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
42-106679 P-51B 369 IV-O Oliphint Capt. John H The Mad Rebel Lost in this a/c 8 June 44 - Evaded 5623
42-106680 P-51B 369 IV-J Hobson Lt. Kenneth L
42-106680 P-51B 369 IV-J Pherson Capt. Robert L a/c to Hobson
42-106680 P-51B 369 IV-M Recoded to IV-J
42-106689 P-51B 369 IV-S Crenshaw Capt. Claude J (From Linderer). Lost 2 Oct 44 - Lt. Donald E Cannon bailed safely.
42-106689 P-51B 369 IV-S Linderer Lt. Howard A Briney Marlin (transfered to Crenshaw)
42-106691 P-51B 369 IV-H Brundage Lt. Lowell W Lost in this a/c 29 May 44 - KIA 5548
42-106692 P-51B 370 CS-T Shoffit Capt. Jimmy C Josephine
42-106693 P-51B 368 CV-M Lost 16 Jan 45 - Lt. Graham Lupton POW 11875
42-106702 P-51B 368 CV-X Beaupre Lt. Robert V a/c to Hunter
42-106702 P-51B 368 CV-X Hunter Capt. John B Lost 10 Aug 44 - Lt. Lester W Hovden KIA 7782
42-106704 P-51B 370 CS-H Cunningham Capt. Charles V Mary Jane To 353 FG 350 FS
42-106716 P-51B 370 CS-L Callahan Capt. Robert M To 354 FG as AJ-Z "Gnome"
42-106727 P-51B 368 CV-F Gilmore Capt. Chester R Jr
42-106727 P-51B 368 CV-F McGeever Capt. Thomas J a/c to Gilmore
42-106749 P-51B 370 CS-M Borg Lt. Robert M To 354 FG 355 FS
42-106757 P-51B 369 IV-Z
42-106771 P-51B 369 IV-I Broach Capt. Richard H Dotty Lost in this a/c 30 May 44 - POW 5199
42-106791 P-51B 370 CS-Y
42-106799 P-51B 370 CS-Y Grimes Lt. Howard E a/c to Oakley
42-106799 P-51B 370 CS-Y Oakley Lt. Robert G Lost 15 Aug 44 - Lt. Frank E Westall Jr. KIA 7616
42-106803 P-51B 369 IV-A Irvine Maj. Chauncey S
42-106804 P-51B 368 CV-S Smith Lt. James B Lost in this a/c 19 May 44 - POW 4998
42-106805 P-51B 370 CS-F Lancaster Capt. Raymond B Jr Galveston Gal a/c to Merry
42-106805 P-51B 370 CS-F Merry Capt. Milton S
42-106808 P-51B 370 CS-V Major Lt. Ross O Chicago Lil Lost 22 June 44 - Lt. Harold D Hollis KIA 6258
42-106809 P-51B 368 CV-H Baker Capt. George F Jr. Little Liquidator Re-coded to CV-O
42-106809 P-51B 368 CV-O Lost 7 Feb 45 - Lt. Henry L Thompson KIA 12296
42-106818 P-51B 369 IV-U Rodeheaver Lt. Homer L Lost in this a/c 21 May 44 - KIA 5014
42-106833 P-51B 369 IV-V
42-106841 P-51B 369 IV-Q Thomson Maj. Robert C Damn Yankee Lost 12 June 44 - Lt. Leroy D Hess Jr. POW 5596
42-106848 P-51B 369 IV-N Cranfill Lt.Col. Niven K Deviless 2nd Lost 12 June 44 - Lt. Robert L Pherson KIA 5597
42-106851 P-51B 370 CS-X Hastings Lt. William H Jr. To 55 FG 38 FS
42-106851 P-51B 370 CS-X Hollis Lt. Harold D a/c to Hastings
42-106853 P-51B 369 IV-V Ettlesen Capt. Charles E Princess Pat (transfered to Holloman)
42-106853 P-51B 369 IV-V Holloman Capt. Ivan B Traveler (from Ettlesen)
42-106853 P-51B 369 IV-T re-coded to IV-V
42-106862 P-51B 370 CS-U
42-106865 P-51B 370 CS-M Lost 11 May 44 - Lt. Ralph E Kibler KIA 4704
42-106867 P-51B 368 CV-I Bach Capt. Glenn C Jr. Pegelin Lost 8 Aug 44 - Lt. John C Allen KIA 7783
42-106876 P-51B 368 CV-S Chatfield Lt. Donald W Pete E Jr. Force-landed 15 Dec 44 @ LG. A-92 Belgium - Lt. Donald W Chatfield
42-106876 P-51B 368 CV-F Rea Lt. Frank Jr. Miss Jo
42-106876 P-51B 368 CV-O
42-106878 P-51B 370 CS-A McKee Lt.Col. Daniel D
42-106878 P-51B 370 CS-A Murphy Lt.Col. John B
42-106878 P-51B 370 CS-O Lost 17 Aug 44 - Lt. Theophalus A Williams KIA 8125
42-106879 P-51B 370 CS-T Fogg Capt. Howard L
42-106879 P-51B 368 CV-T
42-106890 P-51B 368 CV-H Mosse Capt. Charles E Lost in this a/c 19 May 44 - POW 4999
42-106890 P-51B 368 CV-B