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Samantha Hilary Badham

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Andrew Behan.

Samantha Hilary Badham

Person  Female  Born 2/10/1969  Died 7/7/2005

Categories: Tragedy

Samantha Hilary Badham was born on 2 October 1969 in Ledbury, Herefordshire, the elder daughter of Albert John Leonard Badham (1938-1995) and Helene Valentine Badham née Godwin (1938-1990). Her sister, Louise Ellen Badham was born in 1976.

She and her boyfriend, Lee Christopher Harris lived together and electoral registers from 2003 to 2005 show them both listed at 4 Teynton Terrace, London, N17 7PZ. A website designer, her obituary can be found on the BBC News website.

She and her boyfriend were travelling together when she died, aged 35 years, on 7 July 2005 on the forecourt of King's Cross underground station. She had been travelling on the Piccadilly Line of the London Underground Railway between King's Cross and Russell Square underground stations that was targeted by a suicide bomber. The narrative verdict of her death can be found on the Coroner's Inquest Report.

Both she and her boyfriend's joint furneral service took place on 5 August 2005 at St Michael's and All Angels Church, Ledbury, Herefordshire.

On the Hyde Park memorial Sam’s name is linked with her boyfriend's as “Sam Badham & Lee Christopher Harris”.

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Bombs 7/7/05 - Piccadilly line - NW1

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Bombs 7/7/05 - Piccadilly line - WC1

This plaque is identical to the one erected at King's Cross St. Pancras.

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Hyde Park memorial to bomb attack 7/7/05

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