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
42-103604 P-51C 370 CS-U
42-103743 P-51C 369 IV-M Smith Lt. Alma R Lost 10 Aug 44 - Lt. Paul E McCluskey KIA 7780
42-103762 P-51C 368 CV-D
42-103785 P-51C 369 IV-K Burt Lt. Harold R Lost in this a/c 17 Sept 44 - KIA 9007
42-103785 P-51C 369 IV-K Kruger Capt. Charles H Nancy June 3rd. - Tojo Peach a/c to Burt
42-103791 P-51C 370 CS-Y
42-103793 P-51C 369 IV-G Cuzner Lt. Harry F Dimples II Reassigned to Parsons
42-103793 P-51C 368 CV- Lost 2 Mar 45 - Lt. Merle G Aunspaugh KIFA
42-103793 P-51C 369 IV-G Parsons Lt. James R Jr. San'tone Sweetheart Reassigned from Cuzner. To 469th FTG
42-103797 P-51C 369 IV-E Suttle Lt. Ferris C Jr. Darlin' Earline Lost 10 Aug 44 - Lt. Lawrence A Bearden KIFA
42-103799 P-51C 369 IV-F Deen Lt. Grover C Lost in this a/c 18 Sept 44 - POW 9008
42-103893 P-51C 370 CS-E
42-103966 P-51C 370 CS-K York Capt. Robert M "Rudy"
43-24948 P-51C 370 CS-J
43-24948 P-51C 370 CS-S
43-25067 P-51C 370 CS-L Caid Lt. Vernor L Sandra Lynn Lost 7 Oct 44 - Lt. Wallace C Murray MIA believed KIA 9267
44- P-51D 370 CS- Shouse Lt. Russell E Little Butch
44- P-51D 368 CV-E Gruffie
44-11159 P-51D 368 CV-C Barth Lt. Merle B California Cowboy
44-11210 P-51D 370 CS-P Take-off crash 22 Oct 44 Lt. James H O'Shea
44-11222 P-51D 368 CV-I Crane Capt. Louis G Evelyn (L) Sweet Sue (R) Bellied -in East Wretham 17 March 45 Lt Frank Rea Jr.
44-11222 P-51D 368 CV-I Foster Lt. William B jolie hélène Post war reassignment.
44-11223 P-51D 368 CV-O Irish
44-11236 P-51D 368 CV-B Daniels Lt. Richard H Landing accident East Wretham 21 Jan 45 - Lt. Henry L Thompson
44-11283 P-51D 369 IV-X
44-11348 P-51D 370 CS-P Cox Maj. Ralph L Little Dixie
44-11348 P-51D 370 CS-R Page Lt. Donald G Oh Nurse!
44-11350 P-51D 369 IV-Y Collins Capt. William F
44-13301 P-51D 369 IV-B Pezda Maj. Edwin F "Fox" Swami Crash-landed 11 Sept 44 @ LG. B-61 - Lt. Thomas J Klem returned
44-13336 P-51D 369 IV-Y Swanson Lt.Col. William H Yankee Clipper Lost 3 Oct 44 - Lt. Russell H Jenner KIA 10243
44-13386 P-51D 368 CV-N Hawkinson Capt. Robert H Miss Janet Lost in this a/c 2 Aug 44 - evaded 7734
44-13386 P-51D 368 CV-N Shaw Maj. Clifton A/c to Hawkinson
44-13387 P-51D 368 CV-A Tyrrell Lt.Col. Albert R Lost in this a/c 21 June 44 - POW 6254
44-13390 P-51D 369 IV-N Bur Lt. Thomas G Big Noise From Winnetka a/c from Cranfill
44-13390 P-51D 369 IV-N Cranfill Lt.Col. Niven K Deviless 3rd. a/c to Bur
44-13394 P-51D 370 CS-B Oakley Lt. Robert G Betty Jane II
44-13404 P-51D 368 CV-Z Barnett Lt. Louis E Lost in this a/c 12 Sept 44 - KIA 8650
44-13404 P-51D 368 CV-Z Tacon Col. Avelin P Jr. a/c to Barnett
44-13513 P-51D 370 CS-A Murphy Lt.Col. John B Crash-landed in this a/c @ East Wretham 24 July 44 - uninjured
44-13520 P-51D 369 IV-R Ralston Capt. Gilbert R Jr. Crash-landed 10 Nov 44 @ East Wretham - Lt. Robert D Erwin uninjured
44-13520 P-51D 369 IV-U
44-13529 P-51D 370 CS-D Lancaster Lt. Raymond B Pandemonium (L&R) Reassigned to Jones
44-13529 P-51D 370 CS-D Jones Lt. Cyril W Pandemonium (L&R) Reassigned from Lancaster. Lost 11 Sept 44 - F/O. James J O'Shea KIA 8649
44-13539 P-51D 368 CV-O Beal Capt. Elby J Diane
44-13539 P-51D 368 CV-O Forehand Maj. William C
44-13539 P-51D 368 CV-O McDonald Lt. James H Sadie / Mona
44-13545 P-51D 368 CV-Q
44-13592 P-51D 369 IV-C Burton Capt. Herbert C Force-landed 17 Oct 44 @ LG.A-92 St. Trond. - Lt. Rene L Burtner Jr.
44-13592 P-51D 368 CV-C To 369 FS
44-13598 P-51D 368 CV-A Lost 1 Aug 44 - Lt. Cornelius J Cavanaugh bailed safely