Gill Memorial Home For Boys

Location

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.

Related News Articles

Former Gill Memorial Boys Home boys reunite– 15 September 2017 (Goulburn Post)

Victim tells royal commission Salvation Army abuse complaints process took 62 years to settle – 3 April 2014 (ABC News)

CLAN President Lim Luthy’s claim that he was physically and emotionally abused by Salvation Army Officers at the Gill Memorial Home. – 17 February 2014 (ABC Canberra Radio)

Video about the Gill Memorial Home reunion – 2011 (Youtube)

Garden To Honour District Orphans – 3 September 2007 (Goulburn Post)

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.

LAN library books (where this Home is mentioned)

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.