|Full name||Richard Wearmouth|
|Date of birth||12 May 1926|
|Place of birth||Rupanyup, Victoria|
|Date of death||5 April 2012(aged 85)|
|Place of death||Terang, Victoria|
|Height/Weight||173 cm / 75 kg|
1 Playing statistics to end of 1952 season .
The start of Wearmouth's career coincided with World War II and the Rupanyup recruit didn't play senior football in 1945 because of his commitments with the Royal Australian Air Force. He had been the Gardiner Medal winner in the 1944 VFL seconds season.
From 1946 to 1952, he was a regular fixture in the Footscray side, usually on a wing. He polled well in the 1951 Brownlow Medal count, finishing second to Charlie Sutton out of the Footscray players and equal 12th overall.
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- AFL Tables: Dick Wearmouth
- The Age, "Teams Face Acid Tests in Hampden League", 24 July 1954, p. 7
- Holmesby, Russell & Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia Of AFL Footballers. BAS Publishing. ISBN 978-1-920910-78-5.