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Charlie Streeter

Image DOB: 15 August 1895
Died: 14 October 1955

Debut: Round 1, 1920 against South Melbourne at MCG
Last Game: Round 12, 1928 against Essendon at MCG

From: Maffra

Number: 9 1920-1928

Honours:
Premiership Player - 1926
Victorian state player - 1921 (2 games)
150 Heroes selection
Life Member - 2005

Games: 133
Goals: 10
Career Statistics

WinsDrawsLossesWinning %
6836251.12

The first player from Maffra to ever appear in the VFL, Streeter - nicknamed "Brum" - came to the club as a 25-year-old having already served in the First World War. He was a part of the 8th Light Horse Regiment and was wounded at Gallipoli. While recovering in Egypt his regiment suffered devastating losses, and when he returned to combat he was eventually promoted to Lieutenant. A natural athlete he won the Army open swimming championship after peace was declared.

The day after landing home he was emergency for the opposition in the 1919 Exhibition Match vs Army, but with Melbourne a player short he was asked to fill-in for Melbourne and impressed so much he was signed immediately. He completed the 1919 season at Maffa before returning to the city.

Back pocket in the 1926 Grand Final victory, Streeter played two games for Victoria and for the VFL against the Wimmera League in 1927 and Bendigo League in 1928.

He joined the selection committee on his retirement and captain/coached the seconds from 1929 to a premiership in 1931 before being named secretary in December that year after the resignation of Andrew Manzie.

In 1934, six years after his last VFL game, he was cleared to Glenthompson as playing coach.

Streeter died at age 60 as the result of an accident.

YearGamesGoalsBrownlow
1920 149n/a
1921 150n/a
1922 140n/a
1923 160n/a
1924 1210
1925 1700
1926 2100
1927 1200
1928 1200

Lists
Players who served during war

Media
Argus - 22/04/1920
Herald - 16/07/1921
Sporting Globe - 29/08/1923
Football Record R15 1927
Argus - 19/12/1931
Football Record R8 1934

Links
Boyles Football Photos
War record
Wikipedia profile

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