Angus Australia was saddened to learn of the passing of WJ (Jack) Atkin, “Sandon”, Chinchilla QLD.
Jack (uncle of Roger Boshammer) founded Sandon Angus in February 1969 and was influential in the growth of the Sandon Glenoch Angus herd.
Jack was a member of Angus Australia for almost fifty years. He showed Angus cattle extensively during the 1980’s.
Jack was a long-time member of the Queensland Angus State Committee, serving as Committee Chairman for a period and was an Angus Australia Councillor for Queensland between 1989 and 1991.
A celebration of Jack’s life will be held at the Chinchilla Presbyterian Church on Tuesday, 7thAugust at 11.00am.