55th Fighter Group

Station

Nuthampstead 16 September 1943 to 16 April 1944
Wormingford 16 April 1944 to 21 July 1945

Station Callsigns

Rockcreek (Nuthampstead)
Fusspot (Wormingford)

Group Callsigns

Smallboy to 22 April ’44 then:
Windsor (A Group)
Graphic (B Group)
Kodak (C Group)
(No Squadron Callsigns in C Group)

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38th Fighter Squad

Code:
CG
Callsign:
  • Swindle 22 April '44 then:
  • Hellcat (A Group)
  • Program (B Group)

338th Fighter Squad

Code:
CL
Callsign:
  • Warcraft to 22 April '44 then:
  • Acorn (A Group)
  • Richard (B Group)

343rd Fighter Squad

Code:
CY
Callsign:
  • Careful to 22nd April:
  • Tudor (A Group)
  • Saucy (B Group)

Total Records: 517

Serial No Type Squad Sqd Code Pilot Rank/Given Names Markings Comments MACR
44-72821 P-51D 343 CY-J Biggie From 357th FG. To Switzerland post war as J-2112
44-72945 P-51D 338 CL-
44-72958 P-51D 338 CL-V
44-72985 P-51D 338 CL-V Rimerman Col. Benjamin Diane TD. Ground looped this a/c 26 April 45 @ Wormingford
44-73155 P-51D 38 CG-A My Achin' Back Name and artwork retained
44-73165 P-51D 338 CL-
44-73200 P-51D 343 CY-A Lost 15 May 45 - Lt. John R Duxbury
44-73204 P-51D 343 CY-G Giller Maj. Edward B The Millie G
44-73264 P-51D 343 CY- Delivered March 45. Returned to ZI July 45
44-11361 P-51K 38 CG- Abdul
44-11370 P-51K 343 CY-E Howes Lt. Bernard H My Li'l Honey
44-11370 P-51K 38 CG-R Staggs Capt. William B Wild Honey Lost 20 Feb 45 - Lt. Robert L Sill KIA 12540
44-11628 P-51K 343 CY-H Ho! Hue
44-11639 P-51K 338 CL-L Black Lt. Robert The Grim Reaper
44-11676 P-51K 343 CY-I Gibbs Lt. Richard G
44-11687 P-51K 338 CL-V McDowell Capt. Bert Jr. Betty Mac II Lost in this a/c 6 Feb 45 - POW 12162
44-12136 P-51K 338 CL-Q