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John Randall Daniel ‘Bob’ Braham, DSO & Two Bars, DFC & Two Bars, AFC, CD was a Royal Air Force night fighter pilot and fighter ace during the Second World War. Born in 1920 in Holcomb, Somerset, he joined the RAF in 1938 and went on to become the most highly decorated fighter pilot of the Second World War. After the war, he emigrated to Canada with his family. He served in the Royal Canadian Air Force before moving into the civil service, where he worked until his death from an undiagnosed brain tumour in 1974, aged 53.