Sergeant Keith Gittus BRADSHAW

Service No: 8406
Born: New Norfolk TAS, 4 September 1913
Enlisted in the RAAF: 31 January 1940 (at RAAF Station Laverton VIC)
Unit: No. 8 Airfield Construction Squadron, Labuan
Died: Ground Operations, Labuan, 31 May 1945, Aged 31 Years
Buried: Labuan War Cemetery, Malaysia
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Robina Bradshaw, and stepson of William Russell; husband of Thalia Mildred Georgina Bradshaw, of Newtown, Tasmania, Australia
Roll of Honour: Hobart TAS
Remembered: Panel 114, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 31 May 1945, Sergeant Bradshaw, a General Hand, was killed by enemy action and others were injured when a Japanese soldier infiltrated the camp and entered their tent and threw a hand grenade.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records (RAAF Casualty Information compiled by Alan Storr (409804))
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/6/1163

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