Skip to content
Sharing the history of a
Battle of Britain airfield
You are here:
Here are your contributions of stories and memories which relate to Kenley airfield
Kenley’s Few - Cecil Robert Montgomery
Cecil Robert Montgomery was born in Lisnaskea, County Fermanagh in Northern Ireland early in 1940. His father was John Montgomery ...
Kenley's Few - Peter Collard
Peter Collard was born in London early in 1916. His parents were Charles John and Gladys Mary Collard. Aged 19 ...
Kenley’s Few - Edward James “Eddy” Egan
Born: 2 November 1920 in Farningham, Kent Died: 17 September 1940. Shot down over Ashford, Kent Rank: Sergeant Pilot. Service number: 742787 Edward ...
Kenley's Few - Derrick Wilson "Wee Halty" Halton
Derrick Wilson Halton was born in Northamptonshire in 1919. His father was John Wilson Halton, born Ulverston 1878, and Ethel ...
Kenley's Few - George Edward Moberly
George Moberly was born into a military family in Bombay, India on 23 December 1914. His father Charles Noel Moberly ...
Kenley's Few - Alec Albert Gray Trueman
Alexander (“Alec”) Albert Gray Trueman was born in the town of Sackville in New Brunswick Canada in 1914. His father, ...
Kenley's Few - Stanley Allen Fenemore
Stanley Allen Fenemore was born in Wavertree, Liverpool on 25 April 1920. His parents were William Allen Fenemore and Gertrude ...
Pictures of Stanisław Skalski
Kenley and the Daily Mail Air Race
In 1959, the Daily Mail organised a London to Paris Air Race to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Louis Bleriot’s ...
Memories of William Battle
I’d like to tell the story of my great grandfather William Battle, who is on my mothers side of the ...
WAAF's first posting at Kenley airfield - August 1940
From the very outbreak of World War II all of the military services were eager to enlist women so that ...
Mum's story of the Hardest Day
An August 18th 1940 Kenley raid story. In 1940 my mother was living with her parents in Oak Road, Caterham. ...
Memory of an evacuee
I was evacuated from Highbury, London, with my school in September 1939.
Kenley Aerodrome 1940 - Recollections
My starting primary school in my mind coincided with what Rob Wilton the comedian called “the day war broke out” adding “my wife said to me, Rob what are you doing to win this war”.
“All hell let loose” August 1940
When I am asked "Did you take part in the Battle of Britain?" I usually reply "Yes — but I did not know it ’til it was all over."
Learning Festival (1)
Battle of Britain (1)
Battle of Britain Sunday (1)
St. Luke's church (1)
Get our newsletter
Privacy and cookies
Content released under
Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0