Waiwhare School 1953 Greeting George Lowe

Waiwhare School pupils and parents waiting to greet George Lowe when he returned from conquering Mount Everest with Sir Edmund Hillary, 11 August 1953

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George Lowe and Sir Edmund Hillary reached the summit of Mount Everest, 29 May 1953
From log book – “School closed. Children formed a guard of honour outside the Municipal Theatre, Hastings, for the Civic Reception of Mr WG Lowe, member of the successful 1953 Everest expedition and former teacher of this school.”

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11 August 1953


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