Established 1894

The Wallaby Club .Inc

Biographical entry Browne, G.S.

Occupation
educationist

Summary

Professor G. Browne joined the Wallaby Club in 1924 and maintained his membership until 1943. From 1933 he was Professor of Education at the University of Melbourne and was awared a Military Cross in World War I.

Details

Regarding his membership: In 1925 . . . 'elected in this year, also G.S. Browne, who became Professor of Education in 1933, following L.J. Wrigley. Browne gave the Club some excellent lecturettes, but was not a regular walker and resigned in in 1945.' [Ed - these dates do not agree with the membership database - need to verify which are correct!]
J. Woodburn, page 63

Events

1924 - 1943
Membership - Wallaby Club

Sources used to compile this entry: Attwood, Harold (ed.), The Centenary History of the Wallaby Club, Landscape Publications, Mont Albert, 1993. List of members page 131, additional references page 63.

Prepared by: Gavan McCarthy

A Private Club

The Wallaby Club is a Melbourne-based walking club established in 1894 with a strong bias towards good fellowship, talking and an appreciation of both the natural and built environments. Membership is strictly limited and is by invitation only.

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Dates and details of annual walks from 1894.

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