LEST WE FORGET
Flight Sergeant Roy Francis Crossley BADMAN
Service No: 420824
Born: Lismore NSW, 18 May 1923
Enlisted in the RAAF: 5 December 1941
Unit: No. 25 Squadron, RAAF Station Pearce WA
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 25 Squadron Vultee Vengeance aircraft A27-500), Yanchep WA, 25 April 1944, Aged 20 Years
Buried: Karrakatta War Cemetery WA
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Roy Hubert Goldstone and Laura Lillian Badman, of Balmain, New South Wales.
Roll of Honour: Nyngan NSW
Remembered: Panel 102, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Nyngan and District War Memorial, Nyngan NSW
Vengeance Aircraft A27-500 crashed whilst engaged on a training flight and was totally destroyed. The aeroplane was piloted by No. 420824 Flight Sergeant Roy Francis Crossley Badman, Airman Pilot and Pilot Officer Charles Alphonsus Rampant (436091) G.D. (Nav. W) as crew. Both members were killed. Funeral was conducted at KARRAKATTA War cemetery on 27.4.44.
No. 25 Squadron Operations Record Book A50 Entry dated 25 April 1944.
Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
Metropolitan Cemeteries Board (Perth) On-Line Records
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A9845, 224
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line