Charles James (rugby league)

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Charles James
Personal information
Full name Charles Daniel James
Born (1891-04-10)10 April 1891
Died 6 August 1917(1917-08-06) (aged 26)
France
Playing information
Position Wing, Centre
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1910–≥10 Nelson
1910 New Zealand 1 0 0 0 0
Source: [1]

Charles Daniel James (10 April 1891 – 6 August 1917) was a New Zealand rugby league footballer of the 1910s, playing at representative level for New Zealand (#45), and Nelson, as a Wing, or Centre, i.e. number 2 or 5, or, 3 or 4.[2][3][4]

International honours[edit]

James won a cap for New Zealand during the 1910 Great Britain Lions tour of Australia and New Zealand, playing left-Wing in the 20-52 defeat by Great Britain at the Domain Cricket Ground, Auckland on Saturday 30 July 1910.[1]

Later years[edit]

James served with the 1st Battalion, New Zealand Rifle Brigade during World War I and was killed in France on 6 August 1917.[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Roll of Honour at nzrl.co.nz". nzrl.co.nz. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Past Kiwis → J at nzrl.co.nz". nzrl.co.nz. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "Profile at nzleague.co.nz". nzleague.co.nz. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  5. ^ John Coffey and Bernie Wood, The Kiwis: 100 Years of International Rugby League, Hodder Moa, Auckland, 2007, p. 39.
  6. ^ "James, Charles Daniel". Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Retrieved 21 April 2014.