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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 ) & No. 4 Central Recovery Depot RAAF
Post War Details
Fate Remained in Australia



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 children.

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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