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Fred Whelpton

Image DOB: 11 March 1885
Died: 28 January 1965

MFC Debut: Round 9, 1910 against University at East Melbourne
Last Game: Round 17, 1911 against University at MCG

From: South Yarra/St. Kilda/Essendon

Games: 6 (13 total)
Goals: 0
Career Statistics

WinsDrawsLossesWinning %
30350.00

Debuted in 1904 with the Saints as a 19 year old before missing the next four seasons and then reappearing in 1909 at Essendon where he played nine games for the season. After playing just one match with them in 1910, the first round of the season, Whelpton joined the Redlegs, made his debut in the centre in Round 9 and played the next week before missing the rest of the season.

In 1911 he played his first game until Round 10 and added only three more for the season before leaving the club. During his career at Melbourne he also worked as a school teacher.

Enlisted in the Army in August 1914 and served in the 15th Australian Machine Gun Company during World War I.

YearGamesGoals
1910 20
1911 40


Lists
Essendon
Players who served during war
Two clubs in the same season
St Kilda

Media
Independent - 17/06/1911

Links
Essendon FC profile (dead link)
St Kilda FC profile
War record
Wikipedia profile

Created by Supermercado. Last Modification: Sunday 31 December 2017 12:09:46 AEDT by Supermercado. (Version 14)

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