AC1 Francis Hugh Turrell was killed during the bombing raids on RAF Kenley on 18th August, 1940 - the Battle of Britain's "Hardest Day". He was laid to rest in St. Luke's churchyard, Whyteleafe, on 26th August, 1940.
Roy Tapner was killed during the Luftwaffe bombing raids on RAF Kenley on 18th August, 1940 - the Battle of Britain's "Hardest Day".
George Henry Malivoire died in Redhill Hospital as a result of wounds sustained during the bombing raids on RAF Kenley on 18th August, 1940, the Battle of Britain's "Hardest Day".
On 28th March, 1942, Warrant Officer Rudolf Ptacek of 602 Squadron, RAF Kenley, was reported missing after a "Rodeo" fighter sweep. It was assumed that he had been shot down in the Calais area during a huge dogfight with a large number of FW190's.
LAC William John Tanner was the son of William and Emily Tanner, of Old Coulsdon. He was married to V. J. Tanner, of Old Coulsdon.
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.
Francis Victor Beamish was born in Dunmanway, County Cork, Ireland, on 27th September, 1903, - three of his brothers served in the RAF and also attained high-ranking positions.
Christopher John Drake Andreae was a Londoner. He was educated at Shrewsbury School between 1930 and 1935. He then joined Caius College, Cambridge reading Natural Science.
Peter Frank Kennard-Davis initially joined the Royal Navy, but thereafter joined the RAF on a short service commission in May 1939.
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.
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.