Jack Allister (Australian footballer)

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Jack Allister
Personal information
Full name John Collin William Allister
Date of birth 15 March 1919
Date of death 22 March 1946(1946-03-22) (aged 27)
Original team St Paul's (Ascot Vale)
Height/Weight 173 cm / 77 kg
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1938
1941-1945
Total
Essendon
North Melbourne
01 0(1)
58 (54)
59 (55)
1 Playing statistics correct to end of 1945 season.

John Collin William "Jack" Allister[1] (15 March 1919 - 22 March 1946) was an Australian rules footballer who played for North Melbourne in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

Allister started his career in 1938 with Essendon but managed just one game. He returned to the league in 1941 and joined North Melbourne, playing 58 games for the club over his five seasons. His best year came in 1942 when he kicked 29 goals and won the Syd Barker Medal for North Melbourne's best and fairest.

He died of pneumonia on 22 March 1946.[2][3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ALLISTER JOHN COLLIN WILLIAM
  2. ^ "Past Player Profiles - A (Allister, Jack A)". essendonfc.com.au. Retrieved 3 September 2014. 
  3. ^ "WHOLESALE CUTS AT NORTH.". The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) (Melbourne, Vic.: National Library of Australia). 25 March 1946. p. 12. Retrieved 3 September 2014. 
  4. ^ "Family Notices.". The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) (Melbourne, Vic.: National Library of Australia). 25 March 1946. p. 2. Retrieved 3 September 2014. 

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