Thomas Emrys Westmoreland, son of Thomas Gladstone Westmoreland, a wine and spirit merchant, and Louisa Ann Westmoreland (nee Bray) was born in Huddersfield on 5th June 1913.
Eric George Rogers was educated at Bishop Vesey Grammar School and lived at Church Rd, Boldmere, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham.
Geoffrey Donald Emms was the eldest son of Henry Donald Hastings Emms and Kate Mary, nee Dann, Emms. His younger brother, Gerald, was born in 1911.
Harold Morley Starr was one of two brothers who both served with the RAF during World War II. Harold was born in Swindon in September 1914. He was the son of Morley Walter Watson Starr and his wife, Ellen Louise (nee Flocks).
Francis Dawson-Paul was born in London in February 1916. He originally joined the Reserve of Air Force Officers (RAFO) in August 1934, but had to resign in May 1937 due to ill health.
On 5th July 1942, No.611 squadron lost Warrant Officer Wheeler, who was flying as a passenger in a Miles Magister when it stalled during low level aerobatics and crashed at Woldingham.