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
42-26059 P-47D 336 VF-3 Squadron 2 seater w/w
42-74621 P-47D 335 WD-L
42-74663 P-47D 336 VF-H Garrison Lt. Vermont
42-74663 P-47D 336 VF-H Ingold Lt. Conrad C "Connie" Eureka
42-74686 P-47D 335 WD-E Evans Lt.Col. Roy W Artwork - "Eagle Squadron emblem"
42-74686 P-47D 335 WD-M
42-74688 P-47D 336 VF-G Gover Maj. Leroy Miss San Carlos
42-74696 P-47D 334 QP-M Battle damage 1st December 1943.
42-74717 P-47D 335 WD-T Steele Lt. James F This Above All
42-74718 P-47D 335 WD-H
42-74726 P-47D 335 WD-V Anderson Capt. Charles F Jr Hell's Belle
42-74751 P-47D 334 QP-Q Mills Maj. Henry L "Hank"
42-75051 P-47D 335 WD-R Reed Lt. Richard I Lost in this a/c 20 Feb 44 KIA 2664
42-75112 P-47D 335 WD-Z Rowles Lt. William P
42-75119 P-47D 335 WD-N Lost 29 Jan 44 - Lt. Burt C Wyman KIA 2116
42-75120 P-47D 334 QP-F Sobanski Maj. Winslow M "Mike" Mike IV - Artwork of "Typhoon McGoon" on cowl.
42-75250 P-47D 334 QP-P
42-75252 P-47D 334 QP-W Clark Lt.Col. James A Jr. "Jim"
42-75254 P-47D 334 QP-S
42-75254 P-47D 334 QP-X Lost 3 Feb 44 - F/O. William A Cox KIA 2143
42-75274 P-47D 336 VF-I Hobert Capt. Robert D
42-75392 P-47D 336 VF- Messenger Lt. Robert J
42-75702 P-47D 335 WD-
42-7853 P-47D 335 WD-
42-7861 P-47D 334 QP-A Battle damage 1st December 1943
42-7863 P-47D 335 WD-C Blakeslee Col. Donald J M "Col Don"
42-7863 P-47D 335 WD-E Evans Lt.Col. Roy W a/c from Blakeslee
42-7873 P-47D 336 VF-J Bennett Lt. Joseph L Lt. Bennett belly-landed this a/c 16 June 1943 due to engine failure.
42-7874 P-47D 334 QP-J Hively Maj. Howard D "Deacon" The Deacon Lost 2 Dec 43 - F/O John P McNabb KIFA
42-7875 P-47D 334 QP-T Lost 14 June 1943 Lt. Garrett C King killed on training flight due to weather.
42-7876 P-47D 334 QP-K France Capt. Victor J "Vic" Miss Dallas
42-7879 P-47D 335 WD-M
42-7879 P-47D 335 WD-O
42-7881 P-47D 334 QP-E Castle Lt. Vincent R "Bud" Artwork - Gremlins Lost in this a/c 19 June 43 - KIFA (Take-off crash)
42-7884 P-47D 336 VF-P Godfrey Maj. John T "Johnny" Lucky (Reggies Reply under windshield) Artwork dog in horseshoe (Lucky was dog's name Reggie was brother killed in North atlantic)
42-7884 P-47D 336 VF-T Gentile Capt. Don S "Buckeye" Donnie Boy
42-7890 P-47D 334 QP-B Beeson Maj. Duane W "Bee" Boise Bee
42-7892 P-47D 336 VF-
42-7895 P-47D 336 VF-K Smart Lt. Glenn Artwork of angel on cloud To 56 FG
42-7901 P-47D 335 WD-G
42-7911 P-47D 335 WD-P Carlow Capt. Earle W Lost 8 Oct 43 - Lt. Robert G Patterson POW 938
42-7915 P-47D 334 QP-U Lost 8 Oct 43 - F/O Clyde D Smith POW 937
42-7919 P-47D 334 QP-N Morgan Capt. William Brewster "Brew" Lilliput Accident 22 Sept 43 Warmwell - Capt. Alexander Rafalovich
42-7920 P-47D 334 QP-N Lost 21 May 43 - Lt. Leland L McFarlane KIA 2663
42-7924 P-47D 334 QP-F Sobanski Maj. Winslow M "Mike" Lost 3 Nov 43 - F/O Frank D Gallion KIA 1048
42-7928 P-47D 334 QP-Z
42-7933 P-47D 336 VF-Y Dunn Capt. Phillip H "Pappy" Miss Skippy (Pappy below canopy)
42-7936 P-47D 335 WD-W Smith Maj. Fonzo D Pistol Packin' Mama / Texas
42-7939 P-47D 335 WD-Z Wortman Lt. Ward K Lost in this a/c 14 July 43 KIA 3149
42-7945 P-47D 334 QP-D Pisanos Capt. Spiros S "Steve" Miss Plainfield