George Wardell

George Wardell

Born 1937 George Wardell was born and raised in a close-knit family in the UK fishing village of Hull, brought up by his mother and his maternal grandfather. His aunt lived two doors away and his Grandparents were three doors away. His father, a fisherman also named...
Ted Thompson

Ted Thompson

Born 1941 Ted Thompson grew up in Newtown and coincidently went to school with fellow Legend Barry Clunas. He was a big boy for his age and left school at 14, convincing his first employer he was 16. He spent two years doing an accounting course, worked as a dogman...
Robert Sully

Robert Sully

Born 1937 Robert Sully was born in Waverley, the eldest of three and lived all his early life in Bronte. He was always heavily involved with the swimming club and played a lot of water polo. At one time he was secretary treasurer for the swimming club and officiated...
Bruce Shying

Bruce Shying

Born 1937 Bruce Shying grew up in Marrickville until the age of 22. Life as a kid was great and he adds, ‘mum had to be hard because I was a rebel of a kid; when something was on, people would say bring the boys but not Bruce, he’s a...
Jim Roberts

Jim Roberts

Born 1944 Jim Roberts was born in Mosman and grew up with two older brothers at Gladesville until he was 13, when the family moved to Hunters Hill. Along with his brothers, he attended school at Shore Grammar and has always had a love of the outdoors, and particularly...