Alan Ross CAMERON (1/70) was born in Goondiwindi, Queensland on 18 January 1949. He was educated at Toowoomba State High school. Before entering National Service he worked as an Insurance Chief Clerk with General Accident Fire and Life Assurance Corp. Alan commenced his officer training at OTU with Class 4/69, graduating with Class 1/70 on 16 Jul 1970. He was posted to 9 RAR at Enoggerra, Queensland.
Sadly, Alan lost a short but brave battle with metastatic melanoma shortly before midnight on 19 December 2012. He was funeral was held at Burstow’s Funeral Chapel, Ruthven St, Toowoomba, at 2:30 pm on Friday 28 December 2012, 22 years to the day that Alan and Rhonda lost their son, Justin, to cancer in December 1990.
Brian McNamara (an ex-Nasho) who went to school with Alan said of Alan ‘A great officer and bloke, he will be sadly missed!’