Gus Jackson

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Gus Jackson
Personal information
Born25 December 1903
Died12 November 1968(1968-11-12) (aged 64)
Sport
SportRowing
ClubUnion Boat Club, Wanganui

Augustus "Gus" Kenneth George Jackson (25 December 1903 – 12 November 1968) was a New Zealand rower.

He won two bronze medals at the 1938 British Empire Games, winning one as part of the men's eight and another bronze medal alongside Bob Smith in the men's double sculls.[1] He was a member of the Union Boat Club (UBC) in Wanganui; fellow UBC members in the eight were James Gould and Howard Benge.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gus Jackson". New Zealand Olympic Committee. Retrieved 5 September 2016.
  2. ^ "Today's Rowing". The Evening Post. CXXV (33). 9 February 1938. p. 17. Retrieved 5 September 2016.