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Jud H Harding

Mercantile Rowing Club (VIC)

Jud Harding was a senior oarsman whose career spanned the Great War of 1914-18. Very few rowers managed this feat.

He was also an active Committee man for many year from 1917 through to 1924 and Vice-Captain for one of those years.

1922 Victorian crew with Harding in the four seat

Rowing summary

1908 – APS Head of the River, Scotch College First Eight, two seat – First

1910 – Melbourne Regatta, Maiden Eight, stroke – First

1910 – Seymour Regatta, Junior Four, stroke - First

1911 – Melbourne Regatta, Junior Eight, stroke – First

1911 – Albert Park Regatta, Junior Four, stroke – First

1911 – Upper Yarra, Junior Four, stroke - First

1911 – Seymour Regatta, Junior Pair, stroke – First

1912 – Seymour Regatta, Senior Pair, stroke – First

1913 – Seymour Regatta, Senior Pair, stroke – First

1917-24 – Mercantile Committee

1919-20 – Mercantile representative on Victorian Rowing Association

1919-20 – Mercantile Vice-Captain

1921 – Interstate Men’s Eight Championship six seat – Third

1922 – Interstate Men’s Eight Championship four seat – Second

1925 – Interstate Men’s Eight Championship six seat – Fifth


Andrew Guerin
January 2023

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