On 16th February 1943, an afternoon fighter sweep (Rodeo 170) turned into a disaster for Kenley's Canadian wing.
On 25th February 1943, Flying Officer Jack Dudley Edwards, of 403 squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force, was killed in a flying accident over the Canterbury area.
On 13th February 1930, Sergeant Cecil Alfred Arthur Fell of No.32 (Fighter) squadron, Kenley, was killed in a flying accident, having jumped from his Armstrong Whitworth Siskin (J9191?) when the controls became jammed.
On 21st December 1940, Leading Aircraftman Edmund John McGrath, lost his life when his dH.82 Tiger Moth (BB754) stalled on take-off at Kenley.
On 10th February 1939, Pilot Officer Jack Driscol Mills, of No.3 squadron, lost his life when his Gloster Gladiator (K7955) crashed into Firle Beacon, south-east of Lewes, Sussex, in thick fog.
On 28th January 1944, P/O Claude Weaver DFM, an American flying with 403 squadron, RCAF, was reported as missing after a fighter sortie, bringing to a close a short, but eventful flying career.
On 17th January 1939, Acting Pilot Officer Donald James Catt and F/O Lionel Gaunce of No.3 squadron, took off from Kenley at 10.15 am and headed towards the south coast for some live firing practice, in their Gloster Gladiator MkI's.
COMMANDER ROBERT ANDREW BURG was born in December 1884 in Cheyenne County, Nebraska.
On 15th January, 1943, 401 squadron RCAF, flying from Kenley, lost Sergeant Pilot William Kennedy Ferguson.
William Jemmett was suffering from a nervous disorder when he dived out of an upper storey window, during a stay in hospital. He had been administered a sedative drug that may have made him prone to delusions.
At 10am, on the 20th December, James Lambert took off from Kenley with his squadron on Ramrod 375, under the command of W/C Godefroy. When they reached Merville, they were attacked by 18 Me.109s and 20 FW.190s - a huge dogfight ensued.
On the 22nd December 1943, a crash at Kenley resulted in an RAF dH.87b Hornet Moth being written off, but ...