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Bill Bullivant of Wagga Wagga
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Bill Bullivant of Wagga Wagga

  • RW 987
  • Collection
  • 1892-1902

Three photographs of: 1) troops leaving for Boer War, 2) Lake Albert Farmers Tug of War team, 3) and a group of men at the Wagga Wagga racecourse.

Bill Bullivant of Wagga Wagga

Photograph of the Lake Albert Farmers Tug of War Team

Inscribed on front of mount:
"Pulled at Wagga Wagga March 28th 1892. Lake Albert Farmers Tug of War Team."
"J Angel (Captain), W Hennessy (10 stones, 4 pounds), C Annison (11 stones, 8 pounds), H Holden (11 stones, 4 pounds), J Monk (11 stones), H Angel (12 stones, 6 pounds), J Brooker (11 stones), J Wild (11 stones, 8 pounds)."
"Was defeated after 5 1/4 hours pull, by the Irish Team averaging 14 stones."
"The longest pull on record."

Note attached to reverse side:
"From Bill Bullivant, Cowra, per PJ Walsh 162 Lake Albert Road, Wagga. [Bullivant] step son of Chris Annison and son in law of Chris Angel."