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Urban Aloysius Joseph Haley

HALEY, Urban Aloysius Joseph- – – – SPC 1910DoB:- – April 1896, St Helens, TASFather:- – Thomas Augustin HaleyMother:– – Mary Ann, nee FoxThere were three Haley brothers at St Patrick’s College; Ambrose (SPC 1908), John (SPC 1909-1910) and Urban (SPC 1910). They came to Ballarat from St Helen’s in Tasmania, as boarders. With the…

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John ‘Jack’ Martial Haley

HALEY, John -‘Jack’ Martial- – – – – SPC 1909-1910 DoB:- – 19 June 1894, St Helens, TAS Father:- – Thomas Augustine Haley Mother:– – Mary Ann, nee Fox There were three Haley brothers at St Patrick’s College; Ambrose (SPC 1908), John (SPC 1909-1910) and Urban (SPC 1910). They came to Ballarat from St Helen’s…

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Ambrose Augustin Haley

HALEY, Ambrose Augustin- – – – SPC 1908 There were three Haley brothers at St Patrick’s College; Ambrose (SPC 1908), John (SPC 1909-1910) and Urban (SPC 1910). They came to Ballarat from St Helen’s in Tasmania, as boarders. With the opening of St Virgil’s Christian Brothers College in Hobart in 1911, the Haley boys returned…

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Leo St Clare Grondona

GRONDONA, Leo St Clare- – – – SPC 1904-1905 DoB:– – 12 August, 1890, Hawthorn, VIC Father:- – Charles Henry Grondona Mother:- – Margaret, nee Dineen Leo Grondona was a boarder from Melbourne. When he left St Patrick’s College he was involved in a wide range of farming enterprises and spent three years in outback…

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Vincent Michael Grogan

GROGAN, Vincent Michael- – – – SPC 1909-1911 DoB:– – 1895, Koroit, VIC Father:- – John Joseph Grogan Mother:– – Mary, nee Lineen Vincent Grogan was a boarder at St Patrick’s. He competed in the Billiards Tournament for boarders in 1910, and was a keen athlete. He gained second place in the Commercial Class exams…

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Gerald Joseph Griffin

GRIFFIN, Gerald Joseph- – – – SPC 1900 DoB:- – c1883. Launceston, TAS Father:– – Michael J Griffin Mother: Gerald Griffin was a boarder from Gladstone in Tasmania. When he completed his Matriculation year in 1900, he was awarded a watch and chain as a prize. Service No:– 50753 Rank:– – Private Unit:- – Engineer…

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Colin Gregson

GREGSON, Colin- – – – SPC 1910-1911 DoB:– – c1895, Auckland, NZ Father:– – L S Gregson Mother: Service No:– 561 Rank:– – Private Unit:- – 8th Battalion Colin Gregson enlisted at the age of 19, on 18 August 1914. He was a single man, five feet 11 inches tall, with a dark complexion, grey…

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Edward James Greening

GREENING, Edward James- – – – SPC 1914 DoB:– – 1905, Geetho, Gippsland, VIC Father:– – Edward James Greening Mother:- – Amy Isabel, nee Kenny Edward Greening was a boarder from the Melbourne suburb of Moonee Ponds. Service No:– 3400 Rank:– – Private Unit:– – 57th Battalion Edward Greening enlisted on 30 April 1917, giving…

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Theodore Joseph Grano

GRANO, Theodore Joseph- – – – – SPC 1904-1905 DoB:– – c1890 Father:– – Theodore George Grano, Solicitor Mother:– – Kate Cecily, nee Patton Theodore Grano was a boarder from Ararat. Service No:– 563 Rank:– – Private, later Corporal, later Sergeant Unit:- – 8th Battalion Theodore Grano enlisted in the AIF on 20 August 1914,…

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Reginald George Grano

GRANO, Reginald George- – – – – SPC 1901-1905 DoB:– – c1888, Ararat Father:– – Theodore George Grano, Solicitor Mother:- – Kate Cecily, nee Patton Reg Grano was a boarder from Ararat. He passed his Matriculation year in 1905, in the following subjects: Latin, French, Physics, Arithmetic, Algebra, Geometry and History. Service No:– 3300 Rank:-…

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