Bob Braham’s picture was in the Gosling family collection. I had to find who he was. I did. I did not know he was the top RAF night fighter ace.

Lest We Forget

I wanted to find some information about a pilot since I knew nothing about him.

Someone just sent me this picture he had in his family collection.

23 Squadron crew original Bob Braham

Gosling family collection

This is the edited version.

Wing Commander Bob Braham is on the right. Squadron Leader Sticks Gregory, a good jazz drummer, is on the left.

WC Bob Braham and SL Gregory

Gosling family collection

This is what I could find about him here on the Internet.

This is the introduction.

John Randall Daniel ‘Bob’ Braham DSO & Two BarsDFC & Two BarsAFCCD, (6 April 1920 – 7 February 1974) was a British pilot and one of the most highly decorated airman of the RAF in World War II. He claimed 29 enemy aircraft destroyed, probably destroyed one more, and damaged 6 in 318 operational flights. He was the top scoring RAF ace flying twin-engined fighters and was fifth among…

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