Old Boys

Old Boys 

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Members of the Executive

PresidentJoe Guerrini 
Vice PresidentPeter Walters
SecretaryDonald Stephens
Treasurer Matthew Booth

Old Boys Contact Details

Postal - PO Box 6616 Toowoomba West QLD 4350

Office Phone - (07) 4691 6105

Mobile - 0439 916 109

Famous Old Boys

The Right Honourable Francis M Forde PC

The 15th Prime Minister of Australia 6th  to 13th  July 1945 after death of John Curtin, prior to Ben Chifley.  Deputy Prime Minister 1932- 1946.Interestingly he was also the shortest serving PM, only 8 days in office.

The Honourable Sir Walter Campbell QC, DSO, MC, OBE, MA, LLB A Leading Queens Counsel and Queensland Chief Justice, appointed Governor of Queensland in 1985.
Archbishop Virgil P Copas MSCAppointed Archbishop of Port Moresby in 1966.
Air-Vice Marshall Harold Hawkins GLM, ICD, CBE, AFC Appointed Air advisor to Rhodesian High Commissioner and Chief of Air Staff – 1955.
Rear Admiral Patrick Perry OBE, CBE, RANServed on HMAS Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide and Australian Navy’s Chief Justice Advocate.  As a Barrister-in-Law he was attached for a period to the Naval Law Branch of the Admiralty.
Air Vice-Marshall Joseph Anthony (Tony) Dietz Senior Engineer Officer in the Air Force
Tom Gorman Captain Australian Rugby League Kangaroo’s Side – 1929- 30
Dr. John O’Neill Australian Rugby Union Representative in 4 Tests – two as  a 19 yr old winger against All Blacks in New Zealand in 1952 and two as a full-back against the Springboks in 1956.Captain Queensland Rugby League Team in 1955 (Qld Representative 1952-1956 and 1960).  
Ian “Ripper” Doyle Australian Rugby League Kangaroo in 1956 to England and France.  Played 7 tests for Australia
Johnathan Thurston (Yr 12 – 2000)Rugby League dual Dally M Medal Winner (2005 & 2007), presently representing Queensland and Australian Rugby League Kangaroos 
Neil ‘Digger’ McGrowdie was one of Australia’s leading jockeys.  Won 1957 Melbourne Cup on ‘Straight Draw’.
Michael KatsidisPresently Boxing World Champion.
Stathi Katsidis Brisbane Premiership Winning Jockey.
Brother Desmond Ambrose PurcellFirst Old Boy to become College Headmaster
Brigadier Damien Cantwell Currently stationed in Kabul, Afghanistan heading up the International Security Assistance Force.
Hon Vince Lester OAM (1949-1954)Queensland Parliamentary Representative for 30 years (1974 – 2004) and a National Party Minister.  He received an OAM Award in 2006 for ‘Services to the community through Queensland Parliament and to Local Government’.
Graham HealyLocal radio announcer – held seat of Toowoomba North in National Party.
Thomas Patrick O’Brien One of the first day students, President and Committeeman on Old Boys’ Association, Founder of Defiance Flour Mills. 
Brian Carter A.M.Chairman of the Heritage Building Society since 1982.  In 2006 he received an AM Award for ‘Service to business and commerce through the building society industry.’
Gerard Patrick Bradley Current Under Treasurer & Under Secretary, Queensland Treasury Department.
Bernie Grunke OAM – (1929 – 1934)(TBOBA Life Member No. 2) – Bernie was a High School Teacher, who in 2006 received an OAM for ‘Service to the welfare of veterans and their families.’  
Dr John Frawley AM (1947/56) In 2006 he was awarded an AM Medal for ‘Service to medicine in the fields of vascular and transplantation surgery and as a pioneer in paediatric kidney transplants.’
Leahy Brothers’, Michael, Patrick, David and James Discovered gold in PNG.  In 1929 they worked to build a road to the gold fields at Edie Creek.  They achieved what was considered to be an amazing engineering feat at the time, building the road along a vertical precipice to 2600 metres.
Kris Glass Member of the 2010 Australian Development Squad (Hockey)
91 Ordained Priests Including, eight Monsignors, one Archbishop and the Provincials of both the MSC & CSsR Orders.
39 Religious Brothers thirty-eight Christian Brothers and one MSC Brother
Approximately 380 Ex-Servicemen ‘World War 1’ and ‘World War 2‘

Many prominent and well-known Toowoomba Old Boys including those from the Hanna, Betros, McNab, Hall, Gabbett, Drew, Sullivan and Wagner families. 


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