Alexander Bennie

DOB: Unknown
Died: 21 April 1919

1881 player described as "the boy of the team. A splendid all-round man."

He was also a well-known swimmer and athlete, winning the 300 yards championship of Vicotria in a walk-over in 1887.

He went to the First World War as a surgeon, but was sent home 'invalided' in late 1917 and passed away two years later.

Players who served during war
Pre-VFL Players

Sydney Mail - 16/07/1881
Herald - 23/04/1919
Argus - 25/04/1919
Prahran Telegraph - 26/04/1919

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