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Flying Officer Frederick Shaw Bradbury was an Anglo-Argentine airman of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve who died during the Second World War.

He was the son of Francis Home and Alice O'Keefe Bradbury, of Lomas de Zamora, Argentina. Before joining the RAFVR, Bradbury was employed by the Ways and Works Department of the Argentine Railways.[1]

Aged 23, Bradbury died during a training flight on 21 June 1944, when his Short Stirling (EH940) of 1661 Heavy Conversion Unit crashed in Oxfordshire after one port engine caught fire and another ceased to function. Four other crewmembers perished.[2]

He is buried in Botley Cemetery, Oxford.

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  1. Roll of Honours 1939-1945, diaagency.ca. Retrieved 24 August 2013.
  2. Plane crash at Park Farm (PDF), trentsidelinks.org. Retrieved 24 August 2013.

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