- OGA NewsOur Gallipoli Hero - James Thomas WilkersonJames Wilkerson was born in 1895, the son of Charles Henry and Ellen Wilkerson of Toodyay. He was one of ten children. His father had died in 1909. James attended the School for one year in 1910 as a Boarder. At the time of enrolment James mother was listed as living in Newcastle.
James was a...Posted: Thursday, 23 April 2015Our Gallipoli Hero – Keith Everard WattKeith Watt was born in 1895 in Victoria. His father was listed as Mr J C Watt and at the time of Keith’s enrolment the family were living at Kellerberrin. Keith attended the School from 1906 to 1908 as a Boarder. During his time at the School Keith won prizes for French, Geography and Divinity...Posted: Wednesday, 22 April 2015Our Gallipoli Hero – Charlton Hogarth ProckterCharlton Prockter was born in December 1891 at Hawthorn, Victoria. He was the son of Henry James Prockter who was a very prominent architect. Due to the economic depression in Victoria the Prockter family moved to seek opportunities in the flourishing state of Western Australia in 1896.
Charl...Posted: Wednesday, 22 April 2015Our Gallipoli Hero – Malcolm St Aidan Teesdale SmithMalcolm St Aidan Teesdale Smith was born in 1890. On his enlistment papers it was noted he was born in Davenport Tasmania, but later hand written notes by his mother in an application for the Roll of Honour in the Memorial War Museum note he was born in Albany Western Australia and his occupation wa...Posted: Wednesday, 22 April 2015Our Gallipoli Hero – Vernon Frederick PiesseVernon Piesse was born on 23 August 1889, the son of Charles Austin and Amelia Piesse from Wagin. His father died in July 1914 and was buried at Wagin.
Vernon attended the School from 1904 to 1906 as a Boarder. He won the History and Arithmetic Prize in 1904 and in 1905 won sixteen guineas f...Posted: Wednesday, 15 April 2015Our Gallipoli Hero – Harold Leslie ParryHarold Parry was born near Albany in 1889. Harold was the youngest son of Mr H E Parry from Guildford. His older brothers William, Thomas and Edward all commenced at the School in 1897. His grandfather was Bishop Henry Hutton Parry, second Bishop of Perth.
Harold attended Guildford Grammar Sc...Posted: Wednesday, 8 April 2015