - Lt. Thomas A Beemer POW 2679
43-6935 P-51B 364 C5-T Peterson Maj. Richard A "Pete" Hurry Home Honey Lost 20 June 44 - Heyward C Spinks - Evaded (per Olmsted) 5962
43-6940 P-51B 363 B6- Lost 24 Feb 44 - Lt. Charles E Mckee POW 2678
43-6947 P-51B 363 B6- Lost 6 June 44 - Lt. Irving A Smith KIA 5515
43-6956 P-51B 362 G4- Lost 16 march 44 - Lt. Robert A Meyer KIA 3107
43-6960 P-51B 362 G4-S Pyeatt Lt. Alvin F III Scrappy Lost in this a/c 16 March 44 - KIA 3108
43-6963 P-51B 363 B6-F Bochkay Maj. Donald H Speedball Alice
43-6971 P-51B 364 C5-U Lost 28 Sept 44 - Lt. James W Leek KITA
43-6974 P-51B 364 C5-K Smith Capt. Richard C Mr. Period Lost in this a/c 29 June 44 - KIA 6260
43-6978 P-51B 364 C5- Strode Lt. James E Ma Cherie Liz Lost in this a/c 27 March 44 - KIA. Ditched in Channel due to mechanical failure. 3452
43-6986 P-51B 363 B6-Q Lost 24 April 44 - Lt. Ralph H Donnell POW 4329
43-6987 P-51B 362 G4-Z Norris Lt. Thomas E Satan Lost 13 Jan 45 - Richard A Anderson KITA
43-6987 P-51B 362 G4-A Landing accident Leiston 4 Dec 44 -Lt. Harry J Williams
43-6998 P-51B 363 B6- Lost 3 Mar 44 - Maj. Robert W Foy bailed out 15mi E of manston
43-6999 P-51B 363 B6-B Pascoe Capt. Herschel T Lost 17 Aug 44 - Lt. Charles O Campbell KITA
43-7011 P-51B 363 B6-V Lost 9 May 44 - Lt. Stanley M Omernik POW 4535
43-7019 P-51B 364 C5- Lost 23 March 44 - Lt. Robert P Humphrey KIA 3399
43-7047 P-51B 362 G4-X Starkey Lt. Rodney M Remember Me? Lost 8 Aug 44 - Lt. William T Gilbert bailed safely
43-7052 P-51B 363 B6- Lost 29 March 44 - Lt. Santiago R Gutierez KIA 3453
43-7143 P-51B 362 G4-Y Badger Capt. James B Miss Florida Lost 29 July 44 - Lt. Rollin L Carter POW 7580
43-7176 P-51B 362 G4-B Taxi accident Leiston 01 Apr 44 - Lt. Ollie E Harris Jr.
43-7176 P-51B 362 G4-I Lost 24 April 44 - Lt. Frank J Connaghen KIA 4330
43-7184 P-51B 362 G4-O
43-7188 P-51B 362 G4-T Smith Capt. Fred C Take-off crash Leiston 15 June 44 - Lt. Erle A Taylor
42-103002 P-51C 363 B6-Y
42-103002 P-51C 363 B6-T Gailer Lt. Frank L Jr. Jeesil Peesil Mommy Named for his pet expression & his wife being pregnant. Ground looped this a/c Leiston 26 Sept 44
42-103007 P-51C 362 G4-P Wallen Lt. Robert D Joan Landing accidents Leiston 8 Mar 44 & 10 Apr 44
42-103007 P-51C 362 G4-P Swoose Swoose = cartoon character of the time.
42-103041 P-51C 363 B6-F Bochkay Maj. Donald H Alice In Wonderland Lost 8 March 44 - Lt. William W Gambill "Stubby" POW (died) 2994