CAMERON Richard Bruce

 
ORIGINAL AVENUE OF HONOUR NAME PLATE C.1929
Service number 1522

In 1914 Richard married Annie Kathleen Margaret Ryan. Richard was diagnosed with Shell shock.

Returned to Australia on the 21st November 1917.

Discharged on the 25th December 1917.

Richard moved from the district living in Edithvale, Kinglake, Carrum and Panton Hill. His brother is William Wallace Cameron.

Died on the 17th November 1970 at Dandenong, Victoria.

Buried on the 20th November 1970 at Berwick Cemetery.

Name CAMERON, Richard Bruce
Service Number 1522
Rank Private
Roll 3 Pioneer Battalion 1-6 Reinforcements (June-December 1916)
Conflict First World War 1914-1918
Embarked 6thJune 1916
City Melbourne
Ship HMAT Wandilla A62
Age 22 years
Birth Place 1898, Moe, Victoria
Father Duncan Cameron, Berwick, Victoria
Mother Eliza Ellen (Redfern) Cameron
Religion Presbyterian
Occupation Labourer
Residence Darnum, Victoria
Enlisted 3rdApril 1916
Height 5 feet, 10 inches
Complexion Fair; Eyes- Blue; Hair- Dark Brown