Date: 31 Mar 2024 - 31 Mar 2024
Location: Kenley Revival

At 1pm on 31st March, 2024, Revd. Annie Kurk, of St. Luke’s Church, Whyteleafe, will lead us in a short service and tree dedication ceremony to mark the centenary of the formation of the Royal Canadian Air Force.

The Red Maple tree will be situated near the Hayes Lane entrance to Kenley Common on land owned by City of London Corporation which was formerly part of the airfield.

Free roadside parking is available on Hayes Lane adjacent to the RAF Kenley Tribute entrance to Kenley Common.

RAF Kenley was home to 8 RCAF Fighter Squadrons during WW2 and Canadians make up roughly one third of the Kenley pilots who lost their lives in that epic struggle to preserve our freedom.

The RCAF memorial maple tree has been kindly donated by the family of Wing Commander Hugh C. Godefroy DSO, DFC & Bar, Croix de Guerre with Gold Star, who was Kenley’s Wing Leader during the second half of 1943.

Location Address - Hayes Lane entrance to Kenley Common adjacent to the RAF Kenley Tribute.

Organisation - Kenley Revival / City Commons

Address - Kenley Airfield, CR3 5LZ