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Harry Bulter was a close friend of David Robertson through their association with the Glebe Hockey Club.

Born on the 25th July 1924, in Marrickville, Harry married and resided with his family in Bankstown, Abbotsford and Beaumont.

Wherever he went Harry's kind and caring nature won him respect and lasting friendships.

When Harry completed his apprenticeship, as a Fitter & Turner, he approached David for work. At the time there was only enough work for two weeks. Without a worry in the world Harry told David, "thatís fine, we'll do the work in one week, and when new work becomes available, I'll help out."


As a great supporter of the apprenticeship system, Harry helped train many apprentices, three of whom were chosen as NSW Toolmaking Apprentices of the Year.

When Harry joined the company, he contributed funds from his mother's estate to put a deposit on a surface grinder. For forty-three years he was a Director of Roblan Pty Ltd, and was responsible for the development of the Metal Pressing Division.

Harry was renowned for his tooling skills, sound business judgement and insistence on a fair deal for all echelons of industry.

Harry passed away on the 4th January, 1990.

Always tireless supporter of local organisations he held positions of:
* Treasurer and Selector Ė Glebe District Hockey Club
* President of Leichhardt Business Menís Club
* Commodore of Abbotsford Sailing Club.

At the time of his death Harry was President of the Berry Probus Club.

Harry will be sadly missed by his wife Isabella (Betty), children, grandchildren and many other close family members.

Always a keen sportsman, Harry was a founding member of the Southern Alps Ski Club. He skied, played cricket, golf, squash and snooker.

However, it was as a member of the Glebe District Hockey Club that Harry's sporting ability excelled. He was chosen in representative teams on several occasions.