Terry was involved in sports. He played rugby football; his position was forward. He also participated in rowing and sailing.
Truth, 4 November 1928, page 12. Available from Trove.
In 1903 and 1904, he was a member of the Brisbane Juniors.
Brisbane Courier, 10 August 1903, page 6. Available from Trove.
Brisbane Courier, 16 July 1904, page 10. Available from Trove.
This photo depicts the winners of the Queensland Rugby Union second grade Brisbane premierships in 1901, 1903, and 1904. The team played ten matches (nine wins, one draw).
Players and officials of the Fortitude Valley Electorate Football Club, Brisbane, ca. 1904. P. C. Poulsen. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland. Available from OneSearch. Players and officials: J. T. Murray, F. Story, J. Fihelly, George MacPherson, George Brotherton, A. Luke, T. Hall, J. Diamond, H. Drake, George Benson, P. Crowe, K. MacSwaine, M. Brennan, T. J. Donovan (Representative Q.R.U.), I. Russel, (Vice President), J. T. Corrigan (Vice President), T. W. Haslett, T. C. Troedson (Captain), G. Murray, Jno Coulter (Patron), J. A. Imrie (Honorable Secretary).
In this photo, he is pictured with the Past Grammar School Rugby Union Club in 1905.
Past Grammar School Rugby Union Club, 1905 season. P. C. Poulsen. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland. Available from OneSearch and from Wikimedia Commons. Back row: R. Murray, C. K. Lea. Middle row: C. E. Parkinson, A. W. Leeds, D. F. Storey, H. S. Smith, G. W. Murray, F. G. Lewis, G. H. Blanchard. Front row: A. J. Bennett, J. Dalrymple, T. Troedson, F. C. Cleeve (Captain), T. J. Brundrit, R. Collins, N. R. Murray. In front: F. Walsh, J. Robertson.
Brisbane Courier, 12 May 1905, page 5. Available from Trove.
Brisbane Courier, 12 May 1905, page 7. Available from Trove.
By 1906, Terry was captain of the Past Grammar Rugby Union Club.
Queensland Figaro, 10 May 1906, page 26. Available from Trove.
He was eventually elected patron of the Past Grammar Football Club.
Brisbane Courier, 22 February 1929, page 6, Available from Trove.
Brisbane Courier, 16 March 1906, page 7. Available from Trove.
He was a member of the Brisbane Dingey Sailing Club.
Brisbane Courier, 18 April 1907, page 2. Available from Trove.
He was also a member of the Commercial Rowing Club.
Telegraph (Brisbane), 7 November 1908, page 3. Available from Trove.
The Week (Brisbane), 29 January 1909, page 29. Available from Trove.
The adjective "sporting" definitely described Theodore Christopher Troedson!