Herbert Branwell Hackney was born during July 1913, in Yarmouth on the Norfolk coast, to Herbert and Helen Wilhelmina, nee Shephard, Hackney.
Stephen Reglar has generously allowed us to share the story of his Father-in-Law, "Taff" Powell, who served with 253 Squadron.
John Richard Lloyd was the youngest of five children born to Lieutenant-Colonel Sir John Conway Lloyd MC of Brecon.
Charles Sidney Darwood joined the RAF as an Acting Pilot Officer on a Short Service Commission on 15 March 1935. On completion of his training, he joined No.111 Squadron at RAF Northolt, being noted on strength there in October 1936.
William Thomas Jones was the son of Thomas and Agnes Jones of Rhosymedre, Denbighshire and husband to Doris Gwendolyn Jones of Leytonstone.
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.
Born on 22 February 1916, William Davies Eccleton was the son of William Christopher and Frances Mary Eccleton of Levin, Wellington, New Zealand.
Capel Francis Goodson Adye first joined the RAF, as a probationary Pilot Officer, on a Short Service Commission on 11 October 1929...
Gilbert Mackenzie was born on 1 July 1916. His father, also Gilbert, was a soldier and had married Eva Woodhams in January 1915.
On the night of 18th/19th March, 1920, behind the locked door of his room in the Ashdown Park Hotel, Coulsdon, ...
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.