Henry “Harry” Eugene Tancred


BIRTH: 25 May 1897
Balmain, NSW
DEATH: 15 November 1961 Bellevue Hill, NSW
DEATH: 15 November 1961
Bellevue Hill, NSW

OCCUPATION: Company Director, Racing Administrator

RESIDENCE: Drumalbyn Rd Bellevue Hill, NSW


  • Petone RU New Zealand 1914-19
  • NZ RL v Australia RL 1919,
  • Wests RL First Grade 1920
  • Wests provide clearance for H.Tancred to play RL in NZ, 1921
  • Wellington RL NZ 1921
  • New Zealand RL v Queensland RL 1921
  • Combined New Zealand RL / Queensland RL v NSW 1921 v NSW RL
  • Waitara RU NZ 1922
  • NSW RU v Maoris RU 1923


Harry Tancred was born in Balmain NSW. He was one of ten children born to Thomas Tancred, a butcher, from California USA and his Australian wife Anna. Harry was educated by the Christian Brothers at St Joseph’s school, Rozelle in Sydney. He moved with his family to New Zealand where he became a prominent rugby union player.

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