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Robert George (Bob) Cram (1904–1949)

from Newcastle Sun

President of the Newcastle branch of the Building Workers' Industrial Union (Mr. R. G. Cram) died at his home. York Crescent, Belmont, on Monday night.

Mr. Cram, who is survived by his widow and nine children, had been in ill-health for some months.

He had been a unionist for more than 30 years and had been northern president of the B.W.I.U. for the past three years.

The secretary of the branch (Mr. C. Hall) said today that the Trades Hall Council would be approached to consider means of assisting his family.

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'Cram, Robert George (Bob) (1904–1949)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 22 July 2024.

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Life Summary [details]


14 May, 1904
Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia


16 May, 1949 (aged 45)
Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

cancer (brain)

Religious Influence

Includes the religion in which subjects were raised, have chosen themselves, attendance at religious schools and/or religious funeral rites; Atheism and Agnosticism have been included.

Key Organisations
Political Activism