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australian rowers profiles and history

J A Williams

Yarra Yarra Rowing Club (VIC)

J A Williams

Joined 1888/89 

Listed as an early member, a winner in 1888/89

1899/90 to 1902/03 treasurer

1903/04 committee member

1907/08 on the executive committee of the Victorian Rowing Association.

1910/11 Vice President to 1919/20.

Regatta wins:-

1888 - Geelong & Barwon regatta, junior pair (stroke)

1889 - Nagambie regatta, maiden eight (stroke)

1901 - Upper Yarra regatta, maiden pair (stroke) 

1902 - Ballarat regatta, junior pair (stroke) 

1902 - Intercolonial Championships, Meb's Eight (3)

1902 Australian champion eight J A Williams 3 seat

1902 Victorians in the Australian champion eight J A Williams seated in centre

1912 club photo J A Williams 3rd row from bottom 7th from left.

Jim Skidmore
June 2024

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