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
44-14138 P-51D 434 L2-G Miss Fortune Lost 21 Sept 44 - Lt. Thomas A Gavrys details unknown 9152
44-14212 P-51D 434 L2-F
44-14212 P-51D 434 L2-G Olson Lt. Thomas C Lelah May (L&R)
44-14225 P-51D 434 L2-D Drake Lt. Walter M Marge
44-14225 P-51D 434 L2-O Lost 30 Oct 44 - Lt. Douglas T Thomas KIFA
44-14246 P-51D 435 J2-T
44-14255 P-51D 435 J2-Q
44-14263 P-51D 435 J2-J Barsky Lt. William M Roarin' Rose From Courtney. Name retained
44-14263 P-51D 435 J2-J Courtney Capt. John J Jr. Roarin' Rose a/c to Barsky
44-14264 P-51D 435 J2- Lost 18 Nov 44 - Lt. Wilbert Muller bailed out.
44-14280 P-51D 436 9B-J Mulvaney Lt. Gerold M Bottleneck Reassigned to Lt. Darling
44-14280 P-51D 436 9B-J Darling Lt. Charles H Dottie Mae
44-14288 P-51D 434 L2-I Drake Lt. Walter M Margie Reassigned to Lt. Marlowe
44-14288 P-51D 434 L2-F Marlowe Lt. Wendell H Peregrine Jr.
44-14294 P-51D 435 J2- Lost 8 Nov 44 - Lt. Heinz W Detlefsen KIA 10424
44-14295 P-51D 435 J2-R Lost 14 Sept 44 - Lt. Ivan A Ervin KIFA
44-14304 P-51D 435 J2-Z
44-14308 P-51D 435 J2-E
44-14311 P-51D 434 L2-R Tipps Lt. John T The Wildcat Lost in this a/c 18 Oct 44 due to flak. Crashed Belgium.- severely injured and returned to ZI
44-14324 P-51D 434 L2-L Lost 27 Sept 44 - Lt. William H Rodgers KIA 9247
44-14325 P-51D 435 J2-Y
44-14327 P-51D 435 J2-R Riddle Col. Kyle L
44-14328 P-51D 436 9B-D
44-14333 P-51D 434 L2-Q
44-14333 P-51D 434 L2-F
44-14333 P-51D 435 J2-M Mueller Lt. Robert (NMI) Little George Lt. Mueller involved in take-off accident in this a/c 8 November 1944 at Wattisham.
44-14333 P-51D 435 J2-Q
44-14341 P-51D 435 J2-F Fast Company
44-14344 P-51D 435 J2- Pigg Lt. Robert N ??? Buddy Lost in this a/c 11 Dec 44 - KIA (bailing out due to MAC)
44-14345 P-51D 435 J2-B Rudat Lt. Wallace A Little Joan
44-14351 P-51D HQ 9B-Z Zemke Col. Hubert A Lost in this a/c 30 Oct 44 - POW 10423
44-14354 P-51D 435 J2-O Gossard Capt. Phillip D V for Val
44-14355 P-51D 434 L2-A Duffie Maj. Claire A P Give 'em Hell For H. L. Jr. Bar behind A
44-14364 P-51D 435 J2- Lost 9 Feb 45 - Lt. Carl B Jarrell POW 12174
44-14366 P-51D 435 J2-W Schoonover Lt. G F Lucky Mark
44-14371 P-51D 435 J2-Y Edith
44-14373 P-51D 434 L2-N Bowers Lt. Clifford W Skunk Chaser
44-14373 P-51D 434 L2-N Williams Lt. Bailey A Teddie 4
44-14378 P-51D 435 J2-B Friend Capt. Roy K Sweet El II
44-14391 P-51D 434 L2-B Hansen Lt. John W
44-14391 P-51D 434 L2-B Wendt Lt. Eugene H Beautiful Jan
44-14392 P-51D 435 J2-H Baird Lt. Robert J Apple Knocker
44-14393 P-51D 434 L2-Y Born Lt. David L Just Born
44-14393 P-51D 434 L2-Y Grenning Lt. Harold P Flat Top Jr.
44-14395 P-51D 434 L2-M Kline Lt. Robert B The Onley Genevieve IV
44-14396 P-51D 434 L2-A Herren Lt.Col. James M Touche Lost in this a/c 30 Oct 44 - KIA 10422
44-14396 P-51D 434 L2-F
44-14405 P-51D 435 J2- Lost 9 Sept 44 - Lt. Everett P Ford KITA
44-14406 P-51D 435 J2-P Doolittle Capt. Gordon L Mugs
44-14416 P-51D 434 L2-M Woods Lt.Col. Sidney S "Sid" Lost 25 Dec 44 - Lt. Edward L Hurtig KIA 11175