John ‘Jack’ Arthur HARRIS (BEM)

Life Member 1942

Jack Harris 1934
Jack Harris (100 years) at the Club in 2009 on Life Member Roll Call.

Jack was awarded the British Empire Medal (Civil) BEM(C) in 1986 for community work.

Shortly after Jack’s 100th Birthday, he was the guest of Honour at Souths in our Life Member roll call at the club as our longest serving life member after some 67 years.

Jack served as Executive Committee member, Treasurer and Selector for Souths in the war years.

Jack was an active volunteer for many years for the YMCA (Youth Mens Christian Association) and was honoured by them after a recreation hall was named in his honour in 1989.