Wahroonga Knox Grammar School Old Boys' War Memorial Back to Search

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Location Knox Grammar School Main Campus, Pacific Highway, Wahroonga, Ku-ring-gai - New South Wales, Australia
Type memorial
Description

The memorial comprises several elements centring on a sandstone entrance way to the school. Attached to the small sandstone wall at the rear of the entrance, facing into the school, is a bronze plaque with the names of veterans' and the inscriptions embossed in white. Two flag poles flank the entrance way. A second, smaller brass plaque is attached to a side wall.

Built Not yet discovered
Opened Not yet discovered
Inscription

Wall
Knox
Grammar School
Old Boys War Memorial

Roll
Roll of Honour
These Old Boys of Knox Grammar School
gave their lives in the service of their country.

World War II 1939-1945

[Names]

Virile Agitur [The manful thing is being done].

Watch ye, stand fast in the faith,
Quit you like men, be strong.
1 Corinthians 16:13

Flag poles
The flag poles and their flags forming
part of this Old Boys' War Memorial
were donated to the School by the Old
Knox Grammarians' Association to mark
Australia's Bicentenary and were first
used on Anzac Day 1988.

Condition

Good

Names

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BICKFORD, Douglas Fitzgerald

Service number 428902
Flight Sergeant
No. 158 Squadron (RAF)
Royal Air Force (WW2)
Born 3 Mar 1924

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COGGINS, Peter Robert Newby

Service number NX59163
Sergeant
2nd/18th Infantry Battalion
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 2 Aug 1917

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ORMISTON, Faulkner Adrian Andrew

Service number 412827
Warrant Officer
Royal Australian Air Force
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 18 Apr 1921

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ALLEN, James Jeffery

Service number 411723
Flying Officer
No. 96 Squadron (RAF)
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 5 Apr 1917

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