Hugh James

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Hugh James
Personal information
Date of birth 4 May 1890
Original team Essendon (VFA)/Preston (VFA)
Height/Weight 185 cm / 89 kg
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1909-1916, 1919-1923 Richmond 188 (119)
1 Playing statistics correct to end of 1923 season.
Career highlights

Hugh James (born 4 May 1890) was an Australian rules footballer who played in the VFL between 1909 and 1916 and, upon returning from military service, from 1919 to 1923 for the Richmond Football Club.

He served in the AIF between 1916 and 1919. Rising to the rank of Lieutenant, he was wounded on active duty and twice won commendations for bravery in the battlefield.

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References[edit]

  • Hogan P: The Tigers Of Old, Richmond FC, Melbourne 1996

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Preceded by
Dan Minogue
Richmond Best and Fairest winner
1921
Succeeded by
Mel Morris
Preceded by
Mel Morris
Richmond Best and Fairest winner
1923
Succeeded by
Vic Thorp