From Ballarat and District Industrial Heritage Project
- ... -speaking at the annual prize-giving in connection with the Ballarat School of Mines, which was held last evening. The president of the Council (Mr W. H. Middleton) remarked that since the war started no fewer than 130 students had left this school to enlist and fight for King and country. He was informed by Mr Frank Brind, an old schoolmate of the students, that in the Mining Corp at the front these were fourteen officers who were old boys of the Ballarat School «f Mines. The former students of the School of Mines were the first of the members of the corps to obtain their commissions. He thought that was a record of which the school might well be proud. It showed that the school not only trained the boys in science, art. and trade, but also in character, citizenship, and love of country. ... 
- ↑ Ballarat School of Mines Honor Roll, University of Ballarat Historical Collection cat.no 536
- ↑ Ballarat Star, 28 September 1917.
--Clare K.Gervasoni 12:42, 6 April 2015 (AEST)