Badger, Neil Thomson (Flight Lieutenant, DFC, b.1916 - d.1944)

Place Oceania: New Guinea
Accession Number PR03830
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 2 cm.
Object type Document, Letter, Log book
Maker Badger, Neil Thomson
Place made Australia
Date made 1940-1947
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition

Collection relating to 407161 Flight Lieutenant Neil Thomson Badger DFC. Collection consists of four letters written by Badger between August 1940 and March 1944; two letters regarding Badger's state as 'missing'; two condolence letters; one letter regarding his DFC; his pilot's training card; an individual flight record for April 1944; and his flying log book for 1940-1944 containing an instrument flight check form from 1944. Badger was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for 'exceptional skill and courage on numerous sorties', and was lost on operations over Dutch New Guinea on 8 May 1944.