78th Fighter Group

The Duxford Eagles

Station

Duxford 3 April 1943 to 10 October 1945

Station Callsigns

Rutley

Group Callsigns

Greywall (A Group) to 22 April ’44 then Phoenix
Bakehouse (B Group) to 22 April ’44 then Slapstick
Boycott (C Group from 23 April ’44
(No Squadron Callsigns in C Group)

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82nd Fighter Squadron

Code:
MX
Callsign:
  • Stedman (A Group)
  • Churchtime (B Group) to 22 April '44 then:
  • Surtax (A Group)
  • Rainbow (B Group)

83rd Fighter Squadron

Code:
HL
Callsign:
  • Lockyear (A Group)
  • Cleveland (B Group) to 22 April '44 then:
  • Cargo (A Group)
  • Turquoise (B Group)

84th Fighter Squadron

Code:
WZ
Callsign:
  • Bayland (A Group)
  • Clinton (B Group) to 22 April '44 then:
  • Shampoo (A Group)
  • Spotlight (B Group)

Total Records: 701

Serial No Type Squad Sqd Code Pilot Rank/Given Names Markings Comments MACR
42-75429 P-47D 84 WZ-S Oiler Lt. Frank E Eileen To 56th FG as LM-S
42-75437 P-47D 84 WZ-B
42-75462 P-47D 84 WZ-L
42-75462 P-47D 84 WZ-K Newmark Lt. Burton J Lady Eve
42-75523 P-47D 84 WZ-U
42-75526 P-47D 84 WZ-
42-75540 P-47D 84 WZ-U
42-75551 P-47D 82 MX-M Lost 18 Sept 44 - Lt. Richard C Snyder POW 9001
42-75559 P-47D 83 HL-K
42-75561 P-47D 82 MX-I
42-75571 P-47D 82 MX-
42-75591 P-47D 82 MX-C Ramsay Capt. John C Lady Yvonne Lost in this a/c 12 June 44. Died of injuries 16 June. 5580
42-75591 P-47D 82 MX-B Millie B
42-75602 P-47D 82 MX-E
42-75610 P-47D 83 HL-F Lost 11 June 44 - Lt. Lawrence R Casey Evaded
42-75610 P-47D 83 HL-N Chapman Lt. William T Jr. Muscle Bound Reassigned 5581
42-75684 P-47D 84 WZ-H Abel Lt. Luther J Mickey II
42-75871 P-47D 84 WZ-
42-76074 P-47D 82 MX-H Roberts Lt. Donald R Lost in this a/c 13 April 44 - POW 3752
42-76131 P-47D 82 MX-Q Lost 11 May 44 - Lt. Richard D Steele Evaded 4693
42-76165 P-47D 83 HL-C w/w
42-76184 P-47D 84 WZ-H Rice Lt. Harold H Jr. Lost in this a/c 7 June 44 - POW 5498
42-76221 P-47D 83 HL-Y
42-76227 P-47D 83 HL-P Motsenbocker Lt. John D Jr. Lost in this a/c 8 May 44 - POW 4807
42-76232 P-47D 83 HL-P Peal Capt. Charles M Miss Norma II Lost 9 July 44 - Lt. Jack B Miller bailed out over friendly territory
42-76318 P-47D 82 MX-W Lost 28 May 44 - Lt. William S Orvis Jr. KIA 5026
42-76329 P-47D 84 WZ-A Baron Lt. Richard L
42-76351 P-47D 82 MX-O Hosford Lt. Lynn H Margaret's Mace Lost 9 Sept 44 - Lt. Kenneth L Moore KIA 8693
42-76412 P-47D 84 WZ-V Lost 15 April 44 - F/O Joseph W Mundy KIA 3902
42-76468 P-47D 83 HL-J Rich Lt. George III
42-76473 P-47D 82 MX-Y Lost 5 June 44 - Lt. John C Steinwedel KIA 5499
42-76474 P-47D 83 HL-O Lost 15 April 44 - Lt. Martin G O'Connell Jr. KIFA
42-76479 P-47D 83 HL-V Shepard Lt. Thomas W Jr Strato Viking To 405 FG, 511 FS 9th AF
42-76486 P-47D 83 HL-J Lost 6 Sept 44 - Lt. George Rich POW 8562
42-76502 P-47D 82 MX-E DeWitt Capt. Charles W Lost 5 April 44 - Lt. Harvey L Eakes KIA 3621
42-76505 P-47D 83 HL-V Lost 10 June 44 - Maj. Donald W McLeod Evaded 5582
42-76506 P-47D HQ WZ-O McIntosh Lt. Robert J Lost in this a/c 10 June 44 - POW 5583
42-76510 P-47D 83 HL-M Lost in MAC - Lt. Francis J Kochanek bailed safely
42-76512 P-47D 83 HL-T Lost 6 Sept 44 - Lt. Percy Bingham - Evaded 8563
42-76547 P-47D 82 MX-X Lost 10 June 44 - Lt. Robert L Baker KIA 5617
42-76557 P-47D 82 MX-T Richards Lt. Hayden Judy
42-76557 P-47D 82 MX-T
42-76563 P-47D 83 HL-B Kuykendall Lt. Charles E Jerri Lost in this a/c 5 Sept 44 - Evaded 8405
42-76584 P-47D 84 WZ-H Lost in this a/c 6 Aug 44 F/O Gene T Cummings POW 7451
42-76585 P-47D 82 MX-F Brasher Lt. Jerry E Nice Kitty / Dude Dude was nickname for his fiance?. A.c to Genge
42-76585 P-47D 82 MX-F Genge Lt. William H Lost in this a/c 24 May 44 POW 5279
42-76587 P-47D 83 HL-Q Higginbottom Capt. Foy E Thrup'ny Bit Lost 18 Sept 44 - Lt. John R Loegering POW 9002
42-7882 P-47D 83 HL-H Bodenhammer Maj. Don Jr. Sabotage Jr.
42-7883 P-47D 82 MX-C Oberhansly Lt.Col. Jack J Iron Ass Recoded
42-7883 P-47D 82 MX-X Oberhansly Lt.Col. Jack J Iron Ass Lost 10 Feb 44 - Lt. Vernon. Y. Jones KIA 2161