555th Fighter Training Squadron

Squadron
A crashed P-51 Mustang (C7-Y, serial number 43-6503) of the 555th Fighter Training Squadron, 496th Fighter Training Group.

Object Number - FRE 3240 - A crashed P-51 Mustang (C7-Y, serial number 43-6503) of the 555th Fighter Training Squadron, 496th Fighter Training Group.

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Unit stations

Station Location Date

Based

Goxhill

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 359th Fighter Group 496th Fighter Training Group 368th Fighter Squadron 369th Fighter Squadron 370th Fighter Squadron 555th Fighter Training Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 39375465 / O-732119
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Fighter Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 496th Fighter Training Group 4th Fighter Group 336th Fighter Squadron 555th Fighter Training Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-886014
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Fighter Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 496th Fighter Training Group 555th Fighter Training Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 17132805 / O-708654
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Fighter pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 353rd Fighter Group 356th Fighter Group 496th Fighter Training Group 351st Fighter Squadron 359th Fighter Squadron 555th Fighter Training Squadron Headquarters (353rd Fighter Group)
  • Service Numbers: O-416268
  • Highest Rank: Colonel
  • Role/Job: Fighter pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 496th Fighter Training Group 555th Fighter Training Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Captain

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: P-51 Mustang
  • Unit: 479th Fighter Group 496th Fighter Training Group 4th Fighter Group 335th Fighter Squadron 434th Fighter Squadron 555th Fighter Training Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: P-51 Mustang
  • Nicknames: Joan Swoose
  • Unit: 357th Fighter Group 496th Fighter Training Group Base Air Depot 1 362nd Fighter Squadron 555th Fighter Training Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: P-51 Mustang
  • Unit: 496th Fighter Training Group 4th Fighter Group 335th Fighter Squadron 555th Fighter Training Squadron
A P-51 Mustang (WR-Z, serial number 42-106448) nicknamed "The Hun Hunter ~ Texas" of the 354th Fighter Squadron, 355th Fighter Group taxiying at Steeple Morden.
  • Aircraft Type: P-51 Mustang
  • Nicknames: The Hun Hunter / Texas
  • Unit: 355th Fighter Group 496th Fighter Training Group 1st Scouting Force 354th Fighter Squadron 555th Fighter Training Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: P-51 Mustang
  • Unit: 339th Fighter Group 353rd Fighter Group 496th Fighter Training Group 351st Fighter Squadron 503rd Fighter Squadron 555th Fighter Training Squadron

Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:42:50
ContributorAAM
Sources

Units in the UK from ETOUSA Station List, as transcribed by Lt. Col. Philip Grinton (US Army, Retired) and extracted by IWM; air division data from L.D. Underwood, based on the 8th Air Force Strength Report of 6th August 1944, as published in 'The 8th Air Force Yearbook' by Lt. Col. John H Woolnough (1980)

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