Flight Lieutenant Nigel Hinchcliffe BRADBURY

Service No: 404952
Born: Brisbane QLD, 30 May 1922
Enlisted in the RAAF: 5 January 1941
Unit: No. 75 Squadron
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 75 Squadron Mustang aircraft A68-97), near Werribee VIC, 6 December 1947, Aged 25 Years
Buried: Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Son of John Hinchcliffe Bradbury and Miriam Grace Bradbury, of Brisbane, Queensland; husband of Doris Elsie Bradbury, of Highgate Hill, Queensland
Roll of Honour: Brisbane QLD

Having died outside the specified period (3 September 1939 to 30 June 1947), Flight Lieutenant Bradbury does not meet an eligibility criterion for inclusion on the Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour for World War II.

At 1107 hours on 6 December 1947, Mustang A68-97 flown by Flight Bradbury disintegrated in the air and crashed at the Werribee Bombing Range during a dive bombing demonstration for the School of Air Support and he was killed.


Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/6/1533


Ilbery, P.L.T. (Peter Leslie Thomas) (422957) Hatching an Air Force: 2SFTS, 5SFTS, 1BFTS Uranquinty and Wagga Wagga, Banner Books Maryborough QLD 4650, 2002

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