Walter Charles Kernot Print Page
Mural painted by Christian Waller, wife of Napier Waller, in remembrance of Walter Kernot who died in 1941.
Walter was one of a large Geelong family which supplied that city and Melbourne with a number of chemists and engineers. Charles Kernot was his uncle; William Charles, Wilfred Noyce and Maurice Edwin Kernot were his cousins. He himself was a chemist who was to become a councillor of both the Pharmaceutical Council of Victoria and the Pharmacy College, Melbourne.
Like his wife, Edith Latham Kernot he was active in local affairs, as a foundation councillor (1905-31) of Geelong Church of England Girls' Grammar School (the Hermitage), honorary treasurer to the city council, vice-president of the Geelong and District Hospital, vestryman at Christ Church, and worshipful master (1898) of the Geelong Masonic Lodge of Unity and Prudence.
|Address:||Moorabool & McKillop Streets, Christ Church Anglican , Geelong, 3220|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -38.153136|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Monument Designer:||Christian Waller|
|Approx. Monument Dedication Date:||1942|
IIN REMEMBRANCE OF WALTER CHARLES KERNOT
DIED MARCH 25TH 1941
A GOOD CHURCHMAN & CITIZEN
HIS MEMORY ABIDETH IN THE HEARTS OF THOSE HE LOVED.