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Harold B Burke

Mercantile Rowing Club (VIC)

The following obituary appeared in the Club's 1979-80 annual report.

Harold left Melbourne Grammar School to join the Navy at the age of seventeen and saw active service in the South Pacific area. 

Following the war he joined the Mercantile Rowing Club and won many Maiden and Junior events and retained his interest in the club until his untimely death. 

Extracted by Andrew Guerin
February 2023

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