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Players who served during war

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Players who died during war

First World War

PlayerDateLocation
Jim Bonelli 24 May, 1918 France
Cliff Burge 14 August 1918 Villers-Bretonneux, France
Jack Doubleday 30 October 1918 Died at sea of illness, Indian Ocean
Bill Fischer 15 October 1917 Belgium
Dick Gibbs 19 July 1916* France
Albert Gourlay 1 November 1918 England from wounds suffered in France with the New Zealand army
Mal Kennedy 2 January 1918 Belgium
Frank Lugton 29 July 1916 Villers-Bretonneux, France
Jim Mackie 20 March, 1917 Bapaume, France
Bill Maxwell 12 October, 1917 Passchendaele, Belgium
Fen McDonald 25 April, 1915 Gallipoli, Turkey
Alick Ogilvie 18 August, 1915 Malta
Leo Rankin 10 May, 1917 Wareham, United Kingdom
Joe Pearce 25 April, 1915 Gallipoli, Turkey
Harold Rippon 16 January 1917 France
Percy Rodriguez 20 March, 1917 The Somme, France
Bobby Royle 3 November 1916 France
Alexander Salton 10 September 1916 France
Alf Williamson 11 April, 1917 Bullecourt, France


Second World War

PlayerDateLocation
Sid Anderson May 20, 1944 Wewak, New Guinea
Jack Atkins March 1, 1942 Sunda Strait, off Java
Harold Ball February 9, 1942 Singapore
Ron Barassi Sr July 31, 1941 Tobruk, Libya
Laurie Brady 1 May 1944 Melbourne, Victoria
Noel Ellis July 6, 1942 Queensland
John Fraser June 1944* Seconds player, shown in a newspaper article as missing in action in June 1944.
Clyde Helmer April 24, 1945 Aitapi, New Guinea
Derek Mollison 19 December 1943 Rockhampton
Ted Regan July 9, 1943 over Burma
Beres Reilly July 23, 1943 over Crete
Archie Roberts June 6, 1945 as a Japanese prisoner of war
Charles Stewart June 1942* former seconds player - killed in an aircraft accident
Keith Truscott March 28, 1943 accident at Exmouth Gulf, Western Australia
Barney Wood June 9, 1941 Litani River, Syria

Other players who served

(List incomplete)

Boer War

PlayerBranch/Unit
Jack Godby Army


First World War

PlayerBranch/Unit
Mick Anthony Army
Charlie Armstrong Army
Arthur Best Army (58th Battalion)
Bob Bodington Army (10th Field Ambulance)
Campbell Brady Army
Laurie Brady Army (Australian Postal Corps)
Jack Brake Army (8th Field Artillery Brigade)
Jack Bristow Army (6th Battalion)
Harry Britter Army (31st Battalion)
Frank Brown Army
Harry Bruce Army/Flying Corps
Bill Brunier Army
Claude Bryan Army
Eddie Byers Army (44th Battalion)
Bruce Campbell Army
Jack Cannan Army
Bert Chadwick Flying Corps
Eric Chisholm Army
Graham Colclough Army
Tim Collins Army (39th Battalion)
Jack Connole Army
Bob Corbett Army (29th Battalion)
John Corby Army (54th Battalion and 5/29th Infantry Regiment)
Edward Cordner Army (6th Australian Field Ambulance)
Harry Cordner British Army
Harry Cox Army (6/46th Infantry Regiment)
Vic Cumberland Army (32nd Battalion)
Peter Crystal Army*
Vern Daniel Army
Ernest Denton Army
Eric Dimsey Army
Fred Elliott Army (3rd Pioneer Battalion)
Reg Ellis Army
Bill Elston Army (39th Battalion)
Alec Farrow Army (29th Battalion)
Bill Fawcett Army (4th Machine Gun Company)
Jack Evans Army
Rowley Fischer Army (15th Field Ambulance)
Bill Flintoft Army (57th Battalion)
Dick Fowler Army
Alex Fraser Army (10th Machine-Gun Company)
Vin Gardiner Army (38th Refts. GSG)
Mark Gardner British Army
Alf George Army (Railway Division)
Charlie Goding Army (Base Records Corp)
Vic Gordon Army
Archie Grigg Army (Signal Engineers 2nd Division)
Henry Hagenauer Army
George Haines Army (Sea Transport Staff)
Johnny Hassett Army
Cedric Hay British Army
Bill Hendrie Army (59th Battalion)
Phil Hosking Army
Phil Hunt Army (3rd Pioneer Battalion)
Frank Hurrey Army
Syd Hutcheson Army (29th Battalion)
Billy Irwin Army
Les Irwin Army (13th Light Horse Regiment)
Edwin Jenkyn Army (4th Battalion)
Norm Jordan Army
Arthur Kirk Army
Clarrie Lethlean Army
Charlie Lilley Army
Leo Little Army and Flying Corps
Fred Long Army (3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance)
Frank Longden (pre-VFL) Army Medical Corps
Bob Love Army
Percy Love Army
Rupe Lowell Army (18th AASC)
Aubrey MacKenzie Army
Les MacPherson Flying Corps
Jim Makin Army (9/21st Battalion)
George Martin Army
Frank McCooey Army
Bill McCulloch Army
Bill McIntyre Army (46th Battalion)
Bill McKeone Army
George McNeilage Army
Algy Millhouse Army (32nd Battalion)
Les Mitchell Army
Bobby Monk Army
George Moodie Army
Jim Moore Army
Vern Moore Army
Bert Morris Army
Harry Moyes Army
Aubrey Neal Army
Jack Nicholson Army
Joe O'Carroll Army (37th Battalion)
Hughie Odgers Army
Basil Onyons Army
Roy Park Army (5th Field Ambulance Unit)
Bert Parke Army (16th General Service Reinforcements)
Eric Parsons Army (22nd Battalion and 7th Australian Light Trench Mortar Battery)
Laurie Paul Army
Robert Ramsay Army
Frank Richardson Army
Harold Riggall Army
Herbert Roberts Army
Vern Rowe Army
Tom Sadlier Army
Albert Salkeld (Pre-VFL)) Medical Corps
Alex Salvado Army
Cyril Steele Army
Charlie Streeter Army (8th Light Horse Regiment)
Enos Thomas Army (8th Light Horse Regiment)
Ted Thomas Army
Hedley Tomkins Army
Les Wallace Army
Ivor Warne-Smith Army
Jack Watt Army (Motor Transport Corps)
Jack West Army (7th Infantry Battalion)
Fred Whelpton Army (15th Australian Machine Gun Company)
Reg Woodhouse Army


Second World War

PlayerBranch/Unit
A. Anderson Army*
JC Ashdown Air Force*
Laurie Brady Army
Jack Brake Army
Bruce Campbell Army
Bert Chadwick RAAF
Percy Cheffers Army*
Jack Compton Army
John Corby Army (Various regiments)
Denis Cordner Navy
Don Cordner Navy
Bill Cutler Army
Johnny Dalton Army (Land Headquarters Signals)
Gerry Daly Army (7th Australian Infantry Battalion)
Jack Doherty Army
((Adrian Dullard) Army (15th Field Ambulance)
Dave Elliman Army
Richie Emselle Army
C. Fairbairn Army*
Tom Ferguson Air Force
Les Gibbs Air Force
Eric Glass Air Force
Ossie Green Army
A. Greenaway Air Force*
J. Griggs Army*
Frank Hanna Air Force
Jack Heal Navy
Doug Heywood Air Force
Dick Hingston Army (15th Field Ambulance)
Pat Hjorth Air Force*
Don Hooper Army
Bill Hulme Air Force*
Syd Hutcheson Army (Southern Command AASC)
Gordon Jones Army
Les Jones Air Force
Ray Jones Navy
Frank Kennedy Army
Allan La Fontaine Army/Air Force
George Lenne Air Force
B. Lindsay Army
Wally Lock Army
Harry Long Army
John Lord Army
Mick Maguire British Army
Jack Maher Air Force
Shane McGrath Army
Col McLean Navy
Bill Morris Army* (2nd Motor Division)
Jack Mueller Army
Jim Munday Air Force*
Bob Murray Navy*
Danny Powell Air Force
Jack Quinn Army
R. Reid Navy*
Alby Rodda Air Force
Frank Scanlan Navy
Ralph Shalless Air Force
Don Stewart Army*
Bob Stone Navy
Derek Symonds Army
Cliff Tyson Army
Bill Vanthoff Air Force
Darcy Walsh Air Force
Ivor Warne-Smith Army
Ron White Army
Douglas Wight Navy*
Colin Wilcox Air Force*
Frank Williams Air Force
Mac Wilson Army


Korean War

PlayerBranch/Unit
Geoff Collins Air Force


Media
Sporting Globe - 07/08/1943

Created by Supermercado. Last Modification: Friday 08 December 2017 21:39:04 AEDT by Supermercado. (Version 63)

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