GLEN DONALD PERRIN

Who doesn't know Glen Donald Perrin

Glen joined the Darling Downs Rifle Club at the age of 17 and had his 87th birthday Tuesday the 18th of December 2018, making him a member for the past 70 years.

He is a member of a well-known shooting family from the Darling Downs with brothers Les and Joe competing along with his father Albert and his uncles.

Glen’s shooting history is very impressive.

INDIVIDUAL SHOOTS

His 57 Queens badges include wins in North Queensland in 1955, 1957, 1959 and 1962.

Over his career he won 40 prize meetings (Can you imagine – not participating only, we are talking winning!) and he was the Club Champion 27 times. He was also successful in winning the State Champion of Champions twice.

As you can see, he was an excellent individual shooter, though as a cherry on the cake, he accomplished fantastic achievements in Team Shoots as well.

TEAM SHOOTS

He represented Queensland 15 times between 1954 and 1976. He represented Australia 3 times. Firstly in New Zealand in 1961, then twice in 1968 in Melbourne followed by Bisley (see photo).

Both shoots were competitions for the Empire Match which were both won by Australia. Glen shot brilliantly in these matches, top scoring not only for Australia, but for the competition as a whole.

Glenn Perrin with Bronc Burling, departing for Bisley with the Australian Rifle Team, 1968.

OTHER ACTIVITIES

He was a life member of both his club and the Darling Downs Rifle Association, having been heavily involved in the administration, for both organisations for many years.

He was also a keen supporter of the QRA museum having compiled a list of all Queens badge winners since 1948 with more to come.

Glen is retired in Toowoomba, always keeping up with QRA activities on his I-pad, along with monitoring his share portfolio and playing cards with friends and neighbours.

About Us

The Queensland Rifle Association fosters target rifle shooting and firearms training through our clubs.   Different classes of rifle shooting are conducted by our Clubs under the Standard Shooting Rules (SSRs) of the National Rifle Association of Australia (NRAA). 

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Our Location

Belmont Shooting Complex

Albert Rifle Club

Small club whose members have many years experience in the sport of fullbore shooting bot target rifle & F Class and will always provide the assistance required to potential new members in order to grow to our sport and open it up to others.

  • Location

    Duncan Range, Belmont Shooting Complex, 1485 Old Cleveland Road, Belmont

  • Distances shot at range

    300 yards to 1000 yards

  • When do we shoot

    Saturday afternoon

  • How often do we shoot

    Weekly

  • Disciplines

    TR, FSTD, FO, FTR

  • Shooting Programs

    Come and Try Program