Headquarters (55th Fighter Group)

Headquarters

Object Number - UPL 5400 - P-51D 44-72227 CL-M of Lt.Col. Elwyn G "Eager El" Righetti, Commanding Officer 55th Fighter Group. Replaced his earlier P-51 44-14223 similarly...

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Unit stations

Station Location Date

Based

Wormingford

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 55th Fighter Group Headquarters (55th Fighter Group)
  • Service Numbers: O-562683
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 55th Fighter Group Headquarters (55th Fighter Group)
  • Service Numbers: O-523848
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Chaplain
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 55th Fighter Group Headquarters (55th Fighter Group)
  • Service Numbers: O-1549438
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 55th Fighter Group Headquarters (55th Fighter Group)
  • Service Numbers: 39027335
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 55th Fighter Group 38th Fighter Squadron Headquarters (55th Fighter Group)
  • Service Numbers: 13032435 / O-437011
  • Highest Rank: Major
  • Role/Job: Fighter pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: P-38 Lightning
  • Unit: 55th Fighter Group Headquarters (55th Fighter Group)
  • Aircraft Type: P-51 Mustang
  • Unit: 55th Fighter Group 338th Fighter Squadron Headquarters (55th Fighter Group)
  • Aircraft Type: P-51 Mustang
  • Nicknames: Katydid
  • Unit: 55th Fighter Group Headquarters (55th Fighter Group)

Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:42:53
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / 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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