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
42-106892 P-51B 368 CV-P
42-106893 P-51B 369 IV-E Laing Lt. D. H. Lost in this a/c 19 May 44 - POW 5000
42-106894 P-51B 370 CS-P Buchanan Lt. William E
42-106894 P-51B 370 CS-P Wetmore Maj. Raymond S Daddy's Girl Named for daughter Diane
42-106894 P-51B 370 CS-H Recoded from CS-P
42-106895 P-51B 368 CV-Q
42-106898 P-51B 368 CV-D Hagan Lt. Benjamin M III Boots Lost in this a/c 8 June 44 - POW 5598
42-106902 P-51B 370 CS-J Crash landed at East Wretham 30 May 44 - pilot Maj. Lemmens
42-106902 P-51B 370 CS-C Tilton Lt. Elbert W Mega Ann To 353 FG 350 FS
42-106904 P-51B 369 IV-S Sackett Lt. Stanley E Lost in this a/c 8 May 44 - KIA 4537
42-106906 P-51B 369 IV-L Bouchard Lt. Lawrence H Mary a/c to Sander
42-106906 P-51B 369 IV-L Sander Lt. Robert B Lost in this a/c 8 June 44 - KIA 5599
42-106913 P-51B 369 IV-J Lost 29 May 44 - Lt. Myron C Morrill Jr. KIA 5549
42-106915 P-51B 369 IV-P Taylor Capt. Lester G Jean's Warrior To 368 FS with Capt. taylor.
42-106915 P-51B 370 CS-K Taylor Capt. Lester G Jean's Warrior Returned to 369th FS with Capt. Taylor and recoded to IV-L
42-106915 P-51B 369 IV-L Taylor Capt. Lester G Jean's Warrior To 354th FG 9th AF as GQ-Z
42-106916 P-51B 369 IV-D Orwig Capt. Eugene R "Rumberto" Jr. Loretta reassigned
42-106916 P-51B 369 IV-D Melrose Lt. Donald S Agony Wagon Lost in this a/c 18 Aug 44 - KIA 8124
42-106917 P-51B 368 CV-J Olson Lt. Paul E Marihelen To 361 F/G
42-106919 P-51B 368 CV- Lost 18 June 44 - Lt. John C Allen bailed out over UK 5
42-106921 P-51B 370 CS-G Ambrose Capt. Vincent W Baltimore Babe
42-106921 P-51B 370 CS-G Johnson Lt. Emory G (a/c from Ambrose) Lost 21 May 44 - Lt. Joseph E Shupe POW. 5001
42-106925 P-51B 370 CS-U Re-coded to CS-N
42-106925 P-51B 370 CS-N To 361 FG 375 FS as E2-J
42-106926 P-51B 370 CS-O Bateman Lt. Paul H
42-106929 P-51B 368 CV-B Lubien Lt. James J You've had it Chum
42-106929 P-51B 368 CV-G Lola Lee
42-106929 P-51B 368 CV-G Lost 17 June 45 - Lt. James J Ferris III KITA
42-106935 P-51B 370 CS-U Hipsher Capt. Charles W To 354 FG 356 FS 9th AF as GQ-E
42-106941 P-51B 370 CS-B re-coded to CS-B
42-106941 P-51B 370 CS-B To 9th AF
42-106949 P-51B 368 CV-V Homeyer Capt. Albert G Jr.
42-106975 P-51B 370 CS-N Huskins Capt. Sanmuel J
43-12145 P-51B 368 CV-W
43-12147 P-51B 370 CS-W Siltamaki Lt. Robert W Mary S Lost in this a/c 21 July 44 - POW 6833
43-12186 P-51B 369 IV-R Ralston Capt. Gilbert R Jr. Lost 18 Aug 44 - Lt. Rene L Burtner Jr. - Evaded 8126
43-12208 P-51B 369 IV-L Bruening F/O. Charles R Rose of San Antone
43-12433 P-51B 368 CV-C Ashenmacher Lt. Joe To 353 F/G as Sq. hack
43-12434 P-51B 369 IV-R Staley Lt. Charles W Dunquerque Became IV-P
43-12434 P-51B 369 IV-P
43-12435 P-51B 369 IV-Z Campbell Lt. Robert W
43-12439 P-51B 369 IV-Q Keur Lt. John E Viola To 353 FG 351 FS
43-12444 P-51B 369 IV-X Perrin Capt. Grant M To 479 FG 436 FS
43-12463 P-51B 370 CS-F Rabb Lt. Richard O Some Joke! Lost in this a/c 4 Aug 44 - Interned in Sweden 7433
43-12463 P-51B 370 CS-N
43-12478 P-51B 368 CV-P Cook Lt. Emory C (became CV-P on conversion to 2 seater)
43-12478 P-51B 368 CV-P w/w 2 seat conversion
43-24756 P-51B 369 IV-V Ralston Capt. Gilbert R Jr. a/c to Thacker
43-24756 P-51B 369 IV-V Thacker Capt. Robert L Lost 28 Aug 44 - Lt. Ferris C Suttle Jr. KIA 8317
43-24764 P-51B 368 CV-B Bolefahr Capt. Wayne N (Became The Beachcomber - Lewis's a/c)