Port Adelaide Library:
Robert (Bob) BREWER,
- Name added to the west side of the Workers Memorial in 1998
- He was nominated by the CFMEU
Robert Brewer raised seven children in New South Wales, New Zealand and then settled in Adelaide.
He was a worker for working people, the poor, the indigenous and unemployed. Robert worked as an Engine Driver and plant operator and volunteered as Treasurer of the Semaphore Workers Club.
He served as:
- Full time Officer and Executive Member of the Federated Engine Drivers and Firemen’s Association
- A Construction Mining and Energy Union Official
- South Australian May Day committee
- Executive Member of the Australian Peace Committee
- Member of the Socialist Party of Australia
Construction Forestry Mining and Energy Union letter 1998
Contemporary press clippings: