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
44-23720 F-5E 27PS -
44-23729 F-5E 22PS - Lost 29 October 44 - Eugene S Williams POW 10229
44-23739 F-5E 27PS G2-F
44-23741 F-5E 27PS -
44-23746 F-5E 27PS - Lost 22 December 44 - Lt. Wesley A Schumacher Jr. Missing 11625
44-24225 F-5E 22PS 225- Edwards Lt. Ellis B "Bruce"
44-24226 F-5E 14PS -
44-24227 F-5E 22PS -
44-24229 F-5E 27PS - Eugenedes, Zenophon S
44-24271 F-5E 13PS - Lost 15 February 45 - Ross Madden POW 12376
44-24280 F-5E 22PS -
44-24301 F-5E 13PS -
44-24335 F-5E 22PS -
44-24739 F-5E 27PS 739- G2-F
44-24976 F-5E 14PS -
44-24980 F-5E 14PS -
43-28479 P-38J 36BS - Droopsnoot used for gathering radio and radar intelligence (ELINT).
44-23156 P-38J 36BS R4-X Droopsnoot used for gathering radio and radar intelligence (ELINT).
44-23501 P-38J 36BS - Droopsnoot used for gathering radio and radar intelligence (ELINT).
44-23515 P-38J 36BS - Droopsnoot used for gathering radio and radar intelligence (ELINT). Lost 24 October 1944 Capt. Fred B Brink Jr & Lt. Francis I Kunzie KIA
44- P-51D 13PS - Shade Lt. Walter D (Dale) Shutter Bug Chaperon
44- P-51D 13PS - Goodison Lt. William C Minnechacha
44-13870 P-51D 14PS -
44-15110 P-51D 22PS G2- Bennett Lt. Richard M Lost nr Hellig, Luxembourg 11 February 1945 - Lt. Bennett returned
44-15579 P-51D 13PS - Lost 7 March 45 due to jet fighters - Lt. Evan Mecham details unknown 13395
44-15736 P-51D 14PS -
44-63196 P-51D 27PS - Barnes, Allen E
44-63218 P-51D - To 55 FG
44-63228 P-51D 13PS -
44-63230 P-51D 22PS -
44-63261 P-51D 27PS - Hellion Crash-landed 5 Feb 45 @ A-83 - F/O. John Ricetti
44-63627 P-51D 27PS - Lost 14 Dec 44 - Lt. Walter B Ward KIA ???
44-63652 P-51D 27PS - Tubbs, Shirley (NMI)
44-63690 P-51D 22PS - Edwards Lt. Ellis B "Bruce" Jets Delight Named from the P-51's duty of protecting the F-5s from the jet menace.
44-63759 P-51D 27PS - Crl 17 March 45. To Sweden post war as 26067
44-63762 P-51D 27PS - To Sweden post-war as 26129
44-64151 P-51D 22PS -
44-72075 P-51D 14PS -
44-72149 P-51D -
44-72158 P-51D 13PS - To France post-war
44-72173 P-51D 14PS - Lost 16 April 45 - Lt. Willard H Watkins MIA
44-72419 P-51D 14PS - Laurel To Sweden post war as 26079
44-11561 P-51K -
44-11569 P-51K 13PS -
44-11645 P-51K -
44-11746 P-51K -
44-11748 P-51K -
AR404 Spitfire Mk V 13PS -
EN904 Spitfire Mk V 14PS -
MB949 Spitfire Mk XI 22PS -