Lot 82

Marvellous old 1914 Queensland & Queensland University Rugby...

Auction Date: 23/06/2022 at 09:30 am

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Marvellous old 1914 Queensland & Queensland University Rugby Jerseys (2): Worn by Allan Warren Linford Row, dux of Brisbane Grammar School 1912. Then from Univ of Queensland was sent as a 1914 Rhodes Scholar to Brasenose College, Oxford. 1915-1918 Lieut., 189 Heavy Battery Royal Garrison Artillery, served in Palestine, 1917-18 At Oxford post-war was senior Hulme Scholar in 1920, 2nd class hons Physiology, 1922. Played for Queensland twice in 1914, representative number is 349. 6 apps for the Barbarians in the UK 1919-22, Blue v Cambridge 1921, first Twickenham Varsity Match. for Oxford against Cambridge, this was the first occasion that the fixture was played at Twickenham. Returned to Australia in 1932, practice at Toowoomba then General Hospital staff & senior surgeon 1947-63. 1941-46 temp. Colonel RAAMC in North Africa (at Tobruk) and Australia. Worn but wonderful, a great opportunity

Hammer Price: £2400.00