John Randall D Braham

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Squadron(s): 29

Fate/Ongoing Career: Resigned when Squadron Leader, 1952 to join RCAF. Retired 1970 as Group Captain.

Interesting Facts: Born 6-4-20. "Bob". Outstanding night fighter pilot. First victory 24-8-40. DFC 17-1-41. In June 1941 began a long partnership with Sergeant W J Gregory (gv). Bar to DFC 25-10-41, DSO 9-10-42. Commanded 141 Squadron. Second bar to DFC 15-6-43, bar to DSO 29-4-43, Second bar to DSO 13-6-44. Credited with 29 victories. PoW from 25-6-44. AFC 1-1-51.

Added by: Battle of Britain Memorial Trust on 1st June 2010.


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