Wesley College prefects, 1915.

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Wesley College prefects, 1915.

Sears, J. A. (John Alfred)

Part of a collection of portraits and photographs relating to Sir Kenneth Bailey, his family and career. Condition: Good. Title from inscription on photograph. Inscriptions: ”Wesley College Prefects, 1915” –Printed upper centre. ”The Sears Studio, Melbourne” –Printed lower left to right. Photograph of : ”E.H. Derrick, E.D. Grant, K.G. Kerr, R. Broadbent, G.K. Rattray, C.W. Nye, S.R. West, K.H. Bailey, W.R.L. Rodgers-Wilson, G.G. Selleck, D.M. Morris (Senior Prefect), L.R. Cole, J.W.E. Adams, L.F. Loder”. Related material: Sir Kenneth Bailey papers. National Library of Australia Manuscripts section MS 4622. Related material: Personal photograph albums of Sir Kenneth Bailey. National Library of Australia Pictorial section PIC/P776 Albums 665, 863, 976. Sir Kenneth Bailey served in the A.I.F. in France in 1918. On his return to Australia and completion of his studies he was awarded a Rhodes Scholarship and studied at Oxford University. He was part of the Australian delegation to the U.N. in 1945 and prepared the final draft of the Charter of the United Nations. In 1946 Sir Kenneth was appointed secretary to the Attorney-General’s Department and solicitor general of the Commonwealth. He was made the first Commonwealth Q.C. From 1964-69 he was High Commissioner to Canada.

Date: 1915

Topic: Bailey, Kenneth, Sir, 1898-1972 — Portraits., Wesley College (Melbourne, Vic.) — Students — Photographs.

Source: National Library of Australia. Canberra, ACT 2600 Australia

Coverage: Australia — Victoria