This page is dedicated to all the men of the 55th Fighter Group and Supporting Ground Personnel, who gave their lives whilst serving their country
 and preserving our way of life and freedom.  We owe them all a huge debt of gratitude.

If you have any of the missing photographs below, I would be extremely grateful if you would contact me at fiftyfifth@hotmail.co.uk
Nb. To open an individual's page, click on their photograph.

2/Lt. Richard K. Abel (343rd)
09 April 1945

2/Lt. Albert A. Albino (38th)
29 November 1943

2/Lt. Manuel J. Aldecoa (343rd)
25 November 1943

     

1/Lt. Newell Anderson (338th)
09 April 1944

1/Lt. George A. Apple (343rd)
17 April 1945

2/Lt. William J. Ashton (343rd)
06 February 1944

     

1/Lt. Arthur Baranick (338th)
14 June 1944

1/Lt. William H. Barnes (338th)
06 September 1945

1/Lt. John Barnett (343rd)
05 January 1944

     

2/Lt. John E. Bauer (338th)
01 September 1944

1/Lt. Charles E. Beall (338th)
13 November 1943

2/Lt. Lawrence J. Berry (338th)
05 July 1944

     

2/Lt. Donald J. Best (38th)
16 April 1945

1/Lt. William K. Birch (38th)
16 December 1943

2/Lt. Howard J. Bone (338th)
04 March 1944

     

Capt. Frank D. Bradford II (338th)
17 February 1945

2/Lt. James D. Brokaw (343rd)
30 July 1944

2/Lt. Arthur E. Carmel (38th)
27 June 1944

     

2/Lt. Bill Chambless (338th)
23 August 1944

Capt. Chester E. Coggeshall (343rd)
16 April 1945
1/Lt. Grant H. Cory (38th)
23 June 1944
     

1/Lt. Huey R. Coward (38th)
26 November 1944

1/Lt. Kenneth I. Crawford (38th)
11 September 1944
Capt. Clair W. Des Voignes (38th)
13 July 1944
     
2/Lt. John R. Duxbury (343rd)
15 May 1945

2/Lt. Wallace H. Earnest (338th)
20 July 1944

2/Lt. Richard L. Engel (HdQts)
31 December 1944

     

1/Lt. Philip A. Erby (343rd)
17 April 1945

2/Lt. Wilton G. Erickson (38th)
01 December 1943

1/Lt. John E. Finlayson (343rd)
18 January 1945

     

2/Lt. David D. Fisher (38th)
31 January 1944

1/Lt. Joseph M. Fluty (343rd)
08 March 1944

Capt. Earl R. Fryer (38th)
08 November 1944

     

1/Lt. Joseph E. Garnett (338th)
28 July 1944

1/Lt. James M. Garvin (38th)
29 November 1943

Maj. Samuel D. Gevorkian (338th)
07 August 1945

     

2/Lt. James W. Gilbride (343rd)
29 November 1943

2/Lt. Hugh E. Gillette (38th)
18 October 1943

1/Lt. Donald D. Gilmore (338th)
13 August 1944

     

1/Lt. Karl J. Goethel (343rd)
12 September 1944

2/Lt. Ben H. Gourley (343rd)
15 March 1944

1/Lt. Kenneth W. Griffith (338th)
24 December 1944

     

Capt. Bernie V. Guthrie (HdQts)
22 April 1944

1/Lt. Samuel E. Hansard (338th)
26 August 1944

1/Lt. Robert K. Harbeck (338th)
27 November 1944

     

1/Lt. William E. Harbert (338th)
11 January 1944
2/Lt. Charles H. Hodge (343rd)
15 February 1944
1/Lt. Joseph M. Holland (338th)
10 April 1945
     

2/Lt. Lester E. Jaklich (38th)
10 August 1944
Maj. Milton Joel (38th)
29 November 1943
2/Lt. Robert J. Kenning (343rd)
05 January 1944
     
2/Lt. Samuel E. Kershaw (338th)
21 February 1945
1/Lt. John E. Kester (338th)
14 January 1945
2/Lt. John T. Kibler Jr. (343rd)
15 October 1944
     
2/Lt. Maynard R. King (343rd)
10 September 1944
1/Lt. Thomas K. Knudson (338th)
08 April 1944
1/Lt. Daniel A. Langelier (343rd)
17 April 1945
     
1/Lt. Richard L. Lapham (38th)
20 November 1944
Capt. Harry E. Larsen (338th)
11 December 1944
Pvt. Henry Lavertue (338th FS)
25 December 1945
     
1/Lt. Edwin B. Lawrence (38th)
14 October 1944
1/Lt. Morris Leve (38th)
31 January 1944
1/Lt. William M. Lewis Jr. (38th)
11 September 1944
     
1/Lt. Robert V. Lloyd (343rd)
04 March 1944
1/Lt. Thomas B. Luckett (38th)
24 August 1944
Maj. Roland M. Malmstedt (343rd)
02 December 1943
     
2/Lt. Douglas E. Mayer (38th)
12 September 1944
2/Lt. Victor T. McConnell (343rd)
02 May 1944
2/Lt. James R. McCutcheon (338th)
12 August 1944
     
Capt. Jerry R. McDonald (338th)
28 February 1945
1/Lt. John E. McDonnell (343rd)
23 December 1944
2/Lt. Arthur H. McFarland (338th)
10 August 1944
     
Capt. William F. McGill (338th)
03 May 1945
2/Lt. William E. McMillen (338th)
12 August 1944
1/Lt. Richard A. Messinger (38th)
24 July 1946
     
2/Lt. Harold B. Metcalf (338th)
30 December 1944
2/Lt. Martin B. Miller (38th)
31 January 1944
2/Lt. Kenneth J. Mix (343rd)
24 December 1944
     
1/Lt. Patrick L. Moore (343rd)
16 April 1945
2/Lt. John F. O'Neil (38th)
22 March 1945
1/Lt. Anthony L. Piscitelli (343rd)
10 April 1944
     
1/Lt. Paul R. Porter (343rd)
06 November 1944
1/Lt. John R. Pruitt (338th)
22 December 1943
1/Lt. John L. Rieder (38th)
14 February 1945
     
Col. Elwyn G. Righetti (HdQts)
17 April 1945
1/Lt. James W. Roberts (343rd)
17 August 1944
F/O Frank R. Russell (38th)
07 January 1945
     
S/Sgt. David E. St. John (315th SS, 97th SG)
23 October 1943
2/Lt. William W. Shank (338th)
13 November 1943
1/Lt. Clifford C. Sherman (38th)
01 November 1944
     
1/Lt. Robert L. Sill (38th)
20 February 1945
2/Lt. John A. Stacker (38th)
13 November 1943
2/Lt. June B. Stallings (38th)
21 March 1945
     
1/Lt. Delorn L. Steiner (38th)
31 January 1944
2/Lt. Gene C. Stephens (338th)
13 November 1943
1/Lt. Ray L. Sumpter (343rd)
06 February 1944
     
2/Lt. John W. Thomas (338th)
20 May 1944
Capt. Wesley M. Tibbetts (338th)
24 February 1944
2/Lt. Henry J. Tiedemann Jr. (38th)
23 January 1944
     
2/Lt. William Turner (38th)
24 February 1944
1/Lt. William G. Turner (338th)
01 December 1943
2/Lt. Kenneth H. Underwood (38th)
18 May 1944
     
2/Lt. Robert L. Van Horn (338th)
18 March 1945
2/Lt. Horace K. Walter (338th)
12 April 1944
2/Lt. Elton S. Walters (38th)
12 April 1944
     
1/Lt. Henry K. Warwick (343rd)
21 May 1944
2/Lt. William R. Watkins (OTU)
01 March 1945
1/Lt. John C. White (338th)
05 August 1945
     
2/Lt. Bradford R. Wikholm (338th)
18 March 1944
1/Lt. Kenneth T. Williams (343rd)
11 September 1944
2/Lt. Herbert T. Winter (38th)
05 January 1944