1944 School Photo

Head Teacher : Mr T. Duke 1937-1952

Photo-courtesy of Hunter Family

This photo was taken on Tuesday, 15 February 1944
Three new children were transferred from other schools in January -Olive and Robert Gray along with John Costello.
Even though blurred we can see clothing styles.

On Wednesday 19 January 1944 Clyde experienced the worst bush fire it its history. Eleven homes were destroyed. Children from both Clyde 3664 and Clyde North 118 were homeless as a result. This is while World War 2 raged in Europe and the Pacific.

More Information about Clyde North School No. 118
1. First Photo of Clyde North School 1902 followed by photos from 1920's
2. Clyde School No 118 (My Memories) by Keith Escott 1910-12
3. Clyde North Teachers
4. School Committee Members for No. 118

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Comment about future uploading of school photographs
School photograph years appearing in light gray indicates that the editor has a copy of that photo. The photo is listed for repairs, needing matching names or needing to obtain copyright clearance from a company whose name appears on the bottom of the photo.
1. Pupil Registers of Clyde School No 118 and Clyde School No 3664
2. Public Records Office-Victoria : Teachers' Records
3. Ridgway Family historian
4. Victorian Education Department History Unit
5. Hunter Family