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
43-12131 P-51B 363 B6- Lost 20 Feb 44 - Lt. Donald R Ross POW 2417
43-12149 P-51B 362 G4-
43-12150 P-51B 362 G4-
43-12151 P-51B 362 G4-B Kehrer Lt. Merlin R
43-12159 P-51B 363 B6- Crash-landed 5 Apr 44 - Lt. Donovan D Siverts
43-12171 P-51B 362 G4-
43-12173 P-51B 362 G4-Z Peg O' My Heart From 354 F/G
43-12187 P-51B 363 B6-
43-12188 P-51B 362 G4-
43-12189 P-51B 364 C5-T Trans to RAF.
43-12227 P-51B 362 G4-V Broadhead Maj. Joseph E Baby Mike Named for his infant son. Lost 8 Nov 44 - Lt. Warren B Corwin KIA 12399
43-12255 P-51B 363 B6- Taxi accident Leiston 23 Feb 44 - Lt. William M Hurley
43-12313 P-51B 364 C5-F Reese Lt. William C Bear River Betsy Named for Home Town. Lost in this a/c 21 May 44 - KIA 4996
43-12315 P-51B 363 B6-S Anderson Capt. Clarence E Jr. "Bud" Old Crow Ex RAF issue a/c FX863. Lost 22 March 44 - Lt. Carter L Jones POW 3401
43-12412 P-51B 362 G4-
43-12416 P-51B 362 G4-
43-12423 P-51B 364 C5-Z Sumner Lt. Charles D Bat Cave Named for his Hometown of Bat Cave, NC.
43-12423 P-51B 364 C5-X Smith Lt. Robert L Slic Chic
43-12433 P-51B 362 G4-L
43-12442 P-51B 362 G4-H Lost 18 March 44 - Lt. Konstantin J Vogel KIA 3109
43-12455 P-51B 362 G4-A Vogel Lt. Donald W Blythe Spirit Lost in this a/c 1 July 44 - Evaded 6552
43-12456 P-51B 362 G4-D To 352 F/G (BBB)
43-12468 P-51B 362 G4-L Adams Capt. Fletcher E "The Southern Belle" Named for his wife Aline. Lost in this a/c 30 May 44 - Hit by Me109 and subsequently murdered by civilians. 5200
43-12470 P-51B 364 C5- Taxi accident Raydon 1 Jan 44 - Lt. David T Harris
43-12471 P-51B 363 B6- Taxi accident Leiston 23 Feb 44 - Lt. Santiago R Gutierrez
43-12474 P-51B 362 G4-H Vogel Lt. Konstantin H Landing accident Raydon this a/c 21 Jan 44
43-12474 P-51B 362 G4-U
43-12475 P-51B 362 G4- Belly landed Raydon 28 Jan 44 - Capt. James B Badger
43-12480 P-51B 362 G4-G Belly landed raydon 23 Jan 44 - Lt. James G Roughgarden
43-24763 P-51B 364 C5- Lost 14 June 44 - Lt. James E Colburn details unknown 5753
43-24766 P-51B 363 B6-P Fennell Lt. William S Force-landed 5 Oct 44 - Lt. Joseph F Cannon. Lost 27 February 1945 - Lt. Robert R Hoffman killed in mid-air collision.
43-24817 P-51B 363 B6-N Davis Lt. William S Engine fire 8 Aug 44 - Lt. William S Davis
43-24823 P-51B 363 B6-K Fricker Lt. William H Berlin Express Reassigned from Overstreet, artwork retained.
43-24823 P-51B 363 B6-S Anderson Capt. Clarence E Jr. "Bud" Old Crow a/c to Overstreet. Serial shown as 43-24824 -in P-MA8AF
43-24823 P-51B 363 B6-O Overstreet Lt. William B Berlin Express + Artwork - Winged Mustang (R) a/c from Anderson
43-24823 P-51B 363 B6-I Landing accident 30 May 45 - Lt. William S Davis
43-24842 P-51B 363 B6-E George Lt. George G $ Blackpool Bat Lost 15 Sept 44 - Lt. Kenneth F Graeff KIA 8653
43-6370 P-51B 362 G4-O
43-6376 P-51B 364 C5-J Tyler Lt. Gerald E Little Duckfoot (L & R) Serial given incorrectly as 43-6373 in FCMIC
43-6376 P-51B 364 C5-M Lost in crash-landing near Leiston 26 Sept 44 - Lt. Osborn Howes
43-6381 P-51B 362 G4- Crash landed raydon 2 Jan 44 - Lt. Konstantine J Vogel
43-6393 P-51B 363 B6-P Simpson Capt. Edward K All Away II Named after his horse back home.
43-6397 P-51B 363 B6- Lost 6 June 44 - Lt. Roger E Pagels Evaded 5514
43-6413 P-51B 364 C5- Lost 15 April 44 - Lt. Maurice A Postle POW 3899
43-6427 P-51B 363 B6-X Lost 9 May 44 - Lt. Donovan D Siverts KIA 4532
43-6429 P-51B 363 B6-Z Lost 21 May 44 - Lt. Joseph F Pierce KIA 4995
43-6448 P-51B 362 G4-G Wyatt Capt. Harold "Hal" A Man-O-War To 353 FG as w/w hack
43-6448 P-51B 362 G4-U Williams Capt. Calvert L Wee Willie Reassigned to Wyatt
43-6454 P-51B 364 C5- Lost 29 March 44 - Lt. Edwin R Sutton KIA 3448
43-6502 P-51B 364 C5-F Taxi accident Leiston 29 July 44 - Lt. Wallace J Reid