Bruce Donald Logan
From Our Contribution
|Date of Birth||23 Jan 1908|
|Place of Birth||Kelmscott, Western Australia|
|Death||18 Aug 1963, aged 55|
|Place of Death||Northam, Western Australia|
|Age at Enlistment||34 years, 3 months|
|Description||5'4½" (1.64m) tall ; ; dark complexion ; blue eyes ; brown hair|
|Occupation||Timber worker - leading hand|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Jardee, Western Australia|
|Next of Kin||Wife , Mrs Ruth Logan|
|Date of Enlistment||29 Apr 1942|
|Unit/Formation||14th (Karri) VDC Battalion|
|Post War Details|
|Fate||Remained in Australia|
On 28 Dec 1930, Bruce married Ruth Prosser (1909 - 1974). Ruth died on 17 Dec 1974 aged 65 in Northam. They had two children.
Electoral Roll entries: 1931 at Jardee, farmer; 1936 - 1943 at Jardee, timber worker.
Mobilised on 28 Jan 1942, but found to have significant damage to his back. Bruce enlisted in the Volunteer Defence Corps at Jardee on 29 Apr 1942, and was appointed Lance Corporal on 12 Sep 1942. On 31 Jul 1944, the 14th VDC Battalion was placed in Reserve, and formally struck off on 15 Oct 1945.
Electoral Roll entries: 1949 at Jardee, timber worker; 1954 - 1958 at Anglican Home, Coogee Beach, manager, with Ruth as Matron; 1963 at Church of England Boys' Hostel, Northam, Warden. Ruth remained in the Matrons position after Bruce's death.