Hans Eigil Heyman was born in Copenhagen, but moved to England at an early age. He volunteered for the Royal Air Force in 1943 and was trained as pilot.
Preben Antonsen was one of the Danish, who volunteered for the Royal Air Force. A cook in the Danish Club in Knightsbridge, London, before the war, he is presumed to have served as a cook.
On 30 June 1945, the Royal Air Force exhibition in Copenhagen officially opened. The exhibition was hosted by the department store Magasin du Nord on Kongens Nytorv in central Copenhagen. Danish Fg Off. Jørgen T. Bruun returned to Denmark from India to take part in the running of the exhibition.
From early on the Danish volunteers in the RAF wanted to distinguish themselves as Danes in Allied service. One way of doing that was to wear a nationality shoulder title on the uniform.