512th Fighter Squadron Aircraft Roster Index

P-47s of the 512th FS are listed in order of serial number with pilots' names and other notes if available.  Since this is an internet web page, it is searchable by your browser.

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Serial

Type

FG

FS

Code

Observations

 

42-22457

P-47D-2RA

352nd
406th

487th
512th

HO-H
L3-?

"Frances B Too" - Pilot: Ralph W. Hamilton
Takeoff accident 15 Jul 44 at Ashford/Sta 417 (GB) - Pilot: Richard B. Crater

 

42-22459

P-47D-2RA

353rd
78th
406th

351st
84th
512th

YJ-?
WZ-E
L3-?

Collision on the ground with a B-17 13 Oct 43 at Metfield/Sta 366 (GB)
"Joker" - Pilots: George T. Hartman & Luther J. Abel
MACR 11481 - 27 Dec 44 near Bastogne (Bel.) - Pilot: Quentin G. Eymer - KIA – Flak 
Lt Quentin Eymer, Hit by Flak near Bastogne, ship spun in

 

42-22460

P-47D-2RA

406th

512th

L3-?

MACR 9121 - 10 Sep 44 near Mamey - Pilot: Walter H. Rumsey Jr. - KIA - Flak

 

42-25683

P-47D-22RE

48th
406th

492nd
512th

F4-C
L3-?

"Miss Lace"
"Miss Lace" - Pilot: Lt Donal G. Whicker

 

42-26410

P-47D-25RE

406th

512th

L3-?

Takeoff accident 04 Jul 44 at Ashford/Sta 417 (GB) - Pilot: Creighton A. Smith - Engine failure

 

42-26661

P-47D-25RE

353rd
406th

352nd
512th

SX-M
L3-T

Miss Illini” – Pilot: Horace Q. Waggoner
"Wee Winnie" Pilot: Lt Donal G. Whicker
MACR 13105 – 14 Mar 45 near Bruegge (Ger.) – Pilot: William A. Cunningham – Bailed out. WIA & POW – Flak

 

42-26681

P-47D-25RE

406th

512th

L3-?

Takeoff accident 13 Sep 44 at St Léonard/A-36 – Pilot: Lt Thomas J. Downey

 

42-26791

P-47D-27RE

406th

512th

L3-W

MACR 7668 – 30 Jul 44 near Montagne-Fayel – Pilot: Capt John W. Mullaney – KIA – Flak/hit ground while strafing

 

42-26796

P-47D-27RE

406th

512th

L3-?

MACR 9124 - 13 Sep 44 near Ste-Croix-en-Plaine - Pilot: Lt Donald M. Webster hit by Flak, bailed out over enemy territory, returned to squadron 16 Nov 44, 2 mo behind enemy lines

 

42-26860

P-47D-27RE

406th

512th

L3-O

“Angie” – Pilot: Walker Diamonti until 01/13/45 then - Pilot: Fred V. Brandt until 02/24/45 then - Pilot: Col. Anthony V. Grosetta. 
Landing accident 9 Mar 45 at Asch/Y-29 (Bel.) – Pilot: Lt George Y. Chin

 

42-26922

P-47D-25RE

406th

512th

L3-U

“Little Ann”

 

42-27182

P-47D-27RE

406th

512th

L3-I

MACR 14286 - 25 Feb 45 near Diest (Bel.) - Pilot: John H. Akin - Hit by flak near Albrath, Germany, bailed out 6 miles SW of Diest, Belgium, parachute failed to open

 

42-27183

P-47D-27RE

406th

512th

L3-?

MACR 8556 - 19 Aug 44 near St-Mards-de-Fresne - Pilot: Jesse U. Underwood - Hit by flak over Paris, bailed out and POW, escaped and returned to squadron

 

42-27327

P-47D-27RE

406th

512th

L3-?

MACR 8577 - 23 Aug 44 near Mantes-la-Jolie (78) - Pilot: John L. Locke - Bailed out and returned to squadron, Flak

 

42-27355

P-47D-27RE

406th

512th

L3-C

 Hit by flak near Bastogne (Bel.), belly landing at Mourmelon-le-Grand A-80 winter 1944-45

 

42-27359

P-47D-27RE

78th
406
th

83rd
512
th

HL-F
L3-?

Pilot: James A. Moothart
Crashed 18 May 45 near Rheine (Ger.) – Pilot Donald L. Haley was killed

 

42-27604

P-47D-23RA

406th

512th

L3-I

MACR 6198 - 10 Jun 44 near Tirepied - Pilot: Capt Weston M. Lennox - Hit by flak and forced to bail out near Vire, France, evaded capture, hospitalized, returned to States.

 

42-28366

P-47D-26RA

406th

512th

L3-?

"Swanee"
MACR 8289 - 27 Sep 44 near Karlsbrunn (Ger.) - Pilot: Maurice W. Garton - KIA - Flak

 

42-28424

P-47D-26RA

406th

512th

L3-?

MACR 8489 – 28 Aug 44 near Châlons-en-Champagne – Pilot: Robert M. Day – KIA
Hit the ground while strafing

 

42-28436

P-47D-26RA

78th
56th
406
th

82nd
?
512
th

MX-T
?
L3-?



MACR 8569 - 19 Aug 44 vers Saint-Denis (93) - Pilot: John C. Brown - shot down by Bf-109, bailed out, badly burned, POW, patched up by French doctor, escaped to England

 

42-28440

P-47D-28RA

406th

512th

L3-A

"OLD BUZZARD ASS IV"
MACR 11497 - 30 Dec 44 near Bastogne (Bel.) - Pilot: William T. Norris - POW - Flak

 

42-28870

P-47D-28RA

406th

512th

L3-F

Lil’ Tuffy”  Pilot: Lt Harold D. Cox

 

42-28887

P-47D-28RA

406th

512th

L3-G

MACR 13526 - 28 Mar 45 near Münster (Ger.) - Pilot: Lt Vern J. Hendershott plane damaged in aerial combat, parachuted behind enemy lines near Munster, Germany, MIA, rescued by rapidly advancing U.S. troops

 

42-28918

P-47D-28RA

406th

512th

L3-R

MACR 10565 - 02 Dec 44 near Mogues - Pilot: 2Lt Thomas S. Harkison - KIA - one of three aircraft in a 4-ship formation that crashed into a mountain near Sedan, France while getting radar vectors from radar site Ripsaw, attempting to land at A-82 in bad weather.  Number 4 in the formation just barely missed the mountain and landed safely but badly shaken.

 

42-29119

P-47D-28RA

406th

512th

L3-?

MACR 10577 – 19 Nov 44 – Pilot: 1Lt Donald D. Tomlinson – KIA Hit by flak while strafing gun position near Merzig, Germany.  Failed to pull out of dive.  2Lt Fred V. Brandt was his wingman.

 

42-29122

P-47D-28RA

406th

512th

L3-?

MACR 12290 – 02 Feb 45 – Pilot:  Capt Everett E. Booth Jr. – Caught fire while strafing and exploded on impact.  No parachute observed.

 

42-29179

P-47D-28RA

406th

512th

L3-?

“Nan” MACR 10563 – 02 Dec 44 near Mogues (08) - Pilot: 2Lt Thomas Armstrong - element lead of three aircraft in a 4-ship formation that crashed into a mountain near Sedan, France while getting radar vectors from radar site Ripsaw, attempting to land at A-82 in bad weather.  Number 4 in the formation just barely missed the mountain and landed safely but badly shaken.

 

42-74642

P-47D-6RE

27th ATG
359th
406
th

87th ATS
369th
512
th

-
IV-K
L3-?

Accident 13 Oct 43 near Warton/Sta 582 (GB) – Pilot: Robert L. Eckert – Collision in the air
”Nancy June” – Pilot: Charles H. Kruger
MACR 7667 – 06 Aug 44 – Pilot: Robert G. Jones – KIA

 

42-75075

P-47D-10RE

362nd
406
th

379th
512
th

B8-T
L3-?

“Okole Maluna” ("Bottoms Up" in Hawaiian) – Pilot: Jim Ashford
Landing accident 31 Aug 44 at Cretteville/A-14 – Pilot: Fred W. Chubbuck
Crashed 09 Mar 45 near Ginderover (Bel.) – Pilot: Walter J. Orr – Engine failure, bailed out

 

42-75150

P-47D-10RE

406th

512th

L3-?

"Nursie" - MACR 9122 – 11 Sep 44 near Mulhouse – Pilot: Richard B. Crater – KIA – Flak

 

42-75345

P-47D-11RE

56th
406th

61st
512th

HV-T
L3-G

MACR 6208 - 22 Jun 44 over the Channel near Cherbourg - Pilot: Lyon E. Agee Jr. -MIA - Flak

 

42-75435

P-47D-11RE

56th
406
th

61st
512
th

HV-C
L3-Z

“Hollywood High Hatter” – Pilot: Paul A. Conger
"ITSY BITSY" - Pilot: 1Lt John B. Yarger
MACR 11512 – 2 Jan 45 – Pilot: Leo J. Didias – Hit by flak while dropping napalm 10 miles NE of Bastogne, KIA

 

42-75506

P-47D-11RE

406th

512th

L3-E

 

 

42-75522

P-47D-11RE

356th
361st
406
th

361st
374th
512
th

QI-X
B7-E
L3-?

Pilots: Robert S. Alexander & Joseph V. Jack

MACR 7665 – 03 Aug 44  Pilot: Lt. Leo C. Pawlukanis, cause unknown

 

42-75527

P-47D-11RE

406th

512th

L3-E

"Lilly Gay"  

42-75581

P-47D-11RE

406th

512th

L3-?

MACR 6284 – 18 Jun 44 near St-Jean-de-Daye – Pilot: Lt Harry B. Pedersen – Flak, bailed out east of St. Lo, KIA

 

42-75598

P-47D-11RE

406th

512th

L3-?

Crashed 21 Apr 44 near Ashford/Sta 417 (GB) - Pilot: Alfred C. Harnagel - Aerial Collision with P-47 42-8641, KIA

 

42-75650

P-47D-11RE

406th

512th

L3-T

CASANOVA” ?

 

42-76245

P-47D-15RE

406th

512th

L3-C

Emergency landing at Cardonville/A-3 Jun/Jul 44

 

42-76256

P-47D-15RE

406th

512th

L3-?

MACR 7167 - 14 Jul 44 near Neuville-sur-Touques - Pilot: Leif H. Johansen Jr. - POW - Flak

 

42-76500

P-47D-20RE

406th

512th

L3-?

"Lard Ass"- MACR 9288 – 27 Sep 44 near Zittersheim – Pilot: Lt Samuel A. Dougherty – KIA  Crashed as result of ammunition dump and train explosion

 

42-8389

P-47D-5RE

355th
406
th

357th
512
th

OS-J
L3-J

“Sheaf's Jug" - Pilot: William S. Easterly
"Lillian" - Pilot: Lt James C. Brown
MACR 6210 - 22 Jun 44 near Tollevast - Pilot: Elmer C. Dudolski - Bailed out & KIA - Flak

 

42-8435

P-47D-5RE

352nd
406
th

328th
512
th

PE-A
L3-?

 

"Sandra Lee" - Pilot: Earl L. Abbott
MACR 12554 – 20 Feb 1945 – Pilot – 1Lt Henry M. Deja - Crashed in bad weather on ferry flight from Burtonwood, England to Y-29 Asch (Bel) KIA.  Body identified near Mons (Bel) on 19 Mar 45.  Some sources say bailed out due to engine failure near Hunsel (Neth), broken leg when landed, died of injuries. Squadron history says date was 27 Feb 45

 

42-8446

P-47D-5RE

361st

406
th

376th
375th
512
th

E9-?
E2-?
L3-?

Takeoff accident 06 Mar 44 at Bottisham/Sta 374 (GB)
Takeoff accident 24 Apr 44 at Bottisham/Sta 374 (GB) – Pilot: Jack S. Crandell – Ok
Landing accident 10 Feb 45 at Asch/Y-29 (Bel.) – Pilot: Harold E. Crocker – out of gas

 

42-8480

P-47D-5RE

353rd
406th
365
th

350th
512th
386
th

LH-Z
L3-?
D5-B


Takeoff accident 01 Jun 44 at Ashford/Sta 417 (GB) – Pilot: Everett E. Booth Jr.
Landing accident 20 Aug 44 at Lignerolles/A-12 (14) – Pilot: Clarence E. Moreland

 

42-8508

P-47D-5RE

406th

512th

L3-N

 

 

42-8623

P-47D-5RE

353rd
406
th

350th
512
th

LH-F
L3-?

“Janie” – Pilot: William J. Price
Taxiing accident 10 Jun 44 at Ashford/Sta 417 (GB) – Pilot: Fred W. Chubbuck

 

42-8641

P-47D-5RE

4th
406
th

334th
512
th

QP-I
L3-L

“Great Dane II” – Pilot: David A. Van Epps
Crashed 21Apr 44 near Ashford/Sta 417 (GB) – Pilot: Russell E. Tilton – KIA – Aerial Collision with P-47 42-75598

 

44-19712

P-47D-28RE

406th

512th

L3-K

"MISS ISABELLE IV" - Pilot: 1Lt Arner M. Douglas
MACR 10564 - 02 Dec 44 near Mogues (08) - Pilot: 1Lt Arner M. Douglas - Leader
of three aircraft in a 4-ship formation that crashed into a mountain near Sedan, France while getting radar vectors from radar site Ripsaw, attempting to land at A-82 in bad weather.  Number 4 in the formation just barely missed the mountain and landed safely but badly shaken.

 

44-19746

P-47D-28RE

406th

512th

L3-?

"Lillian VI" - Pilot: 1Lt James C. Brown
MACR 9290 - 28 Sep 44 near Haguenau (67) - Pilot: Norman J. Cook - POW - Aerial Combat

 

44-19779

P-47D-28RE

406th

512th

L3-W

Pilot: 2Lt William Cunningham

 

44-19789

P-47D-28RE

406th

512th

L3-L

Forced landing near Waville 20 Sep 1944 - Pilot: Major John L. Locke

 

44-19881

P-47D-28RE

406th

512th

L3-?

Taxi accident 29 Oct 44 at Mourmelon-le-Grand/A-80 – Pilot: Allen J. Stang – Destroyed by fire

 

44-20139

P-47D-28RE

404th
406
th

507th
512
th

Y8-Z
L3-X

 

 

44-20246

P-47D-30RE

406th

512th

L3-Q

Gladys/Texas Kay” - Pilot: 2Lt Ernie Sprouse

 

44-20405

P-47D-30RE

406th

512th

L3-?

Landing accident 21 Jun 45 at Nordholz/R-56 (Ger.) - Pilot: Lamar M. Caselli

 

44-20433

P-47D-30RE

406th

512th

L3-M

 

 

44-20477

P-47D-30RE

406th

-

512th

-

L3-?

-

Takeoff accident 10 Apr 45 at Asch/Y-29 (Bel.) - Pilot: William G. Braxton
Takeoff accident 20 Apr 45 at Asch/Y-29 (Bel.) - Pilot: Emerson J. Berical
Ground accident 24 May 46 at Wiesbaden/Y-80 (Ger.) - Pilot: Robert F. Smith

 

44-20561

P-47D-30RE

406th

512th

L3-?

Crashed 10 Mar 45 near Neuss (Ger.) - Pilot: Lloyd W. Johnson - Bailed out after Aerial Collision with P-47 44-33211

 

44-21086

P-47D-30RE

406th

512th

L3-A

 

 

44-32749

P-47D-30RE

406th

512th

L3-N

 

 

44-32948

P-47D-30RA

406th

512th

L3-?

MACR 14457 - 09 Apr 45 near Ohlendorf (Ger.) - Pilot: 1Lt Alan J. Stang, hit by flak while strafing 14 miles SSE of Brunswick, Germany.  Went straight in, no parachute

 

44-33048

P-47D-30RA

406th

512th

L3-?

MACR 12696 - 22 Feb 45 near Münster (Ger.) - Pilot: Alfred B. Ford - KIA - Aerial Combat

 

44-33192

P-47D-30RA

406th

512th

L3-?

Landing accident 04 Apr 46 at Schleissheim/R-75 (Ger.) - Pilot: George W. Flick

 

44-33208

P-47D-30RA

406th

512th

L3-?

Taxi accident 10 Nov 45 at Nordholz/R-56 (Ger.) - Pilot: Warren D. Hamann

 

44-33211

P-47D-30RA

406th

512th

L3-V

Accident 10 Mar 45 near Neuss (Ger.) - Pilot: Capt William Anderson Jr. - Aerial Collision with P-47 44-20561, landed safely and was repaired

 

44-33258

P-47D-30RA

406th

512th

L3-?

Accident 18 Jan 46 near Brunsbuttelkoog (Ger.) - Pilot: Stewart R. Bross - Aerial Collision with a Spitfire

 

44-33280

P-47D-30RA

406th
86th

512th
526th

L3-?
FE-280

Forced landing 31 Jul 46 at Nordholz/R-56 (Ger.) - Pilot: John D. Griffiths Jr.
Forced landing 12/Oct/50 at Munich/Reim AB (Ger.) - Pilot: James E. Snavely

 

44-33318

P-47D-30RA

406th

512th

L3-?

MACR 12608 - 24 Feb 45 near Wülfrath (Ger.) - Pilot: Lt Forest B. Claxton,  flying as Number 3 in Blue Flight, hit by debris from explosion in rail yard with live train in Wohwinkel, just east of Dusseldorf, Germany.  Bailed out near Wohwinkel, POW.  2Lt Fred V. Brandt was his wingman, also hit by debris, returned to Y-29, Asche (Bel.) for emergency landing.

   

44-33373

P-47D-30RA

406th

512th

L3-A

 

 

44-33489

P-47D-30RA

406th

512th

L3-?

Takeoff accident 11 May 45 at Handorf/Y-94 (Ger.) - Pilot: Donald E. Mitchell

 

Note:  The individual line entries for this index were extracted from the P-47 database at http://p-47.database.pagesperso-orange.fr/ , then translated, modified and in some cases information added.  We are grateful to Didier Badique for creating and hosting the P-47 database and for allowing us to use it as a source for this index.