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
44-72395 P-51D 435 J2- To Sweden post war as 26090
44-72404 P-51D 436 9B-
44-72431 P-51D 436 9B-G Hopcroft Lt. Ernest W Poontang II
44-72516 P-51D 436 9B-A Duffie Maj. Claire A P Give 'em Hell For H. L. Jr.
44-72516 P-51D 436 9B-O Plunk Maj. Henry Porter Ambrosia
44-72627 P-51D 435 J2-N To Switzerland post war as J-2077
44-72714 P-51D 436 9B-
44-72721 P-51D 436 9B-
44-72723 P-51D 435 J2-
44-72723 P-51D 436 9B-
44-72751 P-51D 436 9B-C
44-72802 P-51D 435 J2-V
44-72826 P-51D 434 L2-G
44-72921 P-51D 434 L2-W Olds Maj. Robin Scat VII Previously with 352nd FG.
44-72950 P-51D 436 9B-D
44-72951 P-51D 436 9B-M
44-73137 P-51D 435 J2-N
44-73138 P-51D 435 J2-K Hooker Capt. Verne E
44-11674 P-51K 434 L2-O Jeffrey Lt.Col. Arthur F "Art" Boomerang Jr. Profile could be either a/c Serial given in P-MA8AF is for a P-51K but noted as D-30-NT
44-11674 P-51K 434 L2-I Thompson Lt. Hilton O Speedball a/c from Jeffrey. Transferred to 355th FG
44-11739 P-51K 436 9B-P Elmgren Lt. Charles B Lost 22 Feb 45 - Lt. Peter C Vassuer details unknown 12672
44-11746 P-51K 434 L2-W Olds Maj. Robin Scat VI
44-11749 P-51K 436 9B- Lost 4 May 45 - Lt. Anthony J Scordino KITA
44-11755 P-51K 435 J2-K Candelaria Lt. Richard G My Pride and Joy Lost in this a/c 13 April 45 - POW 13904
44-11761 P-51K 434 L2-X Hendrickson Lt. Laurie A Miss Georgia Carol
44-11764 P-51K 434 L2-M Kline Lt. Robert B The Onley Genevieve Lost 13 Apr 45 - Lt. Kline bailed out - returned.
44-12117 P-51K 436 9B-
44-12150 P-51K 434 L2-2
44-12156 P-51K 434 L2-A Huval Lt. Ossie J "Mary"(L) "The Flying Frenchman" (R) Lt Huval was a native of Cecelia, LA and a French speaker. Lost in this a/c 13 April 45 - POW 14120