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The 357th Fighter Group

The Yoxford Boys

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Station:
Leiston
Station Callsign:
Earlduke
Group Callsign:
Rightfield to 22 April '44 then:
Dryden (A Group)
Silas (B Group)
Eyesight (C Group)
(No Squadron Callsigns in C Group)
362nd Fighter Squadron Littlefriends.co.uk Code: G4 Callsign: Judson
to 22 April '44 then:
Dollar (A Group)
Rowntree (B Group)
363rd Fighter Squadron Littlefriends.co.uk Code: B6 Callsign: Chamber
to 22 April '44 then:
Cement (A Group)
Diver (B Group)
364th Fighter Squadron Littlefriends.co.uk Code: C5 Callsign: Cowdy
to 22 April '44 then:
Greenhouse (A Group)
Hawkeye (B Group)

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Serial No Type Squad CodePilot Rank / Given Names Markings Comments MACR
  P-51B 364 C5-Q Dregne Col. Irwin H Bobby Jeanne    
  P-51B 364 C5-  Elliott Lt. Benjamin F Jr. Timber    
  P-51B 363 B6-V Foy Maj. Robert W Reluctant Rebel    
  P-51B 364 C5-B Hatala Capt. Paul R "Shorty" Jeanne    
  P-51B 364 C5-N Hayes Lt.Col. Thomas L Jr "Tommy" Frenesi Named from popular song title  
  P-51B 363 B6-  Hiro Maj. Edwin W Horse's Itch    
  P-51B 364 C5-M Jenkins Lt. Joseph M Geechee Gal Written off in take off accident - details unknown  
  P-51B 363 B6-G O'Brien Capt. William R "Obie" Billy's Bitch (L & R)    
  P-51B    -  Smith Lt. Robert Papp's Answer (R) Papp is not a typo for pappy!  
  P-51B 364 C5-  Sullivan Lt. Joseph G Mu's Rivel    
  P-51B 363 B6-I     Dragon Lady    
  P-51B 363 B6-A Throop Maj. Montgomery H Shanghai Lil    
42-103002 P-51C 363 B6-Y          
42-103002 P-51C 363 B6-T Gailer Lt. Frank L Jr. Jeesil Peesil Mommy Named for his pet expression & his wife being pregnant. Ground looped this a/c Leiston 26 Sept 44  
42-103007 P-51C 362 G4-P Wallen Lt. Robert D Joan Landing accidents Leiston 8 Mar 44 & 10 Apr 44  
42-103007 P-51C 362 G4-P     Swoose Swoose = cartoon character of the time.  
42-103041 P-51C 363 B6-F Bochkay Maj. Donald H Alice In Wonderland Lost 8 March 44 - Lt. William W Gambill "Stubby" POW (died) 2994
42-103286 P-51C 363 B6-R Michaely Lt. William D   Lost in this a/c 21 May 44 - POW 4997
42-103309 P-51C 363 B6-O Overstreet Lt. William B Berlin Express    
42-103348 P-51C 364 C5-O Hermanson Lt. Harry H Daddy's Pet    
42-103348 P-51C 364 C5-M Nowlin Lt. Hollis R "Bud" Vicious Viv Lost in landing accident Leiston 20 July 44 - Lt. Dwaine A Sandborn  
42-103359 P-51C 362 G4-I       Crash landing Leiston 8 June 44 - Lt. James H Sehl  
42-103372 P-51C 362 G4-J Hood Lt. Aubrey O Texas Fire Fly    
42-103389 P-51C 364 C5-M Jenkins Lt. Joseph M Geechee Gal Lost 24 May 44 - Lt. Jenkins KIA 5109
42-103502 P-51C 364 C5-Z Sumner Lt. Charles D Bat Cave (L) Pride of the Yanks (R) Named for home town Bat Cave NC. (R) was prize for GI fund raising competition.  
42-103601 P-51C 364 C5-C Salsman Lt. John Mazie R Taxi accident Leiston in this a/c 24 July 44  
42-106447 P-51B 364 C5-L Howell Lt. John C Shoo Shoo Baby    
42-106447 P-51B 364 C5-X       Lost 27 Feb 45 - Lt. Ralph E Eisert KIMAC  
42-106458 P-51B 363 B6-Z Skara Lt. John R Doodle Bug Landing accibent Leiston in this a/c 16 July 44  
42-106462 P-51B 362 G4-H England Capt. John B U've Had It Reassigned as G4-Y  
42-106462 P-51B 362 G4-Y       Re-coded from G4-H. Lost 4 Oct 44 - Lt. Richard I Potter baled safely following a systems failure.  
42-106470 P-51B 364 C5-        Lost 24 April 44 - Lt. Joseph F Stager POW 4331
42-106473 P-51B 362 G4-N Pugh Capt. John F Geronimo Lost 13 Sept 44 - Lt. James A Valkwitch KIA 8701
42-106632 P-51B 364 C5-        Lost 27 May 44 - Lt. Dean N Post Jr. Interned 5110
42-106640 P-51B 364 C5-        Lost 27 May 44 - Lt. Cyril D Conklin POW 5111
42-106648 P-51B 364 C5-        Lost 19 May 44 - Lt. Archie F Bridges POW 4809
42-106652 P-51B 364 C5-  Denesha Lt. John N Shortie Shortie was pet name for his girlfriend. Lost in this a/c 7 June 44 - KIA 5516
42-106654 P-51B 362 G4-G Roughgarden Lt. James Jersey Bounce    
42-106654 P-51B 362 G4-M       Re-coded from G4-G Lost 13 Sept 44 - Lt. Howard L Johnson bailed out - returned 8652
42-106696 P-51B 363 B6-        Lost 10 Aug 44 - Lt. Donald J Ferron KIA 7779
42-106721 P-51B 364 C5-G     Sergeant Lost 19 Jan 45 Morris E Gallant 363 F/S KITA 11873
42-106768 P-51B 364 C5-X Ruder Lt. Leroy A Linda Lou Lost in this a/c 6 June 44 - KIA 5517
42-106777 P-51B 364 C5-J Carder Capt. John B "The Blade" Taxpayer's Delight Lost in this a/c 12 May 44 - POW 4701
42-106783 P-51B 362 G4-O Becker Capt. Robert H Sebastian    
42-106783 P-51B 363 B6-L Simpson Capt. Edward K Flying Panther Purchased and named by his school - East Orange High. Lost 15 Sept 44 - Lt. Louis E Nowlin KIA 8651
42-106790 P-51B 364 C5-        Lost 27 April 44 - Lt. Benjamin F Elliott Jr. POW 4332
42-106793 P-51B 363 B6-        Lost 8 May 44 - Capt. Ellis A Rogers KIA 4535
42-106814 P-51B 362 G4-G       Lost in landing accident Leiston 27 Apr 44 - Lt. John F Pugh uninjured.  
42-106826 P-51B 364 C5-R Storch Lt.Col. John A The Shillelagh    
42-106826 P-51B 364 C5-Y       Landing accident Leiston 11 Nov 44 - Lt. Osborn Howes  

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