359th Fighter Group

Station

East Wretham (USAAF Station No. 133) 19 October 1943 to 2 November 1945

Station Callsigns

Woodbrook

Group Callsigns

Wallpaint to 22 April ’44 then:
Chairman (A Group)
Cavetop (B Group)
Ragtime (C Group)
(No Squadron Callsigns in C Group)

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368th Fighter Squadron

Code:
CV
Callsign:
  • Beesnet to 2 January '44 then
  • Jackson to 2 April '44 then
  • Jigger (A Group)
  • Handy (B Group)

369th Fighter Squadron

Code:
IV
Callsign:
  • Tiretread to 22 April '44 then:
  • Tinplate (A Group)
  • Earnest (B Group)

370th Fighter Squadron

Code:
CS (CR to mid-March 1944)
Callsign:
  • Wheeler to 22 April '44 then:
  • Redcross (A Group)
  • Rollo (B Group)

Total Records: 583

Serial No Type Squad Sqd Code Pilot Rank/Given Names Markings Comments MACR
42-8561 P-47D 369 IV-W Carter Lt. Clifford E Green Eyes Lost in crash-landing East Wretham 11 Feb 44 - Lt. Clifford E Carter
42-8566 P-47D 370 CS-M Borg Lt. Robert M
42-8569 P-47D 368 CV-F Hudleson Lt. Clyde M
42-8569 P-47D 368 CV-S Smith Lt. James B Hairless Joe Take off accident East Wretham 21 March 1944 - Lt. James B Smith.
42-8571 P-47D 370 CR-H Cunningham Capt. Charles V Lost in crash-landing 8 Mar 44 - Lt. Howard E Grimes
42-8578 P-47D 370 CS-V Porter Lt. Alan C
42-8590 P-47D 370 CS-L Force-landed 27 Mar 44 - Capt. Charles V Cunningham
42-8592 P-47D 368 CV-L Burton Lt. Robert E
42-8596 P-47D 368 CV-P Simmons Lt. William R Marryin' Sam Named from Al Capp cartoon strip
42-8611 P-47D 368 CV-H Mosse Capt. Charles E
42-8611 P-47D 370 CS-N
42-8613 P-47D 370 CS-A Murphy Lt.Col. John B
42-8617 P-47D 368 CV-M Lemmens Maj. Andrew T Lucky Pearl Named by cc for his wife.
42-8621 P-47D 370 CR- Landing accident East Wretham - Lt. Howard E Grimes
42-8624 P-47D 368 CV-X Randolph Lt. Gaston M Taxi accident East Wretham 19 Mar 44 - Lt. Cecil B Brown
42-8634 P-47D 369 IV-R Staley Lt. Charles W Sally
42-8636 P-47D 370 CR-F Lancaster Capt. Raymond B Jr. Lost 24 Feb 44 - Lt. Albert T Niccolai KIA. This a/c also coded CR-F 6280
42-8637 P-47D 368 CV-Z Tacon Col. Avelin P Jr.
42-8643 P-47D 370 CS-Q
42-8645 P-47D 368 CV-M Lemmens Capt. Andrew T
42-8646 P-47D 369 IV-J Pherson Capt. Robert L Primrose Peggy To 5ERS
42-8663 P-47D 370 CS-G Ambrose Capt. Vincent W Baltimore Babe
42-8693 P-47D 370 CS-E Bateman Lt. Jack H Miss Margaret / Pee Wee To 5ERS
42-8695 P-47D 369 IV-F Booth Lt. Robert J "Posty" Oily Boid
42-8698 P-47D 369 IV-X Thacker Capt. Robert L Able Mabel
42-25079 P-47G 370 CR- Taxi accident East Wretham 23 Dec 43 - Capt. Chauncey S Irvine
42-106436 P-51B 368 CV-T Lambright Capt. Clarence M
42-106443 P-51B 369 IV-Y Swanson Lt.Col. William H Poison To 355 FS 354 FG
42-106461 P-51B 368 CV-Q Perkins Capt. Earl P Lost 2 May 44 - Lt. Raymond L Botsford KIFA
42-106469 P-51B 369 IV-G Cuzner Lt. Harry F Dimples Lost 12 June 44 - Lt. Howard A Linderer POW 5595
42-106474 P-51B 368 CV-X Beaupre Lt. Robert V To 370 FS
42-106474 P-51B 370 CS-M From 368 FS Lost 20 July 44 - Lt. Gordon M Shortness KIA 6832
42-106474 P-51B 368 CV-M
42-106476 P-51B 369 IV-H Painter Capt. Jefferson C
42-106577 P-51B 368 CV-X Lost 8 Aug 44 - Lt. Willis J Cherry POW 7781
42-106580 P-51B 370 CS-I Downing Lt. John L "Big Dog" Became CS-M
42-106580 P-51B 370 CS-M Lost 27 Aug 44 - Lt. Paul E Sundheim POW 8318
42-106599 P-51B 369 IV-W Prewitt Lt Luster H Hustlin' Hussy II
42-106607 P-51B 369 IV-X
42-106611 P-51B 368 CV-K Britton Lt. Eugene F Landing accident East Wretham 29 June 44 - Lt. James B Lubein
42-106617 P-51B 369 IV-P Staley Lt. Charles W Sally
42-106618 P-51B 368 CV-W
42-106619 P-51B 368 CV-J Janney Capt. Raymond B II Die Fledermaus Force-landed this a/c 6 july 44 Capt. Raymond B Janney II. To 353 FG
42-106620 P-51B 368 CV-G Lane Capt. Thomas S Lost 21 May 44 - Lt. Clyde M Huddleston KIA 5115
42-106620 P-51B 369 IV-R
42-106629 P-51B 369 IV-K Kruger Capt. Charles H Nancy June 2nd - Tojo Peach Crash-landed this a/c East Wretham 24 May 44
42-106667 P-51B 368 CV-L Marcinkiewicz Lt. John S Sweet Sue Lost in this a/c 7 June 44 - POW 5518
42-106667 P-51B 368 CV-Z
42-106670 P-51B 369 IV-C Lost 20 June 44 - Lt. Virgal E Sansing - Evaded 5949
42-106673 P-51B 368 CV-B