Story: Southland region

Don Grant, rector (1st of 2)

Don Grant, rector

Don Grant (1908–1963) was rector (principal) of Southland Boys’ High School from 1950 to 1963. He was one of a distinguished line of Southland educationalists to head the school. This portrait was painted in Trieste, Italy, in July 1945, when he commanded 23 Battalion, 2nd NZEF.

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David Grant, 'Southland region - Government, education and health', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 6 July 2022)

Story by David Grant, updated 1 May 2015