J. R. D. Braham
War dead Male Born 6/4/1920 Died 7/2/1974
RAF fighter pilot. Born John Randall Daniel Braham in Holcombe, Somerset, and known as 'Bob'. In World War II, he was one of the most successful night fighter pilots. He was awarded the DSO & Two Bars, DFC & Two Bars and AFC. In 1944 he was shot down and imprisoned by the Germans.
He was the most highly decorated airman in RAF Fighter Command. After the war he joined the Royal Canadian Air Force, and continued flying until his retirement, when he joined the Historic Sites Department of the Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development. Died in Nova Scotia.