479th Fighter Group

Riddle's Raiders

Station

Wattisham 15 May 1944 to 16 April 1945

Station Callsigns

Heater

Group Callsigns

Highway (A Group)
Snowwhite (B Group)
Flareup (C Group)
(No Squadron Callsigns in C Group)

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434th Fighter Squadron

Code:
L2
Callsign:
  • Circle
  • Newcross (A Group)
  • Reflex (B Group)

435th Fighter Squadron

Code:
J2
Callsign:
  • Triangle
  • Lakeside (A Group)
  • Haddock (B Group)

436th Fighter Squad

Code:
Callsign:
  • Square
  • Bison (A Group)
  • Springbox (B Group)

Total Records: 329

Serial No Type Squad Sqd Code Pilot Rank/Given Names Markings Comments MACR
43-12460 P-51B 436 9B- w/w hack
43-24799 P-51B 436 9B- w/w hack
43-6393 P-51B 436 9B-
43-6496 P-51B 435 J2-N
43-6772 P-51B 434 L2-3 w/w OTU a/c
43-6779 P-51B 435 J2-Y clobber college a/c
43-6865 P-51B 435 J2-Q From 20 F/G became w/w 2 seat conversion
43-6875 P-51B 435 J2-Z hack
43-7040 P-51B 434 L2-3 w/w Clobber college a/c
43-7157 P-51B 435 J2-7 Hack. Lost 12 Dec 44 - Lt. Robert B Hymans KIA 11304
42-102999 P-51C 434 L2-2 w/w OTU a/c
43-25036 P-51C 436 9B-X Lost 28 July 44 - Lt. Robert R Teetor KIFA
P-51D 435 J2- Pickering Lt. William H Ruff Hustle
44- P-51D 436 9B-F Gerrard Lt. Robert C Rosita
44- P-51D 436 9B- Glenn Lt. John G Laguna Gooner
44- P-51D 434 L2-G Golden Lt. John T
44- P-51D 435 J2-B Gates Capt. William M
44- P-51D 436 9B- Henry Lt. Ray E King's Queen
44- P-51D 436 9B-T Hightower Lt. Howard G Calamity Flo
44- P-51D 436 9B-C Huycke Capt. Andre E My Best Bet
44- P-51D 435 J2-Q Jordan Maj. Herbert H Hun-Nee
44- P-51D 436 9B- Kleineman Lt. Bernard R Lady Kay
44- P-51D 436 9B- Kreger Lt. Charles S. Bessie Lee
44- P-51D 436 9B-G Lewin Capt. Edward C Scotty Jr
44- P-51D 434 L2-L McCrystal Capt. Richard G Pretty Barbara
44- P-51D 436 9B- McLaurin Lt. Grover G Mac's Hack
44- P-51D 434 L2-L Nagel Lt. Jerome K The Brat
44- P-51D 435 J2-S Rock Lt. Norbert W Darlin' Fran
44- P-51D 435 J2- Salze Lt. Floyd W The Birmingham Kid Named from his hometown - Birmingham, Alabama
44- P-51D 436 9B- Shane Capt. Preston S Jayhawk
44- P-51D 435 J2-P- Shewfelt Lt. Ray L Li'l Larry Bar after P. Named for son not yet seen.
44- P-51D 436 9B-F Spencer Capt. Richard S Jr. Muz's Mighty Molecule II
44- P-51D 435 J2-L Means Capt. Billy C Hell-un
44- P-51D 436 9B- Thompson Capt. Tom H Weezy
44- P-51D 436 9B-C Ernst Capt. Carl V Akin Assam Dragon
44-11157 P-51D 435 J2-
44-11162 P-51D 435 J2-W Glover Maj. John G Tuscon
44-11162 P-51D 435 J2-V
44-11163 P-51D 435 J2-A Little Jean
44-11201 P-51D 436 9B- Lost 6 Nov 44 - Lt. Marion W Steele KIFA
44-11214 P-51D 434 L2-T Maley Lt. Ronald L Tommy Trojan Named due to him playing for University of Southern California prior to service. Lost in this a/c 5 Dec 44 - POW 10807
44-11215 P-51D 434 L2-K
44-11228 P-51D 436 9B-
44-11346 P-51D 435 J2-T Squirrel
44-13341 P-51D 436 9B-Q
44-13344 P-51D 436 9B-
44-13864 P-51D 434 L2-Q Helding Lt. Arnold G Li'l Trouble Reassigned to Scheiss
44-13864 P-51D 434 L2-Q Schiess Lt. Francis C Li'l Trouble Name retained from Helding
44-13880 P-51D 434 L2-D
44-13902 P-51D 436 9B-K