RAMPANT Charles Alphonsus 436091

LEST WE FORGET

Flying Officer Charles Alphonsus RAMPANT

Service No: 436091
Born: Ravensthorpe WA, 19 July 1910
Enlisted in the RAAF: 7 November 1942
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 33 Years
Buried: Karrakatta War Cemetery WA
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Charles August Rampant and Agnes Rampant; husband of Joan Beresford Rampant. of South Perth.
Roll of Honour: Perth WA
Remembered: Panel 102, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Cenotaph Undercroft, State War Memorial, Kings Park WA

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.

References:

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