Capt. Wilton E. Wyche


(B. Littlefield)

Capt. Wilton E. Wyche

38th FS - 19 September 1942 - 15 May 1944

Assigned Aircraft

P-38 "Butch"

Mission History

Completed a Tour of Duty

Mission List
55th FG  Mission # Date Target
10 05 November 1943 Gelsenkirchen (Yellow 4)
15 13 November 1943 Bremen (Yellow 4)
30 04 January 1944 Kiel (Yellow 3)
31 05 January 1944 Kiel (Blue 3)
33 11 January 1944 Brunswick (White 4)
47 20 February 1944 Bernburg (Blue Leader)
48 20 February 1944 Kiel Area (Red Leader)
49 21 February 1944 Werl (Red 3)
50 22 February 1944 Schweinfurt (Yellow Leader)
52 25 February 1944 Augsburg (Blue Leader) (Returned early at 1504 due to fuel shortage)
53 28 February 1944 Abbeville (Red Leader)
54 29 February 1944 Brunswick (Red Leader) (Returned early at 1007, with left engine rough)
68 08 April 1944 Salzbergen (White 3)
69 09 April 1944 Warnemunde (Blue Leader)
Air Scores
Destroyed  
Probable  
Damaged
Ground Scores
Destroyed  
Damaged  
Score Detail 05 January 1944  Me-109 damaged (air) South West of Kiel
Notes Entered service from Gustine, Texas
ASN - O-729401
19 September 1942 - Joined the 38th Fighter Squadron
20 November 1943 - Awarded the Air Medal
December 1943 - Awarded an Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal
December 1943 - Awarded a 2nd Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal
January 1944 - Awarded a 3rd Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal
February 1944 - Awarded a 4th Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal
25 March 1944 - Promoted from 1st Lieutenant to Captain
March 1944 - Awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross
11 May 1944 - Assigned to the HQ and HQ Squadron, 496th Fighter Training Group.

Passed away on 31st July 1998

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