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
42-106894 P-51B 336 VF-4 w/w 2 seater. Crashed 1 April 45 - Fred Glover
42-106911 P-51B 335 WD-A Became WD-A following McKennon ending first tour. Lost 9 May 44 - Lt. Lloyd W Waterman POW 4686
42-106924 P-51B 334 QP-L Hofer Lt. Ralph Kidd "Kidd" Salem Representative
42-106924 P-51B 334 QP-F Taxi accident Debden 17 July 44 - Lt. Herbert Vander Vate Jr.
42-106940 P-51B 335 WD-N Lost 8 Aug 44 - Lt. Robert G Fischer KIA (339 F/G - D7-K per Morris) 7760
42-106975 P-51B 336 VF-N
43-12177 P-51B 335 WD-
43-12193 P-51B 335 WD-2 w/w Two seat conversion
43-12194 P-51B 335 WD-
43-12214 P-51B 336 VF-C Glover Maj. Frederick W "Freddie" Rebel Queen
43-12264 P-51B 335 WD- To 354th FG 9th AF as GQ-D and Lost 3 March 44 - Lt. Horace B White POW. MACR 2919
43-12407 P-51B 335 WD-
43-12412 P-51B 334 QP-
43-12416 P-51B 336 VF-O Norley Maj. Louis H "Red Dog"
43-12427 P-51B 335 WD-
43-12469 P-51B 335 WD-L Lost 21 March 44 - F/O. Joseph Goetz KIA 3383
43-24762 P-51B 334 QP-
43-24769 P-51B 336 VF-U Millikan Maj. Willard W "Millie" Missouri Mauler Lost in this a/c 30 May 44 - POW 5488
43-24771 P-51B 336 VF- Tussey Lt. Robert S Miss Altoona Lost in this a/c 11 May 44 - KIA bailing out 30 miles NE of North Foreland.
43-24787 P-51B 336 VF- Lost 30 May 44 - Lt. Samuel H Young Jr. POW 5489
43-24793 P-51B 334 QP-C Underwood Lt. Thomas A Lost in this a/c 8 Aug 44 - POW 7758
43-24794 P-51B 335 WD-H
43-24813 P-51B 335 WD-A Church Capt. Robert C
43-24813 P-51B 335 WD-N Lost 18 Aug 44 - Lt. John T Conley KIA 8144
43-24825 P-51B 334 QP-G Fraser Lt. Thomas E Jerry Lost in this a/c 6 June 44 - POW. A/c repaired and used by Luftwaffe as T9+HK 5608
43-24841 P-51B 334 QP-D Howard Lt. C.G. Lost in this a/c 18 Aug 44 - KIA 7943
43-24848 P-51B 336 VF-B Goodson Maj. James A "Goody"
43-24848 P-51B 336 VF-X Van Wyk Capt. Neil "Dutch" Flying Dutchman
43-24877 P-51B 336 VF-U Chandler Lt. Van E Wheezy
43-6316 P-51B 335 WD-H Lost 21 March 44 - Lt. William C Hawkins POW 3438
43-6325 P-51B 335 WD-Z Lost 13 April 44 - Lt. Ralph W Saunders KIA 4143
43-6362 P-51B 336 VF-H Fredericks Lt. Harold H
43-6433 P-51B 334 QP-D Lost 8 June 44 Lt. James T Byrd Jr. KITA
43-6437 P-51B 335 WD-C Blakeslee Col. Donald J M "Col Don" Re-coded to WD-V
43-6437 P-51B 335 WD-V Lost 7 Aug 44 - Lt. Sidney V Wadsworth POW 7757
43-6441 P-51B 334 QP-G
43-6442 P-51B 336 VF- Lost 8 March 44 - Lt.Col. Selden R Edner KIA 2838
43-6460 P-51B 335 WD-F Lost 18 March 44 - Lt. Edward P Freeburger KIA 3377
43-6463 P-51B 335 WD-E Lost 19 July 44 - Lt. Kermit O Dahlen KIA 6828
43-6489 P-51B 334 QP-
43-6507 P-51B 336 VF-H Pierini Capt. Donald J Jersey Bounce II Named after popular Benny Goodman title & home state.
43-6507 P-51B 336 VF-E Carlson Capt. Kendall E "Swede"
43-6512 P-51B 336 VF-
43-6518 P-51B 334 QP-G
43-6518 P-51B 334 QP-K Ayres Lt. James W
43-6542 P-51B 334 QP-
43-6557 P-51B 335 WD-Q
43-6560 P-51B 334 QP-W Clark Lt.Col. James A Jr. "Jim" Lost 29 May 44 - Lt. Frank E Speer POW 5396
43-6562 P-51B 335 WD-N Lost 11 July 44 - Lt. James S Hanrahan POW 6712
43-6567 P-51B 334 QP-E Lost 7 July 44 - Lt. John J Scally POW 6803