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Ian Giles

Image DOB: 25 July 1918
Died: 13 August 2002

Debut: Round 1, 1939 against Richmond at MCG
Last Game: Round 13, 1939 against Essendon at MCG

From: Mildura

Number: 6 (1939)

Honours:
Seconds Premiership Player - 1939

Games: 6
Goals: 0
Career Statistics

WinsDrawsLossesWinning %
40266.66

Recruited from the north of Victoria, the Melbourne recruiters got both Giles and Harold Ball at the same time. They had travelled to sign half-forward flanker and league leading goalkicker Giles when they also decided to sign the ruckman Ball as well.

Described as "a finely built, powerful fellow whose play radiated football sense and dash of a very high order". He battled a foot injured to make his debut in Round 1, but by midway through the year his VFL career was over. Played for Ouyen in 1940 and served in the Air Force during World War II.

YearGamesGoalsBrownlow
1939 600

Lists
Players who served during war

Media
Age 03/04/1939
Age - 12/04/1939
Weekly Times - 16/09/1939
Weekly Times - 20/07/1940

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