7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group

Station

Mount Farm 7 July 1943 to 22 March 1945
Chalgrove 22 March 1945 to EOW

Station Callsigns
Twistwrite
Mount Farm Skaterink
Chalgrove Buzzsaw
Group Callsigns

(Information Needed)

13th Photo Squadron

Code:
ES (post war)
Callsign:
  • Katex

14th Photo Squadron

Code:
QU (post war)
Callsign:
  • Glazing

22nd Photo Squadron

Code:
(Not Known)
Callsign:
  • Baylo

27th Photo Squadron

Code:
G2 (post war)
Callsign:
  • (Information needed)

Total Records: 232

Serial No Type Squad Sqd Code Pilot Rank/Given Names Markings Comments MACR
42-12682 F-5A 8W - Crash landed Russia 15 June 44 - Lt. Col. John R Hoover (8th Wing [provisional])
42-12768 F-5A 13PS - Lost 29 June 43 - Lt. John W Shaffer KIA 534
42-12769 F-5A 13PS 769- Lost 16 May 43 - Telford S Byington POW 531
42-12770 F-5A 22PS -
42-12773 F-5A 13PS 73- Lost 29 June 43 - Lt. Robert C Kinsell POW 533
42-12775 F-5A 13PS 75- Lost 4 April 43 - Jack R Campbell KIA 15
42-12776 F-5A 13PS 76- Lost 13 April 43 - Raymond A Mazurak POW 532
42-12777 F-5A 13PS - Lost 11 June 43 - Lt. Hershel L Turner POW 530
42-12778 F-5A 13PS 78- Shade Lt. Walter D (Dale) Dim View
42-12779 F-5A 13PS 79- Lost 20 June 43 - Lt. Robert C Brogan KIA 17
42-12780 F-5A 13PS 80- Lost 17 July 43 - Edward L Haight Jr KIA 33
42-12781 F-5A 22PS - Lost 24 July 1943. Lt. Thomas B O'Bannon (13 PS) killed in test flight due to mechanical failure. Crashed approx 6mi NNW of Warwick
42-12786 F-5A 22PS 86- Eclipse
42-12920 F-5A 13PS -
42-12969 F-5A 13PS -
42-12979 F-5A 27PS -
42-12981 F-5A 22PS - Lost 8 June 44 - Robert P Nelson [14PS] KIA 5490
42-13077 F-5A 13PS - Lost 24 July 43 - Lt. Walter D Shade bailed out over UK
42-13078 F-5A 22PS -
42-13099 F-5A 22PS 99-
42-13222 F-5A 22PS -
42-13289 F-5A 14PS 289- Zola
42-13303 F-5A 22PS -
42-13311 F-5A 22PS -
42-13312 F-5A 14PS - Wayne Maj. Marshall Lu Mar Lost 11 Dec 43 ? Lt. Harlan F Fricke KIFA
42-13313 F-5A 14PS -
42-13315 F-5A 22PS -
42-13316 F-5A 22PS -
42-13319 F-5A 14PS 319- Kay
42-13320 F-5A 22PS -
42-13322 F-5A 22PS -
42-13325 F-5A 22PS -
42-67315 F-5B 13PS -
42-67316 F-5B -
42-67319 F-5B 13PS - Lost 12 August 44 Norris E Hartwell Jr POW 7627
42-67320 F-5B 13PS 320-
42-67322 F-5B 22PS -
42-67324 F-5B 13PS -
42-67325 F-5B 27PS -
42-67325 F-5B Hq 325- Roosevelt Col. Elliott Lost 12 April 44 - W/Cdr. Adrian Warburton KIA (RAF Liaison Officer)
42-67326 F-5B 13PS -
42-67330 F-5B 27PS - Written off in crash-landing 5 Feb 44 - Lt. Donald A Farley uninjured.
42-67331 F-5B 27PS - Modification ("Eileen" on port nacelle) Lost 25 September 44 Warren M McDonald KIA 9228
42-67332 F-5B 22PS -
42-67336 F-5B 13PS - Lost 8 May 44 - Bernhard Proko POW 4564
42-67337 F-5B -
42-67338 F-5B 22PS - Rowe Lt. David K School Boy Rowe Lost 26 June 44 - Lt. Rowe bailed due to Russian friendly fire from P-39.
42-67342 F-5B 27PS - Double Trouble ("Betty Jean" on starboard nacelle) Lost 19 September 44 - Grover P Parker Evaded 9168
42-67345 F-5B 13PS - Lost 7 January 44 - Harvey M Wagner KIA 1856
42-67348 F-5B 13PS - Lost 8 May 44 - John R Leaser KIA 4540