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
44-14630 P-51D 370 CS-R Take-off crash 10 Dec 44 - Capt. Galen E Ramser
44-14650 P-51D 368 CV-X Snooks Lost 14 Feb 45 - Lt. Roy C Garrett POW 12329
44-14652 P-51D 368 CV-L Archibald Lt. David B "Arch" Betty Louise (L) Wee Bonnie (R)
44-14652 P-51D 368 CV-A
44-14670 P-51D 368 CV-F McGeever Capt. Thomas J Lost in this a/c 21 Nov 44 - KIA 10477
44-14718 P-51D 369 IV-D Burtner Capt. Rene L Jr. Hubert Named after cartoon character in "Yank" magazine
44-14733 P-51D 370 CS-L Wetmore Maj. Raymond S Daddy's Girl Named for daughter Diane
44-14733 P-51D 370 CS-L Ruggles Lt. James J Ruggie's Ruthie Reassigned from Wetmore
44-14739 P-51D 368 CV-
44-14756 P-51D 369 IV-V To 353 FG 351 FS
44-14764 P-51D 368 CV-B To 352 FG 328 FS as PE-M
44-14769 P-51D 368 CV-A Lost 29 Jan 45 - Lt. Richard H Daniels KIA due to friendly fire.
44-14773 P-51D 370 CS-G Johnson Lt. Emory G Mickey The Twist / Little Mary Lost 23 Feb 45 - Lt. Malcolm C Paulette KIA 12673
44-14773 P-51D 370 CS-G Caid Lt. Vernor L Little Mary
44-14778 P-51D 370 CS-H To 352 FG
44-14854 P-51D 368 CV-Q Lost 1 Nov 44 - Lt. David B Archibald bailed out over U.K.
44-14857 P-51D 369 IV- Brooklyn Devil Lost 6 Nov 44 - Lt. Maurice W Haines POW 10428
44-14894 P-51D HQ IV-D Lucky Lost 14 Feb 45 - Lt.Col. Roy W Evans POW 12330
44-14948 P-51D 370 CS-J Recoded to CS-S
44-14948 P-51D 370 CS-S
44-14964 P-51D 369 IV- Lost 27 Dec 44 - Lt. George M Givan KIA 11460
44-14965 P-51D 368 CV-N Randolph Lt.Col. John P Nancy
44-14965 P-51D 368 CV-N Randolph Lt.Col. John P Lady Name changed from Nancy
44-14979 P-51D 370 CS-H Wolfe Capt. Albert E
44-14983 P-51D 370 CS-F Merry Capt. Milton F Crash-landed 13 April 45 @ East Wretham - Lt. John J Murray
44-14987 P-51D 370 CS-C Lyon Capt. Washington D "Duke" Patty Whack (L) Loveable Ann (R) Lost in this a/c 23 Feb 45 - KIA 12638
44-14987 P-51D 370 CS-O Re-coded to CS-C
44-14987 P-51D 370 CS-C Tilton Lt. Elbert W Lovable Ann
44-14988 P-51D 369 IV-E Evans Lt.Col. Roy W Lost 9 Mar 45 - Lt. Arthur B Morris bailed safely.
44-14997 P-51D 369 IV-U Force-landed 27 Nov 44 A-92 St. Trond - Lt. Robert T Lancaster
44-15007 P-51D 369 IV-Z Klem Lt. Thomas J Serial shown incorrectly as 44-14007 in AW and P-TM8
44-15015 P-51D 369 IV-W Judkins Lt. Vernon T "Babe" Babe
44-15016 P-51D 369 IV-I Crenshaw Capt. Claude J Heat Wave
44-15016 P-51D 369 IV-I Thomson Lt. Bryce H Li'l Audrey
44-15067 P-51D 368 CV-C Carter Lt. Leonard D Little Ann Lost 10 March 45 - Lt. George H Blackburn Jr. KIA
44-15067 P-51D 370 CS-L To 368 Sq as CV-C
44-15076 P-51D 368 CV-G
44-15081 P-51D 369 IV-T Matthew Capt. Harry L Pistol Packin' Mama III Lost in this a/c 28 Feb 45 - POW 12800
44-15096 P-51D 368 CV-D Boussu Capt. Marvin F Ice Cold Katie Named from song title. Lost 19 Feb 45 - Lt. Anthony D Maiorano POW 12450
44-15100 P-51D 368 CV-Q Cranfill Lt.Col. Niven K Crash-landed this a/c 13 Jan 45 @ East Wretham
44-15102 P-51D 370 CS-T McAlevey Lt. John F Skeeter's Scooter a/c from Shoffit
44-15102 P-51D 370 CS-T Shoffit Capt. Jimmy C Josephine II a/c to McAlevey
44-15178 P-51D 368 CV-W Lost 16 Jan 45 _ Lt. Douglas A MacLean KIFA
44-15204 P-51D 369 IV-C Davison Capt. Robert W Jersey Bouncer
44-15215 P-51D 369 IV-S Berndt F/O. Harley E Torchy
44-15242 P-51D 369 IV-Q Patton Lt. Lee Pauline
44-15242 P-51D 369 IV-Q Thomson Maj. Robert C a/c to Patton
44-15277 P-51D 370 CS-Q CisCo
44-15371 P-51D 368 CV-Z Brown Lt. Ralph L a/c to Way
44-15371 P-51D 368 CV-Z Way Capt. James L Jr. Happy Lost 19 March 45 - Lt. Clifton Enoch KIA 13162