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
44-19569 P-47D 84 WZ-Z Brown Maj. Quince L Okie III Lost in this a/c 6 Sept 44 - KIA 8407
44-19573 P-47D HQ HL-P Doyle Capt. Gray A Lost in this a/c 5 Sept 44 - KIA 8406
44-19575 P-47D 84 WZ-W Maxwell Capt. Julius P
44-19590 P-47D 83 HL-
44-19596 P-47D 84 WZ-A Destroyed in crash landing 10 October 1944 - Lt. Walter Keller
44-19717 P-47D 82 MX-
44-19720 P-47D 82 MX-A To 48 FG 492 FS 9th AF as F4-C
44-19729 P-47D 84 WZ-
44-19732 P-47D 84 WZ-
44-19750 P-47D 83 HL-E Bonebrake Capt. Robert R
44-19762 P-47D 84 WZ-Z Marshall Lt.Col. Leonard P The Face V
44-19765 P-47D 83 HL-
44-19766 P-47D 84 WZ-L Keillor Capt. Peter T
44-19777 P-47D 82 MX-Q Bolgert Lt. Edwin F To 56 FG
44-19777 P-47D 82 MX-Q Hart Capt. Donald C
44-19785 P-47D 83 HL-J To 366 FG
44-19792 P-47D 82 MX-K To 56 FG
44-19798 P-47D 82 MX-
44-19846 P-47D 82 MX-W
44-19854 P-47D 83 HL-L
44-19875 P-47D 83 HL-J
44-19884 P-47D 83 HL-T
44-19895 P-47D 83 HL-S
44-19908 P-47D 82 MX-B Thompson Lt. Harry A Lost in this a/c 21 Nov 44 - POW 10542
44-19912 P-47D 84 WZ-E
44-19930 P-47D 82 MX-N To 56 FG
44-19932 P-47D 83 HL-B Jacobson Lt. Alan R Lost in this a/c 9 Nov 44 - KIA 10434
44-19934 P-47D 84 WZ-G Higgins Lt. Roy D Ginny
44-19950 P-47D 82 MX-L Hockery Capt. John J Spook Lost in this a/c 26 Nov 44 - POW 10543
44-19958 P-47D 84 WZ-B Grisham Lt. Leon M Anne
44-19963 P-47D 82 MX-H
44-19964 P-47D 83 HL-Y To 56 FG
44-19966 P-47D 84 WZ-J Smith Maj. Raymond E Li'l Thor Presentation a/c from Big Stone Gap, VA.
42-25147 P-47G 83 HL-X
42-25196 P-47G 83 HL-E
42-106789 P-51B 83 HL-T Crash landed Duxford 11 March 45 - Lt. John D Collins
42-106826 P-51B 82 MX- w/w Hack
42-106826 P-51B 84 WZ-S w/w Hack
42-106876 P-51B 83 HL-
42-106876 P-51B 84 WZ-S
42-106886 P-51B 84 WZ-P From 339 F/G
43-12213 P-51B 82 MX-F w/w Hack
43-12464 P-51B 84 WZ-R
43-6533 P-51B 84 WZ-S w/w hack
43-6593 P-51B 84 WZ-S
43-6644 P-51B 82` MX-E
43-6736 P-51B 83 HL-K Hack used as trainer "B" before "K"
43-6757 P-51B 82 MX-F
43-6963 P-51B 82 MX-I w/w
43-6976 P-51B 83 HL-V Sonofablitz w/w squadron hack.