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George F Armytage

Cambridge University Boat Club (UK)

George Francis Armytage was born in Australia in 1853 and was educated at Geelong Grammar School and then Jesus College, Cambridge. He raced in a winning Cambridge crew in 1874 Boat Race.

1874 - The Boat Race, two seat - First

He was born into the well known pastoralist Armytage family but does not appear to have returned to live in Australia. He married and settled in the UK where he died in 1921 aged 67.

Andrew Guerin
June 2021

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