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
43-6570 P-51B 335 WD-3 w/w Two seat conversion Joe's Junk
43-6572 P-51B 336 VF-N Bennett Capt. Joseph H "Joe" Paul Named for his son. Lost in this a/c 25 May 44 - POW. Reassigned to Bennett day prior to loss. 5720
43-6572 P-51B 336 VF-N McDill Lt. Thomas K Little Mac 5721
43-6573 P-51B 336 VF-R Joiner Capt. Joseph H Rebel Lost 11 Sept 44 - Lt. Henry A Ingalls POW 8680
43-6573 P-51B 336 VF-P
43-6575 P-51B 335 WD-I Carpenter Maj. George "Carp" Virginia Virginia was name of c.c wife and could have been chalked only
43-6575 P-51B 335 WD-E Lost 6 June 44 - Lt. Cecil E Garbey KIA 5602
43-6575 P-51B 335 WD-L
43-6578 P-51B 334 QP-Z
43-6579 P-51B 335 WD-S Fiedler Lt. Clemens A S.N.A.F.U. (Artwork Mule kicking Hitler) Lost 18 April 44 - Lt. Lloyd F Henry KIA 4138
43-6584 P-51B 336 VF- Lost 19 May 44 - Lt. Donald J Patchen POW 5290
43-6586 P-51B 334 QP-U Lost 11 June 44 - Lt. Harry B Noon KIA 5571
43-6587 P-51B 334 QP-O Involved in MAC 13 may 44 - Lt. Jack T Simon
43-6587 P-51B 334 QP-Z Lost 2 Jan 44 - Lt. Arthur J Senecal KIA 11521
43-6591 P-51B 334 QP-V Noon Lt. Harry B
43-6591 P-51B 334 QP-4 hack a/c. Involved in taxi accident 30 dec 44 - Lt. Harry L Davis (336 FS)
43-6630 P-51B 336 VF-U Lost 6 March 44 - Lt. Robert J Messenger POW 3042
43-6633 P-51B 336 VF-Q McDill Lt. Thomas K Little Mac Lost in this a/c 25 May 1944 - POW. Reassigned to McDill day prior to loss.
43-6633 P-51B 336 VF-Q Nelson Lt. Robert F "Buffalo Grass" Reassigned to McDill 24 May 1944.
43-6636 P-51B 334 QP-N Megura Capt. Nicholas "Cowboy" Ill Wind Lost 9 May 44 - Lt. Vernon A Burroughs POW 4682
43-6639 P-51B 335 WD-P Carlow Capt. Earle W Lost in this a/c 21 March 44 - Evaded 3378
43-6641 P-51B 335 WD-E Lost 21 March 44 - Lt. James H Brandenburg KIA 3379
43-6643 P-51B 335 WD-L Lost 3 March 44 - Lt. George W Barnes KIA 3043
43-6646 P-51B 334 QP-L Lost 29 April 44 - Lt. Peter Kennedy POW 4541
43-6650 P-51B 336 VF-A Norris Lt. J.C. Lost in this a/c 2 July 44 - POW 6802
43-6652 P-51B 336 VF- Lost 16 March 44 - Lt. Ernest P Skilton KIA 3380
43-6656 P-51B 334 QP-N Frazer Lt. Thomas E Lost 28 Feb 44 - Lt. Robert B Frazer KIFA - Landing crash
43-6666 P-51B 336 VF-O Norley Maj. Louis H "Red Dog"
43-6673 P-51B 336 VF-
43-6690 P-51B 334 QP-Q Mills Maj. Henry L "Hank" Lost in this a/c 6 March 44 - POW 3044
43-6696 P-51B 336 VF-F Peterson Capt. Kenneth D "Blacksnake" Lost in this a/c 29 March 44 - POW 3459
43-6705 P-51B 336 VF-W Johnson Lt. Warren E
43-6705 P-51B 335 WD-S
43-6714 P-51B 336 VF-K Pierini Capt. Donald J Jersey Bounce Named after popular Benny Goodman title & home state.Destroyed in mid-air collision - Pilot Lt. Pierini O K
43-6717 P-51B 334 QP-S Hills Capt. Robert L
43-6717 P-51B 334 QP-S Howe Capt. David W
43-6717 P-51B 334 QP-V
43-6718 P-51B 335 WD-R Goodwyn Capt. John W The Mary "a" II Named for his wife Mary Alice Greene
43-6719 P-51B 334 QP-T Foster Lt. Kenneth E Lost 7 Oct 44 - F/O Kenneth E Foster bailed safely.
43-6725 P-51B 335 WD-U Simpson Lt. Curtis
43-6730 P-51B 336 VF-
43-6740 P-51B 336 VF-R Lost 3 March 44 - Lt. Glenn A Herter KIA 3045
43-6746 P-51B 334 QP-E Blanchfield Capt. Herbert J
43-6746 P-51B 334 QP-X Re-coded from QP-E Lost 2 July 44 - Lt. Ralph K Hofer "Kidd" KIA 6801
43-6753 P-51B 335 WD-M
43-6759 P-51B 335 WD-P Lost 29 March 44 - Lt. William E Newell POW 3524
43-6765 P-51B 336 VF-P Godfrey Maj. John T "Johnny"
43-6767 P-51B 335 WD-D McGrattan Capt. Bernard L "Big Mac" Lost 24 April 44 - Lt. Milton G Scarborough KIA 4309
43-6767 P-51B 335 WD-F
43-6768 P-51B 366 VF-Y Hagan Capt. Harry N "Duke"