Parramatta Marist Old Boys Union

Parramatta Marist Old Boys Union

Fortior Ito – Go Forth With Strength – School est. 1820 Old Boys Union est. 1925

1969

2019 Tenth Anniversary of Passing of Chris O’Brien and 50 Years Since he was School Captain

This year, 2019, marks two significant anniversaries for the Parramatta Marist community. Our School Captain (and Dux and First Grade RL Captain) for 1969 was the late Professor Chris O’Brien. Sadly, this year also marks the tenth anniversary of the passing of this wonderful man; a compassionate and caring surgeon, loving family man and great …

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Medicine

Professor Chris O’Brien (1969) Professor Len Harrison Associate Professor Raoul Walsh (1968) Clinical Associate Professor Stephen Jurd (1971) Professor Michael Gracey Dr George Augustine Mende (1955) Professor Chris O’Brien (School Captain 1969) In 2009, Parramatta Marist lost one of its most illustrious old boys, Professor Chris O’Brien. A man who dedicated his life serving the …

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Class Photos

1926 1935 1941 1945 1953 1957 1958 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1968 1969 1971 1973 1974 1976 1978 1982 1994 2009 2011 2012 2015 2016 2017 1926 The Intermediate Class of 1926 – which included Kevin Dolahenty. Read more about Kevin here 1935 6th Class 1935 Thank you to John McInerny from the Class …

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Cadet Group Photos

1953 Award winning cadet band – ANZAC day march Mr Rob Connelly (Class of 1954/55) playing the Last Post on bugle on Anzac Day 1954 with the late Sydney Cooke (Class of 1955). Always nice to host an Old Boy musician, Mr Rob Connelly (Class of 1954/55), and to have him play the school’s historic …

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Cadets

1953 1955 1960 The Cadet Unit began at Parramatta Marist Brothers in 1941. The tradition of Friday afternoon training began that year, as did the annual camp. In September 1941 it was held at Brookvale with the combined cadet corps of all Marist schools. In later years the annual camps were held in Singleton. Camps …

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