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Everett Wilson Stewart


CO 4th FG Feb 1945 - Sept 1945
CO 355th FG Jan 1944 - Feb 1945
CO 328th FS Aug 1943 - Jan 1944
CO 44th FS Aug 1942 -Sept 1942
7.83 aerial kills (3 x ME-109 + 2 x ME-108 + 1 x JU-188 + 1 x ME-410 + 1/2 x ME-110 + 1/3 HE-177).
P-51D s/n 44-72181 VF+S "Sunny VIII"
Col USAF retired Dec'd Feb. 10, 1982



  • Lewis Brown

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Assistant Crew Chief

  • Glesner Weckbacher

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Crew Chief
    Glesner Werkbacher served with the 4th Fighter Group between 1942 and 26 August 1945. He was promoted to Staff Sergeant on 1 April 1943. He participated in Operation FRANTIC II, the Russia Shuttle mission, June - July 1944.

  • Vervene Young

    Military | Corporal | Armourer
    Assigned to 336FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF.

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Units served with

  • 352nd Fighter Group

    352nd Fighter Group

    The 352nd Fighter Group were based at Bodney, Norfolk from July 1943 until November 1945 but in the winter months of 1944/1945 detachments moved to bases in Belgium to provide extra air support to ground forces during the Battle of the Bulge and to...

  • 355th Fighter Group

    355th Fighter Group

    Where the 353rd Fighter Group had pioneered ground strafing techniques, it was the 355th Fighter Group who destroyed more enemy aircraft by ground strafing than any other Eighth Air Force Group. Based at Steeple Morden from July 1943 to July 1945, the...

  • 328th Fighter Squadron
  • Headquarters (355th Fighter Group)
  • Headquarters (4th Fighter Group)

    Headquarters (4th Fighter Group)

    The Headquarters Squadron was made up of true leaders. Most had flown Hurricanes, Spitfires, Thunderbolts and Mustangs. ...


  • 44-72181 'Sunny VIII'

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 336 FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. One-time personal aircraft of 4th Fighter Group Commanding Officer, Colonel Everett W. Stewart. ...

  • 42-26059 'Quaker Schiemeil'

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Assigned to 63FS, 56FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred War Weary as a two seater to 336FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 4FG HQ Sqn. One-time personal aircraft of Col Everett W Stewart.

  • 44-72210

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 336FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. This aircraft was a specially modified P-51D Mustang. It had its fuselage fuel tanks removed, a second seat fitted in the rear for the radar operator and mounted a radar antenna on the starboard wing. This aircraft...

Associated Place

  • Debden

    Military site : airfield
    RAF Debden, construction of which began in 1935, is perhaps most famous as a Battle of Britain fighter airfield, partly responsible for the defence of London in 1940. In 1942 it was also home to three RAF 'Eagle Squadrons’ of volunteer American pilots...


Event Location Date
Born Talmage, Kansas 18 July 1915
Lived in Abilene, KS 67410, USA 1940
Died 9 February 1982


Date Contributor Update
18 October 2018 21:57:41 fugari Changes to nickname, role, biography, unit associations and media associations

JCook Photo Collection & Archives

Date Contributor Update
05 October 2018 21:31:58 aaf8 Changes to biography

Personal and family Stewart archive.

Date Contributor Update
01 March 2015 16:58:02 apollo11 Changes to biography and awards

All information correct as far as I know.

Date Contributor Update
03 November 2014 15:23:51 Lucy May Changes to service number, biography, awards, unit associations, place associations and media associations

Combined multiple entries for Everett W Stewart. This entry now includes information from the following sources:
Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list and

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:09:30 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Who's Who in the Eighth Air Force and/or Biographical Directory Command & Staff Officers Eighth Air Force 1942-45