Bandmaster Noel Jones, an exemplary Salvation Army bandsman, bandmaster and writer of more than 80 musical compositions, has been awarded the Order of the Founder - The Salvation Army’s highest honour.
‘[Noel] has many gifts, including the gift of encouragement, which has been evidenced throughout his life in the way he has influenced both young and old,’ said Colonel Walker. ‘He has been a local officer for over 53 years, serving as songster leader, young people’s band leader and bandmaster. He held the position of territorial music director for 14 years, and was also a member of the Melbourne Staff Band for 14 years.

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