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Raymond Ernest Buckingham

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Raymond Ernest Buckingham
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Personal Information
Date of Birth 6 Dec 1921
Place of Birth Kelmscott, Western Australia
Death 8 Nov 2000, aged 78
Place of Death Gooseberry Hill, Western Australia
Age at Enlistment 19 years, 2 months
Next of Kin , Father
Military Information
Reg Number Mr Alexander Buckingham
Date of Enlistment 3 Oct 1941 (Army) & 8 Aug 1942 (RAAF)
Rank Private & Leading Aircraftsman
Unit/Formation 16th Battalion (Cameron Highlander's Regiment ) & 4th Central Recovery Depot
Post War Details



Pre War

1943 at "Poplar". Kelmscott, bootmaker

War Service

Discharged from the Army on 16 Jan 1942. Enlisted in the RAAF on 8 Aug 1942.


Discharged from the RAAF on 11 May 1945

Post War

Ray married Alma Cecilia Brooke (1923 - 2017) in 1947. They had 3 daughters

Electoral Roll entries: 1954 at 4 Alexandra avenue, Cannington, State Brickworks; 1958 - 1972 Vahland avenue, Riverton, welder, 1972 - 1980 at 4 Alexandra avenue, Bentley, metal worker.

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