My dad, Edgar (Ted) Slinger, found these photos and thought they would be of interest to anyone who attended Merlynston State School in the 1940s.
This is from 1942 when he was in Grade 5.
… and this is 1943 in Grade 6:
Here are some of the names he was able to dig out of his prodigious memory:
Also some teachers:
- Mr Whittle - the Principal
- Miss Doughity
- Mrs Walker
- Mr McArthur
- Mr Lockeed
Here are some others from the same period from Coburg North that may be of interest to people from the area: