Flight Sergeant [Pilot]

Graham Braddock

Conflict: 
WW2
Additional Information: 

Son of Jonas Archibald and Lillian Ada Braddock; husband of Vivienne Helen Braddock, of Taupiri, Auckland, New Zealand.

References:
  • CWGC
NZ WAR GRAVES

Public Contributions:

Submitted by: Campbell Braddock
Relationship to casualty: Great Nephew
<p>Graham Braddock was born in June 1919 in Macclesfield, Cheshire, England to Jonas Archibald Braddock and Lillian Ada Braddock. Graham Braddock became a Fight Sergeant for the Royal New Zeala... Read More
<p>Graham Braddock was born in June 1919 in Macclesfield, Cheshire, England to Jonas Archibald Braddock and Lillian Ada Braddock. Graham Braddock became a Fight Sergeant for the Royal New Zealand Air Force in World War Two, but Graham served under the No.14 (Pilot) Advanced Flying Unit that was formed at R.A.F. Station Ossington, Nottinghamshire on the 26th January 1942 from the No. 14 Service Flying Training School. The unit was and remained part of No. 21 Group, and was all about Flying Training Command throughout the war. It was relocated to the R.A.F. Station Banff, Banffshire, Scotland on the 25th May 1943. Three months later after the relocation to Banff, Fight Sergeant Graham Braddock and Sergeant Aubrey Francis Smith were killed as their V4158 Airspeed Horsa MK. 1, Glider crashed just out from Dyne, Aberdeen, Scotland on the 29th August 1943. Graham was buried in Plot 43, Dyce Old Churchyard, Aberdeen, Scotland. [source: http://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Braddock-156] [Record since amended - NZWGT]</p>


Personal Tributes:

Casualty

Service Number: 
421012
Name:
Graham Braddock
Rank: 
Flight Sergeant
Additional Rank:
Pilot
Date of Birth:
04 May 1919
Date of Enlistment:
Not known
Occupation on Enlistment:
Dairy Farmer
Armed Force: 
Air Force
Unit:
Royal New Zealand Air Force

Casualty Details

Cause of Death:
Killed in air accident
Date of Death:
29 August 1943
Day of Death:
Sunday
Age at Death: 
24
Conflict: 
WW2

Embarkation Details

Text in italics supplied by Cenotaph Online, Auckland War Memorial Museum

Cemetery

Cemetery Reference: 
Grave 43.
Cemetery Location: 
United Kingdom
Graham Braddock
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