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Newington College
Newingtoncoatofarms.jpg
Latin: In Fide Scientiam
To Faith Add Knowledge
Location
Stanmore and Lindfield, New South Wales, Australia
Coordinates 33°51′30″N 36°29′20″E / 33.85833°N 36.48889°E / 33.85833; 36.48889Coordinates: 33°51′30″N 36°29′20″E / 33.85833°N 36.48889°E / 33.85833; 36.48889
Information
Type Independent, Day & Boarding
Denomination Uniting Church[1]
Established 1863[2]
Chairman Tony McDonald
Headmaster Dr David Mulford
Staff ~146[3]
Gender Boys
Enrolment ~1,670 (K–12)[4]
Colour(s) Black and White
        
Slogan Discover what's possible
Website

Newington College is an independent, Uniting Church, day and boarding school for boys, located in Stanmore, an inner-western suburb of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Established in 1863 at Newington House, Silverwater, it celebrated its Sesquicentenary in 2013. The college is open to boys of all faiths and denominations. Since 1922, Newington has been governed by an Act of Parliament.[5]

Newington has two preparatory schools, Wyvern House, in Cambridge Street, Stanmore, and a school at Lindfield, on Sydney's Upper North Shore.[6] Newington currently caters for approximately 1,800 students from Kindergarten to Year 12,[4] including 48 boarders from Years 7 to 12.[6]

The school is a member of the Association of Heads of Independent Schools of Australia (AHISA),[7] the Junior School Heads Association of Australia (JSHAA),[8] the Australian Boarding Schools' Association,[6] and a founding member of the Athletic Association of the Great Public Schools of New South Wales (AAGPS).[9]

The college prepares students for the IB Diploma Programme and the Higher School Certificate.

History[edit]

Newington House, Silverwater
Founders Wing, incomplete in the 1890s
Sir George Wigram Allan
The Le Couteur Wing, built as Wyvern House in the 1930s
The Taylor Sports Centre and
Rae Centre in 2014

At the Methodist Conference of 1862, the Rev John Manton proposed that a collegiate institute, 'decidedly Wesleyan in character', be founded in Sydney. It was expected that the school would 'be open to the sons of parents of all religious denominations', and on Thursday, 16 July 1863, the Wesleyan Collegiate Institute opened with 16 boys and a small number of theological students. As no suitable buildings were available in Sydney at the time, Newington House, the centrepiece of the 1,200-acre (4.9 km2) John Blaxland's estate at Silverwater, was leased.

Newington College, as the school soon became known, prospered during its time on the Parramatta River and in 1869 was the first Australian school to play rugby football (against the University of Sydney),[10] and soon after was the first school in Australia to hold an athletics carnival.[citation needed] The Newington College Cadet Unit is the oldest corps in the Australian Army Cadets.

Expanding student numbers meant that more extensive premises closer to the city were required. A bequest by John Jones of land at Stanmore saw the College move to the newly fashionable inner-city suburbs. A grand stone edifice was designed by Thomas Rowe and has been described by architectural historian Morton Herman as 'an almost perfect example of scholastic Gothic Revival architecture'.[11] Earth-moving work began on the site in 1876 and by May 1878 the building had reached first floor height. A public ceremony was held and six commemorative stones were laid. Amongst the six given the honour of laying the stones were Sir George Wigram Allen KCMG[12] the philanthropist who was Speaker of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly. He had lent £12,000 for the new buildings at Stanmore and later endowed the Wigram Allen Scholarship for boys proceeding to matriculation. The formal opening of the new school building was by Sir George on 18 January 1881. By resolution of the College Council, the name Newington College was perpetuated on the new site. Seventy school and theological students migrated from Silverwater to Stanmore and Newington has remained there ever since.[13]

A gymnasium was built in 1890, and a swimming pool was opened in 1894. Newington ceased its connection to theological training in 1914, when the Wesleyan Theological Institution moved to the newly founded Leigh College at Strathfield South. In 1921, a stone War Memorial, designed by Old Newingtonian William Hardy Wilson, was opened in memory of those old boys who had paid the supreme sacrifice in World War I. A separate preparatory school was opened in 1921, after a bequest by Sir Samuel McCaughey. It became known as Wyvern House in 1938, when a new building was opened by Old Newingtonian Sir Percival Halse Rogers.

In 1925 a rowing facility was built at Abbotsford, and in 1957 another preparatory school was founded on the North Shore - first at Killara, but now at Lindfield. Since the Second World War, the College buildings and facilities have expanded significantly.

During the Headmastership of Tony Rae the Senior Block (1972) and Resources Centre Library (1975) were opened. A new Physical Education Centre was opened by Old Newingtonian Nick Farr-Jones AM, and a new boatshed at Abbotsford were two of the most important property additions. In 1998, while Michael Smee was Headmaster, Wyvern House moved to a separate campus in Cambridge Street, Stanmore. The former Wyvern House building was then renovated and renamed the Le Couteur Wing in memory of former Headmaster Philip Le Couteur.[14] Le Couteur was re-renovated early in 2014 and visual arts classes ow occupy the first floor with languages and learning enhancement classes held on level two.[15]

During 2006, the press reported on an industrial relations dispute at Newington in which then Headmaster David Scott planned to force staff to re-apply for their jobs in a restructure that would also reduce their holidays. Scott said that 'The action was taken after a comprehensive review of the school and had nothing to do with the federal government's Work Choices reforms'[16] The Sydney Morning Herald reported that David Scott believed that the union was being mischievous 'at best', or using an 'outright and deliberate lie' in suggesting the restructure was linked to workplace legislation.[17] Following a meeting between the Independent Education Union and Newington College, Scott agreed to not declare senior staff positions vacant and the school continued to negotiate collective arrangements covering salary and working conditions for staff.[18]

The current Headmaster is Dr David Mulford, who was appointed to the position in 2009. In 2012 the Nesbit Wing, built prior to the college centenary in 1963, was refurbished and extended to encompass the Technology Centre.[19] Between 2009 and 2012 Newington spent $78 million on capital works, which is reported to be more than any other school in NSW. $33.7 million was outlaid on infrastructure alone in 2012.[20] In 2013 the College celebrated its Sesquicentenary[21] with the opening of two new buildings honouring two former Headmasters - The Lawrence Pyke Science Centre and The Tony Rae Resources Centre Library. This development was awarded the Master Builders Association of New South Wales's Excellence in Construction Award and was funded by donations and parent fees. The $20 million award-winning facilities at the Stanmore campus cover over 1200 square metres and contain a library, a 250-seat lecture theatre, the new boarders' dining room, a cafeteria, and science labs.[22] In November 2013, the PE Centre was renamed the Taylor Sports Centre in honour of Old Newingtonian cricket and rugby union international Johnny Taylor. The naming was performed by Old Newingtonian Olympic rower and coach Michael Morgan OAM.[23]

Gallery[edit]

Dixon Gates, Stanmore Road fence, Sevington tennis courts and Deputy Headmaster's residence.

Founders, the tower and Prescott Hall

College Council[edit]

The Newington College College Act allows for the appointment of up to 24 members of the Council: nine clerical appointments; nine lay appointments; and six members nominated by the Old Newingtonians Union (ONU). In 2014 the following were members of the Council.[24]

  • Tony McDonald is the current Chairman of the Executive Committee of the College Council. He has been an ONU-nominated member of the Council since 2007. He is an Old Boy, and father of three Old Boys and one current Newington student.
  • Suzanne Bennett has been a lay Synod appointment to Council since 2001. Her husband and three sons all attended Newington.
  • Bruce Carroll has served on the Council on three occasions: from 1991 until 1994, 1998 until 2003 and again since 2006. He and his son are Old Newingtonians and Carroll is a past President of the ONU.
  • Chris Collings is an Old Newingtonian and has been an ONU-nominated member of Council since 2014.
  • The Rev Manas Ghosh is a Uniting Church Minister and has been a clerical Synod appointment to the Council since 2003.
  • His Honour Magistrate Greg Grogin has been an ONU-nominated member of the Council since 2001. He is an Old Boy, father of two Old Boys and a past President of the ONU.
  • Dr Donald Hector has been a lay Synod appointment to the Council since 2001. He is an Old Newingtonian and the father of two Old Newingtonians.
  • Phil Holey has been an ONU-nominated member of the Council since 2003. He is an Old Newingtonian and the father of one Old Boy and one current student.
  • Mario Isaias has been a member of the Council since 2007. He is an Old Newingtonian, the father of two Old Newingtonians and a past Chairman of the ONU Centennial Trust.
  • The Rev Dr David Manton OAM has been a clerical Synod appointment to the Council since 1984. He is a past Moderator of NSW Synod. Manton is an Old Newingtonian, the great-grandson of Newington's founder, the father of three Old Newingtonians and grandfather two current students.
  • Michael Morgan OAM has been a member of the Council since 2007. He is an Old Boy and a past member of staff.
  • Chris Mort has been a member of the Council since 2008. He is an Old Newingtonian and the father of two Old Newingtonians.
  • The Rev Dr John Pender is a retired Uniting Church Minister. He has been a clerical appointment to the Council since 1997 and Deputy Chairman since 2002. He is the father of an Old Newingtonian.
  • The Rev Niall Reid has been a clerical Synod appointment to the Council since 2012. He is a past Moderator of NSW Synod.
  • Pippa Sears has been a lay Synod appointment to the Council since 2006. She is the mother of an Old Newingtonian and a current student.
  • Scott Turner has been a member of the Council since 2009. He is an Old Boy and father of a current student.
  • Melinda Snowden was appointed to Council in 2014 and is a current Newington parent of two sons.
  • The Hon Robert Webster has been an ONU-nominated member of the Council since 2012. He is an Old Newingtonian and the son of an Old Newingtonian.

College staff[edit]

Presidents and Headmasters[edit]

From its founding in 1863 until 1900, Newington had a system of dual control with a President (who was an ordained minister) and a Headmaster. As an ordained minister, Charles Prescott assumed both roles on his appointment in 1900 and, on his retirement in 1931, the role of President was abolished.

Rev James Egan Moulton
Rev Dr William Kelynack
President Years Education Other positions held
Rev John Manton 1863–1864 Founding Principal
Horton College, Tasmania
Rev Joseph Horner Fletcher 1865–1887 Kingswood School Founding Principal
Wesley College, Auckland
Rev Dr William Kelynack 1887–1891 Penzance President
Australasian Wesleyan Methodist Church
Rev James Egan Moulton 1891–1900 Kingswood School Founding Headmaster
Tupou College, Tonga
Rev Dr Charles Prescott 1900–1931 Kingswood School
Worcester College, Oxford
Founding Headmaster
Wesleyan Ladies College, Sydney
Headmaster Years Education Other positions held
Rev James Egan Moulton 1863 Kingswood School Founding Headmaster
Tupou College, Tonga
Thomas Johnston 1864–1866
George Metcalfe 1867–1869 Proprietor and Headmaster
Goulburn High School
Founding Headmaster
Druitt Town School
Dr Michael Howe 1869–1877 Trinity College, Dublin
University of Melbourne
Founding Headmaster
Galt Grammar School
Headmaster
Jarvis Collegiate Institute, Toronto
Joseph Coates 1877–1883 Huddersfield College Founding Headmaster
Sydney Boys' High School
William Williams 1884–1892 Newark Grammar School
Trinity College, Cambridge
Professor of Classics & English Literature
University of Tasmania
Arthur Lucas 1893–1898 Kingswood School
Balliol College, Oxford
Headmaster
Sydney Grammar School
Professor of Mathematics
University of Tasmania
Edward William Cornwall 1899 Keble College, Oxford Acting Headmaster
Ipswich Grammar School[25]
Lecturer Classics and Languages University of Melbourne[26]
Rev Dr Charles Prescott 1900–1931 Kingswood School
Worcester College, Oxford
Founding Headmaster
Wesleyan Ladies College, Sydney
Philip Le Couteur 1931–1948 Queen's College, University of Melbourne
University College, Oxford
University of Bonn, Germany
Headmaster
Methodist Ladies' College, Melbourne &
Hale School, Perth
Mervyn Austin 1950–1951 Melbourne Grammar School
University of Melbourne
Christ Church, Oxford
Professor of Classics and Ancient History
University of Western Australia
Lawrence Pyke 1952–1960 Wesley College, Melbourne
University of Melbourne
University of Oxford
Dean of Graduate Studies
University of Melbourne
Dr Ernest Duncan 1962 University of Otago
Columbia University
Professor of Mathematics
Rutgers University
Rev Douglas Trathen 1963–1970 Canterbury Boys' High School
University of Sydney
Headmaster
Wolaroi College, Orange
Tony Rae 1972–1993 The Scots College, Sydney
University of Sydney
Headmaster
Albury Grammar School
Michael Smee 1993–2003 The King's School, Sydney
University of Sydney
Headmaster
Pulteney Grammar School, Adelaide
David Scott 2003–2009 University of Western Australia
Murdoch University
Edith Cowan University
Headmaster
Kingswood College, Melbourne &
Anglican Church Grammar School, Brisbane
Dr David Mulford 2009–present Principal
Radford College, Canberra
Headmaster
Blue Mountains Grammar School

Notable masters[edit]

The long service of masters at Newington College is recognised in a number of ways. In 1955 a marble commemorative plaque was set in the north-western wall of the Prescott Hall to commemorate the work of three very long serving staff members and their Head, with the inscription:

THIS STONE WAS SET IN PLACE IN RECOGNITION OF DEVOTED SERVICE
TO NEWINGTON COLLEGE BY A HEADMASTER AND HIS THREE SENIOR MASTERS

THEIR INFLUENCE ON THE BOYS IN THEIR CARE WAS A CHALLENGE AND AN INSPIRATION TO YOUNG LIVES


REV. DR. C.J.PRESCOTT M.A. (OXON.) D.D.
HEADMASTER OF THE COLLEGE
1900 - 1931


ERECTED BY OLD BOYS IN THE DIAMOND JUBILEE YEAR OF
THE OLD NEWINGTONIANS' UNION IN GRATEFUL APPRECIATION OF ENDURING BENEFITS
17TH SEPTEMBER 1955
Newington College's longest serving master, Harry Cortis Jones, and the 1936 Senior Athletics Team

These masters are further recognised by the naming of the Buchanan Oval, Ben Jarvie Staff Common Room and Cortis Jones Lecture Theatre. Another long-serving master of the first half of the 20th Century was Colonel Albert Douglas Arthur (1889-1949). In 1951 the college library was housed in a new room and renamed the A.D. Arthur Memorial Library in his honour. The library moved into the Nesbitt Wing upon its completion and when it moved again into Prescott Hall an adjoining study room was named the A.D. Arthur Annex. Arthur's name has not been connected with the college library since the 1970s but his portrait in oils still hangs in the Ben Jarvie Common Room. In 2014, past masters Phil Davis OAM and Robert Buntine were honoured with rooms in the AJ Rae Resource and Library Centre being named after them. Davis is the college's third-longest serving master (1951–2000), after Cortis Jones and Jarvie, and Buntine was the Deputy Headmaster during the headship of Tony Rae.[27]

Staff members notable in the wider community include the following:

Sir Thomas Bavin
Student Teacher
Sir Thomas Griffith Taylor
Science Teacher
Staff Member Employed Position held Notability
Richard Thomas Baker 1880–1887 Science & Art Master Curator of the Sydney Technological Museum,
Botanist and Clarke Medallist
Herb Barker 1966–1994 Physical Education Teacher Wallaby, Empire Games track and field athlete,
and played basketball for New South Wales
Sir Thomas Bavin KCMG 1891–1892 Student Teacher Premier of New South Wales
New South Wales Supreme Court Judge
Paul Delprat 1967–1970 Art Master Artist and Principal of The Julian Ashton Art School
Judge David Edwards 1895–1897 Student Master Judge, NSW Electoral Commissioner and Royal Commissioner
Joseph James Fletcher 1882–1885 Science Teacher Biologist, Clarke Medallist and director and librarian
of the Linnean Society of New South Wales
Harry Cortis Jones MBE 1897–1956 Senior Master Longest serving master appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire for his service to education
Gary Knoke 1974–1980 Physical Education Teacher Olympic Games and Commonwealth Games track athlete
Antonio Dattilo Rubbo 1898-c1930 Art Teacher Artist and art educator
Sir Thomas Griffith Taylor 1904–1906 Science Teacher Geographer, anthropologist and world explorer.
John Waterhouse 1874–1883 Student Teacher
Assistant Master
Headmaster Sydney Boys' High School
and Maitland High School
Frank S. Williamson 1894–1901 English Teacher Poet and wrote the words for Dear Newingtonia

In recent years staff members of Newington College have been honoured within the Order of Australia:

Name Employed Position held Honour Citation
Davis, Phillip Harris (Phil)[28] 1951–2000 Mathematics
& Prefect Master
Medal of the Order of Australia It's an Honour
Morgan, Michael Dennis[28] 1981–2001 Physical Education
Ist VIII Coach
Medal of the Order of Australia It's an Honour
Swain, Elizabeth Anne (Liz)[28] 1973–1995 Director of Music
& Chapel Choir
Medal of the Order of Australia It's an Honour
Swain, Peter Leonard[28] 1970–1996 Chaplain
& Archivist
Medal of the Order of Australia It's an Honour
Woosnam, Clive Thomas[28] 1970–2005 Senior Boarding Master
& Registrar
Medal of the Order of Australia It's an Honour
Zimmerman, Roy Alfred[28] 1966–1996 Master-in-Charge
Wyvern House
Medal of the Order of Australia It's an Honour

Students[edit]

Leaders[edit]

Since 1898, the Senior Prefect has been the captain of the school. The first student to hold that position was Sandy Phillips. In 2012, the Senior Prefect was Michael Cameron,[29] whose father, Bruce Cameron, was Senior Prefect in 1974 and grandfather, Doug Cameron, was Senior Prefect in 1946. Since 1961 there has been a Deputy Senior Prefect and from 1991 it has been the custom to appoint two Deputies. A Senior Boarder Prefect has been appointed since 1932 when Philip Le Couteur, as Headmaster, instituted a House System. The Houses, eight in total,[30] are led by a House Captain and a House Vice-Captain, or two. Until 1988, a select number of students were appointed as Prefect. Since that time, it has been the practice in Term 4 to offer all Year 11 boys the position of House Prefect and at the end of Year 12 to confirm as School Prefect all those judged to have discharged their duties in an exemplary manner. In 1950 and 1951, under the Headship of Mervyn Austin, Probationer Prefects were appointed and from 1953 until 1967 they were known as Sub-Prefects. That title was again used from 1983 until the current system of leaders was started in 1988. In one year only, 1971 during the Acting Headship of Owen Dudley, Monitors were appointed.[31]

Dux[edit]

The title of Dux of the College is awarded to the best academic student each year in the senior form. Since 1865 that has been the Upper Sixth, Sixth Form and now Year 12. The first Dux announced was Andrew Houison[32] during the early years at Newington House. From 1881, the Dux received the Schofield Scholarship (after Mrs Schofield's donation of £1,000 to the College[33]) and since 1924 the Halse Rogers Prize (which was endowed by the Rev William and Elizabeth Halse Rogers[34]). In more recent years these have been awarded jointly as the Schofield and Halse Rogers Prizes. Winners names were from 1881 inscribed on boards in the Prescott Hall but since 1976 the board has been in the Centenary Hall. Duces of Newington have included: Cecil Purser shared with James Ramsay (1881); George Abbott (1882); Harry Wolstenholme (1885); Herbert Curlewis (1886); William Parker (1887); Frederick Pratt (1888); John Halliday (1889), when he was known as Charles Halliday; David Edwards (1890); Edwin Hall (1891); Ernest Warren (1892); Harold Curlewis (1893); Walter Woolnough (1894); George Harker (1895); Leslie Allen (1899); Percival Halse Rogers (1900); Lindsay Dey (1904); Carleton Allen shared with Rupert Hollaway (1905); Ronald Aston shared with Henry Darke (1916); William Morrow (1921); Walter Bryan Ward shared with Philip Harrison (1924); Keith Jones (1927); Talbot Duckmanton (1937); John Veevers (1947); John Turtle (1953); Bob Baxt (1955); John Pyke (1957); Warwick Cathro (1964); and Patrick Cook shared with David Emery and Philip Neal (1967). David Murray (1909) and Roxy Muir (1913) died during World War I. Harold Hunt was Dux in 1884 and his son, Harold Hunt, was Dux in 1920. The Thomas family have three generations of Duces of Newington: Noel Thomas (1930);[35] Rod Thomas (1960); and Peter Thomas (1988).

Old Boys' Prize[edit]

The Old Boys' Prize is the most senior of the citizenship prizes awarded at Newington and is presented for scholarship, sportsmanship and moral qualities. Loyalty and leadership are equally weighed in this award.[31] It was first awarded in 1904 and shared by Thomas Gale and Oliver Woodward. It has been awarded annually since then and recipients have included: Carleton Allen (1905); Bryan Ward (1924) shared with Jonathon Joyce; John Lawes (1925) shared with Richard Hay; Denis Cowper (1926) shared with Den Joyce; Bym Porter (1927) shared with Arthur Parton; George Wright (1935); Marshall Hatch (1950); Graham Colditz (1972); and Stephen Rae (1979). For four years in a row the prize was awarded to students who were to serve and die in World War I: David Murray (1910); Morven Nolan (1911); Clifford Holliday (1912); and Roxy Muir (1913). The Old Boys Prize was not awarded the following year (1914).

Campuses[edit]

Newington College is situated over three suburban campuses, located in Stanmore and Lindfield:[1]

Secondary school[edit]

The secondary campus is located in Stanmore, in Sydney's inner-west. The student body consists of approximately 50 boarders and 1,700 day students from Years 7 to 12. Newington boarders come from country and city, interstate and overseas. Day students are drawn from all over the Sydney greater metropolitan area. The Newington College Senior Campus is considered to be one of the most efficient and intellectual schools in the Southern Hemisphere.[3]

Wyvern House preparatory school[edit]

Main article: Wyvern House

Newington has educated primary school (Kindergarten to Year 6) aged boys since 1863. In 1938 Wyvern House opened in a separate school building on the Stanmore campus and accepted its first students in 1939. Wyvern moved to new premises in Cambridge Street, Stanmore, a few minutes' walk from the secondary school, in 1998. It has approximately 480 students - all day students. There are two classes in each of Years K to 2, three classes in Years 3 to 4 and four classes in Years 5 to 6. The Head of Wyvern House is Ian Holden[36]

Lindfield preparatory school[edit]

The Newington College Preparatory School was established initially at Killara (1957) and later at Lindfield (1967), in response to requests from Old Newingtonians that a preparatory school be established on the North Shore of Sydney. The Head of Newington College, Lindfield, is Chris Wyatt.[37] It is a single-stream school, with approximately 160 students from Kindergarten to Year 6 and is set in a bushland location where the Students are constantly in touch with nature. The school features a basketball/tennis court, climbing gym areas, swimming pool and connects to the bush trails of Swain Gardens. Each classroom includes effective information communication technology tools. Classrooms have dedicated computer and wet areas, and bag storage areas. There are special facilities for music, art and French. A tuckshop operates three days a week. The campus has just undergone a major redevelopment of classrooms and the addition of a new hall, library and visual arts room.[38] Students in Years 3–6 compete in the Independent Primary School Heads of Australia (IPSHA) Competition held on Saturday mornings. Every student competes in a summer (basketball or cricket) or winter sport (rugby or soccer). Newington's preparatory schools combine for annual carnivals in swimming, athletics and cross country.[39]

Gallery[edit]

Glasson Pavilion and Old Chapel Drama Centre

War Memorials[edit]

The grounds and buildings of Newington College contain numerous war memorials:

Classrooms and science building[edit]

Work began in October 1952 on the War Memorial Classroom Block and the Old Boy benefactor W.R. Glasson unveiled the foundation stone.[40] In June 1953 the building was opened by Colonel Thomas Millner MC VD. The War Memorial Science Building was opened in July 1955 by Sir Iven Mackay KBE CMG DSO VD when he unveiled a stone memorial wall with the following inscription:[41]

TO THE GLORY OF GOD

THE WAR MEMORIAL CLASSROOMS AND SCIENCE BUILDING WERE ERECTED
SO THAT NEWINGTONIANS THROUGH THE YEARS MIGHT CONTINUALLY
HONOUR THE SERVICE SACRIFICE AND DEATH OF OLD NEWINGTONIANS
IN THE WORLD WAR 1939 – 1945


LET THE FINE MEMORIES
THY SOUL WITH LIMPID MIRRORING REPEAT


THIS SCIENCE BUILDING WAS OPENED 30TH JULY 1955
BY LT.-GEN. SIR IVEN MACKAY, K.B.E., C.M.G., D.S.O., V.D.,
AN OLD NEWINGTONIAN

Johnson Oval[edit]

Gunner Jack Johnson, an Old Newingtonian, died of wounds on a Belgian battlefield in 1917[42] and in his memory, his parents, Frank and Sarah Johnson, provided £1,100 for the college to level part of the existing playing fields. This provided a Rugby Union ground of full size, and was named the Johnson Oval. At the corners brick retaining walls, to a design by Arthur Anderson, protected the steep banks.[43]

Eight other memorials at Newington are recorded on the New South Wales Government's Register of War Memorials in New South Wales.[44]

Memorial to the Dead 1914-1918[edit]

Memorial to the Dead
1914–1918
designed by William Hardy Wilson

The sandstone Memorial to the Dead was designed by the Old Newingtonian architect William Hardy Wilson and is now sited between the Centenary Hall and the Chapel. It was originally placed in a grove of trees to the north of the Founders Wing but was moved to its present location in the early 1960s to make way for the construction of the Centenary Hall which was opened in 1963. The memorial comprises a semi-circular wall and seat, with pillars surmounted by white stone urns at either end and a column with a sundial stands at the centre. The inscription on the wall reads:

1914 - To Our Beloved Dead - 1918

and the inscription on the sundial reads:

Time dims not their sacrifice.

The memorial was dedicated on 11 May 1922 by the Governor General of Australia and the Old Newingtonian poet Leslie Holdsworth Allen wrote a poem, To our beloved dead, in memory of the occasion.[45]

Gallipoli Lone Pine Memorial[edit]

Commemorating Prisoners of War during World War I, this tree comes from a seedling propagated from a pine cone brought home from Gallipoli by an Australian soldier. The tree stands in a triangular area of grass formed by the merging of the Cowlishaw Drive and the War Memorial Drive. A bronze commemorative plaque on a stone plinth has the following inscription:

The Gallipoli Lone Pine - During the 1914-1918 Great War, Australian and New Zealand forces landed at Gallipoli on 25 April 1915 to attack Turkish forces. Eight months later they withdrew. One significant battle occurred on the ridge where a lone pine stood. ANZAC forces finally occupied the Turkish position, but with the tragic loss of 2,227 men. Turkish losses were around 5,000. During the withdrawal from ANZAC Cove, an Australian soldier picked up a pine cone and brought it home, where the seeds were propagated. Since 1933, when the pines became of good size and yielded more seedlings, Legacy arranged for pine trees to be distributed to schools and interested groups to help keep the memory of the Gallipoli Lone Pine alive.

[46]

Chapel Memorial Tablets[edit]

Twenty four brass plaques were hung in Prescott Hall as memorials to individual Old Newingtonians who died during World War I. Further plaques were added after World War II but they were all removed when the hall was renovated in 1979. They were then placed on the first floor balcony of the War Memorial Classroom Block. They were later placed in the archives collection. In 1995 they were restored and repositioned in the chapel's glass ambulatory overlooking the 1914-1918 Memorial to the Dead.[47] Included amongst these plaques is one in memory of William Tasker.

War Memorial Driveway[edit]

In 1936 the War Memorial Drive was planted with 75 poplars, each with a cross at the foot and a plaque honouring individual Old Newingtonians who died during World War II. The trees were replaced by a new avenue of trees in 1966 and the plaques were replaced by a tablet on a plinth with the inscription:

Lest We Forget - This plaque was dedicated on 24 September 1966, to mark the planting of trees alongside the War Memorial Drive by the Old Newingtonians' Union to restore those originally planted by the Union on 29 February 1936. By this act Old Newingtonians remember those Old Boys who gave their lives in the service of God, King and Country, and whose names are recorded on the War Memorial of the School.

Fifty of the original plaques remain in the archives collection. In 1979 the War Memorial Drive was realigned and replanted and the 1966 plinth was moved to the Millner Gates end of the drive.[48]

Boer War Honour Roll[edit]

A bronze tablet recording the names of 44 Old Newingtonians who served in the Boer War hangs in Prescott Hall in the Founders Wing. It is set in a Gothic frame of columns with a plinth and cornice. The inscription reads:

Floreat Newingtonia - Erected by Old Boys of Newington College in honour of Newingtonians who fought for the Empire in South Africa 1899-1902.

The Memorial was designed by Old Newingtonian architects Henry Budden and William Hardy Wilson and was dedicated on 15 December 1903.[49]

World War I Honour Roll[edit]

Over six hundred Old Newingtonians enlisted during World War I and the loss of life was appalling. By wars end, 109 Old Boys had died for God, King and Country. Prior to 1920 the walls of the vestibule at the entrance to the Founders Wing had been hung with sporting teams photographs. In 1921 this space was transformed by the installation of white marble tablets, encased in Queensland maple, upon which were inscribed the names of Old Boys who had served. Those who had made the supreme sacrifice are listed on the central panels below the words:

These Nobly Strining, Nobly Fell.

With a black and white marble floor and stained glass door panels this space takes on the feel of a small chapel.[50]

World War II Honour Roll[edit]

A wall of brass and enamel panels in the Centenary Hall foyer records the names of the 814 Old Newingtonians who served in Australia's armed forces in World War II. The inscription reads:

Honour Roll of Old Newingtonians WWII 1939-1945.

This honour roll was dedicated on Anzac Day 2009 by Old Newingtonian Major General Sandy Pearson AO DSO OBE MC and replaces a roll in the same position that was unveiled by Sir William Morrow DSO ED in 1966.[51]

Post-World War II Honour Roll[edit]

This wooden honour board records the names of 45 Old Newingtonians who served in Australia's armed forces in conflicts post-World War II and is on the southern wall of the Centenary Hall foyer. It is inscribed:

In every generation good men must defend what they believe to be right and Newington remembers with pride her sons who served their sovereign and country in the cause of liberty in international conflicts from 1948 to 1973.

It commemorates service in the Korean War, Malayan Emergency, Malaysian-Indonesian Confrontation and Vietnam War.[52]

War memorial prizes[edit]

The following are presented in honour of Old Newingtoninans who made the supreme sacrifice:[53]

  • Dunster Allen Trophy - awarded for Open Riffle Shooting. Donated by his family in memory of Geoffrey Dunster Allen who died in 1918 when his Sopwith Camel crashed near Minchinhampton whilst on training duties during WWI.[54] Allen was at Newington 1911-1914.[55]
  • Holliday Scholarship - awarded to the Dux of Year Nine. Donated by his parents in memory of Clifford Dawson "Bob" Holliday who was killed in action in France in 1916 during WWI.[56] This prize was originally awarded for scriptural knowledge in the Sixth Form.[43] Holiday was at Newington 1905-1914.[57]
  • David Jacobs Trophy - awarded to the most successful non-competition Rugby Union team above the Under 13s. Donated by his brothers in memory of David Jacobs who was killed during a flying battle over the Timor Sea in 1942 during WWII.[58] Jacobs was at Newington 1933-1935.[59]
  • Harry Kershaw Prize - awarded to the Best All-Round Sportsman. Donated by his parents in memory of Henry "Harry" Burton Kershaw who was killed during a flying battle over New Guinea in 1943 during WWII.[60] Kershaw was at Newington 1922-1930.[61]
  • Jack Thorncraft Trophy - awarded for Loyalty and Service to the College. Donated by M A Dawes in memory of Jack William Herbert Thorncraft who died in 1942 during WWII.[62] Thorncraft was at Newington 1935-1937.[63]
  • Warry Cup - awarded to the Senior Athletics Champion. Donated by his parents in memory of Victor Thomas Symes Warry who was killed in action in France in 1915 during WWII.[64] Warry was at Newington 1912-1914.[65]
  • Stretton Waterhouse Memorial Prize - awarded to the Dux of Year Ten. Donated by Mrs Gustavus Athol Waterhouse in memory of her son, Stretton Gustavus John Waterhouse who was killed in action in New Guinea in 1943 during WW II.[66] Waterhouse was at Newington 1929-1931.[65]

Curriculum[edit]

Newington PE Centre
Newington's eight-oar crew, 1932

The school teaches the core curriculum outlined by the NSW Board of Studies (BOS) between Kindergarten and Year 8. In addition to this curriculum, the students study one major language other than English. From Years 9 to 12, students adhere to the Board of Studies curriculum standards that all NSW schools follow.

Newington became an IB World School in May 2007,[67] and from 2008 has offered the International Baccalaureate (IB) to Year 11 students,[2] as an alternative to the Higher School Certificate (HSC).

Higher School Certificate Results[edit]

Newington College ranked 73rd in New South Wales Higher School Certificate results in 2013, as measured by 'percentage of exams sat that achieved a 'DA' (Distinguished Achievment)' score, with 20% of students meeting the criteria.[68]

Co-curriculum[edit]

Newington students may participate in the following co-curricular activities:[3]

The Newingtonian[edit]

The school annual of Newington College is called The Newingtonian[71] and dates to the early 1880s. Three hand-written news sheets with the title The Newingtonian we're circulated in 1883 but the first printed issue of the magazine was published in June 1884.[72] The aim of its founding editors was ‘...to place on record the simple annals of boyhood’. A quotation from the Latin poet Horace — Memor Puertiæ, translated as ‘remembering boyhood’ — served as The Newingtonian’s motto until 1951. This briefly reappeared on the 1971 issues. The magazine was initially published as a quarterly, with an index for every twelve issues. From 1919 until 1940 The Newingtonian appeared three times a year and then was published twice a year until1972 when it first appeared as an annual. The size changed to its present format in 1971. From its early days the magazine was setting the agenda for change in the college and upon the arrival of James Egan Moulton as President an 1894 issue called for a school song.[73] The first photograph appeared in 1896 of the Rugby Union1st XV and the magazine has been in full colour since the 1980s. As with other traditional school magazines, The Newingtonian has carried reports of major events, of academic and sporting achievement, of co-curricular activities and of many other aspects of the school’s day-to-day life. Even before the founding of the Old Newingtonians’ Union in 1895, the magazine has profiled the achievements of alumni. During the South African and World Wars records of Old Newingtonians armed service were published. Between 1995 and 2000 a separate publication of the same format known as The Old Newingtonian was published by the college.[74]

Alumni[edit]

Old Newingtonians Union Logo

Alumnus of Newington College are known as 'Old Newingtonians'[75] and may elect to join the school's alumni association, the Old Newingtonians' Union.[76] The Union was founded in 1895, with the Newington College President, Rev Dr James Egan Moulton, as its inaugural President and Sir Thomas Bavin as Secretary.[77] The aims of the ONU, as stated in its constitution, are to:

"strengthen the bonds between Old Newingtonians and between Old Newingtonians and the College; foster and develop active participation in, and support of, the affairs of the College and of the Union; support and promote the Newington Foundation and the Old Newingtonians' Union Centennial Trust; organise and carry out social functions in pursuance of the objects of the Union; promote the interests and welfare of the College in all its aspects; commemorate those Old Newingtonians who have given their lives in the service of their country; and provide club facilities for members of the Union either solely or in conjunction with other clubs, unions or associations of ex-students of other schools".[78]

The school's bi-annual publication Newington News is sent to all old boys whose current addresses are known to the Union. The Union previously published directories of Old Newingtonians at five yearly intervals[79] but that publication has been superseded by an on-line directory.

Affiliated organisations of the Union are: Wyvern Cricket Club, playing in the Sydney Suburban Competition; Lodge Wyvern, a Masonic Lodge; and The 70 Club, a luncheon club for senior Old boys. The Old Newingtonians' Union is a member of the GPS Old Boys Unions' Council.

Presidents of the Union are now normally elected for three one-year terms and are supported by a council. The council is made up of a treasurer, a secretary and assistant, councillors, metropolitan vice-presidents, regional vice-presidents and past presidents. During the Centenary of Newington College Sir Keith Jones was President of the Union (1963 & 1964) and in the Centenary year of the Union His Honour Judge Fred Kirkham was President (1995 & 1996). The current Chairman of Newington College Council, The Hon. Justice Angus Talbot, has also served as President (1997 & 1998). Other notable Presidents of the union include: The Hon. Samuel Moore MLA (1896, 1898, 1904 & 1916); Arthur Lucas (1897); Dr Cecil Purser (1899); Dr George Abbott (1901); The Hon. William Robson MLC (1902 & 1905); William Horner Fletcher (1903); Percy Colquhoun MLA (1918 & 1919); Henry Budden CBE (1920); Lt Col Alfred Warden VD (1923 & 1924); Carl Glasgow MLA (1929 & 1930); Col Tom Millner MC VD (1937, 1938, 1945 & 1946); Garth Barraclough OBE (1948 & 1949); The Hon. Richard Thompson MLC (1952 & 1954); Alex Rigby AM ED (1959 & 1960); and Dr Roger Davidson (1972 & 1973). The current President is James Jordan.[80]

Old Newingtonians[edit]

For notable Old Newingtonians see:

ADB biographies[edit]

Lt Col Murray Robson receiving the surrender from Major General Uno in Bandjermasin on 17 September 1945.

The following are links to Old Newingtonians who have biographies in the Australian Dictionary of Biography Online:

Old Newingtonian Occupation Lived Biography
Abbott, George Henry medical practitioner 1867–1942 ADB Online
Allen, Sir Carleton Kemp scholar 1887–1966 ADB Online
Allen, Leslie Holdsworth scholar 1879–1964 ADB Online
Angus, John Henry Smith businessman 1875–1937 ADB Online
Ardill, George Edward farmer 1889–1964 ADB Online
Aston, Ronald Leslie engineer and academic 1901–1969 ADB Online
Bavin, Sir Thomas Rainsford lawyer and politician 1874–1941 ADB Online
Beal, George Lansley public servant 1869–1952 ADB Online
Bowden, Eric Kendall solicitor and politician 1871–1931 ADB Online
Boyer, Sir Richard James Fildes grazier, publicist and broadcasting chief 1891–1961 ADB Online
Campbell, Alexander Petrie minister 1881–1963 ADB Online
Clunies Ross, Sir William Ian veterinary scientist and administrator 1899–1959 ADB Online
Colquhoun, Percy Brereton sportsman, lawyer and politician 1866–1936 ADB Online
Curlewis, Herbert Raine judge 1869–1942 ADB Online
Dadswell, Herbert Eric wood scientist 1903–1964 ADB Online
Dun, William Sutherland palaeontologist 1868–1934 ADB Online
Farnell, Frank politician and public administrator 1861–1929 ADB Online
Fletcher, Charles Brunsdon surveyor and journalist 1859–1946 ADB Online
Fletcher, Joseph James biologist and editor 1850–1926 ADB Online
Fletcher, Lionel Bale minister and evangelist 1877–1954 ADB Online
Freeman, Ambrose William mining engineer 1873–1930 ADB Online
Freeman, William Addison solicitor and businessman 1874–1956 ADB Online
Garrett, Thomas William cricketer and civil servant 1858–1943 ADB Online
Goldsmith, Adrian Philip public servant, airman and business-manager 1921–1961 ADB Online
Halloran, Henry Ferdinand realtor 1869–1953 ADB Online
Hawken, Roger William Hercules civil engineer 1878–1947 ADB Online
Horton, Mervyn Emrys Rosser art patron, editor and company director 1917–1983 ADB Online
Hoskins, Sir Cecil Harold iron and steel manufacturer 1889–1971 ADB Online
Hunt, Alfred Edgar pastoralist and politician 1861–1930 ADB Online
Hunt, Harold Arthur Kinross classical scholar and educationist 1903–1977 ADB Online
Hunt, John Charles grazier, orchardist and politician 1856–1930 ADB Online
Locke, Charles Herbert company director and fund-raiser for charity 1910–1977 ADB Online
McGeorge, John Alexander Hughes forensic psychiatrist 1898–1979 ADB Online
Mackay, Sir Iven Giffard army officer and headmaster 1882–1966 ADB Online
Maitland, Sir Herbert Lethington surgeon and sportsman 1868–1923 ADB Online
Marr, Sir Charles William Clanan engineer, soldier and politician 1880–1960 ADB Online
Mills, Thomas soldier, tinminer and businessman 1908–1978 ADB Online
Moore, Samuel Wilkinson minie manager and politician 1854–1935 ADB Online
Morrow, Sir Arthur William physician 1903–1977 ADB Online
Munro, Hugh Robert grazier 1862–1958 ADB Online
O'Reilly, Walter Cresswell public servant and film censor 1877–1954 ADB Online
Piddington, William Henry Burgess politician and bank employee 1856–1900 ADB Online
Pratt, Frederick Vicary minister 1870–1932 ADB Online
Priestley, Henry biochemist 1884–1961 ADB Online
Purser, Cecil physician 1862–1953 ADB Online
Robson, Ewan Murray politician, soldier and solicitor 1906–1974 ADB Online
Robson, William Elliot Veitch solicitor and politician 1869–1951 ADB Online
Rogers, Sir Percival Halse judge 1883–1945 ADB Online
Sommerlad, Ernest Christian newspaper editor, businessman and politician 1886–1952 ADB Online
Tout, Sir Frederick Henry solicitor, pastoralist, businessman and politician 1873–1950 ADB Online
Tye, Cyrus Willmot Oberon public servant 1879–1946 ADB Online
Weaver, Reginald Walter Darcy real estate agent and politician 1876–1945 ADB Online
White, Alfred Spurgeon accountant 1890–1977 ADB Online
White, Clarence Arthur baker, flour-miller and company director 1886–1956 ADB Online
Wilson, William Hardy architect 1881–1955 ADB Online
Winn, Osbert Mervyn businessman 1920–1924 ADB Online
Woodward, Oliver Holmes mining engineer, metallurgist and soldier 1885–1966 ADB Online
Woolnough, Walter George geologist 1876–1958 ADB Online

Imperial and Australian honours[edit]

The following Old Newingtonians have been awarded Imperial and Australian honours:

Name Honour Citation
Tim Anderson[81] Medal of the Order of Australia For service to the community through local beautification schemes and ex-Service organisations
Ian Armstrong[82] Member of the Order of Australia For service to the Parliament of New South Wales, to the agricultural and livestock sectors, and to the community
Officer of the Order of the British Empire In recognition of service to primary industry
Centenary Medal For service to the New South Wales Parliament and to international trade
Bruce Bagley[83] Medal of the Order of Australia For service to the pharmacy profession, particularly through the development of education programs for pharmacy students, and to the community
Keith Bagley[83] Member of the Order of Australia In recognition of service to the community
Bob Baxt[84] Officer of the Order of Australia For service to the law, particularly as a leading spokesperson in the areas of trade practice, competition, taxation and corporate law, and in the field of legal education
Richard Benn[85] Member of the Order of Australia For service to medicine, particularly as a practitioner and educator in the fields of clinical microbiology and infectious diseases
Keith Bradley[86] Member of the Order of Australia For service to the National Heart Foundation, athletics and the Angelman Syndrome Association
Cliff Butcher[87] Medal of the Order of Australia In recognition of service to the community of Gundagai
John Carter[88] Officer of the Order of Australia For service to medicine, particularly through research and policy development on diabetes, and through endocrinology
Anthony Carwardine[88] Officer of the Order of Australia In recognition of service to the Royal Australian Navy as Assistant Chief of Naval Staff, Personnel
Barry Collins[89] Medal of the Order of Australia For service to the Australasian Native Orchid Society, Royal Agricultural Society of NSW, and amateur basketball
Howard Croker[90] Medal of the Order of Australia For service to the sport of rowing
George Davidson[91] Member of the Order of Australia For service to medicine, particularly in the fields of anaesthesia and intensive care
Garry Downes[92] Member of the Order of Australia In recognition of service to the law as a barrister, educator and Executive Officer of many legal organisations, including President of the International Association of Lawyers
Henry Drew[93] Medal of the Order of Australia In recognition of service to the community, particularly through the fundraising project Cans for Kids
Alwyn Druce[93] Medal of the Order of Australia In recognition of service to the community, particularly through fire and emergency services
Talbot Duckmanton[94] Commander of the Order of the British Empire In recognition of service as the General Manager of the ABC
Knight Bachelor In recognition of service to broadcasting
Phillip Dutton[94] Medal of the Order of Australia In recognition of service to sport as a gold medallist at the Atlanta Olympic Games 1996
John Everett[95] Member of the Order of Australia For service to the Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute and other organisations in the areas of fundraising, management support, and raising awareness of the needs of charitable organisations
Nick Farr-Jones[96] Member of the Order of Australia In recognition of service to the sport of Rugby Union football
Centenary Medal For service to Australian society through the sport of rugby union
Claude Fay[96] Medal of the Order of Australia For service to Kidsafe, the church, education, retirement villages and sporting organisations, and to the environment
John Foster[97] Medal of the Order of Australia For service to the recording of Australian naval history and the search for the submarine HMAS AE1 lost during World War I
Ross Fowler[98] Medal of the Order of Australia For service to local government, and to the the community of Penrith through a range of service and disabled care organisations
Grahame Ginn[99] Medal of the Order of Australia For service to education, particularly through the promotion of educational opportunities in Hervey Bay
Roger Gyles[100] Officer of the Order of Australia For service to the legal profession and the judiciary, particularly as a Royal Commissioner and Special Prosecutor, and to the community
James Harrowell[101] Member of the Order of Australia For service to international relations, particularly the development of legal and business links with China
Marshall Hatch[102] Member of the Order of Australia For public service in the field of plant metabolism
Ray Hille[103] Medal of the Order of Australia For service to education as Principal of The Peninsula School, and to professional organisations
Albert Himmelhoch[103] Member of the Order of Australia For service to medicine, particularly medical education through the introduction and establishment of training programmes for general practitioners
Frank Hinder[103] Member of the Order of Australia For service to art
Hal Holman[57] Medal of the Order of Australia For service to the arts as a designer and sculptor
Mervyn Horton[104] Member of the Order of Australia For service to the visual arts
Cecil Hoskins[105] Knight Bachelor For service as Chairman of the AMP Society
Mick Jackes[59] Medal of the Order of Australia For public service through the Civil Aviation Authority
Mac Knowles[106] Medal of the Order of Australia For service to the banking industry
Colin Laverty[107] Medal of the Order of Australia For service to medicine in the fields of gynaecological cytology and histopathology, particularly through the advancement of cervical screening services in Australia and through developments in establishing the role of the human papillomavirus in the genesis of cervical cancer; and to art, particularly Indigenous art both in Australia and overseas
Richard Lennon[108] Centenary Medal For service to the Ku-ring-gai community through civic affairs
John Lincoln[109] Member of the Order of Australia For service to the community, particularly in the field of prisoner rehabilitation
David Lo[110] Member of the Order of Australia For service to medicine in the Northern Territory as a specialist physician and through the development of medical services, improving access for Indigenous Australians to health services
Alan Loxton[111] Member of the Order of Australia For service to education and the law
Peter Lynn[112] Medal of the Order of Australia For service to the community through the Uniting Church in Australia
David Manton[113] Medal of the Order of Australia For service to the community through a range of ministries within the Uniting Church in Australia
Charles Marshall[114] Officer of the Order of Australia For service to the mining industry
Ken Marslew[115] Member of the Order of Australia For service to the community as the founder of the Enough is Enough Anti-Violence Movement, and by raising awareness of issues relating to the prevention of crime and anti-social behaviour
Alan McGilvray[116] Member of the Order of Australia For service to the sport of cricket
Member of the Order of The Order of the British Empire Cricket
Leycester Meares[117] Companion of the Order of Australia For distinguished public service to the Australia Honours System and for continued service in the field of social welfare for the handicapped
Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George For service to community, particularly the handicapped
Jim Millner[118] Member of the Order of Australia For service to industry and the community
Michael Morgan[119] Medal of the Order of Australia For service to rowing as a coach, competitor and administrator
John Moulton[120] Medal of the Order of Australia For service to surgery and medical education, particularly in relation to sports medicine through the NSW Institute of Sports Medicine at Concord Hospital
Aubrey Murphy[121] Member of the Order of the British Empire For service to the community as Mayor of Blue Mountains City Council in NSW
Angelo Notaras[122] Medal of the Order of Australia For service to the Greek community, particularly through the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia
Sandy Pearson[123] Officer of the Order of Australia It's an Honour
Warren Pearson[123] Member of the Order of Australia It's an Honour
Tim Peken[124] Medal of the Order of Australia It's an Honour
Neville Perkins[124] Medal of the Order of Australia It's an Honour
Roger Pysden[125] Member of the Order of Australia It's an Honour
Tony Ranson[126] Medal of the Order of Australia It's an Honour
Barry Raymond[126] Medal of the Order of Australia It's an Honour
John Rees[127] Medal of the Order of Australia It's an Honour
Alex Rigby[128] Member of the Order of Australia For service to the building industry and to the community
Christopher Roper[129] Member of the Order of Australia It's an Honour
Barry Rose[130] Medal of the Order of Australia It's an Honour
Bruce Ruston[131] Medal of the Order of Australia It's an Honour
Cedric Savage[132] Medal of the Order of Australia It's an Honour
Jim Service[133] Officer of the Order of Australia It's an Honour
Max Solling[134] Medal of the Order of Australia It's an Honour
Ben Swane[135] Member of the Order of Australia It's an Honour
John Turtle[136] Officer of the Order of Australia It's an Honour
Gloster Udy[137] Medal of the Order of Australia It's an Honour
Allan Warby[138] Medal of the Order of Australia It's an Honour
Wallace Ward[65] Medal of the Order of Australia It's an Honour
Garnet Webster[139] Medal of the Order of Australia It's an Honour
Stephen Wilson[140] Medal of the Order of Australia It's an Honour

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