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Wangaratta High School Wangaratta, Victoria

Wangaratta High School is a public, coeducational secondary school situated in regional north-east Victoria, with a proud history beginning over 100 years ago when it opened its doors in 1909 under the name Wangaratta Agricultural High School. Wangaratta Agricultural High School was one five Victorian agricultural schools at the time. Since then the school has grown considerably, merging with Ovens College in 2007, forming the school as it is today.

Contact Information

web
http://www.whs.vic.edu.au
phone
+61 (03) 5723 0500

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Location

17-49 Edwards Street Wangaratta Victoria

Collections include historical school documentation and memorabilia as well as collections and donations from past teachers and students who served in the armed forces.

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Advance Australia reconciliation flag

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Black and red flag with a yellow southern cross on the right in the black section, where the border between the black and the red is shaped like the silhouette of a jumping kangaroo

ANZAC day pamphlets

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

White paper with 'in Flanders fields' poem printed in black ink, blue paper booklet describing the program of Wangaratta High School Anzac Day Service 1995 and a white A5 booklet with four colour photos of the siege of Tobruk memorabilia.

Inscriptions & Markings

WANGARATTA HIGH SCHOOL ANZAC DAY SERVICE WEDNESDAY 26 APRIL 1995 2016 2/24 Australian Infantry Battalion Wangaratta's own 75th anniversary of Siege of Tobruk 5 November 2016

ANZAC day resource book - Gallipoli and The ANZACs

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

A4 information book with slight water damage in the corner

Inscriptions & Markings

Gallipoli and the ANZACs

ANZAC day schools Award trophy

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Green glass runner up trophy with a silver metal rod stand and white imagery of a saluting soldier and text. Australian government symbol in top left corner.

Inscriptions & Markings

Australian government department of Veterans Affairs. 2014 ANZAC DAY SCHOOL' AWARDS Wangaratta High School Victoria Runner up Secondary School category

Assorted Stationary

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

A collection of stationary including a metal compass, a yellow ballpoint pen, two WHS badges, one of the school logo, the other designating a member of the SRC, a cassette tape labelled Charles Perkins Monday Conference, an orange flexible ruler and an unopened letter labelled Cairns 1984. This item is was a part of a time capsule buried in Wangaratta High School grounds in 1984

Australian Army Summer Uniform

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Beige army jacket with dark metal studs, belt buckle and army symbols

Historical information

P. A. Scholes' uniform, donated to Wangaratta high school with Scholes' winter uniform.

Australian Army Winter Uniform

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Khaki jacket with silver studs, belt buckle and army symbols. Khaki straight cut pants

Historical information

P. A. Scholes' uniform, donated to Wangaratta high school with Scholes' summer uniform.

Australian Championships Baseball Uniform

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Gary Voss' Blue and yellow U17 Australian Championships baseball uniform

Australian Schools Sports Council Representation Certificate

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Rowan Barrow 1996 School sports triathlon award with green and yellow stripe

Inscriptions & Markings

AUSTRALIAN SCHOOLS SPORTS COUNCIL. This is to certify Rowan Barrow represented Victoria at the Australian Secondary schools St. George bank triathlon championships 1996

Australian Swimming Championships Blazer

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Lynne Semmler's navy Australian Swimming Championships Hobart blazer with colour logo on left breast pocket

Autograph Book

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Brown autograph book

Inscriptions & Markings

Autographs J. R. Lack

Autograph Letter

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

1814 Autograph Letter by Monsigner- Typed and original. This item is a part of ex-teacher Ian Marryatt's travel collection

Autograph Letter

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

1792 Autograph Letter by King George III- Typed and original. This item is a part of ex-teacher Ian Marryatt's travel collection

Autograph Letter

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

1848 Autograph Telegram by Queen Alexandra- Typed and original. This item is a part of ex-teacher Ian Marryatt's travel collection

Autograph Letter

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

1848 Autograph Letter by Queen Victoria- Typed and original. This item is a part of ex-teacher Ian Marryatt's travel collection

Autograph Letter

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

1842 Autograph Letter by Sir Robert Peel- Typed and original. This item is a part of ex-teacher Ian Marryatt's travel collection

Basketball Australia Uniform

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Nick Morris' yellow and green Basketball Australia uniform 1996

BIG M Triathlon items

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

BIG M Triathlon Australia items- white and yellow BIG M carton advertising the event, invitation letter

Bluetooth Tablet

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Blue rectangular body with a grey centre and clasp. White writing in corner of grey centre square reading Bluetooth tablet

Inscriptions & Markings

Bluetooth tablet

British Bookmarks

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

2 carboard British museum bookmarks and 4 assorted leather bookmarks. This item is a part of ex-teacher Ian Marryatt's travel collection

British Commonwealth Army Helmet

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Khaki steel helmet with brown leather straps

Historical information

Colloquially called the 'Tin Hat' this helmet was designed by John L Brodie in response to the French helmets. It was easilly pressed from a single sheet of steel and saw service with all British Empire/Commonwealth Forces. Even the American Expeditionary Force (AEF) of World War I succumbed to its charms, and it also featured in early United States battles with Japan in the Pacific during World War II.

Camera

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Black leather body with silver metal trim. Plastic extending section with flat closing section with silver hinges and glass lenses. Extending handle on right side and black metal flash mount on the top

Inscriptions & Markings

kodak

Cassette Player

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

NATIONAL PANASONIC Cassette Player Black body with a white border around the cassette window and silver trim.

Inscriptions & Markings

National

Cassette Player

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

HANIMEX HCP 1500 Solid State Cassete Tape Player Cream plastic body and dials with a brown opening cassette insertion section

Inscriptions & Markings

Hanimex Cassette tape player Commerce

Commemeration Certificate

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

3 pages. First page has an image of a bouquet of flowers and the words 'in loving memory' , the second page depicts the crossed Australian and New Zealand flags C. F. Willcox's death date and his age, as well as a poem. The third page includes three quotes.

Inscriptions & Markings

IN LOVING MEMORY OF C. F. WILLCOX WHO GAVE HIS LIFE FOR THE EMPIRE IN FRANCE. JULY 28, 1916, AGED 21 YEARS He gave his life for his Country, For honor, faith and right: With us his memory ever lives, He fought a noble fight. 'Midst the roaring of the battle. And the rain of shot and shell, Fighting for Home and Country He like a hero fell. "To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die"

Commemorative Medals

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

5 golden official commemorative medals of the city of York's 1900th anniversary in a red felt and plastic case. This item is a part of ex-teacher Ian Marryatt's travel collection

2006 Commonwealth Games flag

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Light blue flag with a green and orange 2006 commonwealth games symbol on the left and white text reading MELBOURNE 2006 XVII COMMONWEALTH GAMES

Inscriptions & Markings

MELBOURNE 2006 XVII COMMONWEALTH GAMES

Computer

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Triumph Adler Dario 286 Computer White-grey rectangular box with orange and blue text and a grey disk drive

Inscriptions & Markings

TA Dario 286

Computer Monitor

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

ingersol 12/500MG-SAA Computer Monitor cream body with grey-green fish-eye screen and a brown border and red switch.

Inscriptions & Markings

ingersol

Computer Monitor

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

VGA Monochrome Monitor 14" Cream body with black fish-eye screen and text reading TVS

Inscriptions & Markings

monochrome TVS VGA