501 Squadron pilots at Bradwell Bay October 1944. The Tempest is SD-R (EJ538) which is stripped of paint to increase its top speed.
Back row (from left):
F/O Panter, F/O Maday (CAN), F/O Johnson (CAN), Flt Lt Burton, F/O Stockburn, F/O Polley, F/O Bennett.
Front row (from left):
W/O Wojczynski (POL), Capt Payne (Army Liason Officer), Flt Lt Robb, Flt Lt Hansen (NZ), Sqn Ldr Parker-Rees CO, Flt Lt Willis, Flt Lt Birks (non flying), W/O Balam, Flt Lt Llandon-Down, Fg Off Grottick, Fg Off Harte (non flying).