G W G Butler
Melbourne University Boat Club (VIC)
Thomas Colles wrote an essay on rowing in Victoria in 1860s which was included in John Lang's book The Victorian Oarsman and which included the following insight into Butler.
A man with a long reach and a good style.
Known rowing record
1870 - Melbourne Regatta, Maiden Gig, stroke - First
1872 - Melbourne Regatta, Senior Four for the Grand Challenge Cup, two seat - First
1872 - Ballarat Regatta, Junior Four, three seat - First
1873 - Melbourne Regatta, Senior Four for the Grand Challenge Cup, two seat - First