CLARK, Norm

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Inducted into the Shell Rimula Wall of Fame at ReUnion 2011.

Norman Clark was born in South Grafton on 27th June 1931. In 1950, the first truck he drove was a 1940 Dodge Tipper driving for W.B.Carr in Rozzelle, Sydney.

In 1952, he went to Tamworth and drove a KB7 table top for Carey Brothers and was one of their original drivers.

In 1956, he drove for Harold Symington, firstly in a 180 Inter with a bogie trailer, then a new 630 Diamond from Toowoomba QLD., to Adelaide carting Southern Cross, and returning David Shearer for Bevan Manglesdorf.

He married in 1960 and then, in 1964, purchased a secondhand B61 Mack and pulled Western TPT Trailers. He bought a new B61 which was sold in 1967.

He returned to Grafton and drove a Louie tipper for the shire until he retired.