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
44-13344 P-51D 334 QP-X Lost 13 Oct 44 - Lt. Raymond A Dyer Bailed safely
44-13352 P-51D 334 QP-Z Lang Capt. Joseph L involved in MAC 9 Sept 44 - Lt. Willard G Gillette
44-13352 P-51D 334 QP-V Lost 9 Sept 44 - Lt. Earl C Walsh bailed safely
44-13372 P-51D 334 QP-W Clark Lt.Col. James A Jr. "Jim"
44-13372 P-51D 334 QP-B Lost 11 Aug 44 - Lt. Willard G Gillette bailed safely
44-13375 P-51D 336 VF-M Dugan Lt. Harry E Jr. Penny III Lost 16 April 45 - Lt. William H Ayer POW 14126
44-13389 P-51D 335 WD-P Jones Capt. Frank C Jr. Artwork of horseshoe around clover leaf Lost 16 April 45 - Lt. Edward J McLoughlin POW 13923
44-13399 P-51D 335 WD-O Damaged 21 June 1944 during "Frantic" mission and left in Russia - Lt. James W Russell Jr
44-13402 P-51D 335 WD-K Lost 2 July 44 - Capt. George I Stanford Jr. POW 6799
44-13411 P-51D 334 QP-Q Monroe Maj. Shelton W "Shel" Lost 20 Nov 44 - Lt. Leonard P Werner KIA 10535
44-13412 P-51D 336 VF-M Logan Lt. George H Jr Lost 24 Aug 44 - Maj. John T Godfrey POW 7941
44-13519 P-51D 336 VF-I
44-13534 P-51D 335 WD-F Lost 28 Aug 44 - Maj. Archibald M Thomson Jr. - Evaded 8297
44-13555 P-51D 335 WD-D Lines Capt. Ted E Thunder Bird Name from Arizona heritage (Mesa AZ)
44-13563 P-51D 335 WD-R Lost 18 Aug 44 - Lt. Donald E Smith KIA 8146
44-13564 P-51D 335 WD-I Perkins Capt. Donald D Also assigned to Robert Mabie per Morris
44-13567 P-51D 335 WD-O Lost 18 Aug 44 - Lt. Bernard J Rosenson KIA 8145
44-13575 P-51D 336 VF-V Dugan Lt. Harry E Jr. Penny
44-13608 P-51D HQ VF-B Lost 13 July 44 - Maj. Wilson V Edwards POW 6719
44-13615 P-51D 334 QP-R Bennett Lt. Donald L Lost in this a/c 20 Nov 44 - POW 10536
44-13630 P-51D 336 VF-R Dickey Capt Melvin N Betty Jane II
44-13630 P-51D 336 VF-R Joiner Capt. Joseph H Rebel Became Betty Jane II
44-13641 P-51D 335 WD-A Lost 22 July 1944 - Lt. Lloyd G Kingham KIA - spun-in due to overcast shortly after take off for mission.
44-13649 P-51D 336 VF-F
44-13649 P-51D 336 VF-P
44-13673 P-51D 334 QP-B Taxi accident Debden 17 July 44 - Lt. Willard G Gillette
44-13727 P-51D 335 WD-Z
44-13732 P-51D 334 QP-R Rudkin Lt. Kenneth J Lost in this a/c 25 Aug 44 - POW 7942
44-13732 P-51D 334 QP-F
44-13777 P-51D 335 WD-
44-13779 P-51D 335 WD-C Blakeslee Col. Donald J M "Col Don"
44-13779 P-51D 335 WD-C Kiser Lt. Olin A "Chuck" Reassigned from Blakeslee
44-13788 P-51D 335 WD-J Elffner Lt. Thomas H Lost 9 April 45 - Lt. Herman S Rasmussen KIA 13946
44-13883 P-51D 335 WD-A McKennon Maj. Pierce W "Mac" Lost in this a/c 28 Aug 44 - Evaded 8298
44-13884 P-51D 334 QP-G Howe Capt. David W
44-13884 P-51D 334 QP-B Take-off accident Debden 6 Aug 44 Lt. Dean E Lange
44-13884 P-51D 334 QP-V lost 6 Feb 45 - F/O. William D Bates KIA
44-13893 P-51D 336 VF-
44-13903 P-51D 335 WD-L Rinebolt Lt. Richard J "Porky" Artwork - Two dice in white circle
44-13934 P-51D 336 VF-S Smith Maj. Fonzo D Lost in this a/c 3 Aug 44 - POW 7453
44-13946 P-51D 334 QP-S Recoded from QP-D
44-13956 P-51D 334 QP-D Dickmeyer Lt. Robert A Jan
44-13959 P-51D 334 QP-H Proboscis Loaned to 355th FG for their "Frantic VII" mission and retained at Steeple Morden following repair after crash-landing due to engine failure on 22 September 1944 .
44-13961 P-51D 336 VF-L McFarlane Maj. John D Lost 8 Nov 44 - Lt. Edward A Quist POW 10447
44-13977 P-51D 355 WD-H Hunter Lt. Robert C Jr. Cookie
44-13977 P-51D 335 WD-T Diamond Lt.Brack [NMI] Ginny Reassignrd to Peterson
44-13977 P-51D 335 WD-H Peterson Lt. Donald J Cookie Bar aft of letter. Reassigned to Hunter.
44-13982 P-51D 335 WD-V Poage Lt. Charles E Jr.
44-13982 P-51D 334 QP-W Lost 11 Feb 45 - Lt. Morton R Savage KIA
44-13984 P-51D 334 QP-U Arthur Lt. Marvin W Davey Lee Named for his son