Gerald Barrington Haydon was born in the Southport district of Queensland, on 24 December, 1921, known as Barry to his parents, Harry and Gertrude Haydon.
Sergeant Pilot Ivor Morrison Brown of 602 squadron RAFVR, was the son of Douglas Campbell Brown and Frances Jane Brown, of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand.
James Neate Hanigan, the son of George William Percy and Amy Eliza Hanigan, was born and raised in Hurstville New South Wales.
Kenneth Victor Williams was born on 16 September 1915 in Fairfield, Victoria to Arthur John Williams and Ethel May (nee Hems) Williams.
On 16th August 1941, the Kenley Wing had a very busy day, flying three separate offensive operations. It wasn't without cost though, as No.602 squadron lost Sgt. Cyril Anderson Booty on his second sortie of the day.
“Dick” Gazzard was born Richard George Gazzard to Norman Clarence and Veida Gazzard, of Strathfield, New South Wales, on 17 August 1920.
On the 23rd November, he was taking part in cloud formation flying practice with Sgt. L. J. Burke when they entered low cloud and flew into the side of Titsey Hill near Woldingham.
Tadeusz Nastorowicz hailed from Lodz in Poland, being born there on 1 May 1914. Little information is available on his early and any service with the Polish Air Force.
Raymond Arthur Holmwood was the first Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) officer to assume command of an RAF squadron during World War II.