Peter Knowles was born in Melbourne, Australia in 1940. The third son of Albert Clive and Christina Doris Knowles, as a child, he lived at 26 Maverston Street, Burwood (now Glen Iris) and attended Hartwell State (Primary) School (see photo and comment) and thence Camberwell High School (photo) and Swinburne Institute of Technology. (See also school photos at [ http://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Space:Schooldays ] )
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Peter married Lesley Macdonald in 1971 (no issue). They divorced in 1984 and Peter remarried to Dianne Watson. He adopted Dianne's daughter, Michelle and now has two grandchildren, Ethan and Tegan (Walsh).
In adult life Peter lived at Burwood, Malmsbury, Hawthorn, Croydon South, Surrey Hills, Chirnside Park and Caulfield North (current), (all in Victoria, Australia).
Peter's Involvement with the Scouting Movement, from 1948 to 1973, included many years of enjoyment as a child and youth, followed by leadership roles in both Scouts and Senior Scouts (Venturers) at Canterbury and Glen Iris.
Since retiring from full-time employment in June, 2003, Peter has undertaken voluntary work with Vision Australia (from 2005 to 2012), assisting in Activities Groups for members suffering blindness or low vision. He also assists with adaptation to recent advances in "Daisy" technology, giving improved access to "talking books" (pictured, top right).
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