Kenneth Victor Williams was born on 16 September 1915 in Fairfield, Victoria to Arthur John Williams and Ethel May (nee Hems) Williams.
James Neate Hanigan, the son of George William Percy and Amy Eliza Hanigan, was born and raised in Hurstville New South Wales.
Author and historian, Melynda Jarratt has been researching the history of Canadian War Brides since 1987. She wrote a book on the subject and dedicated it in part to her friend Doris Lloyd, who served at Kenley during the Battle of Britain. Here is her story....
John Clarke Fee was born in Toronto, Canada, on 23rd May, 1915, the son of Thomas James Fee and Margery Workman Fee (nee Clarke).
By the standards of the day Francis Gilbert Harper could have been considered to be old when he joined up in October 1940. He had already been married for three years to Doris Muriel Harper (nee. Biss) and had two young daughters, Carol Joan and Lynette Merle.
On 1st May, 1943, 403 Squadron's diarist noted the arrival at Kenley of one of the RCAF's great personalities..soon to become one of their most inspiring Wing Leaders.
On 11th January, 1942, Sgt. Maskill, of 485 (New Zealand) Squadron, had a lucky escape when he misjudged his landing..
On 16th February, 1936, RAF Kenley was an 'airport' for a few hours!
Sir John Darcy Baker-Carr served at RAF Kenley with No.32 Fighter Squadron from Spring 1930 until April 1932.
The 11th January, 1932, wasn't a great day for Sergeant Pilot Wilfred William Loxton, of No.32 Squadron, RAF Kenley...
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