Organised by Australian Olympic swimmer Lieutenant Frank Beaurepaire in aid of the British and French Red Cross, an Australian football match was played at Queen's Club, West Kensington, between ...
ID numberH16688
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white - Print silver gelatin
MakerTopical Press
Place madeUnited Kingdom: England, Greater London, London, Kensington & Chelsea
Date made28 October 1916
DescriptionOrganised by Australian Olympic swimmer Lieutenant Frank Beaurepaire in aid of the British and French Red Cross, an Australian football match was played at Queen's Club, West Kensington, between teams of Anzac First League men. This is the Australian Training Units team which lost the match with a score of 4 goals and 12 behinds (36 points), and wearing a jersey with a kangaroo logo. Identified, but position unknown, are: Captain (Capt) Chaplain Charles Julius Perry (played for Norwood), team captain; John Thomas (Jack) Cooper (former captain, Fitzroy) (later killed 20 September 1917); PC Trotter (Fremantle); J Donaldson (Essendon); H Kerly (Collingwood); J Hoskins (Melbourne); H Boyd; S C Martin (University); H C Cosnvi? (Association); C Armstrong (Geelong); J Scullin (South Fremantle); Malfield ( Fremantle); T A Paine (Northam; E Beames; J Bower (Port Melbourne); McDonald (Essendon); Lieutenant Colonel Jackson (South Australia); H Moore (South Australia). Field umpires: Coporal Gray and G Barry. Boundary umpires: T S Hewitt and E J Watts. Goal umpires: Lieutenant H Olsen and S M Keen.