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australian rowers profiles and history

Alfred C Tauber

(26 November 1887 – 24 February 1961)

Murray Bridge Rowing Club (SA)

1922 – Interstate Men’s Eight Championship five seat – First

1923– Interstate Men’s Eight Championship five seat – First

1924 – Olympic Games – Men’s Eight five seat – eliminated in repechage

Like so many of his crew mates in the Murray Bridge Rowing Club crew, he was a loco fireman with the South Australian Railways.

Above: the Murray Bridge crew after winning the test race to gain selection into 1924 Olympic Games

Standing left to right - Unknown, H E Wynne, J P Marcus, F Willoughby, W Christopher, R H Wallman (Chairman SARA), His Excelency Sir Tom Bridges, E Higgs, H L Binney, C A Jepp, C A M West (Hon Sec SARA), S A Johnson, far right unknown
Crew members are from left to right, A C Tauber, E D Thomas, W E H Jarvis, R A Cummings, F M Cummings, H E Graetz, W M Sladden, A V Scott, W H Pfeiffer, G E Tucker (emergency), Aud Martin

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