Walter Edwin Battye was an Australian Seventh-day Adventist minister who served the Adventist Church for forty-two years, seventeen of which he was a conference president.
Wattafeni Boiori (‘Watti’) was a Papuan who was baptized as one of the first Seventh-day Adventists in Papua. He spent his life working for the church and was a pioneer missionary in the Papuan Gulf.
Lewis Allan Butler (known as Allan and subsequently referred to as Allan to distinguish him from his father, Lewis Butler) was a business studies graduate from Australasian Missionary College who gave 45 years of service to the Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) Church in the Australasian Division (now South Pacific Division) as accountant, manager, teacher, evangelist, and administrator, with seven years as a conference president.
Edwin Sebastian Butz was an American Seventh-day Adventist minister who sailed on the Pitcairn as an early missionary to Pitcairn Island. He pioneered the Adventist work in Tonga. After arriving in 1895, he spent most of the rest of his life in the western South Pacific region, serving as missionary, superintendent, conference president, teacher, and pastor in the islands, New Zealand, and Australia. He remained in active service for the Church until he was eighty-nine years of age, the oldest known active Adventist pastor in the South Pacific Division. He served for at least sixty-three years, fifty-three of those as an ordained minister.
Septimus and Edith Carr commenced the first Seventh-day Adventist training school in Fiji and were the first Seventh-day Adventist missionaries in New Guinea.
Chapman, William (1894–1990) and Emeline Sarah (Smith) (1896–1983); later Edith Alexandra (Speck) (1901–1992)
William Chapman was a member of a pioneer Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) family in Western Australia (WA), was a missionary in the Cook Islands, then spent twenty years serving at Carmel College, followed by pastoring a large area of south-west Western Australia and raising up a church at Bunbury, WA.
Christian, Herbert Bollensdorf (1913–1989) and Olivevine Melva Sprengel (1911–1989)
Herbert B. Christian was an Australian Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) minister who spent ten years as a missionary in Western Samoa (now Samoa) and more than twenty years in Australia and New Zealand in pastoral ministry and conference administration.
Doctor Noel Pavitt Clapham, Ph.D., Dip. Ed. Admin., was a Seventh-day Adventist educator who spent more than three decades lecturing at Avondale College in New South Wales, Australia, also contributing strongly to the music program of the college and in the community.
Sidney Cole was a food chemist who was influential in development and research for Seventh-day Adventist food companies in Australia and South and Central America and became director of the International Health Food Association for the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists.
Hugh Dickins and his wife, Royce, gave 27 years of continuous mission service in the island nations of the South Pacific.
Eric Claude Fehlberg was a manager for the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s Sanitarium Health Food Company (SHF) and then was director for the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists’ World Food Services.
Arthur Houston Ferris was a Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) pastor and pioneer missionary from Victoria, Australia, who spent twenty-eight years in evangelistic and pastoral work, first as a volunteer, and then as an employee of the Church.
David Andrew Ferris was a Seventh-day Adventist medical missionary to the New Hebrides (now Vanuatu) and the Solomon Islands.
Norman Ferris was a Seventh-day Adventist pastor and missionary who was awarded an M.B.E. (Member of the British Empire) by Queen Elizabeth II for his services to the people of the Solomon Islands and Pitcairn.
Ferris, Walter Geoffrey (1904–1985) and Christina (Lowe) (1904–1955); later Myrtle Marie (Allum) (1919–2006)
Walter Geoffrey Ferris was an Australian Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) minister who spent some 28 years in missionary work in Fiji, Tonga, Pitcairn Island, Lord Howe Island, Cook Islands, and Gilbert and Ellis Islands in the South Pacific, becoming a skilled sea captain.
Egbert Henry Guilliard was a Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) pastor, missionary and long-serving church administrator. During World War II, he served as the SDA chaplain of the Armed Forces in Australia. At the time of his death, he was the oldest ordained minister of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Australia.
Edward Hilliard was a pioneer Seventh-day Adventist missionary to the South Pacific region, who spent eighteen years in Tonga and Australia.
Desmond Hills was a Seventh-day Adventist minister who spent most of his forty years of service for the church in youth ministry, including at Union, Division, and General Conference levels. He served in New Zealand, Australia, Africa, and the United States of America.
Thomas and Edith Howse spent almost fifty years working for the Seventh-day Adventist Church. They were pioneer missionaries in Samoa and served in other islands as well as in Australia and New Zealand.
John Howse was a Seventh-day Adventist minister and pioneer Pacific Islands’ missionary who together with Merle spent about 40 years of their lives in four different island groups - Samoa, Solomon Islands, Kiribati and Tuvalu - as well as some years in New Zealand ministering to congregations largely consisting of members of island origin.