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Dee Why Home for Boys (1924 - 1936)

Children's Home, Home and Salvation Army

Dee Why Home for Boys, run by the Salvation Army, was formerly known as Manly Boys' Probationary Home. The Dee Why Home for Boys was closed on 10 October 1936 and the boys were transferred to Bexley and Goulburn (Gill Memorial) Boys' Homes.



1924 - 1936
Location - Dee Why Home for Boys was situated at Pittwater Road, Dee Why. Location: Dee Why


 1897 - 1903 Paradise Boys' Industrial Colony
       1903 - 1924 Manly Boys' Probationary Home
             1924 - 1936 Dee Why Home for Boys

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Sources used to compile this entry: The Salvation Army Australia Eastern Territory, 'Submission 46: EASTERN TERRITORY SOCIAL CENTRES: A list of openings, closings, and function', in Inquiry into Children in Institutional Care - Submissions received by the committee as at 17/3/05, Senate Community Affairs Committee, Commonwealth of Australia, June 2003,; Thinee, Kristy and Bradford, Tracy, Connecting Kin: Guide to Records, A guide to help people separated from their families search for their records [completed in 1998], New South Wales Department of Community Services, Sydney, New South Wales, 1998,

Prepared by: Melissa Downing