BiographyAlbert Armitage Salmon was born 1 August 1854 in Macleay River, New South Wales, Australia to Thomas Armitage Salmon (1830-1915) and Emily Yerbury (1836-1868) and died 6 February 1941 in Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Lucy Rudder (1868-1936) 25 September 1889 in Kempsey, New South Wales, Australia. Ancestors are from the United Kingdom.
The death occurred in Bundaberg of Mr. Albert Armitage Salmon, in his 87th year. He was born at Kempsey, Macleay River, New South Wales, and had followed farming on the Macleay and Tweed Rivers and later at Wolvi and in the South Burnett.
Mr. Salmon resided in Tinana for 12 years, and in May, 1940, sold his farm. He had a retentive memory, and could recount many stories of the hardships of the early settlers. He lost three sons during the Great War, and another died from wounds on returning to Australia. His wife predeceased him by four years. The surviving members of the family are: Messrs. John, Richard Charles, Albert Clement and Gordon Salmon, and Jessie, Eliza and Lucy, also a sister, Mrs. D. Leslie (Bundaberg).