4th Fighter Group

The Eagles

Station
Debden 29 September 1942 to 27 July 1945
Station Callsigns

Carman to 22 April ’44 then:
Diction from 23 April ’44

Group Callsigns

Upper to 22 April ’44 then:
Horseback (A Group)
Amber (B Group)
Mascot (C Group)
(No Squadron Callsigns in C Group

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334th Fighter Squadron

Code:
QP
Callsign:
  • Pectin to 16 April '44 then:
  • Cobweb (A Group)
  • Tiffin (B Group)

335th Fighter Squadron

Code:
WD
Callsign:
  • Greenbelt to 16 April '44 then:
  • Caboose (A Group)
  • Supreme (B Group)

336th Fighter Squadron

Code:
VF
Callsign:
  • Shirtblue to 22 April '44 then:
  • Becky (A Group)
  • Ronnie (B Group)

Total Records: 678

Serial No Type Squad Sqd Code Pilot Rank/Given Names Markings Comments MACR
41-6### P-47C 336 VF-K Simon Capt. Reuben "Red"
41-6162 P-47C 335 WD-B Smith Lt. Kenneth G
41-6178 P-47C 335 WD-E
41-6180 P-47C 336 VF-U Millikan Maj. Willard W "Millie" Missouri Mauler
41-6181 P-47C 335 WD-D Smolinsky Lt. Frank J Stinky Killed in this a/c on non-operational flight 3 April 1943 - crashed Sawbridgeworth due to engine failure on take-off.
41-6182 P-47C 335 WD-X Happel Maj. James A
41-6183 P-47C 336 VF-O Sobanski Maj. Winslow M "Mike" Mike II Reassigned to Norley on Sobanski going to 334.
41-6183 P-47C 336 VF-O Norley Maj. Louis H "Red Dog" Red Dog Reassigned from Sobanski
41-6184 P-47C 336 VF-V Messenger Lt. Robert J Old Rocking Chair / Well? / E.L. Trans to 368FG
41-6185 P-47C 335 WD-S Young Maj. Donald A
41-6186 P-47C 334 QP- Crash-landed 29 Jan 43 - Lt. Lucius F Foster (336 FS)
41-6187 P-47C 334 QP-E Blanchfield Capt. Herbert J Uncle Den (Dogpatch cartoon) a/c from Priser
41-6187 P-47C 334 QP-L Priser Capt. Robert L "Junior" Quack a/c to Blanchfield
41-6190 P-47C 334 QP- Taxi accident Debden 29 jan 43 - Maj. Leroy Gover (336 FS)
41-6190 P-47C 355 WD- Reissued to 335th FS following repair after taxi accident
41-6191 P-47C 334 QP-Q Mills Maj. Henry L "Hank" Belly-landed this a/c Debden 19 June 43
41-6191 P-47C 334 QP-Q Morgan Capt. William Brewster "Brew"
41-6192 P-47C 336 VF-D Sooman Lt. Woodrow F "Woody" Lollapoluza
41-6194 P-47C 336 VF-X VanWyk Capt. Neil "Dutch"
41-6194 P-47C 336 VF-X Bishop Capt. Leicester B Death Takes A Holiday / Artwork of Mickey Mouse Reassigned to Van Wyk
41-6195 P-47C 334 QP-W Clark Lt.Col. James A Jr. "Jim" Ground looped 18 Sept 43 - Lt. Robert B Fraser
41-6196 P-47C 334 QP-P Lutz Lt. John F "Pappy" Artwork of kicking Mule Lost in this a/c 4 May 43 KIA
41-6196 P-47C 334 QP-W Rafalovitch Capt. Alexander
41-6197 P-47C 336 VF-Q Fuchs Lt. Ray G Trishie II
41-6200 P-47C 334 -00 Lost 1 Feb 43 - Lt. John Mitchellweis Jr . KIFA (336 FS)
41-6202 P-47C 334 QP-T Hopson Capt. Alfred H "Hoppy"
41-6204 P-47C 334 -04 Daymond Maj. Gregory A "Gus" Reassigned to McMinn.
41-6204 P-47C 334 QP-M McMinn Capt. Richard D Artwork of red devil Lost in this a/c 15 Apr 43 - KIA. Hit by FW190 and crashed into North Sea.
41-6206 P-47C 335 WD-H Evans Lt.Col. Roy W
41-6207 P-47C 335 WD-X Smith Capt. Kenneth G Mark I Lost 7 Sept 43 - Lt. Aubrey C Stanhope POW
41-6212 P-47C 334 QP-I Hopson Capt. Alfred H "Hoppy" Lost 2 Sept 43 - Lt Dale B Leaf KIA. No MACR recorded
41-6214 P-47C 335 WD-F Ellington Capt. Paul M From 56 F/G
41-6224 P-47C 335 WD-C Could be "O" per SB
41-6224 P-47C 335 WD-X To 56 FG
41-6225 P-47C 335 WD-W
41-6226 P-47C 335 WD-I Carpenter Maj. George "Carp"
41-6233 P-47C 335 WD-C Stanhope Lt. Aubrey C
41-6233 P-47C 335 WD-O Wyman Lt. Burton C
41-6238 P-47C 334 QP-
41-6238 P-47C 336 VF-H Ayres Lt. Henry L Jr Peaches Lost 28 July 43 - Lt. Henry L Ayres Jr. ditched in North Sea injured - POW. Repatriated 22 September 1944.
41-6244 P-47C 336 VF-
41-6247 P-47C 334 QP-
41-6248 P-47C 335 WD- Lost 30 July 43 - Lt. Frederick D Merritt KIA
41-6256 P-47C 336 VF-G Gover Maj. Leroy
41-6256 P-47C 336 VF-I Hobert Capt. Robert D Blue Goofis
41-6258 P-47C 334 QP-
41-6260 P-47C 335 WD-
41-6328 P-47C 335 WD- Lost 9 September 43 - Lt. Frank M Fink bailed out over Paris due to engine failure - POW
41-6354 P-47C 336 VF-R Herter Lt. Glenn A Artwork - Gremlins on horseback Written off in take off accident 5 Jan 44 by Raphael in collision with 41-6359 WD-K
41-6356 P-47C 335 WD-