Sheep man John Williams honoured

Tuesday, June 15th 2021
  • A class act; John Williams classed all five Grand Champion rams pictured with their sashes at the Bendigo Australian Sheep and Wool Show in 2002 – Glendonald Merino Stud, with his Medium and Fine Medium rams and Wurrook Merino Stud’s Fine and Superfine rams.
  • Renowned Merino sheep classer John Williams, with Tara Park Merino Stud workman Cliff, and Tara Park principals Rod and Guy Evans with the top priced ram at the inaugural Tara Park Merino Stud Ram Sale in 1979. Mr Williams was the sheep classer for Tara Park Merino Stud from 1979 to 2015.

    Cooma based sheep man, John Williams, has been honoured with the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) in recognition for his outstanding service to the Merino wool industry in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

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