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MORRISON, James Robert 'Jim' (1924-2010)

'Jim' Morrison (Rowing, 1941)

'Jim' Morrison (Rowing, 1941)

MORRISON, James 'Jim' (1924-2010)

'Jim' Morrison of Terang was a boarder at the College from 1937 to 1941 and excelled in several sports while at school. During World War II, he enlisted in the RAAF on 14 July 1942 and discharged from the RAAF on 21 April, 1945. He subsequently became a grazier and died at his home Wooriwyrite near Noorat in Western Victoria on 11 April 2010.

In 1941, he was a member of the 1st rowing VIII; the 1st football XVIII and the relay team. His Brother, Ian also attended College.

Sources: The Age (Melb) 14 April 2010.
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