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Richard Gaston Walker

Assayer / Chemist
Place of Residence at HM Factory Gretna No 2 Staff House Place of Death Bendigo Australia Date of Birth: January 19, 1893 Date of Death: January 19, 1965


Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): Richard Gaston Walker.  

Gender: Male.  

Date and Place of Birth: Unknown place, possibly Australia.; 1893. 

Date and Place of Death: 1965, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia.  


Childhood: Richard Gaston Walker grew up possibly in Australia or elsewhere.  

Parents: Father: Daniel Gaston Walker, unknown dates. Mother: Mary Elizabeth Newland Walker, unknown dates.  

Parent’s occupations: Father was possibly a miner or had something to do with mining.  

Schools / universities attended and years of attendance:  Ballarat School of Mines.  

Occupation: Assayer – Testing and analyzing ores and minerals to determine their structure and value. 

Place of residence at Gretna: No. 2, Staff House, East Riggs, Dumfriesshires Scotland. 

Job title at Gretna: Unsure – possibly also an Assayer.  

Marital status: Marriage to Miss. Edna Beebe, Bendigo, Victoria on 24th September 1919 at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Ballarat.  

Children: Unknown.  

Travels: Travelled to United Kingdom possibly before or during WW1. Returned to Australia as Richard died in Bendigo in 1965. 


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