After Walker’s one-year reign, Roy Earl Jenkins came to Box Hill Grammar in 1927 after seven years at Melbourne Grammar.

However he had little time to leave any legacy at the school. Badly wounded and gassed during WW1, Jenkin’s ill-health forced him to take extended leave only a few months into the year.  He did not return to the school and later pursued linguistics studies in France before moving to England where he worked as a censor throughout WW2.

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