Ken Driver Photographs



Driver, Maj. Kenneth Weeks, DFC

Maj. Driver is the second highest scoring SAAF ace with 10 victories to his credit

Operational service: 

1 Sqn. East Africa 1940-1941

North Africa 1941

POW 1941

Killed in a flying accident 1947, UK

Credit for these copies: 

Many thanks to Lisa Nyman who lives in Ireland. She is the daughter of Molly Driver who was married to Ken. Lisa has the complete collection of Ken's/Molly's  war memorabilia. Lisa kindly scanned everything and sent it to me.



These photographs/documents originate from the  collection of Lisa Nyman.  She  kindly scanned the documents and I placed it on this web site in order to share these gems to enthusiasts and the wider public. 

Please respect the copy rights of these photographs and contact me to obtain the necessary permission if you want to duplicate some of this material in other web sites or printed matter.


Tinus le Roux

February 2016


Ken seated second from left.



 L to R: Attie Botha, Jarvis?, Ken Driver, Bob Talbot

SAAF 1 squadron pilots 1941 , left to right; Tom Condon,  Townshend-Smith, E.A. "Tuppy" Jarvis,  Attie Botha, Bob Talbot, Ken Driver, Hendrik Burger.

Photograph from German source: Ken at the German airfield while  the  pilot Ludwig Franzisket

who shot him down is busy with morning ablutions. 

Ken being invited for breakfast with his German captor.

 Note the dressing at Ken's neck.


Memorabilia from the collection of Lisa Nyman



















































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