John Romney Mather

John Romney Mather

Sergeant Pilot, British

66 Squadron, Gravesend
Ernest Scott

Ernest Scott

Sergeant Pilot, British

222 Squadron, Hornchurch
John Dallas Crossman

John Dallas Crossman

Pilot Officer, Australian

46 Squadron, Stapleford
Douglas Frederick Corfe

Douglas Frederick Corfe

Sergeant Pilot, British

73, 610 and 66 Squadrons
John Basil Ramsay

John Basil Ramsay

Pilot Officer, British

151 Squadron, North-Weald

Dornier 17Z 9/KG76

Dornier 17Z 9/KG76

On the 15th September, 1940 at sixteen thousand feet above the London Borough of Brixton, Flight Lieutenant Peter Brothers of 257 Squadron, pushed his throttle wide open and maneuvered his Hurricane into a firing position close behind his target, one of the Dorniers at the rear of a German bomber formation.

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