British Pilots Surname B

British Pilots Surname B

The Battle of Britain was fought with distinction by brave pilots from around the world, but the majority of those who took to the skies were from Britain.

Sadly, there is no official record of the Battle of Britain pilots as no such document survived World War Two - only those who died had their names recorded, and it is these that have been placed on a special memorial in Westminster Abbey (unveiled in 1947).

However, one determined RAF officer spent 14 years (between 1955 and 1969) creating a thorough list of all the pilots who fought and died in the battle, ensuring each individual can have their name go down in history.

One of the most notable pilots to take part was George Herman "Ben" Bennions, who was a leading Spitfire pilots during the Battle of Britain. Ben joined No. 41 Squadron RAF in January 1936 and was commissioned in April 1940, going on to destroy at least 12 enemy planes.

Peter Malam Brothers was also a notable fighter pilot during the Battle of Britain, credited with destroying at least 10 enemy planes as a flight commander in the No. 32 Squadron. He was officially recognised as a flying ace and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for his service.

Below is a list of all the pilots with Surnames beginning with B. Pilots marked with * were killed in the Battle of Britain:

  • Babbage, C F (Sgt)
  • Bachmann, J H (PO)
  • Bacon, C H (PO) *
  • Baddeley, D H (Sgt)
  • Bader, D R (Sq Ld)
  • Badger, I J (Sgt)
  • Badger, J V (Sq Ld) *
  • Bailey, C G (PO)
  • Bailey, G J (Sgt)
  • Bailey, J C (PO) *
  • Bailey, J R (PO)
  • Bailey, G (PO)
  • Bailey, H N (PO)
  • Bailey, C (Sgt)
  • Baillon, P A (PO)
  • Bain, G S (PO)
  • Baines, (C E (Sq Ld)
  • Baird, G H (PO)
  • Baker, H C (PO)
  • Baker, A C (Sgt)
  • Baker, R D (Sgt) *
  • Baker, S (PO)
  • Baker, B (Sgt) *
  • Baker, E D (Sgt) *
  • Baker, C (PO)
  • Baker, L V (Sgt)
  • Ball, G E (Fl Lt)
  • Bamberger, C S (Sgt)
  • Bandinel, J J (PO)
  • Banham, A J (Fl Lt)
  • Banister, T H (Sgt)
  • Banks, W H (Sgt)
  • Bann, E S (Sgt) *
  • Baraldi, F H (PO)
  • Baranski, W (Fl Lt)
  • Barber, R H (PO)
  • Barclay, R H (PO)
  • Barker, J K (Sgt) *
  • Barker, G L (PO)
  • Barker, J K (Sgt)
  • Barker, G L (PO)
  • Barker, F J (Sgt)
  • Barnard, E C (Sgt)
  • Barnes, W (PO)
  • Barnes, L D (Sgt)
  • Barnes, J G (FO)
  • Barnett, R E (Sq Ld)
  • Baron, R V (PO) *
  • Barraclough, S M (Sgt)
  • Barraclough, R G (Sgt)
  • Barran, P H (Fl Lt) *
  • Barrett, W E (Sgt)
  • Barron, N P (Sgt)
  • Barrow, H I (Sgt)
  • Barthropp, P P (FO)
  • Bartlett, L H (Sgt)
  • Bartley, A C (PO)
  • Barton, A R (PO)
  • Barton, R A (Fl Lt)
  • Barwell, E G (PO)
  • Bary, R E (PO)
  • Bashford, H (Sgt)
  • Bassett, F B (FO)
  • Batcheloe, F B (PO)
  • Batt, L G (Sgt)
  • Baxter, S (Sgt) *
  • Bayles, I N (FO)
  • Bayley, E A (Sgt) *
  • Bayliss, D (PO)
  • Bayliss, E J (Sgt)
  • Bayne, A W (Fl Lt)
  • Bayne, D W (Sq Ld)
  • Baynham, G T (PO)
  • Bazin, J M (Fl Lt)
  • Bazley, S H (Fl Lt)
  • Beamish, R (Sgt)
  • Beamont, R P (FO)
  • Beard, J M (Sgt)
  • Beardsley, R A (PO)
  • Beatty, M (Sgt)
  • Beaumont, W (PO) *
  • Beaumont, S (Fl Lt)
  • Beazley, H (PO)
  • Bee, E (Sgt)
  • Beechey, A (Sgt)
  • Beer, C (Sgt) *
  • Begg G (Sub Lieutenant, Fleet Air Arm)
  • Balchem, L G (Sq Ld)
  • Bell, C (FO)
  • Bell, C H (Sgt)
  • Bell, J S (FO) *
  • Bell, D (Sgt)
  • Bell, R (Sgt)
  • Bell-Slater, D B (FO)
  • Bell-Walker, H J (Sgt)
  • Benn,G (Sgt)
  • Bennett, H (Sgt)
  • Bennette, G (FO)
  • Bennisons, G (PO)
  • Benson, J (PO)
  • Benson, N (PO) *
  • Bent, B (Sgt)
  • Beresford, H (Fl Lt) *
  • Berkley, T (Sgt)
  • Berridge, H (Sgt)
  • Berry, A (Sgt) *
  • Berry, F (Sgt) *
  • Berry, R (PO)
  • Berwick, R (Sgt)
  • Beveridge, C (Sgt)
  • Beytagh, M (Sq Ld)
  • Bicknell (Sgt)
  • Bicknell, L (Sq Ld)
  • Bidgood, E (PO)
  • Bidgood, I (Sgt)
  • Biggar, A (Sq Ld)
  • Bignall, J (Sgt)
  • Binham, A (Sgt)
  • Birch, R (Lt, Fleet Air Arm)
  • Bird-Wilson, H (PO)
  • Birkett, T (PO)
  • Birrell, M (Midshipman, Fleet Air Arm)
  • Bisdee, J (PO)
  • Bisgood, D (PO)
  • Bitmead, E (Sq Ld)
  • Black, A (Sgt)
  • Black, H (Sgt) *
  • Blackadder, W (Fl Lt)
  • Blackwood, G (Sq Ld)
  • Blair, C (PO)
  • Blair, K (PO)
  • Blake, A (Sub Lieutenant, Fleet Air Arm) *
  • Bland, J (PO) *
  • Blane, W (Sgt)
  • Blayney, A (PO)
  • Blenkharn, F (Sgt)
  • Bloomeley, D (PO)
  • Bloor, E (Sgt)
  • Blow, K (Sgt)
  • Boddington, M (Sgt)
  • Bodie, C (PO)
  • Boitel-Gill, B (Fl Lt)
  • Bolton, H (Sgt) *
  • Bomford (Sgt)
  • Boot, P (PO)
  • Booth, G (Sgt) *
  • Booth, J (Sgt)
  • Boret, R (PO)
  • Boswell, R (Sgt)
  • Boulding, R (FO)
  • Boulter, J (FO)
  • Boulton, J (FO) *
  • Bowen, C (Fl Lt) *
  • Bowen, F (PO)
  • Bowen, N (PO) *
  • Bowen-Morris, H (Sgt)
  • Bowerman, D (Sgt)
  • Bowman, L (Sgt)
  • Bowring , B (FO)
  • Boyd, A (Fl Lt)
  • Boyd, R (Fl Lt)
  • Bowyer, W (FO)
  • Boyle, C (Sgt)
  • Bracton (Sgt)
  • Braham, J (Sq Ld)
  • Bramah, H (Sub Lieutenant, Fleet Air Arm)
  • Branch, G (FO) *
  • Brash, G (Sgt) *
  • Breeze, R (Sgt)
  • Brett, P (FO)
  • Brewster, J (PO)
  • Briggs, M (PO)
  • Briggs, D (Sgt)
  • Bright, V (FO)
  • Brimble, G (Sgt)
  • Brimble, J (Sgt) *
  • Britton, A (FO) *
  • Britton, H (PO)
  • Broadhurst, H (Sq Ld)
  • Broadhurst, J (PO) *
  • Brooker, R (FO)
  • Broom, P (Sgt)
  • Brothers, P (Fl Lt)
  • Brown, A (PO)
  • Brown, B (PO)
  • Brown, C (Sgt)
  • Brown, C W (Sgt)
  • Brown, D (FO)
  • Brown, F (Sgt)
  • Brown, G (Fl Lt)
  • Brown, J (Sgt)
  • Brown, M (PO)
  • Brown, P (Sgt)
  • Brown, R (PO)
  • Brown, R J (PO)
  • Brown, R S (Sgt)
  • Browne, C (Sgt)
  • Browne, D (PO) *
  • Bruce, D (Fl Lt) *
  • Brumby, N (Sgt) *
  • Brunner, G (PO)
  • Bryant-Fenn, L (PO)
  • Bryne, E (Sgt)
  • Buchanan, J (PO)
  • Buchanan, J R (PO) *
  • Buck, J (Sgt) *
  • Bucknole, J (Sgt)
  • Budd, G (Fl Lt)
  • Bull, C (Fl Lt)
  • Bull, J (PO)
  • Bulmer, G (Sub Lieutenant, Fleet Air Arm) *
  • Bumstead, R (Sgt)
  • Bunch, D (Sgt)
  • Bunch, S (Sub Lieutenant, Fleet Air Arm)
  • Bungey, R (FO)
  • Burda, F (FO)
  • Burdekin, A (Sgt)
  • Burgess, J (Sgt)
  • Burgoyne, E (Sgt) *
  • Burley, P (Sgt)
  • Burnard, F (Sgt)
  • Burnell-Phillips, P (Sgt)
  • Burnett, N (FO)
  • Burns, O (Sgt)
  • Burns, W (Sgt)
  • Burt, A (Sgt)
  • Burtenshaw, A (Sgt)
  • Burton, C (Fl Lt)
  • Burton, H (Fl Lt)
  • Burton, H F (Sq Ld)
  • Burton, L (PO)
  • Burton, L (Sgt)
  • Burton, P (FO)
  • Bush, B (Sgt)
  • Bush, C (PO)
  • Bushell, G (Sgt)
  • Butterfield, S (Sgt) *
  • Butterick, A (Sgt)
  • Butterworth, K (Sgt)
  • Byng-Hall, P (PO)

Sgt = Sergeant

PO = Pilot Officer

FO = Flying Officer

Fl Lt = Flight Lieutenant

Sq Ld = Squadron Leader

 

Rank held at time of the battle.

 

We hope that these lists of pilots are accurate. However, if you believe that there are any mistakes, please contact the editor.

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