Autobiography/Memoir

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Out of Darkness. Growing up with the Christian Brothers

Ivor A Knight

1998

Ivor Knight, born in 1934 in Perth, was declared a ‘neglected child’ in 1938 and placed in the custody of the Christian Brothers. He survived the Castledare, Clontarf and Tardun orphanages after which he worked on sheep and cattle stations. In 1968, he joined the Western Australian Prison Service and rose through the ranks to Superintendent. He took early retirement in 1991