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
Wherever he went Harry's kind
and caring nature won him respect and
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.
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.
renowned for his tooling skills, sound
business judgement and insistence on a
fair deal for all echelons of industry.
away on the 4th January, 1990.
tireless supporter of local
organisations he held positions of:
* Treasurer and Selector Ė Glebe
District Hockey Club
* President of Leichhardt Business Menís
* Commodore of Abbotsford Sailing Club.
At the time
of his death Harry was President of the
Berry Probus Club.
be sadly missed by his wife Isabella
children, grandchildren and many other
close family members.
a keen sportsman, Harry was
a founding member of the
Southern Alps Ski Club. He
skied, played cricket, golf,
squash and snooker.
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.