Tag: Eric Badcock


Dad (Eric Badcock) made an application to have the phone connected in late 1945 or early 1946 as a reference is made to this in a letter dated 8th. January 1946 from the then Bishopsbourne Postmistress, Mrs. Mollie Chilcott. Bishopsbourne Jan. 8th. 1946 Dear Eric,           I’m enclosing your telephone application […]


Dad (Eric Badcock) was always interested in aircraft and flying and often related stories about them and various happenings over the years. A particular highlight for him was his first flight which occurred at the opening of the Western Junction airport near Launceston, Tasmania on the 28 February, 1931, Dad’s 20th birthday, the plane being […]