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The 353rd Fighter Group

The Slybird Group
Bill's Buzz Boys

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Station:
Metfield from 3 August 1943 to 12 April 1944
Raydon from 12 April 1944 to 10 October 1945
Station Callsign:
Boyhood (Metfield)
Cockle (Raydon)
Group Callsign:
Slybird to 22 April '44 then:
Jonah (A Group)
Keylock (B Group)
Muffin (C Group)
(No Squadron Callsigns in C Group)
350th Fighter Squadron Littlefriends.co.uk Code: LH Callsign: Pipeful
to 22 April '44 then:
Seldom (A Group)
Persian (B Group)
351st Fighter Squadron Littlefriends.co.uk Code: YJ Callsign: Roughman
to 22 April '44 then:
Lawyer (A Group)
Squirrel (B Group)
352nd Fighter Squadron Littlefriends.co.uk Code: SX Callsign: Wakeford
to 22 April '44 then:
Jockey (A Group)
Bullring (B Group)

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Serial No Type Squad CodePilot Rank / Given Names Markings Comments MACR
42-22459 P-47D 351 YJ-        To 78th FG  
42-26667 P-47D 352 SX-W Forkin Capt. Thomas J   A/c reassigned to Hunt.  
44-14642 P-51D 352 SX-A Makikuhna Lt. Douglas A Miss Ethel Named for Miss Ethel Johnson, his future wife.  
42 P-47D 351 YJ-H Hartley Capt. Raymond E Jr KU    
42 P-47D 351 YJ-A Milligan Capt. Harry D Carolene    
42-22477 P-47D 351 YJ-S Wood Lt. Joseph E      
44-14620 P-51D 352 SX-M Davenport Lt. John E Lucky Leaky / The Hoosier Kid    
42-7908 P-47D 350 LH-T       Lost 14 November 1943. Lt. Robert C Peters killed in crash landing (KIA) at Herongate, Essex due to damage received during Schweinfurt raid.  
44-64122 P-51D 351 YJ-R McGraw Capt. Charles L Kansas City Kitty III To Sweden post war as 26130  
44-63887 P-51D 351 YJ-O          
44-14746 P-51D 352 SX-J Christopher Lt. Richard S Sidney Slurp    
42-75140 P-47D 352 SX-X       Lost 22 February 1944 - Capt. Keith A Orsinger (DS from 366FG/389FS) MIA.  
42-74716 P-47D 351 YJ-B Barlow Lt. Albert W "Bill"   Lost 29 May 1944 - Lt Barlow bailed into North Sea due to engine failure & rescued by ASR  
42-76320 P-47D 350 LH-Y       Lost 29 May 1944 - Lt. Joseph C McDonald POW  
41-6538 P-47C 351 YJ- Barlow Lt. Albert W "Bill" Flak Bait To 495FTG 551FTS  
42-22462 P-47D 352 SX-        First mission 9 August 1943 - early return due to oxygen leak.  
42-7910 P-47D 352 SX-        First combat mission 9 August 1943 - early return due to turbo malfunction.  
42-8374 P-47D 352 SX-           
42-7903 P-47D 350 LH-        To 361st FG  
42-7908 P-47D 350 LH-           
42-22472 P-47D 350 LH-G Sullivan Lt. John A "Shamrock" Trans. to 5ERS  
42-22483 P-47D 351 YJ-G Perpente Lt. George F Rabbit    
42-7909 P-47D 350lh  -        To 361st FG  
42-22460 P-47D 350 LH-           
42-8002 P-47D 351 YJ-E Emory Lt. Frank N   To 356th FG  
42-8446 P-47D 352 SX-        To 361st FG  
42-7922 P-47D 351 YJ-        To 5ERS  
44-14691 P-51D 352 SX-D Johnson Maj. Wilton W   Lost 11 March 1945 - Lt. Arthur Cundy dirtched 40 m E of Gt Yarmouth - KIA  
42-75573 P-47D 350 LH-R Walsh Capt. Francis T Brooklyn Babe Reassigned to Ruscitto.  
42-8405 P-47D 350 LH-X       Crash-landed Debach 23rd August 1943 - Lt. Robert C Peters uninjured.  
44-14694 P-51D 352 SX-F Lang Lt. Albert P Eleanor    
42-8402 P-47D 351 YJ-F Field Lt. Herbert K "Shorty" Devil's Thumb To 359th FG  
42-22781 P-47D 351 YJ-P     Double "S"    
42-8401 P-47D 351 YJ-R Stanley Lt. Richard D Pink Lady To 356th FG.  
42-74671 P-47D 351 YJ-T Edwards Lt. Francis L Diserom To 356th FG.  
42-8674 P-47D 351 YJ-K Stump Lt. Hassell Squirt    
42-8392 P-47D 350 LH-        Battle damage 22nd December 1943  
42-8446 P-47D 352 SX-B Bailey Maj. William B   To 361st FG.  
42-8457 P-47D 351 YJ-O Compton Capt. Gordon B Big Bouncer    
42-8546 P-47D 350 LH-        Battle damage 22nd December 1943.  
42-22465 P-47D 352 SX-Y Streit Lt. William F Scotty Bill (R side only) Battle damage 30th January 1944.  
42-22466 P-47D 352 SX-E Sperry Lt. Clinton H Mary Jayne Named for his wife. Reassigned to Tuttle.  
42-22470 P-47D 352 SX-        Battle damage 10th February 1944  
42-22549 P-47D 351 YJ-I Toppel Lt. Irving Onkle Oinie Taxiing accident 13th October 1943. Struck by B-17 whilst parked.  
42-26463 P_47D 352 SX-Y Reinhardt Lt. Edwin D O.U. Kid Rock Em Ohio    
42-25740 P-47D 350 LH-V Rimerman Col. Benjamin [NMI] Nebraska Wildcat Reassigned to Auchincloss.  
42-74659 P-47D 352 SX-        Battle damage 1st December 1943.  
42-75271 P-47D 352 Poindexter-Maj. James N          
42-75281 P-47D 352 SX-        Battle damage 22nd February 1944.  
42-75247 P-47D 350 LH-        Battle damage 18th March 1944.  

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