SGT. OWEN MICHAEL JENKINS R.A.F.V.R. of 615 Squadron, Kenley, was shot down over Calais flying Hurricane I, V6980, Code: KW-U.
Wlodzimierz Michal Czech Samolinski was born in Poland in October 1916 and after school, joined the Polish Air Force where he conducted his training at Deblin. He then joined 122 Fighter Squadron in October 1938 as a 2nd Lieutenant.
Pilot Officer Albert Emmanuel Alex van den Hove d’Ertsenrijck, was seen by an eyewitness, Don Key, to try and make a forced landing in a meadow adjacent to the River Stour but the pilot jumped at very low level (possibly hoping to fall into the water), struck a tree and was killed.
At the time of the Battle of Britain, William Burley Higgins was older than most fighter pilots having been born at Sherwood Cottage in Belph, part of the Welbeck Abbey estate in Derbyshire, in September 1913.
William Percival Cambridge was born in India in 1912. He was the son of Sidney John Cambridge, a civil servant, and his wife Agnes.
Arthur Dumbell Smith was a long-standing member of No.66 Squadron. He hailed from Forest Gate, London, and was born on 3rd April 1918, the son of Charles H. Smith and Constance Isabel Dumbell.
Peter James Christopher King, the son of Colonel Harold James King, Royal Artillery, and of Elise Mabel King, of Farnborough, Warwickshire, was born on 28 September 1920.
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.