At 11.40am, on 1st October, 1918, Second Lieutenant William Millar Gourlay, of 91st Squadron, Kenley, was killed when his Sopwith 5F.1 Dolphin stalled and crashed while turning near the ground.
Aaron Aaronsohn, was born 21st May, 1876, in Bacau, Romania. However, he spent most of his life in Palestine and was an ardent zionist.
Henry was born in Blackburn, Lancashire, on 28th September, 1887, and baptised at St. Thomas' Church, (now demolished), on 2nd October. He was the eldest of four children born to Edward Critchley, a builder and joiner, and his wife, Mary. Henry followed in his Father's footsteps and was already apprenticed as a carpenter and joiner by 1901, when he was 13 years old.
Michael spent the early year of WWI serving as a Private in the West Yorkshire Regiment, before transferring to the RAF on 3rd June, 1918
On 16th September, 1917, Captain Cecil Griffin took off from No.7 Air Acceptance Park, Kenley, in Sopwith Camel B6302. His engine mis-fired badly when he was about 400 yards from the airfield boundary and the aircraft plunged earthwards..
On 3rd May 1919, Captain Edward Middleton Knott AFC lost his life when the Airco DH4A he was flying suffered engine failure on take-off from RAF Kenley.
Captain Jefferson was the son of Thomas Elgie Jefferson and Evelyn E. S. Jefferson, of Ballahott, Ballasalla, Isle of Man; husband of Muriel Jefferson.
On 27th January, 1919 Jackson-Barstow was ferrying Sopwith Dolphin F7307, from Folkestone to RAF Kenley, when he was caught in a heavy snow storm. Visibility was bad when he crashed into a bank at Marden Park, south-east of the airfield. He died instantly.
On 21st November, 1918, only ten days after the declaration of the Armistice, Captain John Leslie Horridge, of 91 squadron, was killed in a flying accident at Kenley, when his Sopwith Dolphin, D5298 suffered engine trouble at 200ft and crashed onto Kenley Common, after stalling.
On 2nd October 1919, Flying Officer Frederick Hubert Guy Shepard AFC, of No.1 Communication squadron, Kenley, lost his life when his DH4 bi-plane, (K5783), suffered a mechanical failure during a flight to the North-East of England, and crashed in the Newcastle area.
On 12th September, 1918, Lieutenant Frederick Plummer took off from Kenley in an Armstrong Whitworth FK8, (F3453), on a ferry flight to France. He had ascended to 200ft and started to turn, when a gust of wind caught the aircraft and it lost flying speed and nose-dived into the ground, wrecking the machine and killing Frederick instantly.
Husband of E. Hobson, of 101, Pitsmoor Rd., Pitsmoor, Sheffield.
Wilfred was born circa 1898. His parents were Robert and Jane Gibson, of Easington Lane, Hetton-Le-Hole and he had one sister, Margaret.