1/Lt. Gus D. Leslie

(F. Birtciel)

1/Lt. Gus D. Leslie

343rd FS - 15 July 1944 - 05 November 1944 (Prisoner of War)

Assigned Aircraft

P-51D CY-A 44-13363 "Bama Blitz" (N. Howland)

Mission History

Not Known

Mission List
55th FG Mission # Date Target
227 05 September 1944 Stuttgart
230 10 September 1944 Nürnberg
262 02 November 1944 Merseberg
264 05 November 1944 Ludwigshafen
Air Scores
Ground Scores
Score Detail

05 September 1944  Ju-52 destroyed (ground) Stuttgart/Echterdingen
10 September 1944 
(.5)Hs-126 destroyed (air) Schwabmunchen
02 November 1944  Me-109 damaged (air) Naumberg

Notes Entered service from Anniston, Alabama.
ASN - O-762476
15 July 1944 - Joined the 343rd Fighter Squadron
September 1944 - Promoted from 2nd Lieutenant to 1st Lieutenant
05 November 1944 - Prisoner of War
Hit by flak in the engine of his P-51.
MACR No. 10441
Room mate of Lt. Eliades in Stalag Luft 1.
Ground crew - T/Sgt. Walter J. Sabol, Sgt. Hagen and Cpl. G. J. Goff
Additional Photograph (L-R) T/Sgt. Sabol, Sgt. Hagen, Lt. Leslie and Cpl. Goff
Nb. Photo opens in new window.  Close new window to return to his page

Back to 343rd Fighter Squadron Pilots