VICTOR OLIVER REYNOLDS was born in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire in 1892. His Father Acton Reynolds was a journeyman butcher. By 1901, the Reynolds family were living at 22 Castle St, Reading. Victor had two sisters, Cordelia and Dora, and one brother Charles.
On the afternoon of 25th April, 1942, Squadron Leader "Hawkeye" Wells led the Kenley Wing on Circus 137. Group Captain Corner was shot down and baled out too low over the Channel. Having no known grave, he is remembered on the Runnymede Memorial.
Junior Technician Richard William Blatch was born in Gosport, the son of Leonard and Winifred Blatch. He died of exposure after being caught in a blizzard while training, in Snowdonia, for a climbing expedition.
Alfred Percy Hall was born on 18th May, 1901, and baptised at St. Matthew's, Northampton. For reasons unknown, he went absent without leave from 31st July, 1924, and it appears that he drowned in unknown circumstances, sometime around 5th August.
Thomas Holroyd was the foster son of Alfred E. and Zoe Colley of Liverpool. He was a Flight Mechanic with No.615 (County of Surrey) Squadron.
LAC William John Tanner was the son of William and Emily Tanner, of Old Coulsdon. He was married to V. J. Tanner, of Old Coulsdon.
Anthony was born in Prestwich in December 1919 and then educated at St. Peters Court, Broadstairs, and Rugby School. He was a proficient sportsman.
Pilot Officer Jenkins was born in May 1919 and was the son of the Revd. Canon William Owen Jenkins, D.D. and Horatia Mary Jenkins, of St. Andrews. Fife.
Frederick Cecil Harrold was born on 17th May 1917, the son of Frederick Charles Harrold and Florence Nightingale Harrold (nee Booth).
John Kenneth Grahame Clifton, (known as "Kenneth"), was born in Plymouth in October 1918. He was the son of John Henry and Susie Dorothy Anderson Clifton. The family moved to Somerset in 1928 where Kenneth was educated at Taunton School.
Michael Robert Mudie joined the RAF on a short service commission in March 1939. On completion of his training he joined the 11 Group Pool in November of that year.
ALFRED ROBERTS TIDMAN was born in Grimsby, Lincolnshire, in 1918, the son of Arthur Roberts Tidman and Christian Laing Tidman.
On 16th May, 1927, luck ran out for one of 32 squadron’s most daring and colourful characters – 21 year old Pilot Officer Arthur Leslie Holden.
On 22nd May 1925, No.32 Squadron had flown from Kenley to Northolt, to take part in an event entitled 'London Defended.' Among them was 21 year old, Arthur Reinagle Woodyatt.
Colin Dunstone Francis was born in July 1921, in Stoke d'Abernon, Surrey. He was the only child of Frank Warner Francis, who served in the Royal Field Artillery during the Great War, and his wife, Emmie Francis. Colin joined the RAF on a short service commission in April 1939.
Pilot Officer Milne has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede memorial and also appears on the Meigle War Memorial at the entrance to Victory Park, Meigle, Perth and Kinross.
Frederick William Ratford was born on 14 October 1916, in Essex, to Frederick George and Alice Maud Ratford (nee Glover). During January 1940, he had married Doreen K Lees in London.
On the 10th May 1938, a formation of No.3 Squadron Hurricanes, returning from practice flying, were on final approach to land at Kenley when, at 200 feet, one of them (L1579) stalled and fell to the ground.
On 25th March 1925, Pilot Officer Ian Malcolm Scott lost his life on the eve of his 21st birthday, when his Sopwith Snipe crash landed at Tilling Down.
On 10th February 1939, Pilot Officer Jack Driscol Mills, of No.3 squadron, lost his life when his Gloster Gladiator (K7955) crashed into Firle Beacon, south-east of Lewes, Sussex, in thick fog.
On 24th November, 1931, Flight Lieutenant Ernest Lacey and Pilot Officer John Edward Shrimpton were both killed when their De Havilland Gypsy Moth 60M (K1210) collided with one of 23 Squadron's Bristol Bulldogs (K1615), flown by Pilot Officer Frank Stokes, at 9.30am over Kenley Airfield.
On 23rd November, 1937, Pilot Officers Keith Victor Keen and Montague Percival Richards, of 17 squadron were killed when their Gloster Gauntlets (K5344 and K5348) collided at 6.45pm near Old Coulsdon. They were carrying out a night railway signals detection duty.