William BADGER

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BADGER, William

Service Number: 416375
Enlisted: 24 May 1941
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: Portsmouth, England, 8 October 1916
Home Town: Adelaide, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Accidental (Flying Accident), United Kingdom, 15 January 1943, aged 26 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

24 May 1941: Involvement Sergeant, SN 416375
24 May 1941: Enlisted Adelaide
24 May 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, SN 416375
24 May 1941: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, SN 416375

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Sergeant Badger 416375 RAAF was killed when RAF Oxford aircraft BG168 of Number 18 (Pilots) Advanced Flying Unit collided with Oxford aircraft EP809 at Church Lawford airfield near Rugby, England - also killed was Sergeant R J Haag R125867 RCAF

 

Son of William Josiah and Dorcas May Badger

Husband of Isobel Carr Badger of Glenelg, SA

Sergeant Badger is commemorated on the family plot in Renmark Cemetery, SA