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australian rowers profiles and history

William (Bill) C Johnson

Yarra Yarra Rowing Club (VIC)

Cousin of fellow Yarra member, Arthur Stickland.

Member 1921/22 - 1936/37 Passed away 1970/71 season

Treasurer 1924/25, 1925/26, 1926/27

Vice-Captain 1927 /28

Captain 1928/29, 1929/30,

Wins included:-

1925 - Henley regatta, maiden eight (6)


From the 1970/71 Yarra Yarra Rowing Club annual report:-

Bill Johnson (ex-Captain) (ex-treasurer) also passed away during the season and again the club lost a fine clubman by his passing. Bill kept his interest in the club right to the time of his death and assister Yarra in many ways.

Jim Skidmore
June 2024

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