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
42-74737 P-47D 370 CS-P Smith Capt. Thomas P Previously CR-P. Lost in this a/c 11 April 44 - POW - escaped & returned Sept. 44 3733
42-74745 P-47D 370 CS-D From 356 FG
42-75048 P-47D 369 IV-Z Campbell Lt. Robert W
42-75054 P-47D 369 IV-V Ettlesen Capt. Charles E Princess Pat
42-75054 P-47D 369 IV-V Kelsey Capt. Joseph P (a/c transfered to Ettlesen)
42-75056 P-47D 369 IV-P Taylor Capt. Lester G Jean's Warrior
42-75068 P-47D 370 CS-P Wetmore Maj. Raymond S Daddy's Girl Named for daughter Diane. Force landed this a/c Manston 24 Apr 44
42-75079 P-47D 370 CS-B Lost 11 April 44 - Lt. Elmer N Dunlap POW 3734
42-75082 P-47D 368 CV-G Lane Capt. Thomas S
42-75085 P-47D 369 IV-Q Thomson Maj. Robert C
42-75086 P-47D HQ CV-J Downing Lt. John L
42-75088 P-47D 368 CV-G Lane Capt. Thomas S
42-75090 P-47D 370 CR- Lost 11 Jan 44 - Lt. William N Tucker Jr. KIA
42-75091 P-47D 370 CS-I Downing Lt. John L "Big Dog" Big Dog + artwork of sad dog (L&R) Lost 27 March 44 - Lt. John E Kerns KIA 3454
42-75095 P-47D 368 CV-N Shaw Maj. Clifton Pappy Yokum Named from Al Capp cartoon strip
42-75104 P-47D 368 CV-T Fogg Capt. Howard L Clumpy II Named for a cartoon dog character that he drew. Lost 13 April 44 - Lt. Cecil R Brown KIA 3897
42-75108 P-47D 370 CR-T Brown Capt. Carey H Jeepers Lost 11 Jan 44 - Capt. James E Buckley KIA 1964
42-75111 P-47D 368 CV-A Tyrrell Lt.Col. Albert R Crash-landed this a/c Wattisham 16 Apr 44
42-75113 P-47D 368 CV-O Forehand Maj. William C Daisy Mae Named from Al Capp cartoon strip. Lost in crash-landing East Wretham 31 Mar 44 - Capt. John B Hunter
42-75118 P-47D 370 CS-Z McKee Lt.Col. Daniel D Involved in MAC 22 Mar 44 - Lt. John E Kerns
42-75128 P-47D 368 CV-R Hawkinson Capt. Robert H Lonesome Polecat To 364 FG as QI-W
42-75136 P-47D 368 CV-U Albertson Capt. Benjamin H Lost in this a/c 18 March 44 - POW 3402
42-75141 P-47D 368 CV-I Janney Capt. Raymond B II Lost 11 April 44 - Lt. James R Pino POW 3759
42-75141 P-47D 368 CV-K Force-landed Manston 27 Mar 44 - Lt. Elmer H Cater
42-75158 P-47D 369 IV-B Pezda Maj. Edwin F "Fox" Fox
42-75210 P-47D 369 IV-I Broach Capt. Richard H Dotty
42-75253 P-47D 370 CS-S Lancaster Capt. Raymond B Jr
42-75263 P-47D 370 CS-F Lost 22 April 44 - Lt. Earl W Thomas Jr. KIA 4137
42-75270 P-47D 369 IV-R Staley Lt. Charles W Sally
42-75409 P-47D 370 CS-X Hollis Lt. Harold D
42-75413 P-47D 370 CS-U Hipsher Capt. Charles W
42-75416 P-47D 370 CS-H Cunningham Capt. Charles V
42-75515 P-47D 370 CS-B
42-75894 P-47D 370 CS-L Callahan Capt. Robert M
42-76024 P-47D 370 CS-A Murphy Lt.Col. John B
42-76282 P-47D 370 CS-O
42-76308 P-47D 370 CS-Y
42-76416 P-47D 370 CS-H Cunningham Capt. Charles V
42-76598 P-47D 368 CV-V
42-7894 P-47D 370 CS-L Burgsteiner Capt. Will D Force-landed Martlesham Heath 11 Apr 44 - Capt. Will D Burgsteiner
42-8042 P-47D 370 CS-H Force-landed Manston 11 Apr 44 - Capt. Robert M Callahan
42-8402 P-47D 368 CV-M Cater Lt. Emer H Devil's Thumb From 353rd FG, artwork and name retained. To 5ERS
42-8425 P-47D 368 CV-B From 356 FG
42-8485 P-47D 368 CV-B Mosse Capt. Charles E
42-8485 P-47D 368 CV-B Bolefahr Capt. Wayne N Force-landed 24 Apr 44 - Capt. Charles E Mosse. To 5ERS
42-8498 P-47D 370 CS-T Brown Capt. Carey H Jeepers
42-8498 P-47D 370 CS-T Brown Capt. Carey H Jeepers
42-8542 P-47D 368 CV-E Hyland Lt. Edward J Lost in this a/c 11 Jan 44 - KIA 1857
42-8545 P-47D 369 IV-L Bouchard Lt. Lawrence H Mary Serial incorrect on profile
42-8558 P-47D 370 CS-J Doersch Maj. George A "Pop" Foce-landed this a/c 11 Apr 44 (not 42-8552)