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Walter Kernot Mural : November 2013
Walter Kernot Mural : November 2013

Photographs supplied by Nancy Alford

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.

Location

Address:Moorabool & McKillop Streets, Christ Church Anglican , Geelong, 3220
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.153136
Long: 144.358391
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Art
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Religion
Monument Designer:Christian Waller

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1942
Front Inscription

IIN REMEMBRANCE OF WALTER CHARLES KERNOT
DIED MARCH 25TH 1941
A GOOD CHURCHMAN & CITIZEN
HIS MEMORY ABIDETH IN THE HEARTS OF THOSE HE LOVED.

 

Source: MA
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