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
44-14129 P-51D 370 CS-S Semple Lt. Henry D Lost 23 Feb 45 - Lt. Garland J McGregor KIA
44-14131 P-51D 368 CV-T Lambright Capt. Clarence M Jungle Jolly Lost 18 Dec 44 - Lt. Paul E Olson POW 11227
44-14159 P-51D 370 CS-Y York Capt. Robert M "Rudy" Rudy
44-14168 P-51D 370 CS-I Staup Capt. Homer A Recoded to CS-O
44-14168 P-51D 370 CS-O
44-14179 P-51D 370 CS-N Windmiller Capt. Donald L CS-R per MU. Recoded to CS-F
44-14179 P-51D 370 CS-F
44-14185 P-51D 370 CS-Q Lost 21 Nov 44 - Lt. Stanley F Stegnerski KIA 10301
44-14188 P-51D 369 IV- Lost 12 Sept 44 - Lt. John E Hughes KIA 9154
44-14192 P-51D 370 CS-S McInnes Capt. Robert L Blondie II
44-14192 P-51D 370 CS-S Schulte Lt. Jack R Crashed-landed this a/c 22 March 45 @ East Wretham
44-14192 P-51D 370 CS-A Recoded to CS-S
44-14216 P-51D 369 IV-Z Campbell Lt. Robert W Lost 12 Aug 44 - Lt. Kenneth L Hobson POW 8644
44-14218 P-51D 369 IV-X Tenenbaum Lt. Harold [NMI] Bonnie Ground looped East Wretham 27 Mar 45 - Lt. Harold Tenenbaum
44-14218 P-51D 369 IV-X Perrin Capt. Grant M X-Terminator Reassigned to Tenenbaum.
44-14220 P-51D 370 CS-O Voss Lt. Benjamin J Jr Lost in this a/c 10 September 1944 - KIA
44-14234 P-51D 369 IV-O Porter Lt. Roger W Jenny F
44-14240 P-51D 370 CS- Lost 10 Sept 44 - Lt. Benjamin J Vos Jr. KIA 8702
44-14265 P-51D 370 CS-Q Crash-landed 2 Oct 44 @ ALG. Y-28 France - Lt. Lawrence A Zizka
44-14286 P-51D 369 IV-D Howard Maj. James A Lost in this a/c 8 Nov 44 - KIA 10302
44-14307 P-51D 369 IV-P Lost 11 Sept 44 - Lt. Frank W Holliday KIA 8643
44-14313 P-51D 369 IV-L Hodges Maj. Frederick S Jeepers a/c "sharkmouthed"
44-14325 P-51D 368 CV-N Britton Lt. Eugene F Mass Kid Force-landed B-61 12 Sept 44 - Capt. Robert B Hatter
44-14329 P-51D 368 CV-X Boyd Lt. Ray A Jr. Lost in this a/c 24 Dec 44 - POW 11074
44-14368 P-51D 370 CS-Z Re-coded to CS-C
44-14368 P-51D 370 CS-C To 361 FG 376 FS
44-14399 P-51D 369 IV- Lost 11 Sept 44 - F/O. Charles R Breuning KIA 8790
44-14422 P-51D 370 CS-D Straub Lt. Richard P Blue Blazes Crashed on take off 22 Oct 44 @ East Wretham - Lt. James H O'Shea
44-14427 P-51D 370 CS-D Hodges Capt. William R Channel Chariot 44-14429 per MU
44-14427 P-51D 370 CS-D Straub Lt. Richard P Blue Blazes Force-landed this a/c A-84 Chievres 23 Feb 45
44-14432 P-51D 369 IV-Q Keur Lt. John E Viola Lost 20 Sept 44 due to engine fire - Lt. John E Keur bailed safely.
44-14442 P-51D 370 CS-D To 55FG 343 FS
44-14444 P-51D 368 CV-J Olson Lt. Paul E Supermouse Lost 21 Nov 44 - Lt. Carl M Anderson POW 10476
44-14476 P-51D 368 CV-
44-14500 P-51D 368 CV-E Baker Capt. George F Jr. a/c to Martin
44-14500 P-51D 368 CV-E Martin Lt. Allen G
44-14503 P-51D 369 IV-Q Crash -landed East Wretham 10 Nov 44 - Lt. Robert D Erwin
44-14509 P-51D 368 CV-X Beaupre Lt. Robert V Weebit Named by c.c. Sgt. Ken Wilson. Killed in this a/c - take off accident 6 Jan 45
44-14518 P-51D 370 CS-O
44-14521 P-51D 370 CS-A McKee Lt.Col. Daniel D Rayner Shine
44-14521 P-51D 370 CS-V Recoded to CS-A
44-14534 P-51D 369 IV-B
44-14543 P-51D 369 IV-P Lancaster Lt. Robert T The Maine Beau a/c from Ralston
44-14543 P-51D 369 IV-P Ralston Capt. Gilbert R Jr. Precious Pat
44-14545 P-51D 369 IV- Sjoblad Lt. Edwin L Lost in this a/c 18 Sept 44 - KIA 9009
44-14566 P-51D 368 CV-C Hunter Capt. John B
44-14610 P-51D 368 CV-F
44-14618 P-51D 370 CS-
44-14620 P-51D 368 CV-F
44-14625 P-51D 369 IV-F Patton Lt. Lee Pauline a/c from 357 F/G 362 F/S Lost 28 Feb 45 - Maj. Edwin F Pezda POW 12801