56th Fighter Group

Zemke's Wolfpack

Station

Kingscliffe January 12 1943 to 4 April 1943
Horsham St. Faith 5 April 1943 to 7 July 1943
Halesworth 8 July 1943 to 18 April 1944
Boxted 18 April 1944 to 9 September 1945

Station Callsigns

Sturdy (Halesworth)
Dogday (Boxted)

Group Callsigns

Yardstick (A Group) to 22 April ’44 then Fairbank
Ashland (B Group) to 22 April ’44 then Subway
Pantile (C Group from 23 April ’44
(No Squadron Callsigns in C Group)

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61st Fighter Squad

Code:
HV
Callsign:
  • Shaker to 7 July '43 then:
  • Keyworth (A Group)
  • Halstead (B Group) to 22 April '44 then:
  • Whippet (A Group)
  • Household (B Group)

62nd Fighter Squadron

Code:
LM
Callsign:
  • Harbour to 7 July '43 then:
  • Woodfire (A Group)
  • Groundhog (B Group) to 22 April '44 then:
  • Platform (A Group)
  • Icejug (B Group)

63rd Fighter Squadron

Code:
UN
Callsign:
  • Moisture to 7 July '43 then:
  • Postgate (A Group)
  • Northgrove (B Group) to 22 April '44 then;
  • Daily (A Group)
  • Yorker (B Group)

Total Records: 688

Serial No Type Squad Sqd Code Pilot Rank/Given Names Markings Comments MACR
44-21194 P-47M 63 UN-X Crashed 23 March 1945 - Lt. Carl J Bokina killed in training accident.
44-21195 P-47M 61 HV-N Allen Lt. John T Dee Crashed 22 June 45 - take-off accident.
44-21196 P-47M 63 UN-G Bradshaw Lt. John T Yorkshire Lass Named for his English wife Doreen.
44-21197 P-47M 61 HV-I Crashed 3 Feb 1945
44-21198 P-47M 63 UN-V Smith Lt. Vernon A Lost in mid-air collision with 44-21137 on 11 June 1945 - Lt. Solomon NMI Epstein.
44-21199 P-47M 62 LM-X Butiste Lt .Leo F Artwork - pinup L cowl / "Josephine My Flying Machine" R Cowl
44-21200 P-47M 62 LM-R Ball Lt. Sandford N
44-21201 P-47M 63 UN-C
44-21202 P-47M 61 HV-P Joy Boy
44-21203 P-47M 63 UN-A Andermatt Lt. Eugene Miss June (R)
44-21206 P-47M 61 HV-A Higgins Lt. Richard W Taxi accident at Boxted 26 July 1945 - Lt. Burton O Blodgett
44-21207 P-47M 62 LM-M Williamson Maj. Felix D "Willie" Crashed Belgium 17 April 45
44-21208 P-47M 62 LM-N
44-21209 P-47M 63 UN-B Huff Lt. Edgar J Lookin' fer Trouble.(R) Artwork of Cherub with Tommy Gun on cowl.
44-21210 P-47M 62 LM-O Gould Lt. Norman D
44-21211 P-47M 62 LM-Z
44-21212 P-47M 61 HV-U Woock Capt. Charles R Lovely Loey Named for Lois - the future Mrs Woock.
44-21213 P-47M 62 LM-
44-21214 P-47M 62 LM-Y Wilkerson Capt. William F
44-21215 P-47M 63 UN-K
44-21217 P-47M 63 UN-O Ogden Lt. Frank A
44-21218 P-47M 62 LM-
44-21219 P-47M 62 LM-I
44-21221 P-47M 63 UN-C Charlton Lt. Wade B Pinkie (artwork of pink elephant) Info. Via Lt. Charlton
44-21222 P-47M 63 UN-S Scherz Lt. Willard C Lt. Willard C Scherz killed in take-off accident due to engine failure - 15 March 1945.
44-21223 P-47M 62 LM-
44-21224 P-47M 61 HV-J NMF in May '45
44-21225 P-47M 63 UN-K Kuhn Lt. Philip G Fire Ball
44-21226 P-47M 63 UN-G Groce Lt. Walter R
44-21226 P-47M 63 UN-G Stebelton Lt. Samuel F
44-21228 P-47M 62 LM-K Winters Capt. Robert F
44-21228 P-47M 62 LM-R
44-21229 P-47M 61 HV-H Landing accident at Boxted on 14 July 1945 - Lt. Thomas D Adcock.
44-21230 P-47M 62 LM-A Armstrong Lt. Donald Lost 16 April 45 - Capt. Edward W Appel. Evaded. 13863
44-21233 P-47M 62 LM-H Henley Lt. Donald Jr.
44-21234 P-47M 63 UN-R Hughes F/O Melvin J The Mighty Myth
44-21237 P-47M 62 LM-C Ulch F/O Shirley D
44-21237 P-47M 62 LM-C Sharbo Lt. Walter J Marion (L) / North Dakota Kid (R)