We are grateful to June Marshall for sending in these photos and mementos of her father, Gerald Ewart Frank Hargrave.
A selection of photographs taken in the 1970s and 1980s by Steve Rickards.
I spent most of the years between 1945 and 2012 living at 170 Whyteleafe Hill opposite "the aerodrome" as everyone called it.
On 31st May, 1942, 485 New Zealand Squadron lost two pilots after combat with FW190's. Flight Sergeant Stan Browne and Flight Lieutenant Matthew "Garry" Barnett both baled out in the Abbeville area but made it back to England despite being captured!
Aircraftman Roberts brought down a Dornier Do.17 using Kenley's Parachute and Cable system - the first time the weapon was used successfully.
On 30th August, 1952, Cadet Denis John Bygrave lost his life when control was lost at the top of a winch launch, and his Slingsby T31 Kirby Cadet Mk.III glider dived into the ground.
Kenley is well known for the presence of its Canadian Wing formed in September 1942, later becoming 127 Wing, under ...
On 16th June, 1944, only a few days after the V1 onslaught had begun, the people of Caterham experienced at first hand the destructive power of these 'doodlebugs,' when one fell in Chaldon Rd, near the junction with Heath Rd.
Squadron Leader MacDonell's memories of a poignant moment for the prisoners of Stalag Luft III.
Thank you to everyone who entered and thank you to Barry for creating the final artwork and to our lovely volunteers for ...