Gill Memorial Home For Boys

Gill Memorial Home For Boys

Auburn Street

Goulburn

NSW

Australia

Provider: Salvation Army

Year Opened: 1936

Year Closed: 1980

 

The Gill Memorial Boys’ Home was a Salvation Army Boys’ Home located at Auburn Street, Goulburn from September 1936. It was opened after the closure of the Salvation Army’s Dee Why Boys’ Home. It held around 90 boys at a time, aged from three to 18 years. In 1980 the Home was restructured and changed, becoming the Gill Memorial Family Group Home.

CLAN has members who attended this Home.

 

Victim tells royal commission Salvation Army abuse complaints process took 62 years to settle ABC New PM – 3/4/2014

Click here to view an article and interview from ABC Canberra Radio 666 (17/2/14) about CLAN President Lim Luthy’s claim that he was physically and emotionally abused by Salvation Army Officers at the Gill Memorial Home.

Garden To Honour District Orphans – Goulburn Post 03.09.2007

Click here to view a video about the Gill Memorial Home reunion from 2011.

CLAN Homes – Orphanages Gallery

CLAN member Mark Doherty who spent time at the Gill, Died March 2007. He was a great & strong Advocate for Care Leavers, especially concerning the Salvation Army.

CLAN Museum Gallery

There are currently no images of historical items available for CLAN members to view for this Home. If you have any historical items and would like to donate them, please contact CLAN.

CLAN library books where this Home is mentioned include:

There are currently no other Library Items available for CLAN members to view for this Home. If you have any Library Items and would like to donate them, please contact CLAN.