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Les Gibbs

Image DOB: 10 August 1918
Died: 10 April 1976

Debut: Round 12, 1939 against Richmond at Punt Road
Last Game: Round 3, 1944 against Carlton at Punt Road

From: Nyora

Number: 27 1939, 31 1941-1944

Games: 13
Goals: 8
Career Statistics

WinsDrawsLossesWinning %
50838.46

Rover who graduated from the Seconds after training with the Demons late in 1936 and was cleared to the club officially in July 1938. He was then promoted to the senior side in 1939.

Missed 1943 before returning for 1944.

Served in the Air Force during World War II, attaining the rank of Corporal by June 1944.

Played for Preston in 1946.

YearGamesGoalsBrownlow
1939 100
1941 240
1942 940
1944 100
Tribunal Record
MatchChargeSanction
Round 12, 1942 Striking Not Guilty

Lists
VFA

Notes
Official sources show him wearing number 28 in 1939, but Football Record shows number 27.

Pre-season reports suggest he'd also been pursued by another league club before 1939.

May have started in the army then transferred to RAAF.

Media
Argus - 08/03/1939
Age - 03/04/1939
Sporting Globe - 08/04/1944
Australasian - 24/06/1944

Links
Australian Football profile
Boyles Football Photos
VFL Project profile
Wikipedia profile

Created by Supermercado. Last Modification: Sunday 11 November 2018 18:16:23 AEDT by Supermercado. (Version 18)

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