On 30th August, 1940, Bell was shot down, his Spitfire crashed and he was killed. Bell was the fourth pilot from 616 to lose his life whilst the squadron was stationed at Kenley.
John Kenneth Grahame Clifton, (known as "Kenneth"), was born in Plymouth in October 1918. He was the son of John Henry and Susie Dorothy Anderson Clifton. The family moved to Somerset in 1928 where Kenneth was educated at Taunton School.
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).
Pilot Officer Jenkins was born in May 1919 and was the son of the Revd. Canon William Owen Jenkins, D.D. and Horatia Mary Jenkins, of St. Andrews. Fife.
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.
Colin Dunstone Francis was born in July 1921, in Stoke d'Abernon, Surrey. He was the only child of Frank Warner Francis, who served in the Royal Field Artillery during the Great War, and his wife, Emmie Francis. Colin joined the RAF on a short service commission in April 1939.
Marmaduke Ridley was the son of M. Ridley and Isabel Ridley (nee Brown), of Benwell, Newcastle-on-Tyne.
AC2 Arthur Leonard Moore was injured as a result of enemy action at RAF Kenley on 18th August, 1940, "The Hardest Day".
Platoon Commander William Battle, of the 58th Surrey (Purley) Battalion, was killed by shrapnel at Kenley Waterworks, during the first wave of attacks on RAF Kenley on the 18th August, 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.
Aircraftman First Class Leslie Barton Harris was killed in action while serving at Kenley during the Luftwaffe bombing raids of "The Hardest Day" - the 18th August, 1940.
Aircraftman Second Class William Charles Stanley Ford suffered multiple injuries during the raids on RAF Kenley which took place on 18th August, 1940, "The Hardest Day".