361st Fighter Group

The Yellow Jackets

Station

Bottisham 30 November 1943 to 26 September 1944
Little Walden 26 September 1944 to 3 November 1945
(Air echelon to St. Dizier / Chievres 25 Dec.’44 to 9 Apr. ’45)

Station Callsigns

Lakepress (Bottisham) Darkfold (Little Walden)

Group Callsigns

Wildcat to 22 April ’44 then:
Cheerful (A Group) – Glowbright at Little Walden
Marble (B Group) – Filly at Little Walden
Maltese (C Group) – Magpie at Little Walden
(No Squadron Callsigns in C Group)

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374th Fighter Squadron

Code:
B7
Callsign:
  • Hubbard to 22 April '44 then:
  • Noggin (A Group)
  • Ambrose at Little Walden
  • Kingdom (B Group)
  • Ripper at Little Walden

375th Fighter Squadron

Code:
E2
Callsign:
  • Wabash to 22 April '44 then:
  • Cadet (A Group)
  • Decoy at Little Walden
  • Daydream (B Group)
  • Dishcloth at Little Walden

376th Fighter Squadron

Code:
E9 (CR to mid-March 1944)
Callsign:
  • Gaylord to 22 April '44 then:
  • Titus (A Group)
  • Yorkshire at Little Walden
  • Style (B Group)
  • Skyblue at Little Walden

Total Records: 439

Serial No Type Squad Sqd Code Pilot Rank/Given Names Markings Comments MACR
44-13894 P-51D 376 E9-L Frances Lost 16 April 45 - Lt. Russell E Kenoyer KIA 13974
44-13894 P-51D 376 E9-J Force-landed 29 Oct 44 - Lt. Homer G Powell
44-13926 P-51D 375 E2-S Rosenberger Lt. Abe P Lost 9 Aug 44 - Lt. Donald D Dellinger KITA
44-13949 P-51D 374 B7-G Lost 18 Sept 44 - Lt. Clyde A Arrants KIA 9010
44-14000 P-51D 375 E2-H
44-14042 P-51D 376 E9-Y Schirmer Capt. Robert D Heaven Sent - Hell Bent
44-14042 P-51D 376 E9-Y Smith Capt. James D Daisy Mae II a/c from Schirmer - writen off Oct 7 44 - take off crash Capt. Smith uninjured
44-14044 P-51D 376 E9-B
44-14055 P-51D 374 B7-F Two seat conversion
44-14055 P-51D 374 B7-C
44-14064 P-51D 375 E2-E Rogers Capt. William D Suzy Anne - Mary Jane Lost 23 Dec 44 - Lt. Caleb J Layton KIA 11461
44-14079 P-51D 374 B7-O
44-14080 P-51D 374 B7-D Miss Menville
44-14085 P-51D 375 E2-G Glessner Maj. Milton F
44-14085 P-51D 375 E2-G Wood Lt. Leonard A Yvonne Marie
44-14103 P-51D 375 E2-F Travis Capt. Lee C
44-14111 P-51D 375 E2-L
44-14128 P-51D 374 B7-K
44-14132 P-51D 375 E2-A Lost 6 Oct 44 - Capt. Thomas F Brubaker POW 9501
44-14139 P-51D 374 B7-I Jewell Lt. Lyle J Rusty
44-14139 P-51D 374 B7-U
44-14139 P-51D 374 B7-R Taxi accident Bottisham 30 Aug 44 - Lt. Sherrill V McNutt
44-14144 P-51D 376 E9-N Beyer Capt. William R
44-14144 P-51D 376 E9-E Landing accident Little Walden 29 May 45 - Lt. John W Moble
44-14149 P-51D 375 E2-T Wade Capt. Russell D "Jake" Talleys Hoosier Hobo Lost in this a/c 24 March 45 - KIA 13439
44-14151 P-51D 375 E2-B Crash-landed Little Walden 2 Nov 44 - Lt. Leonard A Wood
44-14164 P-51D 375 E2-D Drew Lt. Urban L Detroit Miss
44-14164 P-51D 375 E2-D Keppler Maj. Charles N "Chuck" Phyll Bar over D. a/c from Drew - ex Detroit Miss
44-14165 P-51D 376 E9-Q Bocquin Lt. Victor E Per SB
44-14165 P-51D 376 E9-Q Wright Lt. Jimmy C Small Fry IV
44-14166 P-51D 374 B7-V Crash-landed Bottisham 10 Sept 44 - Lt. Dale E Dunn
44-14177 P-51D 376 E9-W Ward Capt. Robert W
44-14181 P-51D 375 E2-B Lost 1 Nov 44 - Lt. James A Eason KIA
44-14191 P-51D 374 B7-J Crash-landed A-84 Chievres 24 Mar 45 - Lt. John R Voss
44-14197 P-51D 376 E9-C Caviness Lt.Col. Roy B Goona
44-14197 P-51D 376 E9-M Volkman Lt. Robert R Mary Jane II Named for sister. Written off by Volkman on 29 October 1944 in crash landing at Newborough due to engine failure.
44-14202 P-51D 374 B7-Z Lost 3 Oct 44 - Lt. Charles C McKivett KIFA
44-14217 P-51D 376 E9-D Duncan Capt. John D Golden Wave
44-14219 P-51D 376 E9-H Scat-Cat Lost 15 Oct 44 - Maj. James B Cheney POW 9502
44-14226 P-51D 375 E2-G Babe Schomarrech Lost 2 Nov 44 - Lt. Charles W Narvis KIA 10244
44-14250 P-51D 376 E9-S
44-14251 P-51D 376 E9-C Caviness Lt.Col. Roy B Goona Taken with him to 78 F/G then became WZ -I Contrary Mary
44-14251 P-51D 376 E9-G Grounds Lt. Duane
44-14261 P-51D 374 B7-L
44-14270 P-51D 375 E2-X Kemp Lt. William T "Bill" Betty Lee II (Marie on oil breather plate) Named after wife. 44-14278 per A8 but photo in AW confirms 4270
44-14275 P-51D 374 B7-V
44-14305 P-51D 374 B7-W Dixon Lt. Herbert S Effie Mae II
44-14320 P-51D 375 E2-B Cummins Maj. Charles R "Chuck" Geraldine
44-14351 P-51D 376 E9-P
44-14363 P-51D 376 E9-E Bain Lt. Robert J Blue Eyes