Jack Hyland

Jack Hyland came to the Illawarra with his family as a “ten pound Pom” in 1964. He attended the Christian Brothers School, was a Scout, Army Cadet, and worked hard in a number of part-time jobs. This interview covers the years before he attended Wollongong Teachers’ College and taught at Koonawarra and Keiraville Primary schools and Keira High School.

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Jack’s audio interview can be downloaded here.

Jack’s interview transcript.


10 Pound Pom – Migration – Corrimal – Left Wing Politics – Army Cadets – Caves Of Corrimal – Mt Keira Scout Camp – Disco – Letter Writing

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