John Holt Dickinson was born in Bolton on 1 March, 1919. His parents, Norman and Mary Dickinson moved to Southport, where John attended King George V School.
Marmaduke Ridley was the son of M. Ridley and Isabel Ridley (nee Brown), of Benwell, Newcastle-on-Tyne.
On 18th August, the "Hardest Day", Peter was shot down by a Messerschmitt Bf109 of Fighter Geschwader 3, near Kenley at 1.23pm. It was only his eighth sortie. Tragically, in apparently trying to avoid some houses, his Hurricane Mk.I (P2768) crashed onto Morden Park Golf Course and he was killed.
Son of William Allen Fenemore and Gertrude Fenemore, of Whitewell, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland.
At the time of the Battle of Britain, William Burley Higgins was older than most fighter pilots having been born at Sherwood Cottage in Belph, part of the Welbeck Abbey estate in Derbyshire, in September 1913.
Edward was from East Dulwich and learnt to fly at the London Transport Flying Club, joining the RAFVR in early 1939. He was shot down on 7th September 1940.
On 11th March 1940, No.3 squadron Hurricane Mk.I's were scheduled to take part in an army co-operation exercise with the Westland Lysanders of 16 squadron.
Gilbert Mackenzie was born on 1 July 1916. His father, also Gilbert, was a soldier and had married Eva Woodhams in January 1915.
Harold Henry Allgood was born in Cambridge in July 1915 and educated at the Central School. On leaving school, in July 1931, he joined the RAF at Halton as an apprentice metal rigger that September.
Harry Cyril Grove was the son of Albert George and Alice Maud Grove, of Herne Hill, London.
Leonard John Patterson was the son of John and Nina Patterson of Freeland, Oxfordshire. He was shot down by Me.109's east of Hastings on 28th November, 1940.
Lewis Reginald Isaac hailed from Llanelli in South Wales and joined the RAF Volunteer Reserve in the spring of 1939 as an Airman under training Pilot.
Mieczyslaw Stanislaw Marcinkowski was born on 24th February 1919 in Rytwiany in the Staszow district of Poland.
Although Samson Holman joined the RAF Volunteer Reserve in January 1937, he was very much still a trainee pilot with No.17 Squadron in March 1940.
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, Roy, 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.