Ashfield Boys High School
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|Ashfield, Boys' High School|
|Ashfield, New South Wales
|Type||Public, Secondary, Single-sex, Day school|
|Motto||Here We Decide|
The Drill Hall was built in the 1800s and was home to the local citizen militia and other volunteer military units. In 1913 the land was acquired by the Department of Defence as the Ashfield Corps continued to grow. In 1915 it was the second to last stop for the Gilgandra Rifle Club on their Cooee March before 240 men were sent to war. In 1939 the Army sheds were built to house armoured vehicles (25 in total). The last company to be stationed at the depot were the 3 Company Royal Australian Army Service Corps Infantry Division, leaving in the 1960s.
- Graeme Innes AM – Human Rights Commissioner and Commissioner Responsible for Disability Discrimination for the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission
- Dirk Wellham – Former Australian cricketer and NSW captain
- Malcolm Young – Rhythm guitarist for the Australian rock band AC/DC.
- Angus Young – Lead guitarist for Australian rock band AC/DC, known for wearing the Ashfield Boys High School uniform on stage
- Craig Alexander – Three times Hawaiian Ironman World Champion (2008, 2009 & 2011)
- Salesi Ma'afu - Current professional Super Rugby player and former Wallaby.
On the 4th of November 2014 His Royal Highness Prince Edward Earl of Wessex visited Ashfield Boys High School. The visit was to mark the 50th anniversary of the Duke of Endinbrough International Award in Australia. The Prince represented his father Phillip Duke of Endinbrough.
The Prince meet with different students from eight different Sydney inner west schools.
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