Parramatta Marist Old Boys Union

Parramatta Marist Old Boys Union

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



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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The School Uniform

Until 1933 there were no school uniforms. Cap badges and hatbands, which had the school badge on them , had been introduced in the early 1920s. Brother Cyprian introduced a uniform in 1933, but it was not compulsory. It consisted of navy blue trousers, white shirt, green and gold tie, navy socks with green and …

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Excursions and Events

1950s 1970s 1980s 2015 2016 1950s 1970s 1971 John Cox – Seniors Geography Excursion with Br Douglas Excursion to Wattamolla (circa. 1972) – Photo kindly sent in by Michael Abrahams. Halcyon days; and not an OH&S form in sight! 1980s Parramatta Marist Massed Choir (with Joeys and a couple of other Marist schools assisting) at …

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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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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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Bricks and Mortar

Old School room at Parramatta Marist at Victoria Road circa early 1900s 1930s photo of old school in Victoria Road and monastery.Thanks to Chris Jurd (1964) who supplied this photo 1938 Aerial View of Parramatta including Prince Alfred Park, Parramatta Marist & Kings School. Thanks again to Chris Jurd for this 1938 aerial View of …

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