Sgt. Green was shot down by a FW190 during Circus 137, on the 25th April, 1942.
Hugh was the son of William and Hedwig Dorothea Corner and was married to Emily Vera Corner MD, FRCP, of Gerrard's Cross, Buckinghamshire.
Accounts of the Battle of Britain talk of squadrons being “relieved” or “replaced” by another from elsewhere, but was it simply a case of “A” replacing “B” on the same day and carrying on as normal?
Vilém was born in Brno, Czechoslovakia, in April 1915. At school he was an accomplished pianist and athlete. Upon graduating in June 1934, he volunteered for military service, and commenced his basic training with 2 Air Regiment, Olomouc.
Carol Winifred Anne Carroll was born in July 1903, in West Derby, Lancashire. She was a very fit and active woman who enjoyed climbing, hiking and caving. In fact, she was the first woman recorded to have climbed Mount Kenya in February, 1938.
Nathaniel John Merriman Barry was born on 18th June 1918, at Pilgrim's Rest, Eastern Transvaal, South Africa. He was one of seven children born to Richard Alan Barry, a mining engineer, and Gladys Isobel Barry (nee Van Der Byl).